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2013-06-18 23:01:16

Primitive will feature a collection of rare pre-Columbian stone votives called Canopa as part of an exhibition of Ancient Stone from Around the World opening June 21. The votives may contain a message about our stewardship of earth. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Primitive, the well-known Chicago gallery, unveiled a collection of pre-Columbian stone votives from the farmlands of Peru known as Canopa. These small hand-chiseled containers are considered exceptionally rare and usually seen...

2013-03-22 23:19:29

The Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell series “The Power of Myth” is available for complimentary listening until the end of March 22nd. Today is World Water Day and the Asheville Jung Center announces the new seminar "Elixir of Life: The Flowing Waters of Our Soul and Our Planet" on to be held on April 4th. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 The Asheville Jung Center would like to provide awareness of a complimentary offer from Bill Moyers that expires March 22nd where you can...

2012-04-19 23:03:42

The Voyage of Aloha conference will integrate traditional Hawaiian spirituality, philosophy and practice, key teachings from Joseph Campbell´s work, and the practical insights of the World Business Academy. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 “Follow your bliss” is one of Joseph Campbell´s most famous quotes, and to mark the 20th Anniversary of the foundation dedicated to this world renowned scholar of comparative mythology in his adopted home of Honolulu, the Voyage...

2011-05-17 06:40:00

MINNEAPOLIS, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Who Is Your Creator released The 'Something from Nothing' Universe, which is an open-access video that chronicles the way Big Bang followers are forced to fall back on supernatural phenomena for the origin of the universe. Professor Stephen Hawking confirms that, "Because there is a law such as gravity, the universe can and will create itself from nothing. Spontaneous creation is the reason there is something rather than nothing, why the universe...

2009-04-07 07:40:00

OZARK, Mo., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A "wake-up call" that bridges scientific concepts with spiritual concepts for the benefit of mankind best describes Dr. Robert E. Pettit's non-fiction book "You Can Avoid Physical Death - Physical Body Ascension to the New Earth" (published by iUniverse). First-time author Pettit reveals why between Now and 2012 dramatic changes will take place upon this low-frequency Earth that will affect everyone -- regardless of whether or not they believe changes are...

2009-04-02 05:05:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A new e-book, available free from No Map. No Guide. No Limits.(TM), offers entertaining storytelling, thought-provoking ideas, and practical advice on surviving--and thriving--in uncertain times and circumstances. In "Surviving Uncertainty: Taking a Hero's Journey," (ISBN: 978-1-4276-3955-4) adventure writer Lane Wallace applies what she's learned in the school of adventure to the broader school of life. Twenty years ago, Wallace left a successful...

2008-09-21 00:00:13

By stacey becker A simple visit to an apple orchard was all it took to bring the curriculum to life for three kindergarten classes. Table Mound Elementary School kindergartners were immersed into the world of apples Wednesday afternoon at Czipar's Apple Orchard. The young students studied apples with a focus on how apple trees change throughout the seasons. While on their field trip, they got up close to those same apples. "Taking the students out to witness the curriculum in the world...

2008-09-12 21:00:13

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, Sept. 12, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- We've all heard the refrain, "An apple a day, keeps the doctor away." In the charming picture book I Like Apples by Marie Lyon, meet lovable animal characters, including a cow with a taste for crunchy and delicious apples. A children's book for 3 to 6-year-olds, I Like Apples is illustrated in bright colors in coloring-book mode, with text pages introducing small sketches that will stimulate the child's curiosity, to make them...

2008-09-09 15:00:24

MOUNT DESERT - The College of the Atlantic's Beech Hill Farm will host a Farm Festival from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27. Families can race woolly bear caterpillars, carve apple heads, create cornhusk dolls, dye wool with mushrooms, print with leaves, enter an apple pie contest, and buy fresh organic produce and autumnal pastries. The festival will continue into the night with a potluck supper, a drive-in movie, and a bonfire. Attendance is free. For directions and information call...

2005-10-21 05:10:21

By Jeffrey Goldfarb FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Publishers from around the world unveiled the first titles from an open-ended series of books that retell ancient myths, in one of the most far-reaching and ambitious projects attempted by the industry. The first five books of "The Myths," including ones from bestselling authors Margaret Atwood and Karen Armstrong, are being issued simultaneously in 33 countries and 28 languages in what publishers said was an unprecedented coordinated...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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