Not My Worst Day

Author: Alex Mvuka Ntung
ISBN: 9780957555907
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When the colonial powers divided the Great Lakes Region of Africa in the nineteenth century, new states were created based on nothing more than lines drawn on a map. Despite having their homelands in the Congo, the Banyamulenge tribe have always been perceived as foreigners in their own country. Alex's extraordinary journey begins with childhood memories of grazing cattle on the plains and mountains of South Kivu. As a teenager, living away from his family, his joy of attending school in the city is tempered by the challenges he faces as an outsider. Struggling to make sense of social, tribal and economic divisions, he witnesses the catastrophic breakdown in order that precipitates the 1994 Rwandan genocide, and the subsequent violence and conflict in the region fuelled by tensions linked to Tutsi and Hutu ethnicity. As a result, tragically, he lost eleven members of his family in the violence. Not My Worst Day is a coming of age tale, set against a backdrop of nightmarish events. While pursuing an education and a dream to publicise the plight of his people, Alex must navigate the dangers of a life lived in the shadow of poverty and discrimination. His journey through the complicated realities of life in the Great Lakes Region of Africa in the 1990s is a triumph of hope, persistence and the will to succeed in his quest. It is "an essential book for anyone who wishes to know - or thinks they know - what life is really like for those caught up in the terrible wars in DRC. This is book offers an explanation of what lies behind the violence and is a moving account from a brave and resilient survivor." Linda Melvern, Investiguative Journalist. The book is "a compelling story of the triumph of humanity over ludicrous odds. This book gives a rich and unprecedented insight into the life of a community fighting for its very existence while a failing state falls apart around them." Richard Wilson, author of Titanic Express and Don't Get Fooled Again

On My Worst Day

Author: John Lynch
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 098995370X
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The Cure... for your Worst Day. Many of us stumbled into Jesus and discovered the one we’d been searching for all our lives, whether we knew it or not. He told us everything was going to be alright. He was a best friend who whispered that he loved us to the exact extent his father loved him. He saw everything we did yet refused to condemn us ever. He was an incredibly powerful and supernatural God who could actually change the outcome of our horror into beauty. Then enter shame, time, failure, disappointment, and bad teaching. We learned to see him as disgusted that we haven’t shaped up by now. We now have a hard time reading the words of Jesus without feeling he’s telling us we’re not enough and we should be better, after all he’s done for us. And we pull back, not as easily daring to trust him with us, less willing to trust his plans, life and destiny for us. What if that voice didn’t exist for us? What if we could read his voice, hear his voice, without an artificial, religious filter? And what if we discovered he has been caring about us, speaking to us, wooing us, entering into our daily events, from the very start, long before we took even a hint of interest in him? On My Worst Day allows us to watch one person’s journey to re-discovering that voice of Jesus. We are allowed to imagine what Jesus might be saying to us in our best and worst, our horrid disasters and funniest moments. We will cry, laugh, and find ourselves in every story. And we will walk away changed; drenched with hope, and the best friend we found at the start.

The Worst Day of My Life Ever

Author: Julia Cook
Publisher: Boys Town Press
ISBN: 1545721742
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With his mother’s help, RJ learns that his problems happen because he doesn’t listen or pay attention to directions from her, his school principal, teachers, or even his friends. Author Julia Cook’s book shows RJ as well as all K-6 readers the steps to the fundamental social skills of listening and following instructions. When RJ learns to use these skills the right way, he has the best day of his life! This book is the first in the BEST ME I Can Be! series to teach children social skills that can make home life happier and school more successful. The book includes tips for parents and educators on how to effectively teach listening and following instructions skills to kids.

What To Do On The Worst Day Of Your Life

Author: Brian Zahnd
Publisher: Charisma Media
ISBN: 1599797542
Format: PDF, ePub
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Nobody knew adversity like King David. He was called and anointed to reign in life, and yet he had to find a way in God to keep form losing it all. In What to Do on the Worst Day of Your Life,Brian Zahnd looks into the life of David to discover a pattern of faith we can apply to overcome life’s daunting obstacles. In David’s story we find a timeless model for how to encounter God’s restorative power in the midst of deep tragedy. Join Brian Zahnd, and see what David did on his worst day. You’ll see David weep but not get bitter. You’ll see him reorient his vision and regain his passion. All along the journey you’ll be reminded that God’s great work in David’s life was not an odd, one-off miracle but a pattern of faith for all who are facing the worst day of their life.

The Worst Day of My Life So Far

Author: M. A. Harper
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780156007184
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Following the failure of her marriage and the deterioration of her mother's health as she falls victim to Alzheimer's, Jeanne returns home to care for her once glamorous and demanding mother and is forced to embark on a painful, poignant journey toward self-discovery and self-confidence. Reader's Guide included. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

My Worst Days Diary

Author: Suzanne Altman
Publisher: Bantam Dell Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780553375756
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Mighty Mo reveals in her diary some of the most embarrassing moments of her first year at a new school.

Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day

Author: Judith Viorst
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442463163
Format: PDF, Mobi
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He could tell it was going to be a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. He went to sleep with gum in his mouth and woke up with gum in his hair. When he got out of bed, he tripped over his skateboard and by mistake dropped his sweater in the sink while the water was running. He could tell it was going to be a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. It was a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Nothing at all was right. Everything went wrong, right down to lima beans for supper and kissing on TV. What do you do on a day like that? Well, you may think about going to Australia. You may also be glad to find that some days are like that for other people too.

Where Was God on the Worst Day of My Life

Author: Jonathan Foster
ISBN: 9780692577035
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"Where Was God on the Worst Day of My Life" is the story of a father who simultaneously received the most painful and beautiful news of his life on New Years Day, 2015. The retelling of the news that answers the question the book title poses is crafted sparsely. But, as the river depth hides under the surface, so the substance of this story hides in its simplicity. The flow of words and space around the photography of Mark Nagel provides room for readers to sit and listen for answers themselves. Of course, not all answers are equally true. Some, through mystery and beauty rise above the others. Like the rivers rushing to the sea, the true voices all rush to the one voice. Ultimately this is a story about the one voice. Once you've heard it, you will never be the same.

The Worst Day of My Life

Author: Bill Cosby
Publisher: Paw Prints
ISBN: 9781442042995
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Little Bill's parents expect him to dress up and act like a gentleman during their party, even though he would rather be playing soccer with his friends.

Cloud s Best Worst Day Ever

Author: Plushy Feely Corp
Publisher: Kimochis
ISBN: 9780983766803
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Cloud was having the BEST day ever, until everything started to go wrong. When Cloud bursts, his nurturing friend Lovey Dove reminds him that it's okay to be mad, but it's not okay to be mean. Cloud's Best Worst Day Ever is a gentle story to help children learn how to handle upset feelings and cloudy moods. Illustrated by award-winning artist Hanako Wakiyama and includes tips from communication expert, Ellen Pritchard Dodge, M.Ed CCC-SLP.