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Now is the Time Spiritual Reflections by Stanislaus Kennedy
  

Now is the Time Spiritual Reflections

Synopsis

Now is the Time Spiritual Reflections by Stanislaus Kennedy

Now is the Time became an instant bestseller when it was first published, and it has continued to sell to an increasing and eager audience who admire and understand Stan's way. In this expanded edition, which includes five new entries, Stan's message remains the same: we have the time, if we make the choice to take time ... Now is the Time is a book for everyone; young or old, male or female, for the converted or those who are irreligious or plain disaffected. Even people for whom a spiritual view of the world is a closed book should try opening this one. Now is the Time looks beyond the boundaries of any one faith or church and draws on the great spiritual and philosophical traditions of east and west. As Sister Stan focuses on a line of poetry from one of the world's great authors, an idea from a psychotherapist or philosopher, or a proverb from oriental wisdom, she weaves her own thoughts around them in a way that presents them afresh, and allows us to see them from a new perspective. Widely loved as a committed social activist and tireless worker on behalf of people in need, Sister Stan reveals an entirely different side of her nature - the reflective, contemplative and the spiritual - and offers us an inspiring and thought-provoking work of vision.

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Even the most convinced cynics will find something in Sister Stan's basic premise: Take time to live - it's what life is for.

* Ireland on Sunday *


About the Author

Sister Stanislaus Kennedy was the first religious sister ever to receive an honorary Doctorate in Law from Trinity College, Dublin. She joined the Irish Sisters of Charity in 1958 and has become one of the most influential social innovators of her time. She founded Focus Ireland, the Immigrant Council of Ireland and Young Social Innovators, and established The Sanctuary - a place of peace and meditation set in the heart of Dublin. She has written several bestselling books, including her autobiography The Road Home, Day by Day, a treasury of meditations on mindfulness and Seasons of Hope, mindful meditations to calm the soul. She lives in Dublin.

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Book Info

Publication date

29th May 2012

Author

Stanislaus Kennedy

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Publisher

Transworld Ireland an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Paperback
224 pages

Categories

Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

ISBN

9781848271654

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