Inner Guide versus the Inner Critic: The journey from judgment to love

by Christine Wolff

Other authorsCarol Holmes (Editor), Mary Helgesen Gabel (Designer)
Pamphlet, 2017



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CP 448


Wallingford, PA: Pendle Hill Publications, 2017.

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LibraryThing member QuakerReviews
This perceptive pamphlet addresses one of the potential ways we can block ourselves on the spiritual journey, as we face the conflict between our Guide and our fears and self-criticism. How do we discern the difference between the Guide and our inner critic and fear-monger? How do we become aware of how the critic functions, and how do we disarm it? Wolff develops an explanation of spiritual formation that integrates Quaker spirituality with aspects of psychotherapy, and offers some queries to help us explore our own such blocks.
Wolff integrates what we think of as spiritual growth and psychological growth in a quite specific and practical way. Life without the Inner Critic is a Quaker picture of Being as our identity and True Self, when our Doing emerges as an upwelling of Divine Will.
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LibraryThing member kaulsu
Wolff really hit on a subject that resonates! That 'inner critic," can be quite vocal. Her studies of psychology (especially including transpersonal) put a new dress on a very old companion of mine. How we discern our leadings from our desires has been an often written about topic. This pamphlet deserves a second (third?) read....… (more)



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