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It is not an easy road! As one anonymous poet reminds: There's no easy path to glory There's no rosy road to fame. Prayer, no matter how you view it, Is no simple parlor game. But its prizes call for fighting, For endurance and for grit ...

Author: Dick Eastman

Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN: 9781441231888

Category: Religion

Page: 160

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Praying Christians are society's best revolutionaries. They engage in the most remarkable act a human can perform, and, in so doing, unleash God's sustaining power. In No Easy Road, Dick Eastman offers challenge, guidance, and encouragement to help believers on the sometimes difficult, though always rewarding, journey of prayer. This best-selling classic, originally published by Baker in 1971, tracks a Pilgrim's Progress-like progression down the road of prayer. Using stories from biblical times to today, it walks readers through the Peak of Unbelief, the Plateau of Intercession, the Mountain of Self-will, and more. Designed for all believers who seek to revitalize their prayer lives, it is also a pertinent resource for pastors, prayer leaders, missionaries, and others who wish to mobilize others to pray.
2003-06-01 By Dick Eastman

I had no money to spend . ... The man was disappointed not being able to knock the tins down at the first go and dug ever deeper into his pockets . ... a a I I kept the meeting secret because I was afraid No Easy Road 71.

Author: Patsy Whyte

Publisher: Patsy Whyte

ISBN: 0956356605

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 250

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Patsy Whyte was one of a family of ten traveller children who grew up in a children's home in Aberdeen during the 1950s and 60s. Scarred by years of emotional abuse, prejudice and hatred she left the home at 15 and drifted into a world of violence, prostitution and drugs which almost claimed her life. No Easy Road is a testament to the survival of the human spirit.
2009 By Patsy Whyte

... They're Still Women After All ' : The Second World War and Canadian Womanhood ( Toronto 1986 ) ; Alison Prentice et al . , Canadian Women : A History ( Toronto 1988 ) ; Beth Light and Ruth Pierson , No Easy Road : Women in Canada ...

Author: Joy Parr

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 0802076955

Category: Social Science

Page: 335

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Our perception of women's roles has changed dramatically since 1945. In this collection Joy Parr has brought together ten studies from a variety of disciplines examining changing ideas about women. Mariana Valverde writes about teenage girls in the immediate postwar years and finds that stereotypes of a supposedly simple, secure, politically quiescent, and sexually conformist life do not really hold. Joy Parr follows women shoppers of the early 1950s, in their sometimes comical encounters with male designers, manufacturers, and retailers, in search of the tools and totems of modernity for their homes. Increasingly these homes were in suburban subdivisions, whose pleasures and possibilities for women Veronica Strong-Boag reconsiders. Joan Sangster reminds us that wage-earning mothers were numerous in the fifties and sixties, and through a juxtaposition of their own stories with contemporary studies tells much about these self-denying women's lives. Franca Iacovetta discusses the experiences of immigrant and refugee women in northwestern and south-central Ontario, experiences that were interpreted through their starkly different European wartime memories. Based upon her work among the rural women of southwestern Ontario, Nora Cebotarev charts the changes that transformed farm families and finances from the sixties to the eighties. Ester Reiter compares the recollections of women who had worked together during the 1960s in an auto parts plant in the Niagara Peninsula with contemporary newspaper accounts of a strike, and leads us into a complex narrative of gender and militancy. Nancy Adamson reconsiders the diversity of feminist organizing within the province over the decades since second-wave feminism began; she tracks the different needs and paths that brought women to the women's liberation movement and the ways in which their feminist analysis arose from their experience as community activists. Linda Cardinal writes about Franco-Ontarian women, charting the ways in which feminist activists challenged and were challenged as they worked with traditional farm and church-based women's groups in northern and eastern Ontario. Marlene Brant Castellano and Janice Hill introduce us to four aboriginal women: Edna Manitowabi, Jeannette Corbiere Lavell, Sylvia Maracle, and Emily Faries, whose work has been to reclaim and build upon the knowledge and responsibilities long entrusted to the women of Ontario's First Nations.
1995-01-01 By Joy Parr

... the Federal Public Service , 1908–1987 ( Ottawa : Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women , 1988 ) ; and Ruth Pierson and Beth Light , No Easy Road : Women in Canada 1920s to 1960s ( Toronto : New Hogtown Press , 1990 ) .

Author: Danielle Juteau Lee

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 0802084044

Category: Social Science

Page: 301

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Social Differentiation examines the economic, political, and normatively defined relations that underlie the construction of social categories. Social differentiation, embedded in inequalities of power, status, wealth, and prestige, affects life chances of individuals as well as the allocation of resources and opportunities. Starting with a theoretical framework that challenges many traditional analyses, the contributors focus on four specific strands of social differentiation: gender, age, race/ethnicity, and locality. They explore the historically specific social practices, policies, and ideologies that produce distinct forms of inequality, in turn revealing and explaining such issues as the formation and maintenance of a gendered order; the privileging of prime-age workers; the penalties incurred by visible minorities in the labour market; the highly disadvantaged position of Aboriginals; and the economic decline of agriculture, resource, and fishing dependent regions. By paying special attention to political processes, norms, and representations, and by indicating how social policies shape economic functioning and relate to normative definitions, this book will interest policy-oriented researchers and decision-makers.
2003-01-01 By Danielle Juteau Lee

may experience down the road is often much worse than you would have experienced by making the right decision from the start. As an adult, the choices you ... Think about it: you are not going to get ahead by taking the easy way out.

