Books tagged: compassion

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Louie the Bee: The World Belongs to the Insects.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 122,540. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The story moves on from "The Insects Prevail" In some ways it is a modern version of “Robin Hood” in that humans affected by greed and dishonesty, find Louie and his compatriots to be a means of gaining justice. Woe betide anyone exploiting others! In this second book about Louie, he and his friends discover an unbelievable place to live. Its a magic story.
Chelsea
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 480. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2010. Category: Essay » Literature
Chelsea, my adopted great-niece, loves competing in beauty pageants. But because of a serious heart condition the least jolt or surprise can result in exaggerated shows of emotion. For instance, when Chelsea discovers that her new pageant friend has flipper-teeth she is shocked to tears.
The Joy of Compassion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,300. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In this book, Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaches on one of his favorite topics — compassion. He tells us that compassion for others is the best way to overcome any obstacles we encounter, in our Dharma practice, or occupation and life itself, and the best medicine for treating any illness we experience. Rinpoche also explains emptiness, karma and many other essential Buddhist subjects.
Demon Messenger
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Category: Essay » Literature
I was fascinated, flattered when the carrier pigeon kited down to my wicker porch swing. He was wearing a gold band above his right claw encircling a white paper scrap. I held out my hand for him to give me my message. He jittered and squawked. So I went inside for some dry grits to use as a bribe. While he ate I phoned an expert on such birds. He said, "Whatever you do don't feed him grits..."
Suffer the Little Children
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: Spanish. Published: October 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Dot Knight and her Sunday school class visit the local migrant workers camp to invite them to revival at the Baptist church. The object is to fill a pew and make points for the pious Miss Dot with the preacher. The children have no trouble communicating because of recognition of common hardships and play. But Miss Dot makes a mess of both languages and is sent on her way.
How Things Exist: Teachings on Emptiness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This book begins with a general talk by Lama Zopa Rinpoche on universal responsibility and compassion that is followed by four chapters detailing the Prasangika Madhyamaka view of emptiness, or ultimate reality, as taught in the Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, and how to meditate on it, according to the author’s personal experience.
The Simple Guide to Lasting Love
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 21,270. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
In order to have loving, cooperative relationships, some basic principles must be learned and practiced. Once accomplished, relationship harmony is virtually assured. This Simple Guide lays out these principles, along with examples and exercises to aid in the learning process, and it is the product of more than twenty years of study in the art and practice of couple’s therapy.
Useless Trinkets
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You set the price! Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
a collection of healing thoughts and prose
Open Our Eyes: Seeing the Invisible People of Homelessness
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
“We’re homeless, we’re not less human,” says Tish. Tish is one of 35 homeless people who share their story in the book, giving a glimpse of the reality of homelessness. Also included are reflections from social media experts, nonprofit heroes, technology executives and more. It's a manual to motivate action and all proceeds go to support the nonprofit InvisiblePeople.tv.
The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.