The Soul Of A Butterfly

Author: Hana Yasmeen Ali,Muhammad Ali
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448168538
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 256
View: 4024
In this poignant, moving book, Muhammad Ali shares the beliefs he has come to live by and which he has passed on to his children. Some of the wisdom is his own; some comes from the teachings of true Islam, from his spiritual studies, and from people he has met in the course of his extraordinary life. Here, as he recalls his early days as a young warrior in Louisville, Kentucky, and his meteoric rise to fame as Heavyweight Champion of the World, a title he won three times, he tells of the many battles he won and lost, both inside and outside the ring and his conversion to Islam in the 1960s. Now, working tirelessly as a worldwide ambassador for peace, he talks of the damage caused when religion is used to tear people apart, the essential need for unity in this troubled world, and how his faith sustains him on this, the most important journey of his life - the journey to forgiveness and peace. Together with his daughter Hana, in this timely spiritual memoir Ali draws upon his rich reserve of notes, tapes and journals, and writes with compassion, warmth and, of course, humour on how we can liberate mind, body and spirit when we pursue and embrace the one essential truth - love.

Mit dem Herzen eines Schmetterlings

Author: Muhammad Ali
Publisher: Bastei Lübbe GmbH & CompanyKG (Bastei Verlag)
ISBN: 9783404616039
Category: Fiction
Page: 304
View: 2605
Eine große Klappe und der tänzelnde Boxstil waren seine Markenzeichen. Muhammad Ali war und ist als Schwergewichtsboxer der Größte aller Zeiten ? Sportlegende und Ikone einer ganzen Generation. Mit seiner Konvertierung zum Islam setzte erein erstes öffentliches Zeichen; seit seinem Rückzug aus dem aktiven Sport und der Erkrankung an Parkinson ist Ali in zahlreichen karitativen Organisationen tätig. Damit begann sein zweites Leben: die Besinnung auf die wahren, die innerenWerte der Liebe und des Seins. In diesem Buch lernen wir den anderen Muhammad Ali kennen: den weisen, liebevollen Gatten, Familienvater, Freund und engagierten Zeitgenossen, dessen Humor und Anteilnahme zu Herzen gehen.Der Mann ist eineLegende. Sein Buch zeigt, was er wirklich denkt.

Mit dem Herzen eines Schmetterlings

meine Gedanken zum Leben
Author: Muhammad Ali,Hana Ali
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783431035957
Page: 302
View: 1434
Über Muhammad Ali ist viel geschrieben worden, hier berichtet er selbst von seinem Leben: aufrichtig, authentisch, poetisch, erzählt von Kraft durch Glauben, Tapferkeit und Moral.

The Soul of a Butterfly

Reflections on Life's Journey
Author: Muhammad Ali,Hana Yasmeen Ali
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476747377
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 264
View: 6966
Former boxing legend Muhammad Ali, one of the best-known and best-loved celebrities and an international good-will ambassador, offers inspiration and hope as he describes the spiritual philosophy that sustains him. "During my boxing career, you did not see the real Muhammad Ali. You just saw a little boxing. You saw only a part of me. After I retired from boxing my true work began. I have embarked on a journey of love." So Muhammad Ali begins this spiritual memoir, his description of the values that have shaped and sustained him and that continue to guide his life. In The Soul of a Butterfly the great champion takes readers on a spiritual journey through the seasons of life, from childhood to the present, and shares the beliefs that have served him well. After fighting some of the fiercest bouts in boxing history against Joe Frazier and George Foreman, today Muhammad Ali faces his most powerful foe—outside the boxing ring. Like many people, he battles an illness that limits his physical abilities, but as he says, "I have gained more than I have lost....I have never had a more powerful voice than I have now." Ali reflects on his faith in God and the strength it gave him during his greatest challenge, when he lost the prime years of his boxing career because he would not compromise his beliefs. He describes how his study of true Islam has helped him accept the changes in his life and has brought him to a greater awareness of life's true purpose. As a United Nations "Messenger of Peace," he has traveled widely, and he describes his 2002 mission to Afghanistan to heighten public awareness of that country's desperate situation, as well as his more recent meeting with the Dalai Lama. Ali's reflections on topics ranging from moral courage to belief in God to respect for those who differ from us will inspire and enlighten all who read them. Written with the assistance of his daughter Hana, The Soul of a Butterfly is a compassionate and heartfelt book that will provide comfort for our troubled times.

