The Second Collection: For Everything That Really Matters

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Now comes a second collection of Lists to Live By compiled by three popular authors. Offering more wisdom for successful living, with topics such as family, health, contentment, love, friendship, faith, parenting… in short, “everything that really matters.” It organizes life’s lessons and important things to remember into a “simple checklist”. These lists can be shared with others, or used to motivate and steer us forward in uncertain times. Readers devoured the first Lists to Live By, with its to-the-point ...
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Overview

Now comes a second collection of Lists to Live By compiled by three popular authors. Offering more wisdom for successful living, with topics such as family, health, contentment, love, friendship, faith, parenting… in short, “everything that really matters.” It organizes life’s lessons and important things to remember into a “simple checklist”. These lists can be shared with others, or used to motivate and steer us forward in uncertain times. Readers devoured the first Lists to Live By, with its to-the-point inspirational insights. Speakers, parents, group leaders, teachers—and just about everyone else—will treasure the sequel as well!

Practical Wisdom for the Crossroads of Your Life

Whether you need a moment’s inspiration, practical advice, guidance through a dilemma, or wisdom for a key decision, you’ll find help in the powerful, simple truths of this book.

Sometimes tender, sometimes entertaining, and always inspiring, this powerful second collection is a treasure-house of timeless truths to guide you along life’s path. In twelve key areas of life, you’ll enjoy dozens of quick-to-read, easy-to-apply lists to live by that will help make your life easier…richer…more focused…and wiser.

“Humorous, often thought-provoking, and always practical and inspiring.” --Nancy Stafford, actress/author

“Read it, use it, share it, live by it.” --Ken Wales, executive producer, CBS television series Christy, author/speaker

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590524336
  • Publisher: The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 10/1/2004
  • Series: Lists to Live By Series
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 1,511,167
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Alice Gray

Alice Gray is an inspirational conference speaker and the creator and compiler of the bestselling Stories for the Heart book series, with over 7 million in print. She and her husband, Al, live in Arizona.

Dr. Steve Stephens

Steve Stephens is a licensed psychologist, marriage and family therapist, seminar speaker, and author of twelve books. He lives with his wife, Tami, and three children in Clackamas, Oregon.

John Van Diest

John Van Diest has been a book publisher for more than twenty-five years and has traveled the world as an advocate for Christian literature. He lives with his wife, Pat, in Oregon.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: People love lists 9
1 Success: Growing through learning and creativity 11
2 Stepping Forward: Changing through the seasons of life 33
3 Virtue: Marks of character and quality 57
4 Friendship: A heart for others 81
5 Health: A long and satisfying life 107
6 Contentment: Finding peace and fulfillment 129
7 Marriage and Romance: Experiencing the best 151
8 Home and Finances: Managing your nest and your nest egg 179
9 Teens: Shaping the future 205
10 Family Life: Learning and caring together 227
11 Family Love: Bonding together 255
12 Wisdom: Learning from the experience of others 277
Acknowledgments 307
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