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Homecoming : Volume 1  by Keith Anthony Blanchard

Homecoming : Volume 1

Keith Anthony Blanchard

Book

If you are seeking union with your Sacred Self, this book is the Lamplight that will wipe the cobwebs of time from your mind and the darkness of fear from your vision. Passion and sincerity are key to initiating anything in life. When you begin to do...

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Healthy me, healthy us  by Les Parrott

Healthy me, healthy us

Les Parrott

Book

Relationships are rife with disappointment--but they are also the primary source of personal happiness. So it is no surprise that the number one question Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott hear over and over is, What's the single most important thing you can...

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Stories we tell ourselves  by Richard Holloway

Stories we tell ourselves

Richard Holloway

Book

Throughout history we have told ourselves stories to try and make sense of what it all means: our place in a small corner of one of billions of galaxies, at the end of billions of years of existence. In this new book Richard Holloway takes us on a pe...

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The preacher's wife  by Kate Bowler

The preacher's wife

Kate Bowler

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Since the 1970s, an important new figure has appeared on the center stage of American evangelicalism--the celebrity preacher's wife. Although most evangelical traditions bar women from ordained ministry, many women have carved out unofficial positions...

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Spiritual practice for crazy times  by Philip Goldberg

Spiritual practice for crazy times

Philip Goldberg

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In challenging times (like the ones we're living in right now), spiritual practice isn't a luxury, it's an absolute necessity. Now, expert teacher Philip Goldberg offers a hands-on guide based on his decades of scholarship and practical experience, g...

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White too long  by Robert P. (Robert Patrick) Jones

White too long

Robert P. (Robert Patrick) Jones

Book

Drawing on history, public opinion surveys, and personal experience, Robert P. Jones delivers a provocative examination of the unholy relationship between American Christianity and white supremacy, and issues an urgent call for white Christians to reckon...

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Equilibrium  by Jo Worsfold

Equilibrium

Jo Worsfold

Book

Equilibrium is the self-help book for people who want more than an ordinary life, but don't know how to find the extraordinary. Bridging the gap between spirituality and the everyday, Equilibrium will help you: - develop your intuition - navigate the...

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Everything is spiritual  by Rob Bell

Everything is spiritual

Rob Bell

Book

In Everything is Spiritual, the author Rob Bell explores how ideas about creation, love and connection shaped him and how they shape every one of us. Bell observes that more than anything, people want to understand their purpose here on earth. And when...

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A quest of transcendence  by Jolene Tierney

A quest of transcendence

Jolene Tierney

Book

"What's the meaning? What's the life force of this flower, of the earth, the life force in me, the life force in the sky, in creation? What dictates which form we're created in? The word consciousness comes to mind." Join Malemene and Auberone on their...

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Strange rites  by Tara Isabella Burton

Strange rites

Tara Isabella Burton

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In Strange Rites, Tara Isabella Burton takes a tour through contemporary American religiosity. As traditional churches continue to sink into obsolescence, people are looking elsewhere for the intensity and unity that religion once provided. We're carrying...

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Acts against God  by David Nash

Acts against God

David Nash

Book

A phenomenon that spans human experience, from the ancient world right up to today's ferocious religious debates, blasphemy is an act of individuals, but also a widespread and constant presence in cultural, political and religious life. Acts Against God...

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Veritas  by Ariel Sabar

Veritas

Ariel Sabar

Book

In 2012, Dr. Karen King, a star professor at the Harvard Divinity School, announced a blockbuster discovery at a scholarly conference just steps from the Vatican: She had found an ancient fragment of papyrus in which Jesus calls Mary Magdalene "my wife."...

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Suffer strong  by Katherine Wolf

Suffer strong

Katherine Wolf

Book

Profoundly inspiring, compellingly vulnerable, and surprisingly funny, Suffer Strong offers readers the hard-won insights of beloved authors Katherine and Jay Wolf and incorporates practical strategies for weathering suffering and embracing resilience...

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Saints of Tonga  by Riley Moore Moffat

Saints of Tonga

Riley Moore Moffat

Book

"Tonga has by far the highest percentage of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of any country in the world. How did this come to be? At first, missionary work in Tonga appeared to be a failure. Then after the mission was closed...

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Called to forgive  by Anthony B. Thompson

Called to forgive

Anthony B. Thompson

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After the murder of his wife during the Charleston church shooting, Anthony Thompson chose to privately and publicly forgive the shooter. Though many questioned his reasoning, this act of forgiveness radically changed his community. This poignant account...

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Standing upright here  by Gwen Francis

Standing upright here

Gwen Francis

Book

"I had been a volunteer teacher for years 7-8 in the New Zealand public school system of 'Bible in School', but there was a move, as our country became more secular and multicultural, to eliminate Christian teaching from our schools. I had concentrated...

