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God in the Midst of Thorns

By Christopher Talley,Hilda Talley
  • ISBN Code: : 1973661160
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Pages : 316
  • Category : Religion
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Christopher and Hilda Talley were living what they thought was the American dream. They had two beautiful and healthy daughters, a comfortable home, cars, clothes, food on the table, a wonderful faith community, and two terrific jobs they loved. They played at life just as hard as they worked for their lifestyle, traveling in the United States and to foreign lands as often as possible. But in 1999, that all came crashing down. Hilda went from a happy and healthy person to someone who struggles for every breath she takes, after an inadequately trained pesticide tech came into her office. Two minutes after he left, she was fighting for her life. The chemical permanently damaged her lungs and vocal cords and led to two debilitating diseases: reactive airways dysfunction syndrome and vocal cord dysfunction. Their family life changed instantly. In God in the Midst of Thorns, Christopher and Hilda share their story, a story intertwined with the testament of God’s love and the power of Christian community, as they began their journey of learning to live a new normal. The Talleys discuss how, in their struggle for understanding, they both found a new and deeper relationship with God.

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Latino folklore comprises a kaleidoscope of cultural traditions. This compelling three-volume work showcases its richness, complexity, and beauty. • 300 A–Z entries that describe the myriad topics of Latino folklore • Contributions from distinguished scholars from across the United States • Photographs, paintings, and documents that supplement and enhance the essays • A short bibliography of suggested readings accompanies each essay


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  • Pdf File: a-walk-in-the-park-with-friends.pdf

Book Short Summary:

After the main course, comprised of Slice of Life and A Second Helping, and the desserts, Cream Puffs and Other Goodies, Linda A. M. Schneiders fourth short story collection is meant to be the after-dinner walk in the park with friends. It contains some reflections, special items, AND maybe an ice cream cone en route. She hopes that her readers will enjoy these treats, another dozen of new ones, along with two repeated favorites. The new stories include some tying up of loose ends about characters in the other collections. The stories and essays in this collection have friendship as their common theme, including friendships between people and God, among people, and between people and other creatures in Gods universe.

Praying for a Miracle When It’s Hopeless

By Isabella Milan
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  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Book Code : 1684716853
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 639
  • Pdf File: praying-for-a-miracle-when-it-s-hopeless.pdf

Book Short Summary:

“Praying for a Miracle when it’s Hopeless” is about my physical, mental, and emotional struggle with Stage 4 Breast Cancer while going through a gut-wrenching divorce, and a fight for custody of my son. In 2004 and 2005, I had many battles with breast cancer resulting in two mastectomies and reconstruction surgeries. In 2007, I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Breast Cancer with a metastasis to my brain. After surgery, I was sent away in a wheelchair and a diaper by my husband back to my family in CA; leaving me penniless and hopeless. I have no answers as to why my husband tried abandoning me, divorcing me, and leaving me for dead fighting for my life, and for visitation and custody of my son. I may have lost a few battles along the way. But, thanks to God, I won the war!! Included in my book are tips that helped me to recover. I am currently enjoying seeing my son experiencing college life; a site I never thought I'd survive to see. Praise the power of God!!

Discover Your Soul Purpose

By Wendy Templeton Padilla
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  • Publisher : Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
  • Book Code : 1685704182
  • Total of Pages : 194
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 114
  • Pdf File: discover-your-soul-purpose.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Do you believe God speaks to you? What if you could sit down with God? What would you say to Him? What questions would you ask Him? Most importantly, what would He say to you? Would you be willing to enter the conversation? As a broadcaster and certified life coach, Wendy Templeton invites you to experience a personal encounter with God, the One Who knows and loves you best. Dear child, I Am God, your heavenly Father. I Am the one Who knows you inside and out: your past, your present, and your future. I know all your thoughts even before you do. I know when you are filled with joy and peace, and I know when you are anxious and sad. My heart is so filled with love for you as you turn to me for help. I fully understand and know your conflicted heart, and I love you despite all your challenges: your disappointments and sorrows, your hesitations, and your fears. How I wait for you to release them to Me once and for all. I must ask you, My precious soul, what do you believe? As you tune the ear of your heart to listen to God's voice throughout each unique discovery prayer letter, you may find that you are touched on a very deep level; this is good. Discovering Your Soul Purpose: An Intimate Conversation with God will help you... Know who you are in God. Tune out distractions to listen to God's voice more intently in your daily life. Forge a deeper relationship with God. Discover Your Soul Purpose. Live with more love, hope, joy, and courage. Live without fear and anxiety. Live in true peace despite your current circumstances. Understand that forgiveness is meant for you--to forgive and to be forgiven. Be your authentic self.

