The Way of the Wilderking

Author: Jonathan Rogers

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780805431339

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 225

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Aidan returns after three years away in Feechiefen Swamp to find--much to his dismay--that the only way to protect his country from the invading Pyrthens is to overthrow the tyrant King Darrow.

The Terrible Speed of Mercy

A Spiritual Biography of Flannery O'Connor

Author: Jonathan Rogers

Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc

ISBN: 1595550232

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 189

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Flannery O'Connor's fiction is a reminder that the rural South is as good a place as any for transcendence to break through and reveal itself to the human gaze. The story of Flannery O'Connor's life is the story of her inner life more than her outer life. In a letter to a friend she wrote, "My audience are the people who think God is dead. At least these are the people I am conscious of writing for." And writing for such a people required that she find a whole new language, a language she had to make up as she went along, drawing startling and large figures to get the attention of the almost blind, shouting in the ear of the almost deaf. Her famous short story A Good Man Is Hard to Find was once called "profane, blasphemous, and outrageous," but for O'Connor, the real horror was never violence or deformity, but damnation. Horror that awakens a soul to its own danger and prepares it to receive grace is no horror, but a mercy. "The devil," she wrote, "accomplishes a good deal of groundwork that seems to be necessary before grace is effective." InThe Terrible Speed of MercyJonathan Rogers chronicles how a conventional, devout middle-class lady from a dairy farm in Milledgeville, Georgia, came to write stories that were like literary thunderstorms, turning on sudden violence and flashes of revelation that crashed down from the heavens, destroying even as they illuminated.

The Read-Aloud Family

Making Meaningful and Lasting Connections with Your Kids

Author: Sarah Mackenzie

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310351375

Category: Religion

Page: 288

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Connecting deeply with our kids can be difficult in our busy, technology-driven lives. Reading aloud offers us a chance to be fully present with our children. It also increases our kids’ academic success, inspires compassion, and fortifies them with the inner strength they need to face life’s challenges. As Sarah Mackenzie has found with her own six children, reading aloud long after kids are able to read to themselves can deepen relationships in a powerful way. Founder of the immensely popular Read-Aloud Revival podcast, Sarah knows first-hand how reading can change a child’s life. In The Read-Aloud Family, she offers the inspiration and age-appropriate book lists you need to start a read-aloud movement in your own home. From a toddler’s wonder to a teenager’s resistance, Sarah details practical strategies to make reading aloud a meaningful family ritual. Reading aloud not only has the power to change a family—it has the power to change the world.

Nomination of Samuel Wilder King

Hearing Before the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States Senate, Eight-third Congress, First Session, on the Nomination of Samuel Wilder King to be Governor of the Territory of Hawaii. February 19, 1953

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Governors

Page: 6

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The Bark of the Bog Owl

Author: Jonathan Rogers

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 0805431314

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 231

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As Aidan Errol is pronounced Wilderking, a pact is signed between Corenwald and the Pyrthen Empire, but as Aiden shoulders the weight and glory of his destiny, Corenwald is double crossed and an epic battle to save the kingdom ensues. Original.

The Holy Bible

Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated Out of the Original Tongues and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Page: 1100

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Living Up the Road from Laura Ingalls

With Excerpts from Seven Books about Her

Author: Dan L. White

Publisher: Ashley Preston Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: N.A

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Laura Ingalls and Almanzo Wilder lived in the Missouri Ozarks for over a half century. They loved the scenery, the mild climate, their little Rocky Ridge Farm, the people – They loved their life in the Ozarks. So what’s it like to live a life like that, just up the road from Laura's place? Dan L. White and family have done that, for over a quarter century. During that time, they wrote a number of books about Laura and her books and her life. Living Up the Road from Laura Ingalls – With Excerpts from Seven Books about Her is a sampler of some of those books, along with the story of their personal life in the Ozarks. They found out that living up the way from Laura's place led to much the same way of life. As she so well stated: “I believe we would be happier to have a personal revolution in our individual lives and go back to simpler living and more direct thinking. It is the simple things of life that make living worthwhile, the sweet fundamental things such as love and duty, work and rest and living close to nature.”

Take a Closer Look for Teens

Uncommon & Unexpected Insights That Are Real, Relevant & Ready to Change Your Life

Author: Jonathan Rogers

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416546707

Category: Religion

Page: 320

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What does the Bible have to say to you today? Take a closer look. Once upon a time - in the twenty-first century, to be exact - a daring group of teenagers like you became serious about seeking the Truth and living it. Some had been taught the Bible since they were young, and others had never before opened the Word of God. What they had in common was a desire to draw nearer to the Lord of heaven and earth. Take a Closer Look for Teens was created for young people who see faith as more than a fairy tale. They see it as a reality that can change their hearts and their world. So open your eyes! See all God has in store for you!