books about: appreciating
The World of the Salt Marsh: Appreciating and Protecting the Tidal Marshes of the Southeastern Atlantic Coast
University of Georgia Press
Parenting Adopted Adolescents: Understanding and Appreciating Their Journeys
Gregory C Keck
In his newest release, Dr. Gregory C. Keck offers new insights and parenting strategies relative to adolescents, especially adopted adolescents. Parents will find humor and relief as they realize their role in their child’s journey in the adoption process.
The Book of Awakening: Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have
Philosopher-poet and cancer survivor, Mark Nepo opens a new season of freedom and joy--an escape from deadening, asleep-at-the wheel sameness--that is both profound and clarifying. His spiritual daybook is a summons to reclaim aliveness, liberate the self, take each day one at a time, and to savor the beauty offered by life's unfolding. Reading his poetic prose is like being given second sight, exposing the reader to life's multiple dimensions, ...
Anthropology: Appreciating Human Diversity
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
A leading name in anthropology, Conrad Philip Kottak continues to define student learning in the general anthropology course. Anthropology: Appreciating Human Diversity offers an up-to-date holistic introduction to general anthropology from the four-field perspective. Key themes of appreciating the experiences students bring to the classroom, appreciating human diversity , and appreciating the field of anthropology are showcased throughout ...
Brunello di Montalcino: Understanding and Appreciating One of Italy's Greatest Wines
University of California Press
For fans of Italian wine, few names command the level of respect accorded to Brunello di Montalcino. Expert wine writer Kerin O’Keefe has a deep personal knowledge of Tuscany and its extraordinary wine, and her account is both thoroughly researched and readable. Organized as a guided tour through Montalcino’s geography, this essential reference also makes sense of Brunello’s complicated history, from its rapid rise to the negative and ...
Appreciate Your Life: The Essence of Zen Practice (Shambhala Classics)
Here is the first major collection of the teachings of Taizan Maezumi Roshi (1931-1995), one of the first Japanese Zen masters to bring Zen to the West and founding abbot of the Zen Center of Los Angeles and Zen Mountain Center in Idyllwild, California. These short, inspiring readings illuminate Zen practice in simple, eloquent language. Topics include zazen and Zen koans, how to appreciate your life as the life of the Buddha, and the essential ...
Crawling Back To Start
Biter understands animals; he’s a zoologist, after all. It’s humans that confuse him. And this whole being tied down ’til death do us part thing really has him confounded. So, in the wake of breaking up with his girlfriend, when he’s supposed to introduce a recently captured wolverine into its new cage at the zoo, Biter sees a chance to share his own newfound freedom with the animal kingdom—or at least with this one particular animal. ...
Powdered Donuts on Monday: Appreciating Life's Simple Pleasures in Times of Adversity
RELINQUISHING CONTROL TO GOD AND RELYING ON HIS STRENGTH WHEN FACED WITH ADVERSITY When you are faced with adversity, what is your response? To whom do you go for strength? Life isn't always going to happen as we planned. We sometimes have to endure the hardships before we can understand why God has allowed them. Lesha has been faced with several life threatening health issues, including a diagnosis of a potentially fatal heart condition, ...
Appreciating Mom Through the Lens of Alzheimer's: A Care Giver's Story
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Appreciating Mom through the Lens of Alzheimer’s is an inspirational memoir that chronicles the challenges and cherished moments one man and his family share as they care for his mother in her final months. Uplifting, despite its subject matter, this is a delightful read even for those fortunate enough not to have experienced Alzheimer's in anyone close; yet it is extremely informative for those who are caregivers for a member of the family ...
From Persia to Tehr Angeles: A Contemporary Guide to Understanding and Appreciating Ancient Persian Culture
Morgan James Publishing, 2013
From Persia to Tehr Angeles seeks to give a rich, rounded view of the foundations of Persian culture and traditions so that modern readers can know this heritage more intimately and also pick and choose which elements to make use of in their own lives. From Persia to Tehr Angeles’ unique offering is in addressing its specific audience, with the intention of helping these populations become knowledgeable and appreciative of Persian tradition, ...
