Title: 365 Ways to Find Peace
Author’s Name: Marcus Braybrooke
Publisher: Watkins Publishing
Page Count: 225 Pages
ISBN: 1786782154 (ISBN13: 9781786782151)
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How I Got the Book: Review Copy
Summary of the Book:
No other book contains such a wide range of accessible, effective and inspiring self-calming techniques, drawn from traditions and literature from around the world, both secular and religious.
With a different meditation or inspiration for each day of the year, this is a wonderfully inspiring collection that will open readers’ hearts and mind and show them the way to peace and contentment whatever their mood or situation. A fresh, attractive design featuring sympathetic line drawings adds to the appeal of this gift package. Author Marcus Braybrooke has drawn upon poetry and prose, sacred and secular, from all around the world and from all ages, from the Upanishads and the Tao Te Ching to the speeches of Mahatma Gandhi and the great 19th and 20th-century poets such as Walt Whitman, Rainer Maria Rilke, Wallace Stevens and Seamus Heaney.
The inspirations and meditations are arranged thematically, following a structure that reflects the idea of love radiating outward – from self-esteem, the acknowledge of spirit within oneself; through love for family and friends; through love for humankind in general; to love for the One, the spiritual essence that animates all existence. Readers can choose to follow this order, or dip into the book at random, or select an area that they feel particularly drawn to work on. Containing the wisdom of all the world’s great spiritual traditions, this is a book that will appeal to people of all faiths, as well as to those who believe in spiritual values without subscribing to a particular religion or even belief in a divinity.
My Personal Review: I received a copy of this book for a fair and honest review. I have been using this book for a couple of months. I like reading the quotes and inspiring words that have been provided. I have been using this book in companion with my own personal journal. It is giving me something to focus on and helping me clear the dark places in my mind and replace it with light. That is something that I need. I am glad this is a book I can go back to when I need it.
My Rating of the Book: 5 Stars