Hope for Troubled Times Book

Hope for Troubled Times


  • Author : Mark Finley
  • Publisher : Review and Herald Pub Assoc
  • Release Date : 2020-06-03
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 9780812700060

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Hope for Troubled Times Excerpt :

Fear Worry Stress These emotions can overwhelm and consume us. They fill our minds with unanswerable questions. What will I lose…my health? my family? my job? my home? Will our lives ever be normal again? What is “normal”? We live in a sin-sick world. Catastrophes surround us, but we can surrender our fears to Jesus. He is the answer to overwhelming fears that consume our energy, rob our joy, and ruin our health. Fear is an emotion. Faith is an attitude, and focus is a choice. Fear must give way to faith as we adjust our focus. If our eyes are focused on the problem, fear will overcome us. If our eyes are fixed upon Jesus, the emotion of fear may still be present, but it will not cripple us. Fear will no longer dominate our lives. Discover with Pastor Mark Finley as he shows us that we have One who is larger than our fears, bigger than our worries, and greater than our anxieties by our side, and He has practical, down-to-earth, real solutions to our problems. We have the assurance of the One who said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you” (Hebrews 13:5).

Hope for Troubled Times Book

Hope for Troubled Times


  • Author : Mark Finley
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Genre: Bible
  • Pages : 95
  • ISBN 10 : 0828028702

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Hope in Troubled Times Book

Hope in Troubled Times


  • Author : Bob Goudzwaard
  • Publisher : Baker Academic
  • Release Date : 2007-05-01
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 254
  • ISBN 10 : 9780801032486

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Hope in Troubled Times Excerpt :

Provides hope for real-world solutions to life-threatening problems such as global poverty, environmental destruction, and terrorism.

Hope Dies Last Book
Score: 3
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Hope Dies Last


  • Author : Studs Terkel
  • Publisher : New Press/ORIM
  • Release Date : 2012-03-20
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 9781595585769

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Hope Dies Last Excerpt :

America’s most inspirational voices, in their own words: “If you’re looking for a reason to act and dream again, you’ll find it in the pages of this book” (Chicago Tribune). Published when Studs Terkel was ninety-one years old, this astonishing oral history tackles one of the famed journalist’s most elusive subjects: Hope. Where does it come from? What are its essential qualities? How do we sustain it in the darkest of times? An alternative, more personal chronicle of the “American century,” Hope Dies Last is a testament to the indefatigable spirit that Studs has always embodied, and an inheritance for those who, by taking a stand, are making concrete the dreams of today. A former death row inmate who served nearly twenty years for a crime he did not commit discusses his never-ending fight for justice. Tom Hayden, author of The Port Huron Statement, contemplates the legacy of 1960s student activism. Liberal economist John Kenneth Galbraith reflects on the enduring problem of corporate malfeasance. From a doctor who teaches his young students compassion to the retired brigadier general who flew the Enola Gay over Hiroshima, these interviews tell us much about the power of the American dream and the force of individuals who advocate for a better world. With grace and warmth, Terkel’s subjects express their secret hopes and dreams. Taken together, this collection of interviews tells an inspiring story of optimism and persistence, told in voices that resonate with the eloquence of conviction. “The value of Hope Dies Last lies not in what it teaches readers about its narrow subject, but in the fascinating stories it reveals, and the insight it allows into the vast range of human experience.” —The A.V. Club “Very Terkelesque—by now the man requires an adjective of his own.” —Margaret Atwood, The New York Times Review of Books “An American treasure.” —Cornel West

Education and Hope in Troubled Times Book

Education and Hope in Troubled Times


  • Author : H. Svi Shapiro
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2009-03-04
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135847852

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Education and Hope in Troubled Times Excerpt :

"Progressive educators have always been better at critique than at possibility. This book promises not to ignore critique, but to favor possibility. It is most rare and greatly welcomed." Richard Quantz, Miami University "The editor argues that in a material world, depicted by consumerism, spiritual nihilism and conspicuous consumption, there is need to offer a new vision and direction in education that would promote a more harmonious, holistic values-oriented schooling that transforms persons into moral beings, who care for others.... In terms of innovative ideas and approaches to pedagogy and theorizing about schooling, this volume is at the top of pedagogical discourses and thinking." Joseph Zajda, Australian Catholic University (Melbourne Campus) Education and Hope in Troubled Times brings together a group of the best and most creative educational thinkers to reflect on the purpose and future of public education. These original essays by leading social and educational commentators in North America attempt to articulate a new vision for education, especially public education, and begin to set an alternative direction. This is a time of crisis, but also of renewed possibility—one that offers the opportunity to radically reconsider what is the meaning of education for a generation that will bear the brunt of grappling with the extraordinary dangers and challenges we confront today. At its core this volume questions what will it mean to be an educated human being in the 21st century compelled to confront and address so much that threatens the very basis of a decent and hopeful human existence. Carrying forward a project of redefining and reshaping public discourse on education in the U.S., it is a critical catalyst and focus for re-thinking public policy on education.

