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Falling Awake

Author: Todd L. Blattner

Publisher: FriesenPress

ISBN: 1460209885

Category: Self-Help

Page: 378

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Waking is a natural shift from unconsciousness to awareness. Falling awake is a special case of waking where we relax out of old patterns, ease out of resistance, and surrender to the grace and love that are always present beneath the surface of appearances. Although falling awake, like falling asleep, cannot be forced, it can be prepared for. Integrating perspectives from physical, social and psychological sciences, philosophy, religion and energy awareness, and calling on many years of experience as a teacher, counsellor and Buddhist monk, Blattner takes us step by step into an expanded understanding of the universe in which we live, the mind/body system that we call "self," and that which may lie beyond. With gentleness and kindness, Falling Awake shows us how to move beyond the programs and limiting belief systems that support the problems in our lives, and awaken into an increasingly gentle, joyful, and expanded experience of the art of living.

Falling Awake

Author: Gary Margolis

Publisher: University of Georgia Press

ISBN: 0820332453

Category: Poetry

Page: 120

View: 1957

These are poems of the present, of commercials and human interest stories, of the drive-in windows that make banks and bedrooms of our cars. These poems trace the faint erasures of time and human relationships-following runners as they pause by the Ticonderoga ferry and Lake Champlain, riding with tourists across a river to an old fort, the distant sounds of a historic slaughter obscured by the misfiring pistons of an inboard motor and by the unforgiving surf. Describing the world he has seen and loved as well as how that world sometimes threatens itself, Gary Margolis speaks with caring humor and seriousness of the brokenness and beauty of America's present.

Falling Awake

Author: Jayne Ann Krentz

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1405512997

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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Isabel Wright spends her days at the Belvedere Centre for Sleep Research analyzing the dreams of others. It's satisfying, lucrative work, but it can be emotionally draining at times. Especially when one of her anonymous subjects, known only as Client Number Two, captures her imagination through his compelling dream narratives. Client Number Two's real name is Ellis Cutler. A loner who learned long ago not to let anyone get too close, he works for a highly classified government agency with an interest in the potential value of lucid dreaming. And he has just been ordered by his boss to make contact with Isabel, who's been fired after the sudden death of her boss, Dr. Belvedere. When they meet in the flesh, the dream becomes real enough to touch. And a waking nightmare begins. For a suspicious hit-and-run leads them into a perilous web of passion, betrayal and murder, and forces them to walk the razor-thin line between dreams and reality

Falling Awake

How to Practice Mindfulness in Everyday Life

Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0316521973

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 208

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Think you have no time for mindfulness? Think again. "Thoughtful and provocative.... The relevance of this work is unquestionable, as it leaves us inspired and optimistic that true healing really is possible" (Sharon Salzberg). For four decades, Jon Kabat-Zinn has been teaching the tangible benefits of meditation in the mainstream. Today millions of people have taken up a formal mindfulness meditation practice as part of their everyday lives. But how do you actually go about meditating? What does a formal meditation practice look like? And how can we overcome some of the common obstacles to incorporating meditation into daily life in an age of perpetual self-distraction? Falling Awake directly answers these urgent and timely questions. Originally published in 2005 as part of a larger book titled Coming to Our Senses, it has been updated with a new foreword by the author and is even more relevant today. Science shows that the tangible benefits of a mindfulness meditation practice are impossible to ignore. Kabat-Zinn explains how to incorporate them into our hectic, modern lives. Read on for a master class from one of the pioneers of the worldwide mindfulness movement.

