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lets us make our own choices and learn from them even if they cause us pain in the process. ... As a former non-Christian who came to see how softly I've been carried in my Father's hands for most of my life, I am offering my story as a ...

Author: Robert Hartmann McNamara

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 9781602660465

Category: Religion

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2007-02-01 By Robert Hartmann McNamara

“He said he was delivering a message to my father to stop investigating the murder, or, or...he'd,” she put a hand to her face and Joe pulled her against his chest and let her cry. He had no idea what to do.

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Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9780557945719

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After my father was done beating, screaming, and belittling my brothers, it would be my turn. My father would pull me out of my bed, whipping me so hard that I would just go into survival mode. My pajamas never fit; it was hard to find ...

Author: Paula Ann McDonald

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 9781449737849

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 190

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For the first two years of her life she feels love, but suddenly her protector is gone! She's too young to even know her Mother is gone. From the innocence of childhood, to the growing sickness and abuse in her life, she is confused and full of fear! How will she ever make it when there is no time to wonder-only time to survive? She wants to be the "good little girl," and please her family; she wants to be loved! She wants to be right with God! The confusion, pain, and abuse are unbearable! The family sickness is more than one can comprehend! What she is asked to do is impossible-for the sake of her siblings-she MUST do it, but is she strong enough? Walk through the journey with her from her earthly father to her heavenly Father.
2012-03-01 By Paula Ann McDonald

I stand in front of my Grade Five class, reciting by heart a poem. I'm a twig with two braids, wrapped up in a cardigan and my cousin Malca's reversible skirt, looking over the heads of my classmates, addressing the closed cloak-room.

Author: Karen Shenfeld

Publisher: Guernica Editions

ISBN: 9781550713305

Category: Poetry

Page: 66

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Karen Shenfeld's careful, concentrated language draws the reader in. Hers is a charged, physical world where figure skates are ?a shock of alpine white, ? and the Torah's ?crowned letters dance.? It is also a world marked by profound metaphysical connections where fireflies flash ?coded signals of their secret selves.? There is an irresistible brilliance and humour to several of the poems and Shenfeld's tributes to her redhot Jewish mamas - Molly Picon, Fanny Brice, and Sophie Tucker - will leave the lover of poetry wishing she?d offered more. - Kenneth Sherma
2010 By Karen Shenfeld

of his hand like a turtle's head. As I watched, my father's hands shaped the air. and I saw a zoo filled with flying birds, slithering snakes. snapping alligators. and sleek swimming seals. People stopped and looked at us.

Author: Myron Uhlberg

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 9780553906271

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

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By turns heart-tugging and hilarious, Myron Uhlberg’s memoir tells the story of growing up as the hearing son of deaf parents—and his life in a world that he found unaccountably beautiful, even as he longed to escape it. “Does sound have rhythm?” my father asked. “Does it rise and fall like the ocean? Does it come and go like the wind?” Such were the kinds of questions that Myron Uhlberg’s deaf father asked him from earliest childhood, in his eternal quest to decipher, and to understand, the elusive nature of sound. Quite a challenge for a young boy, and one of many he would face. Uhlberg’s first language was American Sign Language, the first sign he learned: “I love you.” But his second language was spoken English—and no sooner did he learn it than he was called upon to act as his father’s ears and mouth in the stores and streets of the neighborhood beyond their silent apartment in Brooklyn. Resentful as he sometimes was of the heavy burdens heaped on his small shoulders, he nonetheless adored his parents, who passed on to him their own passionate engagement with life. These two remarkable people married and had children at the absolute bottom of the Great Depression—an expression of extraordinary optimism, and typical of the joy and resilience they were able to summon at even the darkest of times. From the beaches of Coney Island to Ebbets Field, where he watches his father’s hero Jackie Robinson play ball, from the branch library above the local Chinese restaurant where the odor of chow mein rose from the pages of the books he devoured to the hospital ward where he visits his polio-afflicted friend, this is a memoir filled with stories about growing up not just as the child of two deaf people but as a book-loving, mischief-making, tree-climbing kid during the remarkably eventful period that spanned the Depression, the War, and the early fifties. From the Hardcover edition.
2009-02-03 By Myron Uhlberg

Ready to leave the Farm with all our belongings to embark on our new life together Little did I know what an adventuresome life awaited me with Endel at my side—even going back to Estonia (as this story began)—with my heavenly Father's ...

