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The Purple Book: Biblical Foundations for Building Strong Disciples
Have you done The Purple Book? From students and scholars to parents, kids, rock stars, and professional athletes, people all over the world are doing The Purple Book. Why? Because they’re looking for a foundation that no storm in life will prevail against—and a heart that’s shaped and guided by the knowledge of God’s Word. The Purple Book is a twelve-part Bible study keyed to the TNIV and designed to help new believers and longtime ...
The Dance of Connection: How to Talk to Someone When You're Mad, Hurt, Scared, Frustrated, Insulted, ...
William Morrow Paperbacks
In her most affirming and life-changing book yet, Dr. Harriet Lerner teaches us how to restore love and connection with the people who matter the most. In The Dance of Connection we learn what to say (and not say) when: We need an apology, and the person who has harmed us won't apologize or be accountable. We don't know how to take a conversation to the next level when we feel desperate. We feel worn down by the other person's criticism, ...
Desperate: Hope for the Mom Who Needs to Breathe
Desperate is for those who love their children to the depths of their souls but who have also curled up under their covers, fighting back tears, and begging God for help. It's for those who have ever wondered what happened to all their ideals for what having children would be like. For those who have ever felt like all the "experts" have clearly never had a child like theirs. For those who have prayed for a mentor. For those who ever felt ...
The Mission of Motherhood: Touching Your Child's Heart for Eternity
A Fresh Vision for Motherhood -Do you long for your home to be life-giving and peaceful? -Is it your desire to pass on a legacy of righteousness to your children? -Do you struggle to balance the duties of motherhood with a loving relationship with your children? -Would you like creative ideas for keeping your child’s heart open to you and to the Lord? No calling is greater, nobler, or more fulfilling than that motherhood. Every day, as ...
The Ministry of Motherhood: Following Christ's Example in Reaching the Hearts of Our Children
Because Motherhood Isn’t Just a Job. It’s a Calling. A mother’s day is packed with a multitude of tasks that require energy and time: preparing meals, washing clothes, straightening and cleaning the house, and caring for children. These jobs all are necessary and crucially important. But in the dailyness of providing for a child’ s physical, emotional, and social needs, vital opportunities for spiritual nurture and training can ...
The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup and a Spool of Thread
"Forgiveness, light, love, and soup. These essential ingredients combine into a tale that is as soul-stirring as it is delicious." — BOOKLIST (starred review) Welcome to the story of Despereaux Tilling, a mouse who is in love with music, stories, and a princess named Pea. It is also the story of a rat called Roscuro, who lives in the darkness and covets a world filled with light. And it is the story of Miggery Sow, a slow-witted serving girl ...
A Desperate Fortune
The highly anticipated, brand-new timeslip romance from New York Times bestselling author Susanna Kearsley For nearly 300 years, the mysterious journal of Jacobite exile Mary Dundas has lain unread-its secrets safe from prying eyes. Now, amateur codebreaker Sara Thomas has been hired by a once-famous historian to crack the journal's cipher. But when she arrives in Paris, Sara finds herself besieged by complications from all sides: the ...
Desperate and Deceptive: The Guinevere Jones Collection Volume 1
The Desperate Game and The Chilling Deception , together for the first time! Meet Guinevere Jonesa woman with a talent for love and troubleand Zac Justisher sexy and dangerous partner in crimein the first two books in the New York Times bestselling series. The Desperate Game It’s hard to keep a small business afloatjust ask Guinevere Jones, owner of a struggling temp agency. And security consultant Zac ...
Some Desperate Glory: The First World War the Poets Knew
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
The story of World War I, through the lives and words of its poets The hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of what many believed would be the war to end all wars is in 2014. And while World War I devastated Europe, it inspired profound poetry—words in which the atmosphere and landscape of battle are evoked perhaps more vividly than anywhere else. The poets—many of whom were killed—show not only the war’s tragedy but also the ...
Loving the Little Years: Motherhood in the Trenches
I didn't write this book because mothering little ones is easy for me. I wrote it because it isn't. I know that this is a hard job, because I am right here in the middle of it. I know you need encouragement because I do too. This is not a tender reminiscence from someone who had children so long ago that she only remembers the sweet parts. At the time of writing this, I have three children in diapers, and I can recognize the sound of hundreds ...
