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Wisdom from Women in the Bible: Giants of the Faith Speak into Our Lives (Giants of the Bible)

by John C. Maxwell

If you could spend a few minutes with biblical heroines Ruth, Sarah, Mary, and others, what valuable lessons would they share with you? In the tradition of Running with the Giants and Learning from the Giants, John Maxwell shares wisdom on life and leadership inspired by the Bible-this time focusing solely on the stories of nine incredible women. Learn how God blesses the promises you keep to Him, why you should follow your heart to find your hope, and how not to miss your moment with God. Read on your own or study with a group using the provided faith-building questions. You'll enjoy the journey with Maxwell as he imagines what it would be like to visit heaven and meet giants of the faith who had their lives transformed by God. You'll gain insights from: Ruth...for when you must make a decision but don't know what to do. Sarah...for when you can't understand God and impatience threatens to overwhelm you. Mary...for when God asks you to do something outside of your comfort zone.The women who influenced Maxwell inspired this book, and he includes the perspectives of those closest to him in this volume. They and the giants of the faith who continue to inspire them will encourage you to fulfill your destiny and leave a lasting, positive impression on your family and the world.

Wisdom from Women in the Bible: Giants of the Faith Speak into Our Lives (Giants of the Bible)

by John C. Maxwell

If you could spend a few minutes with biblical heroines Ruth, Sarah, Mary, and others, what valuable lessons would they share with you? In the tradition of Running with the Giants and Learning from the Giants, John Maxwell shares wisdom on life and leadership inspired by the Bible-this time focusing solely on the stories of nine incredible women. Learn how God blesses the promises you keep to Him, why you should follow your heart to find your hope, and how not to miss your moment with God. Read on your own or study with a group using the provided faith-building questions. You'll enjoy the journey with Maxwell as he imagines what it would be like to visit heaven and meet giants of the faith who had their lives transformed by God. You'll gain insights from:Ruth...for when you must make a decision but don't know what to do.Sarah...for when you can't understand God and impatience threatens to overwhelm you.Mary. . .for when God asks you to do something outside of your comfort zone.The women who influenced Maxwell inspired this book, and he includes the perspectives of those closest to him in this volume. They and the giants of the faith who continue to inspire them will encourage you to fulfill your destiny and leave a lasting, positive impression on your family and the world.

Wisdom of The Ages: 60 Days To Enlightenment

by Wayne W. Dyer

Bestselling author and personal development guru Wayne W. Dyer shows us how to apply the insight of 60 of the world's greatest thinkers to our daily lives, based on a powerful collection of writings, poems and sayings by luminaries of the past twenty-five centuries, including Rumi, Whitman, Jesus, Einstein, Buddha, Shakespeare and many others.

The Wisdom of Call The Midwife: Words of inspiration from the Sisters and midwives of Nonnatus House

by Heidi Thomas

A beautiful collection of the most heartwarming, inspirational and hilarious quotes from Call the Midwife, accompanied by beautiful photographs throughout. 'Love is never the only answer. But it is always the best, the simplest, the one most likely to withstand the test of time.Love is the beginning. It should be the final word.' Narration by Jennifer, Series 8, Episode 4Call the Midwife is loved across the world for its moving and intimate insights into the colourful world of midwifery and family life in the East End of London in the 1950s and 60s. The residents of Poplar and of Nonnatus House have brought comfort and joy to millions of people through their words and shared experiences. In this book you will find a collection of the best, most heart-warming and inspiring narrations and life-affirming quotes, taken from the original scripts by Heidi Thomas, alongside beautiful photographs from the show. There are lessons on love, friendship, motherhood, faith, family, home and much more - and we will hear from, among others, the voices of glamorous but vulnerable Trixie, forthright Nurse Crane, the delightfully witty Sisters Evangelina and Monica Joan and of course the wise and iconic narrations of Jennifer. The perfect book to see you through both hard and better times, this lovely collection will inspire and entertain in equal measure.

