Restoring Life's Missing Pieces: The Spiritual Power of Remembering and Reuniting with People, Places, Things and Self

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Price
$16.99  $15.80
Publisher
Skylight Paths Publishing
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Pages
186
Dimensions
6.09 X 8.95 X 0.56 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781594732959

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About the Author

Caren Goldman, award-winning journalist and spiritual retreat leader, is author of Restoring Life's Missing Pieces: The Spiritual Power of Remembering and Reuniting with People, Places, Things and Self and Healing Words for the Body, Mind and Spirit: 101 Words to Inspire and Affirm, associate editor of Bible Workbench and contributing writer to www.explorefaith.org. Hundreds of her freelance articles on spirituality, health and religion have appeared in national magazines including New Age Journal, Natural Health, Yoga Journal, Intuition and Spirituality and Health. She also works as a conflict resolution consultant to churches, synagogues and not-for-profit organizations.

Dr. Nancy Copeland-Payton is a spiritual director and ordained clergywoman in the Presbyterian Church (USA). She is author of The Losses of Our Lives: The Sacred Gifts of Renewal in Everyday Loss. A pastor, hospital chaplain and physician who practiced medicine for twenty years, she now leads retreats at church centers, monasteries and with church groups to help people explore their experiences of loss.

Reviews

"A joy to read for sheer style and covers a very important topic inside and out.... You won't regret putting this book on the top of your nightstand pile."
--Thomas Moore, author, Care of the Soul and Writing in the Sand

"With characteristic creativity, humor and insight ... equips [you] to embark on a sacred journey toward wholeness.... An intricately designed meditation on the power of reconciliation."
--Margaret Bullitt-Jonas, author, Holy Hunger

"Powerful [and] important.... Goldman is a brilliant storyteller. You can sink into her words and allow them to point the way back to yourself in order to remember and retrieve crucial missing pieces of your life."
--Sandra Ingerman, MA, author, Soul Retrieval and How to Thrive in Changing Times

"[Stirs] contemplative instincts through the acts of remembering and reuniting.... Leads us on a journey of reconciling who we are and who is important to us."
--Peter L. Steinke, author, A Door Set Open: Grounding Change in Mission and Hope

"Invites you to tend your stories and find new beauty in your past. From there, you can create a glorious world of self-acceptance and creative truth. Very highly recommended."
--Jennifer Louden, best-selling author, The Life Organizer

"A rich, profound and wide-ranging meditation on time, memory and cohering parts of the self.... Relish these pages!"
--Belleruth Naparstek, author, Invisible Heroes: Survivors of Trauma and How They Heal; creator of the Health Journeys guided imagery series

"With deep insights and specific exercises that blend psychology, theology, spirituality and sheer humanity ... helps us chart a necessary and encouraging course toward wholeness."
--Nina H. Frost, spiritual director; author, Soul Mapping: An Imaginative Way to Self-Discovery

"Offer[s] light for our own personal quests, taming the dark corridors into which any who wish to know themselves must venture."
--Gretta Vosper, author, With or Without God: Why the Way We Live Is More Important Than What We Believe

"A work of great courage and insight.... [It] cannot be read once and laid aside. Rather, you must let it take you into your own 'deep waters' and 'inner passages' where those fragments longing to be integrated reside.... [Goldman] is a sturdy spiritual mentor in every sense."
--Rev. Sheila D. Ennis, executive director, The Educational Center: Resources for the Spiritual Journey