the surrender or yielding up of oneself, one's will, affections, etc., as to a person, influence, or cause.
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It was an expression of perfect confidence, of absolute self-surrender, as though he said: "I put myself into thy hands.
Here and there was a peasant man or woman kneeling before a shrine, who did not even turn round as we approached, but seemed in the self-surrender of devotion to have neither eyes nor ears for the outer world.
This one primitive instinct was at the bottom of the otherwise inexplicable facility of self-surrender exhibited by Mrs.
As to the man if he had any superiority of his own it was simply the superiority of him who loves with the greater self-surrender.
Whole-hearted and creative play induces self-surrender to experience that is beyond the scope of reasoned thought.
But at some moment I did answer Yes to Someone, or Something, and from that hour I was certain that existence is meaningful and that, therefore, my life, in self-surrender, had a goal.
El voluntarismo jamesiano es la medula de The Will to Believe (de ahora en adelante, La voluntad), mientras que la idea de self-surrender es, en mi interpretacion, la clave para entender The Varieties of Religious Experience (de ahora en adelante, Las variedades).
In the same way that mentors and aides are employed in the educational system, chaplains introduce and reintroduce the love of God, calling all people to turn from a self-centered lifestyle to a life that encompasses compassion for others and self-surrender to live in a way that puts the needs of others ahead of the desires for oneself.
Curtis was ordered to pay $555,571 to Cumis Insurance Society, which covers PCFCU, and to self-surrender by July 7, 2014, to the Bureau of Prisons or U.
the poet swoons in the bliss of self-surrender, there's an
Jesus was a wonder-working Galilean sage and prophet, not a divine figure, and he asked for self-surrender to God, not "intellectual acrobatics" (236).
These serve to correct a distorted understanding of faith as self-surrender.