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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March 30, 2023 24 min
I Can See the Rainbow Bridge by Tootsie Barron



IT IS THE AUTHOR'S WISH THAT WHEN CHILDREN FINISH READING THIS BOOK, THEY WILL UNDERSTAND THAT THEIR BELOVED PETS REALLY DO GO TO A BEAUTIFUL PLACE WHEN THEY CROSS OVER THE 'RAINBOW BRIDGE' AND TO LEARN ABOUT DEATH IN A GENTLE WAY THROUGH THE CHARACTER, BOYSCOUT.


Tootsie Barron was born in North Jersey, (Jersey City) and now calls South Jersey (just outside “The Quee...

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Ali and his adventures with the Desert SEAFLYER
By: Joshua Miles
Illustrated by: Margaret Bried

Ali and his adventures with the Desert SEAFLYER is about an Egyptian boy's life. Through his mentor Mr. Akeem, memories of his father, and his caring mother, he turns his experiences into teachable moments that later blossom into something great. This book has embedded projects-based learning, puts math into motion,...

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You're Special: Daily Reflections from God's Children with "Exceptionalities" by Katherine Thomas Leurck


Have you ever seen a wheelchair bound person with a smile bigger than you've smiled all week? Or a child with Down syndrome who is in a perpetual good mood, and you wonder, What's the magic? Those moments are what make this daily devotional quite different. It is inspired by the words and actions of beautiful individ...

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The Spirit of Antichrist in the World: The Antichrist, Apostasy and End Times by Normandie Kneeland


A 1969 prophecy through 2010 regarding political and ecclesiastical politics, including President Barack Obama.

“During the year after August 1969 and November 1969( when I saw the 1st and second interior pictures as I just lay down to sleep, as if they were movies on my inside eyelids) that I first read the Bible or start...

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Tomorrow May Be Forever Lost

By: D.L. Kasiner

In this post-Civil War story, a young woman, Kathryn, finds her life turned upside down when her military father returns home from the war, only to inform his daughter she and her aunt must abandon their home for the West. Kathryn and her aunt must find an uncle to protect them from a Confederate officer who blames her father and his patrol for destroying his home and killing his...

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Miracle Minded Manager: A Modern-Day Parable about How to Apply "A Course in Miracles" in Business by John J. Murphy


John Murphy draws inspiration for writing the book Miracle Minded Manager from the lessons he learned in his personal and professional life after studying “A Course in Miracles” in 2008. Miracle Minded Manager tells the fictional story of Jack MacDonald, the president of TYPCO company, who finds himself h...

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Gabriel of Noah's Ark by Patrick Acosta, Guest Daniel J. Acosta-Walz



Noah’s ark is perhaps the most widely recognized story in the world. Found in many cultures the world over. I have selected three of the better-known versions from the Christian, Jewish, and Islam traditions. While all three come from a common origin, they vary in their tradition and the telling of this awe-inspiring tale.
The difference...

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GodLight: Possibilities from the Intersections of Science and Spirituality by Bart Barthelemy



This book is about the intersections of science and spirituality.  It was initially motivated by my lifelong observation that light plays such an important role in many aspects of science.  But the real stimulus to write this book was the repeated number of spiritual learnings and experiences that involve light that I have ...

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Our Side of the Wall: Patriotic and Inspirational Poetry from an Unusual Perspective by Brian B. Hawthorne


Our Side of the Wall: Patriotic and Inspirational Poetry from an Unusual Perspective, is a collection of my poems that present a poet's eye view of what for many are common and ordinary occurrences. Think of yourself as water, a leaf, an apple -- an insect? Who knows, you might even find out how we built the pyrami...

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Aren & Élise by Ettenig Sayam


Is passionate love reserved exclusively for the young? Can a mature woman in the second act of her life not only shed old skins but can she utterly transform like a caterpillar into a butterfly? Is intimacy a spiritual journey? This is a modern retelling of the biblical story of Abraham and Sarah.


Aren Karajian is a widowed sixty-two-year-old solar technology engineer, originally fro...

