Embracing the Beloved

Relationship as a Path of Awakening

Publisher: Anchor
   Stephen and Ondrea Levine have devoted more than eighteen years to investigating the mind/body relationship, particularly as it relates to the states healing, dying, and grieving.  Their work has affected healing and medical practices worldwide.  Now, in Embracing the Beloved, the Levines turn their attention to what has been "our most significant spiritual commitmentour own relationship."
   In this groundbreaking book, they demonstrate how to use a relationship as a means for profound inner growth and healing.  Their insights and anecdotes will benefit all who are drawn to looking inward, and all who seek a relationship as a path for spiritual renewal and merciful awareness of life.

PRAISE FOR

"If you aspire to transform an intimate relationship into a tandem inner journey towards spiritual realization, Embracing the Beloved is the most subtly articulated 'how to' book available."- Ram Dass

"A poetic and compassionate book about the healing potential of love and familial relationships... This should find its way onto the bookshelves of all who strive for greater insight into their ownand their partners'deeper natures."- Publishers Weekly

"Stephen and Ondrea's work in among the deepest, most healing and heartfelt contributions to modern spiritual life in America.  What they offer in Embracing the Beloved is filled with blessings."- Jack Kornfield, author of a Path with Heart

"Perhaps the most spiritually ambitious 'relationships' book of the season."- New Age Journal

"Embracing the Beloved is [the Levines'] often moving... exploration of how relationship can be a path to God.  It mixes stories from the Levines' past... with philosophy and suggestions for meditations."- San Francisco Chronicle