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Sacred Space for Lent 2015
The Irish Jesuits
Ave Maria Press
Sacred Marriage: What If God Designed Marriage to Make Us Holy More Than to Make Us Happy
Gary L. Thomas
Your marriage is more than a sacred covenant with another person. It is a spiritual discipline designed to help you know God better, trust him more fully, and love him more deeply. Scores of books have been written that offer guidance for building the marriage of your dreams. But what if God's primary intent for your marriage isn't to make you happy. . . but holy? And what if your relationship isn't as much about you and your spouse as it is ...
The Sacred Routes of Uyghur History
Harvard University Press
For 250 years, the Turkic Muslims of Altishahr—the vast desert region to the northwest of Tibet—have led an uneasy existence under Chinese rule. Today they call themselves Uyghurs, and they have cultivated a sense of history and identity that challenges Beijing’s official national narrative. Rian Thum argues that the roots of this history run deeper than recent conflicts, to a time when manuscripts and pilgrimage dominated understandings ...
Slowing Time: Seeing the Sacred Outside Your Kitchen Door
Barbara Mahany believes the sacred is all around, within finger’s reach—here to be gathered, culled, collected, through the simple yet complex art of paying attention, of savoring the moment, of cultivating stillness. Making room for the God and illuminating the Godly specks in the everyday. Noticing the seen, revealing the unseen, and pinpointing the divine in both. The book sifts through the terrain of three particular landscapes where ...
Sacred Bloodlines: The Sacred Guardians Book One
Four Bean Publishing, 2013
For as long as Gabe can remember, his life had been plagued by haunting images and tragic events. It seemed like everyone he knew or loved was doomed for a life of misery or death. He was starting to come to the same conclusion everyone else had--he must be cursed. Until one day, in a subway tunnel, everything suddenly changed. A horrific disaster led him to a strange new person named Uri. Uri introduced Gabe to an exciting new world filled ...
Sacred Rhythms: Arranging Our Lives for Spiritual Transformation
Ruth Haley Barton
Winner of a 2006 Logos Book Award! Do you long for a deep, fundamental change in your life with God? Do you desire a greater intimacy with God? Do you wonder how you might truly live your life as God created you to live it? Spiritual disciplines are activities that open us to God's transforming love and the changes that only God can bring about in our lives. Picking up on the monastic tradition of creating a "rule of life" that allows for ...
Sacred Success: A Course in Financial Miracles
Do you yearn for more, but can’t quite put your finger on what that is? Do you strive for higher income, but at the same time sense there’s more to success than making lots of money? Do you long to pursue your purpose in a meaningful and rewarding way? Even though you’ve already achieved a great deal, do you deeply desire, definitely deserve, and fully expect to reap even greater financial rewardsand want to ensure you handle those ...
Sacred: A Novel
A beautiful, grief-stricken woman has vanished without a trace. So has the detective hired to find her. And a lot of money… Enter tough-nosed private investigators Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro. Rooted in the streets of blue-collar Dorchester, they've seen it all – and survived. But this case leads them into unexpected territory: a place of lies and corruption, where trusting anyone could get them killed, and where nothing is sacred. ...
The Sacred: Ways of Knowledge Sources of Life
Peggy V. Beck
Anna Lee Walters
Navajo Community College Press
'The Sacred: Ways of Knowledge, Sources of Life' offers an uncommonly wide-ranging consideration of the ways in which Native Americans view the world, their place in it, and their responsibilities to it. This world is not only physical, but spiritual, and 'The Sacred' describes the 'meaning, role and function of sacred traditional practices and observances in the lives of The People, individually and collectively.'
The Sacred Quest: An invitation to the Study of Religion (6th Edition)
Examines the main ideas that characterize all religious thought and practice. The Sacred Quest takes a thematic and comparative approach to the study of religion. It gives equal weight to theoretical issues and practices reflected in the major world religions. The text identifies the theoretical issues surrounding the study of religion and focuses on fundamental topics such as ritual and sacred language. ...
SACRED Survival: Help and Hope When Living Hurts
Dr. Chris Hilicki
The acronym, S.A.C.R.E.D. stands for Strength, Acceptance, Compassion, Relationships, Exits, and Decisions. These six words are like bright stars to help navigate the survival through long-suffering. If you are surviving physical or emotional pain, or if you personally or professionally care for someone in pain, discover S.A.C.R.E.D. survival. This is for those with chronic illness, hurtful relationships, old traumas, aging, depression, ...
