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Living In Denial

Author : Kari Marie Norgaard
ISBN : 9780262015448
Genre : Psychology
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An analysis of why people with knowledge about climate change often fail to translate that knowledge into action.
Category: Psychology

Real Solution Depression Workbook

Author : Richard H. Pfeiffer
ISBN : 1893505243
Genre : Psychology
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La tercera entrega de la saga del comisario Bernal Se acercan las Navidades de 1981 y en un periódico madrileño de derechas no dejan de publicarse extraños mensajes con la clave MAGOS. La Secretaría de la Casa Real acaba convenciendo al comisario Luis Bernal, el Maigret de Madrid, de que se encargue del caso y proteja a la familia real, aunque investigando la nueva intentona golpista con la máxima discreción, habida cuenta de las personalidades implicadas. Al mismo tiempo, mientras Madrid se viste de gala para las fiestas navideñas, se descubren dos cadáveres, uno carbonizado junto al Palacio de la Granja y otro flotando en el Tajo..., por lo que el comisario habrá de echar mano de toda su paciencia y sagacidad para descubrir a los culpables. Entretejiendo hábilmente los detalles de la investigación forense y policial con precisas referencias políticas y geográficas y con el mundo de las tradiciones populares, Serafín logra con Golpe de Reyes una obra de intriga realmente apasionante.
Category: Psychology

Christian Self Denial The Source Of Life

Author : Jude Ramagosa
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Genre : Religion
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We are saved or born again by believing and accepting Jesus as Lord and essentially the Greek definition of believing is trusting our self to Christ. By accepting Him as Lord we joyfully lose our life and this is denying self for His sake then we shall find our life in Him. The definition of deny in Matthew 16:24 is to lose one’s interest which is losing our life for His sake. Self-denial is a willingness to forgo all and forgoing as He directs. In this booklet denying self for salvation and daily denying self is considered an act of faith giving way to good works. Works from denying self will not save us but when we deny self for Jesus sake we are saved. In other words faith is for salvation not works of holiness, sanctification… etc. and the faith of denying self for His sake is our salvation but not by works of denying self.
Category: Religion

Stepping Out Of Denial Into God S Grace Participant S Guide 1

Author : John Baker
ISBN : 9780310864189
Genre : Religion
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Alcoholism - Divorce - Sexual Abuse - Codependency - Domestic Violence - Drug Addition - Sexual Addiction These words are about more than "issues." They're about people who sit as close to us as the next pew -- or our own. People struggling with problems that sermons or Bible studies alone won't solve. But there is a way the church can help the hurting move beyond their wounds to experience the healing and liberty of Christ.Celebrate Recovery fills a long-standing need in the church in its role as Christ's healing agent. Developed by John Baker and Rick Warren of the renowned Saddleback Church, this program's life-changing effectiveness has gained it an explosive, grass-roots popularity. Drawn from the Beatitudes, Celebrate Recovery helps people resolve painful problems in the context of the church as a whole. Rather than setting up an isolated recovery community, it helps participants and their churches come together and discover new levels of care, acceptance, trust, and grace.Whether your congregation is large or small, this 25-session fellowship-based curriculum truly will be a celebration of Christ in the life of your church and its members. Everything you need is here:• One 20-minute DVD introductory guide for leaders • One leader's guide • Four 4-volume participant’s guides• CD-ROM with 25 lessons - Road to Recovery series • CD-ROM with sermon transcripts and reproducible promotional materials• 4-volume audio CD sermon series• All in a proven, groundbreaking program, painstakingly and prayerfully developed to help people discover new dignity, strength, joy, and growth in the image of Christ.
Category: Religion

Living Christianly

Author : Sylvia Walsh
ISBN : 9780271045528
Genre : Philosophy
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The pseudonymous works Kierkegaard wrote during the period 1843&–46 have been responsible for establishing his reputation as an important philosophical thinker, but for Kierkegaard himself, they were merely preparatory for what he saw as the primary task of his authorship: to elucidate the meaning of what it is to live as a Christian and thus to show his readers how they could become truly Christian. The more overtly religious and specifically Christian works Kierkegaard produced in the period 1847&–51 were devoted to this task. In this book Sylvia Walsh focuses on the writings of this later period and locates the key to Kierkegaard&’s understanding of Christianity in the &“inverse dialectic&” that is involved in &“living Christianly.&” In the book&’s four main chapters, Walsh examines in detail how this inverse dialectic operates in the complementary relationship of the negative qualifications of Christian existence&—sin, the possibility of offense, self-denial, and suffering&—to the positive qualifications&—faith, forgiveness, new life/love/hope, and joy and consolation. It was Kierkegaard&’s aim, she argues, &“to bring the negative qualifications, which he believed had been virtually eliminated in Christendom, once again into view, to provide them with conceptual clarity, and to show their essential relation to, and necessity in, securing a correct understanding and expression of the positive qualifications of Christian existence.&”
Category: Philosophy