Muhammad Ali

Kleine Anekdoten aus dem Leben eines großen Sportlers
Author: Filippo Cataldo
Publisher: Riva Verlag
ISBN: 3959711743
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 96
View: 922
Er selbst nannte sich schon früh gänzlich unbescheiden: "Der Größte aller Zeiten". Seine Sprüche waren genauso legendär wie seine Fähigkeiten im Ring, seine Boxkämpfe waren epische Auseinandersetzungen, für die die Menschen sich den Wecker stellten. Doch wer ist der Mann, der von Cassius Clay zu Muhammad Ali wurde? Wer steckt hinter der Fassade des legendären Boxers? Dieses Buch versammelt persönliche Geschichten eines Weltstars, für den Sport immer auch politisch war. Wir kennen sie alle, die großen Denker, Künstler und Staatsmänner dieser Welt. Menschen, die durch ihr Handeln und ihr Engagement bekannt wurden – ehrgeizig, talentiert, zielstrebig und erfolgreich. Doch oft ist es gerade ein Hauch Menschlichkeit, der sie von anderen abhebt. Die Reihe Kleine Anekdoten hebt diese Geschichten aus dem Leben berühmter Persönlichkeiten hervor und zeigt dem Leser die Prominenten von einer ganz neuen, privaten Seite.

Flight of a Butterfly

Author: Bryan B. Kagan
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781462823857
Category: Poetry
Page: 109
View: 8161
The butterfly goes through many changes and stages in its life cycle. Its fragile existence is short-lived, but in one brief season of flight, it tickles our minds with its colorful flapping wings that beautify the gardens of this world. "Flight of a Butterfly" is a vibrant spiritual journey, a solemn yet rejoiceful chronological collection of devotional poetry of one mans soul, who like the butterfly grows and matures through the stages of his development. Reverent and meditative these deeply sensitive and passionate poems acknowledge and emphasize the miracle of Gods love, blessings and presence in our everyday existence.

Sex and the Soul of a Woman

How God Restores the Beauty of Relationship from the Pain of Regret
Author: Paula Rinehart
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 031033277X
Category: Religion
Page: 224
View: 7325
Compassionate counselor Paula Rinehart understands the high price a woman pays in loosening her sexual boundaries, and the unique role sex plays in forging a bond meant to last a lifetime. She shows women how to break free from the bondage of misused sexuality and create a new beginning in their relationships with men.This is required reading for every college-age woman who longs for a man to see her beauty and cherish it.

The Soul of the Black Butterfly

Author: Rasheeda J. Steward
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781477204696
Category: Religion
Page: 156
View: 6435
The Book of Psalms; written by David and other Psalmist expresses and releases their heart while giving God praises. The Author of this book has chosen to share her life through written psalms of her own. She has released from her very soul words of healing, words of enlightenment, words of truth and hope; while giving God Praise. As you read these metamorphic words of poetry you may find a shadow of your own soul. Perhaps you have found yourself faced with situations in life that has caused you to doubt the very hand of God. From her dark experiences The Soul of the Black Butterfly has bought a light of understanding to many of life's situations we face today. Whoever said the life of a Believer was going to be an easy journey? Contrary to what many hope for, this book portrays the life of a Christian is not always so easy; choices and decisions are not always clear, yet must be made. In John 16:33 Jesus makes a promising opposing statement. “...In the world you shall have tribulations...” This passage conflicts with what we care to hear; after all, before we came to Christ, most of us had been beaten down by life's mishaps already. This writer has been no exception to the many test and trials of life. In this book the Author boldly reveals how she has stood the promised persecutions and the many afflictions (Ps 34:19, 2Tim 3:12) of life. In spite of the opposing statement of Christ, the completion of John 16:33 GIVES US HOPE for Victory from life's promised trials and tribulations... and so it is with these written psalms. This freed butterfly has lived her poems and now shares her Glorious Praises and Lessons Learned with you in poetic psalms and mini-stories.

Isabella the Butterfly Angel

(Or Bullying, As Told from the Soul of a Very Special Angel)
Author: Elijah Harris
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1543906303
Category: Fiction
Page: 40
View: 1768
Isabella the Butterfly Angel is a heartfelt, inspirational story about overcoming childhood bullying. The story follows the journey of Isabella the Butterfly Angel as she attempts to help a little boy find himself after being bullied to the point of loneliness and hopelessness. Follow this journey filled with ups and downs of a little boy and the Butterfly Angel who tries to rescue his young soul from certain despair.

