books about: peacemaker
Shine Publishing, 2014
Maya Voland doesn't want to spend her senior year in the cold, isolated town of Shine, Vermont. Reeling from the death of her father and the discovery that her life is a carefully constructed set of lies, Maya wants to escape to a place where she can be invisible. The residents of Shine can’t let Maya leave. She’s too important to their cause. A manipulator by nature, Maya was born with an extraordinary ability to influence the emotions ...
Across the Great Sparkling Water (The Peacemaker Series Book 2)
To live in captivity, adopted by the enemies of her people, or to break the law and tradition by running away? That question did not occur to Onheda until after she fled Little Falls on the spur of the moment, against any better judgment. If she was to die in the woods, making her way back to her people, accused, even by them, of breaking the ancient custom, it was still the better choice. She would not live among the enemies. Two moons of ...
Great Peacemakers: True Stories from Around the World
Winner of more than 30 awards, and endorsed by 3 Presidents and 3 Nobel Peace Prize winners, Great Peacemakers is an entertaining and inspirational read. In this book you will meet twenty inspiring individuals who have made peace their choice in life, from a Vietnamese monk to a Brazilian musician, from a Swedish children’s author to an Iranian-American architect. Exploring a wide range of approaches to peacemaking, Great Peacemakers is ...
"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 ...
Simple Faith (Peacemakers Book 2)
Shiloh Run Press, 2014
After losing her beloved husband and daughter and surviving Hitler’s Sobibor death camp, Quaker widow Anja Steinberg dedicates her life to helping others and keeping her son safe. As a member of the resistance, she helps displaced Allied airmen get back to their units in England. The journey is rigorous and filled with danger and there is no time for romance. Anja knows that Mikel, her fellow resistance worker, loves her. He would make a ...
The Great Law of Peace (The Peacemaker Series, book 3)
To survive the test of the falls was only the first step. Climbing the tree and letting them chop it down, falling straight into the worst of the rapids, gained him their attention, made them listen. But the main part of his work was still ahead of Two Rivers and his most loyal follower, Tekeni. The task of organizing the people as a whole, of making them talk to their hostile, warlike neighbors, demanded time, too much time. Their private ...
Shadow Mountain, 2004
How is Christ the answer to a strained relationship with child, parent or sibling? What if I am being mistreated — what does the atonement say about that? How can I discover the desire to repent when I don't feel the need to repent? These are the challenging questions of daily life, the questions to which the gospel must provide an answer if it is to have living, cleansing, redeeming power. The Peacegiver is a book about the answers to these ...
Safe Haven (Peacemakers Book 3)
Shiloh Run Press, 2014
When journalist Suzanne Randolph hears about FDR’s plan to bring a boatload of displaced WWII refugees to America, she knows it may be her last chance to redeem her flagging career. Suzanne follows the story to Oswego, New York, where she meets Theo Bridgewater, a Quaker dairy farmer from Wisconsin who has come to reunite with his uncle and aunt and cousin. Theo’s fight to spare his relatives the return to Germany becomes Suzanne’s fight ...
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 unbelieverswith 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 they ...
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 ...
Elusive Peace: How Modern Diplomatic Strategies Could Better Resolve World Conflicts
Douglas E. Noll
This in-depth analysis goes behind the headlines to understand why crucial negotiations fail. The author argues that diplomats often enter negotiations with flawed assumptions about human behavior, sovereignty, and power. Essentially, the international community is using a model of European diplomacy dating back to the 18th century to solve the complex problems of the 21st century. Through numerous examples, the author shows that the key ...
The Peacemakers (The Nemesis Engines Book 1)
99th Room Books, 2014
1915 – While all eyes are on Europe’s battlefields, scientists, anti-war industrialists and financiers all around the world are vanishing without a trace, and rumors of a plot to provide Germany with devastating new weapons have forced Britain’s intelligence services into a frantic, desperate race to hunt down and stop a new faceless enemy. Thrust together by fate and pursued half way around the world by ruthless killers, four unlikely ...
The Hour of Sunlight: One Palestinian's Journey from Prisoner to Peacemaker
Audible Studios, 2014
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 10 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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
Making Friends among the Taliban
Jonathan P. Larson
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 ...
The Art of Spiritual Peacemaking: Secret Teachings from Jeshua ben Joseph
The Art of Spiritual Peacemaking is a collection of sacred wisdom inspired by an encounter between James Twyman and Jeshua ben Joseph, also known as Jesus, at Israel's Dead Sea in 2003. The lessons are said to be the inner teachings Jeshua offered to his closest disciples 2,000 years ago, revealing secrets of living in the world as illumined beings. As a former Internet course, these lessons enjoyed international acclaim, with tens of thousands ...
Shake Hands with Yourself: A Peacemaker's Guide to Happiness & Inner Peace
Charmaine Smith Ladd
Happiness is about the choices we make. You can buy a quick lunch or simple dinner, or you can buy a book that can positively CHANGE YOUR LIFE! "SHWY" is changing lives and catching on as being the Guide that will give you the power to control your emotions by neutralizing negativity and tapping into your positive inner self. Doing so allows you to handle all the ups and downs that life brings your way. You CAN and WILL not only handle such ...
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. ...
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