~ from the CD "Judaic Love Songs" by Shirona ~
I ran across a recording of the prayer, Ana B'Koach, set to music and sung by a Jewish cantor named Shirona. She has included it in a CD of "Judaic Love Songs". When I listened to the clip from Ana B'Koach, I was completely blown away. Her voice is beautiful and the song is beautiful, and the fact that it's a holy prayer makes it even more amazing. more
Being a true and faithful account of a number of highly interesting meetings with certain historical personages, from Confucius and Plato to Voltaire and Thomas Jefferson, about whom we had always felt a great deal of curiosity and who came to us as our dinner guests in a bygone year. The 1944 Edition by Simon and Schuster, New York. Hardcover.
This book is both fiction and non-fiction, for Van Loon recounts imaginary dinners with historical figures, and then proceeds to actual biography of each one, all done with a great deal of wit. more
This book is a truly amazing exposition of techniques for what the author calls "Scientific Prayer". more
The Bastable Children: containing The Treasure Seekers, The Would-Be-Goods and The New Treasure Seekers