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A Life Less Throwaway

Written By: Tara Button
  • ID Book : 0399582525
  • Publisher : Ten Speed Press
  • Number of Pages : 304
  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Reads : 413
  • Supported Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • eFile : a-life-less-throwaway.pdf

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A revolutionary guide to the art of mindful buying that will teach you how to resist cheaply made goods and make smart, fulfilling purchases that last a lifetime. With the whole world trying to convince us to spend our way to happiness, we’ve been left cluttered, stressed, and unfulfilled. Tara Button, founder of BuyMeOnce, is at the forefront of the global movement to change the way we shop and live forever. Tara advocates a life of mindful buying that celebrates what lasts, giving you exercises that help you curb impulses, ignore trends, and discover your true style. Once a shopaholic herself, her groundbreaking mindful curation method reveals the amazing benefits of buying for life and will help you: • Spot the tricks that make you overspend • De-clutter your home • Find the products that serve you best • Rediscover the art of keeping and caring for things • Find happiness, success, and self-worth, beyond buying

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Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect

By William Barnes
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 340
  • Category : Poetry
  • Reads : 590
  • File Pdf: poems-of-rural-life-in-the-dorset-dialect.pdf

Book Summary:

"Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect" by William Barnes. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Fenway Park

By John Powers,Ron Driscoll
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Running Press
  • Isbn : 0762444908
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Reads : 171
  • File Pdf: fenway-park.pdf

Book Summary:

Fenway Park. The name evokes a team and a sport that have become more synonymous with a city’s identity than any stadium or arena in the country. Since opening in the same week of 1912 that the Titanic sank, the park’s instantly recognizable confines have seen some of the most dramatic happenings in baseball history, including Carlton Fisk’s “Is it fair?” home run in the 1975 World Series and Ted Williams’s perfectly scripted long ball in his final at-bat. For 100 years, the Fenway faithful have been tested. They have known triumph and heartbreak, miracles and curses—well, one curse in particular—to such a degree that an entire nation of fans heaved a collective sigh of relief when Dave Roberts stole a base by a fingertip in 2004, triggering the most amazing comeback in the game’s annals. To sit and watch a game at Fenway is to recognize that the pitcher is standing on the same mound where Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, and Babe Ruth pitched, that a hitter is in the same batter’s box where Ty Cobb and Hank Aaron and Shoeless Joe Jackson dug in to take their swings. This is a ballpark that has embraced its odd construction quirks, including the bizarre triangle out in center field and the Green Monster that looms above the left fielder, and today—for better and for worse—it remains largely unchanged from the day it opened.In its long history, Fenway has hosted football, hockey, soccer, boxing, and so much more. It has provided a backdrop to hundreds of historic events having nothing to do with sports, including concerts, religious gatherings, and political rallies. It was the site of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s final campaign address, as well as visits by music luminaries from Stevie Wonder to Bruce Springsteen to the Rolling Stones. Through it all, the Boston Globe has been the consistent, respected chronicler of every important moment in park history. In fact, the newspaper played a remarkable role in Fenway’s creation and evolution: the Taylor family—founders and longtime owners of the Globe—owned the ballclub in 1912, helped finance the new stadium, and renamed the team the “Red Sox”. It is the Globe’s insider perspective, combined with more than a century of exemplary journalism, that makes this book the definitive narrative history of both park and team, and a centennial collectors’ item unlike any other. Its pages offer a level of detail that is unmatched, with exceptional writing and hundreds of rarely seen photographs and illustrations. This is Fenway Park, the complete story, unfiltered and expertly told.

Thin for Life

By Anne M. Fletcher
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Isbn : 0547346344
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Reads : 133
  • File Pdf: thin-for-life.pdf

Book Summary:

The completely revised and updated national bestseller. “You can lose weight on any diet, but if you want to keep it off, read Thin for Life, 2nd Edition.”—Shape In this new edition of the acclaimed bestseller, award-winning nutritionist Anne M. Fletcher incorporates exciting recent scientific research to show that permanent weight loss is far easier than is commonly believed. Whether you want to lose 10 pounds or 100, Thin for Life will help you master your weight problem by sharing the techniques of the real experts—hundreds of women and men who have lost weight for good. Their hard-won wisdom has been distilled down into ten Keys to Success that will change your body—and your mind . . . Believe that you can become thin for life Take the reins Do it your way Accept the food facts Nip it in the bud Learn the art of positive self-talk Move it to lose it Face life head-on Get more out of life Don’t go it alone “Anyone who has tried and failed to lose unwanted pounds and keep them off should read this book.”—Jane Brody, New York Times personal health columnist, from the foreword

