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Sand in the Castle

Written By: Syrrina Haque
  • ID Book : 1426946694
  • Publisher : Trafford Publishing
  • Number of Pages : 128
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reads : 618
  • Supported Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • eFile : sand-in-the-castle.pdf

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From dancing to masking, the Pakistani woman drudges through in her search for home. In this collection of eleven short stories, author Syrrina Haque explores the concept of home. Is home a physical entity or a spiritual domain? For some people, is home merely a faade? Demonstrating the diversity of the socio-cultural terrain of Pakistan, these stories of life revolve around the theme of physical, spiritual, and psychological displacement and how this relates to the concept of home. In From Boundaries to Boundaries, a thirty-nine-year-old mother of three leaves her abusive husband and Pakistani home for Canada; she hopes for a fresh beginning and a break from her past. In Burka, thirteen-year-old Burka-clad Gulbano flees her home to escape marrying a fifty-year-old Talibbut her fate is worse than she could have imagined. These true-to-life characters search for new horizons to appease their hidden side and arrive at castles built with only with sand. They try to traverse from boundary to boundary in search of a destination, but they find themselves entrapped in their own cocoons.

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Pa-Auk Meditation Centre (Singapore)
  • Isbn : 9810733305
  • Pages : 337
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 474
  • File Pdf: modern-truths.pdf

Book Summary:

Author’s Note: Modern Truths contains sixteen talks on the Noble Truths plus a talk on how to decide what is and is not a teaching of The Buddha. The talks were prepared upon the request of devotees at a temple in Penang, Malaysia. All except the talk on the Path-factor Right View and that on the Path-factor Right Intention were also delivered. Again upon request, all except the talk on the four Noble Truths (‘A Modern Opportunity’, p.1ff), and the one on Right Intention (‘Beauty Is in the Eye of the Blind’ p.263), were published in Penang, in two separate books. 1) Modern Birth, Ageing, and Death (p.17ff) — 5 + 1 talks One talk on the Noble Truth of Suffering; four on the Noble Truth of the Origin of Suffering; and as an appendix, one on Right View (the first factor of the Noble Eightfold Path, the Noble Truth of the Path Leading to the Cessation of Suffering). As an appendix also a talk entitled ‘Is this the Dhamma-Vinaya?’ 2) Modern Happiness Very Difficult to See (p.117f) — 7 + 1 talks Seven talks on the Noble Truth of the Cessation of Suffering, and as an appendix, one on the Noble Truth of the Path Leading to the Cessation of Suffering, the Noble Eightfold Path. Upon the request of devotees at a temple in Singapore, all seventeen talks (2+6+8) and their appendices are herewith published together. Since the talk on the Noble Eightfold Path, the talk on Right View, and the talk on Right Intention, were intended as the first three of a series discussing the Noble Truth of the Path leading to the Cessation of Suffering, they have here been put separately under The Path Leading to Modern Happiness Very Difficult to See (p.225ff ). The talk on how to decide what is and is not a teaching of The Buddha has been put at the end, as it is not directly related to any of the four Noble Truths, but is directly related to one’s study and understanding of The Buddha’s Teachings as a whole. Inconsistencies in translation, etc., between one talk and another have been left as they are. Ekacco Bhikkhu [From a book published by Pa-Auk Meditation Centre, a Centre of Theravāda Buddhist Tradition]

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Isbn : 145971007X
  • Pages : 58
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 335
  • File Pdf: the-sand-sifter.pdf

Book Summary:

In a tumble-down house carved out of the dunes lives an old man with second sight. He is the sifter of sands, the man who separates the sparkling mica, black lava, golden-reds, and misty grays. And as he sifts he mesmerizes Jessica and Andrew with his tales of the trickster-creator Raven and how a lonely young man lived to be 300 years old.

