It's a New Beginning

How to Turn Setbacks Into Comebacks


Author: Willie Alfonso

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781511945387


Page: 118

View: 5883

Have you lost hope for a new beginning? If you believe your life is beyond saving-this book is for you. Willie Alfonso writes about his dramatic childhood story of growing up Brooklyn. He shares why he should be dead, dying of AIDS somewhere, or doing life in jail. His epic story with unbelievable comeback proportions will inspire the doubters, the skeptics, or anyone who has lost all hope for the future. Readers in It's A New Beginning will be be challenged by Willie's story to see: + Hope in the midst of devastating circumstances. + How to forgive the unforgivable + How even the worst setbacks can be turned into comebacks. Read one of the most powerful comeback stories of all time! Dig into It's A New Beginning: How to Turn Setbacks Into Comebacks to find hope for your new beginning. What are you waiting for? During my entire career as a New York Yankee, I have had the privilege of knowing Pastor Willie Alfonso. I am eternally grateful for the wisdom I received from him over the years. Now in his new book, the rest of the world can experience the life and the ministry of a man who has been such a blessing to me. I know a good closer when I see one. This book will close the old chapters in your life, and set you up for a new beginning. -Mariano Rivera, #42 Retired Relief Pitcher, New York Yankees Our backgrounds and stories sound very similar, but we have been placed in different arenas. It's A New Beginning: How to Turn Setbacks Into Comebacks captures the way God can take Willie Alfonso from a forgotten, broken child and turn him into a man that influences some of the biggest names in sports history. His story will encourage those who are experiencing setbacks, as well as spur on others to never give up on the ones with the tough exterior. -Nicky Cruz, Evangelist and Author Chaplain Willie Alfonso's story is nothing short of a miracle! Read it and you'll be inspired to a new level of faith. - Jim Cymbala, Senior Pastor, The Brooklyn Tabernacle

A New Beginning Love Blooms in Kentucky


Author: Sherryll "Carnline" Rule

Publisher: Page Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1683485122

Category: Fiction

Page: 374

View: 2682

A new beginning for both Black Moon and Lizzy awaits their future. Secrets of their past will be revealed, which will change their lives forever. Their struggles to be together will be filled with troubles, trials, and tribulations, which will finally end in long-awaited triumphs for the two. Their commitment of love and faith will prove that all things do work together for good if you love the Lord!

A New Beginning


Author: Amelia C. Adams

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781518659904


Page: 186

View: 5362

Handsome young heir Adam Brody sees nothing but possibilities in the sprawling old building he's just purchased. With a little hard work, he will transform it into a hotel to meet the needs of those traveling by railroad. Aunt Caroline believes he's lost his mind, but she agrees to help him give it a try.Left a widow with a small daughter, Elizabeth Caldwell must find work. When she sees an advertisement in the newspaper inquiring about cheerful young women to work in a hotel, she decides to apply. However, the hotel owner specifically requested single ladies, so she must hide her former marital status, and her child, if she wishes to get the job.With cloudy pasts to overcome, both Adam and Elizabeth want to believe in a bright future. Will they find the strength they need in each other, or will their differences keep them apart?

Once Life Matters

A New Beginning


Author: Marty Angelo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780961895440

Category: Evangelists

Page: 203

View: 8875

A New Beginning

Book 4 of the Lupton Saga


Author: Pat Dinda

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1493104918

Category: Fiction

Page: 422

View: 8536

A New Beginning continues with the life of Pat Lupton as he embarks on a new journey.He begins to head up a Rehab and Detox Clinic in Stowell, Texas and faces many challenges along the way. In addition to dealing with the wants and needs of clients who are detoxifying their system, there is someone trying to sabotage the operation. As he continues through the first year of operation, he becomes increasingly concerned about who the saboteur is and what hes going to do next.

