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MOBI Kathleen Norris Ö Dakota A Spiritual Geography PDF ☆ Dakota A eBook Ö Kathleen Norris was born on July 27 1947 in Washington DC She grew up in Honolulu Hawaii as well as on her maternal grandparents’ farm in Lemmon South Dakota Her sheltered upbringing left her unprepared for the world she encountered when she began attending Bennington College in Vermont At first shocked by the unconventionality surrounding her Norris took refuge in poetry After she grad

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  1. Connie G Connie G says:

    MOBI Kathleen Norris Ö Dakota A Spiritual Geography PDF ☆ Dakota A eBook Ö dakota mobile, spiritual book, geography pdf, Dakota A mobile, Dakota A Spiritual Geography PDFKathleen Norris and her husband David Dwyer both poets left a thriving New York City arts community to live in South Dakota in 1974 Norris' family had inherited her grandmother's farm in Lemmon a small town in northwestern South Dakota Although they had originally planned on staying for only a few years the couple decided to make it their permanent residence In addition to their writing they picked up a succession of part time jobs to carve out a livingDakota A Spiritual Geography is a collection of essays poems and uotes The author writes about the stark beauty of the acres of grassland and the vast sky It is a challenging place to live with its winds lack of rain dust storms extremely hot summers and frigid winters Most of the towns west of the Missouri River are sparsely populated with little economic opportunity and located many miles away from gas stations and shopping Native Americans are especially imp


  2. Suzanne Suzanne says:

    MOBI Kathleen Norris Ö Dakota A Spiritual Geography PDF ☆ Dakota A eBook Ö dakota mobile, spiritual book, geography pdf, Dakota A mobile, Dakota A Spiritual Geography PDF “Nature in Dakota can indeed be an experience of the holy”I ran across a review of Dakota on Goodreads and couldn’t believe I had not heard of this book before As a native North Dakotan and someone who is on a faith journey herself Dakota seemed to be a must read for meThe author Kathleen Norris has had an interesting journey in her own right She was born in Washington DC but spent summers in South Dakota with her grandparents Eventually she found her calling as a writer poetry to be


  3. Rebecca Rebecca says:

    MOBI Kathleen Norris Ö Dakota A Spiritual Geography PDF ☆ Dakota A eBook Ö dakota mobile, spiritual book, geography pdf, Dakota A mobile, Dakota A Spiritual Geography PDFMy third from Norris one of the most profound spiritual writers I know Although this is niche than Amazing Grace and The Cloister Walk its lessons about slowing down and savoring the peace of solitude and wide open spaces are still widely applicable In moving from New York City to her grandparents’ home in Lemmon South Dakota Norris left behind career and cultural opportunities but gained a healthier pace of life and sense of community She also recognizes the challenges of small town life though such as hostility to newcomers and fresh ideasAs usual her thoughts are arranged in miniature topical essays here interspersed with regular “Weather Reports” that provide a sense of a typical year’s passing You don’t need to live in or have ever visited the Plains to appreciate the conclusions she draws about facing up to reality and pursuing routes of positive change There are far too many great lines to uote them all but here are some that s


  4. Lacey Louwagie Lacey Louwagie says:

    MOBI Kathleen Norris Ö Dakota A Spiritual Geography PDF ☆ Dakota A eBook Ö dakota mobile, spiritual book, geography pdf, Dakota A mobile, Dakota A Spiritual Geography PDFI came across this book while doing some research for work and when I told my boss I was interested in reading it she generously loaned me her copy I've always had a bit of a love


  5. Lisa Lieberman Lisa Lieberman says:

    MOBI Kathleen Norris Ö Dakota A Spiritual Geography PDF ☆ Dakota A eBook Ö dakota mobile, spiritual book, geography pdf, Dakota A mobile, Dakota A Spiritual Geography PDFI acuired this book used sometime in the late 1990s I'd liked another book of Norris's The Cloister Walk and thought I might like this one but Dakota didn't grab me and at some point during our globetrotting years I packed it in a box and forgot about itMy father died in 2008 For several months I was able to put my grief on hold by focusing on the tasks of settling his affairs selling his house packing up or giving away his possessions A lot of stuff ended up in our basement and as I attempted to winnow down the boxes of our stuff to make way for his I discovered Dakota and I guess the time was rightNorris describes the western town of Lemmon Dakota as a landscape scoured out by the wi


  6. Jennie Jennie says:

    MOBI Kathleen Norris Ö Dakota A Spiritual Geography PDF ☆ Dakota A eBook Ö dakota mobile, spiritual book, geography pdf, Dakota A mobile, Dakota A Spiritual Geography PDFI liked her Weather Reports I liked the short poetic bursts about life on the high plains I liked her parallels between Dakota and a monastic life What I'm not sure I liked yet was her tone At times I felt it was condescending as in Well I moved to Dakota from NYC now let me tell you about these simple folk I understand that some of this might be because she is writing as an outsider this is one of the places on Earth where anyone who isn't born there will always be an outsider I unders


  7. Joanna Joanna says:

    MOBI Kathleen Norris Ö Dakota A Spiritual Geography PDF ☆ Dakota A eBook Ö dakota mobile, spiritual book, geography pdf, Dakota A mobile, Dakota A Spiritual Geography PDFThis book had some really cool bits and pieces about the spirituality and desolation found in the geography of South Dakota However i found those bits were wrapped in a


  8. Mary Mary says:

    MOBI Kathleen Norris Ö Dakota A Spiritual Geography PDF ☆ Dakota A eBook Ö dakota mobile, spiritual book, geography pdf, Dakota A mobile, Dakota A Spiritual Geography PDFI read this several years ago and am rereading it I was born and raised a Catholic and have since fallen away from the Church Norris as a Protestant made me look again at the faith of Catholicis


  9. Phil Phil says:

    MOBI Kathleen Norris Ö Dakota A Spiritual Geography PDF ☆ Dakota A eBook Ö dakota mobile, spiritual book, geography pdf, Dakota A mobile, Dakota A Spiritual Geography PDFThis is freuent re read of mine just as any Kathleen Norris One of the reasons for that is she is so inherently calming that I find myself returning to her contemplative and thoughtful writing time and again Dakota is the first of Norris' non fiction spiritual books and is as much a reflection on the Great Plain as it is on Christian Benedictine contemplation By marriage I have become acuainted with the Prairies further north and east than Norris in Manitoba which is after all long grass not the short grass prairie that Norris describes By reading Norris I have become acuainted with Benedictine spirituality which has had a huge impact on how I see my marriage my vocation and my life Norris' reflection on small town life and life in monastic communities are in my view essential for understanding how any community operates dealing with everything from the holy use of gossip in small towns resistance to change and to holy play in monas


  10. Irene Irene says:

    MOBI Kathleen Norris Ö Dakota A Spiritual Geography PDF ☆ Dakota A eBook Ö dakota mobile, spiritual book, geography pdf, Dakota A mobile, Dakota A Spiritual Geography PDFThis is a collection of short pieces by an essayist and poet with a spiritual bent I found many of these pieces rather parochial so focuse


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