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The Book of Practical Faith, 20th Year Edition
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 17,840. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
Is faith meant only for churchgoers? This concise and eloquent volume offers a vision of a "practical faith" that will benefit anyone regardless of their religious (or irreligious) beliefs. In four lucid steps -- Releasing Guilt, Gathering Trust, Practicing Patience, and Learning Transcendence -- author D. Patrick Miller reveals a path to greater peace, perseverance, and dedication.
Redemption and Ashes, Book Three
Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 49,230. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ten stories for the lover of experimental literature: a child meets puritanism; a young priest trapped in a false life; middle-aged man & trophy wife escape into a "new life"; a borderline psychotic befriends a female hippy of 15; a young woman looks for rescue in all the wrong places; a gift turns a young man inward; idealism replaced by cynicism; work frustration turns to violent impulses.
The Rain That Bathes the World
Price: Free! Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The story of a young cynic's struggles with life, told through three vignettes.
In Full Color
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
You couldn't get Sid Cynic to believe anything he didn't see with his own eyes. You can imagine his dismay when cars started relying on computers. As a mechanic with a skeptical bent, there was a lot going on that one couldn't see. Sid Cynic knew that real life happened in full color. The rest was rubbish.
Paradise Squandered
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,650. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Paradise Squandered is the story of Andrew Banks, a recent graduate of Puget Sound Prep and quite possibly the most directionless member of his graduating class. Andrew returns home from a graduation trip to Hawaii and resigns himself to going through the motions of his own life, until he overhears the disturbing truth of his father's death and instantly decides to leave home forever.
Fly Another Day
Series: Adventures of Powerhouse, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 52,210. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
A year ago, Dave Johnson flew high as the super-powered crime fighter Powerhouse but lost his powers. Now, a new menace has emerged, leading Dave to gain his powers and once again confront evil as Powerhouse. In this book of new adventures, Dave battles kidnappers, robbers, and even a gang of rampaging robotic lawyers. Get ready for more laughs and more adventure with Seattle's favorite hero.
Don't Ask Me To Believe
Price: Free! Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A wide range of ordinary people tell of the life experiences that led them towards or through or away from faith in God. Issues as diverse as religious teaching, childhood abuse, fear, intellectualism, illness, homosexuality, bereavement and crises of confidence - reveal some of the factors that make someone say, 'I believe this - and maybe this - but don't ask me to believe that!'