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COMMUNION-CATING WITH GOD

STEPHEN EDWARDS

Bridgeway Books
Inspirational Nonfiction
June 2008- 329 pages

ISBN: 9781933538754

Upon reading the title of this spiritual nonfiction book, the reader may be curious about or vaguely stymied by its awkward pronunciation. But this is a gem of a book, a unique contribution to the spiritual reality of, as it is subtitled, "How to Have a Personal Connection and Relationship with Your Creator." Is there any person on the face of this godly earth who does not yearn for the same?

Stephen Edwards has found a connection between the lyrics of popular music and the practice of contemplating the same and being still to allow the deeper underlying meaning of the musical words to emerge into communication with God, or whatever name you prefer to use for the One who creates, maintains and transforms all by energetic Love.

Far too many song lyrics are mentioned to give due credit here, but all are deftly woven into a timeless message Edwards heard and continues to hear to this day through communion-cation, "the feeling of being with your self through the interaction with your soul mates, the other souls, who are a part of who you really are and have imagined that they were separate from you."

The text may be read through in several sittings or used as a meditation book for days and months, even years. The author clarifies that the message is about oneness versus separation, the latter a condition totally created by the minds and dis-eased feelings of human beings and not at all a quality of creation. It's a quality of energy that needs to be released and replaced by the loving vibrational energy of creation. Some of what you read will sear through you with its truth and the author invites you to stay with those words and let them "be."

The topics by chapter seem typical but the content in each is far from what one expects. Facilitating what opens one to the truest relationship one can ever have, one's true nature. But it also realistically covers all that needs to be released, that which blocks spiritual communion-cating, whether that be subtle fear, doubt, etc., all presented in a non-judgmental manner allowing the reader the freedom to absorb or ignore.

Communion-cating with God is a definite keeper, a book to cherish, re-read, ponder and share through experience as well as through giving it as a wonderful gift to those you cherish - and those you don't!

Reviewed by Viviane Crystal on September 2, 2008

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