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The Author Gertie Mayeux
The Publisher AuthorHouse
Release Date2012-09-18
Genre Self-Help
Pages 194
ISBN 1477240403
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: LIT CANDLES We keep candles in our homes in case of power failures, for prayer or to create a cozy atmosphere or simply for their beauty. Their real purpose is and has always been to dispel darkness and in doing so bring comfort and reassurance to us in physical darkness. We are all familiar with the Christophers’ motto. “It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.” In South Africa before apartheid was abolished, people would light a candle and place it in a window as a sign of hope, that one day this evil would be overcome. It soon was declared illegal, as illegal as carrying a gun. The village children would laugh and say, “The government is afraid of candles.” Things did get better for them as a people with the end of apartheid after the long years of darkness. It is an appalling sense of darkness we encounter whenever there is a diagnosis of illness that completely re-directs our lives and wipes out our plans for our lives as well as our future. If ever there is a time in our lives we need this darkness dispelled it is in this bewildering place. So many of us have given up our loved ones to cancer, but there is a candle lit and it was lit by a doctor at a cancer facility and there is light in his words:

The Book One Small Candle
The Author Mary Mickey
The Publisher Balboa Press
Release Date2016-09-29
Genre Poetry
Pages 74
ISBN 9781504364966
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Mary Mickey was born February 26, 1951 in the quaint town of Shrewsbury, MA. She led a life of constant soul searching, intense theological research, and spiritual discovery across many religions; with a foundation in Judeo-Christian tradition. Her influence on people was mind-opening, as if the purest form of love radiated from her consciousness. Truly possessing the ability to calm even the most chaotic minds and sooth the hardest hearts. The compilation of her lifes wisdom is contained in these pages, and grants anyone who reads these poems the key to lifes treasure chest.

The Book Reflections of the Heart
The Author Suzanne Mulcahy
The Publisher Balboa Press
Release Date2016-08-12
Genre Body, Mind & Spirit
Pages 162
ISBN 9781504350044
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The heart unlocks our humanity. The heart is the central driving force in defining our character. You will discover the gifts of your heart that you can share with others. You will understand who we really are.

The Book Reflections of a Prodigal
The Author Scott Garrison
The Publisher WestBow Press
Release Date2010-10
Genre Religion
Pages 128
ISBN 9781449704995
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Have you ever woken up one day and realized that your life was a train wreck and you were driving the train? I did. Then, I met Jesus and He changed my life. He pursued me with His love and brought others around me to show me what relationship with Him was. What you are holding in your hands is merely some things He has said to me, shown me during this journey so far. I hope that you enjoy this journey as much as I have. May He bless the journey!

The Book A Few Small Candles
The Author Larry Gara
The Publisher Kent State University Press
Release Date1999-01
Genre History
Pages 207
ISBN 0873386213
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Little is known about those who openly refused to enter military service in World War II because of their convictions against killing. While many of those men accepted alternative civilian service, more than 6000 were incarcerated with sentences ranging from a few months to five years. Some were tried, convicted and reimprisoned for essentially the same offence - resisting induction into the armed forces -after their initial release.

The Book Reflections on a Time That Has Past the 2Nd World War Years 1939 1945
The Author Gloria Mullinax
The Publisher Xlibris Corporation
Release Date2012-11-08
Genre Fiction
Pages 271
ISBN 9781479740703
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: At the beginning of World War ll ,the British Government decided to evacuate the children from the cities to safer places in the countryside, and also overseas to other countries. Really where could be safer in the country? The logic behind the plan was that IF, Hitler succeeded in occupying Great Britain, the children could return someday and take their country back. This is the story of my brother,age 4,and myself age 9,who were evacuated September 9th. 1939, to America. My brother's mother, who was my step-mother, accompanied us to elderly relatives that lived in New York State. Then for reasons known only to herself, at that time, she decided to travel back across the U-boat infested waters of the Atlantic to England. Different homes were found eventually for us which was a miracle, as there were at least 2,664, Children's Oversees Reception Board (CORB) children to find homes for. The Kodak Company's families in New York opened their homes to these British evacuees, primarily for the children of the Kodak Company in Great Britian, however they ended up taking a lot of the other children. As we had been sent privately on the S.S.Scythia, we were not included in that number. We also were returned May 8th 1944, one month before D-Day, on a Neutral Portuguese ship to Lisbon. The war did not end until May 8th 1945 so we were back in England in time for the newest German weapon the Vengence Weapon l, or Doodle bug, or Buzz-bomb. This is our War Time story of our adventures, mostly mine,told 73 years later with the memories, some good and some bad, as you will see when you read the book. Thank you for your interest. It is still facinating to me today.

