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Summer 2011, Vol. 14, No. 3
Class Notes: Bookshelf
 

Phoenix, Scottsdale, Sedona & Arizona: A Great Destination Explorer’s Guides — Phoenix, Scottsdale, Sedona & Central Arizona: A Great Destination (Second Edition)
By Christine (Kinsella) Bailey (’98)


Imagine all the adventures you’ll have in Arizona — touring the mountains and red deserts, seeing one spectacular natural wonder after another: the Grand Canyon, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. Discover the art galleries, museums, resorts, and cuisine that help make Phoenix and Scottsdale such hot destinations. The book features cultural, outdoor and other attractions as well as information on how to use the light rail system and highlights on little-known gems. This fully revised, updated and full-color second edition is packed with helpful information with sidebars by local experts on things you want to know about, like family-friendly Phoenix and tips on how to use valuable online resources.
   
Missionary Fitness Missionary Fitness
By Calvin Buhler (’00)

The divine responsibility of sharing the Gospel as a fulltime missionary is one of the greatest blessings and opportunities in this life. However, it can quickly become a burden if the missionary is not able to effectively manage the physical and spiritual stresses that accompany the rigorous schedule and irregular living conditions common to mission life. To help make the mission experience a blessing and not a burden, Calvin Buhler, a health and human performance expert, has combined cutting-edge research with first-hand experience to create a unique and powerful program based on principles that will prepare the body and spirit of any current or future missionary for service. In an easy-to-understand format, readers will: be reminded of the stewardship they have over their body; discover how Jesus prepared physically and spiritually for His mission; learn advanced strategies to improve their nutrition; understand what to eat, when to eat and how much to eat; be provided meal plans to guide them along the way; learn proven methods to maximize the time they have to exercise; know exactly what exercises to do and how to do them; and much more! By implementing the information in this book current and future missionaries will be better
prepared to serve with all their heart, might, mind and strength.
   
The St. Louis Wedding Book The St. Louis Wedding Book: Two Sisters’ Guide to Your Ultimate Wedding
By Allison (Creager) Hockett (’99) and Emily Ayala


This book includes 13 chapters of comprehensive lists of our favorite choices to make planning your St. Louis wedding a breeze. And in this economy, who can afford a wedding planner? You won’t need one with this we’ve put together one go-to site for all of our favorite (and not necessarily the most expensive) wedding choices in town. This is the first resource NOT powered by advertising. It’s friend-to-friend referrals researched and collected into a grab-and-go resource for you. Besides the inside scoop on each venue, we’ve also included: planning tips, money-saving tricks, timelines, question lists specific for each chapter, cost key geared for St. Louis, many extra pages for notes. It’s the user-friendly organizer and go-to guide we wished we had when we planned our own weddings. Chapters include: Ceremonies and Officiants, Receptions, Catering, Music, Photography, Videography, Flowers, Cakes, Transportation, Stationery, Bridal Attire, Groom’s Attire, And Everything Else.
   
A Very Tranquil Journey A Very Tranquil Time
By T. Emerson May (’59)


This story is set in a tranquil time, just prior to the beginning of the Korean War, and follows a young man and his dream, called to duty in the opening phases of the war. In it, he distinguishes himself in combat, returning to his home a hero and far more mature than when he left. Set in Kirksville and Korea, it describes life in 1950s small-town America, the dreams, the social behavior, the conflicts, the love.
   
The Spiritual Journey The Spiritual Journey
By T. Emerson May (’59)

The accumulated beliefs concerning spiritual matters by the author over a lifetime of 75 years, based on pure reason, experience, study, remote viewing, reading, discussions, analysis and simple logic. Essentially we are all spiritual beings passing through a physical lifetime, a phase of being which will someday end. The spiritual journey never ends and it is this journey the author attempts to describe.
   
Life Lessons from Andy Wink Life Lessons from Andy Wink
By Steve Paulding (’96)


Life Lessons from Andy Wink is about a sixth-grade Colorado gifted and talented student who some people say is very mature for his age and they’re right. Andy sees things differently than other sixth-graders do. His philosophy is we’re all put on this earth for a reason. He figures the reason he was put on this earth is simple, to help people out. According to the author, every day has a life lesson in it, for Andy and everyone we know. Every day we go through life facing challenges. Some of the challenges are fun, some of them not so fun, but that doesn’t matter. At the end of every challenge, there’s always a life lesson. We learn from that life lesson and then we move on. We take the life lesson and what we’ve learned from it and become better people.
   
Graduated and Clueless Graduated and Clueless (eBook)
By Jeff Sanders (’07)


A clueless grad shows you how to find direction and accomplish your lifelong dreams. At 23 years old, Jeff Sanders found himself lost in the city of Boston: no job, piling up debt and no clue where to turn. At 26, Jeff has discovered his passion, revolutionized his health and conquered his cluelessness. In just three short years, Jeff radically changed the trajectory of his life and is now on a path to enormous success. How did he do it? Graduated and Clueless is an action plan to overcome the seemingly insurmountable obstacles in the life after college. This book is the analysis of cluelessness. It is the understanding of why some are clueless, how others are not, and what you can do to overcome cluelessness and create your own success. You would be hard-pressed to find an adult today who did not experience some form of misdirection as they entered the real world. This is your chance to bypass mediocrity and jump straight to the goals you care so much about. This eBook will show you: an easy-to-implement five-step system to build your career empire; the No. 1 strategy utilized by the top self-made millionaires in America; how to change your eating habits forever — lose weight and feel great for life; the seven core principles of entrepreneurship and life; and a step-by-step process to achieve any ambitious goal you may have now or in the future.
   

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