Blending ancient African wisdom with contemporary western experience, Somé has written another wonderful gem. -- Suzanne Arms, author of Immaculate Deception
Here is an important book, filled with stories both practical and transcendent, by a wise teacher and a compassionate woman. -- Gioia Timpanelli, author of Sometimes the Soul
Somé encourages us to understand our losses as opportunities to grow. She unveils a process of becoming more alive. -- Gay Luce, Nine Gates Mystery School
This courageous book is an inspiration for using failures as teachers, and thus finding the true meaning of grace. -- Erica Helm Meade, author of The Moon in the Well
This is a generous, high-spirited and thoughtful work about coming back into the flow of grace. A lovely book. -- Robert Bly, author of Iron John
About the Author
Sobonfu Some was born in Dano, Burkina Faso, a traditional African village of the Dagara people. For more than a decade, Sobonfu has traveled throughout the US and Europe, offering seminars on African spirituality and its relevance to the West. She is the author The Spirit of Intimacy: Ancient Teachings in the Ways of Relationships, and Welcoming Spirit Home: Ancient African Teachings to Celebrate Children and Community. She lives in Sacramento, California.