Spirit Legacy

Spirit Legacy Author E. E. Holmes
ISBN-10 0989508005
Release 2013
Pages 276
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College student Jess Ballard's mother has gone-dead under mysterious circumstances; her life uprooted to stay with estranged relatives she's never met; and ... and there's something odd about some of the people she's been meeting at school: They're dead! Aided by Tia, her neurotic roommate, and Dr. David Pierce, a ghost-hunting professor, Jess must unravel the mystery behind her hauntings. But the closer she gets to the truth, the more danger shadows her every move. An ancient secret, long-buried, is about to claw its way to the surface, and nothing can prepare Jess for one terrifying truth ... ... her encounters with the world of the dead are only just beginning

Spirit Prophecy

Spirit Prophecy Author E. E. Holmes
ISBN-10 098950803X
Release 2014-08-09
Pages 376
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Two sisters, haunted by more than their past... Just weeks after discovering each other's existence, Jess and Hannah Ballard arrive at Fairhaven Hall, where they will learn the clandestine ways of the Durupinen, an ancient sect of women who control the Gateways between the worlds of the living and the dead. Though they are considered outcasts by most of their classmates, Jess and Hannah are determined to learn what they can to fulfill their responsibility to the many ghosts that haunt them. But danger, it seems, has followed them as closely as a shadow to their new home, and they have more questions than ever. Who is the desperate child spirit pursuing Jess, and what do her terrifying visions mean? What has happened to Dr. David Pierce, Jess' friend and mentor, who has suddenly and mysteriously vanished? And just what is it about Hannah's unique abilities that has the other Durupinen frightened of her? The Ballard sisters are about to find out, and the answers could destroy their newfound life before it has even begun. Spirit Prophecy is the second thrilling installment in E.E. Holmes' award-winning Gateway Trilogy.

Nature Form Spirit

Nature Form   Spirit Author Mira Nakashima
ISBN-10 0810945363
Release 2003-12-01
Pages 276
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A richly illustrated retrospective of the life and work of noted furniture designer Geoge Nakashima examines the original furniture creations of the acclaimed artist, his influence on contemporary design, his work as an architect, and his remarkable craftsmanship and emphasis on the organic use of the natural lines and grain of wood.

The Spirit in Public Theology

The Spirit in Public Theology Author Vincent E. Bacote
ISBN-10 9781608999965
Release 2010-11-01
Pages 172
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In The Spirit in Public Theology, Bacote shows how Dutch politician and church leader Abraham Kuyper lived a thoroughly Christian life, and explains why Christians need to follow Kuyper by taking their faith into the public sphere. Identifying the characteristics of a true Christian worldview, Bacote demonstrates the need for a public theology that stresses engagement between the church and the world. The Spirit in Public Theology should be required reading for pastors, students, and all Christians who want to take their faith beyond the four walls of the Church.

Thou Dear God

 Thou  Dear God Author Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
ISBN-10 9780807086049
Release 2011-11-29
Pages 288
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"Thou, Dear God" is the first and only collection of sixty-eight prayers by Martin Luther King, Jr. Arranged thematically in six parts--with prayers for spiritual guidance, special occasions, times of adversity, times of trial, uncertain times, and social justice--Baptist minister and King scholar Lewis Baldwin introduces the book and each section with short essays. Included are both personal and public prayers King recited as a seminarian, graduate student, preacher, pastor, and, finally, civil rights leader, along with a special section that reveals the biblical sources that most inspired King. Collectively they illustrate how King turned to private prayer for his own spiritual fulfillment and to public prayer as a way to move, inspire, and reaffirm a quest for peace and social justice. With a foreword by Rev. Dr. Julius R. Scruggs, it is the perfect gift for people and leaders of all faiths, and an invaluable resource for spiritual individuals and those who lead worship.

