My Anchor Holds

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  • Copyright: 2009-01-01
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The anchor is an important Christian symbol of faith and hope, and the solid rock it grips is the Savior - our Lord Jesus Christ. Well-known and award-winning author Gloria Stargel shows the difference Jesus makes in the lives of those who learn to trust Him. This book is filled with personal stories of life-changing miracles and many other examples of God┐s love and care in the lives of everyday people, as well as stories from celebrities such as Bill Gaither, Col. Ben Purcell, Karen Peck, and Larry Burkett. My Anchor Holds provides soul-lifting assurance that the Lord Jesus Christ will calm the turbulence when the seas of life get rough, all the while giving your everyday life purpose, direction, and fulfillment.

Author Biography

Gloria Stargel is the author of the award-winning book, The Healing, One Family's Victorious Struggle With Cancer. Called by the Lord to write for Him, her work appears in dozens of Christian magazines, including ˘Guideposts,÷ ˘Decision,÷ ˘Journal of Christian Nursing÷ and many books: God Allows U-turns, Heart of a Teacher, and the best-selling series: Chicken Soup for the Soul. Gloria is a 2003 inductee into the Brenau University Alumni Hall of Fame. She and her husband reside in Gainesville, Georgia.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. xiii
Prefacep. xv
Introductionp. xix
Jesus, Our Captain: Learning to Give Him the Helm
Ugly Car, Pretty Girl, and Mr. Pridgenp. 3
By Way of Hopep. 10
The Day the Cheering Stoppedp. 16
Rickey's Perfect Giftp. 21
This Marine's Wake-up Callp. 27
Once An Athlete ...p. 32
To Alaska with Lovep. 34
Jesus, Our Lighthouse: Heeding His Guidance
Harmony Restoredp. 41
Imagesp. 48
Back on Coursep. 50
Sometimes It Takes a Lemon Piep. 53
Learning from Judyp. 58
My Sister, Queen Margaretp. 62
Lesson in Gracep. 67
Sweet Sixteenp. 73
Jesus, Our Anchor: Trusting Him When Seas Stay Stormy
Comes the Dawnp. 81
That Night in Mayp. 83
Long Journey Homep. 90
God, Are You Out There?p. 95
ValuJet Flight #592p. 97
Girl Who Lost Her Smilep. 102
When Trouble Comesp. 107
When God Speaks in Whispersp. 108
Death of a Villagep. 110
For Such a Time As Thisp. 115
Jesus, Our Hope: Depending on His Promises
To Tie My Son's Shoesp. 121
Peril on Pine Riverp. 124
After Winter-Springp. 131
When Prayers Take Twists and Twinesp. 132
Ready!p. 137
Flight for Freedomp. 139
The Day My Son Became a Marinep. 141
Package Dealp. 145
Crisis on the Courtp. 151
Jesus, Our Lifeline: Marveling in His Miracles
Her Angel Wore Hiking Bootsp. 159
Mine Eyes Have Seen The Gloryp. 165
O Blessed Warmthp. 167
Rescue of Little Naomip. 168
One Wondrous Night in Fredericktownp. 175
The Night an Angel Sangp. 177
Hot Wires!p. 182
Out Too Farp. 187
Home for Christmasp. 192
Devastation at Dawnp. 197
Jesus, Our Refuge: Resting in His Safe Harbor
The Peacekeeperp. 205
America, Standing Tallp. 207
My Day as a TV Starp. 210
Soul-Lifting Placep. 214
An Angel's First Christmasp. 215
Xena Finds a Homep. 218
Me? A Dognapper!p. 221
Rememberingp. 226
Aloha Means "Hello"-and "Goodbye"p. 228
Jesus, Our Power: He is the Wind Beneath Our Wings
P.O.W-Captured, Never Defeatedp. 237
Destination: Bottom of the Worldp. 243
A Winner-in More Ways than Onep. 249
Call of the Canalp. 252
The Giftp. 258
Semper Fip. 263
"Jesus" in the Philippine Sandp. 268
Teacher at Lastp. 271
This Butterfly Soars Freep. 276
Epilogue: God's Lovep. 281
Help for Your Journeyp. 283
About the Authorp. 285
Permissions to Reprintp. 287
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