Books tagged: parable

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The Quickening: Book #4 in Bright Star Journals
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,430. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Action & Adventure
In book 4 of The Bright Star Journals, Heather and Edward Fillingston continue their adventures in Logoland with their Cousin Mercy Smithton through an attic window that is the portal for the continuing adventures. This is an allegorical book for children for reading aloud, for adventure, for learning about truth, and for what real courage means.
User Pays
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Horror » General
What if we took our political leaders' rhetoric seriously? What if we implemented their dodgy policies in real life? In this chilling parable, the User Pays doctrine is examined as applied to a typical Australian family.
A Story About a Man and a Dog
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
"Sweet my love, I want to tell you a story about a man and a dog..." A story-teller weaves a whimsical tale of canine devotion for an argumentative audience.
Religiopolitan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,910. Language: British English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
We prefer some flavours of Neapolitan ice cream to others but at the end of the day, they all look to cool and sweeten our tongues. Flavours are just personal preference. We accept this and would certainly not harm others because of it! Why can we not apply this attitude to religion? This book therefore looks to spread understanding and peace through religious coexistence and understanding.
The Parable of the Dog
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,420. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Faris Digital Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / General, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Appearances can be deceptive. This is a small book with the cosiest of titles – The Parable of the Dog – and you might assume that it isn’t deep. Presumably, Jesus’ listeners felt the same when he started to tell parables of straying sons, mustard seeds or mugged Samaritans. Be warned! As with the biblical parables, this soothing appearance disguises the sharpest of steel.
The Story of Civilization: A Child's Primer of Economics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,710. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
This story describes the progress of civilization from an economic point of view, at a level suitable for a young person.
Spiny Funkle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,940. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Four young cousins who are strangers to the area meet a horribly disfigured man in the woods near a cabin where they are staying on vacation with their grandparents. Spiny Funkle was used as a boogie man to frighten the local children, and he is suspected by some of the townspeople to be responsible for the disappearance of two missing boys. The cousins uncover the truth and change everything.
The Heart of the Labyrinth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014 by Womancraft Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Fiction » Inspirational
As everything she thought she knew about herself disintegrates, Maya embarks on a journey of discovery to the land of her ancestors. There a mysterious Sage guides her through dreams, visions and lifetimes, to the heart of the labyrinth, where she will have to reclaim the sacred feminine fire burning in her soul. A modern spiritual classic, reminiscent of Paolo Coelho's "The Alchemist".
The Things We Do For Those Who Don't Love Us
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
This is a short story of a young woman who would do anything she can to win the affection of her wolf. A tale about vanity, obsession and our misguided perceptions of love, The Things We Do For Those Who Love Us is a highly entertaining read.
The Top of the Mountain
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
The Top of the Mountain is an allegory of sorts inspired by my frustration at my friends who remain in the Midwest instead of coming out and joining me in the Northwest.