Looking for the Good Stuff: A Guide to Enjoying and Appreciating Life
Not unlike "The Secret" and the Law of Attraction, "Looking for the Good Stuff" is about bringing the good things in your life in to clear focus. What you focus on is what you get. The questions you ask determine the answers you will receive. This universal law is born out by quantum physics and by Dr. Emoto's "Messages From The Water". We simply need to shift from the bad news of the day to "Looking for the Good Stuff."
Italian Westerns:The Essential Films
Italian westerns, also known as spaghetti westerns, include some of the best and most underrated westerns of all. They took the model of the Hollywood western and turned it on its head, offering killer antiheroes instead of white-hat good guys. They took the image of the American frontier of the 1800s and turned it on its head, as well, turning it from a place that offered infinite promise and hope into one where lawlessness, murder and revenge ...
Appreciating Dance: A Guide to the World's Liveliest Art
Harriet R. Lihs
Princeton Book Company
Written for the dance novice, this book is a concise, thorough, and accurate history of all forms of dance. It gives a brief biography of many of the notable dancers and choreographers who have contributed to each form of dance, and provides, in a nutshell, the information needed to expand the enjoyment of performance. It also details the history of dance from its earliest beginnings and covers the intersection of dance and religion, social ...
The 12 Pillars of Project Excellence: A Lean Approach to Improving Project Results
Adil F. Dalal
Asking tough questions about the current state of project management, The 12 Pillars of Project Excellence: A Lean Approach to Improving Project Results provides groundbreaking techniques to achieve excellence in project leadership that can result in six sigma type results or failure-free projects. It unveils novel solutions and breakthrough concepts—including project culture analysis, the five powers of project leadership, the power of ...
BAPTISM & COMMUNION - Appreciating God's Artistry
Baptism and the Lord's Supper are two stunning pictures painted by the Master Artist. Due to disagreements within the Christian Church as to the nature of these symbols, we sometimes allow the debate to sidetrack us from gazing at their enormous beauty. BAPTISM & COMMUNION is a short book that clearly explains the Biblical issues, but then goes on to explore many of the facets of God's artistry displayed ...
Appreciating Life As It Is: Living Well With Multiple Sclerosis
Barbara M Fleming
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Appreciating Life As It Is is the tale of a journey facing the trials and triumphs of life with the best effort possible at any given moment. The years leading up to this point in the story were devoted to finding a way to live life that made sense to this seeker. The resulting book is a practical application of the profound wisdom of one way to live fully, appreciating every aspect as it happens. Not every life has the added difficulty ...
I Like Being Me: Poems for Children About Feeling Special, Appreciating Others, and Getting Along
Free Spirit Publishing, 2007
From the author of Make Someone Smile , this delightful collection of 26 rhyming poems is perfect for reading aloud. The themes—being kind, solving problems, learning from mistakes, telling the truth, dealing with feelings, making decisions, being a friend, and more—are clear, understandable, and relevant to the everyday lives of young children.
Every Woman's Guide to Auto Racing: Understanding and Appreciating the Rules, Language, and Obsession with ...
For women who feel out of the loop, this guide teaches the basics of the sport - how it began, the distinctive types of racing, the different tracks around the world. It explains terms like "splash 'n' go" and "booger up," and profiles some of the more famous modern-day drivers.
Hooked In The Heart: Appreciating the Artistry of God in Everyday Life
Scott C. Grant
Hooked in the Heart
In these inspirational stories, Scott C. Grant writes of his own experience with the artistry of God and charts a course for becoming attentive to the ways of God. God doesn't beat us over the head with his presence. He intrigues us, surprises us, and finally captivates us. He reveals himself in ways that delight our hearts. God hooks us. He gets our attention and pulls us away from our concerns to show us his perspective and take our breaths ...
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