A Life Less Lived

By Saumya Misra
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : One Point Six Technology Pvt Ltd
  • Isbn : 9384226556
  • Pages : 185
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 167
  • File Pdf: a-life-less-lived.pdf

Book Summary:

A Life Less Lived traces a unique relationship that develops between an old vagabond and a young girl. Once drawn to this old man, the girl soon realizes there is more to him than meets the eyes and then unfolds a saga of loyalties lived to the hilt, of betrayals and love lost… But is everything lost? Is there no hope left? What is it that is making this girl reach out and help this man despite initial opposition from her family? Is there a karmic connection or is there some other connect? Will this girl make him face up his past and rekindle an interest in his present? Will she be able to make him hope for a future? The uniqueness of the book lies in the very interesting plots and sub-plots and the way they are interwoven to culminate into an endearing ending. A love story, a social thriller, a soul-stirring experience that will take you on an emotional journey and leave you with a tear in the eyes and a smile on the lips.

A Life Less Beautiful

By Tyrone D. Oates
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Isbn : 1434304965
  • Pages : 128
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Reads : 800
  • File Pdf: a-life-less-beautiful.pdf

Book Summary:

“A Life Less Beautiful” is a collection of philosophy, poetry and prose written over more than a decade. It is a philosophical landscape of the human heart and the journey it takes to find love and fulfillment. The work is emotionally charged and touches on all the aspects of human life and relationships. It is a literary realistic impression of the Author’s own emotional journeys. Heartache and loss are the central theme of the book which culminates in an emotionally gripping theory of human fulfillment. All of us will recognize pieces of our own journey in the book’s content. It reflects the human condition prevalent in society and the hidden pages of emotional disparity all of us conceal from the world. In times of heartache and despair, anger and loss, we all seek answers to end the chaotic frenzy of disillusionment and suffering. To see expressed in pure literary terms the imperfection and vulnerability of our hearts is to receive the morphine necessary to ease the pain that living and loving brings. The book is a philosophical and poetical genre of life coaching and self help that will place readers in the centre of their emotional self and commence the healing process necessary to find fulfillment. The didactic nature of the verse will further help readers acknowledge the destructive nature of their fears and insecurities and help them embrace the life potential within the painful lessons they learn. Above all “A Life Less Beautiful” is a textbook of love, its pain and its treasures. If Shackleton found “the naked soul of man” on his arctic expedition of 1914, then “A Life Less Beautiful” is “the naked heart of man” published in 2007.

Married to Alzheimer's

By Steph Booth
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Isbn : 147355540X
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 559
  • File Pdf: married-to-alzheimer-s.pdf

Book Summary:

EXTRAORDINARY MEMOIR OF A LIFE AND LOVE TORN APART BY DEMENTIA When her husband Tony was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2004, Steph Booth had to say goodbye to life as she knew it. The disease encroached into their lives, taking away Tony day by day. Open and honest, but with heart and warmth, Steph reveals and the hardship of caring for Tony and losing herself in the midst of it. Along the way we learn of the people they were, the dynamics of their relationship – Tony’s theatrics, Steph’s stubbornness – effortlessly captured with lightness and humour. Borne out of her much-loved Irish Times column, Married to Alzheimer’s is a poignant account of a life and love torn apart by dementia and a bond that was unshakeable. Tony was never a conformist. An actor, rebel, raconteur. The frustration, the grief, the laughter, the anger, the joy meant life with him was anything but ordinary.

Fired Up for Life

By Greg A. Gerrie
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Isbn : 1460218744
  • Pages :
  • Category :
  • Reads : 758
  • File Pdf: fired-up-for-life.pdf

Book Summary:

"If you need a dose of upbeat medicine - this is it." TONY CAMPOLO, PHD - EASTERN UNIVERSITY "A book that sizzles with wisdom. Tremendous thoughts to rekindle the fires of a servant." CHARLES "TREMENDOUS" JONES, AUTHOR OF Life Is Tremendous "This book reminds you to become your best. Uplifting and easy reading." DAVID C. BENTALL-NEXT STEP FAMILY CONSULTING "Read this book from cover to cover. It is a must for anyone wanting to feel hopeful, inspired, energized. Greg not only talks the talk, he walks the walk." VALERIE CADE, CSP, AUTHOR OF Bully Free At Work "If you need a book on vision - this is a must. I have used Greg's book in speeches, lectures and sermons. Absolutely fantastic!" REV. DR. KARL KELLER, PASTOR - LUTHERAN CHURCH OF CANADA

In Search of Sir Thomas Browne: The Life and Afterlife of the Seventeenth Century's Most Inquiring Mind

