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December 13, 2018 11:39 AM PST

LEGACY: EPISODE SERIES BY Robert Maxxim Episode 42

30 years in the making, five episodes, million year-old romance, past lives, space battles, intrigue, Lemuria, Atlantis, inter-dimensional scientific and spiritual principles, today's false religious beliefs and other secrets exposed in detail. This series is a must-read by every truth seeker.​

Legacy is a futuristic novel based on the author's visions and previous sojourns in this and other worlds. One man's incredible journey through lifetimes as far as a million years, his blunders and triumphs, worlds and places where these journeys took place

Legacy highlights advanced scientific and spiritual concepts written in lyrical, romantic prose. Most of all, Legacy is a powerful love story deeply rooted in this man's unquenchable, desperate search through the vastness of space and time for his one; his soul mate.

Read and experience incomparable truth. Learn how beings live on other worlds, and what they believe in. Most of all ... see the evidence.

About the Author
Born in 1957, the author experienced several sleep-time visits to other worlds as a child, and witnessed countless alien craft. These visions continue to date, in both wake and sleep states. He studied concert piano starting at age three, but changed his calling to science following his visionary experiences. This book is the culmination of these experiences, shared with the world for the first time.

The author spent 40 years studying science, religion, and the Science of Life presented by Dr. Ernest L. Norman, validating his visions starting on July 13, 1973. Author proceeded to confirm his sightings and experiences with other established sources such as George Adamski, and personally met Brothers from other worlds that helped instruct him over the years. This book series is the result of such visionary and confirmation efforts, written in novel form.

December 13, 2018 11:36 AM PST


About the author

I was born in Sydney NSW, Australia in 1932. Leaving high school at a prematriculation level, I joined the Royal Australian Air Force in 1951. I married Shirley in 1956 and had two sons. That marriage failed when I returned from Vietnam in 1969. My eldest son Philip, lives in Sydney NSW. My youngest son David, died in 1990 aged 23. My second wife Bonnie, died in 2015. I have three stepsons, Phillip, Michael and Sylvan.

My flying career spanned an unbroken period to my retirement in 2003. It comprised three approximately equal phases, as an Air Force pilot, Commercial Pilot and Examiner of Airmen/Flying Operations Inspector with CASA.

In addition to an operational tour as a fighter pilot in Korea in 1953, I also served in the Vietnam war as a helicopter pilot in 1969.

During more than two thousand hours flying Hercules, C130A transport planes, I flew to many Pacific destinations as well as the USA, Canada, Europe and the Middle East. I also made many flights to Saigon, Vung Tau and RAAF bases in Thailand and Malaysia during the Vietnam conflict.

.I accrued more than five thousand hours in aeroplanes and eleven thousand hours in helicopters.

Previous publications are; a home study course in Instrument Flying, (1980, now out-dated), and a novel, ‘Rainbow, no end’ (2005). I live in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.


December 13, 2018 11:32 AM PST

THE WOLF BITES by Ron Gordon

About the Book
—IS support to detonate a nuclear device in a Russian-allied country —IS driven from Iraq to Afghanistan —IS to subversively involve NATO to retaliate/attack Russia —Russian Security race to stop IS on Barguzin Train. —Russia to install nukes at Kaliningrad and along the Russian border —American troops sent to reinforce NATO in Baltic region

About the Author
Engineering Contractor supporting NATO in Northern Afghanistan for 3 yrs. Other working hot spots, include Africa, Papua New Guinea, with travels into UAE, Dubai, Chengdu, China, Philippines, Thailand, & Istanbul, Turkey. Working life as a FI/FO project development engineer to remote mine sites in Australia, PNG, & Africa

December 13, 2018 11:28 AM PST

Ubuntu Unconditional Love by Anita Schattenberg

When Dr. Joshua Mtolo witnesses a horrendous crime against innocent children, he determines to help the youngsters overcome the mental and physical stresses their traumatic experiences provoked. Money, or the lack of it, proves his greatest hindrance to offering the help he thinks they require. While seeking the necessary funds, he steps outside the legal limits, with devastating results for everyone connected to him.

Anita Schattenberg was born in Germany but became an Australian citizen in 1964. Her fascination with South Africa began in her teens. She has visited the country on several occasions, both during and after apartheid. Currently she resides on King Island where she revels in her love for the sea. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Deakin University, majoring in politics and journalism.


December 13, 2018 08:36 AM PST

PRIME POEMS by Alison Fromager

This is my first book of poems. I have selected a few poems for my first book as I have been writing these as far back as I can remember.

I do hope you enjoy this collection.

