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Revelasion By Richard DAVID Foster & Paul Tomas
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Paul Tomas http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/tomaspaul wanted so David spewed story out! Highfalutin discussion, internal monologue: a challenge to draw! Paul designed characters; drew, inked pages! ... More > David storyboarded, inked lettering. REVELASION is a collection of individual first hand accounts of mental healthcare today, woven into a fictional narrative, fleshed out with additional humorous fiction, and filled with a hope for tomorrow. “666”- the number of the beast coming up short -“777” the number of completion, achievement and completed Recovery, and the Trinity, so as to not exclude practical theology on practical philosophy and first hand experience, including “face” with “book”. https://revelasion-2018.blogspot.com/ The Oakville OASIS Drawing Bee generated this project - Come join us ! https://sites.google.com/site/oasisdrawingbee/< Less
John A. Wiseman of Cincinnati By Nancy E. Wiseman
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John Andrew Wiseman's story is one of rags-to-riches. Born into a humble German family in Philadelphia in 1805, he was indentured at age ten to learn "the art and mystery of a shoemaker."... More > John ran away from his guardian five years later and began working in Cincinnati. Not content with life as a shoemaker, John sought a higher station in life. He worked his way up through the ranks of public service from constable to justice of the peace, to judge and attorney. He shrewdly invested his hard-earned money and provided a very comfortable life for his family. John A. Wiseman seemed to be well-known, good-humored, and well-liked—judging by the number of anecdotes about John or his family that were published in newspapers of that time. This short biography will shed some light on the life of John A. Wiseman in nineteenth-century Cincinnati.< Less
GETTING STARTED By Ron Hipp
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Ron Hipp gives us a look at his ancestors in Europe and follows them as they immigrate to America and establish their lives in and around the little village of Hankinson, in the Dakota Territory. ... More > Like most of the country they struggled through WWI, the Great Depression, and WWII—some more successfully than others. His father—motivated by patriotism and poverty—joined the Navy shortly after Ron was born in 1942 and returned from the south Pacific three years later. That’s when Ron’s story really begins. He writes with humor and affection about growing up in the 1950s as part of an imperfect family in a little windswept prairie town in “the exact geographic center of North Dakota. And nowhere is his affection more obvious then when he’s involved in some shenanigan with his friend “Mex” or hunting ducks in the fall with his dad and Mr. Lee.< Less
All The Things You Never Knew/Certain Things You Ought To Know By Amber L. Carter
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"So maybe it's the stakes. If you kiss me in the snow, I will always wait for you to call first. If you trek out alone into the rugged wilderness to avenge your honor, I am coming in after... More > you." This combined collection of short stories and literary essays by Amber L. Carter gives voice to what we wish those who made their way into our hearts could have known...and what we still need to know for ourselves after they've made their way out again. With the glittering twin cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul and the quiet woods of northwest Wisconsin serving as a backdrop to her chronicles of "pounding love and crashing pain and that pretty ache", Carter's keen and unflinching observations of the intricacies of the human heart - mixed with a complex vulnerability and a delightfully wry humor - make each piece both intensely absorbing and startlingly familiar.< Less
All The Things You Never Knew/Certain Things You Ought To Know By Amber L. Carter
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"So maybe it's the stakes. If you kiss me in the snow, I will always wait for you to call first. If you trek out alone into the rugged wilderness to avenge your honor, I am coming in after... More > you." This combined collection of short stories and literary essays by Amber L. Carter gives voice to what we wish those who made their way into our hearts could have known...and what we still need to know for ourselves after they've made their way out again. With the glittering twin cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul and the quiet woods of northwest Wisconsin serving as a backdrop to her chronicles of "pounding love and crashing pain and that pretty ache", Carter's keen and unflinching observations of the intricacies of the human heart - mixed with a complex vulnerability and a delightfully wry humor - make each piece both intensely absorbing and startlingly familiar.< Less
GETTING STARTED By Ron Hipp
