The Mission Walker: I was given three months to live…

A true testament to faith, courage, and the power of hope. 2018 audie award finalist for best inspirational book!"The Mission Walker is a marvelous book, a moving meditation on the relationships between courage and faith, endurance and transcendence. Randall sullivan, the miracle detective, creator, oprah winfrey Network OWN "Edie Sundby’s account of her amazing trek along the entirety of the California Mission Trail is not only captivating and inspiring but also one heck of an outdoors adventure.

Les standiford, author"This powerful story of determination and faith will stay with you forever. Ken budd journalist/author“… a powerful narrative that takes us through the author’s harrowing journeys, inward and outward. Jobeth mcdaniel journalist/Author"There are parts of this book that I couldn't pull myself away from.

. If i can move, I am not sick. That is my alternate reality. It still is, and she continues to walk with it every day. For me, walking is a transcendent physical, emotional, and spiritual experience, like dancing.

Fire Road: The Napalm Girl’s Journey through the Horrors of War to Faith, Forgiveness, and Peace

The coming years would be marked by excruciating treatments for her burns and unrelenting physical pain throughout her body, which were constant reminders of that terrible day. Get out! run! we must leave this place! they are going to destroy this whole place! Go, children, run first! Go now!These were the final shouts nine year-old Kim Phuc heard before her world dissolved into flames―before napalm bombs fell from the sky, burning away her clothing and searing deep into her skin.

Napalm meant fire, and fire meant death. Against all odds, Kim lived―but her journey toward healing was only beginning. Kim survived the pain of her body ablaze, but how could she possibly survive the pain of her devastated soul?Fire Road is the true story of how she found the answer in a God who suffered Himself; a Savior who truly understood and cared about the depths of her pain.

It’s a moment forever captured, an iconic image that has come to define the horror and violence of the Vietnam War. When the napalm bombs dropped, everything Kim knew and relied on exploded along with them: her home, her country’s freedom, her childhood innocence and happiness. Kim was left for dead in a morgue; no one expected her to survive the attack.

Fire road is a story of horror and hope, a harrowing tale of a life changed in an instant―and the power and resilience that can only be found in the power of God’s mercy and love.

Finding Gobi: A Little Dog with a Very Big Heart

Dion, with the help of strangers and a viral outpouring of assistance on the internet, set out to track her down, and reunite forever with the amazing animal that changed his life and proved to him and the world that miracles are possible.  . New york times bestseller list“leonard and Gobi’s story represents the power of people working together and the profound depth of feeling possible between a man and his dog.

Publishers weeklya man, a dog, and the lengths to which love will go to sacrifice for its companion. Finding gobi is the miraculous tale of dion Leonard, a seasoned ultramarathon runner who crosses paths with a stray dog while competing in a 155-mile race through the Gobi Desert in China. The lovable pup, proved that what she lacked in size, across massive sand dunes, through yurt villages and the black sands of the Gobi Desert, she more than made up for in heart, as she went step for step with Dion over the Tian Shan Mountains, who would later earn the name Gobi, keeping pace with him for 77 miles.

As dion witnessed the incredible determination and heart of this small animal, he found his own heart undergoing a change as well. Whereas in the past these races were all about winning and being the best, his goal now was to make sure he and Gobi’s friendship continued well after the finish line. He found himself letting gobi sleep in his tent at night, or worse, even when he knew it would mean putting him behind in the race, giving her food and water out of his own limited supply, and carrying her across numerous rivers, prevent him from finishing at all.

Although dion did not cross the finish line first, he felt he had won something even greater – a new outlook on life and a new friend that he planned on bringing home as soon as arrangements were made. However, before he could take her home, Gobi went missing in the sprawling Chinese city where she was being kept.

One Beautiful Dream: The Rollicking Tale of Family Chaos, Personal Passions, and Saying Yes to Them Both

First of all, she’s an introvert only child, self-described workaholic, and former atheist who never intended to have a family. It’s the tale of learning that opening your life to others means that everything will get noisy and chaotic, but that it is in this mess that you’ll find real joy. Jennifer’s quest takes her in search of wisdom from a cast of colorful characters, her Texan mother-in-law who crushes wasps with her fist while arguing with wrong number calls about politics, including her Ivy-League-educated husband, and a best friend who’s never afraid to tell it like it is.

Oh, and jennifer has a blood-clotting disorder exacerbated by pregnancy that has threatened her life on more than one occasion. One beautiful dream is the story of what happens when one woman embarks on the wild experiment of chasing her dreams with multiple kids in diapers. Let this book be your invitation to the unexpected, yet beautiful dream of saying yes to them all, with God’s help.

