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  • The Great Turnaround

    by Susanne Weegmann

    Are you feeling overwhelmed by the confusion, crime, and lawlessness in your nation?

    Do you long for clarity, peace, godliness, and holiness? Are you ready to shift yourself and your nation in prayer from lawlessness to holiness?

    Then take comfort in this: God has not forgotten you nor your nation. On the contrary, he has given us the blueprint in his word with which we can walk through. He has already prepared the way. Will you walk on it?

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  • UNDER THE GREAT ELM - A Life of Luck & Wonder

    by Rich Flanders
    It is an account of a life-l.ong journey of enlightenment, a tale of high adventure, of love lost and found, and of remarkable interspecies encounters, Sweeping from the Illinois countryside to the plains and mountains of the American West, from the cafes of Paris to the Gaza Strip, and from equatorial India to the rhythms of Broadway,, it is a story of hope and inspiration for our time.
  • Phoenix Rising - Surviving Catastrophic Loss: Fires, Floods, Hurricanes and Tornadoes

    by Dr. Noelle Nelson
    “We couldn’t do anything to save it. Your house is ash.” Words you never want to hear. That your beloved home was incinerated in a wildfire. Or flattened by a tornado. Pulverized by a hurricane. Washed away by a torrential flood. The book looks at what to expect emotionally, physically, and mentally during the early days and months after a catastrophe, where and how to ask for help amid the shock and grief, and how, despite a life-changing event, we can rise from the ashes, stronger and better t... more
  • At Death Do Us Part: A Grieving Widower Heals After Losing his Wife to Breast Cancer

    by Frederick Marx

    When everything slips away, what do you hold on to?

    A beautifully written memoir that doesn't blink from talking about the death of a loved one. It is unapologetic, un-euphemistic, and unafraid.Following a long fight with cancer, Tracy's death ended their thirteen-year marriage. In the months immediately following his loss, Frederick Marx writes about their time together, falling in love, their shortcomings, and how they made each other better people. Marx recounts his relations... more

  • Rites to a Good Life: Everyday Rituals of Healing and Transformation

    by Frederick Marx
    Every normal human lifespan contains passages that deserve attention, intention, and ritual. This book shows us how we can do that with minimal disruption to our normal lives and without the need for teachers, ministers, or gurus. This isn't a religious book. All beliefs and non-beliefs are welcome. Readers will leave with practical suggestions for living a more meaningful life each and every moment. Chapters end with a list on "what you need to do now".
  • Suit to Saddle: Cycling to Self-Discovery on the Southern Tier

    by Larry Walsh

    "Your job has been eliminated." In other words, you're unemployed, out of work, and desperate to find a new purpose. When US Army veteran Larry Walsh heard those words, his world was turned upside down. With a desire to move beyond unemployment, create an exciting new future for himself, and push past his limits, he decides to fulfill his lifelong dream to bike across the country.

    He purchases a Surly Disc Trucker touring bike and begins his 3,120-mile ride of the Southern... more

  • The Roar of Ordinary

    by J. C. Foster
    Coping with loss can be challenging for a lifetime. Jack thinks he may find some relief on the other side of the world. He doesn’t know for sure, but he makes the trek anyway. His destination has a tortured past, but it may hold secrets that can sooth a burdened mind. Along the way the protagonist dreams of what brought him to the here and now. It’s family, though just an ordinary one, that provided incentive, privilege, and opportunity. Events, experiences, faces, and conversations flash by.... more
  • Memory Road Trip

    by KRISTA MARSON
    MEMORY ROAD TRIP is a compendium of travel stories ranging from the sublime to the surreal as told by a money-strapped traveler who gallivanted around the globe on a proverbial shoestring. The journey down memory road is a heartfelt excursion into the past that takes armchair explorers on an odyssey of life, love, and loneliness. The circuitous path is full of philosophical nooks and crannies, and many stories get told from the bottom of a psychological well. Readers will join this intrepid Gen ... more
  • Extended Horizon Reflections

    by Jeff Jackson
    I describe the out-of-the-ordinary life that I've lived and share some of what I've learned along the way. I describe being a teenage soldier, husband, and father and an incredible health-scare with our newborn. A season of life living as a missionary with my family in another country, and then being diagnosed with a terminal disease that changed the trajectory of my life.
  • Life Goes On: Wait, wait. There's more to the story!

    by John E. Budzinski

    What do you say to Saint Peter as he escords you to see THE BOSS - to talk about your Permanent Record - your legacy? Where you just a victim of circumstances, or is there more to the story...?

  • A Watch in the Night: The story of Pomquet Island's last lightkeeping family

    by Ruth Edgett
    "A Watch in the Night: The story of Pomquet Island's last lightkeeping family" chronicles the struggles of one Nova Scotia family to survive on a tiny windswept island without running water, electricity, or reliable communication with the mainland. For thirty-six years, George and Ruth Millar tended the Pomquet Island light, raised generations of livestock, brought up their six children, and lived through violent storms and other weather disasters. "A Watch in the Night" is not a dry account of ... more
  • Medical Diver

    by Len Starbeck
    What on earth is a medical diver? Someone who practices medicine underwater? Leonard Starbeck served for over 28 years in the U.S. Navy and Marines, and in this fascinating memoir he answers that very question. Follow along as he tells stories of his many adventures travelling the world as an Independent Medical Diver (DMT/IDC) and a tactical medic, and more recently as a surgical nurse and Merchant Marine Medical Service Officer.
  • Barking at the Moon

    by Tracy Beckerman
    Undeterred by her inability to keep a houseplant alive, Tracy Beckerman decides her family just isn’t complete without a dog. But when Riley comes into their lives, they realize they got a lot more than they bargained for. From tracking wet cement through the house to shredding the family’s underwear, Riley is a one-dog wrecking ball. Add in the challenge of trying to housebreak a dog in a hurricane and you have a recipe for chaos. But Riley also brings something else into the family. A sweet... more
  • Like a Dandelion in the Wind

    by Andrea Johns
    Andrea endured many hardships in her life while travelling around Australia with her lovable rascal of a father. She was taught cunningness, survival, love, gambling, hunting and fishing, unlike any education you get from sitting in a classroom. Taken out of school at barely 13, she lost count of how many schools she attended in her mere 5 years of education. Engaged at15,married at 16 and a mother at 17. War and the traumatic birth of her second child only made her stronger. Evacuated to London... more
  • Deep Creek or Bust

    by Deborah Laird Meeks
    The year is 1966. Seven teenage girls meet at the primitive Girl Scout camp of “Camp Mountain Meadows,” on Greenhorn Mountain, in the Sequoia National Forest. The “Cardebanngiebarlys” patrol is created by using a syllable from each of their names, then the fun begins. The counselors teach survival skills required to go on the most rugged and adventurous hike offered at the camp—a backpack trip to Deep Creek, the coveted natural swimming hole with a rock slide. Of all the skills the girls learn, ... more
  • What Lurks in the Woods: Struggle and Hope in the Midst of Chronic Illness, A Memoir

    by Nicole Bell
    Russ and Nicole Bell were an upwardly mobile happy couple: two kids, big house, fun hobbies, marvelous life. But something wasn’t quite right—with Russ. He started forgetting things, he got lost, he became enraged, he was harsh with the kids. And he could no longer be trusted with minor responsibilities. They visited doctor after doctor after doctor to try to determine what was wrong, to no avail. “Alzheimer’s,” they were told, but that didn’t make sense. Russ was too young for that. As the f... more

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