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The lost art of silence : reconnecting to the power and beauty of quiet  Cover Image Book Book

The lost art of silence : reconnecting to the power and beauty of quiet / Sarah Anderson.

Summary:

"The Lost Art of Silence encourages us to embrace this pursuit and allow the warm light of silence to glow. Invoking the wisdom of many of the greatest writers, thinkers, contemplatives, historians, musicians, and artists, Sarah Anderson reveals the sublime nature of quiet that's all too often undervalued. Throughout, she shares her own penetrating insights into the potential for silence to transform us. This celebration of silence invites us to widen our perspective and shows its power to inspire the human spirit in spite of the distracting noise of contemporary life"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781645472162
  • ISBN: 1645472167
  • Physical Description: xvi, 284 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : Shambhala, [2023]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-268) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- LIVED EXPERIENCES. My silence -- Seeking elusive silence -- THE CONCEPT OF PLACE. Nature -- Call of the desert -- Searching for silent buildings -- SPIRITUALITY. Religious perspectives -- Meditation -- THE ARTS. Literature -- Paintings -- Music -- DARKER SIDES OF SILENCE. War -- Prison and solitary confinement -- GOING FORWARD. Conscious listening.
Subject: Silence.
Mindfulness (Psychology)
Silence.
Pleine conscience (Psychologie)
PHILOSOPHY / Mind & Body.
Mindfulness (Psychology)
Silence.
Genre: Informational works.
Informational works.
Self-help publications.
Documents d'information.
Livres de croissance personnelle.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Homer Public Library 158.1 AND (Text) 000174126 New Books Checked out 06/25/2024


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