Wednesday, March 18, 2009

A Book of Silence

It was my birthday last Monday. One of the pleasant surprises was to be given a copy of Sarah Maitland's "Book of Silence". It is from what I can gather somewhat autobiographical and is as the title suggests a look into the world and nature of silence. Certainly of silence in a spiritual sense.

So far I have read the first chapter. It reminds me of another book written some time ago, "A Tide that Sings" by SR. Agnes, a modern anchoress who took her eremetic life to an isolated island near Shetland.

2 comments:

Cath said...

Sounds and interesting read. Hope you had a good day.

Love the photo. (The rocks could be layers of sand.)

ArneA said...

According to your daughter I reminded her about you
Take another Happy birthday from me