Two Trees of Destiny Book

Two Trees of Destiny


  • Author : Louis J. Keroack
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2012-08-24
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 65
  • ISBN 10 : 9781477149522

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Two Trees of Destiny Excerpt :

Louis K. Keroack, born and reared in Berlin, New Hampshire, in the Androscoggin Valley, attended local schools, worked as a machinist, earned his pilots license through CA P, then, in 1942, joined the Army Air Force, in which he served for four years as an electrical specialist and as a glider pilot. After the war he took hi B.S. in mechanical engineering at the University of New Hampshire, Maine, and California. Becoming interested in education and philosophy, he attended Boston State College at night, and received his M.S. in education meanwhile working at Wentworth Institute as an associate professor, teaching machine and tool design, kinematics and drafting. Illness in the family took him back to northern New Hampshire, where he taught mathematics and science in a rural school. Presently he is an associate professor in a junior college. Always sports-mindedhe had been a member of hockey, baseball, and ski teams at schoolhe numbers skiing and golf among his hobbies, which also include hunting, trapping, and the lapidary art. His travels have been extensivein this country, Canada, and Europe, and he has also visited Mexico and Bermuda.

Trees Book

Trees


  • Author : Richard Hayman
  • Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 261
  • ISBN 10 : 1852852992

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Trees Excerpt :

In this book, Richard Hayman traces the different values and virtues people have seen in trees and forests over the course of history, reflecting the changing use of woodland and the effects of deforestation and urbanization. Tacitus, followed by Romantics and historians of liberty, located freedom in the German forests. Medieval forests were both protected hunting parks and the refuge of Robin Hood. Shakespeare contrasted the simplicity of life in the Forest of Arden with the artificial manners of the court. Since the 18th century, poets such as Wordsworth, Clare, and Hardy have drawn inspiration from trees. How we see trees today will dictate how trees are treated in the future.

Destiny  Freedom  and the Soul Book

Destiny Freedom and the Soul


  • Author : Osho
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
  • Release Date : 2010-04-13
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 1429937580

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Destiny Freedom and the Soul Excerpt :

One of the greatest spiritual teachers of the twentieth century shares his philosophy on self-discovery, free will, and the search for a place and purpose in life. “I myself am a question. I know not who I am. What to do? Where to go?”—Osho Destiny, Freedom, and the Soul: What Is the Meaning of Life? explores deeply human questions, such as: Is there really such a thing as “soul,” and if so, what is it? Where does the concept of karma fit in? Does my life have a special meaning or purpose? Osho challenges readers to examine and break free of the conditioned belief systems and prejudices that limit their capacity to enjoy life in all its richness. He has been described by the Sunday Times of London as one of the “1000 Makers of the 20th Century” and by Sunday Mid-Day (India) as one of the ten people—along with Gandhi, Nehru, and Buddha—who have changed the destiny of India. Since his death in 1990, the influence of his teachings continues to expand, reaching seekers of all ages in virtually every country of the world.

Genesis Book
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Genesis


  • Author : R. Kent Hughes
  • Publisher : Crossway
  • Release Date : 2004-10-26
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 704
  • ISBN 10 : 9781433517327

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Genesis Excerpt :

The book of Genesis contains some of the most beautiful and well-known stories in the Bible: the garden, the flood, the tower of Babel, and the lives of the patriarchs. But these are more than just good stories. They lay the groundwork for God's relationship with humanity and for his plan for our salvation, making Genesis foundational to understanding everything else that happens in the Bible. Genesis reveals much about human nature and the nature of God. From the actions of the first man and woman, we see where our rebellious, sinful nature originates. And through the whole book we see the hand of a sovereign God who is loving and merciful, but also just and holy. Time and again in Genesis, God showers his grace upon undeserving humanity, giving us our first tastes of God's enduring faithfulness that shines throughout the entire Bible. R. Kent Hughes, respected pastor and author of many other commentaries in the Preaching the Word series, takes readers back to the beginning of the Bible and moves through Genesis with careful exegesis. He explores the superbly crafted structure of the book as well as the weighty themes it contains. For those who preach, teach, and study God's Word, this exceptionally detailed work will reveal much about the beginnings of God's great story. Part of the Preaching the Word series.