One beautiful dream is the deeply personal, often humorous tale of what happened when one woman dared to believe that you can have it all—if you’re willing to reimagine what having it all looks like. Jennifer fulwiler is the last person you might expect to be the mother of six young children. Parenthood, personal ambitions, family planning, and faith—it’s complicated.

Through it all, jennifer moves toward the realization that the life you need is not the life you would have originally chosen for yourself. Pursue your passions, individuality and motherhood, love your family, and say goodbye to guilt—pipe dream or possibility? Work and family, the creative life and family life—women are told constantly that they can’t have it all.

Baja California Land of Missions

The nearly 200 missionaries who served in Baja California between 1683 and 1855 are also named. The book is made to be easy to use, easy to read and contains a full list of reference books in back, as well as an index. This book covers the period from the discovery of California in the 1530s through the establishment of all twenty-seven missions in Baja California to when the last missionaries left in 1855.

This guidebook is glove-box or backpack friendly and contains the GPS way-points for the mission sites. This book contains a detailed history of the activities by the Spanish and others attempting to colonize the peninsula of California from 1535 to 1855. One beautiful dream: the rollicking Tale of Family Chaos, Personal Passions, and Saying Yes to Them.

Over 125 photographs, maps, and drawings, provide the reader with a view of the actions of the Spanish Empire using missions to colonize California. The author's research resulted in new discoveries and facts which are included in this look at the history and the present conditions of the twenty-seven peninsula missions; many relocated to multiple sites.


Old Lady on the Trail: Triple Crown at 76

Bears, turkey vultures, hawks, pronghorn, eagles, owls, moose, coyotes, deer, and endless supplies of squirrels and chipmunks share the world through which she walked. Everyday challenges of completing seemingly endless miles, sometimes with friends and much of the time solo, encountering new adventures, brought Mary to the first pages of this book on a glorious day sighting two grizzly bears and completing long distance hiking's Triple Crown at age 76.

Throughout this inspirational journey, Mary shares the perspective of an aging adult. One beautiful dream: the rollicking Tale of Family Chaos, Personal Passions, and Saying Yes to Them. Hikers of many ages and walks of life labeled with colorful monikers called trail names and trail angels, planned and total surprises, grace her journey.

. Not beginning long distance hiking until age 60, mary takes us with her on her trail journeys to experience encounters with the beauty of wilderness from the Eastern ranges of the Appalachian Trail, snow, the challenges of desert, granite and thick forests of the Pacific Crest Trail, and the rugged and the remote grandeur of the Continental Divide Trail.

Along the way she introduces the Trail Community. Adventure on national Scenic Trails does not need to end when one is old. Challenges of failing body parts add drama and obstacles to be overcome like rocks in the trail or adapted to like the trails that wind slowly up steep mountains. Come along dear readers and experience long trails with the Old Lady on The Trail.

The Apple Cider Vinegar Cure: Essential Recipes & Remedies to Heal Your Body Inside and Out

She also provides instructions on how to make natural remedies to boost your gut and your glow, and brings this probiotic powerhouse to your plate with delicious, nourishing recipes for every meal of the day. The apple cider vinegar cure contains: an overview explaining the role of apple cider vinegar in folklore medicine over 20 Healing Home Remedies helping alleviate common ailments Over 25 Beauty Treatments including natural body and hair care treatments 75 Delicious Recipes using apple cider vinegar in savory and sweet dishes Apple cider vinegar recipes include: Bacon and Cheddar Breakfast Scones, Apple Cider Vinegar Pie, Asian Asparagus Salad, Chicken Pot Pie, and many more.

. Plus, cold and flu, earache, remedies for: sun burn, nausea and Morning Sickness, and much more! Explore the dozens of uses for this multi-purpose tonic with The Apple Cider Vinegar Cure. In the apple cider vinegar cure, holistic nutrition consultant Madeline Given shares some of the history and the science behind this superfood.

Your all-in-one guide to discovering the practical and versatile uses of apple cider vinegar For centuries, apple cider vinegar has served as an indispensable health and beauty elixir. One beautiful dream: the rollicking Tale of Family Chaos, Personal Passions, and Saying Yes to Them.