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God is no delusion  by Gwen Francis

God is no delusion

Gwen Francis

Book

This story begins with the charismatic movement within the Christian church in the 1970s. Author Gwen Francis saw herself as only an observer at a Life in the Spirit seminar at an Anglican Church in New Zealand in 1975. Her subsequent experience of t...

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The Islam book

The Islam book

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This comprehensive, accessible, and factual guide to Islam is essential to understanding the world's fastest-growing religion. This essential guide to Islam covers every aspect of the Muslim faith and its history - from the life of the Prophet Muhammad...

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The medicine bag  by Jose Ruiz

The medicine bag

Jose Ruiz

Book

One of the main tenets of shamanism is a belief in the power of rituals and ceremonies to manifest change in the physical world. Every shamanic school on the planet has used rituals and ceremonies as tools for personal transformation. In this book, shaman...

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Zen mind, beginner's mind  by Shunryū Suzuki

Zen mind, beginner's mind

Shunryū Suzuki

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In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's there are few. So begins this most beloved of all American Zen books. Seldom has such a small handful of words provided a teaching as rich as has this famous opening line of Shu...

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Finding love everywhere  by Robert Holden

Finding love everywhere

Robert Holden

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Psychologist and author Robert Holden takes the reader on a mystical journey from looking for love outside of themselves to being the love they hope to find. He shares stories from his workshops and interviews with Maya Angelou, Ram Dass, Louise Hay,...

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A short history of (nearly) everything paranormal  by Terje G. Simonsen

A short history of (nearly) everything paranormal

Terje G. Simonsen

Book

Would you be surprised to learn that several Nobel laureates have claimed that telepathy is a reality, that Cleopatra’s lost palace was recovered by clairvoyance, and that the US military and CIA for two decades ran a psychic espionage program? This is...

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Fisi'inaua 'i vaha - a Tongan migrant's way  by Siosifa Pole

Fisi'inaua 'i vaha - a Tongan migrant's way

Siosifa Pole

Book

"Rev Siosifa Pole highlights Tongan cultural and social concepts and explores how they relate to his experience as a minister in English language, New Zealand parish settings. He hopes the book will improve the understanding by other people of the Tongan...

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Awakening in the dream  by David Wilcock

Awakening in the dream

David Wilcock

Book

New York Times bestselling author David Wilcock's next captivating work of nonfiction, exploring new hidden truths about extraterrestrials, channeling your Higher Self, and ascension.

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Dzogchen  by Dalai Lama XIV Bstan-'dzin-rgya-mtsho

Dzogchen

Dalai Lama XIV Bstan-'dzin-rgya-mts...

Book

These teachings are on Dzogchen, the heart essence of the ancient Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. Exploring this esoteric subject in print for the first time, His Holiness offers the reader insights into one of Buddhism's most profound systems...

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The case of George Pell  by Melissa Davey

The case of George Pell

Melissa Davey

Book

Guardian Australia's Melbourne bureau chief, Melissa Davey covered Cardinal George Pell's evidence at the royal commission into child sexual abuses, and attended each of his trials for his alleged historic sexual offences against children - his commi...

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Through the eyes of love  by Shawn Bolz

Through the eyes of love

Shawn Bolz

Book

Seeing the world through a lens of love is not easy, but when we commit to this practice we will begin to see God's power move in surprising ways. Through the Eyes of Love shows how operating from a place of love instead of judgment is the most effective...

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Coming home to yourself  by 1931-1990 Osho

Coming home to yourself

1931-1990 Osho

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A beautifully illustrated collection of mindfulness exercises for grounding, relaxation, and finding inner peace, from contemporary mystic Osho. All of us have experienced moments of "coming home"--feeling relaxed, grounded, free of the restlessness ...

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Tara  by Rachael H. Wooten

Tara

Rachael H. Wooten

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The female Buddhist deity Green Tara, known as the Mother of the Buddhas, is one of the most recognizable Buddhist icons. Chanting her mantra is said to dispel fears, eliminate obstacles, and bring swift help in times of need. In this unique book, Ju...

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Mindfulness  by Sarah (Scholar of Buddhism) Shaw

Mindfulness

Sarah (Scholar of Buddhism) Shaw

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Mindfulness as a tool for focus and stress reduction has become widespread, but there's far more to this practice than meets the eye. This profound and transformational set of meditation techniques comes from the heart of Buddhism. To unlock the full...

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Wicca  by Nixie Vale

Wicca

Nixie Vale

Book

Wicca is a beautiful, life-enhancing way of living that venerates the cycles of nature and the seasons and promotes positive and constructive values. Covering everything from the Wiccan deities to getting started with spellwork, natural care and healing,...

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