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State of the World 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible?
The Worldwatch Institute, Erik Assadourian

Island Press, 2013

Every day, we are presented with a range of “sustainable” products and activities—from “green” cleaning supplies to carbon offsets—but with so much labeled as “sustainable,” the term has become essentially sustainababble , at best indicating a practice or product slightly less damaging than the conventional alternative. Is it time to abandon the concept altogether, or can we find an accurate way to measure sustainability? If so, ...


The Possible Human : A Course in Enhancing Your Physical, Mental, and Creative Abilities
Jean Houston

Tarcher, 1997

In what has been called "an intellectual and spiritual feast, " acclaimed pioneer in human development Dr. Jean Houston offers readers a tour of the great and unknowable homeland of the human spirit, while introducing them to a comprehensive theory and program for conscious creativity. THE POSSIBLE HUMAN is the book version of Houston's innovative and groundbreaking workshops.


Possible Side Effects
Augusten Burroughs

Picador, 2007

  National Bestseller   From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Running with Scissors comes Augusten Burroughs's most provocative collection of true stories yet. From nicotine gum addiction to lesbian personal ads to incontinent dogs, Possible Side Effects mines Burroughs's life in a series of uproariously funny essays. These are stories that are uniquely Augusten, with all the over-the-top hilarity of Running with ...


A Possible Life: A Novel in Five Love Stories
Sebastian Faulks

Picador, 2013

FIVE TRANSPORTING STORIES AND FIVE UNFORGETTABLE LIVES, LINKED ACROSS CENTURIES Throughout this masterpiece of fiction, exquisitely drawn and unforgettable characters risk their bodies, hearts, and minds in pursuit of the manna of human connection. Between soldier and lover, parent and child, servant and master, and artist and muse, important pleasures and pains are born out of love, separations, and missed opportunities: • Young Geoffrey ...


The Best Care Possible: A Physician's Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life
Ira Byock MD

Avery Trade, 2013

A doctor on the front lines of hospital care illuminates one of the most important and controversial social issues of our time. It is harder to die in this country than ever before. Though the vast majority of Americans would prefer to die at home—which hospice care provides—many of us spend our last days fearful and in pain in a healthcare system ruled by high-tech procedures and a philosophy to “fight disease and illness at all ...


Possible Miracles (The Golden Lotus Sutra on Pranic Healing)

Institute for Inner Studies Publishing Foundation Inc., 2013

The Golden Lotus Sutras of Master Choa Kok Sui, totaling 7 books in all, explores several topics that concern many people. Master Choa Kok Sui shares his thoughts and his wisdom regarding topics such as prosperity, life, and relationships, as well as topics concerning spirituality, achieving oneness, understanding our existence and purpose, and finding peace within ourselves. Each sutra sold separately. Possible Miracles (The Golden Lotus ...


The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible (Sacred Activism)
Charles Eisenstein

North Atlantic Books, 2013

In a time of social and ecological crisis, what can we as individuals do to make the world a better place? This inspirational and thought-provoking book serves as an empowering antidote to the cynicism, frustration, paralysis, and overwhelm so many of us are feeling, replacing it with a grounding reminder of what’s true: we are all connected, and our small, personal choices bear unsuspected transformational power. By fully embracing and ...


Is it possible to live 100 years?, 2013

Lifestyle advice for living a more satisfying life, trying to increase our longevity naturally. Overcoming barriers to longevity that once seemed impossible are becoming more common every day. Scientific advances, particularly in the area of health, and better nutrition are enabling human beings to significantly increase their life expectancy. But the reasons that allow some people to prevail for over a hundred years of existence remain ...


Kill as Few Patients as Possible: And Fifty-Six Other Essays on How to Be the World's Best Doctor
Oscar London

Ten Speed Press, 2008

This oft-quoted all-time favorite of the medical community will gladden--and strengthen--the hearts of patients, doctors, and anyone entering medical study, internship, or practice. With unassailable logic and rapier wit, the sage Dr. Oscar London muses on the challenges and joys of doctoring, and imparts timeless truths, reality checks, and poignant insights gleaned from 30 years of general practice--while never taking himself (or his ...


Be the Miracle: 50 Lessons for Making the Impossible Possible
Regina Brett

Grand Central Publishing, 2013

Want to live your dreams--or even surpass them? Want the world to change for the better? Want to see a miracle? What are we waiting for? Why not be the miracle? That's the challenge Regina Brett sets forth in BE THE MIRACLE . To be a miracle doesn't necessarily mean tackling problems across the globe. It means making a difference, believing change is possible, even in your own living room, cubicle, neighborhood, or family. Through a ...


