We long for the promise of security, but we know it's a promise that nothing on this earth can fulfill. Like the children of Israel, we long for a Promised Land, where we will be safe and secure. Certainly Moses, their leader, ...
Author: Ken Gire
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
If you are coping with loss, experiencing confusion and doubt, or simply feeling overwhelmed, these beautifully formed devotions will ignite the hope that God is with you in even the winter seasons of life. Winter is a time of waiting, a time of questioning. Yet a promise lies buried beneath the snow--a seed waiting to spring to life. These brief meditations will touch the hidden places of your heart, comfort your spirit, and renew your strength through the open invitation to deeper reflection and more attentive listening to God's still small voice. Author Ken Gire illustrates how God is with you yesterday, today, and forever.
Ophelia possesses two special gifts: a talent for seeing into an object's past and the ability to travel through mirrors.
Author: Christelle Dabos
Publisher: Europa Editions
Amazon Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book of 2018 One of Entertainment Weekly's 10 Best YA Books of 2018 One of Publishers Weekly's Best YA Book of the Year A National Indie Bestseller Longlisted for Irish YA prize Great Reads Award Lose yourself in the fantastic world of the arks and in the company of unforgettable characters in this French runaway hit, Christelle Dabos' The Mirror Visitor quartet. Plain-spoken, headstrong Ophelia cares little about appearances. Her ability to read the past of objects is unmatched in all of Anima and, what's more, she possesses the ability to travel through mirrors, a skill passed down to her from previous generations. Her idyllic life is disrupted, however, when she is promised in marriage to Thorn, a taciturn and influential member of a distant clan. Ophelia must leave all she knows behind and follow her fiancé to Citaceleste, the capital of a cold, icy ark known as the Pole, where danger lurks around every corner and nobody can be trusted. There, in the presence of her inscrutable future husband, Ophelia slowly realizes that she is a pawn in a political game that will have far-reaching ramifications not only for her but for her entire world. The World of the Arks Long ago, following a cataclysm called the Rupture, the world was shattered into many floating celestial islands, now known as arks. Over each, the spirit of an omnipotent and immortal ancestor abides. The inhabitants of these arks each possess a unique power. Ophelia, with her ability to read the pasts of objects, must navigate this fantastic, disjointed, perilous world using her trademark tenacity and quiet strength. An unforgettable heroine, a rich and bountiful universe, intrigue and suspense: A Winter's Promise is perfect for readers of Margaret Rogerson's An Enchantment of Ravens, Melissa Albert's The Hazel Wood, V.E. Schwab's "Shades of Magic" series, Tomi Adeyemi's Children of Blood and Bone, Kenneth Oppel's "Airborne" series, and N.K. Jemisin "Broken Earth" series. Extract: I think we could have all lived happily, in a way, God, me and the others, if it weren't for that accursed book. It disgusted me. I knew what bound me to it in the most sickening of ways, but the horror of that particular knowledge came later, much later. I didn't understand straight away, I was too ignorant.
A gentleman of the greatest promise that ever came into my note Winter's Tale , i . 1 . These promises are fair , the parties sure . i Henry IV . jj . 1 . Eating the air on promise of supply , Flattering himself in project of a power 2 ...
Since that time , hundreds and thousands of winters have come to the world , saying , remember that God keeps His promises . " I like to think of the sun , as it shines into my room in the morning , and of the darkness as it covers the ...
The ballad told a long story—as old as time and chilling as winter's frost. A woman, walking in the hills, searching for the sweet berries that grow there in summer's sun. A minstrel, wandering also, his homemade fiddle strapped to his ...
Author: Marcia Muller
Publisher: Hachette UK
Someone is bent on getting revenge on Ricky Savage, Sharon McCone's brother-in-law and a two-time Grammy Award-winning country singer. The danger escalates as Sharon realizes that more than one person has been playing underhanded games--and that the music industry is truly a broken promise land.
War is coming. The prophecy is coming true.When the world is close to falling and all those she loves are in danger, what can Winter do to save everyone?Winter finally has the answers to who she is but everything else in her life is in question as she is thrown into the world of witches.How much of her past can control her future?Can Winter make the decisions she needs to save the future? Follow Winter in the third installment in Her Guardian series.**Reverse harem series**18+
Most of the time I won, or she let me, and after my promised two-months-max hospitalization was long past, I began winning with a vengeance, ... She never complained about her two-hour bus trip through rain, fog, or winter's bite.
Author: William Poy Lee
Category: Biography & Autobiography
A portrait of the Asian-American experience from the perspective of a mother and son traces the author's childhood in the 1960s housing projects of San Francisco's Chinatown and the disparate views held by both son and mother about such topics as survival, tradition, and culture. 30,000 first printing.
I cannot abandon my winter's work , unless I actually break down under it . ... whether or not I shall prove adequate to the great task , and the great opportunity , and the great reward of this winter's promised plans .