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So can the “Big Me’s” of today, thanks to a great God who remains the same yesterday, today and tomorrow. That is when, Brooks claims, “there were tons of best-selling books, and some movies, arguing that the notion of human sinfulness was outdated, and that we should embrace the idea that we’re really wonderful.”. Features: The Big Book - The main 164 pages, Prayers, Personal Stories, and more! My library Unable to add item to List. But neither would that Good News be complete without the recognition that every person has infinite value in the kingdom of God—indeed, the “least of these,” among whom, on my good days, I count myself. of personal development books, but this classic is one of those I reach for again and again, whether I'm looking for solutions for myself or for a client. 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My last semester in high school marked my bottom. series “Breaking Bad,” and regrettably less writing at this intersection, the latest issue of Christianity Today (June 2015) arrived yesterday. Plenty of self-help books from Barbara Sher or books like "Power of Habit" already talk about the importance of goal-setting or finding your passion. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Talking More About Sin in America—A Cure for “The Big Me”? It's both for those who are already searching, convinced that there's more to life, and those who haven't ever examined their lives closely before. Exceptionally well presented, structured and illustrated workbook that could encourage readers to reflect on their life and make choices. Something went wrong. I beg to differ for a number of reasons. Love Yourself First! 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