Friday, March 06, 2009

The Echo Within Blog Tour

Welcome to the blog tour for Robert Benson's latest book The Echo Within.

From the publisher:

The Echo Within will reach you right where you are. Written out of his own lifelong search for and response to the calling voice of God, Robert Benson recounts his discovery of the meaning of vocation, work, and purpose through the ups and downs inherent in family life, professional choice, and spiritual experience

This book is perfect for anyone beginning a new career or sensing a needed change in their life or wrestling with a transition suddenly thrust upon them. Robert Benson delivers wisdom, humor, and heart in what he’s learned about listening for The Echo Within—and how it can help us discover our calling.

Summary:

The Echo Within is a profoundly affecting, honest look at the myriad ways we are drawn into our life’s best work.

Written out of his own lifelong search for and response to the calling voice of God, Robert Benson recounts his discovery of the meaning of vocation, work, and purpose through the ups and downs inherent in family life, professional choice, and spiritual experience. With clarity and insight, and in the elegant prose for which he is known, he gently invites and encourages readers to find such deep truths for their lives as well. In particular, he illuminates the way for readers to explore:

· ways to sense the Holy in our pursuits, both in the pursuits themselves and within ourselves.
· how to fall into our vocation and chart a course toward it at the same time.
· how to love the work we do, and the process of doing it.

For anyone beginning a new career or sensing a needed change in their life or wrestling with a transition suddenly thrust upon them, Robert Benson delivers wisdom, humor, and heart in what he’s learned about listening for The Echo Within—and how it can help us discover our calling.

Pattie's Review:

I really enjoyed this book. It appeals to the quiet contemplative who lives in my brain but does not often manifest in my social life. As I read, my fingers itched to write down so many quotations from the book. It is full of nuggets of wisdom and profound insights about the nature of God that are fresh and thought-provoking.

Robert Benson writes about how to find the echo of the divine call of God within ourselves. It's an echo of the One who spoke us into being and who speaks to us within our hearts today.

Benson has given me much to ponder, especially during this Lenten season. I highly recommend this book. In fact, I think it would be a great gift for college graduates this spring.

Many thanks to the author and publisher for the opportunity to read and review this book.

To purchase, click here.

1 comment:

Robert Benson said...

Thank you much for taking the time to read THE ECHO WITHIN in the first place, for your kind words about the work, and for telling your friends about it. Be in touch.

Namaste —

R. Benson