There must be a wonderful soothing power in mere words since so many men have used them for self-communion.
She was one of those women who seem to find nothing in self-communion.
In that light and attitude she might have seemed some rapt acolyte abandoned to self-communion.
At this moment, while in self-communion, the military command: "Halt!"
"Jim is just giving them his breakfast about this time," he went on with his self-communion.
He emerged from that self-communion freshly shaved and smoking a cigar.
There was something even of conjugal philosophy in his self-communion upon the occasion.
My self-communion as I walked away from his door, trying to believe that this was for the last time, was not satisfactory.
In short, my self-communion ended in some very sage resolutions.
This last was an interrogatory which Mary Musgrove was often found putting to herself, in winding up a self-communion.
late 14c., from Old French comunion "community, communion" (12c.), from Latin communionem (nominative communio) "fellowship, mutual participation, a sharing," used in Late Latin ecclesiastical language for "participation in the sacrament," from communis (see common (adj.)). Used by Augustine, in belief that the word was derived from com- "with, together" + unus "oneness, union."
A sacrament of Christianity. In a reenactment of the Last Supper, the words of Jesus — “This is my body” and “This is my blood” — are spoken over bread and wine (the elements of Communion), which are then shared by the worshipers. Communion, also known as the Eucharist, commemorates the death of Jesus. (See transubstantiation.)
fellowship with God (Gen. 18:17-33; Ex. 33:9-11; Num. 12:7, 8), between Christ and his people (John 14:23), by the Spirit (2 Cor. 13:14; Phil. 2:1), of believers with one another (Eph. 4:1-6). The Lord's Supper is so called (1 Cor. 10:16, 17), because in it there is fellowship between Christ and his disciples, and of the disciples with one another.