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Aspects of Love

By J. Barrie Shepherd
  • ISBN Code: : 1608997200
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Pages : 126
  • Category : Religion
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Aspects of Love is a book for those - worn out by cynicism - fatigued by sensory assault - wearied by the drive to experience new thrills - made fragile by the trivial - sickened by a lack of spiritual depthIn a world that longs for intimacy, this book casts a long ray of hope. J. Barrie Shepherd offers the loving gift of gentle, unhurried reflection on 1 Corinthians 13. He frames his thoughtful reflections in three parts: "The Necessity of Love," "The Qualities of Love," and "The Endurance of Love." Writing with the poet's sensitivity toward language and rhythm, Shepherd uses verses of scripture from 1 Corinthians 13 to examine facets of love, including communication, irritability, kindness, jealousy, humility, forgiveness happiness, and hope. He draws from the works of Golda Meir, Paul Tournier, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Winston Churchhill and closes each chapter with a prayer.God can dazzle us with the magnificance of the universe. But the heart of the universe reveals its glory in the compassion, grace, and love that come to us when we need it most, telling us, ... "You matter." --J. Barrie Shepherd

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  • Pdf File: the-act-of-love.pdf

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All husbands, Felix maintains, secretly want their wives to be unfaithful to them. Felix hasn't always thought this way. From the moment of his first boyhood rejection, surviving the shattering effects of love and jealousy had been the study of his life. But while he is honeymooning with Marisa in Florida, an event occurs that changes everything. In a moment, he goes from dreading the thought of someone else's hands on the woman he loves to thinking about nothing else. Enter Marius into Marisa's affections. Now Felix must wonder if he really is a happy man.

The Love Dare

By Alex Kendrick,Stephen Kendrick
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : B&H Publishing Group
  • Book Code : 143367968X
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 831
  • Pdf File: the-love-dare.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Unconditional love is eagerly promised at weddings, but rarely practiced in real life. As a result, romantic hopes are often replaced with disappointment in the home. But it doesn’t have to stay that way. The Love Dare, the New York Times No. 1 best seller that has sold five million copies and was major plot device in the popular movie Fireproof, is a 40-day challenge for husbands and wives to understand and practice unconditional love. Whether your marriage is hanging by a thread or healthy and strong, The Love Dare is a journey you need to take. It’s time to learn the keys to finding true intimacy and developing a dynamic marriage. This second edition also features a special link to a free online marriage evaluation, a new preface by Stephen and Alex Kendrick, minor text updates, and select testimonials from The Love Dare readers. Take the dare!

The Book Thief

By Markus Zusak
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Book Code : 0307433846
  • Total of Pages : 578
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 539
  • Pdf File: the-book-thief.pdf

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S 100 BEST YA BOOKS OF ALL TIME The extraordinary, beloved novel about the ability of books to feed the soul even in the darkest of times. When Death has a story to tell, you listen. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time. “The kind of book that can be life-changing.” —The New York Times “Deserves a place on the same shelf with The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank.” —USA Today DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF.

Faces of Love

By Hafez,Jahan Malek Khatun,Obayd-e Zakani
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101627174
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : Poetry
  • Members : 794
  • Pdf File: faces-of-love.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Acclaimed translator Dick Davis breathes new life into the timeless works of three masters of 14th-century Persian literature Together, Hafez, a giant of world literature; Jahan Malek Khatun, an eloquent princess; and Obayd-e Zakani, a dissolute satirist, represent one of the most remarkable literary flowerings of any era. All three lived in the famed city of Shiraz, a provincial capital of south-central Iran, and all three drew support from arts-loving rulers during a time better known for its violence than its creative brilliance. Here Dick Davis, an award-winning poet widely considered “our finest translator of Persian poetry” (The Times Literary Supplement), presents a diverse selection of some of the best poems by these world-renowned authors and shows us the spiritual and secular aspects of love, in varieties embracing every aspect of the human heart. “Davis [is] widely acknowledged as the leading translator of Persian literature in our time…Faces of Love has made the Persian originals into real and moving English poems.” —Michael Dirda, The Washington Post For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

The Goldfinch

By Donna Tartt
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Book Code : 0316248673
  • Total of Pages : 784
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 924
  • Pdf File: the-goldfinch.pdf

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A young New Yorker grieving his mother's death is pulled into a gritty underworld of art and wealth in this "extraordinary" and beloved Pulitzer Prize winner that "connects with the heart as well as the mind" (Stephen King, New York Times Book Review). Theo Decker, a 13-year-old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother. Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. Bewildered by his strange new home on Park Avenue, disturbed by schoolmates who don't know how to talk to him, and tormented above all by a longing for his mother, he clings to the one thing that reminds him of her: a small, mysteriously captivating painting that ultimately draws Theo into a wealthy and insular art community. As an adult, Theo moves silkily between the drawing rooms of the rich and the dusty labyrinth of an antiques store where he works. He is alienated and in love -- and at the center of a narrowing, ever more dangerous circle. The Goldfinch is a mesmerizing, stay-up-all-night and tell-all-your-friends triumph, an old-fashioned story of loss and obsession, survival and self-invention. From the streets of New York to the dark corners of the art underworld, this "soaring masterpiece" examines the devastating impact of grief and the ruthless machinations of fate (Ron Charles, Washington Post).

