A Closer Talk with God: Spiritual Prayers for Women

By Kim Trujillo

Are looking to draw in the direction of God? are looking to have a richer prayer existence? Praying with scripture is the therapy to mediocre prayers. simply because God’s notice is strong, utilizing verses from the Bible because the foundation of your prayers will enhance your conversations with God. The twenty-two scriptural prayers during this e-book conceal issues that ladies ordinarily pray approximately like forgiveness, suggestions, disease, marriage, being pregnant, paintings, issues, concerns, fears, and friendship. every one prayer is constructed from a normal of twenty-five Bible verses and will be used as a stand-alone prayer or will be edited to be extra own. As an creation to every prayer, Trujillo comprises tales from her own lifestyles. those diversity from how she met her husband to surviving a hearth, from her day-by-day concerns to her mom’s loss of life from melanoma. those tales show the impression of prayer on a Christian’s lifestyles.

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Living Judaism: The Complete Guide to Jewish Belief, Tradition, and Practice

By Wayne D. Dosick

In Living Judaism, Rabbi Wayne Dosick, Ph.D., writer the acclaimed Golden ideas, Dancing with God, and When lifestyles Hurts, deals an attractive and definitive evaluate of Jewish philosophy and theology, rituals and customs. Combining caliber scholarship and sacred religious guideline, Living Judaism is a thought-provoking reference and consultant for these already steeped in Jewish lifestyles, and a finished advent for these exploring the richness and grandeur of Judaism.

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How to Achieve Glowing Health and Vitality (The Wisdom of Yogananda, Volume 6)

By Paramhansa Yogananda

Paramhansa Yogananda, a most suitable non secular instructor of contemporary occasions, deals sensible, wide-ranging, and interesting feedback on the right way to have extra strength and to reside a radiantly fit lifestyles. the rules during this publication advertise actual health and wellbeing and all-round health and wellbeing, psychological readability, and straightforwardness and thought on your non secular lifestyles.

Readers will discover:
>Priceless Energization workouts for rejuvenating the physique and mind
>The artwork of awake relaxation
>Diet assistance for health and wellbeing and beauty.

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The Spirit of Disobedience: Resisting the Charms of Fake Politics, Mindless Consumption, and the Culture of Total Work

By Curtis White

A masterwork on morality for the twenty-first century, either playful and profound

Trained relentlessly to paintings and eat, we make day-by-day way of life judgements that advertise company earnings greater than our personal health. We additionally locate ourselves operating extra, dwelling in fragmented groups, and neglecting our most simple religious and political values. As Curtis White places it, “In order to dwell, you may be requested to do what's no reliable, what's absurd, trivial, demeaning, and soul killing.” even if we belong to the world’s such a lot prosperous society, by some means we by no means have the opportunity to invite: How we could live?

With his trademark humor and acerbic wit, White increases this impertinent query. He additionally debunks the traditional view that liberalism can resolution it with out drawing on religious values. Surveying American pop culture (including Office Space and The Da Vinci Code) to demonstrate his issues, White urges us to resume our dedication to “human fundamentals” as articulated via Henry David Thoreau—especially unfastened time, domestic, and food—and to reclaim Thoreau’s spirit of disobedience.

Seeking innovative solutions to his valuable questions, White additionally interviews John De Graaf (Affluenza), James Howard Kunstler (The lengthy Emergency) and Michael Ableman (Fields of Plenty) approximately their perspectives of the great lifestyles in our time.