A New Beginning


Author: Alyss Morgan

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

ISBN: 1434917819

Category: Fiction

Page: 84

View: 1984

It was the year 1773. Anne Spencer and her siblings set their foot in Boston during the latter years of American colonial era. They belong to one of the aristocratic families in England. However, after the death of their parents in a carriage accident, it was learned that their father incurred a considerable amount of debt, the payment of which left them penniless. As if the bad luck wasn’t enough, her fiancé broke their engagement, shattering Anne’s dream of having a good home with a good husband and wonderful children. They were forced to live in the slums of London and Anne and Tim hardly make ends meet. Coming to America was a way to start all over again. Anne had heard good things in the colony and was determined to give her two brothers and sister a good future. She had been raised well and was trained to manage the household and properties by her mother, qualities which she had shown in America where she immediately established a good name, being a hardworking barmaid. But that reputation will soon vanish when she refused the advances of an English officer, who in turn spread rumors that she was a woman of loose conduct. She lost her job and her dream until Theo, a man who had seen her real character, offered her marriage that would redeem her name and give her and her siblings a comfortable life. Theo had been a lonely man after the death of his wife. He was childless and was looking for an heir. The times had been frightful when the Americans demanded freedom from England. Amid those turbulent years, their love for each other strengthens, and their dream of raising children in a place where equality was of utmost importance came true.

A New Beginning

Book No. 7 of the Wolde Family Saga


Author: Bill Conner

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1493151509

Category: Fiction

Page: 738

View: 2424

PART ONE ---New York City Without a word, Nathan handed the cablegram to his son. Roy took it and walked away a few steps. He opened the envelope as he walked, dreading with every step, what he believed the cable would say; the Baron had died. The others watched quietly as he read, hardly breathing. The cable fell to the ground; Roy’s shoulders sagged, and he began to sob mightily. After a few minutes, he straightened his shoulders, shook himself like a wet dog, then turned to the others. “All right gentlemen, I assume you all read what grandfather said; Tell Roy to stay the course, and that is exactly what we’re going to do. Michael, where do we go from here?” “Offhand, Roy, I’d say Kentucky, but it’s your decision; except I don’t think you ought to be the one to go. How about you, Uncle Nathan?” “I think you’re right; Roy needs to stay right here and look after MacTavish Enterprises like he’s supposed to. I had planned to go wherever we went, if Roy did, but since he’ll staying here, I reckon I’ll go on to Virginia and rest a while. I guess that leaves you, Oliver.” “Uncle Robert felt I owed him something,” Oliver said, “if I intended to take my rightful place in the clan; so he asked me to be the head of this new MacTavish division in this country. He’d been told there was a lot of open land and few settlers out west, and that’s where I should go. Also, I‘d be able to pay for land with gold without too many questions. I agreed with that, and said I‘d do it. David is all eager to go, so I guess that’s what we’ll do.” PART TWO --- THE OLSENS It was late in the day, August Twenty-first, eighteen fifty-six, and a perfect evening for fishing. A nice cool breeze barely ruffled the leaves on the trees providing shade for a man sitting beneath them in a strange looking chair; ostensibly, trying to catch his supper. Oliver Olsen, once a sailor, now an adventurer; a banker; a farmer; a trader of livestock; a buyer of land; a builder; an entrepreneur extraordinaire; a man who wore many hats; was a man lost in retrospect. He found this happening more often lately, and if someone asked him why, would most likely answer, “I’m trying to figure out how it all came about.” Suddenly, he was aware someone was jerking on his arm. He looked around and saw it was his two year old grandson, David Junior. His mother, Penny, was standing right behind the boy. “Grandpa,” Penny said. “I don’t see any fish; you’ve been sleeping again, haven’t you?” “I suppose you could say that,” he replied, “either that, or someone’s been standing beside me telling that same old story again. It don’t get any better with the telling. I’d sure like to hear something from David, wouldn’t you? It’s been three months since we heard from him and the boys.”

Medicine Bow...a New Beginning


Author: Sally Campbell Repass

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1477284184

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 166

View: 1717

MEDICINE BOW... A NEW BEGINNING The beautiful, Dr. Miranda Sterling, moved to Medicine Bow, Wyoming, one year after the death of her husband, Mardi Carson. She was to become the town Veterinarian. Mardi had been the love of her life and she thought she would never be able to love again. She didn't know what God had in store for her. Each year the town had a 'WESTERN DAY' at the local community center. Her friend, Karen Heath, introduced her to some of the local people whom she hadn't met. First, there was Morgan, a Harley Davidson rider, who was irresistible with his boyish grin. Ethan, the Sheriff of Carbon County, with his charming ways made a big impression on Miranda. Last, there was Eli, the rancher, who had ridden in on a horse, just as if he was from the old west days. When Karen introduced them, he looked at her with cold eyes of steel. Who had hurt this man so badly to turn him into the cold man he was? Three men...each one so different from the other. Would they ever cross Miranda's path again?

