Twist of Faith: The Story of Anne Beiler, Founder of Auntie Anne's Pretzels

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Thomas Nelson, Jan 11, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 242 pages

The secret ingredient is love.

It was a short distance from Anne Beiler's little town in the heart of Mennonite country to her humble farmer's stand that would become the first Auntie Anne's Pretzel store. But it was a long life journey for Anne to get there. Twist of Faith is more than the inspiring story of building a successful business; it's a personal journey of faith and forgiveness.

From the death of her young daughter to surviving the rigors of building a successful business to struggles with depression, Anne offers a deeply personal view of her life. She says, "If you knew my life and understood where I came from, you would agree that Auntie Anne's, Inc. is a modern day business miracle."

Twist of Faith is an inspiring look at the life of a woman who went from an 8th-grade Amish education to founding Auntie Anne's, Inc., the world's largest mall-based pretzel franchise.

 

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Healing of depression & faith!

User Review  - Nedra Butler - Christianbook.com

The Beiler's story has so much to draw from! For me, it was so clear how deep depression can be present for decades stemming from our tragic losses. Then how it can be buried or masked to live a ... Read full review

User Review  - Deena @ My Bookshelf - Christianbook.com

"Twist of Faith" chronicles so much more than Anne's journey of pretzel making and franchising. This courageous woman of God bares her soul in such a transparent way that you end up aching for her as ... Read full review

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Contents

1 My Angie
1
2 Into the Darkness
21
3 A Homecoming
31
4 The 6000 Loan
50
5 From a Store to a Business
70
6 A Family Business
91
7 Graveside Confessions
111
8 Surviving Prosperity
129
9 The Red Light
143
10 No More Secrets
162
11 A Secret Is Told
182
12 Enlarging the Future
208
Acknowledgments
224
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