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When Do The Good Things Start

Author : Abraham J. Twerski
ISBN : 0886873401
Genre : Comic books, strips, etc
File Size : 30.32 MB
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A therapist looks at life's ups and downs (with a bit of help from Charlie Brown and his friends). From the author of Waking Up Just In Time and Life's Too Short. A down-to-earth and inspirational guide that will help you * Overcome low self-esteem * Build confidence * Put guilt in its place * Dispel loneliness Everybody reads the comics. A chuckle, and then on to the serious stuff. One cartoonist, Charles M. Schulz, has for years done more than just make us laugh. He has offered a treasury of thought, philosophy and psychology. Dr. Abraham Twerski, during his career as a clinical psychiatrist, has turned his patients toward Peanuts comic strips. Time after time he has found that the wit and wisdom in Schulz's strips is just what his patients needed to see themselves in a new light. It is a unique and effective jumping-off point for the practical, down-to-earth counseling that Dr. Twerski provides. Let Dr. Twerski help supply the answers to a better life for you, and if you get a few laughs along the way, so much the better.
Category: Comic books, strips, etc

A Bitter Cup Of Coffee

Author : Douglas J. Gladstone
ISBN : 9781595715128
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 64.75 MB
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This painstakingly researched book by Douglas J. Gladstone examines the plight of 874 Major League Baseball players who played between 1947 and 1979, all with brief trials in the majors, careers figuratively "just long enough to drink a cup of coffee." Since 1980, Major League Baseball players have needed one day of service credit for health benefits and 43 days of service credit to be eligible for a retirement allowance, but those former ballplayers who played during the 1947-1979 seasons were not included retroactively in the amended vesting requirement, and so receive no pensions for the time they gave to our national pastime. These men, the author suggests, have gulped bitter cups of coffee. In his careful examination of this issue, which includes many interviews with former players and some poignant stories of their plight, Gladstone asks his readers to examine our national relationship to sports and its heroes, as well as our relationships with those who precede us in the game of life. A lifelong baseball fan, DOUGLAS J. GLADSTONE is a journalist by training, whose published articles have appeared in the Chicago Sun Times, Baseball Digest and the San Diego Jewish World, among others. This is his first book. DAVE MARASH (Foreword) has been a working journalist for more than 50 years. Best known for his 16 years as a correspondent for ABC News Nightline, Marash won Emmy Awards for his coverage of the wars in Nicaragua and Bosnia, the Oklahoma City bombing, and the explosion that downed TWA Flight 800. He anchored the opening season of Baseball Tonight on ESPN and did play-by-play coverage of the New York Knicks and Rangers.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Three Good Things

Author : Lois Peterson
ISBN : 9781459809888
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 65.81 MB
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Leni has lived in so many different places in the last few years that she’s not surprised when her mom wakes her in the middle of the night and tells her to pack up her things. The reason for this move? Her mom tells her they have won the lottery, and they have to go underground. Leni is still not surprised when they end up in a filthy motel. But when Leni makes a new friend and tries to explain their lifestyle, she begins to understand just how messed-up her life has become.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Giant Book Of Children S Sermons

Author : Wesley T. Runk
ISBN : 9780788019562
Genre : Religion
File Size : 81.72 MB
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Lessons include: - The Great Picnic (Matthew 14:13-21)- You Are Jesus' Magnifying Glass (John 17:20-26)- How To Settle An Argument (Acts 15:22)- The Key Ring That Unites Us (Romans 6:2b-11)- Do The Dishes? (1 Peter 4:13-19)- Counting Sand (Revelation 5:11-14)...and many more!
Category: Religion

Why Good People Do Bad Things

Author : Gerard Vanderhaar
ISBN : 9781625642721
Genre : Religion
File Size : 33.40 MB
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Why Good People Do Bad Things sheds new light on the ethical dilemmas of modern life. It shows how people of good will who are generally thoughtful, caring, and reasonably well balanced can unwittingly contribute to the evils present in our social systems.In exposing these situations, this book also offers the hope that these same "good people" can take a fresh look at the world around them. In doing so, they can then see the potential of our world as well as its defects, and determine to be part of the solution rather than part of the problem.
Category: Religion

The Thin You Within You

Author : Abraham Twerski, M.D.
ISBN : 0312200331
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 22.75 MB
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Diets don't work. The pounds may slide off, but for too many dieters, once the food scales and calorie counters have been put away, the weight returns. Dr. Abraham Twerski, a specialist in addictive behavior, shows that it is not lack of willpower that leads to overeating but an absence of self-esteem. To develop healthy eating habits, a person must first develop a strong sense of self. With his characteristic upbeat style, Dr. Twerski explains: -The seemingly illogical compulsion of overeating and its connection to low self-esteem -The origins and evolutions of low self-esteem and how to identify common problems of a negative self-image -How to rely on yourself, instead of food, in times of stress, anger, and fear -How to deal with friends and family members who may contribute to and unhealthy self-image and eating habits -How to find the courage to change the life-long habits and where to get outside help in the form of therapy and support groups With Dr. Twerski's straightforward and honest approach, losing weight is redefined as gaining a sense of self and banishing diets forever.
Category: Health & Fitness

