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In A Hidden Wholeness, Parker Palmer reveals the same compassionate intelligence and informed heart that shaped his best-selling books Let Your Life Speak and The Courage to Teach. Here he speaks to our yearning to live undivided lives—lives that are congruent with our inner truth—in a world filled with the forces of fragmentation. Mapping an inner journey that we take in solitude and in the company of others, Palmer describes a form of community that fits the limits of our active lives. Defining a “circle of trust” as “a space between us that honors the soul,” he shows how people in settings ranging from friendship to organizational life can support each other on the journey toward living “divided no more.” This paperback edition includes two new and useful features. Circles of Trust is a DVD containing interviews with Parker J. Palmer and footage from retreats he facilitated for the Center for Courage & Renewal (www.CourageRenewal.org). Bringing the Book to Life, by Caryl Hurtig Casbon and Sally Z. Hare, is a reader's and leader's guide to exploring the themes in A Hidden Wholeness. The DVD illuminates and illustrates the principles and practices behind circles of trust. The guide includes questions that connect the DVD to the book, offering "a conversation with the author" as well as an engagement with the text. Together, these features give readers new ways to internalize the themes of A Hidden Wholeness and share with others this approach to sustaining identity and integrity in all the venues of our lives. Inspired by Palmer’s writing and speaking—and challenged by the conditions of twenty-first century life—people across the country, from many walks of life, have been coming together in circles of trust to reclaim their integrity and help foster wholeness in their workplaces and their world. For over a decade, the principles and practices in this book have been proven on the ground—by parents and educators, clergy and politicians, community organizers and corporate executives, physicians and attorneys, and many others who seek to rejoin soul and role in their private and public lives. A Hidden Wholeness weaves together four themes that its author has pursued for forty years: the shape of an integral life, the meaning of community, teaching and learning for transformation, and nonviolent social change. The hundreds of thousands of people who know Parker Palmer’s books will be glad to find the journey continued

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Genre: Religion
Author: Parker J. Palmer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2009-06-02
File: 272 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780470453766

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Surveys the photographic achievements, monastic life, and thought of the Trappist Monk

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Genre: Photography
Author: John Howard Griffin
Publisher: Mariner Books
Release: 1970
File: 146 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015002997883

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An exploration of African American spirituality challenges readers to experience renewal through activities designed for individuals and groups

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Genre: Religion
Author: Michael I. N. Dash
Publisher: Pilgrim Press
Release: 1997
File: 162 Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105021545715

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Genre: Photography, Artistic
Author: Bonnie B. Thurston
Publisher:
Release: 2004
File: 36 Pages
ISBN-13: 0963892797

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Genre: Photography, Artistic
Author: Thomas Merton
Publisher:
Release: 1970
File: 146 Pages
ISBN-13: LCCN:72120827

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* Includes passages from Scripture and opportunities to reflect and pray * Ideal for use during Advent or Lent.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Henry F. French
Publisher: Augsburg Books
Release:
File: 107 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781451409574

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With wisdom, compassion, and gentle humor, Parker J. Palmer invites us to listen to the inner teacher and follow its leadings toward a sense of meaning and purpose. Telling stories from his own life and the lives of others who have made a difference, he shares insights gained from darkness and depression as well as fulfillment and joy, illuminating a pathway toward vocation for all who seek the true calling of their lives.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Parker J. Palmer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2015-06-22
File: 128 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781119177944

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"This book is for teachers who have good days and bad -- and whose bad days bring the suffering that comes only from something one loves. It is for teachers who refuse to harden their hearts, because they love learners, learning, and the teaching life." - Parker J. Palmer [from the Introduction] Teachers choose their vocation for reasons of the heart, because they care deeply about their students and about their subject. But the demands of teaching cause too many educators to lose heart. Is it possible to take heart in teaching once more so that we can continue to do what good teachers always do -- give heart to our students? In The Courage to Teach, Parker Palmer takes teachers on an inner journey toward reconnecting with their vocation and their students -- and recovering their passion for one of the most difficult and important of human endeavors.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Parker J. Palmer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2009-05-18
File: 224 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780470469279

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Author: Albert J. Raboteau
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Release: 1988
File: 18 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:57417402

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Aging as a passage of discovery and engagement From bestselling author Parker J. Palmer comes a brave and beautiful book for all who want to age reflectively, seeking new insights and life-giving ways to engage in the world. “Age itself,” he says, “is no excuse to wade in the shallows. It's a reason to dive deep and take creative risks.” Looking back on eight decades of life—and on his work as a writer, teacher, and activist—Palmer explores what he's learning about self and world, inviting readers to explore their own experience. In prose and poetry—and three downloadable songs written for the book by the gifted Carrie Newcomer—he meditates on the meanings of life, past, present, and future. “The laws of nature that dictate sundown dictate our demise. But how we travel the arc toward the sunset of our lives is ours to choose: will it be denial, defiance, or collaboration?” With compassion and chutzpah, gravitas and levity, Palmer writes about cultivating a vital inner and outer life, finding meaning in suffering and joy, and forming friendships across the generations that bring new life to young and old alike.

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Genre: Self-Help
Author: Parker J. Palmer
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Release: 2018-06-26
File: 192 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781523095452

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