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Simple, believing prayer comes straight out of the heart and goes straight to the heart of God.
More than 50 million birders can't be wrong. No matter where you live, you have the joy of hearing and seeing birds. This easy-to-use, full-color guide will provide you with the answers. Here you'll learn how to identify different bird species by observing their body-parts, understand birds' behavior and habits, get to know the birds around the home or a vacation spot, attract and make a good home for these new feathered friends, and much more! Designed especially for the home birdwatcher, but with information on destination vacations, this book teaches, "If you're prepared to see them, they will come!"
"The Christmas Dog, An Irish Christmas," and "All I Have to Give" are packaged together in this heartwarming three-in-one value edition.
The rapid rate of change in the workplace and among families often leads to conflict and confrontation which can undermine productivity and poison relationships. The Joy of Conflict Resolution helps readers understand conflict and why it arises through the lens of the "drama triangle" of victims, villains and heroes. In an accessible, engaging and lighthearted style that uses stories and humor to explore potentially emotionally charged situations, it provides proven and practical skills to move beyond confrontation to resolve conflicts collaboratively. In over 13 years as a trainer, facilitator and mediator, Gary Harper has taught thousands of people in both the public and private sectors to successfully manage conflict. He also teaches for the Centre for Conflict Resolution at the Justice Institute in Vancouver, BC.
The Greatest Healing Agent Known to Mankind What is loneliness but the echo of an unanswered cry for love? What is the wounded soul but one aching for hope? Although most people have not received a minute's training in medicine, everyone can offer anyone the greatest power of healing available: that of encouragement. In this readable, practical, and enjoyable book, popular pastor, author, and radio minister Dr. David Jeremiah examines the heart of encouragement--self-giving, genuine love--and shows how we can eagerly, easily lift up those around us. An encouragement itself, The Joy of Encouragement is scriptural and uplifting, enabling you to bask in God's love while simultaneously giving it away. The world is about to be radically reshaped...one word at a time. What is loneliness but an unanswered cry for love? Lift Up the Defeated What is a wounded soul but one aching for hope? Redirect a Life You wield the power to heal the hurting. You hold the words to affirm the doubting. In this readable, practical, and enjoyable book, Dr. David Jeremiah examines the heart of self-giving, genuine love--and shows how you can easily, readily, and simply offer healing and life to those around you...to your family, friends, neighbors, and even perfect strangers. Scriptural and uplifting, The Joy of Encouragement is an uplift in itself. You'll find yourself basking in God's love while giving it away. Change the world...one word at a time. Praise for The Joy of Encouragement "If you need a fresh start, a new beginning, a renewed hope, then this is the book for you." --Joseph Aldrich, former president, Multnomah Bible College "Do any two elements of life go together more naturally than hope and encouragement? David Jeremiah offers both in The Joy of Encouragement. Highly recommended." --Bruce Wilkinson, bestselling author "A compelling call for us to infect our despairing and discouraged world with hope and encouragement. This is a strategic book for those of us who want to be used as helpers and healers on behalf of Christ." --Joseph Stowell, senior teaching pastor, Harvest Bible Chapel and seventh president, Moody Bible Institute
The Greatest Healing Agent Known to Mankind. What is loneliness but the echo of an unanswered cry for love? What is the wounded soul but one aching for hope? Although most people have not received a minute's training in medicine, everyone can offer anyone the greatest power of healing available: that of encouragement. In this readable, practical, and enjoyable book, popular pastor, author, and radio minister Dr. David Jeremiah examines the heart of encouragement--self-giving, genuine love--and shows how we can eagerly, easily lift up those around us. An encouragement itself, The Joy of Encouragement is scriptural and uplifting, enabling you to bask in God's love while simultaneously giving it away. The world is about to be radically reshaped one word at a time. What is loneliness but an unanswered cry for love? Lift Up the Defeated. What is a wounded soul but one aching for hope? Redirect a Life. You wield the power to heal the hurting. You hold the words to affirm the doubting. In this readable, practical, and enjoyable book, Dr. David Jeremiah examines the heart of self-giving, genuine love--and shows how you can easily, readily, and simply offer healing and life to those around you, to your family, friends, neighbors, and even perfect strangers. Scriptural and uplifting, The Joy of Encouragement is an uplift in itself. You'll find yourself basking in God's love while giving it away. Change the world one word at a time. Experience the Joy. If you need a fresh start, a new beginning, a renewed hope, then this is the book for you. --Joseph Aldrich, former president, Multnomah Bible College. Do any two elements of life go together more naturally than hope and encouragement? David Jeremiah offers both in The Joy of Encouragement. Highly recommended. --Bruce Wilkinson, bestselling author. A compelling call for us to infect our despairing and discouraged world with hope and encouragement. This is a strategic book for those of us who want to be used as helpers and healers on behalf of Christ. --Joseph Stowell, senior teaching pastor, Harvest Bible Chapel and seventh president, Moody Bible Institute.
