Wake up! The Soul's Collection: An Intimate Awakening gives voice to everyday life-the words that we use, the prayers we express, the places we call home, and the day-to-day dreams that go unattended. It reminds us that without hope, we live without direction and fail to embrace the small joys that connect us to ourselves and to each other. Each section offers a new awakening and then poses a question for reflection. These verses ask readers to describe their own awakenings, thus completing the circle from awareness to awakening.
The Soul's Collection asks what appear to be simple questions. Where would you like to travel? Who do you call when trouble comes? Who in your life liberates you? In reality, these questions are the very soul of our existence.
Examine the power in showing up and the importance of knowing our path, both past and present. An invitation to tell ourselves the truth, this collection speaks to the complexities of life, the resilience of the human spirit, the power in awakening and, the healing that takes place when love is the intention.
"I commend Mark Loring's "awakenings" to your thoughtful reflection. Consider them brief meditations on commonplace miracles, inviting you to ponder and perhaps to begin recording your own soul's collection of intimate awakenings. Awakening invites awakening."-Charlie Finn, LPC