Letters to My Son

A Journey Through Grief

Author: Mitch Carmody

Publisher: Heartlight Studios

ISBN: 9781931646406

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 192

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Powerfully written book about death, grief, loss and recovery

Letters to My Son

A Father's Wisdom on Manhood, Life, and Love

Author: Kent Nerburn

Publisher: New World Library

ISBN: 1608682811

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 224

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At once spiritual and practical, Letters to My Son has been beloved by readers from all walks of life, including single mothers seeking guidance in raising a son, fathers looking to share a voice of clarity about life’s most important issues, and young men wanting an intelligent, sensitive, and streetwise companion on the journey toward a worthy manhood. In this twentieth anniversary edition, Kent Nerburn adds to his classic reflections on love, marriage, travel, money and wealth, tragedy and suffering, spirituality, sex, and the true meaning of strength, with new chapters on sexual identity and the difficulty of moving on (from relationships, homes, and stages of life). Unique in its profound simplicity and timeless insight, Letters to My Son is a book to savor and a gift to give to anyone looking for clear and gentle guidance on the big issues in life.

To My Son with Love

Author: Susan Polis Schutz,Stephen Schutz

Publisher: Blue Mountain Arts, Inc.

ISBN: 9781598421736

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 80

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Wen susan first penned her hopes and dreams for her two sons, parents and sons everywhere responded with recognition and delight. In this new edition, she supplements the insight of her earlier work with new poems she wrote while watching her sons grow into young men. Stephen Schutz's tender illustrations are the perfect complement to Susan's eloquent verse; together they capture the wonder of parenthood and the joys of having a son.

Letters to My Son

A Mother’s Journey Through Grief

Author: Daynabelle Anderson

Publisher: Archway Publishing

ISBN: 1480872768

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 110

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The death of your child breaks you. With some luck, you may be able to rebuild most of who you were before that loss so that you are not a complete stranger, even to yourself. Even then, you know that you will never be the same again. There will always be a piece of you missing, leaving you forever broken. With the loss of her son, Jeramie, to a car accident, author Daynabelle Anderson found this to be true of herself: a forever broken mom. She then had to decide whether to fight it and live her life, trying in vain to be whole again, only to punish herself over and over when her efforts resulted in failure. Or she could accept that this was who she was now--to allow herself to be broken and to forgive herself for it. She chose the latter, and now she chronicles her journey into that brokenness. This personal narrative offers one mother's story and her perspective on how to live with grief, intended for anyone who has lost a loved one and who feels pressured to move on.

Letters To My Son

Author: Jamie Bohnett

Publisher: WinePress Publishing

ISBN: 1414120303

Category:

Page: 108

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Dear Dad . . . Are you a father who longs to leave your son some simple words of encouragement as he begins his own faith journey as an adult? Do you feel like you have, on one hand "said it all," but on the other hand, are not sure that you have communicated the most important things pertaining to the soul? Are you wrestling with entrusting him to "Another Father" as he moves away from your daily influence? If your answers are "Yes" to these questions, then this compilation of heart-felt letters is a must read for you and your son! This book consists of 39 letters put into 12 chapters of authentic, self-disclosing communication from a father to son that holds universal application to every father and young adult son journeying in faith together.

Notes To My Son

Before You Go

Author: Vesna M. Bailey

Publisher: OMNI Publishing

ISBN: 0981017320

Category: Self-Help

Page: 120

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Inspiring and heart-stirring, this is an Award-winning Gift book that says everything a mother would say to her son as he leaves his childhood behind. Gentle words of wisdom filled guidance and inspiration paired with beautiful black and white photo images, serve to empower, uplift, and encourage the reader at any age to believe in a full and happy life while believing in their own greatness within, as well as the greatness of life itself. A timeless message whispered in every mother’s voice.

