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"Love is very tricky," warns Winona Pathfinder, the elderly medicine woman who has introduced psychologist Meggie O'Connor to the spiritual ways of Lakota prayer and healing. Soon, however, Meggie's teacher and friend will cross over to the Other Side, leaving Meggie, just forty and newly divorced, to make her way on her own. But before she goes, Winona nudges her young cousin Hawk to walk alongside Meggie on a journey of the heart and soul. Wary yet optimistic, these two seek out the Pipe Roadthe path that will lead them to harmony with the world and with each other. Love may indeed be tricky, but with faith and hope, it is a road they will attempt to navigate.
Graceful and powerful, its story deeply rooted in traditional Lakota teachings, Compass of the Heart is a moving song of wonder and magic, an incandescent tale of love in all its dimensions.
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|Publisher:||Crown Publishing Group|
|Edition description:||1ST BROADW|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.81(d)|
About the Author
Priscilla Cogan, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist of Irish-American descent. For twenty years, she and her Cherokee husband have taught workshops in cross-cultural healing practices and Native American beliefs. She lives in the Boston area in the winter and on the Leelanau Peninsula of Michigan in the summer. Cogan is also the author of the novel Winona's Web, winner of the Small Press Book Award.