Create Your Personal Sacred Text

Create Your Personal Sacred Text : Develop and Celebrate Your Spiritual Life

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The trend toward seeking a sacred path apart from organized religion is becoming more popular than ever. Create Your Personal Sacred Text illuminates this liberating, deeply meaningful process. Through step-by-step instructions for selecting and creating text that can be used individually and communally, Bobbi Parish helps readers integrate spiritual messages into their daily lives.Providing brief descriptions of the major sacred texts of the world, as well as resources for more secular literature, Create Your Personal Sacred Text also shares advice for writing your own scripture. A variety of formats, from poetry to epistles, are explored in detail, and exercises to aid in the creative process -- such as guided visualization -- are offered as well. A spiritual road map like no other, Create Your Personal Sacred Text charts an inspiring journey to enrich the life of anyone of any faith.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 267 pages
  • 155.2 x 233.2 x 18.8mm | 449.06g
  • Broadway Books (A Division of Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc)
  • Broadway Books (A Division of Bantam Doubleday Del
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0767903684
  • 9780767903684
  • 2,209,379

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Create your own sacred text, and develop and celebrate your spiritual lifeCreate Your Personal Sacred Text is a unique step-by-step guide to selecting and writing your own scripture. Bobbi Parish has developed and used this process both personally and professionally with clients over the course of a decade and has found its transformative powers to be universal. With a comprehensive resource guide to the world's major sacred texts and a selection of secular texts, her book covers: -- What you need before you start-- Selection guidelines-- Writing your own scripture-- Text assembly-- Prayer, meditation, and other methods of seeking inspiration-- Ideas for using your text individually or communally-- And much moreThe process of creating a personal sacred text will enrich your spiritual life, and your finished text will be a source of wisdom and inspiration for many years to come.show more

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"This book teaches us that each person's unique path to Spirit is rich, sacred, and perfect.I highly recommend it." --Kay Allenbaugh, author of the national bestseller Chocolate for a Woman's Soul "Bobbi Parish provides a way for each individual to connect with their own spiritual guidance in a totally unique way . . . Written with thoughtfulness and great faith, this book forms an extremely valuable resource for those committed to a spiritual path." --Mary Manin Morrissey, author of Building Your Field of Dreams"show more

Flap copy

A step-by-step guide to writing your own scripture using selections from major sacred texts, secular sources and your own words. Create Your Personal Sacred Text is a unique step-by-step guide to selecting and writing your own scripture. Bobbi Parish has developed and used this process both personally and professionally with clients over the course of a decade and has found its transformative powers to be universal. With a comprehensive resource guide to the world's major sacred texts and a selection of secular texts, the book covers: What you need before you start Selection guidelines Writing your own scripture Text assembly Prayer, meditation, and other methods of seeking inspiration Ideas for using your text individually or communally And much more The process of creating a personal sacred text will enrich your spiritual life, and your finished text will be a source of wisdom and inspiration for many years to come.show more

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