Captain of My Soul


Sometimes one event can utterly change the course of your life, and the only thing you can do is try and move forward. How you move forward, though, is entirely in your hands.

David Rippy was twenty-five years old and just beginning a promising career with a Fortune 50 company when he was in a horrific car accident. The crash left him paralyzed from the shoulders down, and his sudden change from an athletic young man to a quadriplegic was drastic and, at times, devastating. Yet David never stopped pursuing his dreams, going on to a successful career in finance at Vanguard Group and Merrill Lynch before becoming a writer and speaker.

Captain of My Soul will inspire all those who have had to shoulder a difficult burden. David’s incredible journey is a testament to the power of the human mind and one man’s determination not to let his physical limitations to limit him. 

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Powering Through Paralysis


When David Rippy was looking for information or a practical guide to help him cope with his major disability, he was shocked by the lack of selection. Rippy was recovering from an accident that left him paralyzed from the neck down and wanted a book that could help him deal with both the physical and emotional challenges he was now facing. 

Among many other things, he would need to know how to survive, let alone thrive living with a high-level spinal-cord injury. Rippy discovered a variety of techniques and rules that helped him to be successful in his life and career. He decided to share these lessons in a truly one-of-a-kind guide that he would have wanted when he was first injured. 

Powering through Paralysis is a guide that's written for those experiencing disability or disease, but contains kernels of wisdom that can benefit anyone to improve their life.

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The Immortal Soul


What lies beyond the proverbial veil between life and death? In the traditions of Dr. Michael Newton, Edgar Cayce, Dr. Brian Weiss, and Dolores Cannon, author and hypnotist David Rippy takes readers on a journey into the beyond. Using hypnotic regression sessions from eight participants, Rippy presents accounts of past lives, lives between lives, and actual soul council meetings.

Travel to the shores of the New World and see through the eyes of a British Royal Navy first mate facing danger. Venture to the World War II battlefields as a lieutenant in a Nazi tank battalion. Learn how present and past lives can intertwine, as with a woman who realized she'd been in an ill-fated relationship with the same man in this life and as a settler on the U.S. prairie.

Finally, take Rippy's crash course on the Universal Laws that impact all our lives. If you believe in life after death, in reincarnation, hope to see your loved ones, this book offers strong insights, taking the reader to the threshold of what lies beyond our mortal state. Regardless of your religious persuasion, it themes prove universal to human existence. 

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