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Sitting In The Fire

Author : Arnold Mindell
ISBN : 9781619710252
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Arnold Mindell, Ph.D., shows how working with power, rank, revenge and abuse helps build sustainable communities. Mindell is the co-founder of processwork and author of numerous books, including "Quantum Mind" "The Deep Democracy of Open Forums" and "The Leader as Martial Artist". He has appeared on national radio and television and works internationally with multi-racial and highly conflicted groups.

Sitting In The Flames

Author : Dr. John Edwin DeVore
ISBN : 9781503512702
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As reviewed by New York Times best-selling author Ellen Tanner Marsh, "In clear, heartfelt prose, DeVore describes a brave and unflinching confrontation with his past, made necessary in order for him to have a more meaningful future. War, he realized, isn't just one man's experience--it's the sum total experience of an entire country. To stop wars, he argues, we must understand them and why we seem to need them." "The gut-wrenching brutality experienced by American soldiers in Vietnam was for many the beginning of a lifelong personal struggle. Unlike many veterans, who were unable to cope after returning to civilian life, John DeVore moved with facility from success as an Army officer to success in corporate America. Nevertheless, like many other veterans, the war haunted DeVore and finally--in a process he narrates in this book--compelled him to make a commitment to free himself and our country from the addiction to war." --Joel Andreas, author of Addicted to War: Why the U.S. Can't Kick Militarism "John DeVore's important book chronicles the remarkable transformation of a professional soldier to a 'spiritual warrior' of peace. A must-read for those interested in exploring the possibilities of a less violent global future." --Manfred B. Steger, professor of politics and government, Illinois State University; research fellow, Globalization Research Center, University of Hawai'i at Manoa "DeVore offers a simple explanation of the interconnectedness of his Western cultural conditioning, globalization, the reality of war, his civilian and military careers, and his search for spiritual roots. He certainly is a living example of the fearlessness and desire to help others that can begin to emerge through willingness to work with personal emotional turbulence, fear, anger, pride, envy, selfishness, ignorance, etc., on a daily basis. His story really helps us experience that it is possible to turn bad things to good things." --Ringu Tulku, internationally recognized teacher and author of Daring Steps Toward Fearlessness, Path to Buddhahood, Lazy Lama Series, Comment on Gampopa's 'Jewell Ornament of Liberation', Mind Training, The Boy Who Had a Dream, and A Perspective on Living and Dying. Ringu Tulku was born in Eastern Tibet in 1952 and was a professor of Tibetan studies for seventeen years. He travels extensively, teaches at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, and is director of seven meditation centers in Europe, the United States, and India. His home is Gangtok, Sikkim, in India, and his Bodhicharya website is

Sitting In The Circle

Author : Jon Berenson
ISBN : 9781481720946
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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These 37 essays are rooted in the inspiration I experience in working with my patients and with participants at the Opening the Heart Workshop. Though they are all very different in tone and content, they are all about love in the small places, off center stage. They may have been about lifting a hosta leaf and findinding a spider's web in diamonds of morning dew, or about watching new grass grow, holding a weeping patient in my office, watching a man outside my office drag his leg behind as he carries groceries home. They are all, I think, small love stories.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Highway Of Eternity

Author : Clifford D. Simak
ISBN : 9780575122642
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It all began simply enough. A client had vanished, and Jay Corcoran went to investigate the man's empty hotel suite. But Corcoran's trick vision spotted the room-sized box stuck to the outside wall of the suite. There was no way to get into the box, so Corcoran cabled his long-time pal Tom Boone. Boone had a talent. When threatened he could "step around a corner" into some otherwhere. Boone stepped into the box, taking Corcoran with him. The box turned out to be a time traveler machine that transported them back to 1745 England, where they found a family of refugees from a million years in the future. In that far future, alien Infinites were converting humanity to incorporeal form. When the family had refused conversion, they had to flee. For more than a century, the family had lain hidden in their time bubble. Suddenly, the Infinites' killer monster broke through--and things grew complicated as the family fled to the distant past and the farther future.
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The Life Of Meaning

Author : Bob Abernethy
ISBN : 9781583227589
Genre : Religion
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In this thoughtful collection, extraordinary people describe how faith is possible amid the tragedy and senselessness of contemporary existence. Their insights on community, prayer, suffering, religious observance, the choice to live with or without a god and the meanings that are gleaned from everyday life form an elegant meditation that acknowledges the desire to search for something beyond what we can see and measure. Features over 60 contributors, including Jimmy Carter, Desmond Tutu, Studs Terkel, Rabbi Harold Kushner, Rev. Barbara Brown Taylor and more.
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In The Fire Of The Eastern Front