Two Trees and Freedom Book

Two Trees and Freedom


  • Author : Clive Toone
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2010-12-29
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 1467891959

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Two Trees and Freedom Excerpt :

He leaves Hanover Hospital, and begins his journey to the Harz Mountains. Why he has to go back there, hes not sure, but he knows he must go; maybe it is his destiny. On the way he meets old friends, who ask him to stay, but no, he must go on. Eventually he finds Nina again, whose love is strong, but is it strong enough for them both,because he knows he will have no peace, until he confronts his ghosts? He believes they are waiting for him, in those mountains of East Germany. So he must find a way into those forbidding mountains,over the East/West border. But he regrets it when he does, because he is brought face to face with his demons, even though, in the process, he saves refugees from the East , who are seeking freedom in the West. Then Anna returns. Why, at that moment? His depression follows him all the way from the beginning, and foolishly, he still refuses help from his friends. What else is there that lingers, just out of reach of his troubled mind?

Creation and Fall Temptation Book
Score: 4
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Creation and Fall Temptation


  • Author : Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1997-03-12
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9780684825878

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Creation and Fall Temptation Excerpt :

One of the century's respected theologians reveals the elegant and meticulous analyses of two of the most important and least understood religious concepts--the fall from grace and the nature of evil. Reprint.

Destiny s Quartet Book

Destiny s Quartet


  • Author : Barbara Knight
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2011-06-07
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 599
  • ISBN 10 : 9781456893828

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Destiny s Quartet Excerpt :

Julie Smith and Graeme McKenzie grew up together but their budding teenage romance dramatically stalls. Julie becomes a leading fashion designer in New Zealand while Graeme follows an exciting career in the R.A.F. Both separately marry, but they secretly hold deeply hidden feelings for each other. Thrown together by a chance encounter in Sydney, Australia their mutual secret surfaces and a sensuous weekend follows. Yet professional and domestic commitments means they must part once more. Can their normal lives ever resume? Can they live a doublelife? Follow them through four stages of their diverse worlds of high fashion and of a high ranking and heroic air force officer.

Straight to the Heart of Genesis Book

Straight to the Heart of Genesis


  • Author : Phil Moore
  • Publisher : Monarch Books
  • Release Date : 2012-11-20
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857213785

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Straight to the Heart of Genesis Excerpt :

A series of devotional commentaries, which allows people to get to grips with each book of the Bible one bite at a time. Phil Moore does not cover the whole of each book, but rather focuses on key sections which together form a useful introduction. There will be 25 volumes in all: each contains approximately 60 readings. Although the tone is light, the text is full of useful application and backed by substantial scholarship. Matthew - 978 1 85424 988 3 Acts - 978 1 85424 989 0 Revelation - 978-1-85424-990-6 Genesis - 978-0-85721-001-2 1 & 2 Corinthians - 978-0-85721-002-9

VERSO IGNOTA DESTINAZIONE Book

VERSO IGNOTA DESTINAZIONE


  • Author : BRUNO SEBASTIANI
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2022-05-16
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9780359397266

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Men After God s Own Heart Book

Men After God s Own Heart


  • Author : Stephen Kaung
  • Publisher : Christian Fellowship Publishers
  • Release Date : 2022-05-16
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781680620856

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Men After God s Own Heart Excerpt :

God is very much interested in man. He is seeking to obtain the man after His own heart. Indeed, He is determined to provide for His only begotten Son a counterpart in man. And in relation to that end and purpose, there is to be found depicted in the Bible's very first book the biographies of especially eight different persons; and in each one of these eight individuals God has worked into him one special quality or characteristic of His beloved Son Jesus Christ. By combining these particular eight qualities together, there emerges the man after God's heart whom He shall give to His Son as the Beloved's counterpart. For by putting these eight characteristics or qualities together, the result shall be the Bride of the Lamb of God. Now these eight individuals and their differing qualities or characteristics are as follows: Adam and the Tree of Life—even the life of God (in Christ), Abel and his sacrifice: a lamb, Enoch's walking with God into heaven, Noah's ark of abiding (in Christ), Abraham's altars, Isaac's wells of living water, Jacob's testimonial pillars, and Joseph's throne life. Those who possess these qualities shall constitute the Bride of the Lamb. May God soon obtain the Bride for His beloved Son!

