Solitude

Solitude

In recent years, some members of our Society have become more aware of the benefits of solitude, as various forms of meditation have gained popularity. But the majority of Americans are still hurried, harried and “too busy” to reflect. Actually the problem is not lack of time, because we all have 24 hours a day. …

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Solitude

In his book, “Creative Brooding,” Robert Raines wonders why no group of concerned citizens is lobbying for the right to brood undisturbed. He quotes author Halford Luccock as saying that in today’s televised world we are all going to have “eyes the size of cantaloupes and brains the size of split peas.” And Russel Baker, …

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Solitude

Anne Lindbergh, wife of the famous aviator, worked out her own solution to the problem of finding “quiet time.” Noticing that she tended to feel pulled apart by her duties as wife and mother of five, she began spending some time alone in a cottage at the shore. In the quiet of the cottage and …

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God | Solitude | Withdrawal

“I don’t want the city to come into my Church and I don’t want my Church to come into the city,“ wrote a woman to her pastor… I want to keep them separate — completely separate — so that once a week on Sunday morning I can walk away from the people out there and …

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