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Sand In Our Souls

Author : Leone Huntsman
ISBN : 0522849458
Genre : History
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Images of 'the beach' pervade Australian popular culture. However the deeper significance of the experience of 'the beach', and its influence on Australian culture generally, have not yet been seriously explored. How, why and when did the beach become part of the Australian way of life? In Sand in our Souls Leone Huntsman describes the forces and pressures that encouraged or impeded Australians' enjoyment of sand and surf, from early enjoyment of bathing, through nearly a century of repressive restrictions, to freedom won in the face of drawn-out opposition. The ways in which artists, writers, film-makers and the advertising industry have depicted the beach are examined for the light they throw on the beach's significance. She traces the development of a distinctively Australian way-of-being-at-the-beach, suggesting that the beach experience has been absorbed into our emerging culture and continues to shape it in subtle ways. Huntsman's provocative arguments will stimulate debate on the concept of 'national identity' appropriate for a new Australian century, and promote a deeper understanding of an aspect of life in Australia that is cherished by many of those who live here.

From Out Of The Sand

Author : Steve Sieting
ISBN : 9781490801094
Genre : Poetry
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Having isolated myself from the Lord, I was spiritually drowning, tired and worn from life's pressures. I was finished. No longer willing to go through the motions, I was ready to turn my back, walk away from God, and never look back. And yet I said one last prayer, hoping to receive something to grab me up out of my despair. Alone, depressed, and silent in my chair, the Holy Spirit simply said, "I hear your cry." He rescued me from self-destruction, and placed my feet on solid ground. My journey back into His presence has been a long but rewarding trek. He revealed my heart, and I had to confess, repent, and return for more instruction because it was true and done with love. I am humbled that He took so much time with me. He is my great I Am! My chronicled inspirational and poetic journey back into His presence was my revelation, and I now know that I was not alone in my drowning. So many people feel unworthy, lost, pressured, or isolated, and want to be comforted by personally knowing that God hears their cry as well. God wants to free you from feeling unworthy. He wants to tell you exactly where you are in Him and lead you into a closer relationship with Him. This book encourages you to listen, obey, and be responsible to the Holy Spirit. You are not alone! "I hear your cry" ushered me into His peace. It is more than enough.

The House Of Sand

Author : Terrence Douglas
ISBN : 9781462038497
Genre : Fiction
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The House of Sand is not a story directed at the excesses of the House of Saud and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; nor is it a veiled reference to present-day Bahrain or Yemen and their exclusive ruling families, nor even to the once privileged – now embattled or deposed families of Libya, Tunisia, Egypt, Syria, or elsewhere in the world. Rather, The House of Sand is a story about the greed, ambition, self-absorption of ruling classes wherever they reside, who are not responsive to the aspirations of the people, the international political forces that prop up such regimes, and the business interests that despoil the areas. The story is about the ancient traditions misplaced—but eventually reclaimed, wisdom ignored—for a time, and the courage of the people that emerges in the end to seize the opportunity only freedom can offer, but not impose. Author Terrence Douglas has observed the excesses and endemic corruption throughout the world in the course of his travels, always marveling how wisdom and courage stir just below the surface until the appropriate time when it reappears in the soul of the people. Follow the journey across the desert from the perspective of Aziz, who embodies an ancient wisdom and integrity; his son, Sultan, who wields power only to satisfy his personal and exorbitant tastes and foibles; and Chester Holycross, so desperate to reclaim his business reputation, who is willing to stoop to satisfy Sultan’s every whim. The supporting cast of characters offers the contrast and relief—sometimes comic— that the story requires.

Staying Grounded In Shifting Sand

Author : Linda J. Ferguson
ISBN : 1452541221
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Staying Grounded in Shifting Sand provides insightful stories and ideas to support your spiritual journey and help you answer your soul’s calling. Inside you’ll read how to step fully into who you are as an awakened soul being. You’ll shift how you experience your world using the affirmations, meditations, and visualizations provided in each chapter. A new process called Transformational Empowerment™ shows five key steps for manifesting your heart’s desire and fulfilling your soul contracts. You’ve already signed up to be an agent for spiritual transformation, in your own life and in the world. Staying Grounded in Shifting Sand is a spiritual guidebook to help you navigate through your daily stresses, spiritual tests, and challenging relationships. It also is a celebration of the joy you are here to experience in earth-school. Each chapter has meaningful exercises for you to use immediately! Read more so you can live the magnificent expression of Divine Essence that you are.

