Battle Ready: Train Your Mind to Conquer Challenges, Defeat Doubt, and Live Victoriously by Kelly Balarie

Battle Ready: Train Your Mind to Conquer Challenges, Defeat Doubt, and Live VictoriouslyBattle Ready: Train Your Mind to Conquer Challenges, Defeat Doubt, and Live Victoriously by Kelly Balarie has a publication date of July 3rd, 2018 by Baker Books. We don’t know what’s coming tomorrow, and usually we live unprepared, just going through the motions of life and practicing a reactive rather than proactive faith. This means that when trouble inevitably comes, we find ourselves mired in disbelief, uncertainty, and doubt rather than ready to endure and triumph over trials. Who wants to live that way? In discouragement, fear, and defeat?
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You Are Not Alone: A Heartfelt Guide to Grief, Healing, and Hope by Debbie Augenthaler – Review

You Are Not Alone: A Heartfelt Guide to Grief, Healing, and Hope by Debbie Augenthaler – published May 1st, 2018 by Everystep Publications. Are you grieving? Do you know someone who is grieving and you don’t know how to help them? You Are Not Alone takes readers into Debbie’s personal journey of grief, from the first gripping chapter, when her husband dies unexpectedly in her arms. Throughout the book, Debbie takes readers by the hand and offers them gentle insights and suggestions for healing and hope, while sharing her powerful story of loss and the spiritual journey that led her to know love never dies. Continue reading

Take Off Your Shoes: One Man’s Journey from the Boardroom to Bali and Back by Ben Feder

Take Off Your Shoes: One Man's Journey from the Boardroom to Bali and BackTake Off Your Shoes: One Man’s Journey from the Boardroom to Bali and Back by Ben Feder published by Radius Book Group. Take Off Your Shoes invites the reader on a journey of self-(re)discovery. A hard-charging, successful, financial wheeler-dealer, and corporate CEO, the author discovers at the pinnacle of his career that he may be losing the very things that drive him to be top dog in business. He risks his career to find personal fulfillment and rebuild family relationships before he loses them forever. Together, he and his wife and children set off on a sabbatical year around the world, a year that transforms them all. The writing is Continue reading

Elevate: An Essential Guide to Life by Joseph Deitch – Review

Elevate: An Essential Guide to Life Elevate: An Essential Guide to Life by Joseph Deitch was published on March 27th, 2018 by Greenleaf Book Group Press and is a psychology, self-help book. A modern world that is bursting with data can often make us feel even more lost as we struggle to find meaning and look for the answers to life’s mysteries. Joseph Deitch shares his lifelong pursuit of wisdom and growth in an accessible, practical, down-to-earth gift to his readers. Elevate is a celebration of life and the potential that exists for all of us. It provides both answers and insights as it links awareness and action, East and West, ancient and modern, spiritual and scientific. Continue reading

Review of Greatest Love by Dr. & Master Zhi Gang Sha

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Greatest Love by Dr. & Master Zhi Gang Sha was published November 14th, 2017 by BenBella Books, Inc. Feel the greatest love. Experience the greatest love. Embody the greatest love. The greatest love is love that truly lasts and has no conditions. It is the love of a mother for her child. It is the love we read about in poems. It is the love we long to have. We all have challenges that keep us from experiencing this greatest love. These challenges may present themselves in your health, relationships, or finances. With this book, learn how to unblock your life in 30 minutes a day with the power of unconditional love, the greatest love, which surpasses the human and enters the love of all creation. Continue reading

Worry Less, Live More by Robert J. Morgan – Review

Worry Less, Live More: God’s Prescription for a Better LifeWorry Less, Live More by Robert J. Morgan was published November 7th, 2017 by Thomas Nelson Publishing. Worry, which is essentially a strain of fear, is a rational response to real pressures and problems. Life is harder than we expect, and even the Lord Jesus, the Prince of Peace Himself, admitted, “Each day has enough trouble of its own” (Matthew 6:34). He said, “In this world you will have trouble” (John 16:33). On one occasion, He even said, “Now my soul is troubled, and what shall I say?” (John 12:27). Our souls are easily troubled. The world and its trials seem to only increase.  Continue reading

Loving My Actual Christmas: An Experiment in Relishing the Season by Alexandra Kuykendall – Book Review

Loving My Actual Christmas: An Experiment in Relishing the SeasonLoving My Actual Christmas: An Experiment in Relishing the Season by Alexandra Kuykendall has an expected publication date of September 5th 2017 by Baker Books and is a Christian Living/Personal Growth Book. The Christmas season is a particularly difficult time for women to slow down and relish what’s right in front of them. An annual marker for many, it is a holiday that can often remind us how life is not going as we’d planned. Our family relationships remain strained, our finances stretched, and our schedules stuffed with too much to do in too little time. Following the formula of her successful Loving My Actual Life, Alexandra Kuykendall shares with readers her own personal experiment to be completely present in her life as it is during the holiday season. Addressing the themes of Advent and Christmas, she reflects on hope, love, joy, peace, and relishing the season, with practical pullouts on common Christmas stressors, such as finances, schedules, and extended family. Kuykendall’s signature candor helps women go easy on themselves, remember what truly matters, and find joy in their imperfect Christmases.  Continue reading

The Wellness Revelation: Lose What Weighs You Down So You Can Love God, Yourself, and Others by Alisa Keeton – Book Review

33107257The Wellness Revelation: Lose What Weighs You Down So You Can Love God, Yourself, and Others by Alisa Keeton has an expected publication: August 8th 2017 by Tyndale Momentum. What would it take for you to make a change? Weight loss can sometimes be a very self-focused endeavor. Maybe you have struggled with your weight your entire life, riding a constant roller coaster of numbers that go up and down. Or maybe you are finding yourself more stressed out by the world and all its demands. Perhaps you just don’t feel as well in your body as you do in your spirit. Continue reading

Book Review of Know Who You Are. Live Like It Matters. A Homeschooler’s Interactive Guide to Discovering Your True Identity by Tim Tebow with A. J. Gregory

9780735289949Know Who You Are. Live Like It Matters. A Homeschooler’s Interactive Guide to Discovering Your True Identity by Tim Tebow with A. J. Gregory was published May 1st, 2017 by Waterbrook Press. – The World Does Not Define You!
Nobody said your life would be easy. And the older you get, the more difficult it seems to become. Deep down you may know your value as a person isn’t defined by wearing cool name-brand clothes, scoring points for a sports team, or even by having a huge number of social media followers. And you’re right! Your identity resides in something—in fact, Someone—much greater than anything this world can offer: Continue reading

Book Review of Almost There: Searching for Home in a Life on the Move by Bekah DiFelice

32988108Almost There: Searching for Home in a Life on the Move by Bekah DiFelice is scheduled to be released on July 18th, 2017 by NavPress Publishing Group. Home, by definition, is where you feel comfortable, where you are established, where relationships are worn in and familiar. It is where you are known, a place to belong. It is a universal longing, but an elusive destination. Why does life often move us far from this secure, primal comfort? We transfer to different locations or simply live unsettled in our own hometown. We rebuild, make new friends, find new jobs, and forge new ties. Our blanket of security becomes a whole host of unknowns. Underneath it all, sure as the evening taps, there is a homesickness for belonging. What if this homesickness is not just a series of challenges to be overcome, but a vehicle for God to draw us to Himself? What if God is orchestrating our circumstances to bring us into the knowledge of who He is? What if all along He is inviting us home? Continue reading