Dec. 24-25 - All libraries closed for Christmas.
New Arrivals - Philosophy, psychology, and religion
Glimpses of the One Mind -- Working with the One Mind -- Accessing the One Mind -- The way forward.
What would you do if Jesus appeared to you and told you to follow Him-- and you're Muslim? Doyle has encountered a staggering number of Muslims who were first introduced to Jesus through a vision or dream so powerful that they eventually turned from their lifelong religion of Islam and embraced Christ as their Savior. Travel to the heart of the Middle East to meet new believers who have truly been touched by Jesus in the most miraculous way, through their nightly dreams.
Psychologist and journalist Daniel Goleman delves into the science of attention in all its varieties and shows why high-achievers need focus, as demonstrated by rich case studies from fields as diverse as competitive sports, education, the arts, and business.
Draws on cutting-edge research and the authors' work with Fortune 500 executives, politicians, and Nobel Prize winners to demystify the human process of social evaluation while explaining how to build personal strength and kindness.
The author has discovered that many Christians struggle to reconcile their perception of God as both a loving parent and a stern judge. In this book she helps those who haven't truly received God's love because they are afraid of his anger and disapproval. She explores the source of this confusion, so that God's genuine character can be better understood and His love can be experienced on an entirely new level. -- From book jacket.
The author offers a Christianity-based prescription for better health and wholeness through correct thinking patterns, declaring that we are not victims of our biology. She shares with readers the "switch" in our brains that enables us to live happier, healthier, more enjoyable lives in which we can achieve our goals, maintain our weight, and even become more intelligent.
A one-of-a-kind guidebook on how to help smart kids cope with anxiety. A dynamic book that explains how smart kids think and why they worry like they do, this practical guidebook provides parents with relief, empowerment, and solutions. With ten ...
"Inna Segal goes beyond physical healing to demonstrate that life wellness reflects health wellness. By answering twenty-one of life's biggest questions, Segal guides you through every stage of your personal well-being and invites us all to look within to find answers. From losing weight to raising confident children and dealing with loss, Segal covers the full spectrum of human challenges"--P.  of cover.
Explores the most common lessons we learn when we experience loss and explains how to turn a set-back into a step forward by examining the eleven elements that make up the DNA of those who learn.
Presents an alternative to existing models of the deciding mind, revealing how choices are driven by clashing evolutionary goals and describing the decision making methodology that explains seemingly foolish habits.
"With stories by women from a wide range of religious communities--including Evangelical Christian, Catholic, Jewish, Mormon, Muslim, Calvinist, Moonie, the Unification Church, and Jehovah's Witnesses--the writers in Beyond Belief pull back a heavy curtain to reveal what they love about their lives within these communities, along with the pain that comes from the rigid expectations and diminishment of women so often built into religious orthodoxy."--P.  of cover.
"Whether it's the monster in the closet or the fear that arises from new social situations, school, or sports, anxiety can be especially challenging and maddening for children. And since anxiety has a mind of its own, logic and reassurance often fail, leaving parents increasingly frustrated about how to help. Now Lawrence J. Cohen, Ph.D., the author of Playful parenting, provides a special set of tools to handle childhood anxiety"--Cover.
Details the events leading up to the crucifixion of one of the most influential men in history: Jesus of Nazareth. Nearly two thousand years after this young revolutionary was brutally killed by Roman soldiers, more than 2.2 billion human beings attempt to follow his teachings and believe he is God. Killing Jesus takes readers inside Jesus's life, recounting the seismic political and historical events that made his death inevitable - and changed the world forever.
The professional motivational speaker and "Pitbull of Personal Development" offers a kick in the pants towards achieving your goals and describes how to become more assertive, take responsibility for your life and your actions, and see results.
Drawing upon examples from the world of business, sports, culture, cutting-edge psychology and an array of unforgettable characters around the world, the author looks at the complex and surprising ways in which the weak can defeat the strong, how the small can match up against the giant, and how our goals (often culturally determined) can make a huge difference in our ultimate sense of success.
"In the three decades since Warner began studying Zen, he has grappled with paradoxical questions about God and managed to come up with some answers. In this search for a way beyond the usual arguments between fundamentalists and skeptics, Warner offers an idiosyncratic take on the ineffable power of the 'ground of all being'"--P.  of cover.
A respected Christian psychologist provides a clear path toward self-forgiveness for those stuck in a cycle of regret and self-loathing because of their past decisions and actions.
Shows direct connections between four blood-moon eclipses and catastrophic world events, and reveals the significance of the four upcoming blood moons and what they portend for Israel and all of humankind.
Exploring the author's own past battles with self-worth, encourages Christian women to allow God to heal their past thoughts about themselves and become one's true self through the love of God.
Makes the case for honoring doubt and admitting when the answer is "I don't know," considering the ramifications of admitting ignorance and how it can increase the possibility for true communication.
Using step-by-step instructions, exercises and personal stories, the author illustrates how to be fully present in the moment without clinging to joy or resisting sorrow.
"Living with loss, one day at a time offers daily encouragement to individuals and families who have recently lost a loved one. By providing tools and suggestions that offer hope, optimism, introspection, and self-discovery, this accesible and comforting guide enables readers to embrace the happy days of life with their loved one while integrating and accepting their loss into everyday life"--P.  of cover.