Refreshment is of key importance in lives so often burdened with pressures and responsibilities, whose demands shut down imagination and creative energy. Many of us enjoy leisure, comfort and affluence, but have yet to find a way of discovering a life characterized by deep-seated well-being. Instead our lives are often marked by a void at their centers.
Some of the following suggestions addressed to greater fulfillment might be of value:
1. The Art of the Commonplace
3. Gratitude and Praise
4. The Healing Power of Nature
5. The Importance of Relationship
6. Living in the Moment
7. Looking for the Beautiful
8. The Meditative Approach
9. Negative Capability
14. The Virtues of Silence and Solitude
Adapted from The Spirit of Silence, by John Lane (Chelsea Green, 2006). Copyright (c) 2006 by John Lane. Reprinted by permission of Chelsea Green.
Adapted from The Spirit of Silence, by John Lane (Chelsea Green, 2006).