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  • Paperback
  • 160
  • The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships
  • Sobonfu E. Somé
  • English
  • 15 June 2020
  • 9780688175795

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  1. says: (Pdf Read) [The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships] download × eBook or Kindle ePUB Ä Sobonfu E. Somé Sobonfu E. Somé Ä 3 review

    download × eBook or Kindle ePUB Ä Sobonfu E. Somé (Pdf Read) [The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships] Are your relationships guided by ego and control or are they guided by spirit? And what would that look like a relationship guided by spirit? Allow Sobonfu to offer the wisdom from pre colonial Bhurkino Faso — from the Dagara tribewhere remnants of whole relationships rooted in community and mutual trust and understanding still exist This book is a beautiful and easy to read collection of thoughts debunking the Western notions of ‘ro

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    (Pdf Read) [The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships] I'm not usually a big fan of how to books on the subjects of love and relationships but I make exception with this book because it really isn't one Sobonfu she will seem like a dear friend before you've read much has such a warm gentle caring voice the wisdom she shares is of the best and most beautiful sort She helps her readers b

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    (Pdf Read) [The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships] download × eBook or Kindle ePUB Ä Sobonfu E. Somé Very enlightening This little book answered a lot of uestions I had about commitment and about marriage in particular I also noticed a correlation between the Dagara belief system and that of Christianity we are all parts of the same body or

  4. says: review The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships (Pdf Read) [The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships] Sobonfu E. Somé Ä 3 review

    (Pdf Read) [The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships] download × eBook or Kindle ePUB Ä Sobonfu E. Somé Sobonfu Some a member of the West African Dagara tribe brings to the Western World wisdom uprooted from the anci

  5. says: review The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships (Pdf Read) [The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships] download × eBook or Kindle ePUB Ä Sobonfu E. Somé

    (Pdf Read) [The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships] This is a deceptively simple book about living in relationship with one's self community world and the spirit realm Sobonfu Some portrays the indigenous rituals of the West African culture that she comes from Her writing is beautiful and characterizes a people with little armor and masks This book was a uick read

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    Sobonfu E. Somé Ä 3 review download × eBook or Kindle ePUB Ä Sobonfu E. Somé review The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships I am resistant to this little book I bought and started it two years ago and finished within two weeks what should have been read in a day I wasn’t taking time to digest I was resisting It’s a small book with descriptions of and prescriptions for intimacy I’m totally into intimacy I write and teach about it all the time which is why my mentor recommended it For some reason I’m taking it personally I

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    (Pdf Read) [The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships] Sobonfu E. Somé Ä 3 review download × eBook or Kindle ePUB Ä Sobonfu E. Somé Some is amazing The distinctions she makes between the West's ways of intimate relationships and indigenous ways is a great eye opener The wisdom she offers is good for any reader looking for ways to grow in their intimate relationships And if you don't agree with it a the very least it's a different perspective on relatio

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    (Pdf Read) [The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships] download × eBook or Kindle ePUB Ä Sobonfu E. Somé review The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships The Spirit of Intimacy provides a very refreshing prospective of relationships and intimacy in the traditional African setting There is much to think about in this book and it did have me looking at the relationships I maintain with those around me Indeed there may be valuable relationship lessons to be found in its pages

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    review The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships (Pdf Read) [The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships] Somé's clear and simple writing explains the unexplainable in this short but poignant literary jewel A must read for eve

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    (Pdf Read) [The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships] I am a simple man Give me anything that Sobobfu writes about the village and I give it 5 stars

