Release on 2021-04-20 | by Dexterity Books Editorial
32 ALL THE GOOD down the river. Without a second thought, the villager jumped into the river to save the baby. By the time the villager grabbed the infant and swam back to shore, other villagers had gathered to help get the baby and ...
Author: Dexterity Books Editorial
This uniquely illustrated, full color gift book encourages graduates everywhere to do good in the world as they prepare for their next adventure. Based on a much loved quote, All the Good shares thoughtful stories and quotes from a broad range of people who made a difference, inspiring grads to pursue their own greatness by doing good. All the Good will give graduates fresh perspective on how to live a life of purpose and how to add “Do Good” into their plans and goals for the future. Each chapter focuses on a different line from the quote that begins “Do all the good you can.” The bright and modern design takes this inspirational quote to a new generation of graduates, sharing stories, quotes, and examples of people who did good work in their respective circumstances. Each section of the book focuses on a line from this timeless quote: Do all the good you can By all the means you can In all the ways you can In all the places you can At all the times you can To all the people you can As long as ever you can With anecdotes ranging from unknown heroes to famous figures like Stephen Hawking and Bryan Stevenson of Just Mercy, the book also includes other quotes on doing good from Desmond Tutu, John Steinbeck, Dolly Parton, and many of the other names these grads have studied in school. Grads who might be familiar with John Wesley’s famous “Do all the good you can” quote will gain a new and fresh take on what it could mean for this next phase of their lives. This timely gift book will also feature lined space for grads to write down their ambitions and dreams about what they can contribute to the world as they contemplate what it means to do “good” once their diplomas are in hand.
two visits to Ruitelán since, despite all my best efforts, I have never shown up in time for a treatment. Which is why today I passed on Charley's lunch invitation. And here I am at Ruitelán at one. Plenty early, I'd say.
Author: Robert Ward
Category: Literary Criticism
Robert Ward has always enjoyed travelling, especially on foot. When he discovered the ancient pilgrimage route to Santiago in Spain, he felt compelled to walk and experience this historic road. From his first journey along the Camino de Santiago, Ward fell in love with the pace, landscape, history, art, and romance of this old pilgrimage path. Above all, however, Ward fell in love with the people of the Camino – both the welcoming Spaniards and the pilgrims who come from all over the world to find out what it means to travel five hundred miles, one step at a time. In All the Good Pilgrims, Ward returns to Spain to walk the Camino for the fifth time. He thinks he knows what he’s getting into but, as his many Camino journeys have taught him, the Camino never runs out of surprises. Each day brings new lessons, friendships, questions, memories, gifts and challenges, reminding Ward that it isn’t the pilgrim who walks the Camino – it’s the Camino that walks the pilgrim. An engaging travel narrative, All the Good Pilgrims is a personal and insightful tour of the Camino de Santiago, as Ward takes readers on a secular pilgrimage in which he reflects on his past journeys and contemplates the mysterious and enduring allure of this ancient and historic road.
The positive reinforcement I received for my improved body condition drove me to stay on my routine and to add to it . ... I became an expert on weight loss by reading all the health and fitness magazines I could get my hands on .
Author: Mike Sandrolini
Publisher: Gospel Light Publications
Stories about athletes and coaches usually focus on their championships or their scandals. All the Good in Sports features 20 contemporary sports personalities who go beyond the headlines to candidly share how their relationship with Christ has helped them cope with a variety of difficulties, both professional and personal, and how in Christ they found victory in their personal lives. Many professing Christians in the sports world have achieved wealth and notoriety, but life’s luxuries do not exempt them from life’s difficulties. Name recognition and personal fortune cannot rescue one whose marriage is on the rocks, one facing substance abuse, or one facing disease or even death. The sports heroes featured in All the Good in Sports are not super human. They go through the same pendulum of emotions you and I do when life deals us a punch in the stomach. However, what they discover—or rediscover—is a God who is faithful and responsive in their time of need.
