"a bold and visionary work." (Spirituality & Health, May/June, 2004)
"Drawing on resources as diverse as Sufism, Benedictine Monasticism, the Gurdjieff Work, and the string theory of modern physics, Cynthia Bourgeault has crafted her own unique vision of the Wisdom way in this very accessible book, nicely balanced between concept and practice."
— Gerald May, senior fellow, Shalem Institute, and author, Addiction and Grace and Will and Spirit
"The spiritual wisdom and practical suggestions in this lively and beautiful book will be helpful to many who find themselves setting out on the interior journey."
— Bruno Barnhart, a Camaldolese monk and author, Second Simplicity: The Inner Shape of Christianity
"Cynthia Bourgeault's book is a valuable contribution to the much-needed reawakening of spiritual practice within a Christian context. Her sincerity, good sense, metaphysical depth, and broad experience make her a source to be trusted."
— Kabir Helminski, Sufi Shaikh, the Threshold Society
"This book is a precious gem, a short and brilliant synthesis of the world's great wisdom traditions. Clear, concise, inspiring and poetic."
— Joan Borysenko, author, Inner Peace for Busy People and Inner Peace for Busy Women
"With consummate skill and dazzling clarity, Cynthia Bourgeault rescues the ancient knowledge of wisdom practices found in all the great traditions and teaches us how to become true instruments of God's glory."
— Toinette Lippe, author, Nothing Left Over: A Plain and Simple Life
This book is thorough, with great resources. She provides good examples, that stimulate the thinking and feelings. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Karen Montgomery
A relatively spirituality author has some old doorways for new mystics to open. Well worth the effort and read!Published 6 months ago by Dr. Royall A. Yount Jr.
Inspiring and life changing. Cynthia is an outstanding spiritual teacher.Published 6 months ago by Mary Williams
A bit tedious; not for one just entering the initial search for spiritual transformation, but already has an idea what that path looks like.Published 6 months ago by PBriddy