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Learn To Make A Quilt From Start To Finish

RRP $19.95

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Learn to make your first quilt the easy way, with designer Carolyn Vagts! If you are a beginning quilter, or an expert just looking for new tips and techniques, this book is perfect for you. Carolyn walks you through making your first quilt with step-by-step photos and instructions, giving you her favorite tricks along the way. The book focuses in on one pattern consisting of one block, which can be turned in different directions to make an infinite number of designs! You will also learn which tools are best and how you can use them to make your quilting easier. Once you have mastered this easy quilt design, you will have all of the knowledge you need to try other projects!


Martha Washington's Quilt

RRP $29.99

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Nova Scotia and Connecticut played a unique role in the freedom conflict of the colonies during the Revolutionary War period. Martha Washington's Quilt brings our attention to little-known pieces of history as we look through the eyes of the Starr family. Samuel Huntington, a relative of the Starr family, was one of the signers of our Declaration of Independence. This story is about one family's struggles, triumphs, heartache, faith, and joy as they live through a defining piece of our nation's history.


A Heart Full Of Dreams

RRP $18.99

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I was born in the early 50s, the second child of seven, in Madera Ca. We were a poor family and moved around a lot following the fruit, or we picked cotton in Oklahoma and Texas. I didn't start to write until later in my life, however I've always made up stories in my head for my own entertainment and to share with others. My husband encouraged me to write down one of my story, so I tried it and the stories came along so easy. Now I'm having such fun, writing Poems and short stories, and now even a few novels. I live in a small town outside of Salem Oregon and I'm married to a wonderful man; he's a musician and songwriter, an artist as well. We have two grown boys who have given us wonderful grandchildren. I have other hobbies; I raise a garden of flowers and vegetables, I quilt, do oil painting and I love to cook and make new receipts.


A Quilt For Christmas

RRP $15.99

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With rich historical detail and vibrant characters, A Quilt for Christmasis the perfect novel about the bonds of family and the true meaning of sacrifice, fromNew York Times bestselling author SANDRA DALLAS
It is 1864 and Eliza Spooner's husband, Will, has joined the Kansas Volunteers to fight the Confederates, leaving her with their two children and in charge of their home and land. Eliza is confident that he will return, and she helps pass the months making a special quilt to keep Will warm during his winter in the army. When the unthinkable happens, she takes in a woman and child who have been left alone and made vulnerable by the war, and she finds solace and camaraderie amongst the women of her quilting group. But when she is asked to help hide an escaped slave, Eliza must decide for herself what is right-and who can she can count on to help her.
"As heartwarming as a homemade quilt."-USA Today


The Heart Of Unconditional Love

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A new, four-stage approach to the popular Buddhist practice known as loving-kindness meditation, with the aim of finding unconditional love in our own hearts, in our relationships, and in our perception of the world around us.

The unconditional love that we all long for—in our own lives and in the world around us—can be awakened effectively with this unique approach to the Tibetan Buddhist practice of loving-kindness meditation. Tulku Thondup gives detailed guidance for meditation, prayers, and visualization in four simple stages that can be practiced in as little as thirty minutes a session. The four-stage format is a brand-new approach being presented for the first time in English, distilled from the author's lifelong study and practice of authentic, traditional teachings.

What if we could experience not only our own body, mind, and heart as a boundless source of loving-kindness, but every particle of the world around us as a beautiful realm filled with the blessing energies of the Buddhas and their celestial abodes? The whole environment would become a miraculous display of unconditional love, wisdom, and power, accompanied by the sweet music of holy prayers and inspirational teachings. This is not just a dream or a fantasy but an effective meditation practice that can bring relief from stress, healing to mind and body, healthier relationships, and a positive new outlook on the world around you.

Loving-kindness meditations are a highly effective way to generate positive causation, bring true peace and love into our lives, and release ourselves from habitual suffering. When we train ourselves to desire the happiness and well-being of others, with the unconditional love of a mother who cares wholeheartedly for her little ones, we find our whole world pervaded by the positive qualities of joy, peace, and beauty. The training can be compared to sunbathing. As our body absorbs the sun's heat, it becomes warm and gradually emanates that warmth into our surroundings. In the same way, through devotion and trust in the Buddha of Loving-Kindness, we immerse our mind in his unconditional love, which we then radiate to those around us.

The Heart of Unconditional Love presents this meditation in a new, four-stage format distilled from the author's lifelong study and practice of authentic, traditional teachings. The meditation can be practiced in as little as thirty minutes a session:

In the Outer Buddha Stage, we open our heart with trust and devotion to the Buddha of Loving-Kindness and enjoy his unconditional love.
In the Inner Buddha Stage, we experience the Buddha's unconditional love within and for ourselves.
In the Universal Buddha Stage, we learn to see, hear, and feel the world around us as a blessed realm of unconditional love.
In the Ultimate Buddha Stage, we rest in the awareness of unconditional love free from conceptual thinking.

Designed to be accessible to newcomers as well as experienced meditators, this presentation is a brand-new approach to loving-kindness meditation, being published in English for the first time.

About the Author

Tulku Thondup was born in eastern Tibet and moved to India in 1958. He came to the United States in 1980 as a visiting scholar at Harvard University. For the past three decades he has lived in Cambridge, Massachusetts, engaging in translation, research, and writing under the auspices of the Buddhayana Foundation. He also travels in North America, Europe, and Asia to give talks on Buddhism and lead meditation workshops.



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