By Emily Hahn
By Emily Hahn
By Lisa K Wold
In the 1st bankruptcy of her inspirational memoir, A domestic for My Heart, Lisa ok. Wold describes her expansive heart-rock assortment. the loads of hearts are a robust image of her unwavering love for and religion within the Lord.
Wold stumbled on her first middle rock whilst she used to be twelve years outdated. She knew that she was once intended to discover it and that it used to be a message from God. the center rock was once telling her that God could continually be by means of her facet, even if she misplaced her way.
Around an analogous time, Wold used to be brought to the piano. She had desired to play the cello yet used to be caught with the opposite tool. Wold used to be frustrated first and foremost yet quick learned that this was once another reward from God. An unforgettable piano recital ended in a lifelong love and a satisfying career.
Wold’s twin loves for the Lord and for tune shine via in her paintings and in her lifestyles, even if she has to stand negative demanding situations. With God’s aid, Wold copes with a sad divorce, a shock interlude, and a stunning murder.
Throughout every little thing, Wold holds directly to that first center. God won't ever allow her face her demanding situations alone!
By Eva Langley-Dános
By Russ Katz
By Tim Crothers,Annoesjka Oostindiër
Phiona Mutesi is een jonge, analfabete vrouw die opgroeide in Oeganda. Ze was once voorbestemd tot het leven dat haar dorpsgenoten leefden: in armoede. Tot ze een schaakbord tegenkwam. Al op haar elfde was once ze nationaal schaakkampioen, en op haar vijftiende gained ze tegen alle verwachtingen in het belangrijkste jeugdschaakkampioenschap van Afrika. Haar overwinning gaf Phiona de kans deel te nemen aan de Schaakolympiade in Rusland, een toernooi waar eerder grootheden als Garry Kasparov en Bobby Fischer aan deelnamen. En ze heeft nog een lange toekomst voor zich...
Het schaakmeisje is Phiona’s bijzondere en inspirerende levensverhaal: van haar jeugd in een sloppenwijk in Oeganda, de uitdagingen
waar ze voor stond in haar nog jonge leven, de veel te vroege dood van haar vader, en vooral haar aangeboren expertise voor het schaakspel dat haar een nieuwe kans in het leven heeft geschonken.
By Martha Summerhayes,Louise Barnett
By Kelli R. Williams
By Victoria Rose
Her nice Grandmother lived to be over 90 years outdated, yet by no means left the small urban the place she raised her family members in Northern North Carolina.
Her Grandmother moved to Western West Virginia within the roaring 20’s and settled down in a small city close to the Kentucky border, on the element the place the large Sandy River flows into the nice Ohio River. the writer used to be later born within the comparable region and continues to be there to today.
The writer has been afforded the possibility of elevating 3 marvelous little ones, who all have left the world, except one son, who remains.
The girl youngsters have supplied her with 3 tremendous grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter. The author’s eldest granddaughter and nice granddaughter has again and tested their home within the related geographical sector.
The writer lives together with her husband of forty-five years, and appears ahead to finishing their earthly lifetime together.
“Honor and Memory”
In Honor and reminiscence of my mom and dad, William Howard and Susie Marie Brown: The author’s reminiscence of her liked father has now not decreased because his passing a number of years ago.
Her mom, surrounded via relatives and worrying associates, very quietly and peacefully kicked the bucket throughout the guidance of this ebook. As she used to be being escorted to heaven by means of God’s Soul creditors, the angelic presence was once felt via all.
She is and should be a great deal overlooked by means of those that knew and enjoyed her.
“Goodbye mom - for now - till we meet again.”
By Megan Taylor Shockley
In 1852 Hannah Rebecca Crowell married sea captain William Burgess and set sail. inside of 3 years, Rebecca Burgess had crossed the equator 11 occasions and discovered to navigate a vessel. In 1856, 22-year-old Rebecca stored the send Challenger as her husband lay demise from dysentery. The widow back to her family’s domestic in Sandwich, Massachusetts, the place she refused all marriage proposals and died filthy rich in 1917.
This is the way in which Burgess recorded her tale in her prodigious journals and registers, which she donated to the neighborhood ancient society upon her dying, yet there isn't any different proof that this dramatic occasion happened precisely this fashion. In The Captain’s Widow of Sandwich, Megan Taylor Shockley examines how Burgess built her personal legend and the way town of Sandwich embraced that background as its personal. via cautious research of myriad basic resources, Shockley additionally addresses how Burgess handled the conflicting gender roles of her lifestyles, reconciling her generally masculine adventures at sea and her self reliant way of life with the permitted beliefs of the period’s “Victorian woman.”
By Frances Esquibel Tywoniak,Mario T. García
In addition to the numerous attention-grabbing information of daily life the narrative presents, Mario T. García's advent contextualizes where and significance of Tywoniak's lifestyles. either advent and narrative illustrate the method in which Tywoniak negotiated her relation to ethnic id and cultural allegiances, the ways that she got here to discover schooling as a channel for breaking with fieldwork styles of existence, and the impact of migration on kinfolk and tradition. This deeply own memoir portrays a brave Mexican American lady relocating among many cultural worlds, a lifestyles tale that now and then parallels, and now and then diverges from, the genuine existence stories of millions of different, unnamed women.