By Kathleen Dowling Singh
Encouraging, inspiring, and sensible, The Grace in Aging invitations all those that have ever skilled non secular longing to rouse of their twilight years. considering that getting older, in and of itself, doesn't result in non secular adulthood, The Grace in Aging indicates and explores factors and stipulations that we will be able to create in our lives, simply as we live them, to permit awakening to spread -- remodeling the predictable sufferings of getting older into profound possibilities for progress in readability, love, compassion, and peace.
Kathleen Dowling Singh streamlines monstrous and intricate teachings into skillful potential and clever perspectives. easy language and piercing questions convey Singh's teachings into the pointy concentration of our personal lives; the contemplative nature of every bankruptcy permits an unusual intensity of inquiry. Examples from our lives and from the chatter in our personal minds contact the reader individually, delivering the opportunity to soak up the consequences deeply and do the paintings of releasing his or her personal brain. Ecumenical in spirit, tone, and language, Singh bargains knowledge from lecturers from a number of non secular backgrounds: Thich Nhat Hanh, the Apostles, Annie Dillard, and extra. Lessening our attachments, reducing our aversions, unbinding what binds us, we endure witness to the potential of awakening for all beings.
The Grace in getting older offers guidance for older participants of any knowledge culture who desire to wake up earlier than they die; no use for caves or seven-year retreats. this is often religious perform for the lives we live.
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