Darkness & Light: Into the Darkness Monsters? Yeah, monsters exist in this world, in all worlds really. Those of us cursed with the sight have an impossible task to ignore the DARKNESS around us. But, what happens when we can’t? What happens when the DARKNESS comes for us? I was a normal kid once. Well, as normal as a high school star quarterback can be. The DARKNESS came first in the form of magic on the field. The impossible hit ruined my senior year. Depression hit harder than any linebacker could. Life took a dive for a while, but then I found my mini suns (antidepressants) and I found her. The DARKNESS came for me again in college. Mari, my
A Father Takes All: Four Generations of Growing up in Single Mother Homes – Grace Abounds A spiritual journey in search of understanding and a mission to discover family roots set the stage for God’s most significant work in the life of one woman. Success can often be measured by a person’s life chances. And nothing interferes more with life chances than a divorce. When fathers withdraw from their children, they leave them with fewer opportunities to succeed. They also leave wounds deep and wide that can take years to heal. The struggle for survival and achievement is profound. Growing up fatherless is disconcerting as children learn to navigate their world in a society quick to slap a label on
Law of Necessity When Cochise County Sheriff Harry Wheeler swore an oath to uphold the law, he never dreamed he would be forced to make the most difficult choice imaginable: strike first or innocent people would be stricken. That decision led to the infamous Bisbee Deportation, which crippled a radical labor union’s progress in the Southwest and sounded the death knell for Wheeler’s law enforcement career. In the early morning hours of July 12, 1917, an armed “posse comitatus” rounded up two thousand men in the mining town of Bisbee, Arizona. They were marched to a ballpark, where almost twelve hundred of them were loaded onto cattle cars, shipped 176 miles to a remote location of New Mexico, and abandoned
Career by Design: A Career Guide to Help Students, Veterans, & Career-Changers Find Their Dream Job and Succeed Once They Find It! In an ideal world, we would all be divinely inspired at a young age as to what our career calling is and everything we did from that point on would be laser-focused on becoming the best Widgeteer we can be. However, things don’t work out that perfectly in real life. Many of you did not have a wise and all-knowing mentor to help guide you when you were young. After high school, you stumbled, took a detour, and now need a do-over. Without a career plan, you could hop from one job to another without purpose or aim.
Going off Center: Observations from an at Risk Teacher The author invites anyone that has ever worked with young people, intends to work with young people, or knows some young people, to travel along on her sojourn into the world of being an at-risk high school teacher. Take a look at this unique world of academia through her lens. Join her in the ups and downs and the laughter and tears of getting to know her remarkable students, all the while getting to know the profession she has chosen. Going Off Center employs a little laughter, a little sass, a little sadness, and a lot of reflection of being an at-risk teacher. Book Links Website Facebook Amazon Author Page On
Children Of The Dark Star It is the story of a teenage boy named Xavier. He was born of mixed human and alien DNA. With his mother being human and his father from the planet of Galatian, his conception brings about interesting consequences for all those involved. Xavier has always known he was different, and the story picks up when Xavier is just about to turn sixteen. The day before, repercussions of the past show up on his doorstep and he is thrust into a dangerous world with an interesting cast. This is a constant adrenaline ride, with DNA enhancements and robotic implants making up the attributes of the cast and the clashes are epic! With constant reminders of the
Fitly Spoken: Spoonfuls of Practical Wisdom To Encourage and Inspire You Fitly Spoken, Spoonfuls of Practical Wisdom To Encourage and Inspire You, is a dynamic, compact everyday life coaching book designed to inspire and help you to live your best life. This book is written in a simple and easy to read format that appeals to readers of all ages, looking to live a life of purpose and fulfillment. The content is filled with practical wisdom addressing the “little” things that we often overlook that can hinder our lives in major ways. This book handles “the small foxes that spoil the vine” head on. The reader is challenged to take a look at their life as a whole, spirit, soul
Until the Ice Cracks Until the Ice Cracks is the first volume of a groundbreaking, futuristic, Nordic noir thriller series set on the edge of the Arctic Circle. The year is 2068. It begins with an act of audacious mass murder by a seemingly invisible killer – a police ‘decoy’ agent who has gone rogue. Homicide Inspector Nero Cavallo must identify her before she can strike again. Nero’s investigation takes him and his team into the forbidden areas of the prosperous city-state for the first time. On the seedy fringes of the conurbation, they encounter, Harris, another decoy agent, who patrols the streets as a would-be victim flushing out petty criminals with the aid of his tame pack of genetically