The heartbreaking portrait of a large, rural southern family's attempt to grapple with their mother's desperate decision to make her newborn son into the daughter she will never have When the seventh child of the Peace family, named Perfect, turns eight, her mother Emma Jean tells her bewildered daughter, "You was born a boy. I made you a girl. But that ain't what you was supposed to be. So, from now on, you gon' be a boy. It'll be a little strange at first, but you'll get used to it, and this'll be over after while." From this point forward, his life becomes a bizarre kaleidoscope of events. Meanwhile, the Peace family is forced to question everything they thought they knew about gender, sexuality, unconditional love, and fulfillment.
'One day a man may just pick up and walk out. What he leaves behind stays behind. What's left behind has nothing to stare at but his back.' In the winter of 1965, Yonaton Lifshitz decided to leave the kibbutz on which he was born, and his sterile marriage, to start a new life. But as he engineers his escape, the arrival of Azariah Gitlin, a keen new recruit, brings about a painful reconciliation of their different destinies in a society struggling with changing realities.
This is the eighteenth book in a series called Perfect Peace with the subtitle Midnight. It focuses on events that surround the word “midnight” in the Bible. The midnight events will enlighten you. I believe at least one of those midnight events will hug your heart more than the others.
Do you know how many times the word “arrow” is mentioned in the KJV Bible? Isaiah 26:3–4, “Perfect Peace XVII”: Arrow speaks on the scriptures and events that surround the word “arrow.” This knowledge will give you a bird’s-eye view about arrows in the Bible. I pray you will be enlightened as well as blessed from reading this book.
This book which has caught your attention, will enlighten your interest. It's about the books in the Bible with an eleventh chapter and twenty-ninth verse. In the Bible, thirty-four books have at least eleven chapters. However, out of the thirty-four books with the eleventh chapter, only nineteen books contain the twenty-ninth verse. Let's find out which books they are?
Perfect Peace came about rather organically. “I was taking a year to stop watching TV and study the Bible,” says Millard. “During that time I started doing Sudoku puzzles and thought it would be neat to find a fun way to incorporate my bible study in a puzzle format.” With Perfect Peace, Millard delivers a fun way for readers to build their awareness of who God is and who they are in God. It is a hands-on, quick way of learning how to navigate the Bible. In short, it is a two-week, one-a-day puzzle to increase readers’ faith.
A deeper intimacy with God ~ and a greater love for Him ~ and experiencing His “Perfect Peace” ~ is the sure result of this book. Biblical information given in a Unique and Profound way, by utilizing the last single-digit. This book is designed to keep you in God’s "Perfect Peace." According Isaiah 26:3-4, God will keep you in perfect peace IF your mind is stayed on Him. If that is your desire, you may find this book, “The Last Single-Digit,” just what you are searching for. In addition to engaging facts & events, there is a message from God’s word. In only a short time, you will discover more than you ever realized about God’s word that surrounds the “Number Nine,” the last single-digit. Get ready to enjoy, Isaiah 26:3-4, "Perfect Peace" ~ The Last Single-Digit
We have all probably heard the biblical event preached concerning "Zacchaeus" who climbed a Sycamore-fig tree to see Jesus. What book of the Bible is this event in? Why was Jesus passing that way? What is a Sycamore-fig tree? What other things did the Apostle who wrote this event do for the ministry of Jesus? What does the name Zacchaeus means? Is Son of man, Son of Man or son of man used in this biblical story? Last but not least, in what way do the #4 relates to the bible and this biblical event? Well, if you like to know the answers, this book will reveal this to you. Smile . . . Be Bless & Enjoy in Jesus' Name.
"Fourteen-year-old Annie Howard is determined to help her father embrace life once again as the Cold War grips the nation. In the midst of her efforts, she meets and befriends two refugees from Holland, and comes to see the world differently and understand a bit about the nature of sacrifice"--