April 8, 2003: U.S. Army Chaplain Jaime Richards is stunned when her civilian friend Adara Dunbar staggers, mortally wounded, out of the Iraqi night, with an urgent "package" for Jaime to drop at ruins of the ancient city of Ur, now inside a U.S. military base. Jaime is soon pulled into a web of 5,000-year-old secrets as she joins forces with Adara's mysterious brother on a quest through Ur, Babylon, Baghdad, and Iraq's southern swamps to save a hidden treasure that powerful men are willing to steal and kill - and start a war - to find.
The race is on to stop a madman bent on unleashing the ancient plagues of Egypt against he modern world. Tell-el-Balumum, Egypt. The dig of an ancient temple is decimated by fiery hail from the heavens. And that's only the beginning. Buenos Aires. Paris. West Point. The countdown has begun. Only Army Chaplain Jaime Richards, along with rock star Mark Shepard, can stop the catastrophe and save the mysterious Sword 23 from the clutches of a psychopath...if they can find the true mastermind in time.
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From the Ground Up is the world's first healing children's book about grounding! Also known as "earthing," connecting with the earth (ground) is one of the best things you can do to support your natural health and healing. This audiobook teaches children how Mother Earth is our ally in health and how we can use her powers to heal. Parents can take this audiobook and listen to it outside with their child...and by the end of the audiobook their child could be feeling more centered, happier, and healthier!
A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 30 most translated authors in the world, just below Charles Dickens. He has been greatly admired by many authors, including Jorge Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Marcel Schwob, Vladimir Nabokov, J. M. Barrie, and G. K. Chesterton, who said of him that he, "seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins."
Nighttime is such a special and important time for kids. It's a time to curl up and feel cozy, safe, and loved. All over the world families sleep together. They reconnect at night. Grab this book, snuggle with your child, and connect with each other again tonight.