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The Tao Of Horses

Author : Elizabeth Kaye Mccall
ISBN : 9781440550454
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The Tao of Horses is a unique work that shows how these magnificent animals can serve as guides and mentors, transforming the lives of those who admire and love them. The author, an experienced journalist and horsewoman, brings to light observations and life lessons that are inspiring, thought-provoking and revelatory. Features reflections from such notable horse enthusiasts and professionals as: Jockey Julie Krone, the first woman in Thoroughbred Racing's Hall of Fame; Michael McMeel, who founded and directs a horse-orientated program for at-risk youth; Jockey Gary Stevens, who played George Woolf in the movie Seabiscuit; Gleaming with affection and reverence, this book is the perfect gift for horse riders and aficionados of all ages.

The Tao Of Equus

Author : Linda Kohanov
ISBN : 9781577318071
Genre : Pets
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Do horses make choices? How do they seem to know what people are thinking and feeling? Are horses spiritual beings with a destiny all their own? If so, how is this destiny connected with humanity's future? How does the equine mind compare with the human mind? What do horses have to teach people? And why are women so attracted to horses? These are some of the questions writer and equine therapist Linda Kohanov explores in her extraordinary book The Tao of Equus. In it she intertwines the story of the spiritual awakening she experienced with her black mare Rasa with compelling neurological research, cultural history, mythology, and first-hand anecdotes from years of teaching and facilitating equine therapy. She delves into the mental and spiritual processes behind the magical connections people, and women in particular, often experience with horses. She skillfully describes the subtle behavioral nuances horses express and perceive — what she calls the "wisdom of the prey" — as well as a feminine wisdom found in her powerful interactions with horses, bringing to the page subtleties that women riders have intuited for centuries. Blending her extraordinary experience — what some would consider paranormal — with a wide-ranging survey of the phenomena of horse-human communication, Kohanov delivers a ground-breaking work sure to interest both longtime riders and readers interested in the leading edge of animal perception and animal-human communication.

The Tao Of Montessori

Author : Catherine McTamaney
ISBN : 9780595865444
Genre : Religion
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"If, like some, you regret that Montessori too rarely in her writings appreciated the humanity of teachers-their creativity, their curiosity, their doubts-this book stands as the perfect complement." Evocative and unique, The Tao of Montessori offers a quiet balance to the noisy demands of teaching and parenting through a special blend of encouraging verse. Award-winning Montessori teacher Catherine McTamaney revisits the eighty-one verses of Lao-tzu's Tao Te Ching and relates them to the life and work of teachers, parents, and children. Originally meant to remind rather than direct and to show the way toward natural harmony in the world around and within us, Lao-tzu's verses find a new meaning through McTamaney's skillful mixture of spirituality and education. Take a moment to read a single stanza, then put it aside and muse upon its meaning. By revisiting one verse each day, you can relate its images to your life as a teacher, parent, or child. Whether you are familiar with the writings of Lao-tzu or are simply ready to explore a refreshingly contemplative perspective on children and teachers, The Tao of Montessori is a profound work of intellectual stimulation.

Tao Centered Schools

Author : Teri L Hooper
ISBN : 9781452551241
Genre : Education
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Do you feel like our schools only meet the needs of the compliant, middle-of-the-road child? Do you feel like our schools only value certain talents and strengths? Many of the cookie-cutter policies come from politicians who are more concerned about getting re-elected and less concerned about the thousands of teachers trying to make the best of a bad situation. Using the principles of the Tao De Ching could dramatically change the climate of our schools. Applying those ideals could change the way we look at education and could alone produce remarkable results.

Hope From The Heart Of Horses

Author : Kathy Pike
ISBN : 9781626368071
Genre : Pets
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“I’m thrilled to recommend this book as one of the finest narratives on what horses have to teach people about life, love, power, and connection.” —Linda Kohanov, author, The Tao of Equus, from her Foreword Hope . . . From the Heart of Horses explores and celebrates the relationship and bond possible between horses and humans. Each chapter offers a life lesson about trusting one’s instincts, honestly addressing emotions, achieving clarity in communications, and releasing negative thoughts. Because survival depends on being highly tuned to the thoughts and feelings of others, horses sense human intentions rather than what a person offers in facial expressions, which creates a remarkable effect on the relationship between these two distinctly different species. Among the moving stories the author relates are a horse named Hope who teaches the difference between hope and faith; an abused horse’s background bringing up old memories and helping the author to move on; a young Olympic equestrienne hopeful who discovers and reaffirms her self-esteem; and a corporate training session in which one participant achieves great success merely by being honest about her fears. As you see how these people grow deeper into themselves as they learn the horse’s way, you, too, will be inspired to explore and apply the deep and everlasting connection and communication between horses and humans.

