Waiting for Wonder

By examining the life of Sarah in the Bible, one who knows what it means to wait, discover God through disappointment, doubt, detours, and the "not yet" places of life.--Adapted from page 4 of cover.

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Author: Marlo M. Schalesky

Publisher:

ISBN: OCLC:1083533285

Category: Expectation (Psychology)

Page: 212

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By examining the life of Sarah in the Bible, one who knows what it means to wait, discover God through disappointment, doubt, detours, and the "not yet" places of life.--Adapted from page 4 of cover.

Waiting for Wonder Leader Guide

Because God's timing is so rarely our own.

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Author: Marlo Schalesky

Publisher:

ISBN: 1501823574

Category: Religion

Page: 80

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Because God's timing is so rarely our own.

The Wish the Wait the Wonder

This charming collection of writings celebrates not only the long-awaited magical moment of birth but also the profound experience of pregnancy itself.

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Author: Gail Perry Johnston

Publisher: Harper San Francisco

ISBN: 0062509624

Category: Medical

Page: 226

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This charming collection of writings celebrates not only the long-awaited magical moment of birth but also the profound experience of pregnancy itself. By turns lyrical, instructive, and insightful, these thoughts--from notables such as Robin Williams, Alice Hoffman, and Sophia Loren--will inspire and guide parents-to-be.

Waiting for Here

wonder. “When. will. we. see. you. again?” Authorities questioned members of Sally and Karen's families and co-workers about the disappearances of Karen, Sally, and Jessica. “None of their friends or co-workers knew where they were but ...

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Author: Jon R. W. Thomas

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781387391592

Category: Fiction

Page: 626

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Sally Mathis, A Fashion Designer, experiences cognitive and memory issues of unknown origins and when she discovers the cause, she embarks on an unanticipated 'other-world' adventure.

The Grace of Waiting

to wait was regarded, not as a healthy discipline, but rather as a miserly deprivation in an affluent society, ... Little wonder, then, that the moral and dispositional skills of mature patience have fallen widely out of practice, ...

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Author: Margaret Whipp

Publisher: Canterbury Press

ISBN: 9781848259799

Category: Religion

Page: 144

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This wise and beautiful book draws on the experience of unchosen waiting – in sickness, in old age, and in the struggles and frustrations of everyday life – to explore the challenges of waiting and the skills it demands. A lifeline for anyone who finds themselves in a time of waiting, chosen or unchosen, or accompanying others through such times, it shows how the paradoxical gifts of patience point to the God who kindly waits for us. A book of grace, depth and beauty, destined to become a modern spiritual classic.

Waiting for Zo

standing in front of Jake yesterday?” “I guess I didn't want to press my luck.” She just looked at him inquisitively, and this time, ... “Yeah, wonder what they're doin'? “They kinda hit it off, didn't they? “That'd be my assessment.

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Author: James R. Ament

Publisher: Hugo House Publishers, Ltd.

ISBN: 9781936449057

Category: Fiction

Page: 366

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"A sweeping novel of love and loss, city and country, growing old and staying young. Waiting for Zoë is a thoughtful look at the ability of grown men and young women to confront change and absorb life's most challenging moments," writes Mark Stevens, author of Antler Dust: An Allison Coil Mystery. Waiting for Zoë is a genre-bending character driven, mainstream novel that explores a person’s ability to endure in the face of tragedy—and love. James R. Ament says, “It’s a love story, but it’s not a romance. There are underlying religious themes, but it’s not a philosophical book. There’s a little political commentary here and there, but it’s not about politics. It explores some very serious themes, but there are light moments and humor, too.” Set in Wyoming, Colorado, New York City, and Southern California, it makes the reader ask the hard question: who is in charge of creating ourselves? Ament says, “I had this story in mind about a young person who apparently has everything going for her, but then her life falls apart. The question is: Does she get it back? And if so, how?” And from writer Stephen Knapp, Evergreen Newspapers. “The characters are sharply defined and appealing, and the dialogue flows smoothly and moves the narrative along at a comfortable pace. The settings and situations are neither contrived nor trite, and the conflicts are at once challenging and accessible. In short, there’s nothing within Waiting for Zoë that marks its author as a newcomer to the literary stage,”(Reprinted with permission of Evergreen Newspapers).

