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Life is unpredictable and often doesn't turn out as we'd planned. The things that matter most to us -- marriages, children, careers, families, and friends -- sometimes fall apart and leave us only with deflated dreams.

Whether you're struggling with the big issues of life or simply overwhelmed by the demands of every single day, Karol Ladd's powerful biblical principles will give you the help you need. In this book, you will discover how to redefine your unexpected life, and you'll learn concrete skills that will help you move past simply surviving and into a thriving life that is lived passionately and with joy.

New purpose and hope await you just beyond the cover of this book.

About The Author

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Karol Ladd, bestselling author of the Power of a Positive series, is a gifted communicator and dynamic leader. She is also the founder and president of Positive Life Principles, Inc., a resource company offering strategies for success in both home and work. Karol is a popular speaker to women’s organizations, church groups, and corporate events across the nation. She devotes her time to several different ministries, which encourage, strengthen, and help women around the world, and recently started an outreach to moms of at-risk kids in Dallas called Engage Positive Parenting Initiative. Her most valued role is that of wife to Curt and mother to daughters Grace and Joy.

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"Karol takes us from the woes of life to thriving through our circumstances. She carries us through the process of valuing our past, rethinking our present, and conquering our future. She shows us that merely surviving is not a viable option, but thriving with determination and commitment can help us live abundantly through a life we didn't plan." -- Dr. Thelma Wells, president, A Woman of God Ministries; speaker, author, television personality, professor, mentor

"I loved this book! With concepts and biblical principles that will re-ignite your life, Karol Ladd not only reveals that you are not alone, she also shows you exactly how to passionately thrive in an uninvited Plan B life. Through true stories of women just like you and me, Ladd shows us how we, too, can embrace our lives, no matter what has or hasn't happened." -- Victorya Rogers, life & love coach, host of, author of Finding a Man Worth Keeping

"We don't have a choice about many challenges that come our way, but we can choose how we respond. In Thrive, Don't Simply Survive Karol Ladd offers insight, inspiration, and instruction for getting on top of circumstances that drag us down. It's a handbook for reclaiming everyday joy." -- Kathy Peel, author and CEO of Family ManagerĀ® Coaching

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