Jessie lives with her family in the frontier village of Clifton, Indiana, in 1840...or so she believes. When diphtheria strikes the village and the children of Clifton start dying, Jessie's mother reveals a shocking secret -- it's actually 1996, and they are living in a reconstructed village that serves as a tourist site. In the world outside, medicine exists that can cure the dread disease, and Jessie's mother is sending her on a dangerous mission to bring back help. But beyond the walls of Clifton, Jessie discovers a world even more alien and threatening than she could have imagined, and soon she finds her own life in jeopardy. Can she get help before the children of Clifton, and Jessie herself, run out of time?
The year is 2055, and a global pandemic is sweeping across the nation at an unprecedented rate. But after watching one colleague succumb to the disease, and later finding his fiancé face the same fate, top research physicists, Dr. James Kelton decides that he’s the only one who might be able to save the world in time. Traveling six years into the past, James must locate patient zero, and decide how much of himself he’s willing to lose to save humanity.
Rise up before your time is up! Everyone relies on a set of skills to adapt to life’s challenges and setbacks. Rise Up: Be Resilient Like You’re Running Out of Time can help you effectively face stressors and adversity with confidence by providing you with easy-to-digest information, powerful tips and insight to developing and improving your inner strength. From clear and concise information on the characteristics of resilient people, to practices to help guide you on achieving resilience and applying techniques in your daily life, this guidebook can help you deal with life’s inevitable challenges and thrive no matter what comes your way. The path to achieving the resilience you desire in your life starts with some help from this simple and straightforward guidebook. “This book beautifully defines the mindset of resilience-the powerful idea that our ideas can actually make us grow. Like a kintsugi life, the Japanese art of underlining the cracks of a broken object with gold, you too can heal your scars with gold with ‘Rise Up: Be Resilient Like You're Running Out of Time.’” –Céline Santini, author of ‘Kintsugi: Finding Strength in Imperfection.’
The Secrets and Strategies Satan Hopes You Never Discover
Author: Perry Stone
Publisher: Charisma Media
An Exposé on Satan's Secret Strategies · Journey into the mind of Satan. · Discover his greatest secret weapons. · Win your battles with seldom-known strategies. How would your life change if you could acquire advanced knowledge about demonic attacks against you or your family? In Exposing Satan's Playbook, Perry Stone gives you a "pre-attack download" with answers to important questions about the devil's strategies, including: · Can Satan read my mind or know God's will? · Can he take my life prematurely? · How can his plans be defeated? Expand your understanding of spiritual warfare, and become a force to be reckoned with against the powers of darkness.
The first comprehensive collection on the subject of Hong Kong neo-noir cinema, this book examines the way Hong Kong has developed its own unique and culturally specific version of the neo-noir genre, while at the same time drawing on and adapting existing international noir cinemas. With a range of contributions from established and emerging scholars, this book illuminates the origins of Hong Kong neo-noir, its styles and contemporary manifestations, and its connection to mainland China. Case studies include classics such as The Wild Wild Rose (1960) and more recent films like Full Alert (1997) and Exiled (2007), as well as an in-depth look at the careers of iconic figures like Johnnie To and Jackie Chan. By examining at its past and its contemporary development, Hong Kong Neo-Noir also points towards the genre's possible future development.
One Year in Paris is a collection of poems. Writings range from the mundane To the realm of spirits, from the edge of anguish To unbridled joy and exuberant hope From audacious to irreverence Always with disconcerting Honesty the words Reveal a dangerously simple and personal philosophy. The poems explore the moody nexus of love belief The shadowy worlds of emotions Where poems are paintings of perceptions. From life to death to life to the sweetness Of child's presence The alert reader will glimpse the revealed soul.
* Shows how our attempt to gain control through technology and interconnected systems actually leaves us more open to threat * Uses a concrete systems-theory approach to explain globalization’s impact on contemporary society * Presents approaches and strategies to correct the threats of a globalized world Is globalization reducing our ability to guide our futures? Hedley contends that although humankind has historically gained increasing power over its fate, the trajectory of control is now on a downward course. While our globalized systems provide greater scale, access, speed, and efficiency than ever before, we are paradoxically becoming more vulnerable to unseen risks thanks to the massive information and communication infrastructure. This book tells us how to take back control.
