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  2. The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War Audiobook The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War
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  3. Soundtracks: The Surprising Solution to Overthinking Audiobook Soundtracks: The Surprising Solution to Overthinking
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  4. Win at Work and Succeed at Life: 5 Principles to Free Yourself from the Cult of Overwork Audiobook Win at Work and Succeed at Life: 5 Principles to Free Yourself from the Cult of Overwork
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  5. Left You Dead Audiobook Left You Dead
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  6. Protector: The epic new adventure through the battlefields of ancient Greece Audiobook Protector: The epic new adventure through the battlefields of ancient Greece
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  7. Because of You: The instant Sunday Times bestseller 2020 Audiobook Because of You: The instant Sunday Times bestseller 2020
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  8. The Wife Who Got a Life Audiobook The Wife Who Got a Life
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  9. Covet Audiobook Covet
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  10. The Power of Geography: Ten Maps That Reveal the Future of Our World Audiobook The Power of Geography: Ten Maps That Reveal the Future of Our World
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Thomas Merton: An Introduction to His Life, Teachings, and Practices Audiobook

Thomas Merton: An Introduction to His Life, Teachings, and Practices

Author: Jon M. Sweeney Narrator: Jon M. Sweeney Release Date: May 2021

An introduction to the spiritual legacy of Thomas Merton Thomas Merton was a Trappist monk and one of the most influential spiritual figures of the 20th century. His writing on contemplation, monastic life, mysticism, poetry, and social issues have influenced generations and his legacy of interfaith understanding and social justice endures to this day. Thomas Merton: An Introduction to His Life, Teachings, and Practices offers an exploration of Merton as a monk, as a writer, and as a human being. Author Jon M. Sweeney delves into Merton's life and ideas with an appreciation for his work and a deep understanding of the spiritual depth that it contains. Thomas Merton offers a unique view of the popular and sometimes controversial monk, braiding together his thoughts and practices with the reality of his life to create a full portrait of a pivotal figure. The Merton revealed in its pages is a source of inspiration and insight for those wrestling with questions of faith and spirituality. At its core, the book is about the search for wholeness―a search Merton undertook himself throughout his lifetime and one readers can also embark on as they draw inspiration and guidance from his life.

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Best Seat in the House: 18 Golden Lessons from a Father to His Son Audiobook

Best Seat in the House: 18 Golden Lessons from a Father to His Son

Author: Don Yaeger, Jack Nicklaus Ii Narrator: Tom Parks Release Date: May 2021

Jack Nicklaus II shares stories, insights, and lessons he's learned from his father, the "Golden Bear," that will delight golf fans of all ages, encourage fathers, and inspire readers to focus on what's most important in life-family. Best Seat in the House, written with New York Times bestselling author Don Yaeger, gives readers eighteen valuable lessons that Jack Nicklaus II learned from his father, PGA champion Jack Nicklaus. Although the "Golden Bear," as he is known by fans, is widely regarded as the best golfer of all time, with a record number of PGA major championships, his life and values show that true legacy lives on through your children, grandchildren, and others you are blessed to call family and friends. For the first time, the public is given the opportunity to see what made Jack Nicklaus an off-course success, including - how he and his wife, Barbara, fashioned a fifty plus years of marriage, understanding that they both had to give of themselves "at least 95 percent of the time;" - the importance of having boundaries and limits that everyone in the family agrees on; - how Nicklaus taught his son Jack, who worked as his caddie for several years, to value his competitors and treat them as he would hope to be treated; and - the need to be connected to what you'll leave behind-your legacy. One June day, Jack Nicklaus II had just completed his second round in a Palm Beach County Junior Golf Association tournament and was sitting at the scorer's table, signing his scorecard, when somebody told him his dad was on the telephone. He was a little frustrated because he didn't want to be bothered on such an important day, but his dad wanted to know how he had played, so Jack II spent the next twenty minutes detailing every hole and every shot. Afterward, his father said, "Jackie, would you like to know how your dad did today?" Of course he wanted to know, and he felt a little guilty for not asking. "Well, I just won the US Open." It was Father's Day 1980, and on that day Jack II learned a valuable lesson that he carried with him into adulthood: family is more important than anything in the world. Written with New York Times bestselling author Don Yaeger, Best Seat in the House will delight golf fans of all ages, encourage fathers, and inspire readers to focus on what's most important in life.

