Driven from Ireland during the potato famine, Protestant Victoria MacPherson and Catholic Maeve O'Reilly find themselves thrown together aboard a Manhattan-bound ship. After a treacherous journey, they arrive in New York City in 1851, with only a small purse of silver and the promise that Maeve's brother will find them there. But when he doesn't show, the girls are quickly conned out of their savings by a smooth-talking scam artist, leaving the two destitute in the tenements of Lower Manhattan.
Writing under a man's name, Josephine Breaux is the finest reporter at Washington's Morning Clarion. Using her wit and charm, she never fails to get the scoop on the latest Union and Confederate activities. But when a rival paper reveals her true identity, accusations of treason fly. Despite her claims of loyalty to the Union, she is arrested as a spy and traitor.
A key figure in the metaphysical movement known as New Thought, Florence Scovel Shinn has influenced many modern spiritual leaders, including Dr. Wayne Dyer, Dr. Christiane Northrup, Deepak Chopra, May McCarthy, and Louise Hay. Through stories of real-life situations and biblical tenets, Shinn teaches that the empowering use of positive attitude and affirmations can create a path to wealth, good health, and loving relationships. Intuition, love, and prosperity can expand through intentional thoughts and prayer.
Reading comes easily to some students, but many struggle with some part of this complex process that requires many areas of the brain to operate together through an intricate network of neurons. As a classroom teacher who has also worked as a neurologist, Judy Willis offers a unique perspective on how to help students not only learn the mechanics of reading and comprehension, but also develop a love of reading.
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Using affirmations to focus on improving your health, wealth, and happiness has shown to be a successful strategy in living mindfully. Florence Scovel Shinn's work has been praised and referenced by self-improvement experts as diverse as Wayne Dyer, Deepak Chopra, Louise Hay, and Norman Vincent Peale. Shinn uses affirmations and success stories of her students to illustrate the power of the spoken word to attract prosperity, love, and good health.
Tutoring Matters is the authoritative guide for both the aspiring and seasoned tutor. Using firsthand experiences of over 100 new and experienced college student tutors, the authors offer techniques for handling tutoring anxieties, teaching strategies, and tips for building relationships.
A classic in the Jungian literature, written by one of Jung's most distinguished collaborators.
In today's economy, it's more important than ever to get clear about your personal and professional goals- and to commit to a plan that will get you there. In The Path to Wealth: Seven Spiritual Steps for Financial Abundance, multimillionaire entrepreneur and angel investor May McCarthy shares her own daily practice to help you do just that.
Prudence Cotton has recently lost her husband and is desperate to find her daughter, captured by the Nipmuk tribe during King Philip's war. She's convinced her daughter is alive but cannot track her into the wilderness alone. Help arrives in the form of James Bailey, an agent of the crown sent to Boston to investigate the murder of Prudence's husband and to covertly cause a disturbance that would give the king just cause to install royal governors.
First published in 1940, Florence Scovel Shinn's work has been praised and referenced by self-improvement experts as diverse as Wayne Dyer, Deepak Chopra, Louise Hay, and Norman Vincent Peale. Shinn interprets biblical passages as pathways to activating our beliefs. The Secret Door to Success includes success stories of her students to illustrate the power of the spoken word to attract prosperity, love, and good health. This book is a sequel to The Game of Life and How to Play It.
These works are considered Weil's primary essays and letters. In addition, Simone Weil's niece has contributed an introductory article entitled, 'Simone Weil and the Rabbi's: Compassion and Tsedekah,' which puts Weil's relationship with Jewish thought into perspective. She includes source material from the Rabbis that put Weil (however reluctantly) in line with rabbinical thought throughout her major themes. The book is the ideal English introduction to the works and thought of Simone Weil.
"Your word is your wand. The words you speak create your own destiny." Does this sound familiar? Florence Scovel Shinn's work has been praised and referenced by self-improvement experts as diverse as Wayne Dyer, Deepak Chopra, Louise Hay, and Norman Vincent Peale. Shinn uses affirmations and success stories of her students to illustrate the power of the spoken word to attract prosperity, love, and good health. Your Word Is Your Wand is the sequel to The Game of Life and How to Play It.
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The Image of Leadership is the result of Sylvie di Giusto's journey through two career paths: one in the field of human resources, the other as a professional image consultant. The title reflects the reality that true leadership manifests itself in ways that are both seen and unseen. This book will take you step by step through the development of your professional imprint. The focus will be on all of those things that people perceive about you, with an emphasis on your appearance and your image.
"A change of feeling is a change of destiny." Neville Goddard may be the most quoted New Thought leader in recent history. As a foundation for works by Dr. Wayne Dyer, Louise Hay, Joe Vitale, and countless authorities on spirituality and the law of attraction, Feeling Is the Secret is a short but powerful instruction on how to realize your dreams and have your wishes fulfilled.
Award-winning voice actress Rosemary Benson narrates The Art of War by Sun Tzu. This text has separated winners from losers for nearly 3,000 years. For example, Ho Che Minh applied the principles therein and won. This is an audiobook you will listen to in your car, while running, or walking many times to absorb its principals. Rosemary makes for easy listening.
The romance novel has the strange distinction of being the most popular but least respected of literary genres. While it remains consistently dominant in bookstores and on best-seller lists, it is also widely dismissed by the critical community. Scholars have alleged that romance novels help create subservient readers, who are largely women, by confining heroines to stories that ignore issues other than love and marriage.
Stunned by the loss of her sister, Ryan determines to keep the secret they shared right before Marissa died. But Ryan soon finds herself caught in a web of growing terror as a series of "coincidences" make Ryan doubt her own sanity. Can she discover the truth before she shares her sister's fate?
Simple, imaginative activities and expressive therapies designed for caregivers to engage and connect with people living with dementia. Finding the creativity in the journey through dementia is a challenge millions of people face. One in three Americans knows someone with the disease. This practical book offers caregivers hands-on ideas for meaningful, creative activities they can do with their patients, family members, or friends who have dementia.
From Vietnam vet Ronald Wheatley, A Time for War features in-depth interviews with 65 veterans who served in WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan, as well as stories of veterans from the Revolutionary, Civil, and Cold Wars. These are enlisted men and women, officers and volunteers, connected by a small seacoast town located midway between Boston and Plymouth. A Time for War is a rigorous and moving exploration of what it means to serve in war, from the chaos of combat to the idealism that drives people to enlist.
This is not your grandmother's prayer book! Praying to Change Your Life is an action-oriented, results-driven how-to guide for believers that glorifies God, transforms lives, and increases the power of your prayers. Through instruction, prayer exercises, personal stories, and testimonies, you will learn what prayer is, why you should pray, whom you pray to, and how to pray using the six categories of the model prayer: "Our Father who art in heaven..."