The Wisdom of Compassion: Stories of Remarkable Encounters and Timeless Insights

by Dalai Lama Victor Chan

The Wisdom of Compassion offers rare insights into the Dalai Lama’s life as he interacts with remarkable people from all walks of life. In these deeply engaging behind-the-scenes stories we see not only the Dalai Lama at his most human, and most humane, but also the way he approaches the world with humour and optimism. As he empathizes with those who are suffering, and demonstrates the tangible benefits of practising forgiveness and compassion, the Dalai Lama reveals the many lessons he has learned, including how* his collaborations with leading neuroscientists, psychologists, teachers and students from around the world have taught him how to educate the heart; * his inspiring friendship with a blind Irishman, the only person he calls his hero, has taught him how one can overcome adversity; * through his encounters with illiterate grandmothers learning how to harness solar power for their communities, a beggar girl, and his soulmate, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, he has discovered how compassion can be translated into action. Enhanced by the Dalai Lama’s seven decades of practice and illuminated through captivating anecdotes, The Wisdom of Compassion can help readers to lead more fulfilling lives. The Dalai Lama also shows how, when we open our hearts and minds to others, we are on the surest path to true happiness.

The Wisdom of Donkeys: Finding Tranquility in a Chaotic World

by Andy Merrifield

A literary ode to peace, presence, and fulfillment inspired by a walk taken with a most surprising creature."The demon of speed is often associated with forgetting, with avoidance . . . and slowness with memory and confronting," observes Milan Kundera in his novel Slowness. With that purpose in mind-a search for slowness and tranquility, Andy Merrifield sets out on a journey of the soul with a friend's donkey, Gribouille, to walk amid the ruins and spectacular vistas of southern France's Haute-Auvergne. As Merrifield contemplates literature, science, truth, and beauty amid the French countryside, Gribouille surprises him with his subtle wisdom, reminding him time and again that enlightenment is all around us if we but seek it.

The Wisdom of Groundhog Day: How to improve your life one day at a time

by Paul Hannam

As heard on Chris Evans' Radio 2 Breakfast ShowWith a foreword by Danny Rubin, screenwriter of Groundhog Day Paul Hannam has developed a programme based on the hidden, underlying roadmap to freedom found in the film Groundhog Day. Using research-based techniques, you will learn how to take control of your day, remove the blinkers and actually see and experience the real world around you, which will in turn enable you to let go of the past and achieve new levels of success. You will learn how to focus on and appreciate the things that truly matter: time, security, mental health and authentic happiness, and discover a life of joy and fulfilment - rather than just going through the motions.The story of the film Groundhog Day is used here as a parable for change. This book is aimed at anyone who is sleepwalking through life, is trapped by routine and needs a major wake-up call. No more cruising on autopilot - make every day amazing.Turn every day into the best day of your life.

The Wisdom of No Escape: And The Path Of Loving-kindness

by Pema Chödrön

A guide to making the most of life, through bad times as well as good, from bestselling author Pema Chodron. This accessible book has been on the US bestseller lists consistently for four years now.

The Wisdom of Psychopaths: What Saints, Spies, And Serial Killers Can Teach Us About Success

by Kevin Dutton

Psychopath. No sooner is the word out than images of murderers, rapists, suicide bombers and gangsters flash across our minds. But unlike their box-office counterparts, not all psychopaths are violent, or even criminal. Far from it. In fact, they have a lot of good things going for them. Psychopaths are fearless, confident, charismatic, ruthless and focused – qualities tailor-made for success in twenty-first-century society. In this groundbreaking adventure into the world of psychopaths, renowned psychologist Kevin Dutton reveals a shocking truth: beneath the hype and the popular characterisation, psychopaths have something to teach us.

The Wisdom of Sundays: Life-Changing Insights and Inspirational Conversations

by Oprah Winfrey

The Wisdom of Sundays features insightful selections from the most meaningful conversations between Oprah Winfrey and some of today's most admired thought leaders.Visionaries like Tony Robbins, Arianna Huffington and Shonda Rhimes share their lessons in finding purpose. World-renowned teachers like Eckhart Tolle, Marianne Williamson, and Wayne Dyer explain our complex relationship with the ego and the healing powers of love and connection. And bestselling writers like Cheryl Strayed, Elizabeth Gilbert, and Elizabeth Lesser explore forgiveness and letting go.Organized into ten chapters – each one representing a powerful step in Oprah's own spiritual journey, and introduced with a personal essay by Oprah herself – the moments of inspiration that have enlightened millions on the three-time Emmy Award-winning Super Soul Sunday are collected in The Wisdom of Sundays, a cherishable, deeply affecting book.Paired with more than 100 beautiful photographs, including many from Oprah's private property in California, The Wisdom of Sundays promises to be a timeless keepsake that will help readers awaken to life's wondrous possibilities.Oprah Winfrey says, "If you want to be more fully present and live with a wide-open heart, this is where your journey begins."

