Angels eagerly watch over Ann Fletcher's every move. She just doesn't know it yet. Ann Fletcher has returned to Charleston to see her younger sister Sarah receive her master's degree. But she soon finds herself riding in the back of an ambulance, watching helplessly as Sarah fights for her life. As they race to the hospital, Sarah talks to someone who is not there...and hums a melody Ann has never heard before.That unfamiliar, unearthly beautiful melody keeps finding Ann--first in the hospital chapel, then in her dreams, and finally in Sarah's empty house.Two neighbors have a profound effect on Ann. Ethan McKinney lends her a shoulder to lean on. And as a carpenter, he volunteers to help Ann get the Fletcher family home into shape for selling. His strong presence is a pleasing distraction. Ann's twelve-year-old neighbor, Keith, has Down Syndrome and the guile to believe he can actually see and hear angels. In fact, he insists they are looking out for her in ways she's never imagined.God begins to reveal himself to Ann--both in her newfound friends and through supernatural events. As she discovers the very real presence of angels around her, will she finally open her heart to receive God's healing love?
Do you ever question God's ability to catch you when you fall?Do shame, fear, and brokenness keep you from fully trusting God?Do you secretly believe your dreams are unreachable? Do you secretly believe your dreams are unreachable? You are not alone.This is a book about trust. How we fight it. How we learn to do it. How it transforms us. Life is not safe. That reality slips over us as we grow. Our response to the Father in that reality allows us either to swing higher and higher with the trust of a child . . . or fearfully shrink back from the swing set altogether. As we weigh that choice, God whispers: Trust me.In a remarkably transparent account, author and speaker Sheila Walsh opens wide her lifelong battle with trust and the moment-by-moment choices she made to follow where God led. Sheila has lived a life ruled by the "hidden places" of insecurity and brokenness and knows the overwhelming beauty of a life wholly handed over to Christ.As you encounter her struggles and triumphs, you also meet ten of the Bible's transformed--Tabitha, David, Paul, and others--who teach us that in spite of overwhelming circumstances, just one trusting encounter with Christ sets beautiful things in motion. It can resurrect dreams, instill purpose, and ignite hope.
Big Billy and his Gnoo Zoo pals go on a sailing adventure. Big Billy's courage and trust in the Great White Tiger is tested. He and his friends grow spiritually by helping each other, while learning to appreciate the strengths and differences they each possess. Kids will delight in the bright, joyful illustrations while listening to Sheila Walsh read The Great Adventure in her own captivating style. The message of God's enduring love makes this a book every family should have.
Los ángeles velan ansiosamente cada movimiento de Annie Fletcher, pero ella no lo sabe aún.Cuando Annie Fletcher regresa a Charleston para ver a su hermana menor, Sarah, recibir su grado de maestría, ella se encuentra en la parte trasera de una ambulancia, observando impotente como Sarah lucha por vivir. Durante el viaje, Sarah parece hablar con alguien que no está allí, canturreando una melodía que nunca antes Annie había escuchado.El vecino Ethan McKinney le presta su apoyo cuando Sarah muere inesperadamente. Como carpintero que es, Ethan se ofrece para ayudar a Annie a reparar la casa de la familia Fletcher para venderla. La presencia de Ethan la distrae, pero lo que angustia a Annie es el hijo de doce años de su vecina Tammy. Keith tiene síndrome de down y la maña de creer que él puede ver y escuchar ángeles. Dios comienza a revelarse a sí mismo a Annie, tanto en sus nuevos amigos como mediante desgarradores y claramente sobrenaturales acontecimientos. Annie encuentra fe en Dios, finalmente experimentando el aliento de que sus ángeles realmente nos rodean.
