Rebecca’s dream is to meet her true love and be happy. She wants to meet an honest, caring, understanding, and kind-hearted person with good manners. Rebecca thinks that she met this person on one of the dating websites. He is a very interesting and extraordinary man from New Hampshire, whose name is Aaron Thoreau. Through thought-provoking philosophical discourse and discussion of art and politics, Rebecca and Aaron learn about each other’s strengths and weaknesses, and they try to find answers to life’s most important questions and concerns. Aaron’s moral values, life principles, worldviews, and personal stories fascinate Rebecca and leave her deeply in love. Over time, she becomes so emotionally attached to Aaron that she cannot imagine her life without him. Rebecca cannot live a day without talking to Aaron on the phone and hearing his beautiful voice. However, when Rebecca meets Aaron in real life, she discovers the shocking truth, which destroys her perfect little world. What is the shocking truth, and will Rebecca be able to continue her life after what happened? The answers to these questions are in the book A Dark Mystery in the White Mountains: The Unforgettable Story of an Online Encounter.
The Unforgettable Story of an Online Encounter
Author: Kristina Sarkisyan
Charles Ritchie’s first volume of diaries, The Siren Years, created a sensation when it was published in 1974. Besides winning the Governor General’s Award for Non-fiction, it was hailed by reviewers on both sides of the Atlantic. An Appetite for Life, his second volume, first published in 1977, deals with his youth in Halifax and his career at Oxford – the years when Charles Ritchie turned from a callow, blundering youth into a callow, blundering young man. As these diaries show, Charles Ritchie had a sharp eye, a keen ear, a highly developed sense of the absurd, and – despite his unhappy knack of landing ?at on his face – a thorough “appetite for life.” This is not only a hilariously funny book, but it presents a vivid picture of two worlds – Halifax and Oxford in the mid-twenties – that are now long gone. It also introduces us to an astonishing range of characters, but the most astonishing of all is the young Charles Ritchie himself. From the Trade Paperback edition.
The Education of a Young Diarist, 1924-1927
Author: Charles Ritchie
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
Category: Biography & Autobiography
The author of On Kissing, Tickling, and Being Bored illuminates the possibilities of flirtation--its risks and instructive amusements--and the spaces flirtation opens in the stories we tell ourselves, particularly within the framework of psychoanalysis. The book reveals the virtues of being committed to the open-endedness of life.
Author: Adam Phillips
Publisher: Harvard University Press
The Artist's Torah is an uplifting and down-to-earth guide to the creative process, wide open to longtime artists and first-time dabblers, to people of every religious background--or none--and to every creative medium. In this book, you'll find a yearlong cycle of weekly meditations on a life lived artistically, grounded in ancient Jewish wisdom and the wisdom of artists, composers, writers, and choreographers from the past and present. You'll explore the nature of the creative process--how it begins, what it's for, what it asks of you, how you work your way to truth and meaning, what you do when you get blocked, what you do when you're done--and encounter questions that will help you apply the meditations to your own life and work. Above all, The Artist's Torah teaches us that creativity is a natural and important part of the human spirit, a bright spark that, week after week, this book will brighten.
