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Motivational speaker
Zig Ziglar dies at 86

Fox News, by Staff

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 11/28/2012 2:07:42 PM

Motivational speaker Zig Ziglar has died after a battle with pneumonia, according to his Facebook page. “Though his time on earth has ended, he is speaking with Jesus now in his heavenly home,” read a statement on the page. “The angels in heaven are rejoicing and his family is celebrating a life well lived.” Ziglar´s executive assistant Laurie Magers says Ziglar died Wednesday at a hospital in the Dallas suburb of Plano. Ziglar’s speaking career had lasted more than 50 years, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports, before he retired in 2010. He was known for corporate training and motivational speeches

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Reply 1 - Posted by: pickle1, 11/28/2012 2:22:24 PM     (No. 9037843)

I saw him and his was excelllent.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: kanphil, 11/28/2012 2:23:24 PM     (No. 9037845)

Somehow or another, I thought he was immortal.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: CharlyG, 11/28/2012 2:24:40 PM     (No. 9037848)

One of my"heroes". RIP Zig.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: killerbee, 11/28/2012 2:29:52 PM     (No. 9037862)

Aw! I love Zig! Another positive voice gone from this world. RIP

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Reply 5 - Posted by: cartcart, 11/28/2012 2:30:51 PM     (No. 9037865)

He could sell his own books, that is for sure.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jdh, 11/28/2012 2:32:30 PM     (No. 9037869)

A very positive influence in my life. RIP, Zig.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: thelmalou, 11/28/2012 3:19:46 PM     (No. 9037971)

Oh, my - what a wonderful, wonderful man. The world is a darker place without him in it. Godspeed, ZZ...say hi to Daddy for me. :sniff:

PS - Possibly THE best book I ever read of his was "Confessions of a Grieving Christian" written after the death of his adult daughter several years ago. It is a MUST READ for anyone who has ever lost a child.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: Momma Walton, 11/28/2012 3:55:12 PM     (No. 9038027)

A good man has left this "vale of tears" and is now rejoicing in the presence of His Lord/Savior/King Jesus!

Zig lived his life to the full and enjoyed every moment of it because he knew who he was and Who he belonged to.

I am sure that Zig has heard God´s declaration of "Welcome, good and faithful servant!"

May we all follow his example and declare our faith/trust in Jesus alone, not the world and its sinfulness or our individual importance, but God´s will/way that we are allowed to follow and to one day receive His Kingdom without end.

Blessings to the family of Zig Ziglar. They had him for a specified time and one day they will join him in Paradise, God´s Heaven, our everlasting Home! Amen

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Reply 9 - Posted by: lazlototh, 11/28/2012 4:14:18 PM     (No. 9038068)

I am not religious but cannot but feel great and awe-inspired by how nicely his page summed up his passing and what it means.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: TXknitter, 11/28/2012 4:31:29 PM     (No. 9038104)

AMen #8. What an example of how followers of the Lord Jesus Christ should conduct themselves in this world. You never caught Zig Ziglar on prime time shows "moderating" his words about His Savior and Who was responsible for all of his success. BTW, it was one of the reasons he was rarely invited on these programs - even FOX. His web page says it best.

How wonderful to think of him today surrounded by the Glory of God in his Heavenly home. I look forward to meeting him one day.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: red oak, 11/28/2012 5:20:49 PM     (No. 9038207)

Jesus greeting Zig must have been something to behold. The neat thing is that their conversations will go on for eternity.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Doc Obiwan, 11/28/2012 5:31:59 PM     (No. 9038224)

"See you at the top!"

He will be missed. There are all too few voices of optimism and positiveness (?) today.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/28/2012 9:37:37 PM     (No. 9038553)

Rest in peace.

Spent a lot of time in auto university.

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