When You Think About It

Author: Cynthia Mitchell

Publisher: Wordzworth Publishing

ISBN: 1783240164

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 188

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At an early age you begin to ask yourself questions. Lots of questions. Some of these questions you can find answers to, but many you tell yourself have no answers, so you tuck them away for another day. That day came for the author when she lost her only child, Breana. The pain was immense and the questions unending. Where is she? Would she see her again? Why isn’t she here for her son? If everything has a purpose, what could the purpose of losing her possibly be? Is there really a God, and what or who is He? For Cyndi life had no reason without her daughter in it. Is this physical world we live in the only reality? If so, what is the point? She became obsessed with finding her and with answering those long-ago questions. When faith is not enough, where do you turn? The things we learn as children become the facts we base our decisions on. Are they true—or just accepted and passed down through time? She began reading intensely. There was an interest in anything written by mediums, psychics, doctors, nurses, scientists, near-death experiencers, and hospice workers; anyone who had something to say on the subject was where she looked. She noticed that early physicists were being quoted in some of the books she was reading. Why? She wanted to learn more. What is this quantum world and how do we fit into it? She realized that greater minds than hers had written these books and she wasn’t sure if she could understand them. The concentration she needed was unavailable to her in the beginning. Determination drove her forward however, and in time the concentration came. She was surprised when she began to see the lines cross between God (not religion) and science. God appeared to be the ultimate scientist and not a god at all. In fact, He is very different from the human god she had learned of as a child. There were many reasons to be afraid of that God. She wondered why she had not come across a book that incorporated all of these subjects into one. Had no one else seen the correlation? Could she write something for her grandson that would help him understand what she now understood so clearly? She began taking notes. Those notes became When You Think About It.

It's What You Think (When You Think about Cheating)

Author: Robin Romm

Publisher: Shebooks

ISBN: 1940838630

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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When we meet Shalem, a young woman in her late 30s, she is enduring small talk at a cocktail party hosted by one of her husband’s colleagues. One talks about her breast milk and her twins; another frets about the matronly ass of his girlfriend. Shalem has arrived at the age of no longer young but not old and balancing the in-between. What she wears isn’t cool. What she thinks isn’t cool. She loves her husband but wonders where the passion has gone. When she bumps into the hostess of the party, a writer who has been researching a new play, the playwright reports that experts say any couple still having sex after five years of marriage does so only because of an active fantasy life. At first, that notion is perplexing to Shalem, but the more she thinks about it, the more game she is. When she embraces the idea and fantasizes about a work colleague, it gets things going. But now Shalem has a new plight—navigating between her fantasy world and reality.

Sometimes I Think About It

Essays

Author: Stephen Elliott

Publisher: Graywolf Press

ISBN: 1555979688

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 256

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An essay collection by a writer who “may be writing under . . . the influence of genius” (Vanity Fair) In Sometimes I Think About It, Stephen Elliott gathers personal essays, reportage, and profiles written over fifteen years to tell a powerful story about outsiders and underdogs. Moving from the self to the civic, the book begins with a series of essays that trace Elliott’s childhood with an abusive and erratic father, his life on the streets as a teenager, and his growing interest in cross-dressing and masochism. These stories, which range from a comic portrait of a week spent hosting his younger brother to a brutal depiction of depression, provide a context for the essays that follow. Stepping out into the world, Elliott tells of a man who loses his family in a rock slide in Southern California, explores the vexing realities of life in Palestine, and paints a chilling picture of a young man caught in the prison-industrial complex. The last section, “The Business of America Is Business,” shows Elliott’s abiding interest in the spectacle of money in America, from pop music to pornography to publishing, and it concludes with an off-kilter account of the tech industry’s assault on West Los Angeles. Building on the extraordinary storytelling that characterized his breakout book, The Adderall Diaries, Elliott’s search for dignity and happiness leads him to tell with great sympathy the stories of those who are broken and seek to be whole.

What Do You Think About It?

