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The Shark's Paintbrush: Biomimicry and How Nature is Inspiring Innovation
Jay Harman

White Cloud Press, 2013

Why does the bumblebee have better aerodynamics than a 747? What structural design is shared by a tornado and a blood vessel? Since the Industrial Revolution, manufacturers have built things by a process known as “heat, beat, and treat.” They use enormous amounts of energy to heat raw material, shape it with heavy machinery, and maintain its design, strength, and durability with toxic chemicals. Now, in a world of depleted natural resources, ...
  
  











  



  
A Branch from the Lightning Tree: Ecstatic Myth and the Grace of Wildness
Martin Shaw

White Cloud Press, 2011

Martin Shaw's writing rattles the cages of souls. In A Branch from the Lightning Tree, Shaw creates links between the wildness in landscape and language, with myth being the bridge between the two. Shaw uses four great myths from Welsh, Norwegian, Siberian, and Russian territories that explore the process of leaving what is considered safe and predictable and journeying out into wild, uncertain areas of nature and the psyche. Shaw's work ...
  
  











  



  
Snowy Tower: Parzival and the Wet Black Branch of Language
Martin Shaw

White Cloud Press, 2014

In Snowy Tower, Dr. Martin Shaw continues his trilogy of works on the relationship between myth, wilderness, and a culture of wildness. In this second book, he gives a telling of the Grail epic Parzival. Claiming it as a great trickster story of medieval Europe, he offers a deft and erudite commentary, with topics ranging from climate change and the soul to the discipline of erotic consciousness, from the hallucination of empire to a ...
  
  











  



  
Gifts from the Enemy (The humanKIND Project)
Trudy Ludwig

White Cloud Press, 2014

Gifts from the Enemy is the powerful and moving story based on From a Name to a Number: A Holocaust Survivor's Autobiography by Alter Wiener, in which Alter recalls his loss of family at the hands of the Nazis and his internment in five prison camps during World War II. This picture book tells one moving episode during Alter's imprisonment, when an unexpected person demonstrates moral courage in repeated acts of kindness to young Alter during ...
  
  











  



  
Yin Yoga: Principles and Practice — 10th Anniversary Edition
Paul Grilley

White Cloud Press, 2012

The 10th Anniversary Edition of Yin Yoga: Outline of a Quiet Practice by Paul Grilley brings together in a fresh way the ancient wisdom of acupuncture and Taoism with Hindu yoga practices. With over 80,000 copies sold, Grilley's book has been enhanced with new materials describing the evolution of Yin Yoga within the Yoga world over the last decade plus new reference materials on anatomy and the practice of Yin Yoga. Yoga as practiced in the ...
  
  











  



  
The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga: The Philosophy and Practice of Yin Yoga
Bernie Clark

White Cloud Press, 2012

Bernie Clark's The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga provides an in-depth look at the philosophy and practice of Yin Yoga with illustrated sections on how to practice Yin Yoga, including descriptions with photographs of 30 Yin Yoga asanas. All forms of yoga can provide benefits physically, emotionally, and mentally, however Yin Yoga works the deeper levels of the body/heart/mind: the connective tissues of the ligaments, fascia, joints and bones and ...
  
  











  



  
The Gospel of Thomas: Wisdom of the Twin
Lynn C. Bauman

White Cloud Press, 2012

The discovery of the Gospel of Thomas has created an immense flurry of curiosity and speculation. Is the text authentic? Are these the true sayings of Jesus? If they are, what does this mean for contemporary faith? In this new edition of Lynn Bauman's unique work, readers are able to read this controversial with the help of Bauman's sensitive introduction to the Gospel of Thomas, his literal-academic translaton, then his fresh translation based ...
  
  











  



  
Approaching the Qur'an: The Early Revelations
MIchael Sells

White Cloud Press, 2007

Approaching the Qur’án is a major event in religious publishing. Professor Michael Sells has captured the complexity, power, and poetry of the early suras of the Qur’án, the sacred scripture of Islam. In this second edition, Sells introduces important new translations of suras and a new preface that addresses the ongoing controversy over teaching about Islam and the Qur’an in American universities. Approaching the Qur’án presents ...
  
  











  



  
Reclaiming the Wild Soul: How Earth's Landscapes Restore Us to Wholeness
Mary Reynolds Thompson

White Cloud Press, 2014

Reclaiming the Wild Soul takes us on a journey into Earth’s five great landscapes — deserts, forests, oceans and rivers, mountains, and grasslands — as aspects of our deeper, wilder selves. Where the inner and outer worlds meet we discover our own true nature mirrored in the Earth's wild beauty and fierce challenges. A powerful archetypal model for transformation, the “soulscapes” return us to a primal terrain rich in knowing, healing, ...
  
  











  



  
I Speak for Myself: American Women on Being Muslim

White Cloud Press, 2011

Muslim American women are the subject of endless discussions regarding their role in society, their veils as symbols of oppression or of freedom, their identity, their patriotism, their womanhood. Yet the voices and life experiences of Muslim American women themselves are rarely heard in the loud rhetoric surrounding the question of Muslims in America. Finally, in I Speak for Myself, 40 American women under the age of 40, share their ...
  
