Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom by John O'Donohue

By John O'Donohue

Detect the Celtic Circle of Belonging
John O'Donohue, poet, thinker, and student, publications you thru the religious panorama of the Irish mind's eye. In Anam Cara, Gaelic for "soul friend," the traditional teachings, tales, and advantages of Celtic knowledge offer such profound insights at the common subject matters of friendship, solitude, love, and loss of life as:
<UL>* gentle is beneficiant
* The human center isn't thoroughly born
* Love as historic recognition
* The physique is the angel of the soul
* Solitude is luminous
* good looks likes overlooked areas
* The passionate center by no means a while
* To benatural is to be holy
* Silence is the sister of the divine
* demise as a call for participation to freedom</UL>

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I looked for local gyms and upon finding one was able to convince a kid working the front desk to let me sneak in. I wished I could stay at the gym a few more hours – I wasn’t looking forward to going back to the lab. Nonetheless, I resumed the menial tasks I had worked on the day before, only this time, I was joined by Charlie. He was an intern from Ecuador, and after chatting, he helped me find a place to stay the rest of the week. “People in Iowa are too nice for you to be spending nights in your car,” he explained.

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