Why this book?
I love the stories presented in Dr. Remen’s book. They are simple yet profound.
Her stories are centered on the concepts of healing, kindness, compassion, love, and living which she learned from her grandfather. She emphasizes the value of helping others as a way to help ourselves and find meaning in the world.
My Grandfather's Blessings: Stories of Strength, Refuge, and Belonging
Why should I read it?
2 authors picked My Grandfather's Blessings as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.
What is this book about?
In My Grandfather's Blessings, Rachel Naomi Remen, a cancer physician and master storyteller, uses her luminous stories to remind us of the power of our kindness and the joy of being alive.
Dr. Remen's grandfather, an orthodox rabbi and scholar of the Kabbalah, saw life as a web of connection and knew that everyone belonged to him, and that he belonged to everyone. He taught her that blessing one another is what fills our emptiness, heals our loneliness, and connects us more deeply to life.
Life has given us many more blessings than we have allowed ourselves to receive. My…