A surgeon caught between two worlds Dr. Jace Rawlings' open-heart surgery patients hover between life and death, their hearts stopped on the surgery table. But the messages they bring back from beyond the grave cannot be ignored. For they predict the deaths of people around him and point a finger of suspicion straight at him. Jace faces a firestorm of controversy and danger. And the forces working against him will do anything to stop him from uncovering a truth they will kill to hide.
"Took a lot to finish this book"
G. Wayne Miller has dramatically and meticulously reconstructed an amazing true story: how a group of renegade Minnesota surgeons, led by Dr. Walt Lillehei, made medical history by becoming the first doctors to operate deep inside the human heart.
"Loved every minute"
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Color Purple, Possessing the Secret of Joy, and The Temple of My Familiar now gives us a beautiful new novel that is at once a deeply moving personal story and a powerful spiritual journey.
"Food for the intellect, heart, and soul"
The way we talk to ourselves is often unkind and filled with self-judgments. These overly harsh self-criticisms can make us feel unworthy and incomplete. What if what you really need is not higher standards for yourself, but greater self-compassion? In Living with Your Heart Wide Open, you'll discover how mindfulness and self-compassion can free you from the thoughts and beliefs that create feelings of inadequacy.
"Many guided meditation with music included"
Everybody wants to be happy. Unfortunately, relatively few achieve bliss. Eli Jaxon-Bear explores how it is possible to achieve lives filled with gratitude and love. True happiness and meaning are achieved, he asserts, when we wake up, stop our minds, and open our hearts. It is then that we discover our true selves, our core identity that is part of the ultimate living intelligence of the universe, our true source.
The divine feminine is rising and calling women to step into leadership. Tanya Paluso has captured the essence of what it means to be a new generation feminine leader. In raw, vulnerable prose, Tanya tells the story of her arduous journey to leadership and lays out how women - in sisterhood - will save the planet. It will be one woman at a time claiming her birthright and taking a stand for all that is good in the world.
"This might be a better one to read"
There are many ways to define a woman: daughter, mother, wife, professional, friend, student....We are each special and unique, yet we share a common connection. What bonds all women are our mutual experiences of loving and learning: feeling the tenderness of love; forging lifelong friendships; pursuing a chosen career; giving birth to new life; juggling the responsibilities of job and family; and more.
A spiritual guidebook to living life through love and connection, not fear and isolation, by a respected pastor and a frequent guest on Oprah's Soul Series. Reverend Bacon believes that every person can live a full and creative life if they can learn to move through troubling emotions such as fear, anger, and sadness to find the beloved within themselves. Listeners will learn how insecurity can keep us from connecting with others, our loving self, and finding our own peace, joy, and creative power.
"I would recommend this book to a friend."
Today's grandparents aren't content to sit in their rockers doing needlepoint or whittling wood - modern grandparents are healthy and active. Grandma may be traveling the world, writing a book, or taking dance lessons and Grandpa might be camping with the grandkids, playing a golf tournament, or skydiving! Nana may have entered the family by marrying Grampa later in life, or Pop-Pop may be a beloved family friend who's always there when someone needs him. Families are finding that the meaning of "grandparent" has changed tremendously but that grandparents continue to be treasured members of our families.
Carol Wall, a white woman living in a lily-white neighborhood in Middle America, was at a crossroads in her life. Her children were grown; she had successfully overcome illness; her beloved parents were getting older. One day she notices a dark-skinned African man tending her neighbor's yard. His name is Giles Owita. He bags groceries at the supermarket. He comes from Kenya. And he's very good at gardening. Before long Giles is transforming not only Carol's yard, but her life....
"More endearing friendship than love of gardening."
On this inspiring audio program, you'll be treated to another satisfying feast of inspiring stories and life-affirming wisdom. Included are time-tested recipes for success and happiness, sharing and caring, and respect and self-esteem.
"stories, only stories"
How many times have you found yourself annoyed by or irritated with another person? The negative emotions associated with disliking or even hating someone can wreak havoc on your own emotional well-being. Feelings of anger, resentment, irritation, pain, and sadness can keep you at arm's length from a positive mood until those feelings subside - only to return again later if left unresolved.
A profoundly and unexpectedly intimate, deeply affecting summing up of his life so far, from one of the most cherished moral voices of our time. The world's tireless ambassador of tolerance and justice has given us this luminous account of hope and despair, an exploration of the love, regrets, and abiding faith of a remarkable man.
"Every Moment is a New Beginning"
Why do we allow ourselves to be affected by other people and outside circumstances? What can we do to stop ourselves from letting our negative emotions take over, ruining any chance for a good mood? While we must allow our emotions to pass through us, we are ultimately in control of what we focus on and how we react. This collection is designed to help you become a more loving, centered, and naturally happy person
Love starts within you and flows out into the world, not the other way around. This book helps you remove blocks to allow true love into your life. You will attract the right life partner and improve your relationships through a simple three-step plan that uses self-hypnosis to get your mind in the right place for love. First, you'll learn to let go of disempowering beliefs in your subconscious mind. In step two, you'll overcome emotional and behavioral barriers and allow space for true romance. Finally, you'll discover how to integrate your new vision of yourself into your life to attract a happy relationship.
"I enjoy every chapter !!!"
The runaway best seller Chicken Soup for the Soul captured the imagination of millions of readers with its uplifting message of hope and inspiration. With a nation still hungering for more good news, Canfield and Hansen went back to work and cooked up another batch of life-affirming stories to warm your heart and soothe your soul.
Whether you are a devotee of the series or a first-time sampler, you will find this latest portion of
Chicken Soup for the Soul both riveting and heartwarming. Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen have woven another tapestry of timeless tales and inspiring wisdom. This treasury is a tribute to life and humanity, with topics ranging the entire emotional and experiential gamut.
We can all remember a time when we were young and under-the-weather, and Mom soothed and nurtured us back to health with her magical chicken soup elixir. Now we can revisit those cherished moments with a delightful batch of stories for and about mothers. Celebrity contributions include Barbara Bush, Reba McEntire, Erma Bombeck and Montel Williams.
She nurtured you from a helpless infant to a successful adult. She calmed your fears and dried your tears. She praised you when you needed encouragement and pushed you when you needed motivation. She was your nurse, your maid, your coach, your chauffeur, your teacher, and your friend. She was there for you and loved you no matter what. She has the most rewarding, yet most difficult job in the world. She is your mother.
"Warms My Soul"
How many times have you found yourself annoyed or irritated with another person? The negative emotions associated with disliking, or even hating someone can wreak havoc on your own emotional well-being. Feelings of anger, resentment, irritation, pain, and sadness can keep you at arm's length from a positive mood until those feelings subside - only to return again later if left unresolved.