A Year Full of Flowers

Author: Jim McCann
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 9781579549046
Format: PDF, ePub
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Introduces a series of innovative and creative ways to bring flowers into one's life throughout every season of the year, offering helpful instruction in the basics of flower arranging, from essential equipment and techniques to guidance on design principles of color, balance, texture, and proportion, accompanied by helpful shortcuts, insider secrets, and more. Original. 50,000 first printing.

Into Full Flower

Author: Elise Boulding
Publisher: Ikeda Center for Peace Learning &
ISBN: 9781887917087
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Through these 15 intimate conversations, Elise Boulding, an American Quaker, and Daisaku Ikeda, a Japanese Buddhist, reveal that while journeys in peace may build from vastly divergent locales and traditions, shared wisdom grows from an unwavering commitment to a better world. Throughout the book, they explore the dynamic qualities of peace cultures, including peace building as a continuum from the family to global institutions, the valuing of women’s contributions at all levels of society, and education as a holistic, lifelong process. Unique in their fresh connections between Buddhist humanism and a Quaker vision of peace, the conversations enable readers to understand peace and peacemaking not as abstract concepts, but as attitudes and practices that inform every aspect of human life.

Mae Flower Coming Full Circle

Author: Dina Ambrosio
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1477111905
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Dina Ambrosio aka Mae Flower wrote this book because she has always felt so misunderstood from others and she wanted to put all her thoughts, memories, feelings, etc in a book, in hopes that others would read her story and come to truly love and understand her unconditionally. She wants people to identity with her through her writing on emotional, intellectual, and spiritual levels. Dina Ambrosio aka Mae Flower honestly believes that once people read her book, they will feel not only a greater understanding of Mae Flower as well as themselves and everyone will feel more in touch with their souls, hearts, and minds. And thats what really counts and lasts for many years to come.

Full Many a Flower

Author: Ruby Dayton
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595138136
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In the aftermath of the Great Depression, two year old Molly Whittaker's mother dies and leaves her in the care of her father, Truman, and her two brothers. Truman is desperate to keep his family together but when World War 2 begins, his older son joins and his younger son takes residence with his uncle. Truman and Molly roam the banks of the Mississippi river, he works clearing new ground and picking cotton until he gets a job operating a ferry. But, after a steamer collides with his vessel he fears for Molly's life and tries to find work elsewhere. Truman meets with a farm couple and they persuaded him to leave Molly with them. After a few years, Truman returns with a gypsy wife and her three adolescent sons. Molly is torn from a caring home and thrust into the clutches of this strange family. The Whittaker's take to the road as migrant field workers. A tent provides the only roof over their heads. Periodically, they miscalculate the harvest seasons and fine themselves destitute and near starvation. Truman soon discovers Manita ,his wife, is a soliciting prostitute and chooses to ignore the fact due to the much needed money. During a harrowing drunken episode, Manita pins Truman to the floor with a knife though his chest. Molly witnesses the event. At eight she is orphaned. Molly suffers bells palsy, leaving her face distorted. She refuses to speak. A mute, her teacher labels her incapable of learning and sends her home. Molly grows up illiterate. After the war is over, she comes to live with her brother and his wife, in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains. There, Molly triumphs over her years of adversity and becomes a prominent southern artist. She acquires an education and finds romance, love and stability..

The Flower of Chivalry

Author: Richard Vernier
Publisher: Boydell Press
ISBN: 9781843833529
Format: PDF, Docs
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Bertrand Du Guesclin was one of the great heroes of medieval France. His engaging, adventurous life story embodies all the drama and excitement of the Hundred Years War.