The Hidden Souls of Words: Keys to Transformation Through the Power of Words

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SelectBooks, Inc., 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 210 pages
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In The Hidden Souls of Words, author Mary Cox Garner delves into the origins and histories of everyday words to expose the meanings and implications hidden in their souls. In the process, she not only illustrates the fascinating hidden histories behind each word, but also shows us how people everywhere can have more peaceful and purposeful communication, more harmonious and meaningful relationships by truly knowing the meanings of the words we use.After reading The Hidden Souls of Words, you will never again be able to speak without a measure of attention and feeling. You will have a better understanding of how our words are powerful symbols that assist us in connecting with God and one another. This, in turn, will help us all to be more responsible in the way we use our words - transforming human relations in the process.
 

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Armed with impressive blurbs from the likes of Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Marianne Williamson, Garner's book is an intriguing hybrid of established types, the guided meditation and word lover's list ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
COMMUNICATION
9
Anger
11
Animals
14
Art
16
Dance
18
Friend
20
Honesty
22
HEALING
113
Balance
115
DieDeath
117
Ego
120
Evil
122
Fear
125
Food
128
Force
131

Imagine
24
Joy
26
Kind
28
Listen
30
Myth
32
Photograph
35
Prayer
37
Question
41
Scripture
43
Television
46
Word
53
Write
56
Enlightenment
59
Competition
61
Connection
64
Create
67
Education
69
Enthusiasm
71
Fly
73
Freedom
75
Human
79
Illusion
81
Isolation
83
Light
86
Love
89
Mind
92
Mystery
95
Mystical
98
Peace
100
Perfection
102
Play
104
Priest
106
Religion
108
Soul
111
Forgiveness
134
Gratitude
136
Health
139
Humor
142
Paradox
144
Shadow
146
Simplicity
148
Suffering
150
Surrender
153
Wait
155
Wealth
157
TRANSFORMATION
159
Addiction
161
Angels
164
Change
166
Compassion
168
Cooperation
171
Courage
173
Dream
177
Easter
179
Energy
181
Flower
183
Heaven
185
HumilityPower
187
Judgment
189
Now
192
Old
194
One
196
Space
198
SpiritualityPolitics
200
Time
203
Afterword
207
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About the author (2004)

Mary Garner has pursued many avenues of study, including theological studies, clinical psychology, and international law. Diverse interests and the desire to be of service have led, among other pursuits, to human rights advocacy, counseling, disarmament negotiating, and global efforts of interfaith cooperation. In 1995, Mary established HOPE, INC., which addresses both the material and spiritual needs of children.

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