Light in Blue Shadows 1st Edition
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All the sounds of our humanity are here--oceans of tears and millions of stars. This is a wise book. -- Jack Kornfield, author of A Path With Heart
About the Author
As a musician, she has performed extensively in the US, Europe, Latin America, and Japan; at Buddhist events, retreats with Thich Nhat Hahn, and at the Dalai Lama Sacred Music Festival. In recognition of her work using music for peace she was elected a Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science
A former Fullbright Scholar in Uruguay and advocate for indigenous people in Latin America, she currently collaborates with the World Wheel to preserve indigenous Shuar culture and the rainforest in Ecuador. She is also Co-Director of A World Without Armies: Costa Rica Initiative.
A recipient of the Distinguished Women of Berkeley Award, she lives with her husband in Berkeley, CA and is the mother of two grown children.
- Item Weight : 9.3 ounces
- Paperback : 236 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0978869907
- ISBN-13 : 978-0978869908
- Product Dimensions : 5 x 0.59 x 8 inches
- Publisher : Ellsberg Books; 1st Edition (January 5, 2007)
- Language: : English
- Best Sellers Rank: #3,016,759 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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--Janine Canan MD, author and psychiatrist
AND IT IS SO WELL WRITEN!
ALL OF US WHO BEAR CHILDREN KNOW THAT EITHER THEY WILL SEE US DIE OR WE WILL SEE THEM GO ... AND WE PRAY LIKE HELL THAT THEY OUTLIVE US. SUCH, WE IMAGINE, IS THE "NATURAL" ORDER OF THINGS.
I BURIED MY LITTLE BROTHER WITH MY MOTHER. PAUL AT 30 WAS SWEPT UP IN VISION AND WANDERED INTO THE FORESTS OF NEW MEXICO, WAS GONE FOR 4 YEARS UNTIL A DEER HUNTER FOUND HIS SKELETON. THERE IS AN ESSENTIAL SOLITUDE IN CARRYING TRAGEDY IN A WORLD OF OBLIGATORY AND SUPERFICIAL HAPPINESS AND DISTRACTION AND THERE IS A SWEETNESS TO THOSE CLOSE FRIENDS WHO STAND ALONGSIDE YOU. I GAVE MY MOTHER "LIGHT" AND SHE RECEIVED IT AS I DID. BALM. DETAILS RESONATE. "YOU SON COMMITTED SUICIDE" EDIE WAS TOLD. "THE TRAIL IS COLD" SAID THE TESUQUE TRIBAL POLICE. DID PAUL OR EDIES SON COMMIT SUICIDE? THE SOUL SUSPENDS IN THE EXCRUCIATING QUESTION AND IS REMADE THERE. THE GRACE OF "LIGHT" IS HOW EDIE FOLDS THE REMAKING OF THE SOUL THROUGH THE VALE OF UNCERTAINTY INTO MEDITATION PRACTICE AND ELEGANT, UNCOMPROMISED PROSE. "LIGHT IS A GIFT TO THE WORLD.