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The Cup Of Our Life

Author : Joyce Rupp
ISBN : 9781933495538
Genre : Religion
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Joyce Rupp's bestselling contemporary classic has sold more than 200,000 copies. This new edition continues a fifteen-year tradition of helping individuals and groups pray. Now with a new preface and fresh design, The Cup of Our Life is available to anyone seeking a more intimate and disciplined life of prayer. Joyce Rupp, the bestselling Catholic woman writer today, illustrates how the ordinary cups used each day can become sacred vessels that connect readers with life and bring them into closer union with the Divine. She explores how the cup is a rich symbol of life, with its emptiness and fullness, its brokenness and flaws, and its many blessings. With daily devotions for six weeks, this book is ideal for individual usage as well as group usage in parish settings, religious communities, and small Christian communities.
Category: Religion

The Story Of My Life My Cup Of Poison

Author : Sandra (Sam) Crow
ISBN : 9781490860985
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Have you ever wondered why you are here on Earth? Does your life seem to be flashing by too fast, and you feel as if you are just doing the same thing day after day? I have wondered this, and through some remarkable blessings, I learned some answers. Each of us is on a journey. Through the ups and downs of that journey, we all end up with a story to share. It's a tale of where we have been, where we are now, and where we are going. This book recounts the story I have been living for the past forty-five years. For many of those years, alcohol wrote my story for me. I was held captive by its addictive grip. My heart was closed to the greater purpose I was here to live. A tragedy helped open it, when I lost my niece to leukemia. Through all the trials, I came to know God and His meaning for my life as His child. He has a purpose for all of us. Every day is a gift, and there are so many lessons we can learn from. It's as simple as being humble enough to open our hearts.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Game Of My Life

Author : John Halligan
ISBN : 9781582619569
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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All of the famous tales about the New York Rangers (including Lester Patrick in goal; the 1940 Stanley Cup; Rod Gilbert's first big game; Mark Messier's "guaranteed" win; the 1994 Cup-winning heroics of Brian Leetch and Mike Richter, and Wayne Gretzky's goodbye to the NHL) are referenced here. Stories from 24 New York hockey legends take fans inside the Rangers locker room and inside the heads of the players themselves. It is an anecdotal history of the biggest games in the history of the New York Rangers, one of the most popular teams to ever play on Broadway.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

My Cup Overflows With Gratitude And Grace

Author : Debbie Stipe May
ISBN : 9781493177233
Genre : Photography
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My Cup Overflows with Gratitude and Grace, a Photo Story of Love, Faith and Hope. Love is the first thing I remember as a child; it never occurred to me that not everyone was surrounded by love. When life got hard, my faith faltered. Health issues, anger, frustrations took over my life. By God's grace He not only gave me what I needed, but so much more. He sent spiritual mentors, prayer warriors, medical relief, but most of all hope. He taught me to put others first, giving me less time to think about myself. He turned my hardships into gratitude for His love. He taught me to be embrace my roots and lifelong friends, to live my life to honor Him, and to help make the future a better place to be. He promises me Eternal Life because He sent His Son to die for my sins. My cup truly overflows, and yours can also!
Category: Photography

Can You Drink The Cup

Author : Henri J. M. Nouwen
ISBN : 9781594713101
Genre : Religion
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The last book published before Henri Nouwen's death in 1996, Can You Drink the Cup? has been translated into ten languages and sold more than 140,000 copies. Exploring the deep spiritual impact of the question Jesus asked his friends James and John, Nouwen reflects upon the metaphor of the cup, using the images of holding, lifting, and drinking to articulate the basics of the spiritual life. Written with the profound insight and clarity characteristic of his numerous best-selling books, Nouwen's deeply perceptive exploration of Jesus' challenging question has the power to pierce your heart, expand your spiritual horizons, and radically change your life.
Category: Religion

Discerning Your Season

Author : Anya Miller Hall
ISBN : 9781594672439
Genre : Religion
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The Game Of Our Lives

Author : Peter Gzowski
ISBN : 1894384598
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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In this bestselling timeless classic, Peter Gzowski recounts the 1980-81 season he spent travelling around the NHL circuit with the Edmonton Oilers. These were the days when the young Oilers, led by a teenaged Wayne Gretzky, were poised on the edge of greatness, and about to blaze their way into the record books and the consciousness of a nation. While the story of the early Oilers embodies the book, The Game of Our Lives is much more than a retelling of one season in the life of an NHL team. Unlike any book ever written in the annals of hockey, Gzowski beautifully weaves together the anatomy of a modern NHL team with the magnificent history of the game to create one of the best books about hockey in Canada. Here are the great teams and the great players through the ages—Morenz, Richard, Howe, Orr, Hull—the men whose rare and indefinable genius on the ice exemplified the speed, grit and innovation of the game. The Game of Our Lives is the best book on the Canadian passion for hockey; a wondrously perceptive account of the hold the game has on Canadians. —Jack Granatstein, The National Post
Category: Sports & Recreation

