The King Not Lost is a historical legend that tells of a simple but clever shepherd named Dara. Set in a west Asian country in the sixteenth century, the high minister travels to Dara's small village to inform the shepherd that he has been chosen as king of his country. Dara doesn't want to leave his village, but he is now king and must go to the palace. There the ministers begin training the shepherd to become king. But in reality, they have taken him to the palace to be killed. The court jester and the historian inform the new king of the plot. What will happen when the final showdown occurs? Will he go from shepherd to savior? Hamid Karima was born in the city of Shiraz in Iran, the birthplace of two of the greatest poets of the world, Hafiz and Saadi. He liked to write stories as a teenager. Then he entered Shiraz University and graduated in English teaching. He taught high school English for nine years.
The author is married and has two sons. Publisher's website: http: // sbprabooks.com/HamidKarima
Forgiveness is an essential part of being a Christian. But what do we do when confronted with the unforgivable-an act that shakes our moral foundations to their roots, often committed by someone trusted and loved? Murder, sexual abuse, adultery-all leave lifelong wounds and all are unforgivable trespasses that through the grace of God can be forgiven.
Dr. David Stoop compassionately guides us along the course of heartfelt forgiveness, freeing us to apply the biblical teachings that have already changed thousands of lives.
"Un biglietto d'entrata nella memoria costa solo 13 dollari. Basta trovarsi nei pressi della cittadina di Bethel, un'ora di macchina a nord di New York, e sarete attirati da cartelli che indicano una direzione e un nome che dopo quarant'anni manda ancora inaspettate scariche elettriche: Woodstock. Anzi per l'esattezza: Woodstock Museum. Una cosa del genere poteva accadere solo in America. A chi altri poteva venire in mente di costruire un museo dedicato a un concerto? Un concerto ...
Un oggetto immateriale, intangibile, esistito solo nel flusso spazio-temporale di tre giorni.
Come è possibile? E, soprattutto, cosa è stato davvero Woodstock? Di sicuro molto di più che un semplice festival di musica. Diciamo una singolarità della storia, un monumento costruito in tempo reale a una rivoluzione che si stava sbriciolando nello spazio di un sogno, e quindi necessariamente un'opera immateriale, di cui non sarebbe rimasta nessuna traccia fisica, un'idea, un concetto. È stata una singolarità? Ovvero un evento estremo, nel quale le normali leggi dello spazio-tempo subiscono alterazioni unìche? O più semplicemente il climax, l'inevitabile orgasmo di un'eccitazione generazionale durata qualche anno?"
28 people travel to a remote island for a unique program that promises to heal their addictions. But they've headed into their worst danger of their lives. In the grip of a crushing gambling addiction, young mother Evie is desperate for a way out.
She's stunned when she's offered a lifeline: A program that includes a six-day stay in a Greek monastery, six challenges and a chance at sixty thousand dollars. There is just one condition - she must keep it secret. Evie's husband Gray is gutted to find the note that Evie left behind. Why did she leave and where did she go? And is she ever coming back? But his anger turns to alarm as he begins to piece together the circumstances of his wife's disappearance. When Evie's car is found burned in woodland, the police suspect him of murdering Evie. Gray has got one chance to get out of the country and find Evie - before he's arrested for something he didn't do. Too late, Evie discovers the chilling truth about the program and the island itself.
And the closer she gets to finding an escape, the closer the deadly danger lurking in the depths of the monastery gets to her.