Words of Hope in Troubled Times Book

Words of Hope in Troubled Times


  • Author : Jose Ramos-Horta
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-12-22
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages : 390
  • ISBN 10 : 0648204715

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Words of Hope in Troubled Times Excerpt :

This collection of writings and speeches aims to inform, increase understanding, and inspire a sense of urgency for the challenging events of our age, for only when these challenges are understood and felt by all, will there be concerted global action.

Bothered and Bewildered  Book

Bothered and Bewildered


  • Author : Ann Morisy
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2009-07-29
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 127
  • ISBN 10 : 9781847064806

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Bothered and Bewildered Excerpt :

A faith-based response in tricky and anxiety-provoking times.

Intrinsic Hope Book

Intrinsic Hope


  • Author : Kate Davies
  • Publisher : New Society Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-05-01
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781771422550

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Intrinsic Hope Excerpt :

A different kind of hope for living in these turbulent times Climate disruption. Growing social inequality. Pollution. We are living in an era of unprecedented crises, resulting in widespread feelings of fear, despair, and grief. Now, more than ever, maintaining hope for the future is a monumental task. Intrinsic Hope offers a powerful antidote to these feelings. It shows how conventional ideas of hope are rooted in the belief that life will conform to our wishes and how this leads to disappointment, despair, and a dismal view of the future. As an alternative, it offers "intrinsic hope," a powerful, liberating, and positive approach to life based on having a deep trust in whatever happens. The author, a hopeful survivor, shows how to cultivate intrinsic hope through practical tips and six mindful habits for living a positive, courageous life in these troubled times. Whether working directly on ecological or social issues or worried about children and grandchildren, this book is for everyone concerned about the future and looking for a deeper source of hope for a better world.

Prophetic Lament Book
Score: 5
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Prophetic Lament


  • Author : Soong-Chan Rah
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2015-09-03
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780830897612

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Prophetic Lament Excerpt :

The American church avoids lament. But lament is a missing, essential component of Christian faith. Soong-Chan Rah's prophetic exposition of the book of Lamentations provides a biblical and theological lens for examining the church's relationship with a suffering world. Hear the prophet's lament as the necessary corrective for Christianity's future.

Educating for Hope in Troubled Times Book

Educating for Hope in Troubled Times


  • Author : David Hicks
  • Publisher : Trentham Books Limited
  • Release Date : 2014-05-15
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN 10 : 1858565537

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Educating for Hope in Troubled Times Excerpt :

This book explores three global issues - climate change, peak oil and the limits to growth. It sets out the facts about the inevitable yet still largely unknown changes, and examines the feelings and attitudes the coming changes engender. It offers teachers ways to engage with vital but too often avoided issues, and to share success stories and sources of hope for the future. In these troubled and fast changing times yesterday is no longer an accurate guide to tomorrow. We have to understand and be able to prepare young people for a future very different from today's world. This book is about developing new ways of being and exploring new horizons. The insight and support it provides will help make teachers more knowledgeable and better able to prepare learners for the transition to a post-carbon future. This book is essential reading for primary and secondary teachers and for students and tutors in Initial Teacher Education. It will also be of value to headteachers, governors, educational researchers and others concerned with matching policy and practice to the demands of changing times. It will develop critical enquiry in Geography, English, Science, Citizenship Education, Personal, Social and Health Education and inspire those working in education for sustainability, sustainable schools and global education.

