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    A Tree of Life: A Story in Words, Images, and Texts by: Katy Z. Allen Starting From: $10.00

    A Tree of Life: A Story in Word, Image and Text is “a meditation on our universal journey through trauma toward healing.” A series of about 60 double-page spreads unfolds a story from innocence to despair to understanding through a combination of poetic moments, quotes from Jewish tradition, and black-and-white photographs of trees. The book provides a tender yet powerful experience as a “tool for coping, for learning, and for growing” during the challenging times we face in our lives. For the reader, the journey is personal as well as universal as you engage visually, through ancient and modern words, and multi-dimensionally through the integration of all three media.

    You can also purchase the Ebook on Amazon by clicking here.

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    Earth Etudes for Elul by: Katy Z. Allen Starting From: $10.00

    The month of Elul is a time for reflection, a time for t’shuvah, of turning and re-turning to G!d and to our best selves, in preparation for the Days of Awe. It is time for heshbon hanefesh, examining our hearts and souls. Elul is the time for us to begin to make atonement for the things we wish we had or hadn’t done, and to renew ourselves, to do all we can to get ourselves to change. To help you on this journey, you will find in this volume a series of reflections for the month of Elul, divrei Earth—teachings that connect Earth and Torah.  Use this volume to help you expand your own reflections about t’shuvah: read a few etudes a day or even select by theme. Themes include climate change, community and covenant, cycles, nature, gardening, personal behavior, rituals, and turning.

    These reflections, meditations filled with Jewish wisdom, are written by rabbis, hazzans, environmentalists, gardeners, activists, educators, storytellers, poets, scientists and other spiritual leaders, reflecting many points of view and ways of looking at the world and the process of t’shuvah. The author list includes:

    Rabbi Adina Allen
    Rabbi Katy Allen
    Rabbi Steve Altarescu
    Tali Anisfeld
    Maggid David Arfa
    Rachel Aronson
    Molly Bajgot
    Hazzan Shoshana Brown
    Rabbi Nina Beth Cardin
    Sarah Chandler, MA
    Rabbi Howard A. Cohen
    Rabbi Michael M. Cohen
    Sandra N. Daitch
    Rabbi Robin Damsky
    Susie Davidson
    Janna Diamond
    Rabbi Dorit Edut
    Rabbi Jeff Foust
    Judith Felsen, PhD
    Rabbi Moshe Givental
    Rabbi Laurie Gold
    Dr. Mirele Goldsmith
    Rabbi/Cantor Anne Heath
    Thea Iberall, PhD
    Rabbi David Jaffee
    Daniel Kieval
    Rabbi Margaret Frisch Klein
    David Krantz
    Rabbi Judith Kummer
    Dr. Scott Lewis
    Maxine Lyons
    Leora Mallach
    Rabbi Natan Margalit, PhD
    Hattie Nestel
    Joelle Novey
    Andy Oram
    Joan Rachlin, JD, MPH
    Carol C. Reiman
    Leslie Rosenblatt
    Lois Rosenthal
    Richard M. Schwartz, PhD
    Rabbi David Seidenberg
    Rabbi Jacob Siegel
    Howard Smith
    Rabba Kaya Stern-Kaufman, MSW
    Nyanna Susan Tobin
    Rabbi Lawrence Troster
    Rabbi Judy Weiss
    Steph Zabel, MSc
    Rabbi Ziona Zelazo

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    Homeokinetics: The Basics by: Arthur S. Iberall Starting From: $10.00

    Homeokinetics is the physics of complex systems. These are universes, galaxies, or planetary subsystems, or even social systems. A complex system is one where there is a tremendous amount of internal exchange by the actors. The physics of complex systems is played out on the basis of trying to understand what these complex internal agents are doing. This book is for scientists in fields such as biology, economics, anthropology, political science, physiology, and experimental psychology. Whether a discipline studies atoms, molecules, cells, people, stars, galaxies, or universes, the same tools can be used to understand them.

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    Sanctuary of Artemis by: Thea Iberall $15.00

    This collection of contextual poems explores the roots and origins of Western patriarchal culture through evolution, religion, neuroscience, history, mythology, symbolism, and linguistics. Thea Iberall is acutely aware of the great divide between scientists and artists. Contextual poetry is a form of expression, one that integrates the knowledge of multidisciplinary science and history with the insights and language of poetry.  For example, as a trained scientist in the area of neuroscience and human prehension, Iberall has a contextual poem The Evolutionary Record that traces the evolution of the human hand. In another example, the context to the poem On the Sanctuary of Artemis Dying discusses the evidence for the Goddess culture underlying Christianity.  While the collection is broad in its exploration, the poems are intensely focused on a very personal journey through life. This is a poetry of boundary integration. This is a poetry of profound knowledge.

    Published by: Tebot Bach http://tebotbach.org/

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    The Medfield Sermons 2016-2019 by: David W. Chandler $20.00

    Unitarian Universalists (UU) are spiritual seekers who look for wisdom from a variety of religious traditions. This means UU preachers must draw from many sources of spiritual comfort and on their own resources of reading, experience and reflection. In these sermons, Rev. David Chandler provides his wry perspective on congregational life in all its facets, reminding us of our human weaknesses and strengths. He makes us smile, think and appreciate the gifts and burdens of life. These 65 sermons are organized into six themes: The Congregational Garden, Human After Always, Ministry is a Team Sport, Searching Out Believing, Wanting What is Right, Why Does This Matter?

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    The Swallow and the Nightingale by: Thea Iberall Starting From: $15.00

    This modern fable is about a 4,000-year-old secret brought through time by the birds. While trying to save her scientific reputation, Dr. Deborah Wright discovers that the swallows at San Juan Capistrano are singing a human song. And her daughter makes an impossible request. Against today’s backdrop of environmental decay, Deborah risks her life to find answers and heal her family and the world. Unaware, she follows an ancient Sufi’s seven valleys towards enlightenment.

    You can also purchase the Ebook on Amazon by clicking here.

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    Tools for the Caregiver by: Shirly Riga Starting From: $15.00

    A Workbook for Finding Yourself Through Caregiving

    Shirley Riga spent decades as a primary caregiver for her youngest daughter and evolved tools and insights for emotional survival. Tools for the Caregiver is a workbook designed to help those feeling overwhelmed by responsibilities and demands on their caregiving journey. It provides time-tested tips, tools and insights for you to explore your thoughts and beliefs. Riga’s goal is to help caregivers cope with their daily lives and maintain a connection with themselves in the process.

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    Tools For The Exceptional Parent Of A Chronically-ill Child by: Shirly Riga Starting From: $4.95

    Parenting a chronically-ill child, holding a family together, and taking care of oneself in the process is often an insurmountable task. As caregivers, you give and give, making life changing decisions for your children. Often, it’s only your will and determination that makes the endless problems survivable. But you need care too. When her daughter was born with two liver diseases, Shirley’s life was upended into a whirlwind of doctors and hospitals. In this book, she shares how she learned and applied tools for emotional survival. It takes courage to find peace. Shirley gives hope and understanding for other parents and caregivers of special children.

    You can also purchase the Ebook on Amazon by clicking here.

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