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SIMPLICITY: Jesus Of Nazareth by Philip Harnden

From Journeys of Simplicity

Jewish carpenter whose life and teachings inspire the Christian faith.

“And what I say unto you, I say unto all: Watch.” 44 more words

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SIMPLICITY: Bilbo Baggins by Philip Harnden

From Journeys of Simplicity

Son of Bungo Baggins, grandson of the Old Took,
and diminutive hero of J. R. R. Tolkien’s mythological novel,
The Hobbit. 123 more words

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SIMPLICITY: A Celtic Woman by Philip Harnden

From Journeys of Simplicity

Hebridean householder and keeper of the songs, prayers, and blessings of Celtic Christianity.

Nineteenth century in the Outer Hebrides, those wild islands off the west coast of Scotland.  136 more words

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SIMPLICITY: Annie Dillard by Philip Harnden

From Journeys of Simplicity

(b. 1945)

American writer, poet, and pilgrim.

Dillard wrote the second half of her Pulitzer Prize-winning Pilgrim at Tinker Creek… 174 more words

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Most Miserable People

I’ve had the pleasure of knowing people who were in control of their lives. They can handle themselves in any situation and they know what they want to do in life. 1,123 more words

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SIMPLICITY: Henry Beston by Philip Harnden

From Journeys of Simplicity

(1888–1968)

American naturalist and writer best known for The Outermost House,
his chronicle of a solitary year on a Cape Cod beach. 233 more words
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SIMPLICITY: John Muir by Philip Harnden

From Journeys of Simplicity

(1838–1914)

Scottish-born American naturalist, inventor, writer, rover, and crusader for wilderness preservation.

John Muir was a lifelong pacifist who moved to Canada during the Civil War conscription.  140 more words

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