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Uniquely inspired treasures from heaven for every day of the year by missionary Sarah Young Jesus Calling is a devotional filled with uniquely inspired treasures from heaven for every day of the year After many years of writing in her prayer journal missionary Sarah Young decided to listen to God with pen in hand writing down whatever she believed He was saying to her It was awkward at first but gradually her journaling changed from monologue to dialogue She knew her writings were not inspired as Scripture is but journaling helped her grow closer to God Others were blessed as she shared her writings until people all over the world were using her messages They are written from Jesus point of view thus the title Jesus Calling It is Sarah s fervent prayer that our Savior may bless readers with His presence and His peace in ever deeper measure
In Search of the Good LifeHave you ever that your life--and budget--is spiraling out of control Do you sometimes wish you could pull yourself together but wonder exactly how to manage all the scattered pieces of a chaotic life Is it possible to find balance In a word yes Ruth Soukup knows firsthand how stressful an unorganized life and budget can be Through personal stories biblical truth and practical action plans she will inspire you to make real and lasting changes to your personal goals home and finances With honesty and the wisdom of someone who has been there Ruth will help you Discover your sweet spot --that place where your talents and abilities intersect Take back your time and schedule by making simple shifts in your daily habits Reduce stress in your home and family by clearing out the clutter Stop busting your budget and learn to cut your grocery bill in half Bring order to a messy life and create a practical cleaning schedule that works Who Needs This Book Living Well Spending Less was written to bring hope and encouragement to every woman who currently feels overwhelmed or stressed with a life--and budget--that feels out of control It speaks to the mom trying to juggle all the demands of a busy life with the... pressure to keep up with those around her It is a practical guide for those of us who often long to pull ourselves together but don t always know how It is real honest packed with practical tips and speaks to the heart of the matter--how can we live the life we ve always wanted Want to know if this book is for you Do you ever find yourself comparing your life to those around you Have you ever wished for the courage to follow your dreams Do you ever struggle to stay organized or get things done Have you ever felt loaded down with stuff you don t really need or even really want Do you ever struggle to keep your finances on track Have you ever wished for a cleaner house Do you sometimes long for deeper more authentic relationships in your life If the answer to any of these questions is YES this book provides real and practical solutions from someone who has been there Ruth doesn t just offer advice she walks it with you and shares with brutal honesty her own mistakes failures and shortcomings It is encouraging motivating and life-changing What Others Are Saying An incredible book that will teach you how to spend smart without compromising a great life Ruth s stories and practical advice will make you want to be a better mother wife sister and friend --RACHEL CRUZE coauthor with Dave Ramsey of Smart Money Smart Kids Ruth knows firsthand how mamas like us live crazy busy lives and she steps in as a friend to help us manage and love every minute of it She offers her best tips for gaining control over the chaos with wisdom-based insights on all things thrifty and family I ll be reading it again and again --RENEE SWOPE bestselling author of A Confident Heart I couldn t stop reading I tried to--only because I had other things I needed to do--but I couldn t Rarely is there a book so adept at weaving personal story with practical tips I found myself craving this good life that Ruth writes of--a life that is possible for anyone who reads this book --EMILY T WIERENGA author of the bestselling memoir Atlas Girl In this book you will be inspired by Ruth s authenticity and honesty as she shares her own journey from spending time and money chasing after more to discovering she already has all the makings of a rich and full life right where she s at If you struggle to simplify your life and wish you could savor the here and now this book is a must-read --CRYSTAL PAINE founder of MoneySavingMom com and author of Say Goodbye to Survival Modemore
Are you living with the stress of an overwhelmed schedule and aching with the sadness of an underwhelmed soul Lysa TerKeurst is learning that there is a big difference between saying yes to everyone and saying yes to God In The Best Yes she will help you Cure the disease to please with a biblical understanding of the command to love Escape the guilt of disappointing others by learning the secret of the small no Overcome the agony of hard choices by embracing a wisdom based decision-making process Rise above the rush of endless demands and discover your best yes today
When New York Times foreign correspondent J B Collins hears rumors that an al-Qaeda splinter cell ISIS has captured a cache of chemical weapons inside Syria Collins knows this is a story he must pursue at all costs Does the commander of the jihadist faction really have the weapons If so who is the intended target The U S Israel Or someone else With tensions already high the impending visit of the American president to the region could prove to be the spark that sets off an explosion of horrendous proportions Knowing that terrorist forces are already trying to bring down two Arab governments in the region Iraq and Syria can Collins uncover the truth before it s too late Or will the terrorists succeed in setting their sights on the third target and achieving genocide
