Books tagged: selflessness

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Faith and Courage in a Time of Trouble
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,570. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book tells the story of a nominally Jewish Belgian family who spent more than four years during the Second World War as refugees in the south of France. The narrator was five years old when the family left Brussels and ten when they returned. At first, the family lived openly in a rented farm, supporting themselves as farmers. But they eventually had to go into hiding and were sheltered...
At Sai's Lotus Feet
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism
This book is a collection of poems and essays, by the Author over a 25 year time period ending in December 2010, based on inspirations from Bhagavan Sathya Sai Baba, a Poorna Avathar of the Age. This book expounds the efficacy of Sai’s love which radiates spirituality, love, faith, hope, peace, truth, goodness, benevolence, social service, oneness, and selflessness.
Thumps and Losers: Two Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Two short tales from master storyteller Marsha Ward. A lone woman faces down a "bear" in her remote county home in "Thumps in the Night," and a ten-year-old boy finds a wallet full of cash in "Losers Weepers."
I Don't Know You but Let Me Save You, A Liver Donor Recounts Her Journey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,310. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
It began with a mass email requesting for what the author thought was blood donation. When Hoong Ling found out that the request was for liver, she did not stop but took steps to donate part of her liver to save Lee An Qi who was suffering from liver cancer at age thirteen. This book tells the story of her physical, psychological and spiritual processes, told with candor, courage and humor.
The Art of Strategic Non-Action: Learning to go with the Flow
Series: Text Book, Book 6 · On the Spiritual Path, Book 14 · Buddhism, Book 7 · Applied Psychology, Book 10 · Leadership, Book 6 · Travel, Book 5 · Creativity, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Strategic non-action is a powerful yet under-rated method of influencing events. In the West, action is considered a virtue while inaction is little more than laziness or cowardice. An understanding of strategic non-action gives you access to a deeper intuitive awareness than that gained through action, since knowledge that comes through action is obscured by situation-specific reactions.
The Soldier
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012 by Taliesin Ambrose Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Lise Monroe lost her brother in the first hours of a war between religions. Faithless herself, she has become a symbol. The leader of one of the armies, General Berem, hunts her relentlessly to eliminate her--both because of her status as a symbol and in revenge for a personal slight at the beginning of the war.
Secrets of Kindness: A Journey among Good People
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,350. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
“When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.” (W.A.Ward) Who are the good people? What are their acts of giving? What is their inner world? What do they think about money and power? What kinds of people do they respect? What are their dreams? This book is the story of a journey through the world of altruism, revealing the human spirit at its best.
Colour in Winter - No Time to be Lost
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,450. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A woman’s decision to downsize her lifestyle to pursue a childhood dream is unexpectedly hijacked by a later in life pregnancy. Torn between her needs and those of the unborn child, her response to her predicament not only threatens to tear apart her family but also catapults her into a road journey through the centre of Australia with the last man on earth she would have chosen to accompany.
Paranoid: My True Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
Scott Johnson's Story - Have you ever had the whole world unite against you? Have you ever lost every friend you've ever had? Paranoia can take over and control your life. Most people find it hard to believe that some 'thing' can move into a persons life and control it. But it happened to me. Paranoia took over my life, lived inside me for six year, and changed my life, forever
The Pearl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
Two young girls experience the synchronicity of having the same dream. They are helped by an angel in the guise of a pilot. But what dread portent lies in the pearl.