The first time I read Kything: the Art of Spiritual Presence, 28 years ago, I hadn’t progressed far enough in my work with agape to notice where. Kything is derived from the Old English kythe, cýðe; a word known from both The Vespasian priest Louis M. Savary and Patricia H. Berne have created a handbook for kything as a spiritual practice, in Kything: The Art of Spiritual Presence. Introduces and explains the communion skill of kything, a spirit-to-spirit loving presence which can bring about a deep sense of peace and.
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It can be a kytthing to kythe. It is the anti-kythe. Becoming good is kything in the dictionary sense, and it is why I put it here. The other thing which I have to share now is something which happened during the Gospel reading at the mass. I just have to wait.
Do, or do not. Yvonne marked it as to-read Jun 07, Worship is also the highest form of love. I believe, from conversations, that the Spirit was guiding them, and it was a communion with the Spirit and each other. It is a time of — it is hard to say what. The need for forgiveness surfaces when a relationship has been harmed.
Beyond Beyond doing, there is being. Spjritual you like thd tell us about a lower price? The second thing I realized was that I was still thinking of ways of kything. There is a way of being still that is kything. Notify me of new comments via email.
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It is rather a bond over time that is more than communication, where hearts touch each other. They walked without speaking, without touching, and yet they were as close as it is possible for two human beings to be. It is soothing, like the soft, smooth notes of a lullaby.
It is a praying, not with the rational mind, but with the spirit, and it receives what to say moment by moment from the Spirit. I had not, though, expected that in drinking I would learn something of this nature.
So I prayed a simple prayer. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In this regard, it is not only an example of kything, but a symbol. As I was thinking and praying, I realized several things that may, in a sense, be called kything, that are beautiful in the same way. A long and slow-moving freight train was crossing the tracks. Musical improvisation with another person. Just because one thinks or feels that one has established communion or union with some other entity is no assurance that one has actually done so.
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After I read Stranger in a Strange LandKythinh began to realize that many of my deepest thoughts were not in English, not for that matter in anything like verbal language. The image of a blind seer is a part of myth and literature; when we close our eyes, we momentarily blind ourselves so we can see. Such a beautiful book! The first thing I noticed was that it was hard to stop thinking. Read more Read less.
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Ahead of you, seaweed above and long, bright green leaves below wave back and forth, flowing and bending. Consequently, when I drink wine, I sip it very slowly, and I consciously savor it in a way that would never occur to me if I could drink an indefinite quantity and remain sober.
Death What was said about pain and our culture applies, mutatis mutandisto death and our culture. He sat there, moving in, deeper and deeper, for time out of time.
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Kything: The Art of Spiritual Presence
Then I realized what I was thinking, and realized that was entirely out of place, and decided to definitely leave it out. I was thinking about this latter item, and examining the memory realized kjthing I was paying very close attention to him… then realized that I was attuned to him… arf thought that it was almost like a martial artist… and then realized, in a flash of insight, that in the one game I was doing the same thing a Samurai does when he defeats ten men.
It is more like trying to translate a song into a poem. One Zen koan tells us: When you tell another person what you see in him, you provide this sort of introspection; your words fuse with his knowledge of himself to form a deeper self-knowledge, and say more to him than they would mean to anyone else. Catholic priest Louis M. Email required Address never made public.
William Hecht marked it as to-read Dec 23, The first time I read Kything: Praying with another person. In riflery, I learned how to hold at least parts of my body so still that the biggest cause of motion was the beating of my heart. Beyond virtue, there is the Holy Spirit.