By Karen Jensen
"God, i do not understand!"
On New Year's Day, on the age of 37, Karen Jensen's husband died without warning in his mattress, leaving her by myself to elevate grieving boys and pastor a bewildered congregation. regardless of her robust Christian religion, she had a few severe questions. This e-book starts along with her own testimony of therapeutic in the course of a time of grief, and maintains with idea and lifestyles program to get earlier the ache of life's toughest moments.
Has tragedy shaken the root of your existence? have you ever been blindsided via an occasion you by no means anticipated to stand? How will we heal after dealing with the darkish locations in life?
Karen skillfully combines event and scripture to steer you thru the land mines of doubt and confusion that include loss. you could circulation ahead right into a brighter future!
By Lawrence Wright
The foundation For the hot HBO Documentary. a countrywide ebook Award and nationwide ebook Critics Circle Award Finalist.
Scientology provides itself as a systematic method of religious enlightenment, yet its practices have lengthy been shrouded in secret. Now Lawrence Wright—armed along with his investigative abilities, years of archival examine, and greater than 2 hundred own interviews with present and previous Scientologists—uncovers the interior workings of the church. We meet founder L. Ron Hubbard, the hugely innovative yet mentally bothered science-fiction author, and his difficult, pushed successor, David Miscavige. We cross inside of their really good cosmology and language. We find out about the church’s criminal assaults at the IRS, its vindictive therapy of critics, and its out of the ordinary wealth. We see the church court docket celebrities resembling Tom Cruise whereas consigning its clergy to not easy hard work below billion-year contracts. via all of it, Wright asks what essentially contains a faith, and if Scientology in truth benefits this Constitutionally-protected label. Brilliantly researched, compellingly written, Going Clear pulls again the curtain on essentially the most secretive corporations at paintings today.
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Burmese meditation grasp Sayadaw U Pandita exhibits us that freedom is as speedy as respiring, as primary as a footstep. during this e-book he describes the trail of the Buddha and calls we all to that heroic trip of liberation. Enlivened by means of a number of case histories and anecdotes, In This Very Life is a matchless consultant to the internal territory of meditation - as defined by way of the Buddha.
By Randy Alcorn
What's going to heaven be like? Randy Alcorn provides a completely biblical resolution, in keeping with years of cautious research, provided in an enticing, reader-friendly sort. His conclusions will shock readers and stretch their pondering this crucial topic. Heaven will encourage readers to lengthy for heaven whereas they're residing on the earth.
By Ken Wilber
Here's a concise, entire assessment of Wilber's progressive suggestion and its software in brand new global. In A concept of every thing, Wilber makes use of transparent, nontechnical language to offer advanced, state of the art theories that combine the geographical regions of physique, brain, soul, and spirit. He then demonstrates how those theories and versions may be utilized to real-world difficulties in parts resembling politics, drugs, company, schooling, and the surroundings. Wilber additionally discusses day-by-day practices that readers take in so that it will observe this integrative imaginative and prescient to their very own daily lives.
By William C. Chittick
There are virtually no authoratative books on hand for the overall reader that supply, in transparent and available language, an creation to the non secular viewpoint illuminating Rumi's magical poetry. during this superbly illustrated paintings, William C. Chittick, a number one pupil of Sufism and Rumi, opens doorways that supply us entry to the internal sanctum of Rummi's idea.
The Bhagavad Gita, the track of the Lord, is an old Hindu scripture approximately advantage, offered as a discussion among Krishna, an incarnation of God, and the warrior Arjuna at the eve of a good conflict over succession to the throne.
This new verse translation of the vintage Sanskrit textual content combines the abilities of major Hinduist Gavin Flood with the stylistic verve of award-winning poet and translator Charles Martin. the result's a residing, brilliant paintings that avoids boring pedantry and is still precise to the terribly influential unique. A devotional, literary, and philosophical masterpiece of unsurpassed attractiveness and inventive relevance, The Bhagavad Gita has encouraged, between others, Mahatma Gandhi, J. Robert Oppenheimer, T. S. Eliot, Christopher Isherwood, and Aldous Huxley. Its common themes—life and demise, warfare and peace, sacrifice—resonate in a West more and more drawn to jap spiritual reviews and the Hindu diaspora.
By Rebekah Lyons
Ladies this present day are fading. In a feminine tradition outfitted on Photoshopped perfection and Pinterest fantasies, we’ve misplaced the facility to dream our personal colossal goals. So busy attempting to do all of it and feature all of it, we’ve ignored the lifestyles we have been relatively designed for. And we're paying the fee. the increase of loneliness, melancholy, and anxiousness one of the lady inhabitants in Western cultures is at an all-time excessive. total, girls are and a part instances prone to take antidepressants than males. what's it approximately our tradition, the expectancies, and our lifestyle that's breaking ladies down in extraordinary ways?
In this susceptible memoir of transformation, Rebekah Lyons stocks her trip from Atlanta, Georgia, to the guts of new york, the place she came across herself blindsided through crippling melancholy and anxiousness. beaten through the strain to be regionally effective, professionally astute, and bodily beautiful, Rebekah ultimately learned that freedom can come basically by means of dealing with our best fears and entirely surrendering to God’s name on our lives. This ebook is a call for participation for all girls to take that first step towards freedom. For it is just after we free-fall that we will be able to actually fly.
By Edwin F. Bryant
A landmark new translation and edition
Written nearly millennia in the past, Patañjali's paintings makes a speciality of tips to reach the direct event and recognition of the purusa: the innermost person self, or soul. because the classical treatise at the Hindu figuring out of brain and realization and at the means of meditation, it has exerted huge effect over the spiritual practices of Hinduism in India and, extra lately, within the West.
Edwin F. Bryant's translation is apparent, direct, and detailed. each one sutra is gifted as Sanskrit textual content, transliteration, and certain English translation, and is by means of Bryant's authoritative remark, that is grounded within the classical realizing of yoga and conveys the that means and intensity of the su-tras in a trouble-free demeanour for a Western readership with no compromising scholarly rigor or conventional authenticity. furthermore, Bryant offers insights drawn from the first conventional commentaries at the sutras written over the past millennium and a half.
By Ellen Dugan
A common Witch has an appreciation of nature and an expertise of the magickal energies found in all issues. This kinship with the unseen international is on the middle of Witchcraft. it's also the root of all magickal paintings.
You will improve your spellcrafting, empower your witchery, and upload richness and intensity in your daily life by means of constructing your instinct and psychic abilities. Natural Witchery features effortless how-to's, first-hand tales, spells, rituals, enjoyable quizzes, and inventive workouts that will help you reside a extra magickal existence:
Learn the best way to song in to many alternative sorts of strength, resembling the cycles of the moon and the strength of the seasons, and use it to gas your spellwork
Explore kinds of psychic skills, and detect your individual elemental strengths and demanding situations
Use normal witchery to create extra concord and stability at your residence, office, and circle
This pleasant guidebook additionally encompasses a ebook of Witchery with magickal correspondences and a convenient magazine part for maintaining a tally of your progress.