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Author : Emma Hansen
Publisher : Greystone Books Ltd
Page : 191 pages
File Size : 54,8 Mb
Release : 2020-04-04
Category : Family & Relationships
ISBN : 9781771643924

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Still by Emma Hansen Pdf

“Still is one of those rare books that catches you up and does not let you go. With grace, courage, and honesty, Emma Hansen adds an important voice to this tragic and too-often silenced subject. I loved this book.” —Beth Powning, author of Shadow Child: An Apprenticeship in Love and Loss A moving, candid account of one woman’s experience with stillbirth. Emma Hansen is 39 weeks and 6 days pregnant when she feels her baby go quiet inside of her. At the hospital, her worst fears are confirmed: doctors explain that her baby has died, and she will need to deliver him, still. Hansen gives birth to her son, Reid, amidst an avalanche of grief. Nine days later, she publishes a candid essay on her website sharing photos from the delivery room. Much to her surprise, her essay goes viral, sparking positive reactions around the world. Still shares what comes next: a struggle with grief and confusion alongside a desire to better understand stillbirth, which is experienced by more than two million women annually, but rarely talked about in public. At once honest, brave, and uplifting, Still is about one woman’s search for her own definition of motherhood, even as she faces one of life’s greatest challenges: learning to live after loss.

Still Life Painting Atelier

Author : Michael Friel
Publisher : Watson-Guptill
Page : 194 pages
File Size : 45,6 Mb
Release : 2010-09-28
Category : Art
ISBN : 9780823034086

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Still Life Painting Atelier by Michael Friel Pdf

The equivalent of a foundation course in traditional oil painting for beginning to intermediate level artists, this in-depth book uses the still life as a practical way to master oil techniques. The still life is a practical, forgiving genre as it does not require the likeness of a portrait or the accurate proportions of the figure and, unlike the landscape, it doesn’t change with the weather. Instead, it gives aspiring artists ample time to study and the opportunity to look closer. It can be used as a purely formal subject for drawing and painting techniques, or a platform for emotional expression using personal symbolism and imagery. However, though the still life is used throughout as a teaching tool, this is first and foremost a book about oil painting. It begins with simple compositions that build to more complex arrangements. Starting with essential information on how to best set up your studio—including lighting, equipment, materials (paints, solvents, brushes, mediums), and preparing your canvas and paper for oil painting—Still Life Painting Atelier then offers concrete lessons in a logical progressive sequence, with step-by-step illustrations, finished paintings, diagrams and tips. Chapters cover: • How to address composition through thumbnail sketches and line drawings • Using underpainting to study the characteristics of light and shade • The basics of color theory and color mixing • How to use a variety of brushes to create sharp and soft edges • Techniques that are helpful when painting metal and glass • How to apply glazing and scumbling to bring luminosity and texture

Still Life

Author : Gillian Marchenko
Publisher : InterVarsity Press
Page : 193 pages
File Size : 49,7 Mb
Release : 2016-04-28
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9780830843244

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Still Life by Gillian Marchenko Pdf

For Gillian Marchenko, dealing with depression means learning to accept and treat it as a physical illness, while continuing as a wife and mother of four, two with special needs. How can she care for her family when she can't even get out of bed? Her story is real and raw, not one of quick fixes. But hope remains as she discovers that living with depression is still life.

Be Still: Uncovering God's Solution for Achieving Happiness, Healing, and Wholeness

Author : Anita Marchesani, Ph.D.
Publisher :
Page : 160 pages
File Size : 51,9 Mb
Release : 2019-12-15
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9780578226750

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Be Still: Uncovering God's Solution for Achieving Happiness, Healing, and Wholeness by Anita Marchesani, Ph.D. Pdf

No one escapes this life without heartbreak, emotional pain, and suffering. God promises to heal your wounded, scarred, broken, and shattered heart. Counseling, therapy, and even medications have limits on the depth of healing they can provide. Sometimes only a direct, intimate, specific, supernatural word from the Sovereign Creator of the universe can heal an emotional wound. We have a role and responsibility in our healing relationship with Jesus. God cannot heal us without our active participation, beyond even prayer. We must place ourselves in the proper spiritual and emotional position to receive God's healing word into our hearts. That position is Biblical stillness. When God commands us to "be still," He is serious. God wants us to be still according to His definition of stillness. "Being still" does not come naturally, but we can learn specific strategies and techniques to move into still space. From that posture, we can receive the gravitas of His word that heals us immediately.

