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The Little Book of SaintsChronicle Books #ad - Chronicle Books. Beautifully illustrated with historical pictures from prayer books and missals, this elegant keepsake is packaged with a padded cover, gilded edges, and a ribbon marker—a joy to have and to give. How does saint christopher keep us safe when we travel? Why is Saint Patrick always depicted with a nest of snakes? How did Cecilia come to be the patron saint of music? These wonders and more are explained in this treasure ofa book.
The Little Book of Saints #ad - The perfect gift for the devout or any religious occasion, joys, this captivating collection recounts the extra-ordinary legends, heartrending stories, and sorrows of the most beloved saints, from the famous to the mysteriously obscure.
The Little Book of ChristmasChronicle Books #ad - The Little Book of Christmas #ad - From the story of the nativity to the legends that have inspired beloved holiday traditions like why Father Christmas arrives through the chimney, this collection includes Christmas customs from around the world. Beautifully illustrated with color lithographs taken from missals and prayer books, and presented in an elegant package with a padded case, gilded edges, and a ribbon marker, this joyful little book is a Christmas treasure for the whole family to gather around year after year.
This festive follow-up to the little Book of Saints and The Little Book of Angels explores the wonderful rituals and rich history surrounding Christmas. Chronicle Books.
The Little Book of the NativityChronicle Books #ad - Chronicle Books. Filled with more than 75 entries featuring the fascinating details behind the story of the Immaculate Conception, and so much more, the Magi, Jesus's birth, the crèche, these pages illuminate the many ways the first Christmas is celebrated throughout the world. The perfect companion for Christmas festivities, this delightful gift of a book explores the rich history surrounding the Nativity.
Beautifully illustrated with vibrant lithographs taken from prayer books and missals, The Little Book of the Nativity is a joyful treasure for a family to gather around year after year.
Little Book of AngelsChronicle Books #ad - Beautifully illustrated with color lithographs from missals and prayer books, gilded edges, and elegantly packaged with a padded cover, and a ribbon marker, The Little Book of Angels makes a special gift for any religious or spiritual occasion—or for anyone who would welcome an angel to help guide their way.
The follow-up to the little Book of Saints, this treasure of a book is an ode to angels in their many forms. The stories of angels as divine messengers, faithful guardians, and mystical celestial beings offer readers inspiration and comfort. Chronicle Books.
The Little Book of MaryChronicle Books #ad - The Little Book of Mary #ad - Pope francis i has shared his devotion to Mary with millions of Catholics. The stories, miracles, and mysteries of Mary provide readers with inspiration, comfort, and a growing understanding of the history surrounding this religious icon. A timely follow-up to the little book of Saints and The Little Book of Angels, this treasure of a book offers an enlightening tribute to the Virgin Mary.
Chronicle Books. Beautifully illustrated with color lithographs from missals and prayer books, confirmation, and elegantly packaged with a padded cover, and a ribbon marker, first communion, gilded edges, Easter, The Little Book of Mary makes a special gift for devotees of Mary, and Mother's Day.
C. S. Lewis' Little Book of Wisdom: Meditations on Faith, Life, Love, and LiteratureHampton Roads Publishing #ad - Novelist, critic, and best-selling author of the 'Narnia' series, lay theologian, poet, C. I always knew a bottle of Port would do that. And, most importantly, it will provide an entry point for those unfamiliar with Lewis that will make them want to explore his fiction and nonfiction works. Selections from C.
S. Lewis' works have become timeless classics for adults and children around the world. Here in one concise volume is the essence of his thought on subjects ranging from love and faith to ethics and morality and myth and literature that will throw open the windows of the soul and provide readers with bite-sized nuggets of wisdom and inspiration from one of the best-loved writers of the 20th century.
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We are mirrors whose brightness is wholly derived from the sun that shines upon us. I didn't go to religion to make me happy. S. If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly don't recommend Christianity.
Prayers for Hard Times: Reflections, Meditations and Inspirations of Hope and ComfortMango #ad - Becca anderson’s collection focuses on prayers for a wide range of life challenges, from the personal to the global. Prayers for hard times covers issues facing individuals such as loss of loved ones, anxiety, illness, depression and addiction, divorce, as well as those challenges communities face in natural disasters and violence.
The writers in anderson’s devotional address the world at large, hunger, with words of hope and help for global poverty, as well, war and the environmental. Prayers for hard times offers readers solace, and support, comfort, drawing from the wisdom of every era, every major faith and tradition, and the important voices of those who have lived through such experiences themselves.
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Consolation and renewal: together, these wise words create a tapestry of consolation and renewal for those times when it all seems “too much. In a world that feels increasingly fragile and, fractured, at times, people need answers and prayers. The simple act of prayingwisdom, the simple act of praying can be emotionally, spiritually, inspiration and prayer: As recent scientific research shows, and even physically healing.
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S. Sherlock holmes is the first-ever narrative biography of this singular woman the press nicknamed after fiction's greatest detective. After agreeing to take the sensational case of missing eighteen-year-old Ruth Cruger, Grace and her partner, the hard-boiled detective Julius J. District attorney and traveling detective who found missing 18-year-old Ruth Cruger when the entire NYPD had given up.
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This Book Will Put You to SleepChronicle Books #ad - Insomniacs will also appreciate "a staring contest with Fifty Cats, " "Some Interesting Mathematical Theorems, " "The Dullest Entries from Interesting Diaries, " and other zzzzzzzz. This gently amusing, highly effective anthology of soporific dullness has been carefully curated to put readers to sleep as quickly as possible.
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The Thank You BookHMH Books for Young Readers #ad - Chronicle Books. It's also for when something wakes a little hum—a little happy hum—inside you and you want to answer back. The thank you book explores the many ways we can be thankful for the pleasures great and small that await us every day. Timely, wise, and accessible, the poetic text and tender illustrations celebrate the powerful impact gratitude can have on our lives.
Thank you isn't just for learning manners. Perfect for fans of margaret wise brown and pat zietlow Miller’s Be Kind, The Thank You Book explores the many ways of being thankful that can fill a child's day. Tender and poetic, it reflects on the role gratitude can play in our lives and celebrates the powerful impact it can have on us.