2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Jeanette Walls is a top notch writer, and her story is well worth reading. I found it unique on so many different levels -- and I'm not surprised that she came through it so well.
Her childhood adventure shaped her into the woman that she is -- and on so many levels, she should be grateful for surviving her childhood to share her story with the world.
The story reads as if it is a novel -- a farce; so the fact that it's true is uncomfortable; and the fact that she starved for most of her childhood is sad -- because there was absolutely no reason for it.
But the silver lining for Jeanette is that it appears as if her childhood didn't scar her; both of her… Read more
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
When I read this book, I wasn't convinced that the McCormicks' experiences were anything more than interpretations of events that could be analyzed in a number of different ways.
The concepts in this book are so exceptional, that I decided to experience them for myself -- so I went to a seminar at Tres Aguilas outside San Antonio, TX to meet the McCormicks and learn from them.
It is my conclusion that no matter how detailed and precise a person is in writing a book of this nature, the written word will never come close to the experience of seeing the principles in action.
I highly recommend reading this book if you're interested in the spiritual and healing… Read more
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
This deck of cards is breathtakingly beautiful, but I resonate much more with the Jamie Sams and David Carson American Indian Medicine Cards.
For those who don't have a good understanding of Druid history or a detailed map of the British Isles, the book is difficult to use. The book is full of historic details at various locations, but unless you know the original tale and the history of the story or the historic figure that's noted, you're lost.
It's like trying to see the forest through the trees. You get bogged down with the details that you don't understand and miss the main point.
I'm sure that after reading many books on Druidism, that will not be… Read more