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Life After

By Katie Ganshert
  • ISBN Code: : 1601429037
  • Publisher : WaterBrook
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 393
  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Pdf : life-after.pdf

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It could have been me. Snow whirls around an elevated train platform in Chicago. A distracted woman boards the train, takes her seat, and moments later a fiery explosion rips through the frigid air, tearing the car apart in a horrific attack on the city’s transit system. One life is spared. Twenty-two are lost. A year later, Autumn Manning can’t remember the day of the bombing and she is tormented by grief—by guilt. Twelve months of the question constantly echoing. Why? Why? Why? Searching for answers, she haunts the lives of the victims, unable to rest. Paul Elliott lost his wife in the train bombing and wants to let the dead rest in peace, undisturbed and unable to cause more pain for his loved ones. He wants normalcy for his twelve-year-old daughter and young son, to see them move beyond the heartbreak. But when the Elliotts and Autumn are unexpectedly forced together, he fears she’ll bring more wreckage in her wake. In Life After, Katie Ganshert’s most complex and unforgettable novel yet, the stirring prose and authentic characters pose questions of truth, goodness, and ultimate purpose in this emotionally resonant tale.

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  • Category : Nature
  • Members : 689
  • Pdf File: finding-beauty-in-a-broken-world.pdf

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"Shards of glass can cut and wound or magnify a vision," Terry Tempest Williams tells us. "Mosaic celebrates brokenness and the beauty of being brought together." Ranging from Ravenna, Italy, where she learns the ancient art of mosaic, to the American Southwest, where she observes prairie dogs on the brink of extinction, to a small village in Rwanda where she joins genocide survivors to build a memorial from the rubble of war, Williams searches for meaning and community in an era of physical and spiritual fragmentation. In her compassionate meditation on how nature and humans both collide and connect, Williams affirms a reverence for all life, and constructs a narrative of hopeful acts, taking that which is broken and creating something whole.

The Beauty of Broken

By Elisa Morgan
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  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Book Code : 084996525X
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 509
  • Pdf File: the-beauty-of-broken.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Find beauty and hope by facing and dealing with the messiness of family life. The family is an imperfect institution. Broken people become broken parents who make broken families. But actually, broken is normal and exactly where God wants us. In The Beauty of Broken, Elisa Morgan, one of today’s most respected female Christian leaders, for the first time shares her very personal story of brokenness—from her first family of origin to the second, represented by her husband and two grown children. Over the years, Elisa’s family struggled privately with issues many parents must face, including: alcoholism and drug addiction infertility and adoption teen pregnancy and abortion divorce, homosexuality, and death Each story layers onto the next to reveal the brokenness that comes into our lives without invitation. “We’ve bought into the myth of the perfect family,” says Elisa. “Formulaic promises about the family may have originated in well-meaning intentions, but such thinking isn’t realistic. It’s not helpful. It’s not even kind.” Instead she offers hope in the form of “broken family values” that allow parents to grow and thrive with God. Values such as commitment, humility, relinquishment, and respect carry us to new places of understanding. Owning our brokenness shapes us into God’s best idea for us and enables us to discover the beauty in ourselves and each member of our family.

Once Upon a Broken Heart

By Stephanie Garber
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  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Book Code : 1250268389
  • Total of Pages : 335
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 857
  • Pdf File: once-upon-a-broken-heart.pdf

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The instant #1 New York Times bestseller! Once Upon a Broken Heart marks the launch of a new series from beloved author Stephanie Garber about love, curses, and the lengths that people will go to for happily ever after For as long as she can remember, Evangeline Fox has believed in true love and happy endings...until she learns that the love of her life will marry another. Desperate to stop the wedding and to heal her wounded heart, Evangeline strikes a deal with the charismatic, but wicked, Prince of Hearts. In exchange for his help, he asks for three kisses, to be given at the time and place of his choosing. But after Evangeline’s first promised kiss, she learns that bargaining with an immortal is a dangerous game — and that the Prince of Hearts wants far more from her than she’d pledged. He has plans for Evangeline, plans that will either end in the greatest happily ever after, or the most exquisite tragedy...

