The New York Times-bestselling book of spiritual ruminations with a progressive political edge from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author. ANew York Timesbestseller in hardcover, Pulitzer Prize winner Alice Walker'sWe Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting Forwas called "stunningly insightful" and "a book that will inspire hope" byPublishers Weekly. Drawing equally on Walker's spiritual grounding and her progressive political convictions, each chapter concludes with a recommended meditation to teach us patience, compassion, and forgiveness.We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting Fortakes on some of the greatest challenges of our times and in it Walker encourages readers to take faith in the fact that, despite the daunting predicaments we find ourselves in, we are uniquely prepared to create positive change. The hardcover edition ofWe Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting Forincluded a national tour that saw standing-room-only crowds and standing ovations. Walker's clear vision and calm meditative voice-truly "a light in darkness"-has struck a deep chord among a large and devoted readership.