Take Up Your Mat and Walk
Title Take Up Your Mat and Walk PDF eBook
Author Mark Mah
Publisher Wipf and Stock Publishers
Pages 132
Release 2016-10-07
Genre Religion
ISBN 1532604696

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This book uses the metaphor of walking to gain insight into the spiritual life. Walking is the most basic movement of the human body. For many people, walking carries no value on its own except to transit between two points. From the spiritual perspective, we can derive many benefits through the act of walking. As a spiritual discipline, walking not only has health benefits but generates different states of well-being that are good for the human soul and spirit. Walking gives us pleasure, joy, happiness, and serenity. Metaphorically speaking, walking gives us a sense that we are on a journey with God. It also helps us to know the importance of engaging our physical bodies in our spirituality. It keeps us attuned to the present moment, cultivates in us a sense of wonder in the natural world, creates an inner space in our cluttered lives, highlights the need for solitude and silence, and gives us the freedom of simplicity that the soul enjoys.

Once Upon A Time
Title Once Upon A Time PDF eBook
Author Terrence L. Gargiulo
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Pages 242
Release 2007-06-30
Genre Business & Economics
ISBN 0787996998

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Terence Gargiulo's 'breakthrough' communications and storytelling are amply demonstrated with dozens of corporate examples. And the best part? Gargiulo shows us, step by step, how to create this storytelling communication magic in our own organizations. The competencies assessed by the instrument represent the nine essential communication behaviors that need to be developed and cultivated in all of today’s leaders and managers: Modeling, Telling, Selecting, Indexing, Synthesizing, Reflecting, Eliciting, Listening and Observing. Once Upon a Time will show you how to develop exceptional communication skills, and it will serve as an invaluable resource for helping others do the same. Stories are a natural part of how we communicate. Yet many of us are unaware of the different ways we use stories. This book will take the intuitive aspects of communicating through stories and break it down into repeatable practices and essential competencies. The story-based activities in the second half of the book will give you powerful, easy to lead, structured, experiential exercises that can be used in a variety of settings and for lots of different purposes that go beyond training.

Collected Wheel Publications Volume XVI
Title Collected Wheel Publications Volume XVI PDF eBook
Author Various
Publisher Buddhist Publication Society
Pages 367
Release 2012-01-01
Genre Religion
ISBN 9552403685

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Wheel Publication 231: The Essentials of Buddha Dhamma in Meditative Practice—Sayagyi Thray Sithu U Ba Khin 232–43: The Value of Buddhism for the Modern World—Dr. Howard L. Parsons 234–46: The Miracle of Being Awake—Thich Nhat Hanh 237: The Psychology of Emotions in Buddhist Perspective—Dr. Padmasiri de Silva 238–40: Anguttara Nikaya—Nyanaponika Thera 241–42: The Worn-out Skin—Nyanaponika Thera 243–44: Forest Meditations—Bhikkhu Khantipalo 245–47: The Noble Eightfold Path and its Factors Explained—Ledi Sayadaw

Subject to Change
Title Subject to Change PDF eBook
Author Polly Young-Eisendrath
Publisher Routledge
Pages 249
Release 2012-12-06
Genre Psychology
ISBN 1135844119

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What can psychotherapy and psychoanalysis teach us about turning human misery into insight and personal freedom? Polly Young-Eisendrath offers a response that opens new vistas in our understanding of ourselves within the complexity of a postmodern world. Subject to Change is a collection of essays spanning a twenty-year period of theorising and practice of a highly regarded senior Jungian analyst. The diverse ideas and perspectives discussed in the essays deal with the big issues surrounding how Jungian analysts and psychoanalysts understand their profession and what it teaches us about our subject lives. The book is divided into four clear and informative sections: * Subjectivity and uncertainty * Gender and desire * Transference and transformation * Transcendence and subjectivity. The classic essays presented in this book will have significant appeal to all those concerned with Jungian analysis, psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, gender development, and the interface between psychotherapy and spirituality.

Summary and Analysis of The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation
Title Summary and Analysis of The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation PDF eBook
Author Worth Books
Publisher Open Road Media
Pages 34
Release 2016-12-27
Genre Study Aids
ISBN 1504043391

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So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Miracle of Mindfulness tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Thich Nhat Hanh’s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This summary and analysis of The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh includes: Historical context Chapter-by-chapter summaries Breathing techniques and meditation exercises Important quotes Fascinating trivia Glossary of terms Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work About Thich Nhat Hanh’s The Miracle of Mindfulness: In his introduction to the practices of mindfulness and meditation, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh teaches how to live a more peaceful and fulfilling life. Under his guidance, simple tasks—such as drinking tea, peeling an orange, or washing the dishes—become opportunities to find fulfillment and happiness. Through uncomplicated instruction, breathing exercises, and wise stories, Hanh proves that living a more meaningful life is accessible to all. The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of nonfiction.

Evenings with the Old Story Tellers; select tales from the Gesta Romanorum, etc. [Edited by G. B.]
Title Evenings with the Old Story Tellers; select tales from the Gesta Romanorum, etc. [Edited by G. B.] PDF eBook
Pages 186
Release 1845

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The Miracle of Mindfulness, Gift Edition
Title The Miracle of Mindfulness, Gift Edition PDF eBook
Author Thich Nhat Hanh
Publisher Beacon Press
Pages 168
Release 2016-10-25
Genre Religion
ISBN 0807064920

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A new gift edition of the classic guide to meditation and mindfulness, featuring archival photography and beautiful calligraphy by Thich Nhat Hanh Since its publication in 1975, The Miracle of Mindfulness has been cherished by generations of readers for its eloquent and useful introduction to the practice of meditation. Readers interested in an introduction to Buddhist thought, as well as those seeking to learn about mindfulness and stress reduction, continue to look to Thich Nhat Hanh’s classic work for guidance and inspiration. This new hardcover gift edition features elegant calligraphic illustrations by Thich Nhat Hanh, as well as a dozen photographs spanning his early days as a peace activist to his life in Plum Village, a spiritual community that he founded in France. Also included in this edition is a historical chronology of Thich Nhat Hanh’s life and work, and a revised afterword by Jim Forest.