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James Lee Burke was born in Houston, Texas, in 1936 and grew up on the Texas-Louisiana gulf coast. He attended Southwestern Louisiana Institute and later received a B. A. Degree in English and an M. A. from the University of Missouri in 1958 and 1960 respectively. Over the years he worked as a landman for Sinclair Oil Company, pipeliner, land surveyor, newspaper reporter, college English professor, social worker on Skid Row in Los Angeles, clerk for the Louisiana Employment Service, and instructor in the U. S. Job Corps. He and his wife Pearl met in graduate school and have been married 48 years. They have four children: Jim Jr., an assistant U.S. Attorney; Andree, a school psychologist; Pamala, a T. V. ad producer; and Alafair, a law professor and novelist who has 4 novels out with Henry Holt publishing.
Burke’s work has been awarded an Edgar twice for Best Crime Novel of the Year. He has also been a recipient of a Breadloaf and Guggenheim Fellowship and an NEA grant. Two of his novels,Heaven’s Prisoners and Two For Texas, have been made into motion pictures. His short stories have been published in The Atlantic Monthly, New Stories from the South, Best American Short Stories, Antioch Review, Southern Review, and The Kenyon Review. His novel The Lost Get-Back Boogie was rejected 111 times over a period of nine years, and upon publication by Louisiana State University press was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Today he and his wife live in Missoula, Montana, and New Iberia, Louisiana.
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Crystal has a passion for teaching and has taught in the youth, women’s and singles’ ministry at churches throughout the community. She is the author of “Jewel in the Rough”, a book written to encourage and uplift singles and the co-author of Testify: The Praise Literary Collection. She is also the founder of Jewel in the Rough Outreach, LLC and the owner of Divine Assistants. The scripture she lives by is found in 1Timothy 4:12-16. Her purpose in life is to love others for who they are and to encourage and uplift those that cross her path. Her favorite quote by Maya Angelou is, “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” In her spare time, she enjoys traveling with family and friends, bowling, reading, journaling, and volunteering at her local church.
This week on Relationships 2.0 my guest is Linda Carroll author of Love Cycles: The Five Essential Stages of Lasting Love.
Whether you are in a new relationship or you’ve been partnered for years, you will benefit from Linda’s relationship expertise.
About the book:
In Love Cycles, veteran couples therapist Linda Carroll presents a groundbreaking model of the five natural stages of romantic relationships — the Merge, Doubt and Denial, Disillusionment, Decision, and Wholehearted Love — and a guide for navigating through them toward lasting love. Love Cycles helps readers understand where they are in the cycle of their relationship and provides a clear strategy for how to stay happy and committed, even in difficult times.
About the author:
Linda Carroll, MS, has worked as a couple’s therapist for more than 30 years. In addition to being a licensed psychotherapist, she is certified in Transpersonal Psychology and Imago Therapy, the highly successful form of couple’s therapy developed by Dr. Harville Hendrix and Dr. Helen LaKelly Hunt. She is also a master teacher in the Pairs Psychoeducation Process, a nationally-recognized relationship education program for couples.
Linda has studied many modalities of psychological and spiritual work, including Voice Dialogue with Drs. Hal and Sidra Stone, Holotropic Breathwork with Dr. Stan Grof, the Four-Fold With Angeles Arrien, the Diamond Heart Work of A.H. Almaas, and training with The Couples Institute of Drs. Ellyn Bader and Peter Pearson. She is also certified in the Hot Monogamy program, which helps couples create or re-create a passionate connection between them.
Author Dee Woolridge, a former Navy Public Affairs Officer, who serves now as a certified clinical and interpersonal hypnotherapist, life coach and spiritual counselor. Dee helps people to break free of limiting beliefs from the past, and move forward in their lives with a new, more positive frame of mind; i.e. to help people live and feel better.
Today we will discuss her two books: Spirit Guide Connection 101 and Unlimited.
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To order her book: http://www.amazon.com/Spirit-Guide-Connection-101-Exercises-ebook/dp/B018PSSXEI
Jodi is a college professor who has been abandoned by her husband, family and friends. She has lost faith humanity and has no interest in establishing a new relationship. But when she walks upon Brock, in the park, both their worlds are changed. But is that change for the better?
Jodi is Brock’s ‘Spirit’ Mate. She’s the one woman whose blood promises to extinguish the fiery darts of his demon within. Nothing will keep him from claiming her. But can she risk it? Are her wounds too deep?
Unknown to both of them, Brock’s enemies are gathering in mass. In hopes of delivering a devastating final blow to him, Jodi becomes their number one target.
How far will he go to save his “Spirit” Mate’s? Will Brock rescue Jodi in time for his own REDEMPTION?
Their contemporary love story is fraught with new found self worth, spirituality, sexuality and fierce bloody battles.
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The Little Flower Literacy and Economics Radio Show, an affiliate of Marketing Pulpit International, in Washington D.C., airs every Thursday from 10:30-11:00 AM CDT. Hosted by Dr. Florita Bell Griffin in Houston, Texas and Leon Gatewood in Morven, North Carolina, the goal of the Little Flower Literacy and Economics Radio Show is to highlight the connection between illiteracy, economics and communities.
