Peace And Turmoil

Author: Elliot Brooks
ISBN: 9781733664301
Size: 19,70 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Peace and Turmoil is the first installment in an epic fantasy series following heirs from across the land of Abra'am as they try to navigate magic, politics, and fiends.

Lyss Place

Author: Pam Buttrey
ISBN: 9780954958213
Size: 10,30 MB
Format: PDF
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The Real World Order

Author: Max Singer
Editor: CQ Press
Size: 13,89 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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"Singer and Wildavsky's distinction between a zone of peace and a zone of turmoil resonates as a crisp and straightforward distinction that possesses much explanatory power and is embedded in a deep political insight. That distinction is, in my opinion, destined to become the way we think of the new world order. I know of no recent book that competes with this one for its scope and vision combined with nontechnical analysis." —Bruce Bueno de Mesquita Silver Professor of Politics at New York University and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University

365 Pocket Evening Prayers

Author: David R. Veerman
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 1414388357
Size: 15,68 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Daily life brings worries—about tasks undone, strained relationships, health problems, financial difficulties, and other things that consume your thoughts. 365 Pocket Evening Prayers will help you relax and rest in God, trusting that he will provide for you now and tomorrow. Following in the footsteps of the popular 365 Pocket Prayers that has touched so many lives, here is an edition just for evening prayer time. There’s a topical index in the back of the book, so whether you need to pray about conflict, financial matters, health and healing, your family, or a recent disappointment you’ve experienced, 365 Pocket Evening Prayers helps you open your heart to the one who listens. Each reading in this convenient, easy-to-carry, quick-access guide begins with a daily prayer and ends with a promise from Scripture.

Limits To Globalization

Author: William R. Thompson
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1135276668
Size: 12,25 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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In the post-Cold War era, economic globalization has loomed, at least for some, as the world system's next crisis carrier, creating winners and losers and trampling on the distinctiveness of local cultures. Yet the liberal assumption is that if the market does its job, the poor will catch up to the rich via trade-driven growth and the economies of developed and less developed countries will gradually converge. Investigating the processes of economic globalization, this book explores whether it is truly a "global" process. It examines how globalization is experienced around the world, comparing its intensity and impact in both the global North and South. Using a world systems approach and developing a theoretical analysis that builds on the leadership long-cycle approach to global political economy, this book seeks to dispel some of the myths widely propagated regarding economic development. Through a focus on the issues of technological diffusion, debt, conflict, and democratisation, the authors demonstrate how and why the asymmetries that have characterized the global North and South in the past and present are growing more acute. This important book will be of interest to students and scholars of international political economy, globalisation, international trade and development.

Abandonment To Divine Providence

Author: Jean Pierre de Caussade
Editor: Ignatius Press
ISBN: 1586174711
Size: 18,86 MB
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God is to be found in the simplest of our daily activities and especially through total surrender to whatever is His will for each of us. That is the message of this 18th-century inspirational classic by Jean-Pierre de Caussade. Its encouragement to live in the present moment, accepting everyday obstacles with humility and love, has guided generations of seekers to spiritual peace and holiness. In this timeless spiritual classic, de Caussade presents the simple, profound gospel message that Jesus lived and taught: My meat is to do the will of my Father in heaven. The author states, The will of God gives to all things a supernatural and divine value for the soul submitting to it. The duties it imposes and those it contains become holy and perfect because everything it touches shares its divine character.This special volume of the famous spiritual treatise also includes the many insightful letters of Father de Caussade on the practice of self-abandonment. These numerous letters provide a great additional source of wisdom and much practical guidance for how to grow in abandonment and to deepen our union with God in our daily lives.De Caussade shows that this practice of self-abandonment to God's will is the key to attaining true peace and virtue, and that it is readily available to all people - from beginners to those well advanced in the spiritual life. He also shows how to determine what God's will is for us. He reveals that it is not extraordinary feats that God expects for our growth in holiness, but rather heroic attention to every detail in our lives and humble acceptance of our daily lot in life as coming from His hand. The rich spiritual lessons in this book have stood the test of time, offering real and practical assistance to all people because its message is simple and clear, one that the reader will find to be a rare treasure of inspiration and direction to be referred to again and again.

From Horseback To Desktop Pc

Author: Doug Bower
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595876692
Size: 17,78 MB
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You have struggled with doubt and skepticism yourself. As you present your faith and think about it, you find it difficult to share it with nonbelievers. This is not because you are afraid to, but because skeptics just don't seem to want to understand. This contributes to your doubt and skepticism. Still, though you struggle with your faith, you find that what you do believe is congruent with the Christian tradition and with Scripture itself. This work does not attempt to convince the reader to believe a certain way. Rather, it is simply the expression of faith from a modern circuit rider. It serves as a facilitator of expressing faith, of thinking about it, and hopefully stimulating others to express their faith in the contexts of skepticism and traditional acceptance. Should you disagree with the points of the book, great! I simply hope that you will present your own version in some form. Maybe you'll write your own book.

The Apes That Sing Their Souls

Author: Mairi Rennie
Editor: E-Books Publisher
ISBN: 178069007X
Size: 12,13 MB
Format: PDF
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Richard Seney

Author: Richard Seney
Editor: Dorrance Publishing
ISBN: 1480998478
Size: 19,43 MB
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The youngest of eight children, Richard Seney grew up in a crowded household with his siblings and a mother who worked hard to support her family. Among other hardships, Richard struggled with a learning disability but found respite in theatrical arts. He knew from a young age that art was his calling. Above all, he praises God for giving him “a good heart, a good eye, and hands to create this art that has transformed my life.”

Above Life S Turmoil

Author: James Allen
Editor: Jazzybee Verlag
ISBN: 3849623785
Size: 19,57 MB
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This is the extended annotation including an essay called "James Allen: A prophet Of Meditation". We cannot alter external things, nor shape other people to our liking, nor mould the world to our wishes but we can alter internal things,-our desires, passions, thoughts,-we can shape our liking to other people, and we can mould the inner world of our own mind in accordance with wisdom, and so reconcile it to the outer world if men and things. The turmoil of the world we cannot avoid, but the disturbances of mind we can overcome. The duties and difficulties of life claim our attention, but we can rise above all anxiety concerning them. Surrounded by noise, we can yet have a quiet mind; involved in responsibilities, the heart can be at rest; in the midst of strife, we can know the abiding peace. The twenty pieces which comprise this book, unrelated as some of them are in the letter, will be found to be harmonious in the spirit, in that they point the reader towards those heights of self-knowledge and self-conquest which, rising above the turbulance of the world, lift their peaks where the Heavenly Silence reigns.