A New Beginning

The Compelling True Story of One Man's Journey Against Overwhelming Odds

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Author: Alfred Langer

Publisher: Publish Green

ISBN: 1936183781

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 556

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From life in his war-torn homeland to his quest for the American dream, Alfred Langer's determination and faith helped him surmount overwhelming obstacles and hardships to reach A New Beginning.

A New Beginning

Celebrating the Spring Equinox

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Author: Wendy Pfeffer

Publisher: Puffin Books

ISBN: 1101997710

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

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"First published in the United States of America by Dutton Children's Books ... 2008"--Title page verso.

Evolutionary Psychiatry

A new beginning

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Author: Anthony Stevens,John Price

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317580486

Category: Psychology

Page: 344

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Evolutionary Psychiatry was first published in 1996, the second edition followed in 2000. This ground breaking book challenged the medical model which supplied few effective answers to long-standing conundrums. A comprehensive introduction to the science of Darwinian Psychiatry, the second edition included important fresh material on a number of disorders, along with a chapter on research. Anthony Stevens and John Price argue that psychiatric symptoms are manifestations of ancient adaptive strategies which are no longer necessarily appropriate but which can best be understood and treated in an evolutionary and developmental context. Particularly important are the theories Stevens and Price propose to account for the worldwide existence of mood disorders and schizophrenia, as well as offering solutions for such puzzles as paedophilia, sado-masochism and the function of dreams. Readily accessible to both the specialist and non-specialist reader, Evolutionary Psychiatry describes in detail the disorders and conditions commonly encountered in psychiatric practice and shows how evolutionary theory can account for their biological origins and functional nature.? This Classic Edition of the book includes a new preface by Anthony Stevens and a foreword by Paul Gilbert.

A New Beginning

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Author: Alyss Morgan

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

ISBN: 1434917819

Category: Fiction

Page: 84

View: 1901

It was the year 1773. Anne Spencer and her siblings set their foot in Boston during the latter years of American colonial era. They belong to one of the aristocratic families in England. However, after the death of their parents in a carriage accident, it was learned that their father incurred a considerable amount of debt, the payment of which left them penniless. As if the bad luck wasn’t enough, her fiancé broke their engagement, shattering Anne’s dream of having a good home with a good husband and wonderful children. They were forced to live in the slums of London and Anne and Tim hardly make ends meet. Coming to America was a way to start all over again. Anne had heard good things in the colony and was determined to give her two brothers and sister a good future. She had been raised well and was trained to manage the household and properties by her mother, qualities which she had shown in America where she immediately established a good name, being a hardworking barmaid. But that reputation will soon vanish when she refused the advances of an English officer, who in turn spread rumors that she was a woman of loose conduct. She lost her job and her dream until Theo, a man who had seen her real character, offered her marriage that would redeem her name and give her and her siblings a comfortable life. Theo had been a lonely man after the death of his wife. He was childless and was looking for an heir. The times had been frightful when the Americans demanded freedom from England. Amid those turbulent years, their love for each other strengthens, and their dream of raising children in a place where equality was of utmost importance came true.

A New Beginning

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Author: Kevin Ryan

Publisher: Simon Spotlight Entertainment

ISBN: 9780689855207

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 238

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As high school draws to a close for Max and the gang, they say their emotional goodbyes to Roswell and head toward the future, but their difficult experiences over the past three years pose little comparison to what lies ahead.