What Kind of Relationship Can You Have with Someone You Fear?For most of us, fear is something we try to avoid. And fearing God hardly sounds like an occasion for joy. But Jerry Bridges shows how the fear of the Lord is actually the key that opens the door to a life of true knowledge, wisdom, blessing, and joy.We all want a deeper, more intimate relationship with God-one that's characterized by joy. But how does fearing God lead to joy? After all, aren't we supposed to love Him and live in intimate relationship with Him? Jerry Bridges explores this paradox as he unpacks the biblical promise that God delights in those who fear Him. Join him as he unveils the awesome greatness of God-His incredible holiness, deep wisdom, and especially His inspiring love. You'll gain a deeper understanding of who God is that will draw you into a truly biblical, and surprisingly delightful, fear of God-a fear that includes your own genuine, heartfelt delight in God.You'll make the startling discovery that the fear of the Lord, far from being something to avoid, is the key to joyful, fulfilling, and genuine intimacy with God. It can change your relationship with God and change your life! Discover the surprising Joy of Fearing God!From the Trade Paperback edition.
The first gluten-free baking book from legendary bread maker and James Beard Award-winning author Peter Reinhart, with 80 world-class recipes suitable for wheat sensitive, diabetic, and low-carb/low-sugar dieters.The first gluten-free baking book from legendary bread maker and James Beard Award-winning author Peter Reinhart, with 80 world-class recipes suitable for wheat sensitive, diabetic, and low-carb/low-sugar dieters.Amazing, easy-to-make recipes that revolutionize baking for wheat sensitive, diabetic, and low-carb/low-sugar cooks. After more than two decades of research into gluten-free baking, bestselling author and legendary bread maker Peter Reinhart and his baking partner Denene Wallace deliver more than eighty world-class recipes for delicious breads, pastries, cookies, cakes, and more in The Joy of Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Baking. Carefully crafted for anyone who is gluten sensitive, diabetic, or needs to reduce carbs to prevent illness or lose weight, these forgiving recipes taste just as good as the original wheat versions--and are easier to bake than traditional breads. By using readily available or home-ground nut and seed flours and alternative and natural sweeteners as the foundation for their groundbreaking style of baking, Reinhart and Wallace avoid the carb-heavy starch products commonly found in gluten-free baking. Additionally, each recipe can easily be made vegan by following the dairy and egg substitution guidelines. Bakers of all skill levels will have no trouble creating incredibly flavorful baked goods, such as:* Toasting Bread, Banana Bread, Nutty Zucchini Bread, and many styles of pizza and focaccia* Cheddar Cheese and Pecan Crackers, Herb Crackers, Garlic Breadsticks, and pretzels* Blueberry-Hazelnut Muffins, Lemon and Poppy Seed Scones, and pancakes and waffles* Coconut-Pecan Cookies, Lemon Drop Cookies, Biscotti, and Peanut Butter Cup Cookies* Brownies and Blondies, Cinnamon-Raisin Coffee Cake, Pound Cake with Crumb Topping, and Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting* Apple Crumble Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Berry Pie, and Vanilla, Chocolate, or Banana Cream Pie With Reinhart and Wallace's careful attention to ingredients and balancing of flavors, these delicious gluten-free baked goods with a glycemic load of nearly zero will satisfy anyone's craving for warm bread or decadent cake.
