The Spirit of Intimacy: Ancient Teachings In The Ways Of Relationships
A renowned, respected teacher and mentor to thousands, Sobonfu Somé is one of the first and foremost voices of African spirituality to come to the West. Somé was born in Dano, Burkina Faso, a remote West African village with a population of about two hundred people. Dano has preserved the old ways of African village life, with family structures, spiritual practices, and...more
Intimacy is Sacred. Community is a Blessing for the ...more
This book was a quick read--simple, straight-forward and heartfelt. I experienced an opening--that there is a precious jewel embedded in that simplicity. But it is difficult to translate indigenous ...more
No matter your background, spiritual, religious belief something can be pickup from reading this book.
Amongst the Dagara people of Burkina Faso, people who are not called to be in marriage (male/female), ones folks in the West may call gay, lesbian, ...more
May I apply these teachings in my life as I understand better and better my purpose as a guardian and rejoice together with our ancestors the joy and experiences in this physical life.
Thank you with all my heart for writing this book and blessing our lives with this wisdom!
the fundamentals of community: accountability, ancestors, children, elders, gift-giving, responsibility, ritual, spirit. if you’re reading this review, did you notice that I typed it in alphabetical order?
Very interesting take on homosexuality. A dignified perspective, I’ll say.
Tons more I could say. It’s worth a read.