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The art of contentment

The art of contentment

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Published by Printed for Abraham Ogier Stansbury, from the press of Stansbury and Gird in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contentment

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the author of the whole duty of man
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 3652
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination148 p.
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15054347M


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Product details Series: Puritan Writings Hardcover: pages Publisher: Soli Deo Gloria Publications; 2nd edition (March 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: 12 /5(8). The art of contentment 1st Edition by Edgar Andrew Collard (Author).

Watson originally published The Art of Divine Contentment around The source text for this edition is from an printing by L. Seeley and Sons in London. The source text for this edition is from an printing by L. Seeley and Sons in London/5(9).

The Art Of Contentment. Contentment does not mean that you are indifferent to your circumstances. It means that you are not controlled by your circumstances. Contentment is about moving from anger to peace, from frustration to satisfaction, and from anxiety to trust.

The apostle Paul says that he “learned” the secret of contentment, and so. Book Overview This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process.

In his book Spontaneous Happiness, Dr Andrew Weil, medical doctor and author, asserts, “A better goal in life is to be content. Contentment is an inner sense of satisfaction that is not dependant on external factors.” “He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.” – Socrates.

And though contentment is simple in its nature; like most fine art, it is rare and difficult for most of the world to achieve. It is time for you and me to rediscover the lost art of contentment. First, we must deal with the misconception that surrounds the idea of what it means to be content.

The Art of Contentment – Insights on Life. Whenever happiness is defined, it usually includes the feeling of being contented. A discontented person is not happy about his lot. Thus a secret of happiness is to learn how to have contentment in life.

But does it mean that, in order to be happy, we should no longer have any ambition, any goals, or. When You Have Less: Learn the Art of Contentment.

Godliness with contentment is great gain. (1 Timothy ) Contentment is finding joy in what God has given to you. The opposite of contentment is greed. Contentment is a Christian grace that grows over time. It does not come quickly, easily or naturally.

In his book Spontaneous Happiness, Dr Andrew Weil, medical doctor and author, asserts, “A better goal in life is to be content. Contentment is an inner sense of satisfaction that is not dependant on external factors.” “He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.” – Socrates.

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Contentment does not mean that you are indifferent to your circumstances. It means that you are not controlled by your circumstances.

Contentment is about moving from anger to peace, from frustration to satisfaction, and from anxiety to trust. The apostle Paul says that he "learned" the secret of contentment. Thomas Watson, an English Puritan preacher, wants to teach readers how to gain the same contentment as Paul.

Living in the 16th century, Watson believed that discontentment was a sin, and so wrote the book The Art of Divine Contentment: An Exposition of Philippians Watson spends the entire book on this one verse, and in doing so, presents. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Notes The fourth ( and ) and fifth () impressions can be distinguished easily: in the fourth impression the engraving of the theater on the t.p. shows the weather-cock turning to the spectator's left.

The book is, however, written in a very quaint old English style, which makes it difficult to read for many people. In recent years it has become possible to obtain photocopies of very old books which are kept primarily in University libraries, and which have not been republished.

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The Book of Hygge is an invitation to welcome abundance and contentment into your life. It is a call to live more fully by focusing on what moves you. It is a call to /5(63).

You need to learn the art of contentment. Being content is not being driven by always wanting more. I know that ambition is a prized trait in our society. I am not saying that ambition is wrong. What I am saying is that the constant striving for more and not enjoying what you have or where you are at the moment will drive you crazy.

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The Art of Divine Contentment An Exposition of Philippians 4: 11 “I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.” THOMAS WATSON.

This etext is from an edition by Free Presbyterian Publications, ISBN No year is indicated. Permission granted to publish the book. Unintentionally, The Book of Hygge: The Danish Art of Contentment, Comfort, and Connection, is the third in a series of books Ive read over the past month (The Art of Peace and The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck being the other two) loosely connected around the /5.

I think the good thing is that now that I know how to get to a place of contentment, I don’t stay in that negative space. I try to do things, like thank God for 3 things each day, that get me into the habit of being present, being grateful, and being content.

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Based on Philippians"I have learned, in whatever state I am therewith to be content," Watson considers the great dishonor done to almighty God by the sin of discontent.

The doctrine of Christian contentment is clearly illustrated and profitably applied. He not only explains the nature of the contentment, but also gives motives to seek it and instructions for obtaining it.

Watson's works are all marked by profound spirituality, terse style, impressive remarks, and practical illustrations. This book, first printed inis no exception. Author. The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise dating from the Late Spring and Autumn Period (roughly 5th century BC).

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