A celebration of hope. An encounter with grace. A restoration of the heart. A healing of wounds. An anthem of freedom. All Along You Were Blooming is the ultimate love letter from the pen of popular Instagram poet Morgan Harper Nichols to your mind, heart, soul, and body. On Instagram @morganharpernicols, Morgan has over a million followers. Fans can add Morgan's beautiful artwork and thoughts for boundless living to their library. All Along You Were Blooming is a striking collection of illustrated poetry and prose, inviting you to "stumble into the sunlight" and delight in the wild and boundless grace you've been given. Morgan reminds you: There is a purpose in every season No matter how you want to race through this day or run away from this place, you are invited to live fully--right here, right now Light will always find you, even when the sun sets and you sit awaiting the dawn That you are always blooming in the way you were meant to All Along You Were Blooming is perfect: For men and women of all ages For teachers to share with classrooms during poetry focused lessons Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, National Best Friend Day, birthdays, and holiday gifting In each small moment, whether in the light or the dark, you can make room for becoming, for breathing, for stumbling, and for simply being--for there is grace, today and every day.
All Along You Were Blooming is the ultimate love letter from the pen of popular Instagram poet Morgan Harper Nichols to your mind, heart, soul, and body. On Instagram @morganharpernicols, Morgan has over a million followers.
Author: Morgan Harper Nichols
What is it like to be an Enneagram Five? These forty daily readings from Instagram poet and artist Morgan Harper Nichols reflect on this question with a desire for personal and spiritual growth, using illustrations from both Scripture and life. Each reading concludes with an opportunity for further engagement such as a prayer, a spiritual practice, or a reflection question.
These forty daily readings from Instagram poet and artist Morgan Harper Nichols reflect on this question with a desire for personal and spiritual growth, using illustrations from both Scripture and life.
Author: Morgan Harper Nichols
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Hit the trail with Sara Schulting Kranz, life coach and certified wilderness guide, as she shares her story of forgiveness and healing, and provides a path forward for those who have suffered setbacks or trauma. In Walk Through This: Harness the Healing Power of Nature and Travel the Road to Forgiveness, Sara shares a step-by-step handbook that shows readers how to reconnect with nature--wherever they may be--and begin their healing journey. You’ll be equipped with tools to use along the way, such as Foundational information about nature deficit disorder and the negative impact it has on our minds and bodies Exercise prompts to help you evaluate where you are on the path and check your progress along the way Meditations to guide you deeper into the process Everyone has the capacity to forgive and to heal. All you need to do is take that first step . . .
“Sara is a woman of great passion, courage, joy, and adventure— and all of those qualities make her the perfect person to ... —Morgan Harper Nichols, artist, poet, and bestselling author of All Along You Were Blooming: Thoughts for ...
Author: Sara Schulting Kranz
Publisher: Harper Horizon
We live in a loud, loud world. Whether it's the criticism of others, the clamor of injustice, or the voice of anxiety from within, we are constantly being bombarded with noise. So what does it mean to find peace in the midst of all the noise? Is there a way to acknowledge the struggles we face and learn how to manage the stressors and voices that trigger us while believing in the promises and goodness of God? Jamie Grace has lived in the middle of noise for most of her life. Many know her as a singer with radio hits who has spent the last decade on stages and in front of the camera, but behind the scenes, she has struggled with Tourette Syndrome, ADHD, and an anxiety disorder for most of her life. But in the middle of both inner and outer noise, Jamie has learned how to manage the negative effects of her diagnoses, make the most of her strengths, and lean into the journey God has led her on. A journey of Finding Quiet.
wanting who we already are, we have entered into a world of comparison that is far from what God wants for us. We are more than the online shopping carts and music ... Morgan recently released a book titled All Along You Were Blooming.
Author: Jamie Grace
Publisher: Baker Books
Dirt is a story about the places where we start. From a single-wide trailer in the mountains of rural West Virginia to the halls of Yale Law School, Mary Marantz's story is one of remembering our roots while turning our faces to the sky. From growing up in that trailer, where it rained just as hard inside as out and the smell of mildew hung thick in the air, Mary has known what it is to feel broken and disqualified because of the muddy scars leaving smudged fingerprints across our lives. Generations of her family lived and logged in those hauntingly treacherous woods, risking life and limb just to barely scrape by. And yet that very struggle became the redemption song God used to write a life she never dreamed of. Mixed with warmth, wit, and the bittersweet, sometimes achingly heartbreaking places we go when we dig in instead of give up, Dirt is a story of healing. With gut-wrenching honesty and hard-won wisdom, Mary shares her story for anyone who has ever walked into the world and felt like their scars were still on display, showing that you are braver, better, and more empathetic for what you have survived. Because God does his best work in the muddy, messy, and broken--if we'll only learn to dig in.
