Grace for the Moment

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Author: Max Lucado

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1418583855

Category: Religion

Page: 400

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Inspirational thoughts for each day that remind us that we are special because of the signature of God on our lives. Though maintaining a consistent devotional life is not always easy, Max Lucado’s best-selling Grace for the Moment® makes having a daily quiet time possible! This yearlong book features captivating daily devotionals that offer enough inspiration, power, and hope to carry you through the busiest of days. America’s leading inspirational author again fills each day’s reading with touching word pictures that offer guidelines for grace-filled living and extra room on each page for journaling opportunities. Grace for the Moment® is yet another great way to encourage anyone to celebrate daily time with God. All it takes is a moment.

The Moment

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Author: David W. Jones

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1312353473

Category: Religion

Page: N.A

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The Moment: seventy-five practices and praxises for individuals and communities living every moment as The Moment taking church out of the past and into the present out of sanctuaries and into homes, bars, and lives for worship anywhere, anytime, and with anyone everytime, everywhere, and with everyone encountering God at any moment.

The Moment

Time and Rupture in Modern Thought

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Author: Heidrun Friese

Publisher: Liverpool University Press

ISBN: 9780853239666

Category: Philosophy

Page: 209

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Modern philosophical thought has a manifold tradition of emphasizing "the moment". "The moment" demands questioning all-too-common notions of time, of past, present and future, uniqueness and repetition, rupture and continuity. This collection addresses the key questions posed by "the moment", considering writers such as Nietzsche, Husserl, Benjamin and Badiou, and elucidates the connections between social theory, philosophy, literary theory and history that are opened up by this notion.

Measuring the Moment

Strategies of Protest in Eighteenth-century Afro-English Writing

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Author: Keith Albert Sandiford,Keith A.. Sandiford

Publisher: Susquehanna University Press

ISBN: 9780941664790

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 181

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This work closely analyzes and evaluates the literary achievement and the sociopolitical impact of three eighteenth-century Anglo-African authors -- Ignatius Sancho, Ottobah Cugoano, and Olaudah Equiano -- and their work, which collectively represents the earliest emergence of black self-consciousness in England.

The Moment

Barack Obama, Jeremiah Wright, and the Firestorm at Trinity United Church of Christ

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Author: Carl A. Grant,Shelby J. Grant

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1442219971

Category: Religion

Page: 174

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The Moment tells the inside story of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, when Reverend Jeremiah Wright s sermons became a flash point in Barack Obama s 2008 presidential campaign. The book brings to life thorny intersections of religion, race, politics, and the media in the U.S."

The Moment of Self-Portraiture in German Renaissance Art

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Author: Joseph Leo Koerner

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226449999

Category: Art

Page: 543

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So foundational is this invention to modern aesthetics, Koerner argues, that interpreting it takes us to the limits of traditional art-historical method. Self-portraiture becomes legible less through a history leading up to it, or through a sum of contexts that occasion it, than through its historical sight-line to the present. After a thorough examination of Durer's startlingly new self-portraits, the author turns to the work of Baldung, Durer's most gifted pupil, and demonstrates how the apprentice willfully disfigured Durer's vision. Baldung replaced the master's self-portraits with some of the most obscene and bizarre pictures in the history of art. In images of nude witches, animated cadavers, and copulating horses, Baldung portrays the debased self of the viewer as the true subject of art. The Moment of Self-Portraiture thus unfolds as passages from teacher to student, artist to viewer, reception, all within a culture that at once deified and abhorred originality.

The Moment

A Novel

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Author: Douglas Kennedy

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439180808

Category: Fiction

Page: 544

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Leaving the World comes a tragic love story set in Cold War Berlin. Thomas Nesbitt is a divorced writer in the midst of a rueful middle age. Living a very private life in Maine, in touch only with his daughter and still trying to recover from the end of a long marriage, his solitude is disrupted one wintry morning by the arrival of a box that is postmarked Berlin. The name on the box—Dussmann—unsettles him completely, for it belongs to the woman with whom he had an intense love affair twenty-six years ago in Berlin at a time when the city was cleaved in two and personal and political allegiances were frequently haunted by the deep shadows of the Cold War. Refusing initially to confront what he might find in that box, Thomas nevertheless is forced to grapple with a past he has never discussed with any living person and in the process relive those months in Berlin when he discovered, for the first and only time in his life, the full, extraordinary force of true love. But Petra Dussmann, the woman to whom he lost his heart, was not just a refugee from a police state, but also someone who lived with an ongoing sorrow that gradually rewrote both their destinies. A love story of great epic sweep and immense emotional power, The Moment explores why and how we fall in love—and the way we project on to others that which our hearts so desperately seek.

The Moment

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Author: Claire Dyer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 178206284X

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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Paddington station, nine a.m., rush hour. As the crowds ebb and flow, time suddenly stands still for two people: Fern and Elliott, ex-lovers who parted twenty-five years before and never expected to see each other again. But here they are, face to face, and the connection is as powerful as it was the day they first met. Their lives have moved on - to marriage, children and divorce - yet neither has stopped regretting the day that drove them apart. Fern gives Elliott her number and they tentatively arrange to meet again that evening when both will be travelling back through the station. And, as the day ticks on, and the memories resurface, both Fern and Elliott reflect on the past. As their emotions go round in circles, so does the Paddington clock, counting down the minutes to eight p.m. - and the moment the future is in their hands.

Squeeze the Moment

Making the Most of Life's Gifts and Challenges

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Author: Karen O'Connor

Publisher: Gospel Light Publications

ISBN: 9780830738366

Category: Religion

Page: 144

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Every day is filled with opportunities to seize joy. Yet true joy cannot be forced. It springs from the hearts of those who are content, grateful and at peace with themselves, with others and with God. Though trials and challenges are a part of every life, joy can be developed, cultivated, and then practiced on a daily basis. Karen O’Connor offers seven keys to finding true joy in Squeeze the Moment. Learn how to look at life in a fresh way, full of gratitude to God, and to squeeze the moments—the happy ones, the tragic ones, the predictable ones and the unexpected ones—for all they’re worth.

Capturing The Moment

The Essence of Photography

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Author: Michael Freeman

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1317564170

Category: Photography

Page: 256

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This is not a book about the fundamentals of shutter speed or how your camera works; it is a book that will teach photographers of all levels how to work with their cameras to capture moments whether they are occurring quickly or unfolding over many hours. Capturing the Moment is about a gesture, an expression, a ball in the net, a whale breaching, like Marilyn Monroe’s skirt flying up or Alfred Eisenstaedt’s image of a kiss between a soldier and nurse in Times Square. Moments in all forms are the true core of photography, and this book will explain how to anticipate them, recognise them, choose them, and capture them, through the eyes and wisdom of award-winning photographer and celebrated author Michael Freeman.