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Values of a Spiritual Mind: 16 Essays for Living
Price: Free! Words: 33,460. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays
No matter what your circumstance or position in life might be, you will respond in ways that either promotes less stress or adds more stress. When we respond with those values belonging to the Holy Spirit (that special spirit that God gives to us) stress and the burden of tough times can be reduced--no matter how tough life might become.
The Bushby Fraud
Price: Free! Words: 23,940. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays
(5.00 from 1 review)
An investigation into the endnotes of an author in a bloodlines of Jesus series. Exposing an agenda through scrutinizing references cited. The beginning of an evolving quest through the portals of old and rare books.
Spiritual Teachings for Our Times
Price: Free! Words: 39,860. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Eastern mysticism
This book integrates the wisdom of the East with new teachings from Jesus. It explains meditation and the nature of God and the Self. Among the many topics covered are the sacred science of yoga, the power of love, the origin of the ego, the meaning of the Garden of Eden story, and how to cultivate intuition. Several current metaphysical teachings are evaluated.
We Need the Devil More Than He Needs us
Price: Free! Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays
Lucifer; the most vile and destructive beast that feeds on the torment of sinners? Well...not quite. In fact, not at all. What if Satan is not the enemy we made him into? What if he is in reality, a loyal servant of God? "We Need the Devil More Than He Needs us" reveals the unspoken truth about the devil's true mission, and why we need him in our lives. Because truly, we do.
Sri Aurobindo and the Logic of the Infinite
Price: Free! Words: 105,710. Language: American English. Published: December 3, 2014 and represented by Auro e-Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays
About this book, the author, Rod Hemsell says, “Most of these essays were collected in 2003, a few recent ones have been added to this edition in the sections on philosophy and mantra, but obviously the earliest already contain the same basic insights that underlie the more systematic studies that I have done since 2008, after reading Sri Aurobindo for forty years.”
Creative Expressions
Price: Free! Words: 940. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays
(5.00 from 1 review)
If you love art, wildlife, humor and thoughtful insight Creative Expressions will brighten your day!
About The End Of The World
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays
This essay gives an insight into how to avoid cynicism. It is written for those who worry about the collapse of Western civilization and the great big pile of evil that burdens the watchful heart. It gives insight into both creation and the path of the end times.
An Esoteric Interpretation of Avatar
Price: Free! Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays
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$250 million (+) went into pro-ducing that movie: Who was the Executive Producer? The movie appears to symbolically express the thoughts of an author by the same name
If Christ had not Suffered
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: American English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Devotional, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays
(1.00 from 1 review)
If Jesus Christ had not suffered for our sins, what would be our message today? The question is simple and profound. The answer is also simple yet profound. For those who take the time to ponder and explore the question, a surprising host of detailed scriptural references addressing this topic awaits them. One way to understand the importance of something is to consider its opposite.
I, Paranormal
Price: Free! Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
There are so many short essays on the Paranormal here, it's phenomenal! I have a simple approach. Taking an initial sceptical stance, I see what's left; and from there I build a new Theory of Everything where the Paranormal becomes essential to us and the universe. So if you like my words, I'm behind you. Spooky.
Essays on Justice, Goodness and Faith: Volume 1
Series: Social Justice. Price: Free! Words: 15,920. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays
The book “Essays on Justice, Goodness and Faith” inspires you to grow in your doing of justice, wanting to be a good person, and deepening your faithfulness to God. The essays are reprinted with permission from articles by John Zehring in The Christian Citizen, a social justice publication of the American Baptist Home Mission Societies.
Baptism by Immersion in Water and in the Spirit of God
Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Rituals & Practice / Sacraments, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays
Why does true baptism have two parts? Why must we be baptized by water and by fire? What is baptism by fire? What good is baptism by water alone? Which church has the proper authority to baptize? What covenant do we make at baptism? This short talk answers some simple yet important questions regarding our walk in life and our entrance into Heaven.
Behind Lewis's Lions - Searching the Bible for C.S. Lewis's Lions
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Theology / General, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays
Using recognized Study Bibles and Bible Commentaries, I have researched and gathered together the possible Scriptures which may have inspired C.S. Lewis to use lions in his literature, including The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and The Great Divorce.
Pulling the Curtain on God
Price: Free! Words: 16,640. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays
The purpose of this book is to help you understand that the god that we are taught to worship, did not create us nor this world and does not have the power to help or hurt us, unless we allow it. Only by understanding the true nature of the God of this world, can we ever hope to overcome the fear that keeps us from fulfilling our true destiny in the universe.
On the Meaning of Sin
Price: Free! Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
On the Meaning of Sin proposes a different take on the mechanics of sin and rebirth in hell, coming from the perspective of an unorthodox trajectory in the worlds of arts, science, and Oriental philosophy.
Solitude and Presence: Photo Reflections on Natural and Digital Ecologies
Price: Free! Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays
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For over a year I, along with my wife and six-year-old daughter, have rented a small, mailbox-shaped house nestled among fifteen acres of private land in Durham, New Hampshire. During our time here the forest never lost its draw, and in fact has become an unexpected source of insight for my teaching and research in the areas of media, religion, and digital culture.
666 A realidade dos Zumbis
Price: Free! Words: 11,330. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays
Os Zumbis são reais, hoje há bilhões de zumbis mentais no mundo controlados pelos Shedim ou demônios, mas logo com a marca da Besta os ZUMBIS físicos surgirão. Um Shedim entrará no corpo da pessoa que aceitar a marca e replicará cada célula criando o Zumbi Físico, a semente do Anticristo e da Morte.
Seek Find Be Light
Price: Free! Words: 113,200. Language: American English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays
Compassionate, insightful and thought-provoking essays on the spiritual journey and the search for answers to life's most meaningful questions.
Divine Irony: An Essay
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Meditations / General
Divine irony shown through biblical citations. The premise accepts that God can be ironic and that this is plain if not manifestly glaring in the scriptures. Irony is not always obvious but can be discerned by context and logic.
G.E.M. Anscombe and Human Dignity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,960. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays
The essays in this volume reflect the difficulty, complexity, yet importance of the concept of human dignity, attesting to the significance of the concept of dignity for many different kinds of ethical issues. By describing and in some cases defending Anscombe's incisive perspective and moral commitment, these essays convey Anscombe's contributions to understanding of the value of human life.