The Ragged Edge of Silence

The Ragged Edge of Silence

Finding Peace in A Noisy World

Book - 2011
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Random House, Inc.
By the author of Planetwalker, The Ragged Edge of Silence takes us to another level of appreciating, through silence, the beauty of the planet and our place in it. John Francis's real and compelling prose forms a tapestry of questions and answers woven from interviews, stories, personal experience, science, and the power of silence through history, including practice by Native American, Hindu, and Buddhist cultures. Through their time-honored traditions and his own experience of communicating silently for 17 years, Francis's practical exercises lay the groundwork for the reader to build constructive silence into everyday life: to learn more about oneself, to set goals and accomplish dreams, to build strong relationships, and to appreciate and be a steward of the Earth. With its amazing human interest element and first-person expertise, this book is energizing and universally instructive.

Baker & Taylor
Francis explores the long tradition of silence and its effect through the ages, as well as the enormous impact it has on the modern world.

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& Taylor

The author traces the history of silence as an important element of religious and spiritual life and explains how readers can use the power of silence to transform their lives.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2011
ISBN: 9781426207235
Characteristics: 269 p. ; 24 cm

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