An alphabetical, irreverent guide to use to punch out religious bullies
An alphabetical, irreverent guide to use to punch out religious bullies
If you struggle with grief, regret, or failure, the insights in this Bible study will help you leave the past and look ahead with hope.
Few Christian writers today bring scriptural truth into everyday life like Anne Graham Lotz. Now she brings some of her most thought-provoking meditations into a concise and captivating collection of daily devotions. As the latest addition to the series, which includes Max Lucado's Grace for the Moment, Chuck Swindoll's Wisdom for the Way, and Eugene H. Peterson's God's Message for Each Day, The Joy of My Heart is certain to extend the series sales beyond its current mark of 2 million copies. With its attractive four-color cover and interior, it will be a welcome addition to anyone's personal devotional time.
EnJOY Freedom From Financial Stress Whether you are a SAHM (stay-at-home mom) or a WAHM (work-at-home mom) or a Super Mom (who is doing it all), just finding the time to match a year's worth of mystery-colored socks can steal your joy. The last thing you need is the crushing weight of financial stress! Become a JAHM (Joy @ Home Mom) and use this book to: Choose a level of budgeting for moms: Crawler . . . Walker . . . Runner Start out a bargain crawler, become a coupon-clipping walker, OR go straight from being a crawler to a runner; and then become a debt-free runner and run all the way to the bank! [Live on one income [Attack your budget [Climb out of debt [Transition into a WAHM [Learn five ways to reclaim the JOY [Draw closer to the true source of JOY Being a PB & JAHM mom is about bringing JOY into your home using tips and ideas that are SIMPLE, FUN, FRUGAL, and WHOLESOME, just like a PB&J. Sustenance for moms! Become a JOY @ Home Mom. -www.PBandJAHM.com
O'Connor's bestselling message to moms gets a fresh new look that can appeal to the latest generation of new mothers struggling to find joy. In practical chapters that can put a smile on every face, Lindsey uncovers the secret hurdles women meet on their way to joy.
This is the story of how the automobile changed the essence of life in America. Both a general history of the automobile and a broad-ranging analysis of its cultural effects, the text addresses such topics as cars' inception as a mechanical curiosity and later a plaything for the well-to-do; Henry Ford and the rise of the machine age; competition and the evolving consumer in the 1920s; the development of roads and the accompanying road culture; religion, gender, courtship and sex; effects of the Great Depression and World War II; the 1950s golden age of automobiles and the emergence of youth culture; and how American car culture has been represented in film, song, poetry and literature.
Let me ask you, have you ever said to yourself, “I would love to travel and see the rest of the world,” or “I would love to have a more fulfilling and successful life?” After which you suddenly snapped back to reality and said—“Oh well.” Why do we say “oh well” and dismiss the many desires we have, never attempting to obtain them? Do we feel those things are for someone else? An elite group of people, or someone with an IQ off the charts? Statics show, 67 percent of the population has a general idea of what they want, but only about 10 percent of the population go after their dreams . Why do we see what we want, but most never reach out to grab it—relationships, career changes, weight loss and many other things we long to have or do? Also answer this, why do we continue to go to a job we hate? I know—we need money to pay the bills, but everybody needs money, even the successful ones in life. Yet many have broken through the “invisible barrier” some believe, separates the winners from the losers. Also, is it possible many of us are victims of our past? I know for some, those are unsettling questions, but it’s not a coincidence why many are not pursuing their dreams, but is a result of what I call “The Passion Thieves!” Most of us are unaware of the many subtle passion thieves that steal our momentum in life. Before you sail to the stars, you must first discover what’s been dismantling your drive! If your life is mediocre and you would like to jump start your world, then this book will give you the edge you need. In “Discovering the Passion Thieves of Success and Unleashing the Real you,” I’ve combined a gentle mixture of life coaching, personal counseling, and years of practical experience to enhance your life in multiple areas, by exposing the many passion thieves around you. Learn: • How perceptions affect us • How your childhood may have affected you • The effects of Fear on your road to success • The seventeen passion thieves on your road to success • The passion thieves of marriage • The passion thieves of the blended family • The role of the reticular activator in your life Discover what’s been stealing your drive to live your dreams, and start running the race of life to win!