Speaking With Nature

Author : Sandra Ingerman
ISBN : 9781591437727
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Connecting with nature and nature beings to help heal us and the Earth • Provides experiential practices to communicate with nature and access the creative power of the Earth • Shares transformative wisdom teachings from conversations with nature beings, such as Snowy Owl, Snake, Blackberry, Mushroom, and Glacial Silt, exploring the role of each in bringing balance to the planet Nature and the Earth are conscious. They speak to us through our dreams, intuition, and deep longings. By opening our minds, hearts, and senses we can consciously awaken to the magic of the wild, the rhythms of nature, and the profound feminine wisdom of the Earth. We can connect with nature spirits who have deep compassion and love for us, offering their guidance and support as we each make our journey through life. Renowned shamanic teachers Sandra Ingerman and Llyn Roberts explain how anyone can access the spirit of nature whether through animals, plants, trees, or insects, or through other nature beings such as Mist or Sand. They share transformative wisdom teachings from their own conversations with nature spirits, such as Snowy Owl, Snake, Blackberry, Mushroom, and Glacial Silt, revealing powerful lessons about the feminine qualities of nature and about the reader’s role in the healing of the Earth. They provide a wealth of experiential practices that allow each of us to connect with the creative power of nature. Full of rich imagery, these approaches can be used in a backyard, in the wilderness, in a city park, or even purely through imagination, allowing anyone to communicate with and seek guidance from nature beings no matter where you live. By communing and musing with nature, we learn how to speak to the spirit that lives in all things, bringing balance to us and the planet. By tapping into the feminine wisdom of the Earth, we evoke a deep sense of belonging with the natural world and cultivate our inner landscape, planting the seeds for harmony and a natural state of joy.

A Heart Traced In Sand

Author : Steven Boone
ISBN : 0970604602
Genre : Self-Help
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When a seventeen year old cross-country runner learns she is dying of a rare malignancy, she embarks on a healing quest with undeviating courage and prayer. It is her fathers faith that is tested at every turn. Using dreams, religious writings, and Naomis notes to herself, he emerges from the tunnel of darkness with an inspiring message of hope.

Joshua Redivivus Or Mr Rutherfoord S Letters The Fourth Edition Etc

Author : Samuel Rutherford
ISBN : BL:A0023753319
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The Homiletic Review

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ISBN : WISC:89077077329
Genre : Theology, Practical
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The Sand Wytch Of Desert Low

Author : Lloyd Whitling
ISBN : 9780595223916
Genre : Fiction
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The second in This World series, The Sand Wytch deals with problems of sparse desert living, laughing, and escaping from the law and the Tyrant's demons, while his newfound love joins a band of wandering minstrels to banish heartache induced by his disappearance. Will the Wizzards and Wytches of This World win a war begun again by the Tyrant of Lakeland?

Sand Nigga

Author : bula barua
ISBN : 9781463419875
Genre : Fiction
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Sand Nigga is a fictional collection of short stories, poems, unsent letters, and confessions written by a man and a woman over the course of 1 year. The source of the book’s title, Sand Nigga is revealed in Story 6. Bula’s heartfelt writing is captivating, humorous, frank, subtle, and courageous. The book’s title story is a sharply poignant tale, which addresses imposed racism by older generations upon their unwilling and younger counterparts. In the story God Within, Bula’s finely tuned ear for combining irony and humor with compassion is very telling, as story’s protagonist asks the reader a series of questions and poses a seemingly radical scenario to allow for an imaginative adventure through America. Unsent Letters and Confessions take the reader on a journey through the comedic adventures of life, loves, losses, and triumphs. With each story, Bula creates believable and honest experiences in ordinary situations, which become extraordinary. The range of her talent and imagination is broad and yet focused. She has the unique ability to artistically create the worlds of the immigrant and the native, the man and the woman, the priest and the sermon, and the trillion-dollar corporations who seemingly rule the world.

