A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Oct 21, 2009 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 384 pages
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A guide to reconciling Buddhist spirituality with the American way of life addresses the challenges of spiritual living in the modern world and offers guidance for bringing a sense of the sacred to everyday experience.
  

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A wonderful writer - completely quotable for sermons! - Goodreads
Jack Kronfield is easy to read, and very acessable. - Goodreads
i really liked the tone and the pace of this book. - Goodreads
Great insight into life. - Goodreads
I need to have it for good reference material. - Goodreads
His writing is so full of compassion and understanding! - Goodreads

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User Review  - Joann Amidon - Goodreads

A very helpful and inspiring book for anyone practicing meditation and/wanting to start. Very accessible. Read full review

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User Review  - Trung Thiều - Goodreads

haven't got enough wisdom to understand all of this book. Will read again and again Read full review

Contents

Stopping the War
22
Take the One Seat
31
Necessary Healing
40
Mindfulness of Breathing
56
Turning Straw into Gold 71
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Diilicult Problems and Insistent Visitors
102
Kundalini and Other
119
Dark Night
135
Generosity Codependence and Fearless
215
Finding and Working with
228
Psychotherapy and Meditation
244
Problems with
254
The Heart Is Our Garden
272
An Undivided Heart
287
Spiritual Maturity
309
The Great Song
322

A Lamp Unto Ourselves
157
Accepting the Cycles of Spiritual Life
171
No Boundaries to the Sacred
184
No Self or True Self?
198
Enlightenment Is Intimacy with All Things
332
APPENDIX Insight Meditation Teachers Code of Ethics
340
Glossary
348
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About the author (2009)

Jack Kornfield, the bestselling author of several books, including A Path with Heart and Buddha's Little Instruction Book, is a founder of the Spirit Rock Meditation Center.

Christina Feldman is the author of Woman Awake and, like Kornfield, is an internationally recognized Buddhist teacher who leads spiritual retreats around the world.

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