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Lifted

Author: Andreas Bernard
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479880426
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Before skyscrapers forever transformed the landscape of the modern metropolis, the conveyance that made them possible had to be created. Invented in New York in the 1850s, the elevator became an urban fact of life on both sides of the Atlantic by the early twentieth century. While it may at first glance seem a modest innovation, it had wide-ranging effects, from fundamentally restructuring building design to reinforcing social class hierarchies by moving luxury apartments to upper levels, previously the domain of the lower classes. The cramped elevator cabin itself served as a reflection of life in modern growing cities, as a space of simultaneous intimacy and anonymity, constantly in motion. In this elegant and fascinating book, Andreas Bernard explores how the appearance of this new element changed notions of verticality and urban space. Transforming such landmarks as the Waldorf-Astoria and Ritz Tower in New York, he traces how the elevator quickly took hold in large American cities while gaining much slower acceptance in European cities like Paris and Berlin. Combining technological and architectural history with the literary and cinematic, Bernard opens up new ways of looking at the elevator--as a secular confessional when stalled between floors or as a recurring space in which couples fall in love. Rising upwards through modernity, Lifted takes the reader on a compelling ride through the history of the elevator. Andreas Bernard is editor of Suddeutsche Zeitung, Germany's largest daily newspaper. He received his Ph.D. in Cultural Sciences from the Bauhaus University Weimar, and teaches cultural studies in Berlin and Lucerne, Switzerland.

Lifted

Author: Wendy Toliver
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439157473
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It's not what you steal. It's getting away with it that's so much fun. Lifted, a novel by Wendy Toliver.

Lifted

Author: Holly Rilinger
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN: 0738219959
Size: 62.83 MB
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The first fitness program to combine the benefits of mindfulness with the amazingly fast, effective results of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) Transform your life with fitness and meditation and get LIFTED in mind, body, and spirit! There's a secret to a successful fitness program: you won't feel truly satisfied with your results until your mind and spirit are as strong as your body. That's why Holly Rilinger created LIFTED, the first program to combine the mental and emotional benefits of meditation with the amazingly fast results of HIIT. This four-week program trains you to LIFT yourself higher than ever before, with: Equipment-free cardio and strength workouts to melt fat and sculpt muscle Goal-setting and positive thinking exercises to overcome physical and mental challenges Guided meditation sessions to enhance mental clarity Easy, delicious recipes to nourish your body and support your workouts This powerful 28-day program will show you how to define your passions, focus on your goals, and commit to daily movement and meditation.

Lifted

Author: Sam Allberry
Publisher: SPCK
ISBN: 1844747638
Size: 45.92 MB
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For many the resurrection is a nice thing to believe, the 'happy' ending to the gospel, as though after the darkness of the cross Spielberg was brought in to do the finish. But Lifted shows that it’s far more. The resurrection has overwhelmingly positive implications for our daily lives. Through it we can have real assurance of forgiveness and salvation. We are raised and empowered to live new, transformed lives. We have hope after death for our bodies and this physical world. We see the urgency of reaching all nations with the message of the risen Jesus. Life is now different: we have been lifted. The resurrection of Jesus Christ is not just for Easter. It’s for all of life.

Lifted By The Great Nothing

Author: Karim Dimechkie
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1632860597
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Max doesn't remember his mother, who was murdered by burglars before they emigrated from Beirut to New Jersey. He lives with his father, Rasheed, who is enamored of his concept of American culture--baseball and barbeques--and tries to shed his Lebanese heritage completely. "When we are in America," Reed (for he goes by Reed in America, not Rasheed) tells Max, "we are Americans." Rasheed has a single purpose in life: to provide Max with a joyful childhood. He showers his son with gifts out of a belief that he deserves all and is capable of anything. Max wants nothing more than to convince his father that he is a successful single parent. The only thing that can disrupt their peaceful universe is the truth--which it does, with force. When Max turns seventeen, he learns from Rasheed's ex-girlfriend that his father has been lying to him. Max's understanding of the world is so rocked that he is subsequently launched on an uncertain mission to Beirut and then Paris. Lifted by the Great Nothing is a startlingly graceful, and often hilarious, coming-of-age story about the lengths we go to preserve the untruths we live by. With its poignant relationships, unsettling misadventures, and surprising love stories, it is a touching and devastating portrait of a young man coming to terms with his country's--and his own--violent past.

