spiritual http://wamc.org en "A Religion Of One's Own" By Thomas Moore http://wamc.org/post/religion-ones-own-thomas-moore <p><a href="http://www,careofthesoul.net/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Thomas Moore </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">was a monk for twelve years, a musician, a university professor, and a psychotherapist. He writes regularly for </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Psychology Today</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Huffington Post</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Spirituality &amp; Health</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Resurgence Magazine</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. He lectures widely on holistic medicine, spirituality, psychotherapy, and the arts. Moore has been awarded numerous honors, including the Humanitarian Award from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and an honorary doctorate from Lesley University.</span></p><p>He is the author of eighteen previous books, including <em>Care of the Soul</em>, <em>Soul Mates</em>, and <em>Dark Nights of the Soul</em>.</p><p>At a time when so many feel disillusioned with or detached from organized religion yet long for a way to move beyond an exclusively materialistic, rational lifestyle, <em>A Religion of One’s Own</em> points the way to creating an amplified inner life and a world of greater purpose, meaning, and reflection.</p><p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 82090 at http://wamc.org "A Religion Of One's Own" By Thomas Moore "The Power of Meditation" By Edward Viljoen http://wamc.org/post/power-meditation-edward-viljoen <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Drawing from his years of experience as a teacher, spiritual leader, and avid meditator, Edward Viljoen has written <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0399162615/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0399162615&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">The Power of Meditation: An Ancient Technique to Access Your Inner Power</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://ir-na.amazon-adsystem.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0399162615" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em>.</p><p>The book is a guide to the benefits of meditation practices will help readers cultivate a calm, peaceful, and enlightened lifestyle.</p><p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 72934 at http://wamc.org "The Power of Meditation" By Edward Viljoen The Book Show #1296 - Ann Hood http://wamc.org/post/book-show-1296-ann-hood <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.annhood.us/"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Ann Hood’s</a> 13th novel is <em>The Obituary Writer</em>.</p><p>The story goes back and forth in time between 1919 San Francisco, when obituary writer Vivien Lowe searches for the man she lost in the Great Earthquake of 1906, and 1961 Washington, DC, when Claire, a young wife and mother, struggles to decide whether to follow the man she loves or stay in her secure marriage.</p><p> Tue, 21 May 2013 19:06:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 64869 at http://wamc.org The Book Show #1296 - Ann Hood