Yearning for the Wind: Celtic Reflections on Nature and the Soul
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Yearning for the Wind: Celtic Reflections on Nature and the Soul

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Throughout the ages, shamans and mystics have recognized that all created things share some level of consciousness, and that ordinary and nonordinary realities interact at some point. This book by a well-known Celtic American shaman explores those interactions and interconnected pathways, looking at the interdependence of our material life with our inner life and that of n...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published May 8th 2003 by New World Library (first published May 2003)
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Jul 27, 2008 Jamieson rated it 5 of 5 stars
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Wow. As I read this book, I began to get the feeling that I should climb to the top of a high mountain and speak the words into the wind, allowing them to be carried off and into the hears and hearts of the whole world. Tom Cowan's insightful, enlightening and sometimes funny perspective is fulfilling to read and offers many lessons we can learn if only we'd open up a bit and let the knowledge and passion in.
Yearning for the Wind is a collection of musings on different subjects, but each chapter...more
A nice introduction to some Celtic (specifically Irish) beliefs and approaches to "God" and life. Includes some information on the mythology and how people today in Ireland carry on their traditions. It was easy and fun to read.
Recently I've been feeling the need to re-immerse myself in the Celtic perspective, so this book is next in line... or in the stream.
This is absolutely my favorite book on Celtic pagan spirituality. (at least, so far.)
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