"Healing the past helps restructure the present, which then becomes the hope for the future."
As we approach a new millennium, many of us are fearing for the future while hungering for a vision of our place in a sacred whole. The immense changes of the last hundred years have severed our sense of connection to a spiritual lineage that gave past generations the strength to meet life's challenges and bequeath wisdom to their descendants.
In this inspirational yet down-to-earth book, renowned healer and lecturer Denise Linn draws on her own story, as well as her Native American heritage and other ancient cultures, to guide you through acts of personal power that can reopen the wellspring of ancestral wisdom within you. By finding your roots and honoring your forebears--biological or adoptive, ethnic, cultural, mythological, and spiritual--you take your place as both a descendant and an ancestor. Defining who your ancestors are is a journey of self-discovery. Discovering who you are helps you break free from negative family patterns, embrace the positive, and create your own unique traditions. By fashioning a spiritual legacy through loving acts, you create energy to empower your future descendants. This fascinating guide teaches you to
- Get in touch with the strength and spirit of your ancestors
- Explore your personal myth
- Restructure your past
- Heal the family tree
- Speak to your descendants through the art of giving
- Revive rituals and create traditions for the twenty-first century
With real-life stories and practical, easy-to-use exercises and meditations, Sacred Legacies shows how the choices we make in our own lives--however small--can forge a link with the future and help create a powerful new reality for all humanity and the planet.
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Drawing on her Native American heritage, author Denise Linn writes of the profound importance of paying attention to the family legacies we inherited and the ones we will pass on. According to the Great Law of the American Indian Iroquois Confederacy, "In every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations." This is Linn's point exactly--we must take responsibility for how our thoughts, actions, and beliefs affect our present life, but also the future of the world. In order to create a healthy and positive legacy for subsequent generations, Linn outlines a four-part plan: 1) "Re-establish our connection to the past by exploring our roots and realizing that we are a product of a long and noble lineage of human beings that came before us." 2) "Sort through our heritage by embracing that which strengthens us, and by breaking negative ancestral patterns." 3) "Shift our limiting beliefs about the future at a fundamental level." 4) "Take concrete actions to empower the future." Specific suggestions and exercises for healing damaged legacies and creating ones that strengthen are presented throughout this well-organized and easy-to-absorb book. --Gail HudsonAbout the Author:
Renowned lecturer, author, and visionary, Denise Linn has researched healing techniques from cultures throughout the world for more than twenty-eight years. With this wealth of knowledge, she originated the unique and groundbreaking therapeutic system Interior AlignmentŠ. Her synthesis of practical information and spirituality have had a deep impact on thousands of participants worldwide. She is also the author of eight books, including the international bestseller Sacred Space and Quest.
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