Season of Life
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|Author||: Jeffrey Marx|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
The bestselling inspirational book in which the author reunites with a childhood football hero, now a minister and coach, and witnesses a revelatory demonstration of the true meaning of manhood. Joe Ehrmann, a former NFL football star and volunteer coach for the Gilman high school football team, teaches his players the keys to successful defense: penetrate, pursue, punish, love. Love? A former captain of the Baltimore Colts and now an ordained minister, Ehrmann is serious about the game of football but even more serious about the purpose of life. Season of Life is his inspirational story as told by Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Jeffrey Marx, who was a ballboy for the Colts when he first met Ehrmann. Ehrmann now devotes his life to teaching young men a whole new meaning of masculinity. He teaches the boys at Gilman the precepts of his Building Men for Others program: Being a man means emphasizing relationships and having a cause bigger than yourself. It means accepting responsibility and leading courageously. It means that empathy, integrity, and living a life of service to others are more important than points on a scoreboard. Decades after he first met Ehrmann, Jeffrey Marx renewed their friendship and watched his childhood hero putting his principles into action. While chronicling a season with the Gilman Greyhounds, Marx witnessed the most extraordinary sports program he’d ever seen, where players say “I love you” to each other and coaches profess their love for their players. Off the field Marx sat with Ehrmann and absorbed life lessons that led him to reexamine his own unresolved relationship with his father. Season of Life is a book about what it means to be a man of substance and impact. It is a moving story that will resonate with athletes, coaches, parents—anyone struggling to make the right choices in life.
|Author||: Jeffrey Marx|
A former ballboy for the Baltimore Colts describes his reunion with one of his favorite players, Joe Ehrmann, a one-time defensive lineman who became an ordained minister and who has developed a program called "Building Men for Others," an innovative approach that teaches high-school boys what it means to be a man. 125,000 first printing.
|Author||: Lois Evans|
|Editor||: Moody Publishers|
Are you afraid that . . you'll never reach the end of dirty diapers? You'll never be free of carpool duty? Your teenager's rebellion will never end? The empty nest is just a little too empty? Fear not, seasons change. You blink twice and find yourself in another situation. Maybe longing for the "old days" or maybe grateful for the freshness of a new season. But like it or not, the seasons will come, each in its sequence and each in its own time. Using lively examples from her own life and those of other women - including Esther - Lois Evans challenges you to to discover the purpose of your life and to depend on Him as He teaches the lessons of each season. In this book, you will find helpful priniciples, recognize familiar emotions, and take to heart encouraging promises from the pages of God's Word. In this edition a new chapter on the grandparenting season has been added. And to help you dig deeper - whether alone or with friends - chapter study questions are included.
|Author||: Charles R. Swindoll|
A devotional companion that helps you grow close to God through every season of life, in every condition of the heart.It challenges and encourages you to discover what's truly important in your own life.
|Author||: Fern Michaels|
|Editor||: Lyrical Press|
TO DREAM A LITTLE DREAM Having left behind a bitter childhood, Ruby Connors quickly finds that marriage is not quite the escape she imagined. Instead, as a military wife in Washington, D.C., loneliness turns out to be her most dependable companion. But determined to realize her faith in happiness, she raises her two children in a nurturing, beautiful home that mirrors her resourcefulness and good sense. It’s the perfect environment in which to bake delicious, unforgettable cookies. After years of struggle, Mrs. Sugar’s Cookies succeeds beyond Ruby’s wildest dreams. But closest to her heart is the memory of the man she longs for in her soul...
|Author||: Evon Horton|
|Editor||: Destiny Image Incorporated|
God's supernatural work often follows a seasonal pattern. If you're not careful, you can miss the seasonal processes of the Spirit, and the blessings that accompany them. These seasons impact everything in life: relationships, workplace, and connection with God. If you are to flourish in every season, it's vital to recognize and partner with the flow of God's work. Spiritual Seasons will help you discern God's unique seasonal movements and align yourself with Him, so that you can receive every promise and provision released by His supernatural grace. In this inspiring message, Dr. Evon Horton helps you to recognize what season you're in, embrace God's specific path for this time, and flourish in His abundance no matter what circumstances you're encountering. Learn to navigate each spiritual season: Winter: stand fast and prepare for breakthrough. Spring: see the promises of souls. Summer: position yourself for miracles. Fall: anticipate Heaven's provision and blessing. God has a good plan for every season of your life. Partner with Heaven and watch His purposes unfold!
|Author||: Daniel Jacob Levinson|
|Editor||: Random House Digital, Inc.|
Reveals a definite developmental pattern of specific, age-linked phases subsequently shown to affect the lives of all men, shaping behavior and governing emotional states and attitudes
|Author||: Jeff Iorg|
|Editor||: B&H Publishing Group|
Seminary president Jeff Iorg looks at the life of Peter in the Bible to explain and inspire the seasons in a leader's life: learning, leading, and leaving a legacy.
