Review: A Celtic Pilgrimage; Four Elements

“A Celtic Pilgrimage with John O’Donohue” (New Perspective Productions/Sounds True 2009) ISBN 978-1-60407-524-3 and “Four Elements: Reflections on Nature by John O’Donohue” (Harmony Books 2010) ISBN 978-0-307-71760-3 Mike Farrell, a friend of the late John O’Donohue (1956-2008), introduces the film, A Celtic Pilgrimage, which offers an opportunity to walk with the Irish poet and philosopher […]

The Self-Compassion Diet

The Self-Compassion Diet: A Step-by-Step Program to Lose Weight with Loving-Kindness by Jean Fain (Sounds True 2011) ISBN 978-1-60407-075-0 and The Self-Compassion Diet: Guided Practices to Lose Weight with Loving-Kindness by Jean Fain (Sounds True audio 2011) ISBN 978-1-60407-077-4 When I was recuperating from knee replacement surgery a year ago, I found an in-the-moment awareness […]

Book Review: Keepers of the Trees

“Keepers of the Trees: A Guide to Re-Greening North America” by Ann Linnea, Skyhorse Publishing, ISBN  978-1-61608-007-5 Ann Linnea, co-author of The Circle Way: A Leader in Every Chair (Berrett-Koehler), is also a botanist, a speaker, and “listener of story.” She writes in her introduction to Keepers of the Trees, “I have always been fascinated […]