Riding Between The Worlds

Author : Linda Kohanov
ISBN : 1577317645
Genre : Pets
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In this powerful follow-up to her groundbreaking work The Tao of Equus, Linda Kohanov introduces provocative new theories about the human-horse connection, theories supported by in-depth experience. “Horses,” she maintains, “model an embodied spirituality, one that is both fully present in this world and deeply connected to the soul’s divine origins.” Kohanov explores how these animals support us on both levels, leading us to unexpected realizations about fear, intuition, awareness, empowerment, and above all, authenticity.

Zero Limits

Author : Joe Vitale
ISBN : 9780470893326
Genre : Business & Economics
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Praise For Zero Limits "This riveting book can awaken humanity. It reveals the simple power of four phrases to transform your life. It's all based in love by an author spreading love. You should get ten copies of it----one for you and nine to give away. It's that good." ---- Debbie Ford, New York Times bestselling author of The Dark Side of the Light Chasers "I love this book! I feel it will be the definitive personal-change/self-help book for at least a generation and viewed as a watershed event by historians. There is real potential for this book to start a movement that will end war, poverty, and the environmental devastation of our beloved planet." ---- Marc Gitterle, MD, "This book is like a stick of dynamite, and the moment you start reading, the fuse is lit. It blows away all the complex and confusing success paradigms of the past and reveals a refreshing and clear path to transform your life with just one simple step. As you explore Zero Limits with Vitale, be prepared for a journey that is both challenging and inspiring beyond anything you've imagined." ---- Craig Perrine, "There are more than 6 billion different manifestations of human existence on the planet?and only one of us here. In Zero Limits, Vitale has captured the truth that all great spiritual, scientific, and psychological principles teach at the most fundamental level. Boil it all down to the basics and the keys are quite simple---- the answer to all life's challenges is profound love and gratitude. Read this book; it's a reminder of the truth and ability you already possess." ---- James Arthur Ray, philosopher and bestselling author of Practical Spirituality and The Science of Success "Wow! This is the best and most important book Vitale has ever written!" ---- Cindy Cashman, "I couldn't put it down. This book elegantly sketches what I've learned and learned about in twenty-one years of personal study, and then it takes it to the next level. If you're looking for true peace along with 'the good stuff,' then this book is for you." ---- David Garfinkel, author of Advertising Headlines That Make You Rich "Zero Limits is Vitale's adventure into the most mind-altering reading experience of your life." ---- Joseph Sugarman, President, BluBlocker Sunglasses, Inc.

On The Wings Of Horses

Author : Ulrike Dietmann
ISBN : 3981542142
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What if we purposefully tap the horse's ability to make us better humans? Ulrike Dietmann offers a heartwarming, empowering program for doing just that. In this book, she uses the model of the hero's journey, developed by the late author and mythologist Joseph Campbell, helping us consciously, and thereby much more efficiently, access what horses have been silently teaching riders, heroes, pioneers, leaders, and artists for millennia. Her graceful, intelligent writing is also clear and easy to understand as she makes some normally complex personal development principles surprisingly accessible. Horses are incredible teachers, but they need good translators to bring their wisdom to a wider human audience. Ulrike is a great translator of horse wisdom. Read this book, follow the activities, and answer the poignant, perceptive questions she asks, and I promise you, your life will change. You will become the hero of your own unique story, and you will realize once and for all, that, even when you wander off the main trail and get lost in the woods, you're never alone in this world. Linda Kohanov author of The Tao of Equus, Riding between the Worlds, Way of the Horse, and The Power of the Herd

