Gurdjieff, a Master in Life

By Tcheslaw Tchekhovich

In January 1920, Tcheslaw Tchekhovitch, twenty years of age, used to be a part of the Polish contingent of the Tsar's military in retreat to Constantinople. whereas haunted by means of stories of the atrocities of the Bolshevik revolution, he had a wierd instinct that there exists one other lifestyles, a lifestyles packed with which means. Seeing a poster saying lectures by way of P.D. Ouspensky titled "The historic knowledge of the East printed via a brand new present in Western thought", he determined to wait. This touch ended in Tchekhovitch's providential assembly with G.I. Gurdjieff, the fellow who may develop into his instructor and religious master.

Gurdjieff: A grasp in existence chronicles 28 years of extreme interplay among grasp and student, and sheds clean mild at the tools Gurdjieff used to open his scholars to an internal reality

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In This Very Life : The Liberation Teachings of the Buddha

Burmese meditation grasp Sayadaw U Pandita exhibits us that freedom is as rapid as respiring, as basic as a footstep. during this publication he describes the trail of the Buddha and calls we all to that heroic trip of liberation. Enlivened by means of a number of case histories and anecdotes, In This Very Life is a matchless advisor to the internal territory of meditation - as defined by means of the Buddha.

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Beyond the Plain and Simple: A Patchwork of Amish Lives

By Pauline Stevick

A chain of vignettes describing Amish humans and customsPauline Stevick has visited greater than 50 Amish houses in different Amish settlements around the state. She has attended weddings, viewings, university periods and courses, relatives gatherings, and greater than a dozen church providers. She has ridden in Amish carriages and has even slept in Amish houses. via her shut organization with the Amish, she has won specific point of view and is ready to supply prepared perception right into a tradition that's misunderstood through many.Beyond the apparent and straightforward reminds readers that even though the Amish costume in virtually exact garments, they've got designated personalities and convictions. In vignettes and reflections she unearths the ways that participants of the Amish neighborhood reside out their religion opposed to the heritage in their communal tradition, all of the whereas emphasizing their individuality. themes variety from Amish relations values to girls to a retirement group in Florida to an Amish highbrow. Stevick’s eloquent narration is descriptive instead of expository as she frequently attracts comparisons among Amish society and mainstream society, occasionally who prefer the Amish methods and at different instances wondering them. past the apparent and easy portrays the Amish as dynamic those that adventure struggles, disasters, and successes no longer targeted to their neighborhood.

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For Women Only: What You Need to Know about the Inner Lives of Men

By Shaunti Feldhahn

What is going on in a man's brain? From their early days, each girl has struggled to appreciate why men behave the best way they do. Even long-married girls who imagine they comprehend males have merely scratched the skin. underneath a man's rugged external is an excellent extra rugged, unmapped terrain. What bestselling writer Shaunti Feldhahn's learn finds concerning the internal lives of fellows will open women's eyes to what the lads of their lifestyles - boyfriends, brothers, husbands, and sons - are relatively pondering and feeling. males are looking to be understood, yet they are afraid to "freak out" the ladies they love by means of confessing what's taking place inside of their heads. This publication will consultant ladies in find out how to give you the loving help that smooth males wish and wish.

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Modern Man in Search of a Soul

A provocative and enlightening examine non secular unease and its contribution to the void in glossy civilization

 

Considered via many to be the most very important books within the box of psychology, Modern guy looking for a Soul is a accomplished creation to the idea of Carl Gustav Jung. during this e-book, Jung examines one of the most contested and the most important components within the box of analytical psychology, together with dream research, the primitive subconscious, and the connection among psychology and faith. also, Jung appears on the alterations among his theories and people of Sigmund Freud, delivering a priceless foundation for an individual attracted to the basics of psychoanalysis.

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Occupy Spirituality: A Radical Vision for a New Generation (Sacred Activism)

By Adam Bucko

Named one of many Fifty most sensible religious Books of 2013 by means of SPIRITUALITY & perform within the JUSTICE category!

The Occupy Wall highway stream and protest pursuits around the globe are proof of a brand new period of intergenerational activists looking deeper non secular that means of their quest for peace and justice.