By Hugh Aldersey-Williams
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Isbn : 0393243117
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 210
  • File Pdf: in-search-of-sir-thomas-browne.pdf

Book Summary:

The extraordinary life and ideas of one of the greatest—and most neglected—minds in history. Sir Thomas Browne (1605–1682) was an English writer, physician, and philosopher whose work has inspired everyone from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Jorge Luis Borges, Virginia Woolf to Stephen Jay Gould. In an intellectual adventure like Sarah Bakewell's book about Montaigne, How to Live, Hugh Aldersey-Williams sets off not just to tell the story of Browne's life but to champion his skeptical nature and inquiring mind. Mixing botany, etymology, medicine, and literary history, Aldersey-Williams journeys in his hero's footsteps to introduce us to witches, zealots, natural wonders, and fabulous creatures of Browne's time and ours. We meet Browne the master prose stylist, responsible for introducing hundreds of words into English, including electricity, hallucination, and suicide. Aldersey-Williams reveals how Browne’s preoccupations—how to disabuse the credulous of their foolish beliefs, what to make of order in nature, how to unite science and religion—are relevant today. In Search of Sir Thomas Browne is more than just a biography—it is a cabinet of wonders and an argument that Browne, standing at the very gates of modern science, remains an inquiring mind for our own time. As Stephen Greenblatt has written, Browne is "unnervingly one of our most adventurous contemporaries."

The Carnival of Lost Souls

By Laura Quimby
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Isbn : 1613120060
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 519
  • File Pdf: the-carnival-of-lost-souls.pdf

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For one charismatic kid, the dangerous world of the Forest of the Dead becomes the setting for the ultimate escape trick in this exciting debut novel. Jack Carr has been shuttled from foster home to group home to foster home his entire life. The only constant has been his interest in magic, especially handcuff escapes like those mastered by his hero, Harry Houdini. When he’s placed with the Professor, however, he feels like he’s finally found a home—but his new guardian is hiding a dangerous secret. Years ago the Professor bartered his soul to the undead magician Mussini, and when the payment is due, he sends Jack in his place. Jack must travel with Mussini to the Forest of the Dead, a place in between the real world and the afterlife, where he’s forced to perform in Mussini’s traveling magic show. If he stays in the Forest long enough, he’ll die himself. To find his way home, he’ll have the help of Mussini’s other “minions”—kids stolen just like Jack—and his wits, nothing more. Can he follow the example of his hero, Houdini, and escape the inescapable?

The Life of Admiral Viscount Exmouth

By Edward Osler
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 258
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 522
  • File Pdf: the-life-of-admiral-viscount-exmouth.pdf

Book Summary:

"The Life of Admiral Viscount Exmouth" by Edward Osler. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

A Passion for Life

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  • Publisher : N.a
  • Isbn : 9814468800
  • Pages :
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  • Reads : 429
  • File Pdf: a-passion-for-life.pdf

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By Henri J. M. Nouwen
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Isbn : 0062098632
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 245
  • File Pdf: discernment.pdf

Book Summary:

Discernment: Reading the Signs of Daily Life features the wisdom that spiritual leader and counselor Henri J. M. Nouwen brought to the essential question asked by every Christian and seeker: What should I do with my life? Nouwen emphasizes listening to the Word of God—in our hearts, in the Bible, in the community of faith, and in the voice of the poor as a way to discern God’s plan. Although the late Henri J. M. Nouwen counseled many people during his lifetime, his principles of discernment were never collected into a single volume. Now, in association with the Nouwen Legacy Trust, Michael Christensen—one of Nouwen’s longtime students—and Rebecca Laird have taken his coursework, journals, and unpublished writings to create this and other books in the series exploring God’s will for your life.

The Life of Robert Frost

By Henry Hart
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Isbn : 1119103673
  • Pages : 448
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 473
  • File Pdf: the-life-of-robert-frost.pdf

Book Summary:

The Life of Robert Frost presents a unique and rich approach to the poet that includes original genealogical research concerning Frost’s ancestors, and a demonstration of how mental illness plagued the Frost family and heavily influenced Frost’s poetry. A widely revealing biography of Frost that discusses his often perplexing journey from humble roots to poetic fame, revealing new details of Frost’s life Takes a unique approach by giving attention to Frost’s genealogy and the family history of mental illness, presenting a complete picture of Frost’s complexity Discusses the traumatic effect on Frost of his father’s early death and the impact on his poetry and outlook Presents original information on the influence of his mother’s Swedenborgian mysticism

