A Thousand New Beginnings

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Author: Kristin Addis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780692662885

Category: Travel

Page: 262

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This is the story of a 26-year-old girl who left her old life with a steady job and boyfriend behind in order to travel through Southeast Asia completely on her own. Over the course of the next year and thousands of miles, hundreds of new beginnings and new friendships, she found that more than traveling the world outside, she traveled the world within. This book is a collection of excerpts from her diary and blog during that time in which she found that traveling alone made all the difference in the world.

The Uncensored Truth Bible for New Beginnings

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1455515426

Category: Bibles

Page: 1248

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As the pastor of Central Christian Church in Las Vegas, Jud Wilhite encounters new Christians every single day. One of the greatest needs new believers have is a resource for understanding the Christian faith and the Bible in a straightforward and applicable guide. The Uncensored Truth Bible for New Beginnings fills that need and show an uncompromising commitment to God's Word and the extent of His grace: the radical, amazing, overwhelming favor and forgiveness of God available to all. The New Living Translation is Jud's preferred Bible translation because he believes it is the easiest for new believers to understand. This fastest growing Bible translation is the work of 90 Bible scholars over a seven-year period and is known for accurately communicating the meaning of the original ancient Hebrew and Greek texts in clear and concise language. Jud hopes The Uncensored Truth Bible for New Beginnings will help you apply the gift of God's words to your life along with some thoughts to help you understand it more quickly and deeply. He gives you tools and resources to help navigate the deep waters of this living document. As you dig into God's words, the encouragement and truth you receive will literally change your life and the world! Key Features Include: A 32-page Introduction in which Jud provides 6 helpful articles on how to understand the Bible, overviews of the Old and New Testaments, and faith as a lifelong journey Book Introductions, including the author, key people and verses, themes, and the date it was written for each book of the Bible 9 Major Uncensored Truth Sections, which guide readers to understand the core beliefs of Christianity-God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, the Word of God, salvation, church, living the Christian life, angels and demons, Jesus' return, and heaven and hell Callout Passages of Scripture that have meant the most to Jud for different reasons in various seasons of life And featuring the reliable and easy-to-read New Living Translation

A New Name

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Author: Emma Scrivener

Publisher: SPCK

ISBN: 1844747816

Category: Religion

Page: 176

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The face of anorexia is not a glossy model in a perfume ad. It's a starving animal, circling the empty cupboards, blank-eyed and vacant. It's a face frozen in a rictus grin, mouthing lies. 'I'm fine,' it says. 'Everything is under control.' 'I have always felt hungry,’ says Emma Scrivener. ‘Not just for food, but for everything: from money to recognition. I’m a human chasm, a vortex of insatiable longing.’ Rescued from a disorder that nearly killed her, Emma is now passionate about warning others about the dark and hidden world she inhabited for too long. Harrowing, heart-breaking, human and humourous, this book will grip you from start to finish.

The New Beginning

Alex's War

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Author: Daniel Michael

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 147710996X

Category: Fiction

Page: 258

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On a year in the near future, at 7:15 p.m. on the 21st of October, the entire American government is wiped out by nuclear warheads. No one was sure who did it. As the first wave of attacks came, surviving Americans soon knew that both the Russians and Chinese,through a systematic infiltration of North America and a complete program of invasion, are the enemies. The survivors have to collect their wits, put up a defense, and harness all sorts of technological and material resources in order for America to survive and continue in The New Beginning, a vision of an America after a successful enemy nuclear attack. Fully a hundred million Americans did not survive the fi rst wave of attacks. Alexander James, then a civilian, is enlisted into the army. The United States, what is left of it, turns into a highly militarized and technologically conscious political entity to combat the oncoming hordes of Chinese and Russians. Fighting rages across the American continent, and Americans themselves are forced to think up all sorts of guerilla operations to momentarily stop the enemy juggernaut, regroup, and perhaps (in a vain hope)to defeat it. Years of fighting changes the remaining landscape of America. Buildings are built like fortresses, high technology forms a defensive border even over American skies, children study war in kindergarten, and society lives and dies by the strength of its war slogans and the will to take the fight to the enemy. Alexander James is absent from family life for years on end. He makes it to Colonel in the armed forces and is a pivotal personality in a desperate operation to stop the war totally by infi ltrating the Russian high command. He becomes a hero but refuses to be drawn in to the next presidential election, being disillusioned by what American society had become because of the war. This novel is the start of a riveting new saga of a future America fighting for its very survival.

