Become what You are

Become what You are Author Alan Watts
ISBN-10 9781570629402
Year 2003
Pages 132
Language en
Publisher Shambhala Publications
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In this collection of essays, Watts displays the playfulness of thought and simplicity of language that has made him one of the most popular lecturers and authors on the spiritual traditions of the East. Watts draws on a variety of religious traditions and explores the limits of language in the face of spiritual truth.

Become What You Are

Become What You Are Author Alan W. Watts
ISBN-10 9780834823365
Year 2003-03-11
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Shambhala Publications
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"Life exists only at this very moment, and in this moment it is infinite and eternal. For the present moment is infinitely small; before we can measure it, it has gone, and yet it exists forever. . . . You may believe yourself out of harmony with life and its eternal Now; but you cannot be, for you are life and exist Now."—from Become What You Are In this collection of writings, including nine new chapters never before available in book form, Watts displays the intelligence, playfulness of thought, and simplicity of language that has made him so perennially popular as an interpreter of Eastern thought for Westerners. He draws on a variety of religious traditions, and covers topics such as the challenge of seeing one's life "just as it is," the Taoist approach to harmonious living, the limits of language in the face of ineffable spiritual truth, and the psychological symbolism of Christian thought.

Become What You Are

Become What You Are Author Alan Watts
ISBN-10 1570620911
Year 1995
Pages 127
Language en
Publisher Shambhala Publications
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In this collection of essays, Watts displays the playfulness of thought and simplicity of language that has made him one of the most popular lecturers and authors on the spiritual traditions of the East. Watts draws on a variety of religious traditions and explores the limits of language in the face of spiritual truth.

Ecce Homo

Ecce Homo Author Friedrich Nietzsche
ISBN-10 9780191605222
Year 2007-05-10
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher OUP Oxford
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'I am not a man, I am dynamite.' Ecce Homo is an autobiography like no other. Deliberately provocative, Nietzsche subverts the conventions of the genre and pushes his philosophical positions to combative extremes, constructing a genius-hero whose life is a chronicle of incessant self-overcoming. Written in 1888, a few weeks before his descent into madness, the book sub-titled 'How To Become What You Are' passes under review all Nietzsche's previous works so that we, his 'posthumous' readers, can finally understand him aright, on his own terms. He reaches final reckonings with his many enemies - Richard Wagner, German nationalism, 'modern men' in general - and above all Christianity, proclaiming himself the Antichrist. Ecce Homo is the summation of an extraordinary philosophical career, a last great testament to Nietzsche's will.

Become What You Are

Become What You Are Author William W. Klein
ISBN-10 9780830856091
Year 2006-10-02
Pages 238
Language en
Publisher InterVarsity Press
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New Testament scholar William W. Klein presents the profound vision for spiritual formation that lies at the heart of the Sermon on the Mount.

You Become What You Think About

You Become What You Think About Author Vic Johnson
ISBN-10 1937918815
Year 2014-05-17
Pages 130
Language en
Publisher
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Buddha declared that, "The mind is everything. What you think you become." "You become what you think about all day long" is how Ralph Waldo Emerson expressed it. In "The Strangest Secret," the only personal development recording ever to receive a Gold Record, Earl Nightingale reveals that the secret is "You become what you think about." Using that principle, you can create an entirely different world than you live in today. Bruce Lee returned to the United States at the age of 18 with $100 in his pocket and the idea he often quoted that "As you think, you become." By the time of his early death a scant 14 years later, he had become a major motion picture icon and the father of mixed martial arts. Your subconscious mind is responsible for just about every major thing in your life. You don't have to consciously think about breathing, your heart beating, walking, or how to properly digest and metabolize the food you eat. Without the cooperation of your subconscious -- the deep recesses of your inner self -- change can be difficult to impossible. You might consciously have tried to lose weight. But if your subconscious mind was fixated on fattening food and how difficult exercise was, the experience was probably a challenge or a dismal failure. Therefore, changing one or more aspects of your life can't occur until you affect change on your subconscious. In "You Become What You Think About: How Your Mind Creates The World You Live In," Vic Johnson will take you step-by-step as he shows you how to harness and use the power of directed thought in your life.

Become What You Are

Become What You Are Author Julian Porteous
ISBN-10 192550199X
Year 2016-06-01
Pages 230
Language en
Publisher
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The question of the formation of Christian character is an important contemporary issue. Our society is undergoing radical change at the personal and social level. There are forces at work that deconstruct the traditional patterns of human life - the family, the understanding of masculinity and femininity, our view on the nature and use of our sexuality. These forces are rebuilding human society in such a way that it is free from the influence of a religious perspective on life and free from the constraints of a moral approach to human living. The modern attitude is to reject traditional models of the virtuous life in favour of a self-realisation freely pursued outside the constraints of moral codes. There is a certain "morality" which is fashioned by society. Certain things are determined to be "politically correct." Certain stances become fashionable like ecological sensitivity or the perceived threat from sexism, but these are fluid positions and change with fashions of thought. They do not impinge particularly on the inner quality of character but rather reflect certain acceptable attitudes. They are superficial and do not promote serious inner growth. This book seeks to explore the nature of the human person. Then, by drawing on our Christian tradition, consider the ways in which we can build a healthy and happy life fulfilling what God has intended us to become as a faithful imitation of his Son. This is a book about identifying the nature of Christian character. It offers a path which will lead to mature Christian character.

