Finding Joy: A Practical Spiritual Guide to Happiness

Finding Joy: A Practical Spiritual Guide to Happiness

by Daniel I. Schwartz, Mark Hass

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Finding Joy: A Practical Spiritual Guide to Happiness by Daniel I. Schwartz

Searching for happiness in our modern world of stress and struggle is common; finding it is more unusual. This guide explores and explains how to find joy through a time-honored, creative—and surprisingly practical—approach based on Kabbalah and the teachings of Jewish mystics.

The very core of the Jewish mystical tradition is centered on the belief that if our focus is spiritual, then true appreciation of our lives, and true joy, are possible. Step by step, Finding Joy describes the basis of happiness in the context of Jewish mystical tradition and shows, in an easy-to-understand way, how we can use its concept of the 10 divine “rays of light,” the Sefirot, to remedy the everyday unhappiness in our lives.

Clear, creative, personal, and down-to-earth, Finding Joy introduces the ancient insights of the Jewish mystics, and offers practical week-by-week exercises for the soul which bring them into our daily routines. Finding Joy is not an instant cure for modern life’s burdens. Instead, it’s a guide to a time-honored method for thinking and living ... and finding real joy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580237529
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 05/09/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 553 KB

About the Author

Dannel I. Schwartz is spiritual leader of Temple Shir Shalom in West Bloomfield, Michigan, one of the fastest growing congregations in the U.S. He is well-known for his ability to motivate and inspire. He is the author of On the Wings of Healing, and his articles on religion and spirituality have been featured in Moment Magazine, The American Rabbi, the Detroit Free Press, the Jewish Spectator, and the Detroit News. He frequently is a guest lecturer at universities, synagogues, and community centers on the subjects of spirituality, intermarriage strategies, and modern Jewish philosophy.

Mark Hass has been on the staff of the Detroit News and the Miami Herald.

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