Release on 2005-11-01 | by Jane Goodall,Gary McAvoy,Gail Hudson
A Guide to Mindful Eating
Author: Jane Goodall,Gary McAvoy,Gail Hudson
Pubpsher: Hachette UK
From world-renowned scientist Jane Goodall, as seen in the new National Geographic documentary Jane, comes a provocative look into the ways we can positively impact the world by changing our eating habits. "One of those rare, truly great books that can change the world." - John Robbins, author of The Food Revolution The renowned scientist who fundamentally changed the way we view primates and our relationship with the animal kingdom now turns her attention to an incredibly important and deeply personal issue-taking a stand for a more sustainable world. In this provocative and encouraging book, Jane Goodall sounds a clarion call to Western society, urging us to take a hard look at the food we produce and consume-and showing us how easy it is to create positive change.Offering her hopeful, but stirring vision, Goodall argues convincingly that each individual can make a difference. She offers simple strategies each of us can employ to foster a sustainable society. Brilliant, empowering, and irrepressibly optimistic, HARVEST FOR HOPE is one of the most crucial works of our age. If we follow Goodall's sound advice, we just might save ourselves before it's too late.
The Bible for Hope is a resource created to help Christian counselors lead others to healing and hope in the midst of the challenges and difficulties of life. Tim Clinton pulled together an unparalleled team of biblical counselors to present key passages and concepts to lead the hurting to the feet of Jesus. There they will find strength, courage, and emotional health. Features include: Book introductions from the perspective of inner healing Theme articles written by experts address life's most common challenges and difficulties-anxiety, anger, insecurity, depression, sexuality, pride, and jealousy Personality profiles highlight the lives of people in the Bible who encountered and overcame bondage, oppression, or difficulty Key passages are interpreted, offering the reader insights into the messages of freedom and hope Soul notes provide commentary on Bible passages that speak to the main themes Subject Index and Key Word Concordance
From New York Times bestselling author and world-renowned scientist Jane Goodall, as seen in the National Geographic documentary Jane, comes a fascinating examination of the critical role that trees and plants play in our world. Seeds of Hope takes us from Goodall's home in England to her home-away-from-home in Africa, deep inside the Gombe forest, where she and the chimpanzees are enchanted by the fig and plum trees they encounter. She introduces us to botanists around the world, as well as places where hope for plants can be found, such as The Millennium Seed Bank. She shows us the secret world of plants with all their mysteries and potential for healing our bodies as well as Planet Earth. Looking at the world as an adventurer, scientist, and devotee of sustainable foods and gardening--and setting forth simple goals we can all take to protect the plants around us--Goodall delivers an enlightening story of the wonders we can find in our own backyards.
This colourful and wide-ranging worship anthology brings together material from writers around the world. Celebratory, reflective, challenging and at times humbling, it affirms the goodness of creation, marvels at the miracle of growth and encourages us all to work for a fairer distribution of the fruits and gifts of the earth. Harvest for the World is a versatile resource that can be used throughout the year, wherever the themes of creation, harvest, fair trading, relief work, international debt and poverty, development, the politics of land ownership or food production are the focus of worship, prayer and work. A selection of simple recipes is included for those who wish to produce a harvest supper with a difference.
Ministry leader Steve Macchia has come to understand his own brokenness. Writing from his own experience, he offers the gifts of love found in 1 Corinthians 13 as the antidote to our brokenness, along with spiritual assessment tools for the leader's personal reflection. By embracing and befriending our own brokenness, we can find wholeness in God's strength.
Christian Initiation in the Rural and Small-Town Parish
Author: Michael Clay
Clay offers practical, step-by-step insights into implementing the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults in a way that is faithful to the rite and respectful of rural culture. Anyone who ministers in a rural or small-town catechumenate will find this book a valuable aid.
Review of Book The first time I ever read Chad's Christian poetry, I was astounded. It was illuminating and alive. His poetry grabs onto you and sinks deep within, capturing the very essence of the soul. Understanding the simplicity of his poetry, yet the depth of it on a spiritual level, is fascinating. This statement conveys only a shadow of him. The heart of Chad Thieman can only be found in "101 Treasurable Poems of Faith, Hope, and Love." - Curtis Neil Curtis and I first met while working together at the Blockade-Runner Beach Resort, on Wrightsville Beach. He came to me and told me that he had read some of my work. He said that he would help me get published and ever since, we have worked together. Curtis is my investment partner and promotional manager. - Chad The book you are holding in your hands is a treasure chest of poetry, proverbs, and parables that can be used to reach many hearts. Every poem has a Bible verse prescribed to it, for further study and research on the topic discussed within the piece. This book is a great tool which can be used in adult Bible studies, youth groups, church retreats as well as for personal meditation and reflection.
