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Joys Of Being Beautiful

Author : Rachel Gill
ISBN : 150559880X
Genre : Medical
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Beauty is defined as the innermost virtue that gets a new lease of life. There are many ways to become beautiful and of them, the natural way is the best way. How make up can only take you a little far is nothing new.
Category: Medical

The Joy Of Being Catholic

Author : Mitch Finley
ISBN : 0824517350
Genre : Religion
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This book celebrates the spirit of Catholicism as a way of life, particulary its spirit of joy. This book is an act of love on the part of the author, an act of love for the Roman Catholicism, its people, its institutions, and its centuries old traditions.
Category: Religion

Being Beautiful

Author : Helen Gordon
ISBN : 9780711239173
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Beauty. How do we achieve it? Who gets to define it? How do you live a beautiful life? Beauty standards of today are exacting, ever-evolving and often overwhelming. Being Beautiful is your timely, illustrated guide and companion to navigating the relentless pursuit of beauty, both inside and out. A captivating collection of writings, quotes, poems and musings from some of the world's greatest thinkers – philosophers, celebrities, writers, cultural commentators and more – on what it means to be beautiful, it is an inspiring anthology for anyone interested in the concept of personal beauty, from the clothes we wear and the make-up we use, to the lives we lead and the relationships we nurture. Through contemplative, humorous, uplifting and humbling passages interspersed with specially commissioned illustrations, the book attempts to explore and illuminate what beauty means to us in the twenty-first century. And most of all, to inspire, provoke and delight. Broken down into five chapters – Defining Beauty, Finding Beauty, Living Beautifully, Inner Beauty and Outer Beauty – discussions range from how we might define a beautiful face (Edmund Burke), how one can live a 'beautiful' life (Buddha), and the beauty that can be found in ageing (Naomi Wolf). Contributors include such varied voices as Sali Hughes, Emily Dickinson, John Cage, Francis Bacon, Charlotte Brontë, Immanuel Kant, Joan Collins and Kate Moss.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Joy As A Metaphor Of Convergence

Author : Delores D. Liston
ISBN : STANFORD:36105110404782
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Discusses a major purpose of education - the development of the capacity to interpret experience within a moral and spiritual framework. The metaphor of Joy enables the author to integrate themes of preciousness and meaning of life with processes that facilitate the quest for personal meaning.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Beautiful Illusion Of Being In Love

Author : Adrian Gabriel Dumitru
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Genre : Family & Relationships
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The book “The beautiful illusion of being in love” is a collection of writings with what is love about. Starting from the philosophical idea that everything we see in life is just an illusion, the book is defining the concept of love in the same way. But the illusion itself is also named “beautiful”. Falling in love is an experience, that any human being must see, with it’s own soul. It can be a beautiful experience, an illusion or a beautiful illusion. The book is more like a collection of poems, but the writer is not knowing to write poetry, but only essays. Trying to define love in many ways, the essays speak about the beautiful illusion as part of the life ... maybe the most important part. Defining is done in a micro and macro way, but the love is always seen as something very beautiful. The book could be a very nice reading for the ones that are in the dreaming period of a love story, or the ones that wants to understand love from a philosophical point of view. Enjoy it!
Category: Family & Relationships

The Beauty Of Being Human

Author : Nirander Safaya Ph. D.
ISBN : 9781664132474
Genre : Poetry
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In this collection of 200 poems, written after retirement from a brilliant scientific career, author Nirander Safaya takes us on a panoramic journey of self-discovery. Collectively, these poems focus on: what it means to be Human. Attachment to life, desire to love and be loved, thirst for knowing, and consciousness are the hall marks of human nature. Dr. Safaya’s poetry portrays the beauty and the challenges of these human gifts and aspirations. The Beauty of Being Human shows how our lives can become truly beautiful and fulfilled by a conscious understanding of the gifts we Sapiens possess. The book is thematically divided into 3 parts: Part I has 70 poems on Life & Living, Part II has 68 poems on Love & Passion, and Part III has 62 poems on Light & Consciousness. By presenting the poems in a sequential order, the poet is taking the serious reader through a gradual unfolding of his aesthetic and philosophical vision of the pragmatic, romantic, and spiritual aspirations of human heart and soul. It also provides a casual poetry lover the freedom to read these poems randomly and enjoy their message and beauty. “Dazzling” and uplifting, the poetry of Nirander Safaya provides “surprising imagery...to uncommon and timeless effect”. The joys and sorrows of life and the saving grace of light and consciousness are the topics and the “sensory delight” of this book.
Category: Poetry

