A charming book about spreading your wings and finding your own way in the world. Sometimes a day out doesn't go according to plan. But when one little duck wants to make a big splash all by himself, the wrong way to do things turns out to be just right! Ages 2-5 '[a] delightful picture book ... this is also a great read aloud story and might challenge the thinking on being different. Highly recommended' READING TIME
Have you ever found yourself tongue-tied when encountering someone suffering, dying, or having just lost someone close? As people of faith, we are invited to trust in the wonderful goodness of God. Then how are we to understand the sufferings of so many of God's people? Where is God to be found in the midst of a world filled with so much pain and loss? What difference does it make to pray? No One Cries the Wrong Way offers some glimpses into these great questions. Certainly, there are no easy answers. Any words about God will fall far short of the truth of who God is. Indeed, we stand here before the great mystery. But we do not stand along; without hope; or without something to offer. Consoling in a way that is both simple and profound, Fr. Kempf helps us trust the Love in the midst of the pain. At the end of the book, there is a prayer service for each chapter, questions for reflect or discussion, and quotes for meditation and prayer.
Author: Damien Cahill
Publisher: Black Inc.
Release Date: 2018-09-03
Genre: Business & Economics
Since the 1980s, waves of neoliberal ‘economic reform’ have transformed Australia. Privatisation, deregulation, marketisation and the contracting out of government services: for three decades now, there has been widespread agreement among policymakers on the desirability of these strategies. But the benefits of economic reform are increasingly being questioned. Alongside growing voter disenchantment, new voices of dissent argue that instead of efficiency and improved services, economic reform has led to unaccountable oligopolies, increased prices, reduced productivity and degradation of the public good. In Wrong Way, Australia’s leading economists and public intellectuals do a cost–benefit analysis of economic reform across key areas. Have these reforms been worthwhile for the Australian community and its economy? Have they given us a better society, as promised? ‘Has privatisation led to more productivity-enhancing competition? Has deregulation increased economic welfare in energy, finance, health, education and labour markets? Does the lived experience of Australians measure up to the promise of economic reform? The authors answer these questions with conclusions that are both compelling and disturbing.’——Emeritus professor Roy Green, University of Technology Sydney Damien Cahill & Phillip Toner on Economic Reform Stephen Duckett on Private Health Insurance Elizabeth Hill & Matt Wade on Early Childhood Education And Care Phillip Toner on Vocational Education And Training Jane Andrew & Max Baker on Prisons Bob Davidson on Aged Care Paul Davies on Public Sector Engineering Sue Olney & Wilma Gallet on Employment Services John Quiggin on Electricity Jim Stanford on Labour Markets Evan Jones on Banking Peter Phibbs & Nicole Gurran on Housing Lee Ridge on The NBN Ben Spies-Butcher & Gareth Bryant on Universities Michael Beggs on Monetary Policy And Unemployment John Quiggin on Productivity Peter Brain on Orthodox Economic Models Patricia Ranald on Free Trade David Richardson on Foreign Investment Frank Stilwell on Inequality
Author: Peter Moore
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Voyages and travels
When Peter Moore announced he was going to travel from London to his home in Sydney without boarding an aeroplane he was met with a resounding Why? The answer was perversity and a severe case of hippie envy - hippies had the best music, they had the best drugs, they had the best sex. But most of all, they had the best trips. Over the eight months (and twenty-five countries) that followed, Moore retraced the steps of many who had made the overland journey from London to the East circa 1967 with the knowledge that his funds were painfully inadequate and the chances of actually making it through places like the Balkans, Iran and China were, in a word, slim. THE WRONG WAY HOME is the hilarious account of this life-enhancing Grand Tour by means of bone-rattling bus rides, furnace-like trains and exorbitantly-priced taxis. Along the way, Moore took in the world's most expensive disco in Albania; the bombed out villages and military checkpoints of Croatia; the opium fields of Laos; student riots in Jakarta, and an all-night beach rave on a small island in southern Thailand. He describes the places - and the people he encountered there - with a mixture of awe, irreverence and self-deprecation. Striking a chord with all those travellers, young and old, who have stood where Moore stood, THE WRONG WAY HOME entertains and alarms those of us who love to read about off-the-beaten-track travel adventures but would never be fool enough to pack our rucksacks and go.
Author: Kay Arthur
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Release Date: 2010-03-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
From bestselling author Kay Arthur and dynamic Bible teacher Janna Arndt comes a completely revised Discover 4 Yourself® Bible study on the book of Jonah (over 50,000 copies sold). Kids team up with Max and Molly and begin the greatest adventure ever! They’ll even meet a man who spent three days in the belly of a great fish. As they investigate Jonah’s story, they’ll learn about God’s great love and compassion the importance of obedience repentance With pad and pencil in hand, kids will travel to Nineveh to get the scoop on Jonah, the prophet who tried to go the wrong way. Complete with puzzles and games to keep kids thinking, Wrong Way, Jonah! helps kids better understand this exciting biblical story. The Discover 4 Yourself® Bible study series engages kids and challenges them to get to know God’s Word better in fun and meaningful ways.
