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ELEMENTAL JOURNEYS(Sub titled: Career Callings From Earth, Air, Fire, Water) is an exciting non fiction book consisting of close up personal interviews and fine black and white action photographs of inspiring men and women whose fulfilling careers are sourced in either Earth, Air, Fire, or Water. Often, their childhood play in one of the prime elements fueled their adult passions and guided them to their life's work. Inside you will meet, among others, THE GEOLOGIST, THE BARNSTORMER, THE FIRE BREATHER, THE MARNIE BIOLOGIST.
This book is both entertaining and inspirational in its exploration and discovery of those who have impassioned careers, thus providing a framework of possibility for people in search of a vital career path. It is also fun to peruse the lively photographs.
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Discover what drives them. What excites them to go on in a simple, sincere way? How did they find their way? What sustains them emotionally, spiritually, financially to continue? Does what they did as kids relate to what they do now? Do they still have, in their chosen professions, that same childlike fascination and wonder?
"I was driven to write this book to meet them and explore these and other questions", said Glaser. "It is an experiential guide book to empower others to follow their hearts, renew their spirits, live their dreams."
"I'm constantly renewed about working outside...it's like getting your batteries recharged and if me and my students are off for the summer in Greece, it's a massive recharge. Then everything seems new to me."
-Rick Dunn, The Geologist
"I grew up in the midwest, Iowa, around trees, so I was always climbing trees, swinging on wild grapevines, just like Tarzan! It was exhilarating! Free! Just me, the thick vines, the wind on my face, the sky!"
-David Ayers, The Man On The Flying Trapeze
"Wherever there's a furnace, a fine, I wanna go!"
-Scott Kempton, The Glass Blower
"The first time I went diving a light bulb went off! It was This is what I want to do! This is what I want!"
-Jen Smith, The Marine Biologist
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Book Description Ken Glaser. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 1450794289 A brand-new, unused copy in perfect condition. Five star seller - Buy with confidence!. Seller Inventory # Z1450794289ZN
Book Description Ken Glaser, 2012. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1450794289