More Savoring God

Author : Kathleen Finley
ISBN : 9781621894186
Genre : Religion
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What does a clock or calendar, a map, a newspaper or bandage, a set of measuring cups or a basket have to do with prayer? Kathleen Finley not only tells about how to pray with all our senses, but also shows us how, using Scripture as well as factual information about a wide variety of everyday objects, to help us take seriously how everything has the potential to be holy in light of Jesus' incarnation. If folding your hands and closing your eyes doesn't always work for you as a posture of prayer, this excursion into new possibilities for prayer may be for you.
Category: Religion

Excuse Me Your Life Is Now

Author : Doreen Banaszak
ISBN : 1612831559
Genre : Self-Help
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Lynn Grabhorn's New York Times bestseller Excuse Me, Your Life Is Waiting taught four fundamental principles for manifesting the life you want--knowing what you don't want, knowing what you do want, getting into the feeling of what you want, and allowing what you want to come into your life. The nearly half a million readers who resonated with her wildly popular book will embrace this follow-up which offers overwhelming evidence that the principles work. Following Grabhorn's untimely passing in 2004, Banaszak, who teaches these principles and has been inundated with true stories of transformation by Grabhorn's readers, took up the gauntlet. Capturing Grabhorn's dynamic, no-nonsense style, Banaszak has brought together this impressive collection of personal accounts of these principles in practice, detailing the amazing ways that people's lives have been transformed as they have manifested their dreams…now! Readers who have been frustrated by slow or nonexistent change can now access the missing link: it is the power of our feelings that brings our dreams into manifestation, as these inspiring accounts prove. Future books in this exciting, new "Excuse Me" series will apply Lynn Grabhorn's power of feelings concept to parenting, family relationships, and personal development.
Category: Self-Help

You Bet Your Life

Author : Stuart M. Kaminsky
ISBN : 9783958590472
Genre : Fiction
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Toby Peters goes to Chicago to clear up a famous comic's gambling debts. There's nothing funny about the package that comes for Chico Marx. It's a severed ear, a simple message from a Chicago bookie who wants §120,000 from the world-renown Marx brother. The strange thing is that, though Chico likes to gamble, he hasn't been making bets in Chicago. Terrified, he goes to the studio for help. Louis B. Mayer, king of Hollywood, places a call to Toby Peters. Peters's first lead is promising. Traveling on the studio's dime, he makes his way to Florida where he gets an interview with Al Capone, deposed lord of the Chicago underworld. The retired bootlegger's mind has gone soft, and he doesn't know anything about Chico's bookie, but he suggests Peters speak to his brother. With Scarface's good word as an introduction, Peters goes to Chicago, where it will take more than a good sense of humor to keep the Marxes from getting axed. About the Author. Stuart M. Kaminsky (1934-2009) was one of the most prolific crime fiction authors of the last four decades. Born in Chicago, he spent his youth immersed in pulp fiction and classic cinema - two forms of popular entertainment which he would make his life's work. After college and a stint in the army, Kaminsky wrote film criticism and biographies of the great actors and directors of Hollywood's Golden Age. In 1977, when a planned biography of Charlton Heston fell through, Kaminsky wrote Bullet for a Star, his first Toby Peters novel, beginning a fiction career that would last the rest of his life. Kaminsky penned twenty-four novels starring the detective, whom he described as "the anti-Philip Marlowe." In 1981's Death of a Dissident, Kaminsky debuted Moscow police detective Porfiry Rostnikov, whose stories were praised for their accurate depiction of Soviet life. His other two series starred Abe Lieberman, a hardened Chicago cop, and Lew Fonseca, a process server. In all, Kaminsky wrote more than sixty novels. He died in St. Louis in 2009. Review quote. "Kaminsky stands out as a subtle historian, unobtrusively but entertainingly weaving into the story itself what people were wearing, eating, driving, and listening to on the radio. A page-turning romp." - Booklist. "For anyone with a taste for old Hollywood B-movie mysteries, Edgar winner Kaminsky offers plenty of nostalgic fun . . . The tone is light, the pace brisk, the tongue firmly in cheek." - Publishers Weekly. "Marvelously entertaining." - Newsday. "Makes the totally wacky possible . . . Peters [is] an unblemished delight." - Washington Post. "The Ed McBain of Mother Russia." - Kirkus Reviews.
Category: Fiction

