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Befriending our desires

Philip Sheldrake

Befriending our desires

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Published by Darton, Longman and Todd in London .
Written in English


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StatementPhilip Sheldrake.
The Physical Object
Paginationx,114p. ;
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17397008M
ISBN 100232520399
OCLC/WorldCa31287701


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Befriending Our Desires - Paperback quantity. Add to cart. SKU: Categories: Monasticism & Asceticism, Paperback, Religion & Spirituality, Worship. Philip Sheldrake is a theologian who has been closely involved with the emergence of Christian Spirituality as an academic field.

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Placidly accepting our reality tends to maintain the status quo. Befriending our pain can make us braver. Reminds me of the book “Befriending our Desires” by Philip Sheldrake, Novalis Press, Thanks for your insights.

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Darton Longman & Todd/ Novalis Press, ) Further Reading Ursula King The Search for Spirituality: Our Global Quest for a Spiritual Life (BlueBridge, ) Paul Heelas & Linda Woodhead The Spiritual Revolution: Why Religion is Giving Way to Spirituality (Blackwell, )File Size: KB.

Book Review: Befriending Our DesiresSheldrakePhilip, Befriending our Desires. London: Darton, Longm February Pacifica: journal of the Melbourne College of DivinityAuthor: Jan-Olav Henriksen. To "invite a monkey to tea” is to befriend our own mind-which is often compared to a drunken monkey for all its mad twists and turns.

A wild monkey is full of irrepressible desires, and thus chases its own tail in its search for happiness. This book is about learning to welcome the mind as ally without fear or resistance, thus relaxing that frantic search and resting in the joy of who we are.