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Practicing the presence: : the inspirational guide to regaining meaning and a sense of purpose in your life, (ebook)

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Practicing the presence: : the inspirational guide to regaining meaning and a sense of purpose in your life
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Practicing the presence:
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the inspirational guide to regaining meaning and a sense of purpose in your life
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eng
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Practicing the Presence is one of the four foundational books among Joel Goldsmith's Infinite Way writings. Goldsmith recommended that new students begin with this book, together with Living the Infinite Way. Practicing the Presence is a celebrated guide to the awareness of the divine and transcendental in our daily lives. Goldsmith writes that it was during one of his periods of contemplation that the words came to him, "Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee." This surprised him, because at that time he was little acquainted with the Bible and only occasionally went to church. But through the study of Scripture and the practice of its teachings, Goldsmith realized that a Presence was with him, counseling, sustaining, and leading him into greater spiritual awareness. Following that realization, he traveled throughout the world, teaching others to know this Presence. Goldsmith says, "Every person who has known dissatisfaction, incompleteness, and frustration will someday learn that there is only one missing link in this entire chain of harmonious living. That is the practice of the presence of God - consciously, daily and hourly, abiding in some great spiritual truth of scripture, and it makes no difference which scripture: Christian, Hebrew, Hindu, Buddhist, Taoist, or Moslem." If we begin with practicing the presence of God, it leads to an inner stillness that makes it possible to meditate. In this book, Goldsmith sets forth for the reader how to practice the presence from the moment we awaken to the moment we retire for sleep. To Goldsmith, harmonious living is all a matter of consciousness. When we have the right consciousness, we do not want things, but we express the very things which formerly we sought. So, instead of a change of circumstances, what the seeker needs is a change of consciousness. Practicing the Presence helps the seeker make that change by opening consciousness to the life by grace. In clear and direct language, Goldsmith shows that by constantly and consciously practicing the presence of God in every experience of our daily life, the struggles of existence pass and harmony is established in every department of our lives. "Seek neither health, nor wealth, nor fame, nor fortune," the author writes. "Seek first the realization of this inner kingdom and be a beholder as these outer things are added."
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Midwest
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1892-1964
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Goldsmith, Joel S.
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299.93
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non fiction
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  • Mysticism
  • Spiritual life
  • New Thought
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Practicing the presence: : the inspirational guide to regaining meaning and a sense of purpose in your life, (ebook)
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9781939542250
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MWT11748978
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Practicing the presence: : the inspirational guide to regaining meaning and a sense of purpose in your life, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781939542250
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11748978
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remote
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11748978
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MWT11748978
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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