Waking the Spirit Book
Score: 5
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Waking the Spirit


  • Author : Andrew Schulman
  • Publisher : Picador
  • Release Date : 2016-08-02
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250055781

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An Oliver Sacks Foundation Best Book of the Year Selection, Finalist for the Books for a Better Life "Best First Book” Award, and a People Magazine Pick in nonfiction. The astounding story of a critically ill musician who is saved by music and returns to the same hospital to help heal others Andrew Schulman, a fifty-seven-year-old professional guitarist, had a close brush with death on the night of July 16, 2009. Against the odds—and with the help of music—he survived: a medical miracle. Once fully recovered, Andrew resolved to use his musical gifts to help critically ill patients at Mount Sinai Beth Israel’s ICU. In Waking the Spirit, you’ll learn the astonishing stories of the people he’s met along the way—both patients and doctors—and see the incredible role music can play in a modern hospital setting. Schulman expertly weaves cutting-edge research on neuroscience and medicine, as well as what he’s learned as a professional musician, to explore the power of music to heal the body and awaken the spirit.

Waking Spirit Dreams Book

Waking Spirit Dreams


  • Author : Alison Breskin
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2022-11-30
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 153
  • ISBN 10 : 9781300566465

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Waking Spirit Book

Waking Spirit


  • Author : Shirley Cheng
  • Publisher : Dance With Your Heart Pub
  • Release Date : 2007-04
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Pages : 146
  • ISBN 10 : 061513680X

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O, spread thy wings and fly to wondrous places! The winds shall take thee to undiscovered spaces where hearts dance to songs of delight sung by the spirits of life. #xD;#xD;Spirit, rise! You are about to fly to a world of dancing hearts, singing spirits, with infinite love from life, in the treasure trove of Waking Spirit. Swing to the melodies as the essence of the prose and poetry, including 102 beautifully written haiku of nature wonders and delightful animals, awakens your soul. The inspirational quotes in A Moment with Shirley, and autobiographical tales, such as I'm Not Disabled--I'm Ultra-Abled, shine with the author's invincible spirit and precocious wisdom, empowering you to take flight.#xD;#xD;Many songs have been left unsung, their tales all untold. The melodies were never formed, with words all but spoken. Do not let the same misfortune befall your spirit. Sing your song while it is young. Let those melodies travel far and wide, and when you do, prepare to embrace the sky.

The Builder Book

The Builder


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1863
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015006772589

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The Seeress of Prevorst Book

The Seeress of Prevorst


  • Author : Justinus Andreas Christian Kerner
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1855
  • Genre: Spiritualism
  • Pages : 130
  • ISBN 10 : HARVARD:32044018742148

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Touching Spirit Bear Book
Score: 4.5
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Touching Spirit Bear


  • Author : Ben Mikaelsen
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2010-04-20
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062009685

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In his Nautilus Award-winning classic Touching Spirit Bear, author Ben Mikaelson delivers a powerful coming-of-age story of a boy who must overcome the effects that violence has had on his life. After severely injuring Peter Driscal in an empty parking lot, mischief-maker Cole Matthews is in major trouble. But instead of jail time, Cole is given another option: attend Circle Justice, an alternative program that sends juvenile offenders to a remote Alaskan Island to focus on changing their ways. Desperate to avoid prison, Cole fakes humility and agrees to go. While there, Cole is mauled by a mysterious white bear and left for dead. Thoughts of his abusive parents, helpless Peter, and his own anger cause him to examine his actions and seek redemption—from the spirit bear that attacked him, from his victims, and, most importantly, from himself. Ben Mikaelsen paints a vivid picture of a juvenile offender, examining the roots of his anger without absolving him of responsibility for his actions, and questioning a society in which angry people make victims of their peers and communities. Touching Spirit Bear is a poignant testimonial to the power of a pain that can destroy, or lead to healing. A strong choice for independent reading, sharing in the classroom, homeschooling, and book groups.