A Collection of Daily Thoughts

Author: Warren O. Monroe

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1466917075

Category: Self-Help

Page: 136

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A Collection of Daily Thoughts The word thought generally refers to any mental or intellectual activity involving an individual's subjective consciousness. It can refer either to the act of thinking or the resulting ideas or arrangement of ideas. Over the past few years I've put my thoughts down on paper and shared them with family and friends. Some said to me "its too long", some said to me "Ive heard that before" and some just said nothing as if my thoughts were delivered and fallen into a black hole. On the other hand there were those who cheered me on and encouraged me to keep distributing my thoughts and consider some day writing a book. "What Do You Think About It" is a labor of love collection of my best 31weekly thoughts for your reading enjoyment. In addition, you can take an active part in my literary endeavor by writing down your thoughts at the end of each chapter. One difference between humans and other animals is our ability to think, process our thoughts and make life changing decisions on the results. As you read and hopefully enjoy my book apply your thoughts to the message intended in each chapter. It's not really our efforts that define us; it's our ability to open our minds and hearts to the depths of our true thoughts and honest feelings. Paracelsus, renaissance period physician, chemist, and surgeon wrote; thoughts are free and subject to no rule. On them rest the freedom of a man and they tower above the light of nature . . . create a new heaven, a new firmament, a new source of energy from which new art flows. This book represents a small piece of my heaven, my new firmament, my new source of energy from which my new art will flow. I hope you enjoy all my thoughts but I don't expect you will just sail away on a literary cruise navigated by everything I've written. So I've provided space at the end of each chapter for your thoughts on each topic. Hence the title, "What Do You Think About It" ...Bon Voyage

My God's Mercy, Now That I Think About It!

Author: Lillie V. Apiyo

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 1490811389

Category: Religion

Page: 120

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How often has the Lord extended mercy unto you and it was simply overlooked? Perhaps you can relate to instances when you did not comprehend just what was going on in the spiritual realm. Why did things develop as they did? This was not the scenario you imagined in your mind. The odds were against you, and the outcome was surprising! God was surrounding you with mercy (compassion), even when you were not aware of His presence in the midst of that situation. Angels were on assignment from the Lord, and things worked out in your favor. That is what My God's Mercy, Now that I Think about It! endeavors to portray. The book contains true stories that begin with family, and people strategically placed in my life by God to bring change, naturally and spiritually. The late Pastor Lillie B. Sanlin is interwoven throughout the book, as she was one of the vessels of honor God used to introduce me to new life in Jesus. Trace my journey carefully; see the hand of God at work so that He gets my attention and the glory. Take a few minutes and think about how God's mercy has prevailed in your life. Now, tell the Lord "Thank you Jesus" for He has been and still is good to you.

Think About It!

Author: Bryan E. Patton

Publisher: Bryan E. Patton

ISBN: 1424136172

Category: Religion

Page: 58

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Do you have love for yourself and love for God, or are you placing all your love into dead-end places? Have you ever heard, aDo not judge lest you be judged, a yet you still judge? What about your walk with Godais he really there or are you walking by yourself? If you are thinking about these questions, then Think About It! is for you. Ever wonder why you were given special talents? Or where the future of the church lies? Then Think About It! is for you. These questions and more can be found here: Think About It!, just Think About It!

How to Write Fiction (And Think About It)

Author: Robert Graham

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137019158

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 240

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If you are a writer of fiction, this practical handbook will teach you how to acquire your own writer's tool-box. Here you will learn all about developing your craft. The wide-ranging exploration of fiction-writing skills contains many unique features, such as the focus on reflective learning and tuition on advanced skills including foreshadowing, transitions and producing short story cycles. Throughout, the approach is centred on three kinds of activity: - examining the theory of particular fiction writing skills - analysing the practice of these skills in examples of published work - practising the use of skills in fiction-writing exercises. What makes this guide so distinctive, though, is the way it consistently asks you to reflect on your work, and stresses the importance of being able to articulate the processes of writing. Packed with wisdom about the art of fiction and filled with writing exercises, How To Write Fiction (And Think About It) examines the work of today's finest authors to teach you everything you need to know about writing short stories or longer fiction. Whether you are a student, a would-be professional author, or a general reader who simply likes to write for pleasure, this guide will equip you with a portfolio of key fiction-writing skills.