All men are created equal, but we are not assured the best foundations of equality. We openly admit it's not done but dare not say it because that would be politically incorrect. Maybe we're not all children of God after all.
Author: Eric Pitt
Would it not put fear in your heart to know you could only talk to your mother or father through an interpreter? Wrong is wrong, and right is right! Most of us are guilty of wrong, but our story is not over. Some can walk upright and praise his name but still be sick in the spirit. I can only imagine the fear of knowing you can only talk to the Creator through an interpreter. I could not bring myself to bear witness to such an atrocity. Though I must admit, if that is what helps you to understand the blessings of heaven, then so be it. Love is love, no matter the language, and so shall hate be the same. No. It’s truly hard for them to see tomorrow’s sun shining through. They know at any moment the raft of Christ shall return. They must get as many soldiers as possible to fight for these times. They are strong enough to say it is a brighter tomorrow, but we are reaching because we live in dark times. They are quick to tell those they seek to bring to Christ that you must remain steadfast; we can only help you by doing things our way, with prayer. We all know they weren’t always at this point where Christ’s soldiers worship them and bless them with cars and expensive jewelry. It took time and work for them to receive all these gifts from people. What reason does a man of God have to give the blessings he or she receives back to the people of God? They earned those treasures by speaking God’s word. No; we all get it and accept it. The silence has nuzzled its way in with torture that can only be described from aggregated accounts, such as the sodomy of a child, blatant discriminatory acts, as well as the need to legally facilitate poverty in the streets of God-blessed America. We do understand the need for pertinent obligations overseas; for a senator’s pay increase, not to mention vacation; for prior commitments; or even for good old-fashioned threats to the solvency of our nation.
Parents, educators, and others with good intentions try to ... The lack of positive results across society does not justify the popularity of self-esteem therapy that has spread for decades. Those adult efforts are not productive and ...
Author: Bill Clark Dean
Publisher: Xulon Press
Category: Family & Relationships
LADIES, HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED: Why you can't find a good man? Why "I Do" turns into "I Don't"? Why first sex together changes a good man forever? (And not in a good way!) Why when you seek a good man's commitment, you prevent his devotion? Why submission to your husband as described in scripture is actually optional? Why you fail in your relationships because you are searching for "Mr. Right"? Why once you find a good man, he ends up leaving you? ARE YOU PREPARED LADIES? If you become wives, you eventually face a Two-Year Glitch, Seven-Year Itch, and Twenty-Year Ditch & Switch. Plus, you must daily navigate and negotiate hundreds of situations described throughout this book. You can find, capture, and keep the good man of your dreams-if you first learn how to restore and refine your natural relationship expertise that has already been provided to you by a loving God.
Upon this occasion , all the address and diligence of Mr. Hancock were exerted in opposition to a system of legislation so rapacious and tyrannical . It was by his agency , and that of a few other citizens of Boston , that , for the ...
The same goes for all the positive practices in this book. This first principle, Be Grateful, can in and of itself transform your life. When we have an attitude of gratitude, we see what is great in our lives and all there is to be ...
Author: Mike Robbins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Written by a former professional baseball player whose career was ended with an injury to his pitching arm in the middle of his third season, Focus on the Good Stuff is filled with passion, authenticity, and humor. Author Mike Robbins offers a step-by-step program with exercises for overcoming negative influence and obstacles, creating a truly grateful approach to life, and establishing an environment that can support success and peace of mind.
seem that there is a property, goodness, that all these things have and by virtue of which they are good.” NEI.6 contains a number of arguments against the Goodness Thesis.” For example, Aristotle argues that there are many ways in ...
