When someone whom we cared about is suddenly gone from our lives, it can be devastating. The grieving process can stretch over several months. Here is a tested and proven resource for those who need a daily companion during such a time of loss. The author provides daily readings for sixteen weeks following the loss of a significant other. The promises of God in Jesus Christ are central in each message. My wife and I found this book most helpful when we were struggling with our grief following the lightning bolt death of our 25-year-old son. We found The Lonely House to be a source of real comfort. Merton Strommen Founder, Search Institute and Augsburg Youth and Family Institute Minneapolis, Minnesota Lowell O. Erdahl is Bishop Emeritus of the Saint Paul Area Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. He has served as a parish pastor and seminary professor. He is the author of Ten For Our Time, Pro-Life/Pro-Peace, Be Good To Each Other (co-authored with Carol Erdahl), and Ten Habits For Effective Ministry. CSS Pub
After her death in 1886, it was only the good judgment of her sister Lavinia that preserved the more than 1,700 poems Dickinson had secretly produced. Read more about her fascinating book in this biography.
The Big Lonely House is a story of a house built with love for a new wife.She soon learns a secret about the house. Then as her daughter grows up, she too learns the secret. The house continues to be owned by the family for many years until the last of the family leaves. No longer do you hear the sounds of children playing. After this the house becomes very lonely and is turned into small apatments. It is about to give up when it remembers it must guard the secrets it holds.
A beautiful, illustrated story for the whole family about how each one of us is loved, unique, and special, and how we, through receiving and granting forgiveness, can open our hearts to others again after being hurt. Includes discussion questions and activities to deepen family relationships.
What would you do in the name of friendship? Drover and Pete are two hopeful drifters looking for a better life. Desperate for food, they break into an isolated house deep in a forest. There they accidentally shoot an old man just as the rest of his family arrive for a birthday gathering. Under intense suspicion from the family, the boys attempt to cover up the accident. But they are not the only ones keeping a murderous secret. Mistrust and deception unearth a primaeval ritual as the lies give way to a terrifying truth. With time running out and a deadly force closing in, Drover and Pete’s survival rests on the strength of their friendship, but they must face some horrific choices in order to stay alive.
Closure and Interruption in Four Twentieth-century American Operas
Author: Edward David Latham
Publisher: University of North Texas Press
Drawing on the fields of dramaturgy, music theory, and historical musicology, this book answers a question about twentieth-century music: Why does tonality persist in opera, even after it has been abandoned in other genres?
The Lonely House is an architecture inspired children's book about rediscovering happiness and the value of family. Follow the life of The Lonely House as it experiences love, loss, and loneliness on its emotional journey through construction, abandonment, and rescue. Beautifully illustrated and masterfully written, this modern classic is an inspiration to future architects, engineers, and builders the world over. With something for everyone, The Lonely House is bound to be a go to book on family bookshelves everywhere.