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At Home In The Muddy Water

Author : Ezra Bayda
ISBN : 9781590301685
Genre : Philosophy
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AT HOME IN THE MUDDY WATER is an antidote for the notion that spiritual practice is something that happens in some serene, distant place, removed from ordinary life. Ezra Bayda shows us how we can find wisdom and clarity in the midst of our complicated lives. In a wonderfully straightforward, gentle, and inspiring manner, he draws on Zen Buddhism to explain how anyone can find peace and fulfillment right here, right now, no matter what the circumstances.
Category: Philosophy

At Home In The Wilderness

Author : J. Keast Lord
ISBN : 9785872279952
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At home in the wilderness: what to do there and how to do it: a handbook for travellers and emigrants. John Keast Lord author of 'the naturalist in vancouver island' ets.
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Educating Your Child At Home

Author : Alan Thomas
ISBN : 9780826403735
Genre : Education
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What does home education involve? What are the advantages and disadvantages? How can you decide whether it is right for your child? If it is right, how do you go about it? And where can you go for help, advice for information. This practical self-help book for parents provides a one-stop resource for parents contemplating or embarking on home education with their children. This book: --helps parents to decide if home education will work for their family --provides information on the first steps to home education and answers parents' most common questions --provides guidance as to subjects and curriculum, methods of teaching and how to deal with special circumstances --acts as parenting guide to parents with children in school to help support their children's learning outside of school --helps more experienced home educators refine their own approaches to their children's learning
Category: Education

At Home In Thrush Green

Author : Miss Read
ISBN : 9780547526522
Genre : Fiction
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“If you’ve ever enjoyed a visit to Mitford, you’ll relish a visit to Thrush Green,” where there’s a spring in the step of villagers young and old (Jan Karon, #1 New York Times bestselling author). It is spring in the village of Thrush Green. In neighboring Lulling, Charles Henstock admires the blooming garden of his new vicarage, glad that the squabbles with his parishioners in Affairs at Thrush Green are settled. And yet the good vicar wistfully recalls his former home—the ugly, old rectory of Thrush Green, which burned to the ground. Now, from the rectory's ruins, the villagers are building eight retirement homes for the older folks most in need. But how to choose who will live there? How will they get on together? And how will they accommodate the dogs, cats, and birds that must come along? The spring has brought a new crop of dilemmas, but Dr. Henstock and the villagers are determined to make the old people feel at home in Thrush Green. In the end, harmony is restored to this tiny fictional world. With wit and grace, Miss Read has charmed numerous critics and won the loyalty of readers who will happily find themselves once more At Home in Thrush Green. “Beneath the deceptive simplicity . . . there is arch humor and perceptive character analysis . . . Delightful.” —Publishers Weekly
Category: Fiction

Beyond Happiness

Author : Ezra Bayda
ISBN : 9781590309216
Genre : Philosophy
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Many books have been published in recent years on happiness. Ezra Bayda, a remarkably down-to-earth Zen teacher, believes that the happiness "boom" has been largely a bust for readers. Why? Because it's precisely the pursuit of happiness that keeps us trapped in cycles of dissatisfaction and suffering. Bayda offers alternatives to achieve the deepest, most lasting form of happiness through Zen insights and simple mindfulness practices. Most of us continually seek happiness in things that are external to us. We imagine that getting more money, a better relationship, or going on a nice vacation will finally make us happy. But Zen teacher Ezra Bayda shows us that it is only by dropping our pursuit of happiness and learning to surrender to what actually is--surrendering to the truth of our lived experience--that we can find the deepest and most lasting form of happiness.
Category: Philosophy

Muddy Waters

Author : Judy Astley
ISBN : 9781446487488
Genre : Fiction
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Stella works as an agony aunt for a teenage magazine. She lives on Pansy Island, a self-consciously arty community on the Thames, where her husband Adrian writes erotic novels in a summerhouse by the river, while her two teenage children prepare themselves for adult life in various ways not necessarily recommended in the pages of their mother's advice columns. Stella's friends assume that she has no problems of her own, and shamelessly come to her for the advice she dishes up for a living on the magazine; Stella, however, finds herself with a problem she cannot handle when Abigail, her rich and glamorous friend from university, comes to stay. Abigail has been deserted by her husband, and has decided that Stella's life, and more particularly Stella's husband (with whom she once had a fling in their younger days) will fill the gap nicely.
Category: Fiction

Zen Heart

Author : Ezra Bayda
ISBN : 9781590305430
Genre : Religion
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Reveals how spiritual practice works in everyday life by breaking it down into three basic stages: uncovering beliefs about oneself; cultivating a larger sense of what life is; and connecting with one's true nature of love and kindness.
Category: Religion