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How The Light Gets In

Author : Brian Doyle
ISBN : 9781608336104
Genre : Religion
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Author : Brian Doyle
ISBN : 082941813X
Genre : Religion
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Brian Doyle sees stories in everything around him-his children, Catholicism, birds, cars, and friends. In this collection of essays, Brian Doyle celebrates the mystery of life. Advertising
Category: Religion

Epiphanies Elegies

Author : Brian Doyle
ISBN : 1580512046
Genre : Poetry
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Epiphanies & Elegies is a collection of delightful, accessible poems shot through with wonder, humor, faith, and Irish Catholic heritage. Brian Doyle illuminates seemingly ordinary, everyday events in poems that will immediately touch with the reader with their truth. These warm and insightful pieces are sometimes funny, sometimes poignant takes on the small wonders and inevitable tragedies of life.
Category: Poetry

Bin Laden S Bald Spot Other Stories Large Print 16pt

Author : Brian Doyle
ISBN : 1459646908
Genre : Fiction
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Welcome to the peculiar and headlong world of Brian Doyle's fiction, where the odd is happening all the time, reported upon by characters of every sort and stripe. Swirling voices and skeins of story, laughter and rage, ferocious attention to detail and sweeping nuttiness, tears and chortling - these stories will remind readers of the late giant David Foster Wallace, in their straightforward accounts of anything - but - straightforward events; of modern short story pioneer Raymond Carver, a bit, in their blunt, unadorned dialogue; and of Julia Whitty, a bit, in their willingness to believe what is happening, even if it absolutely shouldn't be. Funny, piercing, unique, memorable, this is a collection of stories readers will find nearly impossible to forget.
Category: Fiction

A Sense Of Wonder

Author : Doyle, Brian
ISBN : 9781608336753
Genre : Religion
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Reading In Bed

Author : Brian Doyle
ISBN : 9780879466541
Genre : Fiction
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If you love to read, or write, or both, you’ll appreciate Brain Doyle—passionate observer of and commentator on all things written. In this ultimate collection of his thoughts on writers and writing and readers and reading, he covered everything from what the books people keep stashed in the cars or sitting on their bookshelves tell you about them, to the pleasures of reading box scores or what’s hung on refrigerator doors, to the scent that books and newspapers give off as they age, to literary genres of books about nature or travel or Portland or almost any subject you can name, to (in his humble opinion) the great and not-so-great-but-still-essential writers, to why the essay is the coolest wildest literary form of all. But don’t believe us, listen to him: “Think how many times in your own work you were typing along happily, cursing and humming, and suddenly you wrote something you didn’t know you felt so powerfully, and maybe you cried right there by the old typewriter, and marveled, not always happily, at what dark thread your typing had pulled from the mysterious fabric of your heart. Maybe that happens the most with essays. This could be.”
Category: Fiction

Grace Notes

Author : Alexandra Stoddard
ISBN : 9780062250087
Genre : Self-Help
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Throughout her life, Alexandra Stoddard has sought inspiration from writers, poets, and people she has met. In Grace Notes, she shares this wisdom and her own learnings, beautifully captured in brief, motivating observations, in 365 daily meditations of warmth, affirmation, encouragement, and optimism. Season by season, day by day, you'll explore different themes: joy, love, loss, risk, courage, wholeness, growth, play, and success. In addition to offering inspirational quotes from many cultures and two "grace notes," each page provides space to write down your own sacred inspirations. With courage and confidence, Grace Notes takes you on a spiritual journey every day of your life—and whenever you feel the need to be transported to serenity and grace.
Category: Self-Help

The Kind Of Brave You Wanted To Be

Author : Brian Doyle
ISBN : 9780814646755
Genre : Religion
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Proems, taut tales, small stories with rhythm and blues and grace and bruise and laughter between the lines. Brian Doyle’s The Kind of Brave You Wanted to Be is a book of cadenced notes on the swirl of miracle and the holy of attentiveness; a book about children and birds, love and grief and everything alive, which is to say all prayers. Brian Doyle’s uncategorizable form is the brief story dressed like a poem but with the loose lyricism and verve of an essay. Here are chants and litanies, like gentle songs to the sacrament of every moment.
Category: Religion

Out Of The Ashes We Rise

Author : Angela Dees
ISBN : 9781449783433
Genre : Religion
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Where do you turn for hope and encouragement when your life seems destroyed by the flames of adversity? Psalm 119:25 says, “My life is down in the dust; give me life through Your Word” (HCSB). Angela Dees has walked through the flames and adversity and has found hope and healing through God’s Word. Her personal journey began by journaling her moments with God during her husband’s battle with cancer. She then began writing devotions for the Coping with Hope cancer support group she attends. This is a forty day compilation of those devotions; concise and focused, they invite you to rest in the arms of the One who cares about our every burden and fear. They are written from one hurting yet hopeful heart to another. Angela shares the inspiration she’s received from God’s Word, highlighting His faithfulness and bringing strength and joy to continue growing in spite of life’s hurts and disappointments.
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