Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Teaser Tuesday - 7 June

Teaser Tuesday

The rules are:
  • Grab your current read.
  • Let the book fall open to a random page.
  • Share with us two (2) 'teaser' sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.
  • You also need to share the title and author of the book that you’re getting your 'teaser' from .. that way people can have some great book recommendations if they like the teaser you've given!
The television may be going, but we don't have to watch it. In this way distractions cases to be so distracting. If we let them be, we can see that they appear in something deeper: the vastness of our own awareness. This vastness is God's cloak, what the author calls the cloud of unknowing, "the dark cloud where God was" (Ex 20:21)
.. taking a few extra sentences, this is from Martin Laird's Into the Silent Land a book on contemplative prayer which our study group is currently reading, I've found it pretty helpful. Here's a review of the book.

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