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Mackenzie Allen Philips youngest daughter Missy has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness Four years later in the midst of his Great Sadness Mack receives a suspicious note apparently from God inviting him back to that shack for a weekend Against his better judgment he arrives at the shack on a wintry afternoon and walks back into his darkest nightmare What he finds there will change Mack s world forever In a world where religion seems to grow increasingly irrelevant The Shack wrestles with the timeless question Where is God in a world so filled with unspeakable pain The answers Mack gets will astound you and perhaps transform you as much as it did him You ll want everyone you know to read this book
1 New York Times bestseller Milk and Honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival About the experience of violence abuse love loss and femininity The book is divided into four chapters and each chapter serves a different purpose Deals with a different pain Heals a different heartache Milk and Honey takes readers through a journey of the most bitter moments in life and finds sweetness in them because there is sweetness everywhere if you are just willing to look
This 1 New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying organizing and storing Despite constant efforts to declutter your home do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once you ll never have to do it again Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever The KonMari Method with its revolutionary category-by-category system leads to lasting results In fact none of Kondo s clients have lapsed and she still has a three-month waiting list With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house spark joy and which don t this international bestseller featuring Tokyo s newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home and the calm motivated mindset it can inspire
- Over 11 million copies sold- 1 New York Times Bestseller for 8 years running- Now celebrating its 25th anniversary 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
In The Four Agreements bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering Based on ancient Toltec wisdom The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom true happiness and love A New York Times bestseller for over 8 years Over 6 million copies sold in the U S Translated into 40 languages worldwide
The star of TLC s Long Island Medium and New York Times bestselling author Theresa Caputo provides a guide to overcoming grief filled with inspiring lessons from Spirit and astonishing stories from the clients who have been empowered by Theresa s spiritual readings After more than a decade of being a practicing medium Theresa Caputo brings the powerful lessons she has learned about grief healing and finding happiness in the wake of tragedy In almost every reading she gives Spirit insists that people begin to embrace their lives again Easily said but not everyone knows where to begin and putting back together the pieces of a life marked by loss is never easy Sometimes you need spiritual guidance that s where Theresa comes in With her energetic positive and encouraging tone Theresa uses the lessons from Spirit to guide you through grief toward a place of solace and healing Each lesson is grounded in her clients stories as they share the experience of losing their loved ones their encounters with Spirit during readings and the ways in which they ve been able to heal and grow Each chapter is filled with activities to help you find your new normal including journal entries individual and group exercises meditations and moments of... reflection based on the truths that Theresa has gathered from Spirit Good Grief will help you to feel stronger and more optimistic about what the future has in store for you more
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
In a radical vision for the future of Christianity New York Times bestselling author and American Conservative columnist Rod Dreher calls on American Christians to prepare for the coming Dark Age by embracing an ancient Christian way of life From the inside American churches are hollowed out by the departure of young people and by an insipid pseudo Christianity From the outside they are beset by challenges to religious liberty in a rapidly secularizing culture Keeping Hillary Clinton out of the White House might have bought a brief reprieve from the state s assault but it will not stop the West s into decadence and dissolution Rod Dreher argues that the way forward is actu ally the way back all the way to St Benedict of Nur sia This sixth-century monk horrified by the moral chaos following Rome s fall retreated to the forest and created a new way of life for Christians He built enduring Christian communities based on principles of order hospitality stability and prayer His spiritual centers of hope were strongholds of light throughout the Dark Ages and saved not just Christianity but Western civilization Today a new post Christian barbarism reigns Many believers are blind to it and their churches are too weak to resist Politics... offers little help in this spiritual crisis What is needed is the Benedict Option a strategy that draws on the authority of Scripture and the wisdom of the ancient church The goal to embrace exile from mainstream culture and construct a resilient counterculture This book is both manifesto and rallying cry for Christians who if they are not to be conquered must learn how to fight on culture war battlefields like none the West has seen for fifteen hundred years The Benedict Option is for all mere Chris tians Protestant Catholic Orthodox who can read the signs of the times Neither false optimism nor fatalistic despair will do Only faith hope and love embodied in a renewed church and resilient culture can sustain believers in the dark age that has overtaken us These are the days for building strong arks for the long journey across a sea of night more
What could a School of Witchcraft and Wizardry possibly have in common with the most published book in Jewish history and the most celebrated holiday of the Jewish calendar As it turns out quite a lot From the concepts of slavery and freedom to the focus on education to the number four Harry Potter and Passover share almost everything This book is the perfect companion for young and old at the Seder table Enchant your guests with lessons from the magical realms of Hogwarts and Jewish tradition Foster conversation with student responses to Seder questions And learn the ultimate lesson Holiness can be found everywhere if you know where to look
Only Love Today is the inspirational read from best-selling author of Hands Free Mama Rachel Macy Stafford Millions of Stafford s fans from her blog and her books find hope challenge and inspiration through her poetic and powerful short pieces on her blog Only Love Today brings these pieces and many new original entries together in a beautiful book based around the four seasons From finding daily surrender in the autumn and daily hope in the winter to daily bloom and daily spark in the spring and summer you will always find fresh beautiful words for your day With a flexible non-dated structure Only Love Today is perfect to pick up at any time of the year and find hope and encouragement to address your current challenge or need family parenting relationships finding peace in a stressed out world Stafford offers you strength and vision for a new and more connected way to live This is a timeless book of inspiration to remember and live for what really matters