A Species In Denial

Author : Jeremy Griffith
ISBN : 1741290015
Genre : Philosophy
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A SPECIES IN DENIAL is the revolutionary bestseller by Australian biologist Jeremy Griffith. In it the author presents a series of essays addressesing the crux issue before us as a species of the human condition, our capacity for good and evil, describing how humans have coped with the dilemma of the human condition by living in denial of it. Griffith then explains the biological reason for the human condition, thus ending the need for the denial and maturing humanity to psychological freedom from its historic insecure human-condition-afflicted state. With a foreword by Templeton Prize winning biologist Charles Birch, this book provides a deeply insightful examination of science, religion, politics, men and women, psychiatry and mythology. REVIEWS A Species In Denial is a superb book...[that] brings out the truth of a new and wider frontier for humankind, a forward view of a world of humans no longer in naked competition amongst ourselves and with all others." The late JOHN MORTON, Professor of Zoology A breakthrough in understanding the human condition" The late Dr JOHN H. CHAMPNESS (Australian psychologist) "It offers so many insights into our divided selves." RONALD CONWAY, distinguished Australian psychologist, Order of Australia recipient."
Category: Philosophy

Roadmap To The Heart Of God

Author : Nancy J McLoughlin
ISBN : 9781449744731
Genre : Religion
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This books twenty-three chapters, when taken with a big gulp of humility and swallowed with a huge dose of courage, will lead you on a wild, exciting adventure of coming to know the heart of the God of the universe. Each chapter covers a stand-alone topic that, when assimilated into your thought process, will lead you a step closer to finding that incredible place where you know and embrace the truth: that youre a treasured child of the Most High God. As you walk through each subject, reading it with an open heart, dissecting it through answering the questions, and seeking the wisdom of the Holy Spirit to put your new knowledge into practice, you will find yourself traveling on a collision course with an intense, perfect love. At last you will come into complete union with your Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6), the One your heart has longed for since time began. So, fasten your seatbelts and join me for the ride of your lifethe one that will open your eyes, turn your world upside down, scare you half to death, and bring you the best life God has to offer you!
Category: Religion

Bob Frost A Trail Of Pennies

Author : Stephen J. Napolitano
ISBN : 9781450065443
Genre : Self-Help
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This collection of thoughts and ideas came from an outcry of pain and suffering. Many people are in need to be listened to and call for action. I just wanted to freestyle with writing and help those believe in themselves. The more I wrote, the larger the readership grew. I received correspondence from all over on how a certain story helped them in some way. Sometimes I was asked to write something to inspire an event that was coming up and it ended up inspiring the masses. My intention was simple just to write what I felt on certain things and remind people how important and special they are. There are many people that feel lost and need guidance and I assumed a role to simply guide those lost souls. Most people I have encountered never were lost. They were just sidetracked off their path or journey. The snowball effect happened as I wrote more and these are a collection of my most favorite stories. These aren’t mine; they belong to you, the reader. They have helped so many and I hope they help a new group of people by getting the word out. Bob Frost was created a while ago for my love of Robert Frost. I first heard “Nothing Gold Can Stay” from “The Outsiders” and fell in love with the poem. I’ve been studying his many quotes and poems, and made me look up to him as a writer, mentor and even friend. I took his name in celebration of his work and wishful thinking. I joined an anonymous website to express some personal issues in my life and quickly found others just like me. People had gotten to know me as “Bob” and I stuck with it. My real name, real life, make no difference and I preferred to remain an unknown person writing to many people about what they wanted to talk about. Some chose to write about happy things and some wanted to vent and get some answers. To me, it’s the never ending quest for wisdom and knowledge. I possess none or pretend that I do. These stories are just my opinions, not facts. I don’t have a degree in anything other than “life”. I’m a middle class male in America trying to find my own way in life, my path. I don’t boast a PhD in anything other than hard knocks. I love to write and I enjoy helping others effortlessly. If I don’t have an answer for you, I’ll find out one and help you any way I can. I’m here to live my life and walk my path. What I didn’t realize is that while I live my life I encounter others on my path. Some are looking for guidance; some are looking for a helping hand. Some people just ignore and keep on walking. I refuse to believe in that way of thinking. As much as I argue with others about what I do, I feel the personal need to listen to every voice that write or talks to me. It makes for a difficult life for me, but the rewards mean more to me than anything. You have to sacrifice so much to be happy. You have to sometimes put everything and everyone aside and believe me, I did at first. I lost a lot but later found out it was the others that lost me. It took a long, vigorous process for me to accept the fact that not everyone is going to accept me. I’ve tried my whole life to be accepted and I still feel as if I’m not totally a part of society. So I write on and hopefully help others feel comfortable and at ease. I have always been an empath and that alone is a pain that I wouldn’t wish on anyone. Believe me, it’s mostly my own fault for being so naïve, but like I stated before, the rewards are limitless. So many people have thanked me and told me stories of success. The last couple of years I’ve told that I should publish my writing and try to get this message out to as many people as I can. After much thought, I decided to go for it. This book represents who and what “Bob Frost” is. I hope I don’t come off as pompous, but I finally separated myself from my alter ego. I am an individual and that’s why I have come out and did this. I don’t use politics or religion in my writing. I feel the human soul is enough of a religious and political struggle within you. I don’t use it a
Category: Self-Help