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 1101214325
  • Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 224
  • File Pdf: once-upon-a-star.pdf

Book Summary:

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents four illuminating stories of romance, passion, and magic... In Nora Roberts's "Ever After," an ancient star pendant sends an enchanting woman to an otherwordly land—where she introduces a skeptical stranger to the magical powers of love. In Jill Gregory's "Catch a Falling Star," a young woman forced to marry a barbarian invokes an ancient spell—as an unexpected passion consumes her heart. In Ruth Ryan Langan's "The Curse of Castle Clough," a beautiful professor uncovers a shocking series of secrets while appraising the contents of a haunted castle—and falls in love with a desperate lord who's fighting to save everything he holds dear. In Marianne Willman's "Starry, Starry Night," a lovely lady is drawn into the tragedies of the past—and finds that true love always stands the test of time.

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Soho Press
  • Isbn : 1569479267
  • Pages : 313
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 743
  • File Pdf: inspector-imanishi-investigates.pdf

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In the wee hours of a 1960s Tokyo morning, a dead body is found under the rails of a train, and the victim's face is so badly damaged that police have a hard time figuring out the victim’s identity. Only two clues surface: an old man, overheard talking in a distinctive accent to a young man, and the word “kameda.” Inspector Imanishi leaves his beloved bonsai and his haiku and goes off to investigate—and runs up against a blank wall. Months pass in fruitless questioning, in following up leads, until the case is closed, unsolved. But Imanishi is dissatisfied, and a series of coincidences lead him back to the case. Why did a young woman scatter pieces of white paper out of the window of a train? Why did a bar girl leave for home right after Imanishi spoke to her? Why did an actor, on the verge of telling Imanishi something important, drop dead of a heart attack? What can a group of nouveau young artists possibly have to do with the murder of a quiet and “saintly” provincial old ex-policemen? Inspector Imanishi investigates.

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing
  • Isbn : 9027284946
  • Pages : 595
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Reads : 140
  • File Pdf: word-order-in-discourse.pdf

Book Summary:

This volume brings together a collection of 18 papers dealing with the problem of word order variation in discourse. Word order variation has often been treated as an essentially unpredictable phenomenon, a matter of selecting randomly one of the set of possible orders generated by the grammar. However, as the papers in this collection show, word order variation is not random, but rather governed by principles which can be subjected to scientific investigation and are common to all languages.The papers in this volume discuss word order variation in a diverse collection of languages and from a number of perspectives, including experimental and quantitative text based studies. A number of papers address the problem of deciding which order is 'basic' among the alternatives. The volume will be of interest to typologists, to other linguists interested in problems of word order variation, and to those interested in discourse syntax.

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Isbn : 1493180460
  • Pages : 350
  • Category : Poetry
  • Reads : 926
  • File Pdf: four-decades-of-exile.pdf

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Rice Bread I was a poor, hungry boy, going to school, on an early morning, of a chilly winter day, needing to grab a bite. You sat on your legs, on the bare kitchen floor, to build a fire with a few stagnant, wet twigs and damp roots, to heat the iron pan to bake a rice-bread for me. You vehemently fought with the heavy smoke for a long while until your eyes moistened; you failed to light the wood, and gave up. The steel pan didn't heat; the rice dough remained untouched. I went to school empty-stomached, shivering, without a bite. I never minded hunger if I only had a dinner last night. I didn't know building a fire was that hard or impossible in a country floating on a lake of oil and gas. Five long and hard decades had passed; with all the riches, plenty milk and honey America can afford, my silk shirts and ties, overseas travels, imported wine, my alms to the needy and exiled, my open house, I still keen for your naked rice bread, for your redolent hugs' warmth in the chilly winter days, under the generous eyes of the immortal sun. I was a tattered, poverty-stricken, half-naked, half-starved, bare-footed lad, yet far away from the savage clash of adamant, civilized swords, the aches of horrendous calamities and atrocities, the evil and hatred of my malevolent, villainous world. In the waterfall of waned memories, I often drown and weep like a hungry, orphan child keening to your cardamom, compassion, and rice-bread. In retrospect, that hunger, poverty, and deprivation taught me tolerance, endurance, to be human after all. I learned never to live for food; "Not only by bread a man lives." I rarely slept without nostalgically and pensively recalling your misfortunate, sorrowful face, your smoke-stifled, withered, tearful eyes, as you vehemently struggled to build a fire.

