Let your Life Speak

Let your Life Speak

Listening for the Voice of Vocation

Book - 2000
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With wisdom, compassion, and gentle humor, Parker J. Palmer invites us to listen to the inner teacher and follow its leadings toward a sense of meaning and purpose. Telling stories from his own life and the lives of others who have made a difference, he shares insights gained from darkness and depression as well as fulfillment and joy, illuminating a pathway toward vocation for all who seek the true calling of their lives.
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2000.
ISBN: 9780787947354
0787947350
Characteristics: x, 117 p. ;,19 cm.

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kirschner19
Jul 13, 2016

This book contained a lot of good principles and a good approach to living out your calling. His main point is that you don't have to search for that calling; it should express itself naturally. Thankfully there were not too many anecdotes, although they were all related to his life and personal experience.

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mclas
Jun 11, 2012

I enjoyed this short book - good philosophic ideas and metaphors to help one through life's tough spots.
I wish he'd not focused so much on himself and included more of other peoples ideas/struggles/stories too. As it is, it's only one story and good learnings from that story.

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Superjane
Sep 01, 2010

This book is very thought-provoking. It is a story told using the author's life as an example, however many of his thoughts and insights are applicable to anyone. Sometimes it is a little hoaky and cliche-ish, but if you can look past those, there is a good message.
I think this book would be more meaningful to people who are struggling with where they are in life and would like to change it.

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