Falling Awake: Poems

Author: Alice Oswald

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393285294

Category: Poetry

Page: 80

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Winner of the Costa Poetry Award • Shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Award and the Forward Prize “These lyrics…illustrate poetry’s unique ability to shock readers into a renewed awareness of the world.” —Washington Post Falling Awake, winner of the Costa Award for Poetry, “give[s] us the sensation of living alongside the natural world, of being a spectator to the changes that mark our mortality” (Dan Chiasson, The New Yorker). Falling Awake expands on the imagery of fallen soldiers from Homer’s Iliad portrayed in her previous volume, Memorial—defining life as a slowly falling weight, where beings fight against their inevitable end. Oswald reimagines classical figures such as Orpheus and Tithonus alive in an English landscape together with shadows, flies, villagers, dew, crickets—all characterized in tension between the weight of death and their own willpower. FROM “VERTIGO” let me shuffle forward and tell you the two minute life of rain starting right now lips open and lidless cold all-seeing gaze

Falling Awake

An American Woman Gets a Grip on the Whole Changing World One Essay at a Time

Author: Mary Lou Sanelli

Publisher: Aequitas Books

ISBN: 9781929355389

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 251

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Falling Awake chronologically compiles Sanellis inquisitive, savvy, and humorous commentary. Political relations, womens issues, family dynamics, the intricacies of a writers life, what can go wrong at a Seattle dinner partyall are mulled over in this intelligently engaging collection that is a lifeaffirming journey in essays, a testimonial to the agelong process of questioning the status quo in order to find ones truth.

Falling Awake

Author: Fr. Mark Burger

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1483440982

Category: Religion

Page: N.A

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Falling Awake offers a reflection—one for each day of the year—to encourage individuals to seek out and to find those moments of quiet and solitude in which they can attune themselves to God’s quiet voice. By drawing upon the insights and experiences of Fr. Mark Burger, author, the reflections in Falling Awake present a gradual and immersive way to grow closer to God. The pace of modern life is frantic, hectic, and frenetic. Falling Awake recognizes that most people live in precisely that reality. In response, the reflections suggest slowing down, reducing the volume, eliminating the distractions, and freeing one’s ears to listen for that voice, the one from God that waits patiently for the right moment to speak softly in one’s ear. When you are ready to listen, God will speak; this is the promise Falling Awake makes. It shows, through the experiences of God’s people in biblical and modern times, that God works slowly and incrementally to change people’s lives by speaking to them.

Falling Awake

Creating the Life of Your Dreams

Author: Dave Ellis

Publisher: Breathrough Enterprises

ISBN: 9780942456189

Category: Self-Help

Page: 304

View: 5598

"After reading "Falling Awake," I feel clearer about almost everything. Even truths I thought I already knew, seem more natural and easily attainable. This book is a beautiful presentation of some wondrous thoughts about the things that matter most." Marianne Williamson, author of "Illuminata" and "The Healing of America."

Falling Awake

A Gripping Thriller of Deceit, Romantic Suspense and Paranoia

Author: Charles Jay Harwood

Publisher: C J H Publications

ISBN: 1468141937

Category: Fiction

Page: 262

View: 7985

Insomnia can have the most sinister causes. Gemma’s husband vanishes under mysterious circumstances leaving only a black contorted doodle and mysterious debts. But saving her home proves the least of her worries after Gemma earns urgent cash by performing routines for a chronic insomniac. Voyeurism never hurt anybody. The cause of his insomnia is another matter. As the horrifying truth about her husband unfurls, Gemma’s paranoia about her voyeur takes its grip. Note: this novel can also be found within two anthologies: Eclipse Quartet: 4 Psychological Thrillers, and Gone Too Far: 3 Psychological Thrillers about Taboo. Now on audio.

Falling Awake

Author: Vivian French

Publisher: Barrington Stoke

ISBN: 9781842994382

Category: Drug abuse

Page: 53

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"Danny is cool. The younger kids think theyre cool too, but they are just kiddie babes to Danny. He can make easy money out of them. He isnt going to say no to easy money, is he?First PageI was lying on the ground. It was hard and cold. Id been asleep but I didnt know for how long. I couldnt remember where I was. My head hurt. My eyes felt as if they were glued shut. I groaned, opened my eyes and saw a bird. A huge bird. A vulture ...

