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Touching the Holy: Ordinariness, Self Esteem, and Friendship
Robert J. Wicks

Sorin Books, 2007

This repackaged edition of noted psychologist Robert J. Wicks's most popular book encourages readers to share and receive that sacred presence more openly, especially through the gift of friendship. The book's enduring popularity is due in part to its practicality: principles of self-respect, skills for stress management, and more. Also includes a new introduction by Wicks.


Take Back Your Kids: Confident Parenting in Turbulent Times

Sorin Books, 2000

Childhood may be changing, but todays cable-ready, all-too-worldly kids are still just kids and should be treated that way. William J. Doherty does not want to recreate childhood as it was in simpler times, he merely wants to help parents adapt to the changes and create an even better future. Dohertys new book, Take Back Your Kids, offers a blueprint to do just that. Too often, Doherty believes, parents merely provide services and opportunities ...


10 Best Gifts for Your Teen: Raising Teens with Love and Understanding

Sorin Books, 2009

Patt and Steve Saso navigated all the parenting perilsfrom infancy to preteen insecurity, but nothing could prepare them forthe unpredictability of adolescence. One day their teenager might say, "Ilove you," after the morning ride to school, and the next he might sitin the back seat, sulking in silence. In their new book, 10 Best GiftsFor Your Teen, the Sasos offer valuable advice to help familiesmaintain strong relationships through the often ...


Streams of Contentment: Lessons I Learned on My Uncle's Farm
Robert J. Wicks

Sorin Books, 2011

With over 200,000 books sold, Robert J. Wicks, the bestselling author of Riding the Dragon , applies lessons learned as a city boy spending summers on his family's farm to the complex and hectic reality of contemporary life. For the first time, author, speaker, psychologist, and spiritual guide Robert J. Wicks opens a window into his personal life, relating stories of the people and places that have shaped his spiritual perspective in youth ...


A Teen's Game Plan for Life
Lou Holtz

Sorin Books, 2003

Former Notre Dame Football coach Lou Holtz spells out his proven game plan for life.


Let in the Light: Facing the Hard Stuff with Hope
Patricia H. Livingston

Sorin Books, 2006

This title shows that we have it in our power to transform darkness and emerge into light. It encourages us to embrace life's imperfections and open our minds to kindness, laughter, mercy and gratitude.


The Star in My Heart: Experiencing Sophia; Inner Wisdom

Sorin Books, 2010

Joyce Rupp reflects on her personal awakening to the feminine wisdom of Sophia and encourages us to explore Sophia's quiet guidance and come away refreshed.


Fragments of Your Ancient Name: 365 Glimpses of the Divine for Daily Meditation
Joyce Rupp

Sorin Books, 2011

With over one million books sold in her career, Joyce Rupp presents her newest undertaking: a unique collection of daily meditations that draw from Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, and other sources, offering wisdom and insight about the God who is beyond all names. Bestselling author Joyce Rupp once again proves herself a wise and gentle spiritual midwife, drawing forth 365 names of God from the world's spiritual treasury. Fragments of Your ...


Riding the Dragon: 10 Lessons for Inner Strength in Challenging Times
Robert J. Wicks

Sorin Books, 2012

With over 50,000 copies sold, Riding the Dragon has for a decade made itself an indispensable spiritual and psychological guide to readers experiencing seasons of adversity. This anniversary edition includes a new introduction from the author with personal reflections and fresh perspectives on today's challenges. "Don't try to slay your dragons; learn to ride them!" Drawing on Eastern and Western traditions, psychologist Robert Wicks ...


The Messy Quest for Meaning: Five Catholic Practices for Finding Your Vocation

Sorin Books, 2012

Drawing on lessons learned from Catholic monks and saints as well as his own experience, Stephen Martin has crafted five unique practices to help Catholics and other seekers grapple with life's truly important questions and discover their calling in the world. The Messy Quest for Meaning is one of the first books to tap into the wisdom of the Catholic spiritual tradition to help readers discern a vocation that will not only provide them with a ...


In My Mother's Closet; An Invitation to Remember
Eugenia Zukerman

Sorin Books, 2003

Forty-three accomplished women recall their mother's closets, where they tried on clothes, jewelry, and shoes and imagined the world they would one day enter, the world of being a woman. When Eugenia Zukerman invited these women to talk with her about memories of their mother's closets, she unlatched a floodgate that goes far beyond clothing and possessions. This is a unique approach to an exploration of the intense, dynamic relationship ...


