Grace and Grit
Here is a deeply moving account of a couple's struggle with cancer and their journey to spiritual healing. Grace and Grit is the compelling story of the five-year journey of Ken Wilber and his wife Treya Killam Wilber through Treya's illness, treatment, and, finally, death.
"A tremendously moving love story. Wilber presents cancer as a healing crisis, an occasion for self-confrontation and growth." —Publishers Weekly
"A singular achievement. It succeeds as a story of one cancer patient's experience, as a guidebook for patients and their caretakers, as a love story, as a survey of the world's mystical traditions, as an examination of death and dying, and as an exploration of relationship as a means for spiritual development." —Natural Health
"A deep and searing look at living, dying, loving, death, and resurrection." —M. Scott Peck, M.D.
"A rare book—a love story that brings the perennial wisdom of the ages to life in all the anguish and exaltation that comprise the human condition. Treya Killam Wilber's honesty, vibrancy, and compassion speak through her many journal entries, masterfully woven with Ken's text, to make Grace and Grit a true experience of sacred partnership." —Joan Borysenko, Ph.D., author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind and Guilt Is the Teacher, Love Is the Lesson