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A Daughter S Love

Author : John Guy
ISBN : 9780241963760
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Leading British historian John Guy, author of Thomas Becket and My Heart is My Own, uncovers one of the most touching and compelling family relationships in history in A Daughter's Love. Sir Thomas More is a stalwart figure of British history. Lord Chancellor in Henry Tudor's government, opposed to Henry VIII's marriage to Anne Boleyn and famously executed for treason, he is a well-studied and eminent figure. John Guy's revealing new work sheds light on a little known aspect of More, as a politician and as a man. His daughter Margaret played a key role in More's private and public life, but has been all but hidden from his story. Neglected from previous historical works, A Daughter's Love uses original sources to reveal a deep and loving relationship between father and daughter. Margaret, a prodigy encouraged by her father, was highly skilled in Latin and Greek, even emending texts from the prominent scholar Erasmus. She became her father's advisor, confidante and friend, exchanging long, loving letters during his incarceration and providing comfort in his final hours. It is these letters, which she smuggled from the Tower, that provide compelling new insights into the famed politician. A Daughter's Love is a riveting new portrait of Thomas More and the daughter who played a central role in his life and work, from one of Britain's most acclaimed historians. 'An arresting reassessment . . . An outstanding talent for stop-the-reader-dead-in-their-tracks gripping storytelling. Guy's convincing page-turner of a double life has restored my faith in biography as a genre' Lisa Jardine, Sunday Times 'Gripping . . . Guy's scholarship is irreproachable' Independent on Sunday 'Brilliantly observed and told . . . [Guy's] absorbing, thoroughly researched book does justice to two exemplary women - and reminds us that history is full of ironies' Claire Tomalin, The New York Times John Guy is an award-winning historian, accomplished broadcaster and a Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge. His previous books include My Heart is My Own: The Life of Mary Queen of Scots, winner of the 2004 Whitbread Biography Award and the Marsh Biography Award, a history, Tudor England, which has sold over 250,000 copies worldwide and a biography of Thomas Becket published in 2012.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

A Daughter For Christmas Mills Boon Love Inspired Helping Hands Homeschooling Book 3

Author : Margaret Daley
ISBN : 9781408965818
Genre : Fiction
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Dr. Max Connors had no idea he'd fathered a child thirteen years ago. Or that his baby girl had been given up for adoption. He locates his daughter in a small Oklahoma town and moves there, hoping to become a part of her life. But when he meets her widowed mother, Max is unsure how to reveal his identity.
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Author : Timothy Shay Arthur
ISBN : PRNC:32101067627859
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A Daughters Of The Promise Collection

Author : Beth Wiseman
ISBN : 9780529110725
Genre : Fiction
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From best-selling novelist Beth Wiseman, three complete stories about living and loving plain in Lancaster County Plain PromiseùWinters can be brutally cold and lonely in Pennsylvania. Young Amish widow Sadie Fisher rejoices when a renter leases her guest cottage. Kade Saunders turns out to be impulsive, frustrating, and attractiveùbut romance with an Englischer is forbidden according to the Ordnung. Soon Kade is surprised with custody of a child he barely knowsùhis five-year-old autistic son, Tyler. Though their worlds seem far apart, Sadie and Kade soon find their hearts warming in the depths of winter. Plain ParadiseùLindaÆs Amish life seems like paradise. The bishopÆs grandson has been courting her and may propose soon. Then she discovers that sheÆs adopted. Her birth mother, Josie, comes to town and Linda finds herself drawn to JosieÆs world. Meanwhile, LindaÆs adoptive parents and her Amish beau struggle to understand how this interruption could possibly be GodÆs will. As new relationships begin and old ones are tested, no oneÆs life will remain the same. Plain ProposalùMiriam Raber could have her pick of any bachelor in Lancaster County, but she only has eyes for Saul Fisher. Even when rumors circulate that he may leave the Amish community to pursue a once-in-a-lifetime apprenticeship, Miriam makes a bold assertion: she will stand by him, whether he stays or goes. As Miriam and Saul consider leaving their lives behind, God starts revealing things to Miriam that make her think twice about what it means to be a Daughter of the Promise.
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Daughters Need Fathers Too

