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Spirituality


 

 Twenty-Four Hours a Day

Since 1954 'Twenty-Four Hours a Day' has become a stable force in the recovery of many alcoholics throughout the world. With over six and a half million copies in print (the original text has been revised) this 'little black book' offers daily thoughts meditations and prayers for living a clean and sober life. A spiritual resource with practical applications to fit our daily lives. 'For yesterday is but a dream and tomorrow is only a vision' is part of the Sanskrit proverb quoted at the beginning of the book which has become one of the basic building blocks for a life of sobriety. In addition to a thought meditation and prayer for each day of the year this handy pocket-sized volume also contains the Serenity Prayer and the 12 Steps and 12 Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous. It is a simple yet effective way to help us relate the Twelve Steps to everyday life and helps us find the power not to take that first drink each day. 

 

 The Life Recovery Bible

Filled with helpful notes devotionals and tips that will help us in recovery 'The Life Recovery Bible' is also a source of inspiration and hope. It includes Bible-based devotionals built around the Twelve Steps the Serenity Prayer and principles important in the recovery process. Special features include topic and alphabetical indexes recovery profiles and reflections. 

 

  Images of God

This unique combination of photography philosophy and theology is a compilation of observations and thoughts about God based on interviews with 60 children teens and younger and older adults from many societies and cultural backgrounds.

 

 Sobriety Without End

In this popular successor to 'Sobriety and Beyond' the author freely discusses the everyday problems that beset the paths of the unwary. Serenity is the key to long-term sobriety and Father Doe explains how to get it nurture it and keep it for a lifetime. Father Doe believes that by continually growing both mentally and spiritually we strengthen our sobriety and prepare ourselves to dea with all the challenges life has in store for us. 

  Sobriety and Beyond

Father Doe traces the spiritual roots of Alcoholics Anonymous and explains the fundamental and enduring truths contained in the Twelve Steps. This is a wonderful resource for discovering the spiritual contentment mental peace and everyday joys to be found in the Twelve Steps. 

  The Twelve Steps--A Spiritual Journey

Using the 12 Steps biblical principles and self-discovery, 'A Spiritual Journey' maps out a route to renewal and lasting change for those of us with damaged emotions. The authors' directions to that goal are based on turning our pain over to God rather than trying to carry the load ourselves. In other words 'You can't...He can...let Him'. 

  Tending the Earth Mending the Spirit

As the authors explore the enduring wisdom and spiritual growth that gardening nurtures they introduce us to a host of gardeners who have learned nature's lessons. The result is a powerful reflection on the holiness of a mindful relationship with the natural world a book from which both the seasoned gardener and the dewy novice will draw inspiration. 'This delightful book nourishes the deep soul-seeds within us all`Whether you are already a gardener or not yet a gardener; here is a rejuvenating invitation to become involved in the natural healing spirituality that comes from honoring the rhythms of planet and of person.' --Ted Falcon PH.D. Rabbi of Bet Alef Meditational Synagogue in Seattle and author of 'A Journey of Awakening'. 'So many books detail the craft of gardening; this one reveals the soul of gardening. It is a valuable addition to any gardener's bookshelf.' --Bill Thomas M.D. Founder The Eden Alternative 

  Understanding Life

An inspiring work that offers direction and wise counsel for increasing awareness of self one's motivations and the importance of each person's unique contribution to society. First published in 1926 as 'The Science of Living' Alfred Adler's 'Understanding Life' provides a straightforward and common-sense system for learning more about ourselves the reasons for our behavior and ways to change for the better. Adler provides guidelines for discovering how our beliefs--our 'private logic'--hold us back as well as useful tools for breaking free of this negative thinking. Stressing individual uniqueness and creative ability as well as the importance of common sense Adler shows us how to work toward our goals without worrying about the outcome. 'Self-worth depends not on ultimate success' he writes 'but on doing one's best. What's important is not the abilities and advantages we have but what we do with what we are given.' Acknowledging that service to others is a key component in individual healing and growth Adler further emphasizes our responsibility to contribute to the common good. 'Understanding Life' offers both an ideal vision for humankind's future and the guidelines for personal growth and social responsibility that will help us contribute to that future's realization. 'We are all goal-directed' he writes 'attracted by a future which we ourselves create.' About the author: A contemporary of Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud Alfred Adler was born in a Vienna suburb to a Jewish grain merchant. After becoming a medical doctor Adler went on to found individual psychology and write more than 300 books and papers on child psychology marriage education and the principles of individual psychology. Adler died in 1937 and is recognized along with Freud and Jung as one of the three great fathers of modern psychotherapy. About the editor: Colin Brett is an accredited Adlerian counselor and former Training Officer of the Adlerian Society of Great Britain. He currently works as a freelance management consultant and Adlerian Counselor Trainer. He translated Adler's 'Understanding Human Nature' and edited 'What Life Could Mean to You'. The Adler Collection is also available to you which includes 'Understanding Life' as well as the following two publications: 'Understanding Human Nature' which is as relevant today as when written this timelyreprint of a classic in individual psychology shows the way to increased understanding of ourselves and our role in society; and 'What Life Could Mean To You' where he examines a wide range of themes common to all our lives including family and school influences; adolescent development; feelings of superiority and inferiority; the importance of cooperation; the problems of work, friendship and love and marriage; and the individual and society.