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- Meaningful touch
- A spoken message
- Attaching high value
- Picturing a special future
- An active commitment
New to this updated edition are practical ideas, questions, exercises, and links for online resources-plus practical advice for planning a blessing event for a child, preparing a keepsake blessing, and living out the blessing every day of our lives.
Unabridged audio CD; approximately 7 hours; 7 CDs; read by Kelly Ryan Dolan.
|Format: Compact disc|
Vendor: Oasis Audio
Publication Date: 2011
The Blessing: Giving the Gift of Unconditional Love and AcceptanceJohn Trent Ph.D., Dr. Gary SmalleyThomas Nelson / 2011 / Trade Paperback$11.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 29 Reviews
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Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours: Unabridged Audiobook on CDDr. Kevin LemanOasis Audio / 2009 / Compact disc$16.49 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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The best-selling classic that helps children thrive today and experience a special future tomorrow. Now revised, updated, and enhanced for a new generation! Children of every age long for the gift of “the blessing”—the unconditional love and approval that come from a healthy relationship with their parents. This life-changing gift, essential for instilling a deep sense of self-worth and unshakable emotional well-being, contains five essential elements: Meaningful touch, a spoken message, attaching high value, picturing a special future, and an active commitment. Offering solid, practical advice and a fresh perspective on making this gift a bigger part of our families, The Blessing powerfully communicates these biblically based elements as necessary to prepare children for positive future relationships, including their relationship with a loving God. But what if we’ve missed out on the blessing in our own lives? This audio book gives hope for “reversing the curse” and helps listeners find blessing in situations of divorce, death, desertion, adoption, and blended families. New to this updated edition are practical ideas, questions, exercises, and links for online resources—plus practical advice for planning a blessing event for a child, preparing a keepsake blessing, and living out the blessing every day of our lives.
Dr. John Trent: Dr. John Trent is President and Founder of StrongFamilies.com and The Center for Strong Families, a team of professionals committed to training and equipping lay and pastoral leaders to build strong marriage and family relationships in their home churches. Dr. Trent is also one of the founders of Leading From Your Strengths and Insights International, creators of the Leading From Your Strengths online strengths assessment. This leading online tool is being used across the country to build strong family relationships as well as strong ministry and workplace teams. Dr. Trent’s main focus includes writing and speaking at retreats, conferences, business settings, churches and seminars across the country. In addition to being a nationally known family speaker, Dr. Trent regularly does keynote speaking across corporate America on teambuilding, recruiting and retaining outstanding employees.
Dr. Trent is a Best-Selling and Award Winning Author…
Dr. Trent has authored and co-authored more then 20 books, including seventeen that have won writing awards, like the million selling book, The Blessing. As of 2004, there were combined, more than 2,300,000 copies of all his adult and children's books in print, in eleven different languages. As a writer, Dr. Trent has been nominated for the ECPA’s Gold Medallion Award for excellence in writing 17 times, winning 14 Silver Medallions and 3 Gold Medallion awards for excellence in Christian publishing. To put that fact into perspective, in the twenty years since the ECPA has given out these publishing awards, out of the more than 1100 authors nominated for this award, Dr. Trent ranks tenth in the list of those nominated most often for the Gold Medallion awards.
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