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Good in the End By Deborah McGlauflin
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The poems in Good in the End dare to break the taboo of talking about death. In them, the author shares the fruits of cultivating an awareness of death in her own life, in the hope that it might help... More > others see that doing so need not be morbid and indeed can be very liberating and inspiring. Nature, the news, and the author’s personal experience companioning people who are dying provide a variety of doorways for the reader to enter and experience the unexpected gifts that come from looking at life in the mirror of death – gifts such as appreciation, tenderness, compassion, humor, wisdom, awe and joy. The evocative photographs that accompany each poem help make this book a truly soulful feast. The royalties from the sale of this book benefit Hospice of the Chesapeake.< Less
Getting Over Me By Deborah McGlauflin
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"Getting Over Me" is a collection of contemporary poetic reflections on "The Eight Verses of Training the Mind," which were written 800 years ago by Geshe Langri Thangpa, a great... More > Tibetan Buddhist master. The Eight Verses - the heart of the Tibetan practices for training the mind in compassion - deeply challenge us all to turn around our self-centered and egotistical attitudes. "Getting Over Me" shares honest, touching, and often wry and humorous glimpses into the author's struggle with this challenge in the modern-day Western world. Computer crashes, terror alerts, TV news, courtroom dramas, burnout, and nuclear weapons all become grist for contemplation and transformation. "Getting Over Me" shows that the Eight Verses are as relevant today as ever and invites readers to take them to heart.< Less
Lucky Enough! By Deborah McGlauflin
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Lucky Enough! is an exquisite celebration, in poetry and full-color photographs, of life by the Chesapeake Bay. This collection has something for all those who appreciate the Bay as a place of... More > breathtaking beauty, colorful people, fragile ecosystems, rich history, exciting sailing and boating, Naval traditions, fishing and crabbing, and maritime trade. Together the poems and photos make it clear why "if you're lucky enough to live by the Bay, you're lucky enough!"< Less
Maine Girl By Deborah McGlauflin
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Memories of the author's childhood in Maine are the inspiration for the evocative collection of poems in "Maine Girl." The scent of pines, the taste of a first lobster, the call of loons,... More > the beauty of potato blossoms, the joys and trials of fishing, and a close encounter with a moose are called to mind in poems that are accompanied by beautiful photographs. "Maine Girl" will touch the heart of anyone who has lived in or visited the Grand State of Maine.< Less
Maine Girl By Deborah McGlauflin
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Memories of the author's childhood in Maine are the inspiration for the evocative collection of poems in "Maine Girl." The scent of pines, the taste of a first lobster, the call of loons,... More > the beauty of potato blossoms, the joys and trials of fishing, and a close encounter with a moose are called to mind in poems that are accompanied by beautiful photographs. "Maine Girl" will touch the heart of anyone who has lived in or visited the Grand State of Maine.< Less
Getting Over Me By Deborah McGlauflin
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"Getting Over Me" is a collection of contemporary poetic reflections on "The Eight Verses of Training the Mind," which were written 800 years ago by Geshe Langri Thangpa, a great... More > Tibetan Buddhist master. The Eight Verses - the heart of the Tibetan practices for training the mind in compassion - deeply challenge us all to turn around our self-centered and egotistical attitudes. "Getting Over Me" shares honest, touching, and often wry and humorous glimpses into the author's struggle with this challenge in the modern-day Western world. Computer crashes, terror alerts, TV news, courtroom dramas, burnout, and nuclear weapons all become grist for contemplation and transformation. "Getting Over Me" shows that the Eight Verses are as relevant today as ever and invites readers to take them to heart.< Less
Lucky Enough! By Deborah McGlauflin
Paperback: $19.95
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Lucky Enough! is an exquisite celebration, in poetry and full-color photographs, of life by the Chesapeake Bay. This collection has something for all those who appreciate the Bay as a place of... More > breathtaking beauty, colorful people, fragile ecosystems, rich history, exciting sailing and boating, Naval traditions, fishing and crabbing, and maritime trade. Together the poems and photos make it clear why "if you're lucky enough to live by the Bay, you're lucky enough!"< Less