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Reaching for the Invisible God
Philip Yancey

Zondervan, 2002

"How do I relate to a God who is invisible when I’m never quite sure he’s there?" —Philip Yancey Life with God doesn’t always work out like you think it should. High expectations slam against the reality of personal weaknesses and unwelcome surprises. And the God who, you’ve been told, wants a personal relationship with you may seem remote, emotionally unavailable. Is God playing games? What can you count on this God for? How can you ...


Reaching for the Moon
Lucy H Pearce

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

Reaching for the Moon is the girl's version of Lucy H. Pearce's much-loved women's book, Moon Time: a guide to celebrating your menstrual cycle. Written especially for girls aged 9-14 as they anticipate and experience their body's gradual changes. Beginning with an imaginary journey into the red tent, a traditional place of women's wisdom, some of the gifts and secrets of womanhood are imparted in a gentle, lyrical way including: - The ...


Reaching Out: The Three Movements of the Spiritual Life
Henri J. M. Nouwen

Image, 1986

With the clarity and depth characteristic of the classics, this spiritual bestseller lays out a perceptive and insightful plan for living a spiritual life and achieving the ultimate goal of that life -- union with God. Nouwen views our spiritual "ascent" as evolving in three movements. The first, from loneliness to solitude, focuses on the spiritual life as it relates to the experience of our own selves. The second, from hostility to ...


Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole: A Renowned Neurologist Explains the Mystery and Drama of Brain Disease
Allan Ropper, Brian David Burrell

St. Martin's Press, 2014

"Tell the doctor where it hurts." It sounds simple enough, unless the problem affects the very organ that produces awareness and generates speech. What is it like to try to heal the body when the mind is under attack? In this book, Dr. Allan Ropper and Brian Burrell take the reader behind the scenes at Harvard Medical School’s neurology unit to show how a seasoned diagnostician faces down bizarre, life-altering afflictions. Like Alice in ...


Reaching and Teaching Children Who Hurt: Strategies for Your Classroom
Susan Craig Ph.D.

Brookes Publishing, 2008

Each year hundreds of thousands of children in the United States experience trauma—such as abuse, neglect, or community violence—that creates tough obstacles to academic achievement and social success. Now there's a practical, strategy-filled book that shows educators how to reach and teach students exposed to trauma. Through clear and readable explanations of current research and enlightening vignettes, educators will understand how ...


Reaching Out
Francisco Jiménez

HMH Books for Young Readers, 2009

From the perspective of the young adult he was then, Francisco Jiménez describes the challenges he faced in his efforts to continue his education.      During his college years, the very family solidarity that allowed Francisco to survive as a child is tested. Not only must he leave his family behind when he goes to Santa Clara University, but while Francisco is there, his father abandons the family and returns to Mexico. This is the story ...


Reaching for Personal Freedom: Living the Legacies
Al-Anon Family Groups

Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., 2013

A workbook for using Al-Anon's Twelve Steps, Traditions, and Concepts of Service in one's personal life, it provides insightful examples from members and thought-provoking questions. Spiral bound and 8½ x 11. Three-hole punched. 176 pages.


Reaching the Animal Mind: Clicker Training and What It Teaches Us About All Animals
Karen Pryor

Scribner, 2010

From the founder of “clicker” training, the widely praised humane approach to shaping animal behavior, comes a fascinating book—part memoir, part insight into how animals and people think and behave. A celebrated pioneer in the field of no-punishment animal training, Karen Pryor is responsible for developing clicker training—an all-positive, safe, effective way to modify and shape animal behavior—and she has changed the lives of ...


Reaching for the Moon
Buzz Aldrin

HarperCollins, 2008

I walked on the moon. This is my journey. But it didn't begin when I stepped on board Apollo 11 on July 1, 1969. It began the day I was born. Becoming an astronaut took more than education, discipline, and physical strength. It took years of determination and believing that any goal is possible—from riding a bike alone across the George Washington Bridge at age ten to making a footprint on the Moon. I always knew the Moon was within my ...


Reaching Colorado (Harrison Wilke Trilogy Book 2)

The Western Fictioneers Library, 2013

The reluctant protagonist of Frank Roderus's award-winning LEAVING KANSAS returns in REACHING COLORADO, the second volume in the Harrison Wilke Trilogy. Searching for his destiny in Colorado, Harrison finds himself caught up in a wild chase involving a fortune in stolen gold. But just who stole the gold, and will Harrison survive to set things right? REACHING COLORADO is an exciting tale filled with action, humor, and colorful characters, all ...


