Calm Surrender: Walking the Path of Forgiveness [NOOK Book]

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How can individuals live a life of forgiveness in a world so full of injustice and indifference? This haunting question spurred author Kent Nerburn to write Calm Surrender. As he recounts the experiences of people who have suffered much and asked for little, he takes readers on a moving journey, urging them to remember that "forgiveness cannot be a disengaged, pastel emotion."
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Calm Surrender: Walking the Path of Forgiveness

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Overview

How can individuals live a life of forgiveness in a world so full of injustice and indifference? This haunting question spurred author Kent Nerburn to write Calm Surrender. As he recounts the experiences of people who have suffered much and asked for little, he takes readers on a moving journey, urging them to remember that "forgiveness cannot be a disengaged, pastel emotion."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781577313274
  • Publisher: New World Library
  • Publication date: 10/14/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 1,186,648
  • File size: 132 KB

Meet the Author

Kent Nerburn is an author, sculptor, and educator who has been deeply involved in Native American issues and education. He developed and directed an award-winning oral history project on the Red Lake Ojibwe reservation in northern Minnesota. In addition to being a program evaluator for the Minnesota Humanities Commission and serving on their selection board, he has served as a consultant in curriculum development for the American Indian Institute in Norman, Oklahoma, and has been a presenter before various groups, including the National Indian Education Association and the President’s blue-ribbon panel on Indian Education.

Nerburn has edited three highly acclaimed books on Native American subjects: Native American Wisdom, The Wisdom of the Native Americans, and The Soul of an Indian. Nerburn is also the author of Letters to My Son; Neither Wolf Nor Dog, winner of the Minnesota Book Award for 1995; The Wolf at Twilight; Simple Truths: Clear and Gentle Guidance on the Big Issues of Life; Small Graces: The Quiet Gifts of Everyday Life; and Ordinary Sacred: The Simple Beauty of Everyday Life.
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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Little Spotted Dog ix
Chapter 1 More Than I Had Hoped, Less Than I Had Dreamed 23
Chapter 2 Welcome Home 39
Chapter 3 Calm Surrender 53
Chapter 4 The Headache 65
Chapter 5 The Message Tree 79
Chapter 6 Candles on the Grave 95
Chapter 7 Poisoned Waters 107
Chapter 8 An Embrace of the Heart 125
Epilogue: Max & Shrimp 135
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