Join Detective Will as he learns the importance of obedience. Will is spending summer vacation at his grandparents home by the sea. Will hears a sound and discovers footprints leading into a creepy cave. Even though his grandfather has told him not to enter the cave without him, Will disobeys and follows the clues to uncover the Creepy Caves mystery. Are robbers hiding their loot or is there a greater discovery that will leave Detective Will speechless? Join Will as he learns the importance of obedience. Scripture theme: Children, obey your parents the way the Lord wants. This is the right thing to do. (Ephesians 6:1)
Con enseñanza bíblicasólida e historias profundamente conmovedoras, Sheila Walsh ayuda a las mujeres a descubrir la bondad de Diosen la vida cotidiana.¿Por qué es tan difícil creer en la actividadredentora de los sufrimientos de la vida? Sucede un divorcio y la esperanzaparece tan distante. Se pierde un trabajo y el sentido de seguridad se queda ala deriva. No se cumple un sueño y parece mejor no soñar en lo absoluto.Sheila Walsh cree que la batalla por la esperanza es la necesidad central que todamujer puede descubrir.En Déjalo en las manos de Dios, ella ofreceenseñanza bíblica sólida e historias profundamente conmovedoras para mostrar alas mujeres cómo Dios anhela librarlas de una autoimagen pobre, el temor, problemasen las relaciones, el legalismo, la soledad y muchísimo más. Por medio de suspropias pruebas, ella ha encontrado nuevas profundidades de la bondad de Diospara los sufrimientos más comunes de la mujer y ahora las comparte con el mundo.
These topical guides will deal with issues that women wrestle with today: God's Will, Living in Christ, Prayer, and Worry.Reaching an audience across race, socio-economic, denominational, and age boundaries, these guides will enhance the lives of women in America as they empower them in their weekly devotions. The study guides can be used for both individual and group settings.Women are asking good questions about their faith. With our study guides, we want to join them in their quest for knowledge and lead them in finding the answers they are seeking.
Whether or not you know or even understand it, you are living a life of faith. Perhaps not the conventional, Christian ideal of faith, but faith nonetheless. You flip the light switch and have faith that the light will come on. You turn the key and expect the engine to start. But what about the big things in life? Do you have faith that you'll remain healthy? Faith that your children will be safe from violence? We all face situations that we cannot control. All we can do is trust-and have faith-that God will see us through.Rather than a complicated, theological enigma, Sheila Walsh explains that faith is a simple, life-giving gift God offers His children. And since it is a gift, He expects us to share it-to give it away. By sharing biblical and modern examples of women of faith, Sheila opens our eyes to the extravagant gift God has for each of us.
best selling Christian author and speaker, Sheila Walsh, presents insights on living a life of extraordinary faith
This first book in a delightful new series offers a comforting message for young readers--God loves you very much and is always watching over you! What little girl wouldn't love her very own guardian angel? Parents and children alike will be won over by this humorous tale of Gabby, a guardian angel in training who has much to learn about taking care of God's little ones. Her new assignment is to protect a young girl named Sophie, but Gabby soon realizes that watching after Sophie is a bigger challenge than she had expected! After a close call while riding her pony, Sophie learns what the Bible says about guardian angels: "He will put his angels in charge of you. They will watch over you wherever you go" (Psalm 91:11 ICB).
Our favorite little angel is back with more giggles, more fun, and an important message for little girls--don't give up when things get hard.Gabby is a little guardian angel with a big job to do! Watching over Sophie is hard work, but Gabby knows that God wants her to stick to it.Gabby, God's Little Angel, flies to the rescue as Sophie attempts to help others but has a little trouble sticking with things. Sophie tries to be helpful by washing the family dog for her mom, but she gives up when she's the one who ends up all wet. She then tries to be kind by reading to her little brother, but he has plans of his own, which include a splash of cereal right in Sophie's face! When Sophie is ready to quit once again, it's up to Gabby to encourage her to keep trying and to teach her what the Bible says about perseverance: "We must not become tired of doing good. We will receive our harvest of eternal life at the right time if we do not give up." (Galatians 6:9 NCV)Meets national education standards.
