many years of writing her own words in her prayer journal,
missionary Sarah Young decided to be more attentive to the Savior's
voice and begin listening for what He was saying. So with pen in
hand, she embarked on a journey that forever changed her--and many
others around the world. In these powerful pages are the words and
Scriptures Jesus lovingly laid on her heart. Words of reassurance,
comfort, and hope.
meditations on youth and age, love and marriage, peace, solitude,
and contentment, here is an inimitable classic that guides us to
find a space for contemplation and creativity in our own lives.
Drawing inspiration from the the shells on the shore, Lindbergh's
musings on the shape of a woman's life will bring new understanding
to readers, male and family, at any stage of life. A mother of five
and professional writer, she casts an unsentimental eye at the
trappings of modern life that threaten to overwhelm us—the
timesaving gadgets that complicate our lives, the over commitments
that take us from our families.
With great wisdom and insight she describes the shifting shapes of
relationships and marriage, presenting a vision of a life lived in
enduring and evolving partnership. A groundbreaking work when it was
first published, this book has retained its freshness as it has been
rediscovered by generations of readers.
of the most popular and beloved introductions to the concept of
faith ever written, 'Mere Christianity' has sold millions of copies
worldwide. The book brings together C.S. Lewis's legendary radio
broadcasts during the war years, in which he set out simply to
'explain and defend the belief that has been common to nearly all
Christians at all times'.
Dusk, Night, Dawn, Anne Lamott explores the tough questions that
many of us grapple with. How can we recapture the confidence we once
had as we stumble through the dark times that seem increasingly
bleak? As bad newspiles up—from climate crises to daily assaults on
civility—how can we cope? Where, she asks, “do we start to get our
world and joy and hope and our faith in life itself back . . . with
our sore feet, hearing loss, stiff fingers, poor digestion, stunned
minds, broken hearts?”
We begin, Lamott says, by accepting our flaws and embracing our
Drawing from her own experiences, Lamott shows us the intimate and
human ways we can adopt to move through life’s dark places and
toward the light of hope that still burns ahead for all of us.
is something more to coincidences than meets the eye. Like winks
from a loving parent or grandparent, coincidences or “godwinks” are
messages from God that you are not alone and everything will be
okay. The true stories in this book reaffirm that godwinks happen to
everyone. We just need to learn how to see them, allow them to
unfold, and accept them as direct, person-to-person communications
from God to each of us.
As you’ll see, those so-called coincidences that you’ve been
dismissing so easily really do mean something. And you need to pay
attention. They are like unopened gifts that have been placed upon
Beauty 4 My Ashes Is an uplifting story about abuse, isolation,
foster care, and tragedy into a beautiful, productive life. Sabrina
shares a testimony to the transforming power of faith and support
from others. Follow her journey from minimum wage employment through
public assistance, educational advancements, work for Hospice, and
entrepreneurial adventures with her husband into a shared, inspiring
goes through difficult seasons, tough losses, and moments that feel
unbearable. In today's world, people thirst more than ever for
reassurance and guidance. Streams in the Desert provides a river of
wisdom, encouragement, and inspiration to weary travelers.
faith” is a phrase we hear all the time. But what does it actually
look like to live it out? In The Mothers and Daughters of the Bible
Speak, Shannon Bream examines the lives of biblical women to see how
God’s plans can turn our worlds upside down.
She tells the story of Jochebed, a mother who took enormous risks to
protect her son, Moses, from Pharaoh. Could Jochebed have imagined
that God’s actual design for her son involved flight into exile and
danger? And yet this was all part of the master plan to deliver
Israel from slavery. Another biblical mother, Rebekah, made terrible
choices in an attempt to ensure her son’s place in history. And a
daughter, Michal, struggled to keep her faithless father, Saul, from
sin, while battling pride in herself.
Purpose Driven Life will help you understand why you are alive and
reveal God's amazing plan for you--both here and now, and for
eternity. Rick Warren will guide you through a personal forty-day
spiritual journey that will transform your answer to life's most
important question: What on earth am I here for? Knowing God's
purpose for creating you will reduce your stress, focus your energy,
simplify your decisions, give meaning to your life, and most
important, prepare you for eternity.
Bad Girls of the Bible, Liz Curtis Higgs offers a unique and
clear-sighted approach to understanding those "other women" in
Scripture, combining a contemporary retelling of their stories with
a solid, verse-by-verse study of their mistakes and what lessons
women today can learn from them.