The Wisdom of Tea: Life Lessons from the Japanese Tea Ceremony

by Noriko Morishita

For more than 25 years Noriko Morishita has studied and practised the intricate rules of the famous Japanese Tea Ceremony, trying to master its complexities in order to find inner peace. In this vivid account of her experience of the universal trials and triumphs of adulthood, Morishita connects the core tenets of this ancient art with leading a fulfilling life, showing how we too may use mindfulness to achieve happiness.

The Wisdom of the Shire: A Short Guide to a Long and Happy Life

by Noble Smith

Coinciding with the release of the first of Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy, his follow-up to the huge Lord of the Rings success, The Wisdom of the Shire is a practical and fun guide - for Tolkien fans everywhere - showing us how to apply the wisdom of The Hobbit to our everyday lives. Hobbits are those small but brave little people, whose courage, integrity and loyalty allow them to triumph against odds that might appear overwhelming to the rest of us. Noble Smith has long believed there is much we can learn from Frodo's determination, Bilbo's sense of homeliness, Sam's fierce allegiance, and Merry and Pippin's love of food and fun. Like The Tao of Pooh, The Wisdom of the Shire is the first book to show Tolkien fans just how much there is to learn from those small but brave little people - the Hobbits. Packed with amusing insights and fascinating trivia, this fun and insightful guide is all you need to complete your quest in life, and cast your cares into the fires of Mordor.

Wise as F*ck: Simple Truths to Guide You Through the Sh*tstorms in Life

by Gary John Bishop

When facts, figures, knowledge and everything you think you know is turned on its head, where do you turn to? How does one cope? Gary has taught thousands of people how to unf*ck themselves and now he's going to show how to get wise as f*ck - so we can sail through the sh*tstorms of life. His answer to this is wisdom. Gary believes that in order to live a powerful, meaningful existence that carries you beyond adversity, you need something that lives outside of your everyday responses, a voice that's independent, reliable and brings you back to a settled place. Wisdom gets your sh*t together, through the sh*tstorms - it will give provide you with pause, perspective and actionable insight aside from the rollercoaster of feelings brought about by unexpected circumstances. Wise as F*ck is the essential lifejacket to ensure you sail to the shore across the morass of waves. The show must and always does go on, whether you're ready or not. And after reading and engaging with Gary's latest lessons, you will be better equipped to face anything and rise up once more.

Wise Leadership: A Toolbox for Sustainable Success

by Eric H. Kessler

Wise Leadership provides current and emerging leaders with a grounded, intuitive framework to help them understand and master multiple leadership identities, allowing them to adapt seamlessly to different leadership settings and challenges. Anchored in a wisdom-based approach, Kessler digs into leadership’s philosophical core to uncover the six fundamental challenges leaders face and presents the corresponding set of six synergistic competencies or tools that readers can develop to solve them. Bridging scholarship with practice, each part of this leadership toolbox is outlined in a clear and consistent way so that readers can learn exactly when, why, and how to use it. The user-friendly format also eases comparison and customization of the different approaches along with a consideration of their strengths and dangers. Incorporating colorful examples and practical guidelines, this book will equip both students and professionals with a dynamic repertoire of flexible leadership skills that will help them succeed in any situation.

Wise Leadership: A Toolbox for Sustainable Success

by Eric H. Kessler

Wise Leadership provides current and emerging leaders with a grounded, intuitive framework to help them understand and master multiple leadership identities, allowing them to adapt seamlessly to different leadership settings and challenges. Anchored in a wisdom-based approach, Kessler digs into leadership’s philosophical core to uncover the six fundamental challenges leaders face and presents the corresponding set of six synergistic competencies or tools that readers can develop to solve them. Bridging scholarship with practice, each part of this leadership toolbox is outlined in a clear and consistent way so that readers can learn exactly when, why, and how to use it. The user-friendly format also eases comparison and customization of the different approaches along with a consideration of their strengths and dangers. Incorporating colorful examples and practical guidelines, this book will equip both students and professionals with a dynamic repertoire of flexible leadership skills that will help them succeed in any situation.

