This is the story of James Leininger, who---a little more than two weeks after his second birthday---began having blood-curdling nightmares that just would not stop. When James began screaming out recurring phrases like "Plane on fire! Little man can't get out!" the Leiningers finally admitted that they truly had to take notice.
"A wonderful true life story"
Philip Yancey, whose explorations of faith have made him a guide for millions, feels no need to defend the church. Yancey acknowledges that many spiritual seekers find few answers and little solace in the institutional church. How did Yancey manage to survive spiritually despite early encounters with a racist, legalistic church that he now views as almost cultic? In this, his most soul-searching book yet, he probes that very question.
The dark night of the soul can be a wild ride full of promises of redemption and the best cure to save you where the burnt innocence of your love reaches for you on the other side of the broken bridge of dreams, and all words fall in the failure you see yourself as, and one by one all the promises turn to dust right before your eyes in the unfolding of your life as it comes to you to be burnt and to step out of the ashes anew like the phoenix rising to fly.
Leia Hughey courageously peels through layers of vulnerabilities and fears to bare herself to her listeners. A victim of rape as a child, the author suffered from its psychological effects... low self-esteem and self-hatred throughout her life, even though all recollection of the trauma was repressed from her conscious memory. It wasn't until she was in college that the memories began to slowly and heartbreakingly work their way to the surface through dreams and flashbacks.
To dive deep into your inner life. To explore what matters most: wisdom, happiness, the pain of loss, self-accountability, aging, and more. Searching for Soul: A Survivor's Guide is a breathtakingly honest case study: a self-examination resulting in the discovery of a meaningful life. Bobbe Tyler blends her story with in-depth commentary, framing each chapter as a response to one of a set of questions, appended to the book, entitled "The Harvesting Wisdom Interview." In her search for fulfillment, Tyler asks and answers the most difficult questions about the trauma of mental illness, divorce, financial and emotional despair.
Haunted by tragedy, FBI profiler Rife St. Cloud is driven to find the person who brutally attacked six women. Unfortunately the only survivor, Keva Moon Water, has no memory of what happened, and the evidence makes her the prime suspect.
This audiobook is based on the life of Jephthah as depicted in the book Judges, chapter 11. It was created to encourage people who have experienced rejection and trauma during their childhood or adulthood. Another goal is to help people move beyond emotional destitution regardless of their age, race, economic status, social class, or gender. The book is presented in comparative manner to allow individuals to see how they can relate to the challenges Jephthah faced in his life.
From Robinson Crusoe and The Swiss Family Robinson to Alive! and Adrift, tales of survival have captivated readers. Here are the most remarkable stories imaginable of maroons, castaways, and other survivors from the 1500s to the present: their moral dilemmas, their personalities, and their influence on society, literature, and art.
"Reads like a text book"