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I perseverate about things I fear, things I wish were not as they are, things that I find painful.
Three and a half years ago, I wrote a post called “Disappointment.” It complements my thoughts about “Perseverating” posted yesterday and today. It can be viewed here:
The most important thing to remember when I am caught in a perseveration of thought/feeling is that there is nothing wrong with this struggle.
It is not a word often used in routine conversation. But it is a reality frequently present in many lives. There are situations for most of us when we find ourselves perseverating.
Death in Rome is a small, challenging, and disturbing novel by German novelist Wolfgang Koeppen published in 1954.
Identification is the major drain in our lives.
Forty-three-year-old Ryan Bell was for nineteen years a Seventh Day Adventist pastor, most recently with Hollywood Seventh-day Adventist Church.
6-10 July 1998 – “Essentials of Benedictine Spirituality” Vancouver School of Theology
The wisdom tradition says we just have to be there, hearing and absorbing what God is saying through the experience of our life.
Anyone who is paying the slightest attention to events unfolding in the Roman Catholic Church, cannot fail to be aware that we are witnessing the birth of a potential revolution in the church.
What Is Contemplative Prayer?
Cynthia Bourgeault – St. Philip Anglican Church 6 June 1996
Contemplative Prayer means prayer in silence.