50 inspirational essays from the heart and soul of Prevention magazine
Finding Love, Hope, and Joy in Everyday Life
In times of uncertainty and unease, we all yearn for a touchstone of comfort and calm that reminds us of what is real. Ardie Rodale provides such reassurance to millions of Prevention readers in her monthly column, "Reflections." Collected here for the first time are 50 of Ardie's most beloved essays, chronicling her insights on the harmony of nature and the healing power of the human spirit. Ardie's simple wisdom and grace show us a world in which it is still possible to honor those treasured moments that bind us together, make us stronger, give us hope, and inspire us to thrive in the face of adversity.
We draw courage from Ardie's peaceful wisdom as we discover how she has transformed many tragic experiences-- bouts with cancer and other serious illnesses, the loss of her son to AIDS, the shock of her husband's premature death-- into a tender strength that floods her heart with gratitude and allows her to weather the worst of storms. Through it all, Ardie has remained in awe of the wonders of life, and her lessons about transforming pain into healing are an especially welcome comfort in today's uncertain world.