A New Beginning


Author: Kevin Ryan

Publisher: Simon Spotlight Entertainment

ISBN: 9780689855207

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 238

View: 4057

As high school draws to a close for Max and the gang, they say their emotional goodbyes to Roswell and head toward the future, but their difficult experiences over the past three years pose little comparison to what lies ahead.

Each Day a New Beginning

Daily Meditations for Women


Author: Karen Casey

Publisher: Hazelden Publishing

ISBN: 9781592857616

Category: Self-Help

Page: 400

View: 4190

Each day holds its promise, and life's journey begins anew. Find inspiration and guidance for dealing with the challenges and new experiences of recovery in the writings in Each Day a New Beginning--from a woman who cares about others. Beloved author, Karen Casey, writes about self-esteem, friendships with other women, hope, attitudes about life and relationships, and more. Her words help bridge the gap between self and Higher Power, between loneliness and sharing the emotions of recovery. Each day's message begins with a quotation--from such exceptional women as Agatha Christie, Annie Dillard, Beverly Sills, Helen Keller, Maria Montessori, Adrienne Rich, Katharine Hepburn, Amelia Earhart, and many more--and ends with an affirmation, marshaling the feminine courage and spirit, wisdom and wit that make every day count. Almost three million recovering women turn to these meditations each day.

Praying for a Whole New World

Gospel Sermons for Advent/Christmas/Epiphany, Cycle C


Author: William G. Carter

Publisher: CSS Publishing

ISBN: 0788017284

Category: Religion

Page: 124

View: 1899

William G. Carter's sermons and articles have appeared in Journal for Preachers, Presbyterian Survey, Preaching, Lectionary Homiletics, The Christian Ministry, and Best Sermons 7. In 1999, he was selected to preach on The Protestant Hour. The senior pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, Carter is a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary who also serves on the seminary's board of trustees.

A New Beginning


Author: Summer Abdelmottlib

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781530127542


Page: 100

View: 8959

Summer Abdelmottlib was just an average girl who followed the crowd, wanted to fit in and be cool. She was a girl who was lost, confused and hurt on the inside. She disliked herself very much and found herself in total darkness with no light to hold on to."A New Beginning" is about Summer Abdelmottlib's journey traveling Europe for the first time. Although before her trip she brought along a journal with her that slowly became her best friend. Each day she would document her experiences and realizations. Each moment, each emotion, each discovery she documented in this journal. As each new country she visited she began to find herself more and more. She began to dig deeper into who she truly was. She fell in love with herself. She found herself. She experienced a beautiful spiritual awakening and with each discovery upon this spiritual journey she documented in this journal of hers.Poetry unleashed from her heart and her words of expression became deeper and deeper.So she came back home and realized that what she had gone through, what she had experienced the whole world needed to know. The whole wold needed to see. That "A New Beginning" may just be A New Beginning for you too.

Fit for Life: A New Beginning

The Ultimate Diet and Health Plan


Author: Harvey Diamond

Publisher: Kensington Books

ISBN: 0758263287

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 400

View: 7692

Backed by a new infomercial, this thoroughly revised and updated resource presents a simple, natural eating program for permanent weight loss and healthy living that, with a proper combination of foods, enhances the body's metabolic processes, reduces weight, lowers cholesterol and much more. Reprint.

Louise: A New Beginning


Author: Diana Nixon

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1365142051

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 1387

Life is not always easy. Especially when you are in love with the man whose life is so much different from yours. Power, money, respect – these are the things that a girl raised in an orphanage can only dream about. But sometimes, love is the only power that you need to get whatever you wish for... Louise Woods had always been a fighter. She had known since childhood that everything has a price. But freedom was the only thing that she could never have. Living in a world of lies and betrayal, will she sacrifice her love to become finally free? Or will she let her heart win? A new journey full of passion and forbidden dreams; it’s a new dance, it’s a new life. “We will start it all from the very beginning, from the very first kiss...”