A Man in the Zoo

By David Garnett
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Graphic Arts Books
  • Book Code : 1513294210
  • Total of Pages : 62
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 731
  • Pdf File: a-man-in-the-zoo.pdf

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A Man in the Zoo (1924) is a novel by David Garnett. Published several years after Garnett was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Hawthornden Prize for Lady into Fox (1922), his third novel explores themes of race and empire while showcasing the author’s original—and often controversial—literary style. “It was a warm day at the end of February, and Sunday morning. In the air there was a smell of spring, mixed with the odours of different animals—yaks, wolves, and musk-oxen, but the two visitors did not notice it. They were lovers, and were having a quarrel.” On a beautiful day at the local zoo, John Cromartie and Josephine Lackett find themselves falling out of love. Among the animals, Josephine explains that she can no longer explain their relationship to her family, who expect her to marry a man of equal social stature. Insulting John, she tells him he should live in the zoo before storming off. Heartbroken, and perhaps a little vindictive, John resolves to remain at the zoo with the animals she thinks he belongs with. With a beautifully designed cover and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of David Garnett’s A Man in the Zoo is a classic work of British literature reimagined for modern readers.

Loving People

By John Townsend
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Book Code : 1418537608
  • Total of Pages : 214
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 923
  • Pdf File: loving-people.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Your personal guide to learning how to love. When you say or hear the words "I love you" it can change your life forever. Love is one of God's most important gifts to anyone, yet there are many misunderstandings about how to make love work in our families, friendships, marriages and dating relationships. In Loving People, best-selling author Dr. John Townsend shows you that love can actually be learned, and gives you the steps and tools to become skilled in love. Using his trademark stories and illustrations to flesh out the important principles, Dr. Townsend covers: receiving love connecting love healing love confronting love romantic love surrendering love Through his teaching, readers will discover - and start enjoying - the words, actions, and experiences of authentic love.

The Conditions of Love

By Dale M. Kushner
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Hachette+ORM
  • Book Code : 1455519766
  • Total of Pages : 378
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 304
  • Pdf File: the-conditions-of-love.pdf

Book Short Summary:

“A teenage girl endures fire, flood and the loss of her parents in this bracing, oddly uplifting debut” set in the American Midwest of the mid-20th century (Kirkus). Dale M. Kushner’s acclaimed debut novel traces the journey of a girl from childhood to adulthood as she reckons with her parents’ abandonment, her need to break from society’s limitations, and her overwhelming desire for love both spiritual and erotic. In 1953, ten-year-old Eunice lives in the backwaters of Wisconsin with her outrageously narcissistic mother, a manicureeste and movie star worshipper. Abandoned by her father as an infant, Eunice worries that she will become a misfit like her mother. But when a freak storm sends Eunice away from all things familiar, a strange odyssey begins. Through her capacity to redefine herself, reject bitterness and keep her heart open, Eunice survives and even flourishes despite hardship, heartbreak and loss.

The ABC's of Love

By Tim Howard
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Book Code : 1512719676
  • Total of Pages : 142
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 397
  • Pdf File: the-abc-s-of-love.pdf

Book Short Summary:

With the alphabet as their outline, Tim Howard and the pastoral staff of Koinonia Church explore twenty-six aspects of God’s love for us and how we can love others in the way God loves us. From Acceptance to Zeal, each aspect takes you deeper into God’s love for us and provokes you to receive God’s love and love others with His love.

The Theatre of Love, Sex, Marriage and Beyond

By Gaglozoo H. A. Berdie
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Partridge Africa
  • Book Code : 1482862360
  • Total of Pages : 450
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 710
  • Pdf File: the-theatre-of-love-sex-marriage-and-beyond.pdf

Book Short Summary:

It is through a deep reflection that I have been able to frame the title of this book, which is The Theatre of Love, Sex, Marriage and Beyond. In fact, the contents of this book take their roots from the title. This book is designed to cover as much as possible, a substantial number of the various aspects of the subjects I have discussed, as dealt with specifically by the innumerable authors at one time or the other. It is without the slightest doubt that not all or every aspect of the subjects of love, sex, and marriage—written or propounded by authors, researchers, psychologists, sexologists, and medical scientists—can be found in one book. These different and innumerable ideas, theories, hypothesis, and research findings are as scattered in uncountable books, articles, newsprints, or papers and magazines. I will, in all honesty, admit that what I have attempted to do in this book is only a tip of the iceberg, considering the infinitude of the intellectual input and output of others in the myriad of data on the subject. I have divided this book into four parts: love, sex, marriage, and the beyond. These notwithstanding, I hope this humble rendition, however inadequate, would give readers a general overview of the essentials of these enigmatic subjects of love, sex, marriage, and the beyond.