From New York Times bestselling author and queen of romance Julie Garwood comes this classic novel of a medieval lady who risks everything to win a champion's heart. In feudal England, Elizabeth Montwright barely escaped the massacre that destroyed her family and exiled her from her ancestral castle. Bent on revenge, she rode again through the fortress gates, disguised as a peasant…to seek aid from Geoffrey Berkley, the powerful baron who had routed the murderers. He heard her pleas, resisted her demands, and vowed to seduce his beautiful subject. Yet as Elizabeth fought the warrior’s caresses, love flamed for this gallant man who must soon champion her cause…and capture her spirited heart.
In feudal England, Elizabeth Montwright, disguised as a peasant, seeks help from Geoffrey Berkley in seeking revenge on her family's murderers
Therese of Lisieux (1873-1897), also known as St. Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, is popularly named the Little Flower. A Carmelite nun, doctor of the church, and patron of a score of causes, she was famously acclaimed by Pope Pius X as the greatest saint of modern times. Th?r?se is not only one of the most beloved saints of the Catholic Church but perhaps the most revered woman of the modern age. Pope John Paul II described her as a living icon of God. Her autobiography Story of a Soul has been translated into sixty languages. Having long transcended national and linguistic boundaries, she has crossed even religious ones. As daughter of Allah, she is venerated widely in Islamic cultures. Therese has been the subject of innumerable biographies and treatises, ranging from hagiographies to attacks on her intelligence and mental health. Thomas R. Nevin has gained access to many untapped archival materials and previously unpublished photographs. As a consequence he is able to offer a much fuller and more accurate portrait of the saints life and thought than his predecessors. He explores the dynamics of her family life and the early development of her spirituality. He draws extensively on the correspondence of her mother and documents her influence on Th?r?ses autobiography and spirituality. He charts the development of Therese's career as a writer. He gives close attention to her poetry and plays usually dismissed as undistinguished and argues that they have great value as texts by which she addressed and informed her Carmelite community. He delves into the French medical literature of the time, in an effort to understand how the tuberculosis of which she died at the age of 24 was treated and lamentably mistreated. Finally, he offers a new understanding of Th?r?se as a theologian for whom love, rather than doctrines and creeds, was the paramount value. Adding substantially to our knowledge and appreciation of this immensely popular and attractive figure, this book should appeal to many general readers as well as to scholars and students of modern Catholic history.
Presents the author's personal account of his spiritual quest to unite the diverse realms of body, mind, and spirit by combining Eastern philosophy with Western fitness routines to become an example of the peaceful warrior.Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Nick Nolte.
A children’s story featuring Arjuna, a compassionate warrior who must choose between abstaining from battle or fulfilling his destiny to end the war • Based on the Mahabharata, the famous Indian epic, adapted for Western children • Illustrated throughout with glowing full-color paintings in traditional Indian style We are all born for a purpose, though sometimes it is not clear to us what it is. In this tale of good versus evil, cousin versus cousin, Prince Arjuna knew that his purpose, his dharma, was to fight in the battle against the greedy and cruel king Duryodhana. Yet his own relatives and friends were on the opposing side. With a lot of soul searching and divine advice from the god Krishna, Arjuna bravely chooses to fulfill his destiny as a warrior with compassion and kindness, restoring peace, justice, and prosperity to his kingdom. This adaptation for children of the classic epic the Mahabharata is beautifully illustrated with paintings created in a centuries-old method traditional to India. Richly detailed, the paintings bring to life the colorful cast of characters as well as Arjuna’s inner conflict and the trials he faces on the path of loyalty, justice, and peace.
In November 1950, United Nations forces in Korea narrowly escaped being overrun by Chinese Communist forces, due to the military expertise of General Oliver Prince Smith. Using the general's own notes and diaries, this book describes Smith's long and distinguished career, his command in Iceland in 1940, in the Pacific campaigns, and in Korea. The general's wartime dealings witrh military and political leaders is also discussed, paying tribute to a man called the gentle warrior.
The daughter of her tribe's shaman, Werona is familiar with the ways of healing, a skill that comes in handy when she stumbles upon Rorik Wolframson, a Viking warrior shipwrecked off the coast of the new world. Original.
In this book you will be taken back to a significant time in Australian history, wherein a brilliant and dignified Aboriginal man William Cooper bravely challenged the norms of his country. This Yorta Yorta man brought change and fought for the human rights of several groups of people who were victims of persecution. Inspiring and moving, this book will stir a sense of humanitarian awareness within the hearts, minds and spirits of its readers. Captivating and filled with insights, this work is a literary beacon of light that dispels the darkness of radical and social discrimination. About the Author Barbara is married to Norman, an Aboriginal Australian and has a son Michael, They live in Cairns, Australia. She is a pastor, mediator, psychologist and teacher. Barbara helped the Mapoon Aboriginal people move back to their land in 1974 after they had been moved off by police for a mine. She helped set up the North Queensland Land Council in 1978. Barbara has written on Queensland discriminatory legislation and deaths in custody. In the 1990's she was the CEO of the Aboriginal Co-ordinating Council which represented Aboriginal local government. Barbara and Norman take groups of Australians to Israel for Christian conferences.