When the farm is a lifestyle, not just a way to earn a living, that's hobby farming. Most of us want to live a sustainable life in which we protect the land and keep it safe from development and overproduction. But we can take this a step further by learning how to grow and savor what we can produce ourselves--while still maintaining an alternative career to fund this passion. Michael and Audrey Levatino here share how to: Grow your own food. Raise chickens, horses, llamas, bees, and more. Practice being (a little) off the grid. Sell the bounty in your local community. Balance a professional career with a rural lifestyle. The Joy of Hobby Farming is a book that will excite armchair farmers and inspire any do-it-yourselfer.
Make your own brew at home!The Joy of Home Distilling is a complete guide for beginner and intermediate distillers. Readers will learn about every facet of distilling, from yeast styles and nutritional requirements to the different methods of distillation and equipment, and post-distillation processes. Author Rick Morris, who has been selling distillation equipment for years, even includes his own recipes for different types of spirits and drink recipes.By learning not just how to distill, but also what is happening at each step and why it is needed, readers will be armed with the information they need to experiment with their own spirits and concoct their own recipes. Easy to understand even for a first-time distiller, The Joy of Home Distilling is sure to become your number one distilling resource.Topics covered include:What distillation is and common misconceptions about the processThe legalities surrounding distilling alcohol at homeWhat yeast is, what it does, and how to ensure that you get a strong, complete fermentationStep-by-step instructions for the different processes, from bucket to bottleThe difference between spirit types and how to produce eachCarbon filtering-when it's necessary, when to filter, and why you filterFlavoring and aging your spirits
Port and sherries, whites, reds, roses and melomels--make your own wine without owning a vineyard! If you can follow a simple recipe, you can create delectable table wines in your own home. It's fun, it's easy-and the results will delightfully complement your favorite meals and provide unparalleled pleasure by the glass when friends come calling. You don't have tore-create Bordeaux in your basement to be a successful home vintner-you can make raisin wine and drink it like sherry, or use it to accent your Chinese cooking. Raspberry or apricot wine lend themselves to delicious desserts. And if you are interested in more exotic concoctions, rhubarb champagne is the ultimate treat. The Joy of Home Winemaking is your comprehensive guide to: * the most up-to-date techniques and equipment * readily available and affordable ingredients and materials * aging, bottling, racking, blending, and experimenting * dozens of original recipes for great-tasting fruit wines, * spice wines, herb wines, sparkling wines, sherries, liqueurs * even homemade soda pop! * a sparkling brief history of winemaking * helpful illustrations and glossary * an extensive mail-order resource section Whether you prefer your wine dry of slightly sweet, The Joy of Home Winemaking has all the information you need to go from casual connoisseur to expert home vintner in no time.
225 classic and contemporary recipes showcasing the fabulous flavors of fresh fruits.
A new edition of a research-backed nutritional program using juicing to help prevent and reverse disease and cell damage, from New York Times-bestselling author and renowned health expert. For more than thirty-five years, Gary Null has been one of the foremost voices in the health movement. In The Joy of Juicing, 3rd Edition, he advises readers how to use fresh juice to cleanse and detoxify their bodies. Null provides extensive research showing how accessing natural substances in the right quantities and forms can repair damaged DNA, as well as help halt and reverse the progress of many diseases. This edition has been substantially revised and features fifty new juicing recipes for a healthy diet. Null includes juices for a range of specific complaints, from PMS to fatigue. With everything from an easy-to-follow nutritional program to practical advice on which juicer to buy, The Joy of Juicing, 3rd Edition, will jump-start readers' juicing lives.
