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About Barbara Miller
Barbara Miller is a pastor, psychologist, sociologist, mediator and teacher. She organises international Christian conferences and is a sought after speaker. Barbara has also been involved in Aboriginal politics and history first-hand for about 50 years working for Aboriginal organizations such as the North Queensland Land Council as a newspaper editor and research officer and the Aboriginal Coordinating Council as CEO. Author of over ten books and part of an Aboriginal family, she brings an insider view to her writing.
Barbara’s first memoir, White Woman Black Heart: Journey Home to Old Mapoon, A Memoir was short-listed in 2018 for the Queensland Literary Award for the major award, the Premier’s Award for a “Work of State Significance.”
Professor Henry Reynolds FAHA FASSA University of Tasmania, eminent historian and award-winning author described Barbara’s writing as “essential reading for anyone interested in political and social change over the last 50 years.”
She lives in Cairns, Australia with her husband Norman and son Michael.
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It is fine to pray prayers of petition, but we can decree from our position in heavenly places with Jesus Christ and command barriers to come down, doors to open and situations to change. We can shift atmospheres. We can change the history of nations. Of course, we are using delegated power and authority from God so we need to spend time with Him, hear His heart and mind, and decree from the Father’s heart, not our vain imaginations.
How would it make you feel to be on top of your situation and have more peace of mind that you can make a difference? Using decrees can make you feel on top of the problems in your community of concern and able to face any future problems that come along. These prayers are not dangerous for you but dangerous for the forces that oppose Godly outcomes.
Before learning to write decrees, you may have felt disappointed, inadequate, ill-equipped or unsure of a way forward. After you learn to write effective decrees, you will feel on top of things, clear-headed, motivated and happy you can help to effect change. It will improve your sense of social responsibility and effectiveness.
International speaker and author Pastor Barbara Miller, an ordained prophet with decades of ministry experience, has given us a how-to manual on writing decrees from her vast experience. You can follow these 7 steps too. Her book gives many examples of how she has used decrees herself.
Also, if you are a believer who is happy to stick with the status quo and play safe, you might find these decrees may not be for you. If you're okay with staying on the sidelines and don’t want to get involved, even from your prayer room, then this book isn't for you. You'll be challenged but also inspired to be God’s agent and give voice to His heart for your nation or community.
Decrees and Dangerous Prayers will give you the motivation and steps you need to:
- · Pray and make daring decrees that can change the spiritual atmosphere
- · Make dangerous decrees and prayers that transform your city or nation
- · Have your faith increased as you see the results and feel empowered
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If I Survive." This thought haunted Lena. Her loved ones were cruelly forced from her arms in the Warsaw Ghetto in Poland and perished in Treblinka Death Camp. Would she be next?
A young Jewish woman who wanted to be a lawyer. A Nazi regime determined to exterminate all European Jews. Forced to wash German uniforms or starve, Lena's turn to face death came.
Lena didn't want to die. With her parents already murdered at Treblinka and the Nazis deciding she was next, the young Polish woman hid beneath a pile of German uniforms and prayed for deliverance. Convinced it was only a matter of time before they came for her again, the brave girl resolved that if she was doomed anyway, she would meet death as a member of the resistance."
The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising saw the flower of Jewish youth extinguished as they stood up to the stormtroopers. By a miracle, Lena escaped the ghetto before it became an inferno. But where could she hide?
Facing death was hard enough but could she face life in a flee-ridden underground hole where she couldn’t stand, couldn’t wash and was starving?
Finally, when it was over and she could walk free, the tears she had held back flooded out because she was all alone and there was no one to care that she had survived and no one to go to.
Author Barbara Miller adds to Holocaust history and WW2 history by skillfully weaving her research with Lena's diary and interviews to bring her biography to life.
Lena turned 100 in January 2019 and her miraculous story of survival against the odds will inspire you to not give up no matter how dark the time or difficult the situation or cruel the people around you.
If I Survive is a heartbreaking but inspiring biography about the strength of the human spirit to not only survive but thrive. If you like true stories of the triumph of the human spirit, courage in the face of danger and helping others at great risk, then you will love Barbara Miller's extraordinary story of Lena's survival.
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What are others saying about this remarkable book?
This is a compelling, indeed exemplary work, that merges the history of the Holocaust with the live story of one survivor: Lena Goldstein, aged 100, one of the last living witnesses to the horrors of the Holocaust.
Konrad Kwiet, Emeritus Professor and Resident Historian Sydney Jewish Museum
This is a truly beautiful collaboration between the author and her subject, who have together produced an invaluable documentation of a unique, moving, life story set against the backdrop of one of the darkest moments in human history. To read "If I Survive" is to meet a remarkable person and to be touched by her intense humanity in an inhuman world.