Author: David Harris Ebenbach
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
SOME FOURTEEN BILLION YEARS AGO SOMETHING WONDERFUL HAPPENED, EXACTLY WHERE WHO KNOWS?,SOME SAY THAT IT WAS EVERYWHERE AT ONCE,BUT NEVERTHELESS A MIRACULOUS EVENT WAS TAKING PLACE. IT WAS MINUTE IN SIZE, BUT IMMENSE IN ENERGY! IT WAS THE ‘BIG BANG’, OR ‘AND GOD SAID’,...”LET THERE BE”...AND THE UNIVERSE WAS BORN, AND IT CONTINUED TO GROW, AND IT HAS GROWN EXPIDENTIALLY EVER SINCE, AND NOW IT HAS BECOME A HOME FOR US, AND THE MIRIAD OF STARS, AND GALAXIES ARE BEING PREPARED EVEN AS I AM WRITING THIS,...FOR MANKIND ! AND IT CONTINUES TO GROW, BUT SOME PEOPLE SAY THAT IT WAS JUST AN ACCIDENT, BUT I SAY THAT IT WAS BY DESIGN, AND THAT DESIGN WAS FOR OUR BENEFIT. AND THAT THERE IS A SUPREME BEING, ‘A CREATOR’, WHO IS FAR ABOVE AND BEYOND OUR CONCEPTION OF SPACE AND TIME, AND THAT HE CARES ABOUT US WITHOUT LIMIT, SO MUCH SO THAT HE BUILT AN ENTIRE UNIVERSE TO ACCOMODATE MANKIND. AND THAT HE HAS A ‘PLAN’ FOR US THAT WILL BE SO SPECTACULAR THAT WE COULD’NT POSSIBLY IMAGINE OF IT EVEN IN OUR WILDEST DREAMS. AND EVEN THOUGH WE ‘FELL’ HE NEVER GAVE UP ON US, AND THAT HE CAME DOWN TO THE EARTH TO REDEEM US FROM SIN AND DEATH IN ORDER THAT WE WOULD ONCE AGAIN BE AT THE CENTRE OF THAT ‘PLAN’, THE WHICH IS ON GOING BUT NOT UNTIL THE EARTH HAS BEEN CLEANSED WILL IT BE INITIATED AND CONTINUED IN EARNEST. AND THIS BOOK DESCRIBES THOSE ‘PLANS’ . BUT THE CUNNING AND CRAFTY NATURE OF ‘LUCIFER’, AND OF THE ‘FALLEN ANGELS’ TRIES TO THWART THOSE PLANS.
From Earth to Orion, On the Wings of Heaven
Author: Michael L. A. David
Secret Notes on the Sum of Life
„Ich schreibe so lange, wie der Leser davon überzeugt ist, in den Händen eines erstklassigen Wahnsinnigen zu sein.“ Stephen King Während der Genesung nach einem schweren Unfall schreibt Stephen King seine Memoiren – Leben und Schreiben sind eins. Ein unverzichtbarer Ratgeber für alle angehenden Schriftsteller und eine Fundgrube für alle, die mehr über den König des Horror-Genres erfahren wollen. Ein kluges und gleichzeitig packendes Buch über gelebte Literatur. »Eine Konfession.« Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
Category: Biography & Autobiography
One of our best known biblical interpreters offers essays and sermons meant to assist preachers in their interpretation and explication of biblical texts. Often neglected in preaching, the Old Testament is a particular focus of attention, but only in the context of the wholeness of Scripture. Questions addressed in this volume include the following: How does one approach and preach the Old Testament at Easter? What are the contemporary issues or dimensions in preaching the Ten Commandments? And how does the preacher hold the Old Testament and the New Testament in proclaiming God's word to the church? In this collection, attention is given to preaching about the ministry and on particular occasions, such as funerals, baccalaureates, ordination, and in Advent and Christmas as well as before Holy Communion.
Preaching the Old Testament—and the New
Author: Patrick D. Miller
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Ethical philosophy has a long and distinguished history, but how can you apply it to your life? This Practical Guide explores the alternative ethical philosophies and how we can all use these to aid us with everyday dilemmas. Introducing Ethics for Everyday Life provides advice on whether human beings really are selfish and greedy, why you might want to be a good person, and how to pick an ethical philosophy that works for you. Free of jargon but full of straightforward advice, case studies and step-by-step instructions, this is the perfect concise introduction to using ethics to help you make decisions.
