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The Day Was Made For Walking

Author : Noel Braun
ISBN : 9781742983899
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Noel Braun yearns to walk the Camino, the ancient pilgrimage route that leads across France and Spain to Santiago de Compostela. Since the suicide of Maris, his beloved wife of forty-two years, he has struggled to find himself. But is it pure madness? He's an old bloke. At seventy-seven-years, he should be sensible, act his age and relax in a rocking chair. Can his body and spirit withstand the demands? Can he leave family and friends behind? Noel believes this is a journey he MUST undertake. It's a compulsion, a spiritual quest of self-discovery, an urgent need to commune with the world around and beyond him. When Noel begins his journey, he discovers it's not just the rigorous demands of the physical world he must answer. The territory of the heart and soul has its own challenges, which have him searching for spiritual and emotional insights. His travels are interwoven with accounts of the many engaging characters he meets. In time he realises he himself is one of the Camino's characters. The Day Was Made for Walking merges the spiritual with the physical, the ancient with the contemporary. It is a memoir, but also a glimpse into history and a travel guide.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

These Boots Weren T Made For Walking

Author : Melody Carlson
ISBN : 9780307499400
Genre : Fiction
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Willing to make the necessary sacrifices–even skipping the occasional latte–to ensure career success, 31-year-old Cassidy Cantrell “invests” in a chic pair of boots, certain they’ll make a spectacular impression and help seal the deal on a long-anticipated promotion from her Seattle employer. But reality tromps all over her expectations. Cassie’s job is abruptly eliminated–and her love life obliterated, when her longtime boyfriend dumps her for a “friend.” Her self-esteem in tatters, Cassie limps home to the resort town she once so eagerly fled–only to find her recently divorced mother transformed into a gorgeous fifty-something babe with a thriving social life. Cassie wrestles with envy and apathy as she considers the dismal shape of her own physique and romantic prospects. What will it take for her to jump back into life and regain her stride? This sassy and hilarious novel leads readers on a romp through the wilds of relationships, romance, career, and spirituality, revealing that, while God’s plans may look drastically different than our own, it’ll always be a perfect fit. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Fiction

I Guess I Ll Just Keep On Walking

Author : Noel Braun
ISBN : 9781925282719
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Since the suicide of Maris, his beloved wife of forty-two years, Noel Braun struggled to find himself. All his life assumptions were overturned and he lost his sense of identity. Endeavouring to find some anchorage, he embarked on a spiritual quest of self-discovery. He decided to walk the most popular routes of the Camino; the ancient pilgrimage route that lead across France and Spain to Santiago de Compostela in the north-west of Spain. This journey is described in his earlier book The Day was Made for Walking. The journey was far from over. Noel felt compelled to resume his quest. At the age of eighty, he returned to France to pursue a less popular Camino route that took him across France and into Spain. Two years later, the urgent need to continue has him walking through Portugal into Spain. Despite his ageing body and his many doubts, he has a confidence and faith in himself to face the arduous physical demands and reach Santiago de Compostela. Woven into his spiritual and emotional journey are fascinating stories of the people he meets. I Guess I'll Just Keep on Walking is a sequel. The physical and the spiritual merge with the ancient and modern. It delves into history and, at the same time, is a memoir and travel guide.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Daily Walk Bible Nlt

Author : Tyndale
ISBN : 1414375344
Genre : Bibles
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Take a walk. Change your world. Reading through the Bible is difficult. The Daily Walk Bible will help you complete the journey. Drawing from the rich resources of Walk Thru the Bible’s Daily Walk magazine, The Daily Walk Bible offers a simple daily reading plan and tools to help you complete the journey and see how the Bible fits together. Each day’s reading includes an overview to give you a bird’s-eye view of the day’s reading, several chapters from the Bible, an Insight offering an interesting fact from the day’s reading, and My Daily Walk—a short devotion to help you reflect on and apply a specific insight from the day’s reading. Every seventh day offers a pause on the journey as you are invited to Look Back over the readings from the previous week, Look Up to God, and Look Ahead to the reading to come. This edition features the clear and understandable New Living Translation.
Category: Bibles

