The Rediscovery of Hope and Purpose: Awakening the Human Spirit (Paperback)
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From the author of Unconventionally Successful Hope and purpose are eternal fires to be rediscovered. This book unlocks the shackles so many have clamped on them, allowing for a reawakening. The world is hungry to have an awakening. Hope and purpose are waiting to be rediscovered. This is your guidebook.
This uplifting book motivates readers to look at their lives and re-embrace those core values that got them up in the morning but may have been lost in the stresses of day-to-day living over many years. Albrecht embraces the essential Franciscan virtues of reflection and continual transformation that are a part of every human life.
Joseph E Zimmer, Ph.D., Acting President, Provost and VP for Academic Affairs, St. Bonaventure University Christopher Albrecht's call for us to rediscover hope and purpose is a just in time shot in the arm when we need the nourishment of hope. The stories he tells through his interviews make the case over and over... Albrecht is an award-winning, seasoned teacher who once again reminds us that teachers' commitments to their communities are multifaceted and go well beyond the four walls of a classroom.
Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Christopher Albrecht motivates his readers with the understanding that hope and purpose are aptitudes al people possess but do not often recognize. High perceptive, Albrecht draws on the experiences of a diversity of individuals, his personal insights as a seasoned educator, and fascinating history to remind us all that people can achieve remarkable things even in the face of ambiguity. An optimistic and inspirations read that is impeccably fitting for modern-day, especially in light of the recent politically toxic environment, The Rediscovery of Hope and Purpose will encourage individual and community service and optimism.
Keith Geiger, Past President, National Educational Association (NEA) A remarkable book written for our time. Christopher Albrecht brilliantly demonstrates that hope and purpose an innate in us and can be cultivated by serving something greater then ourselves. Refreshing and captivating, a page turner indeed.
Alhassan Susso, 2020 NEA/Horace Mann National Educator of the Year, 2019 New York State Teacher of the Year Christopher Albrecht has taken several lifetimes worth of wisdom and sewn it carefully in these pages. This is a book to savor; to put down. Meditate on and pick up again. It's chock full of life and a pleasure to read.
Justin Murphy, Democrat and Chronicle