Staying Grounded in Shifting Sand by Linda J. Ferguson
Published By: Balboa Press
Release Date: December 2, 2011
Format: Paperback - 208 pages / Kindle - 801 KB / Nook - 719 KB
Genre: Spirituality / Personal Growth & Inspiration / Nonfiction
About The Author:
Dr. Linda J. Ferguson is an author, speaker, coach, and seminar leader to support people leading a joyful and awakened spiritual life. Linda's website, http://www.lindajferguson.com/, contains videos, meditations, affirmations, and other useful resources for spiritual growth and personal development. Readers fins inspiring and informative ideas in Linda's blog to enrich their spirituality for everyday living: www.lindajferguson.com/blog/.
Dr. Ferguson is the author of two books, The Path for Greatness - Work as Spiritual Service and Staying Grounded in Shifting Sand - Awakening Soul Consciousness for the New Millennium. Readers find the exercises at the end of every chapter valuable and practical. They can apply the ideas immediately in their life and see results. Linda has conducted three national book tours, presented at national conferences, and conducted worship services to inspired and appreciative audiences. Linda also leads Shamanic Journeys, spiritual study groups, and retreats for people who want to dive deeper into the insights and ideas offered in her books on spiritual growth and transformation.
Linda has developed a seven step process of Transformational Empowerment, for personal mastery. She developed this powerful process of manifesting and creating positive life changes from her own life experiences, her work with her coaching clients, and her study of mysticism.
She uses the spiritual principles found in her Transformational Empowerment process in her coaching practice so that her clients more effectively move through their important life changes. Her coaching provides a structured and consistent venue so that people can make positive changes in their life easily and confidently.
Linda has been on radio interviews and has featured articles in Interbeing, a journal of personal and professional mastery. She also writes a weekly blog to support people's desire to integrate their spiritual life with their professional life. - www.managementhelp.org/blogs/spirituality/.
Dr. Ferguson earned her Ph.D. from Indiana University (I.U. - Bloomington) in Organizational Behavior with a Masters also from I.U. studying Social Psychology. She has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in psychology and management. Linda did her coach training in 2004 from Coach Training Alliance, completed her certification in Team Coaching, and has CCE credits from International Coach Federation (ICF).
In 1994 she traveled abroad for six months to Asia, Australia, Israel, and Europe before moving to Virginia where she currently lives. Her personal spiritual practice includes daily prayer and meditation, Sufi Dances of Universal Peace, Integral Yoga, Native American Sweat Lodges and other Earth-based ceremonies.
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Disclaimer: I received a copy of the book from the author in exchange for my honest review and participation in a virtual book tour event hosted by Pump Up Your Book! Virtual Book Publicity Tours.
Virtual Book Tour Event: On Friday, July 20, 2012, in association with Pump Up Your Book! Virtual Book Publicity Tours, author Linda J. Ferguson participated in a virtual book tour event with an Author Guest Post on Jersey Girl Book Reviews.
Staying Grounded in Shifting Sand provides insightful stories and ideas to support your spiritual journey and help you answer your soul's calling. Inside you'll read how to step fully into who you are as an awakened soul being. You'll read ways to apply spiritual principles for daily challenges and stressors of relationships, finances, work, or family. You'll learn how to connect with the joy and beauty of who you are as a spiritual being through your various human experiences.
You'll learn ways to shift how you experience your world using the affirmations, meditations, and visualizations provided in each chapter. A new process called Transformational Empowerment shows seven key steps to manifesting your heart's desire and fulfilling your soul contracts.
You've already signed up to be an agent for spiritual transformation, in your own life and in the world. Staying Grounded in Shifting Sand is a spiritual guidebook to help you navigate through your daily stresses, spiritual tests, and challenging relationships. It also is a celebration of the joy you are here to experience as a conscious co-creator. Each chapter ends with concrete, meaningful exercises for you to use immediately!
My Book Review:
Staying Grounded in Shifting Sand is an inspirational and powerful self-help guide for embarking on a personal spiritual journey of self-exploration, transformation and personal growth, that will lead you along the
path to living a more balanced, empowered, spiritual and energized life.
This book is for anyone who seek to walk the path of enlightenment, through self-actualization and applying spiritual integration in their life. It is for anyone who wants to make a change and experience balance and a greater joy in their life. It will provide you with tools to awaken your spiritual journey, to be able to navigate through the physical world of daily living.
Thoughtfully written with inspirational stories, insightful ideas and lessons, easy to do exercises, and meaningful quotes from well-known motivational leaders, this book will provide food for thought, Aha moments, and will guide, challenge, transform and empower your way of thinking and being in your daily life.
Utilizing the author's new process called Transformational Empowerment, it will show you the five steps for manifesting your heart's desire and achieving a fulfilling, joyful, and spiritual life. Building upon the foundations of Commitment, Gratitude and Faith, and following the five steps (Vision, Awareness, Acceptance, Forgiveness and Release, Claim and Create Your Destiny) in the process, it will lead you to achieving Personal Mastery in your life.
This is a book that you can continually refer back to and utilize as you journey through the stress and strain of everyday living. We live in a time where there is continuous stress and changes occurring, and this book will teach you how to stay grounded when your life changes with the ever-shifting sands of time. As a person that has always been interested in spiritual and inspirational self-help guides, I found this book to be very insightful and gave me a lot of food for thought and a chance to reflect upon how I am living my life.
Staying Grounded in Shifting Sand will awaken your mind, body and soul ... it will empower you to transform, balance and lead a new way of life ... so step forward and claim your true spiritual being!
RATING: 5 STARS *****