All Waters Gathering: A Multicultural Tale For Our Time Of International Uncertainties.
Sunday, February 01, 2004 10:46:00 AM
by A.E.H. Veenman
|All Waters Gathering reminds us of the strength in family, forgiveness, and encouragement through a tale of self-discovery. Identification is like the sea that declines no water no matter what its source, therefore all waters gathering to form the sea.
During this time of international uncertainties, All Waters Gathering represents a spirit of well-being and connectedness through its message of forgiveness, self-discovery, and family.
* Points Of Interest In AWG:
1. To Show Love and Respect for Our Elders;
2. To Embrace The Wisdom Seniors Provide; and
3. To Heed The Power of Words
The novel is comprised of stories passed from one generation of women to the next, which strengthens each with a significant lesson relevant to her life and exemplified with a gift.
All Waters Gathering Is A Cross-Cultural Voyage In Every Sense.
The journey begins with two unwitting women, Debra and Mieke, who meet one another through a community center. The story progresses toward the roots of their ancestry to reveal how their paths cross one another.
* For Those Interested In Genealogy:
1. Why Do People Start A Family Search?
2. Organizing Resources To Start Your Search; and
3. Perseverance and Success
A new prospect at the history of Jacob Quakernaeck, Melchior van Santvoort, and William Adams, the Dutch and English tradesmen to first arrive on the shores of Japan in 1600, becomes Debra's passion in finding long lost relatives.
The reader is taken to New York, early 1900's, where a cobblestone road leads to an art gallery and an American-Japanese woman of English descent reveals the first sign of truth about the sailors' outcome.
Finally, the reader comes full circle with the characters' discovery of who they are, where they come from and what lies ahead; identification is like the sea that declines no water no matter what its source, therefore all waters gathering to form the sea.
* Readers Will Be Touched By A Story That Asks:
1. How Does Someone Forgive Another?
2. What Does It Take To Actually Forgive Someone?
3. What Are The Healing Benefits Of Forgiveness?
A.E.H. Veenman is proud to present her debut novel and is available for interviews, conferences, readings, panel discussions, and seminars.
All Waters Gathering by A.E.H. Veenman
(ISBN: 1592865828, paperback, 206 pgs, copyright 2003)Complete retail listing in U.S./U.K./C.A.: http://www.fetchbook.info/1592865828.html
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Introducing Author A.E.H. Veenman