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Life As We Knew It

By Susan Beth Pfeffer
  • ISBN Code: : 0547415990
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
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I guess I always felt even if the world came to an end, McDonald’s still would be open. High school sophomore Miranda’s disbelief turns to fear in a split second when an asteroid knocks the moon closer to Earth, like "one marble hits another." The result is catastrophic. How can her family prepare for the future when worldwide tsunamis are wiping out the coasts, earthquakes are rocking the continents, and volcanic ash is blocking out the sun? As August turns dark and wintery in northeastern Pennsylvania, Miranda, her two brothers, and their mother retreat to the unexpected safe haven of their sunroom, where they subsist on stockpiled food and limited water in the warmth of a wood-burning stove. Told in a year’s worth of journal entries, this heart-pounding story chronicles Miranda’s struggle to hold on to the most important resource of all—hope—in an increasingly desperate and unfamiliar world. An extraordinary series debut! Susan Beth Pfeffer has written several companion novels to Life As We Knew It, including The Dead and the Gone, This World We Live In, and The Shade of the Moon.

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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1630877778
  • Total of Pages : 294
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 628
  • Pdf File: three-theological-mistakes.pdf

Book Short Summary:

- Is the existence of God a matter of faith or knowledge? - Does God sometimes act miraculously or are there physical causes for everything? - Is morality absolute or relative? - Are humans truly free or does God's sovereignty determine everything? - When bad things happen, is God the cause or are they the fault of humans? Too frequently Christians answer these questions with a Yes to one side and a No to the other side. Thomas Aquinas and Karl Barth answer Yes to both. Following their model, Machuga defends a "third way" which transcends the Enlightenment dichotomies of fideism vs. rationalism, supernaturalism vs. naturalism, relativism vs. absolutism, free will vs. predestination, and God's justice vs. his mercy. Machuga begins by showing how these false dichotomies grew out of the Enlightenment assumptions of mechanism, universal quantification, and mono-causation. He then corrects these demonstrably dubious assumptions by articulating a theory of dual-causation. The result is a thoroughly biblical understanding of God, miracles, and free will that can withstand the contemporary criticisms of both science and philosophy.

REFLECTIONS

By MS TEE
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Royal-T Publishing, LLC
  • Book Code : 0578858770
  • Total of Pages : 130
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 438
  • Pdf File: reflections.pdf

Book Short Summary:

REFLECTIONS came about during the Covid-19 Pandemic because the world was not prepared for such an event. Households were disrupted. Relationships were questioned. Domestic violence and divorce skyrocketed. Many truths were revealed during this time and some were forced to accept that their lives weren’t what they portrayed them to be. The Covid-19 Pandemic was a time to reflect on what was happening and realize what changes needed to be made. The world as we knew it was changing. Life as we knew it was changing. Change is good if it’s for the better. Sometimes in life something terrible must happen for us to see how beautiful life can really be as well as what changes need to be made. Let’s reflect on what was and feel good about what we can look forward to. Reflections

What God Wants

By Neale Donald Walsch
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 9781439106815
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 122
  • Pdf File: what-god-wants.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Be careful. This book is dangerous. It explores with startling freshness the most important question you could ever ask, and offers with breathtaking courage the most extraordinary answer you could ever imagine. That answer is so theologically revolutionary and so spiritually empowering that it could change the course of human history. If embraced, it most certainly will change your life. There are people and institutions in the world, long in place and long in power, that want neither of these outcomes to occur. They would rather that you put this book down right now. It's up to you.

Notes To Grieving Friends

By Francis A. Martin
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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1725255316
  • Total of Pages : 196
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 835
  • Pdf File: notes-to-grieving-friends.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Grief. The acute pain of loss. A welcome and necessary but often truly difficult challenge for persons of faith is responding to grieving others. Stripped to the moment of encounter with someone who is grieving, the questions are pressing ones. What can I say? What should I not say? Is there anything I can do? What are some of the things I can do? Instead of placing the burden of the answers on a grieving friend or family member, this book provides specific things to say and things to do for those who grieve. It is a book that emerged from real life. Almost every page reveals the persistent and deep thought that Martin has given to grieving others. As such, it is a life-affirming book of hope and action. It fulfills its goal of providing ways for readers to know “what to say and do when their loss challenges your faith.” As a life-affirming book, it is also a faith-affirming book.