“Curtis White has given us a courageous and priceless corrective to a few easy tenets of left/liberal ideology. This superb new e-book reminds us that the spirit of disobedience, rightly understood, is the very spirit of America.”
—Mark Crispin Miller, writer of Fooled Again

“A perfect publication, exclusive through the readability of its concept, the strength of its argument, the eloquence of its expression. White brings an exceptional gentle into the darkness that has descended upon the desire of a good American destiny, and his ebook can be required interpreting for any citizen trying to find a fashion out of the mess that we've got made up of either the Christian ethic and the democratic spirit.”
—Lewis Lapham, writer of Pretensions to Empire

“Those who name on the US to act like a Christian state could be cautious of what they want for. As Curtis White exhibits us, together with his ordinary penetrating research, this can be not often a target suitable with conservative political perform, from international adventurism right down to Ten Commandments monuments at the courthouse lawn.”
—Thomas Frank, writer of What's the problem With Kansas?

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I AM: The Power of Discovering Who You Really Are

By Howard Falco

"I AM is an engaging, in-depth and eye-opening examine the very essence of ways every one of our lives are created in each moment." - Hale Dwoskin, writer of the New York Times bestseller, The Sedona Method and featured instructor in The Secret

For centuries humankind has been asking fervent questions about the which means of existence. As Howard Falco realized, the solutions to those questions can finally be present in the reply to only one: "Who am I?" In overdue 2002, in the midst of a regular existence, Falco-a thirty- five-year-old funding supervisor with a spouse and children-sought the reply to this strong query and remarkably this quest led to a surprising and all-encompassing shift in his wisdom that exposed extra approximately existence and the way we every one create it than he ever imagined figuring out. Startled via this new realizing and its implications for his personal existence and the lives of all others, Falco got down to percentage his discoveries. the beautiful result's this book.

I AM takes readers on a life-changing trip during which they are going to become aware of the brilliant strength they've got over their event of existence, discovering that the entrance to everlasting peace, happiness, and achievement lies in a single of the shortest sentences within the written be aware however the strongest within the universe: i'm.

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Inventing Hell: Dante, the Bible and Eternal Torment

By Jon M. Sweeney

Hell: The observe potential terror, darkness, and everlasting separation from God. a few humans imagine the Bible is obvious approximately hell, yet what if they are mistaken?

With gripping narrative and sturdy scholarship, Sweeney charts hell's "evolution" from the outdated testomony underworld Sheol, via background and literature, to the best influencer of all: Dante's Inferno. He finds how the fashionable inspiration of hell is primarily based on Dante's inventive genius-but within the approach, he deals a extra confident figuring out of the afterlife than ever before.

irritating and spell binding, Sweeney will perpetually adjust what we predict occurs to us when we die-and extra importantly, he'll make us think again how we are living.

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A Time for Everything

By Karl Ove Knausgaard

Within the 16th century, Antinous Bellori, a boy of 11, is misplaced in a gloomy wooded area and stumbles upon gleaming beings, one sporting a spear, the opposite a flaming torch … This occasion is decisive in Bellori’s lifestyles, and he thereafter devotes himself to the pursuit and learn of angels, the intermediaries of the divine. starting within the backyard of Eden and hovering via to the current, A Time for every thing reimagines pivotal encounters among people and angels: the glow of the cherubim staring at over Eden; the profound love among Cain and Abel regardless of their ameliorations; Lot’s disgrace in Sodom; Noah’s isolation ahead of the flood; Ezekiel tied to his mattress, prophesying ferociously; the demise of Christ; and the emergence of sensual, mischievous cherubs within the 17th century. Alighting upon those dramatic scenes – from the Bible and past – Knausgaard’s mind's eye takes flight: the result's a blinding show of storytelling at its majestic, spellbinding top. Incorporating and demanding culture, legend, and the Apocrypha, those penetrating glimpses danger chilling questions: can the character of the divine suffer swap, and will the immortal perish?

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Lessons My Father Taught Me: The Strength, Integrity, and Faith of Ronald Reagan

"I be aware of in my middle that guy is nice. That what's correct will consistently ultimately triumph. and there is objective and price to every and each life." —Ronald Reagan

Noted political commentator Michael Reagan, the son of Ronald Reagan and primary spouse Jane Wyman, has traveled throughout the US, giving speeches and assembly the general public. Time and time back, humans inform him how a lot they love and pass over his father, and what his presidency intended to them. In an international the place function versions are few and much among, Ronald Reagan’s legacy stands strong.