Based on the story of the two thieves who were crucified with Jesus, Anne Marie Drew explores what it means to be a sinner, and still say: "Jesus, remember me when you enter upon your reign." Jesus responds to the thief, as if to us : "I assure you; this day you will be with me in paradise." Many people who are living in sin feel unworthy of God's attention, but this is when prayer is more vital than ever. Looking at the seven deadly sins, Drew uses stories from the Bible, from classic literature, and from the saints to demonstrate that God never abandons us even when we are sinful. Drew's voice is a refreshing change of pace in a culture that often makes sinners out to be hopeless offenders.
A vintage thriller featuring the welcome return of Richard Chandos, dashing hero extraordinaire, who seeks to rescue a young girl who has been kidnapped and drugged by a sinister old woman in the mountains of the Pyrenées. A gripping read originally published in serial form, ‘She Fell Among Thieves’ was a huge hit when it first appeared.
If you could steal things from dreams, what would you take? Ronan Lynch has secrets. Some he keeps from others. Some he keeps from himself. One secret: Ronan can bring things out of his dreams. And sometimes he’s not the only one who wants those things. Ronan is one of the raven boys — a group of friends, practically brothers, searching for a dead king named Glendower, who they think is hidden somewhere in the hills by their elite private school, Aglionby Academy. The path to Glendower has long lived as an undercurrent beneath town. But now, like Ronan’s secrets, it is beginning to rise to the surface — changing everything in its wake. Of THE RAVEN BOYS, ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY wrote, “Maggie Stiefvater’s can’t-put-it-down paranormal adventure will leave you clamoring for book two.” Now the second book is here, with the same wild imagination, dark romance, and heart-stopping twists that only Maggie Stiefvater can conjure. Praise for THE DREAM THIEVES: * "Richly written and filled with figurative language...this story of secrets and dreams, of brothers and of all-too-real magic is an absolute marvel of imagination and an irresistible invitation to wonder." --BOOKLIST, starred review * "Mind-blowingly spectacular... Stiefvater's careful exploration of class and wealth and their limitations and opportunities astounds with its sensitivity and sophistication. The pace is electric, the prose marvelously sure-footed and strong, but it's the complicated characters...that meld magic and reality into an engrossing, believable whole." -- KIRKUS REVIEWS, starred review * "A paranormal thriller...this installment [is] more tense and foreboding than its predecessor–and every bit as gripping." -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, starred review * "A complex web of magical intrigue and heartstopping action." -- THE BULLETIN, starred review * "Readers who want a moody chill and appreciate an atmospheric turn of phrase will want to spread more time in Henrietta." -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL, starred review
The stories collected in this volume reflect the rich tradition of medieval Jain storytelling between the seventh and fifteenth centuries, from simple folk tales and lives of famous monks to sophisticated narratives of rebirth. They describe they ways in which a path to peace and bliss can be found, either by renouncing the world or by following Jain ethics of non-violence, honesty, moderation and fidelity. Here are stories depicting the painful consequences when a loved one chooses life as a monk, the triumph of Jain women who win over their husbands to their religion, or the rewards of a simple act of piety. The volume ends with an account of vice and virtue, which depict the thieving and destructive passions lurking in the forest of life, ready to rob the unsuspecting traveller of reason and virtue.
HERE IS A SMALL FACT - YOU ARE GOING TO DIE 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier. Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family on Himmel Street. Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp. Liesel steals books. This is her story and the story of the inhabitants of her street when the bombs begin to fall. SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION - THIS NOVEL IS NARRATED BY DEATH It's a small story, about: a girl an accordionist some fanatical Germans a Jewish fist fighter and quite a lot of thievery. ANOTHER THING YOU SHOULD KNOW - DEATH WILL VISIT THE BOOK THIEF THREE TIMES
Laugh Your Way Through a Sticky Situation Life is full of problems: there's not enough time in the day, your kids won't stop fighting, and those cars won't let you merge onto the highway. Not to mention the really bad stuff: your best friends are getting divorced, and your close relative is sick. It's enough to make you want to scream and cry and stomp your feet. But then you remember you're not three. Life is like a refrigerator--it offers us a lot of good things, but it can be smelly if left for too long. Don't let life be a stinker. God provided the equipment to laugh--we just have to remember to use it. Martha Bolton and Phil Callaway show how they look on the bright side of life as they teach us creative ways to deal with telemarketers, remind us that we could cope with the world if it wasn't for the people, and explain why M&Ms are healthy. Where there's a will, there's a way, and Martha and Phil will help you find a way to laugh yourself back into a joyful life!