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Inner Bridges: Opening Your Connection to Inner Peace and Harmony, 2nd Edition by Gayle Redfern, M.A.


Inner Bridges, first of four spiritual books, including similar & powerful recommendations tailored to help the reader bring peace and harmony through maintaining balance and equilibrium into their being. These recommendations are 1) Do no harm 2) Honor all life 3) Respect the dead and ancestors 4) Honor all culture...

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Five Mile Charlie: A Special Pony for Carly by Kimberly Adams



Wishes don’t always come true the way we expect them to―but they can be brought to life in a very different way!
Carly lives on Five Mile Farm in Oklahoma. She has many pets, but has always dreamed of having a pony. The magical bees in the valley know about Carly’s wish. Will Queen Bee Nora and her best friend, Journey, find a pony for Carly?



Ki...

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DETOX & REJUVENATE: Springtime Cleanse for Your Body & Mind with Susan Smith Jones  PhD


Leading holistic health and lifestyle educator and author Susan Smith Jones, PhD, reveals her favorite methods to detoxify and rejuvenate the body – and WHY it’s so necessary. For over 40 years, Dr. Susan has been teaching people worldwide about the importance of year-round detoxification to keep the body healed, healthy, you...

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BONES OF SKULL ISLAND by A. Remlov (a.k.a Mindy DuVernet


“Bones of Skull Island” follows 11-year old Hunter Burrows and his amateur archeologist father, Mitch, on a dig for dinosaur bones and lost treasure. One day on the Baja Peninsula, they uncover the jawbone of a 700,000-year-old hobbit. They are amazed when the bone jumps to life and leads them on a perilous adventure of ancient curses and new discoveries.


Mindy...

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Extreme Entrepreneurs: Steve Jobs and Jesus Christ by Tracy Emerick, Ph.D.


The book explores the soul and how it projects to others. Two examples, Steve Jobs and Jesus Christ, are examined for what each did as an "extreme entrepreneur," to provide a position that has changed and will continue to change humankind. In his words, Steve Jobs provided technology that provide a "bicycle for the mind," putting complex technolo...

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The Cube of Space Workbook: Revised Edition by Joy Nur



The Cube of Space Workbook seeks to make the Cube-a symbol that illuminates the esoteric meaning of the Hebrew alphabet and the Major Arcana of the Tarot-more accessible to students of the Qabalah and Tarot. As author Joy Nur worked with this symbol, she found correspondences with directional attributions in a variety of traditions.

This workbook is desig...

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Airplane Stories and Histories by Norman Currey


AIRPLANE STORIES AND HISTORIES chronicles two hundred years of aviation highlights including the exploits of pioneers such as Sir George Cayley, the Wright brothers, Charles Lindbergh, Wiley Post, Amelia Earheart, R. J. Mitchell, Sir Geoffrey de Havilland, Allan Loughead, Frank Whittle, and Kelly Johnson. Notable events and developments are discussed, first Atlantic fl...

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Daddy's Girl: A Father, His Daughter, and the Deadly Battle She Won by Michael Schnabel



How does a young mother overcome an 8 percent chance of living to raise her newborn son? She becomes a warrior and provides hope for others. Daddy's Girl is the story of a father, his daughter, and the deadly battle she won.

In each person's life there are events that forever change their course. Twenty-seven year old Step...

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Azimuthal (Azimutal) by Gabriel Anthony Lopez


Geno and his friends embark on a journey inside the home solar system of Earth. Earth is currently experiencing seismic disruptions. Geno and his friends are currently based throughout the solar system, and Geno is at base with his father. Everything was good until the personnel on the base started to feel ill


During his training at the Planetary Defense for Geology and G...

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Sanctuary by Karen East

In the middle of the twenty-first century, the War on Terror has been going on for decades. Major corporations control both the government and the economy, and the resulting relaxation of environmental laws has caused pollution to go unchecked. All borders of the United States have been closed, and travel outside one’s neighborhood is often viewed with suspicion. The Department of Homeland Security c...

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