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Life Mastery: The Fully Functional Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Psychology » Stress
Life takes us on a journey. Some attempt to precisely plan their journey. Many others leave their future to happen as it will. What would it be like to have mastery over your life? By “mastery”, I don’t mean like that of a person controlling every move made on a chessboard. That is external control. What I mean is much more powerful, that of control coming from within oneself.
Building "Pete's Banjo"
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Since 1984 New Jersey Friends of Clearwater's Environmental Sail Program (ESP) gave free environmental sail boat rides in a historical, 26 foot Tuckerton River Sailing Garvey. That vessel was retired to a seaport museum, and we needed a new vessel. Planning, construction, launch, and sailing are all presented as a photo album with captions and narrative. Over 100 photos, eight drawings.
My Maasai Experience: Reflections
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,410. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Three weeks living a voluntary experience, with a Maasai family in Kenya, leaving an impact in my life. An adventure everyone should live at least once in a lifetime. Whilst getting to know different lifestyles, culture, language and people, one learns to appreciate the true meaning of life. From a dream to a real adventure, from a shock to a lifetime lesson, ending up as a memoir of reflections,
Notes of a Naive Traveler: Nepal and Thailand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,370. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Part guidebook on culture and travel, part journey of self-discovery, this travelogue takes you on a backpacking adventure through Nepal and Thailand and provides a firsthand account of one volunteer’s experience teaching in a Nepali school and living with a devout Brahmin family. A must-read for those interested in learning more about – or wishing to travel to – Nepal and Thailand.
Midlife Senior Moments, At the Danville Center
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,160. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017 by Gazebo Gardens Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When recently widowed, forty-five year old, Anne Farley decides to volunteer at the Danville Senior Center, she finds she may have bitten off more than she can chew. In addition to her new job, she must deal with her grief, learn to manage her finances, and maintain her home on her own. There are many bumps in the road as she adjusts to her new life.
The Pedagogue
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 111,390. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Educational
Michael Zabinsky is an iconoclastic science teacher with a revolutionary zeal to enrich the lives of his pupils and create a better world. At a reunion with Michael's fellow Botswana volunteers, it transpires that something unforeseen has happened to the village where they used to teach. What has become of their former pupils?
God is Working - RIGHT NOW! (Part 1)
Price: Free! Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
A story of a couple who travel the world to seek out the poor. What was born out of their desire to help the people in need was their mission, to follow the path Jesus made before them, to bear witness to his good news and to sacrifice for the peopl. They do so by traveling the world and raising awareness while living and working among these people. You need an inspiration? This book is for you!
WORLDWIDE Dirt Cheap Travel Tips
Series: Enjoy YOUR Life Faster, Easier, Cheaper, Book 1. Price: $4.99 $2.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 9,080. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Budget, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
**2017 UPDATED EDITION!! Travel costs like airfare/hotel/food/entertainment can make you think you need to win the lottery in order to afford it. Learn to "live the dream” others don’t even think about, regardless of how “broke” you are, with these pointers and the sites that took me from dreaming in the snow to swimming in the Caribbean in under 3 months! What are you waiting for...Christmas?!
Charity in Motions: Ten years of commentary on nonprofit board service
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,040. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016 by Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
In many communities, a lot of service is delivered by nonprofit staff and volunteers. In fact, many of us find ourselves ready and willing to support an array of local nonprofits because of the work they do in addressing concerns close to us. This book does not address issues that relate to multimillion dollar agencies, but to the challenges faced locally by staff and board members.
Jesus Inside, A Prison Minister's Memoir and Training Manual
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,940. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Pastoral Resources, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Evangelism
Based on over ten years prison ministry experience at San Quentin, Pelican  Bay, and other county correctional institutions: Jesus Inside, offers step by  step, practical, and inspired examples for building relationships of eternal  consequence with inmates through worship and fellowship.