In Print – November 2018

Reviews by Kayla Hancock

Rescuing Ladybugs: Inspirational Encounters with Animals That Changed the World

by Jennifer Skiff (New World Library, Paperback, $15.95)

How often are we given the chance to put our best self forward, acting from a place of selflessness as opposed to selfishness? Jennifer Skiff presents stories from all around the world of people risking it all to save the lives of animals. She also talks about how showing compassion for animals benefits our own well-being. Skiff inspires readers to tend to their love of animals, reignite their passions and create a joyful and harmonious existence.

 

A Call to Power: The Grandmothers Speak

by Sharon McErlane (Net of Light Press, Paperback, $16.95)

For centuries, Earth has been hurting from excessive amounts of masculine energy. Luckily, the Great Council of the Grandmothers has come to help us. Sharon McErlane claims these women appeared to her one day, saying that they have come to help bring back the balance between yin and yang energies on planet Earth. McErlane shares with readers the powerful message from the Council and inspires readers to connect with the divine feminine to save ourselves from the dangers of living in such an unstable environment.

 

#Loneliness: The Virus of The Modern Age

by Tony Jeton Selimi (Balboa Press a Division of Hay House, Paperback, $18.95)

We live in a world that highly values technology and its advancement. Tony Jeton Salimi shows readers how placing importance on virtual connection can actually lead to individuals feeling more alone. That’s because, he explains, the virtual world allows us to put on facades and hide our true pains. Salimi expands on the implications of this, which include having a darker perception of the world, experiencing decline in mental and spiritual well-being, as well as increasing levels of conflict in the real world. His call to action inspires readers to go outside their comfort zones and end the virus that loneliness has become.

 

Ten Poems for Difficult Times

by Roger Housden (New World Library, Hardcover, $19.95)

In this volume of his Ten Poems series, Roger Housden provides inspiration and insight regarding both personal problems and those that affect the masses. Housden believes that poetry can be a powerful tool to help people dig deep and feel whatever it is they are holding onto within. He writes to inspire readers and help them explore their imagination.

 

The Test: Incredible Proof of the Afterlife

by Stéphane Allix (Helios Press, Paperback, $16.99)

The phenomenon of mediumship has never gone unquestioned. For centuries humans have claimed they can talk to the dead, yet it is still difficult to prove it to be true. Stéphane Allix puts six mediums to the test—without them even knowing it—and shares his astounding findings. Concluding that it is indeed possible to connect with the other side, Allix shares what the transition from life to death is really like and helps shed a light on this natural process that many struggle to accept.

 

The Buddha at My Table: How I Found Peace in Betrayal and Divorce

by Tammy Letherer (She Writes Press, $16.95, Paperback)

Sometimes with great pain comes great revelation. While Tammy Letherer listened to her husband share his painful truths—that he never loved her, didn’t believe in monogamy and wanted to separate—everything she had ever learned about relationships crumbled before her eyes. Letherer describes the undoing of her marriage in detail, as well as how an unexpected visit from a monk helped her to discover the true freedom she was yearning for all along.

Kayla Hancock is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Reiki Practitioner and certified Deeksha giver who enjoys working alongside her angels and spirit guides to bring more love, joy and compassion into the world. She is grateful to be a part of this community.

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