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A Fearless Heart

Author : Thupten Jinpa
ISBN : 9780349403182
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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'[A] timely book on compassion and its cultivation' The Dalai Lama 'The bravest, cleverest and most engaging book I know on why we need to cultivate compassion' Jon Kabat-Zinn 'A practical toolkit for becoming a better human being' Daniel Goleman Self-compassion is the overlooked key to achieving our goals. It can lead to increased happiness, stress reduction, a stronger sense of purpose, better health and a longer life. Yet many of us resist compassion, worrying that if we are too compassionate with others we will be taken advantage of and if we are too compassionate with ourselves we won't achieve our goals in life. Using the latest science, psychology (from contemporary Western and classical Buddhist sources) as well as stories from others and his own extraordinary life, Jinpa shows us how to train our compassion muscle. His powerful programme, derived from his remarkable course in Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT), is the perfect guide to achieving a greater sense of wellbeing.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Sowing Reaping A Fearless Heart

Author : David Lee Waters Sr., with Anita A. Tarlton
ISBN : 1467078395
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"Sowing & Reaping a Fearless Heart - Convicted not Condemned" is the true story of one man’s spiritual journey through life. His journey begins in a dysfunctional household as a child with an alcoholic policeman father, a tolerant mother and a brutal older brother, and takes him through 3 failed marriages, one son and 8 years in the Marine Corps. While in the Marines, he gave his life to Jesus Christ. However, helicopter crashes and shark infested waters left him plagued with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and he resorted to self medication with drugs and alcohol. This lifestyle eventually landed him in jail and 27 months of prison. He finds his roots in his father’s childhood home of Winnsboro, SC, and begins seeking restoration from family that he’s let down over and over. On a walk home from shopping, he’s shot in the head and left for dead. This experience causes him to realize he needs Jesus more than ever and he cries out to GOD in surrender -- then finds more than he imagined. GOD heals him, restores him, and moves him to go on a mission to Swaziland in Southern Africa. He meets a kindred spirit online, a published author and high school teacher who goes on missions to Ghana, West Africa annually. Soon, they are engaged and he is ordained as a Minister. Together they form Waters Edge Ministries, planting home based mini churches and coordinating missions to Africa. An exciting journey that will provide hope for those who dare to turn it's pages. Foreword by Ralph Moore, founder of the Hope Chapel movement. Visit http://weministry.com & http://weministry.blogspot.com & http://weministry.ning.com/
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Words From A Fearless Heart

Author : Laura Ingalls Wilder
ISBN : 0785277234
Genre : Humor
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Selections from the popular author's journals share her observations on nature, family life, humor, human values, courage, and optimism
Category: Humor

His Fearless Heart

Author : Jennifer Lewis
ISBN : 9781939941237
Genre : Fiction
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Twenty-seven year-old Lucy Neel is done with being a wallflower. Ready to take a risk, she pursues a vacation fling with a sexy bull rider…and winds up pregnant. Notorious playboy and daredevil bull rider Bowie West didn’t plan to seduce innocent Lucy, but the passion that ignited between them was too strong to resist. Can Bowie convince Lucy that a roving rodeo cowboy is ready to settle down? EXCERPT: “You’re getting to have quite a mouth on you, young lady.” “You’re just getting to know me better. You might not like me so much once all your illusions about innocent virgins have been dashed.” “Oddly enough, the more I learn about you the more I like you.” He stepped forward, pushing her hood back off her head and letting the rain pour down over the cascading tendrils of her dark hair. “You’re just full of my kind of surprises.” He slid his arms inside her raincoat and pulled her toward him. Warm rainwater ran into their mouths as they opened them to kiss. Steam rose gently from them into the damp air as they allowed their hands to roam over each other. There wasn’t anywhere she’d rather be than in Bowie West’s arms. When he held her, she felt safe. She’d been alone so long that she was used to being tough enough to take on the world by herself. Now that she was getting a taste of what it was like to share your burdens and your joys with someone else she in danger of becoming addicted. “I have an idea.” He took her hand and turned toward the barn. “I don’t think I’ve ever had a roll in real hay.” “I think you’ll find it rather scratchy,” said Lucy doubtfully. But then she’d never had a roll in real hay either. Rolling in the hay seemed to be pretty popular, so who was she to go against tradition? Explore the Hearts of the West series: A Cowboy's Heart: The One that Got Away His Fearless Heart: The Bull Rider's Baby Surprise His Untamed Heart: The Cowboy's Christmas Reunion ...and a Box Set with all three stories Join the new release newsletter at www.jenlewis.com.
Category: Fiction

The Spirit Within Tale Of A Fearless Heart

Author : Ed Kightlinger
ISBN : 0986186198
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Travel with Stephanie JoAnne Galanos and her horse, Spirit, as they pass through time and space across three centuries. A spellbinding, hypnotic journey owing to the supernatural telepathic and psychokinetic powers of a deaf orphan named Jordyn. A journey with one main purpose, Steph's raison d'être. To help the children.Children whose future seems pointless and without hope. An emaciated, eight-year-old Jewish boy who survived Allied bombings and is hunted by Nazi soldiers in Cologne, Germany, during WWII. Three siblings kept as slaves on a South Carolina plantation one year before the American Civil War. An early 1960s disabled teenager ridiculed and bullied because of his cerebral palsy. And a deaf orphan existing within the abusive, bullying walls of a dilapidated, early 20th Century orphanage.As she travels on her enchanting journey, Steph encounters mind boggling challenges - trigger-happy Nazi soldiers; a xenophobic, cold-blooded, heartless man; and an orphanage proprietor that uses a leather belt as a teaching tool. By making the most of her intellect and able physical abilities, Steph opposes this ugly hatred in its evilest forms - bigotry, bullying, and bull-headed buffoons - compelling her to prove her matchless courage and fearless spirit while demonstrating her genuine love and compassion for others.

