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Beyond my Wants, Beyond my Fears: The Soul’s Journey into the Heartland

 
Beyond my Wants, Beyond my Fears: The Soul’s Journey into the Heartland explores how it is we become a person of Being—the slow process of realizing our true nature: God’s very essence.

There is no one single way the soul travels into the deep heartland that is Being itself, yet her pilgrimage of realizing the truth of who she is, is the Wisdom path itself, the way of being a Christic gem. We are being called home, but this calling is not to some outward sojourn. The calling is an invitation to commence the inner journey of the soul. The calling is a love-song of the heart, which is a harmonic chorus nuanced and enhanced by different times, cultures, and disciplines, intermingling in a continual counterpoint of completely whole, yet mutually enriching, melodic lines. This love-song leaves traces on our heart, like footprints on a path, which run like a golden thread through the history of spiritual seeking.
 
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Beyond my Wants traverses the Wisdom path along the beautiful refrains of the Christian mystic tradition and the Diamond Approach; refrains sounding as Deep calling unto Deep. The stories told are of walking, falling, rising, weeping, dancing, and much more. They are stories of the soul’s journey home into the depth of her heart, becoming a person of Being.

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About the Author

Kevin G. Thew Forrester is an Episcopal priest, a student of the Diamond Approach for over a decade, as well as a certified teacher of the Enneagram in the Narrative Tradition. He is the founder of the Healing Arts Center of St. Paul’s Church in Marquette, Michigan, and the author of four previous books, including I Have Called You Friends, Holding Beauty in My Soul’s Arms, and My Heart is a Raging Volcano of Love for You.

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