One woman’s (r)evolution as lived within the context of our human evolution. In this captivating memoir, Barnhart takes us on her eight-decade journey as an artist, spiritual explorer, community organizer, interfaith minister, self-styled evolutionary, mother and grandmother.
The backdrop of Barnhart’s story is the NYC art scene, a San Francisco Bay houseboat, the Zen temples of Japan, Maine’s deep woods, a wild California canyon and the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, where she moves into a self-imposed exile.
Journey with Barnhart as she heals through childhood abuse, an invisible disability, personal betrayal, divorce and unexpected love, finally arriving—as we all must—into the grand field of infinite possibility. Barnhart’s life is a blueprint for any woman with a passion for personal and global transformation.
The Beauty of Impermanence: A Woman's Memoir, focusing on womens’ spirituality, healing and evolution, encompassing elder wisdom and activism, told from the perspective of Frances Curtis Barnhart, a self-styled evolutionary, mother and grandmother.