“Maria Housden’s testament to a dying daughter’s transcendent wisdom, a mother’s all-too-earthly devotion, and love’s uncanny gift for transforming the greatest suffering into joy and self-awareness comes as a gift to us all.”
–Mark Matousek, author of Sex Death Enlightenment
“Hannah’s Gift is a celebration of life in all its richness, pain, mystery, and wonder. Maria Housden gives us renewed faith in the transformative power of love.”
–John Welwood, author of Toward a Psychology of Awakening
“As Maria Housden guides us through her daughter’s grave illness, we too receive Hannah’s gift to the world. Like a master spiritual teacher, this remarkable little girl opens our hearts to what matters–compassion for ourselves and one another.”
–Joan Duncan Oliver, former editor in chief, One Spirit
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“Superlatives seem pointless. Read it and weep for the sheer joy of being alive.”
–Jeremiah Abrams, author of Meeting the Shadow
"This portrait of a short, joyous life can be comforting to anyone who has lost a child."
From the Hardcover edition.