Dr. Mikhail "Misha" Budnikov takes one look at fellow fencer Ryan O'Connor and instantly knows his type. The undisciplined hothead is all ego with no finesse and even less control. In short, Misha's pet peeves personified. To put the arrogant kid in check, Misha challenges him to a sparring match, which he predictably wins. Not so predictably, Ryan asks him to be a mentor and show him how to fence. Startled by the moment of humility, Misha agrees. What begins as fencing lessons becomes something much hotter, and before they know it, Misha is giving Ryan an entirely different kind of education. Dominance, submission, pain, pleasure-at the hands of an older, experienced man, a whole new world is opening up for Ryan. As the trust deepens and their bond strengthens, though, Ryan retreats because that sham called love left him jaded long ago. Cynical beyond his years, he's not letting his guard down, least of all for a thrice-divorced man twice his age. Now Misha has to find a way to crack through those defenses...or accept defeat and walk away from the submissive who might just be the love of his life.
Have you ever felt like you had one foot in heaven and the other on the earth? What would you do if this actually happened? This book has come to you at the right time in your life because you have picked it up. Is it a coincidence? Or is it because you are now ready to walk a new path in your life, one that many dare not tread because it leads to the master within all of us?
Many parents feel they are losing the battle in the quest to educate their children. This book offers simple answers to why education is failing and what can be done.
Office 2010 In Depth is the beyond-the-basics, beneath-the-surface guide for everyone who wants to streamline their work with Office 2010, and get more done in less time. Best selling technology expert Joe Habraken provides specific, tested, proven solutions to the problems Office users run into every day: challenges other books ignore or oversimplify. Habraken thoroughly covers all facets of working with Office 2010's core features and techniques, and powerful new enhancements such as: " The updated customizable Ribbon and new Backstage full-screen options menu " Vastly improved image and illustration tools " Live Preview for tasks like Paste, Insert, or Theme change " Improved integration with SharePoint services, Windows Live, and Office Web Apps " And much more Simply put, no other book offers Office 2010 users this much simplicity, usable content, flexibility, and value. As with all In Depth books, Office 2010 In Depth presents comprehensive coverage, breakthrough techniques, exclusive shortcuts, quick access to information, troubleshooting help for tough problems, and real-world examples with nothing glossed over or left out. This book is both a reference and a desk-side resource, providing in depth coverage of important Office 2010 applications features and tools. By Joe Habraken, an Office expert and best selling author Covers the hottest new features in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, and Publisher For everyone who wants to get the most out of Office 2010, from hobbyists to power users to corporate developers
In this fascinating book William G. Gray, the renowned English Kabbalist and Ceremonial Magician, delineated some of the lessons he learned from the letters which passed between himself and the Martinist, Emil Napoleon Hauenstein, his Austrian mentor and friend, whom he affectionately referred to as "E.N.H.," and who classified himself a "mystic." Hauenstein was an "Initiate" of the well-known French Occultist Papus (Gerard Encausse). He addressed important psycho-spiritual occult principles and doctrines in his letters, and since "Occultism is the study and practice of subjects and laws which are beyond the bounds and limitations of ordinary physical or even mental experience," he directed his young protegé in unfolding a well-regulated "Self," who is in full control of all his personal faculties. This is of particular importance in understanding, as William Gray noted, that "Occultism is not a pastime, it is a Power, a Purpose, a Progress, and a Path"-a Way of Life!
Service can be briefly described as the spontaneous effect of soul contact. This contact is so definite and fixed that the life of the soul can pour through into the instrument – the personality – which the soul must perforce use upon the physical plane. This book contains a comprehensive collection of quotations to stimulate thought and increase our understanding of service and its vital importance at the present time.
Mit über 200.000 verkauften Exemplaren dominierte „Power – Die 48 Gesetze der Macht“ von Robert Greene monatelang die Bestsellerlisten. Nun erscheint der Klassiker als Kompaktausgabe: knapp, prägnant, unterhaltsam. Wer Macht haben will, darf sich nicht zu lange mit moralischen Skrupeln aufhalten. Wer glaubt, dass ihn die Mechanismen der Macht nicht interessieren müssten, kann morgen ihr Opfer sein. Wer behauptet, dass Macht auch auf sanftem Weg erreichbar ist, verkennt die Wirklichkeit. Dieses Buch ist der Machiavelli des 21. Jahrhunderts, aber auch eine historische und literarische Fundgrube voller Überraschungen.
Part of the Illustrated Series, this practical, easy to navigate book provides the essential knowledge of Microsoft Office 2007 you need to succeed in both the classroom and beyond. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
In a new and major novel, the creator of fantastic universes o vampires and witches takes us now into the world of Isaiah and Jeremiah, and the destruction of Solomon's Temple, to tell the story of Azriel, Servant of the Bones. He is ghost, genii, demon, angel--pure spirit made visible. He pours his heart out to us as he journeys from an ancient Babylon of royal plottings and religious upheavals to Europe of the Black Death and on to the modern world. There he finds himself, amidst the towers of Manhattan, in confrontation with his own human origins and the dark forces that have sought to condemn him to a life of evil and destruction. From the Hardcover edition.
