BOOK REVIEWS
By Maryel McKinley

 

 

A Christmas Filled With Miracles
Inspiring stories for the magic of the season
By Mary Ellen Angelscribe
If you thought Mary Ellen’s best-seller “Expect Miracles” was good, then you simply must get “A Christmas Filled with Miracles! Mary Ellen is the angel of the Internet and has produced newsletters for the past five years that go to more than 50,000 people, and translated into eight different languages! Hence, people from all over the world write to Mary Ellen with amazing stories of the magical, mystical and miraculous. 

This little gift book is jam packed with Christmas miracles and stories of angels, miraculous reunions, and every expression of love. You will read about the perfect Christmas tree, and wonderful Santa stories that will warm your heart and cheer your spirit. Mary Ellen is truly a magical lady who really does communicate with angels. Her writings are some of the most inspirational I have had the privilege to witness. 

Christmas is a time when Spirit, angels, and all celestial beings join together with the earth to celebrate life, new beginnings, and the miracle of Love and giving. What better way to do so than to become an earth angel yourself. Give this perfect book to all of your loved ones; after all, the gift of miracles and love is the greatest gift of all, and Mary Ellen has a special way of bringing it all together in this precious book “A Christmas Filled with Miracles”. 

Thanks Mary Ellen, for the all the good you bring into this world . . . we need more earth angels like you. 

Published by Conari Press, this book is available at your local bookstore. 

 

The Angel is Near
By Deepak Chopra with Michael Greenberg 
Deepak Chopra’s newest fiction piece, “The Angel is Near”, has his revolutionary spiritual genius all over it! Cloaked in the disguise of a quasi science fiction thriller, Chopra has mastered the art of carefully inserting pearls of wisdom within the guise of a fast-paced, intense and brilliant storyline. 

Chopra magnificently and intricately places the reader in an unprecedented position. You will travel through the lives of clearly-cut characters while objectively viewing the countless consequences that can occur simultaneously as a result of a single change of attitude and decisions based upon free will.

 Intrigue, quantum holograms and angelic wisdom proceed to flow at a perfect pace — presenting enlightening information about parallel realities and quantum leaps while maintaining a palatable format that is easy to digest and extremely enjoyable! 

The hero Michael, who we all came to love in Deepak’s preceding novel “Lords of the Light”, is given the chance to fight evil with the goodness of his soul and the pureness of his intention, and succeeds in a grand finale that is inspiring and triumphant! 

Chopra said the idea for the book came from “How to Know God”. For example, the Angel in the novel encourages us to work through the karma that binds us so that we may achieve “... real, deep transformation. The soul, if it had its way, would direct all your life energy into good.” My absolute favorite quote is at the end of the novel when the angel says: “If you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing.” 

Laced with some powerfully poignant prose and wisdom, “The Angel is Near” brings great entertainment while revealing profound and timeless truth. You will be taken on a holographic quantum ride! Hold on, because it’s about time quantum thinking, metaphysics and experience of parallel realities are manifested as the subject matter of a great novel for the New Age. 

This is the book that readers have been waiting an entire millennium for! Thanks Deepak, you’ve exceeded our expectations once again. 

Published by St. Martins Press, this book is available at your local bookstore. 

 

Sleeping With An Angel
A rock novel with music 
By Roger Campos 
Accompanying C.D. 
By Jon Campos 
What a wonderful experience to be able to read a new age novel about a Washington lobbyist struggling to find his spirituality while having pre- set segues where you can actually listen to original music during various reprieves in the story-line! The book and music enhance each other in such a way that brings the reader/listener to new heights of sensory experience. 

The refreshing part of this book is that the angel is actually a guardian angel present in the life of the main character, Tony Cassera, who goes through a series of setbacks that seem devastating, but actually bring him closer to who he really is. His angel is in the form of a psychologist who happens to live at the same ‘mansion’ where he finds himself after his ex takes him for everything. He is forced to start over, yet nothing seems to work. The only thing that goes right in his life at this point is his new way of dealing with an  intimate relationship which is what he develops with his undercover angel. 

