Until the 1860's pm Easter Island a small spot on the map twenty three hundred miles off of the coast of Chile the indigenous people of the land called the Rapa Nui held the race of all races to decide their living God. The modern world refers to this religion as the Birdman Cult. This true to life living God of the Rapa Nui that was decided by the winner of the race was called the Tangata Manu.
The Sergeant training new officers: There is the right way, the wrong way and the Chatham Township way. Seriously? YES You will not be able to put this book down as you read the first-hand account of what it was like to work as a police officer in an affluent suburban community where "the rules" might look a bit different than those taught at the police academy.
In mythology, the inner journey to release the conditioning of inherited cultural beliefs is essential to adult life. It is the journey of flowing with life's intelligent, self-reflective movement that expands inward/outward, while transforming all that it touches.
This collection of stories that ranges from the mundane to the tragic; in settings that are simultaneously familiar and strange. Despite the eclectic nature of this collection, the ability to not only adapt to the written civil laws, but also to the unwritten cultural laws, is something that the stories’ characters possess in varying degrees.
The Parting is a collection of one dozen prose poems and short fictions previously published and anthologized. These compressed, lyrical, and narrative works conjure quiet dream worlds of partings, transformations, and transmigrations.
This is a very vivid memoir, or account of the experience from childhood to adulthood of epilepsy. So vivid in fact that it simply makes irrelevant what form it is composed in: poetry, drama, narrative...all three elements come together with great power.-NYS Writers Institute at Skidmore, University of Albany
The rigidity with which extremists on the left and the right cling to their views can lead to animosity and acts of violence as they try to preserve their points of view. What can be done to minimize the "you're wrong/I'm right" conflicts? R. E. Markham maintains that the solution is not to create some new religious or political ideology consisting of elaborate beliefs and rituals.
In his second book, Wisdom of the Vernal Woods, the author takes us deeper into the forest where wisdom stalks the unsuspecting. ." . . be warned," he writes. "There is wisdom lurking in the woods that may challenge preconception. . ."