For over 2000 years, Buddhist psychology has offered invaluable insights into the nature of the heart and mind, and transformed the way many people around the world handle life's challenges. But the ancient texts on which these remarkable teachings are based can be difficult to penetrate for modern seekers. Now, drawing on his experience as a monk trained in Thailand, Burma and India, as well as his expert psychology practice, Jack Kornfield provides an accessible, definitive guide to Buddhism for Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike. This important new work is in the tradition of his classic works A Path with Heart and After the Ecstasy, the Laundry, offering practical tools to coping with modern life and dealing with emotions such as fear, anger and shame. Kornfield also shares the illuminating stories of his students and fellow practitioners, as well as his own journey towards enlightenment, including his recovery from a violence-filled childhood. Here is a rare treasure that will give readers greater access to the secret beauty within - and without.
Our inner work is to tune our hearts and our senses to perceive the spiritual world says Michael Laitman in the poem Spiritual Wave. This is a lovingly crafted anthology comprised of Kabbalistic tales and allegories passed through Dr Michael Laitman, and his mentors Rav Baruch Ashlag (Rabash), and Rabash's father Rav Yehuda Ashlag. The desire of the Kabbalah student is to reach higher levels of spiritual attainment, yet it is difficult to imagine the sensations of the spiritual world. The verse in this reflective and insightful compilation gives the reader a glimpse into the essence of this elevated state of being. The poems herein are excerpts from letters and lessons given by these three, spiritual leaders. They offer inspiring and often amusing depictions of human nature that resonate with reader regardless of his/her level of study. Indeed, this book is a tool for any student seeking to find higher levels of spiritual attainment.
This book concerns a man's journey to find his goal and mission in life with the aid of trusted friends and his spirit guide Chong Tzu. Through many episodes he learns, find himself and is able to move on. All through the book challenging issues are raised such as the true meaning of justice and the true leading of a good life. The system is challenged and this is a sequel to my first novel 'George' yet can be read independently of that.
Memorizing Scripture can seem overwhelming—like one more task on a checklist. But pastor Joshua Choonmin Kang has discovered what happens when we do spend time memorizing God's Word: we grasp a larger, truer picture of God. Pastor Kang also knows that memorizing Scripture isn't easy. In these thirty short devotional readings he helps us grow in this important practice.
In His Image is the next step for those who have read The Purpose Driven Life. Following the Life Purpose of Mission, this book explores God's great love for humanity from every book of the Bible. From the creation of Genesis to the culmination in Revelation, God’s love shines through every page. Never is this ever clearer than in the times of Israel’s great betrayal of their God. His passionate pursuit of His children can be heard dripping from his voice as He calls them (and us by proxy) back to His shelter and protection. This book was written ... • To convince the reader of God’s intense and immense love for them; • To encourage the reader to reach out to the God who is passionately in love with them; • To strengthen the reader’s faith in God’s compassion; and • To motivate the reader to share the love of God with every person they meet. It is very clear God loves people of all races and ethnicities. Therefore, whenever appropriate to the passage of the day, emphasis is made on the issue of racial reconciliation around God’s love. His love becomes the motivation for evangelism and for community. In each daily devotional ... • There is a Biblical Scripture they are encouraged to read; • There is a passage of Scripture to read in the devotional itself; • There is the devotional to read which focuses the reader on a single thought, broken into two, three or four practical ideas they can utilize that day in their lives; and • There is a thought to take with the reader each day which summarizes the theme concerning God’s great love for them.
Words To The Wise In the bible we gain insight Words to the wise try to live right The Bible is for people everywhere We can depend on Gods’ mercy and care Words to the wise I say to you Praise God daily with gratitude Keep Gods’ commandments in mind Pray for salvation for mankind Only God gives wisdom to us The greatest wisdom went to Jesus Wisdom helps us to live right To please God with pure delight Words to the wise keep God in your heart He’ll give us holiness and support Pursue Jesus the Most High Blessings from him will multiple Words to the wise I must say If Heaven your aspiration always pray Words to the wise forever believe On Judgment Day the Lord we’ll see