Susan Bauer-Wu, PhD, President, Mind and Life

“A must-read for anyone engaged in volunteer service or in the helping professions! Building Resilience Through Contemplative Practice offers a fresh and hopeful perspective that positively reframes burnout as an adaptive phase of thriving service. A gem of a resource that grounds and renews through inspiring case examples, and practical and heartful exercises. Written by a deeply wise and compassionate teacher, Bobbi Patterson, who walks the talk and uniquely understands Christian and Buddhist contemplation coupled with a life of service.”