This book is designed to enable and encourage health professionals and family support workers to include fathers in the process of their work. It focuses on the enormous potential value of accessing men at a time they are known to be particularly receptive - before and after the birth - within the context of providing solutions in the debate about problematic aspects of masculinity and fatherhood. It looks at how important the father's role is within the family environment, and how fathers should be encouraged to take part in the upbringing of their children.
Women to Watch Babies and Bachelors and Marriage, oh my! What was a self-respecting single woman with a baby on the way to do? For small-town mom-to-be Dinah Lane, marriage seemed like the perfect solution. Then she started dating…. Bachelor #1: Clean-cut, reliable, but oh, so dull…. Bachelor #2: Okay—if you like cavemen…. Bachelor #3: Next! Then there was Will Dennison, the brawny hunk she'd hired to build her baby's nursery. Not that the sexy drifter had popped the question. But if Will didn't stop sending her heated looks over his workbench, she was going to make him an offer no red-blooded bachelor could refuse! For a humorous—very nineties—look at love, exciting new talent Lynn Miller is one of our Women to Watch
The legal status, responsibilities and rights of men who are fathers - married or unmarried, cohabiting or separated, biological or social in nature - is a topic with a long and well-documented history. Yet recent developments in a number of countries suggest a growing politicisation of the relationship between law and fatherhood. In some countries, an increasingly vocal, visible and well-organised fathers' rights movement has been credited with influencing perceptions of the politics of family justice. Fathers, it is argued, have become the new victims of family law justice systems that have swung 'too far' in favour of mothers. Armed with such claims, fathers' rights activists have set out to achieve a range of legal reforms, most notably in the areas of child support law and contact and residence rights following separation. This book presents an attempt to understand these developments. Bringing together leading international commentators it provides a careful, critical and comparative analysis of the work of fathers' rights activists, the role law has played in their campaigning, their legal strategies, their success (or otherwise) in achieving legal reform, similarities and divergences with the women's movement, and the relationship between fathers' rights movements and the societies that frame them. In addition to Collier and Sheldon, contributors include: Susan B Boyd (University of British Columbia, Canada), Jocelyn Crowley (Rutgers University, USA), Maria Eriksson (Goteborg University, Sweden), Keith Pringle (Aalborg University, Denmark), Helen Rhoades (Melbourne University, Australia), and Carol Smart (Manchester University, UK).
Black people of America, we need to stop reading books about thug life and street life. We need to read books that will open our minds to ideas and issues that will help us and our families and the future of black generations of this country. Black people of America, we were here before most of the other nationalities that are here now. We should be in a much better financial situation than we are in now. Most of us are at the bottom or near the bottom of the economic scale as a whole. We have to learn from the foreigners that stick together and open up businesses in our community. Plus we have to stop giving our hard-earned money to other nationalities and none to ourselves; in a way, we are still slaves. I wrote this book to inspire Black Americans to open there eyes to the positive changes we need to make to help our families and future black generations in America. This book shows how we are living compared to other nationalities in America, as well as the factors that are holding us back as a whole. We must remember our ancestors and the sacrifices they made when they were slaves. They were the strongest people in the world, and we are their descendants. I feel they were superhuman beings to make that trip from Africa to America. We as black Americans have that same ability in us to survive. Remember, we are the alpha race. We need to wake up and stop hitting the snooze button. May God bless this book and everyone that reads it.
This book releases the true power of the woman in the church and opens the doors that have locked out the regaining of mankind's dominion. The distinct power of a woman who has a Godly understanding of her maternal authority. A maternal authority that does not threaten, but will be acknowledged and enhanced, by the paternal authority of the man. This book will remind the woman of her God given authority, as the "Mother of all Living"; and it will reestablish her position next to the man. It will answer the question of women Pastors and women Elders in the church. It will help the man understand the beauty and the value of this gift that God has given him; a woman of power who will help to cultivate, and ultimately validate their positions at one another's side; and that dominion cannot be regained without her. The author of this book is a Professor at the Greater Harvest Bible College and Seminary, in California; a branch of the International College of Bible Theology. He has been a Pastor/Elder and a Teacher of the Word of God for the past twenty years. His secular education includes a Masters Degree in Psychology, with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT). His primary theological emphasis is in the area of Biblical Doctrine and Biblical Theology. He is a recognized authority on Church Organization and has lectured extensively on the releasing of the true power of the woman in the Church. He is a true believer that the ultimate power and authority in the home and in the Church, comes from the interdependent relationship of the man and the woman; and when separate and apart, the power and authority (including the power to co-exist) of that relationship diminishes.
Von Speyr continues her wonderful reflections on the Gospel of John, concentrating here on The Farewell Discourses of Jesus, which reveal both the heart of John's Gospel and the Heart of Our Lord.
In this timely book, Jonathan D. Moreno takes up some of the most important questions in clinical ethics today. Moreno's view is that moral values emerge out of human experience, a view that creates a compelling conceptual framework for bioethics. To begin, Moreno recalls his experience as a hospital ethicist and how that shaped his understanding of what bioethics is about, both as theory and practice. His focus then turns to a difficult moral paradox: the need to advance medical knowledge by using human beings in research. His account of the way American medicine has reached a strong protectionist approach to managing this paradox leads to discussions of vulnerable groups whose circumstances demand that we reflect on the way this issue should be approached in the future. Moreno then takes up the historical and ethical role of the national security dimensions of human experimentation. His account casts a drastically different light on the origins of modern bioethics, especially on the central document of modern human experimentation, the Nuremberg Code. In the last section, Moreno pushes the bioethics envelope in a naturalistic examination of emerging values concerning the neurosciences and bioterrorism. Is There an Ethicist in the House? tackles difficult issues with clarity and insight. The book will be welcomed not only by medical professionals but also by lay readers who seek to understand the philosophical foundations of contemporary medical ethics.
Thomas Kindercook should have known better. Everyone makes mistakes. But not Thomas. He's your regular, everyday, normal fourteen year old boy. The stories of how his great uncle mysteriously vanished sixty years ago were true! He knew that he shouldn't have played around with 'that book', and now it seems Thomas had repeated history. An ancient spell has whisked Thomas away to a world where dragons and wizards are an everyday part of life, and his best chance of hope, is an overly talkative dragon. But Mythological monsters are the least of Thomas' worries as a dark entity seems to be stalking Thomas, and he must try find help to escape before he gets shackled to a prophecy, thousands of years old. Thomas Kindercook and the Pink Pyjamas is the first book in a new fantasy trilogy by Gerald Feather.
A Father of the Fatherless tells the life story of Cheryl J. Rountree, a young girl born into a life of poverty and shame and how the grace of God was bestowed upon her life to bring her from it. See through the author’s eyes and experience her joys and woes. Walk through the places of her youth and see the hand of God as He reveals Himself throughout her life directly and indirectly through the lives of others. Read of her mission to tell you and all fatherless children of the Father’s great love for them.
Take Time Out of Each Day to Relax and Grow Together In the midst of the stress and pressure of everyday life, Moments Together for Couples will give you and your mate a chance to pause, relax, and draw upon the strength of the Lord. This easy-to-use devotional helps you set aside anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes every day with your spouse to grow closer to God and closer to each other.