Red Tide

By Mark Breinholt
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  • Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
  • Book Code : 1662405200
  • Total of Pages : 168
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 287
  • Pdf File: red-tide.pdf

Book Short Summary:

If you have ever witnessed an actual red tide in full bloom at night, you know how incredibly beautiful the electric-blue light explosions of color with every disturbance of the water can be. However, as with an atomic mushroom cloud billowing into the sky, which is also an incredible sight, the underlying destructive power has the capability to destroy life as we know it. This book is a work of fiction full of drama and suspense, but it also explores the real dangers the world could face with a massive red-tide event, which could result from the ever-increasing levels of pollutants dumped into our waters. It also addresses the real threat of a pandemic caused by an engineered virus, which would make the novel coronavirus akin to the common cold in comparison. How far has science come in understanding viral engineering? Enter the TA virus and a new cold war! Ken Shakel—a relentless reporter, trying to understand threats facing not only his own family but the rest of the world. Doug Smith—a renowned marine scientist, trying to convey to the world the arrival of what he knew for years was inevitable. Alexandria Jane Smith—a woman no one should mess with, including the CIA! “He surfaced and swam to the juvenile that was still alive. Its breaths were weak; it was dying. Doug stroked its body with his hand and looked into its eye... It slowly closed, and Doug knew it would never open again. He pressed his ear against the body, closed his eyes, and listened to a slowing heartbeat, bump-bump, bump-bump, bump...and it stopped. He held onto the creature for a moment, feeling a deep sadness.” Could the world’s salvation depend upon the one animal on our planet with a brain three times larger than a human’s?

Less Fortunate Woman

By Chandra C Dunn
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  • Publisher : Chandra Dunn
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 35
  • Category : Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Members : 439
  • Pdf File: less-fortunate-woman.pdf

Book Short Summary:

I have had a lot of issues in my life and still do. I was abused physically, mentally, and emotionally. , It doesn't matter what type of abuse you endure; rather, you're a male or female get out as quickly as possible. My book is not trying to put anyone down who I was involved with or came in contact with. This is my real-life story, and I know I have my faults too.

Take Me Home from the Oscars

By Christine Schwab
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 162636883X
  • Total of Pages : 225
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Members : 764
  • Pdf File: take-me-home-from-the-oscars.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Forty-six million people suffer from arthritis. Frustrated with the lies, driven to deceit by a career that celebrates beauty and fashion, lifestyle reporter Christine Schwab is not most people. She managed to keep her illness a secret for years, even as a recurring guest on Live with Regis & Kelly, Oprah!, The Today Show, Entertainment Tonight, and elsewhere. She juggled her career with a thrilling personal life in Hollywood: married to Shelly Schwab, then the president of television distribution at Universal Studios, she traveled, dined with celebrities, and met presidents of the United States. How could she allow a devastating disease associated with aging and disfigurement to take over her life? Rather than let it, she hid it?a skill learned well in childhood. In Take Me Home from the Oscars, Schwab openly speaks of her arthritis for the first time, looking to her past for clues of how she managed the deception, but also of lessons learned when she could no longer hide. A turning point came when she had to leave her tenth-row Oscar seat because she was in too much pain to sit for even a moment longer. From her nineteen-year journey through the UCLA Medical Center to the exhilaration of more than twenty years of appearing on national television, Schwab’s voice is at once smart and friendly. The reader will root for her at every step, and cheer when, through medication, she ultimately finds remission.

Michael's Journey

By Laura Hartley; Mary Lou Palumbo
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 9781449026257
  • Total of Pages : 136
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 654
  • Pdf File: michael-s-journey.pdf

Book Short Summary:

On June 11, 2004 Michael, a perfectly healthy looking young teenager, participates in a walk for the American Cancer Society with his mother, Laura. Hours later he is fighting for his life in an emergency room as doctors try to stop the bleeding from a brain hemorrhage that could kill him. "Michael's Journey" is the compelling true story of cancer survival based on the journal kept by his mother, Laura. Laura candidly shares the pain and perseverance she and her family experience during this difficult time. Michael's inspirational story focuses on the emotional reality of childhood cancer and his courage and will to survive.

Broken and Beloved

By Sammy Rhodes
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1684510422
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 893
  • Pdf File: broken-and-beloved.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Two of the greatest fears in life come in the form of questions we often ask ourselves but rarely say out loud: “Am I okay?” and “Do you love me?” The answer the Gospel gives us is both surprising and just what we need to hear: “No, you are not okay, and, yes, I love you.” Jesus holds these two truths about us together, and this is the good news we desperately need.

Next Level Living

By Rich Rogers
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Charisma Media
  • Book Code : 1599797046
  • Total of Pages : 167
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 683
  • Pdf File: next-level-living.pdf

Book Short Summary:

DIVThis fascinating parable will help readers answer some of lifes most perplexing, vital questions. The work will inspire believers to consider the big picture of their own lives from an entirely different perspective--one that holds the key to lifes ultima/div

Three Teens and a Toddler

By Mia Y Wilson
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  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Book Code : 1973608936
  • Total of Pages : 80
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 100
  • Pdf File: three-teens-and-a-toddler.pdf

Book Short Summary:

It can be complicated to parent and meet the needs of children who have a gap in age. One child is playing with a toy car while the other is learning to drive a real one. For the mom starting over, it can be especially challenging to get back into baby mode after enjoying the freedom of self-sufficient children, yet it can be done! In this book, you will find eight practical, time-tested tips to help any mom juggle their day-to-day responsibilities, especially those raising children with an age gap.