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Called to Egypt on the Back of the Wind

Written by
Anne Kathleen McLaughlin

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196 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888875235
$19.95 CA

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About the Book "Called to Egypt on the Back of the Wind" is a traveller's tale of a Journey to Egypt in 2008 led by the visionary teacher Jean Houston. Jean, whose heart knows the patterns of mythology and spirituality that an ancient people drew upon to build a civilization of unparalleled wisdom and genius along the Nile River some 5000 years ago, created for her students a mythic journey with story and ritual, exploration of temples, tombs, and pyramids, laughter and song. For the author, Egypt was the place where she found her soul.

Egypt, the source place of the mythic universe, seizes the Western psyche and we feel a collective shock of recognition. It was through this world that Anne Kathleen traveled; a woman of high spirit and profound reflection. Using words as wands she makes us her confidante, the deep friend who can be told the secrets of the heart, the yearnings of the soul, and the mystery which transcends time, culture; and even character. Anne Kathleen is much taken by the Goddess, the Queen of Heaven, the principle of love incarnate-Hathor, Isis, Mary. And the Goddesses respond in kind, luring her into the conundrums and wanderings of love lost and found. They teach her that love will call up everything within us that is not love, that it may be healed, and so it does. Jean Houston (from the Foreword)

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About the Author Anne Kathleen McLaughlin
Anne Kathleen McLaughlin (1942- ), author of "A Place Called Morning" (2001, Borealis), has been telling stories since she was a child. A member of the community of the Grey Sisters of Pembroke, Ontario, since her late teens, she taught school for several years in the province, then worked in communications in the print and electronic media in and around Thunder Bay, Ontario. Recently, McLaughlin served as writer and producer for three series of Interfaith programs on Vision TV.

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