Joy is not for just the lucky few - it's a choice anyone can make. In this groundbreaking book, based on his popular course, James Baraz helps you discover a path to the happiness that's right in front of you, offering a step-by-step program that will reorient your mind away from dissatisfaction and distraction and toward the contentment and delight that is abundantly available in our everyday lives. You can decide to be happy.
"I listen to Awakening Joy over and over"
In the cosmopolitan Paris of the 1880s, the new proprietors of the Opera House are amused to discover that their costly acquisition is said to be haunted. But their smiles quickly vanish as tragedy follows misfortune: a murdered stagehand, a fatal accident, a missing girl. Fearful tales of the Opera Ghost race through the corridors and dressing rooms of the theatre. And with good reason - for deep in the catacombs beneath the Opera House, something is stirring.
If only I could remain young while the picture grows old. For that I’d give anything.... When Dorian Gray, a handsome young man about town, makes this wish, he can hardly guess that it will mark the beginning of a life of hedonism and debauchery. Soon enough his webs of deception and deceit catch innocent victims, some of them his closest friends, and the only evidence of his misdeeds is a long-forgotten portrait in his attic.
"Utterly beautiful. Extraordinary."
The King of Bohemia has hired Sherlock Holmes to recover photos of his affair with the actress Irene Adler, but Miss Adler does not want to give the photos up. What lengths will Holmes go to retrieve the photos for the King? And how will he fair at the hands of his beautiful quarry? Join Watson as he tells the tale of his good friend and the one he will always refer to as "the woman".
Conceived and developed by Steve Allen, the award winning PBS-TV series Meeting of the Minds brought together the most provocative figures of history of conversation and conflict. In this, the sixth assemblage, the focus heroic figures from civil disobedience to the validity of the scientific method.
The ever faithful companion, Watson tells of his travels with Holmes to the Boscombe Valley to investigate the murder of a local farmer. The victim's son has been accused of this terrible crime but his behavior leads Holmes to suspect there is more to this case than local authorities have been able to determine. Holmes' investigation broadens the search resulting in shocking revelations and the most unpredictable conclusions. Listeners of all ages will be intrigued by this tale from the greatest detective of all time.
When The Red-Headed League disappears as quickly as it appeared, Sherlock Holmes is hired to solve the mystery. What is the purpose of this secret group that advertises to hire only red-headed men for their mysterious work? Is this group as strange as it would seem? Or is there a more sinister plan afoot?
When Miss Mary Sutherland is left standing at the altar by Mr. Hosmer Angel, her betrothed, she is certain he has fallen in harm's way. With a promise of payment from her future inheritance, Miss Sutherland hires the great detective Sherlock Holmes to discover where her fiancé has disappeared to. Was Mr. Angel the victim of a harmful crime or has the true victim not yet been discovered?
A Christmas goose and a gentleman’s hat - who but the great detective Sherlock Holmes could discover a crime in these lost objects? Join Watson in his telling of this great mystery from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
Das epische Gedicht "Paradies lost" des englischen Dichters John Milton erzählt in Blankversen von Adam und Eva, dem Sündenfall, dem Teufel und der Vertreibung aus dem Paradies. Die Besetzung des zeitgenössischen Singspiel: Milton/Satan - Alexander Hacke, Adam - Günter Rüger, Eva - Anita Lane und the guitar - James Blood Ulmer.