Everyone has a story to tell, everyone. With author L. E. Hastings, writing has become one of his greatest tools to date on going through life’s many ups and downs and how he, how we, soothe the wounds and the joys on this road of healing. Here once again he has opened the door to his world and let us, the readers, take a few glimpses into his mind and life, where stories of faith, love, and loss begin the healing through trust, prayer, and hope with his new publication, All the Kings Houses. Writing down his thoughts has helped him cope with the thorns and with the joys of life. It has also been his way to pass on the message of healing and living to others. From the insightful stories like “Prayers” to “Ruled by More” to “In the Great and Endless” and in the heartfelt stories of “My Mothers Pen” and “Walking Stick,” each reader will embark on a journey in understanding one another in life. They will identify how they live, love, and accept all the things they can face, be it the many obstacles in their path, the sturdy mountains they need to climb, or the countless rivers they need to cross. All the kings’ people are given the chance to live in the most meaningful way, and they alone hold the key to do so. They may be hurting with the wounds today, they may bleed and be left with a scar, but it will fade in time. We are all kings’ people, and what’s important today is that we don’t let our spirit break. All the Kings Houses will definitely wind its way into the readers’ hearts and pass them the message of hope and encouragement and even some laughter. It may not stop their pain right away, but it will help them heal eventually and make them believe that they are not alone in their struggles today.
Author: Richard E. Zajac
Publisher: CSS Publishing
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Writen by a priest and a hospital chaplain with many years of experience, this series of inspirational messages confronts a wide range of human emotions. Richard Zajac injects hope and peace into lives wearied by pain and suffering and heartache.
The #1 New York Times bestselling debut novel that introduced Khaled Hosseini to millions of readers the world over. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant, caught in the tragic sweep of history, The Kite Runner transports readers to Afghanistan at a tense and crucial moment of change and destruction. A powerful story of friendship, it is also about the power of reading, the price of betrayal, and the possibility of redemption; and an exploration of the power of fathers over sons—their love, their sacrifices, their lies. Since its publication in 2003 Kite Runner has become a beloved, one-of-a-kind classic of contemporary literature, touching millions of readers, and launching the career of one of America's most treasured writers.
Author: Dana S. Dunn
Release Date: 2017-09-01
This volume is a comprehensive review of theoretical and empirical contributions to positive psychology. It provides a scientific understanding of how human strengths help people psychologically and physically, showing how stressful circumstances do not inexorably lead to negative prognoses. It examines how individuals confront challenges, appreciate others, and regard daily experiences as meaningful. Many of the chapters also challenge the negative, disease-model approach that dominates much of the research concerning health and well-being. Chapters also address applications and future directions for the field. The broad scope makes it a key resource for undergraduates, graduates, researchers, and practitioners in social, clinical, and positive psychology.
Author: Christopher A. Helwink
Publisher: Christopher A Helwink
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Evil and corruption are everywhere in the once-quiet town of Elmcrest. The adults follow the evil Phillip Arthur Jones blindly. The children, left to fend for themselves, struggle to maintain their own way of life. The children gain new hope when one of their own emerges to become their hero - Kid Combat.
The first nonfiction volume in the “superb series” —true crime stories from Bushwick to Borough Park to Brooklyn Heights (The Globe and Mail, Toronto). The people who brought you the Brooklyn Noir crime-fiction collections return with another talented literary lineup—this time contributing chilling, and sometimes heartbreaking, stories of real-life crimes in this densely populated and diverse borough of New York City. Brand-new nonfiction by Robert Leuci, Dennis Hawkins, Tim McLoughlin, Thomas Adcock, Errol Louis, Denise Buffa, Patricia Mulcahy, C.J. Sullivan, Reed Farrel Coleman, Aileen Gallagher, Christopher Musella, Kim Sykes, Robert Knightly, Jess Korman, Constance Casey, and Rosemarie Yu.
Against the backdrop of a house steeped in history and a thriving new gardening business, three women unearth the memories of the past in the first novel in #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts' In the Garden Trilogy. A Harper has always lived at Harper House, the centuries-old mansion just outside of Memphis. And for as long as anyone alive remembers, the ghostly Harper Bride has walked the halls, singing lullabies at night… Trying to escape the ghosts of the past, young widow Stella Rothchild, along with her two energetic little boys, has moved back to her roots in southern Tennessee. She isn’t intimidated by Harper House—nor by its mistress. Despite a reputation for being difficult, Roz Harper has been nothing but kind to Stella, offering her a comfortable place to live and a challenging new job as manager of the flourishing In the Garden nursery. As Stella settles comfortably into her new life, she finds a nurturing friendship with Roz and expectant mother Hayley and a fierce attraction to ruggedly handsome landscaper Logan Kitridge. He’s difficult but honest, brash but considerate—and undeniably sexy. And for a sensible woman like Stella, he may be just what she needs… Don’t miss the other books in the In the Garden Trilogy Black Rose Red Lily From the Trade Paperback edition.
