Author: Michele Martin Bossley

Publisher: James Lorimer & Company

ISBN: 9781550286861

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

View: 1430

Amy will do anything to win the novice Canadian skating championships and take one step closer to the Olympics, but when an injury worsens, she fears missing the competition.
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Your Soul Is Energy

Author: Leap Of Faith

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1449001130

Category: Art

Page: 52

View: 6176

This book is an exploration into what it means to have a soul. Each illustration coincides with the poetry. I give a verbal and visual representation of the human spirit and the ways I express my own. It talks about current subjects that our culture is just discovering, like the connection between science and the human soul. Hopefully after reading it a person will feel inspired and reinvigorated with a since of hope.
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An Authorial, Structural, and Theological Investigation of the Cosmic Christology in Col. 1:15-20

Author: Vincent A. Pizzuto

Publisher: Peeters Publishers

ISBN: 9789042916517

Category: Religion

Page: 291

View: 6964

Among the array of christologies embodied within New Testament literature, the so-called "hymn" of Colossians 1: 15-20 offers a unique and invaluable contribution to contemporary theological and inter-religious discourse. This is because it conveys what is arguably the highest christological affirmation within the canon. Pizzuto contends that the hymn is a creative and faith-filled composition by the same deutero-Pauline author of the Colossians epistle itself and demonstrates that there is an inextricable relationship between the chiastic structure of Col 1: 15-20 and a proper understanding of its provenance, authorship and theology. Although the hymn echoes theological motifs consistent with Second Temple Judaism and loosely reflects a number of syncretistic influences, it is fundamentally the novelty of the "Christ-event," - the historical impact of Jesus of Nazareth - that has been most influential in determining the christological categories of Col 1: 15-20 and its larger epistolary framework. Pizzuto thus defends the overall integrity of the hymn against those who would assert that it reflects a pre-Christian or pre-Colossians origin. He concludes that Col 1: 15-20 represents something of a "leap" beyond Pauline christology into a new and unequivocal conviction of the cosmic implications of the Cross.
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The Fiscal Foundations of Successful Government in Europe and America

Author: Sven H. Steinmo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198796811

Category: Political Science

Page: 328

View: 1243

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. Why are citizens in some countries more willing to pay taxes than in other countries? This book examines the history of the relationship between citizens and their states in five countries, (Sweden, Britain, Italy, Romania, and the United States), and demonstrates how and why people in in some countries have come to trust the government with their money while in other countries they do not. The book explores the evolution of this relationship in detail, in each case showing how some governments developed the fiscal and technical capacity to tax their citizens fairly and deliver public services efficiently. In short, how and why some countries became more trustworthy than others. The volume concludes by examining the implications of these five cases for developing countries today and the lessons that can be learned.
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Author: Kim O'Brien

Publisher: Barbour Publishing

ISBN: 9781602602632

Category: Fiction

Page: 170

View: 7276

Deena is driven by the past and things she cannot change. When breast cancer took Deena Bradley's mom when Deena was just a teen, she vowed to find a cure. As an adult, she became a medical researcher with her PhD, determined to keep that promise. But Deena knows she carries the BRCA1 gene, which puts her at greatest risk for developing the disease herself. So she buries herself in her work, avoiding most relationships and deciding never to have a family of her own. But a crisis in her sister's life puts Deena in charge of a cabin full of 12-year-old girls at a summer camp?and Deena finds herself questioning her choices in ways she never thought possible. And Spencer Rossi, the handsome EMT working as camp nurse, only adds to her heart's confusion!
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Author: Lenora Worth

Publisher: Steeple Hill

ISBN: 9781459201293

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 836

When her father suffered a heart attack, urban sophisticate Autumn Clancy decided to come home. As she tried to take the reins of her family's firm, she discovered that dear old Dad had hired someone else to handle business¿sweet-talking Campbell Dupree¿who brought out the worst in Autumn...and made her wonder if true love really did exist. He'd never met a woman more headstrong than Autumn, or more likely to get under his skin. While Campbell tried to charm her, he knew deep down that this was one special lady who deserved the best. Would the good Lord deem him worthy enough to win her heart?
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Author: N.A

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press, Inc.

