Showing posts from June, 2014

Jump Start Your Creativity

DescriptionAre you creative? Do you want to be more creative in your business and personal life? Everyone has the ability to be creative. This fun lighthearted and easy to read book will give you 10 Jolts to reawaken and tap into your innate creativity in order to be more successful at work and in your personal life. In this book, you will learn the tools, techniques and methods for getting and staying creative in a competitive world. Jumpstart Your Creativity gives you proven specific effective tools and great tips to use, to both generate ideas and evaluate them effectively. Are you ready to tap into your creativity? This book will show you how, and you will be amazed at the results! ReviewI had read this book ages ago and just kept putting off the review.  When I accept books to read for review, I always hope for the best based off of the descriptions.  Even though this book seemed like it was promising some real thought provoking exercises and techniques to help stretch my creativ…

Celtic Tree Magic

DescriptionExplore the powerful magic of the twenty-five trees in the ogham tradition. Enrich your spiritual practice with authentic Celtic wisdom and practical techniques. Written by a Druid witch and Celtic shaman, Celtic Tree Magic shows you how to practice Celtic divination, charms, and spells; make salves, tinctures, ointments, and green crafts; work with each tree’s magical correspondences and healing attributes; find tree-spirit allies in nature and the otherworld; grow and tend trees with spirit guardians; and fashion wands and other magical tools with relevant woods. With practical exercises, hands-on tips, and an accessible exploration of folklore and myth, this lovely and lyrical handbook provides practical skills and deeper understandings for beginners and intermediate practitioners. Trees hold great power. They are our green kin, with much to teach us, if we will but listen.ReviewBeing of Irish and Scottish descent, I have always been extremely interested in Celtic spirit…

Autopsy of A Deceased Church

DescriptionNo one wants to see a church die. And yet, far too many churches are dying. For more than twenty-five years, Dr. Thom Rainer has helped churches grow, reverse the trends of decline, and has autopsied those that have died. From this experience, he has discovered twelve consistent themes among those churches that have died. Yet, it’s not gloom and doom because from those twelve themes, lessons on how to keep your church alive have emerged.Whether your church is vibrant or dying, whether you are a pastor or a church member, Autopsy of a Deceased Church will walk you through the radical paths necessary to keep your church alive to the glory of God and advancement of Christ’s Kingdom!ReviewThis book came to me at a perfect time.  We are currently scratching our heads at the Unitarian Fellowship of South Florida trying to come up with ways to get people back in the seats.  We had lost many members due to deaths and people moving.  However, we haven't had an influx of new memb…