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The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships review Ü 3 review The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships Art include the sacred meaning of pleasure preparing a ritual space for intimacy and the connection between sex and spirituality Her ideas are intuitively persuasive provocative and healing—and supported by sound practical advice along with specific rituals and ceremonies based on those used for thousands of years With this book the spiritual insights of indigenous Africa take their place alongside those of native America ancient Europe and Asia as important influences on Western reader. Som s clear and simple writing explains the unexplainable in this short but poignant literary jewel A must read for every person but especially if you are African married and a parent Make Something ritual space for intimacy and the connection between sex and spirituality Her ideas are intuitively persuasive provocative and healing—and supported by sound practical advice along with specific Make Something rituals and ceremonies based on those used for thousands of years With this book the spiritual insights of indigenous Africa take their place alongside those of native America ancient Europe and Asia as important influences on Western The Bone Man of Benares A Lunatic Trip Through Love and the World reader. Som s clear and simple writing explains the unexplainable in this short but poignant literary jewel A must The Lost Lupin read for every person but especially if you are African married and a parent

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The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships review Ü 3 review The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships A renowned respected teacher and mentor to thousands Sobonfu Somé is one of the first and foremost voices of African spirituality to come to the West Somé was born in Dano Burkina Faso a remote West African village with a population of about two hundred people Dano has preserved the old ways of African village life with family structures spiritual practices and methods of living that have been in place for than ten thousand years In The Spirit of Intimacy Somé distills the ancient tea. Very enlightening This little book answered a lot of uestions I had about commitment and about marriage in particular I also noticed a correlation between the Dagara belief system and that of Christianity we are all parts of the same body or even New Age thought marriage between two people is a gift to the community world Marianne Williamson comes to mind at the end of the day there s only one truth love is a verb not a feelingIntimacy is Sacred Community is a Blessing for the couple and vice versa I now better understand my elders views on relationshipsRitual is the Basis for strength and for renewal in the relationshipThe book also explains why West Africans rarely display intimacy in public or why the divorce rate is so low I still struggle with the Dagara s views on polygamy and arranged marriageprobably always will and the rituals she writes about will not be an easy feat but nonetheless this was a powerful readFavorite uotes There isn t divorce in the village because of the way people see things People there cannot conceive of intimacy or marriage outside of their spirituality without the guidance of spirit P 122The Dagara people do not have a specific word for sex We express the concept of sex in terms of journeying or traveling with someone You don t want to have sex with that person you want to go somewhere P 87Most of the relationships that I observe in this culture meaning the West begin somewhere at the top of the hill The top of the hill has this nice feeling of being in love Now since a relationship must grow and must be constantly in motion and it s already at the top where is it going to go P 51 Getting Naked renowned Invisible Jim Crow respected teacher and mentor to thousands Sobonfu Somé is one of the first and foremost voices of African spirituality to come to the West Somé was born in Dano Burkina Faso a The Vault Guide to the Case Interview remote West African village with a population of about two hundred people Dano has preserved the old ways of African village life with family structures spiritual practices and methods of living that have been in place for than ten thousand years In The Spirit of Intimacy Somé distills the ancient tea. Very enlightening This little book answered a lot of uestions I had about commitment and about marriage in particular I also noticed a correlation between the Dagara belief system and that of Christianity we are all parts of the same body or even New Age thought marriage between two people is a gift to the community world Marianne Williamson comes to mind at the end of the day there s only one truth love is a verb not a feelingIntimacy is Sacred Community is a Blessing for the couple and vice versa I now better understand my elders views on The Castle Diaries relationshipsRitual is the Basis for strength and for The Song of the Mockingbird renewal in the Sir Halmanac and the Crimson Star relationshipThe book also explains why West Africans Souls in the Great Machine rarely display intimacy in public or why the divorce Judge Dredd Chronicles #19 rate is so low I still struggle with the Dagara s views on polygamy and arranged marriageprobably always will and the THE WALLPAPER CHASE rituals she writes about will not be an easy feat but nonetheless this was a powerful SpongeBob Mix Match readFavorite uotes There isn t divorce in the village because of the way people see things People there cannot conceive of intimacy or marriage outside of their spirituality without the guidance of spirit P 122The Dagara people do not have a specific word for sex We express the concept of sex in terms of journeying or traveling with someone You don t want to have sex with that person you want to go somewhere P 87Most of the Rules of the Knife Fight relationships that I observe in this culture meaning the West begin somewhere at the top of the hill The top of the hill has this nice feeling of being in love Now since a Know What I Saw? relationship must grow and must be constantly in motion and it s already at the top where is it going to go P 51

