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Legends of the Lamed-Vav Volume 1, Number 1: Simple Chaim
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
A young girl's world is falling apart. The Czar has commanded the Cossacks to attack her little village in the Pale of Russia. Only her frail mother's faith in an ancient legend, the Lamed-Vav, stands between Raizel and the total loss of all she loves. A simple tinker has come to the village. Could he be one of the mysterious Lamed-Vav? Could his simple acts of kindness be the village's salvation?
Legends of the Lamed-Vav Volume 1, Number 2: The Jewish Cossack
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Inspirational
Nissim Kozlovsky has been raised by his mother to believe in the legend of the Lamed-Vav, 36 hidden people who are the repositories of God's compassion in this world, but in the terrible early days of WW II, Nissim feels a greater call to be a warrior than a saint. As he directly faces unimaginable evil while leading a resistance unit in Poland, will Nissim discover the hidden power of kindness?
Legends of the Lamed-Vav: Volume 1, Number 3: Descent Into Darkness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Inspirational
This story is a prequel to "Simple Chaim". Readers of that story will know that Raizel's father, Nathan, was a very hard-hearted man. But how had he been turned from the Lamed-Vav path of compassion and kindness? What traumatic events could produce a man like Nathan? In "Descent Into Darkness" we learn that, like Jonah, when we fight against our own destiny we end up in the belly of the Beast.
The Lost Parable of the Cross
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,130. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
The Lost Parable of the Cross - hidden within the true-life historical events of Jesus’ last days is a metaphor for Christian living and sanctification. David defeating Goliath, and Abraham offering Isaac also carry powerful spiritual metaphors, likewise, so does Christ going to the cross as Our Example in the Faith. Discover what it really means to be victorious in Christ!
Exaltations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,390. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Peter Refton is a biographer who travels parallel worlds in the multiverse, gathering the lives of fascinating and pivotal people. But Refton is besieged by hostile Stories who are jealous and controlling of the humans who inhabit their constrained worlds and timelines. Aided by a knight, an ancestress, a sorceress muse, and twin warriors, Peter Refton is on a Quest-- --but Quest is a Story ...
Confessions of an Instinctively Mutinous Baby Boomer and her Parable of the Tomato Plant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,330. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
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Roberts takes the reader on a captivating journey where real life collides with real miracles. Stories range from candidly intimate to wonderfully adventurous, each uncovering a puzzle piece. The picture that emerges reflects her life-affirming faith, part of her secret formula for happiness. A charming read, you feel as if you're with a trusted friend, sharing life lessons over a cup of coffee.
Into the Waves: poems and other writings
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012 by Petra Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
Poetry and prose with colour illustrations dealing with empowerment, spirituality and well-being, emergent from her critique of society's influence on individual choice. Includes a fable and a section on universal laws. Aboriginal, First Nations, Native American writing by Beverly D. Blanchard.
Tales of Ah-So
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 78,220. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism, Fiction » Classics
This is a series of teachings of Taoist Wisdom as told by the Great Master Ah-So. It is a kind of contemporary verison of the classic Tao Te Ching by Lao Tse.
Come To Your Senses! - The Lost Son & The Life God Wants For You
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,200. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
It's time to take a in-depth look at the Prodigal Son story like you've never heard it before! Leaving no stone unturned, we discover treasures Jesus wants us to find; reveal secrets He wants us to uncover; and explain mysteries He wants us to learn!
Beautify, Oh : fifty-one poems
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
Fifty-one poems sifted from 14 years of art, theater, filmmaking and contemplation. Childhood memories, deep space, history, theology, and life in the forest are capsulated under 8 headings. Links are included to view films featuring some in the sound tracks. Background is offered for each by date and place of writing and, for many, scripture references which were formative in their composition.