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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Recommended to me by a friend who served as director of spiritual care at the local hospital in Santa Barbara, this book is full of compelling stories about life and being a blessing, even as we receive them. Read full review

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

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I love both of Rachel's books. We are reading them for book club this month and I am so excited about them. Read full review


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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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