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by Jan Maria ReijersWere they fast learners or are we slow? The disciples learned to teach and heal others in less than the first half of Matthew's account. Jesus taught tens of thousands of people a very simple message. This message was for our physical and spiritual lives now. They learned and then taught others and the numbers grew.This lasted for about three hundred years and then the Church took hold. His real lessons were hidden by rituals and ceremony. 'The People Whisperer' uncovers the everyday meanings... more
The Gold Coats - An Exceptional Standard of Care: A Collaborative Guide to Caring for the Cognitively Impaired Behind Barsby Aileen HongoAn in-depth look into a unique group of men who, while involved in the criminal justice system, helped develop a compassionate rehabilitative model of care for the cognitively impaired (dementia/Alzheimer’s Disease) behind bars.
by Mike KlaassenMost books about the craft of writing fiction don't even define a scene, much less describe how to create one. Even fewer address sequels. Scenes are the exciting, turbocharged parts of fiction, driving the story forward. Sequels provide a breather, where the focal character can celebrate or lick his wounds and plan his next move. Together scenes and sequels help create page-turning fiction.
by Mike KlaassenMost books about the craft of writing fiction explain a few fiction-writing modes, but none addresses or even identifies all eleven. Fiction-Writing Modes: Eleven Essential Tools for Bringing Your Story to Life is the most comprehensive and concise resource available anywhere regarding fiction-writing modes and the mechanics of presenting them. A mode is a particular manner of doing or expressing something. Eleven different modes comprise all written fiction.
by Peter FerraroThis work is a dialog between Jesus and his disciples. But herein lies’ the twist. First the Jesus of the Gospel of John answers, then the Jesus of the Gospel of Thomas. In the Gospel of John Jesus is proclaimed to be the only begotten Son of God, the Savior, and more than that, God Himself. And if you “believe” Jesus is who he says he is, the Son of God who has come to judge the living and the dead; and you love and obey him, then you will be granted eternal life. If not, the wrath of God will ... more
by Promod PuriFor most of us the tag of religion we belong to is given by our parents. And the specific rituals, customs and traditions we follow identify us belonging to a particular religion or faith. "HINDUISM beyond ritual, customs and traditions" is an attempt to traverse further and explore its richness in the areas of spiritual and philosophical thoughts, and to recognize the religion's rational, liberal, secular and diverse fundamentals. Hinduism is not merely a religion or as the cliché goes: ... more
Being Straight, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Intersexed, and Androgynous: Nature's diversity and the real story behindby Bobbi Paige HopkinsThere is a shortage of clarity as to the origins of sex, gender, and sexuality. Learn how and where all this diversity comes from and how everyone is potentially androgynous.
by David WogahnLEARN THE RIGHT WAY ...to set your book up for long-term success, improve sales opportunities, and protect your investment, including: -Everything you need to know about ISBNs, Barcodes, Copyright, & LCCNs. -Make sure your book can be distributed by any distributor. -Never have to abandon your hard-earned reader reviews. -Ensure your book can be printed by any printer. -Add your book to the major book industry databases. -Prevent your advance reader copies from being re-sold. ... more
by James E. Gibson
True Christianity: It May Not Be What You Think seeks to define true Christianity and to help persons progress toward practicing it.
This second edition of the book contains seven new chapters, making a total of 51 in addition to the introduction. The second edition also includes several changes/corrections, as well as some updated references to URLs.
The 51 mainly very short chapters are organized int... more
by Robert McFaddenPoetry appears in the Bible in numerous forms throughout both the Old and the New Testaments, from the book of Job and the psalms to the letters from Paul. Its use provides a heightened awareness of the message conveyed; it exposes depths of meaning that apply to each individual’s inner murmurings and elevates the holy text to endless levels of perception. In The Rhythm of Job, author Robert McFadden offers a reinterpretation of the longest and oldest poem of the Old Testament, the book of Jo... more
by Eace Bee; Honey Bee; and Priscilla BeeChronic Mental Illness: A Living Nightmare A plea for compassion, better understanding, and more funding to help those with mental illness and their caregivers. Eace Bee was a promising young student hoping to become an architect or a rapper when, nearing the end of high school, he was, by his own account, struck down by crippling mental illness. Diagnosed as a severe paranoid schizophrenic, he has for 20-plus years struggled with mood swings that can make him seem menacing, voices from animate ... more
by Edward CastleIn his late teens, Henry Carmel was stricken with schizophrenia—a life-altering mental illness characterized by tormenting voices, impaired judgment, and acute paranoia. In 1996, Henry was attacked by a huge dog. Fearing for his life, he panicked and killed the animal. Despite test results and reports supplied by an unbiased veterinary pathologist, the corrupt county veterinarian contradicted the pathologist and aggravated the incident with a false theory. At the hands of a power-hungry deputy d... more
by Lucille Tessier ChagnonIN A PRINT-SATURATED SOCIETY, MILLIONS OF SO-CALLED NON-READERS RECOGNIZE STOP, GO, BANK, BUS. HOWEVER, BECAUSE THEY WERE NEVER SHOWN HOW TO BUILD A READING FOUNDATION ON SUCH SIMPLE WORDS, THEY MISTAKENLY BELIEVE THAT THEY CANNOT LEARN. ENTHUSIASTIC LISTENING IS CRUCIAL IN WORKING WITH HESITANT READERS. IT CREATES SAFE SPACE, ACCELERATES LEARNING, AND BEGINS TO DISPEL SELF-DEFEATING BELIEFS. ONCE THEY FEEL SAFE ENOUGH TO TALK ABOUT THEIR REAL INTERESTS, MANY TERMS BECOME SIGHT WORDS THAT ALLOW ... more
by Michael AbramowitzThe Oracle of Love is a contemporary interpretation of the I Ching, an ancient Chinese book of wisdom. It proposes Love to be the primary spiritual purpose and sexual love to be a source of both personal and spiritual delight. It is easy to use - it takes a minute or two to cast a hexagram and another to read its text. Guidelines for interpreting the hexagrams are provided.
by Jeff Smith
Bill and Tricia Moser were living in one of America’s wealthiest enclaves when they stepped away and began a journey of belief and purpose that eventually led to full immersion in a horse-and-buggy Amish life.
No more BMWs. No more architectural or medical careers. Instead, the Mosers drew close with their children, built pallets for money, canned food, and bonded with people of their Amish faith and community. Here, in Becoming Amish, they offer a moder... more