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Isbn : 1118505131
  • Pages : 722
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Reads : 786
  • File Pdf: polymer-adhesion-friction-and-lubrication.pdf

Book Summary:

Specifically dedicated to polymer and biopolymer systems, Polymer Adhesion, Friction, and Lubrication guides readers to the scratch, wear, and lubrication properties of polymers and the engineering applications, from biomedical research to automotive engineering. Author Hongbo Zeng details different experimental and theoretical methods used to probe static and dynamic properties of polymer materials and biomacromolecular systems. Topics include the use of atomic force microscopy (AFM) to analyze nanotribology, polymer thin films and brushes, nanoparticles, rubber and tire technology, synovial joint lubrication, adhesion in paper products, bioMEMS, and electrorheological fluids.

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  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Isbn : 1450278906
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 658
  • File Pdf: legends-of-humanity.pdf

Book Summary:

In an evolving universe, Gods dreams are covering Resurrection Valley, and there is no escape from the human legends. Three men find themselves in the midst of an amazing world emerging all around them. Hazar wants to be free from the vicious cycle that has monopolized his young life. Accompanied by Elem the Drifter and Atilla the Warrior of God, Hazar embarks on a dangerous and frightening journey through the Resurrection Valley. With the goal of curing his pain, Hazar begins a search for the Anarkis castle, where he hopes to meet Nil, the source of life and the love he has never been able to attain. But because Nil is a creation of the black widow that Darkon the Evil has instilled in Hazars soul, it appears that Hazar is forever enslaved. Even as Hazar falls apart in his own world and attempts to suppress his ruthlessness, the dream world opens and new horizons appear. As experienced world traveler Elem struggles with his fears and Atilla challenges mortality with his Kaledzar sword, Hazar must battle his own inner demons as he immerses himself in a complex mission revolving around love, power, and an unforgettable legend.

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1351912046
  • Pages : 182
  • Category : Science
  • Reads : 281
  • File Pdf: performing-tourist-places.pdf

Book Summary:

This book looks at the making and the consuming of places in the contemporary world. Illustrated through various case-studies from Denmark, it considers how places, performances and peoples intersect. It examines the fascinating circumstances through which visitors to a place, in part, produce that place through their performances. Places are intertwined with people through various systems that generate and reproduce performances in and of that place. These systems comprise networks of ’hosts, guests, buildings, objects and machines’ that contingently realize particular performances of specific places. The studies featured here develop an exciting ’new mobility’ paradigm emerging within the social sciences.

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Isbn : 0889242658
  • Pages : 144
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 976
  • File Pdf: the-personal-journal-of-an-ordinary-person.pdf

Book Summary:

Diagnosed with diabetes at sixteen Katharine Tayler Brennan strove for an ordinary life. Her cousin, Elizabeth Parsons Kirchner, has lovingly preserved and edited these moving memoirs.

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Isbn : 3030643883
  • Pages : 264
  • Category : Psychology
  • Reads : 904
  • File Pdf: mindfulness-based-emotion-focused-counselling.pdf

Book Summary:

This book examines the use of Buddhist ideas, particularly mindfulness, to manage a broad spectrum of emotions and to address social and economic issues impacting the world, such as climate change. Beginning with a brief history of emotion studies, it highlights how recent developments in neuroscience and cognitive science have paved the way for exploring the utility of Buddhist concepts in addressing various psychological and social problems in the world. It profiles a wide range of emotions from Western and Buddhist perspectives including anger, sadness, depression, pride, and compassion, and analyses the integration of Buddhist ideas into modern clinical practice. Finally, the author demonstrates the utility of mindfulness in the regulation of emotions in various settings, including psychiatric clinics, schools, and businesses. Anchored in the Buddhist tradition this book this book provides a unique resource for students and scholars of counselling, psychotherapy, clinical psychology and philosophy.