Lifted

Author: Sylvia Crudup
Publisher: Tate Publishing
ISBN: 1617395285
Size: 71.71 MB
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Teenagers, do you have the support of your parents or grandparents? Do you feel comfortable asking them for help? Parents, do you encourage success in your son or daughter's life? Are you adequately equipped to enable them? Written for both teens and adults, A Young Person's Guide to Self-Motivation and Success provides inspirational stories and seven keys to creating a path to successful adulthood. Join counselors and authors Dr. Sylvia Crudup and Dr. James Bethea and learn how to channel your desires, seek caring mentors, set goals, communicate well, motivate yourself, use your talents, and control your thinking.

Lifted By Angels

Author: Joel J. Miller
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 1400204232
Size: 22.70 MB
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Explores the relationship between people and angels, through the eyes of the early church. Heaven is closer than we realize. Its boundaries overlap our own, and angels move in and out of our porous present, this moment that seems to us so solid and concrete. If that reality seems dim to us now, it beamed for the early Christians. Through their writings, sermons, songs, and art, the ancient faithful confessed a powerful and vivid belief that angels help carry us on our journey to God. Rooted in the Scripture and following this ancient understanding, Lifted by Angels reveals: the role that angels play in the lives of people and in God’s plan of salvation the different ranks and functions of angels how Satan and his demons fell from grace and plagued humans the functions of guardian angels and how God assigns them to fit our personal needs how guardian angels help us resist evil, temptation, and the devil the way angels join with us in our prayers, even adding their own to ours the service angels provide in worship Featuring examples of angels in ancient icons and frescoes and supported by extensive research on the early church and its pastors, poets, theologians, and artists, Lifted by Angels answers universal curiosity about angels and the unseen world, leaving readers inspired and hopeful about the nearness of God.

Lifted From Darkness

Author: Jeanette M. Towne
Publisher: WestBowPress
ISBN: 1449784933
Size: 78.19 MB
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The Epic Transformation from Living the Nightmare to Healing the Spirit... On the outside, Jeanette had it all together; a good marriage, a beautiful daughter - poised on the threshold of a successful career. Behind the closed doors of a suburban prison, she continued to hide the shadowy secret of a splintered world of physical and mental torture. For over ten years, Jeanette was the pawn in a twisted psychological game, directed by the hands of the man whose lies she believed. She accepted the stark reality of never escaping alive. When she first met Jack, she was captured by his charming personality, wowed by his wealth, and quickly fell in love. What originated as protective, confident and dominant, cascaded into a traumatic web of physical and psychological violence, illustrating the intense complexities of love and fury, passion and brutality. In this touching work of inspiration, Jeanette reveals the entangled suffering and sadistic manipulation experienced, living with erratic violence. She carries you with her through the climatic events that led to her escape from the chasm of fear and intimidation. Jeanette exposes the heartbreaking effects domestic violence played on her identity as she moved toward true healing and a life of personal fulfillment and success with a faithful trust in the God that never fails.

The Fog Lifted

Author: Kristin Seymour
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780692686560
Size: 49.15 MB
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This book is a reflection of what it feels like to live with ADHD. It's about overcoming obstacles and accomplishing goals, finding personal and professional success, and ultimately true self-love. It's about learning to live with ADHD without relying solely on medication, and discovering that ADHD can actually be one of your biggest assets! Endorsed by physicians and educators, this book is an inspiring resource for parents, educators, students, therapists - anyone affected by ADD/ADHD. Proceeds of this book will be donated to the special school district of Missouri.

Lifted

Author: Bill Manhire
Publisher: Victoria University Press
ISBN: 9780864735096
Size: 34.81 MB
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Asking what the word "spirit" means for those who do not believe in an afterlife, these rich, courageous poems are above all enigmatic. The central poem, "Kevin," suggests that in the absence of God, artists must be the ones to elevate the soul and provide hope and wonder through their work.