Child of the Sacred Earth (The Lost Kingdom of Fallada Book 2)
Marion Press, 2014
Get a degree, get a job, save adorable foster siblings from the clutches of the evil foster mom … These are Jocylene Sanders’ top priorities as she enters her sophomore year of college. The last thing she expects is to find herself the champion of an entire kingdom. However, that is just what happens when the mysterious Faerie, Rothatin Longspear, appears to her, tasking her with saving a parallel world full of creatures from her wildest ...
Elana K. Arnold
A grieving girl meets a boy with mystical powers in this passionate love story. Growing up on Catalina Island, off the California coast, Scarlett Wenderoth has led a fairly isolated life. After her brother dies, her isolation deepens as she withdraws into herself, shutting out her friends and boyfriend. Her parents, shattered by their own sorrow, fail to notice Scarlett's pain and sudden alarming thinness. Scarlett finds pleasure only on her ...
Sacred Space: The Prayer Book 2015
The Irish Jesuits
Ave Maria Press
Sacred Space: The Prayer Book has become the yearly prayer companion for busy Christians. Sacred Space books have sold more than 400,000 copies since their inception in 2005, providing insightful daily meditations in the rich traditions of lectio divina (sacred reading) and Ignatian spirituality. Sacred Space: The Prayer Book 2015 is based on the hugely successful prayer website sacredspace.ie, which was inaugurated by the Jesuits in ...
Children's Book: Sacred Tales (Moral Stories for Children (Volume 2))
Changing Culture Publications, 2014
Sacred Tales is a collection of sixty (60) ancient folklore myths and legends and short stories collections and bedtime story books for kids by all ages, told with a fresh perspective. Each story has a moral at the end. The 60 stories in the book have been around since the dawn of human civilization. These moral stories for kids were passed from generation to generation in an oral tradition that spanned thousands of years. They have since ...
Mecca: The Sacred City
Mecca is, for many, the heart of Islam. It is the birthplace of Muhammad, the direction to which Muslims turn when they pray, and the site of pilgrimage that annually draws some three million Muslims from all corners of the world. Yet the significance of Mecca is more than purely religious. What happens in Mecca and how Muslims think about the political and cultural history of Mecca has had and continues to have a profound influence on world ...
The Sacred Year: Mapping the Soulscape of Spiritual Practice -- How Contemplating Apples, Living in a Cave, ...
Frustrated and disillusioned with his life as a Christian motivational speaker, Michael Yankoski was determined to stop merely talking about living a life of faith and start experiencing it. The result was a year of focused engagement with spiritual practices--both ancient and modern--that fundamentally reshaped and revived his life. By contemplating apples for an hour before tasting them (attentiveness), eating on just $2.00 a day ...
Children's Book: Sacred Stories (Moral Stories for Children (Volume 1))
Changing Culture Publications, 2014
Sacred Stories is a collection of fifty (50) ancient folklore myths and legends and short stories collections and bedtime story books for kids by all ages, told with a fresh perspective. Each story has a moral at the end. The 50 stories in the book have been around since the dawn of human civilization. These moral stories for kids were passed from generation to generation in an oral tradition that spanned thousands of years. They have since ...
The Sacred Search: What If It's Not about Who You Marry, But Why?
David C. Cook
What if you stopped looking for a “soul mate” and started looking for a “sole mate”—someone who will live out with you the great purpose of God? What if dating isn’t about finding “the one” but making a wise choice so you can better serve the One who loves you most? What if God didn’t design relationships to make you happy but to make you holy? In The Sacred Search, Gary Thomas will transform the way you look at ...
Sacred Light Spirit Eagle: My Visionary Life and Near Death Experience
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012
A Controversial Near-Death Biography This book will alter your view of the world of the visionary, and the near-death experiencer. It will change your mind and your life. #1 > Near Death Experiences #1 > Biographies & Memoirs > Women #1 > Religion & Spirituality > Women Cristael Bengtson is a quiet woman, a dreamer. A mother, a grandmother, a teacher, a caretaker for her dying mother, she has lived a life of secrets and silences. For ...
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