The world you live in promotes sex as the answer to just about everything. The pressure to go along with the crowd is greater than ever before, and it's easy to compromise in little ways that are a lot more harmful than they seem. You and your friends may become caught up in destructive relationships or sexual activities without even knowing how you got there. You just want to be normal - to fit in, to be liked, to look attractive to the opposite sex. But are you paying too high a price?
Genuine peace and joy come when women follow God in every area of their lives and become women after His heart. With warmth and grace, Elizabeth George shares practical, scriptural insights on how you can pursue God's priorities.
"A Woman After God's Own Heart"
Best-selling novelist Cindy Woodsmall might seem to have little in common with Miriam Flaud, a woman immersed in the culture of Old Order Amish. But with nine children and almost 60 years of marriage between them, Cindy and Miriam both have found the secrets to facing life with strength and grace. Whether enduring financial setbacks, celebrating new babies and times of prosperity, grieving the crushing losses in the deaths of family and friends, or facing disappointments with their respective communities—through it all they find guidance for each day by looking to God.
Imagine what your life would be like without worry. Women worry a lot. We worry about our children, our friends, our careers, our families, our spouses - the list could go on and on. Yes, we want to be content and trust God with our worries, but it’s a struggle to let go and free ourselves from the burden of anxiety. If you’re tired of worrying about all the what-ifs in your life and want to experience the calm and contentment promised in Scripture, Calm My Anxious Heart is what you’ve been looking for.
There are many ways to define a woman: daughter, mother, wife, professional, friend, student....We are each special and unique, yet we share a common connection. What bonds all women are our mutual experiences of loving and learning: feeling the tenderness of love; forging lifelong friendships; pursuing a chosen career; giving birth to new life; juggling the responsibilities of job and family; and more.
In her groundbreaking and utterly liberating new book, Debra Ollivier goes beyond familiar ooh-la-la stereotypes about French women, challenging cherished notions about sex, love, dating, marriage, motherhood, raising children, body politics, seduction, and flirtation. What French Women Know debunks long-standing myths and offers savvy new thinking from an old sexy culture.
"The Truth and Nothing but the Truth"
Discover how top temptresses throughout history have gotten their man. Learn the attraction factor and seduction secrets that will make you absolutely irresistible to your own Prince Charming. Learn the secrets of getting him to commit, even if he is a self proclaimed bachelor. Discover what most women do wrong from the first date on and how you can avoid these silly mistakes and keep him captivated and coming back for more.
Why Does He Cheat? is an abridged, simple guide, for women, to aid in understanding men who cheat and those men who don't. The audiobook covers the basic personality traits of men, breaking each type down into terms that women can relate to; so that women can understand those men who cheat, find those men that don't, and avoid those men who will cheat, again and again. The audiobook covers the tell-tale signs of a cheater and those triggers that have nudged men toward cheating.
Authors Stephen Arterburn and Fred Stoeker believe that every man can meet the secret desires of his wife. The problem is, most of us aren't exactly sure what that desire is and how we can go about fulfilling it faithfully. In Every Man's Marriage, you can discover the common misconceptions about what it means to exercise biblical authority and understand the role of submission in the marriage relationship.
"A Must Listen!"
This latest collection of stories celebrates the shared experiences of being a woman in a 101 new ways. You will be moved by these true accounts of how women like you have embraced life's defining moments by finding love, dealing with loss, overcoming obstacles and achieving their dreams and goals.
The Heart of a Woman sings with Maya Angelou's eloquent prose and is filled with unforgettable vignettes of famous people, from Billie Holiday to Malcolm X. Even more central is Maya Angelou's chronicle of the joys and the burdens of being a black mother in America and how the son she has cherished so intensely and worked for so devotedly finally grows to be a man.
Heading out west to Nebraska becomes a nightmare when Aiden Conner's fiance deserts her. Having a knife held to her throat by a blond-haired Cheyenne warrior only adds to her terror. All she wants is to return home to her family in St. Louis, but a blizzard traps her and her wounded captor in a cabin in the wilderness. After the betrayal of his mother's people, Stone Heart has sworn to never again speak the language of his white father. He vows to see that the surviving Northern Cheyenne, the Beautiful People, are allowed to return to their home.
The role of women in the Christian Church is the subject of heated debate. In this powerful book Julia Ogilvy interviews twelve of the most notable Christian women of our time, providing a telling and at times shocking analysis of the situation today. The women – from the Dean of York and the Presiding Bishop in America to Helena Kennedy QC and Dr Elaine Storkey – share some of the pain, disappointment and hurt they have experienced and reflect on the impact of a patriarchal Church on the suffering of women across the world.
Owning our desires should be neither embarrassing nor uncomfortable. Nor should they be subject to anyone else's moral judgment of what is right or wrong, good or bad, normal or abnormal. Combining communication and information is the key. By shrugging off the taboos against talking about our preferences and experiences when we're being sexual, we will take the first and most important steps toward ensuring our own fulfillment.
Were It Not for Grace gives 12 prominent Christian women the platform to share their stories about how God has had his hand on their lives. The heart of each of these ladies bears the indelible fingerprint of a God who has pursued them, healed them, and held them in their times of trial. Be enriched, moved, and inspired by the personal testimonies of these high profile, wonderful women of God.
Love, like chocolate, comes to us in many varieties, pure and simple, rich and complicated, sweet and bittersweet, and always memorable. These real-life tales celebrate the many ways we express our love, whether it be for a mate, parents, or children, even the acceptance of your own self, and challenge us to soar higher as we reach for our dreams.
Sara Wyman has experienced the worst pain a woman can experience - the loss of her child. Two weeks after Jeremy's death, Sara receives a special visitor that begins her healing process. Eager to get away from the memories, Sara suddenly decides to take a trip. Arriving at the airport with no destination in mind she waits for something to strike her fancy. A mysterious sign urges Sara to choose London.
Women will find help and strength for every circumstance in these 40 inspiring devotions from best-selling devotional author Rebecca Barlow Jordan. Let Jordan’s words draw you closer to God as she shares warm, personal stories, biblical truths, and prayers that invite you to apply what you learn and walk more closely with the Lord.
In the Dagara tribe of West Africa, women are valued as the source of the world's wisdom. On Women's Wisdom from the Heart of Africa, Sobonfu Somé, author, teacher, and the first woman empowered by the Dagara elders to impart their teachings to the West, invites you to peer into a world where people remain closely connected to nature, their ancestors, and spirit, and to learn how to use powerful rituals to restore balance within yourself and with those around you.
Mary Magdalene is one of the most influential symbols in the history of Christianity - yet, if you look in the Bible, you'll find only a handful of verses that speak of her. How did she become such a compelling saint in the face of such paltry evidence? In her effort to answer that question, Cynthia Bourgeault examines the Bible, church tradition, art, legend, and newly discovered texts to see what's there.