Over 650,000 Copies Sold “If you live gladly to make others glad in God, your life will be hard, your risks will be high, and your joy will be full.” The American Dream beckons people to spend their lives on trivial diversions, slipping through life caught up with seeking success, comfort, and pleasure above all else. But God designed people for far more than this. In this best-selling book, John Piper makes a passionate plea to the next generation to avoid the dangers of a wasted life, calling us to take risks and make sacrifices that matter for eternity—with a single, soul-satisfying passion for the glory of God that seeks to make much of him in every sphere of our lives.
A call for this generation to make their lives count for eternity. While risks abound for those who seek to accomplish this, the rewards far outweigh the risks. Includes a DVD featuring Piper speaking on this topic.
Change How You Work, Live How You Dream and Make It Happen ... Today
Author: Caroline Cameron
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
Never before have Australians worked so hard yet felt so unhappy. With anxiety rising at unprecedented levels, now is the time to stop and consider whether there could be another way to live. We renovate our houses, but what about our lives? The Great Life Redesign is an inspirational yet practical guidebook to help you reshape the life you have to create one you'll love. The Great Life Redesign is an inspiring guidebook to help you reshape the life you have to create one you'll love. The practical, simple to apply techniques and inspiring personal stories included in this book will show you how. Learn the secrets of one-on-one coaching with Caroline Cameron, an executive, career and lifestyle coach. Based on her experiences working with hundreds of professionals across Australia and beyond, she steps you through the process of designing a blue print for the life you really want. Key features: Helps the reader to create a blue print for making real and actionable change, including career, relationships, wealth and finances, health, home, personal growth, environment, leisure and spirituality. Use to instantly repair parts of your life that could be better or as a step-by-step plan for a major life renovation. Includes practical, simple to apply techniques and inspiring personal stories Written for professionals, middle income, burnt-out city slickers, corporate refugees, disillusioned 30-somethings, mid life crisis sufferers, baby boomers whose super and retirement dreams evaporated in the GFC, dedicated parents who want the best for their kids, and anyone who suspects that there's more to life but don't know what it is or how to get it.
Bringing peace to your home with simple steps to interior redesign, family recipes, and heart warming encouragement Finally, an interior design book that actually teaches you how to redesign your home, whether you are a renter, a homeowner, or are preparing to sell! Professional interior designer Angela Block has collected her years of decorating wisdom into this practical, down to earth how-to book that is as much about the beauty of your home as it is about the beauty in your heart. Her step by step guide to redesign will help you unlock the beauty and inspiration of your home no matter your budget and home-decorating experience. From her perspective of a deep and abiding faith, Angela also speaks to the redesign of your heart and soul as she reaches out to those with pain, anger, and regrets and offers the healing hope of love and forgiveness. So, grab this book and a pen, and prepare to join Angela on a journey of fun, beauty, and love of life by redesign. Create a peaceful space you can enjoy with your family, friends and pets.
Our appetites control much of what we do each day—whether it is the cravings of our stomachs, the desire for possessions or power, or the longings of our spirits for God. But for the Christian, the hunger for anything apart from God is ultimately detrimental to spiritual health and enduring joy. In this classic meditation on fasting, John Piper helps Christians apply the Bible’s teaching on this long-standing spiritual discipline, highlighting the profound contentment that comes from delighting in God above all else. Piper helps readers put to death self-indulgence by directing them to the all-satisfying, sin-conquering glory of Christ. This volume is now redesigned with a new cover and a foreword by New York Times best-selling authors David Platt and Francis Chan.
Get this hands-on training guide to help you launch your coaching career. The Coach U Personal Development Workbook and Guide provides you with the tools you need to build your personal foundation -- preparing yourself to successfully coach others. The detailed and flexible self-assessment lesson plans allow you to set your own pace while engaging in a continuous process of self-awareness and self-improvement. Thousands of people who have completed the personal foundation module have found it helps them to develop the critical tools necessary to become a truly effective and successful coach. As personal and professional coaching continues to prove its benefits to businesses and individuals, Coach U, Inc., through its Coach U and Corporate Coach U divisions, remains the recognized leader for professional coach training and certification. Founded in 1988, Coach U, Inc., is the largest provider of online training for individuals interested in entering the fields of personal and professional coaching. Coach U, Inc., has educated more than ten thousand people, providing them the information, tools, and knowledge they need to successfully enter the fast-growing world of life, career, business, and corporate coaching.