Sex in a Broken World

By Paul David Tripp
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  • Publisher : Crossway
  • Book Code : 1433556685
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 453
  • Pdf File: sex-in-a-broken-world.pdf

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We live in a deeply broken world . . . but there is hope. Sexuality is a fundamental part of what it means to be human—part of God’s beautiful design when he created all things. And yet, sex in our world today looks nothing like the way that God intended it to be. Sexual brokenness surrounds us and, in one way or another, affects us all. This sexual brokenness reveals our deep need for redemption— something quick fixes, mere behavior modification, or a set of rules can’t provide. Honest and direct yet kind and caring, this book points us to the only place we can find help for sexual brokenness—the transforming grace of Jesus Christ. Only this grace offers hope for a life of freedom, purity, and joy as God intended.

Beneath a Broken Sky

By Dillon Mee
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 1479791563
  • Total of Pages : 206
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 412
  • Pdf File: beneath-a-broken-sky.pdf

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Belligerent liked to think that he could save himself, and when he realized he couldnt, he liked to think that nobody could save him. Sieve was a man defeated by hubris, for he had no pride in himself. Mondegreen was but a memory and a hopePorphyry a girl destined for tragedy. Perfidious was a man who preferred being broken, and Sam was just a man. Mr. Wightthe mysterious Mr. Wightwho is to say what he wasor is? These are the people who resided beneath a broken sky, and this is the story of their travels.

The Way Forward Is with a Broken Heart

By Alice Walker
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  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Book Code : 0307816966
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 840
  • Pdf File: the-way-forward-is-with-a-broken-heart.pdf

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"These are the stories that came to me to be told after the close of a magical marriage to an extraordinary man that ended in a less-than-magical divorce. I found myself unmoored, unmated, ungrounded in a way that challenged everything I'd ever thought about human relationships. Situated squarely in that terrifying paradise called freedom, precipitously out on so many emotional limbs, it was as if I had been born; and in fact I was being reborn as the woman I was to become." So says Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker about her beautiful new book, in which "one of the best American writers today" (The Washington Post) gives us superb stories based on rich truths from her own experience. Imbued with Walker's wise philosophy and understanding of people, the spirit, sex and love, The Way Forward Is with a Broken Heart begins with a lyrical, autobiographical story of a marriage set in the violent and volatile Deep South during the early years of the civil rights movement. Walker goes on to imagine stories that grew out of the life following that marriage—a life, she writes, that was "marked by deep sea-changes and transitions." These provocative stories showcase Walker's hard-won knowledge of love of many kinds and of the relationships that shape our lives, as well as her infectious sense of humor and joy. Filled with wonder at the power of the life force and of the capacity of human beings to move through love and loss and healing to love again, The Way Forward Is with a Broken Heart is an enriching, passionate book by "a lavishly gifted writer" (The New York Times Book Review).

Find A Broken Wall

By Brian C Stiller
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  • Publisher : Castle Quay Books
  • Book Code : 1894860802
  • Total of Pages : 176
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 486
  • Pdf File: find-a-broken-wall.pdf

Book Short Summary:

When it is assumed there is little more to say about leadership, Brian Stiller surprises us with new, fresh and creative insights. Unwrapping the ancient Old Testament story of Nehemiah, he identifies 7 principles on building and renewing ministries and organizations. Surrounding these principles are workable concepts connected to inspiring stories of faith. Drawing on a lifetime of leadership, he writes about what it takes to lead. He examines the challenges leaders face, surveying them first from 33,000 feet, then at ground level describing what it takes to move from an idea to effective completion. The freshness of his stories and the clarity of his counsel come from a real life experience—this is what he has done. Framed by the ancient story of Nehemiah, the Hebrew who returned to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem, Stiller examines the text and draws from his own life experiences, then skillfully applies the principles of Nehemiah to 21st Century leaders. Stiller doesn’t back down from facing the challenges of leading: he makes it clear it is not for the faint hearted. He faces what leaders inevitably must deal with—politics isn’t everything but everything is political.

The Gifting

By K.E. Ganshert
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  • Publisher : K.E. Ganshert
  • Book Code : N.a
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  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 292
  • Pdf File: the-gifting.pdf

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If the world is right, then I am crazy. And crazy is dangerous. In a world where nothing supernatural exists, Tess Eckhart is positive she’s going crazy. After her complete freakout at a high school party, her family is too. So much that they pack their bags and move across the country, next to a nationally-renowned facility for the mentally ill. Tess is determined to fit in at her new school, despite the whispers and stares. But when it comes to Luka Williams, a reluctantly popular boy in her class, she’s unused to a stare that intense. Then the headaches start, and the seemingly prophetic dreams that haunt her at night. As Tess tries harder to hide them, she becomes increasingly convinced that Luka knows something—that he might somehow be responsible. But what if she’s wrong? What if Luka Williams is the only thing separating her from a madness too terrifying to fathom?

