Description : With a baby on the way, Maria thought her troubles would be over, but a new storm is brewing with the power to sweep away everything she holds dear. When Maria's mother appears, insisting that Maria return to the ocean and threatening the lives of everyone she loves, Maria is faced with a heartbreaking choice: what price will she pay to protect both her husband and her unborn child from her own family? Turbulence and Triumph The books in the Turbulence and Triumph series to date are: Ocean's Justice (#1) Ocean's Trial (#2) Ocean's Triumph (#3) Ocean's Ride (#4) Ocean's Cage (#5) Ocean's Birth (#6)
Description : This book is of particular interest because it shows the presence of the Yogacara (Mind Only) school in Tibet. It is well known that the Madhyamaka school flourished in Tibet, but less well known that Yogacara doctrines were also studied and practiced. The former school stresses the inexpressible ultimate; the latter, the natural luminosity of mind. This is probably the best introduction to the distinctive eight consciousness systems of Yogacara. It also makes understandable the different meanings of the profound alaya-vijnana (the storehouse consciousness, or basis of all) that is the pivotal eighth consciousness in their system. For those interested in meditation, the author's introduction explains how earlier Tibetan meditation (the method of allowing mind to look into its own pure nature) uses the eight-consciousness system. The book is remarkable in that it addresses the problem of how a person trapped within the confines of a limited and deluded personality can transcend that state and attain liberation. By his inquiry into the process of transformation, Tsong kha pa makes profound comments which will interest those who ask whether enlightenment is a gradual process or a sudden breakthrough. Tsong kha pa (1357-1419) wrote extensively on nearly every aspect of Buddhist religious philosophy and practice. The text edited and translated here is the Yiddang kun gzhi dka'ba'iignas rgyacher'grel pa legs par bshad pa'i rgya mtsho, often referred to as the Commentary on the Difficult Points.
Description : A photo reproduction of the 1939 edition, with a new introduction by Morton Weinfeld (p. xi-xxiii). Ch. 31 (p. 300-305), "Anti-Semitism, " discusses factors favoring antisemitism in Canada, such as rivalry between Anglo-Canadians and French-Canadians, Nazi propaganda, ethnic minorities retaining anti-Jewish prejudices, and manifestations of antisemitism in three spheres: social, political, and economic.
Description : Richard Olafson has published a number of books and chapbooks, among them Blood of the Moon, The Name of Being, In Arbutus Light, Apotheosis, The Ocean And My Body Are One. My Body Is The Ocean, and most recently Cloud on My Tongue. He has lived in Victoria for many years and enjoys parenting two boys with poet, singer-songwriter Carol Ann Sokoloff.
Description : ‘After the historic student revolt in France a period of audacious creativity resulted. The watchword was: “It is forbidden to forbid”. We took advantage of this transient cultural folly to do what would have been impossible ten years before or ten years after, introducing in the maternity unit of a state hospital an inflatable outdoor pool as a way to replace drugs during birth.’ – from the Introduction In this groundbreaking book, Dr Odent takes as his starting point the world-famous work on childbirth at Pithiviers, where he first noticed the strong attraction to water that many women have during labour. As well as discovering the practical advantages of water during the birthing process, he began to consider the meaning and importance of water as a symbol. Water, Birth and Sexuality examines the living power of water and its erotic connotations. Odent evaluates what water meant in different cultures throughout history, through myths and legends, and what it means for us today: from an advertiser’s tool to a metaphor for aspects of the psyche. He also studies humanity’s special relationship to dolphins, and the related ‘aquatic ape’ theory. A practical section on the use of water during birth and in various therapies, particularly sex therapy, is included. This edition of this classic work features a new Introduction.
Description : Ocean View, a rich historical beachfront hamlet on the northern-most reaches of the city of Norfolk, was at one time a major resort destination for beachgoers and amusement park lovers, from Florida to Maine and west to the Mississippi. Ocean View presents a comprehensive pictorial history of this resort, its development as an important residential and recreational section of Norfolk, and the people who made it happen from 1862 to 1965. Using over 170 photographs, including those shot by Charles S. Borjes,"Virginia's finest press photographer of his day," we can experience and explore this very special part of Norfolk. From the tranquility of the chapter entitled Mr. Lincoln Walks the Beach, set during the American Civil War, to the fury and excitement of sections like Hurricane!, Fisherman's Paradise and the Coney Island of the South, and World War II and the Big Band Era, the history of Ocean View is chronicled with unsurpassed detail.
Description : Describes the life and career of Davy Crockett, focusing on his work as a scout and pioneer in the early nineteenth century and his legendary death at the Alamo in 1836.
Description : A beastly prince. An enchanting beauty. Only love can break the spell. Once upon a time... The wicked King Thorn forced the enchantress Zuleika to cast a terrible curse. She fled his court to travel the world, helping those who need her magic most. Until a search for her merchant father's lost ships leads her to an enchanted island, where Prince Vardan, the island's ruler, is afflicted by the most powerful curse Zuleika has ever encountered. She's not sure she can reverse the spell, but she's determined to try. After all, a prince who fights pirates can't be all bad...no matter how beastly his appearance. Together, can the enchanting beauty and the beastly prince break the spell? Keywords: adult fairytale retelling, beauty and the beast, cinderella, fairy godmother, witches paranormal romance, classic tale, mythology and folktales, medieval historical romance, adult fantasy, Norse romance, Viking romance, royal romance, fairytale romance