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by Emma SargentOnce upon a time, Psychics and Healers were revered. They held positions of status and authority. They were the closest confidants to Kings, Emperors and mighty rulers. Over the centuries, the Western world changed. Psychics and Healers moved underground, as though their work had become taboo. To admit consulting with one was akin to a belief in faeries, witchcraft or even aliens. Today, there are different classes of Seer. Some charge $5 a minute, giving readings of a dubious nature over... more
Organic Container Gardening for All: From Kids to Seniors, Anyone Can Grow Herbs and Veggies in Containersby Amelia Painter
Eating fruits and veggies is the number one habit for healthy living and is most delicious and nutritious when eaten fresh, local, in season, and organic. By replacing processed food with super food from the organic garden, families can turn the tide on the alarming rise in diabetes, obesity, and life threatening food allergies. More people want to know where their food is grown, who's growing it, and how is it grown. "Organic Container Gardening for All" is your guide to ... more
by Geraldine PerryThis book argues that it is land use, not fossil fuel burning per se, which drives that portion of climate change attributable to human activity, and it is, in turn, monetary policy that has driven land use since the days of ancient Mesopotamia. We must come to terms with the fact that our current, single-minded fixation on CO2 reduction will only keep us on the present trajectory of planetary destruction - even as it makes boatloads of money for all manner of "stock-jobbers" and industry in... more
by Alan E. Sparks
Part memoir, part travelogue, part natural and cultural history, Into the Carpathians describes a four-month-long hiking and wildlife research expedition along the length of the Carpathian Mountains, from Romania to Poland, some 1,700 miles as the crow flies. As readers follow the author and his companions on this intriguing journey, they will encounter the many natural wonders and colorful inhabitants of the Carpathian landscape—both human and non-human—while gaining dee... more
by Tristan Sherwin
LOVE: EXPRESSED explores what it means to live a faith that is an expression and extension of the generous love that God has already shown towards us, while guiding us away from a faith which seeks to extract something from God via our performance.
This isn’t another one of those ‘self-help’ manuals.
This isn't a book about romance and sex, or feelings and cuddles.
This isn't a guidebook offering relationship advice, giving tips on how to find '... more
by Tim and Debbie BishopHave you ever thought about touring long distances by bicycle? Discover the secrets of a successful bicycle tour in Bicycle Touring How-To: What We Learned. Bicycle Touring How-To is all about learning how to bicycle tour from the ground up–and quickly--because that’s just what authors Tim and Debbie Bishop did when they ventured across country in 2010 after marrying. "How-To" contains tips on equipment, security, pre- and post-trip logistics, the daily routine, technology, and much more. Yo... more
by Earl Ofari HutchinsonIn Beethoven and Me: A Beginner’s Guide to Classical Music, Earl Ofari Hutchinson breaks through a hard barrier that has long separated politics and social commentary from music, in this case classical music. He shares his many personal experiences in concert halls and his observations about the world of classical music. Beethoven and Me: A Beginner’s Guide to Classical Music is a fast paced, easy to understand survey of the music’s well-known and not so well-known composers, their music and th... more
by Margaretha I. de LorenzoGranting diplomas just for spending a prescribed amount of years at a school desk is nothing short of criminal, and the school systems should be held accountable.**Author Margaretha de Lorenzo laments the failure of the school system to provide students with adequate academic preparation prior to high school graduation. She also asserts that parents are by far the most important instructors a child will ever have and exert the greatest influence on their child's learning and future behavior patt... more
Solving Problems That Matter (and Getting Paid for It): STEM Careers in Social Innovation and Global Sustainable Developmentby Khanjan Mehta
Do you want to harness the power of science, technology, and innovation to change the world? Do you want to channel your passion and education to pursue a life-long career improving the human condition?
Regardless of where you are in your career today, what should be your next step?
Sign up for Peace Corps? Pursue graduate school? Take on a corporate job?
Join a nonprofit? Launch your own social enterprise?
Should you focus on energy, health or food security?
Should ... more
by Omar Abdul-LatifA short book that expands on the Islamic economic system through contemporary economic theory. It introduces the subject of economics and the political economy, whilst highlighting core issues ingrained within the capitalist free market. It also attempts to ascertain the Islamic antidote to these problems, such that the reader is able to discern which ideology is more efficient in solving pertinent economic problems.
by EJ DivittA list of 365 writing prompts covering from the simple to the complex. Enough prompts to have you writing one every day for a full year. Learn to be more creative or work towards being a writer using these helpful prompts.
by Karen A. WyleThe world of law and lawyers, with its suspense, its moral quandaries, and its ripped-from-the-headlines subject matter, provides wonderful material for fiction. This guide will help writers explore these many story possibilities, while avoiding the pitfalls awaiting the unwary. Included throughout the book are ideas for stories or story elements based on the content and available for the readers' use.
Lessons Learned From the Other Side: Grief Resolution Through the Use of Mediums for Connecting to the Other Side Spiritsby Barbara Ann CarusoBarbara Caruso’s life has been touched too often by death, by sorrow, and by synchronicity.**As an accident survivor with a near-death experience, she was inspired to learn more about what happens after the end of life. As a nurse and a scholar, she was able to use her own personal experiences to inform a professional opinion of the one of the great unknowns in the mortal experience. As a grieving daughter, she yearned for understanding on an intensely personal level. **With the help of psychic ... more
by Joseph BarraleThe Church has to take the issues facing the secular college campus seriously. For far too long we have been either ignoring what happened there, or chalking it up as out of reach. The Church in many communities has given over the job of effecting change on college campuses to a relatively small group of highly trained professionals: i.e. the campus pastor. These specialists are doing a great job but there is so much more that needs to be done. Adopt-A-Campus: The Book is a call to the local ... more
by Joseph BarraleAdam and Eve's first wardrobe was a fiasco. What in the world were they thinking as they put this outfit together? What can we learn from their fashion nightmare? As funny as fig leaf shorts may appear in your mind's eye, mankind is still struggling, everyday, with the same logic that made Adam and Eve learn how to sew. FIG LEAF SHORTS is an inquiry into the ramifications of this fashion statement.
by Steve HermanPaul is a central figure in Christianity, and libraries have many volumes praising him. But these authors suppressed and misrepresented many unflattering facts. Paul Revealed helps remedy this problem. Paul’s own churches called him a liar who “used his gospel as a cloak for greed.” They were right. While Paul complained of his poverty, he ran a very expensive mission which no artisan could afford. Only the very elite could afford his Roman home. Paul invented his history, and his resurrected Ch... more