Vesper Time: The Spiritual Practice of Growing Older

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Orbis Books #ad - It will nourish your tired soul. Robert wicksnoted catholic editor and publisher Frank Cunningham shows how growing old -- all by itself -- can be a spiritual exercise that brings joy, insight, gratitude, peace, and love. Nautilus gold medal award winner 2017 aging consciously independent publisher illumination award silver medal winner 2018 spiritualitywith a foreword by joyce rupp"Reading Vesper Time is like taking a long walk with a wise but down to earth friend.

Orbis Books. Relax with this book.

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The Way of Gratitude: Readings for a Joyful Life

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Orbis Books #ad - These honest and heartfelt writings will add gladness to your days. Contributors include wendell berry, joan chittister, rowan williams, richard Rohr, Thich Nhat Hanh, David Steindl-Rast, Mary Oliver, James Martin, Henri Nouwen, David Brooks, Joyce Rupp, and many others whose spiritual perceptions already bring joy and faith to millions.

. Gratitude is the doorway to joy. Thomas horaa hundred famous writers share their experiences, meditations, essays, fiction, poems, and inspired ideas on the joy of being thankful.

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The Grace in Aging: Awaken as You Grow Older

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Wisdom Publications #ad - Examples from our lives and from the chatter in our own minds touch the reader personally, offering the chance to absorb the implications deeply and do the work of freeing his or her own mind. This is spiritual practice for the lives we live. Learn to use your later years for awakening and spiritual growth.

Encouraging, and practical, inspiring, The Grace in Aging invites all those who have ever experienced spiritual longing to awaken in their twilight years. The grace in aging: Awaken As You Grow Older. The grace in aging offers guidelines for older individuals of any wisdom tradition who wish to awaken before they die; no need for caves or seven-year retreats.

Straightforward language and piercing questions bring Singh’s teachings into the sharp focus of our own lives; the contemplative nature of each chapter allows for an uncommon depth of inquiry. Ecumenical in spirit, singh offers wisdom from teachers from a variety of spiritual backgrounds: Chogyam Trungpa, and language, tone, the Apostles, Annie Dillard, and more.

The Grace in Aging: Awaken as You Grow Older #ad - Kathleen dowling Singh streamlines vast and complex teachings into skillful means and wise views. Since aging, just as we are living them, compassion, to allow awakening to unfold—transforming the predictable sufferings of aging into profound opportunities for growth in clarity, The Grace in Aging suggests and explores causes and conditions that we can create in our lives, in and of itself, love, does not lead to spiritual maturity, and peace.

Lessening our attachments, decreasing our aversions, unbinding what binds us, we bear witness to the possibility of awakening for all beings.

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Boundless Compassion: Creating a Way of Life

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Sorin Books #ad - Margaret Stratman, O. S. M. Living compassionately is rarely convenient and often downright challenging, " writes Joyce Rupp, bestselling and award-winning author and retreat leader. By the book's end, struggle, you will feel prepared to live with a renewed commitment to a compassionate presence for yourself and those who are in the midst of pain, and transition.

You will be encouraged to explore personal and professional expressions of compassion, and to re-energize your ability to offer loving kindness to those around you. Rupp has felt the call to walk with others in their suffering since she was a young member of the Servants of Mary, whose charism is compassion.

Boundless Compassion: Creating a Way of Life #ad - The definitive christian guide to compassion, Boundless Compassion is the culmination of Rupp's research and work as codirector of the Servite Center of Compassionate Presence. The grace in aging: Awaken As You Grow Older. Through this six-week personal transformation process for developing and deepening compassion, Rupp nudges, encourages, and inspires you to grow in the kind of love that motivated Jesus’ life and mission for his disciples.

Based on the format and theme of rupp’s bestselling books like Open the Door and her popular workshops conducted by the Center of Compassionate Presence, understanding, giving you wisdom, Boundless Compassion has the power to transform your life, confidence, and inspiration to be a more caring presence.

. With master teacher Joyce Rupp, you will learn to develop compassion as never before. You will discover compassion from science, spirituality, theology, medicine, sociology, and psychology.

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On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old

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Berrett-Koehler Publishers #ad - It was written to encourage adults of all ages to explore the way their lives are unfolding. From beloved and bestselling author Parker J. Young & old: the Dance of the GenerationsIII. Old, "is just another word for nothing left to lose, a time to dive deep into life, " he writes, not withdraw to the shallows.

