Description : An inspiring, surprising, sometimes shocking, and ultimately deeply informative memoir of the high-stakes, high-pressured life of a female heart surgeon Dr. Kathy Magliato is one of the few female heart surgeons practicing in the world today. She is also a member of an even more exclusive group—those surgeons specially trained to perform heart transplants. Heart Matters is the story of the making of a surgeon who is also a wife and mother. In this powerful and moving memoir, which inspired the NBC series Heart Beat, Dr. Magliato takes us into her highly demanding, physically intense, male-dominated world and shows us how she masterfully works to save patients' lives every day, while also maintaining balance at home. Heart Matters is also a wake-up call to all women about their number one killer - heart disease - and explains how to avoid becoming a victim. Magliato offers a vivid behind-the-scenes view of what really goes on in an operating room and the real-life drama that occurs there. She shows the passion and commitment between patient and doctor, revealing that, at the end of a long day, it's our hearts that matter most.
Description : A director of a women's cardiac center at California's St. John's Medical Center presents a memoir of her work as one of the nation's few female heart surgeons, describing some of the cases that most impacted her career as well as her efforts to balance the needs of her growing family. Reprint.
Description : Adrienne Clarkson grew up in Ottawa after her family escaped Japanese-occupied Hong Kong in 1942. Decades later, she would become Canada’s 26th governor general. Clarkson reached out to Canadians everywhere, refashioning Rideau Hall into a real home and welcoming the public. Her determination to invest meaning in her official actions created controversy, and in her memoir, Clarkson reflects on the behind-the-scenes political machinations. Heart Matters is more than a public life remembered—it chronicles an astonishing journey through triumph and turmoil. Remarkably insightful and inspiring, it is an extraordinary work by an extraordinary Canadian.
Description : A powerful life story of a truly kind man and the people who helped make him that way. It is a story of kindness, respect and love and the importance of each.Albert Calculuss spent his whole life watching people and learning how to be the guy that makes everyone smile as he walks into the room. He never felt like he succeeded but this is his life story surrounded by the people who try to teach him goodness is defined by relationships. He truly is a great guy and he learns it's not about trying to make someone happy. He learns the heart can give all the love for the betterment of others without limits, and it can hold all the love it is given in return.
Description : Drawn from Bynum's bestselling book "Matters of the Heart," this text shows readers the steps that will allow the love of God to flow freely into their hearts and out, impacting every relationship.
Description : "Bringing our hearts along life's journey is the most important mission of our lives-and the hardest. If you will look around you will see that most people have abandoned the journey. They have lost heart. They are camped in places of resignation or indulgence, or trapped in prisons of despair," says author and speaker John Eldredge. This collection of inspirational moments, quotations, and poems will inspire you to pursue your dreams, equip you with courage to tackle all the obstacles on the journey, and encourage you to never lose heart.