With My Eyes Wide Open

With My Eyes Wide Open
Author: Brian "Head" Welch
Release: 2016-05-17
Editor: Thomas Nelson
Pages: 254
ISBN: 9780718030612
Language: en
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He left KoRn to help himself. He went back to help others. And along the way, he nearly lost everything. A life-changing spiritual awakening freed Brian “Head” Welch from a stranglehold of drugs and alcohol and prompted him to leave the highly successful nu-metal band KoRn in 2005. What followed was a decade-long trial by fire, from the perils of fathering a teen lost in depression and self-mutilation to the harsh realities of playing solo and surviving the shattering betrayal of a trusted friend. In this intensely inspiring redemption saga, perhaps most inspiring is Brian’s radical decision to rejoin KoRn and reconcile with the tribe of people he once considered family in the metal music scene. Brian returned to his musical roots with a clear head and a devoted heart. Though his story is wild, hilarious, and deeply poignant, the message is simple: God will love you into the freedom of being yourself, as long as you keep the relationship going and never, ever quit.

Eyes Wide Open

Eyes Wide Open
Author: Isaac Lidsky
Release: 2017-03-14
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781101993316
Language: en
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In this New York Times bestseller, Isaac Lidsky draws on his experience of achieving immense success, joy, and fulfillment while losing his sight to a blinding disease to show us that it isn’t external circumstances, but how we perceive and respond to them, that governs our reality. Fear has a tendency to give us tunnel vision—we fill the unknown with our worst imaginings and cling to what’s familiar. But when confronted with new challenges, we need to think more broadly and adapt. When Isaac Lidsky learned that he was beginning to go blind at age thirteen, eventually losing his sight entirely by the time he was twenty-five, he initially thought that blindness would mean an end to his early success and his hopes for the future. Paradoxically, losing his sight gave him the vision to take responsibility for his reality and thrive. Lidsky graduated from Harvard College at age nineteen, served as a Supreme Court law clerk, fathered four children, and turned a failing construction subcontractor into a highly profitable business. Whether we’re blind or not, our vision is limited by our past experiences, biases, and emotions. Lidsky shows us how we can overcome paralyzing fears, avoid falling prey to our own assumptions and faulty leaps of logic, silence our inner critic, harness our strength, and live with open hearts and minds. In sharing his hard-won insights, Lidsky shows us how we too can confront life's trials with initiative, humor, and grace.

Dreaming with My Eyes Wide Open

Dreaming with My Eyes Wide Open
Author: Mary J. Williams
Release: 2016-03-17
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 326
ISBN: 0996814264
Language: en
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Hollywood is a cutthroat town. Nobody knows that better than the Landis brothers. It's time for them to step out of their parents' shadow. IT'S TIME FOR THEM TO BECOME LEGENDS. NATE LANDIS likes being the anonymous Landis brother. He's a stuntman. Period. So why is someone trying to kill him? Paige Chamberlain prefers to do things on her own. She hates asking, but Nate Landis is the only one who can help The heat is instantaneous. So is the danger that follows Nate to Montana. Can he keep Paige safe? Can she protect her heart from a notorious heartbreaker? Their lives aren't the only things on the line. The real danger is to their hearts. No matter what, they will be DREAMING WITH THEIR EYES WIDE OPEN

