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by Shyamasundar das (Sam Speerstra)
A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupad changed the world. When he came to America from India in 1965, few Westerners knew the deep spiritual truths behind ancient Vedic culture and civilization.Within a decade most humans on the planet had heard the Hare Krishna mantra. Shyamasundar Das (Sam Speerstra) was one of the Swami s earliest disciples. In three volumes, Chasing Rhinos with the Swami describes in loving detail the seven years Shyamasundar spent at the side of the Perfect Person. Nothing ... more
by Loari Oliver-TierneyLori Oliver-Tierney is every woman with a dream. She is fifty, asthmatic, overweight, with arthritic knees. And like many woman with children she's lost herself. When she decides to hike the John Muir Trail, considered by many to be the most c challenging part of the 2,650 mile Pacific Coast rail, she hopes it will help her reconnect with the adventurous girl inside her. Things don't go as planned and she gets lost on the trail, deals with monstrous bleeding blisters, constipation, and a hiking ... more
by Emily Samuelson, PhDIt is possible to thrive after sexual abuse, not merely survive. In “Soaring Above the Ashes” men and women from around the country tell their stories of healing from sexual abuse. They are free of shame. They have transformed their suffering into strength, wisdom and compassion. Their photos show proud and determined faces from diverse ethnicities and races. Dr. Samuelson knows the terrain as a survivor and a guide. She is a psychologist who has specialized in treating trauma for over 35 y... more
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by Dr. Ghoulem BerrahThe French readers have already embraced Un Rêve Pour La Paix published by les Editions de l’Archipel, 2018 in Paris, France. A Dream for Peace, is the English version of this very rich and captivating life story paved with many bumps, twists and turns, multiples lives in one life. Freedom fighter for the Independence of Algeria, American man of Science, lecturer at the Yale School of Medicine, Ambassador, Emissary of President Houphouët-Boigny of Côte d’Ivoire. His Excellency Dr. Ghoulem B... more
by Alicia McMahonOn the cover of my book sits a spiraling Celtic symbol, “The Triskle.” This Symbol evokes the Druidic Threefold Mother Goddess, it represents the stages in a woman’s life, which all derive from one center: It is known as The Maiden, The Mother and The Crone. My Crone voice has miraculously guided me throughout my life’s journey. On that journey, over two continents, I have found myself in scary and life-wrenching situations over which I have had no control. And in turn, having had to m... more
by Barbara CarterThe contents of this book consist of poetry that I wrote while in my teen years and current pencil drawings combined with those poems. At the age of fifteen, I started writing poems as a release from my inner pain. Having no one in my life with whom I could share my deepest feelings, it was only through putting words on paper that I could find a sense of comfort and release. Much of what I’ve written has been lost over the years, but I managed to hold on to some of what I considered my “better... more
by Barbara CarterThis book is not just about… A girl breaking the law, losing her virginity, and leaving home. It’s really about… a girl trying to outrun grief. In 1975, sixteen-year-old Barbara Langille faces a long, sad, lonely summer without her boyfriend, Will. She waits for a letter from him, some word that shows he still cares. On antidepressants, and hoping the pills will prevent another breakdown, she believes she’s on solid ground, but will soon find that she’s really on LOOSE GRAVEL. He... more
by Barbara CarterIn the 1970s, outside the town of Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada, Barbara Ann is thirteen, going into grade seven and starting a new school. She wants what most other teenage girls want: the right hair, the right clothes, the right friends, the right boyfriend, and everything else that leads to love and happiness. Innocence allows Barbara Ann to believe that it’s all easily within her grasp. The only obstacle standing in her way is her over-controlling mother. She must fight and push aga... more
by Barbara CarterA young girl in a house filled with so many feels lost and alone. By observing those around her she fears for her future and what her mother wants her to become. She must sort out what to believe in, whom to trust and how to find love and happiness. Hope is offered by meeting people in a nearby rental property, people unlike others in her neighbourhood: hippies, artists, girls from the city, a black man, and a rock-and-roll band.
by Lindsey BrunetteWhat if you lived your entire life by the plan you'd laid out when you were thirteen years old? Being Here: Reflections on Life, Love, Faith, and Turning Thirty tells one woman's journey from living the life she had planned to learning to live each day to the fullest. A no-holds-barred look at author, Lindsey Brunette's, story of recovery from her own demons, it asks the question, "Who am I if I am not..." This compelling memoir looks deeply at faith, divorce, self-identity, and the idea that we... more
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by Cathryn Castle GarciaOcean Metaphor:Unexpected Life Lessons from the Sea s a collection of stunning underwater imagery, interesting marine life facts and insightful life lessons aimed at helping us all relate to the underwater world in a meaningful way.
by suzy carruth kuperschmidtIf you were ever a third grader and let's be honest...who wasn't? (well...unless you're a second grader) Then, this book is for you! Explore the world through the eyes of a third grader that didn't have access to an iPhone, laptop or some other mode of information-gathering system. This third grader actually had to write legibly with a #2 pencil. My quirky little stories in RaMbLiNgS brings a sense of nostalgia to the pages of this book from a third grader's innocence of awe and wonder. I... more
by Pete CritelliA portal into how family, dogs, ranching, and the people of south central Montana work hard, and enjoy family, written in a descriptive short-story narrative that seats the reader right at that table with the extra place setting.
by Kate CurryAutism-it's a spectrum, this story is not of recovery but of hard work and instilling that abiltiy to advocate into the child you are helping. It is a survival guide for those that are lost in the maze of the process. This is my son's journey as I remembered it, but he also shares his thoughts throughout the book. My child who never uttered sounds for so long, graduated college. I made mistakes along the way, but never lost hope. In the entaglement of your life, you have to hold on for one more ... more