by David Schwartz
The Magic of Thinking Big
"The Magic of Thinking Big" is a self-help book written by David J. Schwartz that explores the power of positive thinking and how it can shape one's life. The book encourages readers to believe in themselves and their abilities, and to think big about their goals and aspirations. The author argues that success starts with a positive mindset, and that individuals can achieve their dreams if they adopt a big-picture thinking approach. He emphasizes the importance of setting high goals and using visualization and self-motivation to turn those goals into reality. The book also covers practical...
Number of pages: ~ 318 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.9/5

by Three Initiates
The Kybalion
"The Kybalion" is a New Thought book written in 1908 by William Walker Atkinson under the pseudonym "Three Initiates". The book claims to draw its teachings from the ancient wisdom of the so-called "Hermetic Philosophy," which is said to have originated in ancient Egypt and Greece and passed down through the centuries. The book's teachings center around seven principles, which are said to govern the workings of the universe: mentalism, correspondence, vibration, polarity, rhythm, cause and effect, and gender. The book argues that understanding and mastering these principles can allow one to...
Number of pages: ~ 106 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.9/5

by Suzanne Collins
Catching Fire
The second book in the ground-breaking HUNGER GAMES trilogy. After winning the brutal Hunger Games, Katniss and Peeta return to their district, hoping for a peaceful future. But their victory has caused rebellion to break out ... and the Capitol has decided that someone must pay. As Katniss and Peeta are forced to visit the districts on the Capitol's Victory Tour, the stakes are higher than ever. Unless they can convince the world that they are still lost in their love for each other, the consequences will be horrifying. Then comes the cruellest twist: the contestants for the next Hunger...
Number of pages: ~ 472 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7/5

by Spencer Johnson
Who moved my cheese
Who Moved My Cheese? An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life, published on September 8, 1998, is a bestselling seminal work and motivational business fable by Spencer Johnson. The text describes the way one reacts to major change in one's work and life, and four typical reactions to those changes by two mice and two "Littlepeople," during their hunt for "cheese." A New York Times business bestseller upon release, Who Moved My Cheese? remained on the list for almost five years and spent over 200 weeks on Publishers Weekly's hardcover nonfiction list. As of 2018, it has...
Number of pages: ~ 39 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7/5

by General Grand Chapter
OES Ritual
  • Education
  • 2020
  • Autor: General Grand Chapter
From a recent address to the Grand Chapter of Iowa General Grand High Priest Dyas explained succinctly the mission and objects of this august body, which he stated was organized in 1797 by committees representing three Chapters located in Massachusetts and New York. "Its original object evidently was to issue charters for Chapters in unoccupied territory, which is evidenced by the fact that most all the old Chapters in the then western country obtained their first charters from the national body. Three chartered Chapters in a state or territory have the privilege of forming a Grand Chapter,...
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7/5

by Sophocles
Oedipus King of Thebes
Oedipus (UK: /ˈiːdɪpəs/, also US: /ˈɛdə-/; Greek: Οἰδίπους "swollen foot") was a mythical Greek king of Thebes. A tragic hero in Greek mythology, Oedipus accidentally fulfilled a prophecy that he would end up killing his father and marrying his mother, thereby bringing disaster to his city and family. The story of Oedipus is the subject of Sophocles' tragedy Oedipus Rex, which is followed in the narrative sequence by Oedipus at Colonus and then Antigone. Together, these plays make up Sophocles' three Theban plays. Oedipus represents two enduring themes of Greek myth and drama: the flawed...
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7/5

by Vyasa
Bhagavad Gita
The Bhagavad Gita (/ˌbʌɡəvəd ˈɡiːtɑː/; Sanskrit: श्रीमद्भगवद्गीता, romanized: śrīmadbhagavadgītā, lit. 'The Song by God';[a]), often referred to as the Gita (IAST: gītā), is a 700-verse Hindu scripture that is part of the epic Mahabharata (chapters 23–40 of book 6 of the Mahabharata called the Bhishma Parva), dated to the second half of the first millennium BCE and is typical of the Hindu synthesis. It is considered to be one of the holy scriptures for Hinduism. The Gita is set in a narrative framework of a dialogue between Pandava prince Arjuna and his guide and charioteer Krishna, the...
Number of pages: ~ 115 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 5/5

by Shoghi Effendi
Paradise Hell
God Passes By, written by Shoghi Effendi, head of the Baháʼí Faith in the first half of the 20th century, is a book which provides a historical summary of the first century of the Baháʼí Faith, from 1844 to 1944. While historical episodes are recounted in some detail, "God Passes By" is particularly notable for the significance Shoghi Effendi assigns to events in the history of the Baháʼí Faith, and the interpretation he gives to various episodes....
Number of pages: ~ 564 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.4/5

by Baruch Spinoza
Spinoza Ethics
Published shortly after his death, the Ethics is undoubtedly Spinoza's greatest work - an elegant, fully cohesive cosmology derived from first principles, providing a coherent picture of reality, and a guide to the meaning of an ethical life. Following a logical step-by-step format, it defines in turn the nature of God, the mind, the emotions, human bondage to the emotions, and the power of understanding - moving from a consideration of the eternal, to speculate upon humanity's place in the natural order, the nature of freedom and the path to attainable happiness....
Number of pages: ~ 309 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.8/5

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times
Pema Chödrön's perennially best-selling classic on overcoming life's difficulties cuts to the heart of spirituality and personal growth--now in a newly designed 20th-anniversary edition with a new afterword by Pema--makes for a perfect gift and addition to one's spiritual library. How can we live our lives when everything seems to fall apart—when we are continually overcome by fear, anxiety, and pain? The answer, Pema Chödrön suggests, might be just the opposite of what you expect. Here, in her most beloved and acclaimed work, Pema shows that moving toward painful situations and becoming...
Number of pages: ~ 47 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7/5