This Week in America with Ric Bratton

This Week in America with Ric Bratton

This Week in America is about issues that matter to you. This Week in America is informative, educational and entertaining. Hosted by veteran broadcaster Ric Bratton.

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June 23, 2022 24 min
Bathsheba and the King of Israel: A Historical Romantic Novel by Barbara Young Singer



Follow the adorable Bathsheba from six years old bathing in the pool under the waterfall at Ein Gedi to the palace as coregent with her son, Solomon.

Startled at first, when David dives into the pool from the top of the waterfall, she loves him from the very first moment. David adores the child too and tells her he will marry her someday.

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Capt’n Bob’s Adventures In Child Psychology by Robert Belenky


“Capt’n Bob’s Adventures in Child Psychology” is a professional memoir, informally written, that begins with the story of the author, his ancestors, his childhood and his education. The focus, however, is on the high spirited experiences that have marked his career whether in Boston, Vermont, Russia or Haiti, working mostly with the poor. Dr. Belenky is a wise and witty i...

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The Navajo Event: Proof of God's Existence by Rick Fishman


This book is about a young couple caught in an apartment fire, and their only means of escape is leaping out of a second-story window. Unfortunately, the husband does not survive. The woman, Carli, undergoes surgery for severe burns and a broken spine with a long recovery ahead. But when a medicine man performs a Navajo healing ceremony, Carli's skin miraculously bec...

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Help for the Hurting Child: Christian Approaches to Therapeutic Parenting by Larry E. Banta MD


Help for the Hurting Child is Christian based guide developed over many years to assist those parenting children who are not able to be in their home of origin. Originally published under the title of Effective Orphan Care Ministry it has been expanded to be much more useful for the full spectrum of providers: orphan care homes, foster hom...

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Why It’s Essential to Eat a Vegetable-Centric Diet: 15 Delicious & Easy Ways to Enjoy Consuming More Vegetables with Susan Smith Jones, PhD


 Susan Smith Jones has made extraordinary contributions in the fields of well-being, anti-aging, optimum nutrition and balanced living. A frequent radio/TV talk show guest and motivational speaker, Susan is also the author of many books on holistic health and optimum vitality, including her ...

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THE JOY OF FAITHFUL AND CHEERFUL GIVING: WONDERFUL PRINCIPLES TO EMBRACE by Vincent Onyebuchi Nwankpa, PhD 
Few subjects generate more controversy and are addressed less frequently than that of Christian giving. Seldom does the church deal honestly or at all with this most important aspect of a believer ‘s discipleship in Christ. Dr. Nwankpa has sounded a clear and gracious voice in bringing this discussion to the table.
Clearly wri...

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ABSOLUTION by Bob Riepe


This is the story of a man and woman (both narcissists) who get married.  The man is a well-known doctor and the woman is a world-class piano player.  This takes place in the 1800's, around Fergus Falls, Minnesota.  Conflict is the name of the game, as the two do battle.  The theme is one of "Forgiveness".  Harriet gets in a train accident, along with most of her family, and ends up losing her rig...

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Embracing the Law of Attraction: Out of the Box, Into the Light by J. M. Jones



Embracing the Law of Attraction was written with the hope that the reader will be able to relate to the stories and scriptures. The book is designed to help the readers identify areas of their lives that need changing. By using the workbook, affirmations, scriptures, and the journal, the diligent student will begin to experience small changes, or perhaps ...

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Till We Meet Again by Allen Sweetsir


In 1936 Berlin, an unlikely friendship develops between Sidney Klein, the son of an American Army officer, and Klaus Bergman, the son of a Nazi SS officer. Although they are of complete polar opposites when it comes to the political spectrum, they develop a trust and friendship that will remain throughout the coming world war. When they part ways after the end of school, they promise each other, ...