The Second Macabre MEGAPACK   Book

The Second Macabre MEGAPACK


  • Author : Edith Nesbit
  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Release Date : 2013-04-09
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 513
  • ISBN 10 : 9781434446695

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This volume is a treasure-trove of rare 19th-century macabre stories for lovers of classic fantasy and horror. From ghosts of mind and spirit to paranormal experiences, from exotic Arabian Nights adventures to Deals with the Devil, each story in this volume is sure to delight the discerning reader of classic fantasy and horror. Included are: THE GRAY LADY, by Mary E. Lee THE EBONY FRAME, by Edith Nesbit THE DOOM, by Benedict THE CURSE OF THE CATAFALQUES, by F. Anstey THE STRIDING PLACE, by Gertrude Atherton SISTER SERAPHINE, by Edna W. Underwood EXTRAORDINARY INDIAN FEATS OF LEGERDEMAIN, by David Dawson Mitchell LAZARUS, by Leonid Andreyev THE TRANSFIGURED, by Heinrich Zschokke THE UNCANNY BAIRN, by Mrs. Alfred (Louisa) Baldwin UNCLE ABRAHAM’S ROMANCE, by Edith Nesbit MAN-SIZE IN MARBLE, by Edith Nesbit THE SECRET OF THE STRADIVARIUS, by Hugh Conway MR. LINDSAY’S MANUSCRIPT, by T. H. E. ROSAURA AND HER RELATIONS, by Baron Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué THE ENCHANTED GIFTS, by Mrs. Jane L. Swift THE GALLOWS MAN, by Baron Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué THE ROCK OF HANS HEILING, by Theodor Koerner THE VISION OF AGIB, by Anonymous WINDERHANS AND THE GENTLEMAN IN BLACK, by Anonymous And don't forget to search this ebook store for "Wildside Megapack" (or just Megapack if Wildside Megapack doesn't work) to see all the entries in the Megapack series -- including volumes of science fiction, fantasy, horror, mystery, westerns, and much, much more!

Sleep and Society Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Sleep and Society


  • Author : Simon J. Williams
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-04-03
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 198
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134258482

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Exploring the sociological aspects of sleep and their links to current health debates, this unique text discusses why sleep has been so neglected in sociological literature and examines significant modern issues such as: the 24-hour society sleep and work homelessness dream analysis the medicalization and commodification of sleep. Written by a key international figure in medical sociology, this is the first sociological examination of sleep, making it important reading for academics and advanced students of medical sociology, health studies, and sociology, as well as for professionals and policy makers involved in the area.

A Sociable God Book

A Sociable God


  • Author : Ken Wilber
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2005-02-22
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 0834822946

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In one of the first attempts to bring an integral dimension to sociology, Ken Wilber introduces a system of reliable methods by which to make testable judgments of the authenticity of any religious movement. A Sociable God is a concise work based on Wilber's "spectrum of consciousness" theory, which views individual and cultural development as an evolutionary continuum. Here he focuses primarily on worldviews (archaic, magic, mythic, mental, psychic, subtle, causal, nondual) and evaluates various cultural and religious movements on a scale ranging from egocentric to ethnocentric to worldcentric to Kosmic. By using this integral view, Wilber hopes, society would be able to discriminate between dangerous cults and authentic spiritual paths. In addition, he points out why these distinctions are crucial in understanding spiritual experiences and altered states of consciousness. In a lengthy new introduction, the author brings the reader up to date on his latest integral thinking and concludes that, for the succinct and elegant way it argues for a sociology of depth, A Sociable God remains a clarion call for a greater sociology.

Waking Up In The Spiritual Age Book

Waking Up In The Spiritual Age


  • Author : Dr. Dan Bird
  • Publisher : Ozark Mountain Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-05-10
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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This book is for those who are experiencing this shift but are not sure of what they are feeling. It is an introduction of sorts for "newly awakening" individuals who feel there is more to life than we are aware of using our five senses. What if those intuitive thoughts and dreams are messages? What is their purpose? I believe they can help us make sense of why we are here, and guide us to reach our highest potential and goals. This help is available to everyone, but only if we are aware of it. Spiritual help is all around us.

Br  hmanism and Hind  ism Book

Br hmanism and Hind ism


  • Author : Sir Monier Monier-Williams
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1891
  • Genre: Brahmanism
  • Pages : 603
  • ISBN 10 : WISC:89016569659

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