To Be a Man

A Guide to True Masculine Power

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Author: Robert Augustus Masters

Publisher: Sounds True

ISBN: 1622033884

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 320

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I’ve got it all—a great job, relationship, and lifestyle—so why do I feel so dissatisfied and disconnected? Why am I not happier in my intimate relationships? How do I become more powerful—without becoming that jerk everyone dislikes? Robert Augustus Masters has helped thousands of men address and work through such issues. What he’s found is that the common solution to these dilemmas is challenging yet clear: we must face our unresolved wounds, shame, and whatever else is holding us back, bringing “our head, heart, and guts into full-blooded alignment.” With To Be a Man, this acclaimed psychotherapist and relationship expert offers a groundbreaking and deeply insightful guide to masculine power and fulfillment. To Be a Man clarifies what’s needed to enter a manhood as strongly empowered as it’s vulnerable, as emotionally literate as it’s unapologetically alive—a manhood at home with truly intimate relationship. In this book, readers will explore: • How your past may be dominating your present • Shame in its healthy and unhealthy forms, and how to make wise use of it • How vulnerability can be a source of strength • Emotional literacy—an essential skill for relational well-being • Releasing sex from the obligation to make you feel better • How to disempower your inner critic • Bringing your shadow (whatever you’ve disowned in yourself) out of the dark • Embodying your natural heroism and persisting regardless of fear • What women need from men • Understanding and outgrowing pornography • Entering the heartland of true masculine power If you’ve read your share of popular advice on relationships and being a man—but realize on a gut level that it’s going to take some serious inner work—here’s a great guide to that most rewarding of challenges: doing what’s needed to fully embody your authentic manhood.

Writing for Bliss

A Seven-Step Plan for Telling Your Story and Transforming Your Life

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Loving Healing Press

ISBN: 1615993231

Category: Self-Help

Page: 236

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ÿWriting for Blissÿis most fundamentally about reflection, truth, and freedom. With techniques and prompts for both the seasoned and novice writer, it will lead you to tap into your creativity through storytelling and poetry,examine how life-changing experiences can inspire writing,pursue self-examination and self-discovery through the written word, and,understand how published writers have been transformed by writing.Poet and memoirist Raab (Lust) credits her lifelong love of writing and its therapeutic effects with inspiring her to write this thoughtful and detailed primer that targets pretty much anyone interested in writing a memoir. Most compelling here is Raab?s willingness to share her intimate stories (e.g., the loss of a relative, ongoing struggles with cancer, a difficult relationship with her mother). Her revelations are encouraging to writers who feel they need ?permission to take... a voyage of self-discovery.? The book?s seven-step plan includes plenty of guidance, including on learning to ?read like a writer,? and on addressing readers as if ?seated across the table .? Raab covers big topics such as the ?art and power of storytelling? and small details such as choosing pens and notebooks that you enjoy using. She also helps readers with the important step of ?finding your form.? --PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY "Writing for Blissÿis about the profound ways in which we may be transformed in and through the act of writing. I am grateful to Diana Raab for sharing it, and I trust that you will feel the same as you read on. May you savor the journey." --from the foreword by MARK FREEMAN, PhD "By listening to ourselves and being aware of what we are saying and feeling, the true story of our life's past experience is revealed. Diana Raab?s book gives us the insights by which we can achieve this through her life-coaching wisdom and our writing." --BERNIE SIEGEL, MD, author ofÿThe Art of Healing "Only a talented writer who has fought hard to overcome life?s many obstacles could take her readers by the hand and lead them through the writing process with such enormous compassion, amazing insight, and kindness. Diana Raab is a powerful, wise, intelligent guide well worth our following." --JAMES BROWN, author ofÿThe Los Angeles DiariesÿandÿThe River "Writing for Blissÿis far more than a 'how-to manual'; it enlightens the creative process with wisdom and a delightful sense of adventure. Bravo to Bliss!" --LINDA GRAY SEXTON, author ofÿSearching for Mercy Street: My Journey Back to My Mother, Anne Sexton "Uniquely blending inspiring insights with practical advice, Diana guides you on a path to discover the story that is truly inside you?and yearning to be told." --PATRICK SWEENEY, coauthor of the New York Times bestsellerÿSucceed on Your Own Terms DIANA RAAB, PhD, is an award-winning memoirist, poet, blogger, workshop facilitator, thought provoker, and survivor. She?s the author of eight books and over one thousand articles and poems. She lives in Southern California. Learn more at www.DianaRaab.com

