The Gift of Story: A Wise Tale About What is Enough

By Clarissa Pinkola Estés

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In this enchanting book, Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes, author of WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WOLVES shares several small stories that, like Matriochka dolls, fit inside one another. Taken together, they are a moving testament to the enduring legacy of stories and to the triumph of love over loss. Dr. Estes masterfully blends the bitter and the sweet, the dark and the light, despa In this enchanting book, Dr. Clarissa Pinkola...

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October 12th 1993 by Ballantine Books

(first published September 1st 1993)

Edition Language
English

Quotes From "The Gift of Story: A Wise Tale About What is Enough"

"...stories that rise from deep suffering can provide the most potent remedies for past, present, and even future ills."
"Like night dreams, stores often use symbolic language, therefore bypassing the ego and persona, and traveling straight to the spirit and soul who listen for the ancient and universal instructions embedded there. Because of this process, stories can teach, correct errors, lighten the heart and the darkness, provide psychic shelter, assist transformation and heal wounds."

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