Worship In Spirit And Truth

Worship In Spirit And Truth Author Julia Upton
ISBN-10 0814662374
Release 2010-01-01
Pages 192
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Following the death of H. A. Reinhold in 1968, Godfrey Diekmann referred to him as a liturgical prophet." Diekmann, a liturgical giant in his own right, called on others to follow in Reinhold's steps and "take up his mantle in the thorny task" of pastorally implementing the liturgical changes brought about by the Second Vatican Council. Over forty years later, that task remains every bit the challenge it was in Reinhold's day. As cries for social justice resound, liturgy more than ever must be the tie of relevance that binds the church to the world. It is this essential link 'between liturgy and social justice 'that Julia Upton discovered in Reinhold and that she wonderfully retrieves in tracing his life and legacy. In doing so, she takes up H. A. Reinhold's prophetic mantle and inspires us to do so as well. Julia Upton, RSM, is a member of the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas. She holds a doctorate in theology from Fordham University and is professor in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at St. John's University (NY), where she currently serves as university provost. "

Stoughton Wisconsin s the Grand Hotel Legacy

Stoughton  Wisconsin s the Grand Hotel Legacy Author Vicky J. Elsing
ISBN-10 9780595517251
Release 2008-10
Pages 216
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Our building was built in 1891 as the Hanson House and then became the Grand Hotel, two years after it was built. We have always been told by many people that a little girl cries in the basement. In the 1920's , The Grand Hotel was known as a Brothel and the king-pin of bootlegging in Stoughton. The Chief of Police, they say, committed suicide, jumping out of one of the top windows in the building. We have had things float off our shelves in front of some of our customers and Phil. We have also heard a lot of unexplained sounds like breaking glass, loud crashes, yet nothing is out of place. In this book you will read about our journey through the paranormal world we never thought we would be a part of; a journey we have really enjoyed living.

Isadora Duncan in the 21st Century

Isadora Duncan in the 21st Century Author Andrea Mantell Seidel
ISBN-10 9780786477951
Release 2015-11-30
Pages 272
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"In a seamless narrative, Seidel weaves accounts of Duncan's life, philosophy, and art through relevant dance scholarship and Seidel's own dance experiences to offer a heart-felt tribute to Duncan, an inspiring gift to fellow Duncan followers, and a compelling invitation to Duncan dancers of the future."--Kimerer L. LaMothe, author of Why We Dance: A Philosophy of Bodily Becoming and Nietzsche's Dancers: Isadora Duncan, Martha Graham, and the Revaluation of Christian Values. Part artistic study, part intimate memoir, this book illuminates the technique and repertory of American dancer Isadora Duncan (1877-1927) and her enduring legacy from the perspective of an artist and scholar who has reconstructed and performed her work for 35 years. Providing an overview of modern activities and trends in the teaching and performance of Duncan's dance, the author describes her own work directing The Isadora Duncan Dance Ensemble, the company that sought to implement Duncan's mission to create not a school of dance but "a school of life."

The Caretaker s Legacy

The Caretaker s Legacy Author Michael Villa
ISBN-10 0996723315
Release 2016-03-09
Pages 420
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For Leon Skyler and his best friend, Maria Treckle, spirits were nothing more than characters of legend. Fairy tales did not belong in a place like Avaleer, where technology was on the rise and common sense ruled. But one night, Leon's perceptions began to change after meeting a kind stranger.The Caretaker's Legacy is the first book of the Spirit of Elm series that follows Leon, Maria, and their friends as they fight living machines, thwart evil, and meet the fantastical spirits tied to the greatest secrets their world holds.