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Dangerous Prayers: 50 Powerful Prayers That Changed the World Audiobook

Dangerous Prayers: 50 Powerful Prayers That Changed the World

Author: Susan Hill Narrator: Tommy Cresswell Release Date: May 2021

World-changers. Rebels. Rejecters of the status quo. Throughout history, Christians were never meant to have a safe faith. Highlighting people throughout the millennia, this book is a compilation of faith and facts that celebrate the prayer lives of spiritual giants and invigorate your faith. Dangerous Prayers is an inspiring collection of prayers from people who have changed the world. This audiobook features: - the exploration of 50 dynamic prayers from historical figures, cultural icons, political leaders, saints, and martyrs - biographical information on the 50 people featured--from St. Francis of Assisi to Harriet Tubman to Billy Graham This valuable resource is perfect for: - men and women interested in learning more about prayer, the Christian faith, and spiritual discipline - homeschooling families or parents wanting to teach their children about historical Christianity - gifting to loved ones who enjoy biographies and history No matter your age, position, or status, praying dangerous prayers will change your life-and likely the world around you as well.

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Dorothy and Jack: The Transforming Friendship of Dorothy L. Sayers and C.S. Lewis Audiobook

Dorothy and Jack: The Transforming Friendship of Dorothy L. Sayers and C.S. Lewis

Author: Gina Dalfonzo Narrator: Pamela Klein Release Date: May 2021

What happens when we push past the surface and allow real, grounded, mutually challenging, and edifying friendships to develop? We need only look at the little-known friendship between eminent Christian thinkers Dorothy L. Sayers and C. S. Lewis to find out. Born out of a fan letter that celebrated mystery novelist Sayers wrote to Lewis as his star was just beginning to rise, this friendship between a married woman and a longtime bachelor developed over years of correspondence as the two discovered their mutual admiration of each other's writing, thinking, and faith. In a time when many Christians now aren't even sure that a man and a woman can be "just friends" and remain faithful, Gina Dalfonzo's engaging treatment of the relationship between two of Christianity's most important modern thinkers and writers will resonate deeply with anyone who longs for authentic, soul-stirring friendships that challenge them to grow intellectually and spiritually. Fans of Lewis and Sayers will find here a fascinating addition to their collections.

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Discernment of Spirits in Marriage: Ignatian Wisdom for Husbands and Wives Audiobook

Discernment of Spirits in Marriage: Ignatian Wisdom for Husbands and Wives

Author: Fr. Timothy Gallagher Narrator: Mike Chamberlain Release Date: May 2021

To navigate the inevitable ups and downs of our spiritual lives, countless souls have found comfort and guidance in St. Ignatius of Loyola's Rules for Discernment. For the past forty years, popular retreat master and author Fr. Timothy Gallagher has been at the forefront of making St. Ignatius's Rules understandable and applicable to hundreds of thousands of Catholics seeking greater sensitivity to the movements of their souls. Now Fr. Gallagher returns with a more focused mission: to help you apply these rules to your role as a husband or a wife. In Discernment of Spirits in Marriage, Fr. Gallagher aims to free you from discouragement and assist you in finding peace in your spiritual life and in your marriage. With St. Ignatius and Fr. Gallagher as your guides, you'll learn: how to identify and remove spiritually harmful habits; the eleven forms of spiritual desolation and the four things you must do to combat it; why God permits spiritual dryness; the easiest way to resist temptation; your marriage's most vulnerable place and how to strengthen it; the four tactics of the enemy and the grace-filled responses you can offer to each; and the five ways in which God strengthens husbands and wives who seek to grow spiritually.

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Don't Give the Enemy a Seat at Your Table: It's Time to Win the Battle of Your Mind... Audiobook

Don't Give the Enemy a Seat at Your Table: It's Time to Win the Battle of Your Mind...

