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by Robert K. Swisher Jr.Grammar Nazis Are Not Always Rite, Right, Write is based on a fiction writing course I taught at a small university that repudiates in both humorous and serious ways what is considered by the majority of writers what is proper and necessary for writing fiction. It is not a HOW TO book. It is a book intended to help you find your own creative path, get rid of your fear over writing, and answer many questions that seem to haunt both beginning and established writers. It covers many preconceived id... more
by John Ewing
Dragon Boats in August: NYC through a Year of Celebrations is a festive introduction to New York’s diversity, month by month. Young readers can learn about NYC’s many cultural traditions—Chinese, Indo-Caribbean, Jewish, Mexican, Puerto Rican, and more—starting with the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in Queens and culminating in a fireworks show in lower Manhattan on Independence Day. This delightful picture book features informative texts and ... more
by karen alongewords create ripples. choose yours carefully. these tiny mantras only contain two words, but don't be fooled by their brevity! just two words is all it takes to provide an energizing and compelling focal point for your intention. open this book at random whenever you feel the need for a positive shift in your perspective, mood, or attitude.
by John Ewing
In the heart of old Istanbul, a boy and his grandfather sell birdseed to travelers, who come from far away to explore the city and marvel at its beautiful mosques. Experience pigeons cooing in the square, ferries crossing the Bosphorus, Turkish crafts and foods, and Yeni Camii – the 350-year-old “New Mosque” at the center of community life. Discover Istanbul through your senses!
by Oscar R. Nordstrom
Fountain of Change: How the Life and Ideas of Jesus Reshaped Our World takes a secular and historical look at the life and ideas of Jesus and his beliefs about non-Christians, women's rights, politics, and many other fascinating subjects that are as relevant as today's newspaper headlines.In fact, if Jesus were not the leader of the largest religious group in the world, he would be hailed today as on of the world's greatest social reformer in the recorded history of mankind.
by Pearl Zhu
Corporate Performance Management is about managing and monitoring corporate performance via the well-defined set of performance indicators. Corporate performance management is not just about managing numbers with metrics, but the number with context. The various activities are needed to manage performance— strategic and operational plans, metrics, day-to-day decisions. So, Enterprise Performance Management is critical, because new competitive challenges and active market changes undersc... more
by Travis Carper3 Decrees is a Spiritual/Self help book. It is one person's journey in this round of Ascension and its process. It is a starseed activation journal with inner-voice, divinely inspired insights, meditation techniques and peppered with a sense of humor! " Little bits of inspiration to put in your metaphysical tool bag so you can carry it to a much deeper and larger picture."
by Robert WoolstonWhat can professional sports teach us about modern capitalist society? How does Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction showcase Aristotle’s ethical theories? How is The Shawshank Redemption related to Ancient Stoicism? What does Machiavelli’s The Prince have to say about individual effectiveness and strategy? These and other interesting questions are addressed in Athena’s Owl: Philosophy Articles on Personal Growth, Modern Society & Hollywood Cinema. A collection of brief, research-based articles, Ath... more
by George W. SarrisExposing a 1,500-Year-Old Myth about Hell! What happens to us after we die? For the first 500 years after Christ, most Christians believed that God would ultimately redeem all of his creation. Hell was real, but it had a positive purpose, and it didn’t last forever. Then beliefs changed. For the past 1,500 years we’ve been told that most of the billions of people who have lived on this earth will remain separated from the love and mercy of God for all eternity. The moms and dads, grand... more
by Cristina Smith
Both a profound philosophy and fun puzzle book, The Tao of Sudoku is yoga for the brain that stretches your mind, nourishes your soul and touches your heart. It dishes up fascinating facts, enlightening insights and some surprising benefits of this popular puzzle, providing tasty food for thought. The 100 easy to intermediate puzzles come with an inspiring quote, making every page both a challenge to be solved and a meditation for self-realization.
This book can help you:
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by Cristina Smith
Both a profound philosophy and fun puzzle book, The Word Search Oracle is yoga for the brain™ that stretches your mind, nourishes your soul and touches your heart.
Featuring Darity Wesley's inspirational Oracle messages, these 60 easy to advanced puzzles make every page both a challenge to be solved and a meditation for self-realization.
It gets even better. Once all words are found, a hidden message is revealed; a powerful mantra to affirm the Oracle reading. ... more
by Bettina MuellerA Tea Garden in Tivoli - American Garden Design Inspired by the Japanese Way of Tea is a guide to garden design and flower arranging woven around the story of a unique garden in the Hudson Valley of New York. This is an intriguing and accessible introduction to the Japanese garden aesthetic for the backyard gardener by veteran Zen and Tea student Bettina Mueller. Drawing from her decades long study of the Japanese Tea tradition where great - even legendary - gardens are small by necessit... more
by Elizabeth Grim
The following essay writing guide focuses on all of the basics and some of the advanced techniques that academics can employ to produce the perfect paper, regardless of the topic or the academic level. Essay writing doesn’t come naturally to all people, which is why many rely on essay writing services. Opting for a high-quality essay writing guide, however, can give people the skills needed to complete the task on their own.
The guide takes a look at different types of essays and ... more
by Pearl Zhu
We are experiencing the major societal TRANSFORMATION from the industrial machine age to the information/knowledge /insight/ digital era. Digitalization implies the full-scale changes in the way business is conducted so that it’s multi-dimensional planning and orchestration. Although living in the digital sea, you have to change with the "tide," you also have to follow the well-defined principles which would guide you in decisions and how you relate to others, with which speed... more
by Hua ZhangKnowledge of English and French vocabulary is becoming increasingly important for Chinese students of foreign languages. However, many of the dictionaries, workbooks, and textbooks available for assisting learners with the standards outlined in the Common European Framework for Reference for Language (CEFR) feature English-Chinese or French-Chinese arrangements, and so they can be less accessible to Chinese-speaking learners. In order to specifically help Chinese-speaking learners approach both ... more
by Robert FinchIn his book Utilitarianism, John Stuart Mill refers to the great objects of human life. We may assume that that what Mill calls an object is the same as an objective in modern parlance. The examples of great objectives that Mill cites include power, fame, and money. One wonders how seriously Mill was actually endorsing such aims to be the overarching objectives of living or whether he was simply expressing his finding that many people actually do take such aims as these for life. The contention ... more