In Sweet Company: Conversations with Extraordinary Women about Living a Spiritual Life

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Margaret Wolff Unlimited, May 1, 2004 - Religion - 223 pages
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In Sweet Company: Conversations with Etraordinary Women about Living a Spiritual Life. A compelling collection of intimate conversations with 14 remarkable women, each with a spiritual life that nourishes them and serves as a dependable compass for their decision-making. This impressive compilation of commentaries includes wisdom from the third female ordained Reform Jewish Rabbi Laura Geller, insights from social justice activist Sister Helen Prejean, observations by academy award-winning actress Olympia Dukakis, comments by Fullbright scholar and award-winning children's writer Alma Flor Ada, and many more such stellar women from diverse backgrounds and occupations. Each chapter tells the story of one woman's inner development in her own words, and the social, emotional and professional fulfillment her spiritual commitment provides her.

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Journalist Wolff (cofounder, Anjali Foundation) has assembled an interesting collection of interviews with notable women, including actress Olympia Dukakis, Sister Helen Prejean, (Dead Man Walking ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Grandmother Twylah Hurd Nitsch
21
Miriam Polster
35
Copyright

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Margaret Wolff is a writer, speaker, and consultant whose work celebrates women's growth and development. For the past 20 years, she has brought together groups of women to create hundreds of "learning communities" -- support groups, workshops and retreats that span the developmental divides of a woman's life and programs that foster self-discovery and spiritual integration, conflict resolution and forgiveness, and a deeper sense of meaning and purpose. Her website, "InSweetCompany.com," receives thousands of hits each month, and her growing monthly newsletter reaches 2500 people. She is active in speaking to many different kinds of groups and organizations and estimates that she reaches 6000+ people per year, with substantial back of room sales.

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