The Sacred Ego: Making Peace with Ourselves and Our World

The Sacred Ego Making Peace with Ourselves and Our World The Sacred Ego is a must read for anyone who has ever watched the news and wondered What the heck is wrong with us Are we all crazy Yes we are says Bonheim an internationally renowned teacher whos

  • Title: The Sacred Ego: Making Peace with Ourselves and Our World
  • Author: Jalaja Bonheim
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 474
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Sacred Ego is a must read for anyone who has ever watched the news and wondered, What the heck is wrong with us Are we all crazy Yes, we are, says Bonheim, an internationally renowned teacher whose profound spiritual wisdom, keen psychological insight and down to earth pragmatism have helped thousands of people find inner peace and enjoy fulfilling, harmoniouThe Sacred Ego is a must read for anyone who has ever watched the news and wondered, What the heck is wrong with us Are we all crazy Yes, we are, says Bonheim, an internationally renowned teacher whose profound spiritual wisdom, keen psychological insight and down to earth pragmatism have helped thousands of people find inner peace and enjoy fulfilling, harmonious relationships With a wealth of riveting stories from her work with leaders and peacemakers from around the world, she pinpoints the dysfunctional habits and beliefs within our collective consciousness that are keeping us mired in destructive and self destructive behaviors Simultaneously, she celebrates the journey of healing and transformation that millions have embarked on and shares some powerful practices from her workshops Many popular books celebrate the evolution of human consciousness and the joys of spiritual awakening, yet ignore the very real obstacles lurking within the human psyche If such inner adversaries are mentioned at all, they are dismissed as aspects of the ego, which we are supposedly capable of discarding at will While such books have feel good value, they typically fail to trigger real transformation The Sacred Ego is one of the very few books that faces our collective dysfunction head on, without judgment yet with clear sighted pragmatism Based on her work with peacemakers from around the world, Jalaja Bonheim pinpoints the exact sources of conflict and warfare within our own psyche and shows how and why we undermine our desire for peace From there, she goes on to show us the practical steps we can take towards transforming the collective habits, both in ourselves and in our world, that stand in the way of peace The Sacred Ego bridges spirituality, psychology, and activism in a way very few other books have achieved Though all spiritual teachings aim to change the world for the better, the general perception is still that spirituality is a private matter that has little bearing on public life Bonheim shows the fallacy of this view Clarifying the distinction between religion and spirituality, she explains why spirituality, far from irrelevant, actually holds the key to human survival in our times She also highlights the key role that women are playing at this time of global transformation and shows how by strengthening feminine qualities within ourselves, we can create a gentler and compassionate world for future generations Though Bonheim does not deny the seriousness of the crisis we re facing, her message is one of hope Filled with inspiring stories, this book makes readers feel that they belong to a global family and have the power, not only to heal their own life, but also to make a meaningful contribution towards healing our planet.

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    1. Received this book as a First Read copy and wow, what a book to win! This book is quite eye-opening. If only more people would take one of her simple exercises and realize how truly grateful we should be. In a take, take, take society, it is nice to see someone reaching out and telling us to step back and appreciate the little things we take for granted. I love how she focuses on reeducation to train your brain to think in a more calm and peaceful manner, so that you can exude your peace onto o [...]

    2. Disclaimer: I received this book as part of ' giveaway program. (Thank you!) Most of us want to find some semblance of peace in our lives, a way to shut up the chattering voice of doubt, anger and/or dissonance in our lives. In Evolving Toward Peace: Awakening the Global Heart, Jalaja Bonheim attempts to lead us toward gaining that peace, while building toward "a peaceful global community" (from the back cover). While the book's introduction is a little long, it helps give the reader some backgr [...]

    3. Jalaja Bonheim is a teacher, public speaker, author, counselor, and circle leader, with formal study in the art of classical temple dance in India. It is from this background, and from years of work with women leaders, activists, and spiritual seekers from around the world, that she speaks. Another part of her background is that she is a German Jew who struggled to understand the Holocost.It is truly all about making peace with ourselves, and with our world. It is all about heart-thinking, and h [...]

    4. I am still not completely done with the book, but I felt it was only fair to go ahead and give my opinion because I think this book is great. It is well-written and encourages deep thinking. I got my highlighter and pen out on page 2 and make sure they are near when I open this book to do more reading. While there are pieces that I may not agree with, I understand the points. And more likely than not, I DO agree with much of what is being said. Either way, it has opened my mind up to different w [...]

    5. Disclaimer: I won this book on the Giveaway.I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to read Jalala Bonheim's book, Evolving Toward Peace: Awakening the Global Heart.She speaks from such an authentic, true place of insight and presents the information in a compelling work of true inspiration. The book encourages people to go inward, to find peace, to stop trying to control everything, to be grateful and to step back from head-thinking and move towards heart-thinking. She addresses how our g [...]

    6. I liked this book. It wasn't simply another "feel good" and "make the world a better place book." It was rooted in history. It showed the author's struggle with reality and the world and why we need to change our ways. It was enlightening and a good read.

    7. I won this book through . It is a well written book with alot of interesting ideas and exercises but not really my style

    8. I'm amazed at how helpful I fond this book to be. Anyone who's looking for some peace in life should start with this book.

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