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Author Oman Shannon, Maggie, 1958-

Title Crafting calm : projects and practices for creativity and contemplation / Maggie Oman Shannon ; foreword by Mary Anne Radmacher.

Publication Info. Berkeley, California : Viva Editions, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    745.5 OMA    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    745.5 OMA    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xxvii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents Crafting for calm -- Anointing oils -- Biblical gardens -- Spiritual wisdom wall hangings -- Sacred bath salts -- Tabletop meditation fountains -- Crafting for clarity -- Collage treasure maps -- Visual journals -- Personal prayer flags -- Blessing baskets -- Spiritual toolboxes -- Crafting for comfort -- Portable shrines -- Prayer shawls -- Affirmation blankets -- Prayer cards -- Power pouches -- Crafting for contemplation -- Prayer mats -- Tray sand gardens -- Luminarias -- Rock cairns -- Meditation cushions -- Crafting for creation -- Prayer paintings -- Intention jewelry -- Inner wisdom dolls -- Icons -- Messages in bottles -- Crafting for community -- Talking sticks -- Prayer-ribbon weaving -- Collage mandalas -- Group prayer beads -- Prayer arrows -- Crafting for connection with others -- Thinking-of-you candles -- Prayer pillows -- Milagros boxes -- Homemade bread meditation -- Prayer stones -- Crafting for connection with spirit -- Prayer outfits -- Finger labyrinths -- Personal holy books -- Tabletop altars -- Prayer pots -- Conclusion.
Summary The author uses crafts and creativity as a way to relax, calm the mind, and find the stillness within. These crafts can also be vehicles for spiritual exploration and development.
Subject Handicraft -- Psychological aspects.
Handicraft -- Religious aspects.
Rites and ceremonies.
Added Author Radmacher, Mary Anne.
ISBN 9781936740406 paperback alkaline paper
1936740400 paperback alkaline paper

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