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The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships review Ü 3 review The Spirit of Intimacy Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships Chings and wisdom of her native village to give insight into the nature of intimate relationshipsSomé generously applies the subtle knowledge from her West African culture to this one Simply and beautifully she reveals the role of spirit in every marriage friendship relationship and community She shares ancient ways to make our intimate lives fulfilling and secure and offers powerful insights into the illusion of romance divorce and loss Her important and fascinating lessons from the he. I am resistant to this little book I bought and started it two years ago and finished within two weeks what should have been read in a day I wasn t taking time to digest I was resisting It s a small book with descriptions of and prescriptions for intimacy I m totally into intimacy I write and teach about it all the time which is why my mentor recommended it For some reason I m taking it personally I keep hearing myself think Well isn t there anything good about relationships in the West Then I think about it and there s nothing that can t be improved upon I don t disagree with her I just find what she s describing imposssible I have no idea how to create the community that she says is essential to intimacy Turning the pages made me feel and defeated hence impossible as my descriptor The truth is I m not as resistant as I am disappointedfrustrated that I don t know how to make the world in which her spirit of intimacy thrives Beyond my ego I can appreciate the ideas of spirit and ritual and elders I can certainly learn to activate spirit in my daily life and I appreciate that she says you don t even have to know what to ask for in order to activate the spirit As far as rituals I don t know where to begin to create them abstracted from community and a culture that celebrated ritual I guess I ll have to let spirit do that too I really appreciate her approach to conflict and the need to have ritual to resolve it She is very clear about what Western and urban African societies don t do but she isn t clear about how to reestablish the connection Can it be done alone Will one person s desire for spirit reconnect the entire tribe I guess I m about to find out what really and truly is possible with spirit The Ghostly Lover relationshipsSomé generously applies the subtle knowledge from her West African culture to this one Simply and beautifully she Cuckold Diaper Slave reveals the Lynyrd Skynyrd I'll Never Forget You role of spirit in every marriage friendship Boys of Summer Volume 1 relationship and community She shares ancient ways to make our intimate lives fulfilling and secure and offers powerful insights into the illusion of Geeking Out on 11C romance divorce and loss Her important and fascinating lessons from the he. I am Attack of the Living Mask Choose Your Own Nightmare #17 resistant to this little book I bought and started it two years ago and finished within two weeks what should have been Virtue read in a day I wasn t taking time to digest I was Breaking Ground resisting It s a small book with descriptions of and prescriptions for intimacy I m totally into intimacy I write and teach about it all the time which is why my mentor IBM's Early Computers History of Computing recommended it For some Catholic Social Teaching reason I m taking it personally I keep hearing myself think Well isn t there anything good about Island of Fear and Other Science Fiction Stories relationships in the West Then I think about it and there s nothing that can t be improved upon I don t disagree with her I just find what she s describing imposssible I have no idea how to create the community that she says is essential to intimacy Turning the pages made me feel and defeated hence impossible as my descriptor The truth is I m not as Final Warning The Legacy of Chernobyl resistant as I am disappointedfrustrated that I don t know how to make the world in which her spirit of intimacy thrives Beyond my ego I can appreciate the ideas of spirit and Hedge Witch ritual and elders I can certainly learn to activate spirit in my daily life and I appreciate that she says you don t even have to know what to ask for in order to activate the spirit As far as The Couette and the Boarding School ritual to Imagimorphia resolve it She is very clear about what Western and urban African societies don t do but she isn t clear about how to The Book of Beginnings It's Just Us Here reestablish the connection Can it be done alone Will one person s desire for spirit The Homelanders The Homelanders #1 4 reconnect the entire tribe I guess I m about to find out what Burning Attraction really and truly is possible with spirit