Legacy of Honor

Legacy of Honor Author Alvin Townley
ISBN-10 1429996560
Release 2009-03-03
Pages 320
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Over the past century, America's Eagle Scouts have earned a reputation for service, virtue, and leadership that is recognized throughout the world. But few people realize the full extent to which Eagle Scouts have made a mark on American history. They have served as astronauts, soldiers, politicians, and businessmen, but they have also been the fathers, brothers, Scoutmasters, coaches, and other role models who have played an integral part in American life. Alvin Townley set out across the country to hear the stories of these Eagle Scouts. He spoke with individuals from every region, of every age and every background, some of whom have risen to fame as public figures while others have left a lasting impact outside of the spotlight. The Eagle Scouts who share their experiences include Bill Gates, Sr., Bill Bradley, J. W. Marriott, Jr., Ross Perot, Michael Bloomberg, Richard Lugar, Michael Dukakis, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, coach Chan Gailey, and Capt. Jim Lovell of Apollo 13. The book also explores the virtues of a Tuskegee Airman, a Vietnam War POW, a September 11 NYPD hero, a crew of Hurricane Katrina relief workers, and a host of others from every walk of life. During his journey, Alvin discovered stories of character, courage, and inspiration that belong not only to Eagle Scouts but to all Americans. These stories form the heart of Legacy of Honor and offer us a chance to appreciate the profound impact that Eagle Scouts have had on American history and the lasting role they will play in our country's future.

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Author Anne Fadiman
ISBN-10 1429931116
Release 1998-09-30
Pages 352
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Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced, California, a chain of events was set in motion from which neither she nor her parents nor her doctors would ever recover. Lia's parents, Foua and Nao Kao, were part of a large Hmong community in Merced, refugees from the CIA-run "Quiet War" in Laos. The Hmong, traditionally a close-knit and fiercely people, have been less amenable to assimilation than most immigrants, adhering steadfastly to the rituals and beliefs of their ancestors. Lia's pediatricians, Neil Ernst and his wife, Peggy Philip, cleaved just as strongly to another tradition: that of Western medicine. When Lia Lee Entered the American medical system, diagnosed as an epileptic, her story became a tragic case history of cultural miscommunication. Parents and doctors both wanted the best for Lia, but their ideas about the causes of her illness and its treatment could hardly have been more different. The Hmong see illness aand healing as spiritual matters linked to virtually everything in the universe, while medical community marks a division between body and soul, and concerns itself almost exclusively with the former. Lia's doctors ascribed her seizures to the misfiring of her cerebral neurons; her parents called her illness, qaug dab peg--the spirit catches you and you fall down--and ascribed it to the wandering of her soul. The doctors prescribed anticonvulsants; her parents preferred animal sacrifices.


Ahriman Author Puja Guha
ISBN-10 9780990593003
Release 2014-06-16
Pages 398
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Espionage. Assassins. Middle East. It was the year when global economies continued to plummet despite analysts’ predictions of a turnaround. It was the year when the Kuwaiti National Assembly consisted of the largest Islamic contingent in more than two decades. It was the month when the price of oil plunged to twenty dollars a barrel. It was the month when the Emir of Kuwait dissolved the National Assembly for the thirteenth time in fifteen years. It was the day when the head of the Islamic majority of the Assembly hired an assassin and the CIA intercepted intelligence about a new wave of terrorist attacks. It was the day that would change the face of the Middle East forever. It was May 15, 2021. After a disastrous mission forces her out of the field, Petra Shirazi retires from a life of espionage to work in a research position. Three years later, her division stumbles upon a money trail that reveals a massive new wave of terrorist attacks. The money trail places her in the midst of an assassination plot that implicates the highest levels of the Kuwaiti and Iranian governments. Petra will find herself face to face with the Ahriman, a man named for the Persian spirit of destruction who is responsible for a series of bomb blasts that paralyzed the Suez Canal two years earlier. As the investigation begins to unravel, the ripple effects threaten to engulf not only the Middle East and its Western allies, but also the darkest secrets of Petra’s past.

A Public Spirit

A Public Spirit Author George H. Atkinson
ISBN-10 0988482738
Release 2015-12-04
Pages 324
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George Henry Atkinson (1819-89) was a son of New England who arrived in the Oregon Territory in 1848, sent by the American Home Missionary Society. He left an impressive written legacy, in personal correspondence and in print. This volume contains a number of Atkinson's longer writings.