This first book of the series - Homage to a Teacher - is an offer to share with the reader a variety of poems on widely different themes. There is the imagination of a pool: filled by clear water running over rocks into which a dabbler could dip and retrieve a precious form of words - inspiring and memorable. Those, who read this collection, can be assured this creative pool is continually replenished. Further work is in progress. More than anything offered here, I want you to enjoy these poems, and I hope you will find yourself inspired to write your own, as I have been inspired by one of my teachers.
A communication from a gentle and loving Spirit Personality
Author: H M Porteous
Publisher: Balboa Press
A Warrior of Light does not lead a peaceful life, but he or she does lead a magical life. The opening up of Spiritual communications brings another dimension into play, a most-enlightened, exciting dimension that stimulates and encourages you to extend your horizons. Hope is the essence of believing in your ability to understand and brighten your Life Path. Hope is the switch that turns on the Light. Light is the Divine Spark that is the Inner Core of You. The Divine Spark is God. Therefore you are God in Action! Is this blasphemy? Never. You are God in Action and you can easily prove this to be so without resorting to tricks or slights of hand. You only need to know and believe that you are a part of the Divine Energy. It’s as simple as that. I am Mara, the Beloved of Jezus. I am coming to you from the Energy of God. I come to you in the Spirit of Love, the Spirit of Hope, in the Spirit of Family. Listen to my words, for they are your words also!
THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get all the prep you need to ace the GRE with 4 full-length practice tests, thorough GRE topic reviews, and extra practice online. This eBook edition of Cracking the GRE has been optimized for on-screen viewing with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations. Inside the Book: All the Practice & Strategies You Need · 2 full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations · Expert subject reviews for all GRE test topics · Drills for each test section—Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and the Essays · Key strategies for tackling Text Completion, Numeric Entry, Quantitative Comparison, and other question types · Practical information & general GRE strategies Exclusive Access to More Practice and Resources Online · 2 additional full-length practice exams · Instant score reports for online tests · Full answer explanations & free performance statistics · Step-by-step explanations for the toughest GRE questions · Downloadable study guides, grad school & program profiles, and searchable advice section, and more
This Book Covers The Following Topics: 01. English Verb -- ‘Run’ 02. Meanings of the Main Verb ‘Run’ 03. Idioms With the Word ‘Run’ 04. Phrasal Verbs With the Word ‘Run’ 05. Proverbs/Sayings With the Word ‘Run’ 06. Useful Expressions With the Word ‘Run’ 07. English Word: ‘Run’ -- Useful Notes 08. Conjugation of the Verb ‘Run’ Sample This: Run is an irregular verb. Its three forms are as follows: First Form (Base Form) -- RUN Second Form (Past Form) -- RAN Third Form (Past Participle) -- RUN Present Perfect of ‘Run’ – Have/Has Run Past Perfect of ‘Run’ -- Had Run -ING Form of ‘Run’ – Running Infinitive of ‘Run’ -- To Run MOST COMMON Meanings OF “TURN” AS The MAIN VERB ARE AS FOLLOWS: Meaning 01: to move fast with your legs Example Sentences: He ran to the shop. She ran to help him They ran when the earthquake occurred. Can cameramen run as fast as the sprinters? Run as fast as you can. A horse came running. A child came running into my farmhouse. He came running to me. Meaning 02: to travel a particular distance by running Example Sentence: He was able to run a mile in 5 minutes. Meaning 03: to manage and be in charge of a business, etc Example Sentences: What skills are needed to successfully run a hotel? Can somebody run a business out of an apartment or other rented property? How many solar panels are needed to run a house? It takes a team to run a restaurant. Actually, I am running a play school individually and wish to set up a higher secondary school. It's hard to run a company professionally, while simultaneously taking care of the family. It is far more expensive to run a news channel than an entertainment channel. I just let her run my life basically. Every owner has the authority to make decisions about how the business is run. Meaning 04: (ran sth) + (adv./prep.) to move sth in a particular direction Example Sentences: She ran her fingers through her loosened hair for a while. I ran my eyes over the page. He quickly ran her eyes all over his house. She ran her eyes hurriedly over the clothes rack. She ran her eyes over every inch of his face. He quickly ran his eyes through the whole document. He ran his hand through his bushy beard as he stared at the wall. Meaning 05: to unstoppably continue for a specified period of time Example Sentences: (run for sth) The festival ran for two weeks in June. His campaign ran for three months and reached hundreds of thousands of viewers across the country. He started his own business which he ran for five years. My factory runs for five days followed by two days of closure. (run and run) The civil war may run and run despite the unity pledge.
