The Traveler s Gift

The Traveler s Gift
Author: Andy Andrews
Publsiher: Thomas Nelson
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2005-04-30
Genre: Self-Help
ISBN: 9781418568368

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*Coming Soon the Continuation of David Ponder’s Story in The Traveler’s Summit* What makes the difference between failure and success? A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Publisher’s Weekly bestseller, The Traveler’s Gift offered a modern-day parable of one man’s choices. Only a few months ago, David Ponder was a successful executive. Now he’s a desperate man. In times of great uncertainty, we need divine wisdom. Many of the greatest minds in history overcame personal struggles and adversity, and they emerged the stronger for it. What guidance would iconic heroes, such as Abraham Lincoln, King Solomon, and Anne Frank, give us today in our ever-changing climate of world events? Join David Ponder in The Traveler’s Summit on his incredible journey to discover the Seven Decisions for Success that can turn any life around, no matter how hopeless a situation may seem. The Traveler’s Gift became required reading for some of America’s high schools and a “life skills” tool for members of several college sports teams as well as some MLB and NFL franchises. Discover with David Ponder that attitude makes the difference between success and failure.

The Young Traveler s Gift

The Young Traveler s Gift
Author: Andy Andrews
Publsiher: Thomas Nelson
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2004-05-11
Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
ISBN: 9781418553050

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Before David Ponder ever visited Truman in The Traveler's Gift, Michael Holder began his journey as the last young traveler to receive the unique gifts of wisdom offered by historical greats. In his senior year of high school, Michael hits rock bottom. Having been caught in the wrong place at the wrong time, he has now been suspended from the track team and lost his college scholarship. His coach is angry, his parents are disappointed, and he's diving headfirst into a downward spiral. Facing the bleak future ahead, he sees no way out and wonders if life is really worth living. But with some divine intervention, he's given a second chance when he's offered a once-in-a-lifetime journey of discovery. Rewritten to engage the minds of teens and tweens, The Young Traveler's Gift is sure to encourage and enlighten young men and women as they prepare to face the journeys that lie ahead.

The Young Traveler s Gift

The Young Traveler s Gift
Author: Andy Andrews,Amy Parker
Publsiher: Thomas Nelson
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2004
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN: 140030427X

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Before David Ponder ever visited Truman in "The Traveler's Gift," Michael Holder began his journey as the last young traveler to receive the unique gifts of wisdom offered by historical greats. Rewritten to engage the minds of teens and tweens, "The Young Traveler's Gift" encourages and enlightens young adults as they prepare to face the journeys that lie ahead.

The Traveler s Gift

The Traveler s Gift
Author: Danielle Davison
Publsiher: Page Street Kids
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2019-10-08
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 1624147658

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Liam loved his father’s stories of life at sea. But one day, his father’s ship doesn’t return, and Liam’s love of stories fades. Then the Traveler, a mysterious old man who spins stories with a magical beard like a tapestry, arrives, reminding Liam of his father. They embark on the Traveler’s final voyage together, and before the journey ends, the Traveler passes on his magical gift to Liam. Woven with themes of loss, discovery, and friendship, this poignant tale captures the unexpected magic of shared stories and refound hope.

Mastering the Seven Decisions That Determine Personal Success

Mastering the Seven Decisions That Determine Personal Success
Author: Andy Andrews
Publsiher: Thomas Nelson
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2008-04-15
Genre: Self-Help
ISBN: 9781418536404

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Mastering the Seven Decisions guides readers to a profound understanding of how to fully integrate seven life-changing Decisions into their daily lives. The Responsible Decision: The buck stops here. I accept responsibility for my past. I am responsible for my success. I will not let my history control my destiny. The Guided Decision: I will seek wisdom. The Active Decision: I am a person of action. The Certain Decision: I have a decided heart. Criticism, condemnation, and complaint have no power over me. The Joyful Decision: Today I will choose to be happy. The Compassionate Decision: I will greet this day with a forgiving spirit. The Persistent Decision: I will persist without exception.

