Winds of Spirit

Winds of Spirit : Ancient Wisdom Tools for Navigating Relationships, Health, and the Divine

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A practical guide to connect to powerful wind energies that navigate us toward authentic joy, power, and purpose.

In this book, you'll explore the rich mythology and cultural significance of wind, and discover a powerful system to utilize the subtle, healing energies in your life. Winds of Spirit will teach you how to connect with your true inner self, use your body as a compass, and receive life-changing messages from nature.

Based on an ancient sacred technique used by farmers, shamans and sailors, this system will show you how to navigate your personal path, providing insight into how to manage the wind patterns and shifting conditions affecting you. You will also learn how to invoke wind deities-gods and goddesses from around the world-and the cardinal winds from the four quadrants of the sky, each of which relate to the inner landscape of your life: mind, emotions, body, and spirit.

By working with the omnipresent winds in your life, you can restore harmony and balance, heal the body, and inspire creativity.

Experiential practices include wind breath, wind bath, wind knots, and more!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 431g
  • Carlsbad, United States
  • English
  • 1401952755
  • 9781401952754
  • 656,186

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"A unique and fascinating book to help you reset your inner compass and navigate the uncharted seas of your life. Winds of Spirit invites you to meet the wind gods of ancient times who will help you find grace and wisdom in any situation if you invoke them. A truly magical book for the modern seeker."
- Colette Baron-Reid, best-selling author of Messages from Spirit, The Map, and Uncharted

"Winds of Spirit is a fabulous book that will transform you into a lover of the wind. Renee Baribeau is an exquisite wordsmith. Her writing emerges from the depth of her heart and soul as she writes about her life experience and how she healed herself. She shares such awe-inspiring legends and practices of how to work with the wind to navigate life, heal from your past, and invoke blessings. This is truly one of the best books I have read. It is inspiring and unique."
- Sandra Ingerman, author of Soul Retrieval and Walking in Light

"Beautifully written. Truly inspiring. Practical and applicable. This book will help guide you to the true path of finding your own inner wisdom and verified faith. Read it, apply the wisdom, and together we shall create a positive change on this planet from the inside out."
- Noah Levine, author of Dharma Punx

"Winds of Spirit is a fascinating guide to working with the wind. This is a must-read for anyone wanting to enhance their knowledge of its ancient wisdom."
- Joan Borysenko, Ph.D., New York Times best-selling author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind

"Renee shares so much of herself and her hard-won wisdom in this well-written and enlightening book."
- Mackenzie Phillips, actress and singer

"Winds of Spirit is a beautiful and thought-provoking book that presents the winds as transpersonal forces of nature that live around and within us throughout our lives. This absorbing book held my interest to the last page, and reveals Renee Baribeau as a modern, western medicine woman."
- Hank Wesselman, Ph.D., anthropologist, shamanist teacher, and author of The Re-Enchantment, the award-winning Awakening to the Spirit World (with Sandra Ingerman), The Bowl of Light, and the critically acclaimed Spiritwalker trilogy

"Praises to Renee Baribeau for blowing a gust of fresh wind into the rich shamanic body of wisdom. This book masterfully reconnects us to the wind gods and goddesses, and steers us to think and develop an intimate relationship with that life-giving and destructive force, one we may take for granted. Read this remarkable book."
- Itzhak Beery, author of The Gift of Shamanism, Shamanic Transformations, and Shamanic Healing

"Renee has masterfully enlaced cultural knowledge and practices, bringing us a new global vision of the wind spirits to help us navigate our tumultuous times toward a more beautiful tomorrow."
- Elizabeth B. Jenkins, best-selling author of The Return of the Inka

"Renee Baribeau has written a must-read primer for anyone considering their own spiritual evolution. I was riveted by the depth of her myths, legends, and sacred stories. Her work is not only a scholarly treatise on the resilience of the human spirit, but a deeply evocative narrative that bore her vulnerability with a sense of power and dignity. Her use of ancient storytelling had me sitting on the edge of my seat. The reader is served by her eloquence, imagination, and authentic truth telling. For some readers, the entire book will lead to an inner awakening and a revelation of all that is holy."
- Dr. Sharron Stroud, president of the International Foundation for World Peace and Research and spiritual leader of Innerfaith New Thought Spiritual Center Worldwide
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About Renee Baribeau

Renee Baribeau is a wind whistler, author, and sought-after inspirational speaker with a thriving international soul coaching practice. In 2005, Renee established the Desert Holistic Network in Palm Desert, California, an online regional resource directory. Renee also served as the resident shaman at We Care Spa in Desert Hot Springs. Since 2013, she has worked for Foundations Recovery Network, a national system of residential treatment facilities, as marketing and community outreach coordinator. Renee is a regular blogger at Elephant Journal,and has contributed chapters to Pearls of Wisdom and The Five Principles of Everything. Website: thepracticalshaman.com
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