The Sacred Art of Lovingkindness: Preparing to Practice
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The Sacred Art of Lovingkindness: Preparing to Practice

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We are all born in the image of God, but living out the likeness of God is a choice. This inspiring, practical guidebook provides you with the tools you need to realize the divinity within yourself, recognize the divinity within others, and act on the obligation to manifest God's infinite compassion in your own life.

Guided by Rabbi Rami Shapiro, you will explore Judaism's...more
Paperback, 154 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by Skylight Paths Publishing (first published January 1st 2006)
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Bonnie Buckner
An essential guide to finding the quiet moments of stillness inside, and the utter joy of walking this planet. It’s practical, funny, deep, and so-very human. Rabbi Shapiro pulls from Jewish, Christian, and Buddhist teachings, peppering the book with anecdotes of his own stumblings through life that often made me giggle, and always made me grateful that we’re all in the same wobbly boat of doing our best, and that we have teachings to help guide that boat.
Steve Woods
While Shapiro is a Rabbi and I just personally cannot accept the idea of a supreme being, particularly the idea of some operating intelligence which displays human traits of any kind the good rabbi does touch on things with which I have become familiar to me, things which are not of self and which do offer me some guidance in living my life. In fact some of his observations are helpful in forming my own thoughts around matters spiritual which have become so importnat to me in recent years. Inpor...more
Reid Boehm
This will be on the shelf by my bed for a long time to come. So beautifully written and thoughtfully presented... in a way that one can apply directly to their daily life - especially on those bad days - it helps me mentally regroup.
Sandy
Just a really great look at kindness and things you can practically do to be intentional and make it a habit. Rabbi Rami is Jewish (& Buddhist) but draws from a wide range of traditions. A lot of food for thought here and I'll be reading this a few more times.
Naomi
More wisdom from Rami Shapiro on practicing lovingkindness. Rabbi Rami grounds the text in his own Jewish teaching tradition, and also reaches out to the wisdom of many world religions.

Accessible and focused on practices.
Donna Fasano
Rabbi Rami Shapiro is a true Spiritual Master. This is a wonderful book filled with excellent advice.
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