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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
Our lives become busier with each passing day and as technology escalates so does our access to work obligations and stress Constant stimulation and expectation have left us burnt out and distanced from the present moment Now has become something that happens online not in the space and time that we physically occupy Color Me Calm is a guided coloring book designed for harried adults Art therapist Lacy Mucklow and artist Angela Porter offer up 100 coloring templates all designed to help you get coloring and get relaxed Organized into seven therapeutically-themed chapters including Mandalas Water Scenes Wooded Scenes Geometric Patterns Flora Fauna Natural Patterns and Spirituality - the book examines the benefits of putting pencil to paper and offers adults an opportunity to channel their anxiety into satisfying creative accomplishment Color Me Calm is the perfect way step back from the stress of everyday life color and relax
Falling in love is easy Staying in love-that s the challenge How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands and conflicts and just plain boredom of everyday life In the 1 New York Times bestselling book 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 If we learn to meet each other s deep emotional need to feel loved and choose to do it the love we share will be exciting beyond anything we ve ever felt -Gary ChapmanThe 5 Love Languages is as practical as it is insightful Updated to reflect the complexities of relationships in today s world this new edition reveals intrinsic truths and applies relevant actionable wisdom in ways that work Practice the simple steps outlined in each chapter and you ll be on your way to a healthier mutually beneficial relationship Also includes an updated version of The 5 Love Languages personal profile
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
Rooted in traditional Toltec wisdom beliefs four agreements in life are essential steps on the path to personal freedom As beliefs are transformed through maintaining these agreements shamanic teacher and healer don Miguel Ruiz asserts lives will become filled with grace peace and unconditional love
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
A special 25th anniversary edition of the extraordinary international bestseller including a new Foreword by Paulo Coelho Combining magic mysticism wisdom and wonder into an inspiring tale of self-discovery The Alchemist has become a modern classic selling millions of copies around the world and transforming the lives of countless readers across generations Paulo Coelho s masterpiece tells the mystical story of Santiago an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure His quest will lead him to riches far different and far more satisfying than he ever imagined Santiago s journey teaches us about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts of recognizing opportunity and learning to read the omens strewn along life s path and most importantly to follow our dreams
From New York Times bestselling author Rachel Held Evans comes a book that is both a heartfelt ode to the past and hopeful gaze into the future of what it means to be a part of the Church Like millions of her millennial peers Rachel Held Evans didn t want to go to church anymore The hypocrisy the politics the gargantuan building budgets the scandals--church culture seemed so far removed from Jesus Yet despite her cynicism and misgivings something kept drawing her back to Church And so she set out on a journey to understand Church and to find her place in it Centered around seven sacraments Evans quest takes readers through a liturgical year with stories about baptism communion confirmation confession marriage vocation and death that are funny heartbreaking and sharply honest A memoir about making do and taking risks about the messiness of community and the power of grace Searching for Sunday is about overcoming cynicism to find hope and somewhere in between Church
For those who have lost a loved one to that liar and fraud named Death So reads the dedication of William Peter Blatty s Finding Peter a deeply moving memoir that tests the bounds of grief love and the soul Blatty the bestselling author and Oscar Award winning screenwriter of The Exorcist lived a charmed life among the elite stars of Hollywood His son Peter born over a decade after The Exorcist grew from an apple-cheeked boy into an imposing young man with a quick warm smile But when Peter died very suddenly from a rare disorder Blatty s world turned upside down As he and his wife struggled through their unrelenting grief a series of strange and supernatural events began occurring and Blatty became convinced that Peter was sending messages from the afterlife A true and unabashedly personal story Finding Peter will shake the most cynical of readers and it will remind those in grief that our loved ones do truly live on
There is nothing as precious in life as a friend who knows you and loves you in spite of yourself Yet over the last couple of decades we ve substituted the joy of real friendship with cheap imitations We settle for community on Facebook and Twitter and a series of text messages that allow us to communicate with someone without the commitment We like each other s beautifully filtered photos on Instagram and delude ourselves into believing we have a community But real friendship requires effort It s showing up laughing loud and crying hard It s forgiving and loving and giving the benefit of the doubt It s making a casserole doing a carpool pickup and making sure she knows those cute shoes are 50 percent off Written in the same comedic style as the New York Times bestsellers Sparkly Green Earrings and The Antelope in the Living Room Nobody s Cuter than You is a laugh-out-loud look at the special bond that exists between friends and a poignant celebration of all the extraordinary people God had the good sense to bring into our lives at exactly the right moments From the friendships we develop over a lifetime to the ones that wounded us and the ones that taught us to love better Melanie Shankle reveals the influence our friends have... on who we were who we are and who we will become And on a day when our jeans feel too tight our chins have decided to embrace hormone-related acne reminiscent of our teen years and our kids have tested the limits of our sanity they are the ones who will look at us and say Nobody s cuter than you more
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