We know we can talk to God, but it just sounds so important, so intimidating, so religious. We assume that only the very spiritual hear from Him directly. But author Sheila Walsh says "Every sound we utter, every thank you we say, every tear we cry in God's presence is prayer." Get Off Your Knees and Pray is a real woman's guide to real prayer--from understanding the biblical basis for prayer to cultivating a vital personal relationship with God. It is the perfect blend of practical advice, personal stories, and biblical truth to encourage and help you achieve greater intimacy with God through prayer. Prayer is not just a few sentences we say to God while on our knees. It is living out our ongoing, every-moment commitment to God. "Sheila steers us away from prayer as formula (say the right things the right way and God responds) and toward prayer as picture--a picture of God's desired relationship. Talking. Listening. Trusting. Living. This volume, warm and witty like its author deserves a spot on every reading calendar." --Max Lucado, best-selling author and minister "No matter what kind of difficulty you have about prayer, this book willhelp. Sheila has experienced all of them, and she will take you through themto where God has taken her: straight into His very real and acceptingPresence." --Dr. Henry Cloud, speaker and coauthor of Boundaries
Sheila Walsh offers sixty beautifully written devotions to deepen your experience of God.
Parents and children alike will be won over by the lovable innocence of Gigi, a little girl who just knew she was a princess-she had known it from birth! But where were the castle and royal jewels? With a little help from Mommy and Daddy, Gigi realizes that she is not just any princess-she is the daughter of the greatest King of all! A wonderful discovery for little princesses everywhere, Gigi, God's Little Princess will subtly teach girls of their importance and belonging to the King of all kings.Meets national education standards.
It's never too late to remember who you are, it's never too late to dream big dreams and discover that God loves you in ways you cannot yet imagine. Do you dare believe in a God who wants to make your dreams come true? It seems like there is no time to dream these days. Yet the Bible is full of dreamers?those who exchanged their old dreams for new ones, and those who received unexpected dreams from God that changed the course of history. Best-selling author Sheila Walsh gives warm hearted stories of real people, interwoven with biblical insight, to help you discover God's dream for your life.
The other side of brokenness"If I could write only one book in my lifetime, I would ask God to make it this one, the very book you now hold in your hands. . . ."-Sheila WalshGod loves broken people. And when weary, wounded men and women find a way to open their bruised hearts and somehow welcome Him into their personal darkness, they will find a love beyond anything they have ever known.When the glass house Sheila had lived in for so many years came crashing to the ground, she began a new life outside the safety of those walls. No, it didn't feel good, nor safe-not at all. But it felt true. Sheila saw herself as a broken lamb limping after the Shepherd, not knowing where He was going, but knowing that wherever He went, she wanted to go with Him.In twelve stirring, insightful, and deeply revealing chapters, Sheila Walsh shows how personal brokenness can open doors of intimacy with Jesus Christ that might never open in any other way.It's not that God loves broken people more than those who imagine themselves to be whole-it's simply that they know they are loved. They dare to believe it . . . and through such trust, a new wholeness emerges from yesterday's broken pieces.
A great combination of bedtime theme, encouraging and age-appropriate devotions, and the bestselling God's Little Princess® brand, all wrapped up in a creative, sparkly cover is, sure to be a hit.Bedtime means special moments to share between a parent and daughter, and God's Little Princess Bedtime Devotional will help settle her heart and mind as she heads to bed. Bestselling author Sheila Walsh offers 106 daily devotions: each with a scripture, a short thought, a rhyming prayer, and a "Good Night Giggles and Grace" activity that will send every little princess off to bed full of smiles, feeling loved and secure.Meets national education standards.
