Small Graces: The Quiet Gifts of Everyday Life [NOOK Book]

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Small Graces is a journey into the sacred moments that illuminate our everyday lives. In twenty pieces, writer, sculptor, and theologian Kent Nerburn celebrates the daily rituals that reveal our deeper truths Through the exploration or simple acts. Small Graces reminds us to chart a course each day that nourishes the soul, honors the body, and engages the mind.
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Small Graces: The Quiet Gifts of Everyday Life

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Overview

Small Graces is a journey into the sacred moments that illuminate our everyday lives. In twenty pieces, writer, sculptor, and theologian Kent Nerburn celebrates the daily rituals that reveal our deeper truths Through the exploration or simple acts. Small Graces reminds us to chart a course each day that nourishes the soul, honors the body, and engages the mind.
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What People Are Saying

Richard Carlson
I highly recommend this book.
Dan Millman
Kent Nerburn's beautiful words touch deep places within the human heart...I give it my highest recommendation and believe it will become a classic.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781577313397
  • Publisher: New World Library
  • Publication date: 2/1/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 760,790
  • File size: 180 KB

Table of Contents

Introduction 9
An Offering to a Quiet God 13
The Gift of the Dawn 17
The Eloquence of Silence 21
The Window on the Heart 25
Of Coffee Mugs and Monks 32
The Gift of Clouds 39
The Laughing Tree 44
The Gift of the Garden 50
The Turning of the Day 55
A Path in the Wood 60
The Gift of the Echo 66
A Neighbor and a Friend 71
The Gift of the Blue Moment 76
Why Birds Fly 82
The Glove 90
The Gift of Family 97
A Ceremony of the Ordinary 103
Corners 107
The Dark Gift 111
The Distant Shore 119
The Closing of the Day 123
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  • Posted October 17, 2011

    Awesome Read!!

    You must read this book!!! I can relate to every chapter and the final chapter is the best!!! I know I will read it again and again throughout the years! I am passing it on to friends and family.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 10, 2005

    An absolute treat

    I bought this book about 2 years ago. I love it. This book truly relates to how I feel about issues and the beauty of life. I have read it many times over the last two years. When I need reasurance or just to get away from my busy life. It brings prespective and peace of mind to life. I am passing on copies to friends and family. Thank you.

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