The Noticer

The Noticer
Author: Andy Andrews
Publsiher: Thomas Nelson
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2011-04-10
Genre: Self-Help
ISBN: 9781418574567

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A New York Times Bestseller Your chance to regroup, take a breath, and begin your life again awaits in the simple wisdom and heartwarming story of a man named Jones. Orange Beach, Alabama, is a simple town filled with simple people. But like all humans on the planet, the good folks of Orange Beach have their share of problems—marriages teetering on the brink of divorce, young adults giving up on life, business people on the verge of bankruptcy, as well as the many other obstacles that life seems to dish out to the masses. Fortunately, when things look the darkest, a mysterious man named Jones has a miraculous way of showing up. Communicating what he calls “a little perspective,” he explains that he has been given a gift of noticing things that others miss. “Your time on this earth is a gift to be used wisely,” he says. “Don’t squander your words or your thoughts. Consider even the simplest action you take, for your lives matter beyond measure…and they matter forever.” The Noticer will provide you with: A better understanding of life’s challenges and proper perspective for tackling them. Practical yet powerful methods of motivation, encouragement, and resolve for those who have been dealt “the bad hand.” A fresh and insightful perspective on how people can change their view of the world, find strength, and move beyond their problems. The story of Jones continues in The Noticer Returns, available now and Just Jones, releasing September 8th, 2020.

The Traveler s Summit

The Traveler s Summit
Author: Andy Andrews
Publsiher: Thomas Nelson
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2018-06-12
Genre: Self-Help
ISBN: 9780785220060

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The Traveler’s Summit explores the historically proven principles that have guided our greatest leaders for centuries, and how we might restore these principles in our own lives…before it’s too late. Dave Ponder is back, and this time, the fate of civilization may be in his hands. Centuries of greed, pride, and hate have sent humankind hurtling toward disaster, far from our original purpose. There is only one solution that can reset the compass and right the ship, and that answer is only two words. With time running out, it’s up to David Ponder and a cast of history’s best and brightest minds to uncover this solution before it is too late. The catch? They are allowed only five tries to solve the ominous challenge. Readers first encountered David Ponder in the New York Times bestseller The Traveler’s Gift. Now, in The Traveler’s Summit, Andrews combines a riveting narrative with astounding history to show us the one thing we must do when we don’t know what to do. Released in a previous edition as The Final Summit.

The Heart Mender

The Heart Mender
Author: Andy Andrews
Publsiher: Thomas Nelson Inc
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2011-04-12
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780785232292

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A unique blend of historical fact and engaging fiction showing the power of forgiveness. While digging up a withering wax myrtle tree beside his waterfront home on the Gulf coast, author Andy Andrews unearths a rusted metal container filled with Nazi artifacts and begins an intriguing investigation that unlocks an unspoken past that took place in his backyard . . . literally. In 1942, as the country gears up for a full-scale commitment to WWII, German subs are dispatched to the Gulf of Mexico to sink U.S. vessels carrying goods and fuel. While taking a late-night walk, Helen Mason-widowed by war-discovers the near-lifeless body of a German sailor. Enraged at the site of Josef Landermann's uniform, Helen is prepared to leave him to die when an unusual phrase, faintly uttered, changes her mind. Set in a period simmering with anger and suspicion The Heart Mender offers the very real chronicle of a small town preparing itself for the worst the world has to offer. As cargo from torpedoed ships begins to wash up on the beach, Josef and Helen must reconcile their pasts to create a future. Blending his unique style of historical accuracy with unparalleled storytelling, New York Times best-selling author Andy Andrews offers a tale of war, faith, and forgiveness illuminating the one principle that frees the human spirit. Previously released as Island of Saints, this new edition includes a reader's guide and a "Where Are They Now?" update on the real-life characters.

The Lost Choice

The Lost Choice
Author: Andy Andrews
Publsiher: Thomas Nelson
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2004-06-22
Genre: Self-Help
ISBN: 9781418536398

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. A work of both scholarship and imagination. The Lost Choice is a legend of personal discovery—a reminder of the opportunities we each are given. When a young boy finds a mysterious object in the creek near his home, it starts a series of events that could change the world—again. Many search for the ancient relic's secret, but few find its truer purpose. What choices will each make—or lose?

The Boy Who Changed the World

The Boy Who Changed the World
Author: Andy Andrews
Publsiher: Thomas Nelson
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2010-08-29
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN: 9781418562519

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Did you know that what you do today can change the world forever? The Boy Who Changed the World opens with a young Norman Borlaug playing in his family’s cornfields with his sisters. One day, Norman would grow up and use his knowledge of agriculture to save the lives of two billion people. Two billion! Norman changed the world! Or was it Henry Wallace who changed the world? Or maybe it was George Washington Carver? This engaging story reveals the incredible truth that everything we do matters! Based on The Butterfly Effect, Andy’s timeless tale shows children that even the smallest of our actions can affect all of humanity. The book is beautifully illustrated and shares the stories of Nobel Laureate Norman Borlaug, Vice President Henry Wallace, Inventor George Washington Carver, and Farmer Moses Carver. Through the stories of each, a different butterfly will appear. The book will end with a flourish of butterflies and a charge to the child that they, too, can be the boy or girl who changes the world.

