In his best-selling books and hugely popular "Notes from the Universe" daily emails, Mike Dooley teaches that the first step in changing our lives is to understand the nature of our very presence here on earth - the truth about who we are, how we got here, and the power we wield. Ultimately, Mike teaches: we are divine, eternal creators for whom all things are possible, here by choice, and we shape all of our life's experiences through the focus of our thoughts, our words, and the actions we take.
Modern Western culture and technology is inextricably tied to the belief in the existence of a self as a separate ego, separated from and in conflict with the rest of the world. In this classic book, Watts provides a lucid and simple presentation of an alternative view based on Hindu and Vedantic philosophy.
"Alan Watts is THE MAN! The HUMAN!"
In the acclaimed Counterpoints series of books contrasting multiple views, this book explores four different models of church government - their history, foundations, and practical implications. Four predominant approaches to church government are presented by respected proponents.
Lauren Weedman is not okay. She's living what should be the good life in sunny Los Angeles. After a gig as a correspondent with The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, she scored parts in blockbuster movies, which led to memorable recurring roles on HBO's Hung and Looking. She had a loving husband and an adorable baby boy. In these comedic essays, she turns a piercingly observant, darkly funny lens on the ways her life is actually not okay.
Now that Gabby is back on her feet after being in a homeless shelter, she has a new dream that will stretch her faith further than ever. Gabby expects a fight from her husband over custody of their boys, but she is taken aback when he leans on her for a loan to cover his gambling debts. When she turns him down, Philip makes a desperate move that puts Gabby, her friends at the shelter, and even the House of Hope at risk.
"Great, but bring back Rosenblat as narrator!!"
True stories are more bizarre than any fiction, and Dr. Gary Small knows this best. After 30 distinguished years of psychiatry and groundbreaking research on the human brain, Dr. Small has seen it all - now he is ready to open his office doors for the first time and tell all about the most mysterious, intriguing, and bizarre patients of his career. The Naked Lady Who Stood on Her Head is a spellbinding record of the doctor's most bewildering cases.
It all started when Jan Louch, assistant librarian at the Douglas County Public Library in Carson Valley, Nevada, and a coworker acquired two Scottish fold cats to keep mice away from the town's new library. Jan called the cats Baker and Taylor because the names fit the felines' mild temperaments - and because she dealt with the book distribution company on a daily basis.
"Baker and Taylor are purrfect!"
On June 28, 2013, a single bolt of lightning sparked an inferno that devoured more than 8,000 acres in Northern Arizona. Twenty elite firefighters - the Granite Mountain Hotshots - walked together into the blaze, tools in their hands and fire shelters on their hips. Only one of them walked out.
"being firefighter myself,this book hit my heart."
Christians are not meant to live in defeat, below their God-given potential or in any kind of bondage (physical, mental or otherwise). In this audiobook, In Christ, I Am: God's Promises on Who You Are in Christ that Will Transform You from the Inside Out, you will discover over 150 truths from the Bible about who you are, what you can have and what you can do as a child of the Most High God.
Many view Viktor Frankl as a hero, in regard to his theories and logotherapy. Essentially, his teachings are the source of "self-improvement". He was the first life coach. Heroes such as Frankl evolve silently, but make a huge impact on the world that ripples throughout the ages. Once those individuals are gone from this plane of existence, the world is forever changed. Humanity is not the same.
It can be a challenge to say good-bye and send your child out into the world on his or her own, whether it's to college or to join the workforce. This book provides tips on what you need to make sure your child knows, how to handle your own life once the nest is empty, and even what you need to think about if your child ever hits a stumbling block and needs to return home for a while.
In January 1983 Burt Folsom read a story in Time about Mitch Rutledge, a man on death row with an IQ of 84 who said he was sorry for what he did. "Forget him", the last line of the story read. But Burt wrote Mitch a letter and discovered a man more interesting and intelligent than the article revealed. Burt and his wife, Anita, began a friendship with Mitch and saw him become a leader and role model for others in prison.
"Great Story, but audiobook editor didn't finish"
Hayden has chronicled experiences from her long career as a special education teacher in several books, including One Child and The Tiger's Child. Successes in this difficult and often frustrating field can be few and hard won, a fact which Hayden deftly illustrates while simultaneously offering hope and joy in small victories. This time she brings to life the story of a scruffy seven-year-old, Venus, who is so unresponsive that Hayden searches for signs of deafness, brain damage, or mental retardation.
Who's on First? - On a team where the first baseman's named Who, the second baseman's named What, Idon'tKnow is on third, a woman finds it difficult to make her husband understand that the answer to his question, "Who's on first?" is Who. This work could also be called "The Relationship" because there is not a couple alive that has not had a discussion or three like this. Enjoy!
"not Bud and Lou."
Regardless of what you do within your organization and the current circumstances of your life, the single most important fact is that you have the power to show leadership. Wherever you are in your career or life, you should always play to your peak abilities.This book shows you how to claim that staggering power, as well as transform your life and the world around youin the process.
"Such a contrived story!! uhhh!"
Your financial advisor does not want you to listen to this audiobook! Are you tired of the same old advice of “save money, invest for the long term, and diversify”? Do you know that your financial planner’s company makes money - even when you lose money? Do you want to learn how and why professional investors increase the velocity of their money, rather than park it?
Winner of the 1982 National Book Award for Biography, Mornings on Horseback is the brilliant biography of the young Theodore Roosevelt. Hailed as a masterpiece by Newsday, it is the story of a remarkable little boy, seriously handicapped by recurrent and nearly fatal attacks of asthma, and his struggle to manhood.
Blood-boosting Procrit is Johnson & Johnson's biotech superstar. Behind its various brand names, it ranks as Medicare's most reimbursed drug. But Procrit performs frighteningly well, and can stimulate so many blood cells that thousands of patients die in unexplained and painful ways. Blood Feud is award-winning journalist Kathleen Sharp's nail-biting expose of the Procrit case. Packed with corporate espionage, plot twists, and larger-than-life characters, it's as gripping as it is terrifyingly true.
"Did Procrit kill my late husband?"
The dazzling, inimitable Molly Ivins is back with a new collection of withering and hilarious pieces on the worst politics has to offer. This audiobook features a rogue's gallery of politicians: everyone from George W. Bush and the Democratic presidential contenders to Arnold Schwarzenegger. This career retrospective contains Ivins's funniest, most outrageous (and outraged) work on "the best of the worst", in a volume sure to delight those on the left and infuriate the right.
"Amusing and thought-provoking"
As a young professional, Robert Bagley climbed and overcame many corporate mountains, eventually earning a high six-figure income with several Fortune 500 companies. Still, something was missing from his vocational career.... He embarked on what would prove to be the most incredible game-changing season of his life. You'll be inspired, motivated, challenged, and moved to action by Robert's life story and how selling on Amazon and eBay pulled his career toward a whole new path of becoming an e-commerce entrepreneur.