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One of the most important inspirational writers of our time, and an internationally acclaimed spiritual guide, Anthony de Mello here presents a way toward peace of mind, inner power, and joy through simple spiritual exercises that blend the ancient traditions of the East with the psychological and philosophical perspectives of the West. Wellsprings is intended to guide us ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published September 3rd 1986 by Image (first published April 1st 1985)
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Tiia
Harjoituksia sisäiseen työskentelyyn mystikkojen tyyliin.

"... Jos kykenen näin pitkälle,
olen päässyt maistamaan
puhtainta mystiikkaa,
nimittäin kaiken hyväksymistä sellaisena kuin se on."
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Davis Aujourd'hui
Sep 29, 2009 rated it it was amazing
As the author of the spiritually-themed book, [...:], I am always on the outlook for books that feed my spirit. This is definitely one of them.

I was introduced to this book when I first came into recovery from alcoholism, over twenty years ago. I had just come to embrace that God could do for me what I could not do for myself. Prior to that time, I had become alienated from my Christian roots. This book opened up my eyes in ways I never would have believed.

Anthony DeMello was a Christian mystic
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Carlos Aguirre
Oct 12, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Un bello libro en el que el autor logra una interesante síntesis entre el misticismo oriental y el católico. A pesar de que la Congregación para la Doctrina de la Fe advirtió -no sin razón- de lo heterodoxo de algunas de las ideas expuestas por el autor, a mí me ha resultado muy útil como preparación para los ejercicios ignacianos.
Leifer
Aug 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Poetic, empathetic, experiential writing by a Jesuit pining after Buddhist ideology. This is a fascinating and lovely set of thought experiments that blur Christian ideas into mind settings that Buddhists can accept and meditate on. I found it to be quite lovely.
Jane Botten
Jan 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Fabulous book for christians, a deep thought provoking basis for christian meditation. I couldn't finish it because I am going in other directions with meditation. ...more
Quike D-B
Jan 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Inspirador.
PC Walker
Oct 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Excellent book to have on hand to guide your times with the Lord.
Shirley
Aug 15, 2009 rated it really liked it
Shelves: spiritual
Would not be everyone's cup of tea, but I enjoyed looking at life from his particular spiritual viewpoint. Found it thought-provoking. ...more
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Anthony de Mello was a Jesuit priest and psychotherapist who became widely known for his books on spirituality. An internationally acclaimed spiritual guide, writer and public speaker, de Mello hosted many spiritual conferences.

The few talks which he allowed to be filmed, such as "A Rediscovery of Life" and "A Way to God for Today," have inspired many viewers and audiences throughout the United St
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