Reifes Leben

Eine spirituelle Reise
Author: Richard Rohr
Publisher: Verlag Herder GmbH
ISBN: 3451808900
Category: Religion
Page: 240
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Richard Rohrs Buch über die spirituelle Dimension des Älter- und Reiferwerdens: Was ist von Bedeutung auf der Lebensreise? Während Menschen in der ersten Hälfte in Beruf und Partnerschaft an der »Form" ihres Lebens arbeiten, rückt in der zweiten Lebenshälfte dessen »Inhalt" in den Mittelpunkt. Darüber entscheiden nicht zuerst Altersstufen, sondern vor allem Erfahrungen des Loslassens und wie wir damit umgehen - auf dem Weg zu unserem »wahren Selbst".

Reifes Leben

Eine spirituelle Reise
Author: Richard Rohr
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783451063565
Category:
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AARP Falling Upward

A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life
Author: Richard Rohr
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118248015
Category: Self-Help
Page: 240
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AARP Digital Editions offer you practical tips, proven solutions, and expert guidance.

Falling Upward

A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life -- A Companion Journal
Author: Richard Rohr
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118428536
Category: Religion
Page: 208
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A valuable new companion journal for the best-selling FallingUpward In Falling Upward, Fr. Richard Rohr seeks to help readersunderstand the tasks of the two halves of life and to show themthat those who have fallen, failed, or "gone down" are the onlyones who understand "up." The Companion Journal helps thosewho have (and those who have not) read Falling Upward to engagemore deeply with the questions the book raises. Using a blend ofquotes, questions for individual and group reflection, stories, andsuggestions for spiritual practices, it provides a wise guide fordeepening the spiritual journey. . . at any time of life. Explains why the second half of life can and should be full ofspiritual richness Offers tools for spiritual growth and greater understanding ofthe ideas in Falling Upward Richard Rohr is a regular contributing writer forSojourners and Tikkun magazines This important companion to Falling Upward is anexcellent tool for exploring the counterintuitive messages of howwe grow spiritually.

Eine Woche voller Samstage


Author: Paul Maar
Publisher: Verlag Friedrich Oetinger
ISBN: 3960520239
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 176
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Immer wieder samstags! Wie aus dem Nichts taucht an einem Samstag ein eigenartiges Wesen mit roten Haaren, Trommelbauch und blauen Punkten im Gesicht bei Herrn Taschenbier auf: das Sams. Es ist laut, frech, singt Lieder und reimt von früh bis spät. Lauter Dinge, die Herr Taschenbier eigentlich gar nicht mag. Und dennoch haben die beiden eine Woche lang richtig viel Spaß zusammen. Charmant, frech und mit üppig gestalteten Szenen von Nina Dulleck neu illustriert: der Kinderklassiker von Paul Maar!

Gefangene unserer Gedanken

Viktor Frankls 7 Prinzipien, die Leben und Arbeit Sinn geben
Author: Alex Pattakos
Publisher: Linde Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 370940150X
Category: Political Science
Page: 240
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Motivation durch Sinn Jeder dritte Arbeitnehmer hat innerlich bereits gekündigt: Konflikte, Frust und mangelnde Motivation sind die Folge. Die Ursachen sind nicht nur im falschen Führungsverhalten des Top-Managements zu suchen, sondern auch bei jedem Einzelnen: Das Fehlen von Sinn führt zu Leistungseinbußen, psychosomatischen Beschwerden und allgemeiner Unzufriedenheit. Viktor Frankl, der Begründer der Dritten Wiener Richtung der Psychotherapie bzw. Logotherapie stellte die Suche nach dem Sinn in den Mittelpunkt seines Lebenswerkes. Alex Pattakos überträgt Frankls Gedankengut auf die Arbeitswelt und lädt den Leser ein, ihm auf der Suche nach dem Sinn zu folgen. Er zeigt, wie es gelingt, nicht mehr Gefangener negativer Gedanken zu sein, sondern eingefahrene Muster zu überdenken, eigene Widerstände gegen Veränderungen zu überwinden und damit die Tür zu einem tieferen Sinn aufzustoßen. Die zweite überarbeitet Auflage enthält einige neue Fallbeispiele. Außerdem wurde ein weiteres Kapitel hinzugefügt: „The Meaning Difference“, das Forschungsergebnisse darüber beinhaltet, wie sehr das Vorhandensein von Sinn das Leben von Menschen verbessern kann.

