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The Spacious Heart: Room for Spiritual Awakening

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Many of us have tired of the pat answers that the church and religion have provided about our questions about faith and meaning in life. We know there's more and we stand on the cusp of spiritual awakening, longing to reshape our connection with God. Weaving together theological reflection and story, authors Don Clymer and Sharon Clymer Landis serve as guides who have walk ...more
Paperback, 239 pages
Published September 1st 2014 by Herald Press (VA)
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April Yamasaki
Written by a brother and sister who share their personal journeys from cynicism to joy, from the North American culture of dissatisfaction to gratitude, from the mundane to spiritual awakening. This book is rich in stories of practical spirituality. Full review.
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This book has two authors--a brother and sister, who in adult life, discover that they both love and endorse spiritual practices. "A mellow heart," they say, "is one of the four 'nonnegotiable essentials of Christian spirituality' as proposed by Ronald Rolheiser.... In our book we have called this heart an open or spacious heart, a receptive heart, a tender heart, as we have attempted to flesh out the meaning of a 'mellow heart.'"(p. 227)

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Donald Clymer teaches Spanish and leads cross-cultural seminars for Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. He has graduate degrees in Spanish literature and spiritual formation and has worked for Eastern Mennonite Missions and Mennonite Central Committee in Honduras, Guatemala and Mexico, and through reflection on his intercultural experiences, he has developed a passion for connecting sp ...more