books about: peacemaker
Reflections of a Peacemaker: A Portrait in Poetry
Mattie J.T. Stepanek
Andrews McMeel Publishing
I write about anything that touches the essence of my existence. What I witness, what I feel, what I think, what I fear, what I treasure. I write about life, which is our greatest gift." --Mattie Stepanek, 1990-2004 Mattie J. T. Stepanek lived and died a child, but he had the spirit of a giant. Affected by a rare and fatal neuromuscular disease, Mattie lived almost fourteen years but in that time became a poet, best-selling author, peace ...
Enchanted One: A Portal to Love
Sheila Applegate MSW
Turning Stone Press
In The Enchanted One , Sheila Applegate provides readers with a guide to embracing love in every moment. It gently reopens and reconnects readers' hearts with their minds and encourages surrender as they delve more deeply into their heart center to explore emotions. The Enchanted One supports the highest expression as readers find themselves resting in Divine Love. In this space you will remember that you are a beautiful reflection of Divine ...
The Hour of Sunlight: One Palestinian's Journey from Prisoner to Peacemaker
Sami al Jundi
As a teenager in Palestine, Sami al Jundi had one ambition: overthrowing Israeli occupation. With two friends, he began to build a bomb to use against the police. But when it exploded prematurely, killing one of his friends, al Jundi was caught and sentenced to ten years in prison. It was in an Israeli jail that his unlikely transformation began. Al Jundi was welcomed into a highly organized, democratic community of political prisoners who ...
Are You My Type, Am I Yours? : Relationships Made Easy Through The Enneagram
Don't just love 'em and leave 'em—explore the nine personality types and find the lover, soul mate, partner, or colleague who's your perfect match! The authors of the popular Enneagram Made Easy takes a wonderfully witty approach to relationships with this fascinating guide to the Enneagram types and how they relate to one another. The Enneagram, a renowned personality typing system that is enjoying enormous popularity, explains why we behave ...
The American Soul: Rediscovering the Wisdom of the Founders
The distinguished philosopher and bestselling author offers a compelling new understanding of the meaning of America, from the spiritual vision of its founding fathers to the hope it can offer to our increasingly threatened world. At the heart of Jacob Needleman's The American Soul is a call to rediscover the timeless truths hidden within the founding vision of the American nation. Embedded in the ideals of democracy, individual liberty, ...
Just Peace: A Message of Hope
Mattie J.T. Stepanek
Andrews McMeel Publishing
"I was touched by the depth of passion and awed by the firm resolve with which Mattie Stepanek pursued a dream that has evaded men and women throughout history. What began as a casual discourse, not too different from others I have had with inquisitive young people who have reached out to me, became a treasured and enlightening friendship that changed my life forever. With the purity of heart that only a child can possess, and the indomitable ...
Elusive Peace: How Modern Diplomatic Strategies Could Better Resolve World Conflicts
Douglas E. Noll
Everyone wants world peace. Churches pray for it. Entertainers sing for peace. It is every good person's birthday wish. But how will we ever get there? The headlines don't provide much hope. Peace talks fail; negotiations over climate change end inconclusively; Iran is developing nuclear weapons; Afghanistan is an expensive mess; and the Israelis and Palestinians are no closer to a peace agreement. There seems to be more war and strife than ever ...
The Peacegiver: How Christ Offers to Heal Our Hearts and Homes How Christ Offers to Heal Our Hearts and Homes
James L. Ferrell
Deseret Book Company
What does the atonement mean, practically speaking? How is Christ the answer to a strained relationship with a spouse, child, parent, or sibling? What if I am being mistreated—how can the atonement help me cope with that? How can I discover the desire to repent when I don’t feel the need to repent" And how can I invite others to do the same? These are the challenging, difficult questions of daily life, questions to which the gospel must ...
Peacemaker (The Flash Gold Chronicles, #3)
Half-breed tinkerer Kali McAlister doesn’t care that the gold rush has stormed into Dawson and prospectors are flooding the north—all she wants is to finish construction of her airship, so she can escape the Yukon and see the world. Unfortunately, the world keeps chucking wrenches into her machinery: a mysterious gambler is pumping her for information on her bounty-hunting business partner Cedar; the notorious gangster Cudgel Conrad is ...