Starred review for The Soldier: "Captivating. . .Burrowes' sensual love story is intelligent and tender." Publishers Weekly (starred review) A genius with a terrible loss. . . Gifted pianist Valentine Windham, youngest son of the Duke of Moreland, has little interest in his father's obsession to see his sons married, and instead pours passion into his music. But when Val loses his music, he flees to the country, alone and tormented by what has been robbed from him. A widow with a heartbreaking secret. . . Grieving Ellen Markham has hidden herself away, looking for safety in solitude. Her curious new neighbor offers a kindred lonely soul whose desperation is matched only by his desire, but Ellen's devastating secret could be the one thing that destroys them both. Together they'll find there's no rescue from the past, but sometimes losing everything can help you find what you need most. Praise for The Heir: "Sweet, sexy, tender romance between two characters so vibrant they seem to leap off the page." Meredith Duran, author of Wicked Becomes You "Burrowes' enchanting romance charms from the beginning!" RT Book Reviews, 4 starts "Refreshing. . .a luminous and graceful erotic Regency." Publishers Weekly
Presumed guilty! Raúl Farrington had no mercy where Nella was concerned. A mystery woman had married his brother and vanished with his fortune, and all evidence pointed to Nella…. Raúl was determined to make her honor the marriage vows she'd never taken, and Nella was equally determined to prove her innocence and escape from Raúl's heartless tyranny. The last thing she'd expected was suddenly to find herself attracted to this handsome stranger who'd abducted her…and to find that she really didn't want to be free of him at all!
Author: Bill Fifield; Sandy Fifield
Release Date: 2011-10-10
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
“Dig Deep in One Place: A Couple's Journey to a Spiritual Life” explains the actual recipe that the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous are and how they can assist anyone in the transformation of their lives. The title of our book explains how we have lived our lives together moving through our relationship, marriage, codependency, addiction, and health issues to happy, joyous freedom. The Steps are way to rise above fear and live a happy and peaceful life. We have no desire to tell anyone how to do the Twelve Steps but to begin to scrape away the mystery surrounding them using our own practical experience to show how unbelievably simple it is to change from negativity to freedom. “Dig Deep” tells the simultaneous stories of this couple's pilgrimage using two views of the same events. The book tells of the depths of depression, addiction, codependency, fear and the miracle of recovery. It is filled with tears and laughter. The truth is The Twelve steps are not self-help--but helpfulness to others. The mere reading of this book will fill everyone with hope! Hope is not the promise of a good outcome; it is the realization that somebody truly understands and there is a way out of any difficulty you may have. Doing the Twelve Steps will stop you from forging the chains that bind you. Free at last!
The Los Angeles Times called him a "counterculture icon," and TV Guide dubbed him one of "TV's Ten Most Powerful Stars," but true aficionados simply call him "The Hoff." Don't Hassel the Hoff follows David Hasselhoff's phenomenal career, from his earliest childhood role in Peter Pan to his latest adventure, starring in Mel Brooks's Tony award-winning musical, The Producers. There is no better time to celebrate Hasselhoff's life and a career that continues to grow and thrive. As the star of the extremely popular classic television shows, "Baywatch" and "Knight Rider," Hasselhoff is an international mega-star, with platinum album sales and starring roles on Broadway and London's West End. As this fascinating memoir reveals, there's more to this handsome superstar than great hair, and legs that look good while running down a beach. "The Hoff" is also a smart, caring man with a huge heart. "This book is my opportunity to print something from my heart, to tell the truth about what happened to me on the long and winding road from Baltimore to Baywatch to Broadway – and beyond. And the truth is not to be found in tabloid stories but in my actions: I am a good father and tried to be a good husband. I love people and the emotional rollercoaster that goes with human relationships. I love all the bewildering, crazy and wonderful things that life has to offer. This book is about my successes and my failures, my strengths and my weaknesses. And, above all, it is about the hope contained in the Knight Rider slogan: "One man can make a difference." --David Hasselhoff Full of behind-the-scenes looks at Hasselhoff's television series, celebrations of his proudest moments, and the truths about his struggles with relationships and alcohol, Don't Hassel the Hoff is both highly entertaining and deeply personal, making this an engrossing page-turner from start to finish. Long live "The Hoff."