  











  



  
Yin Yoga
Paul Grilley

White Cloud Press, 2002

Yin Yoga: Outline of a Quiet Practice brings together in a fresh way the ancient wisdom of acupuncture and Taoism with Hindu yoga practices. The Yin aspect of Yoga (using postures that stretch connective tissue) is virtually unknown but vital for a balanced approach to physical and mental health. Paul Grilley outlines how to practice postures in a Yin way. Grilley includes an explanation of Modern Meridian Theory, which states that the ...
  
  











  



  
Way of the Winding Path: A Map for the Labyrinth of Life
M.A. Eve Eschner Hogan

White Cloud Press, 2003

We spend lifetimes looking for our spiritual path as if it is something lost that we must find — we seek, rather than see that we are always on a spiritual journey. While we cannot step off the path, we can certainly get lost and disoriented. Way of the Winding Path offers simple, practical steps for experiencing life as a spiritual pilgrimage, and serves as a map guiding you to find your way with ease, grace, and clarity. Through ...
  
  











  



  
Five Pillars of Prosperity: Essentials of Faith-Based Wealth Building
M. Yaqub Mirza

White Cloud Press, 2014

Five Pillars of Prosperity: Essentials of Faith-Based Wealth Building by Dr. M. Yaqub Mirza provides readers with a balanced and sensible approach to financial planning and security. The book is unique in that it is written by a leading Muslim financial expert who draws on Islamic teachings while showing how these Islamic values are consistent with Jewish and Christian values. Though the primary audience may be American Muslims, anyone ...
  
  











  



  
The Muslim Next Door: The Qur'an, the Media, and That Veil Thing
Sumbul Ali-Karamali

White Cloud Press, 2008

Bronze Medal Winner of the Independent Publishers Award 2009 Since 9/11, stories about Muslims and the Islamic world have flooded headlines, politics, and water-cooler conversations all across the country. And, although Americans hear about Islam on a daily basis, there remains no clear explanation of Islam or its people. The Muslim Next Door offers easy-to-understand yet academically sound answers to these questions while also dispelling ...
  
  











  



  
All-American: 45 American Men on Being Muslim (I SPEAK FOR MYSELF)

White Cloud Press, 2012

Follow up work to White Cloud's successful and highly acclaimed May 2011 book I Speak For Myself: American Women on Being Muslim . With this second book in the I Speak For Myself series, American Muslim men speak out on their lives and how their Muslim beliefs play out in private and on the public stage. Contributors include high profile figures in the American Muslim community, representing a new generation that is making a profound impact ...
  
  











  



  
The Bones and Breath: A Man's Guide to Eros, the Sacred Masculine, and the Wild Soul
L.R. Heartsong

White Cloud Press, 2014

In The Bones and Breath , Heartsong asserts that we each have an essential gift to bring to the world and through actively embodying the soul—primarily via the body and our expanded, physical senses—we undertake a profound, transpersonal journey; one that serves humanity and the Earth at a crucial phase of our collective evolution. Our life task is not to transcend the body but to become fully human by descending into the bones and breath, to ...
  
  











  



  
Everything Starts From Prayer: Mother Teresa's Meditations on Spiritual Life for People of All Faiths

White Cloud Press, 2009

At the Home for the Dying in Calcutta, Mother Teresa often cared for residents as they approached the end. As she ministered to one illness-ravaged man, a visitor overheard her whisper a few words to him. These simple words embody some of Mother Teresa’s most profound wisdom. She said, “You say a prayer in your religion, and I will say a prayer as I know it. Together we will say this prayer and it will be something beautiful for God.” These ...
  
  











  



  
The Buddha: The Story of an Awakened Life
David Kherdian

White Cloud Press, 2004

A simple, inspiring telling of the life of the Buddha by an award-winning, best-selling author. Here is an opportunity to approach one of the world’s greatest spiritual teachers through the timeless tale of his search for enlightenment and the end of suffering. This is the first account of the Buddha’s story that blends the elements of history, legend, and Buddhist teachings into a compelling, page-turning narrative. Experience the ...
  
  











  



  
The Goddess Sekhmet: Psycho-Spiritual Exercises of the Fifth Way
Ph.D. Robert Masters

White Cloud Press, 2002

Robert Masters presents the wisdom of ancient Egypt through the perspective of contemporary research in psychology and religious studies in his profound study of The Goddess Sekhmet: Psycho-Spiritual Exercises of the Fifth Way. The fifth way refers to the Egyptian theory that humans consist of five bodies: the (most subtle) Spiritual Body (Egyptian: Sahu); and, after that, the increasingly less subtle: Magical Body (Khu); Shadow (Haidit); ...
  
  











  



  
Father Factor: American Christian Men on Fatherhood and Faith (I SPEAK FOR MYSELF)

White Cloud Press, 2014

Father Factor explores the intersection between faith and fatherhood, probing the resonance and dissonance created when men examine fatherhood in all its permutations, and how it is informed by and informs their faith. There are a wide variety of Christian faith perspectives represented in the book and many ethnicities. The contributors include ministers, professors, a real estate agent, an actor, nonprofit leaders, stay-at-home dads, and a ...
  
  











  








   



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