She tells the unique story of her life in a beautifully relatable way, where you will comb through every page and be reminded: through it all, there is grace.” Morgan Harper Nichols, author of All Along You Were Blooming: Thoughts for ...
Author: Mary Marantz
This is the story of God whispering, “What no one wants, I cherish.” The daughter of a mail-order bride and a busboy from San Francisco’s Chinatown, Bonnie Gray grew up never truly feeling beautiful or beloved. As an adult, she built her life to look pleasant and ordinary, with a wonderful husband, two amazing boys, and a thriving career. But despite these blessings, she still felt the tugging emptiness of a missing piece. At 39, a long-forgotten birth certificate in an old file cabinet sparked a curiosity Bonnie couldn’t ignore. Determined to uncover her family’s secrets and understand the home she was born into, Bonnie embarked on a quest that would leave her forever changed. Returning to the culture, places, and stories that shaped her, her search led her to soul-shaking discoveries about her identity, human kindness and what it truly means to belong. The profoundly moving journey of learning to embrace our true worth, Sweet Like Jasmine celebrates how God uses our unique and broken stories to create a beautiful mosaic of His love, one life at a time.
Her stories draw you in from the start, and her raw honesty captures the heart of all who are looking for love and belonging in a ... Morgan Harper Nichols, author of All Along You Were Blooming “No one tells a story like Bonnie Gray!
Author: Bonnie Gray
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Many of us have a complicated relationship with our body. Maybe you've been made to feel ashamed of your body or like it isn't good enough. Maybe your body is riddled with stress, pain, or the effects of trauma. Maybe you think of your body as an accessory to what you believe you really are--your mind. Maybe your experiences with racism, sexism, ableism, heterosexism, ageism, or sizeism have made you believe your body isn't the right kind of body. Whatever the reason, many of us don't feel at home in our bodies. But being disconnected from ourselves as bodies means being disconnected from truly living and from the interconnection that weaves us all together. Psychologist and award-winning researcher Hillary McBride explores the broken and unhealthy ideas we have inherited about our body. Embodiment is the way we are in the world, and our embodiment is heavily influenced by who we have been allowed to be. McBride shows that many of us feel disembodied due to colonization, racism, sexism, and patriarchy--destructive systems that rank certain bodies as less valuable, beautiful, or human than others. Embracing our embodiment can liberate us from these systems. As we come to understand the world around us and the stories we've been told, we see that our perspective of reality often limits how we see and experience ourselves, each other, and what we believe is Sacred. Instead of the body being a problem to overcome, our bodies can be the very place where we feel most alive, the seat of our spirituality and our wisdom. The Wisdom of Your Body offers a compassionate, healthy, and holistic perspective on embodied living. Weaving together illuminating research, stories from her work as a therapist, and deeply personal narratives of healing from a life-threatening eating disorder, a near-fatal car accident, and chronic pain, McBride invites us to reclaim the wisdom of the body and to experience the wholeness that has been there all along. End-of-chapter questions and practices are included.
The Wisdom of Your Body is the exact message I wish someone had given me thirty years ago . ... -MORGAN HARPER NICHOLS , author of All Along You Were Blooming " This might be the revolution for which we've all been secretly longing The ...
Author: Hillary L. PhD McBride
Publisher: Brazos Press
In a world of constant change and complexity, how can we achieve lasting transformation in our lives? Using the wisdom of the Enneagram, expert teacher Suzanne Stabile opens the concept of three Centers of Intelligence: thinking, feeling, and doing. When we learn to manage these centers in relation to our Enneagram number, we open a path to reducing fear, improving relationships, and finding wholeness.
Morgan Harper Nichols, author of All Along You Were Blooming and Forty Days on Being a Five “Suzanne Stabile's book will free you to know that there are endless lanes and numerous ways to live your most expansive life.
Author: Suzanne Stabile
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
With charm, inspiration, and plenty of whimsy, Taylor reminds us that even in a weary world, it’s possible to celebrate the beauty in each person’s unique story—and make a difference that goes deeper than you’ll ever know. Flight attendant Taylor Tippett had just finished beverage service and was sitting in the back of a Boeing 737 when she had a revelation: How can I show kindness to these passengers if I can’t show it to myself? She grabbed a tiny notepad and a Sharpie and wrote: “Be kind to yourself.” Before she had time to think about it, Taylor taped the note to a window, posted a picture, and then left the slip of paper in a seat-back pocket for someone on the next flight to find. And soon what started as a personal project to encourage herself and others became a viral sensation. In Words from the Window Seat, Taylor shares stories of her travels, daily life, and interactions with people of all kinds, anchoring each chapter around a note she’s left for a stranger to find. As she takes you from Chicago to Paris to Barcelona on planes, trains, and even a skateboard, you’ll learn how to embody love in the midst of someone else’s ordinary day through little acts of kindness; discover the small moments of magic that happen when you have the courage to find them; and find ways to embrace your authentic self, even though life can be hard.
