books about: inspirations
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 ...
Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations For Working Through Grief
Martha Whitmore Hickman
William Morrow Paperbacks
For those who have suffered the loss of a loved one, here are strength and thoughtful words to inspire and comfort.
The Success Principles (Live)
Better Life Media, Inc., 2006
Best-selling author Jack Canfield believes that you can do anything. Having seen amputees play winning baseball and wrestle at the varsity level, he says that the biggest hindrance to success is the words "I can't". If, instead, you set concrete goals and deadlines, and regularly visualize success, your mind will find ways around obstacles. In this live presentation, Canfield shows you: How what you think makes you weak or strong Seven key ...
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 ...
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 ...
Endurance - Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Carroll & Graf Publishers
Outline In the summer of 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton set off aboard the Endurance bound for the South Atlantic. The goal of his expedition was to cross the Antarctic overland, but more than a year
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion
Free Press, 2010
“Destined to become a classic of both urban reportage and contemporary spirituality” ( Los Angeles Times )— Tattoos on the Heart is a series of parables about kinship and redemption from pastor, activist, and renowned speaker, Father Gregory Boyle. For twenty years, Father Gregory Boyle has run Homeboy Industries, a gang-intervention program located in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles—also known as the gang capital of ...
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 ...
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 ...
The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs
For those who think they know the story of the Three Little Pigs and the Big, Bad Wolf, here it is as they've never heard it before. In this highly acclaimed collaboration between Scieszka and Smith, Alexander T. Wolf tells his side of the incident. Was it premeditated swineacide or simply an accident? Readers can decide for themselves in this laugh-aloud tale that's sure to tickle the funny bone. A New York Times Best Book of the Year. An ALA ...
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.
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.
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, ...
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, ...
My Utmost for His Highest
Barbour Publishing, Incorporated
Standing for decades as the top-selling devotional in America, My Utmost for His Highest continues to be thought-provoking and inspiring and will be cherished for years to come. These editions include the complete text of the classic devotional and an indispensable subject index.
Brooklyn NY: A Grim Retrospective
This explosive autobiographical volume is a gripping account of entertainer Jerry Castaldo growing up on the mean streets of Brooklyn, NY, his agonizing descent into the darkness of the city's underbelly and his desperate struggle back to normalcy. Celebrated NY Post columnist, author and playwright Chip Deffaa edited this dark, yet highly inspirational story. "Heartbreaking," "surprising," "emotionally charged." "Shocking," "volatile," ...
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