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The First Forty Days

The First Forty Days Book
Author : Heng Ou,Amely Greeven,Marisa Belger
Publisher : Abrams
Release : 2016-04-26
ISBN : 1613129416
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The first 40 days after the birth of a child offer an essential and fleeting period of rest and recovery for the new mother. Based on author Heng Ou’s own postpartum experience with zuo yuezi, a set period of “confinement,” in which a woman remains at home focusing on healing and bonding with her baby, The First Forty Days revives the lost art of caring for the mother after birth. As modern mothers are pushed to prematurely “bounce back” after deliver­ing their babies, and are often left alone to face the physical and emotional challenges of this new stage of their lives, the first forty days provide a lifeline—a source of connection, nourishment, and guidance. The book includes 60 simple recipes for healing soups; replenishing meals and snacks; and calming and lactation-boosting teas, all formulated to support the unique needs of the new mother. In addition to the recipes, this warm and encouraging guide offers advice on arranging a system of help during the post­partum period, navigating relationship challenges, and honoring the significance of pregnancy and birth. The First Forty Days, fully illustrated to feel both inspiring and soothing, is a practical guide and inspirational read for all new mothers and mothers-to-be—the perfect ally during the first weeks with a new baby.

The First Forty Days

The First Forty Days Book
Author : Heng Ou,Amely Greeven,Marisa Belger
Publisher : Stewart, Tabori, & Chang
Release : 2016-04-26
ISBN : 9781617691836
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The first 40 days after the birth of a child offer an essential and fleeting period of rest and recovery for the new mother. Based on author Heng Ou's own postpartum experience with zuo yuezi, a set period of "confinement," in which a woman remains at home focusing on healing and bonding with her baby, The First Forty Days revives the lost art of caring for the mother after birth. As modern mothers are pushed to prematurely "bounce back" after deliver­ing their babies, and are often left alone to face the physical and emotional challenges of this new stage of their lives, the first forty days provide a lifeline--a source of connection, nourishment, and guidance. The book includes 60 simple recipes for healing soups; replenishing meals and snacks; and calming and lactation-boosting teas, all formulated to support the unique needs of the new mother. In addition to the recipes, this warm and encouraging guide offers advice on arranging a system of help during the post­partum period, navigating relationship challenges, and honoring the significance of pregnancy and birth. The First Forty Days, fully illustrated to feel both inspiring and soothing, is a practical guide and inspirational read for all new mothers and mothers-to-be--the perfect ally during the first weeks with a new baby.

Awakening Fertility

Awakening Fertility Book
Author : Heng Ou,Amely Greeven,Marisa Belger
Publisher : Abrams
Release : 2020-03-24
ISBN : 168335799X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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From the bestselling authors of The First Forty Days comes a gently nurturing guide for aspiring mothers. The path to motherhood is a deep and transformative process. It can also include unexpected twists and turns. Awakening Fertility is a loving companion to accompany you along the journey—whether your desire to become a mother burns fiercely today or is a future calling just beginning to stir. Intended for women at every stage of the preconception process, this book offers wisdom and guidance to support your body, mind, and spirt—including nearly 50 delicious recipes to nourish yourself deeply.

The Forty Days

The Forty Days Book
Author : D. Michael MacKinnon
Publisher : Post Hill Press
Release : 2016-03-15
ISBN : 1682610640
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Seventy years after the resurrection of Jesus Christ, in a poor, one room home built from stone, mud, and straw located just outside of Jerusalem, a frail old man tells his granddaughter and her husband of an amazing and miraculous secret. A secret that, because of fear, he kept to himself for decades. When he was an orphaned nine-year old street urchin on a street in Jerusalem, he had an encounter with a “bloody and beaten” man who was being forced to drag a heavy timber cross for His own crucifixion. The old man tells of what he witnessed first-hand of the last forty days Jesus walked the earth.

Forty Days

Forty Days Book
Author : Bob Simon
Publisher : G.P. Putnam's Sons
Release : 1992
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A celebrated CBS newsman recalls the trauma of the forty days he spent in an Iraqi prison during the Persian Gulf War and reveals how he relied on the memories of his life and family to pull him through. 50,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.

Make Miracles in Forty Days

Make Miracles in Forty Days Book
Author : Melody Beattie
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2011-12-06
ISBN : 1439102163
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Counsels readers on how to transform their lives for the better, sharing anecdotes about experiences with grief and loss while outlining a six-week plan for achieving gratitude and enabling change.

