Buth – How to talk confidently with your child about sex

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Author: Buth, Lenore.
Title: How to talk confidently with your child about sex : for parents / [by Lenore Buth].
Published: Saint Louis, MO : Concordia Pub. House, c2008.
Edition: Updated and rev. ed.
Description: 187 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series: Learning about sex: for the Christian family ; bk. 6
Additional series info: Learning about sex series ; bk. 6.
Note: Includes index.
Contents: Now that I have your attention — Marriage today : is it better or worse? — Children = changes — Laying a strong foundation in the preschool years — Six to nine : carpe diem — Adolescence : on the way — The teen years : countdown to liftoff — Young adults : ready to fly.
Summary: You want your child to know God’s plan for his or her sexuality. Buth helps you find the right words to ensure your child has a Christ-centered understanding of one of God’s most precious gifts.
Subjects (Topics): Sex instruction — Religious aspects — Christianity.
ISBN: 9780758614148 (pbk.)
0758614144 (pbk.)

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Lawrence – Practice of the presence of God with spiritual maxims

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Author:     Lawrence, of the Resurrection Brother
Title:          The practice of the presence of God : with Spiritual maxims
Publisher:  Fleming H. Revell c 1958, 1967
Edition:     21st Printing, 2006 :112 pages

Series Title: Spire books.

Summary:     Brother Lawrence, a 16th century Carmelite monk, learned the secret of daily, moment by moment fellowship with God. This edition includes his Spiritual Maxims, biographical material, and the familiar letters and conversations.

ISBN: 0800785991  9780800785994

Subjects:    Spiritual life — Catholic Church.
Christian life — Catholic authors

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Stanley – How good is good enough?

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Author: Stanley, Andy
Title: How good is good enough? / Andy Stanley
Published: Sisters, Or. : Multnomah Publishers, c2003
Description: 94 p. ; 17 cm
Series: Lifechange books
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 93)
Summary: Find out now what’s wrong with the most popular theory about heaven — and what it really takes to get there.
Subjects (Topics): Christian life
ISBN: 1590522745

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Fryer – Reclaiming the “L” word

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Author:     Fryer, Kelly A., 1961-
Title:     Reclaiming the “L” word : renewing the church from its Lutheran core / Kelly A. Fryer ; foreword by Timothy F. Lull
Published:     Minneapolis, MN : Augsburg Fortress, c2003
Description:     111 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Series:     Lutheran voices
Bibliography:     Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-96)

Summary: Where Lutheran Christians stand at the foot of the cross and where they are met by Jesus.  Shows where mission and the Lutheran theological tradition connect.  Fryer gives “5 Guiding Principles”:

  1. Jesus is Lord
  2. Everyone is welcome
  3. Love changes people
  4. Everybody has something to offer
  5. The world needs what we have.

As a result she offers “5 Strategic Behaviors”:

  1. Pray always
  2. Set people free
  3. Take action
  4. Expect surprises
  5. Be hopeful.

ISBN:    0806645962 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780806645964 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Subjects (Topics):    Lutheran Church — Doctrines
Mission of the church
Evangelistic work
Church renewal

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Gulley – Front porch tales

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Personal Author: Gulley, Philip.
Title: Front porch tales / Philip Gulley.
Publication info: Harper Collins, c2001.
Physical description: 174 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Summary: Tender, hilarious newsletter essays of real-life moments filled with the important truths of everyday life.  Paul Harvey Jr. encouraged him years ago and writes the Foreward to this view of small town life by acclaimed author and PBS host, Gulley.  These are warm-hearted stories of family, faith, laughter, and love.
Personal subject: Gulley, Philip.
Subject term: Christian life–Anecdotes.
ISBN: 978-0-06-125230-3 : 11.99

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Sprinkle – Women who do too much

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Author:     Patricia Houck Sprinkle
Title:         Women who do too much : how to stop doing it all & start enjoying your life
Publisher:     Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan, ©1992.
Subjects:    Women — Religious life.
Stress (Psychology) — Religious aspects — Christianity.

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Lerner – Daily affirmations for adult children of alcoholics

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Author     Lerner, Rokelle.
Title     Daily affirmations : for adult children of alcoholics / [Rokelle Lerner].
Publisher     Deerfield Beach, Fla. : Health Communications, c1985.
Notes     Statement of responsiblility taken from the cover.
Includes index.
Description     372 p. : ill., port. ; 16 cm.
ISBN     0932194273 (pbk.)
Subjects     Alcoholism.
Devotional calendars.
Adult children of alcoholics.
Adult children of alcoholics — Conduct of life.

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