Synopses & Reviews
Still, the initial idea of telling my story in this book gave me pause. The hardest thing about writing is telling the truth. Maybe it's the hardest thing about being a woman, too. I think of Nisa, the old African woman who was telling her story . . . She said, "I will tell my talk . . . but don't let the people I live with hear what I have to say . . . I know that feeling. But in the end, Nisa and I, we told our truth anyway.
A masterpiece of womens wisdom. Christiane Northrup, M.D. author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom
“A graceful account of awakening and transformation.” Library Journal
“The journey to capture her feminine soul and live authentically...makes a fascinating, well-researched and well-written story.” Publishers Weekly
The author of When the Heart Waits takes the reader on her journey from traditional Christian wife and mother to a woman who argues for a feminine face of God as she travels the world looking for enlightenment.
About the Author
Sue Monk Kidd is the award-winning author of books including When the Heart Waits and God's Joyful Surprise, as well as The Secret Life of Bees. She is the recipient of a 1993 Katherine Annne Porter Fiction Award, the 1993-1994 South Carolina Literary Fellowship in Fiction, and the 1996 South Carolina Academy of Authors Fellowship. She has taught creative writing and spoken on women's spirituality across the country.