Author : Tina M. Kelly Ph. D.
ISBN : 1543472176
Genre : Self-Help
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Fathers are important role models for their daughters. They are the first men that their daughters relate to, and the relationships with their fathers set the tone for any relationships their daughters have in the future. There is no doubt that fathers-daughter relationships impact daughters both positively and negatively. There are similarities between the father-daughter relationships, the daughters' perception of themselves, and how other men perceive them to be. Daughters drastically need their fathers support, acceptance, and love. Daughters who have positive relationships with their fathers are left with strong values, confidence, and high self-esteem. The daughters who have experience failed relationships with their fathers are in need for compassionate relationships with other men and other people who are vulnerable to their plan. Daughters who suffer from negative relationships should learn to place high values on themselves, acknowledge that they are somebody, and that they hold the key to their own happiness. Many people do not identify the impact fathers have on their daughters' lives. As a result, these daughters can go through endlessly with no expectations of healing from the damage caused by lack of positive relationships with their fathers. If one is to comprehend the impact of father-daughter relationships, one must be open to comprehend the effect of that relationships. Fathers' impacts their relationship with their daughters, especially the role fathers play after divorce. After parents' divorce, daughters have various feelings of support, love, comfort, discomfort, honor, and disappointment. When fathers are part of their daughters lives, they grow up feeling safe, secured, and protected, because their fathers were always around. Daughters needs their fathers to be the standard against which they will judge all men.
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If The Prodigal Were A Daughter

Author : Janice Chaffee
ISBN : 0736909834
Genre : Religion
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Chaffee invites readers to explore four parables that she sensitively retells using female characters, 21st-Century settings, and contemporary situations. This powerful, insightful journey encourages women to look at the power of the parable verses plus the contemporary retellings, helping them look closer at why Jesus was sharing the message during His day.
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Lost Daughter

Author : Nola Wunderle
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Lost Daughter. A daughters suffering. A mother's unconditional love. An extraordinary story of hope and survival. We were all full of expectation as we waited patiently at Melbourne’s international airport. I hadn’t slept properly for weeks. All of us had been waiting for this moment for months. Our fourth child was soon to arrive … This is the story of 18-year-old Kartya Wunderle, one of 64 babies flown out of Taiwan in the early 80s. Babies stolen from their mothers or sold by their families and adopted out to unsuspecting overseas parents. At 15, Kartya began to use heroin in an attempt to take away the pain of not knowing who she was and where she came from. Her distraught parents watched their beautiful daughter slowly slip away from them, spiralling towards a tragic and almost inevitable conclusion. Out of desperation and fired by an unconditional love for her daughter, Nola Wunderle resolved to find Kartya’s birth mother and change the ending to Kartya’s story. An amazing search for one woman in a country of 22 million began. The result was nothing short of miraculous, and made Kartya a national hero in her homeland. Lost Daughter is a moving testament to the power of love and the strength of the human spirit, one that will humble and inspire all who read it.
Category: Family & Relationships

To My Daughter

Author : Marci
ISBN : 168088140X
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Nationally recognized author-illustrator, Marci, captures the pure joy of having a daughter in this inspiring collection that will touch the hearts of parents and daughters everywhere. In it, she writes of the pride, happiness, and blessings that daughters bring to life. She shares her personal philosophy that love is the reason that brings us all together, as well as her dreams, hopes and wishes for all the daughters of the world. These are words that every daughter should carry with her on her journey through life. The warm expressions of love and gratitude are complemented by Marci's delightful Children of the Inner Light(tm) characters, which represent the joyous essence of every human being. This book is a celebration of the understanding, the everlasting bond, and the universal love and gratitude that every parent feels for their daughter.

The Mother Daughter Legacy

Author : Carole Lewis
ISBN : 0830733396
Genre : Religion
File Size : 60.91 MB
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Mothers wil discover the legacy they can offer their daughters on a daily basis. Carole Lewis and her granddaughter, Cara Symank pay tribute to their own mothers who provided them a rich heritage both by word and example. Spanning the lives of four generations for women. The Mother-Daughter Legacy reveals how mothers can have a lasting impact on all areas of her daughter's life. In spite of the mistakes, times when you feel you have let your child down, all can be redeemed by God, yielding room for growth and betterment.
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