There blooms in the South, during the hot months of summer, wild plants known as Queen Anne's lace. Queen Anne's lace resembles, in appearance, lacy white parasols. Fragile leaves sprout from its green stalks and wave a cheerful welcome in the summer breeze. It is not uncommon in the more
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-27 - Publisher: McFarland
Following the Tet Offensive, a shift in U.S. naval strategy in 1967-1968 saw young men fresh out of high school policing the canals and tributaries of South Vietnam aboard PBRs (patrol boat, riverine)--unarmored yet heavily armed and highly maneuverable vessels designed to operate in shallow, weedy waterways. This memoir recounts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-12 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
These are the stories of 365 women, men and children worldwide who have acted as peacemakers during the last 2500 years. They include human rights and antiwar activists, scientists and artists, educators and scholars, songwriters and poets, film directors and authors, diplomats and economists, environmentalists and mystics, prophets and policymakers.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-06-01 - Publisher: Baker Books
"When you bless," says Peter Lord, "dramatic, miraculous changes take place." In Bless and Be Blessed, this author and pastor shares how we often neglect to bless others until after death. But it is much more useful to give a good or well-meaning word to our loved ones while they