Odyssey of a Creatress by Madeline K. Adams

Odyssey of a Creatress  is a wonderful memoir of one woman’s spiritual journey to uncover and awaken the sacred feminine within her psyche, eventually allowing it to inspire and guide her life. Subtitled “A Heroine’s Journey to uncover the Essence of her Feminine Soul,” this book is not just for women – as Madeline Adams writes in her introduction, “My story is unashamedly about the feminine, as a primary creative principle, that exists in the lives of men and women.” As the author makes clear, it is through honoring the feminine in both men and women that balance and healing occur.

Ms. Adam’s physical journey makes for fascinating reading, spanning the globe as it does from New Zealand, to London, to the South of France and more. But it is the spiritual quest, deeply embedded in archetype, intuition, astrology and acts of trust that will thrill the reader. By listening to her own small voice, reading symbols and letting go of an itinerary, the author taps into the creative power that will allow her to refashion her life. Importantly, it is the passage through “the underworld” of shadow and loss that awaken the feminine “creatress.”

 

Madeline K Adams is an intuitive, a dancer and seeker of soul. She has more than thirty years experience of Astrology and postgraduate studies in Psychology. She writes from her unique perspective, as an older woman, recounting her journey to France and how her experiences changed her. She returns home, knowing she can no longer live the life of un-awakened soul.Her first book Odyssey of a Creatress is a memoir and a Soul Story, in which she guides you with simple poetic language, to awaken to the voices of your soul, to trust in your inner wisdom and empower your true feminine essence.  Madeline believes that by reclaiming soul consciousness, we gain the ability to reshape a new awareness of the feminine that resonates with the truth in our hearts and carries the power to bring healing and balance to our world.  Madeline resides in New Zealand, living as a Creatress, in her unique Aquarian way. You can get to know more about Madeline and her quest for a personal sense of her feminine soul at her website: www.sourceandsoul.com


Tough Bliss – Restorying Life by Genevieve Boast

| by Cheryl Shainmark

Tough Bliss is that rare book, almost magical in it’s ability to stir and inspire the reader in creative ways. Moving anecdotes of personal and sacred moments in the author’s life offer insight and instruction for our own spiritual journey. As Ms. Boast writes, “This is an invitation to jump outside the game of life as you know it and see your unique story for perhaps the first time…” The invitation is deeply important: to reconnect with your true self, and to reunite with the Earth and the web of the universe. That’s a huge promise, but I believe the author delivers.

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Already Here – A Doctor Discovers the Truth About Heaven by Leo Galland, MD

Already Here tells of the death of Leo Galland’s son, Christopher, at the age of 22; the direct visual evidence Christopher showed him that our souls do go on; and the communications he received from Christopher’s spirit that dramatically changed Leo’s understanding of life and its meaning.

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Meditation: What IS the Real You? by Dada Jyotirupananda

| by Dada Jyotirupananda

Dada Jyotirupananda (video) writes, “The book, “Meditation: Searching for the Real You” came out of my experience as a meditation teacher. Why do I meditate? I first heard about meditation in my university days and gradually understood that it could help me in various ways…

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An Interview with Michelle Fondin, author of Chakra Healing for Vibrant Energy

When she was just twenty-eight-years-old, the author learned she had thyroid cancer. Changing her diet, increasing her exercise regimen, adding meditation, and improving her relationships all helped in her journey to healing. But it was in exploring the thyroid gland and its location in the body that she learned about the fifth chakra and subsequently began to see the connections between her current illness and the first twenty-eight years of her life. Through her healing process, she discovered that most of her illnesses in childhood and young adulthood revolved around the area of her throat…

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Seed: a Story About Growing by Nancy Rosanoff

The story of Seed: a Story About Growing, was inspired by a life-long amazement of trees that grow on rocks with barely any soil. These trees not only defy the science of horticulture, they express unique beauty, resilience and creativity. Seed is also the story of an evolution that has occurred within my own life – from accepting the views of others regarding outward appearances of my life circumstances as wrong, or worthy of pity, to being able to trust and grow with the living soul that was unfolding within.

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A Talk with Jacob Liberman, OD, Phd, author of Luminous Life: How the Science of Light Unlocks the Art of Living

Early in your optometric career, you experienced a sudden, significant, and lasting improvement in your vision during a meditative experience. Can you tell us about that? I removed my glasses, noticed the room was blurry, closed my eyes, and began my daily meditation practice. Sometime during the process, I became aware of myself and everything else in the room I was meditating in. The fascinating thing about it was that everything I was aware of with my eyes closed was crystal clear, at a level I had never before experienced.

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The Pudgy Squirrel by Markus de Vries

| by Cheryl Shainmark

The Pudgy Squirrel is a marvelous little gem of a children’s book, written and illustrated by German author, Markus de Vries. Importantly, this slim volume tackles important issues of mental health, such as depression, anxiety and addiction, in simple language to which a child can relate. Through following the adventures of our hero Squirrel, the child is introduced to a variety of animal friends who are suffering obstacles until Pudgy helps them in small ways.

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Stalking the Wild Pendulum, by Itzhak Bentov

Bentov says: “I am attempting in this book to build a model of the universe that will satisfy the need for a comprehensive picture of ‘what our existence is all about.’….Referring to psychic phenomena, he says that he will try to explain the underlying mechanisms and explain how they may work.

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Excerpt from The Eagle’s View: Five Steps to Modern Mysticism by Paddy Fievet, PhD

As I mentioned before, I kept exploring the information that turned into this book because my initial Christian theology did not answer the many questions that plagued me for years. I had questions about awakening, questions relating to discovering who I was and what I was supposed to be doing on this earth. I had questions about my sense of intuition and why it was so dreadfully hard to explain it to friends and family in my younger years.

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