Don't Even Think About It

Author: Sarah Mlynowski

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1408331586

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

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This is the story of how we became freaks. It's how a group of I's became a we. When Class 10B got their flu shots, they expected some side effects. Maybe a sore arm. Maybe a headache. They definitely didn't expect to get telepathy. But suddenly they could hear what everyone was thinking. Their friends. Their teachers. Their parents. Now they all know that Tess has a crush on her best friend, Teddy. That Mackenzie cheated on Cooper. That Nurse Carmichael used to be a stripper. Some of them will thrive. Some of them will break. None of them will ever be the same. A smart and funny story about friendship, first love and surviving high school from the bestselling author of Ten Things We Shouldn't Have Done.

Get It Done When You're Depressed

Author: John Preston, Psy.D., ABPP.,Julie Fast

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 144063193X

Category: Self-Help

Page: 288

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Shake the blues away. Everyone knows that depression can lead to guilt, sadness, frustration, and in the case of 15-20% of people with depression, suicide. Because we live in a culture that rewards (and often worships) productivity, when a depressed person can't meet the expectations of society, the depression becomes worse and a vicious cycle begins. The goal of Getting Things Done When You're Depressed is to break this cycle. Readers will learn: - How to prepare yourself mentally for working while depressed - How to structure your environment so you can work more easily - How to work with others - How to prevent depression

Don't Even Think About It

Author: Lauren Henderson

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416512004

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Three's company.... Best chums Sally, Jude, and Michael are living the single life in cool flats a mere stone's throw apart in London. But the girls find the sitcom life they love taking an unexpected twist when Michael's new girlfriend, Katie, moves in with him. Michael's a notorious womanizer -- he broke it off with Sally years ago -- and the girls have gotten used to his endless parade of brunettes. Sally acts like she's over Michael; Jude prides herself on knowing better; and they're both sure Katie's not going to last. Four's a crowd. Katie's not particularly thrilled that Michael's ex and her best friend live right across the street, but she makes the best of it. After all, things with Michael are going brilliantly, and he seems determined to commit to their future. But when another brunette from Michael's past arrives from Paris and Katie begins to fear that she's just another notch on Michael's bedpost, the girls realize that they're all just playing parts in Michael's drama. So what will his reaction be when they try to break free? Don't even think about it!

Happiness by Design

Change What You Do, Not How You Think

Author: Paul Dolan

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698156927

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

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This is not just another happiness book. In Happiness by Design, happiness and behavior expert Paul Dolan combines the latest insights from economics and psychology to illustrate that in order to be happy we must behave happy Our happiness is experiences of both pleasure and purpose over time and it depends on what we actually pay attention to. Using what Dolan calls deciding, designing, and doing, we can overcome the biases that make us miserable and redesign our environments to make it easier to experience happiness, fulfilment, and even health. With uncanny wit and keen perception, Dolan reveals what we can do to find our unique optimal balance of pleasure and purpose, offering practical advice on how to organize our lives in happiness-promoting ways and fresh insights into how we feel, including why: • Having kids reduces pleasure but gives us a massive dose of purpose • Gaining weight won’t necessarily make us unhappier, but being too ambitious might • A quiet neighborhood is more important than a big house Vividly rendering intriguing research and lively anecdotal evidence, Happiness by Design offers an absorbing, thought-provoking, new paradigm for readers of Stumbling on Happiness and The How of Happiness.

Think about It

Author: Carlton Brent Guyer

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 1622302486

Category: Religion

Page: 88

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Many books use depth to reach the audience. Sometimes the smaller the book, the more impact the reader receives. This book uses such a tool to the maximum. By reading the selected verses, studying the entire chapter, and praying it into your life, God provides light to your darkened path. Carlton Brent Guyer, a social worker for Guilford County DSS, found that sharing the Gospel over e-mail with fellow workers, brightened their lives and provided an avenue of hope. He resides in North Carolina with his wife, Martha, and son Daniel.

Vaporizing Clouds

Exploring Mind, Body & Spirit

Author: Eileen Moore Koenigsberg

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1465324976

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 214

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Vaporizing Clouds: Exploring Mind, Body, & Spirit by Eileen Moore Koenigsberg We all know there is more to this world than meets the eye. We all have a great potential inside. Most of us only explore the tip of our own icebergs, of ourselves. This book will help you to explore further, deeper into the workings of your mind, deeper into the connection to your inner self. It will help you to see how you influence life in a profound way, and how you can become more aware of your whole consciousness. Vaporizing real, physical clouds is something we can all learn to do. This book shows you how. You will realize through doing the various exercises and techniques, how much impact you have on your life, on your environment, on things you would never have imagined. You will be given keys to working with the Universal Laws, including the Law of Attraction, understanding and directing your mind, and exploring your inner connection to Source. We all have many different clouds in our lives. We often see clouds as things that are in our way, or in the way of the light. Come with an open mind and heart, explore your mind, body and spirit, and uncover your own light of understanding. Namaste!

