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Maybe your experience becoming a parent is like that shared by many others-it is a festive occasion where you contemplated the joyful experiences that were sure to come. Not too long into your development as a parent, perhaps, you wished that children came with an instruction manual. As our children
Experience sacred solitude, the power of presence, captivating effervescence, intoxicating aliveness, invigorating in stillness. Feel the greatness of zen. Let go of your ideological spin. Stop wrestling and fighting within. Happily enter the world of being. Enlightenment and the power of presence i
For so small a size, the aid this guidebook can give to writers is tremendous. Its nineteen chapters includes succinct information as to the basics of language and other writers' references.
It's just that simply put! While other believe it is a God given talent, I believe anyone can learn the art of poetry; as long as the determination and drive are there. There are tons of resources all over the internet about writing your poetry, you could read all of them and it still wouldn&ap
Drum is a leading weekly news and celebrity magazine targeted at black South African families. It was first known as The African Drum and was started in 1951 by Robert Crisp, a journalist and broadcaster. ...
Save yourself time and frustration when writing, by making use of one or more of the styleguide reference books. In this article we look at the AP Stylebook.
Although only 31 poems, Consumed, Reduced to Beautiful Grey Ashes takes the reader in a million different directions as author Linda Addison ponders life, death and the love between. While some of the poems in this book are disturbing, like "Mourning Meal", others are so personal that the
I was afraid Salinger was going to offer some kind of a rosy ending that all coming-of-age movies/stories have, all the time expecting him to prescribe some quick-fix solution and almost 'knowing' that Holden was going to be 'lost' to the 'society'. I realised soon that
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle transports readers to a bucolic farm in Wisconsin where the Sawtelle family and 14-year-oldEdgar breed their famous dogs. An idyllic existence ends when Edgar's uncle returns and unleashes forces that result in tragedy. Engrossing and lyrical, the story is a re-imagi
In 2003, on their 18th wedding anniversary, Richard presented his wife, Kristine, with a short manuscript called, "An Hour to Live." In it, he imagined that the end of his life was imminent. He posed questions originally asked by author Stephen Levine: Who would you call?What would you say
New York Times best selling author Bishop T. D. Jakes provides readers a study guide, "40 Days of Power," to accompany his book "Power for Living."This study guide or devotional journal is divided into forty individual themes which expand the concepts and principles found in the
Simple, clear and cut-to-the-chase, this light humor non-fiction self-help book will encourage readers to embrace happiness - as it is right there for their taking. Like most of us, Kerri Cartelli wears many hats that can end up draining her energy. These can include titles such as mother of three,
It must have happened to most of us; standing in the business section corner of a bookstore, not sure which book to pick up for a good read. Being able to choose the right books which provide a good insight into the world of business is a herculean task. With so many different kinds of books availab
Many popular Children's cook books help parents and kids learn to interact in the kitchen. Children love to cook and these cook books describe easy ways to cook nutritious meals with kids in mind.
I recently read "I, Robot," a collection of short stories written by Isaac Asimov in 1950's. The movie that came out a few years ago with the same title was loosely based upon some of the themes from the stories, but did not follow any particular plot in the stories. While I did enjoy
Learning does not end in our 20s. Though childhood, adolescence and old age have been broadly studied, adulthood has remained unexplored based on the assumption that learning ends. I'm happy to report that, for the stage between 50 and 75, that era is coming to an end with an insightful new boo