MORGAN HARPER NICHOLS , AUTHOR OF ALL ALONG YOU WERE BLOOMING “Reading Words from the Window Seat feels like snuggling up next to the most empathic friend, who reminds you of all that's so beautiful ...
Author: Taylor Tippett
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
When we are in the darkness--whatever that is in our own particular story--the temptation is to believe that it's over, it's always going to feel this way, we will never be anywhere else or feel anything other than we do now. We fear the darkness, and for good reason. But it is in the darkness that new life begins. With an openhanded spirit and openhearted vulnerability, Leeana Tankersley reveals the darkest chapter of her own story, the thing she never thought would happen and could do nothing to prevent. Along the way she shares how waiting patiently in the darkness allowed something incredible to take root within her: a defiant and hard-won hope that is not dependent on happy endings. If you have lost your faith, your family, your health, your home, your security, your business, or your very self, Leeana wants you to know that you are not alone or forgotten. You are not doomed to stagnation or stasis. You are not worth less than you once were. Against every last odd, you can hope anyway.
Acedia and Me, Kathleen Norris All Along You Were Blooming, Morgan Harper Nichols Almost Everything, Anne Lamott The Anatomy of Hope, Jerome Groopman Be the Bridge, Latasha Morrison Bittersweet, Shauna Niequist The Boy, the Mole, ...
Author: Leeana Tankersley
This edition includes an interview with country music icon Loretta Lynn sharing how prayer has carried her through her life; the secret code that saved veteran and POW Carlyle “Smitty” Harris’ life; NFL quarterback Kurt Warner’s story of how he found God during the trials on his path to the NFL; and the COVID-19 recovery story of GRAMMY Award-winning singer Sandi Patty. The Jesus Calling Magazine is an extension of the New York Times bestselling Christian devotional by Sarah Young, which has sold more than 35 million copies. The magazine’s mission is to inspire readers with stories of hope and overcoming obstacles and to provide tools readers can use to strengthen their relationships with family, friends, and themselves. Inside the beautiful pages of The Jesus Calling Magazine, readers will enjoy: Interviews with well-known entertainers and authors Home décor and entertaining articles Good works from nonprofit groups Music spotlight Puzzles and games
In the weeks that followed, she received hundreds of messages from people all over the world who were moved by what she ... the artist recognizes there can Youcan find Morgan's poetry and artwork collection, All Along You Were Blooming, ...
Author: Sarah Young
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Lined Journal :- 110 pages- 6 x 9 in
Lined Journal :- 110 pages- 6 x 9 in
Author: kbr Publisher Notebook
In the end Everything will be ok Sept 28, 2007 Despite Everything You say you can hear my heartbeat, ... wrong But you've been there all along You've never left my side despite everything, Even though I hurt you, you were still there ...
Author: Bree Felling
"The first book in The wisdom of Brisbin Mindstorm series, The red and white baton highlights the early adventures of Brisbin Mindstorm. Young Brisbin is intent on high adventure. He sets out to discover himself and the meaning behind the mysterios baton given to him as a departing gift."--Press release.
Was I getting along well? Was I a good person? Did I truly know myself? ... It took selfdiscipline and, above all, faith that you were blooming. These disciplines would not form if a person's opinion were consulted all the time.
Author: Lucas Walker Kriner
Geraldine Largay vanished in July 2013, while hiking the Appalachian Trail in Maine. Her disappearance sparked the largest lost-person search in Maine history, which culminated in her being presumed dead. She was never again seen alive.
Beyond the short stairway, the blazes lead across another walkway and into the woods. ... The redbuds and the red columbine were blooming, and in April you can smell wild clove that grows next to the trail along the switchbacks.
Author: D. Dauphinee
Publisher: Down East Books
Category: Biography & Autobiography
This book is about my life experiences and also contains the stories I have heard my folks tell while sitting on the front porch after supper. For many years, my maternal grandfather lived with us. He and my dad would swap interesting stories about times when they were growing up and farming with oxen and mules. They talked about the "dummy line" railroads that ran through the forest near our home and told their childhood tales and many other stories I would long for later in life. I wanted to pass this and my life stories down to my descendants. Many interesting stories were told in the serene setting of the front porch deep in the country, with only the interruptions of whippoorwills, hoot owls, screech owls, and such making pleasant noises in the distant woods. ... I hope that this book will inspire future generations in some way to understand the important things in life. It's been said that the best things are free, and I learned that one only has to make necessary efforts to obtain a peaceful, happy, and fulfilling life.
