The moving, inspiring story of Barbara A. Robinson's journey from poverty to the State Senate. Suffering through abuse from her stepfather; on-the-job gender, age, and racial discrimination; homelessness, rape and other modern horrors, Barbara's determination and faith makes her an inspiration to her community and everyone who hears her story.
I keep taking lessons, but I’m still not winning. What’s keeping you from playing your best tennis? In this entertaining sequel to his best-selling first book, Occam’s Racquet – 12 Simple Steps to Smarter Tennis, tennis pro Marcus Cootsona tells you how to win more matches with the strokes you have right now. You’ll learn that the best stokes don’t always win, but the best game never loses. And why you need to stop working over what you’ve already got, and start working on what you didn’t even know you needed. Tnns Lssns is for players of every level who want to take the skills they have and turn them into the game they’ve always wanted.
Our decisions shape our lives.
Smart decisions lead to promising opportunities, greater happiness, and richer experiences. Poor decisions get us into trouble and often impose serious consequences.
That's why making decisions can be so difficult. There's a lot at stake.
HOW TO MAKE BETTER DECISIONS shows you, step by step, how to choose wisely every time. You'll discover how to stop agonizing and make smart decisions quickly and confidently with zero regret. You'll also learn how to recognize influences, both internal and external, that threaten to sabotage your choices.
In HOW TO MAKE BETTER DECISIONS, you'll discover:
On a September morning in 1948 - while a member of the U.S. Olympic team, a Howard University student, and a veteran of World War 2 - Norvel Lee was arrested for taking a seat in the white section of a segregated train in rural Virginia. Thorough research of the facts about Jim Crow laws shows that Norvel Lee's appeal of the case resulted in a landmark civil rights decision. Norvel Lee spent his childhood in a rustic, segregated Black community nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. His father was a day laborer for the railroad while his mother expected her children to get an education and become involved in community affairs. In spite of obstacles such as Virginia's Jim Crow laws, limited schooling opportunities, and a speech impediment, Norvel's life journey led to exceptional accomplishments in the larger world. Among those accomplishments were becoming a member of the 1948 and 1952 U.S. Olympic teams, making history at the 1952 Helsinki Games. Afterward he received several post-graduate degrees. While raising and empowering their family Norvel and his wife then dedicated their lives to educating and mentoring young people and contributing tirelessly to community outreach organizations in the Washington D.C. area. He also served as a senior officer with the U.S. Air Force Reserve. Norvel Lee was truly an unsung hero who deserves recognition as a civil rights leader who made a profound difference in people's lives. Based on true events, NORVEL is a meticulously re ...
"I can never remember all the books I've read, so I'm absolutely in love with this journal." ~Mia Harlan, USA Today bestselling romance author ★★★★★ The only reading journal that caters to the reader who devours happily ever afters faster than a shotgun wedding gets planned. The Romance Lover’s Journal is specifically designed to help you track the details to trigger your memory about which hero, of the hundreds of book boyfriends you’ve spent your nights with, had sleep paralysis that led to uproarious sexy times ... and which quirky heroine's witty banter made you snort laugh ... and which amazing grand gesture made you ugly cry. With a Table of Contents you can personalize to search the books you've read by sub-genres, tropes, character names or whatever brings you joy, The Romance Lover’s Journal will change your life. Or at least, prevent those scowl wrinkles you get when you’re trying to remember the name of a book (boyfriend) that’s escaped you. If you're looking for gifts for romance readers—your friends, book club pals, sister, mom, aunt or that woman you hope to get a second date with—you can be confident they will adore The Romance Lover's Journal. BOOK DETAILS * 128 pages * 6x8 inches with plenty of space to record details about the romance books you read. * Reading log sheets for 100 happily ever afters. * Unique reading journal approach that uses haiku, book tags and character names as memory boosters. * Room to write a favorite quote or scene snippet from every ...
The 2008 recession hits. The US economy goes belly-up and sentences a young generation to wayward lives. With nothing to lose, Lance Pototschnik and his best friend, Jackson Greenly, decide to go for their artist dreams. Lance begins a grassroots initiative to sell an original screenplay to Hollywood. He lives out of a rental car and travels the country filming strangers' street auditions, hoping to generate enough interest on social media to dragoon a production deal. Jackson goes to art school, where he is inspired to make the perfect painting: one with the power to shoot a person dead. Hollywood Ending is a shotgun-seat view of the awkward, hilarious places dreams can lead us. But this book is so much more than a laugh-out-loud ride beside the author. Pototschnik is a self-aware witness to his own crazy journey, and to the possessory effects dissipated art and media saturation have had on him, and on his dreams. Here, he turns his keen powers of observation on a couple of life’s deepest questions: Why do we think what we think? Why do we want what we want? This is required reading for those who get the ineffable sense that the world is going to hell in a hilarious handbasket.
What if you had a crystal ball that revealed the future of the healthcare landscape? Wouldn’t you want that ball? Think of how that information could boost your success and impact your future. You could be on the cutting-edge of change and reap the rewards. Accept that change is inescapable. Discover how healthcare changes will impact you, your family, and your career. Listen to pioneers who share their secrets and predictions. Who’s behind revealing this crystal ball? Christina D. Warner, healthcare innovator and marketing strategist, conducted over 200 interviews. She collected candid answers from global giants, pioneers, leaders and innovators. Most were scientists, physicians, inventors, thought-leaders, cofounders and executives. Their fascinating and shocking discoveries will shape and create Healthcare 2.0 into the next decade.
Looking for career success? This quick-read guide teaches you how to supercharge your opportunities. Broaden your career with skills that will set you apart. Transform your habits and emerge a leader. Insights to navigate situations, challenges, and opportunities that arise every day in business. How to manage your time and stress. How to work successfully with diverse individuals. Hurtle through any challenge with Practical Wisdoms @ Work. Expand your skills, achieve your goals. Your career will never be the same. The tools you need are just pages away! 5 Star Amazon Rating. Where else you may have seen Lynn M. Whitbeck… USA Today, Huff Post, Chicago Tribune, and More!
Forty sweet, stirring genuine stories, each a gem revealing moments of grace
From Beijing to Bogota, from the waves of the sea to the waves of the heart, the 40 inspirational stories in this book present moments that carve into us new realizations, shaping the building blocks of who we are. They come from a deep sense of gratitude for the incredible abundance of humanity, the colorful process of continuous learning, and the rich aggregation of moments of grace.
Bask in the light of a fountain of enrichment, showered upon the reader
This book is a fountain that enriches life anew every day and in new ways. Nothing written here aims to persuade or teach anyone. It is a genuine attempt to forward some of the gifts of life that others have bequeathed, often without them being aware of their generosity. These are Pebbles, shaped by the streams of life.
Is Present Realty: The Super-science of the transcendental value investigates our reality as an entity who has the power to shape the present and be the light that affirms our presence in the eternal future.The transcendental value of the past is immanent within the present. The present becomes the subject of scientific investigation. The entity who conceived the scientifically investigable present is the super-scientific factor, whose reality transcends beyond the limits of science. An observer behaves as a mirror image of the present and uses the light of self-consciousness for illuminating the reality of the universe. Without the observer’s light, the present of the universe is the dark matter. Once the observer services the sentient light force, the future of the observer is the black hole. As a manager of our reality, we have an option not to transform our sentient energy into a light force, behaving as if we are the white star source of light, for illuminating the reality of the universe. Instead, we may invest our energy for conceiving a different reality at any moment that thereafter constitutes the past. Such unique reality is scientifically observable in the present as the illuminated matter. The illuminated matter is a proportion of the present, which is the dark matter. Thus, if an observer observes the illuminated matter as the rope, it might as well be a body of atoms that eventually transforms into a body of cells. That body of cells may be the reality of a sna ...
Reckless Traveler: an autobiographical novel of adventuring in South America, sure to delight anyone with a passport. Perú and beyond: Through the alchemy of travel, youthful folly may bring disaster or wisdom . . . and more. The instructional travel guide for aspiring backpackers: learn how to bribe police, avoid malaria, and find employment abroad -- and what to do (and not to do) when armed mercenaries detain your charter bus. Awaken your inner explorer with Walter Rhein's Reckless Traveler, expat tales from a decade of discovery.
Kama Sutra is an ancient book best known for giving insights and advice on how to conduct your sex life, among others. This book partakes a large part of the Kama Sutra plus additional information about sex and how to conduct your sexual relationships to ensure pleasure for both you and your partner. By the end of this book, you’ll have a good idea about the contents of the Kama Sutra, the different sexual positions, and techniques on how to give more pleasure to your partner and how to receive them yourself! Designed to significantly boost your sexual repertoire, Kama Sutra 101 is a compilation of crucial information for those who want to improve their strategies in the bedroom. Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn... - How to use Kamasutra To Truly Spice Up Your Marriage - Amazing Sex Positions You've Never Heard Of And How To Perform Them (Illustrated) - The Kama Sutra Secrets That Will Guarantee Your Partner Begging For More! - Master The Art Of Oral Sex - A Variety Of Sexual Positions For Beginners, Intermediate and Experts - How To Start Incorporating Kama Sutra Techniques Into Your Love Life To Build Up Anticipation And Drive Your Partner Wild! - Much, much more! Download your copy today! Take action today and download this book for a limited time discount of only $0.99!
The Pet Healer Project is a collection of stories about internationally known animal healers. From energy healing (Reiki) to subtle manipulations and movements (Feldenkrais) and animal communicators, these healers work on all animals, motivated by a deeply held belief, that life—all life—is precious, that our pets are our families, and that healing is always possible.
The story of music making in early African societies and its importation to America. A review showing the musical influences of Africa onto America. Chapters include: Africa's history, musicology, instruments, the middle passage, seasoning in the islands, new world Africans arrive with their music, conversion to Christianity, the spirituals, camp meetings, the blues and hip hop's real origins.
