Receiving the Day: Christian Practices for Opening the Gift of Time
ISBN: 0787956473
EAN13: 9780787956479
Language: English
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 0.5" H x 8.4" L x 5.6" W
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A spiritual reconsideration of our frantic approach to time, Receiving the Day invites readers to embrace the temporal landmarks of our lives as opportunities for deeper relationship with God and one another. With wisdom, clarity, and sacred practicality, Dorothy Bass changes our relationship with Time. It needn't control us. Rather, the day, the week, and the year are each an opportunity for us to shape our lives in the peace and kindness of God. God's story becomes our story. This is a book of genuine insight and gentle leadership. Let it turn your calendar from a taskmaster into a gift from the Creator for creation and for you. --Walter Wangerin Jr., author, The Book of God Those who struggle with pressures and limits of time? that is, all of us! --will find this book a rich resource to be tasted and tried. This deeply spiritual book dramatically reorients the heart of the reader . . . challenging our time-obsessed society and teaching the wisdom of religious practices. --Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore, author, And Also a Mother: Work and Family As Theological Dilemma A profoundly useful book. . . . It reminds us forcibly that we are embodied creatures gifted by God with time too precious to fritter or work away. In its recommendations for healing our relationship to time it is often unsettlingly revolutionary, frequently subversive of our secular culture, and always full of Read More chevron_right

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