Astrology and Aptitude

Astrology and Aptitude Author Kim Falconer
ISBN-10 9780866905367
Year 2005-07-01
Pages 216
Language en
Publisher American Federation of Astr
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Joseph Campbell advised everyone to live authentically by following our bliss, but how many of us do? Somewhere along the way, we lose sight of our aims. We forget the myths that guide us and end up lost in the dark. This book is a light in that darkness, a guide to our own natural talents, aptitudes and potential. With Astrology and Aptitude you will: Explore abilities related to the planets, signs and houses. Discover over 30 minor asteroids linked to career and creativity. Follow practical delineations and chart examples. Learn about talents hidden in the fixed stars, Vertex and Aries Point. Become the person you are most capable of being. Focusing on the symbolic meaning of the signs, houses, planetary aspects and transits, this book describes ways to identify and boost the natural modes of expression, bringing them out into the open. Included are delineations of asteroid gods and goddesses, fixed stars, Arabic parts, the Vertex, Aries Point, midpoints and Lunar Nodes. Also included is a reference guide to vocational rulerships and a comprehensive index. Astrology and Aptitude is a must read for everyone serious about becoming everything they can possibly be, and supporting others to do the same.

The Juliana Hatfield Three

The Juliana Hatfield Three Author Juliana Hatfield
ISBN-10 0898988225
Year 1994-04-01
Pages 53
Language en
Publisher Warner Bros. Publications
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A high energy debut. Our album-matching Guitar/Vocal edition features complete vocal transcriptions, tablature and chord frames. The 12 titles include: Addicted * A Dame with a Rod * For the Birds * I Got No Idols * Little Pieces * My Sister * President Garfield * Spin the Bottle * Supermodel * This Is the Sound.

Becoming Who You Are

Becoming Who You Are Author James Martin
ISBN-10 9781616430566
Year 2006
Pages 98
Language en
Publisher Paulist Press
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By meditating on personal examples from the author's life, as well as reflecting on the inspirational life and writings of Thomas Merton, stories from the Gospels, as well as the lives of other holy men and women (among them, Henri Nouwen, Therese of Lisieux and Pope John XXIII) the reader will see how becoming who you are, and becoming the person that God created, is a simple path to happiness, peace of mind and even sanctity.

Become What You Are

Become What You Are Author Petroc Willey
ISBN-10 0005992184
Year 1992-05-01
Pages 168
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins
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A charming book of Christian reading and meditations--ideal for married couples, those contemplating marriage, adult study, and marriage encounter groups. The Willeys remind readers that "in marriage a couple encounter not only each other, but also the Lord".

You Are What You Love

You Are What You Love Author James K. A. Smith
ISBN-10 9781493403660
Year 2016-03-29
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Brazos Press
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You are what you love. But you might not love what you think. In this book, award-winning author James K. A. Smith shows that who and what we worship fundamentally shape our hearts. And while we desire to shape culture, we are not often aware of how culture shapes us. We might not realize the ways our hearts are being taught to love rival gods instead of the One for whom we were made. Smith helps readers recognize the formative power of culture and the transformative possibilities of Christian practices. He explains that worship is the "imagination station" that incubates our loves and longings so that our cultural endeavors are indexed toward God and his kingdom. This is why the church and worshiping in a local community of believers should be the hub and heart of Christian formation and discipleship. Following the publication of his influential work Desiring the Kingdom, Smith received numerous requests from pastors and leaders for a more accessible version of that book's content. No mere abridgment, this new book draws on years of Smith's popular presentations on the ideas in Desiring the Kingdom to offer a fresh, bottom-up rearticulation. The author creatively uses film, literature, and music illustrations to engage readers and includes new material on marriage, family, youth ministry, and faith and work. He also suggests individual and communal practices for shaping the Christian life.

Triggers

Triggers Author Marshall Goldsmith
ISBN-10 9780804141246
Year 2015-05-19
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Crown Business
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Bestselling author and world-renowned executive coach Marshall Goldsmith examines the environmental and psychological triggers that can derail us at work and in life. Do you ever find that you are not the patient, compassionate problem solver you believe yourself to be? Are you surprised at how irritated or flustered the normally unflappable you becomes in the presence of a specific colleague at work? Have you ever felt your temper accelerate from zero to sixty when another driver cuts you off in traffic? Our reactions don’t occur in a vacuum. They are usually the result of unappreciated triggers in our environment—the people and situations that lure us into behaving in a manner diametrically opposed to the colleague, partner, parent, or friend we imagine ourselves to be. These triggers are constant and relentless and omnipresent. So often the environment seems to be outside our control. Even if that is true, as Goldsmith points out, we have a choice in how we respond. In Triggers, his most powerful and insightful book yet, Goldsmith shows how we can overcome the trigger points in our lives, and enact meaningful and lasting change. Goldsmith offers a simple “magic bullet” solution in the form of daily self-monitoring, hinging around what he calls “active” questions. These are questions that measure our effort, not our results. There’s a difference between achieving and trying; we can’t always achieve a desired result, but anyone can try. In the course of Triggers, Goldsmith details the six “engaging questions” that can help us take responsibility for our efforts to improve and help us recognize when we fall short. Filled with revealing and illuminating stories from his work with some of the most successful chief executives and power brokers in the business world, Goldsmith offers a personal playbook on how to achieve change in our lives, make it stick, and become the person we want to be.