Books tagged: homelessness

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Homeless: Miracle Essays #3
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
This essay, the third in the "6 Miracle Essays" series, recounts the author's experiences with changing homes and considers both the spiritual and political dimensions of homelessness. Originally published by THE SUN and later excerpted in the anthology WHERE THE HEART IS: A Celebration of Home.
Kami Jin, rev. 3.0
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,880. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
“Kami Jin” chronicles the life of protagonist, Gordon Sakata, as he describes his challenging, yet victorious life in the 23rd Century in two worlds – one a troubled life on Earth, and then later on the utopian planet of Xychron. With a global unemployment rate of 95%, Sakata returns to Earth to save those in despair and the homeless and takes them to a distant planet to live in paradise.
I Took the Buddha Shopping
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
"When you are asleep you don't know what goes on with those who are awake." When he said that I started to realize this guy wasn't just a retired businessman living by a country club. We were very different men, unlikely to meet. He'd been a CEO and I'd been a street person and yet we became friends. This is the story of that friendship, of a spiritual teaching and of opening a man's heart.
The Weight That Isn't There: Anxiety and Finding the Courage to Be
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2010 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
What better definition could you ask for the word "anxiety?" The weight that isn't there. The weight of wasted potential, of what might have been, of what's stalking us around life's next corner, of pending deadlines, the unmet expectations of others... The weight that isn't there outweighs them all. But Michael also showed me, that night, anxiety's antidote -- the courage to be...
Honor in the Heart
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 123,580. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A story of ordinary people, struggling to overcome life wounds,find meaningful work, people to love. Characters with entire gamut of personality types form unlikely attachments based on their working together in a school. Readers follow them at school and in their private lives where the impact of being part of that school really resonates. Scenes behind closed doors reveal politics,human dynamic.
New Girl
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010 by White Sun Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Calling the new girl, Lucy, odd ends up more than a tad bit of understatement. In a short period of time, she frees Amber of her inhibitions, her prestigious corporate project, her teeth, her sense of style…and her sanity. A bizarre tale of corporate cannibalism…or a generous sacrifice for a fellow human being? All depends on your perspective.
Elemental
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
ELEMENTAL is a chapbook of 11 poems by Jessica Erica Hahn. It was originally published by Passing Through Publications in 1998.
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 Santa Shop
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Price: Free! Words: 39,330. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010 by Focus House Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Skip Ralstat is a man so steeped in grief that life seems no longer possible. After the death of his wife and child, Skip blames himself. He has given up his friends, his job, and even his home. Now, homeless, he survives on the mean streets of Albany. He knows he can't go on, that life must end. But will it? Come join Skip on his most unusual road to redemption.
Crossing Over
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,180. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
Crossing Over is a book about change; places where we step over lines, where lines dissolve and reappear in our lives. The beautiful poetry in this book captures everything from the plight of the homeless to crossing over the line of sanity into the shadowy world of the mentally ill. Between the words is the constant theme of embracing the changes in your life with hope for a better tomorrow.