Broken: 7 ''Christian'' Rules That Every Christian Ought to Break as Often as Possible
Jonathan M. Fisk

Concordia Publishing House, 2012

Real Answers Real Religion Real Holy Spirituality There are only two kinds of spirituality in the world. One is false, and one is true. One is the manifestation of the old evil foe who has sent many false spiritualties out into the world, and the other is the holy spirituality found only in faith in the one true God. One is a lie, and one is real. But which is which? There is a cultural perfect storm shredding the spiritual landscape of the ...


Artists of the Possible: Governing Networks and American Policy Change since 1945 (Studies in Postwar ...
Matt Grossmann

Oxford University Press, USA, 2014

Do policymakers heed the voices of the American public or only the lobbyists in Washington? Why do they take action on health reform, but not gun control? Why does policymaking usually move slowly, and sometimes not at all? Artists of the Possible takes on these questions, analyzing sixty years of domestic policy history to provide a new understanding of what drives policymaking in all three branches of government. The results are surprising: ...


Pink "All Things Are Possible" Flexcover Journal
Christian Art Gifts

Christian Art Gifts, 2013

In the language of flowers, the zinnia has a strong spiritual significance. It symbolizes 'Endurance', in friendship and affection - constant and lasting. This lovely Pink Flexcover Journal features a zinnia and meaningful Scripture from Matthew beautifully debossed into the front cover. Contrasting topstitching makes the journal vibrant. The journal cover is constructed of quality man-made material imported from Italy, with the look and feel of ...


Possible Lives: The Promise of Public Education in America
Mike Rose

Penguin Books, 1999

"This big-shouldered book, full of ardor...offers us a reasonable hope that with attention and care we can again make public education what it was meant to be, and must yet be."— The Los Angeles Times .


Is It Possible to Live This Way?: Charity, an Unusual Approach to Christian Existence
Luigi Giussani

Mcgill Queens Univ Pr, 2009

This volume of "Is It Possible to Live this Way", a translation of Luigi Giussani's "Si Puo Vivere Cosi?", addresses the virtue of charity. A compilation of Giussani's conversations with young people who have chosen the path of the consecrated life in the Church - that is, have chosen to live their lives in the world according to the 'evangelical counsels' of poverty, chastity, and obedience - it proposes an unusual yet reasonable approach to ...


The Possible and the Actual: Readings in the Metaphysics of Modality

Cornell University Press, 1979

This well-chosen collection of fifteen important essays in the fields of philosophical logic and metaphysics addresses questions relating to the nature and status of possible worlds.


A German Life - Against all odds, change is possible ( A german Life - Biography) German Jewish history, ...
Bernd Wollschlaeger M.D.

Emor Publishing, 2007

- A german family torn between faith, family and religion - A highly decorated WW II German tank commander - A Young man seeking the truth and his spiritual orientation - The relationship of father and son entwined in German-Jewish history - Religious conversation, exile and the dissolution of a family. NEW AND REVISED VERSION TO BE RELEASED IN NOVEMBER 2012!


Is It Possible to Live This Way?: An Unusual Approach to Christian Existence: Faith
Luigi Giussani

Mcgill Queens Univ Pr, 2008

"Is It Possible to Live this Way?", a translation of the first part of Luigi Giussani's "Si Puo Vivere Cosi?", addresses the virtue of faith. A compilation of Giussani's conversations with young people who have chosen the path of the consecrated life in the Church - that is, have chosen to live their lives in the world according to the 'evangelical counsels' of poverty, chastity, and obedience - it proposes an unusual yet reasonable approach to ...


With God All Things Are Possible

Harvest House Publishers, 2013

Artist and calligrapher Joanne Fink pens warm words of inspiration and encouragement and sets them to life on the pages of this unique gift book. By combining the beautiful art of calligraphy with heartfelt sentiments that gently move through themes such as "believing in your dreams," "trusting in the Lord," and "living with passion," readers are inspired to celebrate each new day with a hopeful heart and a joy for living. This uplifting gift ...


Possible Worlds: An Introduction to Logic and Its Philosophy
Raymond Bradley, Norman Swartz

Hackett Pub Co Inc, 1979



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