An eloquent anthology honoring the wonders and challenges of life on earth and celebrating the seasons of our lives.
The mysteries and delights of life on earth are illuminated in this richly eclectic collection of poetry, wisdom, prayers, and blessings from thinkers and writers around the world. Here you will find the poetry of Hildgard of Bingen and Gary Snyder; the political wisdom of Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King, Jr.; a treasury of women's prayers, classical verse from China and Japan; and beautiful chants and prayers by Native Americans. A joyous affirmation of the human journey in all its forms, in all its struggles and glories.
About the Author
Elizabeth Roberts is Director of the Centre for North-West Regional Studies in Lancaster University. She is a social/ oral historian with a particular interest in women's and family history. Born in Barrow-in-Furness, she has spent most of her life in the North West and is involved in the local community as a magistrate and school governor.
Amidon teaches at the Naropa Institute in Boulder, CO, and cofounded the Institute for Deep Ecology a school for spiritually engaged activists.