Letters to My Son

Author: Gary Bowen

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1514430045

Category: Self-Help

Page: 146

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This is the story of letters written to my son while he was incarcerated in county jail. My story begins when my son Jonathan was a minor and living with his mother after his parents’ divorce. Jon took his mother’s car and ran into a lady’s porch. The police were called and found marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the car. Prior to this, Jon was “hanging out” with a group of young goths (Satanic group). This was a young group of kids dressed in black and worshiping the devil. John went to court and was sentenced to probation for one year for his first offence in the First Offenders Program. When he completed the course, the conviction would be sponged from his record. Jon saw his probation officer monthly. John had drugs in his drug tests, and his attitude did not change. The probation officer gave him a second chance, and he was sentenced to another year of probation. Jon’s mother called me and asked me to take Jon and take him to his probation meetings. I did this, and Jon was still hanging out with the goths and still was not passing his drug tests. Probation sent Jon to court, and he was put in work release. Work release placed Jon at Wendy’s. The first night of work, Jon returned from Wendy’s high; he was then placed in the main jail. This is when the letters between Jon and I began, and the story begins.

A Letter to My Son

Author: Kim S

Publisher: Polished Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780986486906

Category: Psychology

Page: 133

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A Letter to My Son copyright (c) 2004, 2009 by Kim S. All rights reserved. A few people have asked me, "Is this book an autobiography? It sure sounds like you." The answer to that question is: "Yes and no." A Letter to My Son is based on some of my life experiences; but, many of the characters inside are fictional, and some of the story ideas were sparked by nothing more than a telephone conversation. In retrospect, this book is more a reflection of my mindset, at that time, than my whole reality. I saw myself as a victim in life, stemming from a family tragedy that occurred when I was a teenager; and, this is the vantage point from which I continued to view the world around me for many years to come. The stories in A Letter to My Son are the snippets of my life experience that I chose to focus on back then. Evidently, the more I dwelled upon this notion that I was a casualty of unfair circumstance, the more I attracted people and situations that proved me right. I believe we always prove ourselves right. We all receive what we expect to receive from life, and we attract the circumstances that match our personal vibrations at any given time. This is a natural, impartial law of our universe-just as gravity is-and I believe this book demonstrates it very clearly. At the time I wrote A Letter to My Son, I had no idea why I was so compelled to purge these pessimistic thoughts from my system in such a public way. But, several years later, I know. It's as though it was meant to be, all along, and my second and third books bring it all full circle. I was saying "good-bye" to that troubled phase in my life and opening myself up to something new. Two and a half years later, "something new" arrived-a more optimistic viewpoint that changed the path I was on and spawned the creation of my second book titled A Letter to My Daughter. About the Author When Kim S. published her first book, A Letter to My Son, in 2004, she had no idea why she was compelled to purge her negativity in such a public way. But several years later, she knows. It s as though it was meant to be all along, and her second and third books bring it all full circle. A Letter to My Son was based on some of Kim s life experiences, but many of the characters were fictional and some of the story ideas were sparked by nothing more than a telephone conversation. The book, which stemmed from a family tragedy that happened when she was a teenager, was a reflection of her mindset at the time. She saw herself as a victim of circumstance, and this was the vantage point she viewed the world from for many years to come. After being introduced to the Law of Attraction in early 2007, Kim S. was so inspired that she wrote and published her second book, A Letter to My Daughter, in record speed. It expressed a joyful time in her life, and it communicated a message of being true to yourself while respecting other people s choices. Kim resolved to put this theory to the test to determine, for herself, if it is true that we get what we focus on. After nearly three years of consciously and deliberately applying the principles of the Law of Attraction in her life, she is proud to present her third book, titled 11:11. Kim S. believes we always prove ourselves right. We all receive what we expect to receive from life, and we attract the circumstances that match our personal vibrations at any given time. This is a natural, impartial law of our universe just as gravity is and each of her books demonstrates it very clearly in its own way. "

Advice to My Son D.L. from Proverbs

Author: David Littleton Baker

Publisher: PageFree Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 9781589610835

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 272

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How should I teach my child to live? What paths are the right direction? What roads lead to ultimate harm, and how can he discern the difference--especially in a generation that has lost its map? In this book an eye doctor helps his young son to see the advice of the wisest king to ever live, through the lenses of today's world.

"Who Will Tell Me what Happened to My Son?"