In Lessons My Father Taught Me, Michael Reagan appears to be like again over his years together with his father and displays on what he has discovered from the best guy he has ever known—and one of many maximum males the area has known.

When Michael was once turning out to be up, his father might force him out to his ranch. There Ronald Reagan taught Michael the best way to journey a horse, the right way to shoot a gun, and lots more and plenty extra. As they drove jointly or did chores jointly, Michael’s father informed him tales and taught him approximately existence, love, kinfolk, religion, good fortune, and management. Michael didn’t absolutely enjoy these classes on the time, yet years later he remembered—and he understood.

Now, Michael Reagan stocks his father’s knowledge and event during this inspiring book.

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Yoga Wisdom at Work: Finding Sanity Off the Mat and On the Job

Yoga’s historical knowledge Can rework Your paintings existence
Everyone is aware that yoga is helping decrease tension and bring up the body’s flexibility and power. however the actual facets slightly scratch the skin of yoga’s transformative powers. The poses are just one a part of a bigger philosophy providing profound insights for confronting the complexities of lifestyle. Yoga should help stay situated, compassionate, optimistic, and sane each hour of the day—especially these among 9 and 5.
This unparalleled consultant indicates how practising the total diversity of yogic concepts—the conventional “Eight Limbs of Yoga”—leads to a effective, artistic, and energizing paintings surroundings and contours examples from professions like legislations enforcement, educating, banking, filmmaking, medication, and lots of extra. yet past that, this publication is a call for participation to exploit all of yoga’s teachings to domesticate the spark of the divine that dwells inside of each one people.

“Filled with own insights and tales that hold yoga into the realm of day-by-day selection making.… it really is tremendous to determine the rules of perform delivered to lifestyles in this sort of convinced, honest, and considerate way.”
—Pandit Rajmani Tuganait, Chairman and religious head of the Himalayan Institute

“Maren and Jamie express that yoga isn't just approximately poses—the perform is ready growing the stillness of brain that may let you do the paintings you have been intended to do. heavily, learn this book!”
—Russell Simmons, cofounder of Def Jam

“The [Showkeirs] carry the private teachings of yoga alive via displaying precisely the right way to convey our yoga—and our greatest selves—into the world.”
—Judith Lasater, PhD, writer of sit back and Renew: Restful Yoga for demanding instances

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Living in the Shadow of the Cross: Understanding and Resisting the Power and Privilege of Christian Hegemony

By Paul Kivel

Over the centuries, Christianity has complete a lot that's deserving of compliment. Its associations have fed the hungry, sheltered the homeless, and recommended for the terrible. Christian religion has sustained humans via hindrance and encouraged many to paintings for social justice.

Yet even though the observe "Christian" connotes the epitome of goodness, the particular tale is way extra complicated. during the last millennia, ruling elites have used Christian associations and values to manage these much less privileged in the course of the global. The doctrine of Christianity has been interpreted to justify the killing of hundreds of thousands, and its leaders have used their religion to sanction participation in colonialism, slavery, and genocide. within the Western international, Christian impact has encouraged legislators to proceed to restrict women's reproductive rights and has stored lesbians and gays at the margins of society.

As our triple crises of warfare, monetary meltdown, and environmental destruction accentuate, it's central that we dig underneath the outside of Christianity's benign recognition to ascertain its contribution to our social difficulties. Living within the Shadow of the Cross unearths the continuing, daily impression of Christian energy and privilege on our ideals, behaviors, and public coverage, and emphasizes the possibility of humans to come back jointly to withstand domination and construct and maintain groups of justice and peace.

Paul Kivel is the award-winning writer of Uprooting Racism and the director of the Christian Hegemony undertaking. he's a social justice activist and educator who has fascinated with the problems of violence prevention, oppression, and social justice for over forty-five years.

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