Broken Open How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow

ISBN-10: 0375759913

ISBN-13: 9780375759918

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Authors: Elizabeth Lesser

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In the more than twenty-five years since she co-founded Omega Institute-now the world's largest center for spiritual retreat and personal growth-Elizabeth Lesser has been an intimate witness to the ways in which people weather change and transition. In a beautifully crafted blend of moving stories, humorous insights, practical guidance, and personal memoir, she offers tools to help us make the choice we all face in times of challenge: Will we be broken down and defeated, or broken open and transformed? Lesser shares tales of ordinary people who have risen from the ashes of illness, divorce, loss of a job or a loved one-stronger, wiser, and more in touch with their purpose and passion. And she draws on the world's great spiritual and psychological traditions to support us as we too learn to break open and blossom into who we were meant to be. Book jacket.
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List price: $17.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/14/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Elizabeth Lesser is the co-founder of the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, New York which offers conferences and workshops attended by 20,000 people a year, and she has been a director and teacher at that organization. Formerly a midwife, she attended Barnard College and San Francisco State University and now lives in the Hudson Valley with her husband and three sons. She is the author of The Seeker's Guide and The New American Experience.

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