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Simple Ideas Lasting LoveFalling in love is easy Staying in love that s the challenge How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands conflicts and just plain boredom of everyday life In the 1 New York Times bestseller The 5 Love Languages you ll discover the secret that has transformed millions of relationships worldwide Whether your relationship is flourishing or failing Dr Gary Chapman s proven approach to showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of intimacy with your partner starting today The 5 Love Languages is as practical as it is insightful Updated to reflect the complexities of relationships today this new edition reveals intrinsic truths and applies relevant actionable wisdom in ways that work Includes a His and Hers Personal Profile assessment so you can discover your love language and that of your loved one
You have an enemy and he s dead set on destroying all you hold dear and keeping you from experiencing abundant life in Christ What s more his approach to disrupting your life and discrediting your faith isn t general or generic not a one-size-fits-all It s specific Personalized Targeted So this book is your chance to strike back With prayer With a weapon that really works Each chapter will guide you in crafting prayer strategies that hit the enemy where it hurts letting him know you re on to him and that you won t back down Because with every new strategy you build you re turning the fiercest battles of life into precise strikes against him and his handiwork each one infused with the power of God s Spirit New York Times bestselling author Priscilla Shirer widely known for her international speaking teaching and writing ministries brings her new role from the 2015 film War Room into the real lives of today s women addressing the topics that affect them most renewing their passion refocusing their identity negotiating family strife dealing with relentless regrets navigating impossible schedules succeeding against temptation weathering their worst fears uprooting bitterness and more Each chapter exposes the enemy s cruel crafty... intentions in all kinds of these areas then equips and encourages you to write out your own personalized prayer strategies on tear-out sheets you can post and pray over yourself and your loved ones on a regular basis Fervent is a hands-on knees-down don t-give-up action guide to practical purposeful praying more
In their debut cookbook the Trim Healthy Mama s share hundreds of delicious healthy recipes to help readers successfully slim down while eating well This companion cookbook to the bestselling Trim Healthy Mama Plan is just what readers have been waiting for It features simple mouthwatering recipes for breakfast lunch and dinner including slow cooker and one-pot meals hearty soups and salads omelets and waffles pizzas breads and more No Trim Healthy Mama should be deprived so there are also favorite snacks delectable desserts and the smoothies sippers and teas fans love With pantry-stocking advice time-saving tips and information on how to cook for the entire family the Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook offers a delicious and nutritious way to make trim and healthy meals with less stress so you have more time with your loved ones
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In his first book published as Pope and in conjunction with the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy Pope Francis here invites all humanity to an intimate and personal dialogue on the subject closest to his heart mercy which has long been the cornerstone of his faith and is now the central teaching of his papacy In this conversation with Vatican reporter Andrea Tornielli Francis explains through memories from his youth and moving anecdotes from his experiences as a pastor why mercy is the first attribute of God God does not want anyone to be lost His mercy is infinitely greater than our sins he writes As well the Church cannot close the door on anyone Francis asserts on the contrary its duty is to go out into the world to find its way into the consciousness of people so that they can assume responsibility for and move away from the bad things they have done The first Jesuit and the first South American to be elected Bishop of Rome Pope Francis has traveled around the world spreading God s message of mercy to the largest crowds in papal history Clear and profound The Name of God Is Mercy resonates with this desire to reach all those who are looking for meaning in life a road to peace and reconciliation and the... healing of physical and spiritual wounds It is being published in more than eighty countries around the world The name of God is mercy There are no situations we cannot get out of we are not condemned to sink into quicksand Pope FrancisPraise for The Name of God Is Mercy Francis speaks succinctly and with refreshing forthrightness He emphasizes moral sincerity over dogma an understanding of the complexities of the world and individual experience over rigid doctrine The pope has an easy conversational style that moves effortlessly between folksy sayings and erudite allusions between common-sense logic and impassioned philosophical insights Michiko Kakutani The New York Times What makes his book most moving is the way in which this man without disrespecting his own privacy or offering false bromides of modesty opens the sacred space of his conscience to explain how he came to center his ministry and now his papacy around mercy James Carroll The New Yorker As he has done throughout his papacy Pope Francis shows in this book a compelling way to present God s love anew to a skeptical world without denying the ancient teachings of faith But now he is challenging the entire Church to trek a new way forward Time Francis enjoys sharing personal stories of God s grace and mercy in the lives of parishioners from his native Argentina people he has known and who have recognized themselves as sinners The Washington Post Powerful Francis s book signals a plea for a change of attitude on the part of the faithful and their pastors Bishops and priests will talk and quarrel over the text for months even years to come And that perhaps is what Francis intends Financial Times Deepens his calls for a more merciful Catholic Church The question-and-answer book is told in simple breezy language with the pope referring to experiences and people in his own life Newsday Francis has offered his most detailed outline yet for the role of the Catholic church in the modern era National Catholic ReporterTranslated by Oonagh Stransky more