Beautiful Broken Girls

By Kim Savage
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  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
  • Book Code : 0374300585
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 889
  • Pdf File: beautiful-broken-girls.pdf

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Remember the places you touched me. Ben touched seven parts of Mira Cillo: her palm, hair, chest, cheek, lips, throat, and heart. It was the last one that broke her. After Mira's death, she sends Ben on a quest to find notes she left him in the seven places where they touched—notes that explain why she and her sister, Francesca, drowned themselves in the quarry lake. How Ben interprets those notes has everything to do with the way he was touched by a bad coach years ago. But the truth behind the girls’ suicides is far more complicated, involving a dangerous infatuation, a deadly miracle, and a crushing lie. BEAUTIFUL BROKEN GIRLS is a stunning release from Kim Savage, the author of the critically acclaimed After the Woods.

Broken & Beautiful

By Priyanka Joshi
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  • Publisher : Priyanka Joshi
  • Book Code : 1639748822
  • Total of Pages : 82
  • Category : Poetry
  • Members : 489
  • Pdf File: broken-beautiful.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A collection of 36 heartfelt poems! About holding on, letting go and all the things in between.

Lessons Learned on a Broken Road

By Mya Spaulding
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  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Book Code : 1512730505
  • Total of Pages : 114
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 930
  • Pdf File: lessons-learned-on-a-broken-road.pdf

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This book is an amazing read about one womans joys and struggles trying to find her way. Always possessing a strong faith in God but not knowing how to get to where she needed to be, mistakes were made and trials ensued. Through the mercy, grace, and forgiveness of our loving heavenly Father, the broken road became smooth, healed, and beautiful.

Love Heals a Broken Heart (Trust Me)

By Jacquetta Wyse
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 1441575510
  • Total of Pages : 255
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 290
  • Pdf File: love-heals-a-broken-heart.pdf

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Kenitra McKenzie lives in Austin with her husband, Caleb and their five year old son, Seth. She is an active member of her church along with her devoted husband and life was a blessed one, but there looms a darkness in the form of Calebs best friend Dalton Anders. He has resents her ever since she met Caleb in college and even more when their relationship blossoms into marriage. He goes out of his way to undermine their marriage in anyway possible and despite the many chances Caleb gives him to make amends, but it didnt seem to do any good. Caleb is forced to end his longtime friendship with Dalton for the sake of his marriage and to shield his son from the godly behavior Dalton portrays in view of his son. The decision Caleb makes didnt set too well with Dalton and vows in his heart to somehow get even with the woman who destroyed his friendship with Caleb, but first he had to make it appear he no longer has any resentment toward Kenitra. It is during Seths sixth birthday party that he arranges an air show to set his revenge in motion. Kenitra is devastated when Dalton maliciously murders her beloved husband and his supposedly godson in front of her. He looks at her without any remorse and leaves her for dead after shooting her, but his brutal attempt to kill her fails. He is convicted of murder as well as attempted murder. Kenitra tries to put the pieces of her shattered life back together, but it is nearly impossible when her mother in law constantly blames her for their deaths when they were her life. She began to blame God for all that has happened since He is big enough to have stopped it from ever happening in the first place. Her best friend, Stephanie, who is also Calebs sister, only reminds her of what didnt have any longer. She feels like she has nothing left after this tragedy and turns her back on Most High God and runs from everything that reminds her of the life she once had. Kenitra didnt care about anything or anyone after that and traveled from one place to another till she settles in England. She lives there for years before being led to move to Kennebunk Beach, ME where she meets a teenager named Mercedes Branden after converting an abandoned bar into a health food caf. Mercedes lands a job working for her and introduces her brother the first day of her new job. Philip, a pastor, is immediately drawn to her and soon discovers Kenitra is agnostic and doesnt believe in God, but has no idea she would later become the woman of his dream. Kenitra didnt have any intentions of falling for anyone especially someone like Philip since she resents his religious beliefs, but in time her feelings for him changes and much to her surprise she marries Philip 18 months later. The moral is love does heal a broken heart when God is doing the healing so trust Him with all of your problems because He has the answers.