Hope Unfolding by Becky Thompson

Hope Unfolding: Grace-Filled Truth for the Momma’s Heart by Becky Thompson
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 1.2 Mb
Overview: God’s love, plans, and promises for you are forever unfolding.
I get it, Momma. I totally get it.
Every day you wake up and try your very best. You love, give, and pour out your life for the ones who call you Momma. But no matter how much you offer, there are still days you feel as though you come up short. You worry, Am I loving these babies enough? Is this ever going to get easier? Why does it seem like I am the only one who cannot balance it all?
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy

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Deep Hope by Diane Eshin Rizzetto

Deep Hope: Zen Guidance for Staying Steadfast When the World Seems Hopeless by Diane Eshin Rizzetto
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 2.7 MB
Overview: From a respected Zen teacher, a contemporary take on the paramitas, six traditional practices for cultivating compassion and wisdom-a path of deep hope in the face of personal trouble and societal crisis.

Amidst the barrage of the daily news cycle and the tumult of our personal lives, it may seem natural to contract out of fear or anxiety. But is there a way to face our lives and the world without closing off our hearts? There is such a path, says Zen teacher Diane Rizzetto. It can be reached through the teachings of the Buddhist paramitas or "perfections"-giving and receiving, taking skillful action, practicing patience, engaging effort, meditating, and seeing clearly. Filled with stories, teachings, student questions, and practices, Deep Hope demonstrates the possibility of living with a hopefulness that is grounded in the present moment-a practice of spiritual nourishment and deepening wisdom.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy

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Undying Hope

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Undying Hope

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The Confident Hope of a Miracle by Neil Hanson

The Confident Hope of a Miracle: The True Story of the Spanish Armada by Neil Hanson
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 1.3 Mb
Overview: The real story of the Spanish Armada.

In the winter of 1587 the Spanish Armada, the largest force of warships ever assembled, set sail to crush the English navy. This breathtaking overview of one of the most fascinating campaigns in European history begins with the execution of Mary Queen of Scots, the event that precipitated the launching of the Armada. From the first whispers of the threat against England and the English crown, to the return of the battered remnants of the fleet to Spain eighteen months later, it is a story rich in incident and intrigue. In this controversial study, Neil Hanson claims that Francis Drake’s intention was not to sink the Armada ships but to disable and plunder them. He further claims that Queen Elizabeth was a monarch who left many of the survivors of the battle to die of disease or starvation and whose parsimony, prevarication and cynicism left her unable to make crucial decisions.

Drawing on previously undiscovered personal papers, Neil Hanson conveys in vivid detail how the highest and the lowest in the land fared in those turbulent months when the destiny of all Europe hung in the balance.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Season of Hope by Alan Hirsch

Season of Hope: Economic Reform under Mandela and Mbeki by Alan Hirsch
Requirements: .PDF reader, 3 Mb
Overview: This is an insider’s account of how the African National Congress (ANC) government addressed the enormous economic task it faced in South Africa’s first decade of democracy, spanning the presidency of Nelson Mandela and the first term of President Thabo Mbeki. Season of Hope analyzes the economic legacy of apartheid and the evolution of the ANC’s economic policy from the Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP) to Growth, Employment, and Redistribution (GEAR). The book also focuses on globalization, the labor market, black economic empowerment, the two economies, and the urgent challenge of achieving faster growth in the future. Season of Hope a valuable contribution to the literature of economies in transition.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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All Summer Long by Hope Larson (.AZW3)

All Summer Long by Hope Larson
Requirements: AZW3/ePUB Reader, 34MB
Overview: A coming-of-age middle-grade graphic novel about summer and friendships, written and illustrated by the Eisner Award-winning and New York Times-bestselling Hope Larson.
Thirteen-year-old Bina has a long summer ahead of her. She and her best friend, Austin, usually do everything together, but he’s off to soccer camp for a month, and he’s been acting kind of weird lately anyway. So it’s up to Bina to see how much fun she can have on her own. At first it’s a lot of guitar playing, boredom, and bad TV, but things look up when she finds an unlikely companion in Austin’s older sister, who enjoys music just as much as Bina. But then Austin comes home from camp, and he’s acting even weirder than when he left. How Bina and Austin rise above their growing pains and reestablish their friendship and respect for their differences makes for a touching and funny coming-of-age story.
Genre: Comics > Graphic Novels | Children’s > Middle Grade

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Hope without Optimism by Terry Eagleton

Hope without Optimism (Page-Barbour Lectures) by Terry Eagleton
Requirements: .ePUB, .MOBI/.AZW reader, 2.10 MB
Overview: In his latest book, Terry Eagleton, one of the most celebrated intellects of our time, considers the least regarded of the virtues.

