Guideposts Daily Planner 2015

Author: Editors of Guideposts
Publisher: GuidepostsBooks
ISBN: 9780824904524
Format: PDF
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Brand-new beautiful edition of an annual favorite! A daily planner with devotional material to inspire you as you keep track of your daily life and prayer life! This beautifully designed desk calendar, with a lay-flat spiral binding, will help you keep your life -- spiritually and practically -- organized and imbued with a greater sense of direction and peace. Each month is illustrated with a lovely seasonal photograph and opens with a prayer, a meditation, and a monthly calendar. Each week offers a devotion with a pinpoint takeaway. Each day includes a Bible verse to buoy you. With plenty of space to keep track of birthdays, anniversaries, meetings, and appointments and to record prayer requests and answered prayers, Guideposts Daily Planner 2015 is so much more than an appointment book. It is a yearly keepsake and an opportunity to record God's presence in your everyday life.

Cats on the Job

Author: Lisa Rogak
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1466883995
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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True Tales of the Cuddliest Coworkers Around the world, there are cats earning their keep. Some are mousers, like Princess, a black cat who works at Mill Ridge Farm's stables. Some are circus performers, like Tuna and her furry friends in The Amazing Acro-Cats. And some are even politicians, like Mayor Stubbs, an orange tabby who holds office in Talkeetna, Alaska. In Lisa Rogak's Cats on the Job, we meet these and other whiskered workers who keep their human colleagues company from 9 to 5-with the occasional break for a nap or a belly rub-and make every day at the office better.

Never Ever Give Up

Author: Erik Rees
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310337631
Format: PDF, Mobi
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It started with a simple question: How can we help them? It became an international movement called NEGU: Never Ever Give Up. When Jessica Joy Rees was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor at age 11, she chose to focus not on herself but on bringing joy and hope to other children suffering from cancer. During the ten months she battled cancer, she and her family worked in the “Joy Factory” (originally their garage) making JoyJars®—packages filled with toys, games, and love for other kids with cancer. Jessie first handed them out personally at the hospital where she was being treated, but the effort blossomed quickly and there were soon thousands of JoyJars® being distributed across the United States and to over fifteen countries. Today, more than 100,000 kids have received JoyJars®, and they continue shipping each week to kids in over 200 children’s hospitals and 175 Ronald McDonald Houses. Jessie lost her battle with cancer in January 2012, but her message lives on in the Jessie Rees Foundation, which has become a beacon of hope for families fighting pediatric cancer. Join the movement at

Survivors Club

Author: Michael Bornstein
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)
ISBN: 0374305714
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"The incredible true story of Michael Bornstein--who at age 4 was one of the youngest children to be liberated from Auschwitz--and of his family"--

Naked Prayers

Author: Mara Measor
Publisher: SPCK
ISBN: 0281076286
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Imagine the book of Psalms filled with doodles and accompanied by songs of intimate meditation. Naked Prayers is a contemporary take on an ancient tradition. Through her autobiographical collection of prayers - expressed in words, doodles and songs - Mara shows that there is no wrong way to pray. Her honest interaction with God speaks to this generation's pursuit of authentic faith. Come with Mara through her four stages of self discovery: Following God through making a home in New York City Fretting about the purpose and direction of her life Falling into a period of depression Finding her way back to freedom

Unreasonable Hope

Author: Chad Veach
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 0718038363
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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“Where was God when ____? How could God allow ____? Why?” These are the questions that flood our hearts and minds when the unimaginable happens. When things go horribly wrong and the world seems to be unraveling, how do you believe in God’s goodness? How do you cling to hope? Chad Veach directs readers away from clichéd Sunday school answers that fail to offer real comfort or provide faith-building insights. Instead, he draws from God’s promises in the Bible and from the story of his own daughter’s diagnosis of a devastating and debilitating disease to reveal simple, purposeful steps for dealing with pain. Resting in God’s love, remembering his past faithfulness, and realizing the distinction between having faith and clinging to hope are just some of these steps. Veach reminds us that because we know who God is, we know there is hope.

Holman Christian Standard Everyday With Jesus Bible

Author: Selwyn Hughes
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781586401764
Format: PDF
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With special features like interactive questions and daily devotionals, this edition is the perfect tool to motivate commitment and involvement in a daily reading program.

Social Media Marketing

Author: Dave Evans
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118240545
Format: PDF
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Updated with 100 pages of new content, this edition is better than ever In the newest edition of his top-selling book, social media expert Dave Evans bypasses theory to provide you with practical, hands-on advice on developing, implementing, and measuring social media marketing campaigns. In what can be an overwhelming topic, he demystifies the jargon, dispels the myths, and helps you develop an effective, day-by-day plan. Revised and updated with more than 100 pages of new material on all the latest developments, Evans includes new and updated coverage on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+; the latest on listening and analytics platforms; how to incorporate mobile and location-based services like Foursquare and Gowalla into your plan; and more. Helps marketers, advertisers, and small business owners quickly develop effective, practical approaches to social media marketing campaigns Highlights the latest you should know about Facebook, Twitter, and Google+; as well as mobile- and location-based services such as Foursquare and Gowalla Shows you how to track and measure results and integrate that information into your overall marketing plan Features case studies, step-by-step instructions, and hands-on tutorials If you've been seeking ways to break down social media marketing into tasks you can handle and campaigns that deliver, this is the book you need.

Time Out for the Spirit

Publisher: Guideposts
ISBN: 9780824947156
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Here`s a one-stop spiritual first-aid kit that readers will want to have on hand for those moments when life challenges their patience, courage, resolve and faith. Open to any page or look up a particular need in the handy index to find a quick “ time-out” that combines Scripture, a brief story, a prayer and an action they can take to regain their serenity. People of all ages will find an easy and effective antidote for over 250 needs. Specific problems range from “ when back-to-school preparations have you frazzled” to “ when your teenager is feeling misunderstood,“ while more general needs span “ when a door closes” to “ when your struggles seem too much to bear. “ Turn to any page and in just two minutes readers will gain a fresh perspective on their problems, regain their composure, relieve their tension and find peace by placing themselves back in the light and care of God.

Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems

Author: Peter Newman
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781597267472
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Modern city dwellers are largely detached from the environmental effects of their daily lives. The sources of the water they drink, the food they eat, and the energy they consume are all but invisible, often coming from other continents, and their waste ends up in places beyond their city boundaries. Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems shows how cities and their residents can begin to reintegrate into their bioregional environment, and how cities themselves can be planned with nature’s organizing principles in mind. Taking cues from living systems for sustainability strategies, Newman and Jennings reassess urban design by exploring flows of energy, materials, and information, along with the interactions between human and non-human parts of the system. Drawing on examples from all corners of the world, the authors explore natural patterns and processes that cities can emulate in order to move toward sustainability. Some cities have adopted simple strategies such as harvesting rainwater, greening roofs, and producing renewable energy. Others have created biodiversity parks for endangered species, community gardens that support a connection to their foodshed, and pedestrian-friendly spaces that encourage walking and cycling. A powerful model for urban redevelopment, Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems describes aspects of urban ecosystems from the visioning process to achieving economic security to fostering a sense of place.