Author: Katja Maria Vogt
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Desiring the Good defends a novel and distinctive approach in ethics that is inspired by ancient philosophy. Ethics, according to this approach, starts from one question and its most immediate answer: "what is the good for human beings?"--"a well-going human life." Ethics thus conceived is broader than moral philosophy. It includes a range of topics in psychology and metaphysics. Plato's Philebus is the ancestor of this approach. Its first premise, defended in Book I of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, is that the final agential good is the good human life. Though Aristotle introduces this premise while analyzing human activities, it is absent from approaches in the theory of action that self-identify as Aristotelian. This absence, Vogt argues, is a deep and far-reaching mistake, one that can be traced back to Elizabeth Anscombe's influential proposals. And yet, the book is Anscombian in spirit. It engages with ancient texts in order to contribute to philosophy today, and it takes questions about the human mind to be prior to, and relevant to, substantive normative matters. In this spirit, Desiring the Good puts forward a new version of the Guise of the Good, namely that desire to have one's life go well shapes and sustains mid- and small-scale motivations. A theory of good human lives, it is argued, must make room for a plurality of good lives. Along these lines, the book lays out a non-relativist version of Protagoras's Measure Doctrine and defends a new kind of realism about good human lives.
Rose Ann noticed a tall goodlooking man enter the hall, and it was someone who hadn't attended the service. ... Rose Ann asked, “are you telling me he didn't earn all that Scouting paraphernalia he has on display?
Author: Rozetta M. Turner
Publisher: America Star Books
My name is Rozetta Martha Kunkle Turner. I have been married to my wonderful husband, Joseph for 58 years. My husband and I became foster parents and when our son joined scouts we joined with him as volunteers. I was dedicated to the Boy Scout Cub Scouts for 35 years as an adult trainer and unit commissioner and served in many other areas. I received the highest award for an adult volunteer, the prestigious "Silver Beaver Award," before I retired from scouting. My husband is still active in scouting after 50 years and has also received the Silver Beaver. I have been a member of Ken Mawr U.P. Church in Kennedy Township, Pennsylvania since 1977. Because I am hearing impaired and have a deaf sister I became a sign language interpreter for the deaf in my home church. I self‑published a book titled "Rose Amid Strife" a family biography in 1993 that was not sold or made available to the public. My mother died in 1987 from cancer and this book was a dedicated to her memory.
Conversion is the most frequently mentioned of all the statistical categories, and, along with references to Jesus, the most consistent over time: it appears 58 per cent of the time in the 1830s, 63 per cent in the 1850s, ...
Author: Ms Mary Riso
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
A good death was as central to Methodism as conversion and holiness. Based on an analysis of 1,200 obituaries, this book contributes to an understanding not only of death but of the history of Methodist and evangelical Nonconformist piety, theology, social background and literary expression in mid-nineteenth-century England, and focuses on the tension in Nonconformist allegiance to both worldly and spiritual matters.
“He means he won't,” said Ellis, breaking in with his usual air of an unprejudiced outsider, “But after all, what does it really matter? Whatever the reason may be for our uncertainty as to Good, the fact remains that we are uncertain.
Author: G. Lowes Dickinson
First published in 1937, this book presents itself as a philosophic dialogue, starting with the diversity of men’s ideas about Good. In the first part, it considers the creation and criteria of Good and its relation to truth, pleasure and happiness. In the second part, the book examines some kinds of Good, pointing out their defects and limitations, and suggesting the character of Good which we might hold to be perfect. The topic of the book is treated both philosophically and practically making it intriguing reading.
But unfortunately I can't only report on the good ones. As a value-for-money audit, I've got to look at all the aspects of the service we provide. Plus, if you look too good, then the councillors and my boss Beth tend to get a bit ...
Author: Anna Bell
Publisher: Ullstein Buchverlage
Category: Family & Relationships
A hilarious new romantic comedy from the author of The Bucket List to Mend a Broken Heart, for fans of Just Haven't Met You Yet, Don't Stop Me Now or How Not to Fall in Love, Actually When Lexi's sport-mad boyfriend Will skips her friend's wedding to watch football - after pretending to have food poisoning - it might just be the final whistle for their relationship. But fed up of just getting mad, Lexi decides to even the score. And, when a couple of lost tickets and an 'accidentally' broken television lead to them spending extra time together, she's delighted to realise that revenge might be the best thing that's happened to their relationship. And if her clever acts of sabotage prove to be a popular subject for her blog, what harm can that do? It's not as if he'll ever find out . . . See what people are already saying about the queen of romantic comedy, Anna Bell... 'Romantic and refreshing' Mhairi McFarlane 'A fun, bouncy, brilliant tale' Heat 'Funny, relatable and fabulously written' Daily Express 'Perfect for fans of Sophie Kinsella' Take a Break
As a gloomy Protestant, I knew that an unpleasant price must be exacted for all this success. As the time in London ran out, I began to realize vaguely that I had made a bad choice in so eagerly saying yes to Washington.