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
Forget the Fad Diets Join the Food Freedom MovementCounting calories is out All the food groups are in Becoming trim and healthy doesn t have to be difficult or painstaking anymore After trying almost every fad diet out there Serene Allison and Pearl Barrett creators of the Trim Healthy Mama movement took matters into their own hands Through trial and error and much research they created the TRIM HEALTHY MAMA PLAN the breakthrough lifestyle program to help readers of all ages and stages get healthy slim down and keep off the weight once and for all Based on the authors successful self-published book this simplified improved practical plan shows readers a unique way to lose weight and get healthy by eliminating sugar and still eating hearty delicious food The biblically-sound and highly effective eating approach centers on Satisfying meals which include more fats and protein and Energizing meals which include more carbs and protein as they are the key to success Scrumptious whole unprocessed foods including fats blood sugar friendly grains proteins fruits and vegetables are eaten in a way that boosts metabolism yet still fits into anyone s hectic lifestyle It s family friendly and effective for pregnant and nursing mothers pre or... post- menopausal women and also those without weight or health issues even men and growing children The book includes menu plans a list of key super foods to eat on plan time-saving tips and pantry stocking and lifestyle advice to help readers successfully reach their goals Join the Trim Healthy Mama movement and along with thousands of others discover the groundbreaking easy-does-it and delicious way to eat for health and weight loss more
Best-selling author Jen Hatmaker is convinced life can be lovely and fun and courageous and kind She reveals with humor and style how Jesus embarrassing grace is the key to dealing with life s biggest challenge people The majority of our joys struggles thrills and heartbreaks relate to people beginning with ourselves and then the people we came from married birthed live by go to church with don t like don t understand fear compare ourselves to and judge Jen knows how the squeeze of this life can make us competitive and judgmental how we can lose love for others and then for ourselves She reveals how to Break free of guilt and shame by dismantling the unattainable Pinterest life Learn to engage our culture s controversial issues with a grace-first approach Be liberated to love and release the burden of always being right Identify the tools you already have to develop real-life all-in know-my-junk-but-love-me-anyway friendships Escape our impossible standards for parenting and marriage by accepting the standard of mostly good Laugh your butt off In this raucous ride to freedom for modern women Jen Hatmaker bares the refreshing wisdom wry humor no-nonsense faith liberating insight and fearless honesty that have made her beloved by... women worldwide more
Inspired by the Kendrick Brothers new movie War Room this exciting new resource from the 1 best-selling author team behind The Love Dare and The Resolution for Men is designed to help anyone learn how to become a powerful person of prayer The Battle Plan for Prayer begins with prayer s core purpose its biblical design and its impact throughout history Readers will be guided scripturally through the fundamentals of how effective prayer works inspired towards a closer more intimate relationship with God and shown how to develop specific prayer strategies for each area of life Prayer can accomplish what a willing God can accomplish It should be your first plan of attack in all of life s battles not your last resort If you want to experience the joy of mightily answered prayer then it s time to engage with God at another level
Hollywood power couple DeVon Franklin and Meagan Good candidly share about their courtship and marriage and the key to their success waiting President CEO of Franklin Entertainment and former Sony Pictures executive DeVon Franklin and award-winning actress Meagan Good have learned sometimes all we can do is wait for the one to come into our lives They spent years crossing paths but it wasn t until they were thrown together while working on the film Jumping the Broom that their storybook romance began Faced with starting a new relationship and wanting to avoid potentially devastating relationship pitfalls DeVon and Meagan chose to do something almost unheard of in today s society abstain from sex until they were married In The Wait DeVon and Meagan share the life-changing message that waiting rather than rushing a relationship can help you find the person you re meant to be with Filled with candid his-and-hers accounts of the most important moments of their relationship and practical advice on how waiting for everything from dating to sex can transform relationships allowing you to find a deep connection based on patience trust and faith
But everyone else has it If you loved me you d get it for me When you hear these comments from your kids it can be tough not to cave You love your children don t you want them to be happy and to fit in Kristen Welch knows firsthand it s not that easy In fact she s found out that when you say yes too often it s not only hard on your peace of mind and your wallet it actually puts your kids at long-term risk In Raising Grateful Kids in an Entitled World Kristen shares the ups and downs in her own family s journey of discovering why it s healthiest not to give their kids everything Teaching them the difference between want and need is the first step in the right direction With many practical tips and anecdotes she shares how to say the ultimate yes as a family by bringing up faith-filled kids who will love God serve others and grow into hardworking fulfilled and successful adults It s never too late to raise grateful kids Get ready to cultivate a spirit of genuine appreciation and create a Jesus-centered home in which your kids don t just say but mean thank you for everything they have