Tim, Joan, Rob and Mary worked for NASA. Using robotics and with JPL support they made site discovery, developed and then traveled to Mars in Ares rockets. They move into an incomplete habitat on Mars that was built with native resources. They then proceed to expand it into a home. They use marscrete thermite-fused building blocks to line excavated tunnels and domed rooms inside of a meteor impact crater similar to Meteor Crater east of Flagstaff , AZ. They assemble a powerful nuclear power plant and convert the thin Mars atmosphere and subterranean water into breathable air and fuel. They carry seed plants and animals to form a biological environment. Enmeshed in this outline is a dramatic, demanding, adventurous, heart warming, human story of survival in the ultimate harsh environment a hundred million miles from home. The depicted places and place names and topography and environment of Mars are real. All equipment is realistic. The cosmic environment is real. The characters are all fictional. The time is today.
Work Less, Live More with an Internet Business You Love
Author: Scott Fox
Category: Business & Economics
The rules have changed. The American Dream is no longer the "corner office." It's a successful business you can run from your home office, the beach, or wherever you desire. It's work you love that still allows you the freedom and income to live the life you truly want. Sound like a tall order? Well, thanks to the Internet, anyone can launch a business with little or no start-up capital or technical expertise. And in Click Millionaires, e-commerce expert Scott Fox teaches weary corporate warriors and aspiring entrepreneurs how to trade the 9-5 job they hate for an online business they love. The book explains how to combine outsourcing, software, and automated online marketing to build recurring revenues, all while working less and making fewer of the lifestyle compromises that corporate "success" requires. Readers will learn how to: * Find a lucrative niche on the Internet that matches their interests and skills * Choose an online businessmodel: fromblogs, noozles, and audience communities to digital delivery, online services, affiliate marketing-even physical products * Position themselves as a experts * Build their audience * Design the lifestyle they want * Balance passion and profits to realize their personal definition of success Featuring stories of dozens of "regular folks" who have reinvented themselves as Click Millionaires, this inspiring and practical guide shows readers how to stop dreaming of a better life and start living it! Buy the book and get a free membership in Scott Fox's Internet business coaching and training Forum at ClickMillionaires.com. Ask questions, develop your business ideas and online marketing strategies, meet fellow entrepreneurs, and get personalized help from Scott Fox and his team-all free with purchase.
In clothing, Bermuda Shorts are a kind of casual formal wear – and in this collection of essays, Bermuda Shorts is the perfect metaphor for James J. Patterson’s fundamentally serious but playful literary style. Patterson writes like the love child of Henry Miller and Mary Karr, with all the contradictions that implies — a philosopher who thinks best over a glass of fine wine; an ex-Catholic still haunted by the image of the Crucifixion; an irreverent political satirist whose patriotism flies the flag of another iconoclast, Thomas Paine. Patterson grew up with a foot planted in each of two worlds — one in Washington DC, the Capital of the Empire as he calls it, where the wheels of power spin, and one in rural Ontario, where his Canadian mother insisted the family spend their summers. His father, one of the wizards of twentieth century newspaper publishing, introduced him to the city’s wheels of money and power, which he would later navigate as an entrepreneur, starting his first business at 20. But those Canadian summers introduced him to a different world – one where a cedar strip boat was better than any car, and where the ghosts of those who'd previously inhabited the family’s island house floated out over the water of Lovesick Lake. It is those two worlds that blend in this collection, in reflections both serious and playful, on what it means to be a man, an artist, an iconoclast, a patriot, a lover, as the 20th century rolls over into the 21st.
Nothing lies beyond the scope of your ability. The new design for living you create has no limitations. Literally all the good things that life and the world offer are yours to have and enjoy. But you need to recognize them, accept them, and incorporate them into the new design you are now going to create. In its scope, and in its effect on readers, A New Design for Living is second only to Ernest Holmes's magnum opus, The Science of Mind. In this cherished spiritual classic, Holmes demonstrates that wishes-from health, love, and friendship to the career and home of your dreams-are not only possible to realize but are within each person's very reach. At last available again, this galvanizing book teaches how to turn mind-power into an infinitely positive force-the very force of creation itself. Harmonize with the beauty and intelligence of the universe, watch the magnificence of life transform before you, and awaken to the nature of reality. With this newfound power of transformative thinking, every goal is attainable.