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Circle of Compassion
Circle of Compassion

Circle of Compassion

Meditations for Caring for the Self and the World

BODY, MIND & SPIRIT

184 Pages, 5 x 7

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $16.95 (CA $22.95) (US $16.95)

Publication Date: March 2020

ISBN 9781947003637

Rights: WOR

Homebound Publications (Mar 2020)
Little Bound Books

Not Yet Published. Estimated release date: March 2020
 

Overview

Learn to nurture yourself as you nurture others, develop greater compassion and self-confidence, and strike the perfect balance between caring for yourself and caring for your world

The companion to the best-selling The Rhythm of Compassion, this pocket-sized book of meditations is divided into four parts that provide practical exercises and affirmations to help you find balance in your life. These four sections include: Learning to Follow Your Rhythm of Compassion, The In-Breath: Caring for Self, The Out-Breath: Caring for the World, and Harmony with Your Rhythm of Compassion.

Reviews

"This is a book of great authenticity, practicality, and heart." — Sharon Salzberg, author of Loving Kindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness  "It is a wonderful achievement of the book to disclose so many of the secret bridges between the inner hemisphere of the soul and the out world of action. The balance Straub recommends will be crucial in our new millennium." -—John O'Donohue, author of Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom "Deep as the ocean, penetrating as the wind, purifying as fire, practical as earth. Gail Straub's book is a gift of spirit. A simple and thorough guide to digging back through the layers of life, it helps deliver the reader to the deep well of compassion that dwells within every human heart. What is found within can then be given back to the larger circle of life as love and service." — Joan Borysenko, author of Seven Paths to God: The Ways of the Mystic "May the message of this graceful book take hold in self and society now--in the present generation--and at this great turning of the millennial wheel." — Matthew Fox, author of Original Blessing and The Reinvention of Work "Gail Straub's clear-eyed compassion is grounded in years of both spiritual practice and social action. Defying our tendency to separate the soul's longings for self-growth and social justice, Gail poignantly demonstrates the truth the heart has always known: that true self-care takes us deeper into the world and caring for the world takes us deeper into the essential self." — Oriah Mountain Dreamer, author of The Invitation "Reading this inspiring text encourages one to let go of stress." —Alternative Medicine Magazine "Straub fosters awakenings within pain and movement beyond right vs. wrong. An even-tempered path of courage for any questing heart." —Napra Review "Contains invaluable tools and insights into 'the rich and complex intersection between the inner life and the life of service.'" —Spirituality & Health

"It is a wonderful achievement of the book to disclose so many of the secret bridges between the inner hemisphere of the soul and the out world of action. The balance Straub recommends will be crucial in our new millennium." -—John O'Donohue, author of Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom

"Deep as the ocean, penetrating as the wind, purifying as fire, practical as earth. Gail Straub's book is a gift of spirit. A simple and thorough guide to digging back through the layers of life, it helps deliver the reader to the deep well of compassion that dwells within every human heart. What is found within can then be given back to the larger circle of life as love and service." — Joan Borysenko, author of Seven Paths to God: The Ways of the Mystic  

"May the message of this graceful book take hold in self and society now--in the present generation--and at this great turning of the millennial wheel." — Matthew Fox, author of Original Blessing and The Reinvention of Work  

"Gail Straub's clear-eyed compassion is grounded in years of both spiritual practice and social action. Defying our tendency to separate the soul's longings for self-growth and social justice, Gail poignantly demonstrates the truth the heart has always known: that true self-care takes us deeper into the world and caring for the world takes us deeper into the essential self." — Oriah Mountain Dreamer, author of The Invitation

"Reading this inspiring text encourages one to let go of stress." —Alternative Medicine Magazine

"Straub fosters awakenings within pain and movement beyond right vs. wrong. An even-tempered path of courage for any questing heart." —Napra Review  

"Contains invaluable tools and insights into 'the rich and complex intersection between the inner life and the life of service.'" —Spirituality & Health

Author Biography

Gail Straub is the author of six books including the best selling Empowerment translated into over fourteen languages, the critically acclaimed The Rhythm of Compassion and the awarding-winning The Ashokan Way: Landscape's Path into Consciousness. An activist and pioneer in the field of empowerment, she co-directs the Empowerment Institute where for over three decades she has offered her work to tens of thousands of people worldwide. She co-founded IMAGINE: A Global Initiative for the Empowerment of Women currently in Africa, Afghanistan, India, and the Middle East. Gail Straub lives in the Hudson River Valley in New York.