A Cultural History of Aging in America
Author: Thomas R. Cole
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The Journey of Life envisions growing up and growing old as a voyage down a river flowing inexorably to the sea. With this image of the human life cycle, the author explores the historical shoreline of later life, charting its cultural forms and sounding their depths. The result is both a cultural history of aging and a contribution to public dialogue about the meaning and significance of later life. The core of the book shows how central texts and images of Northern.
Author: Susan Langhauser
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Congregations celebrate various rites and rituals as a way of commemorating the significant life events and experiences of their members. By blessing something or someone, God’s presence is invoked and the sacred is invited into the mundane, the holy into the ordinary. This book offers pastors and other church leaders a collection of ready-made, easily adaptable blessings and rituals for a variety of occasions. The book is divided into four major chapters: Children, Adults, Everyday Life, and Pastoral Care. It includes blessings and rituals for such occasions as: welcome into a home or neighborhood, receiving a first Bible, graduation from high school, receiving a driver’s license, blessing the backpacks and lunch-boxes for a new school year, and pet funerals. Pastoral care rituals include such occasions as grief, lost love, anger, and declining health. Key Benefits: • Provides readers with a source of blessings and rituals for key moments in congregational members’ lives and meaningful ways to celebrate and support their life experiences and transitions • Shows readers how the intentional use of blessings and rituals within the congregation helps reveal to the community God’s presence in every phase of life
Collected Sayings of the Dalai Lama
Author: Catherine Barry,Joseph Rowe
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
A collection of interviews with the Dalai Lama conducted by a French journalist draws on the fundamental tenets of Buddhism as it covers such issues as the environment, ethics, violence, death, desire, happiness, religion, and humility. Original.
Author: Anthony Bane
Adrift in the heavens floats a mystical star Created for lovers who dream, Of a world thats warm, gentle, and free, Where the grass is always green. Anthony Bane We are all on a unique journey through life that is sometimes happy and other times challenging. In a debut collection of diverse verse, Anthony Bane shares poetry that reflects on all that life offers, including love, natures beauty, and inner peace. Banes poems explore the hopes, joys, sadness, and pain we have all experienced at one time or another. While encouraging others to find courage in the face of challenges and not be afraid to express feelings, Bane leads others down a poignant path that begins with lyrical verse about love, loss, and faithfulness, and then explores the kind of bittersweet love that survives despite separation. The Journey of Life, from My Heart to Yours shares a moving compilation of poetry that reminds all of us that we are here on earth to love.
Collection of Poems
Author: Aditya Mehta
Category: Literary Collections
The purpose of this book is to share my experiences and what I have seen around me in the last 20 years through the expression of poems. While some might be able to relate to it, for some it might be a new perspective to life. “Journey of Life” is a book about all the different experiences that you would have as an individual from being a young kid in school to a matured person in college and then moving on in life and working and how life is portrayed from the time you are born till death through poems. Even though it is very personal, it can still be related to any individual of any age around the world, no matter who you are or where you are from. Every person should read this book as it’s something we all go through it’s the “Journey of Life” from beginning to end and thereafter.
I Live and I Learn...
Author: Kele Senkhane
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
Category: Biography & Autobiography
I am an ambitious, energetic, determined young woman with dreams to be a success in life. As life proceeds, I grow to understand and see that success is a broad term and has a varied definition from one person to the other. The book's primary focus is on how life events transpire regardless of my plans, the significant philosophies and influences I have accumulated and learned in my journey as young woman. In the period of my pursuits to achieve, I get to realise life's astonishing outcome. That life does not always go according to plan and the significance of remaining optimistic and not forfeiting in challenging times. It also touches on moral values and principles I have been taught growing up. I scale personal beliefs with society's beliefs and expectations on the meaning and measures of success to an average eye of the youth. In addition to the concept, I want to contribute to the youth society and older society an optional way of perception and thinking. I want to inspire and encourage people to believe in their dreams and be objective oriented, regardless of the obstacles encountered. Be able to give people awareness to appreciate simple things in life, although you and we are pursuing our dreams and objectives. Understand the true meaning of success, though definition of success varies from each person. It may be spiritual, financial, material, or psychological success). Introduce a new way of thinking and see the best in every situation encountered . . .
