Remember God

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B&H Books #ad - Why? because they believed God and wanted to remember Him. In the back of my mind, god reminds me that He is the same trustworthy God—the One who always finishes the stories he starts. In a world where it is easy to forget who He is, we will not. Cathedrals. Altars. Is he? christians love to talk about how god is in control, but that’s harder to grasp when things aren’t going like you thought they would, when your life looks quite different than you imagined.

Remember God #ad - We will remember God. God is who He says He is. His goodness. And this is my story—of wrestling with our God who gives a limp and a blessing. For centuries, god’s people have been building altars to Him—to remind themselves and the people around them of His work. His kindness. Stacks of stones. He is kinder than you imagine.

But sometimes i wonder if He is really kind— really deeply always kind. A god who is always kind even when my circumstances feel the opposite. Temples. I know god is loving; i know He is good; I believe He is big and powerful.

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Looking for Lovely: Collecting Moments that Matter

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B&H Books #ad - Downs shares personal stories, loving what was right in front of them, and seeing God in the everyday—whether that be nature, friends, biblical truth, and examples of how others have courageously walked the path God paved for their lives by remembering all God had done, or the face they see in the mirror.

Intensely personal, yet incredibly powerful, Looking for Lovely will spark transformative conversations and life changing patterns. No matter who we are and what path god has us on, we all need to look for lovely, fight to finish, and find beautiful in our every day! . I want you to take every step of your life with excitement for where you are headed.

Looking for Lovely: Collecting Moments that Matter #ad - And i want you to feel beautiful and confident as you do. But how? when the enemy whispers lies that you are not smart enough, too loud, too quiet, or rich enough? Or you are too dumb, pretty enough, too thin, too fat, too much or not enough? What if you don’t have what it takes to be who you really want to be? In Looking for Lovely, Annie F.

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Let's All Be Brave: Living Life with Everything You Have

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Zondervan #ad - Annie F. Downs shares her journey toward bravery with honesty and humor. Annie challenges us to live boldly, she calls us to step into those places that require courage, and she gives us the help to take the next step forward--even when it's scary. This non-fiction, encouraging, essay-driven book opens the door to many different views of courage--nudging, and inspiring readers to be brave whenever given the chance.

Let's all be brave features:* funny/interesting stories that draw readers into each chapter* God's surprising answers to finding courage and boldness* Challenging questions and advice to help readers make real-life changes to live fully and glorify God more every day. Downs admits she's not exactly the bravest girl in the world.

Let's All Be Brave: Living Life with Everything You Have #ad - But annie knows that courage resides inside each and every one of us, and she's on a mission to triumph over her own fears while encouraging the reader to do the same. As a single young woman, speaker, and blogger, writer, Annie F. Let's all be brave is more than a book, it's a battle cry. She still cries sometimes when she leaves her parents' home in Georgia, she's never jumped out of a plane, and she only rides roller coasters to impress boys.

Using wonderful stories from her own life, contemporary real-life examples, and fascinating historical and biblical references, Annie encourages readers to grab hold of the brave life that they desperately desire. How often does fear hold us back from the very things we most want to taste, touch, and experience? The call to be brave isn't just for one person--it's for everyone.

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100 Days to Brave: Devotions for Unlocking Your Most Courageous Self

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Zondervan #ad - Then she decided to stop allowing fear to hold her back.  . It wasn't easy or simple. But it was good. With honesty and relatable humor, this compilation of best-of writings and new pieces from Annie will give you the inspiration to embrace the path and the plan God has for you and experience personal growth.

Dare to spend the next 100 days discovering that you are braver than you know and stronger than you thought possible. Downs felt her challenges were too difficult, too scary, too much. You were always meant to be brave. Whether you're making a major decision, or facing a fear, dealing with a difficult transition, 100 Days to Brave will give you courage and confidence to move forward.

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You Are the Girl for the Job: Daring to Believe the God Who Calls You

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Zondervan #ad - This is the straight-up truth god has proclaimed over your life from the beginning, capacity, and it's not dependent on what you can do or achieve but based on His power, and character. It has taken one million, maybe one zillion who knows?!, slight moves of His hand to place you in this exact moment. You believe or want to believe god has called you and given you purpose, but where do you start? How do you get from feeling stuck to making a move? If this sounds familiar, bestselling author Jess Connolly has a message for you: You Are the Girl for the Job.

