Three years after a painful divorce, Erica Stratton works as an accountant to provide for her two children. Though she appears independent and strong, she struggles to free herself from the devastating memories of her broken marriage. Firm in her resolve to never trust again, she meets Michael, and begins to question her decision. Torn between her broken past and an unknown future, will Erica find a way to heal?
Based on a true story. In the early 1960s, Victor Torres and his family moved to Brooklyn, New York from their native Puerto Rico in search of a new life. The American dream quickly fades as they face a life of want in their adopted home. As a new recruit in a street gang, a teenage Victor embarks on a lucrative new drug-trafficking business in an attempt to help his struggling family. Victor is quickly enslaved by drug use, and his parents, Manuel and Lila, desperately search to find a way to help their son. A faith-based rehabilitation program is their last chance to rescue Victor.
Jesse Dean and his wife move to Philadelphia so he can take a new job as an outreach leader at a church. When he discovers there's an abortion clinic directly across the street from the church, he goes to the pastor and to several others in the church and tries to get their help to no avail. Will he take the easy way out and back off, which is what everyone wants him to do, or will he face a major confrontation which will require him to put everything on the line…not just his job, but his freedom and marriage as well?
Distraught over the recent death of his Marine father, young lacrosse star Conor Sullivan (Kellan Lutz) watches his life spiral out of control as he behaves in increasingly self-destructive ways. Conor is then put under the care of his father's Marine buddy (Adam Beach), who takes him to a strict wilderness youth camp where he experiences lacrosse in its purest Native American form.
While on his pilgrimage trek through Thailand, Murray Finck discovered the benefits of daily stretching and quiet prayer. On the physical level, after only one week, the chronic back pain that had plagued him for twenty years disappeared. On a spiritual level, the poses deepened his prayer experiences. In this book, Finck provides a step-by-step guide to forty stretches to improve physical and spiritual well-being. Individuals can select the postures that work for them and customize a daily routine.