Saturday, August 15
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Sabbatical

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"Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god."--Aristotle "I'm not anti-social; I'm pro-solitude."--Beth Buelow "We live, in fact,  in a world starved for solitude, silence, and private: and therefore starved for meditation and true friendship."--C. S. Lewis "One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude."--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I've been spending a lot of time alone lately. Even though I'm really high on the introvert scale, I've always equated excessive time alone with loneliness. It's only been recently that I've understood that being alone is vital to my well-being. I didn't realize that inspiration is easier to allow in solitude. I didn't realize that I can hear myself think more clearly when I sit alone and quietly. ...
Sabbatical

Sabbatical

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To all of my wonderful readers and followers of my Blogs on A Quiet Walk, and Beguine Again, this will be my last post for awhile as I am taking a sabbatical from electronic media until Mid-May.  I will be traveling to new and exciting places, taking time for quiet reflection and renewal.  I will return to the Blogosphere May 19th with new stories, maybe new prayer practice or and new insights. As I travel please keep me and my husband, John, in your prayers. I wish each and every one of you a meaningful Holy Week and a celebratory Easter.  Peace be with you all. Ruth Jewell, ©March 24, 2015