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More Than Anyone Can Do

Author : Ton Lathouwers
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"Talking doesn't work, for it immediately creates mental representations that are going to take on a life of their own. Remaining silent doesnt work either. Sitting zazen doesnt help. Koan-training doesnt help. [..] Studying doesnt help. Nothing works. Maybe you recognise this experience yourself. It is in every respect also my own experience, and the story of my life. And yet at the same time, there is the other side: that there can be unlimited trust, that life itself is limitless faith, boundless openness". The Zen talks of Ton Lathouwers are always personal in tone. They are actually testimonies in which he weaves together his own experiences with references to his voraciously wide reading. He enjoys illustrating his insights with texts drawn from a variety of literary and spiritual traditions, both Eastern and Western -- the intercultural dialogue is close to his heart. The Zen talks collected here date from 1999 and have gone through many reprints since their first publication. That is because Lathouwers speaks from heart to heart and truly knows how to convey the faith that everyone -- without exception -- is capable of finding his or her own personal answer to the great mystery of existence.


Author : Eric Thompson
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One of the hazards of parenting is that our children might have questions that we don’t have an answer to. That can be disastrous because our children expect us to know more than they do. Wrong answers can be worse than no answers because the child may have already decided what the right answer may be and is just checking to see if what they have already decided is correct. To come up with something less believable than what they have determined to be the truth tells the child they can’t come to you for answers.

Anyone Can Do It

Author : Duncan Bannatyne
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At 30, Duncan Bannatyne had no money and was enjoying life on the beaches of Jersey. He saw a story of someone who had made himself a millionaire, and decided to do the same. Five years later he had done it, and now he is worth £168 million. In this remarkable book, Bannatyne relives his colourful path to riches, from ice cream salesman to multi-millionaire, explaining how anyone could take the same route as he did - if they really want to. Hugely articulate, and with numerous fascinating and revealing stories to tell, this is an autobiography and a business book unlike any other - but then Bannatyne isn't like any other businessman, either.

Ten Percent Marriage

Author : Robert Henry Wright Jr.
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Robert Henry Wright, Jr., a resident of the Idaho Panhandle since 1988, has published Ten Percent Marriage, a second novel set in the Sandpoint, Idaho, area. Wright categorizes Ten Percent Marriage as a love story, an action story, and as personal relations in an outdoor setting. To escape the horror of a sadistic sexual assault that had left her with an illegitimate child and a shattered life before that life could begin, Emily has been living in a cabin at Arrowhead Point beside Lake Pend dOreille in northern Idaho. She had exiled herself there thirty years ago at age seventeen. Harvey considers himself to be one of Gods chosen losers, as he had lost at everything he had truly wanted to win: the state high school football championship; his son; and his wife. The final blow was having been presented with an early retirement package and shown to the door. Aimless and defeated, he goes to see a piece of land he had won in a bour game years before; the land is located at Arrowhead Point beside Lake Pend dOreille in northern Idaho. Emily and Harvey meet; they clash; they become attracted to each other; but there are obstacles to overcome. Harvey discovers that there are two Emilys: Ewn and Et. Ewn is the dominant personality, a passionate artist who has a well developed phobia of males. Et is fun loving, flirtatious, reckless, and has a mania for males. To Harveys dismay, Emily is Ewn for ninety percent of the time and Et for the remaining ten percent. Oth

More Than a Princess

Author : E.D. Baker
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Aislin of Eliasind is more than just a princess -- she's half-fairy and half-pedrasi, with magical gifts from each side of her heritage! One day, as Aislin is venturing through the woods, she is alarmed to hear a band of humans coming through. How did they get past the guarded magical passageway that leads to her hidden kingdom? Mistaken for a human herself, Aislin is captured, and soon realizes she's in even bigger trouble--she's being used as a pawn to help the king of this nearby kingdom, Morrain, find a secret passageway to the warring land of Scarmander, so he can capture his enemies by surprise. Aislin must find a way to break free, while also minding the beautiful human princess and ladies-in-waiting she now shares a castle with, who are all too ready to point out her differences. Thankfully, Aislin's inner strength goes beyond her magical qualities. And with a few loyal friends by her side, she's ready to stand up for herself and her kingdom once and for all. A classic and original fairy-tale that celebrates beauty and goodness in all its shapes and sizes, More than a Princess will resonate with readers who love magic, suspense, girl power, and adventure.

More than Don t Let em Win

Author : DC Vesser
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This book attacks a poison that for so very long we have called political correctness. Political correctness (PC) is the act of avoiding expression or language that can perceptively be construed as marginalizing by specific minorities or demographic groups. It is often difficult to argue against PC, because supporters of PC are likely to claim that contrary to using PC, one would instead use expressions or language that offends, which is oft what I wind up doing. This response is a false conflation of permitting and condoning, but the fallaciousness usually doesn’t deter those who want to win the argument. It’s easy to accuse someone of simply seeking justification to use epithets in order to put him on the defensive and into the unenviable position of having to assert that he’s not a racist. It’s also dirty and hateful to do so, and that’s how such responses should be considered. We also review Agenda 21, Document 7277, the Illuminati, the Club of Rome, and the Committee of 300 in brevity. We discuss the New World Order and speculate about megaregions and their locations both in the United States and abroad. We take a very long train ride from the most southern tip of South America all the way to New Zealand, and we discuss possibilities for a likely location for the capital of the world (that may surprise you). We even speculate about a location right here in the United States for a habitat for useless eaters. We discuss how close we have come in our society to achieve all the goals of the New World Order. I really hope you enjoy the read.