Author : Hendrick C. Verton
ISBN : 9780811750547
Genre : History
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Extraordinary story of a Dutch volunteer in the Waffen-SS. Vivid details on SS training and combat on the Eastern Front. Account of the little-known siege of Breslau in early 1945.
Category: History

The Fire Sermon

Author : Francesca Haig
ISBN : 9781476767246
Genre : Fiction
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Nuclear war, dystopian unrest, a genetic mutation that divides twins in life and unites them in death—the “refreshingly nuanced” (Booklist, starred review) first novel in award-winning poet Francesca Haig’s richly imagined and action-packed post-apocalyptic trilogy “is poised to become the next must-read hit” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review). Four hundred years after a nuclear apocalypse, all humans are born in pairs: the deformed Omegas, who are exploited and oppressed, and their Alpha twins, who have inherited the earth—or what’s left of it. But despite their claims of superiority, the Alphas cannot escape one harsh fact: whenever one twin dies, so does the other. Cass is a rare Omega whose mutation is psychic foresight—not that she needs it to know that as her powerful twin, Zach, ascends the ranks of the ruling Alpha Council, she’s in grave danger. Zach has a devastating plan for Omega annihilation. Cass has visions of an island where a bloody Omega resistance promises a life of freedom. But her real dream is to discover a middle way, one that would bring together the sundered halves of humanity. And that means both the Council and the resistance have her in their sights.
Category: Fiction

The Fire Lord S Lover

Author : Kathryne Kennedy
ISBN : 1402255624
Genre : Fiction
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Reviewer Top Pick from Night Owl Reviews! An Outstanding Book from Merrimon Book Reviews! Nominated for Book of the Week from LASR Reviews!"A Tolkien-esque world combined with an eighteenth-century historical romance produces a satisfying tale with twists you'll never expect. Excellent!"-Jennifer Ashley, USA Today bestselling author of Pride Mates In a magical land ruled by ruthless Elven lords, the Fire Lord's son Dominic Raikes plays a deadly game to conceal his growing might from his malevolent father-until his arranged bride awakens in him passions he thought he had buried forever. Lady Cassandra has been raised in outward purity and innocence, while secretly being trained as an assassin. Her mission is to bring down the Elven Lord and his champion son. But when she gets to court she discovers that nothing is what it seems, least of all the man she married. But beneath the gilded castles lies an unspeakable evil, greater than either Dominic or Cassandra had ever fathomed, and without each other they may not survive. A unique combination of historical and fantasy romance, The Fire Lord's Lover will fascinate readers of Karen Monin, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Kresley Cole, and Diane Duval who will adore this imaginative unexpected love story between the son of a tyrant and the woman sent to take them both down. The Elven Lords Historical Fantasy Romance Trilogy: The Fire Lord's Lover (Book 1) The Lady of the Storm (Book 2): Giles Beaumont is reluctantly assigned to protect an Elven Lord's daughter...until he falls under her enchanting spell The Lord of Illusion (Book 3): Lord Drystan Hawkes dreams of fighting for England's freedom from the endless evils of the Elven Lords. But first he must find the beautiful slave girl who holds the secret to his quest. What readers are saying about The Fire Lord's Lover "It was so good that I read it in one day...and then I read it again!!" "It was different; keeping me entranced trying to figure out what was going to happen next." "...engaged and engrossed right from the first chapter in the fascinating world of Elvin magic and ensuing romance." "It's very satisfying, as addictive as chocolate covered pretzels with a side of Nutella." What reviewers are saying about The Fire Lord's Lover "The Fire Lord's Lover is a touching love story that will sweep you away into another time and place where the elves rule and love is found in unlikely places."- CK2S Kwips and Kritiques " well written and her characters are so rich and captivating that I simply could not put it down."- The San Francisco Book Review "A very unique series that will enchant lovers of historicals and fantasy. A beautiful gem to be treasured."-Booklovers, Inc. "Charming, sweeping-of-your-feet romantic and toe-curling sensuous"-Erotic Horizon What people are saying about Kathryne Kennedy "As darkly imaginative as Tolkien, as richly romantic as Heyer, Kennedy carves a new genre in romantic fiction." Erin Quinn, author of Haunting Warrior "[Kennedy] has created characters that live and breathe between the pages; a talent which is, in my opinion, a hallmark of skilled storytelling."-Fresh Fiction "Ms. Kennedy's a pro at creating memorable characters, comical situations, a fun dialog, and an endearing love story."-Sia McKye's Thoughts Over Coffee
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The Fire House

