Consolations

Consolations


  • Release: 2019-11-07
  • Publisher: Canongate Books
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 192 page
  • ISBN: 9781786897640
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In Consolations David Whyte unpacks aspects of being human that many of us spend our lives trying vainly to avoid – loss, heartbreak, vulnerability, fear – boldly reinterpreting them, fully embracing their complexity, never shying away from paradox in his relentless search for meaning. Beginning with ‘Alone’ and closing with ‘Withdrawal’, each piece in this life-affirming book is a meditation on meaning and context, an invitation to shift and broaden our perspectives on life: pain and joy, honesty and anger, confession and vulnerability, the experience of feeling overwhelmed and the desire to run away from it all. Through this lens, procrastination may be a necessary ripening; hiding an act of freedom; and shyness something that accompanies the first stage of revelation. Consolations invites readers into a poetic and thoughtful consideration of words whose meaning and interpretation influence the paths we choose and the way we traverse them throughout our lives.

Consolations

Consolations


  • Release: 2019-11-07
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  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 192 page
  • ISBN: 1786897636
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David Whyte explores the underlying meaning of 52 ordinary words, with an introduction by Maria Popova of Brain Pickings and author of Figuring

Consolations

Consolations


  • Release: 2014-12
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  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 245 page
  • ISBN: 1932887342
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With the imagery of a poet and the reflection of a philosopher, David Whyte turns his attention to 52 ordinary words, each its own particular doorway into the underlying currents of human life. Beginning with Alone and closing with Work, each chapter is a meditation on meaning and context, an invitation to shift and broaden our perspectives on the inevitable vicissitudes of life: pain and joy, honesty and anger, confession and vulnerability, the experience of feeling besieged and the desire to run away from it all. Through this lens, procrastination may be a necessary ripening; hiding an act of freedom; and shyness the appropriate confusion and helplessness that accompanies the first stage of revelation. Consolations invites readers into a poetic and thoughtful consideration of words whose meaning and interpretation influence the paths we choose and the way we traverse them throughout our lives.

Consolations

Consolations


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  • Publisher: Sri Ramakrishna Math
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  • File: PDF, page
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This booklet contains teachings and instructions selected from the letters of Swami Ramakrishnananda which provide the much needed consolation for the struggling spiritual aspirants. The author, a direct disciple of Sri Ramakrishna is a great thinker, forceful speaker, and above all, an illumined soul.