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Outrageous Openness: Letting the Divine Take the Lead | [Tosha Silver]

Outrageous Openness: Letting the Divine Take the Lead

A compilation of funny, irreverently reverent stories on aligning with the Divine in daily life. For the passionately spiritual and bemusedly skeptical alike. Adapted from a popular column originally published as "San Francisco's Spiritual Examiner" at examiner.com. "What if God IS the story? What if the Divine is constantly igniting roadside flares to get our attention? What if there actually IS a Supreme Organizing Principle with a ribald and unbridled sense of humor? And what if we each have this ardent inner suitor who's writing us love letters every day that often go unopened?"
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A compilation of funny, irreverently reverent stories on aligning with the Divine in daily life. For the passionately spiritual and bemusedly skeptical alike.

Adapted from a popular column originally published as "San Francisco's Spiritual Examiner" at examiner.com.

"What if God IS the story? What if the Divine is constantly igniting roadside flares to get our attention? What if there actually IS a Supreme Organizing Principle with a ribald and unbridled sense of humor? And what if we each have this ardent inner suitor who's writing us love letters every day that often go unopened?"

What if indeed? Read on.

Author Bio: Tosha Silver grew up thinking one day she would be a rabbi, a lawyer or a weathergirl. But fate had other ideas. She graduated from Yale with a degree in English Literature but along the way fell madly in love with metaphysics and yogic philosophy. For the last 30 years she has taught many ways to align with the inner Divine. She lives near San Francisco and also writes a spiritual column at examiner.com. More information at www.toshasilver.com

©2011 Tosha Silver (P)2012 Tosha Silver

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    Elizabeth Evanston, IL, United States 02-27-14
    Elizabeth Evanston, IL, United States 02-27-14 Member Since 2011
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    "Perfect blend of depth and humor"
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    I loved this audio book. It really spoke to me. It was full of stories that illustrate how aligning with the divine in every day life can change how life feels every day. The stories were soulful, deep, funny and magical all at the same time. I finished the book today and will start it again tomorrow. There is so much there, I want to hear it again to scoop up more of its gems. I was listening as I drove to work. A bus pulled up along side of me with a huge billboard on the back. It read "Loving Kindness." Just at that moment, Tosha said, "Metta - Loving Kindness." I swear.


    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    Jan Kovac louisville ky 01-10-15
    Jan Kovac louisville ky 01-10-15 Member Since 2015

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    "outstanding!"

    I truly unique spiritual guidance that only comes along once in a very great while

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    Pele'Glasper 03-04-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Outrageous Openness is a must read!"

    So much of Tosha's story resonated with me. Being a Berkeley Girl I found myself identifying with her experiences and the people of the greater Bay Area.

    I found her quotes from Florence Scovel Shinn enlightening and powerful.

    I plan to listen to this book again tomorrow.

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    Elorial 07-03-15
    Elorial 07-03-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Spiritual and Amusing"

    Like the calmness of Tosha's voice. It's perfect for the subject matter. I've listened twice. It will become a valued reference book for me.

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    D.B 06-22-15
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    "Intuitive and authentic"

    If you find that you are a pattern person or constantly think and speak in a metaphoric manner, this book will resonate with you. Every chapter inspired me to trust my intuition more and walk continually in love. I found myself smiling continually and felt the warmth and authenticity of the author. A challenging and truth filled work!

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    Shayan 06-14-15
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    "amazing audiobook"
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    This audiobook has helped me through a rough time, her voice is so relaxing and her content simple but yet fascinating. loved listening to it over and over..


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    Dorsey Standish 06-11-15
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    "Leaves you with an open mind and open heart"

    Tosha Silver does a great job of weaving together her own story with those of her friends and colleagues. I took an interest in astrology after listening.

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    KeylaCarr 06-04-15
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    "Amazing!"

    I am blessed to have recommended this book! I will listen to it again and again!

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    anacleto de leon 05-10-15 Member Since 2015
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    Very relaxing book. I would listen to it and it would put me in a good mood.. I will def recommend this book to a friend.

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    Amazon Customer Raleigh, NC USA 04-15-15
    Amazon Customer Raleigh, NC USA 04-15-15 Member Since 2012

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    "Gives a whole new voice to "Let go and let God"!"

    This book is like a breath if fresh air that can blew out all those cobwebs off worry and doubt if you let it. The author's voice is soft and relaxing and somewhat hypnotic. This makes her message of relaxing into the support of Divinity just that more inviting and effective. I know I will listen again and again.

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    "Loved it"
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    I loved the way the book consists of lots of super inspiring little stories.
    I would have liked a bit more actual guidance, steps maybe?? That's something for the wonderful Tosha to write next maybe?

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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