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" Because these wings are no longer wings to fly But merely vans to beat the air The air which is now thoroughly small and dry Smaller and dryer than the will Teach us to care and not to care Teach us to sit still. "
Earth Prayers: 365 Prayers, Poems, and Invocations from Around the World - Page 98
by Elizabeth Roberts, Elias Amidon - 1991 - 480 pages
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Breaking Through God's Silence: A Guide to Effective Prayer--With a Treasury ...

David Yount - 1997 - 224 pages
...solitary enterprise? "Be still and know that I am God," the psalmist counsels, and the poet TS Eliot adds, "Teach us to care and not to care; teach us to sit still." You and I can conceivably pray to God on the run — praising, loving, and thanking him, repenting...
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Not Too Late: Psychotherapy and Ageing

Ann Orbach - 1996 - 122 pages
...to accept our limits without falling into despair. PART II Time out of Time (In the Consulting Room) Teach us to care and not to care Teach us to sit still. TS Eliot, Ash Wednesday CHAPTER 7 Dare we Risk it? In Part I of this book, I have tried to look at...
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A Reconciliation Sourcebook

Kathleen Hughes, Joseph A. Favazza - 1997 - 212 pages
...vans to beat the air The air which is now thoroughly small and dry Smaller and dryer than the will Teach us to care and not to care Teach us to sit still. Pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death Pray for us now and at the hour of our death....
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American Madonna: Images of the Divine Woman in Literary Culture

John Gatta - 1997 - 192 pages
...vans to beat the air The air which is now thoroughly small and dry Smaller and dryer than the will Teach us to care and not to care Teach us to sit still. Pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death Pray for us now and at the hour of our death....
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Skeptic in the House of God

James L. Kelley - 1997 - 171 pages
...inside—a candidate for just about any form of self-improvement, even a church. Ghapter 2 First Sunday Teach us to care and not to care Teach us to sit still. —TS Eliot, "Ash Wednesday" 'ne Sunday morning in January 1982, my wife and I drove the twelve miles...
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All Will Be Well: A Gathering of Healing Prayers

Lyn Klug - 1998 - 176 pages
...prayer to talk with the one that I belong to. —Rabbi Nachman ofBratzlav, Poland (1772-1811) Messed sister, holy mother, spirit of the fountain, spirit...spirit of the river, spirit of the sea, Suffer me not be separated And let my cry come unto Thee. —TSEliot (1888-1965) Lord, come to me, my door is open....
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Concerning Intellectual Philandering: Poets and Philosophers, Priests and ...

Marion Montgomery - 1998 - 209 pages
...from within that continuing entrapment, though now there are windows and an open door, that one begs, "Teach us to care and not to care / Teach us to sit...Even among these rocks, / Our peace in His will." By this point in his journey, Eliot has accepted as the condition to unified sensibilities of intellect...
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Marsden Hartley: The Biography of an American Artist

Townsend Ludington - 1998 - 327 pages
...the back of one of his memory paintings of Dogtown, which he titled In the Moraine, Dogtown Common: Teach us to care and not to care Teach us to sit still [Even] among these rocks "I paint rocks & rocks only," he wrote to his friend the artist Fiorine Stettheimer, adding that he...
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Cold in Earth: A Novel of Psychological Suspense

Melissa Jones - 1998 - 256 pages
...said in reply. 'There's still a lot of work to be done in this room.' 'I don't know what to do now.' '"Teach us to care and not to care, teach us to sit still.'" 'I didn't know you knew TS Eliot.' She smiled again. To the tea-pot she dedicated her divine smile....
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 pages
...motive. ELIOTT.S. 1888-1965 3222 All cases are unique and very similar to others. 3223 Ash-Wednesday p 3224 No one can become really educated without having pursued some study in which he took no interest....
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