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Book of Interest—Compassionate Counter Terrorism

Do we really want world peace? This is a cautionary tale, written softly in an amazingly well-crafted and scholarly tome, in a world where it is an act of courage for a Muslim woman to step forward and discuss terrorism. … Continue reading

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Book of Interest—The Art of Is

How do you improvise? It was 27 years ago when Stephen Nachmanovitch published his best selling/still selling classic Free Play. It has become a bible for those wishing to learn the art of improv. Now Nachmanovitch has written a new … Continue reading

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Book of Interest—A Politics of Love

Is there hope for America? I first heard Marianne Williamson speak at the Universalist Unitarian Church on the upper west side of Manhattan in the early 80’s. I paid $7 to sit on a folding metal chair in the church’s … Continue reading

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Book of Interest—Storytelling Alchemy

How does your story end? For almost a decade, Damoiselle has been teaching others how to rewrite their personal stories to heal their pasts and empower their lives going forward. She learned how to do that by surviving her own … Continue reading

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Book of Interest—Field Guide to the Spirit World

Do spirit entities participate in the Material World? Thirty years ago, when Reverend Shari Sumrall initiated me into the world of spiritualism, she taught me that protection was the most important thing when contacting disembodied spirits. She had a protocol … Continue reading

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Book of Interest—The 8th Seal

Are we on the verge of a Biblical global shift? Celebrated astronomer and astrologer, Don Cerow, believes we are. He combines his understanding of the heavens with his knowledge of mythology and religion in this unparalleled interpretation of the symbolism … Continue reading

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Book of Interest—Smart Business

Are Mom-and-Pop businesses a thing of the past? First there was ALIBABA (a classic under dog adventure tale). Then there was The 2008 Olympics in Beijing (marketing raised to a level that has no word to describe it). Then there … Continue reading

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Book of Interest—The Right It

Can you predict SUCCESS? Despite new technologies, it’s not as easy as one might think. The Law of Market Failure suggests that 90% of new ideas will fail not long after they are launched. It doesn’t matter how promising the … Continue reading

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Book of Interest—The Book of Ceremony

How do you celebrate your life? When we recognize the sacredness of each moment, miracles happen. This sentence, from the Introduction to this book, sums up Ingerman’s ideas about ceremony, shamanism, and spiritual guidance. Four pages later, when she wrote … Continue reading

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Book of Interest—Playing With FIRE

Are you trading your time for dollars? FIRE (financial independence, retire early) is a community of people at all income levels who have become disillusioned with chasing the next, most expensive thing at the cost of quality of life. Rieckens … Continue reading

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