I am not perfect is a simple statement of profound truth, the first step toward understanding the human condition, for to deny your essential imperfection is to deny yourself and your own humanity. The spirituality of imperfection, steeped in the rich traditions of the Hebrew prophets and Greek thinkers, Buddhist sages and Christian disciples, is a message as timeless as it is timely. This insightful work draws on the wisdom stories of the ages to provide an extraordinary wellspring of hope and inspiration to anyone thirsting for spiritual growth and guidance in these troubled times.
"Love view of spirituality!"
In Experiencing Spirituality, Ernest Kurtz and Katherine Ketcham take listeners on a journey through storytelling as a means of self-discovery. Recounting and interpreting great wisdom stories from all ages and all cultures, as well as telling many of their own, the authors shed light on such experiences as awe, wonder, humor, confusion, and forgiveness. In story after story, seekers look to those whose lives reveal a special quality - sometimes called spirituality - and ask the masters what they must do to attain that same quality.
In Broken, William Cope Moyers tells the story of a love affair with alcohol and crack cocaine that led him to the brink of death over and over again. A harrowing account, it paints a picture of a young man with every advantage who found himself spiraling into a dark abyss. Battling shame and self-doubt at every turn, the author finally emerges into the clear light of recovery as he dedicates his life to changing the politics of addiction.
"Just like being there."
Miss O'Dell is the remarkable story of an ordinary woman who lived the dream of millions---to be part of rock royalty's trusted inner circle. This ultimate insider rock memoir chronicles Chris O'Dell's life and experiences with the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Crosby, Stills and Nash, and others.
"Best rock autobiography! Detailed & interesting"
Approximately 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, and many of them use prescribed painkillers to treat it. It's a dangerous course that may lead to dependency, addiction, and, paradoxically, increased pain. Opioid overdoses kill more people than car accidents and cocaine and heroin addictions combined.