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The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Attributes (Writers Helping Writers)
It's a writer's job to create compelling characters who can withstand life's fallout without giving up. But building authentic, memorable heroes is no easy task. To forge realistic characters, we must hobble them with flaws that set them back while giving them positive attributes to help them achieve their goals. So how do writers choose the right blend of strengths for their characters--attributes that will render them admirable and worth ...
Growing Grateful Kids: Teaching Them to Appreciate an Extraordinary God in Ordinary Places (Hearts at Home ...
Even when economic times are tight, our children enjoy an abundance of material possessions. Yet amidst all this wealth, discontentment and competition seem to be on the rise. Instead of teaching children virtues such as gratefulness and patience, many parents are bending over backwards to get their children the latest and greatest item - or feeling guilty when they can't. With the currents of materialism and entitlement flowing so ...
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
A fresh new look for the best-selling series from America’s number-one inspirational novelist, Karen Kingsbury. Fans will enjoy a personal note from Karen and Gary Smalley as well as discussion questions for book group use. Revisit the Baxter family in all their life-changing events, or share the series with someone who hasn’t discovered it yet. The Redemption series won Christian Retailing ’s 2005 Retailer’s Choice Award for Best ...
They're Not Gone: A Collection of True Stories from People Reunited with Their Loved Ones Who've Passed Away
A P Morris
"This book is a MUST if you are an individual who seeks true life experiences about connecting with those who have passed - giving us insight and meaning into what happens when we dies." -Caesar Agustus, Agustus Films What happens when we die? Regardless of your belief system, receiving "proof" that the spirit lives on can be a life-altering experience. They're Not Gone provides detailed accounts of 13 people who, through Psychic Medium ...
Speaking to Your Soul: Through Numerology
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
There is a plan. You do not have to go through life without direction or feeling lost and confused. Quite like the story of Hansel and Gretel, there are bread crumbs somewhere. If you were planning to drive somewhere, wouldn’t you take the time to look at a map so you would know how to get there? Same thing really, Numerology is the roadmap to your life. Think of it as being the “Instruction Manuel”. Your soul designed this life and so it ...
The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws
Crafting likable, interesting characters is a balancing act, and finding that perfect mix of strengths and weaknesses can be difficult. But the task has become easier thanks to The Negative Trait Thesaurus. Through its flaw-centric exploration of character arc, motivation, emotional wounds, and basic needs, writers will learn which flaws make the most sense for their heroes, villains, and other members of the story's cast. Inside The ...
Love, Limits, & Lessons: Expanded Edition: A Parent's Guide to Raising Cooperative Kids
Parents today need a different approach on discipline. The modern day child is more sensitive, less patient, and constantly wearing us down. The world is different today, requiring parents to master a unique care-giving style to keep them one step ahead of their children. Love, Limits, & Lessons® Expanded Edition offers solid common sense solutions for raising capable and cooperative kids in today’s fast-paced world. Designed with the quick ...
Paul: A Man of Grace and Grit (Great Lives from God's Word, Volume 6)
Charles R. Swindoll
Paul's life was never dull. First appearing in the New Testament as a violent enemy of Christ, Paul later went on to not only put his faith in the risen Lord but to pen thirteen letters of the New Testament--in the midst of being beaten, shipwrecked, snakebitten, imprisoned, and chased out of town. Let Charles Swindoll be your guide as you travel down the road to Damascus with Paul and discover the passion for Jesus that drove this hero of the ...
Assertiveness for Earth Angels: How to Be Loving Instead of "Too Nice"
Hay House, Inc.
Do people take advantage of your niceness? In this groundbreaking book, Doreen Virtue teaches Earth Angels —extremely sweet people who care more about others’ happiness than their own—how to maintain their inner peace and loving nature while at the same time holding boundaries. You’ll discover how to overcome fears about saying no, and how to ask for what you want from those around you and from the universe. ...
Love Is A Decision
Dr. Gary Smalley
In this practical book, family counselor and best-selling author Gary Smalley, with John Trent, reveals a simple yet profound plan for a marriage of depth, warmth, and excitement. Guide your marriage for a lifetime by learning how to make your spouse feel truly honored, keep courtship alive, rebuild trust, and become best friends with your family. According to Smalley, good marriages are no accident. And deciding to love-in the practical ways ...
