The Last Christian
By David Gregory
A.D. 2088. Missionary daughter Abigail Caldwell emerges from the jungle for the first time in her thirty-four years, the sole survivor of a mysterious disease that killed everyone else in her village. After receiving a curious message from her grandfather
The Last Lecture
By Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow
A lot of professors give talks titled 'The Last Lecture'. Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them: What wisdom would we impart to the world if we knew it was our last chance? If we had to vanish tomorrow, what would we want as our legacy? When Randy Pausch, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon, was asked to give such a lecture, he didn't have to imagine it as his last, since he had recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer. But the lecture he gave, 'Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams' wasn't about dying. It was about the importance of overcoming obstacles, of enabling the dreams of others, of seizing every moment (because time is all you have and you may find one day that you have less than you think). It was a summation of everything Randy had come to believe. It was about living. In this book, Randy Pausch has combined the humour, inspiration, and intelligence that made his lecture such a phenomenon and given it an indelible form. It is a book that will be shared for generations to come.
A Little Light On The Spiritual Laws
By Diana Cooper
A Little Light on the Spiritual Laws sets out clearly and simply 36 Spiritual Laws which govern life on Earth. Vividly illustrated with stories and metaphors, it shows how to achieve prosperity, success, gratitude and purification. If you do not understand the rules of the game you cannot play in the top league. In the same way you cannot be happy, healthy and successful until you understand the Laws of Life. This book offers a definitive, accessible guide to mastering life and when practised at the highest level, it contains the keys to heaven.
Longing For God
By Richard Foster, Gayle Beebe
LONGING FOR GOD is a new book from Richard Foster, author of LIFE WITH GOD, CELEBRATION OF DISCIPLINE and PRAYER, written with Gayle Beebe. Over the centuries, people have become alive to the presence of God in various different ways. This book identifies seven primary paths of devotion to God that draw from the great saints of the Church, and provides a history and practice of Christian spirituality that is available to all believers who long to enter into a conversational and redemptive life with God.LONGING FOR GOD blends a reading of the core texts of the Christian faith with 'reflecting and responding' sections that help the reader to use the various texts on their own spiritual journey. Each chapter explores a particular path towards God embodied by various classic spiritual writers, illuminating our understanding of the Christian life.Written in an inviting, interactive style, LONGING FOR GOD examines such themes as the spiritual life as journey; the imitation of Christ; action and contemplation - all of which can draw us closer to the presence of God.