Eternal Echoes: Celtic Reflections on Our Yearning to Belong

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 304 pages
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There is a divine restlessness in the human heart, our eternal echo of longing that lives deep within us and never lets us settle for what we have or where we are.In this exquisitely crafted and inspirational book, John O'Donohue, author of the bestseller Anam Cara, explores the most basic of human desires - the desire to belong, a desire that constantly draws us toward new possibilities of self-discovery, friendship, and creativity.

 

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Even if you havent read John ODonohues book Anam Cara you will find Eternal Echoes a beautiful and touching look into the human soul. ODonohue has a lyrical quality in his writing. He opens up ... Read full review

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A follow-up to Anam Cara, an exploration of Celtic spirituality that sold over 50,000 copies. Read full review

Contents

The Belonging of the Earth
1
The Voices of Longing
7
The Beauty of the Broken Circle
14
Life as a Pilgrimage of Discovery
20
The Invisible World Is All Around
26
The Flame of Longing
51
The Angry Presence
63
Prisons We Choose to Live In
98
When You Stand in the Place of Pain You Are No
156
The New Window is Open
162
A Bridge Between Longing
184
In Prayer We Learn to See with the Eyes of the Soul
190
Wonder Awakens Us to the Magic of the World
196
Where Longing Still Lingers
222
Grief Is a Journey That Knows Its
243
Cults and Sects
257

Suffering as the Dark Valley
144
The Suffering of Selfexile
150
A Blessing
270
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John O'Donohue was awarded a Ph.D. in philosophical theology from the University of Tübingen in 1990. He is the author of several works, including a book on the philosophy of Hegel, Person als Vermittlung; two collections of poetry, Echoes of Memory and Conamara Blues; and two international bestsellers, Anam Cara and Eternal Echoes. He lectures and holds workshops in Europe and America, and is currently researching a book on the philosophical mysticism of Meister Eckhart. He lives in Ireland.

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