Author Sumbul Ali-Karamali offers her personal account, discussing the many and varied questions she fielded from curious friends and schoolmates while growing up in Southern California - from diet, to dress, to prayer and holidays and everything in between. She also provides an academically reliable introduction to Islam, addressing its inception, development, and current demographics. Through this engaging work, listeners will gain a better understanding of the everyday aspects of Muslim American life, to dispel many of the misconceptions that still remain and open a dialogue for tolerance and acceptance.
Captivating bedtime meditations to bring peace, joy, and calm to the end of the day. There are three segments in this audio, each approximately 18 minutes in length. Choose from: By the Sea, An Adventure in Space, and Snowflake. May be used any time for general relaxation as well as bedtime.
Narnia ha permanecido en paz desde que Pedro, Susana, Edmundo, y LucÃa derrotaron a la malvada Bruja pero ahora que los niÃ±os han regresado a su mundo real, una obscura presencia se apodera de esta mÃ¡gica ciudad una vez mÃ¡s.
These stunning meditations vary from 4 to 10 minutes each in length and can be used separately or run together. Tracks include: Jellyfish Relaxation; An Underwater Dolphin Ride; The Magic Rainbow; Butterfly Relaxation; Enchanted Garden, and a Hot Air Balloon Trip. Beautiful calm journeys to help children with confidence, self esteem, and creativity.
"Wonderful concept, imperfectly executed"
Un ropero abandonado se convierte en el pasaje a la más maravillosa aventura donde cuatro niños, Pedro, Susana, Edmundo, y Lucía, entran a otro tiempo, a otra tierra esclavizada por el poder de la Bruja Blanca. Pero cuando todas las esperanzas están perdidas la llegada de los niños y el retorno del gran León Aslan señalan grandes cambios
When the Hardy boys eagerly agree to assist their friend Jack Dodd and his father in locating a family treasure, the two young detectives are unaware of the baffling complications that will arise.
Prince Myshkin, is thrust into the heart of a society more concerned with wealth, power, and sexual conquest than the ideals of Christianity. Myshkin soon finds himself at the center of a violent love triangle in which a notorious woman and a beautiful young girl become rivals for his affections. Extortion, scandal, and murder follow, testing the wreckage left by human misery to find "man in man."
"Too much of nothing"
Welcome to my world. I'm Amal Abdel-Hakim, a 17-year-old Australian-Palestinian-Muslim still trying to come to grips with my various identity hyphens. It's hard enough being cool as a teenager when being one issue behind the latest Cosmo is enough to disqualify you from the in-group. Try wearing a veil on your head and practicing the bum's up position at lunchtime and you know you're in for a tough time at school.
A kingdom hangs in the balance as Quentin begins his quest. Carrying a sealed message from the Dragon King, Quentin and his outlaw companion, Theido, plunge headlong into a fantastic odyssey that leads them throughout Mensandor. Danger lurks at every turn: from the brutal terrain to deadly encounters with both humans and creatures of unknown origins.
For many of those who have been left behind, the sudden disappearance of millions of people throughout the world is completely baffling. For Judd, Vicki, Lionel, and Ryan - four kids who have lost their families - the explanation couldn't be clearer: the faithful have been taken to heaven in fulfillment of Biblical prophecy. With no one to turn to but each other, the four young people have banded together, finding strength in their faith. So when Ryan discovers some unbelievable news regarding Lionel's uncle....
The evening begins like many others. Lionel falls asleep while listening to his uncle tell stories. Ryan stays up reading and listening to music. Vicki goes out smoking pot with her friends. And Judd, tired of being told what to do, takes his father's credit card and heads to the airport in search of freedom. But in one shocking moment, everything changes. All over the world, millions of people suddenly vanish. Driverless cars crash on the highways, and planes fall through the sky without pilots.
When the Rapture occurred, many young people were left behind. Four of these, orphaned teenagers Judd, Vicki, Lionel, and Ryan, have turned to Christ and are learning about the coming events from their spiritual teacher, Bruce Barnes. But they have many questions and want to know what signs they should look for. One question that burns brightest in their minds is, "Who is the Antichrist?" Bruce Barnes thinks he knows, and shares this with the group. They have trouble believing him. But when they meet Buck Williams and hear his eyewitness account of one man's evil powers, the four young people resolve to stand in faith against the Antichrist.
When Jeri McKane is blamed by her best friend, Rosa, for using a secret against her, Jeri's world is turned upside down. Unless the real blackmailer is found, Rosa could be expelled from Landmark School and her starring role in Cinderella given to a snobbish seventh grader. Worse still, Jeri could lose her best friend's trust just when things with her own absentee father are heating up. Why does everything have to be so complicated - and where is God when you need him?
Abby Wright, with her cute English accent and cool way of saying things, is Jeri McKane's biology lab partner and close friend. When a mysterious explosion in their lab sends Abby to the hospital, Jeri's sleuthing nose smells more than just smoke. Can she unravel the mystery before anyone else gets hurt? And, worse yet, is the firebug at Landmark School targeting her? Danger and mystery abound for the group of middle-school friends as they are faced with the daily choice to trust God.
