Beyond Fear

by Frederick Douglas Harper



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/31/2008

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 128
ISBN : 9781438925479
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 128
ISBN : 9781438925486

About the Book


As Harper’s 10th book of poetry with prose, Beyond Fear beautifully addresses life fears and daily fears, both real and imagined, that we encounter and perceive as human beings. Typical of all of Dr. Harper’s creative books, Beyond Fear also contains insightful and inspirational quotes in a section at the end of the book. Examples of poem titles from Beyond Fear include “Courage Has No Fear,” “Beyond Fear,” “Our Greatest Fears,” “Suffering Can Be a Blessing,” “Living Outside Our Body,” “Intentional Happiness,” “Trials and Triumphs,” “Apology from Honorable Men to Woman and Girl,” “In Honor of a Beggar Woman,” “Don’t Be Afraid to Help,” “A Prayer for Courage,” “Letter to God and Ancestors,” “Words, So Essential to Our Lives,” “Which Way Is It to Sleepy Town?,” “Living Within an Oyster Shell,” “Emotional Freedom,” and “Do You Have the Strength To Be?”

About the Author


Frederick Douglas Harper has authored more than 1000 poems. Beyond Fear is his 10th poetry book. His other poetry books include The Light Within Us (2008), Transitions in Life and to Death (2007), Poetica Erotica (2006), Spiritual Teacher Speaks (2005), Poems for Young People (2004), Love Poems of Frederick Douglas Harper (2003), God’s Gifts: Spiritual Writings (2003), Romantica: On Peace and Romance (1988), and Poems on Love and Life (1985, 2004). Dr. Harper has been referred to as a spiritual master by some of his readers and followers. His poetry on spirituality and love has been compared to the great works of Rumi and Khalil Gibran. Harper views himself as a missionary poet whose work is intended to provide inspirational, educational, therapeutic, and spiritual benefits for his readers.

            A university professor of counseling, international scholar, and educational leader, Harper has authored 18 books and monographs, including college textbooks. Furthermore, he has served as Editor-in-Chief of three major scholarly journals. His poems were read regularly on WPFW Radio, 89.3 in Washington, DC by the late Nap Turner for more than 15 years, alongside the poetry of the famous Langston Hughes, and his books have sold worldwide. Moreover, Harper has presented conference papers, public speeches, and lectures on hundreds of occasions throughout the United States and in numerous other countries.