Finding the Mystic Within You

By Peggy Wilkinson OCDS
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  • Publisher : ICS Publications
  • Book Code : 1939272084
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 936
  • Pdf File: finding-the-mystic-within-you.pdf

Book Short Summary:

To those without time or inclination for intensive spiritual reading and study, this handbook is a find! The work is firmly grounded in Scripture and Christian teachings on growth through contemplation. The wisdom of St. Teresa of Avila and St. John of the Cross has been distilled to help us understand the stages and experiences of the inner journey. The reader is guided through the classic works of these time-tested directors, in a logical, easily understood fashion. Enlightenment, encouragement, and energy are drawn from these pages, and a sense of adventure beckons the reader to new perspectives. For over a quarter century the author, married and mother of eight, has been nourished by these masters and by the way of life of the Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites. Drawing on her experience in counseling and teaching contemplative meditation, she meets the need for a practical modern guidebook.

The Wonder of Aging

By Michael Gurian
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1476706719
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 461
  • Pdf File: the-wonder-of-aging.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Bestselling author and renowned family counselor Michael Gurian teaches you how to embrace aging and life after fifty through this spiritual and comprehensive guide. The topic of aging after fifty is frequently only discussed in terms of health—what are the physical symptoms that come with advanced age, and what can we do about them? The Wonder of Aging, however, aims to look at aging in a new way—as something that is positive, showing how miraculous our second half of life can be. Gurian divides life after fifty into four stages: Stage 1: The Age of Transformation. This is the stage of life from the late forties to approximately sixty. Stage 2: The Age of Distinction. This stage of life lasts from approximately sixty to seventy-five. Stage 3: The Age of Completion. This stage involves completing our life-journey, both together (if we are still coupled) and alone, if our spouse has passed on or if we are divorced. He developed these stages in response to both scientific and anthropological information, and in response to the needs of his clients, who sought help in understanding where they were and what to expect in the second half of life. With updated research and anecdotes to help you discover a new paradigm for aging, you can understand how aging affects you physically, mentally, relationally, and spiritually, and how to celebrate these changes holistically and healthfully.

If I Could Pray Again

By Trecia Willcutt
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  • Publisher : XinXii
  • Book Code : 3966336499
  • Total of Pages : 142
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 180
  • Pdf File: if-i-could-pray-again.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Do you or does someone you love need a miracle? Have you or has someone you love received a devastating doctor’s report? Are you or is someone you love facing a situation that seems hopeless in the eyes of man? Then welcome to the journey! Trecia takes us on a journey of heartbreak at its deepest, fear at its strongest, pain at its worst, sadness at its most sorrowful... and prayer at its most triumphant! Come and experience the journey of how the effectual, fervent prayer of a righteous servant of the Lord avails over sickness, disease, depression, hopelessness, and brokenness and leads this family into a place where miracles happen!

Integral Chakra Psychology

By Atul V. Pednekar, Dr.
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Hay House, Inc
  • Book Code : 9385827790
  • Total of Pages : 258
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 707
  • Pdf File: integral-chakra-psychology.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Life is a journey that is shaped by the choices we make to handle every situation. This is an essential volume for each one of those eager for a transformation through self-discovery. It is a journey from despair to hope, from doubt to faith, and promises to instil the confidence that helps manifest the seemingly impossible. It starts the moment we begin to believe that we have a choice in our life, that we are responsible for every action or inaction. Integral Chakra Psychology helps us decipher the reasons that shape our choices in life. For the author, the questions that shaped this volume were the ones that emerged while finding a way out of personal struggles or those of his counselees. The voyage took him in various directions and the answers he got were obtained only after he was able to integrate occidental psychology with oriental world view, materialism with spirituality, theism with atheism and spiritual quotient with emotional quotient. This volume thus is an amalgamation of each and every theory that could possibly have been proposed till date, be it at the individual, group or religious level. Be amazed at all that goes behind each unconscious choice and life decision and learn to mould them according to your goals and achievements.

