Amanda is a raging perfectionist who determines each day’s worth, and ultimately her own, by keeping track of her stats --- pounds gained or lost, stuff accomplished. That is, until God spoke into her life, waking her up to the true costs of her addiction to perfection. CONFESSIONS OF A RAGING PERFECTIONIST is more than Amanda’s confession; it’s a journey of letting go of the subtle but destructive idols of her overactive inner voice and replacing them with God’s truth.
How often do women see a friend in distress or crisis, but feel helpless to really make a difference? HOPELIFTER takes the mystery out of how to be the hands and feet of Jesus to anyone in need of hope, comfort and care. Kathe Wunnenberg, whose hope-lifting ministry has impacted the lives of thousands, demonstrates simple, practical ways that acts of creative compassion can transform lives.
Born without arms or legs, Nick Vujicic overcame his disabilities to live an independent, rich, fulfilling and “ridiculously good” life while serving as a role model for anyone seeking true happiness. Now an internationally successful motivational speaker, Nick eagerly spreads his central message: the most important goal is to find your life’s purpose and to never give up, despite whatever difficulties or seemingly impossible odds stand in your way.
When bestselling novelist Debbie Macomber took the time to focus on a single word --- such as prayer, trust, or surrender --- for a whole year, this act changed not only herself, but also those around her.
In ONE SIZE FITS ALL, you will discover that much of life and health is about making good choices. What we say yes to, as well as what we say no to, matters in our everyday decisions. Information, no matter how valuable, remains worthless unless we grab hold of its principles and put them to use in our lives. Each one of us determines the quality of life as it pertains to our health.
In a no-holds-barred narrative style, Ruthie and Michael Dean chronicle their dating mishaps, hilarious attempts to find love, and many mistakes --- helping women understand just what men are thinking and how to attract Mr. Right. REAL MEN DON’T TEXT offers game-changing perspectives, bringing a fresh approach to love, sex and dating.
Ava must set out on a journey that takes her back home-something Ava hasn't done in twenty years. As she travels across the state of Texas, strangers offer her kindness and remind her of the meaning of hope and forgiveness.
Lisa Osteen Comes’s inspiring message shows not only how to get through the day, but also how to catch new vision for a bold and bright life. With every story, she delivers biblical truths and practical help for overcoming various forms of hardship and loss.
In YOU'RE STRONGER THAN YOU THINK, psychologist Dr. Les Parrott helps you access the power to do what you feel you can’t. The secret to tapping into your inner strength is not about positive thinking or pulling yourself up by your bootstraps. Instead, it’s about leveraging your strengths and overcoming your weaknesses to reveal a surprising inner-power that God has placed deep in your heart.
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