A Mystic Garden : Working with Soil, Attending to Soul
A Mystic Garden is a lyrical primer on the spirituality of gardening, affirming the garden as a soulful space where people can take root and experience the changing seasons and the enduring cycle of renewal. Gunilla Norris shares with us a year's time in her New England garden, and shows that all she observes there illuminates the sacredness of the everyday.
- Hardback | 112 pages
- 134.6 x 203.2 x 20.3mm | 90.72g
- 01 Jul 2006
- New York, United States
"I was almost breathless with wonder at the beauty of Gunilla Norris's words." --Bishop Desmond M. Tutu "This book is a rare blessing you will return to again and again." --Gail Straub, author, "The Rhythm of Compassion" "A gentle, beautiful book that fills one's heart with joy and lifts one's spirits." -- Joan Medlicott, author, "The Gardens of Covington" "A gem-like meditation--more like a whispered prayer--on the gifts the soil can bestow on the soul." --Peg Streep, author, "Spiritual Gardening" "Norris exquisitely observes the seasons of a garden and draws a parallel to the seasons of our lives." --Marcia Kelly and Jack Kelly, coauthors, "Sanctuaries" "Gunilla's garden is truly a sacred space...where the soul may put down deep roots, be nourished, and grow." --Margaret Silf, author, ""The "Gift of Prayer "and" Inner Compass" "Treat yourself to the beauty and bountiful insights of this book." --Joyce Rupp, author, "Walk in a Relaxed Manner"
About Gunilla Norris
Gunilla Norris is a writer, meditation teacher, and psychotherapist in private practice. She is the author of "Becoming Bread, Being Home," and "Inviting Silence." She lives in Mystic, Connecticut.