Self and Soul : Woman's Guide to Enhancing Self-Esteem through Spirituality, A

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Learn To Value Yourself From Within

In this timely, essential book, Adele Wilcox shows women how to develop a lasting sense of worth and build a positive self-image by uniting basic spiritual principles with the events of their everyday lives. Offering profound insights for women of all faiths, Self and Soul goes beyond the conventional rules of childhood religious teachings that have left many woman feeling empty and bereft. Based on the author's successful workshops and deep knowledge as an ordained minister, it provides practical, clear techniques for cultivating the sacred within to find peace, acceptance, and strength. Wilcox shows how:

  • practicing forgiveness, self-control, and gentleness can counter negative emotions and behavior

  • patience can result in rich personal reward

  • self-acceptance can create the confidence and power to avoid harmful people and situations

  • service to others can bring great joy

  • and much more.

Here is powerful nourishment for the body, mind, and spirit every woman needs and deserves.

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About the Author:

Adele Wilcox is the founder and director of Migrations, a retreat center for spiritual renewal; located in the Endless Mountains of north-central Pennsylvanian, where she lives with her husband and two sons. A United Methodist Minister, she conducts retreats and workshops for both secular and religious groups and is a noted speaker on domestic violence, child abuse, self-esteem, AIDS, holistic health, stress, balanced lifestyles, and women's issues. She is the author of Worship Resources for HIV & AIDS ministries and a contributing author in Women at the Well: Meditations on Healing and Wellness.

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"Offers [a] smart, simple plan for women desiring to reclaim their faith and spirituality and, at the same time, gain self-esteem." -- Fort Wayne, IN Journal Gazette

"A valuable guide for helping readers re-establish their inner self-worth through a strong sense of their own unique spirituality." -- Napra Review

"A very useful guide." -- Publishers Weekly

"As an eternal critic, I expected to pick up this book and find helpful hints for others. Instead, I discovered comfort and shared experiences for anyone needing a dose of understanding and inspiration. It has become a permanent part of my collection and will be there anytime I am in need of the company of othersor simply just as a friend." -- Amelia Richards, Board Member of Third Wave, contributing editor of Ms. magazine

"Offers [a] smart, simple plan for women desiring to reclaim their faith and spirituality and, at the same time, gain self-esteem." -- Fort Wayne (IN) Journal Gazette

"Original, thought-provoking...Adele Wilcox takes a critical look at cultural and religious traditions as they relate to women. She then lists positive steps women can take to reclaim their spirituality and build self-esteem." -- Evolving Woman

"Teaches women how to make life-changing moves that will take them to new levels of positive self-discovery." -- Patricia D. Brown, author of Learning to Lead from Your Spiritual Center

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