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Peace - A Navy SEALS Novel
RJ Parker Publishing, Inc., 2014
An Amazon exclusive - 728 pages for only $2.99 Brutally tempered during his imprisonment in Iraq, Peace (Pauley) becomes a deadly sentinel against America's enemies. 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, ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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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 ...
Twenty Four Publishing, 2012
Peace Osei is young, beautiful – and addicted to heroin; the only thing that can keep painful past memories at bay. But when a face from the past re-enters her life demanding answers to questions she is not ready to face, it threatens to send Peace swimming deeper into self-destructive waters. Having spent so long drifting away from the real world, can Peace find the strength to face the past and banish her demons?
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, ...
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 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.
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 ...
The Way of Peace
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Excerpt: It is said that Michael Angelo saw in every rough block of stone a thing of beauty awaiting the master-hand to bring it into reality. Even so, within each there reposes the Divine Image awaiting the master-hand of Faith and the chisel of Patience to bring it into manifestation. And that Divine Image is revealed and realized as stainless, selfless Love. Hidden deep in every human heart, though frequently covered up with a mass of hard ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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....
Robin Williams, Stand-Up, Actor, Kind Soul (Rest-in-Peace)
Robin Williams—he shared his life with us, and made our lives richer for it. This book is a dedication to his life. The author shares his personal experience with depression and alcoholism, and how it drove him to the brink of committing suicide--through his story, readers will gain insight into the disease of depression and may be surprised at the light shed on Robin Williams' situation and why he died that night. To honor Robin Williams' ...
Peace: A History of Movements and Ideas
Cambridge University Press
Veteran scholar and peace activist David Cortright offers a definitive history of the human striving for peace and an analysis of its religious and intellectual roots. This authoritative, balanced, and highly readable volume traces the rise of peace advocacy and internationalism from their origins in earlier centuries through the mass movements of recent decades: the pacifist campaigns of the 1930s, the Vietnam antiwar movement, and the waves of ...
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