This inspiring step-by-step program is a dynamic tool to help you heal your past and reconnect with the power and intuition of your Inner Spirit. Puja Thomson uses the natural imagery of roots and wings to enhance your capacity to grow. Roots symbolize nourishment and groundedness, wings -lightness and expansion. LEARN HOW TO -use your roots and wings as catalysts for healthy change - center balance and ground - travel to your childhood to release and heal the pain of your past; - create the future you want - review, reframe and recreate your life - give birth to your dreams - soar to new levels of freedom and joy. Puja Thomson provides creative insights, clear guidance, thought-provoking journal suggestions and heartfelt encouragement. LISTEN TO THE ROOTS & WINGS AUDIO (CD or Cassette). Embark on life-changing explorations with Puja's relaxing Scottish voice and Richard Shulman's evocative music. USE THE WORKBOOK. Deepen your experience with Puja's thought-provoking journal suggestions, in-depth commentary and heartfelt encouragement. - You can take wing!
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I created the Roots & Wings audio and workbook to help and encourage you to flourish through the transitions and change in your life. My commitment is to provide opportunities for personal transformation that support the inner and outer work of growth and healing, while honoring the interconnectedness of the body, mind, emotions and spirit.
Arising out of my love of nature, the theme of roots and wings has become a guiding metaphor and principle for my work. Roots symbolize nourishment from the earth and groundedness, wings symbolize flying, lightness and expansion. Together, these images remind us of our own capacity for ongoing regeneration and transformation. It is my experience that harnessing the power of our roots and our wings can bring about dramatic transformation.
I was born and educated in Scotland, and now live in New York State. Living and working in different cultures has led me to realize that globally, to meet the challenges of survival, we must all carry forward the best of our roots (ethnic, cultural, national, religious or spiritual) and release the ties that bind us so that we can move forward together to a place of compassionate strength - to take wing according to our own true emerging visions.
To that end, I developed ROOTS & WINGS. Originally a therapy, counseling and workshop practice for discovery, insight, healing and relaxation, it has recently expanded to offer labyrinth walks, ceremonies and healing retreats for individuals and couples, and creative tools such as the ROOTS & WINGS audio and workbook to spark participants' own regenerative capacities. I am writing a self-help book, TAKE ROOT, TAKE WING: Using Your Past to Empower Your Future.
Two quotes, close to my heart, continue to inspire my work. First, the anonymous folk saying, "There are only two lasting bequests we may give ourselves, our children, one is roots, the other wings" and the second from Osho, "Once roots are there, your wings will reach to the highest sky possible" See also EXCERPT(1)
From the Composer
Richard Shulman's recollections of the co-operative venture of creating ROOTS & WINGS: "Puja chose my favorite way to co-create the ROOTS & WINGS album, that of recording both the voice track and the music "live" in the studio. I love creating in settings that encourage serendipity, and we were both excited about what we might produce together. My job, as I saw it, was to sense the feeling and goal of each piece through listening to Puja and, by connecting with my own Higher Self, to find music that would resonate with the piece. Throughout the session, I asked for music "for the Highest Good" for each meditation. The color and vibration of Puja's speaking added inspiration to my creative process, and the music being created in the moment served to amplify Puja's message. Both the music and the words flowed from our mutual openness to Spirit in such a way that our contributions energized each other as well as the whole. We are both indebted to Scott Petito, our engineer who handled the technical details with such skill and ease that Puja and I could concentrate on the creative process.
The ROOTS & WINGS WORKBOOK is an inspiring step-by step program to enrich your experience and deepen your inner dialogue as you work with the 60-minute ROOTS & WINGS audio. This dynamic tool offers two exciting complementary approaches to personal transformation - - Part One transforms your life by healing your past, while Part Two connects you to your spiritual roots and wings.
Puja Thomson provides creative insights, clear guidance and heartfelt encouragement. Harnessing the power of your roots and your wings brings about dramatic transformation. Roots symbolize nourishment from the earth and groundedness. Wings symbolize flying, lightness and expansion. Puja uses these images from nature to remind you of your capacity for regeneration and transformation. As you listen to the audio, the relaxing vibrations of Puja's Scottish voice and Richard Shulman's evocative music take you deep into your life's story. Their magic will continue to echo through you, as you use the workbook on your personal journey from your roots to your wings.
Puja Thomson developed the ROOTS & WINGS concept, audio and workbook from thirty plus years' experience as a therapist, spiritual counselor and ally for those in transition, from her love of nature and from her inner and outer journeys while living in different cultures. She lives and works in the Mid Hudson Valley of New York State.
About the Audio -
"Finally with the release of Roots & Wings there is an audio that speaks to all four of my sacred parts, - my body relaxes, my emotions are comforted, my mind is refreshed and my soul soars." ROSALYN L. BRUYERE, internationally acclaimed healer, clairvoyant, medicine woman, and author of Wheels of Light , a Study of the Chakras.
"Puja's voice is soothing and soul-nourishing . . . Richard's music is marvelous . . .This audio will relax you and open the door to healing from the inside out. Much peace resides here." ALAN COHEN, author of the best-selling The Dragon Doesn't Live Here Anymore
About the Workbook -
"This workbook adds structure, depth and personal meaning to Puja Thomson's exquisite Roots & Wings imagery, resulting in a complete healing journey for body, mind and spirit. Crafted with intellig-ence and compassion, and enriched by a transcendent sensibility, this work has none of the sappy condescension that tarnishes so much of the self-help literature. Instead, this is clear, direct, eminently useful and utterly luminous. Consider this the gold standard for the genre."
BELLERUTH NAPARSTEK, LISW, BCD, creator of the Health Journeys audiotape series and author of Your Sixth Sense and Staying Well with Guided Imagery.
"Puja's workbook provides an excellent complement to her richly evocative audio. Its simple step-by-step sequence offers opportunities to enrich insights and to explore personal transformations based on both roots and wings" NINA SMILEY, co-author of The Three Minute Meditator, and Director of Marketing at Mohonk Mountain House
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Book Description Roots and Wings, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111928663001
Book Description Roots and Wings. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1928663001 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.2174921
Book Description Roots and Wings, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1928663001