The Book We are Fire Resource Manual
The Author Cheryl Miller Drivdahl
The Publisher Saint Mary's Press
Release Date2000
Genre Religion
Pages 32
ISBN 9780884896395
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Music is the heartbeat of a teen's life, and it can open doors to complex subjects when nothing else can. The twelve sessions in the We Are Fire! resource manual complement The Catholic Youth Bible(R) by exploring biblical themes through the songs of popular Catholic musicians. Each session plan offers a complete learning experience with an icebreaker or introduction, a Scripture reading, activities, discipleship challenges, and a closing prayer. Themes include God's call, sin and forgiveness, discipleship, covenant, and justice. It's a different, high-energy approach that will help you bring fun and innovative ideas to your next youth group meeting, prayer service, or retreat. The compact disc includes songs by some of the world's finest Christian musicians. The CD insert includes lyrics, Scripture references, and references to relevant articles in The Catholic Youth Bible(R).

The Book Group Magazine s Best Youth Group Programs
The Author Cindy S. Hansen
The Publisher Group Pub Incorporated
Release Date1986-05-01
Genre Religion
Pages 222
ISBN 0931529115
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The best of the best! This oversized collection of creative, ready-to-use youth group programs will save you hours of preparation time!

The Book Reflections a Spiritual Anthology on Human Wholeness
The Author Jean Benson
The Publisher AuthorHouse
Release Date2012-01-12
Genre Self-Help
Pages 108
ISBN 9781468502107
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: In her book Reflections, author Jean Benson conveys spiritual wisdom gleaned from her own life experiences. She does so in a way that invites the reader to personal meditation and growth. Through devotional essays, poems, and letters, the author shares from the depth of her own personal spiritual journey. Abundant grace and compassion emanate from these pages, drawing the reader in and encouraging the reader to make his or her own soulful connections to the divine. You will want to read these reflections again and again, as you will gain newer and deeper self awareness with each reading.

The Book Engineering Optics
The Author Keigo Iizuka
The Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date2009-04-01
Genre Science
Pages 532
ISBN 9780387757230
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Engineering Optics is a book for students who want to apply their knowledge of optics to engineering problems, as well as for engineering students who want to acquire the basic principles of optics. It covers such important topics as optical signal processing, holography, tomography, holographic radars, fiber optical communication, electro- and acousto-optic devices, and integrated optics (including optical bistability). Practical examples, such as the video disk, the Fresnel zone plate, and many more, appear throughout the text, together with numerous solved exercises. There is an entirely new section in this updated edition on 3-D imaging.

The Book Echo Lake Reflections
The Author Peter Caldwell
The Publisher Taote Publishing
Release Date2004
Genre Desolation Wilderness (Calif.)
Pages 176
ISBN 0962612421
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Navigating the Narrow Path to Life Daily Reflections from a Fellow Traveler
The Author Donna Noble
The Publisher WestBow Press
Release Date2014-03-05
Genre Self-Help
Pages 380
ISBN 9781490820415
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Life is a jumble of disconnected events that sometimes defy reasonable explanation. Donna Noble takes the holy Word of God and marries it to her life experiences, education, and study of the Scriptures to try to help others make sense of the things that happen in our lives. Share her walk in the form of a daily reflection that will point out the sometimes obvious things we miss in our hurried lives these days, how the Lord reaches out to us and tries to get our attention, reviewing our own salvation and progress in the difficult process of sanctification, and gives a prayer to send us out into our day with something to reflect on. Come and join the journey as we all try to make sense of this crazy event we call life.

The Book Acts of Conscience
The Author Joseph Kip Kosek
The Publisher Columbia University Press
Release Date2009-02-04
Genre History
Pages 376
ISBN 9780231513050
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: In response to the massive bloodshed that defined the twentieth century, American religious radicals developed a modern form of nonviolent protest, one that combined Christian principles with new uses of mass media. Greatly influenced by the ideas of Mohandas Gandhi, these "acts of conscience" included sit-ins, boycotts, labor strikes, and conscientious objection to war. Beginning with World War I and ending with the ascendance of Martin Luther King Jr., Joseph Kip Kosek traces the impact of A. J. Muste, Richard Gregg, and other radical Christian pacifists on American democratic theory and practice. These dissenters found little hope in the secular ideologies of Wilsonian Progressivism, revolutionary Marxism, and Cold War liberalism, all of which embraced organized killing at one time or another. The example of Jesus, they believed, demonstrated the immorality and futility of such violence under any circumstance and for any cause. Yet the theories of Christian nonviolence are anything but fixed. For decades, followers have actively reinterpreted the nonviolent tradition, keeping pace with developments in politics, technology, and culture. Tracing the rise of militant nonviolence across a century of industrial conflict, imperialism, racial terror, and international warfare, Kosek recovers radical Christians' remarkable stance against the use of deadly force, even during World War II and other seemingly just causes. His research sheds new light on an interracial and transnational movement that posed a fundamental, and still relevant, challenge to the American political and religious mainstream.