Call the Midlife

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Author: Chris Evans

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 029760984X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

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During his run into turning FIFTY, CHRIS EVANS is on a MISSION. To take stock of WHERE HE IS and WHERE HE'S AT in order to figure out how BEST to get the MOST out of what he BELIEVES are the BEST YEARS yet to come. His typically positive and upbeat journey involves ONE HUNDRED DAYS of contemplation, research, focus, frustration and DECISION MAKING while SECRETLY: *Training for The London MARATHON *Bringing back his cult Nineties TV show TFI FRIDAY *And the small matter of suddenly being asked to take over TOP GEAR. HEALTH, LOVE, MARRIAGE, SEX, DEATH and even RELIGION all come under his witty microscope as he poses the conundrum - MIDLIFE: CRISIS vs OPPORTUNITY ? There can only be one winner.

The House of New Beginnings

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Author: Lucy Diamond

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447299132

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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The House of New Beginnings is a moving and uplifting novel from bestselling author Lucy Diamond. One life-changing summer . . . In an elegant Regency house near the Brighton seafront, three tenants have more in common than they know . . . A shocking revelation has led Rosa to start over as a sous chef. The work is gruelling but it’s a distraction . . . until she comes up against the stroppy teenager next door who challenges her lifestyle choices. What if Rosa’s passion for food could lead her to more interesting places? Having followed her childhood sweetheart down south, Georgie is busily carving out a new career in journalism. Throwing herself into the city’s delights is fun, but before she knows it she’s sliding headlong into all kinds of trouble . . . Nursing a devastating loss, Charlotte just wants to keep her head down. But Margot, the glamorous older lady on the top floor, has other ideas. Like it or not, Charlotte must confront the outside world, and the possibilities it still holds. As the women find each other, hope surfaces, friendships blossom and a whole new chapter unfolds for them all.

New Beginnings

A Devotional Study of Genesis and Acts

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Author: Fred Sherrod

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 1481754300

Category: Religion

Page: 228

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As the divinely inspired Word of God, the primary purpose of the Bible is to probe the depths of the human heart more skillfully and purposefully than any surgeon could possibly imagine. With this in mind, my intent in New Beginnings is to follow the riveting narratives of Genesis and Acts with a primary emphasis on the devotional and inspirational elements. From a Christian perspective, I cannot imagine four beginnings with more historical significance than those emphasized in these two informative books: (1) the creation of the world with all its living things, (2) the foundation of Israel—God’s chosen nation, (3) the establishment of the Church—the Body of Christ, and the most incredible beginning of all, (4) people from every walk of life being born again by the power of the gospel. My personal perceptions and convictions have evolved from a background of thirty-three years using the scientific method in chemical research, and even longer exploring the eternal truths of the Bible as a Christian and minister. I might add that the practical experiences I gained as a husband, father of two girls, and bivocational pastor prevent my viewpoints from being too esoteric or theoretical in nature. Whether a casual reader or serious student of the Bible, I hope you find New Beginnings informative if not illuminating, interesting if not stirring, and encouraging if not inspiring. Finally, if your Christian fervor needs rekindling, my prayer is that these pages nourish and revitalize you—like a steaming bowl of my mother’s chicken soup on a cold, rainy day.

A New Beginning

A Romance

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Author: Constance Russello

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595422608

Category: Fiction

Page: 308

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Sara Kyle is thrown into the world of single parenting when her husband dies suddenly, leaving her to raise their two children. After a period of mourning, Sara knows she must care for her children, and she starts a successful business fixing up and renting run-down houses. For a time, she feels that her life is complete-until she meets the man of her dreams, Dr. Mark Raybourne. Mark is a handsome and well-liked pediatric surgeon. More than anything, he wants to settle down and raise a family, but he hasn't been successful in finding the right woman. When he meets Sara, though, he is instantly taken with her. As their romance blossoms, Mark and Sara discover a love for each other that is stronger than anything either of them has felt before. But when a woman from Mark's past comes to him with shocking news, he finds himself torn between following his heart and doing what he feels is right. Sara struggles to understand Mark's situation, but she soon has her own startling news to deal with. Both Mark and Sara have to decide what is most important to them and redefine their relationship if they hope to find their way back to each other again-or risk losing what they have forever.

