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Resisting Gossip: Winning the War of the Wagging Tongue

CLC Publications, 2013

With gossip being so prevalent in our culture, it can be hard to resist listening to and sharing stories about other people's business. But what does God say about gossip? In Resisting Gossip, Pastor Matt Mitchell not only outlines the scriptural warnings against gossip, but also demonstrates how the truth of the gospel can deliver believers from this temptation.


The Executive and the Elephant: A Leader's Guide for Building Inner Excellence
Richard L. Daft

Jossey-Bass, 2010

Lessons for leaders on resolving the ongoing struggle between instinct and the creative mind Kings, heads of government, and corporate executives lead thousands of people and manage endless resources, but may not have mastery over themselves. Often leaders know that right action is important, but have little (if any) understanding of what prevents them from acting in accordance with their intentions. In this important book, leadership expert ...


Mind Calm: The Modern-Day Meditation Technique that Proves the Secret to Success is Stillness
Sandy Newbigging

Hay House, 2014

Welcome to the meditation technique that you've been looking for. With Mind Calm you will learn how to let go of the constant chatter in your mind, gain clarity, perform at your best, worry less, heal faster, sleep better, improve relationships, and feel more calm, confident and content - whenever you want. In this remarkable book, Sandy C. Newbigging gives you a masterclass in the mind and how to meditate using his highly effective and ...


Spirit of Disobedience: Resisting the Charms of Fake Politics, Mindless Consumption, and the Culture of Total ...
Curtis White

Paradigm Publishers, 2008

Trained relentlessly to work and consume, we make daily lifestyle decisions that promote corporate profits more than our own well-being. We also find ourselves working more, living in fragmented communities, and neglecting our most basic spiritual and political values. As Curtis White puts it, “In order to live, you will be asked to do what is no good, what is absurd, trivial, demeaning, and soul killing.” Although we belong to the world’s ...


Who you are when no one's looking : choosing consistency, resisting compromise
Bill Hybels, LaVonne Neff

We are all at our best when it counts. But what are we like when no one's looking? That's where character comes in--being consistent even when it doesn't seem to matter. Courage. Discipline. Vision. Endurance. Love. These character qualities are quickly becoming endangered. All too often we hear of marriages falling apart, governments lying, businesses cheating and scandals rocking the church. But with God's guidance and strength, we ...


Freedom Next Time: Resisting the Empire

Nation Books, 2009

World–renowned journalist John Pilger looks at five nations (Palestine, Diego Garcia, Afghanistan, Iraq, and South Africa) that have undergone long and painful struggles for freedom, yet are still waiting for its realization.


Resisting Elegy: On Grief and Recovery

Chicago Review Press, 2012

In this thoughtful collection of narratives, author Joel Peckham explores the transformative power of emotional and physical pain from the vantage point of a husband and parent who lost his wife and a child in an accident that left him in chronic distress. Along the way, he fills a need for a brutally honest literary examination of not only grief and suffering, but also of recovery.


Tapping Into Your Willpower: The Art of Manipulating Mental Energy Towards Reaching Your Goals, Chasing your ...

Talent Writers, 2014

“Baseball is 90% mental and the other half is physical.” -Yogi Berra Most people have heard this quotation or at least some variation of it. And while Mr. Berra’s math is entertaining to laugh at, the purpose of his statement has been widely taken to heart. In other words, your mental wellbeing is as important as (or more important than) your physical ...


Resist the Devil

Selorm Edor, 2013

This Christian Classic by Watchman Nee is a great resource for anyone who wants to learn more about Spiritual Warfare and overcoming the attacks of Satan. In this eBook you'll learn 1. How to say no to the thoughts of the devil 2. How the devil works in your life 3. How to overcome fear and anxiety 4. The secrets to overcoming attacks of the devil This is truly a must read for every Christian who wants to enjoy the abundant life God ...


Beyond Self Resistance Bodybuilding Course
Marlon Birch

Birch Tree Publishing, 2013

Beyond Self Resistance Bodybuilding Course is the new scientifically designed exercise plan to etch sculpted muscle, all without lifting weights or machines. Build lean vein-streaked forearms, etched abs, shapely balanced arms, and a striated chest. The Beyond Self Resistance Bodybuilding Course combines full-range workouts for every major muscle group, with plenty of stress methods, phase training programs and tricks to get the trainee ...