Walking Made My Path

Author : Judith Laikin Elkin
ISBN : 9781462046287
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Judith Laikin Elkin has been credited with creating a new field of scholarship, Latin American Jewish Studies. This book traces her paths from childhood in Jewish Detroit to the United States Foreign Service in Asia and Europe, to scholarly research in South America, and the founding of LAJSA, an academic association with members in more than 20 countries. Her experiences as vice consul at the American Embassy in London, as a lone traveler in Spain and Latin America, teaching at American universities at home and abroad, are described with humor, enthusiasm, and relevance for today’s world. Judith earned a BA in English, MA in International Affairs, and while raising two daughters returned to the University of Michigan to earn a Ph.D. in history. She is the author of Krishna Smiled: Assignment in South Asia; The Great Lakes Colleges Association: Twenty-One Years in Higher Education; and The Jews of Latin America, the foundational text for this subject. She has taught history and political science at Wayne State University, Albion College, Ohio State University, and The University of Michigan, where she is presently associated with the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies in Ann Arbor.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Way Is Made By Walking

Author : Arthur Paul Boers
ISBN : 9780830835072
Genre : Religion
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Arthur Paul Boers describes his month-long journey on the Camino de Santiago in Spain, a classic pilgrimage route that ends at the cathedral where St. James is buried. He relates what he learned on the Camino to life back home in a way that spiritually nurtures readers.
Category: Religion

Walking For Fitness Pleasure And Health

Author : Helen Vause
ISBN : 9781927187678
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 87.2 MB
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Walking is one of the most popular fitness and recreational activities for people of all ages, and medical experts have endorsed it as a way of improving health and well-being and prolonging life. Women in particular have taken to it in large numbers, for a variety of reasons: to encourage weight loss, for general fitness, for social reasons or to achieve a goal. 'Walking for Fitness, Pleasure and Health' is designed to meet the needs of all women who want to know the basics of walking: how to start walking, how far to walk, what clothing and shoes are needed, how to walk with children. Useful information on everything from motivation, weight loss and nutrition to pedometers, coping with injuries and training for events is given in a simple and non-technical way. In the final chapter, the author offers a selection of famous walks worldwide to which the walker might aspire. A long-time walker herself, Helen Vause has drawn on the expertise of medical specialists and nutritionists to provide the most up-to-date information on what works best for women. She has also worked with four-times World Open squash champion Dame Susan Devoy, who founded the support and information organisation Wonder Walkers (, the one-stop shop for women and walking.
Category: Health & Fitness

Ride In The Boat Or Walk On Water

Author : Michael Booth
ISBN : 1462849865
Genre : Religion
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Have You ever wondered why we are here. This is Michael Booth's first book that took him on a journey, after a conversation with a minster regarding Sabbath, this book goes beyond the commandments, as law and sees them as given to us in love, and into having a relationship with our Creator. Seeing His love in all that comes upon us, to looking at our identity as Christians, our relationship with our God and the power we have to stand in times of testing through the Holy name of Our God, Yehovah. We can ride in a boat and use religion to get through life, or Walk on water with Jesus, as life throws it's trials and tribulations at us. Using each trial as a growing experience until we become the man or woman that God created us to be.
Category: Religion

Walking The Amazon

Author : Ed Stafford
ISBN : 9781101603475
Genre : Travel
File Size : 42.52 MB
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As seen on Discovery Channel and for readers of Cheryl Strayed's Wild, Bill Bryson, Jon Krakauer, and David Grann, a riveting, adventurous account of one man’s history-making journey along the entire length of the Amazon—and through the most bio-diverse habitat on Earth. Fans of Turn Right at Machu Piccu will revel in Ed Stafford's extraordinary prose and lush descriptions. In April 2008, Ed Stafford set off to become the first man ever to walk the entire length of the Amazon. He started on the Pacific coast of Peru, crossed the Andes Mountain range to find the official source of the river. His journey lead on through parts of Colombia and right across Brazil; all while outwitting dangerous animals, machete wielding indigenous people as well as negotiating injuries, weather and his own fears and doubts. Yet, Stafford was undeterred. On his grueling 860-day, 4,000-plus mile journey, Stafford witnessed the devastation of deforestation firsthand, the pressure on tribes due to loss of habitats as well as nature in its true-raw form. Jaw-dropping from start to finish, Walking the Amazon is the unforgettable and gripping story of an unprecedented adventure. Walking the Amazon is also available in a Spanish edition entitled Caminado El Amazonas.
Category: Travel