When Aubrey McKaslin visited reclusive photographer William Corey, she found a man who had given up on life and faith. He said he was happy at his mountain retreat, but Aubrey didn't believe it for a minute. His eyes signaled a kindred soul, a man who shared her love of art and the outdoors. Spending time together awakened deeper feelings in them both, but could William trust in his faith and rise above his past?
Daily life is so busy that it's hard to see the wood for the trees. Take a few minutes each day to ponder a nugget of wisdom chosen especially for you by singer and presenter Aled Jones. Aled's faith in God has sustained him all his life -- it is a God that speaks and exists through all things, times and places. Drawing on spritual wisdom across the ages, from ancient times to the modern day, as well as across diverse cultures, Aled has compiled a daily reader that will help ground and inspire you each day of the year. The year is divided up into monthly themes, ranging from New Beginnings, to treasuring the little things in life and the power of a smile. Charming line drawing illustrations decorate the page and journalling space allows the reader to respond to what they are reading by either making notes or with a drawing of their own. A book that's perfect as a gift for mum or dad, it is perfect to dip in and out of during the year and will be a favourite treasure trove of wisdom for all who love watching Aled on BBC TV or listen to his inspiring show on Classic FM. Complied by the singer Aled Jones, this book is a compilation of blessings to read throughout the year. Each page is illustrated with a quote to bring you joy and peace everyday.
Everyday Blessings is a practical and inspiring book which offers a clear outline for people who want to understand and embrace mindful parenting. It is one of the few books on parenting that embraces the emotional, intuitive and deeply personal experience of being a parent and shows you how to apply the practice of mindfulness meditation to parenting children of all ages. In the rush, rush, rush of too-much-to-do-and-no-time-to-do-it , the important, nurturing aspects of parenthood can easily disappear. Even the smallest degree of mindfulness can have profound effects on children, no matter how old they are, and on the quality of parent-child relationships. Jon Kabat-Zinn, a mindfulness pioneer, and his wife Myla share their experiences of using mindfulness within their own family. By encouraging moment-to-moment awareness and acceptance, this thoughtful and practical book will help you to slow down, grow in compassion, enrich your life as a parent and nourish the internal life of your children.
Open your eyes to God's blessings in this wonderfully encouraging devotional created just for you. Over 200 short readings will lighten your day and lift your spirit. Ambition. Challenge. Grace. Provision. Success. Trust. These are just a few of the timely topics included in Everyday Blessings, a faith-building volume designed to lighten the day and lift the spirit of today's woman. Each reading will speak to her heart as she opens her eyes to God's goodness in every aspect of her life. The more than 200 daily devotions and related scripture are succinct and power packed, perfect for the female on the fly.
If a single contemporary author can be said to capture the heart, soul, and imagination of our generation, it is unquestionably Max Lucado. With Everyday Blessings, he offers 365 reflections on individual scriptures in a conversational style that people everywhere have come to love.
Two fan-favorite McKaslin Clan novels in one by beloved author Jillian Hart Every Kind of Heaven Ava McKaslin has a strict to-do list for her life: making sweets and taking care of her family. Love is too unreliable for this busy bakery owner. Until she hires Brice Donovan as her contractor. Brice has adored Ava from afar. Now that she needs his help, Brice wants to show her how joyful life can be when there is love. Everyday Blessings When Aubrey McKaslin visits reclusive photographer William Corey, she finds a man who's given up on life. He claims he's happy alone in his mountain retreat, but Aubrey doesn't believe it for a minute. She sees a man who's looking for companionship. Spending time together awakens deeper feelings in them both, but could William trust in their newfound love to see a future together?
Spend an entire year of discovering God’s blessings, and develop a lifetime of gratitude. God loves everyone, and one way He shows His love is through showering us with blessings! Whether it’s with parents who love us, warm sunshine, or the ultimate blessing of His Son, Jesus, God's love is everywhere. When kids see that God is the source of all blessings, it reminds them that all gifts truly do come from God. Children will learn to not only see God’s blessings in happy days, but to see His loving hand in hard days as well. Developing a habit of giving thanks in all circumstances will lead children to a lifelong spirit of gratitude. Each devotion features Scripture and a bite-sized message that will keep the attention of young minds. Devotions also have a takeaway to help children engage with the message and apply its meaning to their lives. Meets national education standards.
It seems each new day brings us more reason to worry, and many of us find ourselves caught in an endless cycle of bad news and anxiety about the future. But when you belong to God, your struggles and anxieties do not get the last word. God does. And you can experience the comfort and peace he promises each day as you cling to his Word and learn how it can impact your days. Compact and beautifully designed, Carolyn Larsen's Comfort and Peace for Every Day offers you 180 inspiring devotional readings that will help you feel God's reassurance when life gets challenging and experience serenity and calm in your inner being no matter what's going on outside. These short, to-the-point readings illuminate God's promises and show you just how they apply to your everyday life.
Today's Christian woman is so busy handling the challenges of day-to-day life that spending time in the Word can easily become yet another "should" buried in that growing list of daily "musts." Created in partnership with Christianity Today's women's magazine, the Everyday Matters Bible for Women is designed to help women develop spiritual practices that will make their lives richer, not harder. It offers practical encouragement and tools to renew, reinvigorate, and restore meaning to everyday life. This Bible features 24 disciplines--or practices--that position us to receive power and strength to do those things that we cannot possibly do on our own and make everyday life fuller and deeper. Each discipline is represented by a colorful icon whose illustration is a reminder of its meaning. The contemporary language of the New Living Translation combines with content from today's foremost Christian leaders to help readers understand and apply spiritual discipline. Every discipline is explored in four ways: Everyday Matters: Two-page articles introduce major themes and focus on an essential part of understanding and practicing a discipline. Everyday Profiles: Profiles of 25 biblical women highlight a particular discipline. Everyday Q & A's: Short articles delve into a difficult aspect of the spiritual practice and offer practical help on incorporating the discipline into your daily life. Everyday Reflections: Selections illustrate ways to personalize and apply God's Word to your own situation. More than 300 articles and features by more than 140 of today's most well-known Christian leaders and writers, including Kay Warren, Priscilla Shirer, Elisa Morgan, Nancy & John Ortberg, Richard Foster, Liz Curtis Higgs, and Lauren Winner. Features: 4-color printing throughout Book introductions Color-coded icons identify each spiritual discipline addressed in contributors' material Article, "How to Use This Bible in a Small Group Study" Index of spiritual practices Resources for further reading Presentation page Ribbon marker Enjoy having overviews and articles on 24 key spiritual practices that renew meaning in everyday life, including prayer, forgiveness, worship, and more! Perfect for individuals, group use, and gifts!