Author: Louie Giglio Narrator: Louie Giglio Release Date: May 2021

This audiobook edition features exclusive content including a recording of Louie's sermon that inspired this book; an interview with Jay and Katherine Wolf, the authors of Hope Heals and Suffer Strong; and off-script commentary from Louie that expands on his message. Discover how to break free from the chains of negative thinking and experience true freedom from unhealthy thoughts and emotions. The Enemy is constantly seeking to fill your mind with destructive and harmful thoughts-whether of fear, worry, insecurity, anxiety, temptation, envy. . . . It's all too easy for Satan to manipulate his way into a seat at the table intended for only you and Jesus, and to try making himself at home in your mind. It's an ongoing battle, but one you can win! In Don't Give the Enemy a Seat at Your Table, bestselling author and pastor Louie Giglio shares practical ways to overcome the Enemy's lies and instead find peace and security in any challenging circumstance or situation. By drawing from Psalm 23 as a framework, he offers biblical insight on how to . . . - Cancel the lies that will wreck your life. - Take empowering steps to live fully alive in Christ. - Stop the spiral of shame, temptation, and insecurity. - Restore peace and rest in your life. - Embrace the true purpose behind your journey through challenging circumstances. - Break free from the endless cycle of destructive thinking. You can find freedom from the war inside your mind-if you allow Jesus, the Good Shepherd, to lead the battle. Learn how to find encouragement, hope, and strength no matter what valleys you face. It's time to reject the lies and listen to the truth.

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I Love Jesus, but I Want to Die: Finding Hope in the Darkness of Depression Audiobook

I Love Jesus, but I Want to Die: Finding Hope in the Darkness of Depression

Author: Sarah J. Robinson Narrator: Sarah J. Robinson Release Date: May 2021

A compassionate, shame-free guide for your darkest days "A one-of-a-kind book . . . to read for yourself or give to a struggling friend or loved one without the fear that depression and suicidal thoughts will be minimized, medicalized or over-spiritualized."-Kay Warren, cofounder of Saddleback Church   What happens when loving Jesus doesn't cure you of depression, anxiety, or suicidal thoughts? You might be crushed by shame over your mental illness, only to be told by well-meaning Christians to "choose joy" and "pray more." So you beg God to take away the pain, but nothing eases the ache inside. As darkness lingers and color drains from your world, you're left wondering if God has abandoned you.    You just want a way out.   But there's hope.   In I Love Jesus, But I Want to Die, Sarah J. Robinson offers a healthy, practical, and shame-free guide for Christians struggling with mental illness. With unflinching honesty, Sarah shares her story of battling depression and fighting to stay alive despite toxic theology that made her afraid to seek help outside the church. Pairing her own story with scriptural insights, mental health research, and simple practices, Sarah helps you reconnect with the God who is present in our deepest anguish and discover that you are worth everything it takes to get better.   Beautifully written and full of hard-won wisdom, I Love Jesus, But I Want to Die offers a path toward a rich, hope-filled life in Christ, even when healing doesn't look like what you expect. * This audiobook edition includes a downloadable PDF of appendices from the book.

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Peaceful on Purpose: The Power to Remain Calm, Strong, and Confident in Every Season Audiobook

Peaceful on Purpose: The Power to Remain Calm, Strong, and Confident in Every Season

Author: Joel Osteen Narrator: Joel Osteen Release Date: May 2021

Live from a place of abundant peace in the midst of life's everyday worries and stress with #1 New York Times bestselling author and Lakewood Church pastor Joel Osteen. The opposite of peace is worry and stress. Both are thieves that rob you of your sleep, joy, creativity, and good decisions. If you allow them into your mind, they can even can even keep you from your destiny. But if you learn how to change your automatic responses to these struggles and give your problems to God, He can go to work in your life. If you're tired of living in tension and anxiety, then it's time to change. In Peaceful on Purpose, you will discover that you weren't designed to carry the heavy load yourself: step back to let God step in. Find peace so that you can stop worrying about your health, job, finances, or relationships. Life may be chaotic all around you, but you can live grounded in a calm spirit by drawing on scriptural examples and Joel's insightful personal experiences to find fulfillment. Learn how to give it to God so that He can exceed your expectations.

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Are You Really OK?: Getting Real About Who You Are, How You’re Doing, and Why It Matters Audiobook

Are You Really OK?: Getting Real About Who You Are, How You’re Doing, and Why It Matters

Author: Debra Fileta Narrator: Debra Fileta Release Date: May 2021

Just Because You're a Christian Doesn't Mean You're Healthy We tend to assume we're okay-until we're not. Getting healthy is an ongoing process that requires you to stop, dig deep, and ask yourself the hard questions. In Are You Really OK? author and licensed counselor Debra Fileta challenges you to get real with who you are and how you're doing spiritually, emotionally, mentally, and physically so you can recognize where you need growth and healing. You'll learn to…  - understand and express your emotions in healthy and helpful ways - get to the root of what you believe about yourself, others, and God - recognize the influences of past traumas and replace them with God's truth - honestly assess your own mental health, and pursue help when it's needed - prioritize your physical wellbeing and see how it affects every other area of your life It's time to get intentional about pursuing health in every part of your life. Using a combination of science, psychology, and faith, Are You Really OK? will help you get healthy from the inside out.