A New Beginning

How Gastric Bypass Surgery Saved My Life — at the Age of 18


Author: Lee Joel Tiru

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 9781463464844

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 124

View: 4038

In A New Beginning, Lee Joel Tiru courageously opens his heart and mind to the emotional and physical challenges he faced as a morbidly obese youngster and teenager. While it is no longer uncommon for one to admit to being fat, it is quite rare for one to lay oneself open, so the reader can sense his heartache and desperation and share equally in his joys and triumphs. Lee Tiru knows whereof he speaks; he offers a textbook example of how to set a course for changing ones life and for reaching and exceeding powerful life goals. He does not beat the reader perhaps equally obese as he once was over the head to change, but lays out reasonable challenges nonetheless to leave the reader with hope that there is life beyond misery. His words are applicable to any of lifes difficulties: set a goal and persevere, always mindful of victory.

An Intentional Life

Musings of a Secular Monastic


Author: Andrew Fitz-Gibbon

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1479723703

Category: Religion

Page: 229

View: 1655

Author Andrew Fitz-Gibbon writes: These musings are something of a window on my spiritual and philosophical journey. The journey did not begin recently, nor does it end with the last of these reflections. These serve as but a glimpse into my personal odyssey. Though these reflections are not in any way polished philosophy nor systematic theology, the careful reader will be able to piece together what I think about metaphysics (what is the case), epistemology (how we know what we think we know), ethics (how we ought to live) and aesthetics (what is beautiful and why). I comment also on understandings of God, Christ, Christianity, the Buddha, Daoism, and interfaith dialogue.

Dixie Lullaby


Author: Mark Kemp

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781416590460

Category: Music

Page: 320

View: 7980

Rock & roll has transformed American culture more profoundly than any other art form. During the 1960s, it defined a generation of young people as political and social idealists, helped end the Vietnam War, and ushered in the sexual revolution. In Dixie Lullaby, veteran music journalist Mark Kemp shows that rock also renewed the identity of a generation of white southerners who came of age in the decade after segregation -- the heyday of disco, Jimmy Carter, and Saturday Night Live. Growing up in North Carolina in the 1970s, Kemp experienced pain, confusion, and shame as a result of the South's residual civil rights battles. His elementary school was integrated in 1968, the year Kemp reached third grade; his aunts, uncles, and grandparents held outdated racist views that were typical of the time; his parents, however, believed blacks should be extended the same treatment as whites, but also counseled their children to respect their elder relatives. "I loved the land that surrounded me but hated the history that haunted that land," Kemp writes. When rock music, specifically southern rock, entered his life, he began to see a new way to identify himself, beyond the legacy of racism and stereotypes of southern small-mindedness that had marked his early childhood. Well into adulthood Kemp struggled with the self-loathing familiar to many white southerners. But the seeds of forgiveness were planted in adolescence when he first heard Duane Allman and Ronnie Van Zant pour their feelings into their songs. In the tradition of music historians such as Nick Tosches and Peter Guralnick, Kemp masterfully blends into his narrative the stories of southern rock bands --from heavy hitters such as the Allman Brothers Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and R.E.M. to influential but less-known groups such as Drive-By Truckers -- as well as the personal experiences of their fans. In dozens of interviews, he charts the course of southern rock & roll. Before civil rights, the popular music of the South was a small, often racially integrated world, but after Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, black musicians struck out on their own. Their white counterparts were left to their own devices, and thus southern rock was born: a mix of popular southern styles that arose when predominantly white rockers combined rural folk, country, and rockabilly with the blues and jazz of African-American culture. This down-home, flannel-wearing, ass-kicking brand of rock took the nation by storm in the 1970s. The music gave southern kids who emulated these musicians a newfound voice. Kemp and his peers now had something they could be proud of: southern rock united them and gave them a new identity that went beyond outside perceptions of the South as one big racist backwater. Kemp offers a lyrical, thought-provoking, searingly intimate, and utterly original journey through the South of the 1960s, '70s, '80s, and '90s, viewed through the prism of rock & roll. With brilliant insight, he reveals the curative and unifying impact of rock on southerners who came of age under its influence in the chaotic years following desegregation. Dixie Lullaby fairly resonates with redemption.