Streams of Contentment: Lessons I Learned on My Uncle’s Farm

Streams of Contentment: Lessons I Learned on My Uncle’s Farm


Author: Robert J Wicks
Publisher: Ave Maria
ISBN: 9781933495606
Format: Paperback
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In his most intimate self-portrait, Robert J. Wicks—bestselling author of Riding the Dragon and respected spiritual guide, therapist, and speaker—reflects on childhood summers spent away from New York on his family’s farm. He mines those memories for lessons in finding contentment amidst hectic contemporary life.

Author, speaker, psychologist, and spiritual guide Robert J. Wicks opens a window into his personal life, relating stories of the people and places that shaped his spiritual perspective in youth and early in his professional career. Now in paperback,Streams of Contentment: Lessons I Learned on My Uncle’s Farm shows Wicks as a New York City boy spending summers on his uncle’s farm in the Catskills. He highlights the resonance between life in the country and the insights of spiritual writers on gratefulness and mindfulness, concluding: “The crucial calling for me now is to be content with who and where I already am.”


Robert J Wicks, who received his doctorate in psychology from Hahnemann Medical College, is on the faculty of Loyola University Maryland. Wicks has taught in universities and professional schools of psychology, medicine, social work, nursing and theology. He has authored over 50 books, including Prayerfulness and Riding the Dragon.


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