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Isbn : 1461646375
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 200
  • File Pdf: travels-in-paradox.pdf

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This innovative volume focuses on tourism through the twin lenses of cultural theory and cultural geography. Presenting a set of innovative case studies on tourist places around the world, the contributors explore the paradoxes of the tourist experience and the implications of these paradoxes for our broader understanding of modern identity as simultaneously grounded and mobile. The book examines how tourism reveals the paradoxical ways that places are both mobile and rooted, real and fake, inhabited by those who are simultaneously insiders and outsiders, and both subjectively experienced and objectively viewed. This rich blend of empirical and theoretical analysis will be invaluable for cultural geographers, anthropologists, and sociologists of tourism.

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  • Publisher : Strategic Book Publishing
  • Isbn : 1622126769
  • Pages : 186
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 549
  • File Pdf: dream-keeper.pdf

Book Summary:

People all over the world are falling into deep comas. Dream Keeper is the king of eternal sleep. He enters the waking world and stalks the night for souls that sleep, for souls to steal. This supernatural being builds his kingdom in the dream tunnels of human minds, and now he desires Tiana as his queen, whether she likes it or not. Dream Keeper is ready to spawn a child. In the fascinating novel Dream Keeper: It's Time to Face Your Fears, Senior Investigator Macarthur T Egan moves closer to get a better look at Tiana's face. It was her. Not in his wildest dreams had he expected to come face to face with his dream lover. Mac reads Tiana's notes. Her reality and her fantasy worlds have collided. Dream Keeper was a character in a novel she was writing. But the character is real to those who go to sleep and don't wake up. How can Mac stop someone who pops in and out of people's dreams? Dream Keeper makes a devil of a deal with Tiana. She pays for her success as a writer when Dream Keeper imprisons her husband and children in their dreams, and Tiana can't wake them up. He will release her family from their eternal sleep if she joins him in his world. The Dream Travellers who meet Dream Keeper are in for far more than they could have ever imagined.

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  • Isbn : 1483637611
  • Pages : 67
  • Category : Poetry
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  • File Pdf: long-story-short.pdf

Book Summary:

Long Story Short could never have come into print if it were not for the friends, family, and loves who became insightful creations for writing about and becoming part of my time, my place, and myself. Written observations have been woven into poetry and stories throughout my life. As such, there are those who may not recognize themselves within the framework presented, but they are very, very real. I am grateful for the support and energy supplied by Anna S., who pushed, propelled, prodded, and dragged me kicking and screaming while walking this journey with me. Without her confidence in me and constant friendship, I could not have pulled myself up by my bootstraps to tackle what seemed an impossible goal and reach the dream of becoming a published author. My gratitude and humility is immense in completing the task at hand and giving readers, hopefully, words and images to relate to by seeing something of themselves or others through my eyes and writings.

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1481424076
  • Pages : 128
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 992
  • File Pdf: liz-and-the-sand-castle-contest.pdf

Book Summary:

Liz deals with some unfriendly competition at the beach and tries to rescue a baby octopus in the eleventh book of The Critter Club series. Liz and her family are at the beach! Liz loves building sand sculptures, so when she sees a flyer for a sand castle competition, of course she enters. She thinks she’s found a new friend when she meets her neighbor Tommy, who is also competing, but Tommy’s not so nice. He teases Liz about the castle she’s building and he laughs when one of the pieces caves in. Then Liz’s castle gets ruined overnight! It’s the day of the contest judging, and Liz no longer has anything to enter. Did Tommy destroy Liz’s sand castle? Plus, Liz finds a baby octopus that needs help! Will she be able to get the octopus back in the ocean and swimming again? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, The Critter Club chapter books are perfect for beginning readers!