The Gift Of Beauty And The Passion Of Being

Author : William Desmond
ISBN : 9781532617102
Genre : Philosophy
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This book gathers a set of reflections on the gift of beauty and the passion of being. There is something surprising about beauty that we receive and that moves the passion of being in us. The book takes issue with an ambiguous attitude to beauty among some who proclaim their advanced aesthetic authenticity. Beauty seems bland and lacks the more visceral thrill of the ugly, indeed the excremental. We crave what disrupts and provokes us, not what gives delight or even consoles. By contrast, attention is given to how beauty arouses enigmatic joy in us, and we enjoy an elemental rapport with it as other. Surprised by beauty, our breath is taken away, but we are more truly there with the beautiful when we are taken outside of ourselves. We are first receivers of the gift of surprise and only then perceivers and conceivers. My attention to the passion of being stresses a patience, a receptivity to what is other. What happens is not first our construction. There is something given, something awakening, something delighting, something energizing, something of invitation to transcendence. The theme is amplified in diverse reflections: on life and its transient beauty; on soul music and its relation to self; on the shine on things given in creation; on beauty and Schopenhauer’s dark origin; on creativity and the dynamis in Paul Weiss’s creative ventures; on redemption in Romanticism in the thought of Stanley Cavell; on theater as a between or metaxu; on redeeming laughter and its connection with the passion of being.
Category: Philosophy

March S Thesaurus Dictionary

Author : Francis Andrew March
ISBN : STANFORD:36105129721804
Genre : English language
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The Metropolitan

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ISBN : OXFORD:555023212
Genre : English literature
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Category: English literature

The Joy Of Being Sober

Author : Jack Mumey
ISBN : 0809254336
Genre : Social Science
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A practical guide to sobriety for problem drinkers offers helpful tips for recovering alcoholics on the benefits of exercise, hobbies, personal skills, and spending time with loved ones, with advice on coping with stress, social pressures, and other probl
Category: Social Science

Then God Created Woman

Author : Deborah Newman
ISBN : 156179533X
Genre : Religion
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Many women struggle to claim their identity, value, and security from a fallen world that can't deliver lasting fulfillment. Deborah Newman shows the path to freedom by pointing to the only thng that will satisfy a woman's longing: an intimate relationship with God.o
Category: Religion

Belle Du Seigneur

Author : Albert Cohen
ISBN : UOM:39015037277327
Genre : Fiction
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First published in 1968, a satirical study of middle-class manners, set against the backdrop of 1930s Geneva, focuses on Solal, a Mediterranean Jew disillusioned by his work as Under-Secretary General of the League of Nations, as he uses a love affair to search for the Absolute.
Category: Fiction

Cry Sorrow Cry Joy

Author : Jane Ann Moore
ISBN : STANFORD:36105035030241
Genre : Fiction
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I Wish I Were Thin I Wish I Were Fat

Author : Michelle Joy Levine
ISBN : 0684857383
Genre : Health & Fitness
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JUMP OFF THE WEIGHT GAIN/WEIGHT LOSS TREADMILL AND DISCOVER THE REAL REASON MOST DIETS FAIL! With so many diet programs available, most overweight people try one after another, with varying degrees of temporary success, but never succeed in reaching the permanent weight loss they so desperately want. In the bestselling I Wish I Were Thin, I Wish I Were Fat, Michelle Joy Levine, a psychotherapist for over twenty years, uncovers the real reason why most dieters fail: an unconscious yet powerful fear of being thin or a desire to be fat! As incredible as this may sound, the poignant and revealing case histories presented in this book demonstrate how childhood experiences affect our eating habits, and the helpful exercises included will teach you how to stop sabotaging your goal of permanent weight loss. Understanding why we overeat is the first step toward a healthy weight and happier life. This highly acclaimed, remarkably insightful book is a must for anyone who is serious about eliminating destructive eating habits from their lives forever.
Category: Health & Fitness

Fiction

Author : Victor Hugo
ISBN : PRNC:32101067922102
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The Beauty Of The Infinite

Author : David Bentley Hart
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114358695
Genre : Philosophy
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"The Beauty of the Infinite" is a splendid extended essay in theological aesthetics. David Bentley Hart here meditates on the power of a Christian understanding of beauty and sublimity to rise above the violence -- both philosophical and literal -- characteristic of the postmodern world. The book begins by tracing the shifting use and nature of metaphysics in the thought of Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Lyotard, Derrida, Deleuze, Nancy, Levinas, and others. Hart pays special attention to Nietzsche's famous narrative of the will to power -- a narrative largely adopted by the world today -- and he offers an engaging revision (though not rejection) of the genealogy of nihilism, thereby highlighting the significant interruption that Christian thought introduced into the history of metaphysics. This discussion sets the stage for a retrieval of the classic Christian account of beauty and sublimity, and of the relation of both to the question of being. Written in the form of a "dogmatica minora," this main section of the book offers a pointed reading of the Christian story in four moments, or parts: Trinity, creation, salvation, and eschaton. Through a combination of narrative and argument throughout, Hart ends up demonstrating the power of Christian metaphysics not only to withstand the critiques of modern and postmodern thought but also to move well beyond them. Strikingly original and deeply rewarding, "The Beauty of the Infinite" is both a constructively critical account of the history of metaphysics and a compelling contribution to it.
Category: Philosophy

The Joy Of Cybersex

Author : Deb Levine
ISBN : 0345425804
Genre : Computers
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Offers advice on using the Internet to learn to flirt, meet a mate, ask embarrassing sex questions, learn to spice up one's sex life, and fulfill sexual fantasies in the safety of cyberspace
Category: Computers

Fair House Of Joy

Author : Dennis Parry
ISBN : UCAL:$B302195
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