A Haunting Reverence: Meditations on a Northern Land
From the vast grandeur of the Great Plains to the dark solitude of the northern woods, from the fierce intensity of a sudden summer storm to the quiet redemption of a perfect blanket of snow, Kent Nerburn pays homage to the land that has shaped the lives and cultures of northern people. Nerburn's essays range broadly from deeply personal narratives of the author's experiences among the Ojibwe, to dark meditations on the uncompromising winters of northern Minnesota, to mystical celebrations of water and light.
Throughout, Nerburn writes with an incandescent radiance and intellectual passion that are at once elemental, provocative, and startling. Deeply grounded in the struggle for authentic spiritual awakening - a path based on awareness rather than explanation - Nerburn's words illuminate the intricate subtleties of nature with intimacy and power.
2 pages matching Minnesota in this book
Results 1-2 of 2
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
animals beneath birds birdsong boulder breath buffalo calf child childhood close cold colors copse corner Custer bull Dakota dark dawn deeper distance door dream drifting earth echo edge eternal eyes fear feed feet fence fingers forest freeways frozen genuflect glacier grey ground hand head hear heart hills Hiroshima holy ice sheets indifference lace curtains lake land landscape lifted light listen lives look Madonna mark memory miles Minnesota misfits mother motorcycle move movement Mozart Native American night Ojibwe pass passage pickup pickup truck pile popple prairies prayer push pussywillow rancher revealed rhythms rise road roadway rock runs back rush shadow shape shore silence Sioux sits snow song sound spirit stand stares stones stop storm summer swirling tamaracks tobacco trailer trails trees truck turn voice walk white buffalo wind winter wolf woman young Zuni