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In the Sierra Madre Mountains of Northern Mexico, isolated from the chaos of the Mexican Revolution, lived a peaceful, indigenous people known as the Tarahumara. There, away from civilization, 16-year-old Suré fell in love with a Jesuit missionary priest, Leandro. Their love convinces him to leave the priesthood and begin a family in the “civilized” world. The aftermath of the Mexican Revolution leads the romantic couple to be victimized by machismo and drunken savagery, forcing Suré into a twenty-year journey to overcome discrimination and violence. Inspired by the 2014 immigration crisis of unaccompanied minors into the U.S., Praying for an Eclipse is a trilogy of historical fiction that follows the family saga of Suré and her descendants over five generations. Book One, Mother Moon, narrates the traumatic rift that separates Suré from her family, creating and emotional and psychological divide that will mark the lives of her descendants in the following books.
A perfect, feel-good summer read about love, life and family. One long hot summer. Secrets never stay buried for long… Portia is determined to restore Buttersley Manor, her family’s crumbling ancestral home, to its former glory. Yet she has a feeling that there are a few forgotten skeletons in the dust-covered cupboards. Jenny has put her life on hold for far too long. It’s time to finally start living and to dig up those hopes and dreams she’s kept hidden all these years – but is she brave enough? Rich is happily married with a beautiful wife and lovely daughter. In fact, his world is perfect until a very unexpected consequence of his past walks through the door… Joe would like nothing more than to travel back in time to when he and Gina were happy.
But is it too late to rescue what they once had? One thing’s for sure, nothing’s ever quite what it seems when it comes to life in the country!
Are you struggling for inner peace and purpose? Is your devotional life stale and stagnant? Do you long for refreshment from the Living Water?If so, then this book is for you. Pour a cool, refreshing glass of your favorite beverage, pull up a comfy chair, put your feet up, and enjoy Tranquil Moments: Spiritual Refreshment from the Island of Maui.Thirty-one devotionals, one for each day of the month, take you on a spiritual journey. View God's promise in a rainbow spreading across a Maui mountaintop, His peace in a cascading waterfall and His faithfulness in a colorful sunrise.Savor a tranquil moment as the God of the universe fills you up with His never-ending love, peace, and purpose.Eileen Rife is a home educator, writer, and speaker. She has co-authored two books with her husband, Chuck: Marriage with an Attitude, and When Mourning Comes: Living Through Loss. She resides in Roanoke, Virginia with her husband, daughter, and two felines, all of whom add tranquil moments to her day.
Addresses the identity and circumstances of today's priests.
Gathering the pieces published during the heyday of the muckraking movement, this title brings to life this era of exposure and self-examination.
For each article, it provides commentary on the background of its subject and the specific and long-range repercussions of its publication. It features the work of both journalists and fiction writers.