I have been writing poems for many years and enjoy being creative. I am now 46 years old and decided to take the leap and publish this collection. I am lucky to live on a beautiful island called Jersey, in the Channel Islands. I am a single parent and enjoy writing, crafting, gardening and reading.

December 13, 2018 08:33 AM PST

Becoming!: A Lifetime of Prose by Bob E. McGlothlin

"BECOMING! A piece of canvas becomes a work of art Once the artist makes his final mark. A piece of stone becomes a sculpture Once the sculptor chips away the last chip. For a poet, A plain piece of paper becomes a priceless gem Once he finally lifts his pen. God is the artist That's painting beauty within the heart of our soul. God is the sculptor. That's chipping away at the flaws in our character To make us into His perfect image. God is the poet That would turn the plainness of our lives Into poetic praise. Contained within this volume are words of prose that were written while in the process of becoming. (ORGANIZED ALPHABETICALLY BY TITLE)"

Even though I started writing poetry in High School as a way to help me cope with struggles I had with my peers, it has become much more to me than a means to cope. My first poem was actually lyrics to a song I wrote, only today I still cannot pen musical notes to it. Though I began writing at the age of 15 years, I now have this collection you hold in your hand, that literally has become a life time of prose. I only wish I kept all my writing throughout the years now that I am published. Who knows how many pieces I lost over the years.

December 13, 2018 08:29 AM PST

Seasons and Senses: Poetry and Other Thoughts by Darlene T. Ewers

Seasons and Senses is a collection of poems written over the course of twenty-five years by Darlene Ewers. Her life experiences and reflections on various aspects of nature can be found in her poetry. Many of her thoughts are based on life experiences growing up on a family-owned Kansas farm with her two younger sisters and about how those events reaffirmed her Christian faith. This is her first work of poetry, although one of her poems was published in the form of a children's book as The Sea in 2009. It introduces children to their five senses by way of exploring the various aspects of the sea.

Darlene T. Ewers is publishing her first collection of poetry in her book entitled SEASONS AND SENSES. "The Sea" was published in 2009 as a children's book by Xlibris. "Emotions" was published in 2000 in AMERICA AT THE MILLENIUM THE BEST POEMS AND POETS OF THE 20th CENTURY by The International Library of Poetry. After growing up on the family dairy farm with her two younger sisters at Piper, Kansas, Darlene attended St. John's College, Winfield, KS, as a parish worker student. The Board of Placements for the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod, assigned her to Trinity Lutheran Church, Jackson, MI, where she met her future husband, James. Their marriage of fifty years has been blessed by four sons, four daughters-in-law, three granddaughters, two grandsons, and two great-granddaughters. Darlene is grateful to the LORD for blessing her with each one of them.

December 13, 2018 08:22 AM PST


Earliest New Testament Translations is a comparison of 6 of the most important of the reformation and pre-reformation translations of the New Testament into English. All of the original wording has been retained for accuracy and authenticity, but the big stumbling block of spelling has been eliminated. All of the spelling has been updated to modern standards so that the reader can concentrate on the meaning of the scripture as these early devoted scholars translated it instead of the wayward spelling.

The preface to Earliest New Testament Translations begins with a 4 page introduction explaining why these early New Testament translations are still important today, and continues with a brief chronology of the evolution of the Bible in the English language in general, and of the New Testament specifically. Following this are short discussions of the importance and development of the translations selected for this comparison study.

Earliest New Testament Translations continues with each book of the New Testament presented with a brief, one sentence introduction listing the most likely author, date, and his purpose in writing. Chapters in the earlier translations are broken into verses to match the King James and each verse is presented in 5 parallel translations.

Chosen for this comparison study were:
1. The New Testament from the John Wycliffe Bible (both early and later versions). This was the first Bible ever translated into the English language. It was translated from the Latin Vulgate. These are presented in separate parallel verses.
2. The William Tyndale New Testament (both 1526 and 1534 versions). This was the first New Testament ever translated into the English language directly from its Koine Greek mother tongue. These were similar enough that I was able to present them in a single verse, with the differences noted.
3. The New Testament from the Geneva Bible. This was the first Bible to break the chapters into individual numbered verses and was the first Bible brought to this country by the pilgrims. It remained the most popular Bible in England for over 100 years after the introduction of the King James.
4. The New Testament from the King James Version. No comparison of Bible translations would be complete without including the venerable King James Version.

Clayton G. Porter was born in Kansas City, Missouri and spent his early years there where he earned both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in Electronics Engineering.

Upon graduating from college, he moved to California where he spent the next 36 years working in various capacities and locations for the Defense Department.

