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This Odd and Wondrous Calling: The Public and Private Lives of Two Ministers
Lillian Daniel, Martin B. Copenhaver

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2009

This Odd and Wondrous Calling offers something different from most books available on ministry. Two people still pastoring reflect honestly here on both the joys and the challenges of their vocation. / Anecdotal and extremely readable, the book covers a diversity of subjects revealing the incredible variety of a pastor’s day. The chapters move from comedy to pathos, story to theology, Scripture to contemporary culture. This Odd and Wondrous ...


Wondrous Love and other Gospel addresses, 2011

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.


Wondrous Beauty: The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte

Knopf, 2014

From the award-winning historian and author of Revolutionary Mothers (“Incisive, thoughtful, spiced with vivid anecdotes. Don’t miss it.”—Thomas  Fleming) and Civil War Wives (“Utterly fresh . . . Sensitive, poignant, thoroughly fascinating.”—Jay Winik), here is the remarkable life of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, renowned as the most beautiful woman of nineteenth-century Baltimore, whose marriage in 1803 to Jérôme ...


Wondrous Encounters: Scripture for Lent
Richard Rohr O.F.M.

St. Anthony Messenger Press, 2010

Rohr's meditations on the daily readings of Lent are not for the sake of mere information, or even for academia (although the author hopes it will satisfy both), but for the sake of our transformation into our original "image and likeness," which is the very image of God. What always and finally matters for all of us is encounter! Father Rohr begins each meditation with a single title or phrase that sums up the point. Then he offers the ...


Billionaire's Wondrous Flight to Paradise (A BDSM Erotica Story)

Smokin' Hot Press, 2012

Hilary Ashworth is one of the richest women in the world, twenty-seven, and beautiful. In a word, she has everything anyone could want. What she wants is to leave her high-stress Wall Street job for a month long Hawaiian retreat, but then she took on passengers onto her private jet — a notorious rap mogul and his "Rude Crew." The rapper just needed a ride to LA, but what they all got was a wild, wicked game of Super Heroine in Peril ...


Citizens of the Sea: Wondrous Creatures From the Census of Marine Life
Nancy Knowlton

National Geographic, 2010

The astonishing diversity of ocean life will wow you in this riveting book by marine scientist Nancy Knowlton. Citizens of the Sea reveals the most intriguing organisms in the ocean, captured in action by skilled underwater photographers from National Geographic and the Census of Marine Life. As you read lively vignettes about sea creatures’ names, defenses, migration, mating habits, and more, you’ll be amazed at wonders like . . . · ...


The Truth About Stories: A Native Narrative (Indigenous Americas)
Thomas King

Univ Of Minnesota Press, 2008

"Stories are wondrous things. And they are dangerous." In The Truth About Stories, Native novelist and scholar Thomas King explores how stories shape who we are and how we understand and interact with other people. From creation stories to personal experiences, historical anecdotes to social injustices, racist propaganda to works of contemporary Native literature, King probes Native culture's deep ties to storytelling. With wry humor, King ...


The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Junot Diaz

Riverhead Trade, 2008

Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd who—from the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sister—dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, finding love. But Oscar may never get what he wants. Blame the fukú—a curse that has haunted Oscar’s family for generations, following them on their epic journey from Santo Domingo to the USA. Encapsulating Dominican-American ...


The Where, the Why, and the How: 75 Artists Illustrate Wondrous Mysteries of Science
Matt Lamothe, Julia Rothman, ...

Chronicle Books, 2012

A science book like no other, The Where, the Why, and the How turns loose 75 of today's hottest artists onto life's vast questions, from how we got here to where we are going. Inside these pages some of the biggest (and smallest) mysteries of the natural world are explained in essays by real working scientists, which are then illustrated by artists given free rein to be as literal or as imaginative as they like. The result is a celebration of ...


Origami Pop-ups: to Amaze and Amuse
Jeremy Shafer

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

In Origami Pop-Ups Jeremy Shafer dives into the world of one piece pop-up cards where card and subject are folded from the same sheet of paper, no cutting or gluing. Filled with clear step-by-step instructions for how to fold each model, as well as comedy routines for performing them in front of audiences, these models will entertain not only origamists, but their family and friends too!


Wondrous Wizards (Dover Coloring Books)
Marty Noble

Dover Publications, 2007

This collection of ready-to-color illustrations will cast a spell over artists of all ages. Long-bearded wizards weave their magic in captivating scenes brimming with flowing robes, ancient spell books, shadowy runes, powerful wands, and crystal balls. Beautifully rendered and boldly outlined, each full-page depiction is pure coloring enchantment!


