More InfoAfrican Love Poems and Proverbs with Bookmark (Petites) by C. W. Leslau
This lyrical collection comprises love poems, songs, and proverbs from a multitude of African countries and traditions. Ranging from joyous to elegiac, verses touch on love’s delights and follies with elliptical eloquence. Lovely to read aloud or reflect on silently. Photos of African artwork accompany the text.
My heart is single and cannot be divided And it is fastened on a single hope; Oh, you, who might be the moon! --Somali love song
More InfoThe Zohar: Annotations to the Ashlag Commentary by Rav Michael Laitman
The Zohar: annotations to the Ashlag Commentary elucidates Kabbalah's primary source of wisdom-The Book of Zohar (The Book of Radiance). This is a book to read with patience, contemplating each sentence as one unveils its meanings. As the text covers its theme-the revelation of the Creator-from many different angles, it allows us to find the phrases or words that will carry us into the depths of this profound and timeless wisdom.
More InfoAdam Decoded: A Brief History of Man's True Origins (Adam Series Book 2) by Leon Bibi
Controversial and explosive foray into the truth about the "missing link" that evaded Charles Darwin. It takes the reader on a journey to evaluate clues given in the Bible, ancient archaeology and Sumerian texts written in code 4,000 years ago. These clues shake the foundations of conventional science, history and religion. "Adam Decoded" involves the reader to participate in solving the age-long question of man's origin. Who are we? Where are we from? Who really were Adam and Eve, and where is the Garden of Eden? This book, the long-awaited sequel to "Adam = Alien", helps to decode the past...
More InfoCounterinsurgency Lessons from Malaya and Vietnam: Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife by John Nagl
Armies are invariably accused of preparing to fight the last war. Nagl examines how armies learn during the course of conflicts for which they are initially unprepared in organization, training, and mindset. He compares the development of counterinsurgency doctrine and practice in the Malayan Emergency from 1948-1960 with that developed in the Vietnam Conflict from 1950-1975, through use of archival sources and interviews with participants in both conflicts. In examining these two events, he argues that organizational culture is the key variable in determining the success or failure of...
More InfoThe Craftsman by Richard Sennett
Craftsmanship, says Richard Sennett, names the basic human impulse to do a job well for its own sake, and good craftsmanship involves developing skills and focusing on the work rather than ourselves. The computer programmer, the doctor, the artist, and even the parent and citizen all engage in a craftsman’s work. In this thought-provoking book, Sennett explores the work of craftsmen past and present, identifies deep connections between material consciousness and ethical values, and challenges received ideas about what constitutes good work in today’s world. The Craftsman engages the many...
More InfoCourage Under Fire: Testing Epictetus's Doctrines in a Laboratory of Human Behavior (Hoover Essays) by James B. Stockdale
When physical disability from combat wounds brought about Jim Stockdale's early retirement from military life, he had the distinction of being the only three-star officer in the history of the navy to wear both aviator wings and the Congressional Medal of Honor. His writings have been many and varied, but all converge on the central theme of how man can rise with dignity to prevail in the face of adversity.
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The powerlessness, pain, and torment she endured ate her up. But, the ultimate gut-punch came when she finally mustered the courage to break her silence, and her words were met with excuses for her abusers and the admonition that she must forgive.
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More InfoBeyond Fear: A Toltec Guide to Freedom and Joy, The Teachings of Don Miguel Ruiz by Mary Carroll Nelsondon Miguel Ruiz
The wisdom in this life-changing book has the power to replace fear with joy. Fear, the source of all the negative agreements we've made in life, can alienate us from the joy that is our birthright. When we are able to look at our lives and our worlds without fear or judgment, we realize that this dream we are dreaming - reality - can be whatever we want it to be.