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Wake Up to Wonder : 22 Invitations to Amazement in the Everyday
by Karen Wright Marsh

Trade Paperback



Grounded in the embodied spirituality of Christians who have lived it best, this book introduces 22 accessible practices to help you find deeper meaning and purpose in your everyday life.

In her quest to live a vibrant spiritual life, Karen Wright Marsh had a revelation: she didn't need to find and follow the perfect plan; she needed people she could follow.

In Wake Up to Wonder, Marsh introduces you to those people--faithful yet oh-so-human Christians from across centuries and cultures. Inspired by their example, she offers playful, simple practices that bring deeper meaning and purpose to everyday life.

In the company of diverse spiritual companions, you'll journey through physical health, prayer, activism, Scripture reading, creativity, and beyond. Each chapter includes hands-on invitations such as writing prompts, space for personal reflection, and "Try This," a collage of spiritual and personal experiments anyone can do.

As you wake up to wonder, you'll discover what these twenty-two historical figures already knew: that a life of spiritual depth, amazement, and connection is within reach--today and every day.

Historical Figures Covered:
Henri J. M. Nouwen, Martin Luther, Thomas Merton,Hildegard von Bingen, Margery Kempe, Wangari Maathai, Caedmon, Amanda Berry Smith, Augustine, Lilias Trotter, Fannie Lou Hamer, Patrick of Ireland, Hans Scholl and Sophie Scholl, Howard Thurman, Pandita Ramabai, Ephrem the Syrian, Ignatius of Loyola, Benedict and Scholastica, Brother Lawrence, Francis of Assisi and Clare of Assisi, Dorothy Day, Mabel Ping-Hua Lee

Wake up to Wonder

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