When a group of Jeri McKane's friends help Abby present a birthday dinner for her home-ec project, the party ends up in the trashcan... literally. Is it just an unfortunate event, or have the friends been intentionally poisoned? Jeri's instinct says something isn't right, and the girls follow a trail that leads to some not-so-sweet evidence.Tween girls can wonder why God doesn't step in when meanness and injustice happens. This story helps them see how he often uses ordinary people to help uncover the truth!
Would you sacrifice your future... for an uncertain past? Gabriella and Evangelia Betarrini are just two normal American teenagers. Normal - except for the fact that they time travel to fourteenth-century Italy, where they've lived in castles, become swept up in historic battles, and fallen in love with handsome knights willing to do anything to keep them alive.
Revolve speaker Jenna Lucado has teamed up with her dad, Max Lucado, to bring girls a fresh perspective on what they need to live a life of peace, joy, and confidence. What does God see when He looks at them? And how does a girl catch that vision?
A mysterious stranger appears in Fawlt Line, wearing ancient-looking clothes and speaking perfect Latin. The 'lunatic' claims he's King Arthur. Is he for real? A victim of another crack in time? As Jeff and his cousin Malcolm help the old man return to Britain, they discover again that God can do anything.
Dive into an ancient world full of giants, epic battles, adultery, murder, and friendship with the Bible's most beloved character: David. Marjorie Mogonye's Judah's Shepherd King will capture the imaginations of readers with the story of David - shepherd boy, warrior, and great king - in an exciting narrative form that provides biblical history from the Old Testament books of 1 and 2 Samuel.
In Book 1 of the Time Thriller's Trilogy, all Elizabeth wants to do is run away, but when her world is turned upside-down and inside-out in an unexpected and bizarre time warp, all she wants to do is return home. But will she find the faith to uncover the truth and make her way back to her own reality?
This is the last week in Staci Schofield's life. Her birthday is on Monday, which is also the day she plans to die. Poetic, seeing as her mother disappeared on the night of her own birthday. But when a popular guy from school, Rush, befriends Staci, will her plans change?
When Jacob saw Mary, a new member of their congregation, for the first time, he knew that marriage would be a possibility for his future. He wanted desperately to have a family and when Mary helped him in the kitchen, he realized that he'd have to tell her his dark secret before much more time elapsed, and he lost all chances of having a son.
This is a unique book that contains daily devotionals and sample negative self-talk guides as well as positive self-talk examples. All scriptural based phrases will help you declare life instead of speaking negatively (death) over yourself and the ones you love. Learn what you should say when you talk to yourself as well as what to say about others. Speak powerful faith-filled words. Speak life!
The series is specifically designed for those who are unfamiliar with Buddhism and delivered in plain language aimed at a western audience. In the past, it would have cost you several thousand dollars to get onboard and attend these lectures, but now they are available for the first time to the general public. Presented in a fun manner by Marshall Stern, it mixes profound lessons with a very light touch.
Leah is not happy about being stuck in the hospital for the holidays while her mother is thousands of miles away on a honeymoon with husband number five. Until she meets her hospital roommate, Rebekah, and her big family. Cynical 16-year-old Leah has never known people like this before. From Rebekah's handsome brother, Ethan, who can barely look Leah in the eye, to her kind older sister, Charity, the Amish family captivates Leah with its simple, loving ways. When Leah receives frightening information about her condition, her new friends show her that miracles can happen. And that sometimes angels appear in the most unexpected places.
Sixteen year old Rachel Harker expects the church sponsored hiking trip in the Smoky Mountains to be short and painless. Four days later, injured and scared, Rachel prays to just make it home alive. Asher Jenkins, fellow hiker and handsome skeptic who is only on the hike so he doesn't have to go home and face his abusive 'uncle', finds Rachel in the woods and tries to get her back to Deep Creek Trail. A small hole hidden under the fall leaves causes her ankle to twist and forces Asher to leave her to get help. As night falls, he comes back, unable to find the right trail.
Through their love for people, yet ignorance of the unknown, the Finch Family has joined alongside their church and opened their home to an African refugee family who are moving to Connecticut. The Amabo family of four Andre, Celestine, Mattu, and Alake: father, mother, and teenage son and daughter arrive in great hope as they have escaped the tyranny of Africa. What the Finch Family doesnt know is that there are not just four refugees in this Amabo family, but five.
Jess denies God. In his infinite wisdom, he's taken everyone she's ever loved. Moving to the French Quarter was a ploy to erase the guilt she felt for rebuking her faith. Perhaps, if she hadn't met Justin, an angel preoccupied with getting back into God's good graces, and drowning in his hatred for humanity, her plan would have worked. Justin's general disdain for the human race makes him difficult to like, but some higher power has appointed him her keeper.