Pastor Joel Osteen writes how we can generate Friday's level of contentment and joy every day of the week. Known as a man who maintains a constant positive outlook in spite of circumstances, Osteen has described this message as a core theme of his ministry. Combining his personal experiences with scriptural insights and principles for true happiness, he shows listeners how every day can hold the same promise and opportunities for pure joy that they experience at five o'clock on Friday.
Let's be honest - nobody has more fun than atheists. Don’t believe it? Well, consider this: For nonbelievers, every day you’re alive is a day to celebrate! And no one celebrates life to the fullest like Penn Jillette - the larger, louder half of legendary magic duo Penn & Teller - whose spectacularly witty and sharply observant essays in Every Day Is an Atheist Holiday! will entertain zealots and skeptics alike.
"Yes, he curses"
You can live happily every day, best-selling author Joel Osteen suggests, but you must discover the potential within yourself and learn how to use it to live better and to help others better themselves as well. God didn't create you to be average. You were created to excel! You have everything you need to fulfill your God-given destiny, and there is no limit to what you can accomplish if you discover how to be a better you!
"Great Inspirational book"
Every morning, A wakes in a different person’s body, a different person’s life. There’s never any warning about where it will be or who it will be. A has made peace with that, even established guidelines by which to live: Never get too attached. Avoid being noticed. Do not interfere. It’s all fine until the morning that A wakes up in the body of Justin and meets Justin’s girlfriend, Rhiannon. From that moment, the rules by which A has been living no longer apply....
Based on the number one New York Times best seller Every Day a Friday, Daily Readings from Every Day a Friday is designed to help listeners see every day of the week as a gift from God, and to live each day with gratitude, good humor, and faith. This 90-day devotional incorporates excerpts from the original book emphasizing faith-building messages day to day; along with additional supportive and encouraging material in the form of key Bible verses, daily prayers, and daily thoughts.
How to Be Like is a "character biography" series: biographies that also draw out important lessons from the life of their subjects. In this new book - by far the most exhaustive in the series - Pat Williams tackles one of the most influential people in recent history. While many recent biographies of Walt Disney have reveled in the negative, this audiobook takes an honest but positive look at the man behind the myth. For the first time, the book pulls together all the various strands of Disney's life into one straightforward, easy-to-listen-to tale.
You don't have to be a genius to think like one. Michael J. Gelb, author of Thinking for a Change, reveals how any one of us can fulfill our own untapped potential by following the example of the greatest genius of all time, Leonardo da Vinci.
"I was looking for more."
The Rhythm of Life will help you to bring into focus who you are and why you are here. Through this audiobook Matthew Kelly will help you discover your legitimate needs, deepest desires, and unique talents.
"An interesting listen"
Over the last 20 years at Amen Clinics, Dr. Amen has performed more than 70,000 brain scans on patients from 90 different countries. His brain imaging work has taught him that our brains typically become less active with age and we become more vulnerable to memory problems and depression. Yet, one of the most exciting lessons he has learned is that with a little forethought and a brain-smart plan, you can slow, or even reverse, the aging process in the brain.
"Needs to be abridged"
In The Referral of a Lifetime, author Tim Templeton frames a powerful plan for cultivating clients and customers in a fable about businesswoman Susie McCumber, who feels increasingly like a failure. A friend refers her to the mysterious Mr. Highground, who introduces her to four successful people. They show her how they transformed their businesses and their lives by determining how others view them and how they view themselves.
"A real path to success"
The prayers in Everyday I Pray, culled from Iyanla's own prayer journal, address a variety of topics and situations. It is Iyanla's hope that they will spark a light in the hearts of listeners, and that others will come to know the peace of God's grace. With this intimate collection, she invites listeners everywhere to join her in making the thoughts, words, and deeds of everyday life more reverent, honorable, and loving.
A liberating motorcycle journey through Africa with descriptions of the amazing people and places, the joy of big skies and the open road, and the sometimes harrowing events that would shape destiny. Into Africa tells the story of a novice motorcyclist who takes on the challenge of riding the length of the continent just because, 'it seemed like a great idea’.
"A touching and human account of Africa"
When you are busy it can be difficult to find time to meditate. This audio download is designed to offer you a varied selection of short meditations to fit different moods and situations. You simply choose which one feels right for you. Set to gentle background music. Linda Hall, inspirational meditation teacher and personal development coach, has 20 years’ experience in stress management.
Now it can be told! The true, behind-the-scenes story of Casablanca Records, from an eyewitness to the excess and insanity. Casablanca was not a product of the 1970s, it was the 1970s. From 1974 to 1980, the landscape of American culture was a banquet of hedonism and self-indulgence, and no person or company in that era was more emblematic of the times than Casablanca Records and its magnetic founder, Neil Bogart.
Do you see it? It’s right there on the horizon, next to the morning sun. It’s a chance and a choice. An opportunity to make this a great day. After all: "This is the day the Lord has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it." But what of those days when the traffic snarls, airports close, and friends forget? Despite the hang-ups and bang-ups of life, every day is filled with the hope of a God-given purpose and promise. In Great Day Every Day Max Lucado unpacks Jesus’ blueprint for upgrading each of your days to blue ribbon status: saturate your day in Jesus' grace; entrust your day to His oversight; accept His direction.
In this sequel to her New York Times bestsellers Under the Tuscan Sun and Bella Tuscany, the celebrated "bard of Tuscany" (New York Times) lyrically chronicles her continuing, two decades-long love affair with Tuscany's people, art, cuisine, and lifestyle.
As the demands of work grow more intense, personal life can get shoved to the side. But resolving the job-versus-life conflict doesn't require the kind of big, disruptive, scary transformation that so many time-management "experts" recommend. In Tweak It, Cali Williams Yost proves that a comfortable work/life fit can be achieved through making small, consistent, everyday changes - tweaks - that, cumulatively, will optimize job performance and well-being.
The performance review is an important part of your job as a manager or coach. But it is only a part. In order to develop team members effectively, you have to be proactive on a daily basis. This means having conversations - and not just about the weather or the game last night. Create ongoing conversations throughout the year. Conversations for Creating Star Performers is a vital tool for keeping team members motivated, engaged, and moving ahead every day - not just the days before an annual review.
A shattered leg, kidney stones, and a lump diagnosed as hyperplasia. Times were tough, money was scarce, and the bills and frustrations were piling up. It was into this kind of stressed out life that God sent Todd and Sonja Burpo the interruption of a life-threatening illness and emergency surgery for their almost four-year-old son Colton - an interruption that included his unforgettable journey to heaven. How did they cope?
"Good, but not as good as the first book"
In Become a Better You, Joel Osteen provided seven key principles designed to improve and enrich your life. He explained how each insight will positively impact your goals, your confidence, your relationships, and your spiritual life. With this devotional, Joel offers 90 days of thought-provoking messages, words of encouragement, and valuable scripture that emphasize the message of Become a Better You.