Jeremy Jones AM, former President of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry and Director, Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council
It is not often that you commence a book and feel compelled to continue reading until it is finished. Such is the power of “If I survive: Nazi Germany and the Jews” by Barbara Miller. It should be compulsory reading for all students so they can live the concept - “Never Again”.
John Searle, Barrister, Melbourne, Former Chairperson, Victorian Equal Opportunity and Equal Rights Commission, President of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria
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But his people could not vote and were not even counted in the census. How could he get the government to listen to him? Would his skills in oratory, letter-writing and organizing his people into the first national black organization achieve his goals or would his activism bring backlash?
Betrayed by the Prime Minister who would not forward his petition to the King of England, Cooper joined with other leaders in Sydney for the 150th anniversary of white settlement and organized a protest called the Day of Mourning. This set in train the controversy that still surrounds Australia Day today. Cooper campaigned for the truth of the black history of white Australia to be told. He mentored future generations of leaders who are still calling for “voice, treaty, truth” today. This book covers the history of the struggle for First Nations peoples’ human rights from settlement to today.
William Cooper was born in 1860 to his tribal mother who saw the first white settlers come to the Murray River. He lost his son Dan in World War 1. Cooper was anguished that Aboriginal soldiers gave their lives for a country that had stolen their land and dignity. He campaigned for a new deal but was it a pipe dream?
Cooper’s health was failing but he had lit a fire that would not be put out. One of those who picked up the baton was his grandson, Alf Turner or Uncle Boydie. Could Uncle Boydie unearth the petition Cooper meant for the King in the 1930’s and find a way to get it to the King’s granddaughter, Queen Elizabeth 11? Poetic justice but a near-impossible task.
Historian Barbara Miller has written a number of riveting books on Australian history and biography and makes history come alive. Miller was a finalist in the Queensland Literary Awards for the Premier’s Award for a Work of State Significance in 2018 for her memoir “White Woman Black Heart: Journey Home to Old Mapoon.”Click “Buy Now” & discover Australia’s hidden history!
Did the deep north of Australia experience racism, discrimination and segregation? Yes. But it was different from the deep south of the USA. A system similar to South African apartheid existed on Aboriginal reserves like Yarrabah in Queensland till as recently as 1984. This book is unique in that Australian Aborigines themselves tell their story of living under legal discrimination on reserves and discusses their aspirations for self-determination, local government, human rights and land rights with a view to end racism.
Human rights abuses of the law they lived under are discussed in detail as well as government policy that promoted racial discrimination. Race relations Aussie style is examined. The book is a political history of race relations from contact till now between white and black Australia and puts Yarrabah in a national context of the treatment of Australian Aborigines.
Despite past racism and racial discrimination and some lingering examples of this in government policy and society’s attitudes, Yarrabah today is a thriving community run by an Aboriginal Council. It still has some of the hallmarks of a disadvantaged population like lack of housing and health issues.
Yarrabah is no longer a reserve in northern Australia. It is still a discrete community but its residents do not experience segregation and can come and go freely and have the same human rights as other Australians. This is not to say that institutional racism has gone from Australian culture. For those interested in politics and government and public affairs policy in relation to ethnic studies or minority studies, this is the book to read. History buffs and legal eagles will find it fascinating. The author has a long term and close association with Yarrabah and Australian Aborigines in general.
This is an excellent coverage of the milestones in the contemporary historical coverage of our Indigenous Queenslander’s struggle for Land Rights and freedom from the autocratic control of Government. It is works such as this that clearly identify the oppressive control and heinous actions of the Department of Aboriginal and Islander Advancement. The hypocrisy of including ‘Advancement’ in their name, when they did the exact opposite, only underlines the Machiavellian treatment of Queensland’s First Nation people. Miller has clearly and effectively covered the momentous changes that have been wrought. Only someone who has lived and worked with these trials and tribulations could explain the events so well. This is undoubtedly a valuable contribution to understanding the hard-fought steps that our Indigenous people have had to overcome, and it’s not over—but now there is room for hope!
Dr Timothy Bottoms, historian, author of Conspiracy of Silence and a History of Cairns, City of the South Pacific 1770–1995
It is entirely appropriate that Barbara Miller is the one to write an update on Yarrabah’s efforts at self-determination and land rights, as she does not just stand on the sideline and cheer us on. She often jumps into the fray herself. No doubt many people who were or still are involved in some degree in the push for Aboriginal social justice and human rights and all that that encompasses, plus interested persons, will be attracted to Barbara Miller’s latest case study. This book gives a succinct report of how things have turned out in the last thirty years. She has ably teased out the many strands of human rights issues that reveal the many flash points that happened as Aboriginal people and friends contended with, and still contend with the ‘hydra-like monster’.