The Tibetans: A Struggle to Survive
Steve Lehman

Twin Palms Publishers, 1998

The Tibetans is the first of its kind: a beautiful but disquieting portrait of both the splendor and ruin that mark contemporary Tibet. Award-winning photojournalist Steve Lehman travels beyond the mountain vistas and timeless temples to uncover a different Tibet a Tibet of lumberyards and uranium mines, of brothels and discos, of demolished temples and burned-out police stations. Documented over a ten-year period, Lehman's thoughtful and ...


Educational Courage: Resisting the Ambush of Public Education
Mara Sapon-Shevin, Nancy Schniedewind

Beacon Press, 2012

Lost amid the debate over educational policies are the stories of the educators, parents, and students who are most affected by legislation such as No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top. In Educational Courage , veteran educators and activists Nancy Schniedewind and Mara Sapon-Shevin bring together the voices of those who are resisting market-driven initiatives such as high-stakes testing, charter schools, mayoral control, and merit pay. ...


An Israeli in Palestine: Resisting Dispossession, Redeeming Israel
Jeff Halper

Pluto Press, 2008

Jeff Halper is an Israeli who lives and works in Palestine. This book throws a critical light on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from an Israeli point of view. Israel's pioneers created a vibrant society, culture and economy. Yet the idea of an ethnically-pure "Jewish State" is no longer viable. Only 72 per cent of Israelis are Jewish, and this proportion is dwindling. To enforce its ethnic exclusivity, Israel adopts policies of occupation and ...


Resisting Destiny: Sullivan Brother's Book 3 - Cayson's Story (Resisting Love - Sullivan Brothers)

Golden Isis, 2014

This book is meant to be enjoyed by mature readers age 18 or older. Cayson Sullivan thinks women are good for two things: Lovin’ and Leavin’. As the youngest attorney at one of St. Louis’s premier law firms, he plays to win both in and out of court. Destiny Jackson has seen hard times all of her life. She’s survived by using her wits and her sexuality. Thrown together by a spiteful judge, Cayson is appointed Destiny’s ...


Can't Fight This: Resisting Temptation, Book 2 (Contemporary Romance)

TKA Distribution, 2012

What's a city girl to do when she inherits a farm...and a hot handyman with it? Isabella "Griz" Perry thinks her boyfriend is about to propose, but instead he dumps her during her best friend's engagement party. So, when she receives news that her mysterious Aunt Stella has passed away and named Isabella the sole heir of her estate in Dilligas Flats, Alabama, the Boston graphic designer jumps at the chance to get away. However, this city girl ...


Steel, Concrete, and Composite Design of Tall Buildings
Bungale Taranath

McGraw-Hill Professional, 1997

Thoroughly updated, this superbly illustrated handbook provides a uniquely practical perspective on all aspects of steel, concrete, and composite use in the design of tall buildings. It alerts professionals to the latest codes and ANSI standards and includes dozens of case studies of important buildings throughout the world, providing in-depth insight into why and how specific structural system choices were made. It also discusses recent studies ...


The End of Conflict: Resisting False Utopia in Hope of True Restoration
Andy Johnson

Restoration Publishing, 2013

For Christians who: - have been seriously wronged or abused - have read lots of other "Christian" self-help books - who are at the end of their rope, being beaten up by other Christians saying platitudes like, "Forgive and forget." - who are not finding emotional relief and want to feel loved and valuable to God again In this book: - I will help you release unforgivable offenses to God - I will help you better understand how God feels ...


Ductile Design of Steel Structures, 2nd Edition, ...

McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011

Comprehensive coverage of the background and design requirements for plastic and seismic design of steel structures Thoroughly revised throughout, Ductile Design of Steel Structures , Second Edition, reflects the latest plastic and seismic design provisions and standards from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and the Canadian Standard Association (CSA). The book covers steel material, cross-section, component, and system ...


Dirty Little Secrets

Golden Voyage Publishing, 2012

This book gives men some basic easy to use tools that will help them to resist sexual temptation and/or overcome sexual habits or provides help without condemnation.


Get Your Power Back: Problem areas can clear up, relationships can heal, and you can create a great life
Bill Ferguson

Return to the Heart, 2012

Life doesn't just happen. If you have relationship or any area of your life that isn't working, there will always be an underlying condition of resisting or hanging on that is creating the problem. This condition creates a state of fear, upset, and tunnel vision. It takes away your power, destroys your ability to find solutions, and forces you to act in a way that makes your situation worse. This incredibly, profound book walks you through the ...



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