Books tagged: selflessness

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Faith and Courage in a Time of Trouble
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,570. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
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
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011. Category: 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.
Selfish or Selfless: Which One Are You?
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Price: Free! Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Reference
The book “Selfish or Selfless: Which One Are You?,” discusses how you can discover whether or not you are doing things that are “selfish” (about your own wants, your own needs, and your own desires) or whether you are doing things that are “selfless” (things that are about other people’s wants, other people’s needs and that benefits others).
Thumps and Losers Two Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » 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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,310. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and 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
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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: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012 by Taliesin Ambrose Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,350. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal 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.
The Romance Manifesto
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Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
This short manifesto has some suggestions for anyone desiring to put a little more romance back into their relationship. While no can guarantee that you will be successful in your quest to reignite the spark, as you will read at the end, most people tend to respond well to being treated as though they're special.
Colour in Winter - No Time to be Lost
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Price: Free! Words: 142,450. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: 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.