The year after reading it, “I began to wonder if I, too, could receive messages during my times of communing with God.”
I am not sure how helpful that is, except that the communing certainly keeps us from feeling totally isolated in our perplexity.
And so communing with herself, she left the house for an afternoon walk.
He was often thus when communing with himself on board ship in the quietude of the night.
He then sent for the clergyman, and they spent several hours in communing together.
It was the need of being by herself, the haste of communing alone with her great happiness.
Such was the man who now sat alone, communing with himself, in his room at the Villa d'Este.
"No doubt they took you because of that," Sir Oliver pursued, as if communing with himself.
In those historic and hallowed precincts they are communing with the Past, the Present, and the Future.
Hence an opportunity of communing with the world he valued at its just price.
c.1300, "have dealings with," from Old French comuner "to make common, share" (10c., Modern French communier), from comun (see common (adj.)). Meaning "to talk intimately" is late 14c. Related: Communed; communing.
1792, from French commune "small territorial divisions set up after the Revolution," from Middle French commune "free city, group of citizens" (12c.), from Medieval Latin communia, noun use of neuter plural of Latin adjective communis, literally "that which is common," from communis (see common (adj.)). The Commune of Paris usurped the government during the Reign of Terror. The word later was applied to a government on communalistic principles set up in Paris in 1871. Adherents of the 1871 government were Communards.