Join America's favorite doctor, Andrew Weil, M.D., and fellow physician Martin Rossman on an introduction to the far-reaching effects of imagery and visualization on one's physical, mental, and emotional health. Dr. Weil introduces the topic, shares his own experience with visualization, and reveals the results of current research on how the practice of imagery directly influences one's well-being.
On sabbatical from the Franciscan order, Father Paolo Baldi is working as a philosophy lecturer in Dublin when his life takes an unexpected turn and he finds himself helping the police to solve crimes. In Father Baldi’s fourth series, Paolo investigates a string of curious murders. Along with Tina, Paolo looks into the case of a crossword-related murder, the killing of a politically-incorrect figurehead and finds that the death of a homeless man is not as simple as it appears.
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York, 1914. An army enlistment notice is pinned up in the railway police office. Detective Sergeant Jim Stringer recognises that he must do his patriotic duty and join what would become known as the Railway Pals and set sail for France. July 1916, the first day of the Somme. Friendships and enmities have already been born among the Pals. Before they departed for France, a member of Jim’s unit was murdered.
Detective Superintendent George Quinn - Mayfair resident and dandy with a razor-sharp brain - has set up a new police unit dedicated to investigating the super-rich. When he is shot in mysterious circumstances, DI Blake Reynolds is charged with taking over. But Reynolds hadn't bargained for Quinn's personal assistant - the flinty Victoria Clifford - who knows more than she's prepared to reveal.
In the heroic days of rail travel, you could dine on kippers and champagne aboard the Brighton Belle, smoke a postprandial cigar as the Golden Arrow approached Paris or be shaved by the Flying Scotsman's onboard barber. Everyone from schoolboys to socialites knew of these glamorous trains. Andrew Martin recreates famous train journeys by travelling aboard their nearest modern-day equivalents, describing the disappearance of the extravagance and luxury.
North East India, 1923. On the Night Mail to Jamalpur, a man is shot dead in a first class compartment. Detective Inspector Jim Stringer was sleeping in the next compartment along. Was he the intended target?Jim should have known that his secondment to the East Indian Railway would not be the working holiday he had hoped for. Aside from the Jamalpur shooting, someone is placing venomous snakes in the first class compartments of the railway.
Baghdad, 1917: Captain Jim Stringer has been dispatched to investigate what looks like a case of treason. He arrives to find his cover blown - his contact dead. The Baghdad heat alone threatens the lives of the British soldiers who occupy the city. But the recently ejected Turks are still a danger - and the local Arabs are none too friendly, either. Aside from his investigation, Jim is working on the railways around the city. His boss, Lieutenant-Colonel Shepherd, presides over the dining society called The Baghdad Railway Club. Jim's search for the truth brings him up against murderous violence as enemies wait around every corner.
Pursued by the enemy, fearfully running for his life, he came to an ocean too wide, too deep, and too immense to cross. He couldn't go back, and he couldn't go forward. He needed a miracle. Like Moses, Andrew Martin owes God everything. At a time in his life when he was on the brink of losing it all, he came to know the power and grace of God. This book is the account of his life before Christ and after. Andrew became Shepherd Andrew Martin, a minister and a servant of God.
"Obama Unveils Record $4.1 Trillion Election-Year Budget" is from the Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Andrew Taylor and Martin Crutsinger and narrated by Sam Scholl.