Author: Russell Baker
Publisher: Diversion Publishing Corp.
A “superb [and] often hilarious” memoir of a life in journalism, from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Growing Up (The New York Times Book Review). “Baker here recalls his years at the Baltimore Sun, where, on ‘starvation wages,’ he worked on the police beat, as a rewrite man, feature writer and White House correspondent. Sent to London in 1953 to report on the coronation, he spent the happiest year of his life there as an innocent abroad. Moving to the New York Times and becoming a ‘two-fisted drinker,’ he covered the Senate and the national political campaigns of 1956 and 1960, and, just as he was becoming bored with routine reporting and the obligation to keep judgments out of his stories, was offered the opportunity to write his own op-ed page column, ‘The Observer.’ With its lively stories about journalists, Washington politicians and topical scandals, the book will delight Baker's devotees—and significantly expand their already vast number.” —Publishers Weekly “Aspiring writers will chuckle over Baker's first, horrible day on police beat, his panicked interview with Evelyn Waugh, and his arrival at Queen Elizabeth's coronation in top hat, tails, and brown-bag lunch.”—Library Journal “A wonderful book.” —Kirkus Reviews
We can introduce a little more order into all this by noting some general features of most of the items Moore discusses. In every case except the case of consciousness of pain, the “thing” involves an emotional attitude of love or hate; ...
Author: Fred Feldman
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
Since ancient times, hedonism has been one of the most attractive and controversial theories. In this text, the author presents a careful, modern formulation of hedonism, defending the theory against some of the most important objections.
Release on 1898-01-01 | by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Least of all, however, can the good be true. Oh, those good ones! GOOD MEN NEVER SPEAK THE TRUTH. For the spirit, thus to be good, is a malady. They yield, those good ones, they submit themselves; their heart repeateth, ...
A carpenter, for instance, if he had provided all his tools and wood enough but did no carpentering, would he get any benefit from just having? None at all, said he. Again, if a man were possessed of wealth and all the good things we ...
Publisher: Princeton University Press
All the writings of Plato generally considered to be authentic are here presented in the only complete one-volume Plato available in English. The editors set out to choose the contents of this collected edition from the work of the best British and American translators of the last 100 years, ranging from Jowett (1871) to scholars of the present day. The volume contains prefatory notes to each dialogue, by Edith Hamilton; an introductory essay on Plato's philosophy and writings, by Huntington Cairns; and a comprehensive index which seeks, by means of cross references, to assist the reader with the philosophical vocabulary of the different translators.
Phi 1:1 Paul and Timothy, servants of Meshikha Eashoa; To all the saints in Meshikha Eashoa who are at Dephilipus, ... of mine on behalf of you all making my requests with joy, Phi 1:5 for your partnership in furtherance of the Good ...
Aristotle states that, 'happiness is chosen for itself and never for the sake of something else and all virtue has as its final choice, the chief good which is happiness'. My philosophy on “what is virtue” is similar to the ...
Author: A. R. Pugh
Publisher: Dorrance Publishing
The Philosophy of Life and Welcome to Paradise by A. R. Pugh The Philosophy of Life and Welcome to Paradise is author A.R. Pugh’s attempt to promulgate superficial sentimentalities. Let him introduce you to some of his monumental verbosities. They are not related one to the other but just placed at random. Remember that you have a wonderful and powerful tool at your disposal, and that tool is the “Mind’s eye.” So let us start with the individual that you know best, and that person is you. Ask yourself a few simple questions. For example: 1. What is my mission on this planet Earth? 2. The things that I choose to do, are they right or are they wrong? Now have a good look at the lifestyle of other individuals. What do you think? Go a step further and look at the events of the world in general. Why is there no peace among the nations of the world? What do you think?
