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Power Of Gentleness

Author : Anne Dufourmantelle
ISBN : 9780823279616
Genre : Philosophy
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Gentleness is an enigma. Taken up in a double movement of welcoming and giving, it appears on the threshold of passages signed off by birth and death. Because it has its degrees of intensity, because it is a symbolic force, and because it has a transformative ability over things and beings, it is a power. The simplicity of gentleness is misleading. It is an active passivity that may become an extraordinary force of symbolic resistance and, as such, become central to both ethics and politics. Gentleness is a force of secret life-giving transformation linked to what the ancients called potentiality. In our day, gentleness is sold to us under its related form of diluted mawkishness. By infantilizing it our era denies it. This is how we try to overcome the high demands of its subtlety—no longer by fighting it, but by enfeebling it. Language itself is therefore perverted: what our society intends to give the human beings that it crushes “gently,” it does in the name of the highest values: happiness, truth, security. From listening to those who come to me and confide their despair, I have heard it expressed in every lived experience. I have felt its force of resistance and its intangible magic. In mediating its relation to the world, it appears that its intelligence carries life, saves and amplifies it.

Growing The Distance Principles Of Gentleness

Author : Josiane PARROUTY
ISBN : 9780359829156
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The Inland Educator

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105006517432
Genre : Education
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Author : Phyllis J. Le Peau
ISBN : 0310238641
Genre : Religion
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This best-selling and award-winning Bible study series has been completely updated and revised for the new millennium. This volume helps readers learn how to persuade rather than force, be self-giving rather than self-assertive, offer a kind word rather than defensive remarks and discover the strength to be tender. 6 SESSIONS.

The Spirituality Of Gentleness

Author : Judith C. Lechman
ISBN : 0060652349
Genre : Religion
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Discusses the nature of true Christian gentleness, argues that Christians must submit their will to God, and stresses the importance of humility, mercy, healing, and love

The Power Of Sound

Author : Edmund Gurney
Genre : Music
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The Book Of Stones Revised Edition

Author : Robert Simmons
ISBN : 9781583949092
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Often dubbed the "crystals bible," this comprehensive reference guide to the spiritual and healing qualities of 455 sacred stones has become the go-to book for looking up the properties of gems and minerals. Each entry includes vivid color photographs for each stone to aid identification and to showcase its beauty, as well as listing its scientific information, its element and chakra correspondences, and the physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits of each stone. Illustrated by gorgeously lit, clear color photos to aid quick identification, the book offers an illuminating alphabetical journey through the mineral kingdom, stone by stone. This new edition of The Book of Stones, the best-selling guide to some of Earth's most beautiful natural objects, is revised to include 76 new entries. The book begins with two introductory chapters detailing advice by authors Naisha Ahsian and Robert Simmons on how to work with crystals and stones--including the concept of crystal resonance and the scientific observation that living organisms (such as ourselves) are liquid crystalline structures. Each entry begins with the stone name and photo, plus its elemental and chakra correspondences, as well as keywords that indicate its properties. Next comes a description of the crystal structure, hardness, history, and known locations of each mineral, plus any relevant legend or lore from the past. Each author then offers their own take and personal insights on the subtle energy properties and spiritual applications of the stone. The entries conclude with summaries of the spiritual, emotional, and physical healing qualities of the stone, and an affirmation for evoking its potential benefits. The book's presentation is straightforward enough to make it an excellent introduction for beginners, yet the level of detail and the depth of research make it an invaluable resource for the most experienced stone practitioners.

Date Smart To Marry For Life

Author : David C. Griffin, LPC, BCPCC
ISBN : 9781449700348
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Date Smart to Marry for Life offers single, divorced, and widowed Christian women exactly what is needed for prevention of heartache and divorce. This dynamic book helps you actually measure your potential suitor from biblical guidelines. It gives the “spiritual fruit” you look for in a prospective suitor, thus taking the guesswork out of “is he right for me” or “is he really the one?” It gives powerful guiding truths for “deal breakers,” to know if you need to continue on with your current relationship. It will also help you decide what you are not willing to put up with in your marriage. Finally, a book that connects Scripture to your life where you no longer have to guess about the potential of potential suitors that, in most cases, eventually leads to marriage!

Reprint Of A Speech Delivered By C G On The Formation Of The Bloomsbury And South Pancras Auxiliary Bible Society With A Prefatory Address By C E Lefroy Ms Notes

Author : Charles GRANT (Baron Glenelg.)
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The Homiletic Review

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ISBN : PSU:000065375723
Genre : Theology
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Author : Euripides
ISBN : HARVARD:32044013553326
Genre : Mythology, Greek
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The Telephone Book

