*Condition Note: Like new with dust jacket in place.*
A story of beating the odds and keeping the faith.
Barry Black credits his strong spiritual beginnings to his mother's prayer at her baptism when she asked God to bless the child within her. Using vignettes and illustrations from family, education, religion, the military, and politics, Black presents a determined and unyielding faith in his Creator. His confidence in God's control of life led not only to amazing achievement but also to abiding peace when things don't work out as planned.
-Shows with frankness and insight how you can find blessings in affliction, harness the power of prayer, and learn to lead.
-Demonstrates how confidence in God's control can lead to abiding peace - even when things don't work out as planned.
-Written by Barry C. Black, the first person of color in the nation's history to serve as chaplain of the U.S. Senate.
1. Expecting the Unexpected
2. Celebrating Stuttering Starts
3. Developing Wings
4. Investing in the Spirit
5. Finding Blessings in Affliction
6. Learning to Persuade
7. Preparing for Love
8. Finding a Virtuous Woman
9. Exploring the Mind
10. Taking the Less-Traveled Path
11. Thinking About War and Peace
12. Surprising People
13. Pursuing Transcendence
14. Staying Busy
15. Harnessing Prayer Power
16. Facing Life's Challenges
17. Developing Ethical Clarity
18. Learning to Lead
19. Thinking About Violence
20. Becoming an Admiral
21. Going to the Senate
22. Getting into the Program
23. Coming Full Circle
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