Gathering Courage

Author: T. A. McMullin
ISBN: 0996711309
Size: 12.79 MB
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Award winning, Gathering Courage, illustrates how perseverance conquered adversity, heartache, and a reading disability. T.A. McMullin's life is amazing and inspirational. Her journey of overcoming the struggles of adoption, rejection, and foster home loneliness to a life of a distinguished educator brings hope and encouragement to readers.

Just Courage

Author: Gary A. Haugen
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 0830875921
Size: 15.59 MB
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"There must be more to the Christian life than this—more than church each Sunday and waving to my neighbors and giving some clothes to Goodwill when I go through my closet each spring." These aren't bad things, of course. But they're safe and comfortable and easy. And there's a reason they're not satisfying your desire for something more significant and meaningful—we're created by God for adventure. International Justice Mission president Gary Haugen has found that engaging in the fight for justice is the most deeply satisfying way of life. This book shows how we too can be a part of God's great expedition.

The Courage To Stand On The Stage Of Life True Success Is Living Through An Authentic You

Author: Nakia Melecio
ISBN: 9781483410425
Size: 12.42 MB
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The courage to stand on the stage of life." Gives readers a life-changing approach to navigating the setbacks and unexpected turns of life. The result is a book that effectively and lovingly guides readers onto a path that was always meant for them - whether it's the path they came from or a more authentic path they've always longed for. This book ultimately helps readers mine the opportunity a setback offers: the chance for a stronger, more authentic self to emerge. The book will begin with stories of people who need to make a comeback, giving the reader a chance to say, "Oh, I so relate to that!" As the book unfolds, the reader will encounter stories of people who have made a remarkable comeback.

Wings For Our Courage

Author: Stephanie H. Jed
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520267695
Size: 10.91 MB
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On January 6, 1537, Lorenzino de’ Medici murdered Alessandro de’ Medici, the duke of Florence. This episode is significant in literature and drama, in Florentine history, and in the history of republican thought, because Lorenzino, a classical scholar, fashioned himself after Brutus as a republican tyrant-slayer. Wings for Our Courage offers an epistemological critique of this republican politics, its invisible oppressions, and its power by reorganizing the meaning of Lorenzino’s assassination around issues of gender, the body, and political subjectivity. Stephanie H. Jed brings into brilliant conversation figures including the Venetian nun and political theorist Archangela Tarabotti, the French feminist writer Hortense Allart, and others in a study that closely examines the material bases—manuscripts, letters, books, archives, and bodies—of writing as generators of social relations that organize and conserve knowledge in particular political arrangements. In her highly original study Jed reorganizes republicanism in history, providing a new theoretical framework for understanding the work of the scholar and the social structures of archives, libraries, and erudition in which she is inscribed.

Courage The Story Of Modern Cockfighting

Author: Tim Pridgen,
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781447497875
Size: 17.98 MB
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Originally published in 1938. This early works is a comprehensive and illustrated look at the subject of Cock-Fighting. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Lives Of Courage

Author: Diana E. H. Russell
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9780595291397
Size: 16.12 MB
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In 1987 and 1988, Dr. Diana Russell journeyed from the United States to the land of her birth to learn about the special role of women in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa. The fruit of her research is this extraordinary book: the first hand accounts, in their own words, of 24 courageous risk-taking women activists (portraits included). These are not only world-famous leaders like Winnie Mandela and Albertina Sisulu (although their stories are included in the book) but ordinary women who were trade unionists, members of radical organizations, student activists -- black and white, African, Indian and Coloured, young and old. "Lives of Courage: Women for a New South Africa" compellingly dramatizes the little-known role of women who fought apartheid and its cruel apparatus -- banning, banishment, house arrest, imprisonment, and torture -- even as they strove to keep together their beleaguered families. With rare candor, they speak of the price they and families paid for their activism, of the difficulties of being a woman in a racist and sexist society, of the terrors they had endured, and of the dreams they nourished of a new South Africa. The fighting spirit of these women, their courage and conviction in the face of a modern state's vindictiveness, shines from every page of this inspiring book.