A Practical Guide
Author: Dave Robinson
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
In this incredibly thought provoking book the author reveals a new powerful force that is sweeping across Kenya and convincingly demonstrates how this force is the power behind Uhuru Kenyattas' ascendancy to power. In this book you will discover; Why Uhuru Kenyatta is destined to become one of Kenyas' greatest presidents. The simple secret behind Uhurus increasing popularity which is far from its peak. What this enormous force behind Uhuru that rivals the scope of every single kenyan political and economic wave - fro the 1990s first multiparty elections to the Narc wave of 2002 is. The author suggests that you will see - you must see - that we are at the dawn of a new day, where the possibilities are so wonderful, fascinating and limitless they are almost bewildering. This enormous force will change everything from the way our country has been governed up to now and reshape our economic climate in the process making thousands upon thousands of Kenyans wealthier. From deep insights that grip your mind, the possibilities are limitless as the author takes you on a roller-coaster of scientific, spiritual, philosophic, financial and economic possibilities that are unfolding in-front of your eyes. The power so to speak is now in your hands and once you get a grip on this mysterious power your life can never be the same again.
A GUIDE TO EXCEPTIONAL TRANSFORMATION
Publisher: Rare Books
This book was born out of frustration - the frustration that comes from desiring to reach into our lives through prayer and tough, hard places that are far beyond our control. We know that prayer works, but at the same time, we experience prayer that becomes superficial and routine. Too often we ourselves say, Lord bless our lives. It is my desire to go deeper to claim the victory and promises that God has for us in his word, and to literally pray these promises into our lives, children, and loved ones as well.
Author: Loretta A. Johnson
Category: Family & Relationships
The author reveals who the woman of Revelation is--a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars; And she being with child cried travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered --and what she is doing in heaven.
Author: Bertha Hicks-Drake
Publisher: Xulon Press
The most literary of the gospels, this book portrays Jesus as a universal figure, quietly spreading the word of salvation. Much prominence is given to women, with stories of Elizabeth, Mary and Naim's widow, while the parables of the Good Samaritan and the Prodigal Son are unique to this version. With an introduction by Richard Holloway.
Author: Richard Holloway
Publisher: Canongate Books
A Miscellany for the Fields and the Fire-side
Author: Leigh Hunt
This title offers superb introduction to Christianity for classroom use. ""Christianity: A Biblical, Historical, and Theological Guide for Students"" is a mutual effort by Kathy Lopez, Don Penny, Glenn Jonas, and Adam English, the faculty of the Religion department at Campbell University. This book is specifically designed to be used as a textbook for a course called 'Introduction to Christianity'. The text is the product of more than a decade of classroom work and will provide students with a general introduction to the Christian religion, giving particular emphasis to the biblical, historical, and theological traditions within Christianity. In addition to its primary purpose as a textbook, this book will prove useful to anyone who may be interested in Christianity, from non-Christian inquirers to lay persons in weekly Sunday-school classes. The book is divided into four major units. The first section explores the Old Testament. The second section provides an overview of the New Testament. The third section delves into Christian history beginning with the early centuries and moving through the Middle Ages, Reformation, and into the modern era. The final section asks questions such as 'What do Christians believe?' and 'What do Christians do?' Accessibly written, this text is now available as a new edition of the best-selling ""A Journey of Faith: An Introduction to Christianity"" with more than 50 per cent new material.
A Biblical, Historical, and Theological Guide for Students
Author: Kathryn Muller Lopez,W. Glenn Jonas, JR.
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Walking on the sand before breakfast, Carolus Deene's cousin Fay, who was staying on the Suffolk coast, had come upon the head of Lilliane Bomberger, the celebrated and universally detested novelist. The body was buried in the sand with only the head protruding; at least one tide had washed over it. Before this frustrating case ends, three murders are committed. This is vintage Bruce, mixing thrills and chills with unique humor.
A Carolus Deane Mystery
Author: Leo Bruce
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
'The Gospel Mystery of Sanctification' by Walter Marshall, first published in 1692, is one of the classic works of Christian spirituality. It is a deep and rich biblical study of sanctification - how Christians grow in holiness and become more like Jesus. In a day when Christians are very prone to pursue self-help methods to grow in obedience to Christ, Walter Marshall lays out the biblical way of growth: obedience comes as Christians live by grace, in union with Christ, by faith. Growth comes, as Paul says in Galatians 2:20, through Christ living in me.Ó The message of this book is so important for Christians today, it is essential that it be rewritten in contemporary English.
Growing in Holiness by Living in Union with Christ
Author: Walter Marshall
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers