books about: peace
Peace: Classic Readings for Christmas
Stephen J. Nichols
Reformation Trust Publishing
The celebration of Christmas in the twenty-first century is wrapped in nostalgia and infused with hopes and dreams. The sweetest of these dreams is peace-peace between nations, peace between family members, and peace with ourselves. But Christmas is often a time of disappointment, as hopes and dreams go unfulfilled. The gap between our hopes and reality has led to a quest for the real meaning of Christmas and the peace we all hope to know. ...
The Peace Book
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Like Parr's bestseller "It's Okay to Be Different," this primer about peace gives parents and teachers a valuable tool in talking about this challenging subject to younger children. Full color.
******************** This is the professionally re-edited edition of Peace Warrior, dated August 2011. ******************** PEACE WARRIOR It’s the mid-21st century when Sergeant First Class Grant Justice is killed during an ambush on an enemy tank column. Six hundred years later, his body is retrieved from the frozen, arctic lake where he perished. Re-animated by a team of scientists, Grant awakens to a civilization that has abolished ...
Peace Like a River
Atlantic Monthly Press
Hailed as one of the year's top five novels by Time, and selected as one of the best books of the year by nearly all major newspapers, national bestseller Peace Like a River captured the hearts of a nation in need of comfort. "A rich mixture of adventure, tragedy, and healing, " Peace Like a River is "a collage of legends from sources sacred and profane -- from the Old Testament to the Old West, from the Gospels to police dramas" (Ron Charles, ...
Peace, Love, and Low Carb - The Cookbook - 3 Ingredients to a Healthier You!
Peace, Love & Low Carb
Peace, Love, and Low Carb - The Cookbook - 3 Ingredients to a healthier you! This cookbook is a mixture and wide variety of low-carb, high fat, paleo, primal, dairy-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, and even some vegetarian recipes. This cookbook is filled with mouth watering, restaurant quality dishes that will help keep you on track without feeling deprived. I took all the the old, carb-laden comfort foods I love and re-created them into lower ...
Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence
Uniquely inspired treasures from heaven for every day of the year by missionary Sarah Young. Jesus Calling is a devotional filled with uniquely inspired treasures from heaven for every day of the year. After many years of writing in her prayer journal, missionary Sarah Young decided to listen to God with pen in hand, writing down whatever she believed He was saying to her. It was awkward at first, but gradually her journaling changed ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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Peace, They Say: A History of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Most Famous and Controversial Prize in the World
In this book, Jay Nordlinger gives a history of what the subtitle calls the most famous and controversial prize in the world.” The Nobel Peace Prize, like the other Nobel prizes, began in 1901. So we have a neat, sweeping history of the 20th century, and about a decade beyond. The Nobel prize involves a first world war, a second world war, a cold war, a terror war, and more. It contends with many of the key issues of modern times, and of ...
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 ...
Peace, Love, & Barbecue: Recipes, Secrets, Tall Tales, and Outright Lies from the Legends of Barbecue
Amy Mills Tunnicliffe
A one-of-a-kind collection of recipes, photographs, and behind-the-scenes stories from legendary pitmaster Mike Mills. In this unique combination of cookbook, memoir, and travelogue, Mike Mills, the unrivalled king of barbecue, shares his passion for America's favorite cuisine--its intense smoky flavors, its lore and traditions, and its wild cast of characters. Through conversational anecdotes and black-and-white photographs, readers meet a ...
Peace From Broken Pieces: How to Get Through What You're Going Through
New York Times best-selling author Iyanla Vanzant recounts the last decade of her life and the spiritual lessons learned-from the price of success during her meteoric rise as a TV celebrity on Oprah, the Iyanla TV show (produced by Barbara Walters), to the dissolution of her marriage and her daughter's 15 months of illness and death on Christmas day. Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, Iyanla shares why everything we need to learn is reflected ...
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, ...
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 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.
Meditation: The Gift Inside. How to meditate to quiet your mind, find inner peace and lasting happiness ...
Introductory offer includes a free audio of book - see below. For thousands of years people of faith, ascetics as well as everyday people have practiced meditation to quiet their minds, find inner peace and connect with their spirit. Whether you are looking for a book on meditation for beginners or you are an experienced meditator wanting to renew your practice you’ll find “Meditation: The Gift Inside” connects you to the heart of the ...
The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • The Economist • The Christian Science Monitor • 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 peaceful era Europe had known ...
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 ...
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