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- DescriptionTo feel safe and sacred in this world, I need to treasure the sanctuary within me...Sanctuary: The discovery of wonder is an engaging and moving book full of spiritual insight, wisdom and warmth. It is the result of a decade of exploration and contemplation of the concept of sanctuary by Julie Leibrich, a poet and writer, formerly a research psychologist and Mental Health Commissioner. Sanctuary is written in a way that happily combines reason and imagination, poetry and critical thinking, kwledge and originality, producing a highly readable and rewarding book. Sanctuary cuts across genres: at once a spiritual memoir; a collection of personal journal entries and brief discourses; and a window into the views of influential writers, thinkers and poets, and of the author's friends and acquaintances. Julie Leibrich's life journey has led her to discover through 'wondering, wandering and wonderment' the elements of the world and self that are most sacred.
- Author BiographyJulie Leibrich is the author of 11 books - four poetry collections, four children's books and three non-fiction works on mental health, and on crime. She has been awarded several grants and prizes, including the Todd New Writer's Bursary, the Joy Cowley Award and the Legal Research Foundation Special Book Award. Her poetry has appeared in numerous anthologies and journals, and she has given invited talks in several countries. Born in England in 1947, Julie came to New Zealand in 1974. She worked for 20 years as a research psychologist before becoming one of New Zealand's first Mental Health Commissioners.
- Author(s)Julie Leibrich
- PublisherOtago University Press
- Date of Publication01/03/2015
- SubjectMind, Body & Spirit: General
- Place of PublicationDunedin
- Country of PublicationNew Zealand
- ImprintOtago University Press
- Weight616 g
- Width196 mm
- Height196 mm
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