Lessons in Laughter: Bernard Bragg
Lobster Tales, Life Lessons, and Laughter: Dennis M. Dupuis
Chicken Soup for the Golfer´s Soul is a perfect gift for any golfing enthusiast, whether their drives land in the sand or on the green.This inspiring collection of stories from professionals, caddies, and amateur golfers shares the memorable moments of the game, when, despite all odds, an impossible shot lands in the perfect position; when a simple game of golf becomes a lesson in life. Chapters include: sportsmanship, family, overcoming obstacles, perfecting the game and the nineteenth hole. This is a great read for any golfer, no matter what your handicap. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hcom/000030/bk_hcom_000030_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Certain to appeal to all parents - whether they are expecting or raising their first new addition, in-the-trenches veterans or empty-nesters - this delightful Chicken Soup book offers a collection of inspiring and entertaining stories that relate to the triumphs, tribulations, challenges, and joys of raising a family. Chapters include: ´´The Joys of Parenting´´, ´´A Mother’s Love´´, ´´A Father’s Love´´, ´´Special Connections´´, ´´Special Moments´´, ´´Insights and Lessons´´, ´´Overcoming Obstacles´´, ´´Surviving Loss´´, ´´Across the Generations´´, and ´´Letting Go´´. With contributions from celebrity and ´´ordinary´´ parents alike, each story speaks to the range of emotions and experiences of all types of parents - single parents, foster parents, parents of adopted children, or part of a two-parent family with biological children. By sharing the personal experiences of others, this book will offer inspiration and advice to parents going through a difficult time, provide reassurance to those who worry that they’re not living up to the Supermom or Superdad ideal, and share a wealth of experiences that show why being a parent is such a worthwhile and rewarding vocation.This book is a must-read for any parent or parent-to-be! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Carolyn Cook, Kevin Stillwell, Brian Troxell, Kristin Kalbli. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/011767/bk_adbl_011767_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Barbara Mahany writes, ´´Mothering was my crash course in love. Love of the sort I call Divine. Love in the way we yearn to be loved: Without end. Without question. Without giving in to exhaustion. Love with a big and boundless heart. Love with eyes and ears - and soul - wide open. Love even when it´s not so easy.´´ In Motherprayer, Mahany generously shares personal love letters on the mysteries and gifts of mothering, interspersed with family recipes and gentle essays, all offering beautiful lessons in how to love and how to love well. In her bracingly honest style, she captures the ephemeral moments of motherhood - the hard, the glorious, the laughter, and the tears - and invites listeners to pay attention, cradle our loved ones in prayer, and see the sacred lessons in loving. These stirring meditations bring into sharp focus one essential question: How do we love breathtakingly? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Erin Moon. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/027852/bk_adbl_027852_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Study more than three dozen works that span the timelines of Western history, from ancient Greece and Rome to the modern age. Whether written 2,000, 200, or 20 years ago, the enduring works of literature still speak to us and place our unique experiences into a larger perspective, offering invaluable lessons for every important moment in life. Every Great Book you explore over these 36 insightful lectures - from the Odyssey and the Gospel of John to Hamlet and Animal Farm - is a unique expression of the human spirit and a fountain of advice, from how to conduct yourself in times of trouble to how to better appreciate the simple moments in your life. You´ll discover six broad themes that run through history´s most compelling stories: the unconquerable human spirit, youth and old age, romance and love, adventure and courage, laughter and irony, and patriotism. In exploring these themes within the context of these Great Books, you learn new ideas about both the works themselves and the broad scope of the human condition. If you haven´t read these Great Books before, the warmth of Professor Fears´s storytelling and his insightful approach to literature will have you heading to the library to learn more. And if you´ve already read these works, you´ll discover new themes and ideas that will help you get more out of them. Regardless of your previous familiarity with these works, you´ll come to understand why these masterpieces remain eternal testaments to the variety of human experience and the powerful ways in which literature can guide and inspire us. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: J. Rufus Fears. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tcco/000180/bk_tcco_000180_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
David Rosenfelt´s loyal followers of the Andy Carpenter series are familiar with Tara, the Golden Retriever sidekick. Many also got to know Tara from Dogtripping, David´s tales about becoming a slightly nutty dog rescuer and the dog that started it all. Here, finally, is a book all about the inspirational canine who taught David everything he knows. Well, he did know how to tie his shoes before he met and came to love Tara, but that´s about it. Through Tara, David learned about dating, about being able to share his emotions, and also about everyday stuff like who gets to use the pillow if several dogs are sleeping in your bed (clue: It´s not the human) and why random barking will never be something that can be eliminated. Lessons from Tara is infused with David´s trademark wry and self-deprecating sense of humor, and will move listeners to tears and laughter. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jeff Steitzer. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/live/000514/bk_live_000514_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In What Does Love Have to Do with It: Excruciating Lessons on My Path to Enlightenment, author Mary DeYon breaks free from society´s expectations concerning marriage, religion, beauty, and career to find happiness - according to her own terms. Join her on an inspirational journey of self-discovery as she overcomes her personal demons and finally learns to love herself. If you are ready to explore the life you´ve always wanted but have been too afraid to take the first steps, What Does Love Have to Do with It? can help you find the courage to venture on. The path will be filled with laughter, tears, and glorious moments of transformation, and, along the way, you´ll discover the person you were always meant to be. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Leigh Townes. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/040298/bk_acx0_040298_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Matt McAllester lost his mother, Ann, long before she died, as mental illness snatched the once-elegant woman away and destroyed his childhood. In this beautifully written memoir, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist chronicles the journey he took to forgiveness, which brought him straight to the place that evoked his happiest memories of his mother: the kitchen. Recounting the pleasures of his early days, culinary and otherwise, McAllester weaves an unforgettable tale of family, food, and love. At first, Matt McAllester’s childhood was idyllic, a time when his mother placed heavenly, delicious food at the center of a family life brimming with fun and laughter. Then came the terrible years, years when he had to watch helplessly as his warm, quick-witted mother succumbed to an illness that was never properly diagnosed or understood. Desperate to escape, he eventually found work as a foreign correspondent, hiding in the terrors and tragedies of other people as he traveled to the most dangerous places in the world, from Beirut to Baghdad. But nothing he saw on the battlefield prepared him for his mother’s death - and his own overwhelming grief. In the weeks and months that followed, Matt found himself poring over old family photos and letters, trying to reach out for the beautiful, caring woman who had now vanished for the second time. But as he looked anew at her long-cherished collection of cookbooks, it occurred to him that the best way to find her was through something they both loved: the food she had once lovingly prepared for him, food that introduced him to a thousand sources of joy - from spare ribs to the homemade strawberry ice cream that seemed in memory the very essence of happy times. With a reporter’s precision and a storyteller’s grace, McAllester guides us through a long season of grief - cooking, eating, and remembering - at the same time describing his and his wife’s efforts to conceive and nourish a child of the... 1. Language: English. Narrator: George Holmes. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/009473/bk_adbl_009473_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Comic Belief:Life´s Lessons With Laughter Dr. Charles Lowery