In Welcome Home to Yourself, Suzanne Kyra and Nathan Derksen, a mother and son collaboration, weave words and images that invite us home to ourselves. As soul tenders, their profound creative genius combines compassionate and provocative narrative with rich, poetic photographs of nature, deepening our curiosity and joy for life.
Welcome Home to Yourself invites us to begin this guided journey as it winds its way through the Natural World s yearly cycle, reflecting the seasons of our life. Once we have weathered this grand cycle of life, we are led into more intimate realms: personal stages of our development, how we sense our environment, ways we joyfully respond to it, how we shape meaning from experience, and finally, ways we celebrate our communal and personal milestones. Each section reflects on a series of specific topics, for example, Adulthood, Touching, The Human Voice, Wonder, Achievements, offering insights, questions, encouragement, commitment to action, and a stunning photograph on which to meditate.
Whether you are drawn by your love of the Natural World represented in images, or by your longing for greater self-knowing and joy in life, Welcome Home to Yourself is a touchstone for reflection and renewed appreciation of the essential courage and beauty sustaining us inwardly and outwardly. The elegant pages of this photo journal call us into their dance; they twirl us, dip us, lift us, and leave us grateful home comers, breathless with awe, inspiration, and love.
The first of three volumes, Welcome Home to Yourself is the initiating foundation for an adventure into a continuing journey, the next leg of which is Welcome Home to Embrace Your World, where you will meet your surroundings through connections, relationships, purpose in the world, and creating sacred ground into your life. The Welcome Home trilogy calls us home with a grace and acceptance that allows us to gently break down the bounds of our guarded hearts and rise to life s offerings.
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Suzanne Kyra (author)
As a sensitive writer keenly focused on the nuances of self-awareness and relationships, Suzanne Kyra awakens the spirit of life through the sculpted meaning of her words. Ms. Kyra fulfills her professional calling as a Registered Clinical Counselor, speaking internationally, leading workshops, consulting, and providing clinical supervision for Simon Fraser University Psychology Clinic. She also has a private practice in Greater Vancouver, British Columbia. Ms. Kyra gratefully lives with her husband and younger son in the midst of British Columbia s natural beauty.
Nathan Derksen (photographer)
Nathan Derksen is a gifted photographer. His extraordinary insight is best described in his own words "I see from the inside as I tune into the outside...recording an instant of beauty completely nurtures me." As a Simon Fraser University graduate, he works for an international company as a Web architect, programming and designing sites. Mr. Derksen also shares his expertise as an international speaker. He lives with his wife and son in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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Book Description Relationships Matter Publishing, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0980901308