The Tao Of Vegetable Gardening

Author : Carol Deppe
ISBN : 9781603584883
Genre : Gardening
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The Tao of Vegetable Gardening explores the practical methods as well as the deeper essence of gardening. In her latest book, groundbreaking garden writer Carol Deppe (The Resilient Gardener, Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties) focuses on some of the most popular home garden vegetables—tomatoes, green beans, peas, and leafy greens—and through them illustrates the key principles and practices that gardeners need to know to successfully plant and grow just about any food crop. Deppe’s work has long been inspired and informed by the philosophy and wisdom of Tao Te Ching, the 2,500-year-old work attributed to Chinese sage Lao Tzu and the most translated book in the world after the Bible. The Tao of Vegetable Gardening is organized into chapters that echo fundamental Taoist concepts: Balance, Flexibility, Honoring the Essential Nature (your own and that of your plants), Effortless Effort, Non-Doing, and even Non-Knowing. Yet the book also offers a wealth of specific and valuable garden advice on topics as diverse as: • The Eat-All Greens Garden, a labor- and space-efficient way to provide all the greens a family can eat, freeze, and dry—all on a tiny piece of land suitable for small-scale and urban gardeners. • The growing problem of late blight and the future of heirloom tomatoes—and what gardeners can do to avoid problems, and even create new resistant varieties. • Establishing a Do-It-Yourself Seed Bank, including information on preparing seeds for long-term storage and how to “dehybridize” hybrids. • Twenty-four good places to not plant a tree, and thirty-seven good reasons for not planting various vegetables. Designed for gardeners of all levels, from beginners to experienced growers, The Tao of Vegetable Gardening provides a unique frame of reference: a window to the world of nature, in the garden and in ourselves.

A Light From Within Yoga Workbook And Journal

Author : Latronica J Miguel
ISBN : 9780988631618
Genre : Health & Fitness
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A Light From Within is the modern-day, must-have, mat-side yoga reference. It is a masterful combination of yogic wisdom, body mechanics knowhow, and spiritual guidance into this 342-page expert workbook and journal manual. It's interior is beautifully integrated and engages one on many different levels. In this workbook you will find yoga poses, affirmations, haikus, mudras and philosophy and much more. Organized by seasons of the year, the book is filled with copy, charts, removable cards, and illustrative graphics that enmesh yoga's physical, mental, spiritual, scientific and emotional aspects, including: - stories and explanations of yogic principles & poses - mudras for meditation - affirmations - haiku - chakras and energetic meridians - journaling and workbook opportunities - blog support that mirrors the book to work, in tandem, with others from around the world It is amazing in its depth and it's accessibility! It brings together so many activities, options, layers of self-enrichment in a beautifully illustrated, coherent and thought-provoking way. Both on and off the yoga mat, gurus, students, teachers, and novices can elevate their yoga practice far beyond down dog. At its surface, A Light From Within provides step-by-step instructions for each of 52 yoga poses, with detail on alignment and form, breathing and benefits, precautions, and modifications for each. Then in its countless tips and activities, the book adds personal meaning to every practice: "Pearls of Wisdom" provide historical, anatomical, and inspirational stories, including words by which to meditate. Adjoining space for continued journaling moves the experience from physical to emotional. Ambitious readers can keep the book bedside to reflect on their experiences weekly, record their reactions, and gauge their emotions. They create a Soul Symbol, resolve inner conflict, and complete a Chart of Emotions to experience newfound creativity and discover their personal relationship with the world. As yoga becomes the exercise of choice for America's aging population, A Light From Within offers a holistic approach. Whether a basic yoga resource or a self-actualization tool, this revolutionary volume is a must in yoga libraries, as it guides the way to higher forms of movement, inner harmony, balance and wellness.

China S Future

Author : Cato Institute (Washington, D.C.).
ISBN : 1882577884
Genre : Political Science
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This book examines the status of our current relationship with the People's Republic of China and its prospect for the future.

Disputers Of The Tao

Author : Angus Charles Graham
ISBN : UOM:39015015176285
Genre : Philosophy
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This history of the Classical period (500-200 BCE) presents a vision of this subject and acts as an introduction for the non-scholar, a comprehensive history for the student, and brimming with bold new insights for the specialist.

