Venus For A Day Rice, Robin
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Title: Venus For A Day Rice, Robin
Binding: Paperback Jan 01, 2005
Book Condition:Used: Good
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A GODDESS HELL BENT ON A COMEBACK.
A MORTAL NOT GIVING IN.
A FACEOFF WITH THE GREATEST PRIZE: TRUE LOVE
Internationally published contemporary shaman Robin Rice writes a tale to touch every woman who has ever felt not good enough, not pretty enough, not tall and thin enough, not... ENOUGH.
What do you do when your best is never good enough?
When the man you adore doesn't know you exist?
When the goddess Venus promises to teach you everything she knows about life and love with only one small catch--one of you will be dead by morning?
After the death of her beloved best friend and 18 months of trying to "find herself," Sydney goes to bed with a desperate plea to any god or goddess listening to help her wake up to a whole new kind of day.
In this fascinating romp between the mundane world and the realms of the gods, what begins as a fun little bargain to nab a hot guy soon becomes a race to the death with a winner-takes-all finish line. Who will walk into her own version of happily ever after... a has-been Goddess or an ordinary woman who dares rise to the challenge of redefining beauty on her own terms?
If you loved Paulo Coehlo's The Alchemist, Lyn Andrews Medicine Woman, Carlos Castanada's The Teachings Of Don Juan, Richard Bach's Illusions, and Richard Matheson's Somewhere in Time, you'll be mesmerized by Robin Rice's Venus For A Day.
"Brilliant...funny, engaging, relevant, enriching, and deeply entertaining. An inspired example of transformative storytelling...a 'must read'..." --Denise M. Baddour, Producer, Discovery Channel
"An extraordinary book. Its wisdom and truth resonate at every level... I could not put it down, and wanted more and more!" -Susan Collins Marks, Author, Running With The Wind
"Staggeringly powerful... this mythical journey seeps in, performing it's much needed healing." -Dr. Eve Bruce, Plastic Surgeon & Author, Shaman, MD
"Powerful! An intense, impacting and mythic journey ...It felt like Venus began accompanying me day-to-day and influencing my life." -Dr. Sandra Phocas, Psychiatrist & Contemporary Shaman
"Wow--just wow! I laughed, cried, got angry, cheered, put it down, then came back knowing that shifts were taking place deep within me. A very timely and needful clarion call to the heart..." -Libby Magnelo
"Well-written and engaging...Venus poses a challenge to us all to put 'beauty' in perspective...."-Donna Hicks, Harvard University
"Enchanting, illuminating, and tragically real." -Dr. Stanford Siver
"Reading Venus For A Day was like having a huge weight was finally lifted from my shoulders. I got the giddy tingles that move down your spin and flutter in your stomach when you truly connect. I feel more connected to myself then I think I ever have. It has opened my eyes." -Rebecca Schmaus
"This is important shi*&t that every woman in the world, especially America, should hear. I'm at a women's college: they'll love it." -Amanda Schreiber
"I would have read in one sitting if I could have!! I went back to reading every chance I got until it was finished."-Cissy Kolbe
"I'm wowed!...The pace is fast as the plot twists and turns to a surprising and satisfying finish... I loved it." -Keith Powell
"A terrific work from a masterful storyteller. Rice entertains while compelling readers, deserving attention from readers of all ages and genders." -Roger Moore
Robin Rice is an internationally published author, online teacher, social thought leader and mentor. Her writing has been translated into three languages and distributed in nine countries. She has traveled the world to study indigenous leadership from a wide variety of traditions and these themes are the background for all of her work. Blending the past and the future to meet the needs of the now, Robin created Be Who You Are Productions, Inc. as a way to bring spiritual and personal growth to much needed global change. It is a creative organization that offers solutions to social change in both profit and "gifting" platforms. The company creates a no-cost social change project for the betterment of the world each year.
In addition to teaching contemporary shamanism and "Healing Through Presence And Beauty" workshops and online apprenticeships, Robin offers deeply personal Executive Change Consulting to artists, doctors, entertainers and other leaders whose work touches the lives of others.
International Kudos For Robin's Work:
"Robin Rice is whatever we need her to be. I see her most affectively as a visionary, a mastermind. She can go into groups of people and move the entire group forward. She can revolutionize a trend and take it in a much more meaningful direction. Big mind. Brilliant thinker. Problem solver. A light not of this world, lighting this world. With global reach." -McCall E, Utah.
"Robin's voice is an incredible vehicle. The music is so compelling. She has the ability to make people focus inward and listen just by speaking. Her tone is important--I don't enjoy anything preachy, lecture-y, or ominous. I appreciate optimism, positivity, humor, and issues I can relate to. Robin always offers that." -Terry N, Arlington, Virginia
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