Keep It Shut by Karen Ehman explores how to better control your tongue, knowing what to say and how to say it, and realizing when it is best to say nothing at all. From Bible times to modern times women have struggled with their words. What to say and how to say it. What not to say. When it is best to remain silent. And what to do when you’ve said something you wish you could now take back.
"God Truly Inspired This Woman!"
From a rare insider's point of view, Unveiling Grace looks at how Latter-day Saints are 'wooing our country' with their religion, lifestyle, and culture. It is also a gripping story of how an entire family, deeply enmeshed in Mormonism, found their way out and what they can tell others about their lives as faithful Mormons.
"Out of the frying pan, into the fire?"
College volleyball star Avery Truitt has not seen her former flame, Prince Colin of Brighton Kingdom, since he suddenly pushed her away five years ago. But now the sadness of losing her father and the joy of her sister Susanna's pregnancy have brought Avery back to Brighton just in time for Cathedral City's enchanting Christmas season. Avery knows she can't avoid seeing Colin - now the kingdom's most eligible bachelor - whether or not her heart is ready to relive the pain.
"Good story but ..,,,"
The chaos of life can be overwhelming, and women get a heavier dose than most. Each day comes with its own pressures and disappointments that slowly erode joy, peace, and closeness to Him. Chaos always feels like the enemy as it rages around us and inside us. But there is hope! In The Storm Inside, best-selling author and Women of Faith speaker Sheila Walsh invites you into 10 life-changing, hope-filled transformations where God's divine redemption quiets the chaos you feel.
Happily ever after begins today. The honor of your presence is requested at a year of weddings....
"Wish I'd realized this was a religious book!"
Most Christian parents are bombarded with all kinds of advice and plans and programs for how to be a great parent. In parenting eight kids over the last 25 years, Julie Lyles Carr and her husband experienced plenty of opportunity for learning, but it was when they began to understand it was about parenting each child according to their own unique needs and personality style that something wonderful happened.
A March Bride by Rachel Hauck: Susanna Truitt (Once Upon a Prince) is three weeks from royalty. She'll soon marry King Nathaniel II of Brighton Kingdom. But when the government insists she renounce her American citizenship before the wedding, coupled with the lack of involvement by family and friends, Susanna's heart begins to doubt whether this marriage is God's plan for her.
What started as a whim turned into an accidental - and very public - engagement. Can Layla and Seth keep up the façade in Chapel Springs this holiday season - for the sake of her career…and his heart? Under normal circumstances, Seth Murphy - the best friend of Layla O'Reilly's ex-fiancé - would be the last person she'd marry. But the news of their upcoming (and phony) nuptials convinces a big client that Layla may be high-society enough to work for his agency - a coup that would put her fledgling home-staging business on the map.
"Reader was awful"
Madison's heart has been closed for years. But one summer can change everything. In the years since her twin brother’s tragic drowning, Madison has struggled with her ability to trust God - or anyone else, for that matter. It was her brother's dream to win the annual River Sail Regatta in their small harbor town of Chapel Springs, Indiana. And Madison's determined to honor his legacy by making his dream her own. Maybe then she can finally find closure. But learning to sail means learning to swim.
You're busy and tired and craving peace - and you're not alone. Whether you're a stay-at-home mom who has a list of 17 errands to do between dropping the kids off and picking them up or the working mom whose day job is just as tough as your mom job or the brand-new mama who is experiencing the pain and joy of motherhood for the very first time, Pressing Pause: 100 Quiet Moments for Moms to Meet with Jesus is for you.
One of the most popular fasts in recent years has been the Daniel Fast, a 21-day period of prayer and fasting based on the Old Testament prophet's fasts recorded in Daniel 1 and Daniel 10.
The Daniel Fast is a partial fast, in which certain foods are restricted and others are consumed. This fast is similar to a 'purified' vegan diet; in addition to the exclusion of all animal products, no additives, preservatives, sweeteners, caffeine, alcohol, white flour, or processed foods are allowed.
Moms have been hoodwinked - tricked into believing lies that keep them from not only enjoying motherhood but forging friendships with other moms who might tackle the tasks of motherhood differently. Myths such as "mothering is natural, easy, and instinctive" cause moms to feel like failures if they have questions or apprehensions in raising their kids.
Ryan McKinley has tried to move on from his ex-wife, Abby. He's sulked, he's gotten angry, and ultimately he bought her dream house. Big mistake. Living alone in the massive two-story has only made him miss her more. When her parents call him out of the blue about their anniversary party in Summer Harbor, Maine, Ryan believes God has dropped a golden opportunity straight in his lap.
"Romance instead of soft porn"
Lucy Lovett can't remember the last seven months of her life. She doesn't remember leaving her fiancé, Zac Callahan, weeks before their wedding or moving to Portland, Maine. And she sure doesn't remember getting engaged to another man. All she remembers is loving Zac more than life itself.
"Worth your time."
They've helped orchestrate the perfect day for countless couples. Now 12 new couples will find themselves in the wedding spotlight in the second Year of Weddings novella collection.
A June Bride by Marybeth Whalen: Wynne Hardy never thought she'd get engaged on a reality TV show, but when she met Andy the two of them hit it off. Now he's asked her to marry him, and they're all set to wed on live TV in a seaside ceremony. But just as Wynne thinks all her dreams are coming true, her ex-boyfriend walks back into her life at the worst possible time. Steve broke her heart years ago, and she's still sorting through her feelings for him.
Eden Martelli is too busy fleeing the clutches of danger to realize she's running straight into the arms of a new love. Speeding north through rural Maine, Eden Martelli wonders how her life came to this - on the run with her mute five-year-old son dozing fitfully in the passenger seat. When a breakdown leaves them stranded in Summer Harbor, Eden has no choice but to stay put through Christmas...even though they have no place to lay their heads.
"To Have and to Hold"
A year’s worth of novellas from twelve inspirational romance authors. Happily ever after guaranteed. Susanna has found her true prince, and their happily ever after is just around the corner. But when Nate asks her to give up something precious to her, Susanna can’t help but wonder if it’s a sign that their love is not meant to be. Susanna Truitt (Once Upon A Prince) is three weeks from royalty.
Offers help and healing as we learn to come clean about the mess we are in in an effort to move on to become the person God intended us to be. Life is often messy. God makes provision to help us move beyond our messes but often our first instinct is to hide, deny, ignore, or run from them. Yet it is in the middle of our mess where mercy shows up and offers a safe place to process our struggles, imperfections, doubts, and fears. Then with mercy by our side, we are able to move on and experience the grace and freedom God intended.
"Great book to listen to"