Breaking the Drought: Visions of Grace

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LevineOs wit, wisdom, and untamed heart at their best. This delightful book celebrates the long-awaited return to poetry (after 40 years) of the beloved author/teacher, acclaimed worldwide for his work with the terminally ill. It teems with life and timelessness—ranging from hope to awe to gratefulness to wonder and pathos, with skillful evocations of Basho, Lorca, and Rilke.

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Overview

LevineOs wit, wisdom, and untamed heart at their best. This delightful book celebrates the long-awaited return to poetry (after 40 years) of the beloved author/teacher, acclaimed worldwide for his work with the terminally ill. It teems with life and timelessness—ranging from hope to awe to gratefulness to wonder and pathos, with skillful evocations of Basho, Lorca, and Rilke.

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Editorial Reviews

Judy Collins
My heart lifted and my spirits rejoiced on reading his divinely inspired work.
Jack Kornfield
Stephen cradles your heart with tenderness and places the lamp of truth in your hand. A wise and beautiful gift . . .
Robert Bly
There are many poems here you'll want to read to your friends.
Wavy Gravy
At last the drought is over. Stephen's poems—a glorious deluge of the divine.
Lama Surya Das
Here are poems of the heart that speak directly to our spirit today... Both timely and timeless, these visions of grace are like nectar to soul.
From the Publisher
Dying, grieving, and love inhabit the poems of Stephen Levine in Breaking the Drought:Visions of Grace (Larson Publications 2007, $15 paper, a collection that delves into themes he has often explored as a teacher of meditation and healing practices. Levine invites a Buddhist sensibility into reflective portraits of red-eyed lime-green frogs, the honeycomb of memory, and other evocative subjects. . . . Levine's verse carries the wisdom of a life lived open to vulnerability, greeting the reader with surprising empathy.
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Dying, grieving, and love inhabit the poems of Stephen Levine in Breaking the Drought:Visions of Grace (Larson Publications 2007, $15 paper, a collection that delves into themes he has often explored as a teacher of meditation and healing practices. Levine invites a Buddhist sensibility into reflective portraits of red-eyed lime-green frogs, the honeycomb of memory, and other evocative subjects. . . . Levine's verse carries the wisdom of a life lived open to vulnerability, greeting the reader with surprising empathy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780943914480
  • Publisher: Larson Publications NY
  • Publication date: 11/28/2007
  • Pages: 152
  • Sales rank: 1,177,041
  • Product dimensions: 6.03 (w) x 8.95 (h) x 0.48 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephen Levine lives in Chamisal, NM. His books have sold 1,000,000+ copies: A Gradual Awakening, 500,000+, Who Dies? 400,000+, Healing into Life and Death 200,000, A Year to Live 100,000+ and still 8,000/yr.
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