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The Monks and Me

The Monks and Me

How 40 Days at Thich Nhat Hanh's French Monastery Guided Me Home

by Mary Paterson

"Alive with deep truths resounding loud and clear in the small, amazing moments of everyday life, Paterson reminds us of what's possible when we take the time to stop, look, and listen."

—Ragini Michaels, author of Unflappable

About the Book and Author

About the Book and Author

Author Mary Paterson weaves Buddhist teachings with practical life experiences in her new book, The Monks and Me.

Book Excerpt

Book Excerpt

Mary Paterson

To master oneself is to master the world.

Praise for The Monks and Me

Praise for The Monks and Me

Read what people are saying about Mary Paterson's journey of reflection and awareness in her new book, The Monks and Me.

A Conversation with Mary Paterson

A Conversation with Mary Paterson

"The trick is to somehow appreciate the muck that appears in life as nourishing compost for our insight-filled joy, and not just view it as woeful muck."

Mary Paterson on The Monks and Me

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