Treasured Dreams A Short Story Collection

Author: Susan Hatler
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781537721804
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** New York Times & USA TODAY bestselling author ** This book bundle includes seven short stories from the bestselling Treasured Dreams series. Holly adores living in her small mountain town of Whitefish, Montana, treasures her beading business, but longs to fall in love. When she meets a handsome stranger at the Falling Leaves Festival, she starts to wonder if dreams do come true. . . . AN UNEXPECTED DATE (6 pages, 1700 words). Holly loves living in her cozy mountain town and all the surrounding beauty soothes her soul. She treasures beading jewelry for her own small business while watching nature and its amazing creatures outside her window. But, her mom begs her to move back to the city so she can find a man to marry. Holly doesn't want to give up on her dreams, but does that mean she'll have to give up on love? AN UNEXPECTED KISS (25 pages, 5200 words). Holly is beyond excited about her first date with Dave. They share a love for her beloved small mountain resort town, plus she's never felt such sparks for a guy before. But when her mom warns her to proceed with caution so she won't get disappointed, Holly pulls back-until an unexpected surprise entices her to risk her heart completely. AN UNEXPECTED LOVE (20 pages, 4500 words). Holly receives an unexpected offer to expand her jewelry business, Treasured Creations, and she doesn't know whether to accept the contract or not. Selling beaded jewelry at festivals in her small town is one thing, but a painful experience from her past has made her gun-shy about taking risks. She wants to discuss her fears with Dave, her boyfriend of two months, but she's falling in love with him and feels ashamed of her past failures. Will opening up to Dave jeopardize their developing romance? Or will it lead them to a place more beautiful than she could've ever imagined? AN UNEXPECTED PROPOSAL (24 pages, 5200 words). When Holly's boyfriend is offered the job of his dreams in Africa, Holly must choose between the love of her life and the small mountain town that soothes her soul. AN UNEXPECTED WEDDING (24 pages, 5300 words). Instead of being an excited bride-to-be, Holly's frazzled beyond belief as she tries to plan her wedding. Her fiancé, Dave, says whatever she wants works for him, but she can't get her mom and soon-to-be mother-in-law to so much as agree on a date. The worst part is that her dad passed away four years ago, and she's heartbroken he won't be walking her down the aisle. Holly begins to accept the wedding is doomed, but then an unexpected surprise reminds her why she's getting married in the first place. AN UNEXPECTED JOY (22 pages, 4900 words). Holly is struggling with some of life's greatest challenges, but hiking in Montana's rocky mountains gives her much needed peace she hopes to share with Dave. AN UNEXPECTED BABY (12 pages, 3200 words). Holly's already in over her head when she receives an unexpected surprise, which is beyond her wildest dreams. "An Unexpected Date is a wonderful and perfect release to a stressful or crazy day." - Cafè of Dreams Book Reviews "It's super short and super sweet. " - Getting Your Read On on An Unexpected Kiss "It's different from most romance series, it's certainly entertaining and it's a slice of life that most of us can relate to on some level with a memory or two of our own." - Romance is Ageless on An Unexpected Love

You Are Not Alone

Author: Dena Yohe
Publisher: WaterBrook
ISBN: 1601428383
Size: 65.30 MB
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You would go to the ends of the earth for your child. So, if your teenager or young adult is in the midst of crisis due to self-injury, mental illness, depression, bullying, or destructive choices, you probably feel broken, powerless, and isolated. Dena Yohe wants you to know you are not alone. You are not a bad parent. And you are going to be okay. Dena has been where you are. In You Are Not Alone, she speaks from experience as she offers healthy ways to maintain your other relationships, suggestions for responding to friends who don’t understand, and ideas for keeping up your emotional and spiritual well-being when your world feels as if it’s crashing down. It is possible to find purpose in your pain, joy beyond your fear, and hope for every tomorrow. Includes prayers, exercises, websites, and other helpful resources. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Business Of Innovation

Author: Roger Bean
Publisher: AMACOM
ISBN: 0814413102
Size: 64.29 MB
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This is a guide to building innovative, creativity-rich organizations through astute and skillful management. Whatever the end goal, this book provides a systematic process for managing focused, usable innovation - without the micro-managing that can stifle creativity. With examples from McDonald's, Toyota, Palm (Pilot), 3M, Sony, Singapore Airlines and others, this model helps managers and executives: nurture an environment of innovation; support market-focused innovation through effective policies; gather expert feedback to properly evaluate innovations; develop and launch innovations successfully; and project future trends and developments.

Eerdmans Dictionary Of The Bible

Author: David Noel Freedman
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9789053565032
Size: 57.72 MB
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The Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible gathers nearly 5,000 alphabetically ordered articles that thoroughly yet clearly explain all the books, persons, places, and significant terms found in the Bible. The Dictionary also explores the background of each biblical book and related writings and discusses cultural, natural, geographical, and literary phenomenae matters that Bible students at all levels may encounter in reading or discussion. Nearly 600 first-rate Bible authorities have contributed to the Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible. Intended as a tool for practical Bible use, this illustrated dictionary reflects recent archaeological discoveries and the breadth of current biblical scholarship, including insights from critical analysis of literary, historical, sociological, and other methodological issues. The editorial team has also incorporated articles that explore and interpret important focuses of biblical theology, text and transmission, Near Eastern archaeology, extrabiblical writings, and pertinent ecclesiastical traditions - all of which help make the Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible the most comprehensive and up-to-date one-volume Bible dictionary on the market today.