LOST WORLDS: Ultimate Sci-Fi Boxed Set

By H. G. Wells,Abraham Merritt,Arthur Conan Doyle,Jules Verne,Edward Bulwer-Lytton,George MacDonald,H. Rider Haggard,Gertrude Barrows Bennett,Lewis Grassic Gibbon,Francis Bacon,C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : 8026896939
  • Pages : 4022
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 534
  • File Pdf: lost-worlds.pdf

Book Summary:

Enjoy this meticulously edited Sci-Fi Collection and lose your-self in Lost Worlds of the greatest masters of science fiction genre: H. G. Wells: The Shape of Things to Come Abraham Merritt: The Moon Pool The Metal Monster Dwellers in the Mirage The People of the Pit Arthur Conan Doyle: The Lost World Jules Verne: Journey to the Center of the Earth Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea The Mysterious Island Edward Bulwer-Lytton: The Coming Race George MacDonald: Lilith H. Rider Haggard: King Solomon's Mines She: A History of Adventure Gertrude Barrows Bennett (aka Francis Stevens): The Citadel of Fear Lewis Grassic Gibbon: Three Go Back Francis Bacon: New Atlantis C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne: The Lost Continent

A Tale of two Cities and Paradise Lost

By Charles Dickens and John Milton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Fusion Books
  • Isbn : 9354862519
  • Pages : 738
  • Category :
  • Reads : 456
  • File Pdf: a-tale-of-two-cities-and-paradise-lost.pdf

Book Summary:

A Tale of two Cities Charles Dickens, the author was an English writer, journalist, editor and social critic. His famous plays are - A Tale of two cities', 'No Thorough fare, The Frozen Deep. A Tale of Two Cities is an historical novel. It narrates the story of the French Doctor Manette and his 18-year-long imprisonment in Paris. When he released from his imprisonment he left for London. The two cities are in London only. Actually the first plot deals with the rebirth of Dr. Manette and about those situations and reasons for French Revolution by the lower classes and the Reign of Terror. The author asserts his belief in the possibility of transformation. Paradise Lost John Milton (9th December 1608 – 8th November 1674) was an English poet. He is best known for his epic poem ‘Paradise Lost’. ‘Paradise Lost’ is widely considered as one of the greatest works of literature. He is known for ‘Aeropagitica’ which is written in condemnation of pre-publication censorship and is among history’s most influential and impassioned defence of freedom of speech and freedom of the press. He is highly appreciated by William Hayley. He had considered Milton the ‘greatest English author’. Other renowned poets such as William Blake, William Wordsworth, and Thomas Hardy revered John Milton. ‘Paradise Lost’ has been considered as Milton’s masterpiece, with that his reputation was considered as one of the greatest English poets of his time.

Seven Sins for a Life Worth Living

By Roger Housden
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Isbn : 0307346021
  • Pages : 208
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Reads : 851
  • File Pdf: seven-sins-for-a-life-worth-living.pdf

Book Summary:

“Conventional wisdom,” says Roger Housden, “tells us that nobody goes to heaven for having a good time.” Seven Sins for a Life Worth Living, then, is a refreshing, liberating, and decidedly welcome dose of unconventional wisdom that awakens us to the simple delights and transformative joys of the world around us. With elegance, gentle humor, and remarkable openness, Housden takes us along as he recalls his personal journey toward an appreciation of what he calls the Seven Pleasures: The Pleasure of All Five Senses, The Pleasure of Being Foolish,The Pleasure of Not Knowing, The Pleasure of Not Being Perfect, The Pleasure of Doing Nothing Useful, The Pleasure of Being Ordinary, and The Pleasure of Coming Home. Housden writes, for instance, of submitting to the ultimate folly of falling in love, of celebrating our imperfections, of coming to understand the virtues of the Slow Food movement while enjoying an all-afternoon lunch in a small French village, and of discovering in a Saharan cave that, however extraordinary our surroundings, “we are human, a glorious nothing much to speak of”—and learning to be at peace with the notion. Such pleasures may be suspect in today’s achievement-driven, tightly scheduled, relent-lessly self-improving, conspicuously consumptive culture, but surely the greater sin lies in letting them slip away moment by precious moment. “The purpose of this book,” says Housden, “is to inspire you to lighten up and fall in love with the world and all that is in it.” Reading it is a pleasure indeed. “When you die,God and the angels will hold you accountablefor all the pleasures you were allowed in life that you denied yourself.” Roger Housden, author of the bestselling Ten Poems series, presents a joyously affirmative, warmly personal, and spiritually illuminating meditation on the virtues of opening ourselves up to pleasures like being foolish, not being perfect, and doing nothing useful, the pleasure of not knowing, and even (would you believe it?) the pleasure of being ordinary.