Imagine that the New York Times tomorrow released some amazing news. A health treatment has been discovered that literally cures most forms of heart disease. But not just that. This treatment has a dramatic impact on most of the diseases Westerners face, including cancer, obesity, autoimmune diseases, diabetes, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's, and many many others. And this treatment is so inexpensive to administer that two-thirds of the medical establishment can be shut down as no longer serving any useful function. It's really too much to believe, isn't it? But there's more. This treatment has miraculous implications for the environment. By applying this treatment, we can eliminate the largest source of global warming, and dramatically reduce the waste that is polluting our water supply. We'll also dramatically improve the health and animal population of our oceans and seas. And there's more. By applying this treatment, we'll dramatically increase the supply of arable land, lowering the cost food and allowing us to feed everyone on this planet. Starvation can become a thing of the past. And one last thing. This treatment also has enormous moral implications, allowing us to eliminate almost all of the pain and suffering we are inflicting on the animals, most of which is hidden away from view, but is morally repulsive to anyone exposed to this suffering. Now what if I told you that we don't have to wait for tomorrow's New York Times, that this treatment has been found, and that the amount of scientific data supporting the claims I just made is overwhelming. The "miracle" treatment is simple. It's eating a whole grain, plant-based diet. Skeptical? I'm not surprised. But by the end of this book you'll be exposed to the overwhelming amount of evidence that supports every claim made above. You'll also get to hear the counterarguments made by skeptics and you'll get to decide for yourself whether these claims are true. It's my hope that by the end of this book you'll be convinced and join our movement. You may just save your life and the planet in the bargain. This revolutionary book is Healthy Eating -- Healthy World: Unleashing the Power of Plant-based Nutrition by J. Morris Hicks, and it is the book that finally tackles all compelling reasons for adopting a plant-based diet -- from the environment to solving the world's hunger crisis. Additionally, T. Colin Campbell, acclaimed author of the bestselling book The China Study, provides a riveting foreword to Healthy Eating -- Healthy World. After reading this book, it'll be nearly impossible to ignore the truth: people were not meant to eat animals or animal products, and the time has come to stop.
Release on 2015-01-13 | by Lorraine Garkovich,Janet L. Bokemeier,Barbara Foote
Family Farming/Farming Families
Author: Lorraine Garkovich,Janet L. Bokemeier,Barbara Foote
Pubpsher: University Press of Kentucky
Category: Family & Relationships
The image of the family farm as storehouse of the traditional values that built this nation -- self-reliance, resourcefulness, civic pride, family strength, concern for neighbors and community, honesty, and friendliness -- persists, as many recent surveys show. But the reality of this rich tradition is rapidly changing, eroding the security once represented by these nostalgic images of rural America. Although the United States is still by far the world's leading overall producer of agricultural products, the number of American families making their livelihood through farming is much diminished, and if our demographers are correct, the number of family-operated farms is destined to fall still further in the coming decades as consolidation, cycles of boom and bust, and corporate invasions redefine who will farm the land. Harvest of Hope is a story of farm family life through the words of those who live it. The saga of the generations who have lived and worked on Basin Spring farm in western Kentucky is the thread that binds together the stories of eighty other farm families. They talk about their family businesses, their way of life, and the forces reshaping their lives. The challenges of making a living in farming either strengthen families or break them. Technology, government programs, and community changes that are supposed to be the hope for their future often come with unexpected drawbacks. The stories in this book -- tales of growing up in farming, working in a multifamily business, juggling jobs on and off the farm, and struggling to maintain financial security and comfortable working relationships -- reveal what American farming families know about hope and survival in a changing world. The authors offer a multifaceted view of the present situation, as well as suggestions for ways of enhancing the positive elements that have enriched and inspired Americans in the past. It is an analysis that highlights the myths and realities of a business and way of life that has a powerful hold on the American imagination. The reader comes away from this work with a clear idea of the tribulations farming families endure and the delicate balance between the spiritual and other rewards of farm life.