The Impossible Will Take a Little While Book
Score: 5
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The Impossible Will Take a Little While


  • Author : Paul Loeb
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2014-04-29
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9780465038589

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The Impossible Will Take a Little While Excerpt :

In The Impossible Will Take a Little While, a phrase borrowed from Billie Holliday, the editor of Soul of a Citizen brings together fifty stories and essays that range across nations, eras, wars, and political movements. Danusha Goska, an Indiana activist with a paralyzing physical disability, writes about overcoming political immobilization, drawing on her history with the Peace Corps and Mother Teresa. Vaclav Havel, the former president of the Czech Republic, finds value in seemingly doomed or futile actions taken by oppressed peoples. Rosemarie Freeney Harding recalls the music that sustained the civil rights movement, and Paxus Calta-Star recounts the powerful vignette of an 18-year-old who launched the overthrow of Bulgaria's dictatorship. Many of the essays are new, others classic works that continue to inspire. Together, these writers explore a path of heartfelt community involvement that leads beyond despair to compassion and hope. The voices collected in The Impossible Will Take a Little While will help keep us all working for a better world despite the obstacles.

Hope for the Troubled Heart Book

Hope for the Troubled Heart


  • Author : Billy Graham
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release Date : 2011-11-21
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781418515706

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Hope for the Troubled Heart Excerpt :

What hopeless situation troubles your heart? The death of a loved one? The memories of childhood abuse? The diagnosis of terminal illness? The strain of financial failure? A stormy marriage? A body wracked by pain? A lonely sense of emptiness? Into your hopeless situation comes beloved evangelist Billy Graham bearing God's gift of hope, one of the strongest "medicines" known to humanity, an amazing resource that "can cure nearly everything." Filled with unforgettable stories of real-life people and irrefutable lessons of biblical wisdom, Hope for the Troubled Heart inspires and encourages you with God's healing and strengthening truths. It shows you how to cope when your heart is breaking, how to pray through your pain, how to avoid the dark pit of resentment and bitterness, and how to be a comforter to others who hurt. You'll be reminded that "before we can grasp any meaning from suffering we must rest in God's unfailing love." And you'll find the "joy to be discovered in the midst of suffering." Here you'll learn how hope helps troubled hearts find peace.

Simple Words for Troubled Times Book

Simple Words for Troubled Times


  • Author : Ronen Groves
  • Publisher : Phillipa Nefri Clark
  • Release Date : 2020-04-29
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 80
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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Simple Words for Troubled Times Excerpt :

The world we know has turned upside-down. Everything we've taken for granted changed before there was time to take stock. We have to adjust. To adapt. To survive. For some this brings a sense of helplessness. Others feel grief and anger. All of us are affected. Simple Words for Troubled Times is written from the heart to help you find comfort and relief from the challenges of modern times. Each short chapter addresses a different means to rebuild hope, rediscover self-belief, reinforce your personal power, and redirect fears into courage. There is no greater power than a simple word of hope. Written by Phillipa Nefri Clark as Ronen Groves.

A Heart to Live in Troubled Times Book

A Heart to Live in Troubled Times


  • Author : Gloria J. Carter
  • Publisher : Tate Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010-07
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 167
  • ISBN 10 : 9781616631499

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A Heart to Live in Troubled Times Excerpt :

Are you struggling with guilt? Have you been mistreated because you are different? Familiar with heartache, Gloria J. Carter shares openly about her difficult past in her touching memoir, A Heart to Live in Troubled Times. Gloria first gave her life to Jesus at nine, but she was unprepared for the challenges she would later endure. The pressures of being a teenager and the constant struggles between her parents drove her into the streets of Los Angeles, where she spent the next thirteen years in and out of drug rehabilitation centers. After what seemed a lifetime of trouble, she decided to end it all. Following several unsuccessful attempts at suicide, she began to cry out to God for help. Gloria expresses her turmoil through heartfelt poems, which complement narratives of her past. A Heart to Live in Troubled Times offers a compelling reminder of where joy can be found from one who has battled for hope.

Give Me That Book  A Treasury of Truth for Troubled Times Book

Give Me That Book A Treasury of Truth for Troubled Times


  • Author : Gary Rieben
  • Publisher : Redemption Press
  • Release Date : 2015-09-08
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN 10 : 9781632327550

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Give Me That Book A Treasury of Truth for Troubled Times Excerpt :

The purpose of this book is to call the people of God to a renewed devotion to the the Bible by pointing to the beauty and the bounty of the God who speaks there. In its pages, Dr. Rieben demonstrates how knowledge of the Bible, devotion to its Author, and the practice of His commands will instill within us an unshakable confidence so that we can declare with the Psalmist "though an army besiege me I will not fear, though war break out against me, I will not fear."