What if you could always get people to do things your way? You Deserve Better will teach you specific strategies and tactics designed to improve your negotiation and persuasion skills. Contrary to popular belief, intuition and life experience are not enough. Academic studies have shown that concrete knowledge from behavioral and social science can be brought to bear as you learn how to persuade and negotiate better. Sounds great! But can anybody learn these methods? Written in a fluent and accessible style, this book addresses the general public and aims to help everyone. It is rich in instructive negotiation scenarios, with which anybody can identify: employees with their employers and colleagues; parents with young children about hours of television permitted and with teenagers about curfews; partners about sharing housework and raising children; businessmen with customers, investors, suppliers and partners; politicians with friends and foes alike. You Deserve Better is packed with “take-away” power! As editor, Tami Chapnick, remarked after completing the editing process, “I find myself using at least one of the tools that I learned from this book every week.” The insights and useful strategies that it demonstrates will remain with you long after you have finished reading.
It doesn't matter if your writing style is planned, spontaneous, or somewhere in between--it's the character and conflict that sells! Character and conflict hooks in studio execs, holds an editor’s attention, and draws in readers, compelling them to turn the page. So what is the secret sauce? How can you hack into believable and compelling characters? By using a tried and true psychological principle adapted for writers by Melinda Curtis, an award-winning, USA Today bestseller of over 35 books and novellas.
In this book, you’ll find the basics of character and conflict, along with a multi-faceted psychological principle that can be used to create characters who need to grow and change. Inside are numerous tips to create and deepen character and conflict from the beginning of your story to the end. You’ll discover hacks to give your characters depth and provide them with behavioral bumpers so they act consistently throughout your story, until they grow and change in an emotionally satisfying finale. As an added bonus, there are over 100 examples from movies and television that illustrate how to use each principle. That means adding this book t ...
Do you want to make your art valuable before you die? Do you ever wonder why some artists are “successful” while others starve? Sometimes it’s not talent that separates them, it’s a strategic plan. This comprehensive guide will show you the steps you need to develop a customized road map to make money from what you love. The toolbox inside will help you: •Connect with your ideal buyers •Sell and price your artwork in multiple ways •Create a business model/way to get paid •Understand basic legal guidelines for solid contracts, so you never get exploited. •Set actionable goals •Plan for your legacy with an estate plan •Create the right business entity •Identifying your legal and tax needs •Understand how 1099’s work This book is your backstage business advisor that will help you navigate the journey from wishing and dreaming, to having your own strategic plan to create your very own art business.
Short Stories from the Long Links is a collection of 25 golf related tales for those that love golf but can't always play. Some stories are inspired by real life events, daily activities, and golf endeavors while other stories are extremely outlandish, funny, scary, motivational, surprising, and unusual; but all are enjoyable to any golfer.
This book unveils an amazing theory. Our lives have five dimensions that are essential for living a healthy, successful, and tranquil existence. These are our financial, social, internal, physical, and spiritual affairs. This book offers insight into helping us recognize the five life dimensions. It will teach us how to bring these dimensions into balance. We cannot reach our potential as individuals unless all five of these life dimensions are balanced. If we neglect any one of them, the ensuing disharmony destroys our tranquility and can wreck our lives. The 5 Essential Dimensions is an attempt to prevent this happening.
"After reading this book I found I was able to boldly take the steps necessary to follow the path I have chosen." - Fiona, Verified Purchaser
This book provides a complete training experience to become a medical intuitive. Each chapter advances you, step-by-step, to intensify your psychic abilities and develop your x-ray perception. A medical background is not necessary to excel as a medical intutitive.
You are already intuitive. It is only a matter of noticing all of the information you are receiving in a different way. The medical intuitive's life is feeling, sensing, knowing, and perceiving on multiple levels with all of your senses.
Become a Medical Intuitive provides you with the following:
• How to physically see like an x-ray machine;
• How to take charge of your energy field;
• How imagination and intuition work together;
• Develop inner sight for the deeper cause of illness;
• See, feel, and sense the entire person on all levels;
• Understand the electromagnetic energy of thought and emotion;
• Receive the pure essence of someone's life story;
• How to use medical intuition as a healing technique;
• Understand and use the "knowing" you have;
• Inform without diagnosing;
• Identify general areas and organs of the human body;
• Assess auric colors for vibrational a ...
There are 5 Deadly Mistakes that plague the websites of authors, speakers and coaches. Home Sweet Home Page will help you annihilate them so that you can sell more books, book more gigs, and enroll more clients without having to learn coding or web design.
In Stepparenting the Grieving Child, Diane Ingram Fromme shares the assumptions and presumptions, steps and missteps that occurred within her own stepfamily. Diane faced the key challenges any new stepparent to grieving children experiences, including helplessness to know how and when to offer comfort, awkwardness to identify the times and ways to memorialize the lost parent, and outsider blues—not only feeling uncomfortable in her own home but also in her own skin.
People want to believe that when a loved one dies we remain connected through a universal system of love, knowledge and guidance. Paul Lambillion gives us evidence of such connections in his new book, Angels Looking Through. The most remarkable messages in Angels Looking Through come from the many cases of ordinary people Paul shares with us in which he uses the mediumistic abilities he was born with to facilitate conversations that bring greater understanding to the unfinished business left by death—the child who died, the marriage that was never happy but perhaps could have been, or to talk once more with someone much-loved sharing the personal details of what made their relationship precious. Such conversations start a process of healing, alleviation of guilt, or simply bring joy to the heart and confirmation that there is life after death.
MORE THAN 500 NATURAL ORGANIC BEAUTY RECIPES FOR THE WHOLE BODY! What are you going to find in this book? - Universal face masks for all skin types. - Lotions and cremes for oily, dry, and mature skin. - Anti-aging and rejuvenating serums for the face and eye contour. - Natural remedies for acne, pimples, blackheads, etc. - Gentle whitening treatments for brighter complexion and radiant skin. - Universal nourishing hair masks; - Hair repair recipes; - Anti-split ends treatments; - Natural remedies for hair-loss and thinning hair; - Hair growth stimulators; - Dandruff healing masks and ointments for oily and itchy scalp; - Herbal rinsing, organic shampoo recipes and oil blends; - Nourishing body butters and lotions; - Non-toxic sunscreen recipes; - Cleansing and healing body scrubs and exfoliators; - Anti-cellulite treatments and massaging oils; - Nourishing and anti-aging hand cremes and masks; - Nail strengthening procedures; - Natural toothpastes and mouthwashes; - and more...
"A fun and breezy reminder that a lot of talent and a little luck can be a powerful force." In this collection of entertaining anecdotes, Edward Faine celebrates the role luck has played in the creation of many of our beloved songs. Favorites like "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," "Blue Skies," "Strangers in the Night," "Time in a Bottle," and many others came about through "happy accidents," that mysterious blend of circumstance and chance. With his signature turn of phrase and wit, Faine brings the backstories alive, inspiring us to revisit many of the popular songs of the past or become acquainted with them for the first time.
Can physics explain the economy? Many people believe that there is a lot of money in the world and that its distribution among people is unjust. Most people also believe that the reason for economic crises is an inherent illness of the system or the result of misguided or even tricky actions that can be avoided. In this book, it is argued that the amount of money in developed countries is zero, the income distribution among people is purely statistical, and that volatility in the economy is inevitable, just like the fluctuation in our mood. Why are very few people so rich and many so poor, and why do CEO’s make so much money? We show that income distribution is the universal distribution that also exists in many other phenomena, e.g., the distribution of voters among parties, the distribution of buyers of books, and the distribution of the number of residents in cities. It also exists in the frequency of digits in data files, the frequency of earthquakes according to their intensity, and many other random phenomena. This easy-to-calculate universal distribution well predicts the economic inequality as reflected in the Gini Index, the relative percentage of the poor, the salaries of CEOs, and the fraction of wealth held by the richest. This book can be understood by everybody! The book is of interest to a wide audience of economists, sociologists, politicians, and the general public alike. It relies on theories from physics and economics, and its contents are based on scientif ...
Funeral sermons by notable African American clergy and public speakers situate the inevitable end of life within the larger context of Christian hope. Contributions by Winston George Bennett III, George and Shirley Burke, Robert O'Keefe Hassell, Gerald J. Joiner, Martin Luther King Jr., Nicole Danielle McDonald, Barack Hussein Obama II, and Pompey helped listeners cope with the deaths of loved ones and move forward in a variety of circumstances. Each selection includes an introduction in which the editor elucidates the sermon's historical situation, rhetorical techniques, and possible outcomes.
Want one easy method to end anxiety, stress, sadness, loneliness, fear, & anger? While maximizing happiness, inner peace, and self-awareness? One quick way to cut through all negative emotions? And have fun doing it? Award-winning author and visionary self-awareness teacher Geoffrey Saign has reduced 50 years of advanced studies in stress management, brain function, and relaxation techniques to one brilliant stress reduction method that anybody can use for instant, life-changing anxiety relief. ***Savvy & easy workbook exercises ensure success!*** In just minutes a day this playful yet smart approach can: End inner and outer conflicts End anxiety, worry, fear, anger, boredom, and self-doubt Increase healthy relationships with everyone in your life End illusions in your life and maximize clarity Rewire your brain to live with deep intelligence Become your own AAA+ rated super-counselor Help you discover the Power of HERE Allow your natural joy to blossom …and much more! This hands-on, A+B = C approach will supercharge your brain function, improve your emotional intelligence, and change your life!
Happy childhood, horrors of war and the miraculous rescue of the only child survivor from Obertyn Krystyna Carmi's childhood in Obertyn was full of happy moments. Her childhood was filled with friends, both Polish and Ukrainian, and she attended a Ukrainian school. Krystyna Carmi was gifted with an extraordinary memory, and in this memoir, she vividly recounts the history of her family and her life before, during and after World War II. But her happy childhood did not last long; World War II changed it forever. A girl’s survival in the face of pure evil: loss and persistence against all odds. However, the worst was still ahead for the Jewish community in Obertyn and for Krystyna’s family. After the Germans ordered the Jews to move into the Kołomyja ghetto, Krystyna’s family went to live in the ghetto. People died in the ghetto because of hunger and physical exhaustion; their bodies were collected on a platform placed in the street. These deaths did not escape the attention of the sensitive girl, and she’ll be forever haunted by the faces of those who died. Her parents and her sister did not survive the family’s attempt to escape the ghetto, but despite her loss, Krystyna struggled to stay alive; she was hiding in order to save her life, she faced hunger, thirst, fear for her life. Nevertheless, Providence has chosen for her to live, to be. More than a memoir, The Strange Ways of Providence in my Life, gives the reader a piece of history. The book contains more than 100 photos ...
