I recommend this book highly to everyone. --Deepak Chopra, M.D. This special updated version of the New York Times-bestseller, KitchenTable Wisdom, addresses the same spiritual issues that made the original a bestseller: suffering, meaning, love, faith, and miracles. Despite the awesome powers of techlogy, many of us still do t live very well, says Dr. Rachel Remen. We may need to listen to one ather's stories again. Dr. Remen, whose unique perspective on healing comes from her background as a physician, a professor of medicine, a therapist, and a long-term survivor of chronic illness, invites us to listen from the soul. This remarkable collection of true stories draws on the concept of kitchen table wisdom -- the human tradition of shared experience that shows us life in all its power and mystery and reminds us that the things we cant measure may be the things that ultimately sustain and enrich our lives.
Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D. has been counseling those with chronic and terminal illness for more than twenty years. She is cofounder and medical director of the Commonweal Cancer Help Program in Bolinas, California, and is currently clinical professor of family and community medicine at the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine.