Peaceful Living: Daily Meditations for Living with Love, Healing, and Compassion

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PuddleDancer Press, Oct 28, 2005 - Family & Relationships - 390 pages
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Each of the 366 meditations in this gathering of wisdom is designed to move readers away from turmoil, strife, and divisiveness and lead them toward peace, resolution, and cooperation. This shift in consciousness is challenging, but with the words and ideas of this book, readers can assemble a collection of practical tools for peaceful living. The learned behaviors of hate and resentment and the cycles of revenge are broken down and replaced with the skills of nonviolent communication, including recognizing one's needs and values and making behavior choices in alignment with them. This collection presents new ways of viewing familiar situations and daily reminders of the value of living compassionately. Each meditation includes an inspirational quote and tips for integrating the message into the reader's life.
 

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Contents

Meditations for FEBRUARY
44
Meditations for MARCH
78
Meditations for APRIL
112
Meditations for MAY
148
Meditations for JUNE
182
Meditations for JULY
213
Meditations for AUGUST
249
Meditations for SEPTEMBER
286
Meditations for OCTOBER
318
Meditations for NOVEMBER
353
Meditations for DECEMBER
386
Mary Mackenzie
423
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Page 32 - True freedom is to share AH the chains our brothers wear, And, with heart and hand, to be Earnest to make others free! —James Russell Lowell
Page 26 - There are so many kinds of voices in the world, and none of them is without significance. —1 Corinthians 14:10

About the author (2005)

Mary Mackenzie is the executive director of the Flagstaff Center for Compassionate Communication, a nonprofit peacemaking organisation that teaches transformational thinking, speaking, and listening skills to families, children, schools, corporations, and organisations. She is certified as a Compassionate Communication trainer through the International Center for Nonviolent Communication. She lives in Flagstaff, Arizona.

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