Writing a Life

By Joel Rogosin
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Isbn : 9781477164136
  • Pages : 355
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 267
  • File Pdf: writing-a-life.pdf

Book Summary:

In Writing a Life - part drama, part sitcom - veteran Hollywood writer-producer Joel Rogosin guides us through a highly entertaining memoir, a touching love story, an engaging family history, and an intimate journal

The Life of a Knight (Historical Novel)

By G. A. Henty
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 1336
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 363
  • File Pdf: the-life-of-a-knight.pdf

Book Summary:

This meticulously edited adventure collection contains tales of fair medieval knights known throughout the world for their honor and chivalry. This eBook edition has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Table of contents: Winning His Spurs: A Tale of the Crusades St. George For England: A Tale of Cressy and Poitiers The Lion of St. Mark: A Story of Venice in the Fourteenth Century At Agincourt: A Tale of the White Hoods of Paris A Knight of the White Cross: A Tale of the Siege of Rhodes

The Lost Dreams

By Fiona Hood-Stewart
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Isbn : 1460362365
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 639
  • File Pdf: the-lost-dreams.pdf

Book Summary:

In the wake of devastating tragedy, Charlotte MacLeod has come home to Strathaird Castle on Scotland's ethereal Isle of Skye. Burdened by guilt and pain, she remains determined to shelter her daughter from truths she herself can't face. But the arrival of Bradley Harcourt Ward shatters her tenuous peace. The handsome American with whom Charlotte once shared friendship—and, almost, passion—is now heir to the castle and land. But he is a man torn between his duties at the helm of an empire and his growing desire to return to the land of his forefathers. And his arrival ignites a string of dramatic events that will change their lives. For the secrets that have haunted Strathaird Castle will suddenly catapult Charlotte into a glorious new destiny in which she is finally free to love. But to claim the happiness she has so long been denied, she must harness the powerful legacy of three generations of MacLeods—a bold and indomitable will to fight for the impossible.

Spirituality and Your Life Story

By Bradley Hanson
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Archway Publishing
  • Isbn : 1480806773
  • Pages :
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Reads : 122
  • File Pdf: spirituality-and-your-life-story.pdf

Book Summary:

Each of us has come to our current life stance through a journey of unique experiences—being born at this time, growing up in this particular social setting and culture, experiencing these specific successes and losses, and having these significant relationships. Whether we are in the early, middle, or latter part of our personal faith story, the ending is still ahead of us—and reviewing our own faith story helps us chart our course into the future. Using psychologist Dan McAdams’s idea that we make sense of life by composing our own life story, author Bradley Hanson explores how our personal identity and spirituality are influenced by the meaning and values embedded in our childhood family life and major story lines promoted by our culture. In our most basic quest to make sense of life, he considers sharply contrasting answers to five fundamental questions. With reflection and suggested group discussion questions at the end of each chapter, this study explores the idea that spirituality and one’s life story are intimately connected. Praise for Spirituality and Your Life Story “Real people tell their stories of success, love, friendship, forgiveness, and loss. Brad Hanson helps us ponder our own deepest commitments and the paths we follow to realize them. A fine book for individual reflection or group discussion.” —H. George Anderson, former presiding bishop, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

A Life in Ragtime

By Reid Badger
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Isbn : 9780195345209
  • Pages : 360
  • Category : Music
  • Reads : 508
  • File Pdf: a-life-in-ragtime.pdf

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In 1919, the world stood at the threshold of the Jazz Age. The man who had ushered it there, however, lay murdered--and would soon plunge from international fame to historical obscurity. It was a fate few would have predicted for James Reese Europe; he was then at the pinnacle of his career as a composer, conductor, and organizer in the black community, with the promise of even greater heights to come. "People don't realize yet today what we lost when we lost Jim Europe," said pianist Eubie Blake. "He was the savior of Negro musiciansin a class with Booker T. Washington and Martin Luther King." In A Life in Ragtime , Reid Badger brilliantly captures this fascinating life, tracing a critical chapter in the emergence of jazz through one man's remarkable odyssey. After an early start in Washington, Europe found his fame in New York, the entertainment capital of turn-of-the-century America. In the decade before the First World War, he emerged as an acknowledged leader in African-American musical theater, both as a conductor and an astonishingly prolific composer. Badger reveals a man of tremendous depths and ambitions, constantly aspiring to win recognition for black musicians and wider acceptance for their music. He toiled constantly, working on benefit concerts, joining hands with W.E.B. Du Bois, and helping to found a black music school--all the while winning commercial and critical success with his chosen art. In 1910, he helped create the Clef Club, making it the premiere African-American musical organization in the country during his presidency. Every year from 1912 to 1914, Europe led the Clef Club orchestra in triumphant concerts at Carnegie Hall, winning new respectability and popularity for ragtime. He went on to a tremendously successful collaboration with Vernon and Irene Castle, the international stars who made social dancing a world-wide rage. Along the way, Europe helped to revolutionize American music--and Badger provides fascinating details of his innovations and wide influence. In World War I, the musical pioneer won new fame as the first African-American officer to lead men into combat in that conflict--but he was best known as band leader for the all-black 15th Infantry Regiment. As the "Hellfighters" of the 15th racked up successes on the battlefield, Europe's band took France by storm with the new sounds of jazz. In 1919, the soldiers returned to New York in triumph, and Europe was the toast of the city. Then, just a few months later, he was dead--stabbed to death by a drummer in his own orchestra. From humble beginnings to tragic end, the story of Jim Europe comes alive in Reid Badger's account. Weaving in the wider story of our changing culture, music, and racial conflict, Badger deftly captures the turbulent, promising age of ragtime, and the drama of a triumphant life cut short.

