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Microbes and the Master: How God Uses the Brainless to Expose Human Folly
Price: Free! Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
Who is the most dangerous person of the 20th century? We tend to pick an Adolf Hitler, but there is someone who died a hero, but caused insidious devastation on an even more massive scale. Scientists are discovering that microbes without brains can be wiser than us in judging threats. The crucial need is for wisdom and this can be gleaned both from God and, amazingly, from his humblest creatures.
A Grand Folly: Or, The Ultracrepidarians
Price: Free! Words: 64,350. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
This book is not a novel, but a novelette, and it is the story of one important summer's day in the life of siblings Enid, Oscar, and Satchell Whitsell. Enid, to her great dismay, is about to turn twenty-five, Oscar may have discovered true love at last, and Satchell has a secret that will surprise his family. Tonight they will meet with friends and party-crashers at the jubilee...
Death Is a Cabaret: A Parody
You set the price! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
A lyrical parody of five songs from the movie/play Cabaret with a preface. Vanity of life as a cabaret is noted. Darkness and light in the matter of hedonism and healthy living contrasted for pondering and wonder.
Harpies of Planet Sutherland
Price: Free! Words: 17,310. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Mankind can only guess how long the alien water baskets have stood upon the planet of Sutherland. No clues have been found of the alien race who constructed such delicate mechanisms so long ago to harvest water from the arid planet's atmosphere. Those of the United Systems simply recognize the water's value, and so they refuse to allow the settlers of Zeb to jeopardize such ancient artifacts.
Bee Wise
Price: Free! Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
You have to move home in just a few days. There are a dozen places to choose from and you have six criteria to consider. Bees have evolved a strategy for solving problems that are just too complex to crack individually. God used similar strategies with Jesus on the cross. Could we learn from God and bees in dealing with complex problems such as climate change? This book shows that we can and how.
100 And More Things God Cannot Do!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,070. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
God is the eternal circle of wonders, the eternal bank of knowledge, the eternal source of love, light and life. The eternal source of peace, power and providence. Can God really do all things? Yes! God can do all things in His holy will. Are there things God cannot do at all? Yes! There are things God cannot do! Call it blasphemy, profanity, sacrilege, irreverence; I call it revelation from God.
The Folly of Etharon: A "Chronicles of the Wolven" Tale
Price: Free! Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00)
Eight generations before Mathion sat on the High Throne of Ánovén, Etharon of the clan of Athion attempted to take the Black City of the Werewolves by force. His failure is forever remembered as a cautionary tale.
On the Meaning of Sin
Price: Free! Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
On the Meaning of Sin proposes a different take on the mechanics of sin and rebirth in hell, coming from the perspective of an unorthodox trajectory in the worlds of arts, science, and Oriental philosophy.
What's The Hurry?
Price: Free! Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
A chapbook of thirteen poems written in the 1990's. Two of these poems won second prize honors at the Alameda County Fair three years ago. It is free to download, although a payment of 13 cents to either the author or your favorite charity would be appreciated. Before the Civil War, Walt Whitman peddled his poems door to door in Brookly, N.Y. for one penny per poem.
Whispers of Hypnos
Price: Free! Words: 14,920. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A series of poems inspired by life and dreams. Some poems are word play and other pure theme.