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Between Each Line of Pain and Glory

Author : Gladys Knight
Publisher : Thorndike Press
Page : 364 pages
File Size : 41,7 Mb
Release : 1998-02
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 0783883943

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This immensely inspiring autobiography tells the whole, true story of Gladys Knight, a four-time Grammy winner, whose life has been rich in music, faith, love, and immense hardships. of photos.

Between Each Line of Pain and Glory

Author : Gladys Knight,Debra Hart Nelson,Peter Golenbock
Publisher : Hyperion
Page : 328 pages
File Size : 49,6 Mb
Release : 2000-01-01
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 0786889403

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Between Each Line of Pain and Glory by Gladys Knight,Debra Hart Nelson,Peter Golenbock Pdf

A premier racer in NASCAR history drives his way into readers' hearts with an inside story of his amazing recovery after a 1994 crash, his strong opinions of the racing world today, and a candid account of his personal life. of photos.

East of the Rockies

Author : Jeannette Morgan Yim,Les Morgan
Publisher : Farcountry Press
Page : 128 pages
File Size : 41,6 Mb
Release : 2017-09-18
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781591521983

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East of the Rockies by Jeannette Morgan Yim,Les Morgan Pdf

On the surface, Les Morgan is a deeply humble, sweet, gentle, and seemingly simple Montana man. But there has been nothing simple or easy about the journey that has shaped him into the survivor he is today. In this memoir, Les takes us into his life from as early as he can remember, recalling experiences starting as young as two years old, and he gives us the reality of what it was like being raised with a speech problem by a 1st Special Service Forces veteran father, a devout and quiet Catholic mother, and five sisters and brothers. Through his love of music, Les overcomes his childhood struggles, then loses his first love to cancer, raises three children as a widower, has a son on the autism spectrum, and eventually finds love again. Subtly profound and poignant, this story is about abuse, loss, grief, forgiveness, healing, triumph, perseverance, and finding happiness despite hardships. Interviewed over several years by his loving sister Jeannette, these two siblings enrich their already unbreakable bond by diving into his journey together.

A Legacy of Courage

Author : Rita Rosa Vela
Publisher : AuthorHouse
Page : 270 pages
File Size : 50,6 Mb
Release : 2008-12
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781438935904

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A Legacy of Courage by Rita Rosa Vela Pdf

A woman is married to a man who all of a sudden becomes two men at one time. He beats her and she takes it because she has two children and she wants them to know their father. Finally she leaves him with her two children and lives a wonderful life.

Healing, Body, Mind, Spirit and Soul

Author : Eleanor Miller
Publisher : iUniverse
Page : 251 pages
File Size : 54,6 Mb
Release : 2020-03-05
Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
ISBN : 9781532096945

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Healing, Body, Mind, Spirit and Soul by Eleanor Miller Pdf

This book Healing for the Body, Mind, Spirit, and Soul is a compilation of some of the sermons she has preached over the years. The sermons have brought comfort to many, given strength to others, and provided a way of release to many who have been perplexed by some of life’s problems.

Writing Comedy

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unistar Books
Page : 178 pages
File Size : 41,8 Mb
Release : 2024-05-19
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 8210379456XXX

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Journey to Love

Author : Janeen Michael-Lanier
Publisher : Xulon Press
Page : 174 pages
File Size : 44,7 Mb
Release : 2009-04
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 9781607915966

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Journey to Love by Janeen Michael-Lanier Pdf

Abused! The Preacher's Wife! Divorced! These were not my character traits or career choice, yet these associations and marks on my life gave me my public identity. This identity's influence was so strong it broke my personal courage. Could I break the silence and confess my pain to God? Would He hear my prayers and heal me if I walked away from ministry? Would He discard me, if I got a divorce? After taking an honest look at my life I truly wondered if He even loved me at all! For years I lived with the disconnection between the truth of God's Word, which proclaimed His Love for me, and my ability to dwell daily in the confident security that truth inspires. The distress in my heart was so great, and securing God's love seemed so elusive that I made attempts to cure myself. Unfortunately, I wound up causing myself greater injury as I sought out alternatives that I could intellectually grasp and measure up to. Each substitute for His love that I gathered failed me miserably...'til finally I answered God's question to me. "Janeen, will you let me love you?" After many hills, valleys, scrapes and falls, I placed my hand in His and made the discovery of a lifetime. He created me to Love me! I didn't have to beg, barter, or steal for love. The Love that I so desperately longed for was inside of me. All I had to do was "accept" and "receive" the awesome gift. But the twists and turns of the pathways travelled, to arrive at the place of clarity and wholeness, was an absolutely incredible...Journey to Love! I am so glad that God is Love. He miraculously loves me and you, in the midst of and through each of our life's pathways!


