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By Wayne Teasdale

ISBN-10: 1577317041

ISBN-13: 9781577317043

The Mystic center chronicled Brother Wayne Teasdale's trip right into a multifaceted spirituality mixing his conventional Catholic education and the jap manner of sannyasa (Indian monkhood). A Monk on the planet tells what the adventure has intended for him — dwelling as a monk outdoors the monastery, integrating teachings from the world's religions along with his personal Catholic education, combining his energetic non secular perform with the prerequisites of creating a dwelling, and pursuing a process social justice in an incredible American urban. In telling his tale, Teasdale exhibits how others can locate their very own inner monastery and produce non secular perform into their busy lives.

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I stole thrill royal; I through secret hilly ways — and all at once Stood face to face With beauteous scene Where liquid silver spray did grace The breast of caves; and down did run, Sparkling through rays of sun To ornament crude stones and logs beneath With eddying necklaces And pearly I bubbled wreaths. tore through veil of trees Thy — all sudden spied peaceful Paupack, and in wonder cried 31 To find A lake, on cloudy Of myriad breast of proud high hills — mirror tears close-gathered Full ready to still — be kind and slake The thirst of my parched mind The Unseen Strength to find.

UNDYING BEAUTY They did And their best they are blest — The sap, the shoots, The little leaves and roots; The benign breath, The touch of light — All worked in amity To grow the Watch Its its rose's beauty. splendor, undying grandeur. The Infinite Face That peeps through Watch not its little case. in grief or Its falling petals its brief Sojourn here; For its Done, career its duty ends; Toward the Immortal's home The sap dried, The summer petals Its Yet body pines; its death's divine; Through the death Its it spurns deathless glory's won; The Its fled.

Droop not, nor stare. But watch with care The sacred glare,* Ablaze and clear. In blissful golden glee Flash past thee So nigh. Ashamed, Apollo droops in dread To see that luster overspread The boundless reach * The of inner sky. light of the spiritual eye, 17 seen in deep meditation. SILENCE The earth, the planets, play In and through the sun-bom rays In majesty profound. Umpire Time In silence sublime Doth watch This cosmic match. The Author of the wondrous game Assumes no spoken name. With boundless poise He doth His without a noise; will, Ungrateful moods ignoring, Unkindness all forgiving.

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