By Ph.D. Meredith F. Perkins
This memoir is for “mothers, daughters, fathers and sons, and households” who use their interwoven power to plow through conditions of loss and love. My tale is for all to examine examples of ways resilience, perseverance, and the power in every one people propels us to enhance an influence in dealing with the issues that we will be able to keep an eye on and concerns that we can’t, self-power that's taught through a humans help method. My survival needs to be according to my strength of selection to do so... and to have newly outlined enjoyable alongside the way in which. Toi has “unleashed” me to just do that. on reflection and guffawing is cathartic, that's what The Saga of Toi and Me — A Memoir is all about.
By Diane Wyshogrod
What’s it prefer to spend 16 months in hiding, crouching in a tiny cellar, throughout the darkish years of worldwide struggle II? to understand that lots of your folks and family have both been shot or despatched to focus camps? To have your existence rely on the humanity of an aged Christian couple who allows you to cover less than their ground? What when you knew it have been your mom crouching lower than that ground? Wouldn’t you ask yourself how she stood it? the way it felt? What it did to her? and the way all of it affected you? In Hiding Places, Diane Wyshogrod lines the method of discovery and self-discovery as she researched the reports of her mom, Helen Rosenberg, who as concealed in exactly one of these cellar, in Zółkiew, Poland. The narrative, which strikes among long island, pre-war and wartime Poland, and Jerusalem, is predicated on many hours of recorded interviews and covers Helen’s existence prior to, in the course of, and after international warfare II.
Although Wyshogrod’s unique goal was once just to checklist her mother’s reports, piecing the narrative jointly proved tough: there have been a number of gaps, issues her mom might (or might) not keep in mind, and different issues her daughter simply couldn’t understand. To fill in those gaps, Wyshogrod attracts from the entire points of her identity—writer, scientific psychologist, daughter, mother—in an try not just to appreciate her mother’s stories, yet to determine why it's so vital for her (and for us) to make that try within the first place.
Diane Wyshogrod is a medical psychologist and author. Born in long island urban, she at the moment lives in Jerusalem together with her husband and 3 sons.
By Jeremy Bennett
By Jerry Vehovec
Then "Confessions of a Mail-Order Minister" tells of Bo’s (Jerry Vehovec) adventures in la and Pensacola seashore be it standup comedy (in a membership or at the streets), dancing in bars, ingesting, or riding his liked convertible, Bo continuously had a undertaking. Bo was once a professional photographer and orator who used varied ways to store humans. He occasionally puzzled the aim of existence yet nonetheless believed in God (he joked, ”just in case.”) think it or now not, Bo was once a really religious one who really enjoyed people.
By Anthony Ray
By Toni Dietkus
Nick Lane & Toni Dietkus try and live to tell the tale in a fable, “a cabin on a mountain in Montana.” eventually broke and there now not being neighborhood jobs, they bounce into trucking—long hauling around the united states. From the passenger seat Toni writes of occasions and sketches scenes from the line in letters to a pal (who saves them all). those at the- spot letters develop into using Shotgun In An 18-Wheeler.
About the Author:
Toni Dietkus raised her family members in prosperous Seattle, WA yet continually wanted the straightforward existence. now not publishing as a author of fiction, she became to writing and illustrating what she did be aware of: lifestyle as a mountain woman/trucker.
By LaShelle VanHouten,Paula Berinstein
But Ed endured to sabotage himself and misplaced every little thing, until eventually sooner or later his function used to be published. This huge, immense activity concerned advanced mathematical formulation, esoteric wisdom, and a capability to determine in methods inaccessible to general people. And it required that he dwell the remainder of his lifestyles in seclusion, deprivation, and whole religion.
The end result was once a masterpiece so unheard of, so profound, that it stands by myself on the planet.
Ed’s notable trip will motivate a few to resume their religion. it is going to stream others to appreciate the ability of affection. eventually, it is a tale that attracts these hidden feelings and secrets and techniques from deep down inside of our hearts and brings them to the skin. It tells us we’re now not on my own and that we're enjoyed greater than shall we most likely have dreamed. we're all born into this global with a objective. We simply have to be quiet and hear for it. are you able to listen yours?
By L.A. Thompson
Perfectly Packaged is a trip from brokenness & darkness into God’s really good mild & wholeness. From sufferer to positive, God’s convenience, provision, knowledge, and unconditional love is published all through. This e-book is especially encouraging and a real testomony of God’s amazing glory.
D-Driven, I-Important, V-Vocal, O-Open, R-Responsible, C-Caring, E-Empowered – via her trip she came across her definition of divorce and the traits of a powerful woman.
This is a ebook approximately seeing God’s hand in probably the most tricky and painful occasions. we're so simply thrown by way of the unforeseen ugliness we will face that we disregard who God is and that he's the single beginning for our lives. by way of sharing her trip, L. A. Thompson will bless and encourage the adventure of others. Readers will recognize and appreciate what she has come via, in addition to see God in a brand new light.
L.A. presently is living in Atlanta, Georgia and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.; at the Board of administrators for Amelia’s Wings, a non-profit association excited by offering transportation for these wanting treatment; writer of U Can’t Do That!TM, a soon-to-be-released board online game; and a member of administration at a Fortune 500 corporation. most significantly, L.A. is the 3rd of six (6) teenagers; a loving sister; daughter, and good friend. She is usually a proud aunt to thirteen nieces and nephews; and, such as you, considered one of God’s favorite children.
By Amy Scobee
By Katharine Dokken