Books tagged: parable

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The Secret Blend: A Parable of Rich Relationships
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,260. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015 by Dust Jacket Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
Joe Conrad has just signed the richest contract in the history of his Seattle ad agency, which means a nice raise and a hefty bonus. So why does he feel so empty? One morning in a local coffee shop, Joe's life changes forever when he reads a curious question printed on his coffee cup. What kind of place is this?
Helena's Jar - Illustrated Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A fisherman has lived in relative peace with his closest island neighbor, Death, for most of his life. But when Death fails to uphold his part of a long-held agreement, the fisherman must decide how far he is willing to go to restore his world—if he's able—to what it once was.
Unfinished Symphony
Price: Free! Words: 33,220. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
"Your song, that's right. Such a clever little girl, now mind your manners and don't interrupt. As I was saying, no two songs are ever the same, the experiences we go through moulding the medley that becomes our own and my brother, well, he likes to collect these songs." Join Polly as she is thrust into a world of magic and song. An adventure of self-discovery, courage and friendship.
The Top of the Mountain
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
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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.
Faith & the Parable of the Blindfold
Series: Christian Parables. Price: Free! Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
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Tip-toe with Tom as he sneaks past Lady Luck. He holds a map, ready to discover the higher yet deeper level called Faith. It is here where one remarkable blindfold unlocks Tom's other "senses." Will Tom Leave Lady Luck for Faith? And will anyone else? Find out why "patience" and "patients" sound the same only at his "old place."
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 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".
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 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.
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.