Dreaming with Your Eyes Wide Open

Dreaming with Your Eyes Wide Open
Author: Eleanor Newhouse Graves
Release: 2011-06-01
Editor: Xulon Press
Pages: 244
ISBN: 9781619968974
Language: en
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How would you describe your life? Living 9 to 5? Stuck on pause? Waiting for retirement to really enjoy life?What happened to those childhood dreams? In DREAMING WITH YOUR EYES WIDE OPEN, Eleanor Graves challenges you to realize that everyone has at least one dream. We are not taught how to make that dream become reality. Through seven simple, biblically-based principles, the reader learns how to make their dreams come true. These principles and resulting processes are universal and practical. They are perception, purpose, partnership, possession, perseverance, positive spirit and power beyond yourself.To reinforce this concept, there are real-life stories of historical figures, people living today and the author, herself. The common thread of these principles is woven throughout each story. Infused throughout are enriching quotations and affirmations.This book is clear, concise and easy to read. You will be informed, illumined and inspired. Eleanor Newhouse Graves, B.S. M.Ed.Eleanor, the widow of Bishop Michael Lee Graves, is a consultant, counselor, therapist, writer, college professor, diversity trainer, and motivational speaker. She is presently President and CEO of the Graves Foundation, an organization dedicated to improving the educational and health opportunities of underserved children and youth in the world's hardest places. Her husband is the founding pastor of the Temple Church in Nashville, Tennessee, a thriving congregation of more than 4,000 people with over 50 ministries. He was the consummate preacher and visionary. This book is based on his sermons of help and hope. He inspired, encouraged and enabled many people to open their eyes to the possibilities and their own potential.They are the parents of four adults, Michael Lee Graves II, Ayanna Graves Moore, Ariel Graves and Dana Guest and grandparents to Preston, Ravyn and Michayla Moore.

Praying with My Eyes Wide Open

Praying with My Eyes Wide Open
Author: Jerold E. Beeve
Release: 2012-01-01
Editor: Review and Herald Pub Assoc
Pages: 154
ISBN: 9780828026420
Language: en
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Dr. Jerold Beeve hadn't uttered a serious prayer for more than 20 years. But when an anniversary vacation to Fiji turned into a long-term mission project, that all changed. A highly experienced ophthalmologist, Dr. Beeve was horrified by the lack of eye care in Fiji that allowed many even children to become unnecessarily blind. He and his wife, Dorothy, immediately made plans set up a clinic on the island. But how could they afford all the additional equipment and its transportation? Could they rely on the IRS to approve their 501(c)3 request at the last minute? And would the United States ambassador to Fiji ever answer his phone? Just when Dr. Beeve began to question his calling, he decided to pray. Within days everything fell into place with perfect precision. That was only the beginning. When the irreplaceable instrument needed for surgery broke, when an emergency caused siblings Beni and Sally to require prompt attention in the States, when Dorothy lay hours away from death th

Eyes Wide Open

Eyes Wide Open
Author: Andrew Gross
Release: 2011-07-12
Editor: Harper Collins
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9780062092427
Language: en
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“Gross is a top-notch thriller writer.” —Chicago Sun-Times “Andrew Gross knows how to make your skin crawl. Eyes Wide Open should be read with the door shut and the lights on; a truly terrifying descent into evil.” —Nelson DeMille New York Times bestselling author Andrew Gross solidifies his position as one of today’s very best suspense authors with Eyes Wide Open. Joining his previous bestsellers The Blue Zone, The Dark Tide, Don’t Look Twice, and Reckless, Eyes Wide Open is another brilliant example of the contemporary thriller done absolutely right. In this relentlessly exciting page-turner, a man must investigate a shattering personal tragedy that is somehow connected with a charismatic cult leader from the ‘60s. James Patterson, Harlan Coben, David Baldacci, John Grisham, Jonathan Kellerman, Jeffery Deaver, Lisa Gardner, Nelson DeMille, Tess Gerritsen—Andrew Gross stands tall in their elite company.

Eyes Wide Open

Eyes Wide Open
Author: Raine Miller
Release: 2013-08-20
Editor: Atria Books
Pages: 352
ISBN: 1476735603
Language: en
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Following Naked and All In, in the third part in the Blackstone Affair series Brynne and Ethan find their life together riddled with conflict. Big surprises are on the horizon for Ethan and Brynne as they struggle to adjust to what life has thrown at them. Demons from the past are threatening to destroy the passionate bond they’ve forged despite their vow that nothing will ever keep them apart. A truly devastating loss coupled with the promise of a new hope opens their eyes to what is most important, but is it possible for the lovers to move on from the painful histories that continue to haunt them? Still lurking in the shadows is a stalker, plotting evil amidst the distraction of the London Olympic Games. Brynne and Ethan are on the cusp of losing everything as the stakes rise. Will they yield to circumstances beyond their control or will they give every ounce of fight they have left to save each other and win the ultimate prize of a life together? Eyes Wide Open is a passion-wrought story that shows us what pure love can achieve when tested, and what the heart can accomplish, despite danger and adversity.

