Search results for “Enabling lives”

Enabling LivesEnabling Lives provides a look at the disability civil rights movement through an intimate portrayal of the lives of several of its key leaders. Each of the chapters of this book is a separate authorized biography of such prominent figures as Frank Bowe, Tony Coelho, Justin Dart, Judy Heumann, Evan Kemp, and Harold Russell. Enabling Lives provides not only an accurate historical record of key moments in the development of civil rights for individuals with disabilities, but also invites the rea…

Stop Caretaking the Borderline or Narcissist: How to End the Drama and Get On with LifePeople with Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorders are master manipulators; Caretakers fall for them every time. This book helps Caretakers break the cycle and puts them on a new path of personal freedom, discovery, and self-awareness, through the use of real stories and practical suggestions from a seasoned therapist….

Foolproofing Your Life: How to Deal Effectively with the Impossible People in Your LifeThe world is filled with difficult people. It is impossible to avoid them. (You may have one, in particular, in your life right now.) In dealing with such people, we often try a number of coping strategies. Unfortunately, our best attempts at making peace often fail. This is because the difficult people in our lives are often what the Bible calls “fools.” And dealing with fools requires a special kind of biblical wisdom. You’ve tried everything–from confrontation to passivity. You’ve found out…

Setting Boundaries® with Your Adult Children: Six Steps to Hope and Healing for Struggling ParentsThis important and compassionate new book from the creator of the successful God Allows U-Turns series will help parents and grandparents of the many adult children who continue to make life painful for their loved ones.Writing from firsthand experience, Allison identifies the lies that kept her, and ultimately her son in bondage―and how she overcame them. Additional real life stories from other parents are woven through the text.A tough–love book to help readers cope with dysfunctional adul…

Enabling Romance: A Guide to Love, Sex and Relationships for People with Disabilities (and the People who Care About Them)Considered by many to be “The Joy of Sex for people with disabilities,” Enabling Romance candidly covers: shattering sexual stereotypes; building self-esteem; creative sexual variations; reproduction and contraception for people with disabilities; specific information on several different physical and sensory disabilities, including spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, postpolio syndrome, muscular dystropy, cerebral palsy, amputation, blindness and deafness. Note: Includes explicit illustrat…

The Real Dope on Dealing with an Addict: How Addiction Saved My LifeThe Real Dope on Dealing with an Addict: How Addiction Saved My Life is a how-to, survival guide for anyone with an addict/alcoholic in his or her life–and that’s a lot of us. Authors and sisters, Beth Brand and Meridith Powell, have lived through six addictions in their immediate family. In this book, they share the practical, insider advice that–until now–could only be gained by living through the roller coaster that is the active addict….

The Great Hoop of Life, Volume 1: A Traditional Medicine Wheel for Enabling Learning and for Gathering WisdomThe Great Hoop of Life was painstakingly crafted by countless gnerations of people who cared that future generations might learn and benefit from all previous learning. It is designed to enable us to integrate sequence and logic with wholeness and intuition. It is designed to help us sensitize ourselves to information we might otherwise take for granted or ignore. It is designed to clarify the decision making pprocess, so that we won’t fool ourselves about the nature and timing of the decisio…

Enabling the Elderly: Religious Institutions Within the Community Service System (Suny Series on Aging)Here three gerontological professionals have combined their diverse backgrounds in a timely and urgently needed study of how religious institutions interact with their communities to provide care for the elderly. In an easily accessible and well-written text, actual and potential services are described, and ways of enhancing religious/agency collaboration are suggested. Data are presented from studies in four communities and in a variety of provider settings.The book begins with an overview of…

Enabling ChurchIf we are all made in the image of God, ‘fearfully and wonderfully made’ as the psalmist puts it, what does that mean if we can’t see, or can’t walk; if we can’t hear, or can’t speak? How can we be said to share in God’s unconditional love if we are humiliated by epileptic seizures? If we can’t remember our own name because of the ravages of dementia? Or if the only response of which we are capable is a smile? How can we truly be a valued and valuable part of the Body of Christ here on earth – t…

The Way to the Kingdom: Being Definite and Simple Instructions For Self-Training and Discipline, Enabling the Earnest Disciple to Find the Kingdom of God and his Righteousness.2010 Reprint of 1932 Edition. This book continues where “Impersonal Life” and “The Way Out” left off. It takes you even deeper, through more amazing meditations, in attempt to impress firmly upon your mind that in the state of Oneness, there cannot be any lack, that you already are and have everything and that by accepting this truth about yourself, by aligning your conscious and subconscious mind with your superconscious mind, so to speak, you will forever be free from any lack. And it goes on…