All the Miracles of the Bible

By Herbert Lockyer
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  • Publisher : Zondervan Academic
  • Book Code : 0310537606
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 249
  • Pdf File: all-the-miracles-of-the-bible.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Supernatural in Scripture--Its Scope and Significance The Bible is a book of miracles. From Genesis to Revelation, the supernatural power of God is on display from the Creation, to the plagues of Egypt, to the Messiah’s authority over demons and diseases, to the apocalyptic clash between satanic forces and divine omnipotence. In detailed description and analysis, Dr. Herbert Lockyer furnishes a case-by-case look at all the miracles of the Bible. From the beginning of the Old Testament to the end of the New Testament, All the Miracles of the Bible walks us through the Books of Moses Historical Books Post-Captivity Books Poetical Books Prophetical Books Gospels Acts Epistles Apocalypse ". . . can be used as a handy reference work by any and every Bible student."--The Banner Herbert W. Lockyer’s "All" books give you life-enriching insights into the Bible. From characters you can learn from, to teachings you can apply, to promises you can stand on and prophecies you can count on, Lockyer’s time-honored works help you wrap your mind around the Bible and get it into your heart. Lockyer’s books include All the Apostles of the Bible, All the Divine Names and Titles in the Bible, All the Doctrines of the Bible, All the Men of the Bible, All the Women of the Bible, All the Messianic Prophecies of the Bible, All the Miracles of the Bible, All the Parables of the Bible, All the Prayers of the Bible, and All the Promises of the Bible.

The Miraculous Achievements of Bodywork

By Ronan M. Kisch
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  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Book Code : 1450298079
  • Total of Pages : 360
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Members : 879
  • Pdf File: the-miraculous-achievements-of-bodywork.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Why do some people miraculously turn around after suffering from life threatening illnesses, emotional trauma, and spiritual despair? Dr. Ronan Kisch has documented twenty-seven bodywork/massage therapists whose clientsdespite grave medical prognoses or life traumahad unusual, if not miraculous recoveries after having bodywork with these practitioners. Who are these practitioners that have had these successes? What transpired in their sessions that allowed for such miraculous events? What is it that you could do to create these possibilities for yourself and others? Dr. Kisch, who brought to light the psycho-behavioral aspects confronting bodywork practitioners in Beyond Technique: The Hidden Dimensions of Bodywork, now examines the spiritual domain of bodywork.

COMING HOME: The Genesis Creation Story

By Avi ben Mordechai
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  • Publisher : COMINGHOME, INC.
  • Book Code : 0964335506
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 433
  • Pdf File: coming-home.pdf

Book Short Summary:

An event of theological "time-travel" back to the beginning, back to the biblical creation story in Genesis chapters 1-3. We will learn some Hebraic details about a larger-than-life seven-day Messianic redemption plan. We will encounter a multi-dimensional world of reality and metaphor. We will come to learn that the biblical creation story is a detailed Hebraic narrative about the Creation referred to in the Hebrew text of Exodus 3:14-15 as יהוה אלהים (YHVH Elohim) and his deep desire for a relationship with each of us; that after all the creation was plunged into a deep spiritual darkness, he (the Creator named in Exodus 3:14-15) was the one that came to set us free from our spiritual captivity because we had no power to set ourselves free. Genesis chapters 1-3 is an extraordinary historical riches-to-rags-to-riches story unlike anything that one can even begin to imagine. Learn Hebraic definitions for faith, hope, love, holiness, heaven, earth, and other theological ideas often lost in translation. Learn about the biblical functions of male and female. Learn the Hebraic truth and context behind Genesis 3:16, "Your desire shall be for your husband and he shall rule over you." Learn about the "marriage" between the Serpent and Eve. Learn Hebraic principles behind giving and receiving to build strong relationships. Learn about a "High Priest" cherub who rebelled in the throne-room of Heaven and morphed to become the Serpent (the Satan) of the Bible. Meet the Word, the Son of Elohim (God) in Heaven. Meet the Word, the Son of Elohim (God) on Earth. Discover the two Genesis creations of man (Day 3 and Day 6) and learn why Yeshua (Jesus) had to resurrect on the Third Day. Discover the Hebraic meaning of the Law of Sin and Death. Learn about DNA quantum entanglement and the second death of Genesis 2:17. Discover the background that drives Paul's theology about the "Works of the Law" and "Under the Law" in the New Testament Book of Galatians. These concepts and so much more packed into this introduction to the Genesis Creation Story.