The Nazis shatter glass and shatter the lives of European Jews at Kristallnacht, the start of the Holocaust. An Australian Aboriginal, William Cooper, leads the campaign for civil rights for his people who are dying of poverty and mistreatment around him. 1938; two worlds, far apart. Cut to the core after Kristallnacht, can he do anything to stop it?
Described as Australia’s Martin Luther King, Cooper leads the Australian Aborigines’ League on a protest to the German Consulate in Melbourne. Would the Third Reich pour out its wrath on them? Would they make a difference?
A Chair of Resistance to the Holocaust was named in honour of Cooper at Yad Vashem. His grandson, Alf Turner, becomes passionate about fulfilling his grandfather’s unfinished business and taking the protest to Berlin itself. How will he be received?
This true story will inspire you to stand up and be counted and to make a difference.
“Extensively researched and presented in a near novel-like manner…” Grady Harp Top Contributor: Children's Books HALL OF FAME TOP 50 REVIEWER
“What will you like? Exceptionally interesting and astoundingly detail, including photos of many of the events that took place during the journey.” DD GOTT - Donadees Corner
Melbourne, 1970’s. Twenty-three-year-old university student Barbara Miller always stood her ground, even when it made her an outcast in her own family. So when she became a radical Christian advocate for social change, she didn’t think twice about joining the movement for Aboriginal justice. Boldly relocating to tropical Cape York and linking up with a Black activist and mentor on the frontline, she plunged into a life-changing battle despite the State’s threat of legal prosecution.
In this powerful story of a people’s violent removal from their ancient land, Miller recounts how she joined a decade-long struggle to restore the Mapoon people to their beloved homeland. Working with a team of campaigners pushing against a hostile administration, she lands in the center of the explosive political climate of the Seventies. But by following her heart, the unexpected happens: She finds her true home and family in the most unlikely of places.
White Woman Black Heart: Journey Home to Old Mapoon is an eye-opening memoir that showcases critical events in Australian history. If you like cross-cultural relationships, real-life activism, and rising up against colonialism, then you’ll love Barbara Miller's gripping story of fundamental human rights.Buy White Woman Black Heart to take on the faceless powers of injustice today!
Barbara Russell, a young woman from a white working-class family. A ruthless Premier Bjelke-Petersen enforcing legal discrimination. How could Barbara stand by and watch the feud of the people with governments and miners strip Australian Aboriginal communities of all they held dear? But what could she do to make a difference?
Would her passion make a way for her? Was she strong enough to face the full weight of the police state, resist the temptation of love, and stand up to her family too?
In this story of ideological conflict and racial discrimination laws, Barbara teams up with Mick, an Aboriginal schoolteacher. They organize remote Australian Aboriginal people to fight Bjelke and the mining companies that encroach on their land. But Bjelke has a few tricks up his sleeve and uses all in his powers in this police state to stop them. The strength of the Aboriginal people shines through the story but, if the Aboriginal people fail, more of them will die in poverty and desperation.
What price will the church pay for standing with Aboriginals against the government? Can they win this epic battle? Can the Aboriginals internationalize their struggle for human rights?
With the current debate in Australia of Voice Treaty Truth and the worldwide issue of Black Lives Matter, this book gives many key Aboriginal people a voice and reveals the shocking truth of the hidden history of 1975 to 2021 in a near-novel manner. Every important historical event is covered. This is one of the social justice books that you will want on your shelf. The political activism examples are not those of keyboard warriors but those of people who took to the trenches.
What secrets lie hidden? What lies are being told?
Historical memoir, Secrets and Lies is another sizzling story in the First Nations True Stories series. Because if you like fast-paced action, real-life heroes, and the window opened on another culture, this book is for you. If you like books with political intrigue that bring to life an interesting historical period, you'll love Secrets and Lies.
★★ Buy Secrets and Lies for a must-read fascinating story today!★★
Now celebrating ten years, the Canberra Declaration is a clarion call to recover Australia's Christian roots so that our culture can thrive once more. Read about the forging of this landmark document and the ongoing effort to advance its cause. And be renewed in the high call of the Australian Constitution to "humbly rely on the blessing of Almighty God"—for every Australian's benefit.
"The Canberra Declaration is a powerful way of taking a reality check and looking back to foundations that are actually firm."—Hon. John Anderson AO, Former Deputy Prime Minister
"The Canberra Declaration has been used by God to change history through prayer."—Ps Margaret Court, Former World Tennis Number One