Writing in the sand sets forth how we can today live the way of life that Jesus represents, showing that Jesus is a vibrant figure whose teachings can be meaningfully integrated into our twenty-first century intellectual and spiritual lives. Moore also unravels the mystery of Jesus in the past and present, from the hidden and coded texts of the Gospels, and the result will enlighten and delight readers.
A Religion of One's Own: A Guide to Creating a Personal Spirituality in a Secular WorldAvery - Here, he shares stories of others who are creating their own path: a former football player now on a spiritual quest with the Pueblo Indians, a friend who makes a meditative practice of floral arrangements, and a well-known classical pianist whose audiences sometimes describe having a mystical experience while listening to her performances.
In a religion of one’s own, Moore expands on the topics he first explored shortly after leaving the monastery. Many who’ve turned away from religious institutions—and others who have lived wholly without religion—hunger for more than what contemporary secular life has to offer but are reluctant to follow organized religion’s strict and often inflexible path to spirituality.
A Religion of One's Own: A Guide to Creating a Personal Spirituality in a Secular World - He recounts the benefits of contemplative living that he learned during his twelve years as a monk but also the more original and imaginative spirituality that he later developed and embraced in his secular life. In a religion of one’s own, bestselling author and former monk Thomas Moore explores the myriad possibilities of creating a personal spiritual style, either inside or outside formal religion.
Two decades ago, moore’s care of the Soul touched a chord with millions of readers yearning to integrate spirituality into their everyday lives. Moore weaves their experiences with the wisdom of philosophers, writers, and artists who have rejected materialism and infused their secular lives with transcendence.
At a time when so many feel disillusioned with or detached from organized religion yet long for a way to move beyond an exclusively materialistic, rational lifestyle, A Religion of One’s Own points the way to creating an amplified inner life and a world of greater purpose, meaning, and reflection.
The new york times bestselling author and trusted spiritual adviser offers a follow-up to his classic Care of the Soul.
Care of the Soul, Twenty-fifth Anniversary Ed: A Guide for Cultivating Depth and Sacredness in Everyday LifeHarper Perennial - 1 new york times bestsellerwith a new introduction by the author and additional material, this 25th anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller by Thomas Moore provides a powerful spiritual message for our troubled times. In this special 25th anniversary edition of thomas moore’s bestselling book Care of the Soul readers are presented with a revolutionary approach to thinking about daily life—everyday activities, events, problems and creative opportunities—and a therapeutic lifestyle is proposed that focuses on looking more deeply into emotional problems and learning how to sense sacredness in even ordinary things.
Basing his writing on the ancient model of "care of the soul"—which provided a religious context for viewing the everyday events of life—Moore brings "care of the soul" into the 21st century. Promising to deepen and broaden the reader's perspective on his or her own life experiences, " as well as his studies of the world's religions and his work in music and art, Moore draws on his own life as a therapist practicing "care of the soul, to create this inspirational guide that examines the connections between spirituality and the problems of individuals and society.
The Soul of ChristmasFranciscan Media - Moore shows that focusing on the meaning behind the symbolism and the sentiment behind the commercialism can lead us to a way of living that can hold value to people of any faith: a grand experiment in living from generosity rather than competitiveness, a single day when children know better than anyone that magic exists.
. Using his trademark blend of storytelling, singing carols, gathering with family and friends, he shows how our ordinary practices of gift-giving, faith, and insight, and putting up trees have roots in ancient sacred traditions … and how those practices guide us to a way of life that is nothing short of revolutionary in today’s culture.
The Soul of Christmas - With the right mindset, even shopping can become a deep practice of love and spirituality. The audio edition of this book can be downloaded via Audible. What does finding “the soul of christmas” mean to you? if you think it’s about taking a heavy, stern theological approach to a joyful holiday, or berating others about “the reason for the season, ” then you don’t know Thomas Moore.
Moore, bestselling author of care of the Soul and many other soul-centered books, turns his poetic attention to the Christmas season in this exploration of the deeper meaning behind holiday traditions. Hc 360 .