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  • Meister Eckhart's Living Wisdom

  • Indestructible Joy and the Path of Letting Go
  • By: James Finley
  • Narrated by: James Finley
  • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
  • Original Recording
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    4 out of 5 stars 5
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The 13th-century mystic Meister Eckhart was the most brilliant Christian scholar of his day, but he was also legendary for the way that he opened listeners to the direct experience of God during his public talks. Today, his written wisdom remains alive as ever, ready to illuminate us. With Meister Eckhart's Living Wisdom, James Finley, one of today's best-known teachers of the Christian contemplative tradition, invites us into Eckhart's insights in the same way that this luminary teacher delighted in sharing them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • attraction of what we already somehow know

  • By izabela on 24-11-2016

Not what I was hoping for

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Reviewed: 20-04-2019

I found James Finley very hard to follow perhaps this is for intellectuals only? I preserved but still did not know much more about Meister Eckhart’s Wisdom than when I began. It’s probably just me.

  • The Secret Keeper

  • A Novel
  • By: Kate Morton
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 19 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 287
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 262
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 264

England, 1959. Laurel Nicolson is 16 years old, dreaming alone in her childhood tree house during a family celebration at their home, Green Acres Farm. She spies a stranger coming up the long road to the farm and then observes her mother, Dorothy, speaking to him. And then she witnesses a crime. Fifty years later, Laurel is a successful and well-regarded actress, living in London. She returns to Green Acres for Dorothy’s ninetieth birthday and finds herself overwhelmed by memories and questions she has not thought about for decades.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent - Ripping Yarn ..

  • By Brian on 06-05-2014

Full of surprises

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Reviewed: 09-12-2018

Loved this book so many twists and turns, just when you think you get it now there is another twist that I didn’t see coming. Y

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  • Drums of Autumn

  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 44 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 782
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    5 out of 5 stars 775

Twice Claire has used an ancient stone circle to travel back to the 18th century. The first time she found love with a Scottish warrior but had to return to the 1940s to save their unborn child. The second time, 20 years later, she reunited with her lost love but had to leave behind the daughter that he would never see. Now Brianna, from her 1960s vantage point, has found a disturbing obituary and will risk everything in an attempt to change history.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant story & brilliantly narrated.

  • By Kelsrich on 02-10-2015

Loved this book

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Reviewed: 23-09-2018

This book was brought to life by the excellence of the Narrator Davina Porter. I found however that the details of the sexual encounters were annoying and unnecessary and were perhaps put in in the hope of appealing to a “wider audience”. That aside, I find this story very intriguing.

  • Imagine Heaven

  • Near-Death Experiences, God's Promises, and the Exhilarating Future That Awaits You
  • By: John Burke
  • Narrated by: Tristan Wright
  • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    4 out of 5 stars 7
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

All of us long to know what life after death will be like. Best-selling author John Burke is no exception. In Imagine Heaven, Burke compares over 100 gripping stories of near-death experiences (NDEs) to what Scripture says about our biggest questions of heaven: Will I be myself? Will I see friends and loved ones? What will heaven look like? What is God like? What will we do forever? What about children and pets?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Can’t wait

  • By Louise Bayley on 14-06-2018

Can’t wait

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Reviewed: 14-06-2018

John Burke did a wonderful job of compiling and presenting all the Near Death Experiences and they are truly amazing I really am excited about Heaven.
I wasn’t thrilled with the Narration and all the different voices. And that Aussie accent, well!!!
Still I thoroughly enjoyed it and would recommend it to anyone wanting to know more about Heaven.

  • Dragonfly in Amber

  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 38 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 910
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    5 out of 5 stars 832
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    5 out of 5 stars 830

New York Times best-selling author Diana Gabaldon enchanted scores of fans with Outlander, her electrifying historical saga set in 18th-century Scotland. Now this sequel sweeps listeners back into the past as Claire relates more of her perilous sojourn there with her Scottish warrior husband, James Fraser. Twenty years after her strange journey back in time, Claire has returned to Scotland with her daughter, determined to share with her the secret she has harbored since her time travel.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not a sappy romance, a great adventure!

  • By Samuel on 25-05-2015

What a book!!!

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Reviewed: 24-04-2018

What a great book this is and fantastic reading by Davina Porter. I can’t wait to read the next one.

  • Pigeon Religion: Holy Spirit, Is That You?

  • Discerning Spiritual Manipulation
  • By: R. T. Kendall
  • Narrated by: Shaun Grindell
  • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
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    3 out of 5 stars 1
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    3 out of 5 stars 1
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    2 out of 5 stars 1

Have you ever seen God move tangibly in a powerful worship service? Have you also been unmoved or unaffected by a lively sermon or worship experience? How can you discern when the Holy Spirit is authentically moving or when a counterfeit spirit is producing manipulation? If the dove is the symbol of the authentic Holy Spirit, then the pigeon is a symbol of the counterfeit spirit. Unfortunately many of the claims to the presence of the dove among us are nothing but pigeon religion.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Pigeons and Doves

  • By Louise Bayley on 23-03-2018

Pigeons and Doves

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Reviewed: 23-03-2018

I found it quite tiresome to have the differences between pigeons and doves pointed out so repeatedly that it began to make me cross and I realised that yours and my religious differences were becoming an obstacle to my enjoyment of your book even though there was much that I could agree to.

  • Catholic Legends: The Life and Legacy of St. Catherine of Siena

  • By: Charles River Editors
  • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
  • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
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Catherine of Siena's life and actions have stimulated the imagination and piety of many since the early 15th century. Famous today for adhering to the tenets of the Dominican order and living a material-free life, Catherine worked in her day to help reunite the Catholic Church after a schism brought some of the base of power to Avignon, France. At the same time, she also sought to bring together the disparate Italian states that were constantly at war with each other.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow! What a Legend!!!

  • By Louise Bayley on 23-03-2018

Wow! What a Legend!!!

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Reviewed: 23-03-2018

St. Catherine achieved things that in our day seem impossible. St. Catherine please pray for us.