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A celibate season

by Carol Shields

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epistolary fiction,
  • Spouses,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    A husband and wife exchange vows of celibacy when she has to move to the other side of the country for a job. Over a period of a year they exchange letters, telling each other how they are doing. The setting is Canada.

    Edition Notes

    StatementCarol Shields, Blanche Howard
    ContributionsHoward, Blanche
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.S514 C45 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination266, 7 p. ;
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24740229M
    ISBN 100140275118
    ISBN 109780140275117
    LC Control Number99022368
    OCLC/WorldCa40862228

    Buy the Paperback Book A Celibate Season by Carol Shields at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders.   Life without sex – it's better than you think This article is more than 5 years old After I was diagnosed with a neurological condition, my partner left me and I decided to try celibacy.

      “Lust is wanting something right now,” said one of my seminary professors. The celibate season is a time to cultivate patience, especially in the sexual arena. Patience grows from trust — believing that God will allow even our sexual lives to unfold in His time, in His way. celibate a person who abstains from having sex: She has chosen to be celibate until marriage.; a person who remains unmarried for religious reasons: The priests have vowed to remain celibate. Not to be confused with: celebrate – to commemorate with festivities: celebrate a birthday; honor, laud, applaud: celebrate a victory celibate (sĕl′ə.

    Celibate and male are two words that never go together in the same sentence. It even seems awkward as I type it out. When people think of male celibacy the image of a priest, monk or religious leader pops up. Not that many people assume that an ordinary guy on the .   With Tanjareen Thomas, Aloma Wright, Rodney Perry, Tony Rock/10(19).


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Following the publication of “A Season of Celibacy,” I received nearly 50 emails from readers who wanted to share their experiences and ask asked me to get more specific about what a celibate season looks like.

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