Satisfy My Thirsty Soul: For I am desperate for Your presence
Women have an innate thirst for true, genuine intimacy. Author Linda Dillow believes that this desire is created—and can only be satisfied—by a relationship with God. This 12-week devotional Bible study encourages you to move from concept into practice and establish their own lifestyle of worship. Find rest and freedom from stress and grief in God's forgiveness. • Includes discussion questions
The Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967 (The Fear and Loathing Letters, Vol. 1)
Hunter S. Thompson
Here, for the first time, is the private and most intimate correspondence of one of America's most influential and incisive journalists--Hunter S. Thompson. In letters to a Who's Who of luminaries from Norman Mailer to Charles Kuralt, Tom Wolfe to Lyndon Johnson, William Styron to Joan Baez--not to mention his mother, the NRA, and a chain of newspaper editors--Thompson vividly catches the tenor of the times in 1960s America and channels it all ...
Workman Publishing Company
What's a Desperation Dinner? How to feed your family well when your spouse is late, the kids are losing it, and the dog is scratching at the door. Features over 250 tempting, nutritious recipes that take brilliant advantage of convenience foods-from individual quick-frozen chicken breasts to chopped ginger in a jar-plus innovative techniques to cut time and "push" flavor. Desperation Dinners Promise: 1. These recipes are not hard. 2. ...
Hood's Tennessee Campaign: The Desperate Venture of a Desperate Man (Civil War Sesquicentennial)
James R. Knight
The History Press
The Tennessee Campaign of November and December 1864 was the Southern Confederacy's last significant offensive operation of the Civil War. General John Bell Hood of the Confederate Army of Tennessee attempted to capture Nashville, the final realistic chance for a battlefield victory against the Northern juggernaut. Hood's former West Point instructor, Major General George Henry Thomas, led the Union force, fighting those who doubted him in his ...
When the Hurt Runs Deep: Healing and Hope for Life's Desperate Moments
Where Can You Turn for Hope When the Hurt Runs Deep? At some point in life, every one of us will face the dark pain of heartache and despair, a hurt that pierces so deep we’re left gasping with questions: Why me? Why now? What have I done to deserve this? Will the pain ever go away? How can God just stand by and let this happen? What do I have left to hope for? Writing from insights gained not only ...
Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball (Carolrhoda Picture Books)
Taking over a rowdy gym class right before winter vacation is not something James Naismith wants to do at all. The last two teachers of this class quit in frustration. The students--a bunch of energetic young men--are bored with all the regular games and activities. Naismith needs something new, exciting, and fast to keep the class happy or someone's going to get hurt. Saving this class is going to take a genius. Discover the true story of how ...
Ant Farm: And Other Desperate Situations
Random House Trade Paperbacks
In Ant Farm , former Harvard Lampoon president Simon Rich finds humor in some very surprising places. Armed with a sharp eye for the absurd and an overwhelming sense of doom, Rich explores the ridiculousness of our everyday lives. The world, he concludes, is a hopelessly terrifying place–with endless comic potential. –If your girlfriend gives you some “love coupons” and then breaks up with you, are the coupons still valid? –What ...
Three Weeks With Lady X (Desperate Duchesses)
The next fabulous romance by New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James. Having made a fortune, Thorn Dautry, the powerful bastard son of a duke, decides that he needs a wife. But to marry a lady, Thorn must acquire a gleaming, civilized façade, the specialty of Lady Xenobia India. Exquisite, headstrong, and independent, India vows to make Thorn marriageable in just three weeks. But neither Thorn nor India anticipate the forbidden ...
Desperate Marriages: Moving Toward Hope and Healing in Your Relationship
Gary D Chapman
Countless couples today face major marital struggles. But the story doesn't have to end there. Dr. Gary Chapman communicates genuine hope for every marriage--even for those with deeply rooted wounds. Chapman provides positive steps for dealing with spouses who are: Workaholics Controlling Uncommunicative Physically, verbally, or sexually abusive Unfaithful Alcoholic or drug-abusing Depressed Irresponsible
The Devil's Garden: Rommel's Desperate Defense of Omaha Beach on D-Day
This fresh look at D-Day--one of World War II's pivotal battles--is available in time for its 70th anniversary in June 2014. The author draws on original research, including recently discovered German artillery maps, and offers well-supported conclusions that are sure to spark debate. Explains why the U.S. Army suffered enormous casualties on Omaha Beach Focuses on Erwin Rommel, the Desert Fox, who oversaw German defenses in Normandy Covers ...
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