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by William Johnston

Author: William Johnston
Subcategory: Worship & Devotion
Language: English
Publisher: Fordham University Press; 1 edition (September 1, 2003)
Pages: 112 pages
Category: Christian Books
Rating: 4.5
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The celebrated author of Christian Zen and other books exploring Christian-Buddhist dialogue offers spiritual guidance to friends seeking a more profound and personal experience of God-through a spirituality renewed by contemplation. ISBN13:9780823222964. Release Date:September 2003.

Enjoy! 1. spendthrifts of time. Were all the geniuses of history to focus on this single theme, they could never fully express their bafflement at the darkness of the human mind. No person hands out their money to passersby, but to how many do each of us hand out our lives! We’re tight-fisted with property and money, yet think too little of wasting time, the one thing about which we should all be the toughest misers. Seneca, On the Brevity of Life, . –2.

Most of the books that changed my life are not currently in my possession. But without my books here, I have to rely on memory and impact to make my choices - which is, I suppose, a more authentic method of selecting the books that mattered most

Most of the books that changed my life are not currently in my possession. But without my books here, I have to rely on memory and impact to make my choices - which is, I suppose, a more authentic method of selecting the books that mattered most. The exception to this rule is the first book: 1 - Aesop’s Fables. I found this book here, in New Zealand, and it instantly gave me flashbacks.

Just imagine: the private thoughts of the most powerful man in the world, admonishing himself on how to be better, more just, more immune to temptation, wiser. It is the definitive text on self-discipline, personal ethics, humility, self-actualization and strength.

A new poll has revealed the ten greatest love letters of all time. Johnny Cash takes the top spot, followed by Churchill and Keats while Henry VIII's missive to doomed wife Anne Boleyn comes in seventh.

The celebrated author of Christian Zen and other books exploring Christian-Buddhist dialogue offers spiritual guidance to friends seeking a more profound and personal experience of God―through a spirituality renewed by contemplation.