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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Christian Spirituality: An Introduction

By Alister E. McGrath

This article fills the necessity for a transparent, informative, priceless and well-written creation to Christian spirituality.

  • Includes an in depth consultant to assets in spirituality on hand at the Internet
  • Written by way of a number one theological educationalist in a transparent and obtainable manner
  • Encourages lively engagement with basic assets via labored case studies

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The Secret Teachings of All Ages (Reader's Edition)

A vintage in view that 1928, this masterly encyclopedia of historic mythology, ritual, symbolism, and the arcane mysteries of the a while is offered for the 1st time in a compact "reader's edition."

Like no different e-book of the 20 th century, Manly P. Hall's mythical The mystery Teachings of All Ages is a codex to the traditional occult and esoteric traditions of the area. scholars of hidden knowledge, old symbols, and arcane practices treasure Hall's magnum opus notably different works.

While many millions of copies have offered on account that its preliminary booklet in 1928, The mystery Teachings of All Ages has formerly been to be had in basic terms in outsized, pricey variations. For the 1st time, Hall's celebrated vintage is now released in a reasonable alternate paperback quantity. actually 1000's of entries shine an extraordinary gentle on essentially the most interesting and heavily held facets of fantasy, faith, and philosophy from during the centuries.

More than 100 line drawings and a sixteen-page colour insert reproduce a few of the most interesting illustrations of the unique booklet, whereas reset and reformatted textual content makes this variation of The mystery Teachings of All Ages newly available to readers all over the place.

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Leap Before You Look: 72 Shortcuts for Getting Out of Your Mind and into the Moment

By Arjuna Ardagh

"Leap ahead of You Look bargains us a call for participation to a party we can't refuse: a full-out event of real self-acceptance via a clear-sighted recognition that lifestyles itself loves us, that it has put inside of us all that we have to love ourselves and all sentient beings."
―Michael Bernard Beckwith, founding father of the Agape foreign religious heart and writer of Inspirations of the Heart, 40 Day brain quick Soul Feast and A Manifesto of Peace.

Perhaps you've got stuck a glimpse of who you're past thought―your religious nature―but were not definite find out how to stay it as a present and blessing for all. what is the resolution? perform.

Leap ahead of You Look is a set of easy workouts that can assist you in your manner. each one takes quite a few mins to shift you "out of your brain" and into the endless probabilities of the current second. what is extra, the seventy two "shortcuts" contained herein will let you deepen and include this consciousness on your everyday life, from one minute to the following, anyplace you'll be.

So open to any bankruptcy, and settle for Arjuna Ardagh's invitation to Leap earlier than You Look― into "the risk of non secular perform no longer as a way to a aim, yet as an without end unfolding exploration of a lifetime of attractiveness, totally worthy living."

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The Secret of Your Immortal Self: Key Lessons for Realizing the Divinity Within

By Guy Finley

Open the doorways to self-understanding and enable pass of anguish. man Finley is helping you search a deeper courting with the Divine and gives strong insights on how to define a guiding gentle in any darkish moment.

Filled with targeted and significant essays, this advisor is helping you take note a long-forgotten a part of your real, undying nature. This recollection stirs the drowsing soul that, as soon as woke up, leads you to the crowning second of existence: touch with the immortal Self. as soon as completed, this celestial union releases you from imagined self-limitation and remorse, granting you the conclusion that loss of life isn't the finish of life.

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Praise for man Finley's The mystery of Your Immortal Self:

"Guy Finley's The mystery of Your Immortal Self teaches us tips on how to uproot the fake ideals underlying our worry, anger, uncertainty, and self-doubt and the way we might entry the inherent pleasure, equanimity, knowledge, and creativity of our actual Self."―Michael Bernard Beckwith, writer of Life Visioning

"Guy Finley's considerate phrases of undying knowledge in The mystery of Your Immortal Self may also help encourage you to be your top self, for your self and for these you love."―Daniel G. Amen, MD, NY Times Best-Selling writer of Change Your mind, swap Your Life

"Guy Finley embodies common knowledge. together with his compassionate center, man teaches functional insights every one people can follow in our day-by-day lives to gain our personal divinity."―Philip M. Hellmich, Director of Peace on the Shift community, and writer of God and clash: A look for Peace in a Time of Crisis

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Gnostic Healing: Revealing the Hidden Power of God

By Tau Malachi, Siobhan Houston

In this groundbreaking paintings, Gnostic instructor Tau Malachi and Harvard-educated self reliant student Siobhán Houston have teamed as much as current robust Gnostic therapeutic practices in a transparent and systematic manner came across nowhere else. options contain mystical prayer, meditation, and sacred rite, and are appropriate for either starting and skilled healers.

All the practices during this guidebook facilitate direct non secular and mystical stories that may wake up your soul and result in self-realization. primarily, it's a ebook of therapeutic as a fashion of the trail to Enlightenment―Divine Gnosis.

 Praise for Tau Malachi
“Malachi completely captures the oral culture in the written word.”―Publishers Weekly



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Connecting to Our Ancestral Past: Healing through Family Constellations, Ceremony, and Ritual

By Francesca Mason Boring

Connecting to Our Ancestral Past is a realistic, non secular trip that introduces a number of particular rituals and conversations in reference to Constellations paintings, an experiential technique that explores one's historical past and robust occasions of the previous to be able to comprehend and unravel difficulties of the current. Constellations facilitator and writer Francesca Mason uninteresting provides this healing strategy within the context of cultures just like the Shoshone, of which she is a member, that experience noticeable the realm via a prism of interrelationships for millennia. In Constellations paintings there's an natural caliber that calls for a self-discipline of non-judgment, one who is embraced in conventional local circles, the place the entire fact of a person's existence, roots, and trans-generational trauma or problem is known and included.
Mason uninteresting offers a transformational stroll during the common indigenous box— that position of therapeutic and data utilized by local healers and lecturers for centuries—by describing tales and rituals designed to assist individuals with their specific struggles. those rituals, equivalent to "Facing the nice Men"—designed to assist girls who've suffered abuse in relationships with men—reject Western notions of over the counter medicine. as a substitute, they pressure a comfy surroundings wherein the "client," with assistance from a facilitator, interacts with humans selected to symbolize strategies, issues, and folks. In Western tradition the observe "medicine" is regarded as a concrete item, yet Mason uninteresting explains that indigenous cultures prefer a technique of therapeutic instead of an itemized substance. She re-opens doorways which were closed end result of the exclusion of indigenous expertise within the improvement of many Western therapeutic traditions and introduces new innovations to the lexicon of Western psychology.
various voices from round the world—leaders within the fields of platforms constellations, theoretical physics, and tribal traditions—contribute to this exploration of aboriginal views that would gain facilitators of Constellations paintings, therapists, and people who're attempting to stroll with open eyes and hearts.

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