Author: Dan Harsh

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781728323299

Category: Self-Help

Page: 72

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Every day we make choices. These choices impact our lives, our careers, our families, our health, our successes, and our failures. Often we make choices without considering the impact or consequences that may result. We make choices every day in the workplace and in our personal lives that mold and craft our future, and we are not even aware of it. Where we are today is a direct result of the choices we have made. Where we will be tomorrow is directly related to the choices we are going to make. Each of us has been dealt a hand of cards. The cards we have been dealt may have been outside our control. However, how we respond to these cards is 100 percent within our control. The best poker players don’t win because they always have the best cards; they win because they know how to play the cards they are dealt. They know when to fold, when to stay in the game, how to read the other players at the table, and when to bluff. They win because of choices they make with the cards they were dealt. It’s Your Choice will help bring clarity and perspective to the choices you are faced with each day in the workplace and in your personal life. It will bring reason and logic to things that you may not have considered before. It’s Your Choice is designed to challenge you to think differently, more clearly, and with a larger perspective of the choices you make each day. There will be things in It’s Your Choice you don’t want to hear. There will be things shared that will challenge you to think deeper than you have in the past. What you do with what you read in It’s Your Choice is indeed your choice.
2019-08-29 By Dan Harsh

A sheep must choose to follow the world on easy-street which leads to hell, a road welltraveled; or a sheep can follow Him on the ... The Shepherd said “I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.

Author: Cynthia Perkins

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 9781973603658

Category: Religion

Page: 450

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This book is a Daily Devotional of how to walk by “Still Waters” with our loving Shepherd. It is an in-depth study of the TWENTY THIRD PSALM, divided into five sections, explaining our walk with The Shepherd through the valley of the shadow of death.”
2018-02-16 By Cynthia Perkins

... shooting hoop and casual chatting, put him in an air of ease that helped him now prepare for the next big challenge... that of his parents showing. Once that aspect of things hit Joe, there was no easy road to take.

Author: Mike Haszto

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781456721961

Category: Fiction

Page: 580

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Joe is your average guy, who has led an average life. Or quite possibly, there could be more, much more. But he would never tell anyone that. He possesses the talents of being in the right place at the right time. Or does he? He's not afraid to speak his mind, no matter the place and the time. Joe is one of those magical guys who came from an era when the world was vastly less complex and complicated. And while the rest of the world evolved in their way, he evolved too, but not in the same direction. He was born his own person, grew up his own person, and lived his life on his terms. The people who engage in his life are as special as he is. Through the crossroads and intersections of their lives, everyone comes to the realization that it is, indeed, a long road to hero.
2010-12 By Mike Haszto

But again, this is not a panacea. We know there is no easy road to better housing, no easy road to decent health care or to adequate education, no easy road to self-respecting relief methods. However, this is the road we are on and the ...

Author: Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 9781479801350

Category: History

Page: 256

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Chronicles the sweeping history of the storied Henry Street Settlement and its enduring vision of a more just society On a cold March day in 1893, 26-year-old nurse Lillian Wald rushed through the poverty-stricken streets of New York’s Lower East Side to a squalid bedroom where a young mother lay dying—abandoned by her doctor because she could not pay his fee. The misery in the room and the walk to reach it inspired Wald to establish Henry Street Settlement, which would become one of the most influential social welfare organizations in American history. Through personal narratives, vivid images, and previously untold stories, Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier chronicles Henry Street’s sweeping history from 1893 to today. From the fights for public health and immigrants’ rights that fueled its founding, to advocating for relief during the Great Depression, all the way to tackling homelessness and AIDS in the 1980s, and into today—Henry Street has been a champion for social justice. Its powerful narrative illuminates larger stories about poverty, and who is “worthy” of help; immigration and migration, and who is welcomed; human rights, and whose voice is heard. For over 125 years, Henry Street Settlement has survived in a changing city and nation because of its ability to change with the times; because of the ingenuity of its guiding principle—that by bridging divides of class, culture, and race we could create a more equitable world; and because of the persistence of poverty, racism, and income disparity that it has pledged to confront. This makes the story of Henry Street as relevant today as it was more than a century ago. The House on Henry Street is not just about the challenges of overcoming hardship, but about the best possibilities of urban life and the hope and ambition it takes to achieve them.
2020-06-16 By Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier

Colyvan famously argued that there is no easy road to this, in the sense that the only way to adopt such a stance is to actually roll up your sleeves and nominalize each and every one of our theories—a task that is so daunting as to ...

Author: Steven French

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192587466

Category: Philosophy

Page: 288

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There Are No Such Things as Theories considers the fundamental question: what is a scientific theory? It presents a range of options - from theories are sets of propositions, to theories are families of models, abstract artefacts, or fictions - and highlights the various problems they all face. In so doing it draws multiple comparisons between theories and artworks: on the one hand, theories are like certain kinds of paintings with regard to their representational capacity; on the other, they are like musical works in that they can be multiply presented. An alternative answer to the question is then offered, drawing on the metaphysics of musical works: there are no such things as theories. Nevertheless, we can still talk about them, since that talk is made true by the various practices that scientists engage in. The implications of this form of eliminativism for the realism debate is then discussed and it is concluded that this may offer a more flexible framework in which we can understand both the history and the philosophy of science in general.
2020-02-20 By Steven French

... honor and privilege that you , the people of South Africa , have bestowed on us , as the first president of a united , democratic , nonracial and nonsexist government . We understand it still that there is no easy road to freedom .

Author: David Elliot Cohen

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 1402777078

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 221

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Historic moments from Mandela's inspiring life are captured in more than one hundred iconic photos from the mid-1940s through August 2009. Six key Mandela speeches are included, as well as an informative text.