Love, Henri

Unveröffentlichte Briefe über Freundschaft, den Glauben und ein spirituelles Leben.
Author: Henri Nouwen
Publisher: adeo
ISBN: 3863347838
Category: Literary Collections
Page: 352
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Henri Nouwen, der holländische Theologe und Psychologe, war Professor an Amerikas Elite-Universitäten "Yale" und "Harvard", gab seine Hochschulkarriere auf, um ein neues Leben zu beginnen und es fortan mit Menschen mit einer Behinderung zu teilen. Seine Ratgeber erreichten Millionenauflagen und Nouwen wurde zu einem der einflussreichsten spirituellen Lehrer des 20. Jahrhunderts. Im Laufe seines Lebens hat er Tausende von Briefen geschrieben. Oft beendete er sie mit einem liebevollen Gruß: "Love, Henri". In diesem Buch finden sich 200 seiner schönsten, bisher unveröffentlichten Briefe. Sie geben tiefe Einblicke in sein Alltags- und Glaubensleben. Henri Nouwen glaubte fest daran, dass Zuwendung, Zuspruch und Hingabe Menschen helfen können. So werden seine Briefe sicherlich vielen Trost und Zuversicht spenden.

Eager to Love

The Alternative Way of Francis of Assisi
Author: Richard Rohr
Publisher: Franciscan Media
ISBN: 1616367024
Category: Religion
Page: 320
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Richard Rohr focuses his attention on all frames and doorways to the divine—the alternative way of Francis of Assisi. Francis of Assisi, one of the most beloved of all saints, was at once very traditional and entirely revolutionary in the ways of holiness. As a standing paradox, he both stood barefoot on the earth and yet touched the heavens; he was grounded in the church and yet instinctively moved toward the cosmos; he lived happily inside the visible and tangible, and yet both suffered and rejoiced in the invisible. Rohr places the tradition as first practiced by Francis, and subsequently by others, within a context for the uninitiated audience. This is not a historical accounting, but rather a perspective about how the alternative orthodoxy can deepen spiritual life for anyone, whether Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, secular, or spiritual seeker. Eager to Love is grounded in the Gospels, the prophets, a broad blend of psychology and theology, and in literature and art, to continue to communicate through all the sources that articulate specific alternative ways of understanding God with us.

Der erleuchtete Glaube


Author: Monika Petry
Publisher: epubli
ISBN: 3737544824
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Page: N.A
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Im Jahr 2011 schrieb Monika Petry das Buch „Schleier der Mystik – Wege zum erleuchteten Glauben“, das ursprünglich eine Abhandlung über die spanische Mystikerin und Kirchenlehrerin Teresa von Àvila hätte werden sollen. Während des Schreibens wurde ihr bewusst, dass sie ihre eigene tiefgreifende mystische Erfahrung, der sogenannten Gottesschau, aufarbeitete, die sie im Jahr 2009 erlebt und die ihr Leben vollständig transformiert hat. Gleichzeitig bietet sie Anleitungen auf dem Weg zum erleuchteten Glauben. Dieses Buch ist die überarbeitete Version.

Backpacking with the Saints

Wilderness Hiking as Spiritual Practice
Author: Belden C. Lane
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199394172
Category: Religion
Page: 256
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Carrying only basic camping equipment and a collection of the world's great spiritual writings, Belden C. Lane embarks on solitary spiritual treks through the Ozarks and across the American Southwest. For companions, he has only such teachers as Rumi, John of the Cross, Hildegard of Bingen, Dag Hammarskjöld, and Thomas Merton, and as he walks, he engages their writings with the natural wonders he encounters--Bell Mountain Wilderness with Søren Kierkegaard, Moonshine Hollow with Thich Nhat Hanh--demonstrating how being alone in the wild opens a rare view onto one's interior landscape, and how the saints' writings reveal the divine in nature. The discipline of backpacking, Lane shows, is a metaphor for a spiritual journey. Just as the wilderness offered revelations to the early Desert Christians, backpacking hones crucial spiritual skills: paying attention, traveling light, practicing silence, and exercising wonder. Lane engages the practice not only with a wide range of spiritual writings--Celtic, Catholic, Protestant, Buddhist, Hindu, and Sufi Muslim--but with the fascination of other lovers of the backcountry, from John Muir and Ed Abbey to Bill Plotkin and Cheryl Strayed. In this intimate and down-to-earth narrative, backpacking is shown to be a spiritual practice that allows the discovery of God amidst the beauty and unexpected terrors of nature. Adoration, Lane suggests, is the most appropriate human response to what we cannot explain, but have nonetheless learned to love. An enchanting narrative for Christians of all denominations, Backpacking with the Saints is an inspiring exploration of how solitude, simplicity, and mindfulness are illuminated and encouraged by the discipline of backcountry wandering, and of how the wilderness itself becomes a way of knowing-an ecology of the soul.

