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By Katherine Gibson

As a society, we’re exhausted. Today’s moved quickly existence entraps us at each point: from the early morning bolt out the door, to expanding workloads with lowered assets, escalating family members tasks, social duties, committee conferences, and workout sessions.

We’ve packed away our passions to permit the trivia of existence take over. instead of stay in concord with our spirit, we purchase a much bigger truck or recarpet the lounge. whereas a few of us can be tempted to “pull a Thoreau” and disappear right into a own model of Walden Pond, so much people can’t or don’t are looking to. We needs to create healthy interludes, day-by-day pauses, to maintain us. This e-book aids readers to include significant moments into the day.

Pause comprises thirty coffee-break-length chapters, every one providing a unmarried notion, a unmarried pause. due to the fact that our actual environments profoundly have an effect on our inside panorama, the e-book starts with functional chapters approximately actual house. The publication then explores 3 crucial practices, or pauses, which are indispensable to healthy dwelling. Chapters on sensible (sometimes playful) and non secular parts keep on with. From cooking with the children, gazing the snowfall on a Saturday stroll, and escaping on mini-retreats to shamelessly having fun with small indulgences, Pause: Messages for a moved quickly World deals feedback for breaks from the day-by-day grind—ones that nourish physique and soul.

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For someone who is ill or struggling with advancing age, just getting up in the morning is a cause for celebration. Being able to see, walk, and hear are blessings easily overlooked until we are groping in the dark or being fitted with a cane or hearing aid. Having one good friend who sincerely cares for us is as priceless as the Hope Diamond. 38 - Gratitude's Gift A Positive Pause Cultivating optimism, the right hand of gratitude, helps us cope with the inevitable challenges in our common human journey.

Three hundred singers gather weekly to warble through African chants, gospel hymns, and show tunes. It is not a choir in the religious sense, but a gathering of people who simply want to sing. "We sing because we love it, not just to prepare for concerts (although we also do that)," says Shivon. " Like many in the group, Jan stumbled upon singing. "I was telling a friend that one day I want to join a choral group. She looked at me hard and said, 'Don't wait. " "Anybody can sing," says Shivon. "Sadly, many of us are told that we can't and so we silence our song, our personal voice, and miss one of the greatest joys of being human.

Ah, I think. The music is his pause, the magic that takes him from here to heaven. But when he "leaves" he transports those listening with him on his journey. Such is the power of music. As with playing in a garden or reading a grand novel, music is the perfect, transcendent pause; it is the language of the universe and the soul food that kindles life's passion. 50 - Soul Sounds A Sousa march can mobilize a nation and Auld Lang Syne can prompt total strangers to warmly embrace when the New Year's bells ring.

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