How to start a business from home in only 60 minutes a day Over 543,000 new businesses are started every month. Most fail. Many never get a paying customer. Why? Because new entrepreneurs are told to “start with why,” take internet marketing courses, and spend hours doing market research. Do these time-intensive activities attract customers? Make sales? Create profit? No! If you’re ready to finally start a profitable business and dump the bad business advice that keeps you confused, overwhelmed, and broke, The 60 Minute Startup is for you. This book gives you a proven system on how to start a business online in just one hour a day and get your first paying customers in one month (or less). The secret is ”agile entrepreneurship”—the new way to entrepreneurial success. Agile entrepreneurs do only activities that attract, close, and keep customers. Why? Because if you don’t have customers, you don’t have a business! In the tech industry, the agile approach made possible the Airbnbs, Instagrams, and Ubers we can’t imagine living without. If agile software founders can build companies worth billions in a garage, imagine what agile entrepreneurship can do for you! This book shows you how to: Sort through good ideas on how to start a business to find the best one for you Start an online business—even if you don’t know how to get customers online Discover your profitable strengths (no other business idea books tell you this) Stop wasting time online and start getting customers Use a ...
You’ve finished your rough draft—great! Here’s how to quickly and easily revise it to show off your true writing skills. From the award-winning author and educator who brought you the Fast Drafting method comes an easy, effective way to approach the often daunting task of revising your work. It doesn’t have to be difficult or frustrating! Revise Your Draft: And Make Your Writing Shine. About the series: Don’t just write…write for success! From award-winning author and educator Joan Bouza Koster comes a revolutionary series of guides showing you the steps that helped her writing not just land an agent and book deal but win praise from readers and literary tastemakers. Whether you’re writing fiction or nonfiction, romance, thriller, or historical, this series delivers behind-the-scenes tips, inspiration when you need it most, and the flexibility to fit your writing career. Write with confidence and write for success.
A Little Bit of Fortune Cookie Wisdom and Pages for You to Fill in the Blanks Journaling can help improve mental health and happiness, provide a creative outlet, and give a perfect place to record life's precious events. Write personal notes, thoughts, and reflections. It's perfect for self-guidance to strengthen your faith, and give yourself positive expectations, and encourage positive living.Fun Fortune Cookie Wisdom sprinkled throughout the journal. Grab your journal today.
It has been said that great leaders have great emotional intelligence. But what is emotional intelligence, and how can you use it to develop your leadership? Drawing on his experience of working with literally hundreds of leaders from a broad range of industries and sectors, seasoned organizational and leadership development practitioner, Drew Bird, shares what he has learned and reveals how you can get immediate results by understanding and developing your emotional intelligence. Join Drew as he explores how core values and underlying beliefs drive your leadership behaviour, before explaining the most common mistake leaders, and organizations make when they develop leadership skills. He will also take you through an exploration of one of the most popular models of emotional intelligence in use today, before explaining in depth the simple yet effective EQ 1-2-3 process that you can use today to kick-start your emotional intelligence development plan. Developing your emotional intelligence can help you: - Manage and reduce negative self-talk - Understand how to leverage your assertiveness for best results - Appreciate the perspectives of others more fully - Make better decisions - Reduce the impact of stress on your leadership - And much more Coupled with exercises, activities, and reflections, this is a one-of-a-kind guide for any leader, whether on the front line or in the executive suite, who is interested and committed to developing the very highest levels of leadership.
In Grits & Grace & God, Martin Wiles offers spiritual truths and shows how God can take our financial challenges, loses and setbacks and dish out blessings from scrapes.
Justice, courage, loyalty, self-control: these are more than words limited to the study of ancient wars and the martial arts. They are essential to the workplace wars we face daily. So, what if you could use the way of the Samurai in your daily life---especially at work? The martial arts skills of the Samurai revolve around politeness, self-control, and honesty. By using these traits as business strategies, you will develop an especially powerful tool for dealing with the subtle attacks we often face from colleagues, clients, and others competing for control, eager to succeed at our expense. By learning how to recognize these attacks, you’ll be ready to handle unexpected challenges. And by mastering these techniques, you will become a more confident and effective leader. The Samurai Listener provides specific physical and mental exercises to improve all of your interpersonal interactions, particularly in professional settings. Cash Nickerson draws upon more than thirty years of experience in human resources, the workforce, and his training in the martial arts to offer expert instruction to help anyone eager to be more successful.
Trials are part of life on this side of heaven, and God wants to use them for your good! Pastor Scott LaPierre presents scriptural principles that give believers the encouragement they need when suffering. Every chapter concludes with questions that help you apply what you are reading. With Enduring Trials God's Way you will: Develop the spiritual perspective to embrace trials Appreciate the maturity trials produce Understand the rewards--in this life and the next--for enduring trials Recognize God is still compassionate and gracious even during trials Learn to persevere through trials that threaten your faith Your suffering is not meaningless or accidental. God loves you, and He always works in your best interests. Learn the Biblical Recipe for Finding Joy in Suffering! Endorsed by prominent ministry leaders: "Richly biblical and encouraging, Scott LaPierre's latest book reveals a gracious pastor's heart. Every believer needs this book!"--Douglas Bond: Speaker, tour leader, and author of twenty-five books "One of the best biblical treatments of suffering I have seen. You want this book in your library!"--Dr. Carlton McLeod: Speaker, author, and senior pastor of Calvary Revival Church Chesapeake
Born in a California women’s prison in 1963, Laureen Pittman was relinquished for adoption. As a child, Laureen was conditioned to believe that being adopted didn’t matter. So, it didn’t . . . until it did. As with most sealed-records-era adoptions, the truth about Laureen’s birth in a California women’s prison in 1963 was carefully hidden and considered a shameful thing that happened to someone else over fifty years ago. But Laureen would not accept that some people still believed that the past should be hidden and denied in the name of "privacy," or to protect certain individuals from exposure to personal embarrassment, or a truth that would destroy some perfectly crafted life created out of secrecy, lies, and denial. It took nearly fifty years, but Laureen decided to make her own choices about what to do to fill in the blanks about her identity and she made a conscious choice to share her story. Through scraps of information, Laureen stitched together her history – one that started in the psychedelic sixties and ended up in a future where DNA could solve mysteries. She never imagined that spitting into a plastic tube, along with years of painstaking research and the explosion of technology, would reveal the answers to her identity and the rich family legacy shared with her biological father. Laureen’s tale is for anyone who has ever questioned who they are, where they came from, or how they fit in. Her journey to find her truth illustrates the strength and power of our uni ...
Blogging For BEGINNERS - A Journal Writing Guide Want to improve your business life, make more money but are unsure of the steps? Right now you could easily think of a few ways on how to make more money. That’s good but that just makes you one of the pack. The problem? You might feel like there's no way to separate yourself from everybody else. One entrepreneurship tip in this report will create a better business. Blogging Secrets Revealed + A 12 Week Step By Step Guide = More Money We all know it's not easy to add new customers to your small business. But what you might not realize is it's fairly easy to build a home based enterprise. The essence of having a better business life is to take a series of small changes in bite sized chunks and build a ritual that you follow on a daily basis. These personal transformation tips work because you eliminate the stress of trying to change too many things at once. Your goal is to simply focus on a single tip, use it daily until it’s a habit. Within this routine is a series of actions (or small changes). All you have to do is to follow the 12 week action plan we provide and follow it every single day. That's the essence of creating a great money making business which will lead to a better life. LEARN: A 12 Week Action Plan That Will Help You Make Money In the book "Blogging Made Easy: For Any Business," you will discover a 12 week step by step plan that can instantly improve your life. Better still, you'll discover tools I’ve used that ...
Tired of the same old guidebooks? Learn where to go and what to do from a local! This alphabetical city guide looks at San Diego - and tourism - from a whole new angle, letting readers browse the city at their own pace. Learn about local favorites, tourist attractions, cultural oddities, and enjoy unique trivia you just won't get from the other guys! For visitors AND residents. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a life-long resident, San Diego from A to Z will surprise and delight you with plenty of facts, figures and personal experiences from author Laura Roberts. Explore alphabetically as you tour America's Finest City, starting at the Birch Aquarium and ending with Spanish phrases that begin with the letter Z. Jam-packed with commentary. Learn more about San Diego landmarks, eateries, bars, museums, bookstores, neighborhoods, cultural oddities and much more. A must-have for the discerning traveler or seasoned flâneur. Find out what you've been missing in San Diego and order your copy today.
No Second Chances is one man`s story, told from his point of view regarding his first-hand experiences in the School of Hard Knocks. If you like thrillers, you`ll probably like this book...
Although it is non-fiction, its style has none of the dry, documentary-type language. It is compelling and entertaining, all while enlightening the reader.
You`ll read about a young, 20-year-old father of an infant girl, who went to prison for robbery, doing nearly 15 years. You'll see his ups and downs - including an escape - as he navigates life in prison. Once he gets out, life outside the prison fences is bitter-sweet. He works on building a stronger bond with his now teenaged daughter, yet life is full of unexpected obstacles and temptation lures him back to living life by the Law of the Gun.
Finally, you`ll discover how far the U.S. justice system has fallen. Dishonest cops, unscrupulous prosecutors, contemptible defense lawyers, and indifferent judges all participate in railroading the author into another prison sentence.
If you`re at all interested in how the American justice system has become more like North Korea's, read this book. You`ll laugh, you may tear up, and if you`re not shocked, it`s only because this topic no longer has anything to teach you.
Are you unsure how generate more traffic to your blog? Do you feel overwhelmed by all the SEO articles out there (or not even sure what the term means)? Do you wish someone could break it down for you in simple steps? Then this is the book for you! Rachel provides you her top 25 tips laid out in easy to understand language gleaned from her own ten years of successful blogging as well as optimizing and managing countless client blogs. Containing a wealth of information, these tips will help you increase traffic to your site! Topics include: · SEO terms defined · Specific ways to increase traffic to your blog right now · How to optimize each post for maximum exposure on Google · Ways to connect with readers · How to integrate your blog posts on the various social media sites If SEO confuses you, this is a great beginner breakdown for any new blogger, writer, veteran author, and even small businesses. Buy your copy NOW and start increasing your visibility!