Champions Body-for-LIFE

By Art Carey
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Isbn : 0061983292
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Cooking
  • Reads : 956
  • File Pdf: champions-body-for-life.pdf

Book Summary:

The all-new official guide to the Body-for-LIFE Challenge, with success secrets and tips to help you win your own personal Body-for-LIFE Challenge, by Body-for-LIFE Challengers and Champions from the past 10 years. Champions Body-for-LIFE is not just another diet or fitness book—it's a book of personal transformation. The Body-for-LIFE 12-week journey has changed the lives of millions. What makes it so successful? It's Simple. It Works. All it takes: 12 weeks 4 hours of exercise per week 6 small, balanced, and nutritious meals per day—never be hungry again Now, Body-for-LIFE Champions and Challengers share how they created new and better lives for themselves, simply by following these three rules: 1. Know your reasons for changing (Chapter 2) 2. Write them down (Chapter 3) 3. Get started (Chapter 4) You do have the power to change your body, your mind, your life. Read how men and women become Champions as you follow the 12-week story of two Body-for-LIFE Challengers. Mark Unger, a major in the U.S. Marine Corps, and Alexa Adair, a college student, share their personal Journeys of Transformation—from their Decisive Moments, to Starting the Challenge, Week 12, and a year later. Week by week, they chronicle the excitement, the tough moments, and the life-transforming experience of finishing their own personal Challenges. Science Shows Body-for-LIFE Works For more than 10 years, millions of people have proven with their real-life transformations that Body-for-LIFE works. Now science shows it works, too! In a clinical study of overweight men and women, the people who followed Body-for-LIFE: Lost approximately twice as much body and belly fat as the control group and moderate exercise higher-carb group Decreased body fat by 21 percent on average Decreased body weight by 11 pounds on average Decreased belly fat by 26 percent on average Champions Body-for-LIFE is for everyone—whether you're starting your first Body-for-LIFE Challenge or your fourth.

Advisor for Life

By Stephen D. Gresham
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Isbn : 9781118044957
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 517
  • File Pdf: advisor-for-life.pdf

Book Summary:

"The Age Wave of retiring baby boomers is creating a seismic bonanza for financial advisors--if they can provide the kinds of creative and flexible strategies their clients will be wanting and needing. Steve Gresham provides the solid, imaginative, yet practical guidance needed to build winning strategies to meet the needs of a new generation of investors. I have long respected his work and heartily recommend this book." --Ken Dychtwald, PhD, founder and CEO, Age Wave, and author of Age Wave, Age Power,The Power Years, and Workforce Crisis "Steve Gresham showed us in The Managed Account Handbook that the basics to asuccessful advisor do not differ from one country to another. In this book, he is expanding his horizon with his extensive experiences to further help you to develop the skills for building a devoted client base. This is the must-read book for all who want to succeed in the financial advisory industry." --Toshiya ShimizuPresident and CEO, Nikko Cordial Advisors Ltd. "For thirty years, advisors have been using wealth accumulation as their main sales weapon. With the boomers entering retirement, all that's out the window. Now the imperatives are income distribution, planning--making sure the investor does not run out of money. In Steve's newest book, he does an excellent job of walking advisors through this change and showing them how to alter their practices to not only survive but thrive. This is a must-read for any advisor who still wants to be in the business in ten years." --Len Reinhartfounder and President, Lockwood Advisors? "For over thirty years, I have sought advice from industry experts who can help me grow and optimize my practice. Steve Gresham's advice is always of interest to me--he is always right there on the cutting edge." --John Rafal, President, Essex Financial ServicesRegistered Rep.'s Top 50 Financial Advisor for 2006 and Barron's Top 100 Financial Advisor "A good coach can help even the best players reach their potential. As a financial advisor, you coach successful families to tackle life's challenges and achieve their goals. Steve Gresham can help--he has the tactics to help you build a winning team." --Mike KrzyzewskiHead Coach, Duke University Basketball and the 2006 U.S. National Team

