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by Gary GreenThe quest for truth defines the human condition. We are drawn to its promise and long to uncover its secrets. In our interactions with others we hope for truth. It is the foundation of trust upon which all affairs must depend. Yet we live, it is said, in an era that is “Post Truth”. What does this mean and what have we lost? In government, business and the institutions of society, truth has become non-essential, an inconvenience, an option chosen only when it helps achieve a desired outcome. ... more
by Wendy Hinman
A shipwreck might end a dream of circumnavigating the globe. Not for the Wilcox family.
In 1973, the Wilcox family sets off to sail around the world aboard the 40-foot sailboat, Vela. Thirteen months later, they are shipwrecked on a coral reef, with surf tearing a huge hole into the side of their boat.
With years invested in saving money, preparing the boat, and learning to navigate by the stars, parents Chuck and Dawn refuse to give up. Fourteen-year-old Garth is determi... more
by Nowick GrayBack-to-the-land memoir weaves essay, story, nature and magic realism, homesteading and wilderness survival. My Country expands the containers of essay and story, adventure and lyric, naturalism and fantasy, to overlap and mingle in this collection unified in its spirit of place, the forests and mountains of interior British Columbia.
by Matthew W MillerThink you cannot choose a career, study, or go to college because you are disabled? Think again! Tips included are Using a tape recorder to record college lectures instead of writing notes, having a second career in mind in case the first one does not work out, tips for different college majors such as education, and more.
by Andrew J. CurrieBeyond the Inflection Point: An Economic Defense of the Limits-to-Growth Theory strives to do what The Limits to Growth study of 1972 could not do: defend the limits to growth theory in a manner that can withstand scrutiny by a mainstream economist. Despite the work's subject - economics - it was written with the assumption that the reader has no prior background or understanding of economics; thus, it is a book that is far more accessible than what would initially be expected.
by David Maloof
Full Title: Christianity Matters. - How Over Two Millennia The Meek and the Merciful Revolutionized Civlization--and Why it Needs to Happen Again
In Christianity Matters, David Maloof provides a survey of the trends that moved civilization forward, placing the work of history's great individual Christian peace and justice activists who followed the pure message of the Beatitudes and inspired those trends into context.
by Zinovia Dushkova
“The entrance of the Messiah in this period — 1998,” predicted Edgar Cayce in 1932. His prediction accurately came true, but very few people knew about this... until now.
Where and how did the Messiah descend into the earthly world, predicted long ago, but wholly unnoticed?
In Book 2 of The Teaching of the Heart series, the Lord, for the first time in history, unveils this Secret. He entrusts all human hearts to witnes... more
by Brian Teeter
Whether you're a business road warrior or planning your vacation adventure, 300 Healthy Travel Tips can make your next trip more healthy, productive, and fun. Filled with vibrant color photographs, graphics, how-to videos, and more than 1,000 travel website and app download links, 300 Healthy Travel Tips is your go-to guide for the road ahead.
by Richard AtwoodHuman philosophy and thought grapple with theories of mind and the human condition, from what appear to be very different frameworks, resulting in diverse goals and outcomes. The aim of this book is to attempt to integrate these perspectives by comparing and contrasting these ideas and practices. Speaking What Is Not is an integration of Eastern and Western traditions drawing primarily on Zen Buddhism (e.g., Dogen, Shunryu Suzuki, Ikkyu & Snyder), Taoism (e.g., Lao Tzu & Chuang Tzu), the Jungian... more
by Steven JosephThe Soul of My Son - A Grieving Father’s Journey from Skeptic to Psychic Mediumis a unique and inspirational true story about a father’s emotional journey after the loss of his youngest son to suicide. This story follows a former skeptic of spirit communication from the birth and passing of his son, through discovering his own spiritual abilities, becoming a psychic medium and giving back to other parents of loss. This true story of his emotional journey will take you from teary-eyed to spir... more
by Dylan ClearfieldCan a ghost present evidence in court? Can a spirit testify through a witness who is in a trance? Can a house be said to be legally haunted? The answer to all three of these questions is, yes. And the proof will be presented in the following pages. Examined in this unique book are over 40 cases which involve evidence that is supplied by ghosts and accepted by courts of law. Suspects have been convicted of murder and suffered execution on evidence offered by ghosts. Disputed wills have be... more
by Keith Martin"The Little Book of Sham" is a hilarious collection of witty observations, wisdom and insights - all packed into one small book. Donald Trump, his hair, Scientology, North Korea and the Kardasians are just some of the targets of "The Little Book of Sham". Peek inside the cover to discover wit and wisdom such as "Nothing lasts forever. Except for sofa sales" "Life is short and often brutal - like a job interview, so be yourself. On no account be Piers Morgan" "Parents, like Histor... more
Dig Where You Are: How One Person's Effort Can Save a Life, Empower a Community and Create Meaningful Change in the Worldby Nan Alexander DoyalFor anyone who has ever wondered if what they do matters or how they can make a difference in their lives – Nan Alexander Doyal’s voice is what you’ve been waiting for. In her book Dig Where You Are she introduces us to seven men and women who have solved some of the biggest challenges facing our societies today. Their stories are entertaining, heart-breaking, inspiring and at their core, empowering. From the slums of Mumbai, the villages of Tibet and northeast Thailand, the inner cities of Phil... more
by Tom PappalardoFollow author Tom Pappalardo on a black coffee tour of cafes, diners, and convenience stores, as he travels the potholed side streets and witch-cursed back roads of Western Massachusetts. Grab a table and sit. Nod and smile at whatever the waitress brings you. Does it taste like a 9-volt battery dipped in old, hot Coke? Good. You’re in the right place.
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by David Kowalewski, PhDNobody gets out of this life alive—really? In fact we do, it’s just a different life. But some poor souls stay stuck on the earthly plane, delaying their next adventure. Ghosts are real. But why do they stick around? What do they want? What motivates them? With what consequences? Are they good for you and me? What can they teach us about life and afterlife? Shamans throughout the ages have found answers to these questions during their psychopomping soul-trips to heal and escort trapped... more