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The Dream Bucket

Author : Mary Lou Cheatham
ISBN : 1517095360
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In The Dream Bucket, Trudy Cameron, lives in an elaborate Mississippi home with her hypocritical father William, withdrawn mother Zoe, and mischievous older brother Billy Jack. It is the spring of 1909. The last session ever at Gravel Hill School comes to a close, as Trudy looks forward to her tenth birthday. She adores Papa until she hears him slap her mother for asking him where he hides his cash. Soon afterwards, Billy Jack tells Trudy that Papa ridicules her behind her back. On the last day of school, Papa gives the schoolmarm a noisy smack of a kiss, overheard by all the pupils in the one-room schoolhouse. All she has heard leaves her so angry she wishes Papa would die. When he accidentally sets fire to the family mansion and dies in the fire, she is not prepared for the shock. She believes her anger caused her father's death. Zoe also feels she caused William's death by prodding him to meet her demands. He's cautioned Zoe not to pry into his financial arrangements. He has withdrawn his money from the Taylorsburg bank because he distrusts the fraudulent bank president. She needles him to tell her where he stores his twenty-dollar gold pieces in case his life should end one day. Two men load William's body into a farm wagon. How will Zoe survive as a widow? The sudden horror causes her to forget who her children are. First Trudy and Billy Jack run after the death wagon, but they turn back to the pile of ashes, where they plan their future. On the day Papa died, they will milk the cows and begin making arrangements for the funeral. Trudy and Billy Jack make a pact never to leave the farm. Regaining her orientation, Zoe bounces back. She moves her family into a shack that needs so many repairs the sharecroppers have abandoned it. When it rains, they run with cooking pots from one leak to another. The kitchen floor has rotted into nonexistence. The cabin offers little protection from heat and cold, bears and rattlesnakes, or human predators. Samuel Benton, the Camerons' best friend, lives with his two children down the road. He tries to help Zoe, but she rejects him. She's busy harvesting the garden, milking the cows, sewing for hire, and caring for her children. She makes no plans for the future. In a hopeless situation, Trudy, Zoe, and Billy Jack fight outside forces to survive. The Bentons and the Camerons fill their bucket and empty it and fill it again. Sometimes in horror and sometimes in joy, Trudy Cameron always dreams big.

More Than A Bucket List

Author : Thomas Nelson
ISBN : 9781400321278
Genre : Religion
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Fun ideas of things to do, places to see, and ways to make a difference! Everyone dreams about places to see, people to meet, and things to do in their lifetime. But too often we lose sight of those dreams and get buried in everyday busyness and demands. More Than a Bucket List will inspire you to seize and act on a range of dreams—anything from visiting the Holy Land, donating your time at a soup kitchen, learning to climb a tree, or helping a child learn to read. The book also includes ideas to make lasting memories as you marvel at a new sight, laugh like crazy with an old friend, or change a life. The compilation of bucket list items is divided thematically and blended with Scripture and personal stories. Pages at the back allow you to write your own bucket list items. Are you ready to finish this life well and start checking off items from your bucket list?

Card Sharps And Bucket Shops

Author : Ann Fabian
ISBN : 9781136685576
Genre : History
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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Life S Notes

Author : Steve Ward
ISBN : 9781475995572
Genre : Self-Help
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Author Steve Ward is all too familiar with overcoming obstacles and challenges, having experienced a diagnosis of cancer along with subsequent treatment and then suffering a heart attack requiring rehabilitation a year later. The combination of these two life-threatening challenges caused him to view life from a perspective of greater awareness and consciousness and to appreciate the good both within and surrounding him. In Life’s Notes, his second book, Ward shares a collection of more than seventy insightful messages meant to help others follow the path of goodness and find peace and contentment in everyday life. Following the common theme of goodness for well-being, the notes address a wide range of issues, including virtue, inspiration, spirituality, laughter, the grace of forgiveness, the power of gratitude, the curveballs of life, relationships, life skills, and other meaningful topics. Ward understands from personal experience that life is not always a bouquet of roses. In Life’s Notes he discusses facing life’s toughest challenges and encourages others to follow the path of goodness in order to restore or sustain a healthy and balanced life.

The Big Bucket List Book

Author : Gin Sander
ISBN : 9781492609810
Genre : Self-Help
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Everyone has a daunting "bucket list" of things to complete before they die. The problem? We spend too much time creating lists of what we want to achieve instead of just doing it. The Big Bucket List Book will transform the way you look at the world and the power you have to achieve your dreams. In this charming and practical collection, Gin Sander offers over 130 fresh ideas for infusing your life with a bit of glamor, adventure, and style for every budget and adventure level, including: • Staying in a castle to channel your inner romantic (did we mention you could do it for free?) • Joining a bike race in Tuscany or giving back with a humanitarian mission in Africa • Taking a songwriting class as the next Joni Mitchell or Jack White • Eating pie (need we say more?) It's time to stop listing, and start living! With this book in hand, you can make your next chapter the most enriching and personally fulfilling of them all...and maybe change the world while you're at it.

The World Dream Book

Author : Sarvananda Bluestone
ISBN : 0892819022
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Tapping into the vast dreaming experiences and lore of the world's cultures, the author challenges the assumption that all symbols universally signify the same thing to all dreamers, encouraging readers to develop their own personalized symbols for understanding their consciousness and providing a series of stories, multicultural techniques, and games to help them do so.

Source Of The Dream

Author : Robert Priddy
ISBN : 1609257944
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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The influence of the Universal World Teacher in the figure of Sri Sathya Sai Babaa supremely beneficient renewer of moral life and spiritual faithhas already reached the far corners of the Earth. Yet this Avatar, His miracles and teachings, are still a greeat mystery to even those who are acquainted with Him. Source of the Dream is thorougly researched and gives an objective appreciation of Sai Baba's teachings about spirituality and modern science. Priddy gives an indepth analysis of Sai Baba's miraculous actions and words. He includes investigations he made with the late professor N. Kasturi, Sai Baba's official biographer, into how Sai Baba's earlier teaching have been written or recorded, edited, translated, published, and authenticated. Some common misunderstandings about interpretation and application of the teachings, and of Baba's own words, are discussed. Priddy inclused color photographs of Sai Baba and some of His miraculous manifestations. Robert Priddy shares his experiences, both subtle and direct, which ultimately led him to a life transformation. He appeals to both devotees and newcomers to Sai's teaching, explaining how Sai Baba reaches out to those in need over great distances, and what it's like to visit Sai Baba's ashram and attend an interview with Him. For devotees, Priddy shares his accounts of Sai's emanation of mystery and grace with balanced reflections upon their likely purpose and meaning.

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