Circle of Compassion: Meditations for Caring for the Self and the World

Circle of Compassion: Meditations for Caring for the Self and the World

by Gail Straub

Paperback(Second edition)

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Overview

The companion to the best-selling The Rhythm of Compassion, this pocket-sized book of meditations is divided into four parts that provide practical exercises and affirmations to help you find balance in your life. These four sections include: Learning to Follow Your Rhythm of Compassion, The In-Breath: Caring for Self, The Out-Breath: Caring for the World, and Harmony with Your Rhythm of Compassion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781947003637
Publisher: Homebound Publications
Publication date: 03/10/2020
Edition description: Second edition
Pages: 184
Sales rank: 1,257,875
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Gail Straub is the author of six books including the best selling Empowerment translated into over fourteen languages, the critically acclaimed The Rhythm of Compassion and the awarding-winning The Ashokan Way: Landscape's Path into Consciousness. An activist and pioneer in the field of empowerment, she co-directs the Empowerment Institute where for over three decades she has offered her work to tens of thousands of people worldwide. She co-founded IMAGINE: A Global Initiative for the Empowerment of Women currently in Africa, Afghanistan, India, and the Middle East. Gail Straub lives in the Hudson River Valley in New York.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part I Learning to Follow Your Rhythm of Compassion

Nurturing Your Spiritual Practice 11

Confronting the Trickster Busyness 23

Belonging to Your Place 37

Cultivating the Friends of Compassion 47

Part II The In-Breath: Caring for Self 63

Claiming Self-Care 63

Healing Yourself 71

Entering the Deepest Waters of Self-Compassion 81

Part III The Out-Breath: Caring for the World

Preparing to Care for Others 97

Cultivating the Four Qualities of Mature Compassion 107

Practicing Mature Compassion for the Human Family 119

Practicing Mature Compassion for the Earth 131

Part IV In Harmony with Your Rhythm of Compassion

Cultivating the Sustainers of Compassion 149

Uniting Inner and Outer 161

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