Encyclopfdia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World

Author: Cora Linn Daniels,C. M. Stevans
Publisher: The Minerva Group, Inc.
ISBN: 9781410209153
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Page: 668
View: 3662
Originally published in 1903, this is an excellent source for an historical perspective on superstitions and folklore. Hundreds of entries are arranged alphabetically within broad subject categories. The original subtitle reads: "A comprehensive library of human belief and practice in the mysteries of life through more than six thousand years of experience and progress including the fundamental intuitions and instincts underlying the structure of civilization, theology, mythology, demonology, magic, witchcraft, esoteric philosophy, signs, omens, oracles, sorceries, auguries, divinations, prophecies, methods and means employed in revealing fortune and fate, systems and formulas for the use of psychical forces, hypnotism, clairvoyance, telepathy, spiritualism, character reading and character building with all the known powers and wonders of mind and soul, illustrated with numerous ancient and modern designs and thoroughly indexed."

The Soul of Lilith

Author: Marie Corelli
Publisher: Health Research Books
ISBN: 9780787302115
Page: 432
View: 7043
1897 an occult story, the account of a strange & daring experiment once actually attempted by a man who sacrificed his whole worldly career in a supreme effort to prove the un-provable. Offered to those who are interested in the unseen, "possibilities".

In the Inmost Hour of the Soul

Author: Marina Tsvetayeva,Nina Kossman
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461237068
Category: Art
Page: 108
View: 6014
" .. .1 have no love for life as such; for me it begins to have significance, i.e., to acquire meaning and weight, only when it is transformed, i.e., in art. If I were taken beyond the sea into paradise-and forbidden to write, I would refuse the sea and paradise. I don't need life as a thing in itself." This, written by Tsvetayeva in a letter to her Czech friend, Teskova, in 1925, could stand as an inscription to her life. Marina Tsvetayeva was born in Moscow on September 26, 1892. Her fathel~ a well-known art historian and philolo gist, founded the Moscow Museum of the Fine Arts, now known as the Pushkin Museum; her mother, a pianist, died young, in 1906. Marina began writing poetry at the age of six. Her first book, Evening Album, contained poems she had writ ten before she turned seventeen, and enjoyed reviews by the poet, painter, and mentor of young writers, Max Voloshin, the poet Gumilyov, and the Symbolist critic and poet, Valerii Bryusov. Voloshin and Gumilyov welcomed the seventeen year-old poet as their equal; Bryusov was more critical of her, though he too, in his own belligerent way, acknowledged her talent.

Hit Refresh

Wie Microsoft sich neu erfunden hat und die Zukunft verändert
Author: Satya Nadella,Jill Tracie Nichols,Greg Shaw
Publisher: Plassen Verlag
ISBN: 3864704847
Category: Political Science
Page: 256
View: 3332
Lange bevor es iPad oder Kindle gab, hatte Microsoft bereits ein Tablet und einen E-Reader entwickelt. Nur: Es hatte die Produkte nie genutzt und war gegen neue Innovatoren wie Apple, Google und Amazon ins Hintertreffen geraten. Um diesen Rückstand wieder aufzuholen, musste Microsoft nicht nur eine Strategie entwickeln, wie es künftig mit neuen Technologien wie künstlicher Intelligenz, Robotern und Co umgehen wollte – der einstige Vorreiter in Sachen Innovation musste seine Kultur vollkommen erneuern und seine Seele wiederfinden. Dies ist die Inside-Story dieser Transformation.


Author: Savanna Redman
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781945517105
Category: Fiction
Page: 382
View: 5433
A captivating novel prompting flashes of self-discovery and enlightenment around the myths we create, and the wisdom and power of listening to the inner voice. Rich with emotion and driven by suspense, Butterfly Bones reminds us that life is sometimes forged by events that threaten to destroy us.

A General and Bibliographical Dictionary of the Fine Arts

Containing Explanations of the Principal Terms Used in the Arts of Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, and Engraving, in All Their Various Branches; Historical Sketches of the Rise and Progress of Their Different Schools; Descriptive Accounts of the Best Books and Treatises on the Fine Arts; and Every Useful Topic Connected Therewith
Author: James Elmes
Publisher: N.A
Category: Art
Page: 760
View: 8553

Lyricism Of A Butterfly's Bluze

Author: Cherice Rush
ISBN: 0557268427
Page: N.A
View: 8009

The Soul of Man

Author: Elder Lloyd DeLong
Publisher: Xulon Press
ISBN: 1606473743
Category: Religion
Page: 152
View: 944
When you have gone through transfiguration, you are no longer the same person. When you are transfigured, you have experienced metamorphoses. You are no longer a caterpillar; you are now a butterfly, never to be changed back to a caterpillar. A butterfly and a caterpillar do not have the same mind. Butterflies have a mind to fly while caterpillars have a mind to crawl. Once you become a butterfly, you never want to crawl again. In the grave, Christ experienced metamorphoses. Jesus' body was changed, never to be unchanged. When your soul is saved, you have received the nature of God. This book will take you back before your birth. You will become a person that you have never been before. You will become a person who never knew sin. You will be taken back to the beginning. Elder Lloyd DeLong is currently the Elder of the Miracle Temple Church which is located in New London, Ct, where his youngest son, Larry DeLong, is the Pastor. He co-founded this church with his wife, Eleanor DeLong, in 1972. Throughout his history with the church, he has built a number of churches and has also Pastored churches for forty-three years. He is a personal, reputable, man of integrity who has a degree in psychology and has been a Chaplain for the Department of Corrections for twenty years. He is also the leading professor of Miracle House Institution which is a subsidiary of Oral Roberts University located in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

