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5 edition of Playing at stillness found in the catalog.

Playing at stillness

by Rhina P. Espaillat

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Published by Truman State Universtity Press in Kirksville, Mo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRhina P. Espaillat.
SeriesNew odyssey series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3555.S535 P58 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 104 p. ;
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3391668M
ISBN 101931112487
LC Control Number2005000143

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  Doing nothing is being still, quieting your mind (and the cacophony of voices), and simply being. All the ancient wisdom literature points to the importance of this practice. Psalm is representative: “Be still and know that I am God.” This is tremendously difficult in our media rich, always-on, over-communicated society. Noise crowds.   Playing by the Book is a terrific debut by S. Chris Shirley. A coming-of-age story that deftly juxtaposes gay and religious themes, the novel begins with the arrival in New York of Jake, a high schooler from small-town Alabama and the son of the Preacher, leader of the One-Way Bible congregation in his home town/5.

  "Stillness Speaks" Book Review As you might know, I know all this new age bullshit thing you guys like to call me. And today I'm bringing you another new age bullshit book review, for those who. The quality or state of being still Synonyms: calmness, motionlessness, inactivity, inertia Habitual silence or quiet; taciturnity. Synonyms: quietness, silence , William Shakespeare, The Tragedy of Othello, The Moor of Venice, II. iii. The gravity and stillness of your youth / The world hath noted;.


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Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller & Wall Street Journal Bestseller In The Obstacle Is the Way and Ego Is the Enemy, bestselling author Ryan Holiday made ancient wisdom wildly popular with a new generation of leaders in sports, politics, and his new book, Stillness Is the Key, Holiday draws on timeless Stoic and Buddhist philosophy to show why slowing down is the secret weapon /5().

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Playing at Stillness displays her range—from exquisitely executed formal verse to wonderfully fluid and appealing free verse poems. Humorous and playful, astute and poignant, she never gets in her way—her craft does all the work and we delight in the results.

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Another example of why Ryan Holiday is one of the top modern-day philosophers/5(). Learn these simple stillness meditation techniques. To start, relax your attention so that it begins to sink below the outer movements and rest in the stillness that lies beneath them.

Silence is not the cessation of thoughts. Silence is found at the root of allowing. Stillness Is the Key is a motivational & inspirational book targeted for self-development of its audience. It is written by Ryan Holiday in the way a motivational book should be written.

Ryan Holiday himself has done the narration of this book and his voice has played a pivotal role in making this motivational book a success. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Espaillat, Rhina P. (Rhina Polonia), Playing at stillness.

Kirksville, Mo.: Truman State Universtity Press, Ryan Holiday is the author of ten books which have sold over 2 million copies. His books, including The Obstacle Is the Way, Ego Is the Enemy, The Daily Stoic, and Conspiracy have been translated into thirty languages. In this interview, Ryan discusses his latest book, Stillness is the Key.

This book celebrates the great stripping process of aging, dying and spiritual awakening. Beautiful, poignant, at times humorous, transcendent, messy, down to earth, refreshingly honest—the book explores death, and more importantly, being alive, through a rich.

Maybe a year ago at USC it was an issue of sorts, but in Saturday's win at Stanford Stadium, playing before friends and family members. His name is Ryan Holiday, and in his latest book, Stillness is the Key, he highlights how great individuals have used stillness to do great things.

We begin our discussion with how Ryan describes stillness, what it means to find stillness in mind, body, and soul, and how an individual can have stillness in one of these areas, but chaos in another.

(Science Daily) People who play drums regularly for years differ from unmusical people in their brain structure and function. The results of a study by researchers from Bochum suggest that they have fewer, but thicker fibres in the main connecting tract between the two halves of the brain.

In addition, their motor brain areas are organised more efficiently. A Prayer for Stillness. This past week, going through Linda Dillow’s book on worship, Satisfy My Thirsty Soul, I’ve begun to pray that my soul would find stillness in God alone.

(Her thoughts on stillness, in chapter 3, have heavily influenced this post.) This Psalm has come alive to. Pico Iyer is a British-born essayist and novelist long based in both California and Japan. He is the author of numerous books about crossing cultures, among them Video Night in Kathmandu, The Lady and the Monk, and The Global essayist for Time sincehe also publishes regularly in Harper’s, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, and many other publications across /5().

The promise of this book is the location of that key and a call not only for possessing stillness, but radiating it outwards like a star—like the sun—for a world that needs light more. “Strength in Stillness is a master class that makes Transcendental Meditation accessible for everyone.

I love Bob Roth, I love meditation, and I love this book.” —Arianna Huffington “I can’t say enough about Bob Roth and Transcendental Meditation. Stillness, true stillness, of both mind and body, is a ed on: Febru.

Returning to the source is stillness, which is the way of nature. Laozi. Nature, Fall, Animal. 19 Copy quote. Stillness is our most intense mode of action.

It is in our moments of deep quiet that is born every idea, emotion, and drive which we eventually honor with the name of action. New York Times bestselling author Eckhart Tolle — Learn the transformative power of living in the now. Attaining Eckhart Tolle’s state of presence: In Stillness Speaks, Eckhart Tolle illuminates the fundamental elements of his teaching, addressing the needs of the modern seeker by drawing from all spiritual the core of the book is what the author calls “the state of /5(47).Playing the Edge A large part of the art and skill in yoga lies in sensing just how far to move into a stretch.

If you don’t go far enough, there is no challenge to the muscles, no intensity, no stretch, and little possibility for opening.