The Art of Ritual

The Art of Ritual

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Overview

Rituals mark life's momentous and symbolic events: from special birthdays and holidays to personal affairs such as a child's first day of school or the death of a beloved pet. Over time, and as people and circumstances change, some rituals become merely habitual, losing their significance and creating a hunger for more meaningful methods of celebration. In THE ART OF RITUAL, Renee Beck and Sydney Barbara Metrick explain the power, relevance, and need for ritual, describing the various types of rituals and their myths, symbols, and history, as well as how to: Prepare, perform, and complete rituals; Integrate the five elements into ritual practice; Craft and consecrate ritual tools; Make and use altars. This revised and updated edition also includes a new healing ritual for small groups and a series of self-exploration exercises that assists with the integration of ritual into daily life. Presenting a multitude of ways to create ceremonies for healing, growth, and change, Beck and Metrick will inspire you to honor each rite of passage in a truly personal way.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940152932560
Publisher: John R. Mabry
Publication date: 03/19/2016
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

SYDNEY BARBARA METRICK is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) and a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with a Ph.D. in expressive arts therapy. She is the author of I DO and CROSSING THE BRIDGE, and co-author of Art from Ashes. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
RENEE BECK is co-director at the Contra Costa Alternative School and a licensed marriage, family, and child therapist with master's degrees in transpersonal counseling and clinical psychology. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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