books about: generosity
8 Habits of Love: Open Your Heart, Open Your Mind
Grand Central Life & Style
A spiritual guidebook to living life through love and connection, not fear and isolation, by a respected pastor and a frequent guest on Oprah's Soul Series . Reverend Bacon believes that every person can live a full and creative life if they can learn to move through troubling emotions such as fear, anger, and sadness to find the beloved within themselves. Readers will learn how insecurity can keep us from connecting with others, our loving ...
The Ripple Effect: Maximizing the Power of Relationships for Life & Business (Second Edition)
Make the most of your relationships! In this revised and expanded second edition of The Ripple Effect: Maximizing the Power of Relationships for Your Life and Business , author Steve Harper offers even more tips for unlocking the amazing potential of your personal and professional networks. Provocative and practical, The Ripple Effect is filled with valuable strategies for both veteran and rookie connectors. New chapters spotlight emerging ...
Boxes for Katje
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Simple seeds of friendship grow into something extraordinary After World War II there is little left in Katje's town of Olst in Holland. Her family, like most Dutch families, must patch their old worn clothing and go without everyday things like soap and milk. Then one spring morning when the tulips bloom "thick and bright," Postman Kleinhoonte pedals his bicycle down Katje's street to deliver a mysterious box – a box from America! Full of ...
The Quiltmaker's Journey
Jeff Brumbeau's prequel to the best-selling THE QUILTMAKER'S GIFT, illustrated with Gail de Marcken's rich, sumptuously detailed paintings, will be embraced by new and old fans of the Quiltmaker. Escaping from the protective walls of wealth and privilege, a young girl discovers the harsh world outside, where some people don't have as much as others. When she realizes that she has the power to help them, the young girl finds a strength and peace ...
Salsa, Soul, and Spirit: Leadership for a Multicultural Age
As the world becomes flatter and globalization creates a world village, it is imperative that leaders have the cultural flexibility and adaptability to inspire and guide people from very distinct backgrounds that represents the whole rainbow of humanity. Salsa, Soul and Spirit: Leadership for a Multicultural Nation puts forth a multicultural leadership model that integrates eight practices from African American, Indian and Latino communities. ...
A Birthday For Frances
Harper Collins Publishers
As her little sister Gloria's birthday approaches, Frances wavers between being generous'and being jealous. Frances is every youngster who chafes at being the un-birthday child.
21 Days of Generosity Challenge: Experiencing the Joy That Comes From a Giving Heart (A Life of Generosity)
Body and Soul Publishing, 2013
Living a Life of Generosity: 21 Days of Generosity Challenge Do you want to live a life of generosity? Do you want your life to be a blessing to others? Do you want to have a giving spirit that overflows from a heart that is fully trusting in God as provider? If so, consider embarking on this 21 Days of Generosity through this short but powerful eBook. What to Expect On Each Day of the Challenge: Read the author's personal stories, ...
The Power of Receiving [Kindle Edition]
Once in a blue moon an idea comes along that once heard seems so obvious that you wonder why somebody hasn't written about it before. Amanda Owen's The Power of Receiving: A Revolutionary Approach to Giving Yourself the Life You Want and Deserve presents a new paradigm for the 21st century-a philosophy that values receiving as much as giving and demonstrates that giving is enhanced when receiving is embraced. With the formula: Believe + ...
The Generosity Revolution
Have you ever heard a story about someone who lived a radically generous life, and wished you had the faith and ability to live that way? I believe each of us can, and are actually called, to live with our financial lives centered around generosity. In The Generosity Revolution you will find ten challenging and practical steps that you can begin to implement in your life today. From untethering your heart from the world, to saving consistently, ...
The Quiltmaker's Gift
A quiltmaker helps a selfish king learn that giving is the true secret to happiness. The heartwarming, strongly moral tale supports important values, and the detailed illustrations, featuring dozens of lovingly rendered quilt patterns offer hours of delight.
The Parable Series: The Pine Tree Parable
Liz Curtis Higgs
The Pine Tree Parable tells the heartwarming tale of a farmer and his family who nurture tiny seedlings into fragrant Christmas trees. When the trees are tall enough to offer to their neighbors, the farmer's wife plans to keep the most beautiful pine tree for her family, until one snowy December night when a child teaches her the true meaning of Christmas.