The Wish: How to make your dreams come true

by Angela Donovan

No matter who you are or where you've come from, you have your own special dreams. But how can you make your dreams come true? How do you find that special job, person, or place where you can thrive? And how do you know what you wish for is right for you? How can you be sure it won't end up delivering more of the same, or making life worse? The Wishanswers these questions and more.Dreams require imagination, intention and passion. They also require a lot of energy to give them lift-off. The Wish shows you how to boost your life energy so your wishes have enough impetus needed to happen. Learn how to let go self-doubt, and use your words and thoughts in powerful new ways.What makes The Wish so amazing that it also gives you the tools uncover the real you. Discover how to read the big picture and make sense of the detail. Find out which dreams are in your best interest and those that are not. Learn how to locate, recognise and overcome your deepest fears. Uncover your unique passions and talents, and find out how they can deliver the life you long for. Discover your heart/soul connection and what it reveals about your true destiny. Learn how to create genuinely good vibes around you that will draw great people and situations your way with ease. Find out why giving is essential to creating an abundant life.It seems miraculous this wisdom has emerged at a time when so many are fearful and hold little hope for their future. The thing about The Wish is that it takes care of all your anxiety and shreds it. In its place it puts strength, hope, and peace of mind. And it shows you how to build on these qualities to make your dreams come true.

The Wish: The 99 Things We Think We Want Most

by Bill Griffin

Uniquely the book will be published with 99 different covers, a selection of which can be seen here. Your cover will therefore be a surprise and we really hope that you like the one that you receive.Just over 1,000 days ago, Bill Griffin launched Crowdwish, a website and app with a single proposition - it simply asked people what three things they thought they wanted most. Wishes poured in from all over the world, with the site promising to take some form of meaningful action for the most up-voted wish every twenty-four hours. Wishes that have gained national press attention range from the assisting of a woman who wanted to find a half-decent boyfriend ('just not a dick basically'), duping Katie Hopkins into signing a gagging order and attaching a faux marble plinth to the offices of the Daily Mail.The Wish reviews 99 of the site's most popular wishes, and asks: what are the things we really want, how can we get closer to them and how much happier would we be if they were to come true? The result is a snapshot of the hopes, dreams and desires that unite us all, part reflection on a fascinating social experiment, part humorous rumination on the nature of happiness and part instruction manual for life.The Wish is funny, upbeat and genuinely helpful - each reader is invited to pick one wish from the book that resonates most with them, and email the author for help in making it happen.

Witch, Please: Empowerment And Enlightenment For The Modern Mystic

by Victoria Maxwell

Learn to take control of your life and reconnect with your purpose, using modern magic based on ancient spirituality.

The Witchcraft Handbook: Unleash Your Magickal Powers to Create the Life You Want

by Midia Star

Embrace your inner witch.Packed with spells, potions and witchy wisdom, use this magickal guide to enhance every aspect of your life. From the effects of the moon to the use of candles to enhance spells, learn how to protect your home, fulfill your dreams, boost your love life, banish ill chance and secure your future.Isn't it time you unleashed the power of magick?

With Angels Beside Us: Personal Accounts of Heavenly Encounters

by Carmel Reilly

With Angels Beside Us follows on from the bestselling Walking With Angels, relating yet more incredible experiences of people who have been touched by angels.At times of personal crisis, in traumatic circumstances or at moments of great peril, countless people have drawn strength and courage not from some inner well of fortitude, but from a source beyond their control. They have been guided by mysterious mentors, helped by unseen hands, or emboldened by the feeling that angels stood alongside them. This book gathers together first hand accounts of experiences in which people believe they have encountered angels.

