In this powerful book Martin Lowenthal leads a journey to the very heart of spirituality, a journey of acceptance and aliveness through affirmation. By affirming what is, in our hearts, writes Lowenthal, we embrace our aliveness and the reality of life in the moment. And only through acceptance, openness, and affirmation can we ever really be present and complete.Embrace Yes is divided into five parts, each presenting affirmations responding to a different aspect of spirituality, which Lowenthal calls the Five Faces of God: Yes as Presence: God as RealityYes as Openness and Wonder: God as EssenceYes as Celebration and Service: God as CreationYes as Love: God as BelovedYes as Learning and Dedication: God as WisdomPoetry, fables, and religious teachings drawn from many different traditions are presented in short sections designed to give readers the opportunity to meditate and reflect on the wonderful aliveness of affirming reality as it is now, and living with an attitude of Yes. "A perfect gift for any rite of passage--"birthday, graduation, new job & "Draws from many religious traditions and presents the power of Yes in poetry, sutra, story, and fable. "Author is a popular teacher with Dedicated Life Institute and leads workshops all over the world.