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Creatures We Dream of Knowing: Stories of Our Life Together

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"Creatures We Dream of Knowing" is a compilation of seven heartwarming stories that probe the wonders of creation through the eyes of creatures who ask those they encounter to open their eyes and hearts to their wisdom.

When a young boy receives a plea in a dream from a frightened colt with purple diamond eyes, he embarks on an unforgettable adventure that leads him from th
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Paperback, 208 pages
Published January 13th 2011 by iUniverse.com
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Andrew Marr
Feb 19, 2013 Andrew Marr added it  ·  (Review from the author)
KIRKUS REVIEW: Creatures We Dream of Knowing is a compilation of seven heartwarming stories that probe the wonders of creation through the eyes of creatures who ask those they encounter to open their eyes and hearts to their wisdom.

When a young boy receives a plea in a dream from a frightened colt with purple diamond eyes, he embarks on an unforgettable adventure that leads him from the warmth of his bed to a dark horse pasture where he must learn to use his hands and his heart to rescue the aba
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Evelyn
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It’s not very often that you find a book full of spiritual and mythical ideology that’s suitable for both children and adults; with no other motive behind it other than the willingness to make the reader connect to the stories and creatures within. This is what first captured my attention and kept hold of it throughout.

With a book such as this, it would have been very easy to fall into the trap of ‘same-ness’ within the stories; this was completely avoided, each voice and each story remained str
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Andrew Marr is a monk of St. Gregory’s Abbey in Three Rivers, Michigan, a Benedictine monastery in the Episcopal Church where he lives a life of worship. He has written a book "Tools for Peace: the Spiritual Craft of St. Benedict and René Girard on Benedictine spirituality and peace. He also writes fantasy fiction to express the depths and delight of the spiritual journey. These stories are ...more
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