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Eternal Echoes: Celtic Reflections on Our Yearning to Belong
Eternal Echoes
Celtic Reflections on Our Yearning to Belong
Paperback      ISBN: 0060955589

There is a divine restlessness in the human heart, our eternal echo of longing that lives deep within us and never lets us settle for what we have or where we are.In this exquisitely crafted and inspirational book, John O'Donohue, author of the bestseller Anam Cara, explores the most basic of human desires - the desire to belong, a desire that constantly draws us toward new possibilities of self-discovery, friendship, and creativity.

Contemplative Prayer
Contemplative Prayer
Paperback      ISBN: 0385092199

In this classic text, Thomas Merton offers valuable guidance for prayer. He brings together a wealth of meditative and mystical influences-from John of the Cross to Eastern desert monasticism-to create a spiritual path for today. Most important, he shows how the peace contacted through meditation should not be sought in order to evade the problems of contemporary life, but can instead be directed back out into the world to affect positive change.

Contemplative Prayer is one of the most well-known works of spirituality of the last one hundred years, and it is a must-read for all seeking to live a life of purpose in today's world.

In a moving and profound introduction, Thich Nhat Hanh offers his personal recollections of Merton and compares the contemplative traditions of East and West.
Guided Meditations, Explorations and Healings
Guided Meditations, Explorations and Healings
Paperback      ISBN: 0385417373

From the revered meditation teacher Stephen Levine, here is a volume of guided meditations for the deeper healing of spirit, mind, and body. The culmination of decades of personal and professional explorations into the process of human consciousness, Guided Meditations, Explorations and Healings is an indispensable source book, filled with resources for healing and the deepening of awareness. Essential reading for anyone facing pain, severe illness, addiction, or other forms of suffering, in these pages Levine presents practical processes for the deep exploration of the mind and body, which are used widely in meditation centers, hospices, and hospitals around the world. Now, in this remarkable work, they are offered for the benefit of all who are drawn to looking inward--and all who seek the healing power of a merciful awareness.

A House Blessing
A House Blessing
Hardcover      ISBN: 1883211042

This book blesses the physical house and the protection it offers, wishing for its inhabitants ""a full portion of life's beauty."" It then grows more specific, hoping for kindness, companionship, peace, orderliness and the happiness that overflows into celebration. Poltarnees, drawing upon his library of antique images, has added pictures which best give each thought its most vivid reality. This book makes an excellent gift for any house.

God's Little Instruction Book for Women
God's Little Instruction Book for Women
Paperback      ISBN: 156292222x

The phenomenal sales of the God's Little Instruction Book family have quickly made this inspiring series a household name. Designed to be fun to read, yet thought-provoking, these delightful books combine inspiring quotes with corresponding scriptures to challenge readers to strive for excellence in all areas of life.

Seasons of Grief and Healing: A Guide for Those Who Mourn
Seasons of Grief and Healing
A Guide for Those Who Mourn
Paperback      ISBN: 0806640367

Drawn from Jim Miller's best-selling Winter Grief, Summer Grace, this small book makes a thoughtful, inexpensive gift or a give-away item from pastors, counselors, lay visitors, and others.

Everyday Enlightenment: The Twelve Gateways to Personal Growth
Everyday Enlightenment
The Twelve Gateways to Personal Growth
Paperback      ISBN: 0446674974

On the Journey of Life, Do You Sometimes Wish You Had a Map? You now hold such a map in your hands-a guide through the twelve gateways of personal growth to the summit of your potential. Dan Millman makes your ascent accessible by bringing enlightenment down to earth-applying spiritual wisdom to the practical realities of everyday life. Explore the challenges and mysteries of body, mind, and emotions. Discover a new approach to success. Change confusion into clarity and knowledge into action. It begins as you turn the first page and enter... 1. Discover Your Worth 2. Reclaim Your Will 3. Energize Your Body 4. Manage Your Money 5. Tame Your Mind 6. Trust Your Intuition 7. Accept Your Emotions 8. Face Your Fears 9. Illuminate Your Shadow 10. Embrace Your Sexuality 11. Awaken Your Heart 12. Serve Your World The Time is Now. The Road is Open. Your Destiny Awaits.

Being Nobody, Going Nowhere: Meditations on the Buddhist Path
Being Nobody, Going Nowhere
Meditations on the Buddhist Path
by Khema
Paperback      ISBN: 086171198x

In this lucid classic, beloved teacher Ayya Khema introduces the reader to the essence of the Buddhist path. She addresses the how and why of meditation, providing a clear framework for understanding the nature of karma and rebirth and the entirety of the eightfold path. With specific, practical advice Ayya Khema illuminates the practices of compassion and sympathetic joy and offers forthright guidance in working with the hindrances that we all encounter in meditation. Few introductory books are both simple and profound. Being Nobody, Going Nowhere is both.

The Business of Heaven: Daily Readings from C.S. Lewis
The Business of Heaven
Daily Readings from C.S. Lewis
Paperback      ISBN: 0156148633

Morals are the ropes and axes necessary for climbing those great heights from which a greater journey begins. That journey leads to the happy land of the Trinity. It is there that joys, almost unimaginable in this world, begin. Begin not end. from the preface
In The Screwtape Letters, C.S. Lewis s famous devil derides the Christian year as The Same Old Thing. To combat this, Walter Hooper has drawn from Lewis s vast bibliography, accumulating short meditations that correspond to each day of the Christian calendar. Hooper has chosen passages that emphasize Lewis illuminatingly matter-of-fact approach to religion, with each entry focused on themes such as Nearness to God, Heaven and Sexuality, or Two Kinds of Good and Bad. In addition to providing food for thought, these bite-sized excerpts facilitate a yearlong journey towards achieving the joy that Lewis wrote is the serious business of heaven.
"The point about reading C. S. Lewis is that he makes you sure, whatever you believe, that religion accepted or rejected means something extremely serious, demanding the entire energy of the mind." Harper s
"A potent anthology." Los Angeles Times"

The One Year Book of Josh McDowell's Family Devotions
The One Year Book of Josh McDowell's Family Devotions
Paperback      ISBN: 0842343024
The One Year Book of Josh McDowell's Family Devotions is a Right From Wrong devotional that reinforces the need for applying the Scriptures to everyday decisions. Each of the 365 readings includes a story situation that deals with a contemporary issue and helps families think through how to make the right choices in a particular situation. At the end of each reading is a helpful feature that encourages families to pray, invites them to discuss the issue further, or gives them a practical task to perform.