Make friends with your shadow

how to accept and use positively the negative side of your personality

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Author: William A. Miller

Publisher: Augsburg Books

ISBN: 9780806618555

Category: Psychology

Page: 142

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A book to change your life! Hospital chaplain William Miller tells how to channel the dark, undesirable side of your personality into a constructive force.

I Walk Awake

A guide to consciously discovering your true purpose

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Author: Adam Botha

Publisher: BalboaPress

ISBN: 1452508372

Category: Self-Help

Page: 124

View: 1894

Are you sleepwalking through your life without even realising it? Have you succumbed to the status quo and compromised on your dreams in the process? Are you running on autopilot? Life is calling you to experience all of its delicious splendour. The universe longs to guide you to your true purpose – toward that which makes you feel alive! Get back in touch with the most extraordinary creative force in the universe … You. It’s time to re-awaken. It’s time to walk awake. - Awaken to live the life you’ve always wanted. - Expand your awareness and your world. - Discover the Nine Awakenings. Find your true path and get into flow with your highest potential. - Practice meditations, visualisations, and exercises to raise your vibrational energy. - Become everything you ever wanted to be.

Daniel Sage and the False Dragon

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Author: Emily Temple

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469103656

Category: Fiction

Page: 128

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The lands of Moura and Parenadra have seen dangerous times before, but always had the dragon riders to defend the justice of the world. But one rider turned to darkness, and slowly the people who once faithfully looked to the skies in times of trouble began to doubt the loyalty of riders. Now as the evil queen known only as Amora rises to control the world, with the dragon riders exiled from the people who once loved them and living in hiding, there is no one to defend when armies sweep Moura. But hope is found when the riders are called again by their brethren to return, and a new king is found to a once-powerful nation all but lost. And hope is found in an unlikely king who once dreamed of riding the skies on a dragon of his very own. When his wish comes true, Daniel Sage and his dragon Leafwing (with a fiery attitude despite an inability to create fire) set off on a quest to defend their world from certain doom. Along the way they befriend nymphs, battle giant birds, and learn that you must become who you were always meant to be-- even if its the last person you want to. But darkness lies before Daniel. His parents die, he must leave behind his sister, and he must face the terrible truth-- that Amora holds a shocking connection to him.

Walking in His Shadow

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Author: Sabrina M. Wright

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 1606470663

Category: Religion

Page: 84

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Sabrina Wright reveals some of her experiences and personal challenges of walking in God's shadow. She hopes to show others how they can overcome everyday struggles to find comfort and peace in God Almighty and with those in their lives. Readers will parallel some of their own life struggles with those apparent in this book. Sabrina shares biblical truths that she has learned that will help anyone through a time of struggle. She has learned to praise the Lord through the storms and after the storms as God has delivered her through them. There is an excitement of victory that is apparent in this story of experiencing God and His wonderful will for us. Sabrina talks about how experiences of unfair expectations, un-acceptance and having things out of Godly focus can keep us from staying in the peace and protection of God's shadow. She explains how following God's commandments, reading His word, and being in prayer can help to ease the burden of everyday life situations. Sabrina Wright was raised in a Christian home in Wethersfield, NY. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and opened her own Christian preschool where many children have learned the basic truths of God's love and His many miracles. Sabrina is married to her husband Kevin. They have one child. Psalms 91:1,2 "He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, 'He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.'"

