books about: inspirations
Oh, the Places You'll Go! Deluxe Edition (Classic Seuss)
Random House Books for Young Readers
This cloth-bound, slip-cased deluxe edition is the perfect elegant gift for high school, or college grads! With Dr. Seuss's trademark use of humorous verse and illustrations, he addresses the ups and downs life presents while encouraging readers to find the success that lies within them all. Perfect for display and destined to become a family keepsake, it features a full-color cover insert on the cloth slip-case; a full-color printed book ...
Gifted Hands [VHS]
Ben Carson M.D.
From the pages of his best-selling book, Gifted Hands, Dr. Ben Carson comes to life in this even more inspiring video. Instead of having to imagine the man and his world, you can actually see and hear Ben Carson at home with his family and watch his gifted hands during surgery. You can observe him encouraging school children to try to be all that they can be. And you can accompany him on his professional rounds at Johns Hopkins University ...
Jesus Calling: A 365 Day Journaling Devotional
Jesus Calling is a devotional and journal in one, filled with uniquely inspired treasures from heaven for every day of the year. After many years of writing in her prayer journal, missionary Sarah Young decided to "listen" to God with pen in hand, writing down whatever she believed He was saying to her. It was awkward at first, but gradually her journaling changed from monologue to dialogue. She knew her writings were not inspired as ...
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin Jr.
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
With more than two million copies sold, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? has opened up a world of learning to a generation of children. For this edition, created for the twenty-fifth anniversay in 1992, Bill Martin, Jr., restored his text to its original wording. And Eric Carle created all new pictures--based on the originals, but clearer, brighter, and truer to the colors they represent. Bill Martin has been devoted to writing ...
Walking on Water: A Novel (The Walk)
Richard Paul Evans
Simon & Schuster
With this New York Times bestseller, the beloved Walk series ends as Alan Christoffersen reaches his destination and the beginning of a new life: “Definitely a journey worth taking” ( Booklist ). After the death of his beloved wife, after the loss of his advertising business to his once-trusted partner, after bankruptcy forced him from his home, Alan Christoffersen embarked on a daring cross-country journey—a walk across America, from ...
Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence
Jesus Calling is a devotional filled with uniquely inspired treasures from heaven for every day of the year. After many years of writing in her prayer journal, missionary Sarah Young decided to listen to God with pen in hand, writing down whatever she believed He was saying to her. It was awkward at first, but gradually her journaling changed from monologue to dialogue. She knew her writings were not inspired as Scripture is, but journaling ...
Unglued: Making Wise Choices in the Midst of Raw Emotions
God gave us emotions to experience life, not destroy it! Lysa TerKeurst admits that she, like most women, has had experiences where others bump into her happy and she comes emotionally unglued. We stuff, we explode, or we react somewhere in between. What do we do with these raw emotions? Is it really possible to make emotions work for us instead of against us? Yes, and in her usual inspiring and practical way, Lysa will show you how. Filled with ...
A Confident Heart: How to Stop Doubting Yourself and Live in the Security of God's Promises
Often the biggest obstacle to living out our faith is our own doubt - about our worth, our abilities, our relationship with God, and situations in our lives. A Confident Heart gives voice to the questions, doubts, struggles, and hopes so many women have. Author Renee Swope shows us how to identify, overcome, and learn from our self-doubts so that we can live confidently in God's assurance, truth, and grace. Perfect for women's small groups ...
Aspire: Discovering Your Purpose Through the Power of Words
We live our lives word by word - to build our relationships, to convey our points of view, to object to wrongs done to us or to others, to comfort our children and our friends. We also use the wrong words - sometimes unknowingly - and get ourselves into situations we'd rather not be in. As Stephen R. Covey points out in his introduction: "Words sell and words repel; Words lead and words impede; Words heal and words kill." Kevin Hall ...
Carry On, Warrior: The Power of Embracing Your Messy, Beautiful Life
Glennon Doyle Melton
Winner of a Books for a Better Life Award The inspiring and hilarious instant New York Times bestseller from the beloved parenting expert, public speaker, and founder of Momastery.com whose writing "is like a warm embrace" (FamilyCircle.com). Glennon Doyle Melton’s hilarious and poignant reflections on our universal (yet often secret) experiences have inspired a social movement by reminding women that they’re not alone. In Carry On, ...
