In this remarkable book, John Welshons weaves together his own personal awakening with those of others he’s counseled to create a deeply felt and beautifully expressed primer on dealing with grief. Grieving, says Welshons, offers a unique opportunity to develop deeper and fuller life experiences, to embrace pain in order to open the heart to joy. Written for those who have experienced any kind of loss — death, divorce, or disappointment — this book offers reasonable, reassuring thinking on dealing with the death of loved ones and ourselves, finding the inner gifts that promote healing, and much more. Awakening from Grief takes a rare and compelling positive look at a subject needlessly viewed as one of the most negative in life. This is a persuasive primer on drawing the joy out of grief.
A Spiritual Awakening Acronyms and Poems By: Henry Lewis and Nicholis Earnings A Spiritual Awakening is a groundbreaking and spiritually-oriented collection of poems and acronyms. Full of deep thought, ranging from the serious to the uplifting, A Spiritual Awakening catalogues the writings of friends and co-writers, Henry Lewis and Nicholis Earnings.
A call to compassionate, awakened action alike Marianne Williamson's speech for Nelson Mandela in "A Return to Love". A ' brain bath ', this collection of three astute, inter-woven writings opens the human mind far beyond the reaches of analytical thinking. Inspired by processes of deep intuition, these treasures awaken us to the spirit within and the great mystery without, rekindling our memory of the 'puzzle' of which we are all a part. "Awakening Instinct" is a treatise on the vital need for humans to de-fossilize their latent powers - their 'Barometers of Time', lamps with which to light their path. "Running the Gauntlet" opens our hearts wide to experiencing our full potential and recognizing the 'gauntlet' we must run to fully embody it. "Windows Through Time" leaps into the unknown like a Vision Quest, bringing back great riches of conscious understanding. In its gentle yet remarkable journey it makes the nameless, uncharted universe tangible and accessible. A graceful, powerful, life-changing read.
"Can you imagine the pain, shock, disbelief of losing a child? Jason's book shares his journey with his daughter Bailey. With his pain came the epiphanies. Let his epiphanies become your epiphanies; let the lessons he has learned to become yours." - E. JacksonJoin grieving father Jason Durham as he would find himself on a much different path than the one he walked through most of his life. His journal expresses feelings and experiences to awakening to Spirituality while answering questions about his disabled daughter's life when she still here on earth. He would come to see that there is no death, only life after life. He would indeed come to experience a Shift in his understanding of life, self-worth, grief, and, ultimately, his beliefs. This book is for anyone who has experienced the passing of a loved one looking for hope during the grieving process. Through the first-hand account experience of the reconnection of a father with his child and encouragement and guidance as he finds himself dealing with the effects of childhood trauma and self-worth issues. He would come to see that though his daughter died, she was still very active in his life from her side of the veil. This journal provides hope, healing, and joy through the conversations, thoughts, and insight.The greatest treasure he would find was that his daughter was still alive.
Having the Life You Want By Being Present in the Life You Have
Author: Mark Nepo
Pubpsher: Hachette UK
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
The Book of Awakening provides small doses of what really matters: simple truths and stories from everyday lives, plus inspiration from the great wisdom traditions. Each day's entry is accompanied by commonplace yet profound practices, designed to help us live the life we want by being present to the life we have. For, in the words of St Francis of Assisi, 'You are that which you are seeking.' A daily guide for authentic living in hard times, The Book of Awakening is a book to keep your head high, your heart open and your feet on the ground. 'It is true,' Nepo writes, 'If you can't see what you're looking for, see what's there. It's enough.'
In simple, updated language, Awakening Faith by James Stuart Bell provides a year of inspiring readings drawn from the earliest teachers and writers of the church—the Church Fathers. In every reflection you will be refreshed by deep wells of wisdom and spiritual insight. “In the age of Twitter and Facebook, where glib sayings abound, one yearns to read some deeper wisdom about life and faith on a regular basis. Well, here you have it, a compendium of wisdom, devotion, and biblical insight from some of the most thoughtful and faithful Christians from the early eras of the church's history. And in Facebook sized posts. That's a nice change of pace!” —Mark Galli, editor, Christianity Today
This collection of essays from 17 writers includes a spectrum of aging topics: finances, health--including the changing brain, cancer, and heart disease--choosing a home, caregiving, ethical wills, aging parents, and spirituality.
Dedicated to Ntate Paulosi Masibunyane Matseletsele
Author: Mats'eliso T. Matseletsele
Poems in this book fuel and boil a well of familiar human conditions with a unique insight on survival. Tactics involved philosphize and explore a variety of emotions. The emotions range from a dark abyss of grief to spiritual unity with God. In between humor and tears entertain self-esteem, to bring it to a balance. The book is worth reading and valuable for a journey of positive self-discovery. According to the Author “Life is a song. If you listen long enough, you’ll hear Your own melody, loud’n clear”