Beginning Anew

Four Steps to Restoring Communication

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Author: Sister Chan Khong

Publisher: Parallax Press

ISBN: 1937006824

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 128

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In Beginning Anew, Sister Chân Không shares a concrete, four-part process that can help anyone clear up misunderstandings, communicate more honestly and openly with the people around them, and heal relationships. Thousands have been introduced to the beginning anew practice at the retreats led worldwide each year by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. When we’re upset with someone, we’re often afraid to say anything. We tell ourselves, "Oh, it’s just a small matter; it’s not important." But the accumulation of many small issues can create an explosive situation, and can even cause relationships to break. Beginning Anew gives us a way to address problems when they’re small, so we can understand each other’s words, actions, and intentions. Beginning Anew guides readers through steps of conscious breathing, loving speech, and compassionate listening designed to help us see people and situations more clearly, allowing our perceptions to better reflect reality. Sister Chân Không brings the practice to life by sharing stories of couples and families she has helped to reconcile using the practice. After a few minutes of quietly sitting together to become aware of our breathing and calm ourselves, each person speaks without being interrupted. The first step is to express appreciation of the other person, something we may forget to do in our busy lives, that can lead to the people around us to feeling taken for granted. The second step is to express any regrets we have. This is something we often put off doing, but the clear expression of misgivings and regrets gives practitioners the chance to clear the air and directly address any problems in the relationship. The last two steps of the practice are for expressing anger or difficulties and checking in with each other to be sure each was understood. Beginning Anew introduces a practice for anyone looking for a way to keep communication open and resolve conflicts. When practiced regularly, beginning anew will bring deeper understanding and harmony to any relationship.

The Book of Revelation: A New Beginning

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Author: Terry L Newbegin

Publisher: BalboaPress

ISBN: 9781452532080

Category: Religion

Page: 720

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“The Book of Revelation: A New Beginning” contains the hidden secrets of Saint John’s Revelation, and as you know, it is one of the most debated and most difficult books of all the scriptures to read and understand because of the extreme symbolism tied to it. Man has always assumed the word of God’s prophets and their stories were indisputable just because of their eminence in interpreted them as being true. Man has forgotten the history of himself, Earth, God, the origin of the universe, and how the scriptures have been documented, interpreted, and strictly passed down by our ancestors and religious leaders. As symbolic as Revelation is it has nothing to do with the end days or even about a solitary Anti-Christ as we understand it nor is it about Jesus coming to save you. In truth, Saint John’s Revelation is your own guide showing you that you no longer need to look at yourself as a sinner because you have bared your cross, like Jesus, and now the time has come for you to ascend to a higher state of Mind. The book of Revelation: “A New Beginning” is a book that will help open the gates of your soul memories so you can become aware of your own divineness, and that you are a God too. My fellow Gods, what is coming to an end is the old ways of perceiving and understanding God. It is not that God is a mystery. It is you that is the mystery, and when fear is resolved within, you are then ready to open up to the hidden secrets behind the Book of Revelation that religions have kept as a secret for thousands of years, either on purpose or because of ignorance.

Each Day a New Beginning

Daily Meditations for Women

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Author: Karen Casey

Publisher: Hazelden Publishing

ISBN: 9781592857616

Category: Self-Help

Page: 400

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Each day holds its promise, and life's journey begins anew. Find inspiration and guidance for dealing with the challenges and new experiences of recovery in the writings in Each Day a New Beginning--from a woman who cares about others. Beloved author, Karen Casey, writes about self-esteem, friendships with other women, hope, attitudes about life and relationships, and more. Her words help bridge the gap between self and Higher Power, between loneliness and sharing the emotions of recovery. Each day's message begins with a quotation--from such exceptional women as Agatha Christie, Annie Dillard, Beverly Sills, Helen Keller, Maria Montessori, Adrienne Rich, Katharine Hepburn, Amelia Earhart, and many more--and ends with an affirmation, marshaling the feminine courage and spirit, wisdom and wit that make every day count. Almost three million recovering women turn to these meditations each day.

A New Beginning

Tertullian, Cyril and Augustine on Baptism

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Gracewing Publishing

ISBN: 9780852444306

Category: Religion

Page: 119

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Baptism is the entry into Christian life. In the early Church it was often administered to adults, who were expected to follow a course of instruction before and after baptism. In this book two bishops, Cyril of Jerusalem and Augustine of Hippo use the rites of baptism to explain the beliefs and way of life of Christians. Tertullian, a layman and lawyer, deals with the controversies that surrounded baptism in his day.