|Author||: Vanessa Hunt,Heather Patterson|
|Editor||: Hachette UK|
The authors of the wildly popular blog, At the Picket Fence, Heather and Vanessa share their inspiration, struggles, faith, and encouragement to women who, just like themselves, want a warm, God-centered, joy-filled life. Meditations, photographs, and simple, budget-friendly home décor tips and recipes are woven throughout Life In Season to help you celebrate the moments that fill your home, heart, and faith. Their easy-to-follow style and real-life stories prove that you don't need to consider yourself creative to create a home you will love.
|Author||: Paula Huston|
|Editor||: Loyola Press|
We live in a culture that tells us there are few things worse than aging, that we should avoid aging at all costs, and that we must shun death. And yet, no matter how much money we spend on health supplements, no matter how many gurus we consult, the fact remains unchanged: We will grow old. In A Season of Mystery, 60-year-old Paula Huston—a grandmother, and also a caretaker for her own mother and for her in-laws—shares with readers a far more fulfilling way to approach how we live and how we think about the second half of life. Each chapter offers a spiritual practice that is particularly suited to nurturing us in ways we would never have recognized in our younger lives. For example, the practice of “listening” helps us quit superimposing our own take on every situation before we have a chance to hear and see what is truly there; the practice of “delighting” encourages us to notice and be thankful for what is small and seemingly insignificant. Each of the 10 practices serves as an antidote to the classic afflictions of old age, such as close-mindedness, complaining, and fear of change. A Season of Mystery is not intended to be a selection of self-improvement secrets; the goal of Huston’s work is to encourage people in the second half of life to become “ordinary mystics” who are no longer bound by the world’s false ideas on aging but instead be freed by God’s grace to embrace the riches that come only with growing older.
|Author||: Jane Meredith|
|Editor||: Llewellyn Worldwide|
To give her family and friends a deep experience of earth-based spirituality, Jane Meredith holds eight rituals per year, celebrating the solstices, equinoxes, and cross-quarter festivals. 'Rituals of Celebration' provides accounts of the most memorable rituals she's organised, as well as how-to instructions for creating the rituals.
|Author||: Daniel J. Levinson|
|Editor||: Ballantine Books|
Firmly grounded in scientific research, this book reveals that women follow a predictable developmental course through adulthood. Work and marriage relationships, personal crisis, emotional states, and behavior can all be related to this grand pattern. But in the case of women, the situation is made far more complicated by gender biases.
|Author||: David Brin|
Hugo and Nebula award-winning author David Brin is one of the most eloquent, imaginative voices in science fiction. Now he returns with a new novel rich in texture, universal in theme, monumental in scope--pushing the genre to new heights. Young Maia is fast approaching a turning point in her life. As a half-caste var, she must leave the clan home of her privileged half sisters and seek her fortune in the world. With her twin sister, Leie, she searches the docks of Port Sanger for an apprenticeship aboard the vessels that sail the trade routes of the Stratoin oceans. On her far-reaching, perilous journey of discovery, Maia will endure hardship and hunger, imprisonment and loneliness, bloody battles with pirates and separation from her twin. And along the way, she will meet a traveler who has come an unimaginable distance--and who threatens the delicate balance of the Stratoins' carefully maintained, perfect society.... Both exciting and insightful, Glory Season is a major novel, a transcendent saga of the human spirit.
|Author||: Hermann Hesse|
|Editor||: North Atlantic Books|
Vowing at an early age “to be a poet or nothing at all,” Hermann Hesse rebelled against formal education, focusing on a rigorous program of independent study that included literature, philosophy, art, and history. One result of these efforts was a series of novels that became counterculture bibles that remain widely influential today. Another was a body of evocative spiritual poetry. Published for the first time in English, these vivid, probing short works reflect deeply on the challenges of life and provide a spiritual solace that transcends specific denominational hymns, prayers, and rituals. The Seasons of the Soul offers valuable guidance in poetic form for those longing for a more meaningful life, seeking a sense of homecoming in nature, in each stage of life, in a renewed relationship with the divine. Extensive quotations from his prose introduce each theme addressed in the book: love, imagination, nature, the divine, and the passage of time. A foreword by Andrew Harvey reintroduces us to a figure about whom some may have believed everything had already been said. Thoughtful commentary throughout from translator Ludwig Max Fischer helps readers understand the poems within the context of Hesse’s life. From the Trade Paperback edition.
|Author||: Carol L. McClelland|
|Editor||: Conari Press|
A wise, helpful book that provides practical tools for one of modern life's greatest challenges -- Change. True help for everyone -- no matter what difficult or exciting transition you are in! Provides a model based on the four seasons to help align you with natural forces. Using a simple questionnaire, you can discover where you are in your transition process, how to move forward, and how to not get off track. Includes advice for building a strong support network for times of change.