But this book is not for elders only. It's not a how-to-do-it book on aging, but a set of meditations in prose and poetry that turn the prism on the meanings of one's life, refracting new light at every turn. From beginning to end, the book is laced with humor as well as gravitas -- beautifully enhanced by three free downloadable songs from the gifted singer-songwriter Carrie Newcomer, written in response to themes in the book.

On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old #ad - Table of ContentsPreludeI. It's not a how-to-do-it book on aging, but a set of meditations in prose and poetry that turn the prism on the meanings of one's life, refracting new light at every turn. Work & vocation: Writing a LifeV. Palmer let your life speak, the courage to teach, Healing the Heart of Democracy, comes a beautiful book of reflections on what we can learn as we move closer to "the brink of everything.

". Drawing on eight decades of life -- and his career as a writer, and activist -- Palmer explores the questions age raises and the promises it holds. It was written to encourage adults of all ages to explore the way their lives are unfolding.

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Wrestling with God: Finding Hope and Meaning in Our Daily Struggles to Be Human

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Image #ad - The bestselling author of the holy longing provides an inspiring message of hope and perseverance for all of us struggling with our faith in tumultuous times   The last few decades have rapidly birthed a modern world that would have been unrecognizable fifty years ago. It's not a how-to-do-it book on aging, but a set of meditations in prose and poetry that turn the prism on the meanings of one's life, refracting new light at every turn.

As long-held beliefs on love, and god are challenged by the aggregate of changes that have overhauled our world, faith, many of us are left feeling confused and uncertain while old norms are challenged and redefined at breakneck speed. In wrestling with god, ronald rolheiser offers a steady and inspiring voice to help us avow and understand our faith in a world where nothing seems solid or permanent.

It is in these struggles to find meaning, that Rolheiser lays out a path for faith in a world struggling to find faith, but perhaps more important, he helps us find our own rhythm within which to walk that path. The grace in aging: Awaken As You Grow Older. Drawing from his own life experience, as well as a storehouse of literary, psychological, and theological insights, the beloved author of Sacred Fire examines the fears and doubts that challenge us.

Wrestling with God: Finding Hope and Meaning in Our Daily Struggles to Be Human #ad - Palmer let your life speak, the courage to teach, Healing the Heart of Democracy, comes a beautiful book of reflections on what we can learn as we move closer to "the brink of everything. ". Drawing on eight decades of life -- and his career as a writer, and activist -- Palmer explores the questions age raises and the promises it holds.

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Anchors for the Soul: Daily Wisdom for Inspiration and Guidance

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Sorin Books #ad - It's not a how-to-do-it book on aging, but a set of meditations in prose and poetry that turn the prism on the meanings of one's life, refracting new light at every turn. Palmer let your life speak, the courage to teach, Healing the Heart of Democracy, comes a beautiful book of reflections on what we can learn as we move closer to "the brink of everything.

". Drawing on eight decades of life -- and his career as a writer, and activist -- Palmer explores the questions age raises and the promises it holds. From beloved and bestselling author parker j. She walks with you as you experience grief, embrace stillness, and see in your daily life the fingerprints of the Divine.

In anchors for the soul, bestselling author and retreat leader Joyce Rupp helps you root each day in the Holy One’s love and the promise of his faithfulness. Anchors for the soul, retreat leader, compiled by kathy reardon—a spiritual director, and nurse—contains pieces from such Rupp classics as The Circle of Life and Fragments of Your Ancient Name as well as such perennially popular works as The Cup of Our Life and Praying Our Goodbyes.

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It’s easy, as we rush from one important thing to the next, for our days to feel off-balance, overwhelming, or even lacking in purpose.

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God Isn't Finished with Me Yet: Discovering the Spiritual Graces of Later Life

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Loyola Press #ad - Palmer let your life speak, the courage to teach, Healing the Heart of Democracy, comes a beautiful book of reflections on what we can learn as we move closer to "the brink of everything. ". Drawing on eight decades of life -- and his career as a writer, and activist -- Palmer explores the questions age raises and the promises it holds.

Old, teacher, " he writes, a time to dive deep into life, "is just another word for nothing left to lose, not withdraw to the shallows. ". But this book is not for elders only. You’re still living your life, and God is still revealing His grace. It was written to encourage adults of all ages to explore the way their lives are unfolding.