Author : Michael William Molden
ISBN : 1845491041
Genre : Fiction
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The Fire House is a work of fiction; that must be made clear from the beginning. It is ghost story in the traditional sense of the word and yes, it centres on a haunted house. However, what makes this story so chillingly unique is the fact that it is based on actual events. Those events took place back in 1979 and for several dark months they brought utter devastation to an unassuming young family whose dreams and prospects of a perfect life were terrifyingly shattered. I make no secret of the fact that I have had a life-long interest in supernatural phenomena and during thirty years of open-minded research I have met many interesting and enigmatic people, none more so than the man I have characterised in The Fire House as Markos. He was a spiritualist medium and his 'gift' as he called it was in my opinion truly miraculous. He shared his gift freely with others and he brought lasting peace to countless ordinary folk. It was my good fortune to meet him in 1984 and I suppose it was inevitable that our shared interests would ensure that we soon became firm friends.Markos passed over into the spirit world he so often communicated with seven years ago and his passing left a void in my life that will never be filled. The Fire House is my tiny homage to him and others like him throughout the world who open themselves up to the derision of sceptics and selflessly use their gifts to bring comfort and hope to the hearts and minds of troubled people. The facts behind the ghost story you are about to read proved to me beyond any reasonable doubt that just as there are angels, there are also such things as malevolent spirits and of their evil powers we have no real comprehension.until now.
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Josh Mcdowell S Youth Ministry Handbook

Author : Thomas Nelson
ISBN : 9781418561833
Genre : Religion
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Drawing on the wisdom of insightful leaders around the country, Josh McDowell's Youth Ministry Handbook equips youth workers to help kids connect with God--and with their parents, their peers, and a world in need of Christ. Featuring articles from Dawson McAllister, Barry St. Clair, Jim Burns, Tony Campolo, Al Menconi, John Maxwell, George Barna, and others, this is an invaluable leadership resource with practical, useful ideas for today's youth workers.
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Blackfoot Lodge Tales

Author : George Bird Grinnell
ISBN : 0803250797
Genre : Indians of North America
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These tales "bring alive the world of the Northern Plains buffalo hunters and warriors."-Western Folklore
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In The Fire

Author : Nikka Michaels
ISBN : 9781426899225
Genre : Fiction
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Because the way to a man's heart… Eight years ago, the world was their oyster. Until, that is, competing chefs Ethan Martin and James Lassiter's hot and heavy relationship fizzled after Jamie left for an internship in Paris. Even though Jamie's career has taken off since his return to the States, with his own television show and a lot of fame, his feelings for Ethan have never quite gone away. Ethan's culinary career has developed more slowly, but he's almost saved enough to buy the restaurant where he works and re-open it as his dream spot, Bistro 30. If only he could get the sexy chef who loved him and left him out of his mind. But when someone starts sabotaging the restaurant and a fire threatens to take away everything Ethan holds dear, his only option is to rely on Jamie for help. Back in close quarters, the two men will have to find a way to work through their past if they hope to save the restaurant—and their future. See how Ethan and Jamie's romance began in In the Raw, available now! 93,000 words
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My Life My Love My Poems

Author : Melissa Ann Sizer
ISBN : 9781483621913
Genre : Poetry
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This book is my survival guide. I have written about abuse, my MS, family, other people and nature in the many ways they have and do effect me. I write as I feel and see. These writings have freed me and may they guide you too.
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Irons In The Fire

Author : John McPhee
ISBN : 9780374708474
Genre : Literary Collections
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In this collection John McPhee once agains proves himself as a master observer of all arenas of life as well a powerful and important writer.
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Angels In The Fire

Author : Dann Stadler
ISBN : 9781441262189
Genre : Religion
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An Amazing True Story of Angelic Intervention in a Desperate Situation The Stadlers' harrowing journey began with a midnight crash caused by a drunk driver. The odds they would both survive the crash were minimal--a testimony to the miracles that began that night and continued through months of surgeries and hospitalizations. The Stadlers struggled to rebuild their lives, only to face more heartache and loss. But through the hard times, their faith grew as God continued to save them from despair and bring blessings into their lives. For everyone seeking a deeper faith or affirmation of their belief in a good God, this book will provide hope and the reassurance that God still ministers through his angels today.
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The Fire Arrow