Right and Wrong

Author : William A. Sturdy
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Clawhammer Banjo from Scratch

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Southern Appalachian native Dan Levenson and Mel Bay Publications present Clawhammer Banjo from Scratch - A Guide for the Claw-less! This book teaches clawhammer banjo the way we play, not the way others say. It really begins as though you really have NO knowledge of how to play the five string banjo clawhammer style. Based on Dan's innovative Meet the Banjo program (where Dan brings 15 banjos and teaches players who may have never held a banjo), this book assumes no prior experience. Beginning at the beginning, Dan presents a brief history of the 5-string banjo then goes over the parts of the banjo, holding the banjo, right and left hand positions and his basic clawhammer strum. Even the strum is broken down into the steps of the finger and thumb. You are guided through the chords, the scale and then the individual notes of each of 12 jam session favorite tunes from scratch. Includes 2 reference CD's with all exercises, tunes (slow and up to speed), and a fiddle version of each tune.

Scriptures at Your Fingertips

Author : Merry Graham
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A topical guide to the Bible comprised of more than 2,000 verses from several popular Bible version with bold headings for quick identification, this book is an excellent source for teachers, writers, pastors, and anyone who loves the Scriptures. A topical guide to the Bible that's as easy to use as a dictionary! Are you struggling with grief? Searching for God's comforting mercy and grace? Trying to learn how to raise your children in the Lord's way? Wouldn't you like to have the most significant verses from the Bible on those topics right at your fingertips? Well, now you do! Compiled by Merry Graham and Rachel Bye, international leaders of A Passion to Pray ministry, Scriptures at Your Fingertips is a handy, quick-reference guide that immediately offers what God's Word says on more than 200 important prayer topics. And because the topics are arranged in alphabetical order, they're so easy to find. Perfect for beginning Bible students or for seasoned prayer warriors, this book is a must-have for people on the go or those who want to get more out of their prayer lives. Maximize your prayer time, and minimize your research time by having the Scriptures at your fingertips!

The Rules of Love

Author : Richard Templar
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Love matters. Whether it's the romantic kind or the emotional bond between you and family or friends. Indeed latest research suggests that those who love and are loved are significantly more likely to be alive in 10 years time than those without love in their lives. Love makes us happy, and the happier we are, the longer it seems we tend to live. So, why is it that some people find relationships so easy? We all know the kind of person, married forever, connected with their family, and strong friendships that have stood the test of time from all stages of life. The people who make friends easily, who have someone utterly devoted to them and for whom many would do anything. What do they know and do that the rest of us could learn from? That's what you'll find in this book. If you study people who are so good at relationships you discover it's not about their personality or gender or how self sacrificing they are. Those who are great in all relationships usually do have to work at it. The secret is that they know exactly where to put their efforts. They know the Rules of Love. Now updated and expanded with 10 brand-new rules, The Rules of Love helps you benefit from the simple principles of forming and sustaining strong, enduring and ultimately, life enhancing relationships.

The Pocket Book of Prayers

Author : Thomas Nelson
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Featuring some of the most beautiful and profound prayers in the English language, The Pocket Book of Prayer is a superb companion for daily intercession and meditation. Drawing from the deep well of the history of Christian faith, this pocket-sized tome offers prayers from poets, theologians, church leaders, authors, and oral traditions. Here's a small sample of text: Lord of the excluded, Open my ears to those I would prefer not to hear, Open my life to those I would prefer not to know, Open my heart to those I would prefer not to love, And so open my eyes to see Where I exclude You. -Iona Abbey Prayer Appealing to a wade range of readers within the Judeo-Christian tradition, readers will want to buy multiple copies for their friends and relatives.

Blue Diary

Author : Alice Hoffman
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Alice Hoffman, the bestselling author of The Rules of Magic, asks how we can find the courage to face the unthinkable in this compelling New York Times Notable Book. When Ethan Ford fails to show up for work on a brilliant summer morning, none of his neighbors would guess that for more than thirteen years, he has been running from his past. His true nature has been locked away, as hidden as his real identity. But sometimes locks spring open, and the devastating truths of Ethan Ford's history shatter the small-town peace of Monroe, affecting family and friends alike. Now, the police are at the door. Ethan Ford's life as an irreproachable family man and heroic volunteer fireman has come to an end—and Jorie Ford's life is coming apart. Some of the residents of Monroe are rallying behind Ethan. But others, including his wife and son, and wondering what remains true when so much is shown to be false—and how capable we really are of change.

