Anam Cara

A Book of Celtic Wisdom
Author(s): John O'Donohue
Original Publish Date: Mar 17, 2009
Product Number: EB00232816
Released: Mar 17, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780061865855
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"Anam Cara is a rare synthesis of philosophy, poetry, and spirituality. This work will have a powerful and life-transforming experience for those who read it." —Deepak Chopra John O'Donohue, poet, philosopher, and scholar, guides you through the spiritual landscape of the Irish imagination. In Anam Cara, Gaelic for "soul friend," the ancient teachings, stories, and blessings of Celtic wisdom provide such profound insights on the universal themes of friendship, solitude, love, and death as: -Light is generous -The human heart is never completely born -Love as ancient recognition -The body is the angel of the soul -Solitude is luminous -Beauty likes neglected places -The passionate heart never ages -To be natural is to be holy -Silence is the sister of the divine -Death as an invitation to freedom