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Thoughts In Solitude

Author : Thomas Merton
ISBN : 1429944072
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Thoughtful and eloquent, as timely (or timeless) now as when it was originally published in 1956, Thoughts in Solitude addresses the pleasure of a solitary life, as well as the necessity for quiet reflection in an age when so little is private. Thomas Merton writes: "When society is made up of men who know no interior solitude it can no longer be held together by love: and consequently it is held together by a violent and abusive authority. But when men are violently deprived of the solitude and freedom which are their due, the society in which they live becomes putrid, it festers with servility, resentment and hate." Thoughts in Solitude stands alongside The Seven Storey Mountain as one of Merton's most uring and popular works. Thomas Merton, a Trappist monk, is perhaps the foremost spiritual thinker of the twentiethcentury. His diaries, social commentary, and spiritual writings continue to be widely read after his untimely death in 1968.
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Author : William Thompson Bacon
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Meditationen Eines Einsiedlers

Author : Thomas Merton
ISBN : 9783843601788
Genre : Religion
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Für Thomas Merton ist Meditation der Königsweg, um sich dem Geheimnis Gottes zu nähern. Das stille In-sich-Gehen, der Rückzug und das Atemholen sind für ihn intensive Formen der Gottesbegegnung. Daraus entwickelt sich eine innere Haltung der Dankbarkeit, die selbst das oft ruhelose alltägliche Tun zum Gebet werden lässt. Der Mystiker Merton führt mit diesem inspirierenden Buch den Weg in die Stille und gibt wichtige Impulse für die eigene meditative Praxis.
Category: Religion

Solitude S Of Poetry At Its Best

Author : Albert Sewell
ISBN : 9780595222155
Genre : Poetry
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Solitude's of Poetry At Its Best are special collective moments; we are faced with during our universal lives. These messages come as a test of inspirational melodies reaching far back into the hearts of the living and traveling through their minds, as a test of time. All memories must come into one accord and agreement. During the quietness of these memories we are confronted within the Solitude's of Poetry and they are being harbored as a nostalgia as many such events of life. However, the recollections of these memories allows for the eventful moments, which are a part of our lives, and that which we having to live throughout our growing up stages. Also during the expressions of our lives we are associated within the Solitude's of Poetry by these collective thoughts. The Solitude's of Poetry is all of this and more, filling the vacancies and emotionalized thought coming into view, where the waters and the universe has to come to an understanding. Even as each has its own message and passageway of life, the reflection of serenity is being of one. Just as when the heart speaks the mind is at its mercy. Stop and listen to the quietness in the messages that are being attributed, and that each is understood with knowledge. Just as the manifestation on man, so are the visionary towels of man, that the distant learning becomes vital.
Category: Poetry

When The Soul Listens

Author : Jan Johnson
ISBN : 9781631467363
Genre : Religion
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Do you long for depth and authenticity in your relationship with God? Do you want purpose and daily direction but can’t seem to find the right prayer to receive it? When the Soul Listens will guide you away from formulas and step-by-step prayer plans toward contemplative prayer, “the lifestyle that allows you to experience God’s presence,” writes author Jan Johnson. Learn to find rest and guidance in God, opening yourself to God’s presence and direction through this practical approach. If you are disillusioned, experiencing spiritual dryness, or simply looking for the next step in your spiritual growth, When the Soul Listens offers a clear path to a fulfilling connection with God.
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Migrations To Solitude

Author : Sue Halpern
ISBN : 9780307787491
Genre : Psychology
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Why do we often long for solitude but dread loneliness? What happens when the walls we build around ourselves are suddenly removed—or made impenetrable? If privacy is something we can count as a basic right, why are our laws, technology, and lifestyles increasingly chipping it away? These are somong the themes that Sue Halpern eloquently explores in these profoundly original essays. In pursuit of the riddle of solitude, Halpern talks to Trappist monks and secular hermits, corresponds with a prisoner in solitary confinement, and visits and AIDS hospice and a shelter for the homeless places where privacy is the first—and perhaps the most essential—thing to go. This is a book that lends weight to the ideas that have become dangerously abstract in a society of data bases and car faxes, a guide not only ot the routes to solitude but to the selves we discover only when we arrive there.
Category: Psychology

Thoughts From Earth

Author : James Miller
ISBN : 9781412024709
Genre : Self-Help
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Thoughts From Earth is a sparkling collection of timeless words and wisdom written for those seeking more meaning and purpose in their life. This rich anthology features many of the world's truly enlightened thinkers such as Einstein, Lao Tzu, Rilke, Goethe, Merton, Gibran, Tagore, Thoreau and Emerson. Thoughts From Earth is NOT just another collection of quotations; rather, it is a meticulously crafted blueprint for having a calmer, more centered life that is rich in meaning and reward. Topics include thoughts on God, faith, truth, kindness, self, the human journey, and the awareness that each life has a purpose. Put simply, there is good stuff in here! This book is written for teenagers through adults. It is ideal for any occasion and would be the perfect gift for birthdays, anniversaries, high school and college graduation, newlyweds, and for those facing mid or late-life challenges. Praise for Thoughts From Earth "A pure and wonderful experience. The wisdom in this book will change your life—it is a book you must have!" - Hung Viet Tran, Ph.D. "Thoughts From Earth has captured the hard-won wisdom of the ages. It is an indispensable tool if you are searching for more meaning in your life. I highly recommend this compassionate guide to awaken within you the person you are meant to be..." - Dr. Robert Tucker
Category: Self-Help