Embracing a Life of Meaning

Kathleen Norris on Discovering What Matters

Kathleen Norris

Aug/2012, 80 Pages, Paperback, 7.25 x 9

ISBN-13: 9781606741139

Best-selling author Kathleen Norris provides a unique viewpoint of “what matters most,” including:

    •Belief Matters: Why does belief matter? To what do we give our hearts? What is the core message of what we believe—creeds or commitment? To what extent is to believe also “to belove”?

    •The Bible Matters: The Bible is our collective story. How is that story reflected in our daily lives? What is it about the Bible that always seems to address our present moment?

    •Community Matters: In community, individualism and imperfection meet grace and acceptance. What is our part in the Body of Christ?

    •Place Matters: In what ways is faith set within the physical space of home, church, land and people?

    •We Matter: What it means to remain in God’s image and to counter our selfishness by embracing the world and its needs?

Ideal for adult and young-adult small groups, Christian educators, clergy, chaplains and campus ministries.

SOLD SEPARATELY. Also available is the Embracing a Life of Meaning Small-Group DVD. Each of the five DVD sessions begins with a 10-15 minute video presentation by Kathleen Norris followed by filmed interaction with a diverse small group of adults.

This Participant’s Workbook then helps your own local small group “join the conversation.” This book includes all study materials need by participants and those who lead. Each participant will need one copy.

Kathleen Norris is an award-winning poet, writer and author of four New York Times bestsellers. Her work is intimate and historical, rich in poetry and meditations, brimming with exasperation and reverence, deeply grounded in both nature and spirit, sometimes funny and often provocative. She lives in Hawaii.

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