Reaching Forward Daily Motivation to Move Ahead More Steadily
Gary Henry

Wordpoints, 2009

Reaching Forward takes the book buyer to a new place: where the elegance of classic devotion meets the tough-mindedness of today s readers. Written by Gary Henry, author of the best-selling Diligently Seeking God, each page offers a brief essay framed by scripture text and a literary quotation. Reaching Forward contains 366 daily meditations on heaven, the highest hope of the human heart. These readings will pull you out of the past and give you ...


Reaching God's Perfection...Stories of Gratefulness
Jody-Lynn Reicher

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Gratefulness. It’s a mouthful of a word; most of us say “gratitude” instead, but the words mean the same thing: To be thankful, and acknowledge a good deed done you by another. These days, gratefulness can be hard to come by. Please and thank you used to be the first and last words in courteous discourse, but in our self-absorbed, busy-busy world, they seem to have gone the way of the pen pal and the pay phone. Some take good deeds for ...


Reaching People Under 40 While Keeping People Over 60: Being Church for All Generations (TCP Leadership ...
Edward Hammett

Chalice Press, 2007

Many established churches are facing a number of challenges in today's increasingly secular culture. Such a shift in many communities creates a challenge of church growth and church health when it seems that satisfying the needs of one group creates barriers to reaching another group. So many are asking, "How do you keep people over sixty years of age, who often hold church culture values, while at the same time reach people under forty, who ...


Reaching for Insights: Stories of Love, Faith and the Kitchen Sink
Mitch Rosenzweig

Outskirts Press, 2014

Reaching for Insights: Stories of Love, Faith, and the Kitchen Sink is a thoughtful collection of meaningful vignettes for people in search of inspiration and a new way of navigating life's daily challenges. The collection is brimming with more than 200 brief essays from author and licensed clinical social worker Mitch Rosenzweig's personal and professional observations and experiences.   There is something relatable for every reader ...


Reaching Out Without Dumbing Down: A Theology of Worship for This Urgent Time
Marva J. Dawn

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1995

Why do churches fight "worship wars"? Why do discussions about how to conduct worship often split into two vitriolic polarizes such as "traditional" verses "contemporary"? These "worship wars" prevent us from being the church. Working to bridge opposing sides in the various "worship wars," Marva Dawn here writes to help local parishes and denominations think more thoroughly about both worship and culture. She roots her discussion in a careful ...


Reaching Out (The Remarkable Owen Johnson, part 2)

Iggyhull, 2013

The thrilling second chapter of the Remarkable Owen Johnson story. After rescuing his dad and escaping the clutches of the shadowy agency known as The Remnant, Owen Johnson along with his best friend Katie and elderly neighbour / decorated war hero / superhero Mrs Argyle seek help from a collective of similarly powered warriors in South America. Along their journey they discover some alarming truths about the people closest to them, the ...


Reaching Boys, Teaching Boys: Strategies that Work -- and Why
Michael Reichert, Richard Hawley

Jossey-Bass, 2010

Based on an extensive worldwide study, this book reveals what gets boys excited about learning"Reaching Boys, Teaching Boys" challenges the widely-held cultural impression that boys are stubbornly resistant to schooling while providing concrete examples of pedagogy and instructional style that have been proven effective in a variety of school settings. This book offers more than 100 detailed examples of lessons that succeed with male students, ...


Reaching for God: The Benedictine Oblate Way of Life
Roberta Werner OSB

Liturgical Press, 2013

Reaching for God is a compendium of Benedictine life and prayer for oblates. It brings together in one volume the essence of Benedictine spirituality-its history, its relevance through the ages and in the present, and a summary of the most fundamental gifts and values it offers for living a meaningful life. Here, the meaning and purpose of the oblate way of life is explained in a clear and encouraging way. Werner offers guidance and examples of ...


Reaching to Heaven: A Spiritual Journey Through Life and Death
James Van Praagh

Dutton Adult, 1999

James Van Praagh has touched the lives of millions with his extraordinary ability to communicate with the world beyond. In Talking to Heaven, his acclaimed #1 New York Times bestseller, he shared that gift and showed us how to break down the barrier between the earthly and heavenly realms to reach loved ones we have lost. Now, in Reaching to Heaven, he continues his uplifting and transcendent message and reveals how to chart a course for living ...


Reaching All by Creating Tribes Learning Communities
Jeanne Gibbs

CenterSource Systems, LLC, 2006

This 30th Anniversary Edition of Tribes Learning Communities shows teachers how to reach students by developing a caring environment as the foundation for growth and learning. Material details how to teach essential collaborative skills, design interactive learning experiences, work with multiple learning styles, foster the development of resiliency, and support school community change. 2006, 1st edition, 444 pages, 165 strategies/energizers, ...



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