Make it Your Business: Dare to Climb the Ladder of Leadership
Front Row Press, 2011
In Make It Your Business, Sylvia Montero tells the story of her journey from the plantation shack in Puerto Rico and the Projects of the Lower East Side to a Human Resources career at Pfizer Inc which she capped by becoming the highest ranking Latina in the history of the company, as head of global Human Resources. Sylvia narrates her linear story highlighting the situations that most challenged her as a young girl and a young woman: ...
Free of Charge
We are at our human best when we give and forgive. But we live in a world in which it makes little sense to do either one. In our increasingly graceless culture, where can we find the motivation to give? And how do we learn to forgive when forgiving seems counterintuitive or even futile? A deeply personal yet profoundly thoughtful book, Free of Charge explores these questions – and the further questions to which they give rise – in light of ...
21 Stories of Generosity: Real Stories to Inspire a Full Life (A Life of Generosity)
Body and Soul Publishing, 2013
Stories of Generosity Are you living a life of generosity? Do you have a desire to be a tool in God's hands to bless others? Generosity is a powerful word. Webster's Dictionary defines it as "the quality of being kind, understanding, and not selfish; the quality of being generous; especially: willingness to give money and other valuable things to others." Generosity can come in many forms including time, money, attention, service, or ...
Ronnie Wilson's Gift
David C. Cook
A little boy’s attempts to give Jesus a gift teaches him the truth that what he does for others, he does for Jesus. When Ronnie Wilson learns of Jesus’ sacrifice, he wants to give Jesus a gift in return. But how can he get it to heaven? With each attempt he performs a simple act of service for someone in need, and eventually learns that what is done for the least in God’s kingdom is done for Jesus himself. In the delightfully ...
The Issue At Hand: Essays On Buddhist Mindfulness Practice
Essays on Buddhist Mindfulness Practice. An inspiring and very accessible compilation of essays and edited talks on the Buddhist practice of mindfulness. As Gil Fronsdal states, "the search for the issue at hand is the search for what is closest at hand, for what is directly seen, heard, smelt, tasted, felt, and cognized in the present." Gil brings the practice of mindfulness not only to formal meditation but to all the varying aspects of ...
Marriage Adventures: The Secret to an Extraordinary Life Together
Dream Year, 2013
Vulnerable, frank, witty and wise, Marriage Adventures is the true story of best friends from college who spent their honeymoon in a borrowed tent and--with a deliberate focus on establishing a lasting romance while pursuing financial responsibility--were able to celebrate their tenth anniversary on an Alaskan cruise. Lovers of simple pleasures, unexpected adventures, spoiling others and following Jesus, Carrie and Erv share their struggles and ...
The Hidden Gifts of Helping: How the Power of Giving, Compassion, and Hope Can Get Us Through Hard Times
The world's religions affirm it to be so and recent research across a number of disciplines tell us that "Helping others not only benefits those we assist but is good for us as well." The recent and astonishingly generous outpouring of help and donations in response to the earthquake in Haiti is a clear demonstration of this phenomenon, but what if we could be convinced to make helping others a way of life, even when times are hard? Post is ...
Honor Yourself: The Inner Art of Giving and Receiving
Three Wings Press
Honor Yourself: The Inner Art of Giving and Receiving (the winner of two national book awards) tackles the issue that plagues so many of us--the struggle to balance the needs of family, career, and even community with our own needs. But rather than focusing on how to pamper ourselves, Honor Yourself goes to the heart of the problem and reveals the real source of our stress: our inability to recognize and embrace the little-understood but ...
Leading So People Will Follow
A unique take on leadership from a popular Forbes blogger and nationally-known leadership coach Leading So People Will Follow explores the six leadership characteristics that inspire followers to fully support their leaders. Using Erika Andersen’s proven framework, new leaders and veterans alike have increased their capacity for leading in a way that creates loyalty, commitment and results. Step by step, Andersen lays out six key ...
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