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Salsa, Soul, and Spirit: Leadership for a Multicultural Age (0)
Juana Bordas

Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2007

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. ...


Boxes for Katje
Candace Fleming

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), 2003

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 ...


Those Shoes
Maribeth Boelts

Candlewick, 2009

"In this witty, wise picture book, Boelts presents a kid’s-eye view of a consumer fad that rages through school at gale force." — Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (starred review) All Jeremy wants is a pair of those shoes, the ones everyone at school seems to be wearing. Though Jeremy’s grandma says they don’t have room for "want," just "need," when his old shoes fall apart at school, he is more determined than ever to ...


The Power of Receiving [Kindle Edition]

Tarcher, 2010

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 Ripple Effect: Maximizing the Power of Relationships for Life & Business (Second Edition)
Steve Harper

SWOT Publishing, 2009

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 ...


The Law of Happiness: How Spiritual Wisdom and Modern Science Can Change Your Life (The Secret Things of God)

Howard Books, 2011

Drawing from the latest scientific and psychological research on the quest for happiness, The Law of Happiness reveals that the spiritual truths of the Bible hold the secrets to the happiness we desire. As Dr. Cloud unpacks these universal, eternal principles, he reveals that true happiness is not about circumstances, physical health, financial success, or even about the people in our lives. In other words, it’s not about the factors that ...


8 Habits of Love: Open Your Heart, Open Your Mind
Ed Bacon

Grand Central Life & Style, 2012

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 Quiltmaker's Journey
Jeff Brumbeau

Orchard Books, 2005

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 ...


The Quiltmaker's Gift
Jeff Brumbeau

Orchard Books, 1999

The Quiltmaker's Gift celebrates the quilting tradition, the value of generosity, and the spirit of community in a beautiful and touching fable for our times. This richly illustrated picture book celebrates the joy of giving and gently emphasizes the age-old truth that material wealth does not necessarily buy happiness. The Quiltmaker's Gift is a heartwarming children's fable, a celebration of quilters and quilting, and a challenging adult ...


Everyday Holiness: The Jewish Spiritual Path of Mussar
Alan Morinis

Trumpeter, 2007

Here is an accessible and inspiring introduction to the Jewish spiritual tradition known as Mussar. Well known in the Orthodox Jewish world, Mussar is an illuminating, approachable, and highly practical set of teachings for cultivating personal growth and spiritual realization in the midst of day-to-day life. The ultimate goal of Mussar is to become a more whole and holy person. The path is simple: learn to be a mensch, a deeply good and decent ...


Free of Charge

Zondervan, 2009

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 ...


The Generosity Revolution

Endurance Press, 2013

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, ...


Create Your Legacy: Four Portals to Living a Life of Love and Caring
Dr. Hyder Zahed

BalboaPress, 2013

Hyder Zahed, PhD, had a good life until it was turned upside down. Following a divorce, a job loss, and a heart attack, he was determined to redesign his life by creating an ongoing legacy. Create Your Legacy offers a simple formula - LGGC (pronounced Legacy, a formula for creating and leaving a lasting legacy). Topics include shifting life, accepting oneself and others, having unconditional love, being honest, balancing work and relationships, ...


Honor Yourself: The Inner Art of Giving and Receiving
Patricia Spadaro

Three Wings Press, 2009

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 ...


Faithfully Frugal: Spend Less, Give More, Live More (Sacred Mundane Book 3)

JackDutch Media, 2013

Faithfully Frugal leads readers on a journey into simplicity, generosity, and joy. Instead of just looking to save a dime, score a deal, and snag the doorbuster, Kari Patterson teaches the true secrets of frugality that turn the penny-pinching game into a life-giving pursuit. She shares her family's real life story—from chasing the elusive American dream to embracing a life of simplicity, contentment and peace. Complete with fun stories, ...


Generosity Factor (TM), The
Ken Blanchard, S. Truett Cathy

Zondervan, 2002

In the tradition of the mega-bestseller, The One Minute Manager, author Ken Blanchard and fast-food entrepreneur S. Truett Cathy (Chic-Fil-A) create a parable that demonstrates the virtues of generosity. In this very readable and entertaining account, a young executive on his way up the corporate ladder seeks a competitive edge by getting an appointment with the CEO of a very large and successful company. The advice he gets and the relationship ...


The Issue At Hand: Essays On Buddhist Mindfulness Practice
Gil Fronsdal

Bookland, 2008

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 ...


A Birthday For Frances
Russell Hoban

Harper Collins Publishers, 1968

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: 1) Read the author's ...


The Pine Tree Parable (Parable Series)
Liz Curtis Higgs

Thomas Nelson, 2011

This heartwarming story of a child’s hope and a woman’s unselfish gift shows children what it means to “love your neighbor as you love yourself.” A Christmas tree farmer’s wife plans to save the most beautiful tree on the farm for her own family until one December night when a child shows her the true meaning of Christmas. Throughout the story, Scripture verses teach a resounding message of God’s love. Over 300,000 copies sold in ...



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