Falling Awake The Screenplay

Author: Charles Jay Harwood

Publisher: CJH Publications

ISBN: 1499103867

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 94

View: 5330

A screenplay adaptation of the psychological thriller, Falling Awake which relates on an unseen voyeur and a reluctant exhibitionist. Gemma is faced with the threat of repossession. In desperation, she takes an evening commission performing for chronic insomnia, Luke as he watches from his apartment window. If only she knew the sort of man her voyeur was. She wouldn't perform for him. Insomnia can have the most sinister causes. Adapted from the novel of the same name, this screenplay runs approximately 90 minutes. Specially formatted for ereaders. Available also on paperback. Includes a character list and guide to reading a screenplay.

Zur Besinnung kommen

die Weisheit der Sinne und der Sinn der Achtsamkeit in einer aus den Fugen geratenen Welt

Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783936855821


Page: 664

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Falling Awake

Author: Debrah Martin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780992996116


Page: 308

View: 2018

Some would say suffering has driven Mary mad, and the people and places she remembers all just dreams dreamt inside her insanity. But then how can her husband Joe remember them too? Falling Awake is the story of Mary, Joe and a world populated by love, betrayal and obsession - and what it does to those who live in it. Fantasy or madness? The impossible is only a breath away. Just don't fall awake.

Falling Awake - the Remembering

The Dream Travelers Companion

Author: Cara Johnson

Publisher: Whirling Dirvish Pub

ISBN: 9780976887027

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

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Falling Awake

Author: Kage Alan

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781517025519


Page: 84

View: 392

Imagine waking up in a place you can't remember, with a face you don't recognize, and a name that may not be your own printed on a ticket in your back pocket. And of the five people you meet during the next few hours, four of them hold clues to your past, present, and two possible futures. The outcome of the encounter will determine your soul's fate, and the only way out of the nightmare may be through falling awake.

Falling Awake

Author: Kristoffer Gair

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781718930353


Page: 84

View: 5177

Imagine waking up in a place you can't remember, with a face you don't recognize, and a name that may not be your own printed on a ticket in your back pocket. And of the five people you meet during the next few hours, four of them hold clues to your past, present, and two possible futures. The outcome of the encounter will determine your soul's fate, and the only way out of the nightmare may be through falling awake.

Im Alltag Ruhe finden

Meditationen für ein gelassenes Leben

Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn

Publisher: Knaur MensSana eBook

ISBN: 3426421739

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 224

View: 6660

Meditieren kann man im Gehen, im Stehen und im Liegen, zu Hause und unterwegs, beim Treppensteigen und sogar beim Geschirrspülen. Dieser Meditationsklassiker enthält eine Fülle von Übungen, mit denen man einerseits lernt, sich voll zu konzentrieren, andererseits aber auch, richtig abzuschalten. Meditation ist ein einfach umzusetzendes Mittel, den Alltag besser zu bewältigen sowie um ruhiger und gelassener zu werden und gesund zu bleiben.

Achtsamkeit für Anfänger

Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783867811002


Page: 179

View: 6581

Der achtsame Weg durch die Depression

Author: Mark Williams

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783936855807


Page: 323

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Vermessung der Ewigkeit

7 fundamentale Erkenntnisse über das Leben nach dem Tod

Author: Eben Alexander,Ptolemy Tompkins

Publisher: Ansata

ISBN: 3641157692

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 224

View: 1168

Neue Antworten auf die großen Fragen des Lebens Die Nahtoderfahrung, von der Dr. Eben Alexander in seinem SPIEGEL-Bestseller Blick in die Ewigkeit berichtete, berührte Millionen von Menschen weltweit. Für den Neurochirurgen war sie der Anlass für eine weitaus umfassendere Erforschung dessen, was nach dem Tod geschieht: In seinem neuen Buch setzt er sein eigenes Nahtoderlebnis in Beziehung zu modernsten Wissenschaften, zu spirituellen und philosophischen Weisheitslehren sowie Aufsehen erregenden Erfahrungsberichten anderer Menschen. In Form von sieben fundamentalen Erkenntnissen über das Leben nach dem Tod lädt er zu einer spannenden Reise auf die »andere Seite« ein und führt vor Augen: Unser jetziges Leben ist nur ein kleines Kapitel in einer viel größeren Geschichte – der spirituellen Entwicklung des Universums. Und unsere unsterbliche Seele ist jederzeit Teil dieser Entwicklung ...

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