One Hundred Wisdom Stories From Around the World
The world abounds in wisdom stories. Some of them suggest explanations of who we are and how we came to be who we are. Others offer guidance on how to live, how to relate to each other, and how to...
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The world abounds in wisdom stories. Some of them suggest explanations of who we are and how we came to be who we are. Others offer guidance on how to live, how to relate to each other, and how to cope with life's joys and crises. Almost all of them can be engaged with at different levels - from the simple delight of a child to the probing of the adult mind and heart into the deepest mysteries of life. This collection brings together one hundred wisdom stories from around the world. They spring from many different cultures, yet they speak a universal language. Arranged in sections that focus on different aspects of the human search for truth and meaning, this is a book to enjoy and inspire. It helps each of us discover our own story, and to live true to its wisdom.
This vivid and varied collection of stories with a spiritual message is gathered together by Margaret Silf from a wide range of time periods and cultures around the world. Stories can be a powerful means of communication; each of these stories has at its heart a spiritual message that reflects Christian values, which means that they can be read at different levels. They are ideal for personal use and enjoyment, and will also be a valuable resource for church leaders and school teachers.
Margaret Silf travels widely in her work as a retreat director and speaker on Ignatian spirituality. Her books include Close to the Heart: A Practical Approach to Personal Prayer (Loyola Press) and The Gift of Prayer: Embracing the Sacred in the Everyday (Bluebridge). ý
- This Vivid And Varied Collection Of Stories With A Spiritual Message Is Gathered Together By Margaret Silf From A Wide Range Of Time Periods And Cultures Around The World. Stories Can Be A Powerful Means Of Communication; Each Of These Stories Has At Its Heart A Spiritual Message That Reflects Christian Values, Which Means That They Can Be Read At Different Levels. They Are Ideal For Personal Use And Enjoyment, And Will Also Be A Valuable Resource For Church Leaders And School Teachers.