Praying with Eyes Wide Open

Praying with Eyes Wide Open
Author: Sherry Harney,Kevin G. Harney
Release: 2017-06-06
Editor: Baker Books
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781493408597
Language: en
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Often we view prayer as an activity reserved for a certain time, in a certain place, offered in a specific way. But Scripture encourages us to pray continually. This exhortation is an opportunity for prayer to permeate every aspect of our lives--when we're alone or in a crowd, when it's quiet and when it's chaotic, when we feel like it and when we don't. Praying with Eyes Wide Open shows us how to make continuous prayer a natural part of our lives rather than something on our daily spiritual checklist. It helps us encounter God in new ways as we learn to - open our eyes to see his presence and the world around us - open our ears to hear his voice - open our hearts to experience freedom and power as we pray - and open our lives as we pray for and with others Anyone desiring a richer, more transformative prayer life will welcome this fresh take on conversing with our Creator.

Serving with Eyes Wide Open

Serving with Eyes Wide Open
Author: David A. Livermore
Release: 2012-12-01
Editor: Baker Books
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781441241139
Language: en
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Short-term mission trips are great ways to impact the kingdom. Yet they can lack effectiveness because of mistakes or naiveté on the part of participants. In this insightful and timely book, David A. Livermore calls us to serve with our eyes open to global and cultural realities so we can become more effective cross-cultural ministers. Serving with Eyes Wide Open is a must-have book for anyone doing a short-term mission or service project, whether domestic or overseas. Foreword by Paul Borthwick.

Eyes Wide Open

Eyes Wide Open
Author: Jud Wilhite
Release: 2009-04-14
Editor: Multnomah
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781601422439
Language: en
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I had it all backwards. The main thing was not my love for God, but his love for me. And from that love I respond to God as one deeply flawed, yet loved. I’m not looking to prove my worth. I’m not searching for acceptance. I’m living out of the worth God already declares I have. I’m embracing his view of me and in the process discovering the person he created me to be. In Eyes Wide Open, Jud Wilhite invites you to discover the real you. Not the you who pretends to be perfect to satisfy everyone’s expectations. Not the you who always feels guilty before God. Not the you who secretly feels God forgives everyone else but only tolerates you. Not the you who looks in the mirror and sees a failure. The real you, loved and forgiven by God, living out of your identity in Christ. A travel guide through real spirituality from one incomplete person to another, Eyes Wide Open is a book of stories about following God in the messes of life, about broken pasts and our lifelong need for grace. It is a book about seeing ourselves and God with new eyes–eyes wide open to a God of love.

Eyes Wide Open

Eyes Wide Open
Author: Paul Fleischman
Release: 2014-09-23
Editor: Candlewick Press
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9780763674076
Language: en
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Paul Fleischman offers teens an environmental wake-up call and a tool kit for decoding the barrage of conflicting information confronting them. We're living in an Ah-Ha moment. Take 250 years of human ingenuity. Add abundant fossil fuels. The result: a population and lifestyle never before seen. The downsides weren't visible for centuries, but now they are. Suddenly everything needs rethinking – suburbs, cars, fast food, cheap prices. It's a changed world. This book explains it. Not with isolated facts, but the principles driving attitudes and events, from vested interests to denial to big-country syndrome. Because money is as important as molecules in the environment, science is joined with politics, history, and psychology to provide the briefing needed to comprehend the 21st century. Extensive back matter, including a glossary, bibliography, and index, as well as numerous references to websites, provides further resources.

