Books tagged: parables

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Hubris on Roller Skates: Short Stories for Smart People
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
In this fascinating collection, David often examines the emotions of women of all ages – sometimes in a woman’s voice. He lampoons and surprises – ranging from Assyrian kings to touching romances to cunning old men and some science fiction. Look out for unexpected endings and the consequences of hubris – acting with excessive self-confidence. Some of this material touches on grown-up themes.
The Shadow-Dogs Journeys
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,360. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / General
Like a Native American Pilgrim's Progress & originally inspired by a series of folk art paintings, "Shadow-Dogs" takes readers on a fantasy-journey through places connected with the material world, but populated with gourds that sail, giant beasts, idols the size of sky-scrapers and lots of Dogs created from everyday things that are taken for granted but, raised up and animated, are full of power.
Imagine That! by Uno Now Playing in 3D Series
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Today, movies, video games and TV are playing in 3D. But what about us? Are we playing in 3D? Or are we living in a flat, 2D state of mind? Splash City Studios Cartoon Mentors share their magical stories to help us begin 'playing in 3D'. In Book one, Uno the guard dog barks out his profound and poignant story. Left alone in a cage to die, Uno uses the power of his imagination to make his way out!
Principles
You set the price! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
Three payers for the mind: One: From the beginning, the word of God is none; its power is in me. Two: No one can handle the truth within, if the power of within is not solved mature. I mean 'still.' Three: It is the mind which distributes the connection of the empowering God. The message of this book begins with what I call: “Right now the beginning of the empowerment in life.”
Children's Bible Lessons: Parables of Jesus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,000. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Children, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Jesus, the Gospels & Acts
Help your kids discover Biblical truths through the parables of Jesus. These 7 lessons are engaging, fun and will challenge your students to know and follow Jesus. These resources hold to the truths of Scripture without compromise and keep kids and teachers coming back for more…
The World Is Round
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,840. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A great philosopher's masterwork is unravelled by a duck, an influential talk show host begins executing his guests, and a baby enchants a murderous African dictator in Andrew Wheeler's debut collection of seventeen short stories. A work of poignant satire and extraordinary imagination, The World Is Round is always weird, sometimes bleak, and frequently hilarious.
Herr W.'s Calendar Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Essay » Sociology
In a world of increasing moral ambiguity, Herr W. and his friend P take a stand – although not always the most popular or most appropriate one. An hommage to the moralist, intellectual and playwright Berthold Brecht, this collection of short moral tales presents an interesting, albeit inconsistent approach to looking at the world.
Parables from a Prodigal
Price: Free! Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
Parables from a Prodigal- lost in Jesus focuses on 24 parables and key events in the life and death of Jesus, found in the book of Matthew. I chose to relate these writings back to the Bibles context and culture before applying it to our everyday life. The title Parables from a Prodigal: Lost in Jesus shares with my readers where I am in my walk with God.
By the Star's Blood-Bright Star Journals #3
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,710. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Arthurian, Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
In book 3 of The Bright Star Journals, Heather and Edward Fillingston continue their adventures in Logoland with their Uncle Chauncy through the magic of an old music box. This is an allegorical book for children for reading aloud, for adventure, for learning about truth, and for what real courage means.
For the Love of Sophia
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Socrates, Plato, and others described themselves as philo-sophia, or lovers of wisdom. In this book, David Jones collects wisdom stories from different cultures, religions, and eras and combines them in one readable collection using one main character, Sophia.