Item description for Just Passing Through: Notes from a Sojourner by Margaret Guenther...
Overview Fans of Margaret Guenther will welcome this salty and wise collection of reflections on her life. Readers of "Holy Listening, On Holy Ground, My Soul in Silence Waits, At Home in the World," and "The Practice of Prayer" will delight in this book of fresh, humorous insights.
Publishers Description Sojourner is an Old French word with jour--day--at its heart. It reminds us of our transience and of the inexorable passage of time. It reminds us that we do not own this world but that we are merely passing through. It reminds us that God's time is not our time.
Fans of Margaret Guenther will welcome this salty and wise collection of reflections on her life journey her childhood in Kansas City, her college days, her career, her travels, and her slow awakening to transience of all things. This writer and spiritual director looks back over the nearly eight decades of her life, tackling themes of childhood, friendship, moving, the magic of words, heaven, spirituality in cyberspace, asking the right questions, and things never to do again.
Readers of "Holy Listening, On Holy Ground, My Soul in Silence Waits, At Home in the World, " and "The Practice of Prayer" will delight in this book of fresh, humorous insights.
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Studio: Seabury Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.82" Width: 5.37" Height: 0.4" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2007
Publisher Seabury Books
ISBN 1596270500 ISBN13 9781596270503
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More About Margaret Guenther
Margaret Guenther is an Episcopal priest, spiritual director, and retreat leader. She recently retired as professor of ascetical theology at The General Theological Seminary in New York, where she was the director of its Center for Christian Spirituality. Her other books include Holy Listening: The Art of Spiritual Direction and Toward Holy Ground: Spiritual Directions for the Second Half of Life.