In time, I suspect the silent dweller ceases trying. Incapable of understanding or explaining their yearning, the solitary eventually chooses to surrender such issues to God, preferring silence to even human comprehension.
Author: Barbara Erakko Taylor
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
The inspiration for this book comes from its author's wanting a modern-day vision for solitude. She had no calling to leave society. She had deeply woven relationships as mother, former wife, volunteer for charitable services, and friend. She did not "leave all behind" but learned to live with all in a different way.This is her story told candidly and personally, but with a self-diffidence that will touch the heart of everyone who, in the words of Cardinal Newman, seeks to be "alone with the Alone."
... up the narrow path between fast-rising stretches of lengthening crops, past the two great silent dwellers on the plain, who, looking ever eastward, wait for the ultimate dawn that shall touch mute lips again to song, ...
Author: E. F. Benson
Musaicum Books presents to you this carefully created collection of 'THE COMPLETE WORKS OF E. F. BENSON (Illustrated Edition)'. This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Edward Frederic Benson (1867-1940) was an English novelist, biographer, memoirist, archaeologist and short story writer, known professionally as E.F. Benson. He started his novel writing career in 1893 with the fashionably controversial Dodo, which was an instant success, and followed it with a variety of satire and romantic and supernatural melodrama. He repeated the success of Dodo, with sequels to this novel, but the greatest success came relatively late in his career with The Mapp and Lucia series consisting of six novels and two short stories. The novels feature humorous incidents in the lives of (mainly) upper-middle-class British people in the 1920s and 1930s, vying for social prestige and one-upmanship in an atmosphere of extreme cultural snobbery. Benson was also known as a writer of atmospheric, oblique, and at times humorous or satirical ghost stories. Table of Contents: Make Way For Lucia: Queen Lucia Miss Mapp Lucia in London Mapp and Lucia Lucia's Progress or The Worshipful Lucia Trouble for Lucia The Male Impersonator Desirable Residences Novels: Dodo; A Detail of the Day Dodo's Daughter or Dodo the Second Dodo Wonders David Blaize David Blaize and the Blue Door David Blaize of King's The Rubicon The Judgement Books The Vintage Mammon and Co. Scarlet and Hyssop The Relentless City The Valkyries The Angel of Pain The House of Defence The Blotting Book Daisy's Aunt Mrs. Ames Thorley Weir Arundel Michael Up and Down Across the Stream Paying Guests Short Story Collections: The Room in the Tower, and Other Stories The Countess of Lowndes Square, and Other Stories Visible and Invisible Spook Stories More Spook Stories Historical Works: Deutschland Über Allah Crescent and Iron Cross Charlotte Bronte
The worm shall sleep in the ground ; in a quiet corner rests the insect during the storms of winter , but with spring they shall awake again . But when shall a spring arrive that shall arouse the still , silent dwellers in the grave ?
Author: Inverness Gaelic Society
List of members in each vol.
Silence: Making the Journey to Inner Quiet. Philadelphia: Inisfree, 1997. ———. Silent Dwellers: Embracing the Solitary Life. New York: Continuum, 1999. Taylor, Charles. A Secular Age. Cambridge, UK: Belknap, 2007. Teasdale, Wayne.
Author: Bernadette Flanagan
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Embracing Solitude focuses on the interior turn of monasticism and scans the Christian tradition for women who have made this turn in various epochs and circumstances. New Monasticism is a movement assuming diverse forms in response to the turn to classical spiritual sources for guidance about living spiritual commitment with integrity and authenticity today. Genuine spiritual seeking requires the cultivation of an inner disposition to return to the room of the heart. The lessons explored in this book from women spiritual entrepreneurs across the centuries will benefit contemporay New Monastics--both women and men. The accounts will inspire, challenge, and guide those who follow in the footsteps of the renowned spiritual innovators profiled here.
... 72 Sharf, Robert, 171 Sheilaism,270,272,284,325n.21 Short Defense ofthe Mystical Writers (Hartley), 42 Signals: Gifts That Enlighten and Entertain (catalog), 20–21 silence, 150, 156 Silent Dwellers (Taylor), 67 Silverman, Joseph, ...
Author: Leigh Eric Schmidt
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Yoga classes and Zen meditation, New-Age retreats and nature mysticism—all are part of an ongoing religious experimentation that has surprisingly deep roots in American history. Tracing out the country’s Transcendentalist and cosmopolitan religious impulses over the last two centuries, Restless Souls explores America’s abiding romance with spirituality as religion’s better half. Now in its second edition, including a new preface, Leigh Eric Schmidt's fascinating book provides a rich account of how this open-road spirituality developed in American culture in the first place as well as a sweeping survey of the liberal religious movements that touted it and ensured its continued vitality.