My grandfather's blessings: stories of strength, refuge, and belonging

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Riverhead Books, Apr 1, 2001 - Religion - 380 pages
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From the bestselling author of "Kitchen Table Wisdom" comes a book that will wrap the warmth of a wise grandfather's love and the blessings of life around every reader. As a small child, Remen sat at the feet of her grandfather, an orthodox rabbi and scholar of the kabbalah, and learned the secret of life that she now shares: that love and blessings given to others heals our loneliness, unhappiness, and in fact all our wounds.

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This book was so beautiful and easy to read. - Goodreads
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I would be hit with a powerful and timely insight. - Goodreads
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Very well written and easy to read in little bits. - Overstock.com

Review: My Grandfather's Blessings : Stories of Strength, Refuge, and Belonging

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I'm only half-way, page 150, but it's due back to the library. I do want to come back and finish it, but I'm in no hurry. Written by an emotional optimist whose day job is an oncologist, this book has ... Read full review

Review: My Grandfather's Blessings : Stories of Strength, Refuge, and Belonging

User Review  - Suzie - Goodreads

This is a beautiful book. It will strengthen whatever faith you already have either in God or humanity. I'd recommend it to anyone trying to find more meaning in their life. Each chapter is just a few ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Receiving Your Blessings
19
Becoming a Blessing
79
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D., is co-founder and medical director of the Commonweal Cancer Help Program, and clinical professor of family and community medicine at the University of California at San Francisco.

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