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The enemy wants us to feel rejected left out lonely and less than In Uninvited Lysa shares her own deeply personal experiences of rejection--from the perceived judgment of the perfectly toned woman one elliptical over to the incredibly painful childhood abandonment by her father She leans in to honestly examine the roots of rejection as well as rejection s ability to poison relationships from the inside out including our relationship with God With biblical depth gut-honest vulnerability and refreshing wit Lysa will help you Stop feeling left out by believing that even when you are overlooked by others you are handpicked by God Change your tendency to either fall apart or control the actions of others by embracing God-honoring ways to process your hurt Know exactly what to pray for the next ten days to steady your soul and restore your confidence in the midst of rejection Overcome the two core fears that feed your insecurities by understanding the secret of belonging Uninvited reminds us we are destined for a love that can never be diminished tarnished shaken or taken--a love that does not reject or uninvite
LIVE A LIFE OF MEANING AND CONNECTION Instead of pushing for perfection A few years ago I found myself exhausted and isolated my soul and body sick I was tired of being tired burned out on busy And it seemed almost everyone I talked with was in the same boat longing for connection meaning depth but settling for busy I am a wife mother daughter sister friend neighbor writer and I know all too well that settling feeling But over the course of the last few years I ve learned a way to live marked by grace love rest and play And it s changing everything Present Over Perfect is an invitation to this journey that changed my life I ll walk this path with you a path away from frantic pushing and proving and toward your essential self the one you were created to be before you began proving and earning for your worth Written in Shauna s warm and vulnerable style this collection of essays focuses on the most important transformation in her life and maybe yours too leaving behind busyness and frantic living and rediscovering the person you were made to be Present Over Perfect is a hand reaching out pulling you free from the constant pressure to perform faster push harder and produce more all while maintaining an exhausting image of perfection... Shauna offers an honest account of what led her to begin this journey and a compelling vision for an entirely new way to live soaked in grace rest silence simplicity prayer and connection with the people that matter most to us In these pages you ll be invited to consider the landscape of your own life and what it might look like to leave behind the pressure to be perfect and begin the life-changing practice of simply being present in the middle of the mess and the ordinariness of life more
This book has transformed millions of lives Are you ready for a change Since its release The Purpose Driven Life has been translated into eighty-five different languages and has become the Bestselling non-fiction hardback book in history according to Publisher s Weekly all because of the Christ-centered approach the book takes to answering life s most fundamental question What on earth am I here for This new softcover edition is reimagined for a new generation with four new features including Video introductions by Rick Warren to chapters 1-42 An audio lesson at the end of each chapter with more than thirty additional hours of teaching by Rick Warren Two new bonus chapters on the most common barriers to living a purpose-driven life Access to an online community where you can discuss your journey to purpose get feedback and receive support On your journey you ll find the answers to three of life s most important questions The Question of Existence Why am I alive The Question of Significance Does my life matter The Question of Purpose What on earth am I here for Living out the purpose you were created for moves you beyond mere survival and success to a life of significance the life you were meant to live
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 the Couple s Personal Profile assessment so you can discover your love language and that of your loved one
There is a reason we look at others as rivals and limit ourselves to comparison and competition We have an enemy assaulting our mind will and emotions in the hope that we ll turn on ourselves and each other It s a cycle that isolates us from intimate connections creates confusion about our identity and limits our purpose In Without Rival bestselling author Lisa Bevere shares how a revelation of God s love breaks these limits You ll learn how to stop seeing others as rivals and make the deep connections with your Creator you long for--connections that hold the promise of true identity and intimacy With biblically sound teaching filled with prophetic insight for our day Lisa uses humor and passion to challenge you to Flip rivalry so it brings out the best in you Stop hiding from conversations you need to be a part of Answer the argument that says women are unfit easily deceived and gullible Dismantle gender rivalry and work with the men in your lifeIt s time to step forward to live a life without rival
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
Nothing has driven home a certain truth about my generation which is approaching the apex of its childbearing years quite like this --The New Yorker A parenting zeitgeist --Washington Post A hilarious take on that age-old problem getting the beloved child to go to sleep --National Public Radio A new Bible for weary parents --New York Times Resonates powerfully with almost everyone --Boston Globe Go the F to Sleep challenges stereotypes opens up prototypes and acknowledges that shared sense of failure that comes to all parents who weary of ever getting their darling s to sleep and briefly resuming the illusion of a life of their own --Midwest Book ReviewGo the F to Sleep is a bedtime book for parents who live in the real world where a few snoozing kitties and cutesy rhymes don t always send a toddler sailing blissfully off to dreamland Profane affectionate and radically honest California Book Award-winning author Adam Mansbach s verses perfectly capture the familiar--and unspoken--tribulations of putting your little angel down for the night In the process they open up a conversation about parenting granting us permission to admit our frustrations and laugh at their absurdity With illustrations by Ricardo Cortes Go the F to Sleep... is beautiful subversive and pants-wettingly funny--a book for parents new old and expectant You probably should not read it to your children Seriously Just Go to Sleep a children s book inspired by Go the F to Sleep and appropriate for kids of all ages is forthcoming from Akashic Books in April 2012 and available NOW for pre-order more
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
Having clear boundaries is essential to a healthy balanced lifestyle A boundary is a personal property line that marks those things for which we are responsible In other words boundaries define who we are and who we are not Boundaries impact all areas of our lives Physical boundaries help us determine who may touch us and under what circumstances -- Mental boundaries give us the freedom to have our own thoughts and opinions -- Emotional boundaries help us to deal with our own emotions and disengage from the harmful manipulative emotions of others -- Spiritual boundaries help us to distinguish God s will from our own and give us renewed awe for our Creator -- Often Christians focus so much on being loving and unselfish that they forget their own limits and limitations When confronted with their lack of boundaries they ask - Can I set limits and still be a loving person - What are legitimate boundaries - What if someone is upset or hurt by my boundaries - How do I answer someone who wants my time love energy or money - Aren t boundaries selfish - Why do I feel guilty or afraid when I consider setting boundaries Dr Henry Cloud and Dr John Townsend offer biblically-based answers to these and other tough questions showing us how to... set healthy boundaries with our parents spouses children friends co-workers and even ourselves more
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