A starship containing 20 prisoners enters a small planet's atmosphere. One of the prisoners is a quiet boy whose thoughts are filled with food. He has no idea that within the next hour his life is going to take a violent new direction, in either a straight path to comfort or a turn for the worst.
When you took statistics in school, your instructor gave you specially prepared datasets, told you what analyses to perform, and checked your work to see if it was correct. Once you left the class, though, you were on your own. Did you know how to create and prepare a dataset for analysis? Did you know how to select and generate appropriate graphics and statistics? Did you wonder why you were forced to take the class and when you would ever use what you learned? That's where "Stats with Cats" can help you out. The book will show you: How to decide what you should put in your dataset and how to arrange the data.How to decide what graphs and statistics to produce for your data.How you can create a statistical model to answer your data analysis questions. The book also provides enough feline support to minimize any stress you may experience. Charles Kufs has been crunching numbers for over thirty years, first as a hydrogeologist, and since the 1990s as a statistician. He is certified as a Six Sigma Green Belt by the American Society for Quality. He currently works as a statistician for the federal government and he is here to help you.
In 1874 tiny Emily makes her appearance in the world. She is the foundation of the Roberts family and often times the bread winner. Her life is lengthy and she uses it wisely, not necessarily the path her family will follow. Emily is an exceptional listener and a friend to everyone. Yet Another Fallen Star spans 135 years, telling the story of Emily, her children, her grandchildren, and their extended family. Against a backdrop of rapid social change, we see their strengths and weaknesses, challenges and choices, with serious and humorous consequences.
"Dreams of a Wingless Child" considers ordinary happenings with whimsy, playfulness, and clarity of observation. Written for all ages, its reflections on nature and life remind us that we need not look far to find an element of peace, of celebration, of fulfillment of dreams in this extraordinary world in which we live.
So you've read "The Secret," but your life is pretty much the same. Your thoughts on abundance didn't improve that crummy job; in fact, the amount of tedious work you had to do increased. You thank your coffee every morning, and now you drink more of it rather than need it less. Years after reading Deepak Chopra's "The Seven Spiritual Laws," you can't remember anything about the laws of intent -- only that it's important to bring a flower to the host when attending a dinner party. You tried meditating, but mostly just fell asleep. Oh, and yes, all you learned from Louise Hay's "You Can Heal Your Life" was that your sinus headaches are caused by your irritation with all those crazy people clo...
Why are many of our prayers unanswered? What are the Bible's answers to many of our questions about prayer? This book points out some of the reasons why our prayers are not answered as we desire. "God! Do You Hear Me?" also seeks to answer some of the frequent questions about prayer, including: What kind of faith is required? Is my attitude important? Are there any rules that have to be followed? Is there any limit to what one can ask? Why is praying "In Jesus' name" important? What makes it work?