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Ladder: Parable Stories of Ascension & Descension
by Edward Hays
Contains 135 new and creative short parables and stories along with fourteen original ink art pieces that are parables in picture form to expand the reader's religious horizons.
Paperback, 208 pages
Published December 1st 1999 by Forest of Peace Publishing
(first published 1999)
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I was introduced to Edward Hays years ago with his book, "Prayers for the Planetary Pilgrim." It has been a constant prayer guide for me over the years. I just bought and read "The Ladder." Through gentle and often humorous parables, he challenges us to view the world through new, more deeply spiritual eyes. Many of the parables are koan-like, designed to put the reader off kilter so that insight may occur. I found the book very easy to read, entertaining, reassuring and thought-provoking. ...more