The New York Times bestselling author and renowned pastor explores the power of prayer Christians are taught in their churches and schools that prayer is the most powerful way to experience God But few receive instruction or guidance in how to make prayer genuinely meaningful In Prayer renowned pastor Timothy Keller delves into the many facets of this everyday act With his trademark insights and energy Keller offers biblical guidance as well as specific prayers for certain situations such as dealing with grief loss love and forgiveness He discusses ways to make prayers more personal and powerful and how to establish a practice of prayer that works for each reader Dr Keller s previous books have sold more than one million copies His Redeemer Presbyterian Church is not only a major presence in his home base of New York it has also helped to launch more than two hundred fifty other churches in forty-eight cities around the world His teachings have already helped millions the majority of whom pray regularly And with Prayer he ll show them how to find a deeper connection with God
Do you ever long for days full of joy and energy days that bring out the best version of you rather than leave you exhausted Do you sometimes catch yourself wishing life was more impactful and fulfilling In a world that s moving so fast it s easy to lose your sense of purpose So now is the time to make each moment of your ordinary everyday beautiful existence count It s time to own your life Sally Clarkson s Own Your Life is a breath of fresh air into the life and soul of a busy woman Like a faithful friend Sally journeys with you to explore what it means to live meaningfully follow God truly and bring much-needed order to your chaos Each page offers deeply personal authentic and practical guidance to help you build an intentional life Discover what it means to own your life and dare to trust God s hands as He richly shapes your character family work and soul
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 In this book a woman whose mouth has gotten her into loads of trouble shares the hows and how-not-tos of dealing with the tongue Beyond just a how not to gossip book this book explores what the Bible says about the many ways we are to use our words and the times when we are to remain silent Karen will cover using our speech to interact with friends co-workers family and strangers as well as in the many places we use our words in private in public online and in prayer Even the words we say silently to ourselves She will address unsolicited opinion-slinging speaking the truth in love not saying words just to people-please and dealing with our verbal anger Christian women struggle with their mouths Even though we know that Scripture has much to say about how we are and are not to use our words this is still an immense issue causing heartache and strain... not only in family relationships but also in friendships work and church settings more
The Moonbeam Award Gold Medal Winner in the religion category The Jesus Storybook Bible tells the Story beneath all the stories in the Bible At the center of the Story is a baby the child upon whom everything will depend Every story whispers his name From Noah to Moses to the great King David---every story points to him He is like the missing piece in a puzzle---the piece that makes all the other pieces fit together From the Old Testament through the New Testament as the Story unfolds children will pick up the clues and piece together the puzzle A Bible like no other The Jesus Storybook Bible invites children to join in the greatest of all adventures to discover for themselves that Jesus is at the center of God s great story of salvation---and at the center of their Story too
Marriage should be based on love right But does it seem as though you and your spouse are speaking two different languages New York Times bestselling author Dr Gary Chapman guides couples in identifying understanding and speaking their spouse s primary love language quality time words of affirmation gifts acts of service or physical touch By learning the five love languages you and your spouse will discover your unique love languages and learn practical steps in truly loving each other Chapters are categorized by love language for easy reference and each one ends with specific simple steps to express a specific language to your spouse and guide your marriage in the right direction A newly designed love languages assessment will help you understand and strengthen your relationship You can build a lasting loving marriage together Gary Chapman hosts a nationally syndicated daily radio program called A Love Language Minute that can be heard on more than 150 radio stations as well as the weekly syndicated program Building Relationships with Gary Chapman which can both be heard on fivelovelanguages com The Five Love Languages is a consistent new York Times bestseller - with over 5 million copies sold and translated into 38 languages... This book is a sales phenomenon with each year outselling the prior for 16 years running Includes a promotional code to gain exclusive online access to the new comprehensive love languages assessment more
From the bestselling author of Stitches and Help Thanks Wow comes her long-awaited collection of new and selected essays on hope joy and grace Anne Lamott writes about faith family and community in essays that are both wise and irreverent It s an approach that has become her trademark Now in Small Victories Lamott offers a new message of hope that celebrates the triumph of light over the darkness in our lives Our victories over hardship and pain may seem small she writes but they change us our perceptions our perspectives and our lives Lamott writes of forgiveness restoration and transformation how we can turn toward love even in the most hopeless situations how we find the joy in getting lost and our amazement in finally being found Profound and hilarious honest and unexpected the stories in Small Victories are proof that the human spirit is irrepressible