Prayer Forty Days of Practice

Prayer  Forty Days of Practice Book
Author : Justin McRoberts,Scott Erickson
Publisher : WaterBrook Press
Release : 2019
ISBN : 0525653058
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A simple yet profound guide to facilitate the instinctively human desire to pray. We pray because we are human, not because we are religious. Something in our nature points beyond itself; something in us searches for and desires personal connection with God. Although communicating with our Creator through prayer is innate, the effective practice of it often feels just beyond our reach. This unique book guides you to pray in deeper and more authentic ways. The short prayers and thought-provoking imagery, interspersed with contemplative reflections and suggested practices, will stir, inform, and encourage you. The simplicity of the prayers and the aesthetic appeal of the images will inspire people in every facet of life, including those with no real religious background at all.

Bloody Spring

Bloody Spring Book
Author : Joseph Wheelan
Publisher : Da Capo Press
Release : 2014-04-29
ISBN : 0306822075
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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For forty crucial days they fought a bloody struggle. When it was over, the Civil War's tide had turned. In the spring of 1864, Virginia remained unbroken, its armies having repelled Northern armies for more than two years. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia had defeated the campaigns of four Union generals, and Lee's veterans were confident they could crush the Union offensive this spring, too. But their adversary in 1864 was a different kind of Union commander -- Ulysses S. Grant. The new Union general-in-chief had never lost a major battle while leading armies in the West. A quiet, rumpled man of simple tastes and a bulldog's determination, Grant would lead the Army of the Potomac in its quest to destroy Lee's army. During six weeks in May and June 1864, Grant's army campaigned as no Union army ever had. During nearly continual combat operations, the Army of the Potomac battered its way through Virginia, skirting Richmond and crossing the James River on one of the longest pontoon bridges ever built. No campaign in North American history was as bloody as the Overland Campaign. When it ended outside Petersburg, more than 100,000 men had been killed, wounded, or captured on battlefields in the Wilderness, near Spotsylvania Court House, and at Cold Harbor. Although Grant's casualties were nearly twice Lee's, the Union could replace its losses. The Confederacy could not. Lee's army continued to fight brilliant defensive battles, but it never mounted another major offensive. Grant's spring 1864 campaign had tipped the scales permanently in the Union's favor. The war's denouement came less than a year later with Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House.

Forty Days Without Shadow

Forty Days Without Shadow Book
Author : Olivier Truc
Publisher : Hachette UK
Release : 2014-04-01
ISBN : 1455547581
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The international award-winning, bestselling phenomenon, now available in English for the first time. Tomorrow, the sun will rise for the first time in 40 days. Thirty minutes of daylight will herald the end of the polar night in Kautokeino, a small village in northern Norway, home to the indigenous Sami people. But in the last hours of darkness, a precious artifact is stolen: an ancient Sami drum. The most important piece in the museum's collection, it was due to go on tour with a UN exhibition in a few short weeks. Hours later, a man is murdered. Mattis, one of the last Sami reindeer herders, is found dead in his gumpy. Are the two crimes connected? In a town fraught with tension--between the indigenous Samis fighting to keep their culture alive, the ultra-Lutheran Scandinavian colonists concerned with propagating their own religion, and the greedy geologists eager to mine the region's ore deposits--it falls to two local police officers to solve the crimes. Klemet Nango, an experienced Sami officer, and Nina Nansen, his much younger partner from the south of Norway, must find the perpetrators before it's too late... THIS EDITION INCLUDES A READING GROUP GUIDE

40 Days of Dating

40 Days of Dating Book
Author : Timothy Goodman,Jessica Walsh
Publisher : ABRAMS
Release : 2015-01-20
ISBN : 1613127154
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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“What would happen if Harry met Sally in the age of Tinder and Snapchat? . . . A field guide to Millennial dating in New York City” (New York Daily News). When New York–based graphic designers and long-time friends Timothy Goodman and Jessica Walsh found themselves single at the same time, they decided to try an experiment. The old adage says that it takes 40 days to change a habit—could the same be said for love? So they agreed to date each other for 40 days, record their experiences in questionnaires, photographs, videos, texts, and artworks, and post the material on a website they would create for this purpose. What began as a small experiment between two friends became an Internet sensation, drawing 5 million unique (and obsessed) visitors from around the globe to their site and their story. 40 Days of Dating: An Experiment is a beautifully designed, expanded look at the experiment and the results, including a great deal of material that never made it onto the site, such as who they were as friends and individuals before the 40 days and who they have become since.