Better for Life

By Daniel J. Jones
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Isbn : 1608994244
  • Pages : 188
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 243
  • File Pdf: better-for-life.pdf

Book Summary:

Why is this happening to me? is a question being asked by millions of people who have lost their livelihoods in today's economic recession. In Better for Life you will find answers to this question as you explore the trials of several biblical characters and the purposes for those trials. Within these pages you will not only discover the purpose of your trial, but you will also learn what you can do about it. You can't change your situation, but you can change yourself. God's plan is not merely to get you out of your trials, but to transform you while you are in them. Take a journey to discover the reasons for your hardships, and learn how you can use these circumstances to your advantage. Remember: God is not so concerned with making life better for you; He is interested in making you better for life. So, if you are tired of struggling under the burden of your circumstances, then it is time to become better for life!


By Nancy Makin
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 1101186895
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 284
  • File Pdf: 703.pdf

Book Summary:

A moving, funny, tongue-in-cheek memoir about a woman who lost and found herself online. Nancy Makin weighed an astounding 703 pounds in May 2000. She was forty-five and suffered from obesity-related maladies. Due to shame and logistics, she was homebound for a dozen years. But all that changed when she received a computer. In cyberspace she found the friendliness, the connection, the acceptance and the nurturing she'd been missing for so long. She followed no particular diet plan; no surgeries, pills, potions or ab-crunching exercises played a part, and yet today Nancy has lost more than 530 pounds and kept it off for more than seven years. Her tale is one of redemption and shows a growing America that there is hope...if you believe.

Lost Angel

By Mandasue Heller
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton
  • Isbn : 1444712950
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 471
  • File Pdf: lost-angel.pdf

Book Summary:

'One of the bad girls of gritty crime' Daily Mirror It's a world where crime is almost respectable - until passion ignites a disaster. Things start going wrong the day Johnny Conroy meets Ruth Hynes. He just wants to show his mates that he can pull hard-man Frankie Hynes' daughter, but before he knows it he is part of the Hynes family. And the Hynes family business, which is stealing cars. And there is no way he is ever going to get out of the marriage or the business alive . . . The only good thing in their hellhole of a marriage is his daughter Angel, as nice as her name is and as innocent. And the only thing keeping Johnny sane is his secret life. But then Angel grows up and meets Johnny's new employee Ryan. He loves Angel - but the family secrets involve him, too. And they are about to explode. 'A cracking read that will chill you to the bone' Sun on Two-Faced 'Mandasue has played a real blinder with this fantastic novel' Martina Cole on Forget-Me-Not

The Life Pill

By Alfred Sparman, MD
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Isbn : 1491784059
  • Pages : 342
  • Category : Medical
  • Reads : 141
  • File Pdf: the-life-pill.pdf

Book Summary:

We doctors have been patching up diseases for too long. We need to STOP. Some of the drugs currently used have dire side effects and may even be lethal. However all may not be lost. Man was intended to live forever. With the right tools infinite possibilities are within reach. Respiration and metabolism occurs in our body providing energy to survive. In these oxidation processes free radicals are produced. Now, free radicals in excess can be considered mans worst enemy. Free Radicals Attack on LDL particles (bad cholesterol) causes cardiovascular death (e.g myocardial infarction, stroke, and pulmonary embolisms) which is the number one cause of death in the world today. Free Radical attack on proteins and fats cause skin wrinkling (visible aging) and Free Radical attack on DNA causes cancer. These three reactions account for the majority of morbidity and mortality we face today. This book will introduce you to the answer! We need to attenuate and possibly reverse diseases from the Atomic, Molecular and Cellular Level. We need THE LIFE PILL!!!

Love's Executioner

By Irvin D. Yalom
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Isbn : 0465031609
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Psychology
  • Reads : 496
  • File Pdf: love-s-executioner.pdf

Book Summary:

In his classic, bestselling work, the masterful therapist and novelist Irvin Yalom describes his sometimes tragic, sometimes inspiring, and always absorbing encounters with patients In this classic book, master psychotherapist Irvin D. Yalom uncovers the mysteries, frustrations, pathos, and humor at the heart of the therapeutic encounter. With insight and sympathy, Yalom not only gives us a rare and enthralling glimpse into the personal desires and motivations of ten of his patients, but also tells his own story as he struggles to reconcile his all-too-human response with his sensibility as a psychiatrist. Love's Executioner has inspired hundreds of thousands of readers already, and promises to inspire generations of readers to come.

