Seeking Peace: Chronicles of the Worst Buddhist in the World

Seeking Peace: Chronicles of the Worst Buddhist in the World

by Mary Pipher PhD


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After decades as a therapist, lecturer, and bestselling author, Mary Pipher finally tells the story of her own life, and illuminates, as only she can, the importance of the journey, not just the destination.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594484407
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/06/2010
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 331,960
Product dimensions: 5.45(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.71(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Mary Pipher, Ph.D., is a psychologist and the author of nine books, including the New York Times bestsellers Reviving Ophelia, The Shelter of Each Other, and Another Country, as well as Seeking Peace and Writing to Change the World. She lives in Nebraska.

Table of Contents

Prelude 1

Introduction 7

Meltdown (2002) 17

First Lifetime

Bedrock 35

Mother and Father 51

The Glad Game (1947-1965) 73

Lost and Found (1965-1977) 109

Love and Work (1977-1994) 131

Second Lifetime

Avalanche of Roses (1994-2002) 145

Recovery (2002-2003) 159

A Bigger Container (2003-2007) 175

Despair and Self-Acceptance 191

Stopping for Joshua Bell 211

Where I am Now (2008) 231

My Birthday Party 247

Acknowledgments 257

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