Dr. Griffin, a Houston, Texas author, creative director, urban planner and urban and regional scientist, is concerned with analytical approaches to problems that are specifically urban, rural and regional in nature. Functional illiteracy in youth, and its link to the economic stability of communities is an urban, rural and regional problem that deeply concerns her. She believes that improving literacy is the way forward for communities who want to boost their local economy, and that investing in creative literacy vehicles today is necessary for building a solid and secure future tomorrow.
Leon Gatewood, is the co-founder and CEO of Helping Our Loved Ones Learn And Achieve! HOLLA!, a non-profit Community Development Corporation in Morven, North Carolina, with a youth literacy mission. Since formally organizing in 2011, HOLLA! has caused over a half million dollars to be injected into the Morven Community, which using the Economic Multiplier Effect equates to approximately two million dollars.
Any delays or stumbles you felt in January should get back on track in February as we progress away from Mercury retrograde territory and move into the innovative spark of Aquarius. This month has a very different energy signature as we look at our collective connections and focus on building a new dream.
We're also working with strong Mars in Scorpio energy, a Full Moon in Virgo, and a big line-up of Pisces energies. When the Sun enters Pisces on February 18 and we complete a full cycle that started last spring. Look at where Pisces energy is in your astrology chart for more insights into this cycle in your world.
And it's a leap year! We have an extra day of Pisces energy to work with the energies of forgiveness, compassion, and letting go before launching new beginnings in March with the Sun in Aries and two eclipses.
I'm teaching a new astrology class in March that pairs up with the Tarot! Come check it out here -
Join bestselling author, consciousness teacher, intuitive and astrologer Molly McCord for this lively weekly show! Molly shares inspiring cosmic messages, astrological updates, spirituality insights, and timeless wisdom to add empowering awesomeness to your life - and have some fun along the way! Molly's spiritual awakening began in 2002, and she delightfully offers her years of growth and experiences in each episode to inspire, uplift and upLIGHT your journey.
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Pam Butler welcomes Alex Beene, life coach, inspirational speaker and author of two best selling children’s books for a conversation about death and depression. Two years ago, Alex’s life was radically changed when he received a phone call saying his mother had suddenly passed away. Losing a parent and a best friend at an early age sunk him into a depression he thought would be impossible to climb out of. Alex will share his story and tools that helped him during his darkest days. Using art and writing to find artistic beauty in loss.
Alex Beene is an author and educator. He has been featured on ABC, CBS, ESPN Radio and an array of print publications for authoring his children's books "Lessons from a Southern Mother" and "The Journey of the Paper Heart." His columns have appeared in the Pulitzer Prize-winning Clarion-Ledger, Mic.com and other prominent media outlets. A constant traveler, he has ventured to over 20 countries and has books in five different languages. He is a songwriter represented by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers and has served as a partner on the Chairman's Circle for New York's Roundabout Theater Company. His philanthropy and work in education have been recognized by the Jackson Sun, which listed him as one of the top 40 leaders in Tennessee. His third children's book, "The Lion & The Lyceum" will release in March 2016.
Pam Butler, inspirational speaker, yoga and meditation teacher and spiritual coach. Pam is currently writing her first book Return To Life: part Memoir and part spiritual guide, hoping to inspire and guide readers to find balance and bliss in their lives.
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Join Wendy Manganaro as she talks with Steven Eric Connor.
Steven is a Gifted Communication Expert, International Life Coach, Train-the-Trainer, Author, Philanthropist and founder of Unconditional Self Empowerment™
For more than 25 years, Steven has been enlightening thousands of people in teaching the science and power of successful communication. He was specifically selected to create sales and training curriculum for a national company with more than 60,000 business clients. Steven’s Personality Intelligence training is a powerful influence to corporate teams, entrepreneurs, leaders, professional athletes, musicians, doctors, couples, individuals and teen mentoring.
Steven is a specialist in using the timeless wisdom of the Enneagram—a 2,500-year-old personality and communication system for connecting self-awareness, intention and desired outcomes. He is the creator of an easy-to-learn philosophy that teaching Personality Intelligence™ using his signature system, the 3 Levels of Awareness™.
Steven is one of the most influential communicators in the world, touching the hearts and souls of his audience and clients. His one-on-one and group coaching services range from facilitating dynamic workshops, identifying communication styles, improving work/life balance and improving personal relationships.
“Define yourself based on your vision, not your history. Change takes time, breakthroughs happen in an instant!”
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Meet Trenace Rose the author of of a recently released, Spiritual-Inspirational Gift book, Akashic Alphabet, 6 years in the making.
It is a series of vignettes drawn from various cultural and spiritual belief systems all over the world, showing the graceful connection of Oneness in all.
The profound illustrations are painted by a Master Artist, whose works reside in museums and galleries, world-wide.
This book is the perfect gift for your someone special.
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