Inspiring and Comforting Words in Poetry
Author: Shima L. Hlongwane
Publisher: Partridge Africa
Through the journey of our lives, we have amazing good things that happen to us. We also come across difficult situations along with the simple things that we do in our daily lives. Through our journey, we need to be inspired to strengthen our ability to carry on and do good things with our lives. We also need to be comforted when we are hurting and heartbroken to restore our dignity.
The Journey of Self-Discovery
Author: Frank Asamoah
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
The Mirror of Life is a life-changing book based on research, personal experience, and studies about biblical meaning of numbers to human age and how to make good use of your time as you journey forth to conquer your fears. It is an easy-to-use, one of a kind mini book, combining inspirational advice on attracting self-fulfillment, dealing with current and future problems of your personal life, overcoming hardship, and strengthening your mind no matter what life gives you. Its for young people and adults as well. Anybody can use this book to discover his or her true identity in life. The book delivers a message of vital ideas and actions that have worked for generations, and they can work for you today. It is filled with ancient intelligence that sounds strongly today as in the early days. The book will help you tap into your reserves you never knew you had. The nuggets shared in it is more powerful, practical, and ready to walk with you throughout your time on earth as you find solutions, ideas to help you, and others to discover yourself in attaining excellence. Be the leader of your destiny.
A Journey of Self-Discovery
Author: Dr.Rajan Pandey
Publisher: Notion Press
THE BOOK OF LIFE is not another book that should find its way to the self-help shelf; rather it’s a coach for life adding a Midas touch. It is that missing jigsaw piece that will help you solves the puzzle of life. It does not promise to make you a millionaire or a billionaire; rather it is a manual of self-development. It is an approach to a positive way of life; it is your best friend and guide. It discloses secrets about Karma and its circle, silver lines, mistakes that help learn, anger management, communication, dreams, and aspirations. It coaches you and helps build a positive attitude. It motivates you and boosts your self-esteem. Also, it brushes your interpersonal skills and translates positive thinking into SUCCESS all this in a simple yet practical and effective way. This book will definitely give you a winning edge.
Case Studies of Life Between Lives
Author: Michael Newton
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Learn the latest details and most recent groundbreaking discoveries that reveal, for the first time, the mystery of life in the spirit world after death on Earth—proof that our consciousness survives—in Journey of Souls by Michael Newton, Ph.D. Using a special hypnosis technique to reach the hidden memories of subjects, Dr. Newton discovered some amazing insights into what happens to us between lives. Journey of Soulsis the record of 29 people who recalled their experiences between physical deaths. Through their extraordinary stories, you will learn specifics about: How it feels to die What you see and feel right after death The truth about "spiritual guides" What happens to "disturbed" souls Why you are assigned to certain soul groups in the spirit world and what you do there How you choose another body to return to Earth The different levels of souls: beginning, intermediate, and advanced When and where you first learn to recognize soulmates on Earth The purpose of life Journey of Souls is a graphic record or "travel log" by these people of what happens between lives on Earth. They give specific details as they movingly describe their astounding experiences. After reading Journey of Souls, you will gain a better understanding of the immortality of the human soul. You will meet day-to-day challenges with a greater sense of purpose. You will begin to understand the reasons behind events in your own life. Journey of Souls is a life-changing book. Already, over 165,000 people have taken Journey of Souls to heart, giving them hope in trying times. You should read a copy, too.
Author: Emerald K Lewis
Publisher: Balboa Press
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
The Journey of Life came about by the grace of God. Through his strength and my undying faith in him, he has given me the wisdom to share my experience and to enlighten people in a positive way. Having gone through many life-altering changes myself, by faith I have overcome all obstacles that stood in my way. My hope is to touch as many hearts and guide as many with the wisdom the Lord has blessed me with. With faith and love, nothing is impossible.
100 Lessons from Around the World
Publisher: Channel Photographics
Presents inspirational lessons and stories from people around the world and from all walks of life.
Confronting, Celebrating, and Coping with Its Experiences
Author: Henderson Brome
The journey of life from birth to death is a phenomenon that is common to all human beings. It's an experience that transcends all the variables of our existence such as race, religion and nationality. How we reach our destination, accomplish our goals and realize our God-given destiny is contingent upon our ability to navigate the contours of that journey. We can indeed celebrate the blessings and successes, confront the obstacles and cope with the myriad experiences of life's journey. This book is addressed to all who struggle to meet the challenges of life's journey. Some chapters provide us with powerful and compelling stories of those who in the face of adversity and disappointment did not retreat nor surrender but who through faith, determination, patience and indefatigable will were able to triumph over the troubles, trials, temptation and tribulation of their experience. Other chapters provide the reader with stories that serve as sign posts that allow one to make the appropriate detours and diversions in order to avoid the pitfalls and potholes of life's journey. The content of this book provides us not only with a road map, but also with some valuable tools for our survival kit as we traverse the diverse landscape of that journey.
