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Anne Kertz Kernion encourages people around the world to connect with their spiritual selves through beautiful, inspiring cards with uplifting and thoughtful quotations. Cards by Anne are sold in hundreds of retail outlets throughout the United States and at www.cardsbyanne.com. A former adjunct faculty member at Carlow University, Anne is also a popular speaker and retreat leader who combines insights from science and theology to cultivate and encourage our daily spiritual practices. Rev. Carol Howard Merritt, a Presbyterian (USA) minister, sought-after speaker and Christian Century blogger, is author of the award-winning Tribal Church: Ministering to the Missing Generation and cohost of the God Complex Radio podcast.
"Clear, accessible, inviting, inspiring and, above all, beautiful." -James Martin, SJ, author, Jesus: A Pilgrimage and The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything "A basic guide to deeper prayer, greater self-awareness, and appreciation of the gifts that this life has to offer.... Accessible, applicable and inspirational." -Amy Florian, CEO, Corgenius; author, No Longer Awkward: Communicating with Clients through the Toughest Times of Life "Splendid..... Each page overflows with faith and beauty, hope and love, as well as illuminating insights.." -Rev. Jeff Taylor, president, United Methodist Foundation of West Virginia "Designed for individual use, the book easily adapts for use in retreat and small group settings.... A gracious gift to all who pursue a more balanced and reflective life." -Rev. Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook, EdD, PhD, professor of practical theology, Claremont School of Theology; author, Hildegard of Bingen: Essential Writings and Chants of a Christian Mystic-Annotated & Explained "Dive into the extraordinary ordinariness of life.... A guide for living with curiosity, compassion and gratitude." -Mary Coonan, chair and codirector of societal health and well-being, Shambhala Meditation Center of Boston "A personalized guide for introspection.... Enjoy a few moments bathing in the stillness and warmth it will bring." -Dr. Paul Nussbaum, president, Brain Health Center "A rich resource.... Accessible anecdotes and quotable quotes engage and challenge." -Rev. Canon Jane Brooke, canon chancellor, Chester Cathedral, UK "This beautiful book can help us cultivate a practice of gratitude. Its pages are to be learned, not merely read." -Rabbi Karyn D. Kedar, author, The Bridge to Forgiveness: Stories and Prayers for Finding God and Restoring Wholeness "Will move your heart, engage your mind, and inspire your spirit! ... With deep authenticity, this book leads us toward a more reflective, compassionate and healthy life." -Rev. Dr. Carolyne Call, author, Spiritually Healthy Divorce: Navigating Disruption with Insight & Hope