Traveling on Grace Street


Author: Jeff Blake
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 148367097X
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 91
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Traveling on Grace Street The most important lesson I have learned in the fifty years I have spent working toward the building of a better world is that the true work of social transformation starts within. It begins inside your own heart and mind. Thus, to truly revolutionize our society, we must first revolutionize ourselves. Its been a long journey, all the way from stepping off a cotton farm in Alabama to the epicenter of the struggle for civil rights in America. Some days when I go to my office in the early morning and look out over the great monuments beyond the Capitol, I think, How could this be? How could a poor boy from Alabama have lived such a life? I tell you, it has been the grace of God. Jeff Blake, a brother from Alabama, has written the story of grace in his own journey, and I am pleased to commend his Traveling on Grace Street to you. He too has been in the struggle. He too has kept his eye on the prize. John Lewis United States Congressman Atlanta, Georgia

You'll Never Be Younger

A Good News Spirituality for Those Over 60
Author: William J. O'Malley
Publisher: Orbis Books
ISBN: 1608335518
Category: Religion
Page: N.A
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Ich will, dass du bist

Über den Gott der Liebe
Author: Tomás Halík
Publisher: Verlag Herder GmbH
ISBN: 3451807254
Category: Religion
Page: 272
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Was können wir mit religiösen Aussagen über die Liebe heute noch anfangen? Manchen klingen sie wie Sätze aus einer schon längst vergessenen Sprache. Beispielsweise das Gebot Jesu, dass wir auch unsere Feinde lieben sollen. Diese und andere Fragen greift Tomáš Halík auf und erinnert an die Definition der Liebe, die dem heiligen Augustinus zugeschrieben wird: Lieben heißt: Ich will, dass du bist. Halíks Erkenntnis lautet, dass es für den Christen nicht so wichtig ist, ob er an Gott glaubt, sondern ob er Gott liebt, das heißt, ob er sich danach sehnt, dass Gott ist – nicht im Sinne eines Wunsches, sondern einer existenziellen Überzeugung. Und in übertragener Weise gilt das auch für die Liebe zum Menschen. Ein nachdenkliches Buch über das tiefe Wesen der Liebe.

Monks in the World

Seeking God in a Frantic Culture
Author: William Thiele
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1630878499
Category: Religion
Page: 236
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In this moving spiritual memoir, Dr. William Thiele shares inspiring stories of the birthing of a monastery without walls among everyday women and men around New Orleans after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Along the way, core contemplative attitudes, practices, and principles were discovered. He offers these stories of birthing a School for Contemplative Living as a challenging call to a frantic and polarized world. Readers will be drawn toward their own spiritual transformation as they encounter imperfect monks with messy lives who are practicing God's presence and learning to serve the world from that presence. He encourages readers to join these monks in the world by forming contemplative communities who radiate loving-kindness as their first priority.

Your Faithful Brain: Designed for so Much More!


Author: Dr. Leonard Matheson
Publisher: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1490858598
Category: Religion
Page: 274
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Do you want more out of life? In Your Faithful Brain, Dr. Matheson introduces several powerful brain capacities that can be harnessed through an active relationship with God. You can take advantage of these capacities by developing a “faithful brain”. Using more than four hundred recent neuroscientific references, Dr. Matheson makes the case for the life and teaching of Jesus as your optimal path to brain health and fitness. Dr. Matheson explains how to handle anxiety, depression, and trauma and move toward Jesus’ promise of “life to the full”. You will experience hope and joy and peace as you grow beyond your circumstances. Thought-provoking and exciting, Your Faithful Brain aligns neuroscience with the Biblical narrative of redemption. Faith and neuroscience belong together, because your spiritual and physical lives must be integrated to optimize health and longevity.