Can I be, do and have whatever I want? Is ANYthing possible? The Bible says so. To those who believe. But how do I believe in something I don't know? This is where FAITH TO FORTUNE comes in. FAITH TO FORTUNE contains powerful and profound but simple-to-apply wisdom to bring about personal transformation. This book is for anyone - no matter who and no matter where - wishing to achieve freedom and greatness in all areas of life, whether financial, spiritual, mental or emotional. FAITH TO FORTUNE is for the faithful as well as those who wish to gain or strengthen their faith. No matter at what station you are in your life, the methods taught in this book will unlock in you the codes of success that have been used for millennia for manifesting desires with the incredible power of your own creative mind. FAITH TO FORTUNE is Yaron's first book in The Faith Mastery Series of mind-based interpretations of the Bible. Look for more of his fine work everywhere. "Extremely scholarly. The author's knowledge of the subject goes way beyond what I had expected." J. Willner "Yaron guides the reader through his interpretation of creation of self, enlightenment, and empowerment to create a better version of oneself. After reading Yaron's work ... I feel enlightened and determined to alter my behavior." LJHazy Yaron was born in Israel and moved to Vancouver, Canada with his family when he was a young boy. Yaron is passionate about what the Bible teaches about personal success and loves to share ...
Do you want a home that makes you feel happy and peaceful? Love Your Clutter Away offers a detailed, easy-to-read solution to overwhelming clutter. The “secret” to this book is to focus first on loving yourself. Regardless of how much clutter you have, it’s very difficult to let go of clutter when you feel terrible about yourself. If you constantly berate yourself about your clutter and your life, it’s much harder for you to declutter. As you start to really love yourself, you can begin to deal with your clutter successfully. Love Your Clutter Away gives you practical ways to start loving yourself immediately so you can start decluttering immediately. An attitude of loving yourself combined with the effective decluttering actions in this book will create magic in your space and your life! We’re pressured to buy/get/find things everywhere we turn, and then we’re pressured to have perfect clutter free homes that never ever reach perfection. It’s time for a new strategy that will help you feel better and start to love your clutter away. This book walks you through each room in your house, explaining how to sort, organize, and choose the best things to keep. Everything from kitchens to kid’s rooms to stuff from the past can be less cluttered with the Love Your Clutter Away approach, AND you'll be able to do it with a caring, supportive coach talking you through each step.
Bravely Endure Hardship, Perform Under Pressure, and Overcome Challenges More Easily Than You Ever Thought Possible! Do you feel overwhelmed by your circumstances? Are you exhausted and overburdened with stress? Are you tempted to give up whenever you encounter obstacles and mishaps? If so, THE MENTAL TOUGHNESS HANDBOOK is for you. Imagine boldly facing any challenge that comes your way. Imagine confronting any problem you run into and resolving it with confidence. Imagine being 100% certain that you can handle any predicament or setback life throws at you. Amazon bestselling author, Damon Zahariades, provides a step-by-step training program for toughening your mind against adversity. You'll learn how to persevere when life become difficult and your circumstances deviate from your plans. You'll discover how to handle pressure, control your impulses, and endure the emotional and psychological distress that accompany misfortune. And best of all, you'll learn how to achieve more than you thought possible through sheer tenacity and determination. In THE MENTAL TOUGHNESS HANDBOOK, you'll discover: - how mental toughness differs from grit (most people mistakenly think they're the same thing) - the top 7 traits mentally-tough people adopt to conquer any problem they encounter - how mental toughness is closely entwined with emotional mastery (as well as the importance of self-awareness and empathy) - 5 daily habits you must embrace to strengthen your mind and harden your resolve - wh ...
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She should have been a $7 whore but she became a Fortune 50 Vice President. A true crime memoir of survival and resilience, Never a $7 Whore, is the story of a teenaged single mothers escape from her unscrupulous lover. Part one of a three part series, NEVER A $7 Whore details Toni’s transition from a girl into a woman while trapped in horrific circumstances. Developing the perspective to see the possibility of a different life, she develops the will to change her fate. Matching her wits and will against her pimp and his companions, Toni struggles not to fall into the tar pits of prostitution. Toni Crowe is a successful award winning 30 year executive specializing in Operations, Manufacturing and Productivity. NEVER A $7 Whore is unforgettable—a well written, heartbreaking memoir reminding us that no matter where you start in life, the American dream is within your reach if you have the desire and determination to change your destiny.
What happens to aid projects after the money is spent? Or the people and communities once the media spotlight has left? No Dancing, No Dancing: Inside the Global Humanitarian Crisis follows the return journey of a former aid worker back to the site of three major humanitarian crises---South Sudan, Iraq and East Timor—in search of what happened to the people and projects. Along the way, he looks for answers to how we can better respond to the emerging global humanitarian crisis. Meeting young entrepreneurs striving to build their businesses, listening to tribal leaders give unvarnished views of foreign aid or negotiating the release of a kidnapped colleague, this riveting work brings the reader into the global humanitarian crisis while engaging with questions of cultural imperialism, Western aid models and foreign interventions.
Flight of the Forgotten is the true story of one of the most closely-guarded American military secrets of all time. It is intriguing, controversial and thought-provoking. The story traverses 50 years, two generations and the realities of our physical world. The triggering event is the tragic loss of an American Eighth Air Force bomber crew in 1945 under mysterious circumstances while en-route home after the end of World War II. The loss represents a 50-year-old aviation mystery, officially "forgotten" by the United States Government. Details described and amplified within the story remain permanently "buried" inside a top-secret O.S.S. file to this day. This book is a public counter to official efforts by the United States Government to have the events permanently erased from the public record. The author's extensive research indicates that those events involve murder, conspiracy and sabotage by the O.S.S., the forerunner to the modern CIA.
The Pacific Crest Trail stretches some 2,650 miles from the Mexican border to Canada. It meanders through the scorching deserts of California, the dramatic Sierra Nevada, the volcanic landscape of Oregon and the vast forests of Washington. Every year scores of hikers attempt to walk its entirety. Four in ten give up in the first month alone and only two in ten will reach Canada. Extremes of heat and cold, the toughness and roughness of the trail and encounters with an assortment of potentially deadly creatures stretch walkers to their absolute limits. It’s a lesson Keith Foskett soon learns the hard way, having to deal with blisters and other physical ailments, as well as his inherent phobia of snakes, spiders, bears, getting dirty and camping in the woods after dark. With the harsh winter looming, he enters into a desperate race against time, facing a dangerous, physical and very real threat to become the last Englishman to complete the greatest long distance hiking trail on Earth.
"I never thought I would have reason to say to someone, 'Sorry I’m late, it took longer to dismember the goat than originally planned.'" I was twenty-six years old, worked at a well-paid job, rented a fantastic apartment, and enjoyed a large circle of friends. I had everything, except I didn’t. I couldn’t shake the feeling I was missing out on the experience of living. Part guidebook on culture and travel, part journey of self-discovery, this travelogue takes you on a backpacking adventure through Nepal and Thailand and provides a firsthand account of one volunteer’s experience teaching in a Nepali school and living with a devout Brahmin family. Trek with me through the bamboo forests and terraced mountaintops of eastern Nepal, take a wild river-rafting ride in class IV waters, go on an elephant ride and encounter a charging rhinoceros on jungle walks in Chitwan National Park, sea-kayak the surreal waters of Krabi, and snorkel in the Gulf of Thailand. Join me on some of the scariest bus rides you could imagine, explore beautiful and intriguing temples, experience religious rituals unknown to most Westerners, and visit mind-blowing places not mentioned in your typical travel guides. Notes of a Naive Traveler is a must-read for those interested in learning more about – or wishing to travel to – Nepal and Thailand. I hope it inspires you to see these amazing countries for yourself. Included in this book are twenty-five photos of Nepal and Thailand I took during my journey. This ...
Shitolian is a collection of my poetry, the third book in a series of 4. Shitolian’s themes explore politics, religion, spirituality, racial divides in today’s America, and lessons learned through my meaningless existence thus far. I must inform you that the book does contain some adult language. It is my personal statement to this divided America. It is a 76 page manuscript consisting of 5,038 words, it was published through Kindle Direct Publishing on April 13, 2019.
There’s A Great Book Inside Of You…Let’s Get It Out! I know you’ve got an amazing story to tell – and a book screaming to be published. I also know that you’ve got some psychological blocks to doing the work, doubts about sharing your writing with the world, and worries about how long the whole process is going to take or how much it’ll cost. I know because I’ve been there. Every author has been there. Becoming an author isn’t as difficult or daunting as it may seem at first. And thanks to the publishing world opening up via Amazon.com, ordinary people like me and you can achieve what countless writers never could – and proudly hold our own published book in our hands. Become An Author In 29 Days: The No-Nonsense Guide To Writing & Self-Publishing Your First Non-Fiction Book will improve your writing skills, supercharge your productivity levels, and walk you through each step of the publishing process. I’m Steven Tully, an author who has successfully self-published 10 books over the past three years, and I now work as a full-time independent author. I also spent 15 years working in the media – including two stints as an editor of weekly newspapers – and have therefore learnt the best ways to produce engaging content, emotionally connect with readers, and create the most impactful stories. In Become An Author In 29 Days you’ll learn: • How to overcome the psychological blocks holding you back from producing your first non-fiction book. • A series of tips and simple methods ...
*This is an advanced copy for reviews* Your Rebel Dreams is an interactive workbook designed to help you unveil your purpose, discover what you love doing and show you how to follow your calling. Through a series of introspective exercises and a 60-day plan, this workbook will help you unlock your potential and transform your life. Inside, you’ll discover a step-by-step process how to: - Identify your fundamental values and unveil your purpose in life. - Reveal your innate talents and discover your passions. - Find out what value you can offer the world—value others will pay you for. - Create a big audacious vision for your life in line with your true calling. And much more. Your Rebel Dreams is a life-changing book that will take you on a journey of self-discovery to uncover the amazing things you’re meant to do.
