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Grace And Grit

Author : Ken Wilber
ISBN : 9780834842786
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Coming soon as a Major Motion Picture Here is a deeply moving account of a couple's struggle with cancer and their journey to spiritual healing. Grace and Grit is the compelling story of the five-year journey of Ken Wilber and his wife Treya Killam Wilber through Treya's illness, treatment, and, finally, death.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Grace And Grit

Author : Lilly Ledbetter
ISBN : 9780307887931
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The courageous story of the woman at the center of the historic discrimination case that inspired the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act--her fight for equal rights in the workplace, and how her determination became a victory for the nation. Lilly Ledbetter was born in a house with no running water or electricity in the small town of Possum Trot, Alabama. She knew that she was destined for something more, and in 1979, Lilly applied for her dream job at the Goodyear tire factory. Even though the only women she’d seen there were secretaries in the front offices where she’d submitted her application, she got the job—one of the first women hired at the management level. Though she faced daily discrimination and sexual harassment, Lilly pressed onward, believing that eventually things would change. Until, nineteen years later, Lilly received an anonymous note revealing that she was making thousands less per year than the men in her position. Devastated, she filed a sex discrimination case against Goodyear, which she won—and then heartbreakingly lost on appeal. Over the next eight years, her case made it all the way to the Supreme Court, where she lost again: the court ruled that she should have filed suit within 180 days of her first unequal paycheck--despite the fact that she had no way of knowing that she was being paid unfairly all those years. In a dramatic moment, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg read her dissent from the bench, urging Lilly to fight back. And fight Lilly did, becoming the namesake of President Barack Obama's first official piece of legislation. Today, she is a tireless advocate for change, traveling the country to urge women and minorities to claim their civil rights. Both a deeply inspiring memoir and a powerful call to arms, Grace and Grit is the story of a true American icon.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

God Grace Grit

Author : Bishop Dr. Cynthia King Bolden Gardner
ISBN : 9781499061291
Genre : Religion
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Christ in you, the HOPE of glory... By God’s grace, the weak, the base, the foolish are lifted out of the dust and the GRIT and molded to perfection, ‘IN OUR IMAGE, AFTER OUR LIKENESS.’ THIS BOOK INCLUDES THE STARTUP PROGRAM TO CREATE A KING’S KIDS BOOTCAMP. THE ACTUAL STARTUP KIT, INCLUDING INCORPORATION AND NONPROFIT PAPERS MAY BE OBTAINED FOR $275 at APOSTLE GARDNER (601) 780-0297
Category: Religion

Grace Grit Notebook

Author : Grace and Grit
ISBN : 1661292216
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* A Wonderful Gift Under 10.00!* Makes an excellent gift for kids, students, artists, creatives, children, teens, and adults!You can be used as a notebook, journal, diary, or composition book. * Journal with a funny design for your kids, boys or girls, men or women, for the daily use.Gear up for the upcoming school year and get organized with this notebook. A great place to keep track of your class schedule, to-do list, and agendas.* Add To Cart NowPerfect for girls or boys, this tablet gives the student an at-a- glance view


Author : Charles R. Swindoll
ISBN : 9781418515508
Genre : Religion
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The apostle Paul. The converted terrorist, inspired author, amazing teacher, and patient mentor.This colossal figure strode boldly onto the stage of the first-century world and left an indelible signature of greatness never to be forgotten. His life? Magnificent! And his ministry? Impressive. While assigned sainthood by some today, by his own description he was "the chief of all sinners." No other person in the Bible, aside from Christ Himself, had a more profound influence on his world and ours than Paul. He was a man of real grit, with a firmness of mind and spirit and unyielding courage in the face of personal hardship and danger. Tough, tenacious, and fiercely relentless, Paul pursued his divine mission with unflinching resolve. And God used him mightily to turn the world upside down for Christ in his generation. But Paul's message and his style were also marked by gentle grace. This man, who tormented and killed the saints of God, understood and explained grace better than any of his contemporaries. Why? Because he never got over his own gratitude as a recipient of it. God's super-abounding grace transformed this once-violent aggressor into a humble-but-powerful spokesman for Christ. A man with that much grit desperately needed that much grace. Perhaps that's why Paul's life is such a source of hope for us. If the chief of sinners can be forgiven and become God's chosen vessel, can He not forgive and use us as well? He can, if we too become people of both grace and grit. Paul is the sixth of a multi-volume series exploring Great Lives from God's Word and searching them to find the qualities that made them great. Join us for an exciting, in-depth look at this amazing life, as only Chuck Swindoll can describe it: Paul: A Man of Grace and Grit.
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Grace Meets Grit

