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The Path By A.C. Hall
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The village. A small community whose people believe they represent the last remnants of mankind. Sturdy wooden walls protect it, keeping unseen enemies out and keeping everyone else in. A peculiar... More > trail leads away from it, into the unknown world beyond. The adults in the village take care to warn the children about this path. Those who have been foolish enough to set out down it in the past have never returned. The stories are enough to scare all of the young people in the village into accepting their life and staying inside the walls. Almost all the young people. Marcus dreams of the path every night. He believes that it is out on that unknown trail where his destiny lies, not inside the confining walls of the village. Against the will of his family and the other members of the village, Marcus and some of his friends set out down the path. Leaving the safety and comfort of the village behind, they quickly learn that the outside world is much bigger and much more dangerous than any of them imagined.< Less
Yellow Crocus - Summarized for Busy People: Based On the Book By Laila Ibrahim By Goldmine Reads
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A few moments after birth, Lisbeth is taken from the arms of her mother and immediately handed to those of a black wet nurse named Mattie. Mattie is a slave, and upon the orders of her master, she is... More > forced to leave her own child and care for another. Lisbeth and Mattie then form an unlikely bond that grows only stronger through the years. Lisbeth comes to know a life of privilege and affluence, but neither is enough to ease away the loneliness brought by the company of her subservient mother and indifferent father. Over time, Mattie becomes more like family to her than her own flesh and blood. Their hearts grow even closer—their bond even stronger—with every visit to the quarters of the slaves as well as their warm, welcoming community. Laila Ibrahim's Yellow Crocus is a story set in the turbulent mid-1850s—a period when tensions are high and the country is at the brink of change. It tells of the bond between two women from opposite worlds—a love that is undimmed by time, unbound by race.< Less
Once Again When I Knew You By Rose Breau
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When Kit Hunter, a thirty year old successful community Liaison Nurse, is told by her new boss, Dr. Copeland, that her department is to head the new 'spiritual care' program mandated by the state,... More > she is less than enthused. She is turned off by all things 'spiritual' and even more so now, when Dr. Copeland informs Kit she has hired on a young Chaplain, who she wants to partner with Kit and have share Kit's small office. In horror, when Kit meets this Chaplain for the first time, she realizes he is the killer of her best friend, Katie, from years before. So begins a spiritual journey for Kit, that goes back thirty years, when as an abandoned baby, she is found in the chapel of St. Mary's school and named and raised by a handful of nuns who decide to take her in. Through a series of surprising and at times poignant events, Kit begins a historical spiritual awakening that will revolutionize her whole life, as well as those she comes to love!< Less
My Love Letters to God By Charlotte Howard
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Charlotte R. Howard was born in Chicago, Illinois. She is a single mother of two. Charlotte experienced child abuse that created a low self esteem, self worth and in constant fear of being rejected.... More > She struggled in school due to dyslexia, a learning disability that was not properly diagnosed. At the age of 16, she tried to commit suicide by prescription pill overdose. Charlotte got to her lowest point when she carried out an abortion and had two miscarriages. Armed with a High School education, she hit the streets looking for work. With much pursuit, she landed several minimum wage and hourly employment opportunities in the food, sales and customer service sectors. Her first breakthrough came when a friend invited her to attend a local church service. The minister taught on the love of God that changed her life forever. Since then Charlotte has dedicated her life to serving communities by providing education, counsel, love and care to young women and men who have experienced rejection and abuse.< Less
Why Am I Suffering? By United Church of God
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When tragedies happen, we ask why. Whether it happens to us personally, to our loved ones, or to our communities, we have a natural desire to find answers. How could a loving all powerful God allow... More > terrible things to happen? God gives us answers. He gives us hope. The Bible is the very Word of God, and it reveals the reasons for pain and suffering. It also gives us the hope of how to get through trials and sorrows. God doesn't want bad things to happen to people. He loves you. He loves people. Like a loving parent, it hurts Him to see His children in pain. In fact, it's part of God's plan for humanity to get rid of all sadness, sorrow and pain. His plan is for every man, woman and child to live in peace and harmony in His Kingdom. He wants this new world even more than we do. He wants us to grow closer to Him, to obey Him, and to find true peace and comfort in His love and way of life. The most important thing to realize is that God cares for you actively.< Less
