Gratitude is a choice. If we fail to chose it, by default we choose ingratitude. And once allowed into the heart, ingratitude does not come by itself but with a lot of other seedy companions that only succeed in stealing joy. To not choose gratitude - daily and deliberately - is more costly than we usually realize.
"Great take on gratitude in our lives!!"
Celebrate Christmas with four Amish romances. A Choice To Forgive: After Daniel disappeared that long-ago Christmas Eve, Lydia built a life with his brother. A Miracle for Miriam: Seth is no longer the arrogant young man who shattered Miriam’s confidence and broke her heart. One Child: The birth of one child forever changed the world two thousand years ago. Christmas Cradles: When Anna Stolis takes over for her aunt, the local midwife, Christmas night heats up with multiple deliveries, three strangers’ quilts, and unexpected help from the handsome and brooding Asa Lapp.
"Mixed Bag but Worth the Purchase"
The New Mom's Guide to Your Body After Baby helps you navigate the bewildering world of breastfeeding, resuming sexual activity, and finding something - anything - in your closet that will fit. It also shows you how to weather the emotional storms that inevitably follow having a baby. With the insights in this audiobook you will be on your way to celebrating the new you in no time. You can do this! The New Mom's Guides are here to help.
Each of the four books in the series offers real advice from women who have been there, done that, and want other moms to benefit from their trials and triumphs. A perfect gift for baby showers, Mother's Day, or any day, these audio volumes are perfect to download to your audio device and take along in an overstuffed diaper bag. They're designed for the mom who can only find a few minutes of peace each day to listen.
This book provides the foundation for any church to develop a thriving childrens ministry by giving step-by-step guidance and creative application exercises based on Willow Creeks successful Promiseland ministry and other successful children's ministries from around the world.
Ann Spangler has collected the funniest stories from todays funniest women between the covers of one book.
"Amusing but not LOL"
A Miracle for Miriam: Miriam forgave Seth for humiliating her when they were children on the schoolyard, but since then, she’s guarded her heart. A Place of His Own: When Josiah left Paradise the first time, he didn’t even say good-bye. Now he’s back, ten years later, and he’s changed. Why is Josiah so distant and bitter?
"Loved this collection of stories!!!"
Empty-nesters Levina Lapp and her husband Naaman have no children under their roof for the first time in 30 years. When Naaman leaves to visit cousins in Ohio, Levina never expected him to be gone a year. Now that he’s back, will they be able to move beyond this estrangement and rekindle the fire of the love they once shared?
Of all the gifts that Jesus left us, his peace is most elusive. We long for it in our homes, in our relationships, in our life situations. One place we can look and see "living peace" is in the lives of the Amish. But you don't have to become Amish to bring these simple, practical ways of living into your own life--and make personal peace a reality. Organized around five central themes in Amish life, each section will include real-life stories, callouts of Amish proverbs, and interesting facts about Amish communities.
"I Learned So Much About A Culture & Tradition"
A responsible person answers for his or her decisions and actions. Managing Responsibilities tells the stories of responsible people who made a difference throughout history - including Hellen Keller, Eleanor Roosevelt, Ruby Bridges, and modern teens - and suggests to readers how they, too, may become more accountable for their actions at school, at home, with money, and on the Internet.
"Extremely Educational and Inspirational"
This audiobook provides pastors, worship leaders, programming directors, and arts ministry leaders with the vision and core values necessary for building arts teams that can create the potential for transformational moments in church.
The New Mom's Guide to Dealing with Dad helps moms understand the special pressures that new dads feel. It shows how you can help your husband find his own fathering style, how the two of you can stay connected during those chaotic days, and how you can put each other first. You can do this! The New Mom's Guides are here to help.