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The Site by Carlos Valrand



The Site provides a gaze into shadowy government entities and their relationships with enterprises with an otherworldly reach. When London schoolteacher Cicely Denfeld begins experiencing vivid and disturbing dreams, she has no idea that they could be foreshadowing a secret reality that has long been hidden from the public eye. In haunting dreams, Cicely lives out the experiences of strangers Charles Ryder...

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Words Matter: A collection of vignettes examining the shared spaces of motherhood, marriage, friendship, aging, and femininity
By: Judy Marano
Words Matter is about all the topics we don't like to talk about: aging, parenting, children, adversity. These moments in time can be read by themselves or as part of the whole story of the author finding her voice through her experiences. The stories are shared by many although the names ...

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I'm Most Anxious for My Death
By: J. Carlton Sharp

In his autobiography, J. Carlton Sharp describes his life’s greatest triumphs and trials, sharing the benefit of his experiences with the reader. For the context surrounding his life’s journey, he describes his family’s ancestry; his upbringing by his loving and sometimes strict parents; and his formative childhood memories at the YMCA. Adulthood takes him on the wonderful journe...

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Kennedys In Love by Beatrice Fairbanks Cayzer



Ambassador Joseph Kennedy lost three of his favorite children to violent death due to his fanatical ambitions. Joseph Junior, in love with the former Lady Jersey, Pat Wilson, died in a bomb-laden aircraft that exploded in World War II; Kathleen, perished during a storm that tore apart the plane carrying her wih a titled lover to Canner; John F. Kennedy, deeply in love with Ingrid Arvad, ...

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Through the Microscopes of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek by Dr. Barbara ten Brink



Dr. Barbara ten Brink presents us with another young-adult novel about the history of a scientist told through the fictional accounts of a young heroine who together, they discover the science.


We know the history of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek’slife and work through his notebooks, publications, letters, and the books published by the Royal Society of London.
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Peace and Happiness: Behold He is Coming by William Epps


Peace and Happiness is based on which was, which is and which is yet to come. The book of Genesis, Daniel and Revelation open the mystery of peace and happiness, also it give you a full outlook on behold He cometh.



Author Dr. William Epps, a licensed and ordained minister, believes in preaching and teaching God’s word to enhance Christian education and Biblical knowledge about ...

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RADICAL OR NOT, HERE I COME: One Man's Search For Spiritual Affirmation And To Understand Radical Islam by E. Leroy Neal



I never set out to write a book. The book found me. Hearing a sermon based on Acts 9:1-19, the conversion of Saul on the road to Damascus was very unsettling. This was radical. It caused me to question my own conversion and to wonder, what do we mean when we use the term, “radical”? It led me to formulate six ...

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The New Age Bible by Erik Cloud



The magical literature full of religious logic, metaphysical common sense, and supernatural wisdom has given way to a new astrological star chart reading

fashioned formidably from a keyed up individuals molded mind, body, and soul all the while exposed to everyday occurrences such as light and dark, positive

and negative, genetics and environment, ECT. The key used for utility coded in our modern day we...

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Health, Wealth, Love, Beauty and Harmony by Karen Gravit


Do you desire better health, wealth, love, beauty, harmony than this world can give and achieve it in an empowered way that does not cause more problems and ill-health like the usual method? Shown how these five areas relate to five simple exercises in order to greatly strengthen instead of deprive each other and create youthful whole well-being, I sense that this will shorten...

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Humility Comes Before Honor by Guy Morinville



Our Creator is a God of choice. Therefore, destruction is a choice. Honor is also a choice. A proud heart leads to destruction, but a humble heart brings honor. The absence of humility is pride which will bring certain consequences as a result of not humbling ourselves before God and men.
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June 2, 2022 25 min
Oneness by Carmeline



The poems that lead us to the realization of our Oneness with each other as fellow human beings and all other forms of existence on our planet speaks to what we share rather than what sets us apart. Life alone distinguishes our experiences. This book shows how we share Life or manifest it in different times, in different places as Being in this world together and how each expression is important to the Whole



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