Holy Crap makes spirituality simple...And possible in everyday life!
Dan Messinger turns life into life lessons, and not the kind you had to sit through in high school. These are everyday lessons that grab you by the collar and say, "Hey! This is your life talking! Listen up!" And do you?
Holy Crap supports people of all faiths in using everyday hassles as opportunities for spiritual growth. "It's hard as hell," says Dan Messinger. He struggles with it still, and that makes the stories he relates in Holy Crap that much more compelling – and humorous.
Holy Crap is down-to-earth and easy-to-read. Yet you may be inspired with profound insight if you dare.
Messinger is also a singer/songwriter and saxophonist who provides exploding, melodious songs from the heart, with positive and spiritual lyrics, in Wide Awake: Songs from Holy Crap, an inspirational, classic-rock music CD.
Dan's hunger for meaning led him to pursue his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Religion at Vassar and University of California at Santa Barbara respectively.
Holy Crap: Spirituality within the Muck of Everyday Life is available on holycrapway.com, as well as on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and online retailers. Published by Lucky Bat Books, Holy Crap can be purchased in print and ebook formats.
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About the Author
Holy Crap: Spirituality within the Muck of Everyday Life makes spirituality accessible to readers of all walks of life by demonstrating how to embody deep spiritual concepts in everyday life. Dan’s personal stories in Holy Crap make readers laugh, cry, and seek their own self-knowledge as Dan shows readers how he attempts to balance both his human nature and his longing for the divine.
Holy Crap’s soundtrack - Wide Awake - is the musical expression of Dan Messinger’s yearning for enlightenment. Born out of his primal desire for the meaning of life, Dan’s poetic lyrics mirror the thoughts of the everyday spiritual seeker. His positive spiritual messages, uplifting melodies, classic rock style, and soulful saxophone solos alter listeners’ moods and emotions. Wide Awake’s songs transform Holy Crap into a three-dimensional multimedia experience. Dan’s Meditations & Visualizations from Holy Crap further transports listeners to deeper levels of peace and self-understanding.
Dan doesn't shy away from admitting how often he struggles with the crap of life. Even though he’s an award-winning vice president of training and organizational development, he makes the same mistakes we all do. “That's where the learning is!” he says. And the humor.
But what Dan is most proud of isn’t his professional accolades, nor his songs or writings. It is when his ten year-old son awkwardly – and so tenderly – turned to look his father in the eye and shared, “You really understand my life. You really get me. That’s why I love you so much.”