Finding Ourselves at the Movies

Author : Paul W. Kahn
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Academic philosophy may have lost its audience, but the traditional subjects of philosophy—love, death, justice, knowledge, and faith—remain as compelling as ever. To reach a new generation, Paul W. Kahn argues that philosophy must take up these fundamental concerns as we find them in contemporary culture. He demonstrates how this can be achieved through a turn to popular film. Discussing such well-known movies as Forrest Gump (1994), The American President (1995), The Matrix (1999), Memento (2000), The History of Violence (2005), Gran Torino (2008), The Dark Knight (2008), The Road (2009), and Avatar (2009), Kahn explores powerful archetypes and their hold on us. His inquiry proceeds in two parts. First, he uses film to explore the nature of action and interpretation, arguing that narrative is the critical concept for understanding both. Second, he explores the narratives of politics, family, and faith as they appear in popular films. Engaging with genres as diverse as romantic comedy, slasher film, and pornography, Kahn explores the social imaginary through which we create and maintain a meaningful world. He finds in popular films a new setting for a philosophical inquiry into the timeless themes of sacrifice, innocence, rebirth, law, and love.

The Success Principles for Teens

Author : Jack Canfield
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Everyone wants to be successful—and today’s youth are no exception. After the massive success of Jack Canfield’s The Success Principles, thousands of requests came rushing in to develop the most important success strategies for today’s teenagers. Their calls have been answered. Even though many teens are urged to get good grades, many feel lost when it comes to setting powerful goals and creating the life they really want. Jack Canfield, cocreator of the famed Chicken Soup for the Soul series has teamed up with successful author and young entrepreneur Kent Healy to design a fun and engaging teen-friendly book that offers the timeless information and inspiration to get from where you are to where you really want to be. The Success Principles for Teens is a roadmap for every young person. It doesn’t matter if your goal is to become a better student or athlete, start a business, make millions of dollars, or simply find guidance and direction, the principles in this book always work, if you work the principles. This is not merely a collection of “good ideas.” This book includes twenty-three of the most important success strategies used by thousands of exceptional young people throughout history. With the right tools, anyone can be successful. This book will give teens the courage and the heart to get started and get ahead.

Anyone Can DJ

Author : Dan Van Casteele
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There are some key-points, that most DJs would like to know before their first performances. In this book, I reveal them, while sowing what makes the obvious difference between a successful DJ and one that isn’t. During my very rapid ascension into international popularity, I was hated by many, because they couldn’t understand how this was possible for me, and they thought that I was being lucky. In fact, it’s easy to hate someone that is lucky every single time, but also naive and stupid to feel that way. A smart person would wonder what I know that nobody else, with years in music, can understand. A smart person, would buy this book and learn it. But an even smarter person, wouldn’t hate or judge me, but instead improve from what is already known and described here. That’s why this book can change the whole career of those that are still starting in music, by helping them guarantee their path to success. And I openly share these years of secrecy with who is willing to learn them and ready to accept them.

Jungle Fever

Author : Jennifer Taylor
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Flirting with danger Tough and uncompromising, Doyle had no time for the whims of a pampered little rich girl! From the moment Gabrielle had stepped off the plane, her elegance and sophistication had riled him. How was Doyle to know that Gabrielle's brittle facade held a deep vulnerability and need for love? Gabby was determined to meet the challenge in Doyle's silver-blue eyes. His arrogance sparked a powerful reaction in her—was it anger or desire? Dreams can come true in Jennifer Taylor's spellbinding new trilogy. Look out for Desert Moon next month!

Have a Happy Life and Healthy Relationships Collection

Author : Richard Templar
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In The Rules of Life , Richard Templar brings together 106 practical rules that happy, successful people follow, even if they've never thought about it. These are realistic, commonsense things you can do differently, starting today... small things that make a powerful difference. Templar offers real wisdom on telling the difference between what's important and what isn't... focusing on changes you really can make... using your intuition... learning positive lessons from your regrets... having great dreams and making practical plans... staying young... forgiving without becoming a pushover. The first edition of The Rules of Life became a global phenomenon, topping bestseller charts around the world. This new, even better, edition includes nine brand-new rules to take you further, faster. Follow The Rules of Life. You'll feel better. You'll be a better friend, partner, and parent. And you'll leave the world a better place. If you study people who are so good at relationships you discover it's not about their personality or gender or how self-sacrificing they are. Those who are great in all relationships usually do have to work at it. The secret is that they know exactly where to put their efforts. They know the Rules of Love. Now updated and expanded with 10 brand-new rules, The Rules of Love helps you benefit from the simple principles of forming and sustaining strong, enduring and ultimately, life enhancing relationships.

Getting Your Emotional ACT Together

Author : Maggie Allison
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The Other Side of The Bed

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I Can t Cry In Colors

Author : Linda O'Connor-Barnett
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This is the story of my life, the death of that life, and my existence after my life’s death. It may not always be up-beat, but every feeling is honest. I wrote it to be read as though we were sitting at my kitchen table having coffee and talking. I don’t presume to be a scholarly writer, so bear with me when I ramble. There is a message integrated in the pages that will affect everyone and will, hopefully, help someone; maybe even you. THIS BOOK WAS WRITTEN IN RETROSPECT. SOME OF THE NAMES HAVE BEEN CHANGED TO PROTECT THE GUILTY, AS WELL AS MYSELF.