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10 Things To Do When Nothing Can Be Done
Lockett Learning Systems, LLC, 2013
It would be nice if we could duck our life crisis: pull a blanket over our heads, close our eyes, and let it pass us by. It would be nice is we could wave a magic wand and get through the holiday season without death or broken hearts. But we can’t. Eventually we have to surface. And unlike the waves in the ocean, when we finally surface, the problems we were avoiding still await us. Sharon Marshall Lockett addresses those times when we ...
Pilgrim's Progress in Today's English
Retold by James H. Thomas, the best allegory ever written is rewritten in modern English, making it clearer and more forceful to the modern reader (more than 100,000 in print).
Jessie Jones is living the life--except for the fact that she earns it by working the streets. She's been under pimp Spence's thumb for fourteen years, and she isn't looking to change it. That is, until undercover cop Gabe walks into her life and offers her something she's never had before: a love, a future, a home. But even if Jessie could walk away from Spence, there are darker forces of evil who want her to stay put, or worse, dead. ...
A Hopeful Heart (Heart of the Prairie Book #5)
Bethany House Publishers, 2010
Dowryless and desperate, Tressa Neill applies to the inaugural class of Wyatt Herdsman School in Barnett, Kansas, in 1888. The school's one-of-a-kind program teaches young women from the East the skills needed to become a rancher--or the wife of one. Shy and small for her twenty-two years, Tressa is convinced she'll never have what it takes to survive Hattie Wyatt's hands-on instruction in skills such as milking a cow, branding a calf, riding a ...
A Hopeful Heart (Hearts of the Lancaster Grand Hotel)
In A Hopeful Heart, the first novel of the new Hearts of the Lancaster Grand Hotel series from best-selling author Amy Clipston, Hannah finds herself at a crossroads in her life. Her community offers her love and support after the untimely death of her husband, but an Englisher offers her the chance of a new life after her unexpected tragedy. Wealthy businessman Trey Peterson is surprised by his attraction to the gentle Amish woman who works as ...
Little Pilgrim's Progress: From John Bunyan's Classic
Helen L. Taylor
Fifty-five years ago, Helen L. Taylor took John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress and simplified the vocabulary and concepts for young readers, while keeping the storyline intact. The result was a classic in itself, which has now sold over 600,000 copies. It's both a simple adventure story and a profound allegory of the Christian journey through life, a delightful read with a message kids ages 6 to 12 can understand and remember. A new look and ...
Hopeful Parenting: Encouragement for Raising Kids Who Love God
David C. Cook, 2013
The wisdom you need from the pastor you love. Parenting is far from easy. From first steps to first dates, parenthood is filled with unique challenges. Yet there is no greater joy than nurturing one of God's most precious gifts. New York Times best-selling author David Jeremiah presents a heartwarming look at adventures in parenting. Drawing from his own rich journey through fatherhood, Pastor David Jeremiah shares wit and wisdom on ...
The Ultimate Book of Optical Illusions
Prepare to be amazed! Inside the covers of this incredible, colorful collection are hundreds of the world’s most powerful optical illusions. They’re beautiful to behold, and stunning in their trickery. Some of the mind-boggling images seem to spring into action, vibrating, pulsing, and spinning like a hula hoop. Other ambiguous illusions feature two subjects in one: the fun is in finding them both in the single pictureincluding a mouse ...
Suddenly a Spy
Booktrope Editions, 2011
On her wedding day, Veronica Sinclair thinks she has it all: the loving family, the Vera Wang dress, the hunky husband. But then a mysterious and beautiful woman shows up at the reception, suggesting Veronica's new hubby isn't exactly who he says he is. As if that weren't enough, Veronica and Richard must flee gunmen in the middle of their honeymoon, convincing Veronica she got more than she bargained for when she said, "I do." Thrown into a ...
The Hopeful Fall
Hope Wiles is at the top of her game. Rich, spoilt and successful, she is used to getting what she wants when she wants it but fate is about to take everything away from her. Except the one thing she never even knew she needed - love. As a huge financial crisis approaches, Hope is blissfully unaware of the impending black hole in her finances until like dominoes falling, her portfolio of properties crashes around her ears. Penniless and ...
