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by Nihar SutharIn 1979, Afghanistan erupted into one of the most brutal civil wars of all time. The fighting lasted almost a decade, throwing the country into a period of political instability, harsh leadership, and extreme danger. Hundreds of thousands of civilians died, and millions relocated to refugee camps. The rest of the world began to believe that violence would always define Afghanis. However, deep in the refugee camps of Pakistan, displaced native Afghan children had a dream to unite their country on... more
by Ellen LeopoldEllen Leopold’s unique collection of essays over a 20-year period illustrates important shifts in the medical and social history of breast cancer. She skillfully threads her way through the writings and ground-breaking work of women who helped to change our perspective on the disease. The earliest of these pioneers is Katharine Lee Bates, lyricist of "America the Beautiful." Bates' early memoir chronicling the death of a loved one from breast cancer in 1915 is reproduced here and set in its hist... more
by Kieron HayesThis is the tale of one man's search for help with an anti-social media mindset through online group therapy. It didn't quite go to plan.
by Al and Sunny LockwoodA serious car wreck threatened to ruin Al and Sunny Lockwood's summer, but instead it led them to the trip of a lifetime. When a texting driver slammed full freeway speed into them as they waited at a red light, they realized how fragile life is, how quickly it could be snatched away, and they determined to start doing some of the things they'd always dreamed about. First on the bucket list: a trip through the Panama Canal. "We wanted to turn something really bad into something really good," ... more
by Randy StensaasThe fundamentals of handgun safety. Covers all aspects of using a handgun for the first time shooter to a reminder for long time handgun handlers. Covers, grip, sight picture, alignment, trigger squeeze and of course the universal safety rules.
by Dominic VonbernThe metaphysical field surrounds us all. It is the field of life, of consciousness. Through the metaphysical field, I have seen… -The ability of women to communicate without speaking. This extraordinary ability has a purpose, which you will soon discover. -The origins of mankind and the differences between races, as will be clearly shown. The explanation of what you call ‘racism’ is actually the ‘resonance of group’, which will be explained clearly for the first time. -The substanc... more
by Yvonne deCelisYvonne Decelis goes over what life has been like living with Multiple Sclerosis & Fibromyalgia by going over her upbringing and life prior to, during and after diagnosis. She also covers things like medications, “healthful living”, and how she lives her daily life covering items pertaining to work, SSDI, friendships and relationships, etc. Mrs. Decelis also wrote It's Not as Bad as it Sounds for people seeking information on how to interact with others who have "invisible illnesses" like MS, Fi... more
by Navjot KaurISBN: 978-0-9812412-0-3 In this beautifully illustrated story, young readers discover the common threads that tie different cultures together. A Sikh boy goes on a quest to explore the meaning of his dastaar and his “lion’s mane.” On his journey, he learns what the lion means to cultures around the world and relates these virtues back to his own identity. Some cultures he visits include the Hopi Indians and the people of Iran, and he even joins in an exciting Chinese lion dance on his travels... more
by Carol Ostrouch
Numinosity of an Empath is a visual tour of what is only verbally discussed by most psychics. The spirit of Nature is visible to all, but is typically blocked by human paradigms from sensing it. Consciousness and sentience are unsolvable mysteries to science whose paradigm box is typically limited to biological function. The natural world includes what is normally considered the supernatural and is continually communicating with everyone, but is often drown... more
by Aurora Levins Morales
This new collection of poetry and prose explores the body as a site of pleasure, pain and political struggle. Disabled and chronically ill writer, historian and activist Aurora Levins Morales writes about epilepsy and stroke, the social control of dark skinned women's sexuality and the erotics of chronic fatigue, epigenetics and healing justice, community based science and what it's like to get health care in Cuba.
"Aurora's writing is itself a kind of alchemy, ba... more
by Cecil Price
In The Unique One, you will discover how:
*the Bible compares to other ancient documents
*Jesus Christ differs from the founders of other major religions
*both Old and New Testaments harmonize the identity of the Messiah
*major teachings of Christianity compare to other religions
*the words and works of Jesus can improve your life
by T. Alex TennentWinner of a gold medal in the prestigious 2014 Independent Publisher (IPPY) awards, The Messianic Feast represents a sea change in biblical understanding. First, this work uncovers the true history of the Jewish disconnect that occurred in Rome. These early Messianic Jews understood that the Messiah was crucified on the 14th day and therefore knew that the Last Supper was not the Passover, contrary to prevailing beliefs today. Second, in proving that the Last Supper was not the Passover, th... more
by Jason R. GoetzA set of miscellaneous essays by the author covering the period between his last year of college and the beginning of the Essays on the Classics! series, this volume includes essays on the inapplicability of the Fabian Strategy to chess, a comparison of Vin Scully and Herodotus, an examination of tyrants' claims to 'look out for the public safety,' a critique of Aeneas as a leader, an essay on the process of logic, and an examination of the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy of the 1990s and 2000s. ... more
by Jason R. GoetzA brief introduction to the Great Books and a classical education, this volume has essays on the value of the classics, and on the genres of epic poetry, political philosophy, classical history, memoirs, and non-Shakespearian plays. It looks briefly at five major works in each genre and explores some of the major ideas presented in the individual works as well as in the whole genres.
by Barry Araujo KolmanThere are millions of self-taught musicians in this world. Some can't read a stitch of music and can only play by ear. If this describes you and you want to learn how to read and write music in a step-by-step, easy to follow fashion, you have come to the right place. Knowing the fundamentals of music will make playing even more fun. This book is also designed for all those non-musical types who are taking a college music fundamentals course and don't have a clue about what is going on. This book... more