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  • Pages : 162
  • Category : Fiction
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  • File Pdf: the-little-house-in-the-fairy-wood.pdf

Book Summary:

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  • Pages : 128
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  • File Pdf: haunted-wales.pdf

Book Summary:

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  • Pages : 200
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By Brett Fletcher Lauer
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  • Pages : 225
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Reads : 209
  • File Pdf: fake-missed-connections.pdf

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Your wife is having an affair with my husband. It has caused some trouble in my marriage and I thought you should know. One phone call in December 2005 begins the compelling, unpredictable story of Fake Missed Connections. A child of divorce with an already fragile sense of trust, Lauer unravels at the betrayal, begins divorce proceedings, and moves back to Brooklyn where he spends too much time alone, fixated on the idea that a murderer from 1898 might be haunting his apartment. Eventually, as he starts to peruse online dating profiles, he becomes obsessed with "missed connections" precisely because they provide what online dating doesn't: a story. He begins writing phony missed connections to post on Craigslist and, though he feels a stab of guilt when he posts them, he is hopelessly intrigued by the responses he receives. Real documents illuminate Brett's dating adventures, from love (and hate) letters and instant message conversations to Brett's online dating profile and wedding announcement. Fake Missed Connections is an unconventional yet deeply moving look at the modern search for love, the ways in which we fail to communicate, and the quest for a genuine moment of connection.

A Short World History of Christianity, Revised Edition

By Robert Bruce Mullin
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Westminster John Knox Press
  • Isbn : 1611645514
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 568
  • File Pdf: a-short-world-history-of-christianity-revised-edition.pdf

Book Summary:

Church historians have long known and appreciated Christianity's global history. Until recently, however, introductory textbooks on the history of Christianity focused almost exclusively on Europe and North America. Robert Bruce Mullins's A Short World History of Christianity, by contrast, offers a panoramic picture of the history of Christianity in its Western and non-Western expressions. It tells the story of the early church in the Greek East as well as the Latin West; of Christianity's spread into Asia as well as Europe during the Middle Ages; and its explosion around the world during the modern period. Mullins's highly readable narrative explores why global perspectives have emerged so strongly in our understanding of the story of Christianity and how they have impacted Christianity's perspective on its place in the world. This newly revised edition adds information on such global phenomena as early Syriac-speaking Christianity; the growth of Pentecostalism around the world, especially in the southern hemisphere; and recent trends in Christianity, including the elevation of the first pope born in the Americas. A time line of key dates, call-out boxes, and other helpful study materials are also provided. Beginning students will appreciate this memorable introduction to the most important events in the history and development of Christianity.

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By R.D. Blackmore
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  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 458
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 879
  • File Pdf: christowell-a-dartmoor-tale.pdf

Book Summary:

"Christowell. A Dartmoor Tale" by R.D. Blackmore. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

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By Putnam Weale
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1317243862
  • Pages : 310
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 509
  • File Pdf: an-indiscreet-chronicle-from-the-pacific.pdf

Book Summary:

The Anglo-Japanese Alliance Treaty was first signed in January 1902 and was seen as a major milestone in diplomatic relations as well as seeing an end to Great Britain’s ‘Splendid Isolation’ policy. Originally published in 1922, Weale’s study aims to outline the steps taken to bring about the demise of the treaty with a focus on how countries such as The United States and Canada contributed to this. This title will be of interest to students of Politics, International Relations and Asian studies.

Writings of an Amateur

By Dustin A. Benson
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Isbn : 1469102781
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Poetry
  • Reads : 389
  • File Pdf: writings-of-an-amateur.pdf

Book Summary:

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Imagining Eternity: a Journey Toward Meaning

By William E. Marsh
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Isbn : 1467831999
  • Pages : 424
  • Category : Philosophy
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  • File Pdf: imagining-eternity.pdf

Book Summary:

We’re all on a journey. We all want more meaning than what we have at the present moment. We wouldn’t be human if we did not. Imagining Eternity is about one person’s journey. It’s an honest and forthright account of a human being looking for lasting value and purpose in his life. In this, Imagining Eternity is everyone’s story, a thoroughly human sojourn into the dreams, pain, hopes, and longings which all of us explore and encounter. It’s a mirror, not so much of content, but of form, of the universal realities we all face in our quest to find value in our existence. We’re all looking for permanence. Imagining Eternity is one person’s telling of how he found it.

