Within this extraordinary memoir, Radhanath Swami weaves a colorful tapestry of adventure, mysticism, and love. Readers follow Richard Slavin from the suburbs of Chicago to the caves of the Himalayas as he transforms from young seeker to renowned spiritual guide. The Journey Home is an intimate account of the steps to self awareness and a penetrating glimpse into the heart of mystic traditions and the challenges that all souls must face on the road to inner harmony and a union with the Divine. Through near-death encounters, apprenticeships with advanced yogis, and years of travel along the pilgrim’s path, Radhanath Swami eventually reaches the inner sanctum of India’s mystic culture and finds the love he has been seeking. It is a tale told with rare candor, immersing the reader in a journey that is at once engaging, humorous, and heartwarming.
This parable The Journey Home, from Kryon, is filled with penetrating insights about how we can return to our true selves. As soon as you read this wonderful story, you will be hooked as you recognize yourself, and your own situations.
For years, Disa has lived a quiet life, managing an English country-house hotel with her companion Anthony. However, upon learning that she is terminally ill, Disa decides it is time to travel back to the village in Iceland where she was born. Olaf Olafsson takes the reader with Disa on her quietly heroic journey as she heads north, seeking a resolution to painful matters she has spent most of her life trying to forget.
When Marta, a wolf mother, and her pups are displaced by a group of well-meaning naturalists, it sets into motion a heroic journey marked by excitement, peril, and sometimes tragedy. From high in the Canadian Rockies, the wolves travel from one adventure to the next, struggling to make their way back to their home hunting grounds. A work of fiction based on fact, Marta's story is vividly drawn, taking readers deep into the brutal hardships, sudden moments of elation, and constant struggle to survive that is a wolf's world. Warmly captured, deeply moving, and unsparingly realistic, 'Asta Bowen has crafted an unforgettable novel that joins the ranks of The Call of the Wild and Born Free. About the Author 'Asta Bowen (pronounced OWsh-ta) lives in rural Montana, where she is a contributor to Writers on the Range, the syndication service of High Country News.
Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2013 (winner announced in March 2013), Junior Magazine Design Awards (best Picture Book and Best New Talent categories) and the Cambridgeshire Picture Book Award 2013! 'A thought-provoking story with a powerful message about conservation' says The Guardian's Julia Eccleshare Other titles from Frann Preston-Gannon include Dinosaur Farm (March 2013) both in paperback and box set The ice is melting so Polar Bear sets off in search of a new home. Join him on his adventures across the seas and discover the many friends he meets along the way. This beautifully illustrated story has a powerful message of conservation and is full of things for parents and children to talk about. Frann was the winner of an amazing Sendak Fellowship and spent a month living with the great Maurice Sendak himself at his home in Connecticut, USA. She worked on The Journey Home during her stay.
Cathie Dunsford's much-loved Cowrie returns. The Journey Home follows her through her passions for life, love, food and challenge. Peopled by a diverse array of characters: Benny the outrageous film-maker, Peta who Cowrie falls in love with and the student DK who has a few things to learn. Torn between her newly made friendships in California and her roots in her homeland, Cowrie discovers that there is a price to pay for exile, even when it's voluntary.
For the first time since the death of his parents, David finds a close relationship and discovers a sense of purpose and pride. However, one fateful night when he and Silas are investigating a signal from a mysterious ship, a terrifying event threatens his newfound happiness. David proves his courage - only to find out that he must pay for his freedom.
My Journey to Find Peace of Mind and Heart While Fighting a War Against Bi-Polar Disorder
Author: Lori-Ellen Pisani
Lori-ellen Pisani lives with a powerful enemy inside her brain. At times, Lori-ellen soars to the heights of mania. She's highly creative and a multi-tasker. Then a trigger such as an argument will send her into a suicidal depression. Having been undiagnosed until her early thirties and working as a teacher, if anyone were to find out, her career would be in serious jeopardy. Bipolar Disorder is very often misunderstood, and therefore perceived as a threat by the parents who have entrusted their children to her care. She takes you on her journey to learn the identity of this enemy and to declare a secret war to save her life. Each chapter brings the reader along her experiences as she battles: abandonment, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, divorce, and cancer. Readers will relate to Lori-ellen's words, and hopefully find the strength to wage war against mental illness and begin their own journey towards victory - peace of mind and heart.