Lao Tzu S Taoteching

Author : Lao-Tzu
ISBN : UOM:39015038101898
Genre : History
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Award-winning translator Red Pine, whose previous books from Mercury House include Road to Heaven: Encounters with Chinese Hermits and his translation of Sung Po-jen's Guide to Capturing a Plum Blossom, renders the classic Chinese text into exquisite English in a breakthrough translation that includes for the first time essential commentaries, considered by Chinese scholars to be vital to understanding the wisdom of Taoism.

Rajalika Speak

Author : Elizabeth Kaye McCall
ISBN : 1500838888
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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"From the author of The Tao of Horses comes the talking horse of a new generation in a book for children of all ages. Told from a horses perspective, this book shows how love, trust, commitment, dealing with life's uncertainties, and choice, can unlock the power of expressing oneself in extraordinary ways."--Page 4 of cover.

The Tao Teh King

Author : Laozi
ISBN : WISC:89094596160
Genre : China
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Dancing The Tao

Author : Sandra J. Lindow
ISBN : 9781443843027
Genre : Fiction
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Dancing the Tao: Le Guin and Moral Development takes an original approach to Ursula K. Le Guin’s work – speculative fiction, poetry and children’s literature – by considering her Taoist upbringing and then looking through the lens of moral development theorists such as Carol Gilligan and Mary Field Belenky, and psychologists such as Lenore Terr and Jennifer J. Freyd. It is the most comprehensive approach to Le Guin’s moral thinking to date. A particular emphasis is put on Le Guin’s depiction of physical and sexual child abuse and its long term aftereffects such as post traumatic stress disorder. The focus throughout the book is on how morality develops through self-awareness and voice, how moral decisions are made and how Le Guin challenges readers to reconsider their own moral thinking. This book covers all of Le Guin’s major works such as The Left Hand of Darkness, The Dispossessed, the Earthsea Series, Always Coming Home, The Telling and Lavinia, and it also looks in depth at work that is rarely discussed such as Le Guin’s early work, her poetry, and her picture books.

The Sacred Books Of China The Texts Of T?oism The T?o Teh King The Writings Of Kwang Tze Books I Xvii

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ISBN : PSU:000027934234
Genre : Philosophy, Chinese
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The Tao Of Shepherding

Author : John Donnelly
ISBN : UOM:39015060646612
Genre : Fiction
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Explores the experiences of two Chinese bonded labourers in Australia prior to the goldrush years of the 1850s. The pair are indentured to a squatter in the Riverina and must grapple with the cultural dislocation between the British and the Aborigines in a new country. Their beliefs in Taoism are questioned and reinforced.

The Tao Of Fortune

Author : You
ISBN : 9781475987522
Genre : Business & Economics
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Some people seem to succeed without even trying, but others hustle without ever enjoying rewards. If you’re frustrated seeing your neighbors enjoy the fruits of life while you sit on the sidelines, then take action! Leverage ancient Chinese wisdom to achieve your personal financial goals, and start enjoying financial freedom. Despite the changes in society, the ancient principles in the Tao continue to be relevant today. This guidebook teaches you how to • unlock the mystery of the Tao Te Ching; • understand how Wealth DNA affects your ability to acquire, retain, and share wealth; and • enjoy life to its fullest once you become rich. You’ll also learn about the UFO Model, which translates the ancient Tao into a modern, actionable, step-by-step plan for creating wealth simply and with ease. By transforming your attitude about money, you can uncover new opportunities that lead to riches. This manual proves that you don’t need a certain family, education or even luck to live your dreams. All you need is The Tao of Fortune.

Teachings Of The Tao

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ISBN : 9780834828872
Genre : Religion
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"The Tao that can be spoken of is not the real Way," reads a famous line from the Tao-te-ching. But although the Tao cannot be described by words, words can allow us to catch a fleeting glimpse of that mysterious energy of the universe which is the source of life. The readings in this book are a beginner's entrée into the vast treasury of writings from the sacred Chinese tradition, consisting of original translations of excerpts from the Taoist canon. Brief introductions and notes on the translation accompany the selections from the classics; books of devotional and mystical Taoism; texts of internal alchemy; stories of Taoist immortals, magicians, and sorcerers; ethical tracts; chants and rituals; and teachings on meditation and methods of longevity.

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