Unraveling the Christmas Star Mystery
FIRST PLACE GOLD MEDAL
2013 Exemplary Christian Education Book
Illumination Book Awards
Gold Medal sponsored by the Jenkins Group.
Awarded in 2014
The Illumination Book Award was designed to honor and bring increased recognition to the year's best Christian Education title written and published with a Christian world view.
The Christmas star has been identified using NASA astronomy computer programs. Fifteen years of ancient sky events were electronically surveyed and correlated with symbols, symbolism and interpretations used by sky watchers over 2,000-years ago. Additional significant celestial birth announcements just prior to Christ’s birth have been discovered and verified with additional computer programs. The first spectacular celestial events announced why the first Earth-born God would become the greatest God in the universe. The final Christmas star over Bethlehem was the geographical position marker for the birth place of that God, Jesus Christ. This book has been written for readers of ages 12 - 100.
Unraveling the Christmas Star Mystery is a thorough, accurate and spellbinding account of the Christmas Star phenomenon based on numerous NASA computer programs, Biblical passages, historical records, illustrations on ancient monuments, coins and legal seals dating back three thousand or more years. The scientific data with ancient observations and beliefs form a precise explanation of the birth of Jesus and the associated phenomenon of the Christmas Star. This text is a good source of information for the scholar, teacher, and population in general. Recommended highly for Biblical Scholars. H.J. Lewis, M.D.
A very unique book that is quite thought provoking in its analysis and connections. Many have been critical of the Christmas Star mystery as well as the wise men, but Ms. Baron logically shows why this could be one of the strongest arguments "for" the validity of the claim adding yet another proof to the Christian apologists' belt. Well done." Jean Payens o"Paladin," NYC
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THE MINDREACHER SERIES
International Speculative Fiction Adventures
In Speculative Fiction the world created by the author does not exist "according to our current knowledge of reality." Speculative fiction changes over time as knowledge and technology change. Speculative fiction can be a precursor to future facts.
MINDREACHER - The Jo'Burg Project
From secret corridors under JFK International Airport ...
When told the only way to identify terrorists was by reading their minds, The President secretly created VESPER, the Virtual ExtraSensory Perception Experimental Research Project. Housed in forgotten corridors under New York’s JFK International Airport, the project mission is: find telepaths strong enough to locate terrorists by flying over cities.
A group of babies born in Johannesburg, South Africa 30-years earlier were rumored to have been superior telepaths. Their frightened families hid them around the globe and were forgotten. If these now middle-aged adults were located and their telepathy proven, they could form a cadre of telepaths for the VESPER Project. Can they be located? Would they dare join VESPER in a dangerous hunt for terrorists?
A USMC officer, recovering from combat wounds and wary of psychics, is assigned as liaison between VESPER and the Office of the Secretary of Defense. When he identifies a mediocre telepath of a psychic event and takes her to VESPER, he's assigned as her bodyguard. She's requested to find a Jo'Burg telepath. Threatened and abused for her telepathic skills as as a child, she kept them hidden. At VESPER they would be exposed and perhaps bring desired respect. Caught between using known military tactics or listening to the advice of a telepath, the USMC bodyguard must make decisions to succeed in this mind boggling and treacherous mission.
Terrorists working to destroy American airports fear identification by telepaths. The fate of the United States lies in the hands of Ana and her bodyguard.
Females of all ages will be thrilled learning about the innocent, middle-aged, telepathic heroine entangled in the intrigues of the government and her dangerous international search for a mindreacher. Male readers will empathize with the elite U.S. Marine Corps officer assigned to protect a reluctant telepath during death threatening events on land, water and in the air. Everyone will enjoy the humor.
The initial action-packed thriller in the mindreacher series blends current and future technology with paranormal activity. Not yet published, it has already attracted a broad spectrum of followers of all ages. The international and multicultural aspects of the novels heighten the reader's awareness of existing countries, their cultures, religions, and people. New York Gotham Writers workshop readers and others have compared "Mindreacher-The Jo'Burg Project' to a cross between the genres of the Clive Cussler and Indiana Jones.
REVIEWS by Editors and First Readers of "MINDREACHER -The Jo'Burg Project"
"The mindreacher concept is novel and refreshing. The action doesn't stop." Justine Wittich, Editor
"It was difficult to differentiate between fact and fiction. A good read." Vicki Whitacre, M.D.
"This reads like a blend of Clive Cussler and Indiana Jones. Full of excitement!" Sandy Wickersham McWhorter, Editor
"I was fascinated to learn so much about the human mind. I didn't want it to end." Kathy Brantley, Reader
"Once I started reading, I couldn't put it down." Catherine Frompovich, Editor & Author
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