Messages for the Enlightenment of a Humanity in Transformation (TELOS, Vol. 2)
Aurelia Louise Jones

Mount Shasta Light Publishing, 2004

Volume 2 of the Telos series, offers channeled, spiritual messages from the Earth’s Interior. Timely and fascinating messages from the people of the ancient civilization of Lemuria, living in the fifth dimensional city of Telos beneath Mount Shasta, CA. The teachings of this book inspires the reader to rise their consciousness to new levels of attainment and explains how to reconnect with the divine aspect of Self, in order to live and ...


The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao Publisher: Riverhead Trade; Reprint edition
Junot Díaz

Penguin Group USA, 2007

This is the long-awaited first novel from one of the most original and memorable writers working today. Things have never been easy for Oscar, a sweet but disastrously overweight, lovesick Dominican ghetto nerd. From his home in New Jersey, where he lives with his old-world mother and rebellious sister, Oscar dreams of becoming the Dominican J. R. R. Tolkien and, most of all, of finding love. But he may never get what he wants, thanks to the ...


Wondrous Words: Writers and Writing in the Elementary Classroom
Katie Wood Ray

National Council of Teachers of English, 1999

Writing in the elementary classroom. Filled with voices of writers, young and old, experience and inexperienced. Beginning with thte concepts that underlie how we teach students to write by studing other writers. They discover the magic of literature and discover its value.


La breve y maravillosa vida de Oscar Wao (Vintage Espanol) (Spanish Edition)
Junot Díaz

Vintage Espanol, 2008

Una crónica familiar que abarca tres generaciones y dos países, La breve y maravillosa vida de Oscar Wao cuenta la historia del gordiflón y solitario Oscar de León en su intento de convertirse en el J.R.R. Tolkien Dominicano y su desafortunada búsqueda del amor. Pero Oscar sólo es la última víctima del fukú —una maldición que durante generaciones ha perseguido a su familia, condenándoles a vidas de tortura, sufrimiento y amor ...


Wondrous Power of a Mother

Deseret Book, 2010

We would like to think that mothers do not need a specially designated day to be appreciated, but that the spirit of Mother's Day could be an ongoing, spontaneous feeling that is always present. Some of the most meaningful Mother's Days for all of us have not occurred on the second Sunday of May, but have come in quiet, inconspicuous ways throughout the rest of the year in tender moments between mothers and children. This booklet is filled with ...


Wondrous One Sheet Origami
Meenakshi Mukerji

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

This is a step by step how-to book for folding stunning single sheet origami. You will be amazed that these designs are made out of something as ordinary as a single sheet of paper, employing no cuts or glue. Author Meenakshi Mukerji is the winner of Origami USA’s 2005 Florence Temko Award and after four highly acclaimed books on modular origami, she has launched her first book on single sheet origami. The designs presented in this richly ...


Angkor: Cambodia's Wondrous Khmer Temples (Sixth Edition) (Odyssey Illustrated Guides)
Dawn Rooney

Airphoto International Ltd., 2011

This long-awaited sixth edition, with an additional 180 pages of text and more than 80 new color photographs, offers detailed monument-by-monument itineraries and maps to the temple sites. Includes practical information on hip Siem Reap, plus historic Phnom Penh. The great legacy of the ancient Khmer civilization, the temples of Angkor cover an area well over 200 square kilometers (77 square miles) in northwest Cambodia. These monuments, built ...


Raging Hormones
Martha Williamson, Robin Sheets

Main Street Books, 1990

Raging Hormones is the book needed to provide insight and understanding of PMS in a humorous manner that will have you laughing so hard you'll be in tears while at the same time nodding your head and saying "I've done that!" or "I know someone who does that!" It's a great read, you'll read it over and over again, and you'll share it with friends.


Revelations of the New Lemuria (TELOS, Vol. 1)
Aurelia Louise Jones

Mount Shasta Light Publishing, 2004

Telos, channeled spiritual messages from the Earth’s Interior. Timely and fascinating messages from the people of the ancient civilization of Lemuria, living in the fifth dimensional city of Telos beneath Mount Shasta, CA. Telos is an ancient Lemurian City of Light that is real and still exists to this day in the physical realm, underneath Mount Shasta. Re-acquaint yourself with Adama, the High Priest of Telos and your eternal father, as he ...



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