The Master List Uncovered is based upon Michael Dewar's pastoral preaching and teachings over the years; it is an encouragement to believers, to be steadfast in their faith. But it is primarily a trumpet call to people everywhere Christians, Gentiles, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists and especially those without a religious faith to urgently contemplate their end-of-life destination, and make the necessary change now by accepting God's redemptive offer of eternal life. The compelling message of the book is that every human being will spend his or her eternity in one of two destinations and that destination choice must be made before physical death occurs or it will be made by default. The default choice guarantees eternal death but the conscious, deliberate choice of redemption guarantees eternal life in a hilariously happy place. A person without a chosen end-of life destination is a candidate for the eternal Lake of Burning Sulfur by default. You are listed in one of God's two record books: the book of life or the book of wrath. Your listing determines your eternal destination. The good news is, you can change your listing and destination but the time to act is now.
Streekler Boglash continues his odyssey-like adventures when he gains control of a vortex elevator using a genetic-mutating starfish (obviously!) Follow Streekler from dimension to dimension in his efforts to finally reach Earth and hopefully fall in love along the way. Meet up with old friends from the original Streekler Boglash novel, Through the Multi-Dimensional Microwave, and meet new bizarre personalities. The aloofness continues as the space cats of N-R-G make their own efforts to set the universe straight by making a madcap journey to Egypt where it all started. The universe has never seemed as aloof as it does in this tale. (Order the Lemon Rhyme soundtrack today. Contact author Sean Mann at [email protected]
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Get beyond the basics with PowerPoint 2007 Take your PowerPoint skills to the next level with help from this highly visual, easy-to-follow guide. PowerPoint 2007 Graphics & Animation Made Easy shows you how to enhance your presentations with everything from bullets and tables to dynamic slides that come to life on the screen. You'll learn to use the latest tools and techniques such as WordArt, SmartArt, charts, audio, and motion graphics. Discover how easy it is to build professional presentations with rich images, special effects, and high-impact animations that will capture your audience's attention every time you present. Design unique layouts customized for your needs Create memorable photo albums with captions, textures, and themes Add and manipulate clip art Display data in graphically rich tables and charts Enhance text with fills, outlines, and artistic effects using WordArt Highlight important points, people, and objects with shapes Transform content into dynamic graphics using SmartArt Add punch to your presentations with movies and sound Create custom animations and impressive special effects Import Excel content quickly and easily into PowerPoint slides
Geared toward those who need help or healing, The Song of Life provides twenty-seven lessons to propel you on the path to understanding what is really in your heart and mind. Author George E. Samuels, a spiritual master and coach, can help you become aware of your place in the world. The Song of Life links you with the universe, as well as the universal consciousness with our own individual consciousness. Offering tips and insights, it helps you to see your connection to more than what you currently see—to open and expand your vision so that you recognize the universe as more than a science project, but instead as an introduction to your universal partnership. The lessons focus on topics such as letting go, tasting the bitter, affirming the positive, understanding your mental and physical universe, and realizing the importance of meditation in this mix. The Song of Life seeks to help you heal, to show you your place in the universe, and to create a better universe for all.
This comprehensive reference guide offers useful pointers for advanced use of SQL and describes the bugs and workarounds involved in compiling MySQL for every system.
My own impressions of Guru Gorakh Nath are of a warm, immensely caring human being. perpetually absorbed in deep meditation, he glances around him occasiionally, almost as through his vision is of a different space. When I first met him, at my initial gla
For 25 years Aron Abrahamsen gave over 7000 life readings for people all over the world. He and his wife Doris also lectured and conducted seminars, conferences and workshops about his psychic work. He was in great demand because of the accuracy of his readings. During those years he discovered astonishing information, much of which has never been made public. This book tells of his journey from being a respected electrical engineer in the aerospace industry to psychic reader of great renown. He has pulled information from his vast archives about: · Earth Changes · The Pole Shift · The Last Days of Atlantis · What will happen in the New Century · A Map of the United States after the Earth Changes We are quickly moving into the times that Aron saw and documented. Now is the appropriate time for his work to join the others who are giving their predictions to the world, so we may be prepared for the coming times of change.
This novel is the sequel to Of Such Is The Kingdom Parts I & II: A Novel of the Christ and the Roman Empire. It employs those characters who were still alive at the end of Part II and adds some new ones. Did Claressa embrace Manaheem's new-found faith? What happened to the bereaved family of Benjamin? Did Joseph, the oldest son get to go to Rabbi school? Did Barabbas continue to follow the master and did his wife and children join him? Was Pontius Pilate able to forget about his decision to crucify Jesus and did he become the strong ruler his wife wanted him to be? These and other questions are answered in this volume. The new characters added include Saul, who becomes Paul, Herod Agrippa, the nephew of Herod Antipas, who wants to take over the latter's territory, and Caligula, the crazy son of Emperor Tiberius and friend of Agrippa. Against the background of suspicion and treachery within the empire and disdain for and persecution of the new faith, the Church continues to grow and flourish. Follow the travels of Manaheem as he tries in vain to convert the two Herods. Follow the machinations of Herod Agrippa in his aim to take over his uncle's territory. Follow the foibles of Pilate as he seeks to become a stronger ruler, while still regretting his decision to crucify Jesus. Follow the new life of Barabbas and his family. Follow the lives of Benjamin's family as they cope and deal with their loss and the now seeming impossibility of Joseph's schooling. Will he get to go to Rabbi school and what will it mean for their future? But mainly follow the early church as it grows in spite of persecution.