Girls long to be loved and adored, and give their heart to their hero. God is that hero! The characteristics focused on in this Bible storybook will help your little girl blossom into the princess she was created to be. Virtues to create beauty such as compassion, sharing, and truth are highlighted in fun and engaging ways. The perfect format for girls to learn about their destiny as a daughter of their King. Features included are: Beauty Secrets, Bible Princesses, My Hero (Scripture promises), Take a Bow (Easy plays that are Bible-focused), I Adore You (Put girls energy to use with songs, scripture and worship), Royal Truths, Down In My Heart (Scripture Memory), Princess Charming, Worthy of Love (Ideas to show how to love her royal subjects: family, siblings, friends and those in the community).
Join Gigi and Frances, as they set off on another royal adventure as daughters of the King! Gigi and her best friend, Frances, take their first dance lesson after Gigi reads half of a verse in Psalms about praising God in dance. With reluctant practice and awkward help from Tiara (her new dog) and Lord Fluffy (her not-so-cooperative cat), Gigi struggles to dance perfectly so God will be proud of her. Then Gigi learns that God looks at our hearts, not how perfectly we do things, and that God is proud of us when we are kind to others.
Gigi, God's Little Princess ® continues her royal adventures with a princess' tea party. Gigi, everyone's favorite little princess has a royal announcement for her best friend, Frances. But as Gigi tries to find the perfect way to proclaim this announcement to her friend, everything ends up as tangled as her unruly hair. But with advice from Mommy and Daddy, and help from Lord Fluffy, the kingdom finds peace once again as Gigi continues her royal adventures with a new-found confidence as the daughter of the King!
A collection of four full-length, original Gigi, God's Little Princess® picture books now in one volume!It's perfectly pink! And every little princess will want one. This delightful edition includes the complete editions of: Gigi, God's Little Princess, The Royal Tea Party, The Pink Ballerina, and The Purple Ponies.With giggle after giggle, little princesses will learnthat we are all children of the King, that we have different strengthsand weaknesses, that God never gives up on us, even when our choicesfall short of being royal, and that God does not love us for what we door how well we do it, but for who we are inside.
In a world of uncertainty, pain, and struggle, where do you go to find solid and steadfast assurance?Gifted Women of Faith® speaker Sheila Walsh offers powerful, heart-filled teaching on ten bedrock promises of God, providing the foundation for daily living with confidence, hope, and joy. Sheila unveils principles that provide unshakable security during even the most difficult times by weaving her hallmark storytelling, personal experiences, and applicable Scripture to help readers gain a trust in God that will sustain them for a lifetime.
Delight in each day as an adventure in trusting a faithful God. Whether facing day-to-day frustrations or long-term struggles withfear, insecurity, or the weight of a painful past, Sheila Walsh takeswomen bythe hand and helps build unbridled trust in The One who gives hope,healing,peace, and redemption. Each 'day' startswith a devotion geared toward real life situations that women oftenface, andends with questions for thought and space for journaling personalreflections. The invitation is to journey through lessons thatwomen can use immediately to establish a deep, life-altering trust intheFather.
At a time that should have been considered the highlight of her career, Sheila Walsh admitted herself to the psychiatric wing of a Washington, D.C. hospital. Having worked for five years as cohost of The 700 Club, the years of treading water while trying to keep so much around her afloat and keep various plates spinning left her drowning in a hopeless sea of clinical depression. Despite her best efforts, she simply couldn't will herself out of it. Now more than ten years later, Sheila understands what it's like to be wounded. It has been the passion of her heart to study what God's Word has to say about this and then share her liberty with other hurting souls. Divided into three sections (Healing, Spiritual Warfare, and Relationship), this book offers readers practical steps to not only receive the healing that God offers but also to maintain the ground that Christ has restored to them.
Reassurance that the Stars--and God's Love Will Always Shine!One evening after bedtime, young Sam decides that God is like the stars twinkling outside his bedroom window--happy, bright, and bathing him with light. The next day, after his beloved stuffed bear disappears, Sam asks God to help him find his favorite friend. When the cuddly bear doesn't show up, Sam decides that God is gone and cannot hear his prayers. But Sam is about to learn a very important lesson: God is always with us and never leaves...