Author : Richard S. Wheeler
ISBN : 1429915285
Genre : Fiction
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Barnaby Skye, the most durable and unforgettable character in modern Western fiction, returns in this harrowing tale of survival from his early years in the Rockies. In the midst of a brutal winter, Skye's beloved Crow Indian wife, Victoria, is critically wounded when a Blackfeet raiding party attacks a Crow hunting camp. Despite Skye's attempts at doctoring, Victoria's life hangs in the balance as the two, left alone in the frozen wilderness, struggle to survive cold and starvation. Miraculously, an old mare and her foal wander into their camp. Victoria believes they have been sent by her spirit guide, and finds the strength to ride. Skye and his wife make their way toward Victoria's home village on the Musselshell River. Breaking winter trail is a slow and laborious process, but at the end of the journey they will find peace. Or will they? Skye's love of whiskey puts his life, and Victoria's, in peril when they encounter a renegade band of Yankee traders taking a wagon-load of a cheap and poisonous raw alcohol to trade among the Indians. Their leader, a former West Point officer, forces Skye to guide them, but all the while the legendary mountain man plots to ruin their deadly enterprise. In The Fire Arrow, Richard S. Wheeler has fashioned an unforgettable tale of love and survival in the unforgiving wilderness of the American West. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
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Through The Fire

Author : David Stickler
ISBN : 9781463442682
Genre : Fiction
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This book was written to Show what it is really like in this modern age of warfare. This book is a work of Fiction but based on actual Events. some is just pure fiction. With a twist. what you think is real may be fiction, what you think is fiction is a real actual event. i have to declare it fiction due to the fact of having to change names from the real ones. the names of the places and countries were change in some due to national Security Requirements. This book will give you the insite of what War is really like for anyone who has never been in combat. For the combat veteran it is a chilling reminder of what it was really like. a hit you in the face dose of reality. Showing war is not glamourous as TV depicts it but a down and dirty no holds barred fight. You will Follow trooper David Grace from right out of jump school as a a wet behind the ears cherry into a no non-sense DELTA Force Oprative. Following him around the world thru all kinds of situations. Some funny some bad some good But all intense. When u sit down to read this book ensure you have plenty of time to read, Once you get started you will not want to stop and put it down. The action will be so real you will feel like you are there in the action.
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The Fire Of Love

Author : Richard Rolle (of Hampole)
ISBN : 9781610251921
Genre : Devotional literature
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A Name In The Fire

Author : Ruth Sawh
ISBN : 9780595413645
Genre : Fiction
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Romance blossoms between a village corporal, Amman, and a beautiful widow, Sunita, when she and her children go to the police station to report suspicions of their neighbor's murder. Even though Sunita is reluctant to fall in love, after the injustices of her former husband, Amman gradually captures her heart. Many women have tried to seduce Amman, but he has been waiting for the right lady. His heart is for Sunita. While he is investigating the gruesome murder, he is guilty that his thoughts are on love and not wholly on the murder. To resolve the murder, he must arrest the village obeahman who deals with the devil to accomplish mysterious murder by calling people's names over fires.
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Snatched From The Fire

Author : Patricia Amis
ISBN : 9781771430470
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Amis, portraying herself as Sabrina Matheson, was living a relatively normal, happy life when a break-up, and well-intentioned recovery trip kicked off a chain of events that would leave the life she once knew in shambles. She realizes that her step-grandmother, who influenced the spiritual aspect of ex-serial killer David Berkowitz's life also influenced her spiritual life, but in an adverse way. To help cope with a difficult break-up, Amis' father sends her on a vacation in Jamaica with her best friend. It is there that she almost instantly becomes "consumed into the fire" when she is introduced to a man named Gary and the other worlds of witchcraft. She quickly found herself in the middle of a domestic violence situation, and it became increasingly difficult to be a mother of her two children. The memories of the materialistic life that her father, Mr. Barnes, introduced her to when she was a teenager did not alleviate any of the drama. About the Author Patricia Amis holds a Bachelor's degree from Wagner College in Staten Island, New York. She has also attended The New York University Graduate School of Social Work. Patricia is the Host, Founder, and Executive Producer of Elderview Talkshow, which airs on Time Warner Cable and Verizon Fios.
Category: Biography & Autobiography