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Awakening to the Fullness of Life

Author(s): Robert Wicks

ISBN13: 9781933495309

Publisher: Sorin Books

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  • Blending insights from Christian contemplative practice and contemporary psychology, Wicks introduces what he calls "prayerfulness," a way of being truly in the present to experience God and life in dynamic new ways. In Prayerfulness: Awakening to the Fullness of Life, he 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.

  • Robert Wicks

    Robert J. Wicks received his doctorate in psychology from Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital and is on the faculty of Loyola University, Maryland. He has published more than 50 books for professionals and the general public, including Bounce: Living the Resilient Life; Riding the Dragon; and Perspective: The Calm Within the Storm. Dr. Wicks has lectured on the importance of resilience and possessing a healthy perspective in Hanoi, Beijing, Budapest, Belfast, and Johannesburg as well as at the Mayo Clinic, Harvard's Children's Hospital, and Harvard Divinity School, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and on Capitol Hill to members of Congress and their chiefs of staff. He has received the Humanitarian of the Year Award from the American Counseling Association's Division on Spirituality, Ethics, and Values and in 2006 was recipient of the first annual Alumni Award for Excellence in Professional Psychology from Widener University.

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