Drawing on the treasury of monastic wisdom, Joan Chittister reveals the hidden holiness that lies within the rituals and passages of life. Listen with the Heart
is a gift and a blessing. (Robert Ellsberg, author of All Saints: Daily Reflections on Saints, Prophets, and Witnesses for Our Time)
In the latest of her 20 books, Joan tells a simple story from an everyday situation and then includes many meditations and insightful phrases to ponder and enjoy. (Network For Women's Spirituality
About the Author
Joan D. Chittister, O.S.B.
, is a Benedictine sister, best-selling author, and a well-known international speaker. A theologian, social psychologist, and communication theorist, she has written more than 20 books, taught on all education levels, received nine honorary doctorates, and is an active member of the International Peace Council. A leader in worker's justice, international peace initiatives, women's movements for equality, Sr. Joan is founder and Executive Director of Benetvision: A Resource and Research Center for Contemporary Spirituality
, past president of the Conference of American Women Religious, and in 2007, she was awarded the Outstanding Leadership Award from The Leadership Conference of Women Religious. She lives in Erie, PA, in a Benedictine community.