Get More Work Done In Half The Time! Are You Easily Distracted? Skyrocket Your Productivity Without Spending More Time Or Effort! Skyrocket Your Productivity With This Simple, Proven Mind Hack! What if you could ignore distractions and get "into the zone" whenever you needed to? How might razor-sharp focus on demand affect your productivity? Imagine having more free time to spend with your friends and loved ones. Imagine having the freedom to pursue things you're passionate about, whether it's gardening, hiking, reading, or restoring a classic car. Amazon bestselling author, Damon Zahariades, takes you through a proven system that'll help you to master your attention, keep distractions at bay, and get more done in less time. The system he describes in FAST FOCUS has helped business owners, executives, athletes, students, and parents to triple their productivity, reduce their stress levels, and achieve more success in everything they do. It can do the same for you. Download FAST FOCUS To Finally Master Your Attention And Ignore Distractions! In FAST FOCUS, you'll discover: - The 10 obstacles that are crippling your ability to concentrate - How to truly know whether you have a focus problem - The 11 workspace tweaks that'll help you reach a flow state - A simple workflow method that can double your productivity - How to use music to help you get into the zone (and the BEST type of music to use) - How to manage your email without letting it destroy your focus - How to avoid meet ...
So they're psychic. Now what? The emergence of psychic or healing abilities in one partner often causes anxiety, stress, or confusion for the other. How to Live with a Psychic teaches you not only how to survive this shift but how to thrive and strengthen your relationship when your life has detoured down this unfamiliar path. Crystal has already figured out what works and what doesn’t. Follow her practical advice, designed to help you take command of your situation and achieve the best possible results for your unique circumstances. You'll learn how to: -Differentiate between psychic and psychotic -Support yourself so things feel under control -Turn relationship challenges into bonding opportunities -Help the new psychic bring balance back to their life -Talk to other people about what’s happening—whether or not they’re experiencing the same paranormal or supernatural phenomena -Be a key player in your partner’s psychic development Also included: -How psychics perceive the world differently than the rest of us -Explanations of the tools and techniques that psychics, mediums, healers, and empaths use in their work and for protection and grounding -Comprehensive details about the various types of psychic ability -and much more! Crystal Hope Reed has a master's in counseling psychology and has been successfully living with a psychic for over 15 years. Though she is now also a professional animal communicator, the majority of her career life has been spent counseling individuals ...
As a young man I traveled to West Africa in search of my identity. I am a man of color, who was born in England. I visited West Africa in the mid-seventies before that area exploded into violence, and witnessed the displacement of its people. My adventure lasted 18 months, and covered the countries of Algeria, Mali, Burkina Faso (formerly Upper Volta), Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Liberia and Sierra Leone. An adventure like this probably couldn’t happen today. The desert has encroached on the south, and poverty has forced the increased migration of peoples from the savannah areas to the coastal countries... The journey I went through represented a coming of age that tested my young manhood. The stories in this book are intended to open people’s eyes to the real Africa. It is my intention to present a story to you, my readers, that will offer you a visceral experience of being with me on the mammy wagons charging through the forests. To have you sitting by my side as we hurtle across the Savannah landscape. To have you feel the suffocating heat in the swamplands of Sierra Leone. To take you to the humanity of the people I encountered on this journey. In so doing, I hope you will connect to and strengthen your own humanity. And perhaps in a small way this story will make all who read it a little more open and human. Such is the first step for all of us in finding ourselves, and some peace in this world today.
Are harmful habits and addictions ruling your life, no matter how hard you try to control them? For those whove read every self-help book out there with no results comes the anti-self-help book that will finally allow you to affect real and lasting change. Because while self-help sucks, claiming the aid of a Higher Power and the support of others can lead to recovery, inner peace, contentment, and freedom from destructive behavior and author Tony Blankenship shows you how.
A six-part program based on the principles of the original, highly successful twelve-step program, Self-Help Sucks is filled with exercises, meditations, prayers, examples and experiences from the authors life which lay the groundwork and provide rules for healthy daily living. Break free once and for all from the addictive behaviors that are hurting you and your loved ones with this unique, one-of-a-kind guide to living your best life.
Do you want to create an inspired business aligned to who you are, but you have too many ideas and things you’re passionate about? Do you wish there was a more intuitive way to grow a business then just following the typical paths? As a former project manager turned brand strategist and coach, the author, Kristen Leigh King, understands wanting to pursue your many passions and build a business that allows you to feel expansive and fulfilled around your many talents. In this book, she coaches you to have the power to carve your own path without conforming to the typical idea of a niche. Instead, she discusses how to find the intersection of your many passions, reframe your mindset around being an intuitive entrepreneur, and learn to structure your business for flexibility. With this book as your guide, you’ll learn how to: - Value your entrepreneurial potential as someone with many areas of expertise - Move beyond the blocks that have been stifling your growth - Build a flexible business framework that allows you to do what inspires you - Create an inspired brand that embraces your many interests and still feels cohesive - Make progress even when you’re feeling pulled in many different directions It’s time to tap into your inner compass, see the uniqueness in all you do, and start making the impact you were meant to make all on your own terms. If you're ready to transform into the intuitive entrepreneur that you know you're meant to be, then grab this book to start your journe ...
What on earth do a dead tomato plant and a paycheck have in common? Maryann Miller explores the fun and foibles of how to survive parenting a large family, while vainly keeping body and mind intact. From School Daze to Summertime Blues, and everything in between, the book airs the Miller laundry with all the holes and missing buttons. She answers important family questions such as: What's for dinner? Who wrote the dirty words on the wall? Can we really pee in the woods? Do the kids really like the dog better than Mom? Readers of the humor column, from which this books comes, delighted in The Great Lasagna Caper, the fits of tantrum that demolished a telephone, The Lawn Wars, who is and who isn't Socially Acceptable, and the crazy dinnertime conversations. Those readers could relate, as will mothers and father and kids today. Nothing really changes all that much in family dynamics. Just the names are changed to protect the innocent.
Raven's Apprentice is a compelling true story from the west coast of B.C. that launches you into the world of Raven and our interconnectedness with all living things. "Suddenly, without warning, they spun on a fin and started charging the boat. My thrill turned to real panic. Killer whales attacking a boat. Had there ever been such a thing? A paralysis gripped me. Now, within striking distance, they slipped into an arrowhead formation just below the surface. If the leader of the pack didn't bring the boat down, his flanks would." "At about 20 feet off the bow, the frontrunner broke the surface, peeling waves off his rostrum as he continued his commitment to engage. Bracing for impact, my hands squeezed into the railing..." "You have succeeded in bringing the reader on the voyage with you and into the deeper experience of transcendence and heightened awareness. Some of your experiences are literally skin tingling, many will leave your reader thinking and remembering for a long time to come." - Sid Tafler – Writer, Editor Travel with me aboard MV Lady Guinevere. Witness being charged by transient killer whales, stalked by wolves and walking creeks so pristine you feel as if you were the first human to experience the wonder of nature.
Unexplained Disappearances. Missing People. Strange sights. Strange sounds: These are the things in the woods that will haunt your dreams.
Hayley Bi believes that sharing life experiences and what is beyond our consciousness can be powerful and healing not just for her, but also for others who may have a desire to do the same. In a collection of true stories, Bi begins by sharing several supernatural childhood experiences that included learning her sister was possessed and given away, using a Ouija board to communicate with the dead, camping in a haunted area in Hong Kong, and gradually realizing she had been gifted with a sixth sense. As she reveals how her gift allowed her to know about an upcoming fire in her apartment building, hear the voice of her car accident, and encounter unbelievable sights such as an orange being, Bi also shares how she found gratitude for the important messages communicated to her through dreams. My Supernatural Encounter with the Orange Being shares several stories that provide a glimpse into the paranormal world and reveal how one woman realized there is much more to be discovered.
These connections between ideal and reality, and how to bridge the common gaps between the two, is what sets Ambition's lessons and approaches above other motivational business books. Examples come from both real world scenarios and Cheryl Johnson's own life, adding concrete details on exactly how to create the type of 'culture of learning' promoted in Ambition. Examples range from problem-solving strategies to creating custom learning paths for individuals. These provide clear routines any employer can utilize to best advantage. Even more important are Johnson's explorations of workplace coaching methods, which contrast their success with online and classroom learning. As chapters cover the basics of promoting resilience, cooperation, and creative problem-solving to support ambition in the workplace, managers receive a key tool to success unparalleled in other business managerial tutorials. Any employer interested in taking the next step into employee satisfaction and motivation should consider the impact of Ambition. With its clear directions, links to real-world scenarios of interaction and learning, and case histories with black and white illustrations peppered throughout, it's easy to digest, yet packed with important details managers need to know. - D. Donovan, Midwest Book Review
It was the biggest investment in the history of Morgan Stanley's $100 Billion real estate fund business; it was one of the largest deals in the history of Australian property. In 2007, Morgan Stanley bought Investa Property Trust for more than $6.5 billion. In less than a year, the investment was in trouble. Scott MacDonald, an American CEO with no prior experience in Australia, agreed to meet with the Company and Morgan Stanley executives in Sydney for one week in 2008. He returned home more than five years later after guiding Investa through its perilous journey to survival. The Company moved from crisis to crisis from 2008 through 2012, sometimes avoiding insolvency by hours. The drama of corporate survival is played against the backdrop of the Global Financial Crisis. The story of corporate struggle draws upon Scott MacDonald's personal experiences as chapters alternate between his life growing up and the fight to save Investa. His career includes an amazing range of experiences from fortune telling, street sweeper, and corporate CEO. Using stories and antidotes from every stage of his life, the Investa story is personalized and much more than a business memoir.
Do you ever feel like you could do more with your life, but you don't know where to start? After Dave comes out of the hospital, he goes to spend some time with Aunt Sally and his world begins to radically change. As his new mentor, Aunt Sally shows him how to start looking at the world in a totally different way and guides him to become aware of opportunities rather than challenges. This book will show you that once you change the way you look at things, your mind will never return to its previous way. Mind to Mind Conversation has one purpose: To help you make your dream come true, no matter how big that dream might be. To change your life you need the desire to change and the commitment to make that change possible through action. This book will take you on a journey where you will see how successful people think and act and it will help start you on the path to a new life.
