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Seeking peace: chronicles of the worst Buddhist in the world

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Riverhead Books,
Pub. Date:
2009.
Language:
English
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Like most lives, Mary Pipher's is filled with glory and tragedy, chaos and clarity, love and abandonment. She spent her childhood in small Nebraska towns, the daughter of a doctor mother and a restless jack-of-all-trades father. Often both of her parents were away and Pipher and her siblings lived as what she calls "feral children." Later, as an adult and a therapist, Pipher was able to do what she most enjoyed: learn about the world and help others. After the surprising success of Reviving Ophelia, she was overwhelmed by the attention and demands on her time. In 2002, after a personal crisis, Pipher realized that success and fame were harming her, and she began working to find a quieter, more meditative life that would carry her toward self-acceptance and joy.
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table_of_contents Introduction -- Meltdown -- First lifetime -- Bedrock -- Mother and father -- The glad game (1947-1965) -- Lost and found (1965-1977) -- Love and work (1977-1994) -- Second lifetime -- Avalance of roses (1994-2002) -- Recovery (2002-2003) -- A bigger container (2003-2007) -- Despair and self-acceptance -- Stopping for Joshua B ell -- Where I am now -- My birthday party.
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