Book DescriptionEveryone, at some time, learns how life can change in a moment: with the crossing of the center line on a highway or the reading of a blood test; a telephone's knell in the still of night or a spouse's hesitation before the unspeakable isspoken. Occasionally, out of the turmoil emerges a work of exceptional wisdom and beauty. "Gifts from the Broken Jar" is one such work. Psychotherapist PJ Long's life-altering moment came when the bolt of a terrified horse left her brain-injured. She became a stranger to herself, unable to drive a car, prepare a meal, or carry on a conversation.
But when PJ began to write, pen and ink acted as needle and thread, mending her torn mind and stitching together a new life. Lessons she had gleaned over years of helping others returned to guide her. And as PJ wrote, she gained profound insight into the resilience of the spirit and the unexpected joys of everyday life.
Warm, engaging, and exquisitely crafted, "Gifts from the Broken Jar" will take its place beside treasured works like May Sarton's journals or "Tuesdays with Morrie"books that tell the quieter tale, savoring the ordinary and discovering life's wonders.