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Seeking Inner Peace: Presence, Pain, and Wholeness

By Elizabeth De Sa

Pendle Hill Pamphlet #414 (2011)

Price: $7.50


“Our souls strive toward union with the Divine. In our lives, we gravitate toward the inner peace that is the fruit of such union, and the power and prayer of living authentically.” Elizabeth De Sa describes her own quest for a life of spiritual authenticity and inner peace in an essay that probes deeply into the lessons learned and the rewards reaped in such a search. In meditation practice she peels back the layers of pain arising from unhealed wounds and false expectations of herself, obstacles that stand in the way of full acceptance of self, others, and the Divine and finds her way forward into deeper understanding of the nature of inner peace, renewed intentions for her life, and a fresh appreciation for the testimonies of Friends. Discussion questions included.

About the Author(s)

Elizabeth De Sa was born in England of Indian descent.  Before becoming a full-time mother and writer, she was a teacher for seven years.  Her spiritual seeking has taken her to Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Pendle Hill, and California.  She lives in intentional community at Woolman, a school for peace, justice, and sustainability in rural northern California where she is involved in teaching high school students how to let their lives speak.  She is married to Coleman Watts and is the mother of two children.

Pendle Hill Pamphlet #414

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Weight 2.3 oz