Baseball Boys and Bad Words

Baseball  Boys  and Bad Words
Author: Andy Andrews
Publsiher: Thomas Nelson
Total Pages: 64
Release: 2013-06-19
Genre: Humor
ISBN: 9781400324262

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Baseball, Boys, and Bad Words reveals the hilarity and magic of Little League baseball. Often called “the funniest tale ever told,” this story will have you laughing until you cry, while warming your soul, reminding you of childhood and a simpler time. In 1970, eleven-year-old Andy Andrews and a group of friends began a Little League season they would never forget. All the usual ingredients were there—well-worn gloves, freshly cut grass, and new uniforms. But the addition of a coach who was “new to the area” is what made this season truly unforgettable for young Andy. Baseball fans and both current and former Little Leaguers will love the funny story, the age-old baseball wisdom quoted from some of the game’s greatest players, and the vintage baseball photography.

Return to Sawyerton Springs EasyRead Large Bold Edition

Return to Sawyerton Springs  EasyRead Large Bold Edition
Author: Andy Andrews
Publsiher: ReadHowYouWant.com
Total Pages: 328
Release: 2009-10-06
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 9781458725998

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The enchanting town of Sawyerton Springs does exist. New York Times best-selling author Andy Andrews has found it in the hearts of those who long to take a deep breath, relax, and take the time to find the humor and meaning in everyday life. There's a little bit of this small town in all of us - a place apart, ''behind the times,'' inhabited by a cast of characters we seem to have known for years. The sounds, smells, colors, and textures of Sawyerton Springs are within you - an instinctive, almost mystical longing for a simpler time. In Sawyerton Springs, everyday occurrences are assigned a calm purpose. The town has no lawyers - it doesn't need any. The local paper comes out weekly, and everyone already knows what it says. Email, the Internet, computers, faxes, cell phones, microwaves, cappuccinos, call waiting, and caller ID don't exist here. The town has no traffic lights - there aren't enough cars to warrant any. This is a story that reflects upon the seemingly ordinary parts of our everyday lives - and how they are actually extraordinary parts of something much greater. Savor the time you spend in Sawyerton Springs. You might just find another hometown you want to claim as your own!

The Traveler s Gift Journal

The Traveler s Gift Journal
Author: Andy Andrews
Publsiher: Thomas Nelson Publishers
Total Pages: 197
Release: 2011-01-03
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 1404174990

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This thought-provoking guided journal helps readers of all ages toreach their full potential using seven simple keys to success. David Ponder lost his job, his confidence, and his will to live. Andjust when it seemed that things couldn't get worse, they did-something most ofus can relate to at some point in our life. But a divine adventure leads toencounters with seven of history's most inspirational characters-such as AnneFrank, Abraham Lincoln, and Christopher Columbus-leaving a glimpse of life'sbigger picture and seven keys with which to confront the future with success.Now in guided journal format, you too can take a closer look at theseinvaluable revelations for reaching your full potential, no matter thecircumstances.

House of Blades

House of Blades
Author: Will Wight
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 282
Release: 2013-07
Genre: Good vs evil
ISBN: 0989671704

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Simon can only watch, helpless, as his family is killed and his friends captured by enemy Travelers-men and women who can summon mystical powers from otherworldly Territories. To top it off, another young man from Simon's village discovers that he's a savior prophesied to destroy evil and save the realm.Prophecy has nothing to say about Simon. He has no special powers, no magical weapons, and no guarantee that he'll survive. But he sets off anyway, alone, to gain the power he needs to oppose the Travelers and topple their ruthless Overlord. It may not be his destiny, but Simon's determined to rescue his fellow villagers from certain death.Because who cares about prophecy, really?

Socks for Christmas

Socks for Christmas
Author: Andy Andrews
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 72
Release: 2005-09-27
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781418579227

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This touching, funny, heartwarming and true story will become an instant Christmas Classic. In the late sixties, New York Times bestselling author Andy Andrews thought he was having a very good Christmas. He got the Incredible Edible Machine and the G.I. Joe he asked for. He even got a white belt. He also got socks from his Aunt Jane--unarguably a very lousy Christmas gift. How could he know that those lousy socks would change Christmas and him forever. Includes a CD with the author's performance of Socks.