Books tagged: parable

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Legends of the Lamed-Vav: Volume 1, Number 3: Descent Into Darkness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Inspirational
This story is a prequel to "Simple Chaim". Readers of that story will know that Raizel's father, Nathan, was a very hard-hearted man. But how had he been turned from the Lamed-Vav path of compassion and kindness? What traumatic events could produce a man like Nathan? In "Descent Into Darkness" we learn that, like Jonah, when we fight against our own destiny we end up in the belly of the Beast.
Legends of the Lamed-Vav Volume 1, Number 2: The Jewish Cossack
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Inspirational
Nissim Kozlovsky has been raised by his mother to believe in the legend of the Lamed-Vav, 36 hidden people who are the repositories of God's compassion in this world, but in the terrible early days of WW II, Nissim feels a greater call to be a warrior than a saint. As he directly faces unimaginable evil while leading a resistance unit in Poland, will Nissim discover the hidden power of kindness?
Legends of the Lamed-Vav Volume 1, Number 1: Simple Chaim
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
A young girl's world is falling apart. The Czar has commanded the Cossacks to attack her little village in the Pale of Russia. Only her frail mother's faith in an ancient legend, the Lamed-Vav, stands between Raizel and the total loss of all she loves. A simple tinker has come to the village. Could he be one of the mysterious Lamed-Vav? Could his simple acts of kindness be the village's salvation?
Telos Khronos-An End Times Parable
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory, Fiction » Historical » General
The story you are about to read is a compelling modern-day parable of Zeke, the Shoe Cobbler. By day, he works in his store but by evening retires to play on his violin. He is drawn to the music of Andele, the Creator. One day a Musician arrives in town to point the Townspeople to the music of Andele. It sets in motion a battle between the Followers of the Musician and the Enforcers of the Town.
Valley of the Sugars of Salt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by infinity plus. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Tim Thornbourne, successful in business but not in marriage, retreats to the country to become The Man Who Rediscovered the Medlar. But the last thing he expected was for the orchard to become a cooperative venture. Moving and surprising fiction from an author described by World Fantasy Award-winner Jeff VanderMeer as "Rapacious, intelligent and witty".
The Sculptor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by infinity plus. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An artist pays tribute to a cruel and powerful leader. Cunning and elegant short fiction from an author whose "Sumi Dreams of a Paper Frog" was described by JG Ballard as "The best short story I have read for many years" and who has been described by New Scientist as "the best short story writer in any genre". This story was winner of the Interzone readers' poll for best story of the year.
Samaritan
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
See a parable of Jesus come alive in way you never imagined. Walk the road from Jerusalem to Jericho and meet everyone in between. Live and feel the fear and hope as each man walks past.
Boy Soldier
Price: Free! Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Like most boys in the kingdom, Joshua dreams of being called to battle for his King. But when the call comes, will his own pride and vanity lead him off the path to the city? Boy Soldier is a picture of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, how it crushes our foolish notions about what God wants from his people, and how it leads us to freedom. But it's also the adventure of a boy and his mule.
A Sword for the King
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Family
There’s magic in the sword on the wall. Eight-year-old William is sure of it. From pommel to point, the broad blade is filled with images both wonderful and frightening. To William, these stories etched in steel speak of mystery and danger, but such words don’t even begin to tell the truth of what’s really written on this King's sword.
Meditation: A Definitive Study
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,250. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
William A. LePar illuminates meditation's life-enhancing potential and discusses its application throughout man's history in this valuable book. Mr. LePar exposes the fallacies of some approaches to meditation and dispels common myths that surround it. His unique approach to this often misunderstood aid to personal growth is sure to fascinate as well as educate the reader.