When author, Cheryl Geiger Sheeler, started to question her religion, she turned to nature. Especially intrigued by birds and the many inexplicable ways they often appeared in her life, she began to search for a deeper meaning in them. Not surprisingly, she discovered that birds have always had a special significance throughout cultures and religions around the world. Moreover, she found a much-needed soul-soothing spirituality in them.
Readers are sure to look at these creatures in a different way as they discover the traits that make each bird unique–and the transcendent messages these "feathered spirits" bring to all those they encounter.
How do you mentally climb out of a deep dark hole once you've finally resolved it to be your grave? This was the dilemma the author, Cheryl Sheeler, faced when a series of family crises left her feeling profoundly hopeless.
Wracked with anxiety and depression, Sheeler embarked on a year-long personal journey to try to save herself through, among other things, the exercise of practicing gratitude. Applying a creative spin to the mindful activity, this artist and hobby writer turned her daily reflections on gratitude and simply joys into haiku poems. "Little Lights in the Dark" is her collection of that poetry.
Filled with relatable moments, Readers are sure to be inspired by Sheeler's journey–and reminded of the joy and optimism that can be found in life's simple things.
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