A Biblical Invitation to Create, Innovate, and Risk
Author: Jordan Raynor
Publisher: Baker Books
We were created by an infinitely creative God to reflect his love and character to the world. One way we do that is by continuing his creative work. In this energizing book, serial entrepreneur and bestselling author Jordan Raynor helps artists, entrepreneurs, writers, and other creatives reimagine our work as service to God and others, addressing such penetrating questions as - Is my work as a creative really as God-honoring as that of a pastor or missionary? - What does it look like to create not to make a name for myself but to glorify God and serve others? - How can I use my work to fulfill Jesus's command to create disciples? - Will what I make today matter in eternity? To answer these questions, Raynor shares compelling stories from an eclectic group of 40+ Christian entrepreneurs, including the founders of TOMS Shoes, Charity: Water, Chick-fil-A, In-N-Out Burger, Guinness, HTC, and Sevenly, as well as nontraditional entrepreneurs such as C. S. Lewis, Johann Sebastian Bach, and J. R. R. Tolkien. Raynor's "show" rather than "tell," story-driven style makes you feel as if you are sitting at the feet of some of the godliest and most successful entrepreneurs of all time. Perfectly poised to reach today's growing creative class, this unique work restores God's position as the first entrepreneur, helping readers see the eternal value in the work they do today.
Presidential Rhetoric, the News Media, and U.S. Foreign Policy since 9/11
Author: Anthony R. DiMaggio
Publisher: SUNY Press
Details how presidents utilize mass media to justify foreign policy objectives in the aftermath of 9/11. Modern presidents have considerable power in selling U.S. foreign policy objectives to the public. In Selling War, Selling Hope, Anthony R. DiMaggio documents how presidents often make use of the media to create a positive informational environment that, at least in the short term, successfully builds public support for policy proposals. Using timely case studies with a focus on the Arab Spring and the U.S. War on Terror in the Middle East and surrounding regions, DiMaggio explains how official spin is employed to construct narratives that are sympathetic to U.S. officialdom. The mass media, rather than exhibiting independence when it comes to reporting foreign policy issues, is regularly utilized as a political tool for selling official proposals. The marginalization of alternative, critical viewpoints poses a significant obstacle to informed public deliberations on foreign policy issues. In the long run, however, the packaging of official narrative and its delivery by the media begins to unravel as citizens are able to make use of alternative sources of information and assert their independence from official viewpoints. Selling War, Selling Hope is an innovative project that pushes the fields of political science, political communication, public opinion, and presidential rhetoric into new and exciting directions. This book is essential reading. Mark Major, author of The Unilateral Presidency and the News Media: The Politics of Framing Executive Power This eye-opening exposition offers a radical new conclusion to the debate over why Americans oppose wars: Americans oppose particular wars for moral reasons. By capturing the wide range of presidential rhetoric from fear to hope, DiMaggio documents the depths plumbed by political and other elites to manipulate the American public to support the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. In order to counteract American citizens moral opposition to war, political elites manipulate citizens fears into support for war by giving them hope, but the policies they choose, more often than not, lead to more war and reason for fear which creates a vicious cycle: fearhopewar. The challenge we face is to break through the noise and the manipulation of political, economic, and military elites. DiMaggio offers us a way to see clearly. Amentahru Wahlrab, University of Texas at Tyler
In the future, disco is king. Johnny Astronaut is the remarkable true story of a hard-drinking, disco-dancing space P.I. who gets involved in a bizarre mystery of interstellar proportions. Filled with hilarious dialogue, fast-paced action, and a killer surprise ending, Johnny Astronaut takes the reader on an adventure through space, time, and back again.