As a musician myself, I thought the music was excellent in every way, and it was indeed a pleasure to listen to the sensuous sound of Jon Campos while reading the expert prose of his father, Roger. A great father/son team, and a refreshing concept. 

Published by St. John’s Press, this book and CD is available at your local bookstore. 

 

The Giving Heart 
Unlocking the transformative power of generosity in our lives 
By M.J. Ryan 

Another Conari Press gem, “The Giving Heart” is a perfect gift for Thanksgiving and Christmas, as it is jam packed with heart-tugging stories about those with the courage to be generous. 

My favorite quotes are from the chapter “Giving Is Good Health” where Ralph Waldo Emerson says: “It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.” 

Another favorite chapter is entitled “Surprise Someone”, and it starts out quoting Buddha as saying “Giving brings happiness at every stage of its expression. We experience joy in forming the intention to be generous, we experience joy in the actual act of giving something, and we experience joy in remembering the fact that we have given.” 

“The Giving Heart” is a great stocking stuffer or gift to bring to holiday dinner celebrations 

Published by Conari Press, this book is available at your local bookstore. 

 

The Evolution Angel 
An Emergency Physician’s Lessons with Death and the Divine 
By Dr. Michael Abrams 
If you liked Conversations with God, you will love “The Evolution Angel”. This fascinating book based on the true experiences of an emergency room doctor’s encounter with an angel who helps him guide his deceased patients over to the other side is an unprecedented account of what an astonishingly growing number of emergency room workers are dealing with today. The author’s personal story is revealed in the beginning of the book, and is just as inspiring as the documented conversations he has with his angel and the spirits and angels of those passing in his midst. 

The pages filled my heart with love and compassion, and the truths that were represented were not only timeless but also profound. The book includes information from Dr. Abram’s angel on why soulmates die, the true meaning of infinity, Angels in training, how humanity lost its ability to converse with God, how anyone can dialogue with angels, how angels answer our prayers, the nature of angels, the myth of evil and my personal favorite — the surprising truth about money. 

The author’s insight into the fact that most doctors are very spiritually aware and believe that the soul goes on after the body has fallen away is good news, and he regards attending the death of another human being to be awe inspiring and a sacred privilege of the highest order. I know after reading this book that we can all talk with our angels and help assist those who have gone to the other side and feel lost or lonely. Thank God for Dr. Abram’s relationship with the legendary Ram Dass whose advice helped make this book come into fruition! 

Published by Abundance Media, this book is available at your local bookstores or by calling (303) 527-3144. 

 

BOOK REVIEWS
By Kay Walburger

DIVINE PRESCRIPTIONS 
By Doreen Virtue, Ph.D. 

This book is a precious gift to troubled people living in troubled times.  So many people seek answers to life’s personal crises and for the most part receive generic answers or advice. Doreen’s latest book brings Divine Prescriptions from real life case studies in her own practice over several years.

 “Divine Prescriptions” is surprising in its immediacy. Angels are standing by and do not need to be summoned from on high to travel light years to get to you. Just ask and you start to receive now.  First comes compassion and the comfort of knowing you are being unconditionally loved and supported.  Next comes amazing coincidences which create positive and life enhancing results . 

“Today people are experiencing deep personal and spiritual crises.  This list includes addictions, abuse, poor health, loneliness, troublesome exes, waning passion, lack of intimacy, aging parents, depressed children, sibling rivalry, career, business, and finances.” 

Doreen’s Message is simple and clear: contacting the Heavenly Hosts is not a mysterious process limited to a select few. By using her techniques, the door to the Divine can be open to anyone. Becoming aware of and attuned to your feelings, thoughts, and visions, you can begin a dialog with Angels, and achieve the fulfilling life you want and deserve. 

Published by Renaissance Books, this book is available at your local bookstore.


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