The Sky and Earth Touched Me : sharing nature wellness exercises by
Call Number: ebook
Publication Date: 2014
Grand Prize Winner for the Non-Fiction, Indie Book Awards Winner for the Science/Nature/Environment category, Indie Book Awards Gold Medal Winner for Best Environment/Ecology/Nature Book, IPPY Book Awards Winner for Spiritual category, Green Book Festival AwardsThis book takes the Sharing Nature exercises to a much higher level. It encapsulates a "Healing in Nature" program that can be used by individuals and professionals such as educators, naturalists, health practitioners, and religious leaders.There is a tremendous power in these exercises. Those who practice them enthuse: "I felt euphoria, and that I was one with everything." "It made me feel like I was actually a part of the sand and ocean. I was moving with the waves." "I found myself expanding farther and farther into nature." "The exercise slowed down my observations. It sounded so simple, yet it was so strong." "I knew that I belonged to the forest. I could feel the tree breathing, and enjoyed a sense of unity with it."Reading The Sky and Earth Touched Me expands the self, and nourishes the soul. These exercises can take people beyond themselves, beyond their daily problems, and bring them to a higher level of consciousness.Cornell is a master storyteller, with a gift for sensitizing others to the great outdoors. Readers are uplifted, and transported to lakes, canyons, and woodlands while reading his words. He weaves magic with science, poetry with instruction, with delightful serenity. He invites readers, through their senses and intuition, to launch their own exploration into a magical world.To fully enjoy this book and its exercises, read The Sky and Earth Touched Me outdoors in a beautiful setting such as a garden, backyard porch, or nature park.As readers practice each of the exercises, they will experience invaluable nature awareness principles. While Part One is designed for personal practice, Part Two contains exercises that can be shared with a friend or a group of friends.