Ordinary Grace: Lessons from Those Who Help Others in Extraordinary Ways

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Why do some people do good deeds? This book goes to the source. Clinical psychologist Kathleen Brehony set out to interview hundreds of men and women of all ages, creeds, and lifestyles -- ordinary people who have managed to help others in extraordinary ways -- and found that grace is all around us, in profoundly moving experiences and in small, almost imperceptible acts. With rare insight and inspiration, Brehony reminds us that compassion and generosity are qualities available to everyone -- if we are willing to open our eyes and our hearts.

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Kathleen A. Brehony holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and has been in private practice for twelve years. She has been published widely in academic journals and has been on the faculty at Virginia Tech. She is the author of Awakening at Midlife: Realizing Your Potential for Growth and Change, which was a finalist for the "Books for a Better Life" award. Dr. Brehony divides her time between Virginia and Los Angeles.

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"A restorative tonic, more than mere chicken soup for the soul". -- Kirkus Reviews

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