Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories That Heal

By: Remen, Rachel Naomi, M.D.

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With Kitchen Table Wisdom, Dr. Remen established herself as an important new voice bringing hope and healing to a difficult world. Her book spent more than three months on the New York Times bestseller list, and maintained even longer runs on the Boston, San Francisco, and Denver lists.

Now she has written My Grandfather's Blessings, a work that further examines the human heart and celebrates those who serve life so beautifully, so effortlessly, so selflessly often without knowing.

It was Rachel Remen's grandfather, a kabbalistic rabbi, who gave her the eyes to see that service is what heals the isolation and loneliness in us all. Service happens every day in ways we don't notice: we serve each other; life serves us; and it is discovering the place of service in ourselves that leads at last to wisdom. As Remen says, "Every life serves a purpose which is both simple and profound. We are here to grow in wisdom and to learn to love better. What this says is that there are many life paths but all life has a spiritual agenda. And all people are on a spiritual path." These stories give us a profound sense of strength that is achieved by knowing that we belong to each other, and to life itself.

Title: Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories That Heal

Author Name: Remen, Rachel Naomi, M.D.

Categories: Self Help, Family,

Edition: 1st Printing

Publisher: NY, Riverhead Boods (Penguin Putnam): 1996

ISBN Number: 1573220426

ISBN Number 13: 9781573220422

Binding: Cloth & Boards

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 005824

Description: 336 pp. Close to new, no markings, very clean text. Slightly bumped spine edges. Dr. Remen uses storytelling as a tool in relationship-centered healing. Foreword by Dean Ornish.

Keywords: Relationships. Healing. Spirituality, Mind-Body Medicine. Rachel Naomi Remen.