Tim Yearington was born in Toronto in 1965. After graduating from Sheridan College he moved to Ottawa and became a graphic artist. Four years later he spent four months bicycling alone through the Andes Mountains of Argentina and Chile on a quest to find himself. Back in Canada, he became a freelance illustrator and artist. After enduring a series of painful life challenges, Tim began to explore his lost roots, guided by the spirit of his ancestral Grandmother, and discovered the "good medicine" way of the medicine wheel.
Inspired and encouraged by its beautifully profound teachings, Tim learned to follow his spirit once again and became a wilderness guide. While guiding people on hiking, canoeing, and snowshoeing adventures among the majestic pines of Ontario´s Madawaska Highlands, Tim saw that many people were really lost in life—just as he had been—and he set out on a new trail to share the enlightening teachings of the medicine wheel.
Tim now uses his first-hand wilderness guiding experience and knowledge of Native teachings to help empower people to create well-being within their own lives. In addition to writing, Tim is a passionate public speaker, a stirring storyteller, and an inspirational artist.
145 pages, Paperback ISBN: 9780888874115 $19.95 CA
About the Book
The medicine wheel is a compass that helps us find our way using the four directions of east, south, west, and north. Symbolized by the colours yellow, red, black, and white, the four directions hold "medicine" that teaches us about the four parts of our human being: our emotional, physical, spiritual, and mental realms. By learning to balance our realms of being, we come to see that we, ourselves, are the guides we seek on the path of life during our "earthwalk."
At the centre of the medicine wheel we reach our inner power. Then, rooted like a mighty pine, we begin to grow and ascend higher into an awareness of living with intentional wholeness. Encompassing the beautiful wisdom of Native philosophy, the medicine wheel is a tried and true circle that teaches balance making harmony meaningful.
Explore the nature of your own four directions guided by the medicine wheel. In seeing the true colours of your own spirit, you´ll be able to use the good medicine ever-present within you to enhance your world.