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Mystical Dogs: Animals as Guides to Our Inner Life

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Jean Houston, the celebrated bestselling author and wide-ranging scholar, shows us how animals, and dogs in particular, can help restore and revitalize our connection to the oneness with all life. Houston has spent a lifetime bridging the worlds of animals and humans, exploring a realm that pet owners have glimpsed and indigenous peoples have known for millennia. The ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published May 6th 2004 by New World Library (first published April 15th 2002)
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Only a few times in my life have I had the pleasure of reading a truly life changing book. This is one of those times. Houston shares her deep wisdom of the spirit in an almost folksy way as she shares story after story about the dogs in her life and what these dogs have taught her about spirituality, especially mysticism. Using Evelyn Underhill's eight organic stages of the mystic path to organize her book, Houston teaches deep and inspiring truths that I have heard hinted at in other books but ...more
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Jean Houston, PhD, is a renowned teacher, philosopher, and scholar and was one of the creators of the human potential movement. With a remarkable list of colleagues and mentors that includes Aldous Huxley, Joseph Campbell, Helen Keller, and Buckmister Fuller, Houston shares her profound wisdom through engaging, firsthand accounts. With PhDs in both psychology and spirituality, Houston has worked ...more
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