These two books of the Bible represent hope to a Church that faces difficult times. Persecution was the primary struggle, but the Apostle Paul discussed what the end of days will be like. His words inspired hope in the hearts of the hurting--and continue to inspire a similar hope today.
With the world in its present state, the foreign correspondent has assumed an enormous importance. H. R. Knickerbocker is one of the ablest and best informed of these 20th-century ambassadors. During the past 18 years he has been in practically all the key places of Europe and Asia and has written about the events which he has seen with clarity and understanding.
One of the biggest myths in our society is that you can simply choose to be happy whenever you want, even in spite of challenging circumstances. Or, that happiness is a byproduct of making more money, falling in love, or being successful. But modern research says this is an illusion. Happiness is not sustained through achievements. Rather, it is the result of having strong "inner" muscles.
Journaling is basically the act of recording your thoughts and feelings by jotting them down on a daily basis. This art has been around for hundreds of years now,and has been used by most people as a means to relieve stress and express themselves. One of the most popular journals is the one by Samuel Pepys, a naval administrator in the 1600s who made it a point to write down what happened in his lifetime--from his personal feelings to important events that affected not only him but the world as well.
This short unauthorized biography of Anthony Davis highlights his fast rise into the role of a superstar at the young age of 21 (as of the 2014-2015 NBA season). The drafting of Anthony Davis by the New Orleans Pelicans completely redefined the franchise, as the Pelicans have continued to improve year after year since Davis entered the league.
In 1888, Nellie Bly, a feisty, investigative reporter for Joseph Pulitzer's New York World newspaper, pitched a story idea of traveling around the world in 75 days to beat the record achieved by Phileas Fogg, the character in Verne's book. While the editor thought it a great idea, he naturally thought the trip should be made by a man. The idea was shelved for over a year.
Basically, an essential oil contains aroma compounds found in plants. They are extracted from plants and are often fragrant or have distinctive scents that set them apart from artificial oils and products. Distillation is often the process done in order to extract oils from plants. Steam is essential in being able to get the oils out of the plants and in being able to preserve them well. Throughout history, essential oils have been used for a variety of reasons, such as for medicinal and aesthetic purposes.
A Better Than story. When Curt Townsend, a successful young DC lawyer, attends his first gay wedding, he doesn't expect anything more than a great evening out spent celebrating two lucky guys willing to commit to each other. He certainly doesn't anticipate meeting someone like Jack Farinelli.
Deep in the Ozark Mountains, Current River flows clear and cold. It meets Jacks Fork in angry crosscurrents that scour an untamed channel. Dangerous and unpredictable are its waters and banks - but never more so than in the summer of 1862. It is Civil War, and the Chilton family finds out exactly what gumption means.
Poor Sabrinetta, granddaughter to brave St. George the dragonslayer, has been banished to her dragon-proof tower while her evil cousin rules her kingdom. But when the dragon wakes and eats all of Prince Tiresome's hippopotamuses, he runs to the safety of her tower, throwing her out to fend off the dragon by herself. Can she and Elfin the pigkeeper save her people before the dragon has his way with them?
Fourteen-year-old Charlie has suffered repeatedly from other kids making fun of him. Add to that the fact that he lives in a dysfunctional family with an alcoholic father who constantly berates him, and it makes for a life of low self-worth. So he decides to escape his misery by running away.
Joy is a popular topic in Western culture today. Books explain how to find joy in a wide variety of activities. We speak of "joyous" occasions such as weddings and births. We sing about "Joy to the World" at Christmas. "Joy" remains a popular name for girls. But given the extent to which joy seems to be on our minds, few people seem to have it or even know what it is. In this Crucial Questions audiobook, Dr. R.C. Sproul cuts through the confusion surrounding this popular but misunderstood attribute.
In the ruelles of the Vielle Ville, every house seemed bursting with flowers. Geraniums, oleanders, bougainvilla, grape vines, palms and yucca plants framed windows, tumbled out of pots and covered golden stone walls. Rounding a bend we would be surprised by a sudden view of one of the ports, of the ramparts and fort. Or a market table loaded with oranges and lemons, their fragrance saturating the air.
Joy is stamped on coffee mugs, sewn onto decorative pillows, even displayed on dish soap bottles. But what if there is a deeper power and purpose to this mighty virtue? Through vulnerable storytelling, a difficult diagnosis, and a good dose of humor, Margaret Feinberg reveals how joy is more than whimsy. It's the weapon you can use to fight life's battles.
This searing, often bizarre tale of Glynn Brown's teens and twenties reveals her flight from Las Vegas to the formidable world of self-re-invention among the angels and demons. Glynn Brown unflinchingly begets a self from the unlikeliest beginnings, and now delivers a sequel illustrating heaven and hell on her continuing flight for self-discovery.
In the span of a single day, she's discovered she isn't even human, and vampires are a very real danger to her kind. The weretiger who introduced her to this new world, Owen, is gone--taken by the bloodsuckers. And the only man who can help her get him back has already made his intentions clear. Erick will have Daniella for his mate.
You know coconut oil as a kitchen staple primarily used for cooking purposes. However, are you aware that its soaring popularity these days is because of a particular thing it can do? Coconut oil can make you lose your excess weight quickly while maintaining your good health condition.
In his audiobook, entitled Cognitive and Dialectical Behavior Therapy Unleashed, author James Ashley covers in detail how two types of therapies, cognitive behavior therapy and dialectical behavior therapy, can be utilized to produce a more effective thinking process for the individual--one that leads to more favorable and positive results and the resolving of this inner turmoil.
Timothy Sandefur's insightful book provides a dramatic new challenge to the status quo of constitutional law and argues a vital truth: our Constitution was written not to empower democracy, but to secure liberty. Yet the overemphasis on democracy by today's legal community - rather than the primacy of liberty, as expressed in the Declaration of Independence - has helped expand the scope of government power at the expense of individual rights.
To live a quality life, you need to destress. Stress is a part of day-to-day living. That's a fact. In order to handle it, you need to relax. Otherwise your immune system will be the first to give way. People who are always stressed are prone to ailments like headaches, ulcers, fatigue, high blood pressure, mental illness, and even heart attacks. Constant stress can also make you angry all the time. This often destroys relationships with the people you love.