Choices and Illusions: How Did I Get to Where I Am, and How Do I Get Where I Want to Be?

By Eldon Taylor Hay House This revised edition of a New York Times bestseller is based on 30 years of research and includes 5 new chapters. All of these years later, Taylor still recommends, “Don’t be manipulated by others.” He suggests instead, “Understand your own mind and be your own person.” Taylor uses case studies and research results to support his theory of how minds work and beliefs develop. He explains in depth how our minds work and demonstrates how illusions affect our visual reference system. The reader is urged to be aware of the pervasiveness of manipulation, whether it … Continue reading

Life is a Gift – A Book for Thankful Hearts

By Paraclete Press Paraclete Press incorporated in 1983. They state, “Although Benedictine spirituality is at the heart of all we do, we are an ecumenical publisher.” Readers that enjoy Christian writing, ancient and contemporary, will find enjoyment in this small book. There are quotes from Meister Eckhart and Albert Einstein, and poems by William Shakespeare. There is even a short story by Louisa May Alcott. Readers are provided prompts to list their blessings and include their own thoughts on thanksgiving.   “Be like the sun for grace and mercy. Be like the night to cover others’ faults. Be like running … Continue reading

Kids’ Power-Healing Games for Children of Alcoholics

By Jerry Moe and Don Pohlman Imagin Works Puppet play for the younger children and a crossword puzzle for older kids — these games and more are available to assist adults who interact with children who have been affected by the disease of alcoholism or drug addiction. For 15 years, Moe and Pohlman have been conducting education/support groups for children 6 to 12 years old. They offer games and suggestions to help children “Play their way to understanding and health.” They do this with a specially designed collection of games and activities centered on feelings, the disease of chemical dependency, … Continue reading