Author : Avital Ronell
ISBN : 0803238762
Genre : Psychology
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The telephone marks the place of an absence. Affiliated with discontinuity, alarm, and silence, it raises fundamental questions about the constitution of self and other, the stability of location, systems of transfer, and the destination of speech. Profoundly changing our concept of long-distance, it is constantly transmitting effects of real and evocative power. To the extent that it always relates us to the absent other, the telephone, and the massive switchboard attending it, plugs into a hermeneutics of mourning. The Telephone Book, itself organized by a "telephonic logic," fields calls from philosophy, history, literature, and psychoanalysis. It installs a switchboard that hooks up diverse types of knowledge while rerouting and jamming the codes of the disciplines in daring ways. Avital Ronell has done nothing less than consider the impact of the telephone on modern thought. Her highly original, multifaceted inquiry into the nature of communication in a technological age will excite everyone who listens in. The book begins by calling close attention to the importance of the telephone in Nazi organization and propaganda, with special regard to the philosophy of Martin Heidegger. In the Third Reich the telephone became a weapon, a means of state surveillance, "an open accomplice to lies." Heidegger, in Being and Time and elsewhere, elaborates on the significance of "the call." In a tour de force response, Ronell mobilizes the history and terminology of the telephone to explicate his difficult philosophy. Ronell also speaks of the appearance of the telephone in the literary works of Duras, Joyce, Kafka, Rilke, and Strindberg. She examines its role in psychoanalysis—Freud said that the unconscious is structured like a telephone, and Jung and R. D. Laing saw it as a powerful new body part. She traces its historical development from Bell's famous first call: "Watson, come here!" Thomas A. Watson, his assistant, who used to communicate with spirits, was eager to get the telephone to talk, and thus to link technology with phantoms and phantasms. In many ways a meditation on the technologically constituted state, The Telephone Book opens a new field, becoming the first political deconstruction of technology, state terrorism, and schizophrenia. And it offers a fresh reading of the American and European addiction to technology in which the telephone emerges as the crucial figure of this age.

Dare To Be True

Author : Mark D. Roberts
ISBN : 9780307552815
Genre : Religion
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Our souls long for an elusive freedom–the freedom of truth. And our world desperately needs it, now more than ever. Dare to Be True doesn’t downplay the difficulty of living honestly in today’s world, but it doesn’t throw in the towel, either. In this challenging but encouraging book, Mark Roberts introduces a bold plan to practice complete honesty in every area of our lives–in what we say, in how we live, and in who we are. Combining biblical truth with real-life stories and plenty of practical applications, Roberts helps us experience the rewards of truthfulness–personal wholeness, healthy relationships, and deeper intimacy with God. Set out today on the adventure of truthful living, if you dare!

A Wildflower Grows In Brooklyn

Author : Julie Woodley
ISBN : 9781621896289
Genre : Religion
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Julie Woodley understands trauma. From physical and sexual abuse as a child, to abortion, through the murder of a dear friend, to brain injury and cancer, she's experienced more than a lifetime's worth of pain and loss. But by the grace of God she's doing more than surviving, she's thriving. Like a wildflower thrusting itself through a broken sidewalk, God has raised Julie's joy and hope through the layers of loss and into the light of His plan for her. He has transformed her from a broken receiver of grace into a beautiful blossom who radiates the grace she has received into the lives of other hurting people. Trauma victims often feel weighed down by shame, anger, confusion, and pain. They may be so accustomed to getting by that having passion and joy seems a lost hope. In A Wildflower Grows in Brooklyn, they'll encounter a story that will inspire them to imagine a life restored and overflowing with all the good things God intends for them.

The Practice Of Godliness

Author : Jerry Bridges
ISBN : 9781615214631
Genre : Religion
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Scripture tells us that God has given us “everything we need for life and godliness.” But what makes a Christian godly? In this book, Navigator author Jerry Bridges examines what it means to grow in Christian character. Learn more about the character of God as you grow a deeper relationship with Him. Establish the foundation upon which godly character is built and continue by developing maturity and pursuing holiness. A Discussion Guide is also available separately (ISBN 9780891094982).

Expositions Of The Psalms 33 50 Vol Ii 16

Author : Saint Augustine (of Hippo)
ISBN : 9781565481466
Genre : Religion
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In 1990, New City Press, in conjunction with the Augustinian Heritage Institute, began the project knows as: The Works of Saint Augustine, A Translation for the 21st Century. The plan is to translate and publish all 132 works of Saint Augustine, his entire corpus into modern English. This represents the first time in which The Works of Saint Augustine will all be translated into English. Many existing translations were often archaic or faulty, and the scholarship was outdated. New City Press is proud to offer the best modern translations available. The Works of Saint Augustine, A Translation for the 21st Century will be translated into 49 published books. To date, 41 books have been published by NCP containing 93 of The Works of Saint Augustine, A Translation for the 21st Century. Augustine's writings are useful to anyone interested in patristics, church history, theology and Western civilization. -- Publisher.

The Christian Treasury And Missionary Review

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Practical Paradoxes; Or Truth In Contradictions

Author : Henry Clay Trumbull
ISBN : PRNC:32101064071598
Genre : Christian ethics
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Transactions Of The Annual Session

Author : Medical Society of Virginia
ISBN : UOM:39015076620668
Genre : Medicine
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Classic Sermons On The Fruit Of The Spirit

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ISBN : 0825496381
Genre : Religion
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Warren Wiersbe has compiled meaningful sermons from the church's great preachers in this topical series. Filled with illustrative materials for pastors. Also an excellent resource for personal devotions.

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