What makes Prayerfulness stand out is Wicks's unfailing honesty and his ability to unite our everyday life to our . Robert J. Wicks, who received his doctorate in psychology from Hahnemann Medical College, is professor emeritus at Loyola University Maryland.
What makes Prayerfulness stand out is Wicks's unfailing honesty and his ability to unite our everyday life to our relationship with the divine. - Joyce Rupp, author of Open the Door (from the foreword). Wicks is the kind of wise elder that you need when times are tough and you are looking for hope. Dr. Wicks has taught in universities and professional schools of psychology, medicine, social work, nursing, and theology.
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Prayerfulness: Awakening to the Fullness of Life. Prayerfulness - Robert J. Wicks. Drawing from classic and contemporary spiritual writing, Wicks explores seven steps to growth in prayerfulness, including creating simple rituals, honoring life's fragility, facing difficulties directly, and befriending anger. Thirty days of reflections, quotations, and questions also guide readers to form or strengthen a practice of daily prayer. A special feature is the innovative spiritual mindfulness questionnaire, a set of thirty open-ended questions that lead to a clearer sense of how present one is to daily life.
Book Overview introduces what he calls prayerfulness, a way of being truly in the present to experience God and life in dynamic new ways.
ISBN13: 9781933495309. Release Date: October 2011.
Blending insights from Christian contemplation and Buddhist mindfulness, Robert J. Wicks offers a brilliant guide to cultivating a receptive and reflective attitude to life. A rich array of insights-including seven practical steps, a thirty-day at-home retreat, and a "spiritual mindfulness readers develop a loving, clear, and balanced outlook.
Robert Wicks’s books are always insightful and inspiring. Prayerfulness, provides people, especially pastoral leaders, with ways not only to pray but to live with a spirit of prayerfulness. Most Rev. Gerald F. Kicanas, . In this book, I wanted to take the wisdom of the East related to the theme of mindfulness and translate it in a way that Christians could use as a way of practically approaching prayer. I love to explore other religions as a way to turn a light on my own tradition using the question: Where is this in my own faith? When I do this I always find beautiful examples-especially in the writings of contemplatives and the Desert Mothers and Fathers.
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