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Gift Oddly Wrapped: The spiritual journey of seeking sacred, ironic gift rather than dwelling on the pain.
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You set the price! Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
We all know people who suffer greatly, yet gracefully. Explore in poetry and reflection the depths of intimate, personal faith ~ journeying with God and each other to transform the pain of loss into the joy of co-creating with God. Patrick's contemplative soul startles us to see grace's abundance. Suggested price: $3-5. Additional generosity helps those strapped also get a copy. Thank you!
Stroke of Luck
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,690. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2009 by GASLight Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
After a devastating stroke, Debbie Hunt worries that she will never be independent again. Jake Dover wonders if he will ever find a career that doesn’t bore him. Could Debbie’s stroke be a stroke of luck for both of them?
Inez Ibis Flies Again; The Story of a Courageous Ibis Who Never Gave up.
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You set the price! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
It happened in a flash. Inez was walking along, feeding with the other ibis, and the next thing she knew it was swoosh, wham, bam. She felt pain. She saw stars, and then the lights went out. From that day forward, Inez dragged a painful right leg behind her and hopped about on her good leg. How she overcame pain and self doubt, how she learned to fly again is a story of courage and hope.
For the Love of Daisy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,180. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A tale of love, courage, determination and inventiveness, this book will have you laughing and crying in equal measure. Daisy was a unique and special Dalmatian who refused to give up on life. Her owners found that they couldn't give up on her, either. A touching tribute to a much loved and great-hearted dog, this book is a must-have for any animal lover.
Daddy Bent-Legs: The 40-Year-Old Musings of a Physically Disabled Man, Husband, and Father
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
DADDY BENT-LEGS is a memoir all about the author's life experience growing up with a physical disability (Cerebral Palsy). Told through a series of eclectic anecdotes, the book is very much an "Everything-You-Ever-Wanted-To-Know-About-Physical-Disabilities-But-Were-Afraid-To-Ask" affair. It's light-hearted, humorous, and an easy-to-pick-up read for all ... an impactful, inspirational testimony.
Who Says I Can't
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,770. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In Who Says I Can’t, Rosenberg teaches by example how everyone can overcome life’s obstacles. He shows that when the world says you can’t, courage and determination prove you can be more than “good considering.” You can be good . . . period. Not only that, you can use that positive attitude to inspire and stomp out stereotypes one leg at a time.
Mephibosheth
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After recovering from a terrible car accident that rendered him a paraplegic, a man reflects on the new confines put on his life as he considers the limitations of life, faith, and love from a wheelchair.
Closer to the Imminent Human Truth
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Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
In North America, there are an estimated 800,000 kids with autism. While traditional science has identified them as disordered and incurable, I think they have woefully misunderstood the significance of their wonderful presence. It has to do with advanced technology and machines.
Jesus Does Not Care
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
It's Christmas time again and her friend gleefully declares, "Jesus Does Not Care". In this anthology of five thought-provoking, spiritually uplifting and at times heart-wrenching stories, Sharon Cohen tosses aside the wrappings and trappings of the season to ask the reader, "Are you ready for Christmas?"
Cripin Place
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,610. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010 by Heather Mackay. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
David’s life story isn’t for the faint hearted, feeble minded or humourless. It exposes how life is for persons living with MS, dependant on the vagaries and mindless inconsistencies of State funded care and oft times compassionless bureaucracy. A gripping and roller-coaster read, you will be outraged, humbled, overwhelmed, angered, nourished and inspired in turn, sometimes on the same page.