Author : Daina Middleton
ISBN : 9781351817745
Genre : Business & Economics
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There is no mistaking that inequality in the workplace is still prevalent in the form of salary inequity and unequal representation in leadership and board positions. Too often conversations about inequality can lead to men and women believing they are alike. Women and men are not the same, biologically or psychologically, and these differences lead to significant dissimilarities in how each approaches leadership situations. Grace Meets Grit navigates the previously unexplored subject of gender differences in the workplace specifically applied to critical leadership behaviors. Leadership behaviors are what make us all successful in the workplace. They are how we are evaluated against our peers and what we use to solve problems when working in teams. We also know that the most effective organizations work diligently to optimize these leadership behaviors. Through stories of extraordinary, courageous women, Grace Meets Grit shows how to compensate for your innate style by "dialing up" leadership qualities you may not naturally possess. Middleton empowers women, in particular, to embrace their innate qualities and anticipate and apply behaviors expected of their male counterparts to help level the playing field. The end result is fewer misunderstandings in the workplace and higher performance from both individual leaders and teams.
Category: Business & Economics

Years Of Grace And Grit

Author : Del Kehl
ISBN : 9781426919633
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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YEARS OF GRACE AND GRIT: GROWING UP ON AN ILLINOIS FARM written in collaboration with siblings, relates the story of what it was like growing up on a midwestern farm during and following the Great Depression. It describes a close-knit family led by parents whose faith, creativity, and grit enabled them to retain ownership of the farm when scores around them were losing theirs to foreclosure. Beginning with a description of the picturesque region and historic small town of Mt. Carroll, the narrative traces the family's sense of roots from German immigrants, then characterizes each of the six siblings, focusing on significance of birth order and interrelationships, along with a fascinating discussion of unique family expressions. One chapter deals with what it was like to attend a small, one-room country school with one teacher for all eight grades. Another chapter, "The Flavor of a Family," discusses how this family raised almost everything needed, buying only staples, and is filled with nearly fifty recipes, ranging from kuchen to rivel soup to cheese pie.. A climactic chapter focuses on the family's legacy of faith. Narrated with tenderness and humor, this family memoir depicts a life of grace and true grit, which can be appreciated even by those who do not have country origins.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Grace And Grit

Author : William Martin Murphy
ISBN : 1933926406
Genre : Motorcycle touring
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From 1910 to 1916, women were not deterred from pursuing and achieving their dreams of traveling across America and exploring the world around them in spite of daunting physical and social roadblocks. This book is the first to tell the stories of five daring women and their women companions as they crossed the country before their were good roads, gas stations, repair shops, or easy communications. Maps of the their motorcycle routes included. Blanche Stuart Scott, Della Crew, Effie and Avis Hotchkiss, Adeline and Augusta Van Buren, Rachel Foster Avery are the adventuring motorcyclists -- 1910- 1916.
Category: Motorcycle touring

Meet Grace And Grit

Author : Allison Neils-LeMoine
ISBN : 1983662801
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This book introduces Grace and Grit who are best friends that love adventures in the natural world and challenge the social norms as girls who love pink, skirts, and dirt. They are wild young women ready to make their place in the world.

Grace Grit And Gratitude

Author : Grace Gawler
ISBN : 9780980394177
Genre : Alternative medicine
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In 1975, Grace Gawler had a promising future. A brilliant young vet nurse planning to study veterinary medicine, she received a lucrative modelling offer, which would have paid her university fees. Concurrently, her boyfriend lost his leg to bone cancer. Grace was at a vital choice point - either pursue glamorous, well-paid modelling work, while studying to become a vet, or support her boyfriend through his dying months. The latter meant foregoing her personal and financial independence - and lifelong dreams of becoming a vet. Grace chose to support Ian. Believing that his cancer was curable, she directed her passion into his healing, dedicating 18-hour days - focussing on juicing, massages, and pain management, whilst researching every cure imaginable. With just a few weeks to live - Ian proposed. Grace accepted, taking him to the Philippines for a healing honeymoon, the beginning of a long road to recovery. He survived and together they established the Gawler Foundation, helping thousands of cancer patients gain hope and lead better lives. Now a mother of four and with Ian in remission, Grace developed her own methods for helping women with breast cancer and authored her first book, WOMEN OF SILENCE, in 1994. Life was good. Disaster struck in 1997; Ian left the family, then her own major health crisis began. Soon the healer of thousands was struggling for her own life. For nine years, she battled on with little support. Horrendously ill, she faced death many times. A beautiful woman, her shining light was almost extinguished. With amazing tenacity, drive, and passion, Grace survived. Near-death experiences have enhanced her passion for living, which bursts through in this book; her enthusiasm for life is contagious. Her only struggle is to contain the adjectives she uses. Now an international wellness leader, this modern day heroine inspires all with her story of GRACE, GRIT AND GRATITUDE.
Category: Alternative medicine