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I've read this book twice and am now listening to it on CD. Highly recommended for its insights and humanity!Published 1 month ago by Martin B.
This book is so beautifully written, honest and open. I'm amazed at Norris' endless references and research. Read morePublished 3 months ago by MLynnWalker
But I've been living it, apparently. Norris describes it, defines it, wrestles with it, and distinguishes it from depression. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Eve C. Bradshaw
Acedia and depression are not easy topics. I give Kathleen Norris credit for even broaching the subject of "the noonday demon. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Susan J. Cobb
Ms. Norris gives a great historical approach to defining acedia as on of the seven bad habits affecting conscientious people. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Jan Ramsey
I like all Kathleen Norris's books. She and I seem to be on a similar spiritual path to begin with but this particular subject- acedia- was one I could immediately relate to- a... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Samadhi
I have read many Norris books including "Amazing Grace" which blew me away and helped me see that ordinary lives and every day situations demonstrate the love of God. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jay Burns
I'm not sure if I read this at a perfect time in my life, or if it would resonate with me any day... Read morePublished 10 months ago by cass
As a Benedictine oblate, I was very interested in reading Kathleen Norris' (also an oblate) book on acedia. Acedia is notoriously hard to nail down. Read morePublished 12 months ago by St. Corbinians's Bear