Earth's Echo

Sorin Books, 2002

"My profession is always to be alert, to find God in nature," Henry David Thoreau wrote. Or as the Buddha once said, "If you wish to know the divine, feel the wind on your face and the warm sun on your hand." Earth's Echo is a book for people who love nature and find spiritual meaning in it. Using brief excerpts from the work of nature writers as touchstones for meditation, the book leads the reader to reflect on the sacred reality of nature ...


Water, Wind, Earth & Fire: The Christian Practice of Praying with the Elements
Christine Valters Paintner

Sorin Books, 2010

Organized around "The Canticle of the Creatures" by St. Francis of Assisi, "Water, Wind, Earth, and Fire" is the first book to consider the ways in which praying with the natural elements can enliven Christian spiritual life. Paintner offers concrete suggestions and guided contemplative exercises; for instance, Paintner suggests that readers take time to "watch the sunrise or sunset and breathe in the beauty of the fiery sky. Contemplate what ...


A Time to Plant: Life Lessons in Work, Prayer, and Dirt
Kyle T. Kramer

Sorin Books, 2011

In his moving debut book, America columnist Kyle Kramer recounts the sometimes-gritty story of how he came to experience the joys of real community through a journey of honest reckoning with his own ambitions. For Kramer, this story involves lots of dirt. In the summer of 1999, Kramer, an earnest and high-achieving private school teacher in Atlanta, decided to forego a promising academic career. Instead, he heeded the voices of the unlikely ...


Public Lives Private Prayers
Mary Reath

Sorin Books, 2001

A collection of the favorite prayers and sayings of 125 well-known public figures provides authentic inspiration. From Queen Noor comes a saying from Mohammed, from Bill Bradley comes a Zen text, from Rabbi Rosenthal comes a quote from Tagore, from Cardinal Cassidy comes Psalm 130, from the Archbishop of Canterbury comes a poem by George Herbert, and from Jane Alexander comes a line from Tennessee Williams, "Sometimes there's God -- So Quickly!" ...


Rest Your Dreams on a Little Twig
Joyce Rupp

Sorin Books, 2003

Her books have sold hundreds of thousands--now Joyce Rupp's first collection of poetry! Joyce Rupp has gently guided thousands towards a deeper understanding of personal and universal spiritual truths. Now, in her first collection of poetry, Rupp shares her own awakening to the spiritual realities in nature, affirming the inner journey and challenging the way we live our lives. She encourages US to trust our own fragile dreams for inner ...


Tired of Arguing with Your Kids?: Wisdom from Parents Who Have Been There
Dolores Curran

Sorin Books, 1999

A familiar yet frustrating scene: Children arguing with their parents. It does not have to be a rite of passage for parents to endure, says Dolores Curran, an authority on parenting and family issues. In her latest book, Tired of Arguing with Your Kids?, Curran explains how children lose interest in arguing when parents know the techniques necessary to defuse, or ignore, their anger. Many parents often feel too exhausted, impatient or ...


We Really Need to Talk: Steps to Better Communication
Paul J. Donoghue, Mary E. Siegel

Sorin Books, 2010

Paul J. Donoghue and Mary E. Siegel, best-selling authors of Sick and Tired of Feeling Sick and Tired , expertly guide readers past the pitfalls of poor interaction and offer six steps for healthy, honest, and constructive communication with spouses, family, friends, and coworkers. Every day we talk to convey information, clarify responsibilities, smooth difficult situations, and encourage others. Words can create deep emotional intimacy with ...


Show Yourself To My Soul
Rabindranath Tagore

Sorin Books, 2002

Out of Bengal and the Hindu spiritual tradition comes a Nobel prize-winning mystical poet whose time for broad, popular acceptance has come. William Butler Yeats fell in love with these poems almost a 100 years ago, the Nobel Committee honored them with their literature prize in 1913 and just recently The Utne Reader cited Tagore as one of today's most overlooked spiritual writers. This new edition is important because its lyrical translation ...


God Knows Caregiving Can Pull You Apart: 12 Ways to Keep it All Together
Gretchen Thompson

Sorin Books, 2002

Everyday, men and women become caregivers, often without warning. They find themselves feeling lost as they try to figure out how to adapt. They are forced to make choices they hadn't anticipated, much less prepared for. They need help understanding what is expected of them and what they can realistically provide. They need psychological and spiritual support to cope with the new demands being made on their time and energy. Insight, support and ...



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