But this is not simply a peppy catchphrase. Rather, it has everything to do with God's capacity and our willingness. So let this book be your very good news: you don't have to wait for permission when you've already been commissioned. With passion and heart-pumping hope, Jess shows that being the girl for the job doesn't depend on your capacity.

You Are the Girl for the Job: Daring to Believe the God Who Calls You #ad - It has everything to do with believing we are who God says we are, and quieting any inferior word spoken against us. Are you ready? let this book be your jumpstart into confident, face your fear, purposed living, catch the vision, take stock of the story that has shaped you, and finally, as Jess walks you through the six steps she has used to coach and encourage women for years: set your focus, make a plan, make your move--all in the bold belief that God has called you to every step of the journey.

 . Life is too short to get stuck in a holding pattern of shame, self-doubt, and comparison. So forget about fear and second-guessing your gifts, because God has meticulously prepared you to be an ambassador for the Kingdom right where you are, here and now.

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Perfectly Unique: Praising God from Head to Foot

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Zondervan #ad - Your body is an instrument. No, it's not a flute, or a guitar I hope. It is a sacred and original design by a master craftsman with a specific plan and purpose. That's a pretty big deal. From head to foot, the way you view your body is directly connected to how you serve God. Maybe you are looking for new ways to understand Scripture or to love God more fully.

Seriously. Either way, funny, this book will take you on a thoughtful, and spirit-filled exploration of the way you were designed and will help you better honor the Creator by learning to value his perfectly unique creation yourself!. From the thoughts you think to the steps you take, every part of you is linked to the divine.

Perfectly Unique: Praising God from Head to Foot #ad - Perhaps you are struggling with your body image or are trying to make sense of why God made you as you are.

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The Next Right Thing: A Simple, Soulful Practice for Making Life Decisions

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Revell #ad - Nothing gets our attention like an unmade decision: should i accept the new position? Which schooling choice is best for my kids? How can I support my aging parents? When we have a decision to make and the answer isn't clear, what we want more than anything is peace, clarity, and a nudge in the right direction.

If you have trouble making decisions, because of either chronic hesitation you've always lived with or a more recent onset of decision fatigue, Emily P. With this simple, soulful practice, it is possible to clear the decision-making chaos, quiet the fear of choosing wrong, and find the courage to finally decide without regret or second-guessing.

The Next Right Thing: A Simple, Soulful Practice for Making Life Decisions #ad - Whether you're in the midst of a major life transition or are weary of the low-grade anxiety that daily life can bring, Emily helps create space for your soul to breathe so you can live life with God at a gentle pace and discern your next right thing in love. Freeman offers a fresh way of practicing familiar but often forgotten advice: simply do the next right thing.

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If You Only Knew: My Unlikely, Unavoidable Story of Becoming Free

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B&H Books #ad - It’s stepping out of shame and insecurity into gospel freedom. My journey to real freedom began when I quit running from my mess and started trusting Jesus to make something beautiful of it. This book is that story. It’s  letting god turn our failures and frailties into testimonies of His faithfulness.

What if you knew all the moments of my past that i am not proud of? What if you really knew me, the messy parts that I’ve hoped to forget and worked hard to conceal? For so long, my greatest fear was what you might think of me if you only knew the whole story. Fear of being found out had caused me to hide—but I wasn’t just covering my flaws, I was unintentionally blocking the beauty of God’s grace.

If You Only Knew: My Unlikely, Unavoidable Story of Becoming Free #ad - It’s exhausting, this guarding of our stories and struggles. I’ve discovered that when we quit hiding, God gets the glory and we are able to fully embrace not only our relationship with Him, but also with one another. Transparency brings freedom, and in every moment, we'll find that God can absolutely be trusted.

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The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery

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IVP Books #ad - Do you want help figuring out who you are and why you're stuck in the same ruts? The Enneagram is an ancient personality typing system with an uncanny accuracy in describing how human beings are wired, both positively and negatively. Beginning with changes you can start making today, and paving the way to the wiser, the wisdom of the Enneagram can help take you further along into who you really are―leading you into places of spiritual discovery you would never have found on your own, more compassionate person you want to become.

