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Difficult People: A Gateway to EnlightenmentFor most of us, difficult people are the bane of our existence. They annoy us, they throw us off balance, they test our patience, and―to one degree or another―they provoke reactions that are decidedly unhealthy. But it is also true that difficult people (DPs) mirror our own dysfunctional mental states and provide us with wonderful opportunities to understand ourselves, heal ourselves, and learn to live in the moment. Lisette Larkins realized the positive aspect of dealing with difficult peop…

Foolproofing Your Life: How to Deal Effectively with the Impossible People in Your LifeThe world is filled with difficult people. It is impossible to avoid them. (You may have one, in particular, in your life right now.) In dealing with such people, we often try a number of coping strategies. Unfortunately, our best attempts at making peace often fail. This is because the difficult people in our lives are often what the Bible calls “fools.” And dealing with fools requires a special kind of biblical wisdom. You’ve tried everything–from confrontation to passivity. You’ve found out…

Difficult People: A Gateway to Enlightenment Paperback – June 1, 2011The world is filled with difficult people. It is impossible to avoid them. (You may have one, in particular, in your life right now.) In dealing with such people, we often try a number of coping strategies. Unfortunately, our best attempts at making peace often fail. This is because the difficult people in our lives are often what the Bible calls “fools.” And dealing with fools requires a special kind of biblical wisdom. You’ve tried everything–from confrontation to passivity. You’ve found out…

The Seventh Most Important ThingShelley Pearsall’s story of anger and art, loss and redemption, is a transformative read that will appeal to fans of Lisa Graff’s Lost in the Sun and Vince Vawter’s Paperboy.One kid. One crime. One chance to make things right.It was a bitterly cold day when Arthur T. Owens grabbed a brick and hurled it at the trash picker. Arthur had his reasons, and the brick hit the Junk Man in the arm, not the head. But none of that matters to the judge—he is ready to send Arthur to juvie for the foreseeabl…

Great JoyIn her first picture book, America’s beloved storyteller Kate DiCamilloreunites with Bagram Ibatoulline to offer readers an unforgettable holiday gift.It is just before Christmas when an organ grinder and monkey appear onthe street corner outside Frances’s apartment. Frances can see them fromher window and, sometimes, when it’s quiet, she can hear their music. In fact, Frances can’t stop thinking about them, especially after she sees the man and his monkey sleeping outside on the cold st…