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The Healing Wisdom Of Birds

Author : Lesley Morrison
ISBN : 9780738730431
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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As spiritual guides, otherworldly allies, and magical companions, birds have been revered for millennia. From eagles and owls to hummingbirds and wrens, this lovely and lyrical guide to bird spirituality explores the rich beliefs and practices surrounding more than forty different birds—and reveals how these venerated creatures can guide us today. Drawing on mythology and traditions of worldwide shamanic cultures—from modern times to the Bronze Age—this book examines avian spirituality from all angles: —What birds have symbolized through the ages and why —How to decipher bird messages in your life —Bird deities from Aphrodite to the Valkyries —Avian presence in ancient cave art, shapeshifting rituals, magic practices, and religion —How to discover and work with your totem bird From exploring the five stages of soul alchemy to helping protect our feathered companions, The Healing Wisdom of Birds offers a variety of practical ways to connect with these sacred creatures.

Bird Magic

Author : Sandra Kynes
ISBN : 9780738749310
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Connect to the Great Goddess through the Magic of Birds Birds have been symbolic of the Great Goddess for millennia, representing her power and connection to the mysteries of life, death, and spirit. Bird Magic teaches you how to commune with the Goddess, incorporating her into your magical life through exercises, crafts, meditations, and more. Working with bird magic helps awaken your intuition, tap into subtle energies around you, and strengthen your bond with the natural world. Providing an encyclopedic listing of more than sixty bird species—highlighting each one's history, folklore, location, appearance, and magical wisdom—Bird Magic shows how they can enhance your spiritual and personal life. With in-depth information, helpful illustrations, and hands-on guidance, this book will be your go-to reference for years to come.

The Hidden Meaning Of Birds A Spiritual Field Guide

Author : Arin Murphy-Hiscock
ISBN : 9781507210277
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Behold the power of nature with this illustrated field guide to recognizing and understanding the messages that the universe sends us through the birds we see in our daily lives! Birds are all around us—pecking at the sidewalk, perching on a nearby tree branch, flying in the sky above our heads. But do you ever feel like a bird might be trying to connect with you—or even tell you something? The Hidden Meaning of Birds can help you decipher the special message your avian oracle is trying to share. The Hidden Meaning of Birds isn’t just your typical field guide to birds. In addition to a physical description of a variety of common bird species, it also includes the folklore and unique symbolism associated with each to help you understand the changes these mystical creatures want you to make in your life. With this enlightening volume as your inspiration, get ready to reexamine your life from a bird’s eye view—one robin, crow, and hummingbird at a time!

World Peace The Voice Of A Mountain Bird

Author : Amit Ray
ISBN : 9789382123262
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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This is a story of a mountain bird, which had a vision to change the world and bring peace on earth. Life was beautiful but war devastates everything. The story runs through her joy, pain, anguish, struggle and wisdom. For most birds life is simply eating, drinking and raising their chicks. This bird finds a higher purpose which turns to a mission in her life. Through the nightmare of war, she comes to the realization that she needs to do something for healing the soul of humanity. With the help of her guide Yashir, she follows her dream to spread peace on earth. This is a fable about the healing and raising the human consciousness on earth for peace on our planet. We are not helpless, each of us has a role and the story shows us the way.

The Red Bird S Song

Author : Sandy Tippett-Smith
ISBN : 9781493105502
Genre : Fiction
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A young adult /adult fiction that is told from a young girls perspective and imagination that takes us away on an unforgettable journey. It weaves two stories, one of a family's experience with keeping a loved one in their home while moving through the dying process with the help of Hospice. It is also a story of a Grandmother and her grand-daughters journey into another world where birds are their twin souls who journey with them throughout life in so many subtle ways. I am really excited about this story and feel it came from my heart with the hope it can find a place of healing for anyone going through the loss of a loved one. However, it focuses on a child's interpretation that brings an element of fantasy and adventure into their journey into life's final months. It is also written as a resource to how Hospice Care can help a whole new way of experiencing the dying and letting go process of our beloveds with dignity. It also gives a great deal of honor to birds with both a scientific as well as symbolic information about these particular characters, who as I said before are twin souls, our reflections. The book has been a collaborative effort by my niece, who has beautifully illustrated the story, my mothers own enthusiasm and her great desire that we create this story, and my burning desire to put this story to page. Life and Death is our whole journey and this book intends to express the joy and the sorrow that weave together to make our lives worthy of celebration from start to finish.

