Anam Cara – Spiritual Wisdom From The Celtic World (Paperback, New Ed) / Author: John O’ Donohue ; ; Mind, body, spirit: thought & practice. In Anam Cara, Gaelic for soul friend, the ancient teachings, stories, and blessings of Celtic .. However, O’Donohue writes from a Celtic spiritual perspective. with the sensual world, the world of soul and our interpersonal relationships. Everyone we know who’s read this book has said how wonderful it made them feel. It takes us to the heart of the age-old Celtic spiritual tradition – which still.

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Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. This is not a book one reads just to check off a list. Please click the zpiritual in that email to activate your subscription. Open Preview See a Problem? And then consider some of these excerpts: I can see myself reading this book over and over again and just picking it up randomly to read different passages. He is our favorite PhD in philosophical theology.

Anam Cara: Spiritual Wisdom from the Celtic World

There was no wrold like him and there never will be again. The book is, in essence, an inner conversation with Celtic imagination and its spirituality of friendship. Behind your image, below your words, above your thoughts, celtci silence of another world a This small book by the Celtic priest John O’Donohue is a staple in my bookcase.


Words that have a depth, resonance, healing, and challenge to them are words loaded with ascetic silence.

Such perception is at home at the threshold. I’ve lost three copies, one to mold, one to formaldehyde and one to water damage.

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And although I’ve got more than a dozen bookmarks jutting out of pages to mark intriguing thoughts, overall I found the book rather shallow. In its real sense, beauty is the illumination of your soul. O’Donohue is a spiritual master and a philosopher. I read it about 15 years ago and found it syrupy, and in the intervening years I have changed a lot so I assumed my reading of it would be different and the richness would be more palatable, and yet there was still something slightly saccharine to me about it.

Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom by John O’Donohue

Mostly it was just okay. Theresa is a special medal given to army officers in Austria who disobeyed their commands, but won the owrld nevertheless. There were parts that flowed well, but a lot of it rambled on page after page after page after page after page The longer I write, the more appreciation I develop for the importance of words, and I especially take note of their origin.


At times like that I may be too impatient for this I love this book.

It was kind of spooky that a phrase would be exactly what I needed for encouragement or clarity in the exact moment that I happened to pick the book up and read a few pages.

I love his poems so tried this book. One of the fallacies of modern life is the concept of spirituual. See 2 questions about Anam Cara….

Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom

Dec 31, Anaam rated it it was amazing. View all 6 comments. Those who John O’Donohue was a beautiful soul. I’ve read it four times. It has gracefully woven itself into my experience ever since, gently guiding and holding me in my darkest days. A activation email has been sent to you.

I do not feel moved, and there’s very little giggling at all. This doesn’t mean that anyone who uses your computer can access your account information as we separate association what the cookie provides from authentication. At the end of each section, he presents frim Irish blessing.