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When the Heart Waits

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When the Heart Waits

Spiritual Direction for Life's Sacred Questions

By Sue Monk Kidd

HarperOne, Paperback, 9780061144899, 226pp.

Publication Date: October 11, 2016


From the bestselling author of The Secret Life of Bees, an inspiring autobiographical account of personal pain, spiritual awakening, and divine grace.

Blending her own experience with an intimate grasp of spirituality, Sue Monk Kidd relates the passionate and moving tale of her spiritual crisis, when life seemed to have lost meaning and her longing for a hasty escape from the pain yielded to a discipline of "active waiting." Full of wisdom, poise, and grace, Kidd's words will encourage us along our spiritual journey, toward becoming who we truly are.

Praise For When the Heart Waits

“A joy to read….Honest and healing.”
---Alan Jones, dean of Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, and author of Soul Making

As I read her book, Kidd became a companion. I love having her walk with me on my journey.
---Eugene Peterson, author of The Message