When we hear the word "power," we usually associate it with action, aggression, and boldness. However, according to author Annie Payson Call, there is another kind of power that comes from rest, reticence, and reflection. In Power Through Repose, Payson contends that a schedule of regular rest and meditation can help us focus our efforts and increase our efficacy in life.
Think of As a Matter of Course as a philosophical manifesto for women who embrace traditional roles and values in the family and in the wider world. In this collection, the popular nineteenth-century magazine columnist Annie Payson Call addresses a broad range of issues and matters spiritual and practical in nature, issuing advice that is both thought-provoking and timeless in its wisdom.