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A Life in Light: Meditations on Impermanence

A Life in Light: Meditations on Impermanence

by Mary Pipher
A Life in Light: Meditations on Impermanence

A Life in Light: Meditations on Impermanence

by Mary Pipher

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We're excited to see a new book from Mary Pipher, beloved author of Reviving Ophelia and Women Rowing North. Her essays here are both wise and inspirational, with practical life advice for balancing the bitter with the sweet.

A USA Today Must Read New Book

From the bestselling author of Women Rowing North and Reviving Ophelia-a memoir in essays reflecting on radiance, resilience, and the constantly changing nature of reality.

In her luminous new memoir in essays, Mary Pipher-as she did in her New York Times bestseller Women Rowing North-taps into a cultural moment, to offer wisdom, hope, and insight into loss and change. Drawing from her own experiences and expertise as a psychologist specializing in women, trauma, and the effect of our culture on our mental health, she looks inward in A Life in Light to what shaped her as a woman, one who has experienced darkness throughout her life but was always drawn to the light.

Her plainspoken depictions of her hard childhood and life's difficulties are dappled with moments of joy and revelation, tragedies and ordinary miseries, glimmers and shadow. As a child, she was separated from her parents for long periods. Those separations affected her deeply, but in A Life in Light she explores what she's learned about how to balance despair with joy, utilizing and sharing with readers every coping skill she has honed during her lifetime to remind us that there is a silver thread of resilience that flows through all of life, and that despite our despair, the light will return.

In this book, she points us toward that light.


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ISBN-13: 9781635577594
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Publication date: 06/28/2022
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 243,189
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Mary Pipher is a psychologist who has earned her the title of “cultural therapist” for her generation. She is the author of four New York Times bestsellers, including Reviving Ophelia, The Shelter of Each Other, Another Country and most recently, Women Rowing North. She lives in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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