There's no question, we'd all choose the good life any day of the week--and yet we don't always understand how to make that happen. We constantly ask ourselves questions like Is it better to serve God or to serve people? How can I be a good steward of what God has given me? I don't have a lot of money right now; is there anything else I can do? We know God calls us to be generous people, but what does that really look like? In this easy-to-read booklet, bestselling author Randy Alcorn answers these questions and shows us how we can do what pleases God, helps others, and is best for us--all at the same time.
When we look back on our life, we open a treasure chest of lessons learned. The author has come to understand that the most trying times teach us the best lessons for personal growth. It is her hope that you find something beneficial in this book. To this end, she has included pages for your own reflections on what each word means to you and in your life. There is also room for you to write down any goals you may have regarding implementing the word into your life.
A bestselling author teaches life-changing biblical principles of generosity and tells stories of people who have put those radical principles into practice. Each story is a practical application that can help stimulate imagination and expand dreams of serving Jesus in fresh ways.
Three simple principles for creating a balanced and satisfying life! The secret to living an exceptional life—with fulfilling work and leisure, meaningful relationships, and time for oneself—is finding balance. Briana and Dr. Peter Borten have the strategies you need to achieve this all-important balance in your life—even in the face of chaos. The Bortens focus on three fundamental principles of a satisfying life: -Sweetness: Learn the importance of feeding your life, body, and soul -Structure: Find out how intelligent structure can give you more spontaneity and freedom, and liberate you from an excessively busy existence -Space: Carve out purposeful space, which allows for perspective—an understanding of the big picture and your place in it By adding and maintaining sweetness, structure, and space to your life, you will be able to let go of the stress and tension that gets in the way of being happy, authentic, and fully present—living The Well Life. "The Well Life is a beautiful guide to living the good life, mind, body, and soul from two people who walk the walk. Peter and Briana Borten integrate knowledge of ancient healing traditions, the realities of our modern lives, and their own practical experience to unlock what it truly means to be well. This book is a healing journey." —Kate Northrup, Bestselling Author of Money: A Love Story "The Well Life is a powerful primer on living as we were intended to live--under grace, all systems go, and in love. A great platform for living deliberately and creating consciously." —Mike Dooley, New York Times Bestselling Author of Infinite Possibilities "If you're looking to break out of the excuses and experience more vitality than ever before, read this book! With their background in Eastern medicine and love of Western strategy, Briana and Peter lay out a beautiful prescription for more ease, joy, balance, and fulfillment in The Well Life. Quite frankly, if you put even just 5 percent of this book into practice, you'll create incredible results!" —Alexi Panos, Leader in the Emergent Wisdom Movement and Author of 50 Ways to Yay! and Now or Never
Many people set out to achieve a dream-starting a business or learning to play the piano or publishing a book-but they don't succeed, and the dream fizzles away. In many cases, these people have lots of skills and expertise, such as deep knowledge of the business or career they are interested in, so why don't they succeed? Paul Levesque and Art McNeil have discovered that making a dream come true requires cultivating skills of a higher order-macroskills-that inevitably spell the difference between success and failure no matter what the specifics of a person's dreams are. These are the skills Dreamcrafting outlines in detail.
ARISE Sprouts: Are You Living An Upside-Down Life s a collection of stories, motivational posters and valuable information about the dangers of putting boys, sex and babies before education, meaningful relationships and a bright, solid future. This book awakens teenage girls to what they are giving up when they let boys and hormones make their choices for them.
Have you ever asked yourself, why do you do what you do? Are you satisfied with your life? If not, could it be due to the influences in your life? You are three-dimensional and each dimension requires your attention. This book will give you insight about: What makes you do what you do How your flesh operates How to overcome the negative opinion of others The glory of God that is inside you Discover your potential and God – given abilities to help you overcome your past experiences and release the hidden treasure inside you. If you feel oppressed – YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE A SLAVE TO YOUR FLESH If you feel trapped – YOU HAVE BEEN REDEEMED TO HAVE INFLUENCE If you feel ashamed – YOU CAN LIVE A GLORIOUS LIFE! You can be free from your bondage and distress when you use the system that works for you. You can use the word of God as a tool and pray to the Lord to deliver your soul from pain, stress and self-ambition, and to preserve your soul so that if you go through adversity, you will emerge a winner! The insights in this book will help you to understand God’s unmerited favour, the blessing of His authority and power activated and expressed by faith and working through love. The aim of this book is to equip you to be strong in yourself and in your faith and to have a winning mindset.
Who is that sitting on a small rotating planet gliding through a large cold universe? It's you, of course. And where do you think you are going? The deepest question in every human heart is: does my life ultimately matter? What is my value based on? In Who Are You, Really? you will see where others have found meaning, which can be a vantage point from which to make your own discoveries. Becoming the person you are called to be is a journey into reality. The journey involves shedding all that is not your true self. The journey is about becoming more real. These pages cover a range of topics--your past, coming to see God's gifts, your relationship with God, and more--touching on things you might have thought were unrelated to each other. They all have something to do with who you are and how you can know this. Doing the exercises at the end of each chapter and praying the psalms will help you make your own discoveries and "see for yourself." There is someone waiting for you at the end of this journey--someone you will enjoy meeting. You will find the answer to who you really are.
High school sweethearts, a tragic accident, and a second chance to salvage their love. Three years ago, an accident ripped Rowan Walker’s life apart. He doesn’t recognize himself or his life. He’s no longer a boyfriend, volunteer firefighter, and friend. But he’s got a plan to make amends and get his life back on track. If he catches the Caribou River Arsonist, it will be his apology letter to his family. To Eastwood. To Violet. Violet Ross has always been a fighter, but the darkness in Rowan’s head never played fair. Now, Violet has to avoid the man she still loves. No easy feat. They share custody of their dogs, and he hasn’t technically moved out yet. Slowly, she lets Rowan back into her life, and her heart reminds her that she’s never been a quitter. Old hurts don’t stay hidden long when loss and grief follow them around. Violet might still have some fight left in her, but she can’t win Rowan’s battles for him. She has her own to contend with, something she thought was long gone and buried. This small-town second chance romance is the second book in the Caribou River series but can be read as a standalone.
A Greater You: Living a Connected Life is a collection of stories and inspirational writings that recognize our vital connections to our higher self, others, and a greater power and presence in order to live our best life yet!
You can live the good life! The good life—everyone wants to live it. The good life means having the ability to do what we want, when we want, how we want, and the ability to bless others. Living the good life also implies healthy, happy families, wonderful vacations, great jobs and fulfilling careers, successful ministries and businesses, owning nice cars and houses, and having access to the best technology. The Good Life focuses on the principles, underlying attitudes, and lifestyle changes necessary to truly live the good life God designed for each of us. It is about learning how to develop the desire and discipline needed to yield to our new nature in Christ so that we fulfill the perfect will of God for every facet of our lives. This book is written for those who are: On the cutting edge of breakthrough, but are unable to do so. Experiencing sporadic but not continuous bursts of success. In business but can’t seem to turn a profit. In a cycle of loss and lack. Based on personal experiences and biblical principles, the author provides solid advice and practical guidelines about how you can live the good life—starting today!