The winning team behind The Joy of Keeping Chickens returns, this time with a complete guide to building and maintaining a root cellar-even if it's just a dark and cool closet. This cheap, easy, energy-saving way will keep the harvest fresh all year long. Here, readers will learn: Which fruits and vegetables store best How to build a root cellar in the country, suburbs, or city How to deal with specific environmental challenges Storage techniques ranging from canning to pickling and smoking to drying Recipes for everything from tomato sauce to venison jerky Root cellaring isn't just for off-the-grid types or farmers with large gardens. Storing food makes good sense, both financially and environmentally. And root cellars can easily fit anywhere. In this intelligent, convincing book, authors Megyesi and Hansen show how to make them part of every reader's life.
When the going gets rough, the rough . . . start raising their own food. In the first full-color guide of its kind, author and small farm owner Laura Childs reveals exactly what it takes to start raising your own animals, including chickens, geese, goats, sheep, pigs, and cows. Childs discusses what you can expect to harvest from your animals-from eggs to milk to meat to wool-based on her own real-life experiences. Whether you want to raise a few chickens for eggs alone, try your hand at a few goats with the aim to make your own cheese, or are looking to sustain your family and make some extra money from raising and selling beef, this is the book for you. Childs offers general information for each breed and animal, from how to get started to what to feed and where to house the animals. This invaluable guide is the perfect first book for anyone interested in starting a backyard barnyard or a small farm-or simply dreaming about the idea.
Goats are easy to care for and a low-investment choice for anyone wishing to live out rural dreams or add to an existing stable. The Joy of Keeping Goats offers practical advice, clear guidelines, and wonderful anecdotes from author and self-sustainer Laura Childs. In her book, she walks readers step-by-step through important information on breeds, feeding requirements, how to make cheese, and much more. With gorgeous color photographs, The Joy of Keeping Goats clearly illustrates what an easy and rewarding experience raising goats can be.
I was "the bride who knew nothing" . . . And now I love sharing the joy of kosher cooking with people like me: Busy parents who want to make real food for real families in a snap, and people who want to entertain without slaving in the kitchen, knowing their dishes will always elicit oohs and aahs. Our Sabbath and holiday meals are warm, fun, and flowing with food, family, and tons of guests. Do the math: two weekly Shabbos meals + 26 holiday banquets = 130 feasts per year, not to mention feeding my hungry family every other day of the week. That plus a full-time job should qualify me as some kind of expert in fast, fresh family dinners Here in Joy of Kosher I share more than 100 of my absolute best recipes and give each a creative twist: Dress It Up--add some bling for your party table--or Dress It Down and lure your picky eaters to meals they'll beg for again and again. That's more than 200 recipes A few of my faves: Crystal Clear Chicken Soup with Julienned Vegetables and Angel Hair (Dress It Down: Chicken Noodle Alphabet Soup) Garlic Honey Brisket (Dress It Down: Honey Brisket Pita Pockets) Miso-Glazed Salmon (Dress It Up: Avocado-Stuffed Miso-Glazed Salmon) Butternut Squash Mac 'n' Cheese (Dress It Down: Mac 'n' Cheese Muffin Cups) Gooey Chocolate Cherry Cake (Dress It Up: Red Wine Chocolate Cherry Heart Cake)And talk about challah I give you ten yummy variations, including Sun-Dried Tomato, Garlic, and Herb Braided Challah; Blueberry Apple Challah Rolls; Sea-Salted Soft Challah Pretzel Rolls; and Gooey Pecan Challah Sticky Buns. All that, plus gorgeous photos, wine pairings, time-savers, and my guide to sane, no-jitters holiday menus. I hope you love this book as much as I loved writing it for you
For millennia, Buddhists have enjoyed the limitless benefits of meditation. But how does it work? And why? The principles behind this ancient practice have long eluded some of the best minds in modern science. Until now.In this groundbreaking work, world-renowned Buddhist teacher Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche invites us to join him in unlocking the secrets behind the practice of meditation. Working with neuroscientists at the Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, Yongey Mingyur provides clear insights into modern research indicating that systematic training in meditation can enhance activity in areas of the brain associated with happiness and compassion. He has also worked with physicists across the country to develop a fresh, scientifically based interpretation of the Buddhist understanding of the nature of reality.With an infectious joy and insatiable curiosity, Yongey Mingyur weaves together the principles of Tibetan Buddhism, neuroscience, and quantum physics in a way that will forever change the way we understand the human experience. Using the basic meditation practices he provides, we can discover paths through everyday problems, transforming obstacles into opportunities to recognize the unlimited potential of our own minds.With a foreword by bestselling author Daniel Goleman, The Joy of Living is a stunning breakthrough, an illuminating vision of the science of Buddhism and a handbook for transforming our minds, bodies, and lives.From the Hardcover edition.
