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A Journey of Faith

By Serville Waterman PhD DD
  • ISBN Code: : 1532097204
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Pages : 88
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
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While growing up in Barbados, Serville Waterman was first made aware that he was a black boy with unique abilities. After experiencing foretelling visions, strange apparitions, and uncanny happenings that included seeing and being rescued by angels from precarious situations, Serville eventually came to embrace these occurrences as special gifts while learning to rely on prayer, hymns, and God for strength to endure all of life’s challenges. In a fascinating memoir accompanied by photographs, Serville chronicles his journey through life as it led him from Barbados at age fifteen to England and ultimately to New York several years later. As he shares insight into his coming-of-age journey into manhood that included many colorful incidents as well as trials and tribulations and obstacles and hinderances, Serville reveals how he continued to strive for excellence and attain his goals while reassuring others that they are not alone in their struggles and that we are all strong enough to face whatever comes in the future. A Journey of Faith shares the faith-filled story of one man’s experiences as his life path led him from Barbados to England and eventually the United States to achieve his dreams.

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A Journey of Faith

By Lillie Jefferson
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  • Publisher : Balboa Press
  • Book Code : 1982261455
  • Total of Pages : 116
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 928
  • Pdf File: a-journey-of-faith.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The journey of life is riddled with obstacles. It is full of twist and turns, ups and downs, good and bad times, friends and foes, love and hurt, loosing and finding. A journey of ever changing highways; which will take you in a multitude of directions filled with critical decisions to be made. Our decisions will affect millions of people directly and indirectly. Some decisions will be good and some bad, but learning from each decision is what will be important.

Begin

By Bob Franquiz
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  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Book Code : 1441244492
  • Total of Pages : 112
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 906
  • Pdf File: begin.pdf

Book Short Summary:

When someone becomes a new Christian, they are often left wondering what to do next. What does it mean to be a Christian? Where do they start? Bob Franquiz, founding pastor of Calvary Fellowship in Miami has built a road map for new Christians in Begin. He leads young believers to the starting points--Bible reading, prayer, church, fellowship, and baptism--that lead to a rich life of following Christ. New Christians will discover the practices that encourage spiritual growth and develop a process that allows them to keep growing closer to God for a lifetime.

A Journey of Faith, Disappointments, and Healing

By Darien Marie Barnaby- Toussaint
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 1504967135
  • Total of Pages : 52
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 586
  • Pdf File: a-journey-of-faith-disappointments-and-healing.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Have you ever felt discouraged and despondent? Do you ever feel like no one understands your pain? Are you convinced that trials and testing are unique to you? Well, ‘A Journey of Faith, Disappointment and Healing’ is the perfect book for you. This true story encapsulates a young lady’s struggles, hurt, brokenness, turmoil of soul, regret, and anger as she grapples with the sad reality that life sometimes throws hardballs at you. However, as the story unfolds, the scene changes, and the healing and miraculous hand of God turns sorrow into joy, brokenness into restoration, and despair into hope.

Autism: A Journey of Faith and Hope

By Shannon Williams
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  • Publisher : Author House
  • Book Code : 1491810343
  • Total of Pages : 110
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 537
  • Pdf File: autism.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Journey with Pastor Shannon Williams as she details the wonderful and countless miracles that God has performed in the life of her and her family. From barreness, to pregnancy, to “near” miscarriage, to 96 days of bedrest, to the birth of a 2 pound 13 ounce baby boy! The doctors said he would die and he lived. They also said he would never breathe on his own and he does breathe on his own. Faith has caused Pastor Shannon and her family to defy the odds and to overcome EVERY test and trial... Even the challenges that accompany an Autism Diagnosis! Learn about the source of Pastor Shannon’s strength and the inspiration of her heart. Read about her Journey of Faith and Hope.

A Journey of Faith: Lessons Learned in the Fire

By Heather McCormick
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  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Book Code : 151270024X
  • Total of Pages : 172
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 316
  • Pdf File: a-journey-of-faith.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Life is a journey that includes laughter and also tears. It is sometimes a voyage of questions and doubts, but it can be a journey of faith. In this personal narrative and devotional, author Heather McCormick tells her story of facing infertility, caregiving, grief, and other challenges. A Journey of Faith openly shares her emotions, questions, doubts, and struggles, but it also records the faithfulness of God along this unexpected journey and the wisdom He taught her through the fires. Of the lessons that she shares, some teach about Gods faithfulness, His goodness, His comfort, His healing, His presence, His perfect timing, His sovereignty, and His answers to prayers. Others focus on faith, forgiveness, grace, love, humility, grief, laughter, peace, and spiritual warfare. In A Journey of Faith, McCormick communicates that God is at work in the problems you face. He is with you always and uses the problems to teach you. She shows the importance of continuing on the faith journey and learning to walk by faith with God.

Just a Little Back Talk

By Ve Ce Dottie
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 1503539415
  • Total of Pages : 122
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 692
  • Pdf File: just-a-little-back-talk.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In life, we dream of that perfect life; some may even fantasize about it. My day started as any other, and little did I know it was about to take me places Ive never imagined. My awareness to others, as well as my own life, is about to blossom and allow me to embrace all of the things I simply wouldn't take the time to before. My name is Valencia Dotson; in my journey, I have been inspired to take on a new name to compliment the old one. Ve Ce Dottie is the name that came about as I discovered an inner strength and strong desire to inspire, uplift, encourage, and enlighten others. I am wife to a wonderful husband, the mother of two beautiful school-aged girls and one phenomenal college-aged daughter. I have worked for the federal government for twenty-one years of my life. Day in and day out, I punch that time clock for the nine to five, hustle and bustle just like any other. Theres nothing big or famous about me other than my love for God, of life, and my family.

