The Powers That Be
The Moon is not a cold, dead rock but a rich, fascinating world just as alive as Earth - Investigates the Moon as the home of an alien intelligence who controls humanity - Examines several of NASA's Apollo missions and the findings they concealed - Reveals the many holes in the "Giant Impact" theory about the Moon's origins and the evidence for a hollow, artificial Moon - Explores the deep influence of the Moon on the collective mind of humanity and occult teachings about the Moon from the Qabbalah, tarot, and other sources Despite being the most prominent celestial body after the Sun, the Moon has many qualities that science has yet to explain.
"One of the first things I learned about fatherhood was that my father was right: it was hard and it kicked the shit out of your life plan."-Lev Grossman "I wanted to hold him. I wanted to hold him close and never let go. But we have to let go, don't we?"-Andre Dubus III "From some of today's most critically acclaimed writers comes a rich collection of essays on what it means to be a dad.
Explores Rupert Sheldrake's more than 25 years of research into telepathy, staring and intention, precognition, and animal premonitions - Shows that unexplained human abilities-such as the sense of being stared at and phone telepathy-are not paranormal but normal, part of our biological nature - Draws on more than 5,000 case histories, 4,000 questionnaire responses, and the results of experiments carried out with more than 20,000 people - Reveals that our minds and intentions extend beyond our brains into the world around us and even into the future Nearly everyone has experienced the feeling of being watched or had their stare result in a glance in their direction.
Making art, according to Cathy Malchiodi, may be as important to your physical and spiritual health as balanced nutrition, regular exercise, or meditation. Expressing yourself creatively-through drawing, painting, sculpture, photography-allows you to tap into a source of inner wisdom that provides guidance, soothes emotional pain, and revitalizes your being.
A comprehensive dictionary of sacred and magical gem lore that draws on the rarest source texts of Antiquity and the Middle Ages - Reveals the healing and magical virtues of familiar gemstones, such as amethyst, emerald, and diamond, as well as the lore surrounding exotic stones such as astrios, a stone celebrated by ancient magicians - Examines bezoars (stones formed in animals' bodies) and "magnets" that attract materials other than metal - Based on ancient Arabic, Greek, Jewish, and European sources, ranging from the observations of Pliny the Elder to extremely rare texts such as the "Picatrix "and Damigeron's "Virtue of Stones " Our ancestors believed stones were home to sacred beings of power, entities that if properly understood and cultivated could provide people protection from ill fortune, envy, and witchcraft; grant invisibility and other magical powers; improve memory; and heal the sick from a wide variety of diseases.
""This book covers medical advances that would once have been called miracles but have now become routine. The patients' stories within this book yield hope, optimism, and triumph. This is the best time ever to come out of medical school and training. This fact will inspire and uplift everyone in the medical profession as well as all of us who must, at some point, rely on the art of medicine to see us through.
Thirty years ago, our global energy landscape did not look remarkably different from what it does today. Three or four decades from now, it certainly will: dwindling oil reserves will clash with skyrocketing demand, as developing nations around the world lead their citizens into the modern energy economy, and all the while, the grave threat of catastrophic climate change looms ever larger.