Contemplations on Creativity, Love, Race, and Identity
Author: Avril Somerville
Publisher: Somerempress Publishing
Avril Somerville writes about creativity, love, womanhood, community, race, and identity through personal essays and poetry. Her writing is intelligent, yet accessible and fluid. In A Journey Of Life On Purpose, Somerville offers inspiration and insight on matters of purpose, creativity, meaning, empathy, transparency, and authenticity beyond our traditional worlds of work. She maintains that regardless of what we call ourselves, we all have gifts to bring that should leave the world better than when we came. Somerville writes of the creative space as paramount yet fleeting, and of race and identity from a unique perspective as a first-generation college graduate and Black American woman immigrant. Fluid and honest, A Journey Of Life On Purpose is both proof and reminder that regardless of the differences that separate us, we can work toward a collective wholeness and personal transformation through the lens of empathy and a desire to learn more about each other and ourselves.
Author: Kate Chaplin
The Belief Test: Questions to Ask Yourself on the Journey of Life is filled with 285 thought-provoking, fun and enlightening questions that reaffirm and lead to personal discoveries about what you believe about yourself and the world around you.
Truth No Longer Pushed Under the Rug
Author: DeShonna Barnes
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
DeShonna didn't know how to overcome the abuse, the fear of being alone and the rejection she encountered on this journey. She tells her story of being adopted as she wandered on this journey, she found herself looking for love and acceptance....in all the wrong places... This story is written to help others go through the obstacles of life. This book will challenge the reader as well as bring hope to those who have been abused, rejected and overlooked!
Author: Edward Twum-Barimah
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
THE BIBLE COMMANDS US IN 2 TIMOTHY 2:15 TO study to show yourself approved unto God, good workmen who need not to be ashamed rightly dividing the Word of God/Truth. WHEN INFORMATION IS PASSED FROM ONE PERSON OR FORM TO ANOTHER, SOME VITAL PARTS MAY BE LOST OR MISREPRESENTED, SO IT IS IMPORTANT TO GO BACK TO THE ORIGINAL SCRIPT OR THE ORIGINATOR OF THAT INFORMATION TO GET THE INTENDED MESSAGE/ INFORMATION. Exposing Christianity reveals Gods salvation plan and how you can be certain you are in the kingdom of God. My prayer for you is as you read through the pages of this book, you will meet Christ, the one who died and rose to become the author and fi nisher of our faith. This book is intended to challenge you, make you seek and appreciate the reason for Christ. Over time and over the years, the gospel has been watered down, supposedly to make it sinner friendly instead of keeping it Christcentered. COLOSSIANS 1: 15HE IS THE IMAGE OF THE INVISIBLE GOD, THE FIRSTBORN OVER ALL CREATION. 16FOR BY HIM ALL THINGS WERE CREATED THAT ARE IN HEAVEN AND THAT ARE ON EARTH, VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE, WHETHER THRONES OR DOMINIONS OR PRINCIPALITIES OR POWERS. ALL THINGS WERE CREATED THROUGH HIM AND FOR HIM. 17AND HE IS BEFORE ALL THINGS, AND IN HIM ALL THINGS CONSIST. 18AND HE IS THE HEAD OF THE BODY, THE CHURCH, WHO IS THE BEGINNING, THE FIRSTBORN FROM THE DEAD, THAT IN ALL THINGS HE MAY HAVE THE PREEMINENCE. 19FOR IT PLEASED THE FATHER THAT IN HIM ALL THE FULLNESS SHOULD DWELL, 20AND BY HIM TO RECONCILE ALL THINGS TO HIMSELF, BY HIM, WHETHER THINGS ON EARTH OR THINGS IN HEAVEN, HAVING MADE PEACE THROUGH THE BLOOD OF HIS CROSS. Exposing Christianity will take you on a journey, a journey of a lifetime into Gods amazing kingdom. It is a journey of great discovery and recovery. Are you ready? Lets go.