Themes: Hi-Lo, High school life, moral decisions. The students of Carter High return for their senior year. These books continue the stories from Carter High Chronicles and introduce new characters. Topics are involving and pertinent to young adult readers: romance, sports, friendships, exams, work, family. In just 48-pages, struggling readers can easily complete each novel. Some girls said Marge didn't have to act to play the troublemaker in the senior play. Claire isn't so sure they are wrong, but she is lonely. First, she loses Kirk to Gwen. Then she finds out Gwen wants her part in the play. Marge is always around when she needs someone.
An etching in the Ashbury mansion has suddenly acquired an inscription dated 1793. Miss Julia Paxton knows there was never anything written on that portrait until the visit of professional medium Iris Vance. Are the dead sending messages? And will Henry Gamadge, who is pretty certain the answer does not lie in the supernatural realm, solve the mystery before a murder occurs?
Author: Arthur Deikman
Publisher: Bay Tree Pub
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Political Science
Cult thinking is not something out there-a rare affliction that infects a few people on the margin of society-but a disturbing phenomenon that most of us have experienced in some degree. In Them and Us: Cult Thinking and the Terrorist Threat, author and psychiatrist Arthur Deikman shows the connection between classic cult manipulation and the milder forms of group pressure that can be found in even the most staid organizations-churches and schools, mainstream political movements and corporate boardrooms. In her foreword, Doris Lessing discusses the the implications and repercussions of cult thinking on contemporary society.
A New Adult Romance From Amazon Bestselling & USA Today Recommended Author Casey Harvell The Wrong Way (18+ S/L/V) Jordan McKinney spends most of her life in a small town. After high school she goes to work as a server in the town bar. Her past is something that she can't let go of. It leaves her feeling worthless and deserving of the life she leads. After her step-mom kicks her out Jordan tries to make it on her own for the first time at twenty-three. It's hard-and she manages to do it. The thing is she can only afford to stay in a really bad area. When a mysterious and sexy stranger shows up at her bar Jordan can't believe that he even notices her-hell, stands up for her! Jordan learns that change happens whether you're ready for it or not. She wants to fade away-but this mystery man won't let her. Can she come to terms with her past and allow him in? It seems she constantly does everything-THE WRONG WAY
From an important new American writer comes this powerful collection of personal essays on fear, creativity, art, faith, academia, the Internet, and justice. In this poignant and inciting collection of literary essays, Megan Stielstra tells stories to ward off fears both personal and universal as she grapples toward a better way to live. In her titular piece “The Wrong Way To Save Your Life,” she answers the question of what has value in our lives—a question no longer rhetorical when the apartment above her family’s goes up in flames. “Here is My Heart” sheds light on Megan’s close relationship with her father, whose continued insistence on climbing mountains despite a series of heart attacks leads the author to dissect deer hearts in a poetic attempt to interrogate her own feelings about mortality. Whether she's imagining the implications of open-carry laws on college campuses, recounting the story of going underwater on the mortgage of her first home, or revealing the unexpected pains and joys of marriage and motherhood, Stielstra's work informs, impels, enlightens, and embraces us all. The result is something beautiful—this story, her courage, and, potentially, our own. Intellectually fierce and viscerally intimate, Megan Stielstra's voice is witty, wise, warm, and above all, achingly human. “Stielstra is a masterful essayist.”—Roxane Gay, author of Bad Feminist and Hunger
Author: Harold Knoll, Jr.
Release Date: 2004-07-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation
The bastions of Port Hudson and Vicksburg on the Mississippi River having fallen to Union forces, and the Confederacy being cut in half. Congress began to fulminate for a westward campaign to return Texas to the Union. The Union Admiral Farrigut dreamed up a combined campaign, up the Red River. with the Army on land and the Navy (in river gunboats) keeping abrest of the land force. Having set into motion this scheme it was followed. Though defeated once the Union land force advanced up river from Alexandria, Louisiana while the Navy steamed abrest but on the river. Once past the falls at Alexandria the Federal gunboats upstream of the falls would have to wait until the river level before there was sufficient depth of water to allow the gunboats to move downstream. The Union Navy was trapped in the river. It was then that President Lincoln ordered the Union forces to quit the river so that the forces freed from the Red River Campaign could be Used to fight the Confederates elsewhere. But the order could not be obeyed for there was not enough water in the river to float the gunboats. An ingenious civil engineer. Joseph Bailey designed a dam (wing walls protruding from each bank, but not meeting) which dam had as its purpose to raise the level of the river. With plenty of strong hands at his disposal the structures were built and were awaiting an auspicious moment to move the fleet when one of the wing walls broke. As the water began to rush through the break the trapped Union gunboats rushed along with the water and safely passed the falls. Once downstream of the previous impedance the Union Navy and Army hastily beat a retreat to the Mississippi. The famed Red River Campaign had ended with neither side the better nor the worse. But the campaign had made one hero: the engineer Joseph Bailey, who became a General officer as reward for his exploits.