Matthew Kelly, the New York Times bestselling author of The Rhythm of Life, has been captivating audiences around the world since his late teens. Over the past decade, more than three million people have attended his talks and seminars in over fifty countries. Kelly is the president of Beresford Consulting.
In his latest book, Kelly (A Call to Joy) comes to the aid of people who are seeking more out of life than pleasure and possessions. To Kelly, achieving intimacy is vital to human happiness. To that end, he presents a seven-level process that leads to lasting connections and deep contentment. Relationships may start with casual encounters and superficial exchanges, but they must progress to the telling of facts and then opinions. The sharing of hopes and dreams, feelings, faults, fears, and failings come next, culminating in the knowing of each other's legitimate needs. This well-written and stimulating read will be an asset to any library's self-help collection; recommended. Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
"A highly readable, well-written book that contains deep wisdom and
practical guidance about relationships that will be useful to
everyone seeking genuine and durable intimacy." -- Harville
Hendrix, Ph.D., author of Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for
"A wonderful book about an important subject -- readable and full of wise and practical suggestions." -- Hal Urban, author of Life's Greatest Lessons and Positive Words, Positive Results