Beauty for Ashes and Other Life Lessons

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iUniverse, Oct 9, 2012 - Fiction - 154 pages
Beauty For Ashes

The creatures in the Valley of Harmony learn a tough lesson about listening to the grumbling and anger coming over the Mountain of Tribulation.

Greener Pastures On The Other Side Of The Road
He can renew the faith of Miss Shirley Fluffytail after she is humiliated by the neighborhood bully cat. God can even use the valleys and mountains to reveal the trouble one can get into by listening to the wrong things and the pain it causes to come back to renewed life.

Sammy Solar Space Cadet
God also uses humans and space critters to do His will. Sammy Solar Cadets life long dream was to go to Earth and meet with the Eloepe.

Love of the Father
Poor Charleen has been ill for some time and cant seem to figure out that only God is the one that knows the timing of all things and they will get accomplished in His time. He is always faithful to his promises.

Truth or lie
A young man going about his daily life suddenly wakes to find he is at the gate of heaven. He begins to question his choices in life.

Lucifer: Pride goes before the Fall
A glimpse at what Lucifer was doing prior to his downfall.

Mommas Wish
A son is concerned for his dying mother whose only wish has been to have her very own Bible.

Jesus Loves Santa Too
A tale of how Jesus could use Santa as one of his own in times when the world is saying there is no time for Jesus in Christmas.

Discipline
Two brothers learn lessons of obedience when they are denied permission to accompany their mom and dad on a camping trip.

Dear Diary
A young school girl keeps a record of her thoughts towards her mother and tries to find out who really loves her.

 

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Contents

SEA FAIRY
9
LUCIFER
13
HEAVENLY DEW
19
GREENER PASTURES
25
DISCIPLINE
35
LOVE OF THE FATHER
43
PLORTARIAN ADVENTURE
59
JESUS LOVE SANTA CLAUS TOO
73
MAMMAS WISH
79
TRUTH OR LIE
89
DEAR DIARY
97
CHRONICLES OF THE MASTER AUTO BUILDER
107
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Jan Bowman is a retired Teacher’s Assistant with an associate of applied science degree in computer technology with desktop publishing. She has previously published one other book, He Did It Even For Me, Bringing Sarah Home. Jan was privaleged to spend three years in China teaching English as Second Language at a university. While in China she was able to adopt a little girl and bring here to America. They have lived in Twin Falls, Idaho since August 1994. Jan has gone through some abuse throught her childhood which has given insperation to many of her stories. With the help of God she is overcoming the hurt and pain of those early years gave rise to her first book sharing some of the ways her life has been affected and changed.

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