Sokreaksa S. Himm was a young member of a large family in Siemreap City,ambodia. When the country fell to the Khmer Rouge in April 17, 1975, hisamily joined the exodus to the jungle villages. A the young Khmer Rougeoldiers consolidated their grip, the deaths increased. Anyone who complained;nyone educated; anyone an informer disliked: all were "sent to study",illed. Teenage boys were brainwashed into amoral, vindictive thugs. Finallyhe day dawned when the family were marched to a ready dug grave in a junglelearing: one by one they fell as they were hacked down. Sokreaksa, gravelyounded, was covered by the bodies of his brothers and sisters. Hisxecutioners walked away, laughing. That morning Sokreaska climbed from theass grave. Hatred burned in his heart. Could he possibly forgive hisamily's killers?
The haunting, first-person story of a boy who escaped the killing fields of Cambodia to eventually find Christ and the power of His forgiveness.
After suffering years of neglect, rape, abuse, pain, and betrayal from those who were entrusted to support and protect her, Sharon turns to a life of stripping and prostitution. Without an education or means to support herself and her two children, Sharon falls prey to many unscrupulous people who taken advantage of her. She struggles to change her life and move out of the shadows of the underworld of stripping in Seattle, Chicago and Milwaukee. In the end, it is God, her incredible commitment to a better life, and the love and support she finds in a Christian community that help her turn her life around. In her memoir, "Tears From My Soul," Sharon is a true heroine of her life's story-overcoming all odds to become a high school graduate, successful author, film director, and producer.
A collection of short and inspirational Native American proverbs. Sayings of time-honored truth and contemporary wisdom from the Native American tribes: Why will you take by force what you may obtain by love? We will be known forever by the tracks we leave. He who serves his fellows is the greatest of all. If a man is as wise as a serpent, he can be as gentle as a dove. The life of a man is a circle from childhood to childhood, and so it is in everything where power moves. A sin against a neighbor is an offense against the Great Spirit.
Tears Of The Soul is a selection of over 200 poems that I wrote over a period of many many years. They are an echo of my countless moods, a myriad of my emotions and a reflection of my tears.The poems question the meaning of love , loss and life itself. Sadness is my inspiration. Happiness is a moment. Love is a dream.
SAYINGS OF TIME-HONORED TRUTH AND CONTEMPORARY WISDOM FROM THE NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES Why will you take by force what you may obtain by love? We will be known forever by the tracks we leave. He who serves his fellows is the greatest of all. If a man is as wise as a serpent, he can be as gentle as a dove. The life of a man is a circle from childhood to childhood, and so it is in everything where power moves. A sin against a neighbor is an offense against the Great Spirit.