Finding the Sacred Self

A Shamanic Workbook

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Author: Susan Gregg

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide Limited

ISBN: 9781567183344

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 210

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Reclaim your essential self with the workbook that guides you back to the truth of who you really are: joyous, intuitive, loving and free. The exercises in Finding the Sacred Self can be done alone or in a group and augment Dr. Gregg's first book, Dance of Power. Finding and living from your sacred self is a profound act that can change the world. Live safely, fill every moment of your life with passion; love and be loved unconditionally.

The London Stage

A Collection of the Most Reputed Tragedies, Comedies, Operas, Melo-dramas, Farces, and Interludes. Accurately Printed from Acting Copies, as Performed at the Theatres Royal, and Carefully Collated and Revised

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: English drama

Page: N.A

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Male Gaze

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Author: Joe Treasure

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 033053873X

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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David Parker’s new start in LA isn’t going entirely as he had hoped. London feels a million miles away, and even his loving marriage is beginning to look shaky. Drawn, through an alcoholic haze, into the orbit of Astrid and her friends, he spends a night on Malibu Beach that shocks him to the core. With the stakes suddenly raised, David must get his bearings: in love, in the city, and in a new century that seems to be imploding. Funny, deadly, and bristling with energy, this is the story of a man who loses life as he knows it – and sets out to find it again. 'Very funny, sparky and stylish. You won't be putting this book down' Independent on Sunday ‘A unique, persuasive voice. His is a name to watch’ Time Out ‘Scorching. Dark and sad, but equally smart and funny’ Elle

How to Know Without a Shadow of Doubt What God Has Called and Destined You to Do

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Author: Henry A. Payne

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1453580433

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 62

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Why did I write this book? The answer to this question is very simple and plain. I received instructions from my Lord Jesus Christ during the first quarter of 2009 to write this book. After I received my call from the Lord Jesus Christ to go and make disciples of all nations, he began using me to hold bible studies in the market place, on different jobs where I worked, on the streets, over the radio in several states, and across different pulpits, not only where I pastored but in other churches as well—this started from blue collar workers to top notch executives. For several years I had the opportunity of visiting with different Christians from all walks of life and the Lord gave me two questions to ask them: 1. Are you a born again believer? Their answer would be Oh yes for several years now. 2. Do you have any idea of what God has called and destined you to do? Only 2 out of 10 would say I believe so. During several years of research I’ve found out that 80 percent of the body of Christ has no idea of what they are called to do in this earth. I had no idea of why God had me researching these questions for so many years, but now I can clearly see that he had this book in mind. What an awesome God we serve! While working in the Merger and Acquisition business in January of 2009 in Dallas, Texas, I was visiting with a firm’s director who is a very sharp Christian brother whom I’ve admired a lot because of his knowledge of the business world. I asked him the second research question; Do you know what God has called and destined you to do? His answer was no, and then I asked a colleague of mine the same question, his answer was also no. So while driving home that afternoon from the firm, just as you turn on a light in a dark room to see what’s in the room, light came on in my spirit, and there was a voice with that light saying, write a book on How to Know Without A Shadow of Doubt What God Has Called and Destined You To Do. So in obedience to my Lord Jesus Christ, here is the book that the Lord has given me instructions to write. This is not a book to read in your leisure time and then stick it somewhere on the shelf in your library, but this is a small compact book of revelation for application to help you know what you are called to do and help you to get in your place of assignment. God’s whole creation is waiting for the body of Christ to get in our place of destiny and do what we are called to do. God finished his work in six days! Jesus on the cross said that it is finished and gave up the ghost, died, and was placed in a borrowed tomb. He has risen on the third day and is now seated on the right hand of the Father making intercessions for the saints in the earth and has passed the Paton to the sons of God in the earth. Jesus and the Father are in heaven looking and waiting for the sons of God to complete our assignment that has been given to us by our Lord Jesus Christ, but the body of Christ is out of their place and have no idea of what they have been called and assigned to do. This book will help the body of Christ to find out what we have been called and assigned by the Lord to do so that we can all get in the place of assignment and complete the work that been assigned to our hands to do. The Blessing of the Lord is upon you!