Destiny s Drum Book

Destiny s Drum


  • Author : L. Ron Hubbard
  • Publisher : Galaxy Press LLC
  • Release Date : 2010-05-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN 10 : 9781592125524

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Phil Sheridan is a soldier, adventurer, and man of the world—with a touch of con man thrown in for good measure. But Sheridan’s world-wandering ways may soon come to a very abrupt—and violent—end ... on the long-forgotten Indonesian island of Kamling. Falling into the hands of a bloodthirsty tribe led by the notorious slave trader known as Portuguese Joe, Sheridan discovers that there’s not enough room on the island for the two of them. And Portuguese Joe has the perfect solution: dispatch Sheridan to another world ... with the help of a firing squad. But Sheridan has other plans. The island is home to a hidden fortune in gold—and a gold miner’s beautiful daughter—and he means to get his hands on both of them. If he can avoid the exotic dangers lurking at every turn. The jungle is stirring, the natives are restless, and the bullets are flying as Destiny’s Drum sounds the rousing beat of an exotic adventure. “Thrilling ... inspires a sense of urgency and excitement.” —Publishers Weekly “Urgency and humor ... twists and turns.” —Yahoo Voices

Destiny s Rift Book
Score: 5
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Destiny s Rift


  • Author : Sam Bowring
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Release Date : 2010-07-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9780733626654

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Destiny s Rift Excerpt :

'One of the coolest fantasy series to come along in an age' aurealisXpress Sometimes the greatest enemy we face is ourselves - Book Two of The Broken Well Trilogy. 'Prophecy's Ruin may just be the start of the next big thing in Australian Fantasy.' Weekend Australian on Prophecy's Ruin 'Two of the most intriguing protagonists I've encountered in a long time' Bookseller and Publisher on Prophecy's Ruin 'Sam Bowring's debut is the stuff of fantasy writers' fantasies. An epic, enthralling, towering triumph ' aurealisXpress on Prophecy's Ruin The blue-haired man is prophesied to end the age-old conflict between the lands, but with his very soul divided in two, much remains uncertain. On the side of light, Bel sets forth on a journey to find the Stone of Evenings Mild, his only hope of reuniting with his darker half, Losara. But the Stone is lost, hidden away by an undead mage of mutable allegiance, in the lair of an insane dragon. Meanwhile Losara has his own problems. The Shadowdreamer wants him dead, but with war coming he must unite his people for the final battle. His plan is to build a weapon that is unstoppable. How can two men fulfil a fate meant for only one? Is hope lost, or is there a way to close destiny's rift? ** Includes preview chapters of Book 3 in the Broken Well trilogy: SOUL'S RECKONING ** Sam Bowring is a comedian and writer. As well as creating his own stand-up routines, he has written for a number of television shows and written children's books. He is the author of the acclaimed Broken Well Trilogy and the Strange Threads Duology. He lives in Sydney. For more information about Sam visit his website (www.sambowring.com).

Till the Day Dawns Book

Till the Day Dawns


  • Author : Lance Lambert
  • Publisher : Lance Lambert Ministries, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2018-12-05
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN 10 : 9781683890522

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Till the Day Dawns Excerpt :

And we have the word of prophecy made more sure; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day-star arise in your hearts. (II Peter 1:9) The word of prophecy was not given that we might merely be comforted but that we would be prepared and made ready. Let us look into the Word of God together, searching out the prophecies, that the Day-Star arise in our hearts until the Day dawns.

