Drawing on the riches of the Celtic tradition, a look at seven traditional sacred spaces and their meaning in our own lives
There are many books that explore actual, physical, sacred space and pilgrimage sites. This is a different kind of book. It introduces seven traditional "sacred spaces" but then leads readers into a deeper reflection on what such "sacred space" means in our own lives and experience. The various sacred spaces explored are: the Celtic Cross; the infinite knot; hilltops; wells and springs; causeways and bridges; thresholds and burial grounds; and boundaries. In each chapter, the author introduces a "sacred space" as the main theme and then illustrates this by associating it with a particular stage of life and a particular sacramental experience. The ideas are then brought together by means of a scripture story.
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About the Author
Margaret Silf is a well-known retreat leader and the author of numerous books, including Close to the Heart, Companions of Christ, Inner Compass, Just Call Me Lopez, and The Other Side of Chaos.