The Book Philosophical Transactions Giving Some Accompt of the Present Undertakings Studies and Labours of the Ingenious in Many Considerable Parts of the World
The Author
The Publisher
Release Date1810
ISBN ONB:+Z178152303
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Reflections for Tending the Sacred Garden
The Author Bonita Jean Zimmer
The Publisher iUniverse
Release Date2003-04-01
Genre Religion
Pages 296
ISBN 9780595269518
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Are you tired of living on the husks of life? Do you feel you are stuck on a constant running wheel? Come, take a sauntering walk along a reflective path designed to put the "Sacred" back into your inner garden. Allow the author to assist you in: unearthing the buried belief systems within that keep you on the running wheel of surface living, reassessing how you choose to spend your vital energy according to the Universal Spiritual Laws, rediscovering the need of saying no, learning how to manifest needs and righteous desires, reassessing relationships as necessary for spiritual "ways of being," cultivating a mind set for spiritual poise, and last, reinventing oneself as a co-creator with the Divine. This book will call to those who seek its information. For it speaks of the dawn of a fresh new age of spirituality, or The Age of God. The teachings reach back to the mysticism of the original Aramaic speaking Jesus, before the organization or institutionalizing of Christianity. The reader may feel this is only for mystics, but one becomes a mystic simply through actively seeking out a deep, close, personal relationship with their God. For to walk arm in arm with your Creator is your natural inheritance.

The Book Encyclopaedia Perthensis Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts Sciences Literature c Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference
The Author
The Publisher
Release Date1816
Genre Encyclopedias and dictionaries
ISBN WISC:89094372448
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Lancaster County
The Author Ed Klimuska, Keith Baum, Jerry Irwin
The Publisher
Release Date
Genre Antiques & Collectibles
ISBN 1610604334
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Our local experts tell the whole story of this remarkable area.

The Book Instrumental Traditions and Theories of Light
The Author Xiang Chen
The Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date2013-03-07
Genre Science
Pages 213
ISBN 9789401141956
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: An analysis of the optical revolution in the context of early 19th century Britain. Far from merely involving the replacement of one optical theory by another, the revolution also involved substantial changes in instruments and the practices that surrounded them. People's judgements about classification, explanation and evaluation were affected by the way they used such optical instruments as spectroscopes, telescopes, polarisers, photometers, gratings, prisms and apertures. There were two instrumental traditions in this historical period, each of which nurtured a body of practice that exemplified how optical instruments should be operated, and especially how the eye should be used. These traditions functioned just like paradigms, shaping perspectives and even world views. Readership: Scholars and graduate students in the history of science, history of instrument, philosophy of science and science studies. Can also be used as a textbook in graduate courses on 19th century physics.

The Book Where Music Helps Community Music Therapy in Action and Reflection
The Author Cochavit Elefant
The Publisher Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
Release Date2013-06-28
Genre Music
Pages 364
ISBN 9781472416964
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This book explores how people may use music in ways that are helpful for them, especially in relation to a sense of wellbeing, belonging and participation. The central premise for the study is that help is not a decontextualized effect that music produces. The book contributes to the current discourse on music, culture and society and it is developed in dialogue with related areas of study, such as music sociology, ethnomusicology, community psychology and health promotion. Where Music Helps describes the emerging movement that has been labelled Community Music Therapy, and it presents ethnographically informed case studies of eight music projects (localized in England, Israel, Norway, and South Africa). The various chapters of the book portray "music's help" in action within a broad range of contexts; with individuals, groups and communities – all of whom have been challenged by illness or disability, social and cultural disadvantage or injustice. Music and musicing has helped these people find their voice (literally and metaphorically); to be welcomed and to welcome, to be accepted and to accept, to be together in different and better ways, to project alternative messages about themselves or their community and to connect with others beyond their immediate environment. The overriding theme that is explored is how music comes to afford things in concert with its environments, which may suggest a way of accounting for the role of music in music therapy without reducing music to a secondary role in relation to the "therapeutic," that is, being "just" a symbol of psychological states, a stimulus, or a text reflecting socio-cultural content.

The Book Reflections on the Works of God in Nature and Providence for Every Day in the Year
The Author Christoph Christian Sturm
The Publisher
Release Date1833
Genre Devotional calendars
Pages 624
Language English, Spanish, And French