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Inclusion and Discipleship in the Church in View of the Developmentally Delayed: God Hears Us Through Red Headphones
Price: Free! Words: 20,880. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017 by Grace Trinitarian. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / General, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / general
The developmentally delayed are made in the image of God. They are not meant to be objects of pity or demeaned to being targeted for acts of charity. Rather, by including & building relationships with the developmentally delayed in community, God reveals every human’s inclusion in the vicarious humanity of Jesus Christ. God gifts the developmentally delayed & sends them into ministry.
Late in the Day
Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(5.00)
A teenaged boy, crippled since the age of nine, doesn’t feel life is worth living anymore. After he gives away the very last thing in the world that he loves, a decision must be made: keep fighting or give up. Haunted by the death of his sister while at the same time inspired by a recent video game called No Man’s Sky, the choice proves itself difficult.
Hey, Nobody's Perfect
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,890. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
In Hey, Nobody's Perfect by Ann Herrick, published by Books We Love, life was complicated enough for Sivia before a guy with no legs came into her life. Her parent's divorce did not wipe out their traditional family values. Dad is still way too self-centered, Mom is still resentful, Russ is still shoving food in his mouth and Sivia doesn’t need any more drama.
The Adventures of Lightning the Cat: The Battle of the Tomato
Series: The Adventuresof Lightning the Cat, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012 by THG StarDragon Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Humor / General
Lightning the Cat has a very important job, to ensure the household runs smoothly. But sometimes, he just can't help a little mischief, especially if a tomato is involved. Join Lightning as his series of short stories starts rolling. Ah, it's a cat's life... This story is intended and written for young children.
Monica
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Monica, a lovely young Irish American woman has just been engaged to be married when tragedy strikes, leaving her paralyzed and in a wheel chair. Abandoned by her fiance, Monica struggles to regain her confidence and love for life. Will Monica find the strength to overcome her disability and find love again? Monica's story will move the reader and keep them turning pages right to the last page.
Second Stringers: The Sole Advantage of Power
Series: The Stringers, Book 2 · Women of Power, Book 7. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 105,770. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00)
Six young people--each born with a disfiguring and crippling defect--possess the power to access the underlying string structure of the universe and thus violate the most trusted laws of physics. They must master their personal fears and escape pursuit by those who wish to command their powers. As they discover one another, they grow in power and sophistication, becoming more fully human.
First Stringers: Eyes That Do Not See
Series: The Stringers, Book 1 · Women of Power, Book 6. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 155,800. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00)
What happens if the physicists' String Theory is correct, and the "real" universe is nothing more than a human mental construct? And what happens to the half-dozen young adults who, through an accident on their common day of conception, can mentally pull the strings of the universe? And what if each of their rule-shattering powers is accompanied by a deformity shunned by society?
Daddy Bent-Legs: The 40-Year-Old Musings of a Physically Disabled Man, Husband, and Father
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 26,030. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
Street of Angels
Price: Free! Words: 126,580. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Christian » Historical
(5.00)
Everyone knows a few sermons can't change the world of the Deep South in the turbulent 1960's, especially when certain preachers on opposite sides of the color line prefer the status quo. But two nearly destitute widows and their very different sons reaching across the street in selfless love just might save their community.