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Jung's Global Vision: Western Psyche Eastern Mind, With References to Sri Aurobindo, Integral Yoga and the Mother By David T. Johnston
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Sri Aurobindo and the Mother from India were contemporaries of Carl Gustav Jung. Their Integral Yoga can be characterized as based on the former's observation that All Life is Yoga, just as Jung's... More > individuation process is founded on the fact that Everything Living Dreams of Individuation. In each case, the path involves a specific concentration of a natural phenomenon, which speeds up the process. This firm establishment in nature is a significant factor in distinguishing their spirituality and psychology and from other disciplines and methods. Both ways involve the incarnation of the Divine through individuals that leads to far-reaching transformation of both the individual and culture. In Jung's Global Vision: Western Psyche Eastern Mind, Dr. Johnston outlines the striking similarities as well as differences between the path of individuation as outlined and lived by C.G. Jung, and the Integral Yoga of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.< Less
A Life of Flight: One Pilot's Story, from Piper Cubs to 747s and Beyond By Robert "Bob" Gartshore
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Bob Gartshore's 44-year flying career spanned a period of rapid aviation development - from fabric-covered Piper Cubs to Boeing 747s. He logged more than 21,000 hours flying to six continents for the... More > RCAF and three airlines. Bob was an instructor on numerous aircraft, Link Trainers and simulators. As captain, he progressed from the Harvard T-6, to the Dakota DC-3; C-119 Flying Boxcar; Douglas DC-6; Boeing 727, 707 and 747; and Airbus A310 before a final stint as a relief pilot in war-torn Angola flying a Beechcraft King Air 100. Read about landing at a cloud-shrouded, Greenland airstrip with both primary aids inoperable; exercising penguins on the tarmac; his son as co-pilot on both 747 and A310; Mecca-bound pilgrims kindling fires in the aisle to cook their meal; grazing the tail on a hillside during a cloudy high-Arctic landing; flying beside a UFO; and balls of St. Elmo's Fire rolling inside the cockpit. Robert "Bob" Gartshore was a pilot for RCAF, Canadian Pacific, Wardair and Canadian Airlines.< Less
Straddling The 'Hound: The Curious Charms of Long-Distance Bus Travel By Trevor Watson
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Straddling the 'Hound is an account of four solo bus trips within the U.S. taken by ageing physician and road-addict Trevor Watson. Travel with him as, with open heart and curious mind, he explores... More > the netherworld of long-distance bus travel. Whether it's chatting with outlaws and mystics on the bus, hobnobbing with Mormons in Utah, hanging out at the end of the line in Key West, or plunging into Mark Twain's Mississippi - you'll find the author's love of people, oddity and language a genuine pleasure. Hop on the bus - you're in for a treat. About the author: Dr. Trevor Watson's insatiable curiosity and itchy feet have led him to travel and work in many parts of the world. He has practised medicine for over 40 years, and has a keen interest in psychology, philosophy and spirituality. He and his wife, Cynthia, have been married for 46 marvellous years. He has two children and four grandchildren. Allowing for sensible buffer-zones, they all live near one another on Vancouver Island.< Less
First Class Passage: Another Jack Sterling Novel By John C. Smith
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"Retired Mountie John C. Smith has written a credible and captivating mix of life aboard a cruise ship and a mid-Atlantic murder investigation. His character's method of conducting an... More > investigation is unique, interesting and accurately portrayed," says retired FBI special agent Charles Mandigo. "Highly recommended reading." "While the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea covers rules of navigation, pollution discharge, maritime assistance, etc., they do not adequately address crime at sea," believes author John C. Smith. "Security officers on ships are not sworn police officers and there is little forensic support available. There is a potential for criminals to literally 'get away with murder.'" Retired RCMP Sergeant Smith says, "I wrote FIRST CLASS PASSAGE so people would have an accurate, insider's perspective on what might happen should a serious crime happen out on the high seas, where jurisdictions are vague and resources quite inadequate."< Less
The Doggie Lama By Martha M. Goguen
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Follow a lovable lab's noble adventure to gather all the animals of the Earth and deliver an inspiring message of Peace and Love. Written by Martha M. Goguen and illustrated by Emili Naish.
