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A Summer In The Wilderness Embracing A Canoe Voyage Up The Mississippi And Around Lake Superior

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SAINT LOUIS, June, 1846. The River Queen, as Saint Louis is sometimes called, is looked upon as the threshold leading to the wild and romantic region of the Upper Mississippi. It was founded in the year seventeen hundred and sixty-four, by two Frenchmen, named Laclade and Chouteau, who were accompanied by about thirty Creoles. The first steamer which landed here came from New Orleans in the year eighteen hundred and nineteen; but the number now belonging here is rated at three hundred, many of which are unsurpassed in speed and splendor of accommodations. The population of this city amounts to forty thousand souls. It is elevated some eighty feet above the low-water mark of the Mississippi, and from the river presents a handsome appearance. The old part of the town is inhabited by a French population, and is in a dilapidated condition; but the more modern portion is distinguished for its handsome streets, and tastefully built mansions and public buildings. Fronting the levee or landing are several blocks of stone stores, which give one an idea of the extensive business transacted here. On one occasion I saw this wharfing ground so completely crowded with merchandise of every possible variety, that travellers were actually compelled to walk from the steamboats to the hotels. This city is the home market for all the natural productions of a wilderness country extending in different directions for thousands of miles, and watered by several of the largest rivers in the world. Its growth, however, has been somewhat retarded by the peculiar character of its original inhabitants. The acknowledged wealth of many of its leading men can only be equalled by their illiberality and want of enterprise. But time is committing sad ravages among these ancient citizens, for they are, from age and infirmities, almost daily dropping into the place of graves. Under the benign influence of true American enterprise, this city is rapidly becoming distinguished for its New England character, in spite of the retarding cause alluded to above, and the baneful institution of Slavery. In fine, it possesses, to an uncommon degree, all the worthy qualities which should belong to an enlightened and eminently prosperous city.


Craig's Motor Racing Articles

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"There are only three sports: bullfighting, mountain climbing and motor racing; all the rest are merely games." - Ernest Hemingway "Grand Prix racing is primarily a mental contest... it's a battle of strength of wills by the combatants and a magnificent contest, the arena to display and share unique gifts and talents. Perhaps in this 'theatre of speed', F1 is a metaphor for life itself" - craig lock A collection of articles on my great passion (or rather life-long obsession), motor racing, but especially Formula 1 and V8 Supercars (Australia). "I don't want to live a balanced life, I just want to win." * - Mario Andretti (1978 Formula One World Champion) * or words to that effect "I don't want to live a balanced life, I just want to write." "rather obsessive" craig "I have the words in me...and I just gotta get them out." "I'll write till I drop." By "a petrol-head couch pot-a-to" Enjoy About the submitter: Craig is a motor racing "fanatic" ( a "passionate petrol-head"), who believes in (and loves) helping others to find their passions and gifts... through encouraging people to reach out for, then accomplish their "wildest" dreams. He truly believes people can overcome obstacles, rise to any occasion, and accomplish their dreams, even 'Endless Possibilities, Far and Great Horizons' in life with enough FAITH and PERSISTENCE. The various books that Craig "felt inspired to write" (including his various books on motor racing and Formula 1) are available at: http: //www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4 http: //www.amazon.com/s/ref=la_B005GGMAW4_sr?rh=i%3Abooks&field-author=Craig+Lock http: //goo.gl/vTpjk and http: //www.creativekiwis.com/amazon.html The submitter's motor racing blogs (with extracts from his various writings: articles, books and new manuscripts) are at http: //grandprixdriver.wordpress.com http: //grandprixchampion.wordpress.com/ http: //grandprixdrivermyblog.wordpress.com/ http: //godandformula1.wordpress.com/ http: //www.sportforpeace.wordpress.com and his various other blogs are at http: //craigsblogs.wordpress. Obsessive or WHAT! "Together, one mind, one life at a time, let's see how many people we can impact, encourage, empower, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials...and so become 'ever more champions of life'


Embracing An Adult Faith

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Author and Bible scholar Marcus Borg invites us to join him in revisiting Christianity's most fundamental questions: Who is God? What does salvation mean? What place does Jesus hold in contemporary Christian faith? In this five-session, faith-formation resource, participants enjoy the rare privilege of witnessing Marcus in dialogue with a small, diverse group of adults as they honestly — and sometimes painfully — confront the big questions and work together toward authentic answers. Each session includes a 10-minute presentation by Marcus Borg followed by interaction with the group. The program print resources are designed to help your small group "join the dialogue" in your own setting.

The study addresses fundamental questions that adults struggle with as faith matures. It can be used as a resource for personal reflection as well as small group experience.

The five sessions include:
• God
• Jesus
• Salvation
• Community
• Practice

Components:
• Participant Workbook — contains all the material needed for use by class participants as well as notes for the class leader to facilitate each session; leadership can be shared among members of the group.


About the Book:
An adult formation resource for those who seek a richer understanding of their faith and why they believe what they believe. Encouraging theological reflection personally and within a small group, Marcus Borg stimulates thoughtful and heartfelt conversation among his listeners. Following a 10-minute DVD of his initial teaching and listening to a small group interact together with him, your group will delve more deeply into the theme, becoming an extension of Borg's small group. Participants become teachers for one another, following a model of adult learning that is personal, respectful and engaged.

Sessions are flexibly designed for 1-2 hours in length, expandable to more than 1 session per topic if desired. Four to seven options are offered for further exploration, making this an excellent resource for ongoing study, for groups preparing to reaffirm their faith and for those asking how faith relates to contemporary world issues.

Through DVD-based video excerpts and a thoughtful participant handbook, group members explore questions of concern to 21st century Christians on key faith issues: God, Jesus, Salvation, Practice and Community.

The Participant's Workbook contains all study materials needed by both the learners and the leader. One book is needed for each participant and leader. Also required for this study is the Embracing an Adult Faith DVD, (978-1-60674-058-3) containing all video content need to conduct this study, available separately.



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