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Wedding Zen: Calming Wisdom for the Bride

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For stressed-out brides-to-be, finally there's an alternative to last-minute elopement: Wedding Zen is an oasis of calm amidst the chaos of planning a wedding. By applying the classic teachings of Zen to time-honored nuptial traditions, this darling book shows that a little namaste can improve The Big Day in a dramatic way. Drawn from Zen teachings such as staying mindful ...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published December 2nd 2004 by Chronicle Books
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Lisa
Sep 13, 2012 Lisa rated it it was amazing
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I loved this! It's a small book, and I actually carried it around with me in purse for several months before my wedding. It's not a wedding planning book; it's an aide in maintaining one's sanity and joy while planning, anticipating, and taking part in a wedding.

Among other wonderful bits of advice and perspective, this book gave me the following: "Your wedding can't be perfect, but it can be perfectly wonderful." (I'm typing from memory... that first verb might be "won't" or "might not be" or
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Sep 28, 2011 Roxanne marked it as unfinished
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This book is small, cute, light, fluffy, and heavily illustrated. There's no reason for me not to finish it, except that I don't really want to. I'm rocking the yoga bride thing on my own, I don't need a book to tell me how.
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Picked this up on a whim at a thrift store. Quick read (as in pour a cup of coffee and give yourself an hour), with tips on staying in the moment and breathing during the planing process of your wedding. It wasn't a bad read, but I wouldn't recommend anyone pay full price for it.
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Introduces the basics of Zen Buddhism.
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New York Times-bestselling author Susan Elia MacNeal is the author of the Maggie Hope Mystery series from Bantam/Random House. She is the winner of the Barry Award, and her books have been nominated for the Edgar, Macavity, and Dilys Awards.

The first novel in the series is Mr. Churchill's Secretary. It won the Barry Award and was nominated for the Mystery Writers of America's Edgar Award for Best
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