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25
Jul

USA Senator Cory Booker – Graduation Speech, Class of 2017: ‘I See You, I Love You’

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USA Senator Cory Booker delivered the commencement remarks at the University of Pennsylvania. See his remarks below, as provided by his office. “Thank you very much. It is incredible to be here and I want to thank you all for inviting me to be a part of this day of history in your lives, I […]

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20
Jan

Conversations with Myself – Nelson Mandela and Ruth Hobday

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‘Conversations with Myself draws on Mandela’s personal archive of never-before-seen materials to offer unique access to the inner world of an incomparable world leader.’ Title: Conversations with Myself Author: Nelson Mandela, Ruth Hobday (Foreword by Barack Obama) Date: 2010 Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Availability: Available to borrow off the shelf from the NSLF library

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17
Jan

Coming Apart- Charles Murray

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“I’ll be shocked if there’s another book that so compellingly describes the most important trends in American society.” David Brooks For any students of recent US politics or anyone desiring to understand the current division in American culture (and increasingly evident right here in Australia) Charles Murray’s latest work is both enlightening and insightful. Drawing […]

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16
Jan

The Big Picture

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Bestselling author and social commentator Bernard Salt tackles hundreds of questions currently facing Australia. Witty, wide-ranging and down-to-earth, according to reviewers, this is a landmark vision for a nation and its people in the early decades of the 21st century. Title The big picture Subtitle: Life, work and relationships in the 21st century Author: Bernard […]

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16
Jan

Waking the Dead

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“Every man dies. Not every man really lives.” William Wallace from Brave Heart The most dangerous person on earth is the one who has reckoned with their own death, and learned what it means to be fully alive. John Eldridge explores this thematic and some of the the things which can cause our deepest parts […]

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16
Jan

Leading with a Limp

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If you are a leader–or if you have been making excuses to avoid leading–find out how to get the most from your weakness. The most effective leaders don’t rise to power in spite of their weakness; they lead with power because of their weakness. A limping leader is the kind of person who can be […]

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11
Jan

The Gift Nobody Wants

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His work with leprosy patients in India and the United States convinced Dr. Paul Brand that pain truly is one of God’s great gifts to us. In this inspiring story of his fifty-year career as a healer, Dr. Brand probes the mystery of pain and reveals its importance. Together, the renowned surgeon and award-winning writer […]

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11
Jan

Donald Miller Greatest Hits

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Donald Miller is a best-selling American author and public speaker based in Nashville, Tennessee who focuses on Christian spirituality as “an explanation for beauty, meaning, and the human struggle”. This is a collection of his greatest hits, Through Painted Deserts, Searching For God Knows What and Blue Like Jazz, each of these published between 2003-2005. […]

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11
Jan

Turning Point

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Turning Point is the definitive analysis of contemporary Australia…a guidebook for our times. It is essential reading for anyone who cares about Australia’s future. In this illuminating book, Australia’s leading social researcher Hugh Mackay picks his way through the swirling ambiguities and finds evidence of a fundamental shift in our way of thinking about Australia. […]

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11
Jan

Changes that Heal

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This book focuses on four developmental tasks — bonding to others, separating from others, integrating good and bad in our lives, and taking charge of our lives — that all of us must accomplish to heal our inner pain and enable us to function and grow emotionally and spiritually. Dr. Cloud not only explains and […]

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