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This deeply spiritual exploration of pain offers encouragement for anyone dealing with suffering--whether physical, psychological, or spritual. It is rooted in scripture and real life, and its 36 brief chapters touch on they many ways pain affects our lives. Recently diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disorder, Sr. Melannie writes from personal experience and with deep wisdom. This is a wonderful guide for meditation and prayer and a great gift book.
A leading authority on the primate fossile record sheds new light on the human evolutionary tree, reconstructing the early roots of modern-day humans, offering a compelling new vision of anthropoid evolution, and analyzing the relationship between humans and other primates.
Novel set in New Zealand.
Reader beware! This is a big story so it takes volumes of pages to explain the details. However under the heading of Thunder at Dawn, a lot transpires. The beings who participate in the adventure are the particularly stubborn type, brimming over with the will to live. At times the characters face a struggle to survive within their habitat that appears to be more like a living hell. However, to Leon Davith, his Golem son Bard along with his Enchantress companion who is called Quill , team up with two Warrior Ferries who believe that joining with these eccentrics to seek a high and mighty adventure is pure heaven. But all that changes! Bard chanced to carry the Mighty Sword, as he approached the Gnomish City located on the Threshold of the Unknown he noticed how after unsheathing Thunder At Dawn' it reacted by jolting, hissing along with emitting the battery of sparks. It was said that thunder at Dawn was forged from a brilliant lightning bolt striking Dawn itself. Leon the Grand Wizard said that Thunder at Dawn was forged from was forged from a brilliant lighting bolt striking Dawn itself. Meanwhile Quill loaded airship to make a lengthy journey Moreover Erin in Leda returned to Eleven Sky City to insure the well being of the inhabitants. Bard began studying the course and laying the navigations down, while Leon left on an errand to the Empire across the ocean that was headed by the Seer of Shadows, who'd doubtless was elated by the news of the Dark Lords resignation. For the moment Leon had other concerns he brought several things with him namely a phial of the cure he could replicate a phial of Blue Rose potion Yaga had given him, he could now create it at any time, for Blue Roses were a mercifully common plant in many parts of the world and quite easily procured. In one instance Erin and Leda glanced up to see a renewed Leo entered the room, is this size having been returned to its youthful state thanks to the Blue Rose Potion he'd drank. Leon? Don't I get a sit o
In this retelling of the ancient legends of the women in the Buddha’s intimate circle, lesser-known stories from Sanskrit and Pali sources are for the first time woven into an illuminating, coherent narrative. Interspersed with original insights, fresh interpretations, and bold challenges to the status quo, these stories invite us to open our minds to a new understanding of women's roles in the Buddha's life and in early Buddhism.
Lyra Selene weaves a lush and thrilling story of sacrifice, secrets, and star-crossed love set in a Parisian-inspired world where the sun never sets in this remarkable YA fantasy debut.
Revisit the definitive book on Pearl Harbor in advance of the 78th anniversary (December 7, 2019) of the "date which will live in infamy" At 7:53 a.m., December 7, 1941, America's national consciousness and confidence were rocked as the first wave of Japanese warplanes took aim at the U.S. Naval fleet stationed at Pearl Harbor. As intense and absorbing as a suspense novel, At Dawn We Slept is the unparalleled and exhaustive account of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor. It is widely regarded as the definitive assessment of the events surrounding one of the most daring and brilliant naval operations of all time. Through extensive research and interviews with American and Japanese leaders, Gordon W. Prange has written a remarkable historical account of the assault that-sixty years later-America cannot forget. "The reader is bound to feel its power....It is impossible to forget such an account." —The New York Times Book Review "At Dawn We Slept is the definitive account of Pearl Harbor." —Chicago Sun-Times