Are you tired of living your life from the safety of your comfort zone? Are you ready to explore the possibilities and opportunities that the world has to offer? If so, Gentle Warrior is the guidebook you need for your journey. Creatively written, Gentle Warrior is about living your life from a place of courage. Using examples from her life and her experience as a life coach, Mary Ann Bailey shows you how to tap into the quiet courage that resides deep inside you and then use its strength to support you as move forward toward your dreams. Written with honesty, humor, and compassion, this book will inspire you to step out and reconnect with your gentle warrior spirit. It will motivate you to veer off the beaten path and explore some of the less-traveled roads, and it will compel you to start living a bigger and bolder life. Mary Ann Bailey, MC, works with women facing midlife transitions. Self-defined as a courage coach, Mary Ann helps her clients connect with their inner courage and then shows them how to use the strength of that courage to overcome the barriers of change and successfully achieve their dreams. Mary Ann brings a unique blend of professional and personal experiences to her coaching. Her professional background includes extensive experience in education, counseling, program management, and nonprofit administration. She is the author of two books on career transitions, the owner of a successful coaching business and a breast cancer survivor. This combination of experiences has given her the knowledge, skills, and compassion to effectively help her clients address the issues that arise when facing any kind of life change or challenge. Mary Ann holds a BA in Psychology and a Masters in Counseling and is a graduate of New Ventures West's Integral Coaching Program. She and her partner live in Seattle.
How do you become a "gentle warrior" when you're so damn angry you want to kill something?! Everywhere you turn there seems to be a wall you cannot penetrate. You are in a cage emotionally and all apparent answers you have sought have been exhausted; so you turn it inward because there seems to be no other way out. Not realizing that there is. There is a way out. It is our free will through the choices we mke. It is your birthday present. Never give your powere away to anyone. I propose our souls continue forever. This is the story of the gentle way how it really works. The Gentle Warrior is about dealing with real-life problems and the steps you can take to remedy them and how you can apply them to life's daily situations. It shows you how to change old reactive habits by replacing them with new ones that really work. The book is divided into 14 segments with poems throughout relating to the various subjects that deal with anger/depression, joy/sorrow and many others. It covers the basis of my book, which is unconditional love. This is a very "real-life" treatment of personal issues that we all face. My book deals with spiritual growth and free will choice concepts. The poems often say things in a different way and touch upon thoughts expressed by the author and possible the reader. It helps the person to realize that there are many others struggling with the same challenges and situations. It also deals with repetition and how to stop the same old habits. It gives hope and a way to make real changes in your life. A new way to get out of the same old groove using underlying concepts of truth and where unconditional love takes you. This is a book about helping others by helping ourselves. It shows us how to become what I believe to be our true nature. Then, when we help ourselves we automatically help others. A very "contagious love." The book ends on a note of heart hope and soul truth and my poem entitled "Smile". If I can make you smile today With jewels that I have brought While other pass the time away Caring with no thought A gift I have for you No greater one can there be Than to look upon your face and see What you have really given me
A biography of one of the leaders of the abolitionist and woman's rights movements.
Gentle Warrior is an insightful and warm biography of the late Senator Quentin Burdick of North Dakota. The book is based on interviews with Burdick, his family, Senate colleagues, and many North Dakotans.
The name Geronimo brings fear to the hearts of many people, especially when they hear an enemy yell his name. Many people think of Geronimo as a fighting man; a great warrior. He was. He was also a very gentle man. He was a kind and loving husband who loved to play with his children. What made Geronimo become a warrior and fight the whites and the Mexicans? Find out more about this great warrior and his life in this 15-minute biography. This Educational Version includes activities designed to reinforce Common Core Curriculum Standards. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books are appropriate for hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Ideal Man comes an eBook box set of passion, seduction, and revenge featuring three of Julie Garwood’s classic titles (The Gentle Warrior, Honour’s Splendour, and The Lion’s Lady).
I have chosen the title, Gentle Warrior, for my life story. Mine is the story of how God turned a bashful, timid boy into a bold, earnest warrior preacher. As it would be impossible to tell the Apostle Paul's life story by limiting it to his travels and to geographical details and ignoring the spiritual warfare he faced throughout his life: so it would be impossible for me to tell my story apart from dealing with the spiritual warfare I faced throughout my life as a Gospel preacher.
John Yungblut believed that traditional Christianity is increasingly antiquated and irrelevant. He "fights" for a revisionist definition of Christianity that goes beyond the creedal Christians and the Christians who have said "good riddance." In this book, Finn juxtaposes passages from Yungblut's writings with his poetic responses and musings.
This story chronicles the author's eighteen year journey with chronic pain. It outlines the events, how they impacted her life, and what she learned along the way. It is intended to bring hope to those who suffer with chronic pain and understanding to family, friends and professional care providers.
A shipwrecked Viking; A bronze skinned beauty: Destined to find love is the greatest discovery of all….. Rorik Wolframson, a young Viking explorer- destiny brought him into the arms of Werona, daughter of her Algonquin tribe’s honored shaman. Their love for each other would change not only their own lives but the destiny of the New World as well. Werona dreamed of love as she gathered roots and herbs for her mother’s medicines. When she stumbled upon the body of a huge, blond warrior on the beach she knew that her dreams had been answered. Determined to save him, she fused her mouth to his and breathed air into his lungs, happy to feel the spark of life within him. Shipwrecked far from his Nordic homeland during a storm, Rorik was a stranger on an alien shore. Opening his eyes, gazing upon the dark-haired beauty bending over him, he was certain that she was the goddess, Freyja and that he has died and gone to Valhalla. Determined to possess the bronze-skinned maiden who saved his life, Rorik vowed to fight the whole tribe if he must, spirit the Indian girl away from these foreign shores and sail away with her to the icy splendor of his Viking homeland. Before he could fulfill his plans, however, Rorik must first find his crew, regain his ship and wage the battle of his life. Werona’s people had allowed them to live together in peace but the Norsemen were not as amiable. In a society that made its profits on slavery, where a man was judged so severely on family ties and heredity, would a dark-skinned young woman from a strange land be accepted as Rorik’s wife? Rorik was soon to find out.