Living The Christian Life

Author : Robert Homer Ramey
ISBN : 0664252869
Genre : Religion
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Real-life situations in today's world constantly challenge people, and the authors respond to these challenges by drawing upon the Reformed tradition to provide guidance for spiritual development. Includes practical suggestions, lesson plans and exercises, and recommendations for encouraging spiritual growth.
Category: Religion

The Denial Of Death

Author : Ernest Becker
ISBN : 9781416590347
Genre : Philosophy
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Winner of the Pulitzer prize in 1974 and the culmination of a life's work, The Denial of Death is Ernest Becker's brilliant and impassioned answer to the "why" of human existence. In bold contrast to the predominant Freudian school of thought, Becker tackles the problem of the vital lie -- man's refusal to acknowledge his own mortality. In doing so, he sheds new light on the nature of humanity and issues a call to life and its living that still resonates more than twenty years after its writing.
Category: Philosophy

Facing The Sunset Of Life

Author : Tom Morris
ISBN : 9780557557820
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Life requires death as its conclusion. This is part of the human condition. Growth from death is only an option. Growth is a goal that can only be achieved with effort. Many people are “torn down†by grief and it sets them back. I have had family and friends that have never recovered from loss. Growing is a choice. Choose growth or choose life. The decision is only yours. The wise choice is growth.GrievingTeens.comGrievingteensPublishing.com
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Travels With Epicurus

Author : Daniel Klein
ISBN : 9781101603017
Genre : Travel
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Advice on achieving a fulfilling old age from one of the bestselling authors of Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . . After being advised by his dentist to get tooth implants, Daniel Klein decides to stick with his dentures and instead use the money to make a trip to the Greek island Hydra and discover the secrets of aging happily. Drawing on the inspiring lives of his Greek friends and philosophers ranging from Epicurus to Sartre, Klein uncovers the simple pleasures that are available late in life, as well as the refined pleasures that only a mature mind can fully appreciate. A travel book, a witty and accessible meditation, and an optimistic guide to living well, Travels with Epicurus is a delightful jaunt to the Aegean and through the terrain of old age that only a free spirit like Klein could lead.
Category: Travel

Life At All Costs

Author : Dr. Alveda King
ISBN : 9781469185057
Genre : Reference
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GENERAL READERSHIP Edited by Dr. Alveda King and Dr. La Verne Tolbert, Life At All Costs: An Anthology of Voices from 21st Century Black Prolife Leaders (Xlibris) includes chapters on abortion's impact in the black community, personhood, the genocidal roots of Planned Parenthood, personal stories from post-abortive women, family values, parenting and adoption, the new healthcare mandate, comprehensive sex education vs. abstinence, STDs, and more! This impressive volume concludes with a message for young Christians. PARENTS, TEACHERS, MINISTERS, YOUTH LEADERS Here's a new resource just for you! Life At All Costs: An Anthology of Voices from 21st Century Black Prolife Leaders (Xlibris) answers the tough questions kids ask about abortion, contraception, sexual activity, homosexuality, and more! Learn how to defend traditional values from a biblical perspective by reading this collection of essays and articles written by prolife leaders across the United States. Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Dr. La Verne Tolbert edited this volume. SEMINARIES, UNIVERSITIES Life At All Costs: An Anthology of Voices from 21st Century Black Prolife Leaders is an excellent new resource for churches, seminaries, and universities. Ethical, social, and moral issues are evaluated from a biblical perspective. Finally, here's a chance to "hear" the voices of leaders in the black prolife communityvoices that are often muted by the media. Life At All Costs is edited by Dr. Alveda King and Dr. La Verne Tolbert.
Category: Reference