Tending To The Holy

Author : Bruce G. Epperly
ISBN : 9781566996471
Genre : Religion
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Tending to the Holy: The Practice of the Presence of God in Ministry invites pastors to embody their deepest beliefs in the routine and surprising tasks of ministry. Inspired by Brother Lawrence's classic text in spirituality, Tending to the Holy integrates the wisdom and practices of the Christian spiritual tradition with the commonplace practices of pastoral ministry. Bruce and Katherine Epperly utilize a variety of spiritual disciplines especially Benedictine, Celtic, Ignatian, Rhineland, and process spiritualities to provide a framework for helping clergy nurture the awareness of God, creative imagination, and personal well-being in every aspect of their ministerial lives. Practicing God's presence in the ordinary tasks of ministry inspires wholeness, spiritual transformation, vision, imagination, endurance, and healthy self-differentiation in ministry. Commitment to joining spiritual practices with the routine and repetitive tasks of ministry provides an important antidote to unhealthy stress, burnout, and loss of vision in ministry. By seeing their congregational leadership in terms of spiritual transformation, imaginative practice, and relational interdependence, ordinary ministerial practices can become ways pastors can deepen their relationship with God. Growing out of their work with pastors at every season of ministry, as well as combined ministerial experience of nearly sixty years, Bruce and Katherine Epperly invite pastoral leaders to complement and expand on their understanding of spiritual leadership, pastoral excellence, and self-care, integrating traditional and contemporary spiritual practices with the concrete arts of ministry.
Category: Religion

My Life In Football

Author : Trevor Brooking
ISBN : 9781471130465
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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When Trevor Brooking was still at school, the Essex-born teenager was one of the most eagerly pursued prospects in London, but he chose to go to West Ham United - the only club that was prepared to allow him to complete his studies - and so began a lifelong attachment to the Upton Park outfit. In 1967 he made his debut for the club, and went on to play for them until 1984, helping them to win two FA Cup trophies, and scoring the only goal in the 1980 final. A cultured midfielder at the heart of West Ham's side, he was soon seen as crucial to England's fortunes, helping them to qualify for the World Cup finals in 1982. Brooking recalls the highlights of his career, playing with and against some of the most famous names in the sport, and provides revealing details about life with West Ham and England. His story recalls a time when he was a symbol of solidity during the era of flared trousers, punk, and the turmoil of the Revie regime. Respected by fans and his peers alike, Brooking has been at the forefront of the FA's work to develop the game in recent years, and his views on the future of football are essential reading.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Insights To Spirituality

Author : Gerald W. Miller
ISBN : 9781456794910
Genre : Religion
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There are numerous books and documents on spiritual life, and the authors of these are long on the journey with God. However, a consolidation of the elements of a spiritual life and how they can affect one's life are both interesting and helpful as they have been to me. These INSIGHTS are most useful in beginning as well as enhancing one's own spiritual formation. Over 100 separate views which are threaded among seven chapters speak to a practical approach to carrying out the Lord's will in the spiritual life.
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The Agent Called Change

Author : Marland Wiggins
ISBN : 9781612150871
Genre : Religion
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Rid yourself of the world's influences and stereotypes; maximize your God-given potential asyou discover the "real you." After the veil has been lifted, enjoy a purposeful and productive lifeas you pursue God's will, and engage others in finding real truth. The Agent Called Change takes you on a comprehensive journey in search of purpose and fulfillment. Life is a maze, a winding road filled with peaks and valleys, twists and turns; dangerous and deceptive curves. The purposeful connoisseur must enroll in a series of coursesdesigned to renew thought patterns; leading to the discovery of the hidden gem that lies within.Upon licenser, the change agent embarks on a pathway to purpose, possess a greater sense ofdestiny, and embraces his calling to change the world one person at a time. After reading this book the reader will no longer approach life from a careless or casual perspective but realizes the essence of his/her creation is centered-around understanding purpose,maximizing potential, and fostering everlasting change. Get ready for an exciting adventure asGod uncovers the real you the world needs to know.
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Old Age

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Our Life In China

Author : Helen Sanford Coan Nevius
ISBN : STANFORD:36105037254948
Genre : China
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Our Body Our Life

Author : Scott McTeer
ISBN : 9781597813495
Genre : Religion
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