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Mary Magdalene: A Woman Who Loved
Series: 1st Century Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 143,930. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory
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A beautiful woman, a life changed by tragedy, driven into sin, condemned and rejected by her own people, a slave to despair and desperate for love. She saw a light, she reached out and touched it, her life was changed forever. Mary Magdalene, a novel in the genre of Ben Hur, brings the 1st century alive, inspires the soul and challenges the reader to love as she loved.
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Claustrum, a superhero with a strange power, the ability to control people with strange, elegiac mixtures of words, seemingly randomly shows up in the city of Dioma, not knowing where he came from or why he is there. The city is then beleaguered by the cruel villain Sine Animus, who is immune to Claustrum's powers over words. Claustrum flees the city and is forced to seek his own personal truth.
The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
An Enlightening Lie About the Lucidity of Bees
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Crofton Eer, a member of a militaristic society set in a canyon that knows only war, seeks an escape from the troubled canyon in which he lives, guided by the embodiment of the lone star that is visible from the canyon depths. His escape takes him on a journey in which he discovers that there are a great many more stars (gods) in the sky, which leads to a search for truth in the valley of life.
Serpents in the Light
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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They only wanted to free a man from his inner demons. Instead, they killed someone. Now they have a monster of a problem and blood on their hands. In order to hide their sin, they are forced into doing the unthinkable. And this time, it won’t be manslaughter. It will be cold-blooded murder.
Snow Falling in Moonlight: Odes in Praise of Dogen's Shobogenzo
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Dogen (1200-1253) is the father of Soto Zen. Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan has transformed twelve of his spiritual essays from the Shobogenzo (The Treasury of the True Dharma Eye), into poems about non-dual wisdom, luminous mind, loving kindness, and Zen practice.
Warm Zen Practice: A poetic version of Dogen's Bendowa
Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan's Warm Zen is an easy to read poetic interpretation of Dogen's complex philosophical essay 'Bendowa'. Dogen's writing is based on the Buddhist philosophy and experience of 'no-self' and the unconditioned reality of existence-being, also called the 'dharmakaya', the mystical and transcendent body of light.
The Light of the Ancient Buddhas: Ballads of Emptiness and Awakening
Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Keizan's thirteenth century "Denkoroku", The Transmission of the Light, is a sophisticated Zen fairytale about enlightenment and the empty ground of Being. Keizan uses archetypal myths, legends, and dreams to describe the luminous and awakened Zen mind. Poet-Philosopher Zen Priest Tai Sheridan transforms eighteen of the stories into lyrical ballads that focus on the light of the Universal Self.
Celestial Music: Sutras of Emptiness
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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Poet-Philosopher and Zen priest Tai Sheridan presents modern interpretations of the Lotus, Diamond, Heart Wisdom, and Loving Kindness Sutras in accessible and inspirational verses. The Buddhist sutras express a path of enlightened living based on curiosity, good will, wisdom, and compassion. They journey through the depths of human experience: living and dying, love and loss, anguish and peace.