Russia's Implementation of European Court of Human Rights Judgments on Chechnya

Author: Jane Buchanan

Publisher: Human Rights Watch

ISBN: 1564325458

Category: Criminal investigation

Page: 38

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This 38-page report examines Russia's response to European Court judgments on cases from Chechnya. In almost all of the 115 rulings, the court concluded that Russia was responsible for extrajudicial executions, torture, and enforced disappearances, and that it had failed to investigate these crimes. In the 33 cases researched by Human Rights Watch, Russia has still not brought a single perpetrator to justice, even in cases in which those who participated in or commanded the operations that led to violations are named in the European Court judgments--Publisher's website.

To My Son, with Love

A Mother's Memory Book

Author: Donna Green

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781875999989

Category: Mothers and sons

Page: 72

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This is a journal about a son and his mother. It may be the most precious gift a mother will ever give her son. This journal will help the son understand his mother, and show why he became the person he is today.

Life with My Son

A Mother's Journey Through Death, Grieving and Healing

Author: Carlene Spruell

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595404790

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 128

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A mother's heart should never have to grieve over the death of her child. Yet it happens all the time. I have gone through the traumatic experience of the illness and death of my adult son, but God gives me strength and comfort to continue with my life, taking it one day at a time. As I grieve for my son, time has healed the intensity of my pain. I rejoice because of the promises of God; that he goes with me into each new day. God's hand remains upon my family to this day. My family is in the exact place that God wants us to be, and tomorrow God will still be with us. The God of life has given me strength to walk through the darkest days and fills my future with hope. He can do it for you too.

A Gift for My Son

Understanding, Loving and Guiding the Difficult Child

Author: Mary Wuestefeld

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595153739

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 176

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Many years ago, I was one of those naive expectant mothers who thought that a simple formula of faith, love and discipline would produce the perfect child. Those who had a problem child, I surmised, either didn't have enough religion in their home, didn't love their child enough or didn't discipline him/her enough. So when, much to my dismay and perplexity, my child began to display chronic problem behaviors I blamed myself. To make matters worse, the counselors we sought out for help blamed me also! As I searched for answers during this difficult time, however, I discovered many things about myself, my son, human nature and God that profoundly changed my views on parenting and religion. My discoveries also led to a better understanding of God's unconditional love and enabled me to give this most precious of all gifts to my first born child. My life has been tremendously blessed by going through this most challenging experience and I hope, as you read my story, that your life, and your parenting experience, will be enriched also.

For the Love of My Son

Author: Margaret Davis

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 144471838X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 272

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This is the story of an ordinary woman whose grief - and love - for her only son compelled her to do something extraordinary. When Margaret Davis's beloved son Steven was murdered by his own wife, a Philippino former prostitute, she travelled across continents to track down her son's killers and bring them to justice, and to rescue her grandchildren. Based on Margaret's own diaries, notes and emails, this tells not only the awful but utterly compelling story of her perilous journey, but also of how she has dealt with her crippling grief, and how she has striven to save and protect two small children caught up in the violent crossfire of their parents' failing marriage. It is a tale of two cultures that clashed, with terrible results. And it is a tale of how one mother, faced with her worst nightmare, has fought for justice for her son and some kind of healing for herself and the others left behind after his appalling death.

A Book of Love for My Son

Author: H. Jackson Brown,Hy Brett

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1418557137

Category: Self-Help

Page: 320

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This beautiful gift book is one that any parent would be thrilled to give to a son. Containing three sections, BOOK OF LOVE FOR MY SON celebrates the love that between a son and a parent. Section one focuses on a parent's memories and the important part they play in shaping the life of a son. Section two contains instructions from parents to sons on how to live a happy and rewarding life. And in section three, parents share dreams for the future for their son.

God Used Holes In My Son's Shoes to Change My Life

Inspired by a True Story

Author: Rahab

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1491863374

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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The book is about a 12 year old girl who's mom decide to leave her dad whom she was very close, than is given to an uncle which results in her running away trying to find a place to belong but instead gets involved in drugs, alcohol, homosexuality, and prostitution with attempts to end her miserable life she has a son named carl God uses holes in his shoes to give her a reason and a will to live by pointing to the holes and saying you see you not just bringing yourself down you are taking him down with you after 21 years God stepped in and her deliverance began.

