Getting Here From There

Author: Margaret R. Miles
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1610970535
Size: 39.52 MB
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Getting Here From There from the Author: Margaret R. Miles. This book of conversations between Margaret R. Miles and Hiroko Sakomura compares the experiences of two women who grew up in different societies, with different educations, different professions, and different religious orientations. Reflecting on the different ways in which Japanese and American societies inhibited and enabled them, these two women share their struggles, difficulties, and achievements. All of this is set in the context of one of the most radical social movements in the history of the world, as women are gaining increments of equality with men in designing and administering the institutions of public life with opportunities, dangers, and rewards. This is a moment in which a critical mass of women "want it all now," in the best sense of the phrase, seeking to preserve and reinterpret traditional values while exercising their capabilities and skills both in the home and in public life. This book is the memoir of two women's painful and joyful experiences in "getting here from there."

Getting Here From There

Author: Jack Gibson
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781934949894
Size: 53.69 MB
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Getting Here From There from the Author: Jack Gibson. "Jack [Gibson] shares snippets of his life in short stories that will make you laugh and maybe even shed a tear and most importantly provide insight into a man who has achieved much and helped many. Sunday morning visits with cancer patients, travels to Scotland that bond him to his heritage and roadways that run throughout Maine and our country each with a tale of its own...this book will make you take stock of your own life and the profound impact we can all make on our communities." Richard W. Petersen, Pres. & CEO Maine Medical Center From the seven-year-old budding entrepreneur selling magazines door-to-door to the octogenarian (who would believe it?), Gibson has found ways to give back to his community and his beloved State of Maine. Jack Gibson walks a life of intention. Through his career with his paving and recycling companies, Jack was a problem solver. He discovered and licensed methods to make waste products "disappear" into usable products. In essence, Gibson created inert products from contaminated soil, used pavement, rubber by-products and a whole spectrum of construction debris. In his personal life, from honoring his mother and father, to parenting sons, to mourning a life lost to relearning to love, Gibson provides a lesson to all of us that our lives here on earth are important. Whether at work or in the home, what we do matters. Jack Gibson, in his humble delivery of his story, let's us know that we matter.

Follow That Arrow

Author: Gwen Van Velsor
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780692669440
Size: 20.61 MB
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Follow That Arrow from the Author: Gwen Van Velsor. After losing her center, her marriage, and her future in one stroke, Gwen Van Velsor set off to find a new path. She traveled across the United States before finding her way to the Camino de Santiago, a journey that would redefine her life. Her story is a reflection on love, faith and the food that got her here from there.

Getting Here

Author: William White Howells
Publisher: Howells House
ISBN: 9780929590172
Size: 72.47 MB
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Getting Here from the Author: William White Howells. Three individuals left footprints in East Africa 3.7 million years ago. Walking upright on human feet, they had crossed a threshold in the long path of their evolution from vertebrates, mammals and primates to enter and dominate a new world. They were not alone. Others, related and descended in ways not entirely clear, spread out, flourished and disappeared; some became the people of today. Although we know a great deal of the story and new information is arriving ever more rapidly, there is still more to be learned about where, when and how our ancestors became us. We do know that we arrived not because we were inevitable, but by luck and happenstance along the way. And we know there were other kinds of humans who co-existed with each other and who might be here today but are not. Now updated and revised to reflect the latest findings and their implications, renowned anthropologist, author, and educator, William Howells draws together here the latest from all today's sciences to tell the fascinating stories of our evolution.

I Had To Go There To Get Here

Author: Ken Holmes
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1848766866
Size: 29.11 MB
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I Had To Go There To Get Here from the Author: Ken Holmes. There was a lust for fame and fortune. Only then would he become the biggest pull on the planet. But the closer he got to his fortune, the more he became disillusioned with the value of money, as he discovered a world full of greed, evil and corruption. He falls in love and realises that's what he's been looking for all his life, but there is work to do. He is now Don Quixote, the character Cervantes saw four hundred years ago, and he must slay the evil giants before he is worthy of the fair Dulcinea. But they are many. Though Don Quixote is not alone - there have been forces guiding him, giving him strength all his life, way outside our comprehension, and they're getting stronger... ...and so is he.

I Had To Go There To Get Here

Author: Phyllis Ames-Bey
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781450001366
Size: 58.28 MB
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I Had To Go There To Get Here from the Author: Phyllis Ames-Bey. My book, "I Had To Go There To Get Here-It Is What It Is" consist of a compilation of prayers, poems, poetry, prose, songs and lyrics written over a course of 43 years of my life about what I experienced in life. The book is a very inspirational book. There are three hundred and thirty two pages of such experiences.The contents consist of an open letter to my son, my testimony, petitions to GOD, side titled poems, poems about deceased people, poems about my associates, poems about suicidal thoughts, the inner me poetry and poems, poems about companions, inspirational hymns, ballads and rap songs in which tunes are available for some, and finally prayers to GOD. The book could really be a goldmine for people who are looking for lyrics to set to songs or to use as poetry on greeting cards among other ideas. Although some of the experiences were negative such as agoraphobia, paranoid schizophrenia, homelessness and caring for an artistic family member, I felt it good therapy to write about my life challenges and experiences in hopes of helping others.

Psychology Of Hope

Author: C.R. Snyder
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439118779
Size: 77.91 MB
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Psychology Of Hope from the Author: C.R. Snyder. Why do some people lead positive, hope-filled lives, while others wallow in pessimism? In The Psychology of Hope, a professor of psychology reveals the specific character traits that produce highly hopeful individuals. He offers a test to measure one's level of optimism and gives specific advice on how to become a more hopeful person.

How Did I Get Here

Author: Michele Greene
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1475919409
Size: 31.52 MB
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How Did I Get Here from the Author: Michele Greene. A young girl growing up between two households; that of her grandmother and her stepfather. She experiences sexual abuse at one and witnesses domestic abuse at the other. As she becomes a young woman branching out on her own, she searches for a better life. Freeing herself of the sexual abuse and hoping to find love. Her path is filled with heartbreak, betrayal, danger and disappointments.