Is it possible to be grounded AND have a rich interior life? Is it possible to get through the day with poise when everything hits the fan? Is it possible to have a spiritual life and not be a wing-nut? For Jen Weigel, the answer to all three questions is a resounding YES. This is an honest, amusing teaching memoir rooted in Weigel's everyday experience as a mother, television personality, and performance artist. Weigel provides 13 common-sense rules for developing a sane and satisfying interior life.
"So there I was caught between an angry elephant and a treacherous cliff. The only things in my backpack were a bottle of water, a sandwich, and this book. What did I do next? I gave the elephant the bag of peanuts I was carrying in my other hand, drank the water as I walked home, ate the sandwich for dinner, and read this book to my kids, thankful that someone had finally written a bedtime story worth staying up to finish."