Daring Heart (New Beginnings, Book 2)

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Author: Christine Bush

Publisher: ePublishing Works!

ISBN: 1614174180

Category: Fiction

Page: 182

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When nurse Bryanne O’Rourke inherits a country estate from her late father—a man her mother refused to discuss—a window of opportunity opens. Could answers to years of questions finally be at hand? Emerald Hills only reveals more questions. How did the estate's tight-lipped housekeeper come to know her father? Is the little boy, struggling with juvenile diabetes, connected with the dark secrets the woman is hiding? The longer Bryanne remains at Emerald Hills the more proof she has that someone is after her and them. But, the greatest danger just may be the country doctor next-door who keeps knocking on the door of her heart. Previously titled: Where the Heart is. NEW BEGINNINGS, in series order Courageous Heart Daring Heart Patient Heart

A Thousand Days in Tuscany

A Bittersweet Adventure

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Author: Marlena de Blasi

Publisher: Algonquin Books

ISBN: 9781565125902

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 325

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American chef Marlena de Blasi and her Venetian husband, Fernando, married rather late in life. In search of the rhythms of country living, the couple moves to a barely renovated former stable in Tuscany with no phone, no central heating, and something resembling a playhouse kitchen. They dwell among two hundred villagers, ancient olive groves, and hot Etruscan springs. In this patch of earth where Tuscany, Umbria, and Lazio collide, there is much to feed de Blasi's two passions--food and love. We accompany the couple as they harvest grapes, gather chestnuts, forage for wild mushrooms, and climb trees in the cold of December to pick olives, one by one. Their routines are not that different from those of villagers centuries earlier. They are befriended by the mesmeric Barlozzo, a self-styled village chieftain. His fascinating stories lead de Blasi more deeply inside the soul of Tuscany. Together they visit sacred festivals and taste just-pressed olive oil, drizzled over roasted country bread, and squash blossoms, battered and deep-fried and sprayed with sea-salted water. In a cauldron set over a wood fire, they braise beans in red wine, and a stew of wild boar simmers overnight in the ashes of their hearth. Barlozzo shares his knowledge of Italian farming traditions, ancient health potions, and artisanal food makers, but he has secrets he doesn't share, and one of them concerns the beautiful Floriana, whose illness teaches Marlena that happiness is truly a choice. Like the pleasurable tastes and textures of a fine meal, A Thousand Days in Tuscany is as satisfying as it is enticing. The author's own recipes are included.

Do Hard Things

A Teenage Rebellion Against Low Expectations

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Author: Alex Harris,Brett Harris

Publisher: Multnomah

ISBN: 9781601421616

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 256

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Most people don't expect you to understand what we're going to tell you in this book. And even if you understand, they don't expect you to care. And even if you care, they don't expect you to do anything about it. And even if you do something about it, they don't expect it to last. We do. – Alex and Brett A generation stands on the brink of a "rebelution" Do Hard Things is the Harris twins' revolutionary message in its purest and most compelling form, giving readers a tangible glimpse of what is possible for teens who actively resist cultural lies that limit their potential. Combating the idea of adolescence as a vacation from responsibility, the authors weave together biblical insights, history, and modern examples to redefine the teen years as the launching pad of life. Then they map out five powerful ways teens can respond for personal and social change. Written by teens for teens, Do Hard Things is packed with humorous personal anecdotes, practical examples, and stories of real-life rebelutionaries in action. This rallying cry from the heart of an already-happening teen revolution challenges a generation to lay claim to a brighter future, starting today. Now includes: --A new introduction from the authors, “Looking Back, Looking Ahead” --Questions (and Stories) To Get You Started --A list of 100 Hard Things to help inspire you --A study guide for personal or group use

Paying It Forward : New Beginnings

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Author: Chuck Booth

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1483623300

Category: Fiction

Page: 497

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Charles Logan was a highly decorated combat veteran and retired Army Ranger. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan brought back the nightmares of young men and women in Vietnam who’d suffered the loss of limbs and had been compelled to endure those consequences. Blessed with unexpected good fortune, he established ReRanger School, a facility predicated on the belief that technology must meet the needs of our heroes, that our heroes must not be relegated to the limitations of technology. He set out to return to them some small measure of what they’d sacraficed for their country.

