Grace and Grit: Spirituality and Healing in the Life and Death of Treya Killam Wilber

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Shambhala Publications, Feb 6, 2001 - Health & Fitness - 432 pages
Here is a deeply moving account of a couple's struggle with cancer and their journey to spiritual healing. Grace and Grit is the compelling story of the five-year journey of Ken Wilber and his wife Treya Killam Wilber through Treya's illness, treatment, and, finally, death.
 

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This is a deep love story of the author and his new wife battling cancer, understanding life’s meaning and finally death from the world-renowned philosopher and psychologist. Read full review

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The incredible story of Ken Wilber's first wife and her struggle with cancer. Ken Wilber is an innovative philosopher and long-time meditator, and he weaves many fascinating ideas into the narrative ... Read full review

Contents

A Note to the Reader
3
A Few Embraces a Few Dreams
5
Beyond Physics
19
Condemned to Meaning
39
A Question of Balance
55
A Universe Within
77
Bodymind Dropped
92
My Life Had Twisted Suddenly
105
Estrella
223
What Kind of Help Really Helps?
242
The New Age
253
But Listen to Those Birds Sing
271
Spring Is Now My Favorite Season
290
But Not a Dead One
311
Passionate Equanimity
333
A Support Person
353

Who Am I?
123
Narcissus or the SelfContraction
139
A Time to Heal
157
Psychotherapy and Spirituality
174
In a Different Voice
201
Grace and Grit
372
For a Radiant Star
392
Selected Readings
409
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Ken Wilber is the author of over twenty books. He is the founder of Integral Institute, a think-tank for studying integral theory and practice, with outreach through local and online communities such as Integral Education Network, Integral Training, and Integral Spiritual Center.

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