Description : Many years ago suffering a series of deep personal losses, Gene wanted to die and planned to. Yet he knew that was wrong. Writing about these feelings eased the pain. Desperate to be able to hold some gentle thoughts, he began writing in earnest, reinterpreting these happenings for himself. Soon he could see other points of view which enabled him to cope. Focusing on setting these experiences to rhythm and rhyme took his attention from the pain. As his interest and capabilities grew so did his collection of writings. Sharing these words seemed to help others too. People had constantly encouraged him to publish. He began giving book signings, readings and public speaking. They would also return bringing others to hear these words. He wondered if he could put into prose, poetry and/or short stories the issues that he found difficult to deal with. If an incident was too sensitive, painful or joyous to think about, could he make it easier to cope with? Through the exercise of putting these experiences into one or more of these three choices of expression he became able to deal with his most extraordinary difficulties. Whether positive or negative, he could cope! Some readers say that their applying these principles gets good results. Now he just wants to put these words into the ears, hands and hearts of those who also seek to be able to . . . . . . hold a gentle thought.
Description : As soon as she got the divorce certificate, the man stood in front of her and handed her a contract.Yan Qing was stunned. "You want to marry me?"The man nodded.Yan Qing disagreed. "I just got a divorce.""But you still have a child in your belly. Don't you want him to be legally born?"So she had just gotten her divorce certificate, and another one."Once the child is registered, I will leave with the child," she said.He nodded.But who could tell her what was going on?"I want a divorce." she roared.He leaned against the headboard and smiled at her. "Do you think I would allow my wife and children to leave my side?"She had to take out the contract they had signed. The man smiled. "Do you think this thing you took out would have any legal effect?"
Description : These poems cover many areas of daily questions, activities, and traditions. The contents move to cause one to see the positive in negative situations. To think about what may happen after death. To question some of the traditions pertaining to religious activities and even social concerns. The words can be very valuable for the one who likes to find themselves meditating on the positive. Words that focus on the belief there is a higher power that man should acknowledge. And words that focus on man's daily strife's. It is a must read for an uplifting experience found in words formed to tell a story, share a feeling ,or to simply question a tradition.
Description : Josh Jones realizes his family isn't typical, but it's the only life he's ever known. Aunt Lou, Gramps, Uncle Charlie, Grandpa--they all have shaped the young man he has become. But as he grows into manhood, Josh begins to face important questions about life, love, and faith. Three million books sold in the series!
Description : TO LIVE IS TO FLY Sometimes life is handed to you. Sometimes it’s taken away without warning. For Kate Starr, her life is now about moving forward not knowing if her husband has been killed in his tour of duty. Suddenly Kate must raise their two daughters by herself and struggle with the U.S. government to get news of her husband. Slowly but surely, her fight to be heard transforms Kate into a successful businesswoman ready to find love again and live life to the fullest—by learning to let go of the very things that mean the most to her...
Description : A collection of twenty-six selected anthropomorphic stories written throughout the past fifteen years features animals that have demonstrated human forms or characteristics, in a volume that includes the pieces Foxy Lady by Lawrence Watt-Evans, Crucible by Kim Liu, and To the Magic Born by Brian W. Antoine. Original.
Description : Sam leads a pretty normal life. He may not have the most exciting job in the world, but he's doing all right—until a fast food prank brings him to the attention of Douglas, a creepy guy with an intense violent streak. Turns out Douglas is a necromancer who raises the dead for cash and sees potential in Sam. Then Sam discovers he's a necromancer too, but with strangely latent powers. And his worst nightmare wants to join forces . . . or else. With only a week to figure things out, Sam needs all the help he can get. Luckily he lives in Seattle, which has nearly as many paranormal types as it does coffee places. But even with newfound friends, will Sam be able to save his skin? Hold Me Closer, Necromancer is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.