So let us assume like Epicurus that all good and evil consists in sensation. Since all sensations occur at particular times, we can quickly conclude that all goods and evils occur at particular times. So the goodness or badness of your ...
Author: Fred Feldman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Death has long been a pre-occupation of philosophers, and this is especially so today. The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Death collects 21 newly commissioned essays that cover current philosophical thinking of death-related topics across the entire range of the discipline. These include metaphysical topics--such as the nature of death, the possibility of an afterlife, the nature of persons, and how our thinking about time affects what we think about death--as well as axiological topics, such as whether death is bad for its victim, what makes it bad to die, what attitude it is fitting to take towards death, the possibility of posthumous harm, and the desirability of immortality. The contributors also explore the views of ancient philosophers such as Aristotle, Plato and Epicurus on topics related to the philosophy of death, and questions in normative ethics, such as what makes killing wrong when it is wrong, and whether it is wrong to kill fetuses, non-human animals, combatants in war, and convicted murderers. With chapters written by a wide range of experts in metaphysics, ethics, and conceptual analysis, and designed to give the reader a comprehensive view of recent developments in the philosophical study of death, this Handbook will appeal to a broad audience in philosophy, particularly in ethics and metaphysics.
'We honour the good spirit, the good kingdom, the good law,— all that is good.' 'Evil doctrine shall not again destroy the world.' 'Good is the thought, good the word, good the deed, of the pure Zarathustra.' 'In the beginning the two ...
Author: Moncure Daniel Conway
INDEX Part I. Demonolatry. Chapter I. Dualism. Chapter II. The Genesis of Demons. Chapter III. Degradation. Chapter IV. The Abgott. Chapter V. Classification. Part II. The Demon. Chapter I. Hunger. Chapter II. Heat. Chapter III. Cold. Chapter IV. Elements. Chapter V. Animals. Chapter VI. Enemies. Chapter VII. Barrenness. Chapter VIII. Obstacles. Chapter IX. Illusion. Chapter X. Darkness. Chapter XI. Disease. Chapter XII. Death. Part III. The Dragon. Chapter I. Decline of Demons. Chapter II. Generalisation of Demons. Chapter III. The Serpent. Chapter IV. The Worm. Chapter V. Apophis. Chapter VI. The Serpent in India. Chapter VII. The Basilisk. Chapter VIII. The Dragon’s Eye. Chapter IX. The Combat. Chapter X. The Dragon-slayer. Chapter XI. The Dragon’s Breath. Chapter XII. Fate. Part IV. The Devil. Chapter I. Diabolism. Chapter II. The Second Best. Chapter III. Ahriman: The Divine Devil. Chapter IV. Viswámitra: The Theocratic Devil. Chapter V. Elohim and Jehovah. Chapter VI. The Consuming Fire. Chapter VII. Paradise and the Serpent. Chapter VIII. Eve. Chapter IX. Lilith. Chapter X. War in Heaven. Chapter XI. War on Earth. Chapter XII. Strife. Chapter XIII. Barbaric Aristocracy. Chapter XIV. Job and the Divider. Chapter XV. Satan. Chapter XVI. Religious Despotism. Chapter XVII. The Prince of this World. Chapter XVIII. Trial of the Great. Chapter XIX. The Man of Sin. Chapter XX. The Holy Ghost. Chapter XXI. Antichrist. Chapter XXII. The Pride of Life. Chapter XXIII. The Curse on Knowledge. Chapter XXIV. Witchcraft. Chapter XXV. Faust and Mephistopheles. Chapter XXVI. The Wild Huntsman. Chapter XXVII. Le Bon Diable. Chapter XXVIII. Animalism. Chapter XXIX. Thoughts and Interpretations.