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6 edition of The Spirit of Sweetgrass found in the catalog.

The Spirit of Sweetgrass

by Nicole Seitz

  • 301 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Integrity/Thomas Nelson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Religious,
  • Christian - General,
  • Fiction / Religious,
  • Fiction/General/General,
  • Religious Orientation/Christian,
  • Religious - General,
  • Christian fiction,
  • Domestic fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8855407M
    ISBN 101591455065
    ISBN 109781591455066

      In the gift economy or in tending of sweet grass, the Native view of how to treat the world and the gifts of the land, we understand that the reciprocity attached to gifts is different than merely getting something for free. Responsibility for the gifts of the .   A short story poem about a civil war haunting from the book Hauntings In My Head – A Collection of Ghostly Southern Poetry by Angela L Burke. The Ghost of Sweetgrass Field A Southern Tale Once there was a field of sweetgrass, Where a lonely oak tree stood. And underneath it’s branches Stood a picket fence.

    A New York Times Bestseller A Washington Post Bestseller Named a “Best Essay Collection of the Decade” by Literary Hub. Updated with a new introduction from Robin Wall Kimmerer, the hardcover special edition of Braiding Sweetgrass, reissued in honor of the fortieth anniversary of Milkweed Editions, celebrates the book as an object of meaning that will last the ages. Looking for books by Nicole A. Seitz? See all books authored by Nicole A. Seitz, including Trouble the Water, and The Spirit of Sweetgrass, and more on

    Section 5: Burning Sweetgrass (pp. – ) “A Sweetgrass braid is burned to create a ceremonial smudge that washes the recipient in kindness and compassion to heal the body and the spirit.” (p. ) Conversely, in ‘Windigo Footprints’ (pp. – ),File Size: KB. Preview of Sweetgrass Summary: Although Sweetgrass is historical fiction, its storyline is one that is most familiar to contemporary readers, for it is simultaneously a love story and a coming-ofage story. At fifteen, Sweetgrass believes that she is more than old enough to marry .


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Her down-home charm and unique take on life will have you laughing and crying through her exploits at prayer-filled matchmaking, saving her home from commercial development, and managing an uppity daughter who is determined to run what remains of Essie Mae's life.

The Spirit of Sweetgrass: a Novel - eBook () by Nicole Seitz/5(3). The Spirit of Sweetgrass: a Novel - Nicole Seitz - Google Books Essie Mae Laveau Jenkins is a year-old sweetgrass basket weaver who sits on the side of Hwy. 17 in the company of her dead 4/5(6).

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17 in the company of her dead husband, Daddy Jim. Inspired by her Auntie Leona, Essie Mae finally discovers her calling in life and weaves powerful "love baskets," praying fervently over them to affect the lives of those who.

The Spirit of Sweetgrass is a story rich in the Lowcountry culture of South Carolina. Nicole Seitz wove a mesmerizing tale with characters and locations as interwoven and real as the sweetgrass baskets that hang for sale along Highway 17 in Mount Pleasant/5(12). The Spirit of Sweetgrass.

In an enjoyable debut novel, Seitz offers an interesting first-person narrative about the life (and seemingly, the afterlife) of an elderly Gullah-Creole basket weaver. The Spirit of Sweetgrass is one of the most heartwarming stories in contemporary fiction.

Nicole Seitz is a master writer, having read all 4 of her novels, I feel that she is a future Pulitzer Prize Winner. The reader will fall in love with her character Essie and desire to explore the basketry of sweetgrass in SC.

This is a family read. Lorraine Danza4/5. Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Spirit of Sweetgrass - eBook at The spirit of sweetgrass. [Nicole A Seitz] -- "Soul soothing tale about strong family ties and the glorious magic of heaven"--Provided by publisher.

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The Spirit of Sweetgrass by Nicole Seitz Book Resume: Essie Mae Laveau Jenkins is a year-old sweetgrass basket weaver who sits on the side of Hwy.

17 in the company of her dead husband, Daddy Jim. Inspired by her Auntie Leona, Essie Mae finally discovers her calling in life and weaves powerful "love baskets," praying fervently over them to affect the lives of those who visit her roadside stand. Essie Mae Laveau Jenkins is a 78–year–old sweetgrass basket weaver who sits on the side of Hwy.

17 in the company of her dead husband, Daddy Jim. Inspired by her Auntie Leona, Essie Mae finally discovers her calling in life and weaves powerful "love baskets," praying fervently over them to affect the lives of those who visit her roadside stand.

The Spirit of Sweetgrass Seitz, Nicole | (Paperback) When Essie Mae Laveau Jenkins, a year-old sweetgrass basket weaver, is faced with being put in a nursing home, her dead husband, Daddy Jim, talks her into coming to Heaven.

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It's the only book of its kind on the market to include incredible new findings on the Pleistocene epoch.That path of dirt and stone was built on extreme courage and led her into a world where Native American Ancestors honored her strong spirit with the gift of healing.

Calling herself a "Seer" and a "Healer", Mara receives messages and wisdom from Spirit Guides and/or Loved Ones, that is meant to be shared so each beautiful soul can receive the.