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The Mother In Law Dance

Author : Annie Chapman
ISBN : 9780736930932
Genre : Religion
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"Describing the often delicate relationship between mother-in-law and daughter-in-law as a dance, Annie Chapman candidly discusses the twists and turns of this connection and provides practical advice to help you better relate with your mother- or daughter-in-law. Drawing on years of experience, real-life input from other women, and biblical insights, she reveals simple steps to successfully--build a great relationship ; deal with new traditions and activities ; overcome hurts and conflicts ; set realistic boundaries ; handle generation-gap issues ; accept (and reject) advice ; cope with differences in faith. As you establish a rhythm of love and grace, you'll find that you and your in-law can become friends--even close friends. 'The Mother-in-Law Dance' will help you make that journey to a respectful and loving relationship" --Cover, p. 4.
Category: Religion

The Mother Dance

Author : Harriet Lerner
ISBN : 9780061847097
Genre : Psychology
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From the celebrated author of The Dance of Anger comes an extraordinary book about mothering and how it transforms us -- and all our relationships -- inside and out. Written from her dual perspective as a psychologist and a mother, Lerner brings us deeply personal tales that run the gamut from the hilarious to the heart-wrenching. From birth or adoption to the empty nest, The Mother Dance teaches the basic lessons of motherhood: that we are not in control of what happens to our children, that most of what we worry about doesn't happen, and that our children will love us with all our imperfections if we can do the same for them. Here is a gloriously witty and moving book about what it means to dance the mother dance.
Category: Psychology

The Mother Daughter Dance

Author : Cathy Guisewite
ISBN : 9781449479596
Genre : Humor
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The mother-daughter dance is a familiar waltz filled with ups and downs, twists, dips, and twirls. The only question is who’s in the lead? The most beloved mother-daughter duo is back with a brand-new comic take on the difficult, wonderful, one-of-a-kind relationship between neurotic daughter Cathy and her caring, comforting, slightly interfering mother. Insightful observations, amusing advice, and comical proclamations are paired with Cathy Guisewite’s distinctive illustrative style. This is an original gift book that will show your mother or daughter how glorious, complex, intense, entwined, incomprehensibly deep, and amazingly beautiful your bond truly is. Cathy’s comics continue to be a cartoon icon and the familiar, yet fresh voice for females of all ages.
Category: Humor

A Mother S Dance

Author : Pattie Welek Hall
ISBN : 9781608081356
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Pattie's touching memoir is the heart and soul of a mother's love---from happiness to despair, and everything in-between. It will inspire you to face calamitous events and refuse to be conqurered by them. ~National Jefferson Award Winner Dave Pelzer, Auth or "A Child Called 'It'". How does one measure the depth of a mother’s love? Pattie never thought it possible until she experienced every mother’s worst nightmare—twice. With all three kids in college and thriving, Pattie is excited about embarking on her new career as community relations manager at Barnes & Noble. That is, until she receives word that her nineteen-year-old son has been admitted to the Medical University of South Carolina and tagged “John Doe” after he suffered a traumatic brain injury. Now her sole concern is to get to Charleston, 250 miles away, before he takes his final breath. Although Casey is given only twenty-four hours to live, Pattie clings to her faith and refuses to accept her son’s death sentence. During Casey’s long and arduous healing, Pattie takes a hard look at the past—the kid’s tender childhood memories, their challenging teenage years, the skeletons in the closet, and the circumstances that have formed her into who she has become. When tragedy strikes again, Pattie must make a choice—to remain stuck in her grief or to step into the life she’s meant to create. Moving and heart-wrenching, A Mother’s Dance, is a story about hope, perseverance, self-discovery, hard choices, and most importantly about love. . .the sad and the wondrous. I wrote this book in hopes it would bring healing to others, Hall says. Instead I discovered that I was the one who healed.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Reflections In The Mirror

Author : Riley Hunter Cooper
ISBN : 9781480977174
Genre : Philosophy
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Reflections in the Mirror By: Riley Hunter Cooper Reflections in the Mirror is a love story of a mother and her youngest daughter. Between the lines, unspoken life parallels were discovered and fully put to rest. The true essence of motherhood and unconditional love were revealed as the author faced her own life challenges through the lens of her late mother. As is often the case, one can only move forward through looking back. The touch points of love and loss, childhood difficulties, divorce, financial challenges, and ultimately death are uncovered. This book gives all daughters of age a glimpse into the person they call “Mother.” Through this writing, they can come to fully appreciate their mothers as individual people with their own hopes, dreams, loves, and goals.
Category: Philosophy