To Light a Fire on the Earth: Proclaiming the Gospel in a Secular Age

The highly anticipated follow-up to bishop robert barron's hugely successful Catholicism: A Journey to the FaithAs secularism gains influence, Robert Barron wants to illuminate how beautiful, and increasing numbers see religion as dull and backward, intelligent, and relevant the Catholic faith is. Allen, Jr.

Barron, founder of word on Fire Catholic Ministries, proclaims in vivid language the goodness and truth of the Catholic tradition. Through barron’s smart, practical, artistic, and theological observations as well as personal anecdotes—from engaging atheists on YouTube to discussing his days as a young diehard baseball fan from Chicago—To Light a Fire on the Earth covers prodigious ground.

Touching on everything from jesus to prayer, the fate of Church in modern times, art, the spiritual life, beauty, movies, and social media, science, atheism, Barron reveals why the Church matters today and how Catholics can intelligently engage a skeptical world. One beautiful dream: the rollicking Tale of Family Chaos, Personal Passions, and Saying Yes to Them.

In this compelling new book—drawn from conversations with and narrated by award-winning Vatican journalist John L.

To Heaven and Back: A Doctor's Extraordinary Account of Her Death, Heaven, Angels, and Life Again: A True Story

While cascading down a waterfall, her kayak became pinned at the bottom and she was immediately and completely submerged. One beautiful dream: the rollicking Tale of Family Chaos, Personal Passions, and Saying Yes to Them. To heaven and back is mary’s remarkable story of her life’s spiritual journey and what happened as she moved from life to death to eternal life, and back again.

Detailing her feelings and surroundings in heaven, and her deep sense of sadness when she realized it wasn’t her time, her communication with angels, Mary shares the captivating experience of her modern-day miracle. New york times bestsellera kayak accident during a South American adventure takes one woman to heaven—where she experienced God’s peace, joy, and angels—and back to life again.

Mary’s life has been forever changed by her newfound understanding of her purpose on earth, her closer relationship with Jesus, her awareness of God, and her personal spiritual journey suddenly enhanced by a first-hand experience in heaven. In 1999 in the los rios region of southern Chile, orthopedic surgeon, devoted wife, and loving mother Dr.

Waterbrook Press. Mary neal drowned in a kayak accident. To heaven and back will reacquaint you with the hope, wonder, and promise of heaven, while enriching you own faith and walk with God. Despite the rescue efforts of her companions, and as a result, Mary was underwater for too long, died.

Traveler's Guide to Camping Mexico's Baja: Explore Baja and Puerto Peñasco with Your RV or Tent Traveler's Guide series

One beautiful dream: the rollicking Tale of Family Chaos, Personal Passions, and Saying Yes to Them. In addition to describing the formal campgrounds of baja—featuring updated maps, and picture icons that offer a convenient, e-mail addresses, lists of facilities, and driving instructions—this revised guide also provides telephone numbers, websites, recreational opportunities, GPS coordinates, quick review of each campground.

The tour centers around a two-lane ribbon of asphalt winding southward to Cabo San Lucas, vehicle preparation, from the Pacific Ocean to the Sea of Cortez and back again—and includes important information on border crossings, document requirements, and road conditions. Offering invaluable sightseeing tips, back-roads exploring, this grand tour of Mexico’s Baja Peninsula provides both RV and tent campers with the best resources for planning a vacation chock-full of beachcombing, golf, fishing, advice on fun activities, whale watching, and detailed descriptions of campgrounds, and water sports.

Waterbrook Press.

The Invisible Girls: A Memoir

Instead, a chance encounter on the train with a family of Somali refugees swept her into an adventure that changed all of their lives. Jericho Books. Exquisite, at times shattering, Sarah's enthralling memoir invites readers into her story of finding connection, love, and redemption in the most unlikely of places.

All proceeds from the sale of the book go toward a college fund for the five Somali Invisible Girls. When their worlds collide with sarah's, Hadhi and the girls were on the brink of starvation in their own home, "invisible" in a neighborhood of strangers. Now with a new postscript and reading group guide, perfect for book clubs.

One beautiful dream: the rollicking Tale of Family Chaos, Personal Passions, and Saying Yes to Them. Waterbrook Press. Half a world away from Somalia, Hadhi was fighting battles of her own. Abandoned by her husband, she was struggling to raise five young daughters in a culture she didn't understand. For details, visit www.

Sarahthebarge. Com. After nearly dying of breast cancer in her twenties, her ivy league education, 000 miles from the East Coast to Portland, Oregon, and a failed relationship, and moved nearly 3, Sarah Thebarge fled her successful career, hoping to quietly pick up the pieces of her broken life.