Image Sensors and Signal Processing for Digital Still Cameras

Author : Junichi Nakamura
Publisher : CRC Press
Page : 403 pages
File Size : 45,7 Mb
Release : 2017-12-19
Category : Technology & Engineering
ISBN : 9781351836975

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Image Sensors and Signal Processing for Digital Still Cameras by Junichi Nakamura Pdf

Shrinking pixel sizes along with improvements in image sensors, optics, and electronics have elevated DSCs to levels of performance that match, and have the potential to surpass, that of silver-halide film cameras. Image Sensors and Signal Processing for Digital Still Cameras captures the current state of DSC image acquisition and signal processing technology and takes an all-inclusive look at the field, from the history of DSCs to future possibilities. The first chapter outlines the evolution of DSCs, their basic structure, and their major application classes. The next few chapters discuss high-quality optics that meet the requirements of better image sensors, the basic functions and performance parameters of image sensors, and detailed discussions of both CCD and CMOS image sensors. The book then discusses how color theory affects the uses of DSCs, presents basic image processing and camera control algorithms and examples of advanced image processing algorithms, explores the architecture and required performance of signal processing engines, and explains how to evaluate image quality for each component described. The book closes with a look at future technologies and the challenges that must be overcome to realize them. With contributions from many active DSC experts, Image Sensors and Image Processing for Digital Still Cameras offers unparalleled real-world coverage and opens wide the door for future innovation.

Still Learning to Read

Author : Franki Sibberson,Karen Szymusiak
Publisher : Stenhouse Publishers
Page : 250 pages
File Size : 43,7 Mb
Release : 2016
Category : Reading (Elementary)
ISBN : 9781625310262

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Still Learning to Read by Franki Sibberson,Karen Szymusiak Pdf

Foreword by Colby Sharp In the decade since the first edition of Still Learning to Read was published, the prevalence of testing and the Common Core State Standards have changed what is expected of both teachers and students. The new edition of Still Learning to Read focuses on the needs of students in grades 3-6 in all aspects of reading workshop, including reading workshop, read-aloud, classroom design, digital tools, fiction, nonfiction, and close reading. The book stays true to its original beliefs of slowing down and knowing our readers, but it also takes into account the sense of urgency that changing times and standards impose on classrooms. This edition examines current trends in literacy, includes a new section on intentional instructional planning, and provides expanded examples of mini-lessons and routines that promote deeper thinking about learning. It also includes a brand new chapter on scaffolding for reading nonfiction and showcases the authors' latest thinking on close reading and text complexity. Online videos provide glimpses into classrooms as students make book choices, work in small groups, and discuss their reading notebooks. Expanded and updated book lists, recommendations for digital tools, lesson cycles, and sections specifically written for school leaders round out this foundational resource.

He Still Speaks

Author : Gregory V Hall
Publisher : Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
Page : 96 pages
File Size : 55,8 Mb
Release : 2024-04-16
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9798892436670

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He Still Speaks by Gregory V Hall Pdf

God is not silent. He has a message He knows we cannot live without. He is speaking through His Word, His Son, and His Spirit. He speaks through His creation and in all His glorious attributes, with clarity and majesty. His message may be denied, but He will not let it be ignored. In His sovereign love and grace, He provides the most important message the human family ever encounters. The message is clear, and our eternal destiny is determined by our attention to it. He still speaks.

