A horse of her own would be awesome. But Kate figures that might be a long way away, especially since she had to give up riding lessons and move to her late grandfather’s farm. Besides, it would be a lot more fun to have a best friend to ride with. When Kate discovers a barn on their new farm that’s perfect for a horse, and a dusty bridle too, she starts to think that her dream might come true. Then she meets Tori at school, who is totally the best.
(Horses and Friends)
On July 5, Pope Francis approved John Paul for sainthood, saying that Pope John XXIII and John Paul II will be canonized together. The date has not yet been established, although December 8, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception has been suggested. Irrespective of the details, John Paul’s canonization appears imminent. The Vatican estimates that more than 17.6 million pilgrims participated in his regular Wednesday general audiences alone. He made 38 official visits and met with government leaders on 984 different occasions.
A MODEL BRIDE – Autumn Macarthur
FAITH, LOVE AND FRIED CHICKEN: WINTER – Laura J. Marshall
WHITE AS SNOW – Janice Thompson
STATE SECRETS – Lynette Sowell
WINTER CHILL – Susette Williams
Finding Hope and Healing When You Feel Discouraged. Everyone experiences times of sadness, trials, and pain. But what happens when grief and depression seem so overwhelming that we feel like giving up? As the founder of World Challenge, Inc., David Wilkerson worked with troubled people of every type. In this hopeful and encouraging book, Wilkerson examines the universal problem of discouragement. He shows readers how to let God heal their wounds, restore their faith, and give them genuine, lasting peace.
With simple yet profound principles from the life of Jesus and dozens of stories and leadership examples from his life experiences, veteran author, speaker and leadership expert Ken Blanchard guides readers through the process of discovering how to lead like Jesus. He describes it as the process of aligning two internal domains-the heart and the head-and two external domains-the hands and the habits.
It started as a trip to lose old memories. It became a journey to find her heart. Leslie Malone faces an empty, lonely summer. Her marriage is over. Her daughter is overseas, living her dream. Her students are enjoying a carefree summer break. What’s the purpose of her life if she’s not a wife, mother and teacher? The idea of a roadtrip beckons her. Aimless wandering? Or inspired discovery? A woman of faith, she asks God for His guidance, then does her best to follow His direction.
(Pawleys Island Paradise)
Lana West, a high school teacher, has plans to spend a quiet summer doing anything but being around teenagers. But when she meets, Mark Branson, the church’s new youth director, he somehow cajoles her to be the female of chaperone for the church’s summer youth activities.
Soon Lana finds herself knee deep in bowling and horseback riding, a far cry from her summer plans. Mark, too, wonders why he continues to find the spirited, humorous, yet bull-headed, woman so appealing until he realizes the challenge leads him to understand his own life decisions and to face the woman of his dreams.
About the Author: Samantha Bayarr, a former Paralegal, lives in an historic house in a small town in Florida with her husband, John Foster, who writes children’s books. Samantha founded Livingston Hall Publishers in 2002. Named for her great, great grandfather, Edward Livingston Hall, who owned a publishing house in the late 1800’s…
Get ready to re-ignite, re-imagine, and repurpose your prayer life while experiencing great intimacy with God. This is an invitation to identify your elephants – to name, through specific and strategic prayers, the 100 most important and audacious petitions you can imagine. These are the elephants that – if answered by God – would be game changers in your life and perhaps the world.
Satisfying, Big-Flavor Recipes Featuring the Top 16 Age-Busting Power Foods. A collection of 125 delicious whole-foods recipes showcasing 16 antioxidant-rich power foods, developed by wellness authority Rebecca Katz to combat and prevent chronic diseases. Despite our anti-aging obsession and numerous medical advances, life spans are actually shortening because of poor lifestyle decisions.