Life Trials

Author : Donnell Stafford Smith
ISBN : 9781450084901
Genre : Poetry
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Life Trials is a collection of poetry concerning life experiences. It examines the ups and downs as to why people do what they do. It considers a better way of life hopefully that may cause less pain and strife in the lives of Gods ́ people. It is a positive way to view life in the midst of hardship. It expresses ways of choosing to achieve joy and fulfillment in life. It tells what a life lived well could bring, and it also expresses the disasters made when people do what is right in their own eyes.
Category: Poetry

Principles For Christian Living

Author : Rev. Robert L Ramsey
ISBN : 9781105886614
Genre : Religion
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Principles for Christian Living is a gift of inspiration, encouragement and prodding to believers to live the way that Christians should live so they can reap the great rewards of a Godly life. Those principles of faith, discipline, obedience, forgiveness, commitment, hard work and sharing are brought beautifully to life through the experiences Rev. Ramsey had growing up poor financially on a Georgia farm but enriched with devoutly religious parents who ensured that he knew God at an early age. He shows how these principles apply to people's real lives and daily challenges. In today's world - a world full of turmoil and obsessed with material goods and riches, a world that glorifies greed, lewdness and indifference to the needs of others, a world where "Love thy neighbor" is largely ignored - this is the kind of book people need desperately. And Rev. Ramsey, who lives these principles daily and preaches them from the pulpit constantly is just the person to write it.
Category: Religion

Healing The Dysfunctional Church Family When Destructive Family Patterns Infiltrate The Body Of Christ

Author : David Mains
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Christians don’t check their dysfunctional habits at the church door. Coiffed and buttoned-down on the outside, inside we still bring our compulsions and addictions, our urges to criticize, compare, and deny. Try as we might to cover up, we often behave in church just like we do at home. It’s time to stop pretending. No church is perfect, just as no family is perfect. This book calls us to accept the church’s humanness – the fact that we tend to make messes of our lives – as it explores eight common dysfunctions. But it also calls us to reaffirm that each local congregation in the body of Christ ought to be a place where we can come and feel loved, helped, forgiven – and given hope to go out and do better next time. After all, God created the church to be the best family in the whole world. Small group discussion questions and helpful excerpts from other books are included with each chapter.
Category: Religion

Where Am I Going

Author : T.M.Sparks
ISBN : 9781311464767
Genre : Self-Help
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“Where Am I Going” is about awareness in the human sense, it’s about being aware of our everyday existence here and now. Why we do the things we do, day in and day out? Is what we are doing day to day really profitable, and if so, in what way is it profitable? Does it profit our further meaning here in this life? Or is it all together a waste of our time? Have we considered the God factor? Are we considering the hereafter, and if not, why not? Are we surrounded by spirits, some good and some bad? If so, how does that come into play in our earthly agenda? Why does one exist, and where is our thoughts on this matter?Some of us go on living daily without regarding our immediate future. Our immediate future is after death. Eternity cannot be compared to our short lived time here in this existence. Just as one prepares for life by going to college, should we not much more prepare for our hereafter? If we are not, why are we not?Answers to these thoughts of question and much more will be found in the chapters ahead. I believe the information found here can inspire you for a more meaningful existence and a more profitable life.
Category: Self-Help

A Life Of Miracles

Author : Bill Johnson
ISBN : 9780768494648
Genre : Religion
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Combining the most inspiring of three best-selling books, this 365-day guide to prayer and miracles feeds you daily manna from Heaven. Your spirit will be enlightened and your soul strengthened as you face each day's glories and glooms. You are the God who performs miracles; You display your power among the peoples (Psalm 77:14). The best from The Supernatural Power of a Transformed Mind, Dreaming With God, and When Heaven Invades Earth gives you the power to daily walk out of religious boundaries toward your Christian inheritance of healing, signs and wonders, and infinite possibilities. You can experience A Life of Miracles one beautiful day at a time!
Category: Religion