Hangry Beyond Belief is a love child between my obsession with pressure cookers and the desire to eat healthy, well-balanced, and reasonably priced family friendly meals.
In this ebook full of Pressure Cooker recipes, you'll receive 36 recipes total: 28 full meals, 4 bonus breakfasts, and 4 bonus desserts. You'll also receive a monthly meal plan as well as shopping lists for each week.
All of the recipes in this book have been tested multiple times by me as well as a pressure-cooker loving tribe of folks.
Whether you've had your pressure cooker for years or you bought it on a whim Black Friday, you'll find these recipes to be easily accessible, satisfying, and great for all levels of pickiness and taste palettes!
Do you often feel stressed by the reality of life, its daily demands and challenges? Do you feel the need to relax but haven’t been able to make time for yourself or to meditate? Experience uplifting benefits in just seconds with this collection of beautifully written calming prayers and centering meditations, carefully selected from many different faiths, inspirational writers and sources of wisdom. Open this book and select any page to find comfort and relaxation while deepening your connection with Divinity. Keep this book nearby for instant moments of calm and stillness.
Book description: In recent years, there has been a whole new understanding of what stress is. This book is a summary of this knowledge that outlines the medical, psychological and workplace aspects of stress. It deals with many myths and presents the latest research in an easily understandable way. The book describes when and how stress can be harmful – so-called toxic stress – and summarizes new and old methods of prevention and treatment. Toxic stress may be triggered by both physical and psychosocial trauma. It also describes positive stress, which can be beneficial in both the short and long term. New research has revealed what happens to our brain when we are being subjected to harmful stress. This knowledge presents new ways of treating and preventing stress for the individual, for stress therapists and for society. The book also describes how stress – for good and bad – is an example of the close biological relationship between our minds and our physical bodies. This relationship is not only governed by hormones and inherited animal patterns but is also highly related to social learning, thought and our individual reality.
From USA Today Bestselling Author Eliza Watson!
In 2007, a twelve-day trip to Irelandmy ancestors homelandturned out to be the most significant turning point in my life. I never dreamed when I embarked on my adventure it would lead to me becoming a genealogist, meeting dozens of Irish rellies, writing two fiction book series set in Ireland, and buying a renovated 1887 schoolhouse in my Coffey ancestors townland.
Since that trip, Ive researched more than twenty-five of my maternal and paternal Irish lines as well as numerous Scottish ones. Ive also done extensive research in Canada, England, and the United States, and I've assisted friends and family members with tracing ancestry lines in Austria, Germany, and Hungary. Besides conducting online research, I have visited many historical archives, traipsed through hundreds of cemeteries (many now situated in sheep-filled fields), and located several family homesteads.
In 2018, I began writing a genealogy column for my monthly author newsletter about my personal research experiences. Because I was writing articles faster than I was publishing newsletters, I decided to compile them into a book. Genealogy Tips and Quips includes:
•twenty-five newsletter articles
•twenty-five brand-new articles
•a case study about how a paternal DNA test revealed my family's royal lineage and my quest to uncover family secrets
•an extensive case study on tracing my most difficult family line back t ...
Former Fitness Model and Bikini Competitor Kayla Rose Reveals her Secrets to truly Being Healthy, Fit, and Happy with Your Body. I “looked” healthy and fit from the outside..but felt like death on the inside.. that’s NOT true health.. Through my journey, I came to discover the thing that would bring me the most health and sanity, was to break free from the dangerous restrictions, rules, dietary limitations, body shaming, and overtraining. Because sometimes you have to go against everything you’ve learned to be “true” in order to find the answers, results and change you’ve so desperately been seeking. Damn the Diets was created from my experiences to help those who wish to live a life of freedom from the fears and guilt around food, exercise and the oppression of body image obsession too. In this book you’ll learn about: -The dark side of media exposure, trendy diets, modern beauty standards, and diet culture, -Why you’re bingeing, gaining weight, fatigued, anxious, retaining water and more, -Finding your own voice again to stop the cycle of pleasing, following, comparing, and shaming, -How to break free from Body Dysmorphia, -My personal story and experiences in detail, -Action steps and tools in order to successfully recover from the mental, emotional and physical damage, Intuitive eating, overcoming fears around foods and becoming a “normal eater” again, -Studies behind restrictive and disordered eating behaviors, -and more! Are you ready to recover your metabolism, let go ...
Author Paz Ellis takes readers on a cross-cultural and trans-generational journey through her childhood in New Jersey to adulthood with Plantains and the Seven Plagues, A Memoir: Half-Dominican, Half-Cuban, and Full Life.Paz insightfully describes the complexities and contradictions of growing up in the United States to a Dominican mother and a Cuban father. From her mother’s obsessive cleaning rituals to her father’s remarkable knack for invention, this book beautifully explains what living a hyphenated-life means for so many Hispanics. She writes about what it means to be American, and Cuban, and Dominican, and having to be all of those things and only one of them… all at the same time.Following the passing of her mother, the author finds herself on a search for meaning through not only her past but also her mother’s. This book is about life, loss, memory, culture, and family, the glue that determines who your family actually is- love. Written with a healthy dose of wit and an abundance of sincerity, Plantains and the Seven Plagues is honest, painfully relatable, and deeply heartfelt.
Each of the four Tarot Queens in this empowering year-long system represent an archetypal part of our personalities as well as our experience of being human. Detailed explanations of each archetype, and workbook-style exercises and practical tips are provided for aligning with and balancing the energies of each Queen. We derive inspiration from the Queen of Wands Passion comes from the Queen of Swords Love from the Queen of Cups Abundance from the Queen of Pentacles The Queen Up system blends various metaphysical teachings and psychological concepts to empower women to navigate life's most challenging situations. In part one, the basic tenets of the system are reviewed; part two introduces us to the four Tarot Queens that embody the essential qualities for creating wholeness, and readers will be taught how to access their energies as well as look at common obstacles; and part three provides a year's supply of weekly exercises to help readers develop intuition and manifestation. The Queens serve as a symbol of the potential of every woman. Angela Kaufman helps readers unlock this potential to harness and express their dream lives.
The focus of The Rapport Advantage is about helping build better relationships. Period. Alex Swire-Clark is an emotional intelligence expert, award-winning international speaker, and podcast host. Using his dynamic three step approach, he'll disclose his findings in an easy-to-read and straightforward style, covering such topics as: -Patterns of human behavior (and why people are predictable) -Decreasing workplace/at home conflict -The Most effective ways to communicate with different types of people Drawing on entertaining stories and colorful anecdotes, Alex provides practical applications for your personal and professional connections. He believes that people with happier, more fulfilling personal lives, make for happier entrepreneurs, leaders, and team members. Without question, if you apply the concepts in this book, you will increase your productivity and reduce the stress involved with working and communicating with people.
Are you a busy mom who loves to write, but doesn't know where to start? This easy-to-read guide by two bestselling, award-winning authors will help you make your writing dreams a reality. From finding time to write, to showing you how to get your kids involved, Jamie Foley and Angela Castillo (who happen to be busy moms themselves) will give you the resources--and the encouragement--you need. This book will: - Help you plan out your writing goals, time management, and financial budget - Encourage you to enlist aid from the right people--critique partners, editors, cover designers, and more - Guide you to making the best decision for you regarding independent and traditional publishing - Give you questions to ask yourself at the end of each chapter to help you move closer to your writing dreams - Steer you away from mistakes we’ve made
Christian nonfiction exploring the biblical details of God's prophetic calendar, Passover, Easter, the Mosaic Law vs. the Covenant of Grace, events surrounding the Crucifixion Week, and the Resurrection of Jesus. As Jesus exhaled His last breath, the Temple Veil was violently ripped apart by God to allow everyone access into the Holy of Holies through Christ's blood. After three days in a cold, dark grave, Jesus resurrected triumphantly over death. Most Christians are aware of the basics, but did you know all of these events were meticulously detailed in O.T. analogies, including the exact dates of Jesus' death and resurrection? Jesus Unveiled reveals * Why creation's calendar predicted Adam's fall and had to be reset before Christ's incarnation * What Noah's Ark landing on Mt. Ararat has to do with the resurrection * How Judas's betrayal was foreshadowed in the Book of Esther to the exact day * Why Pharaoh's army drowned at sunrise * How the first and last Passover breads reveal the covenants of Law and Grace, and much more... Like a beautiful Monet, appreciate the finer portrait of Jesus by drawing nearer to explore the tiny brushstrokes of our Father's love painted over centuries that finally reveal Jesus Unveiled.
When his daughter Suzanne was five years old, Bill Kennedy set out with her on a canoe trip into the wilderness of Ontario’s 7,600-square-kilometre Algonquin Provincial Park. Paddling and portaging through the park’s interior, they would share the grand adventure of the lessons nature had prepared for them amid its lakes and forests, including a hair-raising wildlife encounter. Fun in the great outdoors, Kennedy maintains, is a school of learning every child should have the opportunity to experience. It speaks a language that children universally and happily respond to. It’s a school that will encourage them to work together toward the goal of a healthier environment and thereby a better world for themselves and the generations to follow. This book is especially for the parents and grandparents of children and teenagers, but it will interest anyone who believes in the empowering gift nature offers us, if only we take the time to see it.
Are you tired of searching for the perfect diet plan as a vegetarian? Are you also frustrated at reading other cookbooks that are not vegetarian and do not have the right carbs for a ketogenic diet? If you answered yes to those; you should add this cookbook and guideline to your personal library. You will have a 28-day meal plan including delicious breakfast options, tasty lunch choices, dinnertime favorites, and a special snack or dessert for each day. You will also have the calorie counts (if you use them) the carbohydrate counts, total fats, protein, and net carbs listed for each of the recipes. They are all Ketogenic! These are a few of the topics that will be covered: ●Basics of the keto diet plan as a vegetarian ●Health benefits of the keto plan ●Know when you’re entering ketosis ●You’ll learn some of the basics of intermittent fasting○Skipping Meals ○The 5:2 Or Fast Diet ○The 16/8 Method ○Plus other options ●Vegetarians Versus Vegans Diets ●Health Benefits Of The Vegetarian Diet ●Ketogenic Vegetarian Foods To Eat ●Vegetarian Alternatives Now, if that is not enough to convince you; why not try one of these delicious “sneak peeks” out of your new cookbook: ●Avocado-Cucumber Gazpacho ●Greens Soup ●Keto Salad Nicoise ●Salad Sandwich ●Black Bean Quiche ●Vegan Sloppy Joes ●High-Protein Yogurt Bowl Enjoy your full 28-Day Meal Plan or adjust it to your liking; just track those carbs!