His compelling meditation on hope begins with a firm rejection of the role of optimism in life’s course. Like its close relative, pessimism, it is more a system of rationalization than a reliable lens on reality, reflecting the cast of one’s temperament in place of true discernment. Eagleton turns then to hope, probing the meaning of this familiar but elusive word: Is it an emotion? How does it differ from desire? Does it fetishize the future? Finally, Eagleton broaches a new concept of tragic hope, in which this old virtue represents a strength that remains even after devastating loss has been confronted.

In a wide-ranging discussion that encompasses Shakespeare’s Lear, Kierkegaard on despair, Aquinas, Wittgenstein, St. Augustine, Kant, Walter Benjamin’s theory of history, and a long consideration of the prominent philosopher of hope, Ernst Bloch, Eagleton displays his masterful and highly creative fluency in literature, philosophy, theology, and political theory.

Hope without Optimism is full of the customary wit and lucidity of this writer whose reputation rests not only on his pathbreaking ideas but on his ability to engage the reader in the urgent issues of life.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy > Theology

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The Sudden Appearance of Hope

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The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of…

The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age
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From Hoarding to Hope by Geralin Thomas

From Hoarding to Hope: Understanding People Who Hoard and How To Help Them by Geralin Thomas
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 377 KB
Overview: From Hoarding to Hope is a guidebook for families, clinicians, social workers, home health-care workers, public-health officials and related agencies, professional organizers, and animal control personnel.

Geralin Thomas, an organizing expert featured on A&E’s TV show Hoarders, and other related professionals offer a compassionate, multidimensional, comprehensive approach to understanding hoarding disorder and hoarding tendencies. Experts address the following questions and more: Does compulsive shopping or OCD lead to hoarding? How and where should contaminated items be disposed of safely? Should a person with a hoarding disorder take part in the decluttering and organizing process? What are the anticipated expenses? When is it time to call in professionals? What should someone reaching out for help expect?
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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The Christian Life and Hope by Alister E. McGrath

The Christian Life and Hope: A Guide for Study and Devotion (The Heart of Christian Faith) by Alister E. McGrath
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 278 KB
Overview: "Again and again, Alister McGrath elegantly performs that central task of any teacher: to enable his students and readers, starting from the familiar ground of what they already know, to go on to explore new territory and begin to see an expanded horizon."
– Church Times

Popular author Alister E. McGrath explores the great theme of Christian hope and the way in which it transforms and sustains the Christian life in this fifth and final volume in the Heart of Christian Faith series. McGrath reflects on how the creeds give us a framework for Christian living, as well as for Christian believing. Full of stories and helpful illustrations, this book provides spiritual consideration of the difference that our belief in God makes to the way in which we think about ourselves and the world.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy

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Salamander Dream via Hope Larson (.CBR)

Salamander Dream via Hope Larson
Requirements: CBR Reader, 8MB
Overview: Salamander Dream is a tender woman’s adventure inside a paranormal woodland. As the years move, she unearths herself converting, which in flip, adjustments her friendship with Salamander.
Genre: Comics > Graphic Novels | Young Adult

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Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Hope via Anette Christensen

Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Hope: My life-transforming stumble upon via Anette Christensen
Requirements: EPUB Reader 5.31 MB
Overview: Persecuted, banned, and exiled, the mythical Argentine folks singer Mercedes Sosa made South America’s dictators tremble within the 1970s. Nicknamed, " "The Voice of the Voiceless" , Sosa was an icon of democracy and a much-loved mom of Latin America.
Mercedes Sosa, The Voice of Hope charts Sosa’s exceptional lifestyles and occupation and provides a mental profile that unearths the name of the game at the back of Sosa’s monumental have an effect on.
Besides being a non-public profile of the artist and a chronicle of Latin American tune, historical past, and politics, the writer explores the medical underpinnings of ways her profound reference to Sosa and Sosa’s tune modified her lifestyles. By doing so, Christensen opens an street to non-public transformation this is out there to any individual.
Sosa’s strange instance, coupled with Christensen’s inspiring discoveries will permit the reader to make use of lifestyles’s demanding situations as a stepping stone for expansion. This narrative calls out for the most efficient in all of us-for authenticity, empathy, and compassion.
" In this paintings, you’ll discover a new and touching standpoint on our loved Mercedes. It is a heartfelt and affectionate tribute honoring the lifetime of my mom".- Fabián Matus, son of Mercedes Sosa and president of the Mercedes Sosa Foundation.
Genre: Non-Fiction – Biographies

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