The Invisible World
- Narrated by: John O'Donohue
- Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 21-09-15
- Language: English
- Publisher: Sounds True
In The Invisible World, scholar and poet John O'Donohue recovers Celtic spirituality's original mysteries, sharing practices and beliefs that enrich Ireland and its people to this day. For the Celts all life was sacred, yet they reserved their greatest reverence not for what they could see but for what they could not. Around them they sensed an "invisible world", the great unknown from which they came and the source of eternal wonder in their lives. Through prayer, O'Donohue teaches, we may enter directly into this secret immensity and escape the psychological prisons we create for ourselves.
Alive with loving scholarship and interwoven with prayers and poetry in the Celtic tradition, The Invisible World is an invitation to find freedom from your negativity and return your soul to the grace that is waiting unseen around you at this very moment.
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By christine oliver on 17-11-16
Invibsible Worlds reviled.
They say that when you ask the universe for help and guidance it will find a way to communicate. And in my case well I found this wonderful book by John O'Donoughe. The Invisible World holds the truth and the insight to touch the heart and soul of anyone who listens/reads it.
It's teaching covers every thing from death to reincarnation explained
In such a beautiful way. It reveals and introduces the listener to their innermost and sacred self. Love and light to all who read/listen.
5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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By sarah lannan on 30-08-17
Spiritualism is for whimps
I got this book blindly in a time of
Need when clever books were no longer of solace. i consider my self the quick witted city type, cynicism disguising my ignorance very good.
But this book and this man are an eureka
Experience for me. Beautifully crafted and presented by the author, poetic but plainly spoken, from his heart and aimed out. I loved his kindness and knowledge and wisdom and non goodies and baddies or evil shaped animal head stories, just the
clarity of truth( his words) of a better place to be which is here and now In the true dumb wonder of this existence in this terrifying fragile place where and when anything could happen( no just rainbows he does not neglect the darkness and pain) He's vision is of mystery not deceit, angels and fairies of the ancient world why not. He is in step with an old world of storytelling (no nostalgia for the good old days before penicillin) just a kind but stern warning to remember to be grateful and honest and humble, and to be present and good as you can because it's Better for us all. He also reminds us to be careful of toxic mythologies and not get duped by illusions or dingbat games, and not to mistake another grand human view for more staring at Human equipment.
very good stuff. A warmness and wonder has come back into my life.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
By Scott on 12-08-18
Nice but a bit unsound from a certain point of view
Would have been even more delightful if it had been more grounded in truth, rather than bits and pieces of truth. I know that’s a “no, no” thing to say, but some folks might hear what I’m saying.
Still, I enjoyed his poetic style immensely, along with his beautiful and enticing Irish accent. Enjoyed his emphasis on being kind to oneself.
Just takes more work when one has to “take every thought captive” in order to later set them free to land on more solid ground.