The Joy of Living and Dying in Peace underscores the importance of "practice" - of awareness through meditation, compassion, patience, and effort - in lending rich and joyous meaning to this lifetime, and so to our passage to the next.
Featuring Julie Clinton, Beverly LaHaye, Joyce Penner, Barbara Rosberg, Deb Laaser, Carrie Oliver, and Laurie S. Hall.
Part of the joy of mathematics is that it is everywhere-in soap bubbles, electricity, da Vinci's masterpieces, even in an ocean wave. Written by the well-known mathematics teacher consultant, this volume's collection of over 200 clearly illustrated mathematical ideas, concepts, puzzles, and games shows where they turn up in the "real" world. You'll find out what a googol is, visit hotel infinity, read a thorny logic problem that was stumping them back in the 8th century.THE JOY OF MATHEMATICS is designed to be opened at random...it's mini essays are self-contained providing the reader with an enjoyable way to explore and experience mathematics at its best.
The answer to the beginner's need for a comprehensive introduction to meditation, THEJOYOFMEDITATINGis now available onCD. With over 100,000 copies in print, THEJOYOFMEDITATINGintroduces the fundamentals of meditative practice-breathing, relaxation and creative visualization-and takes listeners on a series of four fifteen- minute meditations. These meditations can help beginners as well as those already practicing meditation to reduce tension and anxiety, open themselves to a higher awareness and reach a deeper connection to the divine. Following the tremendous success of her original audio program THECELESTINEMEDITATIONS, Salle Merrill Redfield brings new listeners to the joys of meditation with this guide.
There's no doubt that technology has overrun our lives. Over the past few decades, the world has embraced "progress" and we're living with the resultant clicking, beeping, anxiety-inducing frenzy. But a creative backlash is gathering steam, helping us cope with the avalanche of data that threatens to overwhelm us daily through our computers, tablets, and smartphones.The Joy of Missing Out considers the technologically focused life, with its impacts on our children, relationships, communities, health, work, and more, and suggests opportunities for those of us longing to cultivate a richer on- and off-line existence. By examining the connected world through the lens of her own internet fast, Christina Crook creates a convincing case for increasing intentionality in our day-to-day lives. Using historical data, typewritten letters, chapter challenges, and personal accounts, she invites us to explore a new way of living, beyond our steady state of distracted connectedness.Most of us can't throw away our smartphone or cut ourselves off from the internet. But we can all rethink our relationship with the digital world, discovering new ways of introducing balance and discipline to the role of technology in our lives. This book is a must-read for anyone wishing to rediscover quietness of mind and seeking a sense of peace amidst the cacophony of the modern world.Christina Crook is a wordsmith and communications professional and instigator of the project Letters from a Luddite, which chronicled her thirty-one day internet fast and fueled her passion for exploring the intersection of technology, relationships, and joy.
The complete, candid, and reassuring companion for parents-to-be by an RN, and organized by month.
Here is the next title in the popular The Joy of ... series--an easy-to-understand, beautifully illustrated guide to smoking and salt curing. Learn how to preserve meat, fish, and game and create delicious smoked and cured foods. Whether you are a serious hunter or angler seeking to cure and smoke your harvest or a consumer simply looking to save money while creating delicious treats at home, The Joy of Smoking and Salt Curing can help you!
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