Birds Divine Messengers

Author : Andrea Wansbury
ISBN : 9781844090747
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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This spiritual guide explains that nature holds the answer to all of life's mysteries, and that birds in particular can impart universal principles and divine spiritual guidance. Each bird brings its own specific message—a heron brings a message of solitude; a falcon, loyalty; a lark, healing; and a duck, faith—and with this interpretive manual readers can study how to recognize birds' personal messages and the importance of following their wisdom. A comprehensive list of the messages and archetypes that the most common birds stand for, as well as a Quick Reference Guide to specific birds' messages serve both as practical tools for understanding and working with the knowledge birds can provide as messengers of the divine.

The Wisdom Of Nature

Author : Werner Telesko
ISBN : UOM:39015055095015
Genre : Art
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The medieval view of the natural world can best be understood within its religious context. According to medieval thought, nature was a book in which God revealed himself and his message to the world. Plants and animals in particular were frequently given symbolic meanings or valued for their healing properties. Illustrated with works taken from three world-famous medieval manuscripts, The Wisdom of Nature focuses on thirty-five exquisitely executed sheets which depict a wide range of subjects. These include herbs and plants, animals and birds, nature and the seasons, meat and water, activities to stimulate the body or brain such as riding or conversing, and religious topics such as the Creation. In double-page spreads, this volume explains the origin of each manuscript illustration, looks into its symbolic meanings, listing the healing powers ascribed to it in the medieval world as well as medical properties still valued by modern science. An introductory essay delves into the essential characteristics of medieval thought. The illustrations are reproduced from the Viennese Tacuinum in the Austrian National Library in Vienna, a manuscript listing the positive and negative effects of foodstuffs on the human body; the Bern Physiologus from the Burgerbibliothek in Bern, which describes animals as sources of medicinal cures; and the Oxford Bestiary from the Bodleian Library in Oxford, a collection of animal stories of a religious or moralizing nature.

The Healing Wisdom Of Africa

Author : Malidoma Patrice Somé
ISBN : UCSC:32106018040193
Genre : Health & Fitness
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The author relates the spiritual traditions and wisdom of his people, a West African tribe known for its healing powers, and shows readers how to use them to discover their own purpose and connect with their communities. Reprint.

Bird Cards

Author : Jane Toerien
ISBN : 9069637480
Genre : Nature
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Birds have more to offer us than beautiful, colorful feather suits and merry chants. They can also support us with their own special healing powers, in times we can really use it. Each bird has its unique eloquence. Everyone knows for instance the owl, expressing wisdom and knowledge, or the stork, associated with birth, or the mythical phoenix, arising from its ashes. Jane Toerien describes the characteristic energies of 55 birds and completes each description with a meditative affirmation. Joyce van Dobben brings the birds to life with the powerful drawings that adorn these cards.

Cedar Birds

Author : David McGehee
ISBN : 9781543447354
Genre : Fiction
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Cedar Birds is a fictional work that ordains the beliefs of the coastal Carolina Indian through their worship of the spirits, their connection with and nurturing of all that lives. These beliefs and behaviors are compared with the brutal killing of the docile right whales by the white man and his destructive, selfish domination of and exploitation of the earth in general. For example, the whale is killed for nothing more than the melting down of the huge carcass to render oil to fuel their lanterns. But darkness always returns. Cedar Birds reveals its magic through the eyes and voice of the sensitive coastal boy Davey. He also appears as a changed man who, years later, returns to his coastal home town after the horrors and his losses in Vietnam. Killing of any kindwhether of whales or of other humansmakes him ponder the mystical wisdom and spiritualistic practices of the shaman. Davey eventually comes to understand that he is of the Coree shaman bloodline; his extraordinary senses and instincts were responsible for saving him in Vietnam. The mystical connection with the spirits also delivers him from his deadly drug addiction and gives him the power to save others. Davey visits the site of the old Indian village, Cwarioc. His senses have told him that the shaman has died. He comes to open the portal through which the shamans spirit is to be delivered to the ancients where he becomes one of the faces in the windinto the mystic. But will the spirit be delivered? Have we killed it all, or can the spirits bring the healing? Has the last whale died? Is this the beginning or the ending? Will the ending become the beginning?

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