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Listening below the noise : the transformative power of silence

Author: Anne D LeClaire
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2010, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Harper Perennial edView all editions and formats
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The author discusses her practice of spending entire days with total silence, and provides guidance on silent meditation to become more aware of the surrounding world and achieve a feeling of inner peace.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Anne D LeClaire; Anne D LeClaire
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne D LeClaire
ISBN: 9780061353369 0061353361
OCLC Number: 419847928
Notes: Originally published: New York : Harper, ©2009.
Description: xxiv, 228 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: The secret garden --
Entry. Eiders : hearing the call ; Snow day : walking into the solitary self ; Compost : confronting the messy space within ; Beach stones : creating necessary boundaries --
Cultivation. Bittersweet vine : pruning invasive species ; Dragonfly : discovering the shadow sides of silence ; Boneyard : surrendering the need to be right ; Bees : choosing the right words ; Birdsong : learning the difference between listening and waiting to talk --
Fertilization. Spiderweb : nourishing the creative self ; Conch shell : using silence as an enhancement to health ; Salt march : swimming into deeper waters --
Harvest. Lone oak : from speechlessness to solitude ; Archer's bow : moving through resistance ; Lily pad : considering spirituality ; September beach : preserving the garden --
Sowing. Bridge : crossing the threshold to silence.
Responsibility: Anne D. LeClaire ; photography by Christopher LeClaire.

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The author discusses her practice of spending entire days with total silence, and provides guidance on silent meditation to become more aware of the surrounding world and achieve a feeling of inner peace.

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