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What Does Peace Feel Like?
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Peace. What does that word really mean? Ask children from around the world, and this is what they say....
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
This lavish and lyrical picture book based on the Tao Te Ching ponders the eternal question: How can we bring peace to the world? Radiating tenderness and reflecting the influence of eastern philosophies, a compilation of exquisite illustrations and wisely chosen words reveals the heart of where peace truly must originate: within ourselves. The beautifully intricate artwork, with tiny, precisely rendered details of life across the globe, ...
Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life
Thich Nhat Hanh
In the rush of modern life, we tend to lose touch with the peace that is available in each moment. World-renowned Zen master, spiritual leader, and author Thich Nhat Hanh shows us how to make positive use of the very situations that usually pressure and antagonize us. For him a ringing telephone can be a signal to call us back to our true selves. Dirty dishes, red lights, and traffic jams are spiritual friends on the path to "mindfulness"—the ...
The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict
What if conflicts at home, conflicts at work, and conflicts in the world stem from the same root cause? And what if individually and collectively we systematically misunderstand that cause, and unwittingly perpetuate the very problems we think we are trying to solve? Through an intriguing story of parents struggling with their troubled children and with their own personal problems, "The Anatomy of Peace" shows how to get past the preconceived ...
Goliath Publishing, 2013
Look to the light, to the love, remain positively peaceful, even when there is darkness around you and remember there is always light. Share this light and love with all you meet on life’s path and it will come back to you like a boomerang - full of love and peace.
Peace: A Crittenden County Christmas Novel
Shelley Shepard Gray
After a year of secrets and scandal, will this Amish community finally find peace under the bright promise of Christmas? Beth Byler has a secret. Ever since she met Englischer Chris Ellis while helping out at the Yellow Bird Inn, she can't stop thinking about him. She knows a relationship could never go anywhere—Chris was working undercover in Crittenden County as a DEA agent. That meant he faced danger daily and carried a gun, making him ...
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Searching for and Maintaining Peace: A Small Treatise on Peace of Heart
Peace of heart is a pure gift of God. We should seek it and ask Him for it.
The Peace Book
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Peace is making new friends Peace is giving shoes to someone who needs them Peace is a growing garden Peace is having enough pizza in the world for everyone The Peace Book delivers positive and hopeful messages of peace in an accessible, child-friendly format featuring Todd Parr's trademark bold, bright colors and silly scenes. Targeted to young children first beginning to read, this book delivers a timely and timeless message about the ...
Originally published in 1975, Peace is a spellbinding, brilliant tour de force of the imagination. The melancholy memoir of Alden Dennis Weer, an embittered old man living out his last days in a small midwestern town, the novel reveals a miraculous dimension as the narrative unfolds. For Weer’s imagination has the power to obliterate time and reshape reality, transcending even death itself. Powerfully moving and uncompromisingly honest, ...
Peace Begins With You
Sierra Club Books
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Explains, in simple terms, the concept of peace, why conflicts occur, how they can be resolved in positive ways, and how to protect peace.
The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914
Random House Trade Paperbacks
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • The Economist • The Christian Science Monitor • Bloomberg Businessweek • The Globe and Mail From the bestselling and award-winning author of Paris 1919 comes a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, a fascinating portrait of Europe from 1900 up to the outbreak of World War I. The century since the end of the Napoleonic wars had been the most ...
War and Peace (Vintage Classics)
From the award-winning translators of Anna Karenina and The Brothers Karamazov comes this magnificent new translation of Tolstoy's masterwork. War and Peace broadly focuses on Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in 1812 and follows three of the most well-known characters in literature: Pierre Bezukhov, the illegitimate son of a count who is fighting for his inheritance and yearning for spiritual fulfillment; Prince Andrei Bolkonsky, who ...
Peace In the Hood: Working with Gang Members to End the Violence
Peace In the Hood evokes the reality of gangland warfare but also acknowledges the possibility of peace. Written by Basheer, a pioneer of the interventionist movement, it documents the lessons he learned from over 40 years of working in inner cities. This book is designed to teach anyone how to be an interventionist, offering clear guidelines on the necessities of intervention work, including understanding the gang mindset, learning how to ...
Can You Say Peace?
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Children everywhere wish for peace International Peace Day is September 21. On this day and every day throughout the year, children all over the world wish for peace. Karen Katz takes readers on a bright and colorful journey around the globe to meet some of these children and learn about the many ways to say peace ! Karen Katz’s bright and childlike illustrations are the perfect way to introduce the very young to the concept of peace ...
Peace Like a River
Atlantic Monthly Press
Young Reuben Land has little doubt that miracles happen all around us, suspecting that his own father is touched by God. When his older brother flees a controversial murder charge, Reuben, along with his older sister and father, set off on a journey that will take them to the Badlands and through a landscape more extraordinary than they could have anticipated. Enger’s novel is at once a heroic quest and a haunting meditation on the possibility ...
Paths to Peace: People Who Changed the World
Jane Breskin Zalben
With a stirring quote set within a stunning and incisive collage, Zalben sets the tone for each of the sixteen peacemakers she profiles in this book. Mahatma Gandhi, Eleanor Roosevelt, Cesar Chavez,Aung San Suu Kyi, and the most recent Nobel Prize winner, Dr.Wangari Maathai, are some of thepeople she chose to represent different eras and parts of the globe. Many started down their path to peace during childhood, and all challenge us to think ...
Real Peace: Freedom and Conscience in the Christian Life
Baker Books, 2003
In Real Peace, Warren Wiersbe's practical, Scripture-based teaching helps Christians develop a life of peace and freedom. A combination of two Wiersbe classics, Enjoy Your Freedom and Meet Your Conscience, it shows why true freedom does not come from living as we wish, but from living in relationship to God. Wiersbe also shows how, in Christ, readers can receive freedom from sin, the law, and material things, and become all that God intended ...
Bernard Lee DeLeo
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Dan and Pauley walk to school together, beginning a lifetime friendship. Dan embraces honor and courage, while Pauley endures his school years in fear. They go their separate ways after high school, until fate reunites them in an Iraqi prison cell. Finally rejecting his fear, Pauley dedicates himself to following Dan's example. Earning his way onto the Navy Seal Team, Dan commands, Pauley embarks on a path paralleling Dan's. In dogged defense of ...
World Peace Diet: Eating for Spiritual Health and Social Harmony
Food is our most intimate and telling connection both with the living natural order and with our living cultural heritage. By eating the plants and animals of our earth, we literally incorporate them. It is also through this act of eating that we partake of our culture’s values and paradigms at the most primal levels. It is becoming increasingly obvious, however, that the choices we make about our food are leading to environmental degradation, ...
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