It's a New Beginning

How to Turn Setbacks Into Comebacks

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Author: Willie Alfonso

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781511945387

Category:

Page: 118

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Have you lost hope for a new beginning? If you believe your life is beyond saving-this book is for you. Willie Alfonso writes about his dramatic childhood story of growing up Brooklyn. He shares why he should be dead, dying of AIDS somewhere, or doing life in jail. His epic story with unbelievable comeback proportions will inspire the doubters, the skeptics, or anyone who has lost all hope for the future. Readers in It's A New Beginning will be be challenged by Willie's story to see: + Hope in the midst of devastating circumstances. + How to forgive the unforgivable + How even the worst setbacks can be turned into comebacks. Read one of the most powerful comeback stories of all time! Dig into It's A New Beginning: How to Turn Setbacks Into Comebacks to find hope for your new beginning. What are you waiting for? During my entire career as a New York Yankee, I have had the privilege of knowing Pastor Willie Alfonso. I am eternally grateful for the wisdom I received from him over the years. Now in his new book, the rest of the world can experience the life and the ministry of a man who has been such a blessing to me. I know a good closer when I see one. This book will close the old chapters in your life, and set you up for a new beginning. -Mariano Rivera, #42 Retired Relief Pitcher, New York Yankees Our backgrounds and stories sound very similar, but we have been placed in different arenas. It's A New Beginning: How to Turn Setbacks Into Comebacks captures the way God can take Willie Alfonso from a forgotten, broken child and turn him into a man that influences some of the biggest names in sports history. His story will encourage those who are experiencing setbacks, as well as spur on others to never give up on the ones with the tough exterior. -Nicky Cruz, Evangelist and Author Chaplain Willie Alfonso's story is nothing short of a miracle! Read it and you'll be inspired to a new level of faith. - Jim Cymbala, Senior Pastor, The Brooklyn Tabernacle

Toward a New Beginning

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Author: R. William Rogers

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781508413356

Category:

Page: 276

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Although Sam Bartlett enjoyed a successful horse-supplying business in Independence, Missouri, he was nonetheless envious of the hoards of folks who passed through on their way west. Unable to stand it any longer, he convinces his wife, Judith, to pull up stakes, pack up their three year old son, Tom, and accompany him on a journey that turns out to be much more than either of them could have imagined. The trek quickly develops into one of extreme hardship that is further complicated by savage weather, dangerous river crossings, water shortages, unique personalities among members of the wagon train and constant harassment at the hands of marauding Comanches. The ability of the determined travelers to effectively defend themselves is pushed to the very brink as One Eye's warriors attack them repeatedly with devastating results. With four of the train's beloved children having been taken captive, it is then that the inner strength of the beleaguered pioneers is sorely tested and a handful of the men set out to recover the children. After valiant attempts to rescue their children fail miserably, the would-be rescuers are forced to return empty-handed. Against all that they hold sacred, the members of the wagon train are forced to leave their children behind while they do their best to evade the heathens and continue their struggle for survival with barely enough water left to keep the animals going. With all hope of ever seeing the children again now gone, it is the ingenuity of the beautiful Comanche woman, Birdsong, that is yet to be heard from.

Reagan's First Four Years

A New Beginning?

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Author: John David Lees,Michael Turner

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 9780719025402

Category: Presidents

Page: 264

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A New Beginning

A Textual Frame Analysis of the Political Campaign Film

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Author: Joanne Morreale

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780791406083

Category: Political Science

Page: 154

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This book is a postmodern analysis of Ronald Reagan's 1984 film, A New Beginning, which marked the coming-of-age of the televisual political campaign film. The film was a landmark in the art of political filmmaking. Its thesis proclaimed a resurgence of American pride, patriotism, and prosperity under the leadership of Ronald Reagan. A New Beginning was unprecedented for a number of reasons: it replaced the traditional nominating speech for the candidate at the Republican National Convention; its form was a hybrid documentary and advertisement; it illustrated the use of televisual rebirth rhetoric to gain public support for a political ideology; and, most importantly, the masterful project documented a shift from verbal to visual rhetoric in American presidential campaigning. The author examines the film as a cultural text and as an effective political tool. Framing, ideology, myth, and visual cliché are analytic tools used to deconstruct the film; the method combines rhetorical theory with communication theory and semiotically-based theories of film and television. Morreale gives insight into the increasingly prevalent use of television to create a political reality.