ISBN: 1441306889

Category: Self-Help

Page: N.A

View: 6913

Be inspired to take live life to the fullest, to navigate by heart, and to take that leap of faith! Start with this little volume of wisdom from Kahlil Gibran, Henry David Thoreau, Maya Angelou, Elizabeth Gilbert, and others.
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Author: Rowena Dawn

Publisher: Rowena Dawn

ISBN: 1988397316

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 1280

Meg wanted a new challenge. She got the challenge of her life and lost her heart in the process. In this sizzling new adult romance, Meg is stuck in a rut both in her personal life and in her career. She is still confident that her fate would change if she is brave enough to make out-of-the-box choices. She chooses to test her luck in Paris, and she throws herself in the middle of the most challenging experience of her lifetime. Fate is capricious, though, and trouble lies ahead. She questions the status quo and consequently, her life is at stake. She finds her way and gets involved in a torrid love story, being romanced in Paris. The man who offers her an amazing love story is exactly the man she thought she couldn't ever have. As a customer said: "I loved this book, the genuine love story intermingles beautifully in Meg's journey of discovery. Just my type of book!" If you love sizzling romance, then this is the book for you!
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Author: Jamie Blair

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 144244715X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

View: 3804

Can true love be built on lies? A teen on the run seeks relief and redemption in this gripping, “compulsively readable” (School Library Journal) romantic read that Kirkus Reviews calls a “marvelous debut, moving and suspenseful.” Leah Kurtz has finally found a place to call home, a town where she and baby Addy can live in peace, far from the drug-infested place she grew up. Chris is one of the best parts of her new life, the only person who’s ever made her feel safe. And now that she’s found him, there’s no way she can tell the truth: Her real name is Faith, not Leah. She’s seventeen, not nineteen. And the baby isn’t hers—Faith kidnapped her. Faith’s history catches up with her when a cop starts asking questions and Chris’s aunt spots her picture in the newspaper. She knows it’s time to run again, but if Faith leaves, she’ll lose Chris. If Chris is in love with a lie, though, did Faith ever really have him in the first place?
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Transforming Physical and Emotional Pain into Spiritual Growth

Author: Jeffrey D. Millman, M.D.

Publisher: BalboaPress

ISBN: 9781452547060

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 208

View: 7974

Everyone experiences pain. Illness, aging, and emotional distress touch all of our lives. Each of us has a soul, or Higher self, that has come into human form to have life experiences. These experiences are designed to provide us opportunities to learn the lessons we need for our spiritual growth. It’s from pain that we grow. Rather than being afraid or overwhelmed by life’s challenges, we can learn how to connect with our Higher self, using our intuitive mind. Making the leap of faith to use our sixth sense to bypass our rational mind and receive inner guidance promotes improved health, greater happiness, and peace of mind. Using case histories accumulated over forty years of practicing family medicine, Dr. Millman discusses many different illnesses and emotional issues and the specifi c lessons each one presents. He uses his holistic and spiritual approach to healing to make sense of the death of our physical body and the transition of our spirit to the other side.
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Author: Shilp Smita

Publisher: Notion Press

ISBN: 9352060946

Category: Poetry

Page: 167

View: 9604

"To write of the conflict within, to be wronged by life and still feel blessed to be living. To know that wrong was just a part of bigger plan of right. This collection essays a reflection into touching a realm, a dimension, we only feel deep within, and are too scared to talk about. This work is a belief in goodness even in the worst of souls, and a belief of filling unimaginable abyss of chaos grief and darkness in human beings, with love light and faith. It is for all the people who have been at the turning points of their lives and have sensed a lower band in all they fail to do and an upper hand which comes to their rescue. It’s for everyone out there who understands that love and pain are inseparable, that angels and devils do exist and we all have a part of both in us. It’s all about which one we love more, the devil to kiss him and make him go the sleep or the angel to challenge and make him go much higher. This short collection is a trial at both communication and silence, because that’s where our innermost or the supreme, as we call it, resides"
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How Martin Mcguinness and I Worked Together for Peace

Author: David Latimer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781780731803


Page: N.A

View: 1777

In spring 2006 David Latimer's church, First Derry Presbyterian, was paint bombed yet again. David's normal reaction was to keep his head down and say nothing, but this time he decided to go public about the attacks. Live on Radio Foyle he appealed to Martin McGuinness to help, believing that he was the only man in the city who could protect the church. Little did David expect that Martin McGuinness would be at the church within a few hours, and that this first meeting would mark the beginning of a remarkable relationship that evolved and developed over the next eleven years. In 'A Leap of Faith', David tells how that meeting led to a strong and lasting friendship that was as close as it was unexpected, and that was cemented by their joint commitment to peace building and improving the lives of Northern Ireland's young people. Covering a series of key events - including David's speech at the Sinn Fein Ard Fheis, Martin McGuinness's handshake with the Queen and their joint work for peace in Derry - this timely, heartfelt and moving book tells the inspiring story of a friendship that had lasting impact in Derry and beyond.
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Essays on Law in General