The Old Man and The Sea

The Old Man and The Sea Book
Author : Ernest Hemingway
Publisher : World Heritage Publishers Ltd
Release : 2015-01-01
ISBN : 6144134034
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Classics

Forty Days to a Closer Walk with God

Forty Days to a Closer Walk with God Book
Author : J. David Muyskens
Publisher : Upper Room Books
Release : 2016-04-01
ISBN : 0835812650
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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It's been said that Centering Prayer is like two friends sitting together in silence, just being in each other's presence—completely natural and comfortable. Yet, Centering Prayer is sometimes viewed as too mysterious, too escapist, too hard. At first, it even appeared that way to the author, but events in his life and his further studies about prayer changed his views. Through Muyskens' insightful guidance, you'll explore a method of prayer that goes deeper than verbal conversations with God. This book teaches: silent communion with God a method of being open to the gift of God's presence a way of receiving a deep ad intimate relationship with God Each day's reading has a focal scripture verse and the author's reflection, ending with simple suggestions for contemplative prayer. You'll begin with as few as 5 minutes of Centering Prayer. By following the guidance in this book for 40 days, you will be led to a closer relationship with God. As you progress through the daily scripture and meditative readings in Forty Days to a Closer Walk with God, you'll find greater understanding and fresh awareness of Jesus' promise, "I am with you always."

May It Be So

May It Be So Book
Author : Justin McRoberts,Scott Erickson
Publisher : WaterBrook
Release : 2019-09-24
ISBN : 0525653082
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Combining prayers in two languages--words and images--this contemporary prayer guide will help you spend time in conversation with God. As people of faith, we all struggle at times to sustain a flourishing prayer life--a loss felt all the more keenly in these times of confusion, political turbulence, and global calamity. This unique book offers a timeless solution for the spiritual and skeptical alike. Combining story-driven reflections with visual and written prayers, this simple 40-day prayer guide will help you reconnect with God as you rediscover your own ongoing conversation with Him. Using the familiar refrains in the Lord's Prayer as a guide, this groundbreaking resource invites you to reconnect with God creatively and organically.

Forty Days Off Facebook

Forty Days Off Facebook Book
Author : Ryan Beale
Publisher :
Release : 2013-06-10
ISBN : 9780989246040
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Death, divorce and dysfunction were ripping apart author Ryan Beale's life and tormenting his fragile state of mind. During one random evening while he sat reflecting in his downtown Chicago apartment he decided to set a goal for himself: to hit the master reset button in his life. However, he had one seemingly innocent distraction that kept him from confronting the wounds that were breaking his heart and mind. The next forty days, which started as a therapeutic experiment, turned into a monumental life-changing experience. Ryan challenges himself to look deeper within his being than ever before. He keeps a detailed account of the roller coaster of emotions that he wrestles with throughout this forty-day journey, one that ultimately (and first, unknowingly) leads him to begin living the life he had always dreamed of. The true account of this young man's personal struggle will move readers and empower them to reflect in ways that will open their minds to a sense of potential renewal within their own lives.

The Fourth Trimester

The Fourth Trimester Book
Author : Kimberly Ann Johnson
Publisher : Shambhala Publications
Release : 2017-12-26
ISBN : 0834841088
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A guide to help support women through post-partum healing on the physical, emotional, relational, and spiritual levels. This holistic guide offers practical advice to support women through postpartum healing on the physical, emotional, relational, and spiritual levels—and provides women with a roadmap to this very important transition that can last from a few months to a few years. Kimberly Ann Johnson draws from her vast professional experience as a doula, postpartum consultant, yoga teacher, body worker, and women’s health care advocate, and from the healing traditions of Ayurveda, traditional Chinese medicine, and herbalism—as well as her own personal experience—to cover • how you can prepare your body for birth; • how you can organize yourself and your household for the best possible transition to motherhood; • simple practices and home remedies to facilitate healing and restore energy; • how to strengthen relationships and aid the return to sex; • learning to exercise safely postpartum; • carrying your baby with comfort; • exploring the complex and often conflicting emotions that arise postpartum; • and much more.

Desert Sojourn

Desert Sojourn Book
Author : Debi Holmes-Binney
Publisher : Hachette UK
Release : 2011-07-12
ISBN : 1580054188
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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At age 31, having left a stifling decade-long marriage, Debi Holmes-Binney set off alone into the harsh Utah desert to find direction and spiritual renewal. Armed with only basic supplies and her writing journals, she planned to spend forty days and nights alone; what followed was an extended sojourn in a place by turns physically terrifying, psychologically invigorating, and gloriously beautiful. Desert Sojourn is a wonderfully fresh, perceptive, and moving account of self-discovery that will appeal to both physical and spiritual adventurers.

Forty Days with the Enemy

Forty Days with the Enemy Book
Author : Richard Dudman
Publisher : W W Norton & Company Incorporated
Release : 1972-03
ISBN : 9780871402592
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The story of a journalist held captive by guerrillas in Cambodia.