Fearless Heart

Author : Gail Cauble Gurley
ISBN : 1937085058
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The Blairs are stranded in New York after the market crash of 1929. Robert walks to the river docks each day, seeking work to feed his wife Ellen and their four year old son Stephen and pay the $8.00 rent for the slum in which they live. Their faith and courage are tested as they struggle. He provides a small Christmas for his family but then the dock work shuts down and he is desperate to find work of any kind. He is approached by a stranger who will direct and influence the Blairs in a startling manner. He is jolted by events that promise to turn his life asunder, shaking the foundation of the person that he is. He is in an unknown world, given information of which he has never dreamed. Will they be opportunities or burdens? Will he be able to marry his life to this new direction or will he abandon a life so different from any he has ever experienced? He has his family's and friends' support as he struggles with the shocking torrent of choices he is given to make. Fearless Heart has gentle, colorful, believable characters who touch the heart and raise the spirit. It is truly a feel-good work.

Signatures Of The Heart

Author : Carley Short
ISBN : 9781493192809
Genre : Poetry
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Giving and reflection on life’s curves, and its ups and down, enables us to take ordinary everyday things and turn them into inspirations. Who wants to grovel in the mud, run through sharp thistles, and squeeze through the thorny hedges of life? Not me! I trust encouragement will be in multiplications of hope and abundant freedom of the “I love living life” people around you even when life sucks. Sharing brings us into a realm of happiness and joy. Use something from this book and pass it on, then add something new and fresh of you own. Blessed By God to Be a Blessing You are blessed by God to be a blessing. We receive power beyond ourselves To do what we already know, It’s because in the beginning was the Word, Speaking blessing upon blessing like snow. We are blessed to be a blessing, For God’s blessing became flesh and blood, And moved into the neighborhood To live among those he loves. Remember how God spoke to Moses . . . “Tell Aaron to give blessing to my land.” So he cried, “The Lord bless you, protect you, For his face radiates upon you with joy.’ Paul passed on God’s grace to the Church, His grace, his love, his communion now ours To pass on to others around us. We’ve freely received, so let us freely give out. God speaks blessing and still speaks From the beginning of time until the now, So let’s pass it on like Moses and Paul He’s blessed us to be blessings galore. Yes, we’re blessed by God to bless others. Carley 17.11.14
Category: Poetry

A Fearless Heart

Author : Thupten Jinpa
ISBN : 0349403171
Genre : Compassion
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In 1979 Jon Kabat-Zinn popularised the Buddhist practice of mindfulness when he revealed that it could alleviate depression. While mindfulness is a powerful tool, it will only take us so far. Now the highly acclaimed thought leader and English translator for His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Thupten Jinpa Langri (known as Jinpa) teaches us to take the next step. He shows us that compassion correlates strongly with happiness, stress reduction, a sense of purpose, better health and a longer life. Self-compassion is the overlooked key to achieving our goals. Yet many of us resist compassion, worrying that if we are too compassionate with others we will be taken advantage of and if we are too compassionate with ourselves we won't achieve our goals in life. We can actually fear compassion. Using the latest science, psychology (from contemporary Western and classical Buddhist sources) as well as stories from others and his own extraordinary life, Jinpa shows us how to train our compassion muscle. Jinpa's programme derives from a remarkable course in Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) that he developed at Stanford University Medical School. Much like Jon Kabat-Zinn's landmark Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction programme, CCT has already had profound effects on the many participants. Thupten Jinpa is the perfect guide to achieving a greater sense of wellbeing.
Category: Compassion

How Not To Be Afraid Of Your Own Life

Author : Susan Piver
ISBN : 1429917199
Genre : Self-Help
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How Not to Be Afraid of Your Own Life is an inspirational and practical guide to conquering fear and embracing joy. Although you may not realize it fear is getting in your way and stopping you from connecting with others, realizing the significance of your life, and finding fulfillment and joy. It doesn't have to be this way. Susan Piver has the key to breaking down the barriers of fear that are holding you back. Using simple meditation techniques, based in Buddhist principles, she will teach you how to: -Open your heart to relationships -Gain the confidence to pursue a meaningful career -Achieve perspective to live your authentic life With a contemporary approach to ancient practices Susan teaches you how to incorporate principles of meditation and mindfulness into your everyday life. This isn't about enlightenment on a mountaintop it is a way of bringing intelligence and courage to the way you relate to yourself, your family, your friends, and your life. How Not to be Afraid of Your Own Life features the "7-Day Freedom from Fear Meditation Program" a guided journey into discovering what may be holding you back from experiencing life to the fullest. Using meditation, journaling, and other reflective practices you will find a respite from everyday pressures and learn techniques to help you re-enter your busy life refreshed, renewed, and ready to live the life you were born to.
Category: Self-Help