Books by Paula D'Arcy:

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*NEW*
Waking Up to This Day: Seeing the Beauty Right Before Us (Paperback)
(Orbis, 2009)   
             

*NEW*
ADVENT: A TIME OF HOPE DAILY ADVENT DEVOTIONS

Advent heralds the night of Christ's birth and is a time of new life, anticipation and peace, this booklet proclaims. Best-selling author and internationally known speaker Paula D'Arcy brings a special sensitivity to these devotions, which will surely touch hearts as well as capture the "hope" of this holy season.


Sacred Threshold/Crossing The Inner Barrier To A Deeper Love (Paperback)
(The Crossroad Publishing Co.,2007)
An evocative narrative about the nature of love and how we, too, might cross thresholds and participate more profoundly in the meaning of our own lives.
Revised edition.
*Contains the story of Womenspeak.*
 
 

 

Daybreaks: Daily Reflections for Advent and Christmas
These reflections on Advent will move you gently to a more rewarding and fulfilling understanding of the season of Advent. This author describes--in real life terms--how we might approach Advent and what we can bring to make the season a rewarding and understanding journey for ourselves and for others.

By starting your day with a Daybreaks meditation, you'll be utilizing a meditative tool to slow your busy life and bring it closer to God. Find the best place for you to remain still and quiet. The daily reflections will only take moments, but if you use the meditations to contemplate how they fit into your life, you'll enjoy an Advent season that will clearly impact your life.




Daybreaks Lent D'Arcy:
Daily Reflections for Lent and Easter
These poignant reflections will touch your heart in a way that can only move you closer to God. The author explores the themes of love, fear, pain, and promise in ways that will move you emotionally, guide you spiritually, and make this Lent and Easter season a rewarding journey.

Begin your day with a Daybreaks meditation. Find a quiet, peaceful place. The reflections will only take a few moments, but allow time for the message to unfold in your heart. As it does, consider how these ideas impact your life. Think about ways you can change your attitudes and beliefs and hear the words, "Come, follow me."



Gift of the Red Bird: The Story of a Divine Encounter (Audio CD)
(Saint Anthony Messenger Press and Franciscan (November 1, 2005))
A story of Paula's spiritual journey, including her three day vision quest into the wilderness to wait for God to speak through creation. This is an audio version of this book.
 
When People Grieve, Expanded, Revised and Updated : Overcoming Pain Through Love
(The Crossroad Publishing Company, Inc.; Rev&Updtd edition (September 25, 2005))
Since the publication of her first bestseller Song for Sarah, Paula D'Arcy has become an internationally renowned expert in grief and bereavement issues. Now in a completely expanded, revised, and updated version of an earlier book, When A Friend is Grieving (Random House) Paula helps us understand how to cope with the process of grief and also how to reach out to others in the pain of grief. This classic manual is full of practical advice.

 
Sacred Threshold/Crossing The Inner Barrier To A Deeper Love
(The Crossroad Publishing Co.,2004)
An evocative narrative about the nature of love and how we, too, might cross thresholds and participate more profoundly in the meaning of our own lives.

 
Seeking With All My Heart/ Encountering God's Presence in Scripture and Literature
(The Crossroad Publishing Co., 2003) Reflections on Scripture and quotations taken from the works of major Christian writers.
 
A New Set Of Eyes / Encountering the Hidden God
(The Crossroad Publishing Co., 2002)
A series of parables, meditations and reflections designed to open the reader to new awareness of God's presence in unsuspected places and forms.
 
Red Fire / A Quest for Awakening
(Innisfree Press, Inc., 2001)
(Inner Ocean Publishing, 2003)
Written as visionary fiction, Red Fire is the story of a young woman named Anastasia who embarks on a journey to follow her heart's deepest call.
 
Gift of the Red Bird / A Spiritual Encounter
(The Crossroad Publishing Co., 1996)
A story of Paula's spiritual journey, including her three day vision quest into the wilderness to wait for God to speak through creation.
 
When Your Friend Is Grieving / Building a Bridge of Love
(Harold Shaw Publishers, 1990)
NOW REISSUED BY CROSSROAD BOOKS, FALL, 2005, UNDER NEW TITLE, WHEN PEOPLE GRIEVE.(see above)
How friends can help the bereaved in practical, everyday ways. Also specific helps for the bereaved as they navigate the holidays, and the many challenges of beginning anew.

 
Where the Wind Begins / Stories of Hurting People Who Said Yes to Life
(Harold Shaw Publishers, 1984)
Out of print.
 
*NEW EDITION*
Song for Sarah / A Mother's Journey through Grief and Beyond
(Harold Shaw Publishers, 1979; Waterbrook Press, 2001; The Crossroads Publishing Company, 2009)
A collection of letters written before and after her daughter Sarah's death. This work about the transforming power of grief and loss has become a classic.
The 2001 and 2009 editions contains a new Afterword written by Paula's surviving daughter, Beth, in which Beth writes about the effects of being born into this legacy of loss.


 
 
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