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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (2,927 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Iyanla Vanzant Narrator: Iyanla Vanzant Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 1999 ISBN: 9780743570664
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One Day My Soul Just Opened Up is a program of inspiration and motivation that will help you work through problems and improve your emotional and spiritual health. Through her words, Iyanla provides you with the tools to tap into your strengths and make your dreams come true. Download and start listening now!

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  • “The author’s strong, deep voice clearly reflects her own inner strength.” 

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Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Amanda | 2/18/2014

    " I think this was a really good book and I am sure I will be referencing back to many of the chapters again and again. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Yiyoni Thurman | 2/16/2014

    " Left me with out words "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Suzie | 2/11/2014

    " This one is also a yummy read. Allows one to keep focused on changing old/outdated/toxic patterns and forging ahead toward the life you want to lead. Excellent read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Roxanne Kazda | 2/6/2014

    " I remember loving this during tough times. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Carla | 2/4/2014

    " This is a wonderful book. If you are feeling a bit stale or a little spiritually deprived, it can stir up some beautiful emotions. I read this when I had just graduated college and was looking for something deeper. This book truly opened me up and I still look back and some of the passages I read and highlighted. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sherry Grimes-jenkins | 1/31/2014

    " Changed my life. I recommend this book if you are really struggling with who you are. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Eleanor | 1/29/2014

    " loved, loved, loved this book!! changed my life in a lot of ways & reaffirmed things i already knew as well. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sarah Lawrence hinson | 1/20/2014

    " One of the books that started my spiritual journey! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 M | 12/30/2013

    " I didn't like the story of her son, and the car blocking the backdoor of a person who was shopping..and her response to it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dj | 11/10/2013

    " nice inspiration! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dayla | 10/15/2013

    " A lot of women know about this book, especially in the African American community. I heard Ms. Vanzant on the radio, and I really wanted this book. I bought the CDs, and I wasn't sorry. A woman from work, TW and I would often discuss this book. Very inspirational! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Joyce | 9/25/2013

    " Good Devotanal book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 B Margarita | 9/12/2013

    " TheTitle says it ALL!!! But you do need to read this book many times throughout your life. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Shea | 9/11/2013

    " So far it is interesting. The book is about self-awareness and dealing with problems without 'ego'. Not one of my favorites, but still a good read. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jabulile Khumalo | 8/13/2013

    " Ooohhh... After I finished reading this book my Soul Had opened up on another level. I just love the care and the simplicity in which she wrote this book. Really made me feel like she knew what I needed to hear when I needed to hear it. I Loved it! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Nancy | 8/8/2013

    " Great when you need to focus on yourself and have some long overdue "me" time. Great for when you are upset and do not really know why. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cristina1961 | 7/28/2013

    " Will be reading this with my daughters a section a day, reflect and share. This will be interesting. I am sure I will learn plenty from them both. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Loretta | 7/18/2013

    " Not as good as In The Meantime, but still a good read "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Nor Azlin | 5/26/2013

    " Tell the truth about soul and spiritual strength. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Zafirah Muhammad | 3/29/2013

    " Great book a definite read in your Iyanla series. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Christine Jensen | 12/31/2012

    " Excellent book for a 40 day/night spiritual workout! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cleoxcat | 12/14/2012

    " Iyanla connects with my soul. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Andrea Ury | 9/20/2012

    " Again, spiritual insight and an awesome read to help you grow spiritually. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Hadesah | 8/26/2012

    " Another life Changer "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Elynur Gambet | 6/29/2012

    " got a copy of this when i turned 18.. a gift from a childhood friend.. truly an inspiring book that opened my soul to possibilities of LIFE and to grow in spirit with HIM.. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Damon C | 5/18/2012

    " Iyanla always inspires and connects to the soul "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Fenixbird SandS | 1/17/2012

    " Ever want to embrace the feeling of living in your own skin? This is a wonderful journey of strength with very poetic yet pragmatic "exercises (mental/spiritual)" to do just that! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ceanne | 11/19/2011

    " A very good spiritual discovery book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Shalonda Williams | 10/31/2011

    " Everyday is a new experience with mind renewal. Thinking that we know ourselves and actually knowing ourselves are two different things. I believe that reading this book brings that reality into focus. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Orishaz | 7/8/2011

    " I absolutely loved this book. I can never say I've finished reading it because through the course of time I find myself picking it up again and re-reading certain passages. Learning something different that I didn't relate to the first time I read it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 M Joseph Murphy | 7/3/2011

    " Whenever I am going a dark time in my life I go back through this book. I first read it in 1999. I've read it and done the works at least three times now. Thank you Iyanla. I wouldn't be the man I am today without your works. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ann M | 6/3/2011

    " She is a very upbeat and inspiring author. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ceanne | 4/19/2011

    " A very good spiritual discovery book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jabulile | 12/21/2010

    " Ooohhh... After I finished reading this book my Soul Had opened up on another level. I just love the care and the simplicity in which she wrote this book. Really made me feel like she knew what I needed to hear when I needed to hear it. I Loved it! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Orishaz | 8/17/2010

    " I absolutely loved this book. I can never say I've finished reading it because through the course of time I find myself picking it up again and re-reading certain passages. Learning something different that I didn't relate to the first time I read it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Patrice | 6/4/2010

    " I loved this book. It makes you ask yourself why you are doing what you are doing and just allows you to think outside the box. A very good read. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sherry | 5/7/2010

    " Changed my life. I recommend this book if you are really struggling with who you are. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Roxanne | 11/17/2009

    " I remember loving this during tough times. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Shalonda | 11/11/2009

    " Everyday is a new experience with mind renewal. Thinking that we know ourselves and actually knowing ourselves are two different things. I believe that reading this book brings that reality into focus. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Suzie | 9/2/2009

    " This one is also a yummy read. Allows one to keep focused on changing old/outdated/toxic patterns and forging ahead toward the life you want to lead. Excellent read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Denise | 7/3/2009

    " Another good one to keep handy for different "phases" of life and remembering to stay focused... "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jessica | 3/22/2009

    " never did fieasy nish, but she is a clear writer...very simple concepts...but deep "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Eleanor | 2/10/2009

    " loved, loved, loved this book!! changed my life in a lot of ways & reaffirmed things i already knew as well. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Shea | 12/28/2008

    " So far it is interesting. The book is about self-awareness and dealing with problems without 'ego'. Not one of my favorites, but still a good read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 M | 12/16/2008

    " I didn't like the story of her son, and the car blocking the backdoor of a person who was shopping..and her response to it. "

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About the Author
Author Iyanla Vanzant

Iyanla Vanzant is an accomplished author and speaker. Her book In the Meantime was a #1 New York Times bestseller and went on to spend twenty weeks on the list. As a nationally recognized speaker, she has sold out venues like New York’s Jacob Javits Center, the Grand Ole Opry, and Atlanta’s Civic Center. She was also a regular contributor to the The Oprah Winfrey Show. Vanzant has received numerous accolades for her work, most notably an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work. The mother of three and grandmother of four, she lives in Silver Spring, Maryland.