The Struggle for Peace of a Gullah Mind

By Alvin J. Green
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Isbn : 9781462832989
  • Pages : 146
  • Category : Poetry
  • Reads : 757
  • File Pdf: the-struggle-for-peace-of-a-gullah-mind.pdf

Book Summary:

The Struggle for Peace of a Gullah Mind captures every aspect of American life and its diverse cultures. This first small volume of poetry reflects Greens passionate and encouraging words to not only survive, but to taste the rich heritage of Gullah storytelling. He establishes himself as a vivid poet by introducing readers to the precipitous characters he has known. Al developed his keen insights from observing the quilting patterns his mother would use when making gifts for family and friends, and by accompanying his father on walks down long dirt roads and winding creek bends. Through these experiences, Al illustrates how poets, like abstract artists, depict life through myriad images, shapes, and colors.

The Abrupt End of Civilization

By Roger Hober
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
  • Isbn : 1641389311
  • Pages : 282
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 332
  • File Pdf: the-abrupt-end-of-civilization.pdf

Book Summary:

Perhaps everyone has had ideas of what a worldwide human catastrophe would be like. In this story, even though three-fourth of the world's population dies, it is not all gloom and doom. Action, adventure, and some futuristic, science fiction thinking will keep the reader from putting this book down until they have read it from cover to cover.

Born to Be Wild

By Hattie Garlick
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Isbn : 1472943813
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Crafts & Hobbies
  • Reads : 295
  • File Pdf: born-to-be-wild.pdf

Book Summary:

Want to save cash, your child's imagination and possibly even the planet? This is the book you need. Packed with great photos of real families in the outdoors, Born to Be Wild contains easy-to-follow instructions for activities that require nothing more sophisticated than a small person's imagination and access to a little outdoor space. Nature lays on magical materials for free each season, from fallen leaves and twigs, moulted feathers, sand and shells, to mud, puddles and rain. Everything else you'll need for these activities is already hiding in your cupboards at home. No expensive art supplies of outward-bound kit required. All you need are the toolkit items at the front of the book - ordinary household essentials like scraps of paper, string, glue, recycled food containers and an empty jar or two. Along the way Hattie talks to families, organisations and communities who have rebuilt their relationships with nature with extreme or inspiring results, and she introduces scientists, psychologists and other experts who explain why, as modern families, we should revive our waning relationships with nature, whatever age or stage we're at.

Pray for Me

By Robert Moynihan
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Image
  • Isbn : 0307590763
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 924
  • File Pdf: pray-for-me.pdf

Book Summary:

From the founder and editor of Inside the Vatican magazine, the world's most well-informed, comprehensive monthly on the Roman Catholic Church, comes this enlightening introduction to the life and spiritual teachings of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, now Pope Francis, the first Pope of the Americas. On March, 13, 2013, 115 Cardinals elected for the first time a Pope from outside of Europe. Pope Francis, a native of Argentina, is not just the first Pope from the Southern Hemisphere, he is also the first Jesuit to ever hold the Chair of Peter. This means a bridging of the Northern and Southern hemispheres and religious traditions in a way we've never seen before, signifying a new global vision for the 1.2 billion people who call themselves Catholic. Now a leading expert on the papacy provides the ultimate introduction to this new Pope, including biographical information and an absorbing collection of Jorge Mario Bergoglio most persuasive words.

Our Fathers

By Andrew O'Hagan
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Emblem Editions
  • Isbn : 1551995298
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 522
  • File Pdf: our-fathers.pdf

Book Summary:

From the author of the incredible debut novel, Be Near Me. Finalist for the Man Booker Prize, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and the Whitbread Award. Hugh Bawn was a modern hero, a visionary urban planner, a man of the people who revolutionized Scotland’s residential development after the Second World War. But times have changed. Now, as he lies dying in one of his own failed buildings, his grandson Jamie comes home to watch over him. The old man’s final months bring Jamie to see what is best and worst in the past that haunts them all, and he sees the fears of his own life unravel in the land that bred him. It is Jamie who tells the story of his family, of three generations of pride and delusion, of nationality and strong drink, of Catholic faith and the end of political idealism. It is a tale of dark hearts and modern houses, of three men in search of Utopia. A poignant and powerful reclamation of the past, Our Fathers is a deeply felt, beautifully crafted, utterly unforgettable novel.

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