The Good  the Bad  and the Beautiful Book
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The Good the Bad and the Beautiful


  • Author : B. Hallen
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 201
  • ISBN 10 : 0253338069

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The Good the Bad and the Beautiful Excerpt :

The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful Discourse about Values in Yoruba Culture Barry Hallen Reveals everyday language as the key to understanding morals and ethics in Yoruba culture. "This contrasts with any suggestion that in Yoruba or, more generally, African society, moral thinking manifests nothing much more than a supine acquiescence in long established communal values.... Hallen renders a great service to African philosophy." --Kwasi Wiredu In Yoruba culture, morality and moral values are intimately linked to aesthetics. The purest expression of beauty, at least for human beings, is to possess good moral character. But how is moral character judged? How do actions, and especially words, reveal good moral character in a culture that is still significantly based on oral tradition? In this original and intimate look at Yoruba culture, Barry Hallen asks the Yoruba onisegun--the wisest and most accomplished herbalists or traditional healers, individuals justly reputed to be well versed in Yoruba thought and expression--what it means to be good and beautiful. Posed as an outsider wanting to gain understanding of how to speak Yoruba correctly, Hallen engages the onisegun and has them explain the subtleties and intricacies of Yoruba language use and the philosophy behind particular word choices. Their instructions reveal a striking and profound depiction of Yoruba aesthetic and ethical thought. The detailed interpretations of everyday language that Hallen supplies challenge prevailing Western views that African thought is nothing more than acquiescence to long-established religious or communal values. The philosophy of ordinary language reveals that moral reflection is indeed individual and that evaluations of action and character take place on the basis of clearly and logically delineated criteria. With the onisegun as his guides, Hallen identifies the priorities of Yoruba philosophy and culture through everyday expression and shows that there are rational pathways to

Clifford Donald Simak     An Affectionate Appreciation Book

Clifford Donald Simak An Affectionate Appreciation


  • Author : Francis Lyall
  • Publisher : Paragon Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-05-16
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782227304

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Clifford Donald Simak An Affectionate Appreciation Excerpt :

A professional newspaperman, Clifford Donald Simak was a major figure both in and beyond the ‘Golden Age’ of science fiction. Active for more than fifty years, he published some 140 short stories and (depending on how you count) at least 27 novels. The many Awards he received – three Hugos, a Nebula, a Jupiter, a Locus, an Analog, and an International Fantasy Award – to say nothing of many nominations, show that his contemporaries recognised his qualities. It is no surprise that the Science Fiction Writers of America elected him as their third SWFA Grand Master. This book considers what he achieved. CDS grew up in Grant County, Wisconsin, just south of where the Wisconsin flows into the Mississippi. Many of his tales reflect the ‘Simak country’ of his youth, regularly drawing on the characteristics of the residents of that area. They are high value entertainment. Some are extremely amusing. Others lead you on to explore many ideas: what does it mean to be sentient, to be human, how should/can we cope with technology, has life a purpose, and if so what, and, what about aliens? Francis Lyall, a retired academic lawyer, has been enjoying Simak stories since he was a teenager. Preface 5 Introduction 8 Chapter I Clifford Donald Simak 15 Chapter II Simak Country 40 Chapter III Trees and Houses 68 1. Trees 68 2. Houses 72 Chapter IV Simak Folk 79 1. General 79 2. Dogs 85 3. Names 86 Chapter V Androids, Robots, Aliens and Others 101 1. Androids 101 2. Robots 103 3. Aliens and Others 113 Chapter VI Gadgets, Gates et al. 125 1. Technology 125 2. Time Travel 128 3. Other Worlds 130 4. Parallel and Alternate Worlds 131 5. Access to Worlds: Machines 134 6. Gates and Doors 134 7. Roads and Tunnels 135 8. Other Artificial Aids 135 9. Equations and Longing 136 Chapter VII Of Man 139 1. Mental Powers 139 2. Knowledge and Education 142 3. Multiple Minds 147 4. Mind-swap 148 5. Telepathy and Parakinesis 150 6. Symbiotes 150 Chapter VIII Mysticism and Mistiness 153 1. Dark