Author : David Ritz
Publisher : Little, Brown
Page : 528 pages
File Size : 55,5 Mb
Release : 2014-10-28
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780316196826

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Respect by David Ritz Pdf

The definitive biography of the Queen of Soul from acclaimed music writer David Ritz, hailed by Rolling Stone as "a remarkably complex portrait of Aretha Franklin's music and her tumultuous life." Aretha Franklin began life as the golden daughter of a progressive and promiscuous Baptist preacher. Raised without her mother, she was a gospel prodigy who gave birth to two sons in her teens and left them and her native Detroit for New York, where she struggled to find her true voice. It was not until 1967, when a white Jewish producer insisted she return to her gospel-soul roots, that fame and fortune finally came via "Respect" and a rapidfire string of hits. She has evolved ever since, amidst personal tragedy, surprise Grammy performances, and career reinventions. Again and again, Aretha stubbornly finds a way to triumph over troubles, even as they continue to build. Her hold on the crown is tenacious, and in Respect, David Ritz gives us the definitive life of one of the greatest talents in all American culture. "Comprehensive and illuminating." --USA Today

Motown Encyclopedia

Author : Graham Betts
Publisher : AC Publishing
Page : 811 pages
File Size : 40,5 Mb
Release : 2014-06-02
Category : Music
ISBN : 9781311441546

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Motown Encyclopedia by Graham Betts Pdf

Motown means different things to different people. The mere mention of perhaps the most iconic record label in history is often enough to invoke memories and mental images of Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, The Jackson 5, The Supremes and numerous others. With each group recalled, there is an accompanying piece of music of the mind, from Baby Love, My Girl, Signed Sealed Delivered, I Heard It Through The Grapevine, ABC and Tears Of A Clown and countless more. Quite often, you can ask people what kind of music they like and they will simply answer ‘Motown’, and both they, and you, know exactly what is meant. Or rather, what is implied. The Motown they are invariably thinking of is the label that dominated the charts in the mid 1960s with a succession of radio friendly, dance orientated hits, most of which were written and produced by the trio of Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland. This period is referred to, naturally enough, as the Golden Era, when Motown was not only the dominant force in its home city of Detroit but carried The Sound of Young America all around the world. The kind of music that had them Dancing In the Street from Los Angeles to London, Miami to Munich and San Francisco to Sydney. It was the kind of music that attracted scores of imitators; some good, some not so good. The kind of music that appealed to the public and presidents alike, and still does. It was that Motown that this book was intended to be about. However, when you start digging deeper into the Motown story, you realise that throughout its life (which, for the purposes of this book, is its formation in 1959 through to its sale in 1988) it was constantly trying other musical genres, looking to grab hits out of jazz, country, pop, rock, middle of the road and whatever else might be happening at the time. Of course it wasn’t particularly successful at some of the other genres, although those who claim Motown never did much in the rock market conveniently overlook the healthy sales figures achieved by Rare Earth, the group, and focus instead on the total sales achieved on Rare Earth, the label. This book, therefore, contains biographies of all 684 artists who had releases on Motown and their various imprints, as well as biographies of 16 musicians, 23 producers, 19 writers and 13 executives. There are also details of the 50 or so labels that Motown owned, licensed to or licensed from. All nine films and the 17 soundtracks are also featured. Every Motown single and album and EP that made the Top Ten of the pop charts in either the US or UK also have their own entries, with 222 singles, 84 albums and five EPs being featured. Finally, there are 36 other entries, covering such topics as the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Motortown Revues, Grammy Awards and the most played Motown songs on radio. The 1,178 entries cover every aspect of Motown and more – of the link between Granny in The Beverly Hillbillies and Wonder Woman, of the artists from Abbey Tavern Singers to Zulema, and the hits from ABC to You Really Got A Hold On Me. The Motown Encyclopedia is the story of Motown Records; Yesterday, Today, Forever.

Stand in Your Anointment This Too Shall Pass

Author : Malbon-Reddix; Mpc
Publisher : Xulon Press
Page : 80 pages
File Size : 50,6 Mb
Release : 2012-07
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781622300259

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Stand in Your Anointment This Too Shall Pass by Malbon-Reddix; Mpc Pdf

1 Corinthians 12:7-9 7 But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal. For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit; to another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit; Stand In Your Anointment; This Too Shall Pass - Do Not Throw Your Pearls to the Swine is an account of my personal story and journey through life. One, that has been strewn with countless trials and tribulations, and so much pain. But through them all recognizing and realizing that it had to be God to take me through them and give me the grace to stand, and to continue in spite of all that trouble allow Him to gain glory through my life as I continued to go about the work that He has set before me to do. The devastation, sorrow, pain and grief that followed the loss of my precious husband was almost to much to bear. This was the trial that I thought I was going to throw the towel in on, until God gave me the revelation that this must be my anointing and of how I was finally not only able to recognize it, but was able to grasp and take hold of the Gift that God has given to me through the Holy Spirit, the Gifts of Healing! And of how I now stand in that anointing and am using my gifts so that God will continue to be glorified in and through my life. Amen!!!!

