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Then Jesus said ... “If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.” - John 8:31-32

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How to Babysit a Grandma (E Rea)

How to Babysit a Grandma (E Rea)

Celebrate the special bond between grandmas and grandkids in this delightful book that puts the kids in charge of taking care of Grandma...if just for one day.

When you babysit a grandma, if you're lucky, you'll have a sleepover at her house! And with the useful tips found in this book, you're guaranteed to become an expert grandma-sitter in no time. (Be sure to check out the sections on: How to keep a grandma busy; Things to do at the park; Possible places to sleep, and What to do once you're both tucked in for the night.)

From the author-illustrator team of Jean Reagan and Lee Wildish behind the New York Times bestselling HOW TO... books comes a funny and heartwarming celebration of grandmas and grandchildren.

 

Wilderness Wanderings (242 Ode)

Wilderness Wanderings (242 Ode)

Sometimes even the words associated with Lent--atonement, fasting, paschal--seem foreign and intimidating. But in studying them, readers become wanderers and pilgrims who begin to appreciate the meaning of these terms and the Lenten scriptures which serve as guideposts in our larger spiritual journey. This is a user-friendly guide to Lent using the classic spiritual disciplines.  At the end of each chapter, author Marilyn Brown Oden provides a Thoughts and Reflections page that is useful for individual or group study.

 

Heaven (236 Alc)

Heaven (236 Alc)

What is Heaven really going to be like?  What will we look like?  What will we do?  Won’t Heaven get boring after a while?

We all have questions about what Heaven will be like, and after 25 years of extensive research, Dr. Randy Alcorn has the answers.  In the most comprehensive and definitive book on Heaven to date, Randy invites you to picture Heaven the way Scripture describes it—a bright, vibrant, and physical New Earth, free from sin, suffering, and death, and brimming with Christ’s presence, wondrous natural beauty, and the richness of human culture as God intended it.  This book is about real people with real bodies enjoying close relationships with God and each other.

 

You Are Not Small (E Kan)

You Are Not Small (E Kan)

Two fuzzy creatures can't agree on who is small and who is big, until a couple of surprise guests show up, settling it once and for all!

The simple text of Anna Kang and bold illustrations of New Yorker cartoonist Christopher Weyant tell an original and very funny story about size—it all depends on who's standing next to you.

 

The Wisdom of Sundays (204 Win)

The Wisdom of Sundays (204 Win)

Oprah Winfrey says Super Soul Sunday is the television show she was born to do. “I see it as an offering,” she explains. “If you want to be more fully present and live your life with a wide-open heart, this is the place to come to.”

Now, for the first time, the aha moments of inspiration and soul-expanding insight that have enlightened millions on the three-time Emmy Award-winning Super Soul Sunday are collected in The Wisdom of Sundays, a beautiful and deeply-affecting book.  Organized into ten chapters―each one representing a powerful step in Oprah’s own spiritual journey and introduced with an intimate, personal essay by Oprah herself―the Wisdom of Sundays features selections from the most meaningful conversations between Oprah and some of today’s most-admired thought-leaders.

Paired with beautiful photographs, including many from Oprah’s private property in California where each episode of Super Soul Sunday is filmed, The Wisdom of Sundays promises to be a timeless keepsake that will help readers awaken to life’s wondrous possibilities and discover a deeper connection to the natural world around them.

 

Time Now to Dream (J823 Kna)

Time Now to Dream (J823 Kna)

A mysterious forest sound sets a curious girl and her timid younger brother on an evening adventure with an unexpectedly heartwarming outcome.

Alice and Jack are out playing catch when they hear a strange sound coming from the forest. As the two go deeper into the woods and get closer to the odd noise, Jack grows more afraid. But Alice reassures him as she guides him along, and together they make a surprising and sweet discovery. Author Timothy Knapman balances the excitement of adventuring into the unknown with the comfort of returning home safe and sound, while Helen Oxenbury's classically charming illustrations make this a perfect bedtime book to share with little explorers, both the brave ones and those who may need some reassuring that everything is going to be all right.