Whistle One: Poems by Shania Kohn Brown contains reflections about human frailty and vulnerability in the ever changing world in which technological advancements often dehumanize individual initiatives and human social connectedness on personal levels. Poems in this poetry collection encourage self-reflection as a therapeutic measure to maintain or gain personal wholeness. Poems can be read reflectively in silence or read aloud in a type of catharsis. Reading of poems in this book can be personal or individual exercise as well as a collective experience.
Easter Remembered: Reflections in Poetry and Prose by Maria Alvarez provides a collection of poems that can be used to reflect on the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ throughout the year. For Christians who love Jesus Christ and are thankful for HIs death on the cross and triumphant resurrection on first Easter Sunday, this is a great book for reading and gifting. Your friends, family, coworkers, and neighbors can benefit from the poems in this collection of poetry and prose regarding Easter. This book can help you and your loved us draw closer to Jesus Christ.
Doorway to Christmas: Christmas Sentiments Illustrated with Photos by Pedro Hernandez is a poetic celebration of Christmas. Christmas imbues everyone, from children to older adults with a sense of wonder, amazement, joy, and hope. Christmas itself is very poetic in this regard. In this book, Pedro Hernandez captures the poetry of Christmas with words and images. The photos of the doors decorated for Christmas are from Great Britain. Have you decorated your front door for Christmas? What were your feelings when you see them? Compare with the Christmas doors in this book.
German Paradise Mallorca: A Funny Telling (Illustrated with Photos) by Marin von Muenchen captures the poetic experience of collective German vacation consciousness in the Spanish island of Mallorca during summer time. Germans have the motto of "Work Hard! Play Hard!" The second part of this motto can be seen in the poetic experience of German vacationers during the summer in Mallorca, which is often referred to as "The German Paradise." Photos in this book and poetic sentiments captures the essence of the German Paradise Mallorca.
Watched: Poems by David Paul Folyant focuses on the dystopia of modern times,in which video and surveillance cameras are placed in public spaces to watch the move of everyone. "Big Brother is watching you!" theme resonates throughout the poems in this poetry collection. In this regard, this collection of poems offer a critique of the modern era and a search to find answers to the question of trust and humanity in a world constantly impacted and molded by technological developments. This poetry collection book offers much for thought and for discussion with friends and family.
New Morning of the Pasture by Rev.Manwoo A. Kim is a collection of poems based on his three decades of pastoral ministry at a large Korean ethnic church in Philadelphia. Rev. Kim was called by this church and immigrated to the United States with his family and remained the Senior Pastor of the church until his retirement. This collection of poems illustrates the development, struggles and joys of Korean ethnic churchs throughout America. This book can be a great gift to others who have an interest in Korean churches or Korean Christian experiences in America.
This is a poetry collection by Heerak Christian Kim exploring Korean identity. There are a lot of Korean immigrants in the United States, and Koreans are known for striving academically and working hard. What drives Koreans toward academic achievement and hard work? This collection of poems explores the impact of Korean history and culture in the socio-emotional make-up of Korean Americans and other Koreans around the world. Koreans around the world will find meaning and identity in these poems. This is a must read for those who want to understand Koreans.
This poetry collection by Heerak Christian Kim discusses in poetic format what being Korean means. Korean history if over 5,000 years old and have been largely isolationist. Koreans like being Koreans and want to protect Korean culture and Korean distinctiveness. This may be due to the fact that Korea was colonized by the Empire of Japan from 1910 to 1945. During this period, the Japanese Empire passed laws to forbid learning the Korean language in public schools in Korea. Instruction was in Japanese. This poetry collection ruminates on this.
In this collection of poems, Heerak Christian Kim explores the idea of transitions that human beings experience throughout their life time. There are graduation ceremonies that mark transition at each educational stage, from elementary school to middle school to high school to college graduation. Transitions is an important part of the human experience and can be seen in transitions from single life to married adult life. Transition from student life to work life also is an experience that can be seen as practically universal.
This book of poetry is the first in the TULIP poetry series by Heerak Christian Kim. This collection of poems explores the idea of weakness and fragility of human beings that is both a shared human experience and representative human empathy. One of the reasons why people want to see the underdog win is because all humans experience weakness and fragility. People want to find love partly because it helps them feel strong. The struggle to be loved is very real for many human beings, and finding love represents for some the greatest human joy in life.
This book of poetry is the second in the TULIP poetry series by Heerak Christian Kim. This collection of poems explores the concept of destiny or "luck". Some seems to have been chosen by an invisible guiding hand for certain purposes. Why is this the case? What does this mean? The concept of unconditional election illustrates the possibility that anyone can be chosen, but there is a tension with the idea of unfairness in that some seem to be "lucky" while others are not. Who determines this unconditional election? What are emotions attached to this?
This book of poetry is the third in the TULIP poetry series by Heerak Christian Kim. This collection of poems explores the dilemma of atonement that is not completely universal in nature. Why do some people feel forgiven, but other do not. Do you forgive everyone who wrong you? Why or why not? Why do you forgive some but not others when similar wrong is done to you? Is it based on your experiences and who you are? Or is it based on who they are and their experiences? This poetry collection highlights the reality of limited atonement and its implications.