Moving Pictures, Still Lives

Author : James Tweedie
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Page : 305 pages
File Size : 43,9 Mb
Release : 2018
Category : Art
ISBN : 9780190873875

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Moving Pictures, Still Lives by James Tweedie Pdf

Moving Pictures, Still Lives revisits the cinematic and intellectual atmosphere of the late twentieth century. Against the backdrop of the historical fever of the 1980s and 1990s-the rise of the heritage industry, a global museum-building boom, and a cinematic fascination with costume dramas and literary adaptations-it explores the work of artists and philosophers who complicated the usual association between tradition and the past or modernity and the future. Author James Tweedie retraces the archaeomodern turn in films and theory that framed the past as a repository of abandoned but potentially transformative experiments. He examines late twentieth-century filmmakers who were inspired by old media, especially painting, and often viewed those art forms as portals to the modern past. In detailed discussions of Alain Cavalier, Terence Davies, Jean-Luc Godard, Peter Greenaway, Derek Jarman, Agnès Varda, and other key directors, the book concentrates on films that fill the screen with a succession of tableaux vivants, still lifes, illuminated manuscripts, and landscapes. It also considers three key figures-Walter Benjamin, Gilles Deleuze, and Serge Daney-who grappled with the late twentieth century's characteristic concerns, including history, memory, and belatedness. It reframes their theoretical work on film as a mourning play for past revolutions and a means of reviving the possibilities of the modern age (and its paradigmatic medium, cinema) during periods of political and cultural retrenchment. Looking at cinema and the century in the rear-view mirror, the book highlights the unrealized potential visible in the history of film, as well as the cinematic phantoms that remain in the digital age.

Still Waters

Author : Nigel McCrery
Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Page : 284 pages
File Size : 41,9 Mb
Release : 2009-07-14
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780307388704

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Still Waters by Nigel McCrery Pdf

Razor-sharp and mesmerizingly eerie—with one of the most clever and ruthless villains to appear in ages—Still Waters is a stunning start to an exciting new crime series. DCI Mark Lapslie is called in when the decayed body of an elderly woman is unearthed. The body provides few clues, beyond the fact that the murderer had a deadly knowledge of household plants. The dearth of evidence is not Lapslie’s only problem. He’s just returned to the force after a year trying to overcome the worst symptoms of his synesthesia, a neurological condition that causes him to “taste” sound. The murder appears to be the work of a serial killer who could strike again at any moment, so Lapslie has to find a way to make his synasethsia work for him, not against him. Otherwise the next life taken could be his own.

Still Jewish

Author : Keren R. McGinity
Publisher : NYU Press
Page : 325 pages
File Size : 43,6 Mb
Release : 2009-02-01
Category : History
ISBN : 0814796346

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Still Jewish by Keren R. McGinity Pdf

Over the last century, American Jews married outside their religion at increasing rates. By closely examining the intersection of intermarriage and gender across the twentieth century, Keren R. McGinity describes the lives of Jewish women who intermarried while placing their decisions in historical context. The first comprehensive history of these intermarried women, Still Jewish is a multigenerational study combining in-depth personal interviews and an astute analysis of how interfaith relationships and intermarriage were portrayed in the mass media, advice manuals, and religious community-generated literature. Still Jewish dismantles assumptions that once a Jew intermarries, she becomes fully assimilated into the majority Christian population, religion, and culture. Rather than becoming “lost” to the Jewish community, women who intermarried later in the century were more likely to raise their children with strong ties to Judaism than women who intermarried earlier in the century. Bringing perennially controversial questions of Jewish identity, continuity, and survival to the forefront of the discussion, Still Jewish addresses topics of great resonance in the modern Jewish community and beyond.

Help Me God! I Still Yearn for My Earthly Father's Affection

Author : R. Brown
Publisher : Xulon Press
Page : 174 pages
File Size : 48,8 Mb
Release : 2004-09
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9781594677076

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Help Me God! I Still Yearn for My Earthly Father's Affection by R. Brown Pdf

For those who have been "unfathered," experienced rejection, and desire a fresh start, Brown takes readers on a journey of self-discovery and healing.

Sun Stand Still

Author : Steven Furtick
Publisher : Multnomah
Page : 226 pages
File Size : 44,9 Mb
Release : 2010-09-21
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9781601423238

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Sun Stand Still by Steven Furtick Pdf

If you're not daring to believe God for the impossible, you may be sleeping through some of the best parts of your Christian Life. “This book is not a Snuggie. The words on these pages will not go down like Ambien. I’m not writing to calm or coddle you. With God’s help, I intend to incite a riot in your mind. Trip your breakers and turn out the lights in your favorite hiding places of insecurity and fear. Then flip the switch back on so that God’s truth can illuminate the divine destiny that may have been lying dormant inside you for years. In short, I’m out to activate your audacious faith. To inspire you to ask God for the impossible. And in the process, to reconnect you with your God-sized purpose and potential.” —Steven Furtick, from Sun Stand Still

Still Rising

Author : Janice L. Santos
Publisher : iUniverse
Page : 87 pages
File Size : 50,9 Mb
Release : 2013-12
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781491714164

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Still Rising by Janice L. Santos Pdf

Janice Santos is living proof that it is always better to get up after falling down. In her inspirational memoir, Janice chronicles a story of unwavering faith, courage, and resilience while detailing how she bravely took on each challenge and obstacle thrown her way and continued to rise above it all, even in the face of death. While growing up in the rural South as a daughter of sharecroppers, Santos reveals a happy childhood filled with love, despite their meager surroundings. As the family traveled to California with hope of a better life, Santos details how she dealt with bullies and embarked on a unique coming-of-age journey that eventually led her to New York on September 10, 2011, without any idea of how much her life would change the next morning. It turns out that being alone in New York during one of the worst events in the history of America was symbolic of a fight that would come years later for Santos. Still Rising chronicles one woman’s journey from the rural South to the California coast, where she summoned strength from within, God, and her experiences in New York on 9/11 as she bravely faced the battle of her life and learned to stand up for what is right.

Men Still at Work

Author : Elizabeth F. Fideler
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Page : 232 pages
File Size : 50,9 Mb
Release : 2014-02-18
Category : Social Science
ISBN : 9781442222762

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Men Still at Work by Elizabeth F. Fideler Pdf

Men Still at Work explores the reasons many men are continuing to work well beyond the traditional retirement age. In today’s challenging economy, they are the second-fastest growing group of workers (just behind older women). Filled with profiles of older working men, as well as dynamic interview quotes, Men Still at Work explores thorny issues such as masculinity and the “need to provide,” as well as economic realities, job satisfaction, and more.

It Still Moves

Author : Amanda Petrusich
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Page : 304 pages
File Size : 54,6 Mb
Release : 2008-08-19
Category : Music
ISBN : 1429957557

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It Still Moves by Amanda Petrusich Pdf

"Where lies the boundary between meaning and sentiment? Between memory and nostalgia? America and Americana? What is and what was? Does it move?" --Donovon Hohn, A Romance of Rust Part travelogue, part cultural criticism, part music appreciation, It Still Moves does for today's avant folk scene what Greil Marcus did for Dylan and The Basement Tapes. Amanda Petrusich outlines the sounds of the new, weird America—honoring the rich tradition of gospel, bluegrass, country, folk, and rock that feeds it, while simultaneously exploring the American character as personified in all of these genres historically. Through interviews, road stories, geographical and sociological interpretations, and detailed music criticism, Petrusich traces the rise of Americana music from its gospel origins through its new and compelling incarnations (as evidenced in bands and artists from Elvis to Iron and Wine, the Carter Family to Animal Collective, Johnny Cash to Will Oldham) and explores how the genre is adapting to the twenty-first century. Ultimately the book is an examination of all things American: guitars, cars, kids, motion, passion, enterprise, and change, in a fervent attempt to reconcile the American past with the American present, using only dusty records and highway maps as guides.