A New Beginning for Pastors and Congregations

Building an Excellent Match Upon Your Shared Strengths

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Author: Kennon L. Callahan

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

ISBN: 9780787942892

Category: Religion

Page: 240

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This wise and practical guide provides clear insight for both pastors and congregations on how to begin a healthy, productive new pastorate or make a fresh start in an ongoing ministry. Author Kennon L. Callahan, today's most sought-after church consultant, has conferred with thousands of pastors and congregations, helping them discover their strengths and gifts and showing them how to work together in service to their community and mission. Here he offers fresh suggestions on how pastors and congregations can ensure a solid future together, whether they are newly beginning or beginning again.

A New Beginning

All about Modeling-Motivation and Beauty Pageants

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Author: Betty Back

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1479706345

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 206

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A New Beginning

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Author: Peter Nichols

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 1483540464

Category: Fiction

Page: 23

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"Kal judged they had walked for perhaps twenty minutes when Atilius stopped. Kal not paying a great deal of attention to his companion, walked right into the other man’s back. “This is no time for sleep walking, Kal,” Atilius hissed in annoyance. “So why don’t you wake up from your nap, unless you intended to try to walk up my back.”" Kal Hudson, a Wall-street economist, finds himself in Massalia Gaul.The year is 108 AD and he has no memory of how he got there. He begins to build a business empire and learns along the way the meaning of friendship. Finally, stalked by an assassin, and with Aliens intervening in his life, Kal must choose between friendship and his own desires.

The Nehemiah Code

It's Never Too Late for a New Beginning

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Author: O. S. Hawkins

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 0718096096

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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Who isn’t in need of a new beginning? Bestselling author O. S. Hawkins knows that whether it be broken relationships, integrity missteps, or loss, most of us will spend some or much of the next year trying to restore something. The good news is . . . it’s never too late for a new beginning. Hawkins, with more than 550,000 books sold, now turns his eye to another biblical hero in The Nehemiah Code. Nehemiah was a civil servant from 2,500 years ago who applied principles found in the Bible for insight during hard times, help to start again, and encouragement to rebuild a life. The Nehemiah Code dives into a theme that will resonate deeply with a wide variety of readers - insight during hard times, help to start again, and encouragement to rebuild a life. Topics include: Taking personal responsibility Moving out of your comfort zone Rebuilding team spirit Holding those around you accountable Doing what is right Finishing strong Proceeds of the book go directly to the ministry Mission:Dignity, which helps more than 1,800 retired ministers, church workers, and widows who have faithfully served God’s people and now find themselves struggling to meet even basic needs.

A New Beginning

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Author: Addison C. Arthur

Publisher: Balance Integration Group

ISBN: 097933571X

Category:

Page: 350

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The Spinning on Your Own Axis series is being written by Addison C. Arthur. The first book entitled A New Beginning serves as a workbook giving tangible and real-life examples of how anyone can go from a chaotic and unstable life to living a fulfilling life as an autonomous individual who is stable, healthy and happy. Whether you are currently going through a crisis or know of someone else who is, you will find this book invaluable. Even those not going through a crisis event will find the information to be life-changing. The book is loaded with scientific-backed information and covers a lot of territory in its 350 pages. Here is a brief listing of what you will find within it: An examination of what a crisis is, possible reasons for them, and how you can use them to your own advantage. How to create your own environment that encourages stability from which to use for further development. A discussion of energy and how you can increase and sustain yours. How to take a perceived negative situation and turn it into something positive. What your needs really are and how you can meet all of them. How you can change your outlook on life so that you can get the most out of living. Ways of using habits to help you focus on what is important. A discussion on how you can be the most empowered to take control of your own life. How to create order within a world that seems to be disordered and chaotic. This is a book meant to be used - used to help you live an optimum life.

A New Beginning

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Author: Wilma van Oort

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781440127052

Category: Fiction

Page: 168

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Abigail Forrestor is a widow with two children, twins Chloe and Cole. She owns a bookstore in a small town amid the Amish Community. After her daughtrer befriends a young Amish girl, an ex-Amish man comes into the store claiming to be her uncle. Levi Bontregger left the Community after he argued against the very beliefs he had grown up with. As the relationship between Abby and Levi grows, something keeps them fighting for protection and battling their faith. When Levi overhears a conversation between two criminals, he immediately goes to the authorities but these men find out and from then on the couple is thrown into one dangerous situation after another. Find out how they balance their love, fear, hope and everyday struggles to keep their relationship together, and join them on a journey that will keep you on your toes!