Not My Son, Not on Mother's Day

Author: Theresa Dove-Waters

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1465322256

Category: Self-Help

Page: 70

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Not My Son, Not on Mothers Day is a true-to-life story about a mother and son who were both going through a life-altering personal struggle. The mother was struggling with a call to preach, and the son was struggling with substance abuse, which started at a very young age.

TELL IT ALL MY SON

Our family’s Journey of Survivor, Healing, and Triumphant over Childhood Sexual Abuse

Author: Michelle Santana

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 1449709532

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 136

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Only about 1% of our children are able to tell that someone hurt them sexually. Parents are concerned of the sexual offender’s register list, but many of these sexual predators are in our family. I want my story to change how we as parents handle the trauma of our children, who have been sexually abused. I want my story to help children break the silence that they are terrorized into keeping. I want them to be able to tell all. I want parents to let God heal them of the guilt and embarrassment of someone sexually abusing their child, while they are helping the Police and DA prosecute these offenders. Our children need our help to be able to tell about their trauma and who did it. In addition, the law enforcement needs our help. I have designed an Angel Doll that holds a heart in her hands. The heart opens up and has the poem in it “Tell It All My Girl”. I want to design a Aslan lion with the poem on his back “Tell It All My Son” with permission of Chronicles Of Narnia. I want to join up with a group to distribute the Angel Doll and Aslan Lion to as many girls and boys who have been sexually abused as I can.

The Return of the Son of Man

A Leader of a Divided World (I Am Back!)

Author: Michael Collins

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1479771414

Category: Religion

Page: 225

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For over 2,000 years after the physical death of Jesus Christ on the Cross, mankind has been asking serious questions about the purpose of life here on earth due to religious confusion, premature deaths, diseases, poverty, famine, illnesses, natural disasters, wars, terrorism, climate change, broken marriages, drought, corruptions, greed, depression, recessions, slavery, addiction, accidents, deformities, immorality, selfishness, repression, etc. Life has been so difficult for most inhabitants of this planet, especially people in poor and underdeveloped parts of the world. Many people have lost faith in God, and some do not even believe that He exists. This book explains my true life story, the story leading up to the external voice of God to me, the reason for the worlds problems, and also the ultimate solutions to the worlds unending problems. Gods anointed single worldwide leader is the only person who can take everyone around the globe forward to everlasting unity, peace, and stability. I am back and ready to put things right once and for all here on planet earth, and I want leaders of this present world to seriously consider my claim as the ultimate leader of the entire world. This book is primarily directed to every soul on this planet, especially believers of the existence of the Almighty God, mostly Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and all other religious establishments that exist. We must all now stand up together for what we believe to be true and move the people of this planet to the promised world. Almighty God will richly bless you as you read this book with an open mind. When the world has lifted up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am He, and that I do nothing of myself, but as My Father taught and directs Me, I speak these things. The purpose of life here on earth is to honour and obey Gods words, worship Him by faith, in truth and in spirit, to work hard and help each other and then enjoy the beauty and majesty of this planet in unity, peace, love and harmony and also the planets our Father is about to reveal to mankind. The ultimate purpose of life is to become gods and to lead an everlasting life.

Dalai Lama, My Son

A Mother's Story

Author: Diki Tsering

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101199431

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 208

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In this fascinating memoir the Dalai Lama’s mother tells a compelling woman’s story. With vivid and intimate details, she recounts her life’s humble beginning, the customs and rituals of old Tibet, the births of her sixteen children (only seven of whom survived), learning her son’s remarkable destiny, the family’s arduous move to Lhasa before the Chinese invasion of Tibet, and their escape and eventual exile. Rich in historic and cultural details, this moving memoir personalizes the history of the Tibetan people—the magic of their culture, the role of their women, and their ancient ideals of compassion, faith, and equanimity.