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A Story About Adoption First published in the Christian Science
Monitor, this is the story of an alligator-like creature. Oliver, who when being
punished, wonders who his real parents are and how his life would have been
different if he had lived with them.
Conspiracy Cookbook How to Start a Neighborhood Buying Club and Eat
Cheaply. Lots of semi-health food recipes, such as whole wheat chocolate chip cookies,
plus instructions for starting a neighborhood buying club.
for Loretta Through a loving relationship with her parents and her
garden, Loretta learns about the life cycle of ladybugs.
and the Living Stone
by Lois June Wickstrom and Jean Lorrah
Winner of the 2000 Independent Ebook award for
Children's Literature. Now available in paperback. Copies are $10
including shipping. Write
for more information.
Video I Recommend:
This video shows ways to stop pain without using drugs. Most muscle
pain and headaches stop in just a few minutes if you know where to put
pressure. The tape calls for two tennis balls that you lie on to create
pressure on most of the points. You can use your thumbs for the others.
Other Books I Recommend
Enlightenment by Jed McKenna. On the surface, this book
records a week in the life of an enlightened American in Iowa. Woven
into that week are instructions on how to achieve that enlightenment
yourself. Following these instructions, I had the most profound
experience of my life. Here they are: Every day, for at least 5
minutes, write on the topic: Who Am I? or What is me? Begin with Am
I this body? Am I these thoughts? Am I these feelings.
After that, you are on your own. It does not matter what your
answers are, or if they change from day to day. Continue this
practice for two years, or until you get the answer.
by Lester Levinson and Hale Dwoskin
Finally, the Sedona Method is available in a book. This
technique works to help relieve stress in any situation.
Einstein Factor by Win Wenger and Richard Poe
Interesting techniques to improve your memory and
What Is by Byron Katie
This is A Course in Miracles in plain usable
English. Her Judge Your Neighbor worksheet is free at her website: http://www.thework.org
Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
The only time you ever have is now And Tolle's philosophy is very
different from Descartes who said: "I think. Therefore I am."
Tolle says, "I can stop thinking. That's when I am." This is the
first non-religious explanation I've seen for what are usually attributed to
Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda
Yogananda was the first teacher from India that I know of to bring Kriya Yoga to the
west. This is the story of his search for a guru in India, descriptions of the
fantastic men and women he met, learned from, and taught, including Luther Burbank
and Mohandas Gandhi. Well written and engrossing.
||Your Bodys Many Cries for Water
F. Batmanghelidj was an Iranian doctor sentenced to death as a political prisoner
under the Shah. His work with water, curing ulcers, headaches, and other ailments saved
his life. Here is his story of how he uses water to promote and restore health.
The Bates Method for Better Eyesight Without Glasses/With Eye Chart
Horatio Bates did the original work on eye exercises to improve vision. Yes, eyes use
muscles to see, and yes you can exercise them to help them work better. Skip the
introductory chapters and do the exercises.
Relearning to See Thomas R. Quackenbush is a student of Bates, who writes better than Bates.
This book is more thorough and more fun than Bates' book. It also costs more. This book is particularly
valuable if you are over 40 and want to regain youthful eyesight.
from the Ties that Bind by Guy Finley
This is NOT a book about marital divorce. Finley
says no one can betray you. You simply had a false idea about somebody.
Finley defines two ways of thinking: the Free Mind and the "me
mind" and he teaches how to choose the Free Mind.
Schneiders Miracle Eyesight Method Some of the basic Bates
eyesight exercises on audiotape. You can follow the instructions to do the exercises while
Alternative Approaches for Women 30-90 (Wise Woman
Ways) by Susun S. Weed. Diet advice and herbs to maintain health through menopause. Weed
also has books for pregnancy and breast care.
Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year by Susun Weed
Herbs to help women be healthy and comfortable during pregnancy and nursing.
Herb Book Quite simply, this is a thorough introduction to herbs that grow
in North America. John Lust, the author, is cautious and gives warnings about proper use
of herbs both internally and externally.
Children's Toys and Books
(Star Trek : The Next Generation) by Jean Lorrah. Jean is a story teller and you
can count on her for a good read. The next book is by her also.
(Star Trek: The Next Generation,No. 4) Another good read by Jean Lorrah.
Health With Foot Reflexology This is the best book Ive found on foot
and hand reflexology. It shows you how to position your hands to support and protect the
foot, and how to get pressure without hurting yourself.
Other Our Child Press Books about Adoption
Your Sister A beautiful but simple book about interracial adoption.
an Adoption Friends and family are often not enthusiastic about an adoption
and usually dont know what to say or do. Help them!
Call Me Marda Adopt a retarded kid! Why would anyone want to do that
-- especially your own parents? Told from the perspective of an eleven year old.
Preparation for Parenting in Adoption - Instructor's Guide
A detailed curriculum guide for those who believe in preparation-for-parenthood education.
Designed specifically to meet the needs of couples who build their families by
An adventure story of two boys 12 and 13 (one adopted adopted as an orphan at
age 12.) A just plain good read.