Synopses & Reviews
When African spiritual teacher Sobonfu Some underwent the dissolution of her marriage, the widely respected mentor for healthy intimate relationships suddenly found herself fallen out of grace with her partner, family, students, and community. In an effort to understand this situation, her students more than ever became her teachers. And through them, she learned that losses and failures are a natural even necessary part of being human. Some brings this universal law to her third book, where she addresses ways to respond to disappointment in oneself and others with strength, creativity, and faith. Focusing on seven principal arenas of life romantic, spiritual, familial, professional, political, communal, and mortal she describes how individuals can approach and respond to inherent challenges in each.