Christliche Kontemplation

ein radikaler Weg der Gottessuche
Author: Thomas Merton
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783532624067
Category: Spiritual life
Page: 404
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Living Into the Mystery


Author: Kelli Summers Sorg
Publisher: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1490852247
Category: Religion
Page: 134
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Living into the Mystery combines the wit and wisdom of life experience and spiritual adventures in a series of letters that answer questions about faith and doubt, creativity, commitment, and community. Letter-writing is a lost art. Collected here are the letters of a compassionate pastor to the people who ask her questions in the strangest of places—from airplanes to barnyards. “Arising from a pastor’s heart, these letters give voice to the struggles of the spirit and offer insight as well as compassion. I found myself thinking of the times I wished I had written similar things to similar questioners. These letters provide fertile reflection for pilgrims in every stage of the spiritual journey.” Thomas M. Greener, DMin Pastor, Camp Ground UMC Fayetteville, North Carolina

Sacred Fire

A Vision for a Deeper Human and Christian Maturity
Author: Ronald Rolheiser
Publisher: Image
ISBN: 0804139156
Category: Religion
Page: 368
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When one reaches the highest degree of human maturity, one has only one question left: How can I be helpful?—TERESA OF ÁVILA Beloved author Ronald Rolheiser continues his search for an accessible and penetrating Christian spirituality in this highly anticipated follow-up to the contemporary classic, The Holy Longing. With his trademark acuity, wit, and thoughtfulness, Rolheiser shows how identifying and embracing discipleship will lead to new heights of spiritual awareness and maturity. In this new book, Rolheiser takes us on a journey through the dark night of the senses and of the spirit. Here, we experience the full gamut of human life, pleasure and fervor, disillusionment and boredom. But, as Rolheiser explains, when we embrace the struggle and yearning to know God we can experience too a profound re-understanding to our daily lives. “What lies beyond the essentials, the basics?” Rolheiser writes. “Where do we go once some of the basic questions in our lives have been answered, or at least brought to enough peace that our focus can shift away from ourselves to others? Where do we go once the basic questions in our lives are no longer the restless questions of youthful insecurity and loneliness? Who am I? Who loves me? How will my life turn out? Where do we go once the basic question in life becomes: How can I give my life away more purely, and more meaningfully? How do I live beyond my own heartaches, headaches, and obsessions so as to help make other peoples’ lives more meaningful? The intent of this book is to try to address exactly those questions: How can we live less self- centered, more mature lives? What constitutes deep maturity and how do we reach that place? And, not unimportantly, what constitutes a more adult, Christian discipleship? What constitutes a truly mature following of Jesus?” As the poet Rainer Maria Rilke suggests, “Live the questions now.” In Sacred Fire, Rolheiser’s deeply affecting prose urges us on in pursuit of the most holy of all passions—a deep and lasting intimacy with God.

Moving the Needle

Get Clear, Get Free, and Get Going in Your Career, Business, and Life!
Author: Joe Sweeney,Mike Yorkey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118944100
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 256
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A detailed system that will help you achieve your professionaland personal goals Moving the Needle provides both the "kick in the pants"and the game plan many of us need to break out of the rut and getmoving to achieve our goals. CEOs, vice presidents, professionals,military personnel, and even college students frequently expressfrustration at the entrenched status quo, in which initiatingprogress feels like moving mountains. This book lights a pathtoward continual improvement, helping readers first find adirection, then make the key transitions that jumpstart forwardprogress. This highly practical guide outlines a change processthat can be applied to professional or personal goals, givingreaders a concrete plan for making big things happen. Rather thanblindly shooting for the moon, readers will formulate a solid,systematic, actionable plan that can only result in progress. In today's tenuous business climate, employers and employeesalike can be glued to the ground, unsure of the path they shouldtake, or whether they have the freedom to move forward. Movingthe Needle helps readers clarify their current position,identify their optimum position, and formulate a workable strategyfor getting from here to there. Find what "moving forward" means for your career and life Shake off the doldrums of routine and establish a culture ofinnovation Improve performance on a consistent basis, at every level Break the inertia and get moving in the right direction Stagnation is diametrically opposed to progress. Moving forwardrequires a vision, a plan, and the impetus to get things done.Those who sense that big things can happen need to get clear, getfree, and start Moving the Needle.