Christ knew that the splendor of heaven is too great for us to bear just now, and so he used parables as clues to the mystery of paradise. In them are hints of heaven, and they offer profound spiritual advice meant to guide us on the road to eternal glory.
Based on rigorous research, hours of private interviews, and extraordinary access to Bush's diaries and to his family, Destiny and Power paints a vivid and affecting portrait of the distinctive American life of a man from the Greatest Generation: his childhood in Connecticut, his heroic service in World War II, his entry into the Texas oil business, and his storied rise in politics from congressman to U.N. ambassador to head of the CIA to 41st president of the United States.
In this revealing biography of the elder George Bush, Tom Wicker, a political correspondent for The New York Times for more than 30 years, draws a sympathetic and insightful portrait of the man at the helm of one of the most powerful families today.
George Orwell - the pen name of Eric Blair - was a writer and political commentator who is very hard to pin down. He is a complex mass of confusions - an anti-establishment, pro-English, ex-Etonian, ex-policeman, and socialist, who was ardently anti-authoritarian. He was as anti-fascist as he was anti-communist, a former Spanish Civil War soldier who was anti-war but pro the Second World War. This BBC Radio dramatisation - the first in a series of four plays - explores the disjuncture between the man who was Eric Blair and the writer who was George Orwell.
After the Spanish Civil War, Eric and Eileen Blair travel to Morocco - so that he can rediscover "the heart of England". George Orwell - the pen name of Eric Blair - was a writer and political commentator who is very hard to pin down. He is a complex mass of confusions - an anti-establishment, pro-English, ex-Etonian ex-policeman, and socialist, who was ardently anti-authoritarian. He was as anti-fascist as he was anti-communist, a former Spanish Civil War soldier who was anti-war but pro the Second World War.
The monumental series of audio original fantasy concludes with this collection of three all-new stories by Anne McCaffrey, Raymond E. Feist, and George R.R. Martin. All of them are set in the uncanny realms of their phenomenally popular novels.
"The Hedge Knight is great, skipped the others"
T.K. Rogers knows his Alpha Phi Kappa brothers would never accept a gay brother, so he's kept that secret for two years from even his closest friends. Who can blame them? If he had the choice, he'd be straight too. But once pledge number seven gets under his skin and into his bed, T.K. can no longer separate his frat life and his sex life.
We must remember that we have to be the keeper of ourselves as well as our neighbors. We cannot allow others to fall by the wayside without offering a hand. Bishop W. C. Walker reminds us of that in a sermon entitled "Being Our Brother’s Keeper".
Would you like to have met Abraham Lincoln and had a discussion about his life and career? Can you imagine what George Washington would have said if he was interviewed about his achievements? Would you like to explore how Amelia Earhart, the famous aviation pioneer, broke many speed and travel records and so inspired people around the world? Experience these and other outstanding stories in Amazing Americans and be inspired by some of the amazing people who helped shape the United States.
"My two cents and thumbs down"