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Everybody's Got to Have a Dream by Marvin Perkins
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology(4.00 from 1 review)
Dreams are not something you only have while you are asleep but visions of a person you want to be and hope to be in life. The goals that you set help to shape your future and determine whether you are successful or unsuccessful. If you can dream it, you can achieve it. In this short essay I offer a few tips that I have found to be helpful.
Notes from Underground: A Cold War Missileer Goes Home by Paul Kijinski
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military(2.00 from 1 review)
The author, a missile launch control officer in the waning years of the Cold War, returns to his old Air Force unit in North Dakota. His goal is to learn firsthand how today's missileers are faring in the gray environment of the post-Cold War era.
Essay: Heaven? Hell? by Don P. Bick
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Sociology
Neither heaven nor hell exists, at least the versions spoken of, and believed in, by Christians. Life is not so simple, cut and dry. It is wonderfully grand, many times more beautiful than your wildest imagination! Do not fear that which does not exist in reality. Fear needs to give way to spiritual confidence and a just appreciation for the unfolding life of the human being.
The Role of Productivity in Community Success: The Jesuit-Guaraní Cultural Confluence by David Satterlee
Price: Free! Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Sociology
This historical essay, drawn from the deepest jungles of Uruguay in South America, examines the creation of a flourishing culture and economy that lasted for almost two centuries. It explores the guided development of a virtuous web of social and economic controls that mixed the philosophy of Catholic Jesuits with the traditions of the native Guaraní peoples. Suggests application to our times.
Knowing Is Loving, The Similarities of Raja Yoga and Art by Bob Graham
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Becoming a yogi is probably a good example for any role of life, except the criminal, but the parallels with becoming a painter are particularly fun. Yoga, literally ‘union with God’ actually makes any endeavor better but then so does art. The craving for "newness" is in all of us. Usefulness is the most basic urge. "Knowing Is Loving" is about treating life in an honest way to achieve harmony.
Itho thannambikkai (இதோ… தன்னம்பிக்கை) by thannambikkai
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: Tamil. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Sociology
இதுதான் தன்னம்பிக்கை… “தன்னம்பிக்கை உள்ள மனிதனின் வளர்ச்சியை யாரேனும் தடை செய்தால், ஏன்? தடைசெய்ய நினைத்தால்கூட போதும் அவன் முன்பைவிட மும்மடங்கு ஆற்றலோடு செயல்படத் தொடங்குவான். அவன் உள்ளத்தில் ஆற்றலின் ஊற்றுகள் பீறிட்டு எழும்பத் தொடங்கிவிடும். இதுவரை நிகழ்த்தாத சாதனைகளை எல்லாம் அவன் நிகழ்த்தியே தீருவான்”
Boxed Set Volume 1 by Matt Owens Rees
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,350. Language: British English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
“A Thailand Diary” is a candid look at Thais and Thailand in a light and readable diary format and holds back no punches. Get ready for some surprises when you read it. "Escape to Thailand” is an account of an English expat’s move to Thailand and his early days here. With many glimpses into the lives of ordinary Thais, the biography becomes a “fly on the wall” experience for the reader. Seeing wha
China. My culture shock! An insider´s view by Philippe E.
You set the price! Words: 18,690. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Ever asked yourself after walking in Shanghai if this was the real China ? If this is it? Well, here you go with an Insider´s view from China ! A book written by an expert on the subject. He has felt it deeply and personally, and is still recovering. He wants you to understand why in China some things are done in a certain way, so you avoid falling into traps and don´t do the same mistakes.
Liberating the Future from the Past? Liberating the Past from the Future? by Erika Schelby
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Sociology
When the Berlin-based cultural magazine LETTRE INTERNATIONAL organized its philosophical essay competition, it received 2,481 submissions in seven languages from 123 countries. Juries chose 33 authors as finalists: this essay is one of these short-listed papers. It sends a farewell to the twentieth and a welcome to the tweny-first century.
100 Things Anyone Can Be Grateful For by Julie Richie
Price: Free! Words: 490. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Life got you down? Try gratitude and watch your mood lift. Here are 100 things you can already be grateful for.
Blah, Blah, Blah: A Glorified Thread of Observations by Sandy Yoo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Sociology
A short book, basically a structured stream of consciousness, discussing thoughts about living in this era and concerns about subjects and things that seem to be challenges in this agricultural, dogmatized society.
Herr W.'s Calendar Stories by Benjamin Wegener
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
In a world of increasing moral ambiguity, Herr W. and his friend P take a stand – although not always the most popular or most appropriate one. An hommage to the moralist, intellectual and playwright Berthold Brecht, this collection of short moral tales presents an interesting, albeit inconsistent approach to looking at the world.
Essay: Evolution? Creation? by Don P. Bick
Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Sociology(1.00 from 1 review)
Evolution? Creationism? The argument rages on. The ensouling life of our solar system, God, is real and within the sphere of His being He has created all there is. It is within this sphere we live, move and have our being...and evolve as units of life. We did, in fact, evolve from the animal kingdom, and the plant and mineral kingdoms before that!
A New Look at the News: As Seen through a Christian's Eyes by Rita Bennett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,080. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013 by Martins Muses. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
A NEW LOOK AT THE NEWS––As Seen Through a Christian’s Eyes, is a rare, unique and inspired book. It would be unusual, indeed, to find another book by a Christian newspaper columnist where his or her columns were the basis for a book’s contents. All this is the work of a seasoned columnist who is also an author of eleven books, and ten syllabi on different subjects in several languages.
Essay: Right Human Relations by Don P. Bick
Price: Free! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Sociology
How many of you have heard the term ‘Right Human Relations?’ Right Human Relations implies certain characteristics within its meaning: cooperation, goodwill, customer service, trust and sharing, to name a few. Peace can not be achieved until humanity has mastered a greater measure of Right Human Relations. For all its differences, humanity is one big family.
Tra Relitti e Zattere by Milena Manini
Price: $17.56 USD. Words: 23,460. Language: Italian. Published: July 9, 2013 by Edizioni LWS Lean Workspace. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Literature
Metafore, simboli e suggestioni prossemiche nell’opera di Emilio Tadini La tempesta. L’arte poliedrica di Emilio Tadini è avvolgente e coinvolgente. Ciò si rivela soprattutto nell’esegesi letteraria che l’autrice propone de La tempesta, romanzo ermetico in cui parole e immagini evocate si fondono intimamente per comporre un complesso quadro pittorico surreale, simbolista e iperrealista.
God Loves You by jade stewart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Sociology
It's a bi-weekly publication about religion, god, life, faith, doubt and so much more. It's based on my visions and thoughts that God has given me. I'm on Facebook and twitter. These are posts from my web site formatted together for those on the run.