Fireproof Your Marriage Couple's Kit
Here's everything you need to use the Fireproof film to help build strong, God-centered relationships. Couple's kit includes 6-session DVD with discussion-starting movie segments and two participant's guides that integrate Scriptures and video clips with questions and devotions for individuals and couples. Also makes a great wedding or anniversary gift! Fireproof Your Marriage includes these six sessions: 1.) He Said/She Said: appreciating ...
Be Hopeful (1 Peter): How to Make the Best of Times Out of Your Worst of Times (The BE Series Commentary)
David C. Cook, 2010
In Scripture, hope means the promise of salvation for those who have accepted God and His Son's death and resurrection. Christians who possess this hope and live as though then possess it will learn godly submission, holy living, and harmony with other believers. These qualities will prepare them for what Peter pains in his epistle as inevitable—suffering and persecution. Though Peter is writing to warn a people who would soon be under the ...
Iran and Israel
Harvest House Publishers, 2013
With every passing day, the stakes grow higher in the escalating conflict between Iran and Israel. What can we expect next? That’s the subject of a riveting new book from bestselling prophecy author Mark Hitchcock. Iran has repeatedly declared its intention to wipe Israel off the map. And the moment Iran becomes a nuclear threat, not only the Middle East but the whole world will be in danger. A war against Iran holds frightening implications: ...
The Pilgrim's Progress in Modern English ( A Pure Gold Classic) (Pure Gold Classics)
Carefully revised in modern English, this modern classic includes Bunyan's original Scripture references plus hundreds of additional references, chapter end-notes to help clarify scriptural and historical references, and an index of words, meanings, titles, characters, and places. 50+ illustrations. Website address and instructions for free audio excerpts download are located on page IV.
I'll See You Again
In a powerful and intimate memoir, Jackie Hance shares her story of unbearable loss, darkest despair, and—slowly, painfully, and miraculously—her cautious return to hope and love. Until the horrific car accident on New York State’s Taconic Parkway that took the lives of her three beloved young daughters, Jackie Hance was an ordinary Long Island mom, fulfilled by the joyful chaos of a household bustling with life and chatter and love. ...
I'm Still Here: A New Philosophy of Alzheimer's Care
A revolutionary new approach to Alzheimer’s care, focusing on a patient’s strengths to maintain connections with others and the world There currently is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease though it can be treated. For the last fifteen years, John Zeisel, Ph.D. has spearheaded a movement to treat Alzheimer’s non-pharmacologically by focusing on the mind’s strengths. I’m Still Here is a guidebook to Dr. Zeisel’s treatment ...
The Pilgrim's Progress: From This World to That Which Is to Come
Thirty all-new, full-page, color illustrations and edited text for ease of reading make this the edition of John Bunyan's classic allegorical tale to own and to give. For more than three centuries both Christians and non-Christians, young and old, have been fascinated by the characters and story of John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress: From This World to That Which Is to Come -regarded as one of the most significant works of English ...
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Huck Finn is a homeless rebel who loves freedom more than respectability. He isn't above lying and stealing, but he faces a battle with his conscience when he meets up with a runaway slave named Jim, who provides him with his first experience of love, acceptance, and a sense of responsibility. The title character of this famous novel tells his own story in a straightforward narrative laced with shrewd, sharp comments on human nature. The boy's ...
Hopeful: Return to Sugarcreek, Book One
Avon Inspire, 2014
In the Amish town of Sugarcreek, love comes in many forms. But will it come at all for Miriam? Miriam Zehr has worked at the Sugarcreek Inn longer than she cares to admit. The restaurant is a favorite of town residents as well as the many tourists who come to taste the famous Amish fare. Though she always tries to have a smile for every customer, deep down Miriam knows something's missing: a family of her own. Miriam has never felt ...
Making Hope Happen: Create the Future You Want for Yourself and Others
Ph.D. Shane J. Lopez Ph.D.
How do some people make good things happen and bounce back from setbacks? Why do they lead happier, healthier, more productive lives? It’s because they have hope—not because of luck, or intelligence, or money. So, what exactly is hope and how can you get it, too? Using discoveries from the largest study of hopeful people ever conducted, world-renowned expert on the psychology of hope Shane J. Lopez, Ph.D., reveals that hope is not just an ...
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