I Can Read With My Eyes Shut

I Can Read With My Eyes Shut
Author: Dr. Seuss
Release: 2013-10-22
Editor: RH Childrens Books
Pages: 48
ISBN: 9780385373562
Language: en
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Read up a storm with Dr. Seuss and the Cat in the Hat–plus his friend Young Cat! The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. The Cat in the Hat can read in purple and in brown, in a circle and even upside down! Can he teach Young Cat to do the same? A perfect stepping stone for emerging readers to show off their skills, this book will show kids all the wonderful ways and wonderful things you can read. Originally created by Dr. Seuss himself, Beginner Books are fun, funny, and easy to read. These unjacketed hardcover early readers encourage children to read all on their own, using simple words and illustrations. Smaller than the classic large format Seuss picture books like The Lorax and Oh, The Places You’ll Go!, these portable packages are perfect for practicing readers ages 3-7, and lucky parents too!

Eyes Wide Open

Eyes Wide Open
Author: Gary Chapman,Brienne Murk
Release: 2011-08-16
Editor: ReadHowYouWant.com
Pages: 186
ISBN: 9781459625297
Language: en
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In our postmodern world, we are so driven by our emotions that in ''living for the moment'' we've forgotten to guard our most precious treasure - our hearts. Young people may not realize it, but acts that appear innocent - such as e - mail and instant messages - can entangle our emotions and lead the heart to places it should not go. Most people give their hearts away long before they give their bodies away, so it is imperative that young people learn the importance of emotional purity, how to avoid the steps that too often lead to a physical downfall and how to live pure lives. Like talking to a big sister who's gone before them, reading Eyes Wide Open will give young people the necessary keys for making decisions about purity, love and romance. She also shows them how to acquire a thirst for purity as they realize it is not just another rule, but a path that leads to a dimension of deep and fresh living where they can truly thrive.

Eyes Wide Open

Eyes Wide Open
Author: William D. Romanowski
Release: 2007-02-01
Editor: Brazos Press
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781441200808
Language: en
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Grounded in Christian principles, this accessible and engaging book offers an informed and fascinating approach to popular culture. William D. Romanowski provides affectionate yet astute analysis of familiar, well-loved movies and television characters from Indiana Jones to Homer Simpson, and he speaks with historical depth and expertise on films from Casablanca to Crash and music from Bruce Springsteen to U2. Romanowski's confessional approach affirms a role for popular culture in faithful living. Practical, analytical approaches to content, meaning, and artistic style offer the tools to participate responsibly and imaginatively in popular cultural activities. An engaging read, this new edition introduces students and thoughtful readers to popular culture--one of the most influential forces in contemporary society.

Eyes Wide Open

Eyes Wide Open
Author: Noreena Hertz
Release: 2013-09-24
Editor: Harper Collins
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9780062268631
Language: en
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Eyes Wide Open: How to Make Smart Decisions in a Confusing World is Noreena Hertz’s practical, cutting-edge guide to help you cut through the data deluge and make smarter and better choices, based on her highly popular TED talk. In this eye-opening handbook, the internationally noted speaker, economics expert, and bestselling author of IOU: The Debt Threat and Silent Takeover reveals the extent to which the biggest decisions in our lives are often made on the basis of flawed information, weak assumptions, corrupted data, insufficient scrutiny of others, and a lack of self-knowledge. To avert such disasters, Hertz persuasively argues, we need to become empowered decision-makers, capable of making high-stakes choices and holding accountable those who advise us. In Eyes Wide Open, she weaves together scientific research with real-world examples from Hollywood to Harry Potter, NASA to World War Two spies, to construct a path to more astute and empowered decision-making in ten clear steps. With a razor-sharp intellect and an instinct for popular storytelling, she offers counter-intuitive, actionable guidance for making better choices—whether you are a business-person, a professional, a patient, or a parent.

Running with Eyes Wide Shut

Running with Eyes Wide Shut
Author: Lisa Hensley
Release: 2017-07-15
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 128
ISBN: 0990616649
Language: en
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Lisa Hensley's inspirational story, Running with Eyes Wide Shut, is one of tragedy to triumph. She shares her personal struggles as a victim of child abuse, a life of drugs and living on the street for more than 25 years. Lisa's tells of the losses she experienced but also of the restoration and healing she received through giving her life to Christ.

