Good-This Paper Back Book is in good overall condition. The covers are intact with some slight wear. The dust jacket, if applicable, is intact with some slight wear. The spine has creasing. Pages may include notes, folds and highlighting. The "Head", "Tail" and "Fore-Edge" may have markings and/or spots. Thanks for supporting our Mission at Goodwill.
Acceptable. A book with obvious wear. May have some damage to the cover or binding but integrity is still intact. There might be writing in the margins, possibly underlining and highlighting of text, but no missing pages or anything that would compromise the legibility or understanding of the text.
Good. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that'll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.
Lovely book. inspiring. This is a good book to share together with a small group of people seeking to deepen their connections with God.
Jan 20, 2008
Thomas Kelly's "Testament of Devotion" is one of the handful of short books that are long and deep in content. Each reading brings new insight as it shines light on one's present condition. Kelly speaks to any authentic spiritual tradition and opens the wisdom of the tradition. The book embodies Gandhi's statement that "Truth is God" and that all authentic spiritual traditions are roads to the one center that underlies them all.
Oct 25, 2007
Experience the Holy Spirit & live in the world
This book offers a practical and spiritual approach to experiencing the Holy Spirit and contact with God. Thomas Kelly is a Quaker and explains both motivation, methods and results for experiencing God. It is not a "self-help" book, but a spiritual one. At times I felt I could not reach the perfection he seemed to talk about, but he explains that this is a process, and not always directly progressive. After reading the book I realize that you can keep in almost constant contact with the Holy Spirit, God, but do not have to become a mystic isolated from the world. You do not have to be a Quaker or a Christian to get a lot of insight from this book.
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