The 100 Day Challenge, Day 79:
On Sundays I like to do some introspective, spiritual reading. A client recently suggested a book by Henri Nouwen to me called Out of Solitude.
I am enjoying reading it and contemplating the meanings. What comes out of solitude for me? Clarity, hope, and inner peace. So much can be gained from extracting ourselves from our busy lives for a period of time. We can then approach our busy lives from a fresh angle.
Two passages from the book stand out to me (so far). The first is “this nagging self doubt is the basis of so much depression in the lives of many people who are struggling in our competitive society”
“and so, when our actions have become more an expression of fear than of inner freedom, we easily become the prisoners of our self-created illusions.”
Just a couple of things to contemplate today…..