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The Late Bloomer

By: Clarissa Pinkola Estés
Narrated by: Clarissa Pinkola Estés
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Summary

The Late Bloomer is the fourth volume of the Dangerous Old Woman Series with Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes.

"What makes talent bloom? Ask what makes a tree blossom. They are the same. It is not unfathomable. It only takes concentration. Concentration of energies is what makes a tree flower. Not bigger, not faster, not taking up more space. Rather, less space. Density. Pressure in hard places. Often, in the dark. Relentlessly. Freely. For as long as it takes. Hold faith, a gestation can go long and for good reason, and nothing much shows above ground. But then, one day..." - Clarissa Pinkola Estes, PhD

Are you waiting for New Life, for your talents to bloom? With The Late Bloomer, Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes presents volume four of her masterwork on the Wise Woman archetype, bringing you six sessions of origial tales, stories from her ethnic families, poems, blessings, and psychological commentary exploring the cycles of "burgeoning, blooming New Life."

©2012 Sounds True (P)2012 Sounds True

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Loved this

wonderful wise Elder sharing wisdom with story from her own life and through myth and legend from her family. Such a beaitiful voice.

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i could listen to Clarissa every day

The content of this book is phenomenal, and Clarissa's storytelling skills are one in a million. I love audio version of this book for the pleasure of listening to the author reading her book.

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Long but filled with beauty

So many wonderful stories, insights and lessons, and beautifully narrated by Clarissa too, making this an epic read, like her other books.

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Beautiful

If you are familiar with her work then you will understand what a treat you have inside for you listening to her telling her own tales and then interpreting them with as much poetry as she imbues her stories with. You will never look at the emperors new clothes the same way! This is what audio books are made for

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There is nothing else like this

She is honey to so many, we are blessed, with wishes and paths laid out in these tales. My little hope sings that this will be understood as the greatest riches of rare imaginings , a fine aperture

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INSPIRING. ENRICHING. BEAUTIFUL. LOVE IT ❤️❤️❤️

Women who run with the Wolves ( by the same author) has been my favourite book of all time for over 20 years. The Late Bloomer is a strong contender.
Thank you Clarissa Pinkola Estes. I don't know you personally but you have inspired and revived me on many occasions 🌹🌹🌹

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superb

luved it... resonating like a struck chord in my being, embedded with stories like jewels, thx u Clarissa


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soul food

just finished and the last chapter was my favourite. i like most the personal stories she tells. her gift for choosing the perfect stories to unlock small doors inside of us is great, and beautiful delivery- her voice is very soothing.

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This book is a balm..

As a late bloomer woman raised by an ‘anima hag’ as the author puts it, this book made me feel understood and understand at the same time.
It is a deep and soulful experience and the audio version is wonderful ✨

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wonder full - full of wonder

we may seem to be late.. but in fact we are opening in our own good time... beautifully encouraging book

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