Wife of a Soldier, a Journey of Faith

By Diana Juergens
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  • Publisher : PublishAmerica
  • Book Code : 1462638309
  • Total of Pages : 164
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 634
  • Pdf File: wife-of-a-soldier-a-journey-of-faith.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Wife of a Soldier, a Journey of Faith is about one woman’s journey over the last twenty-two years as an army spouse. Each chapter is filled with the realities of the challenges and blessing she has faced, along with her family, as she has lived out the military lifestyle, in support of her soldier. Her goal is to encourage other military spouses by using her lessons learned to give them a new perspective as they face the difficult journey required of today’s military family. Her hope is that God’s faithfulness will shine through her simple message and that each woman would realize they too have a story to tell that will encourage others because of the strength and courage God places in the heart of the military spouse.

Cancer from Both Sides Now ... A Journey of Faith

By Marcia L. Kiser
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  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Book Code : 1490847456
  • Total of Pages : 136
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 913
  • Pdf File: cancer-from-both-sides-now-a-journey-of-faith.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book is a spiritual and clinical guide from a faith perspective. It is designed to encourage anyone enduring cancer treatments and its debilitating side effects—or anyone with a terminal illness—to always maintain their faith in God’s healing powers and know that there is always faith, hope, and love if we simply are patient, look upward, and seek God’s divine guidance. Mrs. Kiser describes her “rollercoaster ride” as she experiences her cancer and radiation therapy. Although she has her world torn inside out and upside down by fear and doubt, she witnesses the healing power and strength that comes from slowing down in life, taking one day at a time, and listening to God as He speaks to us in many different ways to help us cope with our illness and find a road to recovery through a journey of faith. Mrs. Kiser’s background in psychology, counseling, and courses in death and dying can inspire anyone to face the stages of dying as a normal human process and still find courage and victory in living each day to the fullest. Mrs. Kiser is more than qualified to offer this guidance because she is not only an oncology nurse with many years of experience, but she is also a cancer patient herself who shares her own life experiences in the hope of inspiring others to a better and fuller quality of life—despite the odds.

Dancing with Camels

By Mike Burnard
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 1504981561
  • Total of Pages : 262
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 304
  • Pdf File: dancing-with-camels.pdf

Book Short Summary:

It would be such a waste of time if we read the book and do not move on to a next level of followship. The journey of faith should become a cycle of faith with new levels of commitment that will be required as we start higher and deeper levels of the process time and again. Moving from discipleship to apostleship on the journey of faith will require that we sit down and count the cost once again, but this time on a higher level. Let us consider the words of A. J. Nock: The mind is like the stomach. It is not how much you put into it that counts, but how much it digests. So let us digest, act, and do.

Brain Storm: A Journey of Faith Through Brain Injury

By Laura Allen; Bruce Allen
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  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Book Code : 1449737730
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 278
  • Pdf File: brain-storm.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Brain Storm is the story of Bruce and Laura Allen who, when confronted with the immeasurable challenges of brain injury, found courage, determination, and strength from God to forge through the seemingly insurmountable obstacles of Bruce’s intense and often heartbreaking recovery. The overwhelming struggles that consumed the next year changed their lives forever. Brain Storm views these incredible hurdles through the separate eyes of both the survivor and the caregiver. It recounts how God miraculously led them through each step of the journey. This candid, intimate, and often humorous approach to recovery from brain injury will encourage and inspire readers—especially those who are currently traveling a similar path. You will learn why Bruce decided, “This has been the best year of my life.” “Brain Storm is not just the story of a man’s experience recovering from brain injury, but it is also one of loss, grief, acceptance, and transcendence to find one’s purpose in life. This is a true testament to how fragile our lives are and how resilient we can be in the face of adversity. Bruce’s story is an inspiration to me, his physician and friend, and will be to you as well.” —Darryl L. Kaelin, MD “Bruce and Laura Allen have allowed us to journey with them in their remarkable, honest, painful, and miraculous story of faith, hope, and love. This is a must-read for anyone walking through extended physical suffering either as a patient, caregiver, or family member. You will laugh, cry, and rejoice—but most of all you will experience God.” —Dr. Mark L. Walker

Emma's Heart-A Journey of Faith, Hope and Miracles

By Keassy Fernandez
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  • Publisher : Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
  • Book Code : 109806321X
  • Total of Pages : 82
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 460
  • Pdf File: emma-s-heart-a-journey-of-faith-hope-and-miracles.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Emma's Heart: A Journey of Faith, Hope, and Miracles is a story of a baby who was diagnosed with congenital heart disease a few days after she was born. She was a heart hero for five and a half months and then lost the battle against CHD but became a heart angel in heaven and in her family's hearts. Her journey tested their faith so many times, but in that journey, they learned how to keep hope in difficult moments, and they witnessed many unexplainable events, which could only be considered miracles.