The Lost Dogs: Michael Vick's Dogs and Their Tale of Rescue and Redemption
Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2010
This is an inspiring story of survival and our powerful bond with man's best friend in the aftermath of the nation's most notorious case of animal cruelty. Animal lovers and sports fans were shocked when the story broke about NFL player Michael Vick's brutal dogfighting operation. But what became of the dozens of dogs who survived? As acclaimed writer Jim Gorant discovered, their story is the truly newsworthy aspect of this case. Expanding on ...
The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change
Simon & Schuster Audio, 2014
Adam Braun began working summers at hedge funds when he was just 16 years old, sprinting down the path to a successful Wall Street career. But while traveling as a college student, he met a young boy begging on the streets of India. When Braun asked the boy what he wanted most in the world, he simply answered, "A pencil." This small request became the inspiration for Pencils of Promise, the organization Braun would leave a prestigious job at ...
The Book of Awakening: Having the Life You Want by Being Present in the Life You Have
Designed as a companion and soul-friend, this is a book of marvels woven from the author's own story, stories of others' struggles with their humanness, and truths from the great wisdom traditions. A series of daily reflections, The Book of Awakening is a guidebook for a new journey of the soul. Each entry is a work of art, accompanied by a practice that makes for a completely original call to awaken the mind and the senses.
Hinds Feet On High Places
Much-Afraid had been in the service of the Chief Shepherd, whose great flocks were pastured down in the Valley of Humiliation. She lived with her friends and fellow workers Mercy and Peace in a tranquil little white cottage in the village of Much-Trembling. She loved her work and desired intensely to please the Chief Shepherd, but happy as she was in most ways, she was conscious of several things which hindered her in her work and caused her ...
Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion
For twenty years, Gregory Boyle has run Homeboy Industries, a gang-intervention program located in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, the gang capital of the world. In Tattoos on the Heart, he distills his experience working in the ghetto into a breathtaking series of parables inspired by faith. Arranged by theme and filled with sparkling humor and glowing generosity, these essays offer a stirring look at how full our lives could ...
The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass
Brilliance Audio, 2014
Smart, strong, independent - single women can live a fabulous life. Husband not required. Mandy Hale, also known by her many blog readers and Twitter fans as The Single Woman , shares her stories, advice, and enthusiasm for living life as an empowered, confident, God-centered woman who doesn't just resign herself to being single - she enjoys it! Being single has had its stigmas, but Mandy proves it has its advantages too, and she uses wisdom ...
The Power of Right Believing: 7 Keys to Freedom from Fear, Guilt, and Addiction
Hachette Audio, 2013
What you believe is powerful. If you can change what you believe, you can change your life! Many today are struggling to control their behaviors and actions because they don't have control over their emotions and feelings. They don't have control over their emotions and feelings because they don't have control over their thoughts. And they don't have control over their thoughts because they are not controlling what they believe. Put simply, ...
Think Big: Unleashing Your Potential for Excellence
After telling the story of how he overcame an inner-city background to become a world renowned neurosurgeon ( Gifted Hands ), Dr. Ben Carson now gives an inspirational look at the philosophy of life that helped him meet life's obstacles - and leap over them.
Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul: 101 Stories of Life, Love and Learning (Chicken Soup for the Soul)
Mark Victor Hansen
This first batch of Chicken Soup for Teens consists of 101 stories every teenager can relate to and learn from -- without feeling criticized or judged. This edition contains important lessons on the nature of friendship and love, the importance of belief in the future, and the value of respect for oneself and others, and much more.
The Book of Awakening: Having the Life You Want by Being Present in the Life You Have (Thorndike Press Large ...
Large Print Press
Philosopher-poet and cancer survivor, Mark Nepo opens a new season of freedom and joy--an escape from deadening, asleep-at-the wheel sameness--that is both profound and clarifying. His spiritual daybook is a summons to reclaim aliveness, liberate the self, take each day one at a time, and to savor the beauty offered by life's unfolding. Reading his poetic prose is like being given second sight, exposing the reader to life's multiple dimensions, ...
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