Can Everyone Please Calm Down

Can Everyone Please Calm Down
Author: Mae Martin
Release: 2019-05-16
Editor: Wren & Rook
Pages: 288
ISBN: 1526361655
Language: en
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WHY DO WE FIND SEXUALITY SO, WELL ... SCARY? Comedian Mae Martin investigates in this hilarious and intelligent guide to 21st century sexuality. Covering everything from the pros and cons of labels, to coming out and the joys of sexual fluidity, Mae ponders all the stuff we get hung up about - and then a bit more. Mae's mission is to ensure that in a world that's full of things to worry about, who we choose to kiss should not be one of them. And when it comes to sexuality, she asks: CAN EVERYONE PLEASE CALM DOWN?

Eyes Wide Open

Eyes Wide Open
Author: Steve DeWitt
Release: 2012-01-01
Editor: Credo House Publishers
Pages: 208
ISBN: 193539164X
Language: en
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DeWitt guides you on your personal journey toward enjoying God in everything. He shows how God designed our craving for beauty to lead us back to Him.

Save Me from Myself

Save Me from Myself
Author: Brian Welch
Release: 2009-10-13
Editor: Harper Collins
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780061753541
Language: en
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The amazing true story of an out-of-control rock star, his devastating addiction to drugs, and his miraculous redemption through Jesus Christ. In February 2005, more than ten thousand people in Bakersfield, California, watched as Brian "Head" Welch—the former lead guitarist of the controversial rock band Korn—was saved by Jesus Christ. The event set off a media frenzy as observers from around the world sought to understand what led this rock star out of the darkness and into the light. Now, in this courageous memoir, Head talks for the first time about his shocking embrace of God and the tumultuous decade that led him into the arms of Jesus Christ. Offering a backstage pass to his time with Korn, Head tells the inside story of his years in the band and explains how his rock star lifestyle resulted in an all-consuming addiction to methamphetamines. Writing openly about the tour bus mayhem of Ozzfest and The Family Values tour, he provides a candid look at how the routine of recording, traveling, and partying placed him in a cycle of addiction that he could not break on his own. Speaking honestly about his addiction, Head details his struggles with the drug that ultimately led him to seek a higher power. Despite his numerous attempts to free himself from meth, nothing—not even the birth of his daughter—could spur him to kick it for good. Here Head addresses how, with the help of God, he emerged from his dangerous lifestyle and found a path that was not only right for his daughter, it was right for him. Discussing the chaotic end to his time in Korn and how his newfound faith has influenced his relationship with his daughter, his life, and his music, Head describes the challenging but rewarding events of the last two years, exposing the truth about how his moments of doubt and his hardships have only deepened his faith. Candid, compelling, and inspirational, Save Me from Myself is a rock 'n' roll journey unlike any other.

Reading with My Eyes Open

Reading with My Eyes Open
Author: Gerdi Quist
Release: 2013-11-29
Editor: Ubiquity Press
Pages: 202
ISBN: 9781909188235
Language: en
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Untangling the various approaches to language teaching and their history, Gerdi Quist maps recent thinking in language studies at university. Using an interdisciplinary theoretical framework, drawn from educational philosophy, cultural studies, intercultural studies and language pedagogy, the author discusses the many tensions and currents in contemporary language teaching. The author puts forward an alternative pedagogy, that of a cultuurtekstperspective, which engages learners at complex linguistic and cultural levels. In discussing the case study in which this approach is tested, the author develops her argument for embracing various critical perspectives through the personal engagement of students. From the start the author acknowledges her own engaged position as a language teacher in a liberal humanistic educational environment. She adopts a self-critical perspective through which her engagement with adverse student reaction leads to deepening insights both for the author and her students as part of the non-linear process of learning. ‘This book should be obligatory reading for all new lecturers in foreign languages at university. It is extremely thought-provoking and will help them make sense of the world in which they find themselves.’ Jane Fenoulhet (Professor in Dutch Studies and co-editor of Mobility and Localisation in Language Learning)