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Ron Hipp gives us a look at his ancestors in Europe and follows them as they immigrate to America and establish their lives in and around the little village of Hankinson, in the Dakota Territory. ... More > Like most of the country they struggled through WWI, the Great Depression, and WWII—some more successfully than others. His father—motivated by patriotism and poverty—joined the Navy shortly after Ron was born in 1942 and returned from the south Pacific three years later. That’s when Ron’s story really begins. He writes with humor and affection about growing up in the 1950s as part of an imperfect family in a little windswept prairie town in “the exact geographic center of North Dakota. And nowhere is his affection more obvious then when he’s involved in some shenanigan with his friend “Mex” or hunting ducks in the fall with his dad and Mr. Lee.< Less
Handpumps & Hailstorms (BW) By Eric Jensen
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This collection of short stories about a pioneering family spans the history of Alberta, from the displacement of the native people and the hardships of the early settlers, to the prosperity of the... More > oil boom. With a blend of humor and insight, the author tells of adventures, challenges and tragedies while pioneering in the bush of Alberta. He provides a first-hand account of early rural life in western Canada, describing their struggle to survive and prosper without electricity, indoor plumbing or modern farm equipment. Rich with original photographs, the anecdotes include childhood memories of eccentric neighbors, school adventures, hailstorms and hard work. Practical hints are shared on how to skin a squirrel, build a rubber-band gun and hypnotize a chicken. Equally intriguing is the final chapter in which the author describes the challenges of providing compassionate care for an elderly parent, the discovery of a family secret, and the gradual acceptance of our inevitable mortality.< Less
Handpumps & Hailstorms By Eric Jensen
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This collection of short stories about a pioneering family spans the history of Alberta, from the displacement of the native people and the hardships of the early settlers, to the prosperity of the... More > oil boom. With a blend of humor and insight, the author tells of adventures, challenges and tragedies while pioneering in the bush of Alberta. He provides a first-hand account of early rural life in western Canada, describing their struggle to survive and prosper without electricity, indoor plumbing or modern farm equipment. Rich with original photographs, the anecdotes include childhood memories of eccentric neighbors, school adventures, hailstorms and hard work. Practical hints are shared on how to skin a squirrel, build a rubber-band gun and hypnotize a chicken. Equally intriguing is the final chapter in which the author describes the challenges of providing compassionate care for an elderly parent, the discovery of a family secret, and the gradual acceptance of our inevitable mortality.< Less
Astilla By J L Carey Jr
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J L Carey Jr’s pop culture conspiracy fiction, Astilla is a searching vision of alternate reality, in a dystopian future where humans are overrun by seemingly alien beings in an attempt to cull... More > the masses. The ruling order conspires to realize a mass depopulation agenda by engineering a gene stealer or “el Chupacabra”. But, will their plot go too far? While the short story captures Carey’s humor it is also a disturbing look into some of the prevailing theories of false alien attack, genetically engineered bio-weapons and the elites plan to bring down the world’s population for their own selfish ends. Written in the looming shadow of fascism in the U.S., Astilla speaks to a generation bombarded by mass-entertainment, relentless technology, a barrage of persuasive ads, and the hidden in plain sight influence of oligarchical elites.< Less
Warm Hugs for Dark Nights By Denise Mansfield
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Author, Denise has a great compassion for those suffering from lonely nights due to death, divorce, military deployment, empty nest, etc. As a result of her personal struggles (along with her own... More > imperfections and mistakes) she began to write short inspirational stories about these difficult times and how God worked through these times to mold her as “HE” saw fit. Denise takes the reader from light hearted humorous laughter to the deepest emotional tears as her pen shares the honesty of dealing with ordinary life in the midst of life’s battles. Bonus Section! Stories also included by Jayc Harold, Greg McDougal, Lance Christopher and David Pruitt. They share their experiences as they deal with the challenges in their own lives, turning those obstacles into opportunities for God to touch others through them. Features Christian Country Music Artist, Jayc Harold. Jayc understands all about Dark Nights. Read his personal story and how it prompted him to create his Album "Hard Times".< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
Paperback: $20.00