Hadar and the Chief of Peace

by M. E. Murphy



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 1/8/2016

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x11
Page Count : 24
ISBN : 9781514430002
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 24
ISBN : 9781514429990

About the Book

“Hadar and the Chief of Peace” (book 6) touches upon the eternal struggle for peace. It is based on the words of Chief Joseph of the Nez Pierce when he surrendered to the US Cavalry. I have mythologized what may have led to his radical choice in a brutal time. In book 6, was the Chief of Peace consoled and counseled by his conscience? His imagination? A holy man? Hadar? The chief struggles to protect his people from war, yet this inflicts him with heartbreaking sorrows. Comforted by Hadar’s words (“No decision you make for the good of your people will be wrong”), he surrenders with a peaceful heart and great words. Hear his words. Understand his heart. Choose his path! May this story help you find greater awareness. Amen. “Bless the voice that tells these stories.” —Carol Weston (educator and author) “Whether as an ongoing source of inspiration or a starting point for further study, these tales (books one through six) may prove meaningful to readers inclined toward spiritual exploration.” —Kirkus

About the Author

I am a humanist. My stories fit my humanist philosophy. We are continuously rediscovering our place in the evolving universe. Our changing perspective needs a new refuge, and I advocate for Mother Earth. We need a new story. We need a new prayer. We need both science and the spiritual—and the miraculous! I am a born-again realist! I thrive as a nonbeliever filled with hope founded in awareness. I am a single parent with three children. I work full-time. I have had many careers over many years, beginning with seven years of religious life, years of odd jobs in construction, computer programming, and finally, health care. I have lost loved ones unexpectedly and expectedly. I have aged. I have lived. And I have stories to tell.