Meet yourself where you are, and make each day delicious! This special planner has a full, undated week on one side of each two-page spread, so that you can start achieving your goals and dreams any time -- not just at the new year. The other half of the spread helps you meet your goals around food, with a money-saving guide to planning your meals around YOUR needs and schedule. (The Kindle version includes information about how to use your device to fill out these pages, as well as serving as a template for those who prefer pen and paper.) It's perfect for those on a specific food plan, with lots of space to track exercise, points, food groups, glasses of water, or anything else you're trying to pay attention to. You also have plenty of space to keep track of your daily life, and to create a vision of the next steps on your path. And plenty of support, too: your planner includes 58 pages of clear, well-researched information about nutrition. With so much conflicting information out there about fats, protein, dieting, GMOs, pesticides, and natural foods, most of us are in a constant struggle to get clarity on what "good" or "clean" eating really means. Including: * How to determine the best size for your food budget, and where to get the best support for all your budgeting woes (page 12) * Seven incredibly simple tips to keep blood sugar steady, from when to eat meals to how much protein we all need (page 32) * Why Barbie isn't to blame for all of our eating disorders; what i ...
Kick-start your writing habit This book of writing prompts will kick-start your writing habit and challenge you to schedule your writing for 30 days. It’s more than a set of productivity tips for writers – it gives you writing briefs to follow until your writing habit is up and running. If you want to develop your writing skills, or learn to schedule regular writing time, or find out how to establish a writing habit, or if you need few or a whole bunch of writing prompts to get you going, you’re in the right place.
Every quilt tells a story. Within its stiches are the dreams, the challenges, the tears and the joy of the quilter. Binding the fabric is the history of the circumstances that propelled many woman-hours of creation. Cleo Lampos seeks to understand the stories of these textile masterpieces. She looks beyond the initial stunning design to investigate the imagination of the quilter, the cultural issues surrounding the creation, and the innovations needed to complete the project. Join Cleo Lampos as she discusses the Art of Gaman, Irish Patchwork, Quilts for the Thin Blue Line, Amish quilters, the women from Gees Bend. Discover the historical and philosophical underpinnings that inspire other movements in stitchery. Enrich your journey into the hearts, minds and souls of quilters by reading the accounts of everyday women who discover how life-giving their quilting can be. Every quilt tells a story. They are an essential building block of the culture that is making them. Be inspired by the women who work with fabrics and the stories they tell.
El servicio es un llamado. Cuando un hombre responde a él, puede cambiar vidas. Allan J. "Alonzo" Wind tenía una fuerte visión sobre las injusticias de la sociedad, incluso desde que era un niño. Así que, a pesar de terminar la universidad con algunos créditos incompletos, cumplió su promesa de unirse al Cuerpo de Paz para ayudar a los demás. Esperando regresar a los EE.UU. después del período de dos años, se sorprendió a sí mismo al enamorarse del servicio y de la ayuda a los más necesitados. Se lanzó a una carrera de Asistencia Internacional. Mientras viajaba y vivía en Ecuador, Bolivia y Perú, se encontró rodeado de maravillas, pero a veces también de peligros: enfermedades mortales, disparos, detenciones, amenazas de los fascistas y riesgo de expulsión. Pero su determinación por marcar la diferencia en la vida de los demás, lo impulsó a través de dificultades y alegrías que despertaron en él un espíritu de entrega desinteresado y una voluntad de propósito que nunca podría haber imaginado. Ahora, en este apasionante relato, comparte su historia de descubrimiento y aventura en los pueblos de los Andes. Con una honestidad contundente y una prosa poderosa, Alonzo cuenta la historia de su propia iluminación con la esperanza de inspirar a la próxima generación a dedicarse al propósito de trabajar para construir un mañana mejor. Aventuras Andinas: Una Búsqueda Inesperada del Sentido, Propósito y Descubrimiento a través de Tres Países es una cautivadora memoria de ti ...
Victoria Dougherty comes from the ultimate Cold War family – daring escapes, backyard firing squads, communist snitches, bowlfuls of goulash, gargoyles, gray skies and bone-chilling winters. In Cold, Dougherty writes essays with humor and raw soul. About the heart-rending stories she grew up hearing at her dinner table and the two-hanky drama that played on in her home. She ponders how her family’s bad luck - so bad her parents dubbed it a curse - against all reason became a force for good in her life.
Do you feel stuck and wish you were living in another story? You know the one, the story filled with happy relationships, where you love your career and have a sense of purpose as you make a life filled with meaning! What stories are you telling yourself? StoryJacking is a seven-step guide that offers a practical road map to your personal power. It is your doorway into profound self-awareness and the fundamental truth: You are whole, capable, resourceful, and creative. By getting curious, you can shift your brain from fear into learning and create the life you want. Coach and therapist Lyssa Danehy deHart brings twenty plus years of experience working with her stories as well as the stories of thousands of clients. Lyssa teaches her clients how to write new and powerful stories. In StoryJacking she reveals how clients can connect to their authentic self as she unlocks some of the most powerful super-secrets of the universe. Now she shares with you what you need to understand about your stories. How to navigate the inevitable plot twists that occur, be they large or small, so they won't stop you in your tracks. You'll learn how the way you view your life experiences comes from the stories you tell yourself. Lyssa will help you understand your mind and support you as you get curious about your stories. She will empower you to build a toolbox of skills that support you to transform your stories into successes. It's time to recognize the connections between the stories you tell y ...
EASY STEP BY STEP GUIDE FOR GROWING PHALAENOPSIS ORCHIDS! “Phalaenopsis Care for Beginners” is your simple hassle-free guide for growing, blooming, and propagating your magnificent Phalaenopsis orchids! Are you constantly struggling to make your orchid grow and bloom properly? Or maybe you have a brand new Phalaenopsis plant and you have no clue what to do with it? Worry not! This is exactly what you need! No more confusion! Everything you need to know to grow your orchids in one place! THIS BOOK WILL TEACH YOU HOW AND ANSWER ALL YOUR BURNING QUESTIONS: => Where to place your orchid in order to supply it with the best conditions? => How and when to water your orchid? One of the most controversial topics! => How and when to fertilize your orchid to ensure its proper growth and long-lasting blooming? => How and when to re-pot your orchid? => How to help your orchid bloom continuously year after year? => How and when to propagate your orchid? It’s not that scary as you think! => How to properly treat and prevent the most common issues? => and so much more! GRAB YOUR COPY AND START YOUR ORCHID GROWING JOURNEY THE RIGHT WAY!
Potty Train Your Child WITHOUT Going Crazy! Parenting is stressful. Just when you’ve figured out feeding, you have to learn how to deal with colic. When your little one has outgrown that colicky phase, there’s teething. And then your precious baby is suddenly mobile and you frantically run around wondering if there’s anything you’ve forgotten to babyproof. And someday the topic of potty training comes up. There’s always a relative or a friend who’ll say, “Oh, your little one still runs around in diapers? My grandma’s cousin’s friend was diaper-free at 18 months and could do algebra at the age of three!” Your stress level skyrockets. Is your child developing normally? When do you start potty training? How exactly do you do it? Also, why is everyone giving contradictory advice? The truth is that only 25% of children are diaper-free when they’re two, but 98% master potty training by the age of three. So potty training is definitely doable. Just follow a professionally written, science-based guide such as this one, and you’ll be surprised by your child’s progress! With this book, you will: - Know for sure when your child is ready for potty training! - Gain an overview of proven potty training methods and get to know the best one - Potty Training Simplified! - Help your child feel safe and comfortable during potty training - Learn how to deal with nighttime accidents (spoiler: they’re normal even when your little one is already dry during the day) - Expertly support your child’s d ...
The first nonfiction book by award-winning novelist Martin Roy Hill, WAR STORIES describes acts of great heroism and acts of pure blundering, intrepid leadership and self-serving vainglory, brilliant wartime technological developments and not so brilliant ideas. Some will awe the reader with their inspirational stories. Others will astound the reader by the military stupidity they reveal. Stories about: - The little navy that saved Texas independence. - America's first colonial war and why military leaders are re-examining it. - The stunning defeat that set America on the course to victory in WWII. - The man who inspired the creators of Horatio Hornblower and Jack Aubrey. - Why Patton really lost the 7th Army. - How master deceivers helped win WWII. And more!
Written by tennis teaching professional, Marcus Paul Cootsona. Occam's Racquet focuses on the twelve most important parts of the physical and mental games of tennis. No matter what strokes you use, the ideas in here will make you the most effective player you can be.
Light a romantic fire in your relationship that will last longer than any vacation tan! In The Honeymoon Playbook, relationship coach and AASECT certified intimacy educator Marie-Claire Thauvette shares activities, games, tips, and tricks to make this trip the best of your life. It is not just for trips. Open up your calendar, and free your weekend just to connect with your loved one. Single? The kissing and intimacy tips in this book will cement your future relationship with your number 1 soul mate! The Playbook tackles everything from travel to intimacy, making this book a must-read for both newlyweds and longtime partners alike. Don't let the title fool you! In this book you'll discover: How to really romance your spouse Exactly what gets your spouse's heart racing (and yours!) How to tackle common sexual issues Travel checklists and insider tips Games and activities to play long after the vacation is over With spaces to write down your answers and notes, The Honeymoon Playbook becomes a vacation keepsake you'll come back to again and again... and again! Makes the perfect gift for the newly engaged or married couple.
How To Get Your Dog To Eat is a how-to guide that addresses the eating habits of dogs. It provides a wealth of tips, tricks, games and advice to make mealtimes fun and easy. It delves into the possible causes of mealtime problems, such as illness, unfamiliar locations, proximity of other animals, disruption of routines, etc. And it provides practical solutions to make dog owners' lives easier and allows dogs to live happier, healthier lives.