Author: M. Gloria Meiusi

Publisher: Redemption Press

ISBN: 9781632328045

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A pastor's family with four young children is happily serving God in their country of Estonia until the day during World War II when the Russian communists arrive to occupy their land, take their property and freedom, and deport thousands of their people, who were never to be heard of again. Learn how their family closeness and love, their beloved customs, and most of all their faith in God gave them the courage to make a harrowing journey across the sea to freedom and survival and to establish themselves successfully in a new land with its new customs and language.
2016-04-04 By M. Gloria Meiusi

17 Day 14 Held by His Right Hand ...............................................18 Day 15 The Works Of His Hands Are Truth And Justice ..........20 Day 16 We Will See Jesus Seated At The Right Hand of God....21 Day 17 Sheep On The Right ...

Author: Susan G. Kabelitz

Publisher: Xlibris US

ISBN: 9781503542976

Category: Poetry

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The Father’s Hands a 31 daily devotional with poems that refl ect upon The Father’s Character. The inspiration came from going through a deep trial and God spoke to me from Isaiah 41:10: “Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” “I said to God okay what is at your right hand?” His answer was to look up passages with His right hand. There were thirty one days for a monthly devotional to ponder and apply to one’s life.
2015-02-28 By Susan G. Kabelitz

A Daughter's Reflection on a Father's Wisdom Naomi Rhode. HE " How much money do you have in your pocket.

Author: Naomi Rhode

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ISBN: 1933715081

Category: Conduct of life

Page: 177

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There is nothing like a father's wisdom. And there is nothing like a father's Love. In this heart-warming book, Naomi Reed Rhode takes you on a spiritual journey in which she shares the wisdom of her father, Virgil Asbury Reed. Based on notes from her dad's messages ? to the congregations he served, to the Boy Scouts he trained, and to the ?Come and See? adult Bible studies he taught ? My Father's Hand: A Daughter's Reflection on a Father's Wisdom will help you to discover the keys to forgiveness, peace, faith, overcoming fear and worry, personal and spiritual growth, giving, and many other pertinent issues. Although Naomi's dad died when she was only thirteen-years-old, Naomi recalls that, ?My dad was a giant of a man! His life philosophies, his character, his genuine zest for life, his charisma, his speaking excellence, his love for family, his wisdom, his storytelling, and his faith in God were the foundational elements of my childhood.?each chapter of My Father's Hand contains an excerpt from a speech by Virgil Reed followed by an inspirational commentary from Naomi Reed Rhode.
2006 By Naomi Rhode

I wasn't, you see I was in my Father's hands held safe and secure. That safety and security has stayed with me my entire life. I can think of many times in my life when I should have feared for my safety, yet I have always felt safe.

Author: Brian David Knapp

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 9781612150437

Category: Religion

Page: 148

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This is a story of survival and how God has held and protected me even in my Mother's womb. It is a story of a life long relationship with God and how He has blessed me. It is a story that shows how God loves all of us and desires a personal relationship with all His children and how to achieve and develop that personal relationship.
2010-10 By Brian David Knapp

... seats and in the grass and on our clothes, but none of us wanted to turn around and look back, even though that was what we had to do and that was what I was trying to do as I held my father's hand in a hospital in the provinces.

Author: Patricio Pron

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 9780571277155

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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This is a daring, deeply affecting novel about the secrets buried in the past of an Argentine family; a story of fathers and sons, corruption and responsibility, memory and history, with a mystery at its heart. A young writer, living abroad, returns home to his native Argentina to say goodbye to his dying father. In his parents' house, he finds a cache of documents - articles, maps, photographs - and unwittingly begins to unearth his father's obsession with the disappearance of a local man. Suddenly he comes face to face with the ghosts of Argentina's dark political past and with the long-hidden memories of his family's underground resistance against an oppressive military regime. As the fragments of the narrator's investigation fall into place - revealing not only a part of his father's life he had tried to forget, but also the legacy of an entire generation - My Father's Ghost Is Climbing in the Rain tells a completely original story of family and remembrance. It is an audacious accomplishment by an internationally acclaimed voice.
2013-06-04 By Patricio Pron