Author: John Gardner

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199695555

Category: Law

Page: 314

View: 7045

In a series of essays John Gardner has developed distinctive and engaging answers to the central questions of legal philosophy, cutting through the technicalities of the subject to clarify and reinvigorate the main arguments about the nature of law. This volume collects that work to provide a major contribution to the literature on jurisprudence.
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From Fear to Fulfillment

Author: Suzanne M. Harmony

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595528023

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 140

View: 4508

Part one of "Leap of Faith From Fear to Fulfillment" is a wonderful source of encouragement, empowerment and enlightenment. The chapters, like rungs on a ladder, carefully guide the reader to hold on, act upon their desires and embrace the opportunity to live their dreams. As they courageously leap to their Divine right place in life they truly experience the AHHH of fulfillment. The pages are also speckled with some of my own personal experiences. Part two has proven to be a healing and very rewarding experience for all those who graciously accepted my invitation to share their "Pearls of Wisdom," " Reiki Experiences and Leaps of Faith," and "Poetry." Barry Spilchuk co-author of "A Cup of Chicken Soup for the Soul" and creator of You're My Hero Books has offered this quote for "Leap Of Faith From Fear to Fulfillment: " "In a world where everything is RUSH, RUSH, RUSH, And we are told we have to be POWERFUL to succeed, Along comes this timely book from Suzanne Harmony. This book will allow you to GENTLY start to heal, claim your power and put you on your path to CELEBRATING YOUR GOD GIVEN gifts and talents to the fullest of your ability."
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A Mother's Journey

Author: Christie Thomas

Publisher: FriesenPress

ISBN: 1525515608

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 462

View: 9743

In A Leap of Faith: A Mother’s Journey, Christie Thomas takes readers on the roller coaster ride of mental and physical illness, abuse, loss, and grief, interspersing the ups and downs, curves and bends, with moments of exhilaration. The mother of four children, Christie honestly and transparently tells the story of her family’s journey through childhood cancer, teenage suicide, and the death of two children. She recounts the day that she reconnected with her two boys, her father, and her mother, who are safe, happy, and waiting for her on the other side of the veil separating life and “death.” As she awakened to the spiritual world, and her unique place in it, she discovered new purpose and joy in the adventure of life. This is a story of suffering and loss, but also of love, hope, resilience, support, and the search for meaning.
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Author: Candy Harper

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1471124207

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

View: 6676

Get ready for boy dilemmas, friendship dramas and madcap grannies - Faith is back!
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God Must Be a Packer Fan

Author: Steve Rose

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780939995233

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 192

View: 2719

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True Stories for Young and Old

Author: Peter J. Dyck

Publisher: Scottdale, Pa. ; Waterloo, Ont. : Herald Press

ISBN: 9780836135237

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

View: 2119

Peter J. Dyck shares six of his favorite stories. The first one tells how Mennonite Central Committee, Baptist World Alliance, and Mennonite Publishing House, with the help of many other people, got the Barclay Commentaries translated into Russian and into the Soviet Union legally without smuggling. In "Here Stood Kandanos", Dyck sends a Christian volunteer to help in the rebuilding of a Greek village that the Germans destroyed in World War II. Too late, he realizes he has sent a German into enemy territory. Recommended for parents and children to read together, for classroom use, for sermon illustrations, and for any story-telling occasions.
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Author: Rhonda Laurel

Publisher: Etopia Press

ISBN: 1944138587

Category: Fiction

Page: 223

View: 6890

Sometimes a leap of faith is all you need... Channing Blake thought he couldn't be happier. He's working for Blake Enterprises. He's married to Cassidy, the woman of his dreams, and her cancer is in remission. Now he's ready to start a family, but his wife is haunted by the fear they may not be able to conceive children. Meanwhile, a case Cassidy is working on spills over into their home life, complicating everything. As the clock ticks to help her client, he must convince his wife to take a chance. To try for a family of their own... Cassidy Blake should feel like she's the luckiest woman in the world. Her family law practice is thriving, and her handsome husband supports her in every way. So why can't she escape this fear of trying to start a family and failing? So when a troubled new client needs help keeping custody of her son, Cassidy quickly throws her heart into the high-stakes case. But helping the young mother and son only makes her yearn for a budding family of her own, even as she worries any change might steal their happiness forever. Keywords: interracial romance, multicultural romance, bwwm, contemporary romance, lawyer romance, The Blake Boys
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