Catherine is a dream come true for her parents. Their first born child is their most precious gift. The love and joy they feel for her is obvious to everyone who knows them. When tragedy unexpectedly hits, Catherine's world is turned upside down and the course of her life is forever changed. In this heartbreakingly powerful memoir, Catherine goes back to where it all began. Following the tragic death of one of her parents at the age of three, she is sent to live with an Aunt and Uncle. This is where the cycle of her abuse begins. As she makes her way in the world, the sexual violation she endured at the hands of her uncle shapes her and how she sees herself. This is her journey of self-discovery - a reframing of the negative perceptions of who she is and an education in loving and accepting herself, regardless of the scars from her past. When devastating news about the beloved cousin she loves as a brother comes to the surface, the scars of her past are reopened. The memories of the abuse her uncle put her through come rushing back so powerfully that she is not sure she can survive this time. To save herself Catherine must face once and for all the demons of her past. She bravely exposes her complete self in this gut-wrenching journey of healing as she finally faces the torment she had worked so hard to bury. Scars among Us talks about what many victims are afraid to talk out loud about. There is a taboo of shame deeply woven into the emotions of many victims of rape. This bo ...
Is Your Lack of Financial Acumen Holding You Back From The Life You Deserve? Unfortunately, books on the subject tend to be overly complicated, and lengthy. This book includes just the most important financial principles needed to quickly enhance a beginner’s money management acumen and even contains actionable items to help you learn the concepts. Unlike many of the personal money management books out there, this book is a quick and informal read filled with advanced financial concepts. Ignore the get-rich quick schemes and learn how the financial system really works. Since the economy is not static these tools will help you adapt to the constantly changing circumstances. The information provided is designed to help beginners navigate the complexities of the financial system and get comfortable with finance to begin building personal wealth. This book is not like any other personal finance book, and will show you some proven finance techniques not available anywhere else. Here are a few things you will be able to use right away. -How you can realistically expect to double your money -The only financial terms you will ever need -How to choose an investment account that you can keep for the rest of your life -How to read the financial news and apply it to your investments -When and how to re-balance or add to your portfolio -How to maximize your tax savings by using an SEP and Roth -Insider secrets that will boost you confidence to become and active investor for life &nb ...
Now including a special Bonus Chapter titled Arthritis In Dogs: Multimodal Treatment To Help Your Dog Feel More Comfortable.
"Loved it from start to finish. Informative, creative, and intelligent." - Denise, Goodreads.
Want to help your dog avoid developing medical problems like skin infections and ear infections? The simple preventative care recommendations that Dr. Rachele Baker discusses in this book will help you keep your furry best friend healthy and happy.
"While most dog owners are well aware of the importance of providing their furry friends with regular veterinarian checkups, many aren't aware of the steps they can personally take to ensure the optimal health of their dogs. Baker is a dog lover, author, and a veterinarian in practice in California since 2001. Her book covers the nutritional needs of dogs and demystifies the language found on many dog foods. She discusses the differences in feeding needs for dogs at all stages of their lives. Baker also shares strategies for helping one's dog maintain a healthy weight and gives ideas on how to make exercise a fun and healthy experience for both the dog and her human companion. She also discusses dental care, fleas and ticks, and necessary vaccinations.
Dr. Rachele Baker's Dog Health Care is an informative and accessible guide that should be on every dog owner's bookshelf. I was especially interested in her advice on nutrition, weight control, and exerc ...
This new book is about teensy-weensy firecracker love... love that, when ignited, produces a burst of fireworks and lights up someone’s dark night. It’s about feet-on-the-ground, sky’s-the-limit, life-changing, world-engaging, mustard-seed love that grows from a hunch, an idea, a nudging from above—and then blossoms in the willingness of a heart to act on its sometimes-wobbly faith. Such audacious, underestimated love—like the little engine that could from childhood—just keeps chugging along over “impossible” hills, shrugging off the naysayers, imagining the view from the top. The difference is: this tenacity in the human heart is what turns seeming underdogs and ragamuffins like ourselves into influencers and game-changers, right in our own communities, workplaces, homes . . . or wherever we go in the world. May Pamela Capone’s often-hilarious observations and always-engaging experiences put a little fuel in your tank to help you get up and over, so you can see that all things are indeed possible . . . if you believe that Love can. By day, a self-professed professional unpaid people watcher and evidence gatherer, and by night, an insomniac dot connector, Pamela Capone lives in Southern California with her husband, John. They have two fabulous adult children together, Joey and Cassie, and one phenomenal grandson, Brooks.
Get ready for heroic acts of devotion, devilish entertainment, unexplainable coincidences, and bold inspiration. From a special four-legged childhood friend to the newest Humane Society adoption during the coronavirus lockdown, Lorilyn reveals the deep and profound bond between animals and her family. As in her award-winning memoir, Children of Dreams, Lorilyn unearths spiritual truths and biblical insights to answer the question many have asked, “Will we see our furry friends in heaven?”
When it comes to college football, there are fans and there are fanatics. Destined by geography and family tradition to latch onto the Arkansas Razorbacks, Blant Hurt is of the second type. Like most devotees, he was captivated by his love of his team at an early age. But unlike more casual fans, Hurt found himself attaching what some might call “outsize life importance” to the fortunes of the Razorbacks —a team which, like his own life, had a habit of going in directions that he did not foresee. In this remarkably candid, funny, and introspective memoir, Blant Hurt recounts his half-century as the most zealous of college football fans. Beginning with the so-called Game of the Century when he was nine-years old, he tells how this enduring passion has colored his relationships with his family and friends, shaped his romances, and, for better or worse, marked every era of his life—indeed, marked his sense of life itself. A self-described “literary man,” Hurt draws on his love of narrative and storytelling to drill down deep inside himself and examine the soul of a college football fanatic. Not the Seasons I Expected is that rare “sports” book that focuses on the hopes and dreams of the people in the bleachers, rather than the ones on the playing field. As such, it’s sure to speak to delirious/heartbroken fans everywhere.
The perfect companion to Marriage God's Way! God intended marriage to be a great joy, but we can only experience this joy if we obey the principles in His Word. This workbook will help you apply the biblical recipe in Marriage God's Way. Inside you will find: Clear instructions on prayer, communication, and forgiveness Insightful questions that solve marital frustrations Practical exercises to enjoy with your spouse Helpful discussion topics that strengthen your relationship Use this great tool in your marriage, small group, or church. It is perfect for engaged couples, newlyweds, and marriage veterans.Pastor Scott provides questions for husbands, wives, and both as a couple: Husband: What are three ways your wife makes you feel respected? Disrespected Wife: Second only to Christ, do you feel like the supreme relationship in your husband's life? Why or why not? Husband: When your wife is suffering, do you feel like she takes it out on you like Rachel did with Jacob (Genesis 30:1)? Wife: What can your husband do to help you more easily resist the temptation to nag him? Both: What do we have in our home that threatens our holiness, and how do we remove it? Regardless of the person asked, the purpose of each question is to help you have a healthy, joyful, Christ-centered relationship!
What makes a couple stay together and feel they have found the One? What makes a random encounter exceptional? How can you know if you have chosen the right person? And how can you avoid wasting precious time?The book ‘The 4 Foundations of Love’ is based on a fascinating study, in which a great number of successful couples were interviewed for one purpose: to capture the essence of their unique relationship - what makes them keep loving their partner years after they have met, or even love them more. According to an NLP model, these couples share the following 4 crucial foundations: Rareness - the moment of realization that this is our destined partner. Unwritten Agreement - the essence of words used instinctively and their impact on the quality of the relationship. Sacred Bond - the relationship’s sacred element and the couple’s divine connection. Future Dimension - the promise of a mutual future. Hundreds of couples who have implemented this method in their relationships, have claimed that it has restored their sense of confidence and control, created intimacy and power, and elevated their relationship to a unique level of spirituality. Thus, you can reshape your relationship and take to it the next level with joy and ease: without overbearing conversations, without trying to convince your partner, without games, and without waiting for your partner’s cooperation. This guide is for anyone who is interested in r ...
Are you lacking clarity and direction in your life? Do you feel powerless to change the way you think, feel and act? If so, Archetypes Made Easy is a roadmap for inner empowerment and genuine change. It gives you the tools to transmute internal conflict, self sabotaging behavior and provides you with a clear life path. Barbara-Stone Andrews is a skilled transformation facilitator and archetype specialist and her book explores the hidden forces driving your emotions, decisions and behaviors, using Carl Jung's famous Universal Archetypes. This book offers the tools, techniques, knowledge and guidance to change your life for the better. If you like well written advice, easy to follow lessons and an eye opening understanding of how your mind really works, then you'll love Barbara Stone-Andrew's life changing book.
Everyones mother is dead or dying. It is nothing new, nothing ceasing, nothing fresh or interesting. But when your mother is dying and when this dying insists at once that you take notice of it, you feel her bones in your own and that insistence stretches into the vision you have of your own life.
This short collection of essays explores life and deathwhat they take, what they give, and what they leave behind.
God wants your marriage to be a joy and blessing, but you must embrace the principles in His Word! Nearly everything in life comes with instructions--from the cell phones we use to the automobiles we drive. Yet when it comes to marriage, many people struggle without proper guidance. Couples experience pain and conflict when love and joy should flourish. The good news is there are instructions for marriage too, written by the One who created marriage. In Marriage God's Way, Pastor Scott LaPierre presents these biblical instructions combined with: Personal stories and application to daily life Explanations of the roles and responsibilities God has given husbands and wives Answers to common questions about godly love and how to show it, headship and submission, intimacy, and establishing an indestructible foundation for your relationship God intended marriage to be one of the greatest gifts on this side of Heaven. In Marriage God's Way, whether you are preparing for your wedding, newlyweds, or marriage veterans, you will learn the Recipe for a Healthy, Joyful, Christ-Centered Relationship. Endorsed by prominent ministry leaders: "The reader will be richly rewarded!"--Tedd Tripp: Best-selling author of Shepherding a Child's Heart "This is what every marriage needs!"--Scott Brown: Founder of The National Center for Family-Integrated Churches and author of A Theology of the Family "Scott LaPierre helps couples find the intimacy God intended!"--Reb Bradley: Founder of Family Ministr ...