Wonder Woman

Instead, he'sa patient. The true, original Steve Trevor isthe wounded Steve Trevor, an infantilized babyman who iscarried about byhis Wonder Mother and chastised by his Wonder Nurse. Whether flat on hisback or waiting ...

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Author: Noah Berlatsky

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN: 9780813575742

Category: Social Science

Page: 264

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William Marston was an unusual man—a psychologist, a soft-porn pulp novelist, more than a bit of a carny, and the (self-declared) inventor of the lie detector. He was also the creator of Wonder Woman, the comic that he used to express two of his greatest passions: feminism and women in bondage. Comics expert Noah Berlatsky takes us on a wild ride through the Wonder Woman comics of the 1940s, vividly illustrating how Marston’s many quirks and contradictions, along with the odd disproportionate composition created by illustrator Harry Peter, produced a comic that was radically ahead of its time in terms of its bold presentation of female power and sexuality. Himself a committed polyamorist, Marston created a universe that was friendly to queer sexualities and lifestyles, from kink to lesbianism to cross-dressing. Written with a deep affection for the fantastically pulpy elements of the early Wonder Womancomics, from invisible jets to giant multi-lunged space kangaroos, the book also reveals how the comic addressed serious, even taboo issues like rape and incest. Wonder Woman: Bondage and Feminism in the Marston/Peter Comics 1941-1948 reveals how illustrator and writer came together to create a unique, visionary work of art, filled with bizarre ambition, revolutionary fervor, and love, far different from the action hero symbol of the feminist movement many of us recall from television.

State of Wonder

Iwillnot wait on this dock and wonderwhat's become ofyou. I will not wait to see if Anders is alive.”His face shone with such bright earnestness it was nearly unbearable. “I have already made apromise toDr. Swenson. Weare going along.

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Author: Ann Patchett

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781408818794

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORANGE PRIZE FOR FICTION 2012 There were people on the banks of the river. Among the tangled waterways and giant anacondas of the Brazilian Rio Negro, an enigmatic scientist is developing a drug that could alter the lives of women for ever. Dr Annick Swenson's work is shrouded in mystery; she refuses to report on her progress, especially to her investors, whose patience is fast running out. Anders Eckman, a mild-mannered lab researcher, is sent to investigate. A curt letter reporting his untimely death is all that returns. Now Marina Singh, Anders' colleague and once a student of the mighty Dr Swenson, is their last hope. Compelled by the pleas of Anders's wife, who refuses to accept that her husband is not coming home, Marina leaves the snowy plains of Minnesota and retraces her friend's steps into the heart of the South American darkness, determined to track down Dr. Swenson and uncover the secrets being jealously guarded among the remotest tribes of the rainforest. What Marina does not yet know is that, in this ancient corner of the jungle, where the muddy waters and susurrating grasses hide countless unknown perils and temptations, she will face challenges beyond her wildest imagination. Marina is no longer the student, but only time will tell if she has learnt enough.

White Reindeer Kudzu Monster Other Tales of Wonder

One day, after about two very lonely, unhappy weeks, all of us kids were waiting for the school bus. We were waiting inside the lobby of one apartment building because it was a miserably cold, wet, rainy day. All the kids were ganged up ...

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Author: DJ Lyons

Publisher: PublishAmerica

ISBN: 9781630840686

Category: Fiction

Page: 291

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A collection of 32 short stories and novellas by DJ Lyons: * “White Reindeer”?Lost on a Norwegian mountain, DJ faces rock slides, raging waterfalls and other challenges. Miraculously, a white reindeer appears and leads her to safety. * “Kudzu Monster”?An unlikely love story involving a young frontier girl and the Kudzu Monster who saves her life. * “Trapped in Beaumaris Castle”?Gwyn agrees to spend the night in a haunted castle. What he sees finally puts to rest a 700-year-old question: How did the king's archer die? * “Grandmother Lyons' Tales”?True stories about a tornado, a Civil War love story, a scam, a premonition saving two lives and a scary Rag Man. * “12 Tales of Wonder” plus “12 Stories for the Young At Heart”?Exciting adventures involving ghosts, wishes, secrets, bullies, animals, amazing characters, a Broccoli Monster, fairy godmothers, magic and fun.

Official Report of the Standing Committees

Mr. Robert Hughes: With respect, I wonder whether the Minister is being accurate. The Bill is a piece of primary legislation and it would require a separate primary Bill to change the 3 in limit. However, there might be a way out.

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Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000024634458

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