My Mother S Rules

Author : Lynn Toler
ISBN : 9781572846180
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 74.18 MB
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In this unique, profoundly inspirational memoir, Divorce Court star Judge Lynn Toler shares her mother’s wisdom for learning to conquer anger and become immune to insult. Toler credits her mother’s “rules” for life – a life that saw her grow up the daughter of a poor teen mother and endure a husband who suffered mental illness and alcoholism – with providing the grounding for her own success and happiness. Toler shows how the mindset of “a black woman who knew how to make things work” taught her the power of knowing how to manage one’s emotional business—lessons that this book offers in wrenching stories written in spare and graceful prose. My Mother’s Rules is an unforgettable book that will captivate readers with its illustrations of how to rise above the most difficult circumstances and find peace and success in life.
Category: Self-Help

The Ninth Mistake Tenth Success

Author : James Tyler
ISBN : 9781468945874
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 48.42 MB
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This is what I call an All Around Book, simply meaning a book with multiple topics. It's an Autobiography, and a Book of Statistics. This book is designed to keep you at the edge of your seat; one second you're reading about me, next second you're reading about teens in general, then we have fun facts and ect. This is going to be the book of the year that really reaches out to teens.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Spy One

Author : Kenneth C. Kent
ISBN : 9781479731466
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 88.37 MB
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Agent Jim Huggins is embroiled in the largest case of his career. He was recruited shortly after graduating from Illinois. After a short stint with the Bureau the government set up a new agency that would concentrate on International Intelligence. Since he had a passion for intelligence he was offered a job within the new agency. He was assigned to the midwest office based in Chicago. What follows is an excerpt from the story. The school bus stopped at the corner, the tall long haired blonde girl with designer cut jeans got on board and waved at the other students on the bus and said hello to the driver. Today I noticed it was not the same driver that drove the bus for the past three weeks. It was a young woman that appeared to be in her middle thirties with dark brown hair cropped short in a bob, she was not wearing a wedding band but she had a Bluetooth or something stuck in her left ear so she could communicate with whoever she was talking to. She acknowledged the blonde girl, looked at her student ID and checked her log sheet to make sure she was supposed to be on this bus. Then the bus proceeded down the street until it got to the next corner where it stopped to pick up other students. As for me I could continue my surveillance. The blonde girl named Elisia is the daughter of the man I am following. He is believed to be a spy from an eastern European country that was once part of the Soviet Union. Since the breakup of the Soviet Union most of the satellite countries have their own networks. Why he is under surveillance is not my concern, my boss Rodger Allen McCray Field Supervisor Chicago office of international intelligence (I.I.A.) issued the order. Keep an eye on Karl Buranski record his every move and keep an eye on his family to see who they are in contact with. COMMENTS FROM THE READERS THAT PROOFED MY STORY: I really enjoyed the story and was very impressed by it. You added more depth to the characters and the story was very interesting. - DOTTIE N. This story is not my usual type to read but I did enjoy it and kept turning the pages to see what happens next. I'm glad I read it. - LIBBY B. The characters were all strong and you could relate to them. - JANET C The ending was good and it left it open to do a new adventure down the road. - JENNIFER Yes this story is definitely a go, I really really like the story- you outdid yourself!! I thoroughly enjoyed reading it. - MAUREEN B. After I read the first few chapters I couldn't wait to get my hands on the whole story since the story was very easy to read. When I was asked if I wanted to proof the final draft I jumped at the chance to read the whole story. - WENDY W Wow, I think you have hit upon something. Bravo and continue writing. - RAND M While I was reading it, it was like hearing you telling the story. - GEORGE P
Category: Fiction


Author : Kevin Duncan
ISBN : 9781841127941
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 86.31 MB
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Start is the classic guide to getting your business idea underway. Written by someone who has actually been there and done it all, it sorts the wheat from the chaff and lets you get straight to the point. Some key ideas:.:.; Start with the idea. What is it and how will it realise your ambitions? What is the long-term plan? If you don't know where you are going, then you won't be getting there at all.; Simplicity is the key. Don't overcomplicate things so that the idea is pecked to death. If you can write it on a postcard and explain it to your mum, then you might just have something.; Flush.
Category: Business & Economics