Dealing with Margaret: Elizabeth Marie Hutchinson—When I Dream

Author: Regina Stone Matthews

Publisher: PublishAmerica

ISBN: 1456055658

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 78

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"For Elizabeth Marie Hutchinson, meeting Pappus was the best thing that could have ever happened. Now that Pappus has helped her solve her problem with her best friends; it is time to deal with Margaret Callahan. Only how does anyone deal with Margaret? She is without a doubt the meanest, most conceited, brattiest girl in the whole school. What was Elizabeth thinking when she promised Pappus she would try to be friends with Margaret? Why would anyone want to be friends with Margaret in the first place? But, there is no turning back now. Elizabeth knows that once you make a promise you have to keep it. Pappus has a plan, but it will be difficult for Elizabeth to keep the plan a secret from her best friends. Although Pappus came through for Elizabeth before, she is not so sure he can do it again. Dealing with Margaret is beyond impossible even for Pappus."

Think about It!

The Question Book for Those Curious about Race

Author: Ronald L. Jackson

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595142311

Category: Reference

Page: 160

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Looking for an exciting way to have fun and get to know your partner better? Are you having a wine tasting or just a few guests over and want to get the party started? Do you enjoy being stimulated while having fun? Then pick up a copy of Think About It! - it's the book you've been looking for!

It's Hard to Make a Difference When You Can't Find Your Keys

The Seven-Step Path to Becoming Truly Organized

Author: Marilyn Byfield Paul

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440626561

Category: Self-Help

Page: 320

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Overbooking? Running late? Feeling overwhelmed by clutter and to-dos? Management consultant Dr. Marilyn Paul guides you on a path to personal change that will bring true relief from the pain and stress of disorganization. Unlike other books on getting organized, It’s Hard to Make a Difference When You Can’t Find Your Keys offers a clear seven-step path to personal development that is comprehensive in nature. Drawing on her own experience as a chronically disorganized person, Paul adds warmth, insight, humor, and hope to this manual for change and self-discovery. She introduces the notion of becoming “organized enough” to live a far more rewarding life and make the difference that is most important to you.

Thought and Belief

How to Unlock Your Potential and Fulfill Your Destiny!

Author: Jami Sell

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1449071821

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 116

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Your Success Is Only A Thought Away! Do you want to fulfill your destiny? Have you read books about the "law of attraction" or "manifesting" and wondered why you are still not having the success that you expected? If you answered "yes" to either of these questions then Thought And Belief is what you have been hoping for! In his new book author and Life Strategist Jami Sell explains how the mind can sabotage your ability to produce what you desire. Thought And Belief tells you how to release your fears, change your thoughts, and outlines Five Steps To Manifest Your Desire. In Thought And Belief Jami gives you the means to understand how your mind functions and provides a list of Twelve Ways That Your Thinking Interacts With The Process Of Creation. Jami shares his personal insights and delightful stories in a concise and simple form that is easy to understand and implement into your own life. Once you understand how your mind "thinks about its own thinking" you can change your belief system and the way that you feel and enable yourself to establish The Seven Ways To Create Your Destiny! Unresolved or undetected fears and the resulting thoughts and emotions can stall your progress and leave you feeling defeated. Thought And Belief reveals the process to finding and incorporating the limitless possibilities and potentials that exist all around you. Move ahead with your goals and take charge of your future through Thought And Belief!

He's the Keeper of My Soul

Understanding Your Importance to the Lord

Author: Aleysha R. Proctor

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1465321357

Category: Religion

Page: 108

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What would you do if you knew that you could not fail? How would you feel about yourself if you KNEW that the God of the Universe is crazy about you?! How would your life be different? In Hes the Keeper of My Soul, well walk through scriptures to show you just how smitten God is with you, and youll be able to see how He sees you!