“Karen Hering's invaluable guide, Writing to Wake the Soul, brings alive the
venerable art of writing as a spiritual practice for our time and place. It will
awaken you to your own spiritual inclinations, as well as introduce you to a
wealth of ...
"Through the power of everyday words, find and deepen your connection with faith and self in the spiritual practice of writing. Have you ever sought to wake that still, small voice within--the voice that gives expression to your greatest hopes, fears, dreams, and sorrows? Through the intersection of poetry and story, metaphor and mediation, history and culture, you have the power to. Perfect for today's spiritual seeker, Writing to Wake the Soul provides inspiration, practical guidance, and content-rich prompts to help you articulate and explore the difficult questions of our time. Its elegant narrative invites you to use words as a way to journey into a greater intimacy with your faith, your soul, and your relationship to the world. Whether you're a theist or atheist, agnostic or church-goer, accomplished writer or even a non-writer, this guide offers a thoughtful reflection on the enormous transformative power of words in our everyday lives. Featuring exercises for meditation, contemplation, and gentle self-examination, along with writing prompts on a wide spectrum of theological themes and spiritual practices, Writing to Wake the Soul will help you develop a greater connection to that voice, to the inner self, and to the timeless wisdom deep within you"--
"A novel in which a mystic named El Rami, a practioner of the arts of healing drawn from the occult science of the ancient Egyptians, attempts to control and dominate the soul of a dead girl. El Rami travels from London to Syria where he meets a caravan in the