Steps to Christ written by American Christian White Ellen Gould Harmon who claimed to have a gift of prophecy is a book which is considered to be a classic Christian literature. It was first published in 1892 and since then has been translated into almost 150 languages and published in more then 100 million copies. This book is the most popular and by White Ellen Gould Harmon. It consists of 13 chapters which tell its readers more about the life of Jesus Christ and His teaching. It focuses on such problems like finding peace and love amongst the strong waves of life. Steps to Christ will definitely be interesting to people who are trying to understand the concepts of faith, acceptance and doubt.
The main ideas of Ella Wheeler Wilcox's book are rather simple. But one shouldn't underestimate the meaning of her style. This is a "thought" about a young man, who is learning secrets of a wonderful mythical science - alchemy, which helps to transform stones into gold. It is a metaphor - the author wants to say that if we look in our own soul, we will discover just an enormous fount of strong spirit, will and power - one just should be able to see and develop it. If you are lucky enough to cope with them - you will take the treasure any alchemist ever had.
Ms. Wilcox explains why we need to work over our mind, our thoughts and how we are able to get the desirable thing. She shows how after a serious work on it one would be able to rather effectively and simply hurt, heal, conceal, using the facets of the human mind. The simplicity with which she narrates shouldn't confuse you, as every word she uses with definite purpose and deliberately.
The book can be considered as a perfect companion. It is simple, fair and wise. It is like a close friend who is able to touch your heart and it teaches us to be ourselves instead of pretending someone else. Withal the book can be regarded as a sincere conversation with a man who can give an advice, who has a wisdom to share with. That's why it is not amazing that one would turn to this masterpiece again and again and may be held it near to have an opportunity to reread it once more.
Ms. Wilcox experiences us, in the same time she shows the edges of our individuality, bringing it to the surface; simultaneously mocking at our light-mindedness and opening our potential Power and strength of Spirit. So, she gets an incredible effect playing on contrasts.
Ernest Holmes used her studies while working on his Science of Mind Philosophy. May be well-known motto comes it - change your thinking, change your life!
Anyway it is that sort of things one should think over!
A little-known play (in the form of a pantomime) of an Irish writer and poet Oscar Wilde, best known by his only novel “The Picture of Dorian Gray” and social satire “The Importance of Being Earnest”. Wilde wrote it not for publication, but as gift to his childhood friend and a friend of the family, Mrs. Chan Toon. For a long time she did not give her consent for the book to be published. The play tells of a charming maiden, Mah Phru, who temporary alleviated King Meng Beng, awaiting of his bride from Ceylon, bearing him two sons.
"Mike And Psmith" is one of the comedies written by Wodehouse. This is an amazing novel that has freshness and innocence about it that is extremely touching. Nowadays, at the times of unchecked murders and unclear elections, "Mike and Psmith" is as sunny and cheerful a book as you would like to read. Wodehouse skillfully described the characters, particularly Psmith's character is notable, and his mannerism and ingenuity make one laugh. Although, this is not the funniest novel written by Wodehouse, it is still hilarious. Wodehouse's English is so nicely crafted ,that it makes the novel bright, amazing and charming.
Christs object lessons by American Christian White Ellen Gould Harmon who claimed to have a gift of prophecy is book that tries to explain its readers the meaning of Christ's parables. The volume contains the lessons different people draw from life and these lessons will absolutely be useful for people who are searching for the right solutions in the life. Christs object lessons teaches us the main virtues and positive thinking.
The acts of the apostles in the proclamation of the gospel of jesus christ is a collection of stories on religious topic revealing the power of the early church and its connection to the absolute power. White Ellen Gould Harmon sees her main task in opening readers' eyes on everything connected with the religion and the right way of life. When reading The Acts of the Apostles, an outstanding note on the book of Acts, you will definitely feel that special spirit of the church and open the church for yourself in a new way.
A Martian Odyssey is one of the best science-fiction works written by Stanley Grauman Weinbaum and will be interested for Weinbaum's admirers and all connoisseurs of science fiction. The writer is worth reading because he was the first among other science fiction authors who depicted aliens and other forms of life in a realistic way. On the pages of his book you will not find monsters or other fantastic creatures. All his characters are thought over carefully, with great love and interest. The book is remarkable for its humor, logic and suspense.
The War in the Air is one of the most remarkable novels by H. G. Wells that was written in 1907 and published a year later. This book is devoted to the events of World War I. The author does a great job in describing the terror of the war and how it influenced the lives of ordinary people. The main character is a young man named Bert Smallways. The author proposes his own vision on the role of different countries in the war. China and Japan are allies in Asia, Germany is aggressive and is dreaming of conquering the world. The public opinion in the United States is divided between those who are for entering the war and those who are against it. The British Empire is in pacific mood, occupied more with its internal problems in Northern Ireland. Italy, Spain and Portugal have a good army but don't want to fight. Russia is divided within itself because of the conflict between revolutionaries and reactionaries. The book is very interesting for reading as its plot if carrying-away and easy for understanding.
The novel of P. G. Wodehouse is actually a collection of short stories, connected by common line of narration. The main character, unfortunate Archie, finds himself in a situation of a growing up conflict with his short of temper and rigid father-in-law, millionaire Mr. Brewster. With all this going on, every Archie’s false step turns round to be a good fortune. So, with the help of his charming wife Lucille, he makes himself career out of series of disasters. Scenes and characters, alternating each other in a cheerful bustle, won’t let readers to be bored, but captivated by irresistible humorous style on writing.
Carter Godwin Woodson was born in 1875 in New Canton, Virginia. He was a afro-american historian, writer who’s desire was to rise the interest towards the African history. He wanted those who immigrated in the USA to remember and respect their native country history. He was also a popular journalist who did everything he could for his country. He was as well one of the founders of Black History Month. Woodson was one of the first who tried to popularize the African history as a discipline in schools. He acted in such a way to bring to people the idea of importance of learning native history having an awareness and knowledge of the contributions to the world history and of an incredible heritage. He was an important member in the first pro-african association - Sigma Pi Phi and Omega Psi Phi as well. He took part in social life of America actively and struggle against prejudices and for respect for his country. In the same years appeared one of his most scholarly books, The Education of the Negro Prior to 1861 (1915). He also was the author of A Century of Negro Migration (1918).