Author: Dean Koontz
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
View: 3774Der zweite Roman um Odd Thomas Als sein kranker Freund entführt wird, macht sich Odd Thomas fieberhaft auf die Suche nach ihm. Die Spur führt Odd in ein ausgebranntes Indianercasino in der kalifornischen Wüste. Eine mörderische Falle, wie sich bald herausstellt. Denn dort erwartet ihn Dattura, die selbst ernannte Schamanin eines Kultes, der Odd das Blut in den Adern gefrieren lässt.
A Reference Encyclopedia
Author: Howard Padwa,Jacob Cunningham
View: 631Presents alphabetically-arranged entries covering major figures, organizations, events, and United States government policies covering a variety of addictive substances and addictive behaviors.
Exploring the Impact and Relevance Within and Beyond its Network
Author: Eliat Aram,Robert Baxter,Avi Nutkevitch
Publisher: Karnac Books
View: 2337Group Relations Work: Exploring its Impact and Relevance Within and Beyond its Network is composed of the presentations given at Belgirate IV, as well as some post conference reflections. The various chapters touch on the current flow of Group Relations as a discipline, as a method of work being applied and studied in Group Relations Conferences worldwide and in organizations, training programs, and in the understanding of social phenomena. The various chapters, while describing, articulating, exploring and conceptualizing theoretical and practical issues, are also opening various questions associated with Group Relations for further thinking and exploration. As such, this book reflects a chain at a certain point in time in the continuous practice and development of Group Relations as a discipline and a method of work.
A Couple's Journey to a Spiritual Life
Author: Bill Fifield; Sandy Fifield
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
View: 3533“Dig Deep in One Place: A Couple's Journey to a Spiritual Life” explains the actual recipe that the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous are and how they can assist anyone in the transformation of their lives. The title of our book explains how we have lived our lives together moving through our relationship, marriage, codependency, addiction, and health issues to happy, joyous freedom. The Steps are way to rise above fear and live a happy and peaceful life. We have no desire to tell anyone how to do the Twelve Steps but to begin to scrape away the mystery surrounding them using our own practical experience to show how unbelievably simple it is to change from negativity to freedom. “Dig Deep” tells the simultaneous stories of this couple's pilgrimage using two views of the same events. The book tells of the depths of depression, addiction, codependency, fear and the miracle of recovery. It is filled with tears and laughter. The truth is The Twelve steps are not self-help--but helpfulness to others. The mere reading of this book will fill everyone with hope! Hope is not the promise of a good outcome; it is the realization that somebody truly understands and there is a way out of any difficulty you may have. Doing the Twelve Steps will stop you from forging the chains that bind you. Free at last!
Author: Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner
Publisher: Guilford Publications
View: 1818A leading professional resource and course text, this book provides practical guidance for treating clients with substance use disorders in a variety of contexts. Expert contributors present major assessment and treatment approaches together with detailed recommendations for intervening with particular substances. Clinical techniques are clearly explained and illustrated with helpful case examples. Important topics include harm reduction; strategies for working with family members; and ways to meet the needs of specific populations, including women, adolescents, older adults, LGBT clients, and those with frequently encountered co-occurring problems. New to This Edition *Revised to reflect current research and clinical advances; updated for DSM-5. *Chapters on trauma-informed care, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and complementary/alternative approaches. *Chapters on neurobiology and behavioral addictions. *Significantly revised chapters on family treatment and dual disorders.
The Catholic Way of Love and Sex
Author: Gordon J. Hilsman
Publisher: Sheed & Ward
View: 2012In Intimate Spirituality: The Catholic Way of Love and Sex, Gordon J. Hilsman presents sexual loving as integral to rather than separate from most people’s spiritual lives. His coalescing of intimate love with traditional Catholic concepts—virtues, capital sins, fruits of the Spirit, sacraments—augments the pervasively moral view of sex with a spiritual perspective that highlights its beauty and power to shape the virtue of peoples lives. Seeing sexual attraction as built into humanity by the Creator to feed and challenge virtually all persons worldwide, he illustrates how intimate loving is actually a neglected aspect of Christian spirituality that has never been developed as fully as the individual and the communal. Hilsman calls upon theologians and spiritual leaders to further develop the understanding of intimate loving as a genuinely beautiful spiritual aspect of life. Many Christians (Catholics and Protestants alike) who take both their love lives and their Christian faith seriously, will find the positive, healthy view of sexuality presented in this book illuminating and helpful. So will those who counsel them.
Author: Laura Mars
Category: Old age assistance
View: 1965This Second Edition, completely updated for 1999/2000, is a comprehensive guide to resources for and about Older Americans, detailing National and State Organizations, Government Agencies, Health, Research Centers, Libraries and Information Centers, Legal Resources, Discount Travel Information and Continuing Education Programs. The first edition was published by Gale Research in 1994. Older American's Information Directory now includes 4,000 new listings and two new chapters -- Disability Aids & Assistive Devices and Health: Associations, Support Groups and Hotlines, which provides important information on 16 conditions, including Alzheimer's Disease, Arthritis, Heart Disease and Stroke. This Second Edition also contains two new indexes, including a Geographic Index and a Website Section. This comprehensive resource is a highly useful source of information for Older Americans searching for information and for those who care for and support them.
Roadmap to a New Life
Author: Lynn Grabhorn
Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing
View: 8958What will it take for us to stop living dreary lives? What will it take for us to fill the deep ache and longing we all have for that elusive "something more"? In a courageous departure from the traditional twelve step views of spirituality, this book takes our hungry souls on a life-changing journey to the kingdom within, laying out a path of startling new concepts to reconnect us with our own divinity. For years, Lynn Grabhorn was a passionate student of thought and our divine relation to Self. Raised in Short Hills, New Jersey, she moved to California in 1963, the same year she joined A.A. She passed away in 2004. In her own words: "Our inner beings are crying out for us to remember who and what we really are, because the call is out-big time-for us to wake up. All it takes is a deep desire, and anyone can make this journey with ease."
Author: Rick Warren
Publisher: Gerth Medien
View: 3368Dieses kleine Buch gibt Antwort auf die drei großen Fragen, die uns alle beschäftigen: Die Frage nach der Existenz (Warum lebe ich überhaupt?). Die Frage nach der Bedeutung (Kann ich mit meinem Leben etwas bewegen?). Die Frage nach dem Sinn (Was ist das Ziel meines Lebens?). Wenn Sie Sinn und Ziel Ihres Lebens kennen, wird dies Ihr Leben vereinfachen, Stress reduzieren, Ihre Energien bündeln, Ihrem Alltag Sinn und Ihrer Zukunft Hoffnung geben. Entdecken Sie die Grundgedanken des Weltbestsellers Leben mit Vision, die schon Millionen von Menschenleben auf der ganzen Welt verändert haben!