So Many Roads to Choose

Author: Kathleen Ball
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ISBN: 9781983877643
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From Best-Selling Award- Winning Author Kathleen Ball Book Four of the #1 Best-Selling Series Oregon Dreamin'It's finally time for Smitty to settle down after all of his trips on the Oregon Trail. He has Lynn and a houseful of orphans but he also had a wife, he's always been faithful to. Brenda lied and said she was with child, Smitty's child over ten years ago. It's time to dissolve their marriage.Upon arriving at Brenda's house, he finds Brenda and her mother May dying of tuberculosis and just as ornery as ever. Lynn knows Smitty is married and respects the vows he took.He finally comes home but in his grief he decides to leave Lynn and the kids. Lynn can't stay in a house that doesn't belong to her, so she answers an ad and leaves to become a farmer's wife, taking her children with her. It was the biggest mistake of her life as the farmer is abusive.Smitty rescues them. Both Lynn and Smitty have doubts about their special love for each other. Can Smitty sway Lynn to be his forever or will she choose to travel a different road?

Unintelligent Design

Author: Mark Perakh
Publisher: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 1615922563
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[A] devastating refutation of ID nonsense in all its forms.-Reports of the National Center for Science EducationThe objections Perakh aims at [William] Dembski's many works constitute probably the best critique of those views I have ever read....The book is a very good reference to have merely for [this critique].-Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith[A] well-designed book; Perakh has taken aim at a dozen or more targets ... and skewered them all.-Skeptical InquirerPhysicist Mark Perakh critically reviews recent trends toward harmonizing religion and science. From intelligent design theories to arguments allegedly proving the compatibility of biblical stories with scientific data and Bible codes containing secret messages, Perakh shows that, however sophisticated in appearance, all such approaches are little more than tailoring evidence to fit the desired theory.Beginning with the design theorists, Perakh provides a detailed critique of the publications of William Dembski, Michael Behe, and Phillip Johnson. In each case he clearly demonstrates lack of substantiation, internal contradictions, and multiple fallacies that mar their works.In Part Two he critiques the mental acrobatics of various Christian and Jewish writers whose works attempt to prove such unlikely propositions as: the inerrancy of the Bible, the harmony of the Torah and science, the duration of the six days of creation, and deriving a theory of nonrandom evolution from the Talmud.Part Three describes how genuine science is conducted, what the laws of science actually mean to practicing scientists, and what distinguishes real science from pseudoscience.In conclusion, Perakh discusses the rise and fall of the so-called Bible code as an example of how well-marketed pseudoscience can successfully cloak itself in the mantle of science.For everyone interested in separating scientific facts from the hype of trendy theories about science, this book is must reading.Mark Perakh is a prize-winning professor emeritus of physics at California State University at Fullerton and the author of four books and nearly 300 scientific articles.

The Doing Good Model

Author: Shari Arison
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
ISBN: 194163124X
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There is now proof that business and philanthropy form a powerful platform for positive change. Shari Arison has shown this through her leadership in over three decades of philanthropy and 15 years of running her own global business, the Arison Group. In her previous New York Times bestseller, Activate Your Goodness, Shari revealed the ways doing good enriches the lives of individuals and those around them. Now, in The Doing Good Model, Shari’s vision and insights have been applied to the corporate world to illustrate how everyone benefits when companies value people and the planet alongside profit. Learning about the 13 values within The Doing Good Model will enable business owners to rethink their impact on every level, from the individual, all the way through to our collective well-being. The Doing Good Model is a guide that will enable you to infuse your business with the power of doing good. And more than that, it’s a call to action for business owners, leaders, and employees in all industries across the world to become agents for change. Companies of any size can benefit from Shari’s vision. Her sustainable values-based business model can easily be introduced and implemented in any organization. It’s time to revitalize modern business for the good of humanity. Let The Doing Good Model open your eyes and become a catalyst for corporate transformation.

So Many Roads

Author: David Browne
Publisher:
ISBN: 0306821702
Format: PDF
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An all-encompassing narrative portrait of the iconic mid-20th-century band draws on interviews with its surviving members to trace its origins, eclectic sound, influence and struggles in the years after Jerry Garcia's death. 60,000 first printing.

The Wilding

Author: Benjamin Percy
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1555975968
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Returning to Echo Canyon before it is turned into a golf resort, Justin Caves and his father Paul battle the demands of the terrain and the presence of bears along with each other, as Justin deals with his rocky relationship with his father.

The Book Of Acts Children s Great Bible Texts

Author: James Hastings
Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag
ISBN: 3849622096
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Here is a gold mine for the preacher, the teacher and the father and mother in the home who have it in mind to inculcate sound teaching, based upon the Word of God, so that the boys and girls of the congregations, Sunday-Schools and households may be thoroughly rooted and grounded in the essentials of the Christian faith. There are many volumes in this series of short addresses and they cover the entire range of the Holy Scriptures, from Genesis to Revelation. The material gathered here is fresh and varied and there is just enough of it to furnish the groundwork of the preacher's sermon, the Sunday school teacher's talk and the parent's reading and comment. Contents: Luke. Trying To See Into Heaven. Better Than Gold. Like To Like. Stubborn Peter. The Angel Face. Straight Street. A Chosen Vessel. Seaside Lodgings. "People, Be Good." John Mark. Stand On Your Own Feet. Upside Down And Right Side Up. Something New. Bonfires. Sleepy-Head. The Land Of By-And-By. Children Of The South Wind. A Bundle Of Sticks. The Twin Brothers. Chains.

The Nursing Profession

Author: Norma .L Chaska
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452264864
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This volume provides an in-depth and global study of nursing as a profession. The contributors project patterns about nursing now in to the future and present their views on how the profession should go advance. This volume contains 78 original chapters by 105 contributing authors, many of whom are elected Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing.

Choose a Contented Heart

Author: Anita Pearce
Publisher: Word Alive Press
ISBN: 1486614175
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Contentment is a choice. Although we face constant pressure to be someone we’re not, and to desire more than we have, it is our responsibility to refuse discontentment. This book reveals the keys that can unlock serenity, the source of which is a living, personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Choose a Contented Heart will challenge you to apply principles which produce profound peace and satisfaction from His life within you.

Therapeutic Medical Massage

Author: Michael J Stiers
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1491725893
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Create or modify your HTML page in the text box. Click "Show Page" to see your page in the frame to the right. This book was written for the beginning student entering the Massage Therapy profession. It is not intended to replace the school's anatomy and physiology text but be a companion to the materials. This handbook answers many questions at the beginning of a future career. such as the history of massage, the tools and equipment, the basic hour massage, advanced diagnostic procedures, the different styles and purposes of massage,