Blood In The Cabin: A Mystery Based On Real Events And A Revelation By Leanne Jones
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Private investigator Leanne Jones lays out the facts, photos, interviews and documents in two British Columbia cold cases, for readers to assess and, hopefully, help solve these possibly interlocked... More > mysteries. Occult gatherings, a secretive inventor husband, his affair with the strawberry girl, a Nazi monitoring device with the formula for cold fusion, an efficient wharfinger, the lie-detector-failing reporter, a castle-like cabin built on a heart-shaped island, a shadowy collection of villains who torment and assault Cindy, her "weird duck" doctor ex-husband, gruesome evidence revealed under hypnosis, a hog-tied battered body considered as suicide, whispered words in Zulu, Leanne's revelation at the longest inquest in BC's history ... and a cabin with blood everywhere. Gathering the evidence is a PI's job. Your challenge is to figure out how the pieces fit together. Private investigator Leanne Jones operates the Victoria, BC-based firm, Secrets Investigations.< Less
Journey to the Future - A Better World Is Possible By Guy Dauncey
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Dauncey's "brilliant book shows solutions to the climate crisis that offer a future rich in opportunity and joy" - scientist and broadcaster David Suzuki. From Elizabeth May, NDP MP... More > Murray Rankin and UK Green Party leader Caroline Lucas, to activists Tzeporah Berman, Angela Bischoff and Bill McKibben, and scientists David Suzuki, Andrew Weaver and Elisabet Sahtouris, the endorsements for Guy Dauncey's new book are united: Journey To The Future is a gamechanger that must be widely read. In this blockbuster novel, young protagonist Patrick Wu visits a future world - Vancouver in 2032 - brimming with innovation and hope, where the climate crisis is being tackled, the solar revolution is underway and a new cooperative economy is taking shape. But enormous danger still lurks. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Guy Dauncey is a futurist who works to develop a positive vision of a sustainable future and to translate that vision into action. He is the author or co-author of ten books and a powerful motivational speaker.< Less
Neil's Story: A Cancer Cure and Love (New Edition) By M. Anne Morbey
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The word "cancer" can instantly instil fear and desperation. In April 2000, Neil was diagnosed with cancer of the duodenum, pancreas and liver, and told he had months to live. The medical... More > profession have rarely come across the tenacity with which Neil and Anne met this news, and which resulted in his last MRI scan showing no signs of cancer. This is their story: about cancer, effective treatment, being cured, and the unforeseen aftermath, and about love. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Anne Morbey grew up in East Africa and the Middle East, the majority of her education being by correspondence course. She was a Wren [Women's Royal Naval Service] in the mid-1960s. She met Neil [a police officer at the time] when she was a Special Constable in North London in 1976. They moved to rural France in 1989. She has been a photographer, teacher, artist - and writes fiction under the pen name Emma Carlton. She lives in the same house that she and Neil bought in 2000 on the outskirts of a village in France.< Less
Franklin, Oops, Mud & Cupcake: Canoeing the Coppermine, Seal, Anderson & Snowdrift Rivers In Northern Canada By Michael D. Pitt
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Franklin, Oops, Mud & Cupcake is an engaging account of four canoe trips in northern Canada written by outdoor author and adventurer Michael D. Pitt. Michael's intimate writing style brings you... More > "into the canoe" as he and his wife Kathleen discover the strength, challenges and self-reliance that come from absolute isolation. Their trips are on the Coppermine, Seal, Anderson & Snowdrift Rivers in Northern Canada "Travel four rivers, camp 100 nights, and paddle almost 2000 kilometres. In a friendly and inviting style, Michael Pitt shares his daily experiences and amusing anecdotes, revealing the freedom and wilderness that has defined his life." - Brian Johnston, Arctic paddler and author of "On Top of a Boulder: Notes from Tyrrell's Cairn" "Michael's writing is engaging and immensely enjoyable... a valuable guidebook to these awesome rivers. It is personal, honest, wise, and even a bit cheeky - a joy to read." - Dan Burnett, lifelong tripper of Canadian wilderness rivers< Less
Drawing and Painting With Michelle Miller & Kate Carson, Book One, Funky Animals By Michelle Miller, Kate Carson
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Draw and paint with the freedom of a child and the techniques of a professional! FUNKY ANIMALS is the first in a series of innovative art project books from MichKa Art Play, for artists of all ages.... More > Based on Michelle Miller and Kate Carson's acclaimed children's and adults' workshops, these books build creative skills that spill over into everyday life, boosting self-esteem, critical thinking and mental capabilities for a lifetime. Inside Book One: FUNKY ANIMALS, you'll find: - 5 projects with easy-to-follow instructions and illustrations; - new techniques and creative language are introduced in each lesson; - variations and suggestions so each artist can experiment with different styles and media; and - fun facts about each funky animal.< Less