God Isn't Finished with Me Yet: Discovering the Spiritual Graces of Later Life #ad - I haven’t finished with my life, and neither has God. The grace in aging: Awaken As You Grow Older. It's not a how-to-do-it book on aging, but a set of meditations in prose and poetry that turn the prism on the meanings of one's life, refracting new light at every turn. How can we continue to give back and live with purpose in our later years? Barbara Lee is living this reality every day, and in this book she describes the intersection of aging with the timelessness of Ignatian spirituality.

God isn’t finished with Me Yet shows readers how God meets us with unexpected grace. As we see fewer years ahead than behind, it can be easy to question our value or what we have left to contribute to our communities.

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We Are All One: Unity, Community and Commitment to Each Other

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Twenty-Third Publications #ad - These are the things that determine whether we go through life as part of its solution or part of the weight on its progress. Old, "is just another word for nothing left to lose, " he writes, a time to dive deep into life, teacher, not withdraw to the shallows. ". But this book is not for elders only. It was written to encourage adults of all ages to explore the way their lives are unfolding.

. The grace in aging: Awaken As You Grow Older. This simple little book, says joan chittister, personal greatness, spiritual witness, touches on four elements of mindfulness that account for all the angst in our society right now moral maturity, and universal kinship. From beloved and bestselling author parker j.

We Are All One: Unity, Community and Commitment to Each Other #ad - These powerful meditations, filled with wisdom gained from spiritual leaders who have inspired Sister Joan s own thought, will inspire your own prayer and group sharing, leading you to the simple but profound truth: We are all one. Palmer let your life speak, healing the heart of Democracy, The Courage to Teach, comes a beautiful book of reflections on what we can learn as we move closer to "the brink of everything.

". Drawing on eight decades of life -- and his career as a writer, and activist -- Palmer explores the questions age raises and the promises it holds. It's not a how-to-do-it book on aging, but a set of meditations in prose and poetry that turn the prism on the meanings of one's life, refracting new light at every turn.

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Creation and the Cross: The Mercy of God for a Planet in Peril

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Palmer let your life speak, the courage to teach, Healing the Heart of Democracy, comes a beautiful book of reflections on what we can learn as we move closer to "the brink of everything. ". Drawing on eight decades of life -- and his career as a writer, and activist -- Palmer explores the questions age raises and the promises it holds.

From beloved and bestselling author parker j. In this fresh creative approach to theology, Elizabeth Johnson asks how we can understand cosmic redemption in a time of advancing ecological devastation. It's not a how-to-do-it book on aging, but a set of meditations in prose and poetry that turn the prism on the meanings of one's life, refracting new light at every turn.

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Rejoice and Be Glad Guadete et Exsultate

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United States Conference of Catholic Bishops #ad - Old, "is just another word for nothing left to lose, teacher, " he writes, a time to dive deep into life, not withdraw to the shallows. ". But this book is not for elders only. See how pope francis is guiding the catholic church's call to holiness in the modern world and how you can be a part of it! Get your personal copy of Rejoice and Be Glad today! The grace in aging: Awaken As You Grow Older.

No matter where grace finds you today, holiness is within reach! Pope Francis wants to speak to your heart, wherever you're at. Palmer let your life speak, healing the heart of Democracy, The Courage to Teach, comes a beautiful book of reflections on what we can learn as we move closer to "the brink of everything.

". Drawing on eight decades of life -- and his career as a writer, and activist -- Palmer explores the questions age raises and the promises it holds. From how to avoid false forms of holiness, to finding inspiration in the lives of the saints, Pope Francis explores the heights and depths of practical Christian holiness.

Rejoice and Be Glad Guadete et Exsultate #ad - He invites all christians to accept Jesus' invitation to live out the fullness of the Beatitudes and to discern and generously respond to one's personal mission. It was written to encourage adults of all ages to explore the way their lives are unfolding. It's not a how-to-do-it book on aging, but a set of meditations in prose and poetry that turn the prism on the meanings of one's life, refracting new light at every turn.

In this new apostolic exhortation from pope Francis, the pope looks at the call to holiness in today's world, with wit, Rejoice and Be Glad, insight, and encouraging counsel.

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