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Broken Open Audiobook

Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow

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Publisher's Summary

In the more than 25 years since she co-founded Omega Institute - now the world's largest center for spiritual retreat and personal growth - Elizabeth Lesser has been an intimate witness to the ways in which people weather change and transition. In a beautifully crafted blend of moving stories, humorous insights, practical guidance, and personal memoir, she offers tools to help us make the choice we all face in times of challenge: Will we be broken down and defeated, or broken open and transformed?

Lesser shares tales of ordinary people who have risen from the ashes of illness, divorce, loss of a job or a loved one - stronger, wiser, and more in touch with their purpose and passion. And she draws on the world's great spiritual and psychological traditions to support us as we too learn to break open and blossom into who we were meant to be.

©2004 Villard; (P)2008 Random House

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    "Truly love the way it was written"

    Thank you! I've taken do much from this book and will hopefully blossom! I've learned that being broken helps you to new beginnings.

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    shana falana 09-21-16
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    "Great Story, Don't recommend the Narrator However"
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    The narrator is so over the top, it's like she's reading to children... she lowers her voice when reading quotes from men... raises her voice when talking about kids.... makes me sick! Unfortunately I can't finish the book bc of it! :(


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    Richard 09-08-16
    Richard 09-08-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Total and complete life transformation "

    I was in the midst of a Pheonix and did not realize it. The book was given to me as a gift at the perfect moment. it answered all of my questions of what I was going through. it was as if the book was written for me. Thank You Elizabeth Lesser!

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    Letha Miller 07-15-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Beautiful and inspiring!!"

    This book is incredible. I will listen to it over and over. Elizabeth's words are so beautiful and deep.

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    bobanne 06-23-16
    bobanne 06-23-16 Member Since 2012
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    "Bursting with insight and beautifully written."

    This is a must read! A revelation in every chapter for those fellow seekers out there!

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    Nicole 05-12-16
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    I was confused with the death in session at first but once you fully immerse yourself into her lesson it comes together at the end understanding the Phoenix process and why death and creation is connected

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    Shabba 04-02-16
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    "Great Read"

    Just was what I was looking for, but more of what I needed. This book found me. When the student is ready the teacher appears. I know I will be going back to this book over & over. The insights ate phenomenal.

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    N.L. 03-29-16
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    Awesome and inspiring!! Will read again as I need to be uplifted.. Came at the right time in my life

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    J. Hopkins Denver, Colorado 02-18-16
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    "Horrible narrator"

    I love this book and print, and referred it to several people who are going through difficult time. I thought I'd relisten to it on audible, to pass my driving time. And the narration is completely awful I can't even sit through it. She sounds so forced fake, I find myself getting distracted by how horrible her narration is.

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    Max Moreno 01-22-16
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    Just a bunch of made up mumbo-jumbo. Not worth the time. My friend said that and ex Pastor recommended this book to him. Unbelievable!

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