Lucky s Legacy

Lucky s Legacy Author Clarence Harding
ISBN-10 1944113029
Release 2016-04-25
Pages 116
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Follow the adventures of Dave Lucky and his family as they settle in southwest Florida. Like other pioneers of the late 1800s, Dave and his wife, Dorcas, proved resourceful and resilient. Used to hard living, they were thankful for what little they had and made the most of the skills they'd learned from their parents and neighbors. Whether they were killing and skinning gators, plowing and planting in swamplands, or surviving hurricanes and disease, the couple and their children frequently faced hardships but were thankful for what they had. Even in the face of adversity, they refused to give up their dream of cultivating their own little piece of land that they thought of as paradise.

Legacy of Vatican II The

Legacy of Vatican II  The Author Massimo Faggioli
ISBN-10 9780809149223
Release 2015-05-05
Pages 320
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A unique scholarly contribution, this book celebrates and studies the legacy of the Second Vatican Council by offering the contributions of twelve outstanding international scholars.

The Legacy Letters

The Legacy Letters Author Carew Papritz
ISBN-10 9780985708818
Release 2014-01-01
Pages 248
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Winner of 5 national awards including the Mom’s Choice Award, The Legacy Letters is an inspirational bestseller that the The Huffington Post calls, "A Must-Read Book of Wisdom for Life...exquisite, intimate, passionate, humorous, and genuine..." “Live Life to the Fullest” becomes a father’s passionate plea to his family throughout the letters—and to all of us desiring to live the same way. Woman’s World Magazine writes, “This inspirational classic is the perfect comfort book for people hungry to find meaning in their lives.” The Legacy Letters—In a race against time and separated from his loved ones through tragic circumstances, a dying father discloses to us his most intimate and hopeful thoughts about life and love through private letters to his wife and his children. Ultimately revealed within the letters is the father’s extraordinary emotional and spiritual journey. In his race with death, writing with inspired clarity and passion, the father transforms his words of self-discovery and wisdom, interwoven between deeply moving personal stories and poignantly-told memories, into the practical, moral, and spiritual guidebook for his children he’d never live to see, and for his wife, his redemptive act of love. The Legacy Letters, though fictional, has also won acclaim as a life lessons book for all ages, gaining the distinction of being the only book in publishing history to win awards in both fiction and non-fiction categories. Combining the best elements of such popular bestsellers as Tuesdays with Morrie, The Last Lecture, and Chicken Soup for the Soul, author Carew Papritz creates with his award winning book, The Legacy Letters, a timeless gift, filled with a hopeful, positive, and powerful message for all generations . . . . . . for all parents and children of any age; for spiritual seekers and the perpetually curious; for lovers of the written word and lovers of the passionate heart . . . . . . for all those who long to be reconnected with universally important values that keep our hopes alive, defends our big dreams and our belief that we can reach them, and gives us the courage we need to change our own lives . . . The Legacy Letters is for you . . .

Your Legacy

Your Legacy Author James Dobson
ISBN-10 9781455573424
Release 2014-09-09
Pages 224
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We live in a culture that seeks to destroy the embryonic faith of our children and usher them into politically correct ideology, godless systems of belief, and gross immorality that would have shocked previous generations. This is what confronts today's Christian parents and many of them are terrified of it. We live in truly perilous times. But the good news is there is a way you can be victorious in this battle for the hearts, minds, and souls of your precious children. Whatever stage you are in as a parent or grandparent, you can leave a spiritual legacy that will equip your children and grandchildren with an unshakable heritage of faith. YOUR LEGACY tells you how by presenting: Dr. Dobson's personal story of his own spiritual legacy Strategies for the spiritual training of children Help for parents of prodigals Hope for reaching unsaved parents Principles for building a love relationship with your children Testimonies from parents who got it right Stories you can read to your children for leaving your legacy Steps you can take to lead your child to Christ How can you teach your children what matters most? It is by being intentional about their spiritual training. YOUR LEGACY will help you make that the central priority of your family.