An Ember In The Ashes

Author : Sabaa Tahir
ISBN : 9780698176461
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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BOOK ONE IN THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING SERIES Instant New York Times bestseller From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sabaa Tahir Amazon's Best Young Adult Book of 2015 People's Choice Award winner - Favorite Fantasy Bustle's Best Young Adult Book of 2015 “This novel is a harrowing, haunting reminder of what it means to be human — and how hope might be kindled in the midst of oppression and fear.” — The Washington Post “An Ember in the Ashes could launch Sabaa Tahir into JK Rowling territory…It has the addictive quality of The Hunger Games combined with the fantasy of Harry Potter and the brutality of Game of Thrones.”—Public Radio International "An Ember in the Ashes glows, burns, and smolders—as beautiful and radiant as it is searing."—Huffington Post “A worthy novel – and one as brave as its characters.” —The New York Times Book Review Laia is a slave. Elias is a soldier. Neither is free. Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. Those who do not vow their blood and bodies to the Emperor risk the execution of their loved ones and the destruction of all they hold dear. It is in this brutal world, inspired by ancient Rome, that Laia lives with her grandparents and older brother. The family ekes out an existence in the Empire’s impoverished backstreets. They do not challenge the Empire. They’ve seen what happens to those who do. But when Laia’s brother is arrested for treason, Laia is forced to make a decision. In exchange for help from rebels who promise to rescue her brother, she will risk her life to spy for them from within the Empire’s greatest military academy. There, Laia meets Elias, the school’s finest soldier—and secretly, its most unwilling. Elias wants only to be free of the tyranny he’s being trained to enforce. He and Laia will soon realize that their destinies are intertwined—and that their choices will change the fate of the Empire itself.

Our Souls To Keep

Author : George Henderson
ISBN : UOM:39015045650044
Genre : Social Science
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Examines race relations in the United States and provides suggestions for dealing with Black/white differences

My Father S Knell

Author : Helen Augusta Griggs
ISBN : NYPL:33433066627153
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Homiletic Review

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In Port Meditations On The Psalms Volume 2

Author : Edward A. Vinson
ISBN : 9781469156644
Genre : Religion
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This is the second volume of poetic meditations based on the Psalms, written as prayers for the Peace of Jerusalem and all Israel. The fi rst meditations in this volume were written in the port of Ashkelon, Israel on board the authors small vessel that he sailed to Israel from America in 2010on a Modern Odyssey, leaving her there to be used by modern warriors suffering from PTSD. The rest of the meditations were written next to the stained glass pictured on the cover, overlooking battlefi elds where the United States of America won her liberty.

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Author : John Ruskin
ISBN : OXFORD:590863090
Genre : Architecture, Gothic
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Precious Thoughts

Author : John Ruskin
ISBN : HARVARD:32044011898822
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Essential Knowledge

Author : Jim Hooker
ISBN : 9780978740306
Genre : Religion
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Essential Knowledge is actually two books in one. In addition to illuminating the foundational laws and principles necessary to acquire authentic faith, the book also provides the reader with an abundance of evidence to conclude that our Bibles today reflect accurately what the authors wrote originally, making it the only infallible, authoritative source for knowing God and the divine order that He has created man to know and live by.

The Shadowlands

Author : Morgan Charr
ISBN : 9781465320575
Genre : Fiction
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The Shadowlands is set on a distant planet in the future that has been colonized from Old Earth. Its protagonist, Stephen Hardy, is an adventurer and scholar exiled from his native Philos to patrol the wastelands beyond which lie the breakaway civilization of Hedon. When Hardy rescues a teenage boy and his girl lover from the wastes, and finds himself ethically unable to fulfill his duty and see them safely back to his homeland, Philos, his life is changed forever. This sci-fi tale has existentialist philosophic and Taoist and Zen religious undertones and a low-tech slant.

Lost Souls

Author : Sunwon Hwang
ISBN : 9780231520508
Genre : Literary Criticism
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These captivating short stories portray three major periods in modern Korean history: the forces of colonial modernity during the late 1930s; the postcolonial struggle to rebuild society after four decades of oppression, emasculation, and cultural exile (1945 to 1950); and the attempt to reconstruct a shattered land and a traumatized nation after the Korean War. Lost Souls echoes the exceptional work of China's Shen Congwen and Japan's Kawabata Yasunari. Modernist narratives set in the metropolises of Tokyo and Pyongyang alternate with starkly realistic portraits of rural life. Surrealist tales suggest the unsettling sensation of colonial domination, while stories of the outcast embody the thrill and terror of independence and survival in a land dominated by tradition and devastated by war. Written during the chaos of 1945, "Booze" recounts a fight between Koreans for control of a former Japanese-owned distillery. "Toad" relates the suffering created by hundreds of thousands of returning refugees, and stories from the 1950s confront the catastrophes of the Korean War and the problematic desire for autonomy. Visceral and versatile, Lost Souls is a classic work on the possibilities of transition that showcases the innovation and craftsmanship of a consummate and widely celebrated storyteller.

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