Why Do Numbers Count
The purpose of this book is to Make Numerology Credible & Easy to Learn. Many people avoid delving seriously into numerology or astrology because they see the volume of detail as intimidating and demanding. The goal of this book is to present the power and integrity of this detailed subject without wading through endless data that drones the reader into a trance, if not a deep sleep. Yet, the data must be comprehensive enough that a ...
Daddy Loves His Girls: Discover a Love Your Heavenly Father Offers that an Earthly Father Can't
T. D. Jakes
Your Father loves you very much! God wants to fill every void and heal every scar left by earthly fathers. Bishop T. D. Jakes offers hope and healing that will change the way you look at your world. Filled with powerful, encouraging teaching for women of any age, Daddy Loves His Girls provides the building blocks for healthier, happier relationships. Be encouraged as you learn how to: · Understand the losses ...
Manual for Childrens Deliverance (Spiritual Warfare )
Ida Mae Hammond
Impact Christian Books, Inc.
This book is a valuable tool for parents to learn how to set their children free from spiritual bondages. Learn the basics of how to effectively minister deliverance to children. Learn also how to help your child grow in spirit and in health. The Hammonds explore such topics as: Jesus' Ministry to Children, When the Womb is Unsafe, Methods of Deliverance for Children, A Child's Imagination, Occult Infiltration and more. There is a special ...
Daughter of Infamy
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
In the early part of the twentieth century, an Italian immigrant woman takes control of a business that involves her in bootlegging, racketeering and criminal activities. Based upon the life of a real woman, the story evolves to include her daughter and, long after her death, her granddaughter, Julia. Three powerful women, ruthless, demanding of others, proud and fearless interact beyond time and generations. Many secrets were held by the family ...
Higher Self Yoga, Book I
Inner Journey Publishing, a division of Higher Self Yoga
The Higher Self, sometimes called the Wise Being within, is part of you and also part of the Source—the unknown, the ultimate Reality, the energies that have no beginning and no end. As humans, we strive to return to the Source. It does not matter whether we see the Source as a Being, or simply as energy. Returning to the Source is the path of spiritual people. The Higher Self is the accumulation of all of your positive characteristics. When ...
Ada Legend of a Healer
House of Lore
No sickness, No injuries, No pain, No limits. If you had the power to heal, what would you do? For fifteen-year-old Ada discovering that she can heal feels more like a curse than a gift. When she learns of the mystery surrounding her mother's disappearance, and sees the indifference of so-called friends, she sets out for Paris to find her. The power to heal protects her, but also has her hunted by a man who sees her as nothing more than ...
The Ten Minute Cognitive Workout: Manage Your Mood and Change Your Life in Ten Minutes a Day
Peggy D. Snyder
The TEN MINUTE COGNITIVE WORKOUT, Winner of the 2013 San Diego Book Award in the category 'Psychology, Self-Help, Medicine', describes and teaches you a simple, easy to learn, exercise designed to manage mood and change behavior. As the title suggests, the exercise requires an investment of only ten minutes a day. Despite its ease of execution, the TEN MINUTE COGNITIVE WORKOUT is surprisingly powerful. It’s based on the principles of ...
The Dog Encyclopedia
Covering the history, breeds, care, health, and positive training of dogs — all in one easy reference — The Dog Encyclopedia is a fully illustrated encyclopedia of all things canine. With an extensive photographic catalog of more than 400 dog breeds, organized by to FCI groupings, each profile describes the breed's uses and character, lists compatible owner traits, and shares fascinating facts about the breed's origins. Dog owners, ...
Jesus, the Gentle Parent: Gentle Christian Parenting (Little Hearts Handbooks)
Little Hearts Books, LLC
In this examination of mainstream Christian parenting practices and the doctrinal beliefs behind them, best-selling author, L.R.Knost, debunks common cultural and theological beliefs about spanking, original sin, sin nature, submission, authority, obedience, breaking a child’s will, and more, along with providing grace-filled, gentle solutions to behavior issues.
No Bad Kids: Toddler Discipline Without Shame
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Janet Lansbury is unique among parenting experts. As a RIE teacher and student of pioneering child specialist Magda Gerber, her advice is not based solely on formal studies and the research of others, but also on her twenty years of hands-on experience guiding hundreds of parents and their toddlers. “No Bad Kids” is a collection of Janet's most popular and widely read articles pertaining to common toddler behaviors and how respectful ...
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