A father's struggle to understand his daughter's sudden death becomes a ruthlessly honest, lyrical and wise exploration of life. Takes the experience of loss beyond the confines of the personal, finding universal meaning and hope in the details of grief.
What Christians Can Learn from Buddhists about Suffering
6 x 9, 208 pp
Takes you on a lively, sometimes light-hearted, journey through nine Buddhist practices that can bring "blessed relief" to a wide range of human suffering—and teaches you skills to reduce suffering in the long term for yourself and others.
Stories and Prayers for Finding God and Restoring Wholeness
6 x 9, 176 pp
This inspiring guide for healing and wholeness supplies you with a map to help you along your forgiveness journey. Deeply personal stories, comforting prayers and intimate meditations gently lead you through the steps that allow the heart to forgive.
This practical guide gives you the encouragement and practices you need to cultivate a hopeful spirit. Helps you recognize—or develop—your own personal images of hope and create ways to see the evidences of hope in your life any time despair seeps in.
Spiritual Wisdom and Practice for the Journey to Freedom, Healing and Peace
6 x 9, 256 pp
This practical handbook—full of wise perspectives, gentle guidance and helpful spiritual practices—will be a welcome companion on your journey toward freedom and wholeness. Features over fifty contributors from many different faiths, backgrounds and perspectives.
Spiritual Wisdom and Practice for Finding Comfort, Hope and Healing After Loss
6 x 9, 272 pp
This soulful companion for grief offers wisdom and creative spiritual practices from across faith traditions for walking with sorrow and honoring loss. Whether you need to grieve in words or silence, in solitude or in company with others, this compassionate guide will help you find wholeness and a renewed vision of yourself and the world.
Through healing, brokenness can become a source of hope and blessing. This wise and helpful guide traces the path of suffering from despair to depression to desperation to the turning point where suffering can be transformed into blessing.
Shows us that by becoming aware of what our lesser losses have to teach us, the larger losses become less terrifying. Includes spiritual practices and questions for reflection, weaving in spiritual and classical themes, scripture and personal story.
In this hope-filled approach to spiritual and personal growth, the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous are uniquely interpreted to speak to everyone seeking a freer and more God-centered life. This special rendering makes them relevant to those suffering from a variety of addictions as well as the general addictions we wrestle with daily.
A Radically Different Approach to Using Life's Challenges for Positive Change
6 x 9, 176 pp
Learn how to understand and use stress for positive change. With up-to-date analysis, real-life examples and spiritual practices, this book explores the effects of stress and ways to honor its symptoms. Rather than being limited by a perspective of distress, you can use stress as a catalyst for growth in all areas of life.
Creating and Sustaining a Loving, Sacred Relationship
6 x 9, 192 pp
Noted couples therapists Jim and Ruth Sharon draw on over forty years of professional and personal experience to offer useful perspectives, tools and practices to cultivate a soulful relationship with your partner. Combines insights from psychology, the world’s spiritual traditions, and the experiences of many kinds of committed couples.
Meditations on Desire, Relationships and the Art of Being Broken
6 x 9, 176 pp
Part introduction to Tantric traditions, part personal growth guide, this exploration of the Eternal Moon Phase Goddesses—with nightly meditation and journaling practices—is for anyone who wants to embrace the confusion, loss, loneliness, desire and pleasure that make up the spectrum of human experience—and better understand who they already are.
Compassionately guides you through the practicalities of facing and finally accepting brokenness in your life_a process that can ultimately bring mending. A clear-eyed, kindhearted method based on teachings and practices from many religious traditions.