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The Illuminati and Their Plans for World Conquest

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Author: Adrian H. Krieg

Publisher: a2zPublications

ISBN: 9780974850238

Category: Political Science

Page: 342

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Krieg discusses the most secretive organization in the world, the Illuminati and the uncomfortable relationship between Illuminism, Zionism and communism.

A Thousand Words For Stranger (10th Anniversary Edition)

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Author: Julie E. Czerneda

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440618987

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

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The tenth anniversary edition of Julie Czerneda's debut science fiction novel, the story of a woman on the run, from the law, her own people, and an unknown pursuer. Her memory taken from her by a stasis block, Sira must stay free long enough to regain her identity and the full use of her telepathic powers-for failure may cost not only her own future but that of her entire race.

As If an Enemy's Country

The British Occupation of Boston and the Origins of Revolution

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Author: Richard Archer

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199745951

Category: History

Page: 304

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In the dramatic period leading to the American Revolution, no event did more to foment patriotic sentiment among colonists than the armed occupation of Boston by British soldiers. As If an Enemy's Country is Richard Archer's gripping narrative of those critical months between October 1, 1768 and the winter of 1770 when Boston was an occupied town. Bringing colonial Boston to life, Archer moves between the governor's mansion and cobble-stoned back-alleys as he traces the origins of the colonists' conflict with Britain. He reveals the maneuvering of colonial political leaders such as Governor Francis Bernard, Lieutenant Governor Thomas Hutchinson, and James Otis Jr. as they responded to London's new policies, and he evokes the outrage many Bostonians felt toward Parliament and its local representatives. Equally important, Archer captures the popular mobilization under the leadership of John Hancock and Samuel Adams that met the oppressive imperial measures--most notably the Sugar Act and the Stamp Act--with demonstrations, Liberty Trees, violence, and non-importation agreements. When the British government responded with the decision to garrison Boston with troops, it was a deeply felt affront to the local population. Almost immediately, tempers flared and violent conflicts broke out. Archer's tale culminates in the swirling tragedy of the Boston Massacre and its aftermath, including the trial of the British troops involved--and sets the stage for what was to follow.

The Good, the Bad, and the Undead

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Author: Chris Morrill

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781469707174

Category: Fiction

Page: 440

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Vampires have secretly grown wealthy behind the scenes for centuries, involved in monumental tasks such as overthrowing governments, and mundane ones like running local strip clubs. But instead of viewing things from afar, they like to plunging headfirst into debauchery themselves. In modern times, the sexy unofficial vampire boss gets in deep trouble after her group's move to St. Louis. Along with her right hand vamp "Scummy" (who battles an eternal hangover, an everlasting erection and extreme lack of couth) and a cast of other assorted degenerates, they must prepare for one last battle against an old antagonist from days past. None of this is made easier by the training of new "rookie" vampire, a local St. Louis "hoosier", along the way. Imagine if vampires were far more human than anyone gives them credit for but too rich, too bored, and too immortal to play by any of the rules.

The Magic Islands

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Author: S. G. Bell

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595303366

Category: Fiction

Page: 268

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A fantastic tale of adventure and magic-Shipwrecked beyond the great fog our adventurers find themselves caught up in an ancient prophecy that sends them on a great adventure. Guided by an old wizard they must sail amongst the magic islands to collect ancient weapons and magical objects. But time is short for the darkness is spreading from the island of the dark volcano and the enemy is abroad. With monsters, magic and swashbuckling action they must race to complete their quest and fulfil the prophecy. The first in the series of The Magic Islands Also The Magic Islands-The Book Of Secrets The Magic Islands-The Dark Empress The Army of Wizards

Retirement: Your New Beginning

Leveraging Over 1000 Clients Through Their Retirement for the Past 20 Years

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Author: Sid Miramontes

Publisher: Morgan James Publishing

ISBN: 1683501284

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 186

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Helping someone plan for retirement is a very personal process. Having retired over 1000 individuals, Sid Miramontes has learned quite a few things along the way. Some situations are similar for each person, but others are totally unique to each individual—the personal, the exceptional, the human side of retirement. Retirement: Your New Beginning provides education on commonly confused retirement concepts, helping simplify the process of retirement with client stories that will help the reader visualize their own retirement along with valuable tips of the do’s and don’t’s.