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Look Up Live Up

Autor: Theo-Jane Gammie
Publisher: Xulon Press
ISBN: 160957527X
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LOOK UP! LIVE UP!Theo-Jane GammieLook Up! Live Up! celebrates the presence and love of God in daily life. The poems come outof real life experience in the Christian traditions. Grace, Hope, Mercy, Grief and Prayer are somethemes explored. Several pieces are directly tied to quotations from the Bible. Section Two includeseight modern psalms in traditional form. Section Three is a collection of poems with dark themesthat are answered with prayers. The author shares her deep appreciation of the Divine as teacher, guide, comforter and friend.Theo-Jane is a listener and an observer. She raised five children, now adults. Theo graduatedfrom The Adult Degree Program at Goddard College, Vermont, where she studied poetry, dance, gardens and landscape design as well as two cycles focusing on the women in Shakespeare'splays. She has written a series of prose poems titled Theo-Jane, memories of her early years, to agesixteen, a collection of poetry for family and friends, Through Hazel Eyes, and last year, Glimpses, a selection of old and new work from 1969 to 2009.Theo lives alone in Danbury Conn. Recently she retired from work and spends her days writing, reading and sharing life with family and friends, and cat sitting.Theo is a member of St. James Episcopal Church.

Look Up And Live Free

Autor: Alicia Sharpe
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781975604189
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In John 10:10 Jesus tells us that "The thief comes only to steal, kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly." Do you ever wonder why life seems to reflect the first half of this verse more than the second? Why is it that Jesus came to give us abundant life, yet so many Christians are living lives full of hopelessness, fear, and depression? In Look Up, and Live Free! Alicia V. Sharpe addresses how our minds and thoughts are some of the main factors behind it all. She pinpoints specific beliefs where we tend to place limits on ourselves and on God, accepting things that are not true and living unfulfilled lives hoping for the best while expecting the worst. As you choose to look up and fix your eyes on things above while keeping your thoughts on the truth of God's Word, you will see growth in every area of your life.

Lee Konitz

Autor: Andy Hamilton
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472032174
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"Meticulously researched, detailed and documented, this long awaited overview justly establishes Konitz as one of the most consistently brilliant, adventurous and original improvisers in the jazz tradition--a genius as rare as Bird himself.” --John Zorn "Hamilton’s work may well mark the inception of a format new to writing on Western music, one which avoids both the self-aggrandizing of autobiography and the stylized subjectification of biography.” --The Wire "An extraordinary approach to a biography, with the man himself speaking for extended sessions. The main vibration I felt from Lee’s words was total honesty, almost to a fault. Konitz shows himself to be an acute observer of the scene, full of wisdom and deep musical insights, relevant to any historical period regardless of style. The asides by noted musicians are beautifully woven throughout the pages. I couldn’t put the book down--it is the definition of a living history.” --David Liebman The preeminent altoist associated with the "cool” school of jazz, Lee Konitz was one of the few saxophonists of his generation to forge a unique sound independent of the influence of Charlie Parker. In the late 1940s, Konitz began his career with the Claude Thornhill band, during which time he came into contact with Miles Davis, with whom he would later work on the legendary Birth of the Cool sessions. Konitz is perhaps best known through his association with Lennie Tristano, under whose influence much of his sound evolved, and for his work with Stan Kenton and Warne Marsh. His recordings have ranged from cool bop to experimental improvisation and have appeared on such labels as Prestige, Atlantic, Verve, and Polydor. Crafted out of numerous interviews between the author and his subject, the book offers a unique look at the story of Lee Konitz’s life and music, detailing Konitz’s own insights into his musical education and his experiences with such figures as Miles Davis, Stan Kenton, Warne Marsh, Lennie Tristano, Charles Mingus, Bud Powell, and Bill Evans. Andy Hamilton is a jazz pianist and contributor to major jazz and contemporary music magazines. He teaches philosophy, and the history and aesthetics of jazz, at Durham University in the United Kingdom. He is also the author of the book Aesthetics and Music (Continuum 2007). Joe Lovano is a Grammy Award-winning tenor saxophonist. His most recent album is Streams of Expression.

Stand Up And Live

Autor: Mark A Eyre
ISBN: 1445711478
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How do you take power in your life? This story will show you how to do so ethically, using the nine key steps.Do you feel that life should somehow be better than it is? Are you on a treadmill, doing things you don't want to do, with no way of getting off? Do you associate power with abuse and corruption, and so shy away from using it yourself? Do you feel intimidated by those in authority, even in a democratic society? If so, this book is for you.Meet Martin. Through his story you will learn the nine steps to ethical power,key to living your own life to the full, and helping others live theirs.

Look And Live

Autor: Matt Papa
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 1441264884
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Only One Addiction Can Set You Free Matt Papa was a "professional Christian" in full-time ministry, ready and determined to change the world. All the while he was depressed, addicted to the approval of others, and enslaved to sin. But then everything changed. He encountered the glory of God. All of us live in the tension between where we are and where we ought to be. We try our best to bully our desires into submission. And we all know, this is exhausting. Are you tired? Stuck? Still fighting the same sin you've been fighting for years? The call in these pages is not to work or to strive, but to lift your eyes. You don't need more willpower. You need a vision of greatness that sweeps you off your feet. You need to see glory. Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world. Look and Live. "Matt has helped me see that love for God grows out of an experience of beholding the love of God. We burn only as we behold. . . . This is a fantastic book and I commend it to you with the most enthusiastic support."--from the Foreword by J.D. Greear "Matt Papa cares about the glory of God, and you can sense that zeal on every page of this dynamic book. He also cares about you and me getting to grips with that glory. . . . Matt guides us through these pages with kindness, seriousness, and love--for God's greater glory and our greater good."--Matt Redman, songwriter and worship leader "Making our lives about one unflinching gaze upon the glory of Christ--what a vision Matt Papa has put before us. I encourage everyone to read this book!"--Tony Merida, pastor, professor, and author "Matt Papa's book is a snakebite kit for suffering sinners. Each sentence of Look and Live extracts Satan's deadly venom and resuscitates the soul with the life-giving power of the glory of God!"--Tony Nolan, snakebite survivor, author, and gospel preacher "To journey through this book is to go on a quest that will awaken our souls to the reality of the One who is 'majestic in holiness' and 'awesome in glorious deeds.'"--Dr. Brent Crowe, author, speaker, and vice president of Student Leadership University "I have been wonderfully blessed by Matt Papa's friendship and ministry. I am grateful his reflections on worship are now shared in Look and Live. It is biblically faithful and keeps the focus of worship where it belongs: on our glorious God."--Daniel L. Akin, president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary "Matt Papa faithfully points us to the soul-stirring glory of God. Read this book and allow your heart to once again behold the wondrous mystery."--Matt Boswell, founder of Doxology & Theology, and pastor of ministries and worship at Providence Church, Frisco, Texas "This is Matt's life message--that Jesus Christ alone is worth living for, and that when you gaze upon His majesty and glory you will never be the same. This book is theologically robust and practically helpful, packed with Scripture and insight into the person and work of the risen Son of God. . . . This is a true gift to the church."--Clayton King, president of Crossroads Camps and Clayton King Ministries "If C. S. Lewis and David Crowder wrote a book together about worship, you would have the rich theology of the great Christian apologist with the deep passion of worship from the contemporary artist. That's what Matt Papa has given us in Look and Live--a must-read for every worshiper."--Mike Harland, president of LifeWay Worship