I Must Decrease: Inspiration and Encouragement for Dieters - Janice Hanna Thompson
Being overweight is nothing to laugh at, but most people who want to lose weight are tired of the serious, "Thou shalt not" approach. Many are ready for a lighthearted look at weight loss--"a practical devotional approach that offers scriptural advice in a way that encourages and never condemns.
Little Things That Make a Big Difference - K.P. Yohannan
With hundreds of maxims like "Reputation is worth more than wealth" and "Die smiling," this charming collection of wisdom and insight is sure to delight, amuse and inspire you. Gathered over a lifetime of walking with Christ, these "little things" really do make a big difference. A great gift for young and old alike!
Riding Grace: A Triumph of the Soul - Alissa Lukara
The Middle Way: Faith Grounded in Reason - Dalai Lama XIV, Thupten Jinpa
The Dalai Lama opens The Middle Way with an elegant argument for the power of compassion in cultivating a happy life. From there, he connects core ideas of Buddhist philosophy to the truths of our shared condition. His Holiness delivers a sparklingly clear teaching on how the Buddhist ideas of emptiness and interdependency relate to personal experience and bring a deeper understanding of the world around us. In down-to-earth style, this book sets forth a comprehensive explanation of the
The Opposite of Fate: Memories of a Writing Life - Amy Tan
Delve into the stories from Amy Tan's life that inspired bestselling novels like The Joy Luck Club and The Valley of Amazement Amy Tan has touched millions of readers with haunting and sympathetic novels of cultural complexity and profound empathy. With the same spirit and humor that characterize her acclaimed novels, she now shares her insight into her own life and how she escaped the curses of her past to make a future of her own. She takes us on a journey from her childhood of tragedy and
Choosing Simplicity: Real People Finding Peace and Fulfillment in a Complex World - Linda Breen Pierce
This ground breaking work goes beyond the books that tell you how to simplify your life. This book reveals what has happened in the lives of real people who have done it. Based on the author's three-year study of over 200 people from 40 states and eight countries, Choosing Simplicity is a delightful and rich blend of real-life profiles and guidelines on simplicity. Interwoven throughout the stories are the author'ss insights and lessons to guide those who want to explore simplicity and to
The Guide: Managing Douchebags, Recruiting Wingmen, and Attracting Who You Want - Rosalind Wiseman
Recognizing that boys’ issues and problems have too long been ignored, Rosalind (a mother of two boys), decided to pull back the curtain on “Guy World”, working collaboratively with middle-school and high-school boys for a period of two years to chart the emotional terrain that boys inhabit. But as she was working on her book for the boys’ parents, Rosalind realized that teenage boys themselves are in desperate need of guidance. They need a book, The Guide, that speaks directly to them (in a
Flyte - Angie Sage, Mark Zug
It's been a year since Septimus Heap discovered his real family and true calling to be a wizard. As Apprentice to Extra Ordinary Wizard Marcia Overstrand, he is learning the fine arts of Conjurations, Charms, and other Magyk, while Jenna is adapting to life as the Princess and enjoying the freedom of the Castle. But there is something sinister at work. Marcia is constantly trailed by a menacing Darke Shadow, and Septimus's brother Simon seems bent on a revenge no one understands. Why is the
52 Silly Things to Do When You Are Blue - Lynn Gordon, Susan Synarski
From throwing a costume party for a few close friends to creating a personal "fun-o-dex," this series of inspirational ideas will bring anyone up who's feeling down.
SuperCorp: How Vanguard Companies Create Innovation, Profits, Growth, and Social Good - Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Rosabeth Moss Kanter on the answer to the global crisis of business and American-style capitalism. Out of the ashes of conventional business models arises a set of companies using their power not only for profits and sustainable growth but also social good. If you think business corporations are doomed to be lumbering, bloated, and corrupt, think again. Based on an extraordinary three-year investigation, interviewing more than 350 key people at major companies around the world, Rosabeth
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