Blessing: The Art and the Practice (Paperback)

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On the most basic human level, we all want to be blessed. We want life to bring us good things, to shield us from harm, from fear, from loneliness. A blessing can be anything-a kind word, a prayer or ritual, a gesture, an embrace, a gift.

Blessing is the culmination of David Spangler's remarkable career as a spiritual thinker and teacher: the definitive book on how to channel our natural sense of compassion. With specific exercises and examples to guide and inspire us, this book helps us answer the ancient human calling within us all.

About the Author


David Spangler has been writing, lecturing, and teaching since the early seventies, when he was codirector of the spiritual community of Findhorn in northern Scotland. He is the author of Revelation: The Birth of a New Age; Emergence: The Rebirth of the Sacred; Everyday Miracles; A Pilgrim in Aquarius; The Call; Parent as Mystic, Mystic as Parent, and most recently Blessing. He also co-authored Reimagination of the World with William Irwin Thompson. Spangler lives in Washington, near Seattle.

Praise For…


"An extremely rare book...This book is a treasure." —Caroline M. Myss, Ph.D., author of Anatomy of the Spirit

"Amazing...Offers a variety of ways to walk the spiritual path with very practical feet." —Stephen Larsen, Ph.D., author of The Shaman's Doorway

"An exceptional book." —Angeles Arrien, Ph.D.

"Gentle and nurturing...a balm for the soul." —Publishers Weekly
Product Details
ISBN: 9781573229340
ISBN-10: 1573229342
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Publication Date: June 4th, 2002
Pages: 352
Language: English