Foreword indies 2016 book of the year awards finalistMissio Alliance Essential Reading List of 2016Ignorance is bliss―except in self-awareness. What you don't know about yourself can hurt you and your relationships―and even keep you in the shallows with God. In the road back to you ian morgan cron and suzanne stabile forge a unique approach―a practical, compassion for others, comprehensive way of accessing Enneagram wisdom and exploring its connections with Christian spirituality for a deeper knowledge of ourselves, and love for God.

The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery #ad - Witty and filled with stories, this book allows you to peek inside each of the nine Enneagram types, keeping you turning the pages long after you have read the chapter about your own number. Not only will you learn more about yourself, feel, understanding how and why people think, but you will also start to see the world through other people's eyes, and act the way they do.

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Rhythms of Renewal: Trading Stress and Anxiety for a Life of Peace and Purpose

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Zondervan #ad - We feel pressure chasing careers, security, and keeping up. Anxiety and loneliness are on the rise, with 77% of our population experiencing physical symptoms of stress on a regular basis. We worry about health, politics, and many other complexities we can't control. Daily struggles with anxiety and stress make it difficult to receive God's peace.

Rhythms of renewal will help you trade your anxiety for the vibrant life you were meant to live through four profound rhythms: rest, connect, restore, and create. With encouraging stories and practical steps, lifelong journey toward sustained emotional, relational, Rebekah Lyons will help you begin an intentional, and spiritual health.

Rhythms of renewal is your guide to daily rescue and a way forward into the peace your soul longs for. As a society, we are in the throes of a collective panic attack. Eventually we find our minds spinning, trying to cope or manage a low hum of anxiety, unlike ever before. But it doesn't have to stay this way.

Rhythms of Renewal: Trading Stress and Anxiety for a Life of Peace and Purpose #ad - Rebekah draws from her own battle with depression and anxiety and shares a pathway to establish four life-giving rhythms that quiet inner chaos and make room for a flourishing life. By taking time to rest, and create, restore, connect, you will discover how to: Take charge of your emotional health and inspire your loved ones to do the sameOvercome anxiety by establishing daily habits that keep you mentally and physically strongFind joy through restored relationships in your family and communityWalk in confidence with the unique gifts you have to offer the world.

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The Middle Matters: Why That ExtraOrdinary Life Looks Really Good on You

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WaterBrook #ad - Through gutsy, the bathroom scale, beautiful storytelling, she admits out loud what most of us are thinking about marriage, parenting, and how badly we all want to buy those matching Magnolia Market mugs. Her delicious stories come from not being afraid of who she is, wonder, marriage, kids, faith, doubt, failure, because Lisa-Jo knows that the middle might be the best part of the love story of life, and the muffin top—and that these are all good things.

The best-selling author of never unfriended opens up about midlife and what it feels like to have outgrown those teenage jeans—but finally grown into the shape of our souls. I want to give Lisa-Jo’s book a standing ovation. Aarti sequeira, can no longer recognize the tween celebrities on the magazines at checkout, chef and TV personality Do you ever wonder how you woke up one day with all the responsibilities of a grown-up who secretly enjoys buying groceries in bulk, but is still surprised when a Starbucks barista calls you “ma’am”—because your inside self is frozen in time to about twenty years ago? So does Lisa-Jo Baker.

In these intimate reflections on midlife, lisa-Jo invites us to get a good look at our middles and gives us permission to embrace them—beyond what the media, the mirror, or the magazines say. She’s not asking you to seize the day, just to make sure you actually see it for all its wildly ordinary glory.

The Middle Matters: Why That ExtraOrdinary Life Looks Really Good on You #ad - Welcome to the middle!praise for the middle matters“what a thought-provoking collection of reflections and wisdom! Through personal stories about love, loss, which aren’t nearly as dark, and life in the middle, Lisa-Jo invites us to take a long look inside our own mind’s secret nooks and crannies, scary, or ordinary as we might think.

Layla palmer, hard-won wisdom,  the lettered Cottage blog“With captivating wit, and breathtaking honesty, Lisa-Jo has written a love letter to the delicious middle. Mandy arioto, president and ceo of mops international and author of Have More Fun“With Lisa-Jo’s guts as our unfettered guide, may we finally learn the sumptuous truth of our years: that a grilled cheese sandwich without the middle is just toast.

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