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12 hours of heaven

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Kathy Chill Founder & President, Chill Strategic Partners, Tech industry expert and believer & promoter of human potential

“A beautiful and timely story that provides a roadmap for how we all can make the world a better place. It's an inspiring read with characters that will tug at your heartstrings and bring you joy. I highly encourage everyone to read this book and share it with others!”

Dr. Tony DeRamus International best-selling author of The Secret Addiction

“In a world that desperately needs a positive message that is applicable to everyone, this book certainly delivers. A very entertaining and clever story of the future Archangel, Ezra. Highly recommended.”

Mark Aspelin author of How to Fail at Life: Lessons for the Next Generation

“Rick Ornelas shares a timely message that has the power to move us beyond the status quo of what we see in society today. These guiding principles serve as the blueprint for creating a better world that is built upon a solid foundation of faith, love, and service. “

Estrella Godinez BS, Clinical Mental Health Counseling MS Program at Sam Houston State University

“What an amazing book! It was highly inspirational to me to begin promoting change in the world.”

Laura O. van Vuuren MSW, LCSW, Licensed clinical social worker, author, speaker, child and family expert

“In its simplicity, this story contains a powerful message. My heart was filled with inspiration and I awoke to new revelations of clear actions I could take in my life, especially toward the people in it. I encourage others to do the same ... and collectively, our world really will become a better place.”

Danny Bader author of Back To Life: The Path of Resilience

“The lessons are timeless, and the creative environment in which the characters are put together is quite engaging. I prefer books that stimulate a deep introspection for the reader, and encourage that reader to really look at their life, and the principles by which they practice each day. 12 Hours of Heaven does just this.”

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About the Book

12 Hours of Heaven

Let’s face it, humanity is suffering. The pendulum of our collective soul has swung way too far in the direction of darkness and all that is bad in the world. We need more positivity. We need to move toward the direction of light and focus on the good in our hearts.

Motivated to write this book by the ever-worsening times we live in, Rick Ornelas shares an uplifting story of hope for humanity.  12 Hours of Heaven provides an inspirational guide to positive change through lessons for a better world as told by Ezra, the wisest Archangel in Heaven. 

Join Ezra as he teaches his young protégé Anabeth what it takes to become an angel.  As he shares his story, he recounts the many lessons learned during his time on earth when he found himself trapped in an elevator for 12 hours with ten people from all walks of life. In their short time together he helps each of them through their biggest challenge while maturing in his understanding of himself.

This heartfelt story will absorb you and take you on an emotional ride through the deepest parts of your heart and soul.  In the end, you will feel empowered to spark change within yourself and create a better world.   

About the author

Rick Ornelas

Rick Ornelas has had a lifelong desire to serve and has been helping others improve themselves for most of his life. He is passionate about personal development and coaches businesses and individuals in areas such as growth, communication, wellness, fitness, mental toughness and spiritual awareness. He is a lifelong learner and believes everyone has the best version of themselves ready to burst free with a little guidance.

Rick earned a bachelor’s degree in Social Science-Communications from The University of Southern California.  A strategic and creative thinker, he has received extensive training over the years in communication, leadership, corporate training, personality assessment, interpersonal development, fitness, and wellness. 

Rick is the Founder & CEO of two companies: I Spark Change LLC and Strategic Medical Coaching, Inc.  When he’s not busy coaching others, wearing different hats and juggling multiple plates in the air, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters. They live outside of Houston, TX

12 Hours of Heaven: Lessons for a Better World is his first book.

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