Within My Illusions (Paperback)
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Within My Illusions invites you on a poetic journey of discovery. Join author Jennifer Bloom as she explores questions that arise when making friends with paradox, allowing boundaries to blur, and testing the limits of our habits and beliefs. The poems, taken individually and collectively, tell stories and also question the role that story plays in how we make sense of the world and ourselves. Linger on one poem at a time or take in the book all at once. Read the poems as an observer or bring your own heart into the conversation. Within My Illusions invites us to pause and reflect on the wondrous inner world of sensation, image, emotion, and thought. The heart of what this treasure reminds us is the magnificent experience of being alive, here, in this precious unfolding we call our life. -Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. New York Times Bestselling Author of Mind, Aware, and Brainstorm When you enter Jennifer Bloom's work, you enter her heart. Walk with her on this trail of truths and illusions. -Pamela Eakins, Tarot of the Spirit Within My Illusions invites the reader to explore our habits, patterns of thought, and belief systems in a quest for spiritual awakening. Timely and wise, Jennifer Bloom's poetry nourishes in the moment and long after the last page has turned. -Jennifer Hritz, author of Smoke and Glass and The Crossing Jennifer Bloom's poetry is the spark of inspiration, hug from an understanding friend, and hope for a new world we can all use during times of change and uncertainty. Get this book for yourself, give it to friends, and use it in the gatherings you facilitate to open the hearts and minds of those you love and influence. -Christine Arylo, MBA, women's leadership advisor, best-selling author, founder of The Feminine Wisdom Way.
About the Author
Jennifer Bloom is a poet, singer, scholar, and mother who believes that well-being thrives when we recognize and embrace our interconnection with all beings and the planet. She holds degrees from Yale University and the Harvard School of Public Health. She is the co-founder of Emerging Perspectives, a consulting group that uses the lenses of brain science, complexity, and reflective practice to create space for people and organizations to embrace new ways of thinking, being, and doing (EmergingPerspectives.org). Jennifer lives in Austin, Texas, with her two children and their dog, Snowball. Experience more of Jennifer's poetry, music, and musings on her website, Jennifer-Bloom.com, where you can sign up to receive poems by email. You can also find her on social media @jenniferbloom.musings.