Because Mother Liked To Dance

Author : Joan Vincent
ISBN : 9781401022686
Genre : Fiction
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Because Mother Liked to Dance is the story of the Cullen family. Forced to leave New York City after his father´s death, Nick Cullen brings his wife Joanna and their two children to New Jersey and attempts to establish an independent union at his new place of work. Joanna accompanies Nick reluctantly. She enjoys city life, has an excellent job there and has no wish to live next door to her mother Louise, a hard, bitter woman. Emotionally guarded, a detached mother figure, Joanna slowly reveals her past life, and we learn about events she´s kept secret and of the man she might have chosen. Set in New York City and New Jersey during the 1950´s, narrated by the daughter Meg, Because Mother Liked To Dance chronicles, in poignant, humorous and, at times, harsh episodes, how a family copes with stress brought on by change, and how dissension in family relationships develops over time ... and is resolved.
Category: Fiction

The Return Of The Mother

Author : Andrew Harvey
ISBN : 9781583948200
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Adapted from a series of lectures on the historical basis and current resurgence of the sacred feminine, given by Andrew Harvey at the California Institute of Integral Studies in Spring 1994, The Return of the Mother is a profound journey into the heart of the Divine Mother. In this comprehensive and groundbreaking work, mystical scholar Andrew Harvey unearths traces of the sacred feminine in major world religions—Hinduism, Islam (Sufism), Buddhism, Taoism, and Christianity—and in aboriginal and indigenous wisdom traditions. Harvey presents a scathing critique of the patriarchal distortions in religious history and doctrine that have obscured full knowledge of the Divine Mother, and shows how to reintegrate this vital aspect into the spiritual consciousness of humankind. The Return of the Mother offers a radical new perspective, balancing the historical overemphasis on transcendence by honoring the immanence of the divine in passionate engagement in the world. Only by cultivating a direct, respectful relationship with the transformative power of the sacred feminine can we alter our disastrous attitude of dissociation from nature, the body, sexuality, and the details of human life, and generate the energy and compassion needed to reverse the course of destruction we have set the planet—and all of life—hurtling toward. In lively question-and-answer sections, Harvey further illuminates these vital issues and takes a strong stand against our dependence on “gurus” and “masters,” proposing instead an egalitarian model of spiritual community based on intimate groups of mutually supportive guides and friends. The Return of the Mother is an eloquent and passionate call for all of us to rediscover and reclaim an authentic and empowering relationship to the divine, and recreate a sacred life-in-the-world.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

What Is Dance

Author : Roger Copeland
ISBN : 9780195031973
Genre : History
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Essays explore the nature of the art of dance, discuss the development of dancing styles, and examine the role of dance in society
Category: History

The Dance Of Words

Author : K.G. Bell
ISBN : 9781462830381
Genre : Poetry
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This book of Epic poems gives meaning to every moment of our living as it uses language to meander through ideas and philosophies of peoples and cultures, effecting behaviors, visions and changes. The Dance of Words, written with fire, reminds its readers of a time when integrity, honor and love were in flower, and lost moments of mankinds existence come vividly alive, with dramatic accounts of modern life, history, myths and fantasy. The Poems emerge with power and passion showing the values that impact upon human development and forces us to look deeply into our humanity in order to embrace fully this Blast of Light called life.
Category: Poetry

Dance Movement Therapy Theory And Practice

Author : Helen Payne
ISBN : 9781134934263
Genre : Medical
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The complexity and diversity of dance movement therapy is both clarified and celebrated in the contributions to this book which documents pioneering practice in a variety of settings in the UK. Experienced dance movement therapists from many different theoretical orientations and working with a range of clients, from the very young to the very old, come together to reveal their thinking, working methods and techniques. Dance Movement Therapy: Theory and Practice offers practising dance movement therapists new ideas and approaches, students an insight into their subject's versatility and adaptability, and other mental health workers, allied educators and professionals a clear picture of the nature and importance of dance movement therapy.
Category: Medical