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Helping Couples: Proven Strategies for Coaches, Counselors, and Clergy Audiobook

Helping Couples: Proven Strategies for Coaches, Counselors, and Clergy

Author: David H. Olson, Dr. Les Parrott Narrator: Dr. Les Parrott Release Date: May 2021

Includes an audiobook-exclusive conversation between the authors. The ultimate guide to marriage mentoring so you can feel confident in offering wisdom, encouragement, and practical help to couples who want to live out a love that lasts! Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott and Dr. David Olson--renowned marriage experts and founders of the two largest marriage support organizations, SYMBIS and PREPARE/ENRICH--share what they have learned from decades of research involving more than five million couples. Packed with practical and proven methods, data-driven techniques, and immediately usable strategies, Helping Couples includes: - The secrets--and the science--behind couples who thrive with lasting love - Why romantic love is never enough, and what to do about it - Strategies to instantly help reduce conflicts and increase intimacy - The game-changing boost that scientific assessment tools give couples at any age or stage - Four common myths about marriage and how to debunk them - The distilled wisdom from hundreds of insightful surveys and studies - How you can reduce a couple's chances of divorce by 31 percent The ultimate guide for coaches, counselors, and clergy who want to know what really works! Accompanying graphics are available in the audiobook companion PDF download.

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Good and Angry: Redeeming Anger, Irritation, Complaining, and Bitterness Audiobook

Good and Angry: Redeeming Anger, Irritation, Complaining, and Bitterness

Author: David Powlison Narrator: Jim Seybert Release Date: May 2021

Something that matters to you just isn't right. First you see the problem, then you feel it. It starts with a rush of adrenaline and often a rush of words, but it ends with an overwhelming sense of irritation that impacts how we talk to those we live and work with. We know anger affects us negatively, but we don't know any other way to respond when life goes wrong. In this groundbreaking book David Powlison undertakes an in-depth exploration of the roots of anger, moral judgment, and righteous response by looking in a surprising place: God's own anger. Powlison reminds us that God gets angry too. He sees things in this world that aren't right and he wants justice too. But God's anger doesn't devolve into manipulation or trying to control others to get his own way. Instead his anger is good and redemptive. It causes him to step into our world to make wrongs right, sending his own Son to die so that we can be reconciled. He is both our model for change and our power to change. Good and Angry sets listeners on a path toward a faithful and fruitful expression of anger. Powlison offers practical help for people who struggle with irritation, complaining, or bitterness and gives guidance for how to respond constructively when life goes wrong. You, your family, and your friends will all be glad that you listened to this book.

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The Miracle Moment: How Tough Conversations Can Actually Transform Your Most Important Relationships Audiobook

The Miracle Moment: How Tough Conversations Can Actually Transform Your Most Important Relationships

Author: Nicole Unice Narrator: Nicole Unice Release Date: May 2021

There's a moment in every conversation that can change the whole relationship. A moment when you can either move toward the other person or away from them. Choose to break a negative cycle or continue it. Understand and be understood or remain confused and frustrated. It's the "miracle moment." And once you learn how to recognize and respond to it, it holds the power to help transform the relationships you have―at home, in love, and at work―into the ones you really want. In The Miracle Moment, Nicole Unice helps you discover the practical tools to - Learn to respect and respond to your emotions without letting them control you - Speak words that help―rather than hurt―the likelihood of your getting what you need - Identify and keep yourself safe from toxic people - Become comfortable setting and holding boundaries - Be your best self even when you're tempted to shut up, blow up, or give up Step into the space where miracles happen. Your miracle moments are waiting for you: moments of honesty; moments of healing; moments of renewal and lasting change. (Don't miss the companion Miracle Moment DVD Experience and Miracle Moment Participant's Guide, perfect for small groups or individuals wanting to go deeper!)

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