A People's History of Sports in the United States

250 Years of Politics, Protest, People, and Play
Author: David Zirin
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 1595586636
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 302
View: 5106
In this long-awaited book from the rising superstar of sportswriting, whose blog “The Edge of Sports” is read each week by thousands of people across the country, Dave Zirin offers a riotously entertaining chronicle of larger-than-life sporting characters and dramatic contests and what amounts to an alternative history of the United States as seen through the games its people played. Through Zirin’s eyes, sports are never mere games, but a reflection of—and spur toward—the political conflicts that shape American society. Half a century before Jackie Robinson was born, the black ballplayer Moses Fleetwood Walker brandished a revolver to keep racist fans at bay, then took his regular place in the lineup. In the midst of the Depression, when almost no black athletes were allowed on the U.S. Olympic team, athletes held a Counter Olympics where a third of the participants were African American. A People’s History of Sports in the United States is replete with surprises for seasoned sports fans, while anyone interested in history will be amazed by the connections Zirin draws between politics and pop flies. As Jeff Chang, author of Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, puts it, “After you read him, you’ll never see sports the same way again.”

Reinventing Organizations

Ein Leitfaden zur Gestaltung sinnstiftender Formen der Zusammenarbeit
Author: Frederic Laloux
Publisher: Vahlen
ISBN: 3800649144
Category: Fiction
Page: 356
View: 3059
Bahnbrechend. Inspirierend. Eines der faszinierendsten Bücher zur Organisationsentwicklung des letzten Jahrzehnts. Dies ist ein sehr wichtiges Buch, bedeutsam in vielerlei Hinsicht: Sowohl angesichts der bahnbrechenden Forschungsergebnisse, Einsichten, Ratschläge und Empfehlungen, die es enthält, als auch aufgrund der genauso wichtigen Fragen und Herausforderungen, auf die es hinweist.“ Ken Wilber aus dem Nachwort „Die programmatische Aufforderung ‚Reinventing Organizations‘ mündet in einem Organisationsmodell, das Strukturen wie Praktiken nach neuartigen, evolutionär-integralen Prinzipien ausrichtet. Im Ergebnis steht die Erkenntnis, dass das Leben und Arbeiten in Organisationen, ebenso wie deren Leistungsbeiträge für die Gesellschaft, radikal zum Positiven verändert werden können. Aber hierzu muss nicht zuletzt die Führung eine fortgeschrittene Entwicklungsebene erreichen.“ Prof. Dr. Jürgen Weibler, Autor des Standardwerkes „Personalführung“ „Das Buch gibt Hoffnung und ganz konkrete Hilfe zur Lösung der Probleme, die wir an der Schwelle von der Postmoderne zu einem neuen Zeitalter erleben, in denen die traditionellen oder modernen Organisationsformen den Anforderungen und Bedürfnissen der Menschen nicht mehr gerecht werden.“ Eine Leserin auf Frederic Laloux hat mit Reinventing Organizations das Grundlagenbuch für die integrale Organisationsentwicklung verfasst. Die Breite sowie Tiefe seiner Analyse und Beschreibung – ganzheitlich, selbstorganisierend und sinnerfüllend operierender Unternehmen – ist einzigartig. Das erste Kapitel des Buches gibt einen Überblick über die historische Entwicklung von Organisationsparadigmen, bevor im zweiten Kapitel Strukturen, die Praxis und die Kultur von Organisationen, die ein erfüllendes und selbstbestimmtes Handeln der Menschen ermöglichen, anhand von ausgewählten Beispielen vorgestellt werden. Auf die Bedingungen, Hindernisse sowie Herausforderungen bei der Entwicklung dieser evolutionären Organisationen wird in Kapitel 3 eingegangen. Hier entwirft Frederic Laloux einen Leitfaden für den Weg hin zu einer ganzheitlich orientierten und sinnstiftenden Organisation. Frederic Laloux ist auch aufgrund dieses Buches ein mittlerweile gefragter Berater und Coach für Führungskräfte, die nach fundamental neuen Wegen der Organisation eines Unternehmens suchen. Er war Associate Partner bei McKinsey & Company und hält einen MBA vom INSEAD.