King of the Blues

Author : Daniel de Vise
Publisher : Grove Press
Page : 321 pages
File Size : 54,7 Mb
Release : 2021-10-05
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780802158079

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The first full and authoritative biography of an American—indeed a world-wide—musical and cultural legend “No one worked harder than B.B. No one inspired more up-and-coming artists. No one did more to spread the gospel of the blues.”—President Barack Obama “He is without a doubt the most important artist the blues has ever produced.”—Eric Clapton Riley “Blues Boy” King (1925-2015) was born into deep poverty in Jim Crow Mississippi. Wrenched away from his sharecropper father, B.B. lost his mother at age ten, leaving him more or less alone. Music became his emancipation from exhausting toil in the fields. Inspired by a local minister’s guitar and by the records of Blind Lemon Jefferson and T-Bone Walker, encouraged by his cousin, the established blues man Bukka White, B.B. taught his guitar to sing in the unique solo style that, along with his relentless work ethic and humanity, became his trademark. In turn, generations of artists claimed him as inspiration, from Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton to Carlos Santana and the Edge. King of the Blues presents the vibrant life and times of a trailblazing giant. Witness to dark prejudice and lynching in his youth, B.B. performed incessantly (some 15,000 concerts in 90 countries over nearly 60 years)—in some real way his means of escaping his past. Several of his concerts, including his landmark gig at Chicago’s Cook County Jail, endure in legend to this day. His career roller-coasted between adulation and relegation, but he always rose back up. At the same time, his story reveals the many ways record companies took advantage of artists, especially those of color. Daniel de Visé has interviewed almost every surviving member of B.B. King’s inner circle—family, band members, retainers, managers, and more—and their voices and memories enrich and enliven the life of this Mississippi blues titan, whom his contemporary Bobby “Blue” Bland simply called “the man.”

My Amazing Journey of Faith

Author : Barbara Way Washington
Publisher : WestBow Press
Page : 207 pages
File Size : 41,6 Mb
Release : 2013-06
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781449796303

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My Amazing Journey of Faith by Barbara Way Washington Pdf

"Dr. Emma L. Creamer is one of the remaining legends ... anything she reveals in this book must be received as precious nuggets." -Reverend Larry Phillip McCray, Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Temple Hills, Maryland "Pastor Creamer has blessed our city and me through her walk of faith and her ability to overcome opposition and reign as 'more than a conqueror.'" -Apostle Thomas Wesley Weeks Sr., New Destiny Fellowship, Wilmington, Delaware This is not your ordinary about-me biography. The story of Emma Loretta Curry Creamer chronicles the strength of the human spirit and is an inspiration for anyone in a place of difficulty or dilemma in their own life. Gain new hope and determination from a woman who is as stately in life's challenges as she is statuesque physically. Experience the intriguing path of twists and sudden turns in Pastor Creamer's life, and get fresh insight and a champion's perspective on how to overcome impossible odds. Her life story is presented with a focus on the faithfulness of God and His plan and provision for promotion in your life. Take away practical life-lesson strategies for progress and promotion. These memoirs seek to inspire renewed motivation and encouragement for aspiring champions and visionary leaders.

Black and Mormon

Author : Newell G. Bringhurst,Darron T. Smith
Publisher : University of Illinois Press
Page : 186 pages
File Size : 51,9 Mb
Release : 2010-10-01
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9780252090608

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Black and Mormon by Newell G. Bringhurst,Darron T. Smith Pdf

The year 2003 marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of the lifting of the ban excluding black members from the priesthood of the Mormon church. The articles collected in Newell G. Bringhurst and Darron T. Smith's Black and Mormon look at the mechanisms used to keep blacks from full participation, the motives behind the ban, and the kind of changes that have--and have not--taken place within the church since the revelation responsible for its end. This challenging collection is required reading for anyone concerned with the history of racism, discrimination, and the Latter-day Saints.

The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me

Author : Fay Posley
Publisher : Tate Publishing
Page : 115 pages
File Size : 55,5 Mb
Release : 2008-02
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 9781602478008

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The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me by Fay Posley Pdf

Author Fay Posley found that not even her life, which was once filled with deceitfulness, perversion and immorality, could go unchanged under its influence. You will discover, as you begin to journey through the pages of The Best Thing that Ever Happened to Me, your heart will break for her... However, the story takes a surprising turn...A miracle ...A transformation ...You will be absolutely mesmerized by the metamorphosis that takes place in her life; from that of a teenage mother, prostitute, drug abuser and battered wife, who finds herself homeless as she fights, just trying to keep her sanity. Fay Posley discovers, through trial and error, that Christ is the only One who can save her...She is a powerful minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ... You will not want to relinquish this book until the very end, and you will come to understand why she still proclaims that 'being endowed with the gift of the Holy Spirit is... The Best Thing that Ever Happened to Me '

Recollections, the Detroit Years

Author : Jack Ryan
Publisher : Glendower Media
Page : 252 pages
File Size : 49,7 Mb
Release : 2012
Category : African American singers
ISBN : 091430304X

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Recollections, the Detroit Years by Jack Ryan Pdf

Includes updates on many of the performers.