5 Star Reviews for: Meditations In My Favourite Places In Southern Africa by Gail Evans.
Tuesday, June 04, 2002 4:11:00 AM
by Gail A Evans
|Described as: "...ebullient and endearing," "...effortlessly stimulated," and "...A master of descriptive language."
Midwest Book Review
Gail Evan's Meditations In My Favorite Places In Southern Africa is both a spiritual meditation and a wonderfully panoramic description of the natural beauty of Southern Africa written with a especial appeal for the armchair traveler. Individual chapters bring the reader along with Gail on several grand journeys, enhanced with seven meditations offered to calm the soul and enrich one's spiritual life. Meditations In My Favorite Places In Southern Africa is a unique and wondrous, deftly written and highly accessible Southern African experience.
Rebecca Brown from Rebecca's Reads.com.
Gail Evans takes us on seven journeys to places of wonder and beauty in her native Southern Africa, as well as seven inner journeys, to places of healing and consciousness within our everyday living.
In describing her visits to the Okavango Delta, the Kruger National Park, the Karoo District, the Hogsback hills, the Coastlines, Sterkfontein and Sentinel, this author fills our minds with the fabled sights and animals of Africa, and her passion for exploration.
In the meditations at the end of each journey, she gifts us with insights into ways to perceive our spiritual adventure and health. By describing and explaining the system of chakras, she teaches us how to meditate and how this practice can bring peace and contentment wherein we find ourselves.
Gail Evans' writing is ebullient and endearing, technical errors notwithstanding. I, for one, am so glad I have read her MEDITATIONS IN MY FAVOURITE PLACES because now, when I travel, I have a deeper experience of what my eyes see. As I live with the stresses of ordinary life, my heart has been engaged, and I now have lessons on how to maintain the health of my soul.
Niki Ann Taylor. Suite101.com Book Reviews.
"....Evans describes ... places vividly with their vegetation and wildlife. There are also black and white pictures ....... but the words speak more than the pictures. After reading this book, it made me think of mountains and waterfalls I have visited, and how I've often underestimated them in their natural beauty. ..... The lesson of the book seems to be that a spiritual connection on a trip is worth far more than dusty Mickey Mouse ears. So maybe this book will teach readers about Africa and how to have better vacations. ....."
Nathaniel Lott: Author.
In 'Meditations' Gail Evans has writen a beautiful little book. A master of descriptive language she paints word pictures of some of Southern Africa's most popular sites; word pictures that come alive on the pages. She devotes a chapter to each site and follows it with a meditation. Combining the two provides the reader with a unique spiritual experience. Thank you, Gail....
Ram Varma: author of "This Splendid World Of Yours" and "Be Still and Know..."
In this evolutionary book Gail Evans has presented the most powerful combination of Nature's captivating beauty with inner, spiritual awakening.
The reader is absorbed by scenes of Southern Africa's grandeur, while at the same time a spontaneous internalization awakens the inner spirit lying dormant within us. Her meditation of the seven chakras is effortlessly stimulated by the presentation of Southern Africa's world renowned scenery.
Gail Evans has achieved a unique and superb combination, renewing and rejuvenating the reader externally and internally. This book will help you to relax, enjoy and become one with Nature as well as your Inner-self. Highly recommended.
Melanie Wicks. Hotel Administration and Yoga Practitioner.
Gail has achieved a powerful and wonderful combination in each and every chapter between the major tourist sites in Southern Africa coupled with delightful and insightful meditations of the seven chakras at the end of each of the seven chapters. They are all unique and quite exquisite!
A travelogue for outer journeys through Southern Africa and inner journeys of the spirit!
Explore the splendours of Southern Africa. Visit wide-open vistas, coastlines, deltas, forests and mountain ranges. Journey through space and time where the end of each and every chapter takes you through a meditative unveiling of the seven chakras. Indulge yourself in the wonder of nature!
Meditations In My Favourite Places In Southern Africa by Gail Evans. List Price:$12.95 Paperback: 105 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.36 x 9.02 x 6.02 Publisher: Writer's Club Press; ISBN: 0595200869.
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