Includes a lot of light humor and provides
encouragement and challenge in equal doses.
Daily Prayers & Promises. Timeless scrip-
tures are matched with contemporary
prayers, with one pair for every day of the
year. The prayers are brief, easy to read and
designed to stimulate the reader to prayer—
call them “prayer starters,” if you will.
WRITTEN WORDS OF inspiration come in found process to change the way you think
all shapes and sizes. Daily devotional books about your life and help you accomplish For men and women
are a popular choice for people on a personal what's truly important. In this straightfor- Daily Wisdom from the Bible. This
quest for divine wisdom, for those making a ward guide, Joel Osteen gives you a way to contemporary devotional takes read-
spiritual New Year’s resolution or for those improve your life for good and help you expe- ers through the Bible’s Book of
just looking for a special gift. rience victory, joy and satisfaction every day. Proverbs in a year’s time, highlight-
We offer a primer, in time for the holi- My Utmost for His Highest—Classic ing key verses that draw out tips for
days, to help you select the right devotional Edition. One of the best-selling devotionals of practical living.
for the right person. all time, and still popular 70 years after its first God Calling. A highly popular
publication. Author Oswald Chambers is devotional for some 70 years, God
For a deep spiritual experience known for his “meaty” and thought-provok- Calling provides daily readings
Battlefield of the Mind. Author Joyce ingstyle. that address the reader as
Meyer uncovers the tactics of the soul’s if God Himself were talking.
enemy and gives a clear-cut plan to triumph For women Encouragement is the main
in the fight for the mind. Meyer will teach you Daily Wisdom for Mothers. Written espe- focus, with occasional spiritual
how to renew your mind through the Word cially for mothers of children still at home, by challenges included as well.
and stand victoriously at battle’s end. a mother in the same situation, it provides a —Mark E. Stroder
Your Best Life Now. Do you often dream thought for every day of the year. The book
of living a more rewarding life? Do you aspire contains monthly themes such as “Loving
to a better job, a stronger marriage, a happier Unconditionally,” “Having a Thankful Heart,” The Costco Connection
home? How do you break out and experience “Surviving the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly,” Most Costco warehouses offer a selection
the full potential that God intended you to “Taming the Tongue,” “Daring to Discipline,” of devotional books, including some of
have? The answer lies in a simple yet pro- “Praying More”and“Giving Your Kidsto God.” the titles mentioned above.
Great gift ideas (for someone else, or just for you)
J.K. Rowling’s long-awaited sixth
book in the Harry Potter series is
sweeping the nation. As Harry starts
his sixth year at Hogwarts, he begins
to see himself and those around him
in a different light. He’ll learn more
about himself and prepare for the
battle of all battles, the final
showdown with Lord Voldemort.
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Connoisseurs of fine wines and
mixed drinks will be delighted to
partake of the recipes and advice
served up in The Martini Book,
The New York Bartender’s Guide
and The Sommelier’s Guide to Wine.
Portable kits containing simple, illustrated
instruction books and everything you need to get
started on fun art projects provide a great way to
enhance your creativity. Impress your friends—and yourself—by mastering the
creative content in Cozy Crochet Kit, Knit Knack Kit, The Watercolor Sketchbook
Kit, The Sketchbook Kit, Stitch-It Kit and The Pastel Kit.
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