Woman in Prayer

Woman in Prayer

Peaceful and still.

  • Fleeing his father's anti-Semitic organization, Charles Devonshire journeys into the most volatile land-grab in history -- Palestine. Charles pursues a beautiful but mysterious librarian, Gladia, who leads him into the elaborate J... Fleeing his father's anti-Semitic organization, Charles Devonshire journeys into the most volatile land-grab in history -- Palestine. Charles pursues a beautiful but mysterious librarian, Gladia, who leads him into the elaborate Jewish underground. While joining their plight to reestablish a homeland, he falls in love with her and faces painful challenges within their culture gap. In the midst of battling the hostile inhabitants who also laid claim to Palestine, he searches for clues of his own troubled past. Can Charles pursue love, uncover his family secrets and avoid being trapped in the middle of the world's longest feud. Rebirth draws you into 1948, into a world of intrigue, espionage and anti-Semitism. Witness how ancient prophecies were fulfilled against impossible odds as Israel built a nation and defied skeptics. Journey through the precarious events that led to Israel's miraculous rebirth on May 14, 1948. Experience the unrelenting pursuits of the most persecuted race, and how their renewed strength rebirthed their original language, customs and land cultivations after 2,000 years of desolation -- an accomplishment no other nation can claim.

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  • What’s Under Your Hood? A couple of weeks ago, our dog indicated she wanted Jon to take a look under the hood of his car. Sophie pranced and jumped until he clicked on the button of his key bob. Jon’s Impala had been sitting in th... What’s Under Your Hood? A couple of weeks ago, our dog indicated she wanted Jon to take a look under the hood of his car. Sophie pranced and jumped until he clicked on the button of his key bob. Jon’s Impala had been sitting in the driveway for a few days instead of its normal space in the garage. Still Jon thought he was being silly giving in to the whim of a very cute dog.

  • Christian author, Joy DeKok takes the reader into the hearts of these two women as they journey closer to the heart of the One who offers hope and healing. What happens when a Christian woman facing a childless future and a woman ... Christian author, Joy DeKok takes the reader into the hearts of these two women as they journey closer to the heart of the One who offers hope and healing. What happens when a Christian woman facing a childless future and a woman seeking an abortion are waiting to see the same doctor? What if, in spite of their drastic differences, they find themselves drawn together by their surprising similarities? What if, they somehow find the courage to become friends?

  • Did you know that every year in this country, 200 mothers kill their living child/children? While I dealt with this topic briefly in my novel Rain Dance I was again recently asked how I felt these mothers should be treated. In the... Did you know that every year in this country, 200 mothers kill their living child/children? While I dealt with this topic briefly in my novel Rain Dance I was again recently asked how I felt these mothers should be treated. In the next few days, I’ll take you with me on this journey into my heart.

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  • The Natural Philosophy of Life (NPL) is a simple, elegant, and powerful alternative to religious dogma

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  • Rev. Dr. Sheldon E. Williams is devoted to developing principle-centered leaders worldwide. An active pastor, he also teaches, consults, and speaks internationally, often sharing the platform with political leaders, including form... Rev. Dr. Sheldon E. Williams is devoted to developing principle-centered leaders worldwide. An active pastor, he also teaches, consults, and speaks internationally, often sharing the platform with political leaders, including former President Bill Clinton.

  • Rationalizations drown out our inner voice, and we make up the rules as we go. We lose control of our decisions, fall victim to the temptations and pressures of our situations, taint our characters, and sour business and personal ... Rationalizations drown out our inner voice, and we make up the rules as we go. We lose control of our decisions, fall victim to the temptations and pressures of our situations, taint our characters, and sour business and personal relationships

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  • This is so incredible. I feel like a voodoo goddess! From the artist: his necklace can be adapted for a man ( or women who like clean, unfettered design) to wear by removing the chain and dangles. Without this ornamentation ... This is so incredible. I feel like a voodoo goddess! From the artist: his necklace can be adapted for a man ( or women who like clean, unfettered design) to wear by removing the chain and dangles. Without this ornamentation the necklace is straightforward, balanced and beautifully designed. The texture of those old, worn vertabrae becomes the focal point. In Asia dragons are considered powerful messengers and allies, and in early Europe enjoyed similar respect. Yet as time passed, European dragons were given an undeserved reputation for being ill natured and fiery tempered. Celtic dragon lovers have never forgotten dragons symbolize power, and there are air, water, fire and earth dragons embodying characteristics of their respective elements. The much aligned serpent was once associated with the Goddess and spiritual wisdom by numerous ancient cultures. African shamans often wear snake vertebrae as part of their ritual regalia. This unusual piece incorporates parts of 2 different, vintage snake vertebrae from Africa. They are unusual because these bones are small and delicate, the newer snake vertabrae on the market today is much larger and gnarly as well). The pale and light sides represent the darkness and light which in harmony, balance existence. Elegantly carved, diminutive skulls symbolize the ephemeral nature of life. 2 gray green glass beads with faceted, reptilian surfaces remind me of reptile and dragon scales. The curved brass(made by the Naga, a former headhunting tribe ) pendants are an ancient design similar to that used in weaponry (think Russian scimitars and Incan Tumi) and small, traditional knives of Inuit women. Life is fragile and may be severed without warning, like a sharpened sword slicing through layers of wafting, silk veils. Another interpretation is that sometimes sacrifice is called for, and we must cut excess baggage, pleasures, and desires to survive. By the same token, recall the times you’ve sacrificed time, energy, and personal wants to help others. An ancient,worn brass piece sits high on the neck. This was once a brass bell, worn for so long and by so many generations that the sharp edges have worn into gentle curves. It looks like a small dipper or cup, and I placed it here to catch blessings. The dragon vial pendant is made from high fired ceramic and glazed within. Its not leak proof, so use it to hold sacred earth, herbs, beads, a lock of your beloved’s curls, but not liquid. Make sure the cork is securely sealed. The antiqued brass chains are long enough for customized draping. Like snakes, they wind around the pendant as you will. Customize this necklace by adding your own amulets, delicate chains, or beads. And now for the bones…how to know they are vintage? By the worn, smooth surfaces. A relatively new snake vertebrae has sharp edges, and looks dry, slightly grainy. Only prolonged, constant contact with human skin cures the bone to the appearance of old ivory. If a new spine is coated in varnish, often done to enhance color and smooth the surface, sharp edges can still be seen and felt by running a fingertip lightly against the articulated bones. These vertebrae are smooth, the pale bones have a warm gleam like old ivory. The dark vertebrae has subtle variations in tone not seen in new snake vertebrae, which are so uniform in color as to appear dyed (and often are). These bones are organic forms and not machine made,so this the necklace may shift from time to time. If you want a uniform appearance, gently readjust the vertebrae to slide back into one another. Antique African trade beads sit on either side of the coated brass clasp. Strung on leather cord. 23"

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