Nice Place Shame About The Human Race

Author : Allan Gilmour
ISBN : 9781477134399
Genre : Social Science
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He knew the earth experiment was still working even though the human-element component was running very much behind schedule. Tommy made a grumbling sound and slowly shook his furry head from side to side, crying, “Wars, greed, jealousy, illnesses, unhappiness, dissatisfaction, obsessions for power - It’s just not what I had expected!” “I know, but give it time. It will happen one day. The earth assignment is not as old as all the other projects we have been working upon”, Eric hastily reassured. Tommy was not about to give up on the present venture and with this thought in mind, he stared with his numerous eyes into Eric’s multiple eyes, and with many worrisome looks he mumbled, “ ..............it’s a nice place, shame about the human race!” The above is an extract taken from the final piece of my foreword for the book „Nice place, shame about the human race“ which attempts to create a better awareness of our everyday actions and elucidates the importance of discovering ones true identity for a better chance of living a happier, more balanced life. Mounting dissatisfactions and insecurities of our modern world, together with the general inquisitiveness of human nature to wish observe ones actions, are areas of modern life which have gained popularity over the last decade when searching for reasoning or answers to our everyday problems. Commencing at the aftermath of World War II and continuing to the present day, a journey is undertaken in trying to illustrate modern western society’s increased negative attitudes and behaviour and of the importance of discovering who we really are with a view to more personal happiness. This book is an entertaining, slightly ironical “check-in-the-mirror”, if you like, of modern behaviour. It observes how modern society has seemingly done away with aspiring to reach higher goals and standards, and at the same time, appears to have become content with mediocrity and of aiming towards lower levels of existence. My main justifications for writing such a book were primarily based upon the search for answers as to why society in the modern western world has reached its present state of development in the constitution of which it finds itself in the present day; if it is possible to live modern life in a more balanced, friendlier frame-of-mind which would inexorably, lead to more happiness, and as an attempt to help you, the reader, into being more aware of our daily conscious and subconscious conduct towards fellow-citizens and of the ensuing consequences of those actions. We are to journey through the many different stages of modern western life as based upon our upbringing in an industrialised society; and although you may have heard some of the themes and topics many times before, I have attempted to pick out the quintessence of noting how individuals react within the confines of our various societies and communal boundaries. What type of person is “Nice place, shame about the human race” aimed for? Well basically, anybody who is still interested about the values of our modern society, but specifically, when amid the interference and confusion of modern society, one is searching for personal direction into discovering oneself. Emphasis has been placed upon the significance of living ones own individuality, thus being aware of who one really is, and of the importance of taking more self-responsibility for ones actions. Here is a short list of reasons compiled for those who would possibly find my work of interest. 1. If feeling a little out-of-touch with our fast-paced modern society. 2. When interested in achieving more personal awareness in everyday activities. 3. When concerned about societies present course of development. 4. When trying to understand modern societies push and shove mentality. 5. When searching for more in-depth reasoning to our lives. 6. W
Category: Social Science

Live For Today

Author : Robert Montague
ISBN : 9781425119294
Genre : Business & Economics
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Experience a journey that will take you through four major aspects of Financial Planning as it comingles with personal Life Planning. You will see a focus on investment strategies and financial knowledge while helping you to understand the many aspects of personal finance, economics, estate & retirement planning. You will learn of our endless pursuits for material wealth and success at the expense of our health and well-being. Although the pursuit of wealth and success is an ingrained social and cultural phenomenon, sound advice and practical solutions are sprinkled throughout the book to help you manage these societal pressures. Goals and planning are a common thread throughout the book and you will be convinced of the power of the written plan as you move through the pages. Financial planning is not simply about buying a term deposit, stock or mutual fund, but a comprehensive process involving every aspect of your personal fincancial life. From the intital stage of Discovery through Knowledge, Planning and Development to Action, you will come to realize that it is not a one-time deal depositing money into a particular investment or setting up an insurance policy. It is an ongoing dynamic process that changes with your life stages and goals. If you were wondering what has caused the recent financial crisis of 2008, nearly collapsing the global economy, Montague explains why and how this happened. Economic fundamentals ultimalely determine corporate earnings which drive the stock markets up steep hills, over bumpy roads and sometimes right over a cliff. But, written in these pages are many rational investment strategies and conservative money management ideas that will help you to save and invest throughout your careers and retirement with a peace of mind. The component parts of the book are tied together by a philosophy of life that promotes a balanced and moderate life style that will result in peace of mind. I will show you that you have permission to make guilt free change for selfish reasons if needed, for your own self-preservation. Knowledge and developing a passion for learning versus the pursuit of wealth and success are alternate paths everyone should consider. In the end, you will discover the true secret, the truth has always been inside you, if you listen. The major theme is quite clear on the importance to Live For Today! Plan For Tomorrow.
Category: Business & Economics