Yellow Crocus - Summarized for Busy People: Based On the Book By Laila Ibrahim By Goldmine Reads
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A few moments after birth, Lisbeth is taken from the arms of her mother and immediately handed to those of a black wet nurse named Mattie. Mattie is a slave, and upon the orders of her master, she is... More > forced to leave her own child and care for another. Lisbeth and Mattie then form an unlikely bond that grows only stronger through the years. Lisbeth comes to know a life of privilege and affluence, but neither is enough to ease away the loneliness brought by the company of her subservient mother and indifferent father. Over time, Mattie becomes more like family to her than her own flesh and blood. Their hearts grow even closer—their bond even stronger—with every visit to the quarters of the slaves as well as their warm, welcoming community. Laila Ibrahim's Yellow Crocus is a story set in the turbulent mid-1850s—a period when tensions are high and the country is at the brink of change. It tells of the bond between two women from opposite worlds—a love that is undimmed by time, unbound by race.< Less
The Blue Gate By LL Fox
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For Senta, an Amish girl living in rural Tennessee, family always comes first. Whether it's helping Father milk the cows or helping Mother with her afternoon chores, Senta always proves dutiful. With... More > hopes of her hard-work resulting in a family of her own, Senta grows more and more excited for the day that she will be allowed to court a young man from the Amish Community. But those hopes are destroyed when tragedy strikes and Senta must take over the family farm to support her family, indefinitely. Years pass and Senta's plans of a future fade into the toil of the farm and the care of her ailing mother. She also contends with the unclear motives of the Amish bishop, whose interest in Senta and her farm has quickly surpass the theological. But journeys towards happiness are rarely direct or simple, as Senta finds out after meeting a strange man on a boat. A story of lost hope, the struggle to find meaning and love's redemption.< Less
AFRICOM at 5 Years: The Maturation of a New U.S. Combatant Command By David E. Brown et al.
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The U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), newest of the six U.S. Department of Defense geographical combatant commands (CCMDs), was created in 2007 amid great controversy in both Africa and the United... More > States over its location and mission. Over the last 5 years, AFRICOM has matured greatly, overcoming much of the initial resistance from African stakeholders through careful public messaging, and addressing most U.S. interagency concerns about the Command’s size and proper role within the U.S. national security/foreign policy community. This Letort Paper describes the geostrategic, operational, and intellectual changes that explain why AFRICOM was created, and debunks three myths about AFRICOM: that it was created to “exploit” Africa's oil and gas riches, “blocks” China’s rise in Africa, and that France “opposes” AFRICOM. The author concludes by raising five issues important to AFRICOM’s future: 1) allocated forces to carry out short-term training engagements in Africa;...< Less
Born Again By Clint McCowan
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It’s an awful quandary to be a Mormon father who is unworthy to baptize your daughter. As a cowboy intellectual, Hyrum James must carefully navigate the austere religion that stands... More > sentinel-like over his small town. While his eight-year-old daughter Clara understands her father’s delicate position, Hyrum’s ex-wife Jesse can’t comprehend why he won’t fall in line and be a good Mormon man. In rural Utah what is personal is also communal and social expectations carry with them the twin barbs of shame and guilt. As the community drama unfolds, Hyrum seeks solace in the canyon wilderness where he encounters a majestic mule deer. While Clara, the drunkard LeByron brothers, and a Navajo woman buoy him up; the noble animal shows Hyrum the path to salvation. Rising above the rigid confines of Mormonism allows Hyrum to heal his world, stand tall, and value his neighbors in all their contradictions and complexities.< Less
Hindustan By Kevin Koranteng Cheeseman
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In 2012, I walked away from my career as an engineer and gathered my savings to start up Pure social enterprise. It all began because I grew tired. I grew tired of emptiness of waking up against my... More > will each and every morning to go to work. Even my dreams were filled with the pressures of work; will my numbers make sense? Will this project be done on time? Do I even care? I had to escape, so I decided to leave London altogether. For some reason, and I don’t really know why, I decided that I was going to go off to India. India would seem a natural choice for many from a European background. But for the African immigrant community, India as a destination doesn’t feature much on the radar. I knew nothing about India other than corner shops and cricket. Some people say that India calls you, perhaps it did, or perhaps I’ve always had a thing for caramel women, whatever, either way I was going to India and glad to be getting out of my unbearable life.< Less

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