With the End in Mind: Dying, Death And Wisdom In An Age Of Denial

by Kathryn Mannix

In this unprecedented book, palliative medicine pioneer Dr Kathryn Mannix explores the biggest taboo in our society and the only certainty we all share: death ‘Impossible to read with dry eyes or an unaltered mindset’ Sunday Times A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER & BOOK OF THE YEAR SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE

WOLFPACK: How to Come Together, Unleash Our Power and Change the Game

by Abby Wambach

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Based on her inspiring, viral 2018 commencement speech to Barnard College's graduates in New York City, New York Times bestselling author, two-time Olympic gold medallist and FIFA World Cup champion Abby Wambach delivers her empowering rally cry for women to unleash their individual power, unite with their pack, and emerge victorious together.Abby Wambach became a champion because of her incredible talent as a football player. She became an icon because of her remarkable wisdom as a leader. As the co-captain of the 2015 Women's World Cup Champion Team, she created a culture not just of excellence, but of honour, commitment, resilience, and sisterhood. She helped transform a group of individual women into one of the most successful, powerful and united Wolfpacks of all time.In her retirement, Abby's ready to do the same for her new team: All Women Everywhere.She insists that women must let go of old rules of leadership that neither include or serve them. She's created a new set of Wolfpack rules to help women unleash their individual power, unite with their Wolfpack, and change the landscape of their lives and world.· Make failure your fuel: Transform failure to wisdom and power. · Lead from the bench: Lead from wherever you are. · Champion each other: Claim each woman's victory as your own. · Demand the effing ball: Don't ask permission: take what you've earned.In Abby's vision, we are not Little Red Riding Hoods, staying on the path because we're told to. We are the wolves, fighting for a better tomorrow for ourselves, our pack, and all the future wolves who will come after us.

Woman Cancer Sex

by Anne Katz

Woman Cancer Sex, Second Edition, is an accessible and comprehensive resource for women living with and surviving cancer as they navigate specific challenges related to sex and sexuality. Women who have survived cancer remain sexual beings despite the challenges of cancer treatment, and they often have nowhere to go with their questions and concerns. This text interweaves stories from clinical practice with evidence-based tips and interventions for a range of physical and emotional side effects resulting from cancer and its treatment. Each chapter describes the experience of a woman with a particular kind of cancer and a variety of related problems, including loss of libido, physical pain, body image issues, depression, and struggles communicating with a partner and health care providers. Written by a leading voice in the field of cancer and sexuality, this book offers essential guidance surrounding questions about sexual health for women diagnosed with cancer. It will also be of use to health care providers including social workers and sex and couple therapists.

Woman Cancer Sex

by Anne Katz

Woman Cancer Sex, Second Edition, is an accessible and comprehensive resource for women living with and surviving cancer as they navigate specific challenges related to sex and sexuality. Women who have survived cancer remain sexual beings despite the challenges of cancer treatment, and they often have nowhere to go with their questions and concerns. This text interweaves stories from clinical practice with evidence-based tips and interventions for a range of physical and emotional side effects resulting from cancer and its treatment. Each chapter describes the experience of a woman with a particular kind of cancer and a variety of related problems, including loss of libido, physical pain, body image issues, depression, and struggles communicating with a partner and health care providers. Written by a leading voice in the field of cancer and sexuality, this book offers essential guidance surrounding questions about sexual health for women diagnosed with cancer. It will also be of use to health care providers including social workers and sex and couple therapists.

The Woman God Loved: The Life of Blessed Anne-Marie Javouhey

by Glenn Kittler

First published in 1959, this is the fascinating biography of Blessed Anne-Marie Javouhey (1779-1851), a French nun who founded the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Cluny. Widely regarded as an outstanding religious figure of the 19th century, Blessed Anne-Marie Javouhey was the foundress of the order of Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny. Venerated in the Roman Catholic Church, she was also known as the Liberator of the Slaves in the New World, and as the mother of the town of Mana, French Guiana.Her legacy lives on today, with close to 3,000 Sisters serving in over 60 countries, including the United States, Canada, India and Ireland on behalf of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny.“Imagine a Mother Teresa in the France of Napoleon’s day and you will have a picture of Anne-Marie Javouhey. Nanette, as she was called, was a “velvet brick,” a thin layer of gentleness covering her determined core. A competent leader, Nanette dominated every scene in her adventurous life.”—Loyola Press

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