This publication is a choice to motion for a brand new period of spirituality-infused activism. Authors Adam Bucko and Matthew Fox inspire us to take advantage of our abilities in carrier of compassion and justice and to maneuver past our damaged systems--economic, political, academic, and religious--discovering a spirituality that not just is helping us to get alongside, but in addition encourages us to reevaluate our traditions, remodeling them and within the technique development a extra sacred and simply world.

Incorporating the phrases of younger activist leaders culled from interviews and surveys, the publication offers a framework that's intentionally interfaith and speaks to our profound longing for a existence with religious function and for a greater global. every one bankruptcy is construed as a discussion among Fox, a 72-year-old theologian, and Bucko, a 37-year-old religious activist and mentor to homeless early life. As we snoop on those commonplace but profound conversations, we know about Fox and Bucko's personal religious trips and find a radical spirituality that's inclusive, democratic, and suitable to the realm we are living in today.

Table of Contents
Foreword through Mona Eltahawy
Foreword through Andrew Harvey
Introduction: Invitation to Occupy Your Conscience
1. Is It Time to switch the God of faith with the God of Life?
2. Radical Spirituality for a thorough Generation
3. Adam's Story
4. Matthew's Story
5. what is Your Calling? Are You residing in provider of Compassion and Justice?
6. religious perform: contact existence and Be replaced via It
7. No new release Has all of the solutions: Elders and adolescence operating Together
8. Birthing New Economics, New groups, and New Monasticism
Conclusion: Occupy iteration and the perform of religious Democracy
Afterword by means of Lama Surya Das

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The Drummer Boy: A Christmas Tale

By Ted Dekker

A Christmas story with a contemporary twist.

We all love making a song the Christmas carol "The Little Drummer Boy." Our hearts swell because the negative boy deals his most sensible, meager reward to the newborn within the manger, and we smile in pleasure because the toddler Lord graciously smiles His thank you. Now Ted Dekker brings a latest twist to this cherished tune of wish, attractiveness, and pleasure. this contemporary myth happens in a wide urban the place Christmas has been banned and changed by way of a vacation that celebrates prosperity. All Christmas songs are additionally banned.

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REGLAS ESPIRITUALES DE LAS RELACIONES CÓMO LA KABBALAH PUEDE AYUDAR A TU ALMA GEMELA A ENCONTRARTE

Offering a extra non secular method of discovering a mate than the runaway bestseller The Rules, this e-book spells out a collection of principles dependent no longer on video games and manipulation however the undying knowledge of Kabbalah. It describes how Kabbalah perspectives relationships, explains what makes them paintings (or no longer work), and divulges that ladies carry the ability to figure out the end result. excess of simply principles for locating “Mr. Right,” those ideas convey readers the right way to create a happier, extra pleasing life.

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Ghost Boy: The Miraculous Escape of a Misdiagnosed Boy Trapped Inside His Own Body

By Martin Pistorius

They all idea he used to be long past. yet he used to be alive and trapped within his personal physique for ten years.

In January 1988 Martin Pistorius, elderly twelve, fell inexplicably ill. First he misplaced his voice and stopped consuming. Then he slept regularly and avoided human touch. medical professionals have been mystified. inside of eighteen months he used to be mute and wheelchair-bound. Martin's mom and dad have been informed an unknown degenerative disorder left him with the brain of a child and no more than years to live.

Martin used to be moved to care facilities for seriously disabled kids. the tension and heartache shook his mom and dad’ marriage and their kinfolk to the center. Their boy used to be long gone. Or so that they thought.

Ghost Boy is the heart-wrenching tale of 1 boy’s go back to lifestyles during the strength of affection and religion. In those pages, readers see a parent’s resilience, the results of misdiagnosis, abuse by the hands of merciless caretakers, and the unthinkable length of Martin’s psychological alertness betrayed by way of his useless body.

We additionally see a existence reclaimed—a enterprise created, a brand new love kindled—all from a wheelchair. Martin's emergence from his personal darkness invitations us to have fun our personal lives and struggle for a greater existence for others.

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