The creek had served another purpose, and we were very proud of ourselves for having outsmarted those dumb animals. You might call that ... horses were kept corralled all the time, so I decided to build me a corral. This was afterJ.
Author: James E. Smith, Sr.
Publisher: Author House
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Love Inspired brings you three new titles! Enjoy these uplifting contemporary romances of faith, forgiveness and hope. RUNAWAY AMISH BRIDE Colorado Amish Courtships by Leigh Bale Abby Miller jumps at the opportunity to marry Jakob Fisher and start a new life. But when she arrives, she learns the widower didn’t know about the arrangement. As she stays on with Jakob’s family to help with his kids, can Abby still find a permanent place by his side? DRY CREEK DADDY Dry Creek by Janet Tronstad Four years ago, an accident put Mark Nelson into a coma—before Hannah Stelling could tell him she was pregnant with their child. Now she’s back in town and Mark’s recovered. While Hannah knows their little boy needs his father, will she dare to risk her heart again? A BABY FOR THE MINISTER by Laurel Blount Jilted at the altar, Natalie Davis has no one she can turn to. Then Jacob Stone steps in. The single minister is drawn to the beautiful mommy-to-be and wants to help. But when she refuses to accept charity, can he convince her she’s so much more than a ministry project?
He even had some sensational grocery store newspaper call and offer him a “significant amount of money” to interview him for a story. ... Some of your mother's flowers were blooming. ... “You could smell them all along the fence.
Author: Leigh Bale
The diary of Mircea Eliade, the seminal thinker on religion, during the period he served as a diplomat in Portugal.
November, Madrid Traveling with Herescu and Busuioceanu.35 Unfortunately, we have to stay at the Ritz. ... Castile is harsher now; last year poppies were blooming all along the roadside. I've brought my notebook, but since I'm in a car ...
Author: Mircea Eliade
Publisher: SUNY Press
Claire Thackeray: Hardworking single mom and gossip columnist. Hoping for the inside scoop on sexy billionaire Hal North, aka her teen crush! Most wary of: Gorgeous men who set her heart racing. (Been there, got the T-shirt—and the baby!) Hal North: Bad boy made good. Back in his hometown as new owner of the Cranbrook Park estate. Determined to put his troubled past behind him. Most wary of: Journalists—especially pretty ones, like new neighbor and tenant Claire Thackeray.
Windows and trim were now painted white and the dull, blistering green front door was a fresh primrose yellow to match the flowers that were blooming all along the verge in front of a whitepainted picket fence. There had always been ...
Author: Liz Fielding
Once in a Lifetime reveals the broad range of Elise Varner Winter's activities as first lady of Mississippi during the term of her husband, Governor William F. Winter (1980-1984). Drawn from her personal journal, which she kept daily, this account includes the frustrating moments as well as the exhilarating ones, from keeping house to visiting the White House. The position of a state's first lady is one of the most public of roles. Yet few people know what a first lady actually does. In Elise Winter's memoir, her sense of history, her talent, and her perseverance to record her activities and observations provide a unique opportunity for the reader to understand what life in the Governor's Mansion was really like on a daily basis. This book reveals her traditional roles--planner of elegant dinners, sophisticated hostess, hands-on gardener, and steward of the Mansion and its historic collection of antique furniture and decorative arts. But she emerged as a modern first lady, intensely interested in public education and in the state penitentiary, for which she developed several important initiatives. She recounts fascinating events from Governor Winter's administration, its tensions and its accomplishments, such as passage of the Education Reform Act, a success in which Elise Winter played an indispensable role. Many of the issues of thirty years ago remain critical today--insufficient funding for education, budget deficits, prison overcrowding, and the need for prison reform. Elise Winter observes everyone and everything with a fresh eye for detail and describes them all with honesty, clarity, and simplicity. Her observations reflect her intellect and insight, as well as her sense of humor. This is a woman's story, a human story, about hopes and doubts, about setting high standards and sometimes feeling inadequate, and about the imperative of continual efforts to make her state a better place for all who live there.
Traveling My State One of the loveliest opportunities I had as first lady of Mississippi was the chance to visit so many interesting ... Redbuds and dogwoods and wisteria were blooming all along the way, and we could see very clearly.
Author: Elise Varner Winter
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
Category: Biography & Autobiography