The spirituality of imperfection: storytelling and the journey to wholeness

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Bantam,
Pub. Date:
1994, c1992.
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English
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I Am Not Perfect is a simplenbsp;nbsp;statement of profound truth, the first step towardnbsp;nbsp;understanding the human condition, for to denynbsp;nbsp;your essential imperfection is to deny yourself andnbsp;nbsp;your own humanity. The spirituality ofnbsp;nbsp;imperfection, steeped in the rich traditions of the Hebrewnbsp;nbsp;prophets and Greek thinkers, Buddhist sages andnbsp;nbsp;Christian disciples, is a message as timeless as it isnbsp;nbsp;timely. This insightful work draws on the wisdomnbsp;nbsp;stories of the ages to provide an extraordinarynbsp;nbsp;wellspring of hope and inspiration to anyonenbsp;nbsp;thirsting for spiritual growth and guidance in thesenbsp;nbsp;troubled times. Who are we? Why sonbsp;nbsp;we so often fall short of our goals for ourselvesnbsp;nbsp;and others? By seeking to understand ournbsp;nbsp;limitations and accept the inevitably of failure and pain,nbsp;nbsp;we being to ease the hurt and move toward anbsp;nbsp;greater sense of serenity and self-awareness.nbsp;nbsp; The Spirituality Of Imperfection bringsnbsp;nbsp;together stories from many spiritual andnbsp;nbsp;philosophical paths, weaving past traditions into anbsp;nbsp;spirituality and a new way of thinking and living thatnbsp;nbsp;works today. It speaks so anyone who yearns to findnbsp;nbsp;meaning within suffering. Beyond theory andnbsp;nbsp;technique, inside this remarkable book you will find anbsp;nbsp;new way of thinking, a way of living that enablesnbsp;nbsp;a truly human existence.
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title The spirituality of imperfection : storytelling and the journey to wholeness
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