18 All who heard the shepherds’ story were astonished, 19 but Mary kept all these things in her heart and thought about them often.Luke 2:18-19
Miracles always cause wonder and astonishment because they don’t make sense in our minds but do in our hearts.~ Pastor Bob Barnett
Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commanderby Phil Robertson
It isn’t often that a person can live a dream, but Phil Robertson, aka The Duck Commander, has proven that it is possible with vision, hard work, helping hands, and an unshakable faith in the Almighty. Phil’s is the remarkable story of one man who followed the call he received from God and soon after invented a duck call that would begin an incredible journey to the life he had always dreamed of for himself and his family. In the love of his country, his family, and his maker, Phil has finally found the ingredients to the “good life” he always wanted.
This Too Shall Passby Margaret Anne Huffman
This Too Shall Pass; Keeping Faith During Hard Times is a collection of heartfelt stories told by real people who have lived through difficult and trying times. Their stories share how they endured pain and sorrow, the lessons they learned, and how they found the faith and courage to carry forth. Biblical passages, inspirational quotations, prayers, and devotionals in the book provide additional guidance for the Christian reader.
Choose Joy: Because Happiness Isn’t Enoughby Kay Warren
In this inspiring book, Kay Warren teaches women what joy really is, where to find it, and how to choose it in the good times and the bad. With compassion and wisdom, she shows readers–even those who live with the constant companions of discouragement and depression–that true joy is deeper, richer, and more accessible than they might think.
Finding Peaceby Dr. Charles F. Stanley
Filled with encouragement to lift the soul, Finding Peace offers insight on what causes us to live without God’s peace in our lives, and how we can reverse course and open our hearts to receive it. Also, Stanley gives his perspective on the things that hinder peace-including the “Four Great Hallmarks of God’s Peace” and “Five Essential Beliefs for a Peaceful Heart”-to put the important message of this book into concrete terms. Addressing regret, anxiety, and fear, Dr. Stanley extends hope for overcoming the obstacles that block peace with the Lord. Finally, he gives direction on learning to live a life of contentment.