He is now retired and lives in Southern California where he pursues his first love, studying and writing about the Bible from an engineer's analytical perspective.

Having come to the Lord late in life he came with a determination to learn exactly what the Bible taught and exactly what it meant, both at the time it was written and today. That determination led to his fascination with these first English translations of scripture, translations done without the influence of kings or popes, by men who were so dedicated to their task that many gave their lives to bring holy scripture into the English language.

Mr. Porter has compiled 3 side-by-side comparison studies of the very earliest translations of holy scripture into the English language, but with the spelling of the extremely difficult to read Middle English updated to modern standards and is nearing completion of a fourth. He has also authored 2 additional more scholarly examinations of biblical subjects. All of these works are available for the Amazon Kindle reader and many are also available in paperback. He has a total of 8 offerings available for the serious-minded student of scripture.

December 13, 2018 08:19 AM PST

Wholesale Blood by Dan Rasmussen Jr.
About the Author
I was born in Grand Island, Nebraska on the 16th of December, 1929, to parents of Danish descent. Both of my Danish grandparents, had emigrated to the United States around 1885. I was the 5th born of six kids. Four girls first, and then my brother and I. I was born the year the stock market crashed and the 10 year depression set in. So, it was a tough 10 years as my Dad was a house painter, no work in the winter time. On graduation from H.S. in 1948, I went to work as a helper, putting up big green bill boards, at 35 cents an hour. Three of my sisters had migrated to California. The husband of Maxine, worked on the trucks of the biggest outdoor advertizing company in Southern California, Foster and Kleiser. They needed a bill poster, so he threw my name out to their management.

"Bring him out" was the call. In 4 days, I went from 35 cents an hour to $1.25 an hour. A union job. The next 3 ½ years were pretty dam exciting. The ocean, Hollywood, and everything in between was way beyond Central Nebraska. Then it happened. They drafted me and sent me to Korea. I was 21 years old. Thank God, for the GI Bill. I went to the Milwaukee School of Engineering in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for two years and was hired by General Electric to work at their Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Richland, Washington. This is the plant that made Platonium for our Atomic Bombs.

A 37 year career at the plant was rewarding and I am still here in Richland. My wife died 2 ½ years ago. We had 2 kids. I wrote a book in 2001 that was "divided" between the years above, and the Korean War. It is still being re-sold on Amazon, 12 years later. A lot of people liked it. It was titled, "Come Along And See"

December 13, 2018 08:14 AM PST

"Cleansing the Sanctuary of the Heart: Tools for Emotional Healing" by David and Beverly Sedlacek

"Cleansing the Sanctuary of the Heart" is filled with the stories of real people who have had the courage to face the pain of their abuse, addictions, and relational challenges. They have chosen to walk the path to healing. We do not claim that they live a life free from emotional pain today, but they have learned that on the journey of life in this fallen world, they are not alone. They have a promise of a loving God who has said that he will never leave them nor forsake them (Hebrews 13:5, that he would be with them in the darkest of times (Psalm 23:4), and even that he is suffering with them and carrying them while they are suffering (Isaiah 63:9).

These courageous people are maturing to and growing into the men and women God created them to be. They are learning to be honest with themselves and others, humble and repentant as they face the truth about themselves, open to receiving the comfort and healing of God, and forgiving as they have been forgiven (Ephesians 4:32). On this journey, they are being healed but also equipped to be used as instruments of healing in the lives of others (2Cor. 1:3-5) and to be used to prepare this world for the second coming of Jesus Christ.

David Sedlacek is Professor of Family Ministry and Discipleship at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University. He received his master's and doctorate in Social Work from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He has worked in various settings, both public and private, as a clinician, researcher, teacher, pastor, and administrator. He has worked extensively in the areas of addiction, abuse, relationships, marriage and family. He is a Certified Family Life Educator and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and current directs the MA in Youth and Young Adult Ministries program in the seminary.

Beverly Sedlacek is currently Adjunct Professor on the SDA Theological Seminary where she teaches Pastoral Counseling and co-teaches Marriage, Family, and Interpersonal Relationships. She is also a therapist in private practice at University Medical Specialties in Berrien Springs, MI. She earned a Master of Science degree specializing in psychiatric nursing from Francis Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and a Doctorate in Nursing Practice from Andrews University. She has served as Clinical Director in several treatment facilities and has taught psychiatric nursing at several colleges and universities.

David and Beverly have written a book entitled "Cleansing the Sanctuary of the Heart: Tools for Emotional Healing" along with its accompanying workbook. They conduct seminars nationally and internationally on many topics related to family ministry, and are family ministry directors in their local church. They have five children, twelve grandchildren and one great grandchild.

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