Wintering : the power of rest and retreat in difficult times
(Book - Large Print)

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Published
Waterville : Thorndike Press, 2021.
Format
Book - Large Print
Edition
Large print edition.
ISBN
9781432887131, 1432887130
Physical Desc
305 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
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Merrill - Adult Large Print Nonfiction818.603 MAYAvailableJune 22, 2022
Rhinelander - Adult Large Print155.2 MAYAvailableApril 25, 2022

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Street Date
2108
Language
English

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-302).
Description
"Sometimes you slip through the cracks: unforeseen circumstances like an abrupt illness, the death of a loved one, a break up, or a job loss can derail a life. These periods of dislocation can be lonely and unexpected. For May, her husband fell ill, her son stopped attending school, and her own medical issues led her to leave a demanding job. Wintering explores how she not only endured this painful time, but embraced the singular opportunities it offered. A moving personal narrative shot through with lessons from literature, mythology, and the natural world, May's story offers instruction on the transformative power of rest and retreat. Illumination emerges from many sources: solstice celebrations and dormice hibernation, C.S. Lewis and Sylvia Plath, swimming in icy waters and sailing arctic seas. Ultimately Wintering invites us to change how we relate to our own fallow times. May models an active acceptance of sadness and finds nourishment in deep retreat, joy in the hushed beauty of winter, and encouragement in understanding life as cyclical, not linear. A secular mystic, May forms a guiding philosophy for transforming the hardships that arise before the ushering in of a new season"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

May, K. (2021). Wintering: the power of rest and retreat in difficult times (Large print edition.). Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

May, Katherine. 2021. Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times. Waterville: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

May, Katherine. Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times Waterville: Thorndike Press, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

May, Katherine. Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times Large print edition., Thorndike Press, 2021.

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