On a Sea of Glass

By Tad Fitch,J. Kent Layton,Bill Wormstedt
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Amberley Publishing Limited
  • Isbn : 1445614391
  • Pages : 448
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 621
  • File Pdf: on-a-sea-of-glass.pdf

Book Summary:

A sumptuously illustrated history of the Titanic, her sinking and its aftermath.

Sci-Fi Box Set: 140+ Dystopian Novels, Novels Space Adventures, Lost World Classics & Apocalyptic Tales

By H. G. Wells,Abraham Merritt,Edgar Wallace,Jules Verne,Edgar Allan Poe,Mary Shelley,Edwin A. Abbott,Jack London,Robert Louis Stevenson,George MacDonald,Henry Rider Haggard,William Hope Hodgson,H. P. Lovecraft,Edward Bellamy,Mark Twain,Arthur Conan Doyle,Francis Bacon,C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne,Lewis Grassic Gibbon,Margaret Cavendish,Jonathan Swift,William Morris,Samuel Butler,Edward Bulwer-Lytton,James Fenimore Cooper,Charlotte Perkins Gilman,Owen Gregory,Hugh Benson,Fred M. White,Ignatius Donnelly,Ernest Bramah,Arthur Dudley Vinton,Robert Cromie,Anthony Trollope,Cleveland Moffett,Richard Jefferies,Percy Greg,David Lindsay,Edward Everett Hale,Stanley G. Weinbaum,Otis Adelbert Kline,Malcolm Jameson,Garrett P. Serviss,Gertrude Barrows Bennett
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : 8026896955
  • Pages : 18430
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 826
  • File Pdf: sci-fi-box-set.pdf

Book Summary:

Enjoy this meticulously edited SF Collection, jam-packed with space adventures, dystopian apocalyptic tales and the greatest sci-fi classics: H. G. Wells: The Time Machine The War of the Worlds The Island of Doctor Moreau The Invisible Man… Jules Verne: Journey to the Center of the Earth 20.000 Leagues under the Sea The Mysterious Island… Mary Shelley: Frankenstein The Last Man Edgar Wallace: Planetoid 127 The Green Rust… Otis Adelbert Kline: The Venus Trilogy The Mars Series Malcolm Jameson: Captain Bullard Series Garrett P. Serviss: Edison's Conquest of Mars A Columbus of Space The Sky Pirate… Arthur Conan Doyle: The Professor Challenger Series Francis Bacon: New Atlantis Edwin A. Abbott: Flatland Jack London: Iron Heel The Scarlet Plague The Star Rover… Robert Louis Stevenson: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde George MacDonald: Lilith H. Rider Haggard: King Solomon's Mines She William H. Hodgson: The House on the Borderland The Night Land… Edgar Allan Poe: Some Words with a Mummy Mellonta Tauta… H. P. Lovecraft: Beyond the Wall of Sleep The Cats of Ulthar Celephaïs Edward Bellamy: Looking Backward: 2000–1887 Equality… Mark Twain: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Owen Gregory: Meccania the Super-State Margaret Cavendish: The Blazing World Jonathan Swift: Gulliver's Travels William Morris: News from Nowhere Samuel Butler: Erewhon Edward Bulwer-Lytton: The Coming Race James Fenimore Cooper: The Monikins Hugh Benson: Lord of the World Fred M. White: The Doom of London Ignatius Donnelly: Caesar's Column Ernest Bramah: The Secret of the League Arthur D. Vinton: Looking Further Backward Robert Cromie: The Crack of Doom Anthony Trollope: The Fixed Period Cleveland Moffett: The Conquest of America Richard Jefferies: After London Francis Stevens: The Heads of Cerberus Percy Greg: Across the Zodiac David Lindsay: A Voyage to Arcturus Stanley G. Weinbaum: Stories from the Solar System Edward Everett Hale: The Brick Moon Abraham Merritt: The Moon Pool The Metal Monster… C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne: The Lost Continent Lewis Grassic Gibbon: Three Go Back

The Life of Saint Columba, Apostle of Scotland

By F. A. Forbes
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 139
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 696
  • File Pdf: the-life-of-saint-columba-apostle-of-scotland.pdf

Book Summary:

"The Life of Saint Columba, Apostle of Scotland" by F. A. Forbes. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

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