Peacemaking Women: Biblical Hope for Resolving Conflict
Tara Klena Barthel
Women have a strong desire for relational connections. Relationships between women can be especially enriching, but when conflict arises, they also can be especially damaging. Too many women approach conflict as if they were unbelievers-with gossip, spiteful actions, bitterness, and even hatred. In Peacemaking Women , Tara Klena Barthel and Judy Dabler offer a meaningful, lasting message to lead women out of conflict to a state of peace where ...
Parenting for Peace: Raising the Next Generation of Peacemakers
The twin specters of starvation and genocide stalk the southern Sudan when the tyrannical regime in Khartoum unleashes the Janjaweed, horseback-mounted Baggara tribesmen, on the defenseless Dinka and Nuer tribes. The prize is control of the oil reserves lying beneath tribal lands, and a weary United Nations responds with a half-hearted attempt riddled with corruption to rescue a beleaguered people. The United States sends six aging Air Force ...
Colt Single Action: From Patersons to Peacemakers
Book Sales, Inc.
This book chronicles the entire history of Sam Colt's developments in handguns from the first Paterson revolvers through the legendary 1860 Army, and from the time of his death in 1862, the evolution of cap and ball revolvers into the cartridge models carried during the Western Expansion of the 1870s. Author and photographer Dennis Adler takes you on a pictorial voyage through history with striking studio photography of the world's greatest ...
Hope in the Face of Conflict: Making Peace with Others the Way God Makes Peace with Us
Kenneth C Newberger
Three Sons Publishing, SDM
This book introduces the Judeo-Christian Model of Peacemaking. It outlines the peacemaking process that is patterned after the way God makes peace with us. You will greatly benefit from this work if you are: (1) personally experiencing conflict, (2) concerned about tensions in your church, or (3) want to learn how to become a peacemaker. Illustrations from all over the globe saturate the book to captivate your interest and bring clarity. ...
The Lost Commandment: Have We Missed What Jesus Really Wants?
An eye-opening book that addresses an often overlooked and commonly misunderstood teaching of Jesus
T. L. Criswell
A gate slams shut, sending a jolt of reality through seventeen-year-old Jayson Jackson's entire body. As an officer pats him down, Jayson secretly hopes that tomorrow, when he turns eighteen, his life will finally be his own. But he knows it will not be easy. Two years ago, he accidently shot his best friend. Once again, Jayson is the victim of stolen opportunities. Now left helpless as he awaits a judge's decision to either let him walk free ...
Trust Me: developing a leadership style people will follow
Trust Me: Developing a Leadership Style People Will Follow, calls today’s leaders back to the basics. Its focus is on the timeless principles derived from the teaching of the greatest leader of all time. You’ll become a better leader as you rediscover the time-tested, positive principles that will work in any leadership situation–in a major corporation, a small business, a volunteer situation, or a church group…any context in which you ...
Making Friends among the Taliban: A Peacemaker's Journey in Afghanistan
Herald Press, 2012
The Sharron Valley is as majestic, harsh, and remote as any in Afghanistan. In the summer, snowmelt feeds a silver ribbon of river, and the valley floor is strewn with stones and boulders. On each side, mountain walls rise steeply away to the crests of the Hindu Kush. As far as the eye can see, there is hardly any sign of human settlement. Not by chance is it home to the elusive snow leopard, ibex, and Marco Polo sheep. On the silent valley ...
Dealers, Healers, Brutes & Saviors: Eight Winning Styles for Solving Giant Business Crises
Gerald C. Meyers
Praise for Dealers, Healers, Brutes & Saviors "These revealing stories capture what it takes today to lead your company through a crisis." -Heath Meriwether; Publisher, Detroit Free Press "I urge all senior managers to read this book.. Most crises are sudden, with intensity building in a couple of days like a tropical storm. Gerry's wisdom will prepare you before it becomes a category-4 hurricane." -Dr. Ilker Baubars, Senior Deputy Dean, ...
To Become a Human Being: The Message of Tadodaho Chief Leon Shenandoah
Hampton Roads Pub Co
Our ancestors lived in physical and spiritual communion with Mother Earth. The Native American way of life has kept its people close to their living roots. To Become a Human Being —to rise to an expanded level of consciousness by living on the Earth as it was intended for us to live—captures the essence of Native American wisdom, in the words of Tadodaho Chief Leon Shenandoah, high chief among the Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy, and ...
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