"Although I was raised a Methodist and converted to Episcopalian, I have to admit that I have never been at home in a church. I feel the greatest connection with nature and really am a Pantheist and far closer to Buddhism."

This book opens with the unique question, "At what age does one become a mystic?" It then examines why beings such as fairies and angels appear to certain individuals and why mysterious events happen to others. From there, the reflections in this book take a personal, almost confessional turn that incorporates experience and self-reflection. The book then introduces readers to Buddhist and mystic philosophies and the power of Vedic astrology, which redirects the narrator onto a different, unexpected life path. At its core, readers discover Shealy's true intent—to fuse spirituality and medicine. This is because, as the author advocates, "there is no life without the spiritual, mystical component!" In 1984, however, the author's life changed after meeting Caroline Myss, a woman who claims to be able to make diagnoses without knowing the patients. Shealy then met G, and a mystical, spiritual journey subsequently unfolds, inviting readers to follow the light and the guidance these pages have to offer.

One of the many interesting anecdotes from this book is, "Each of us is born into a geographical energy area which will support the archetypes we came in at a soul level to develop." This coincides with the book's assertion that "The journey of life is always towards the goal of sainthood." Thus, the book becomes a manual for spiritual enlightenment and meditation, one that will appeal to readers seeking a different, less mainstream form of self-improvement. Readers also discover important messages regarding kindness, specifically in the chapter "Opening the Heart Chakra." The book notes, "Thus caring, nurturing and just plain desire to help others improves overall health at every level, including lowering of blood pressure." While learning to help others, readers also learn to help themselves by doing for others, tying into the concept of servitude that is advocated by many other faiths and belief systems. This particular chapter also inspires readers to break whatever negative cycles permeate their lives by making the pursuit of wisdom foremost from childhood to adulthood: "wisdom is insight that leads to forgiveness which helps the spirit relieve resentment, anger and negativity which keep us in the repetitive physical state of repetitive lives."

For readers seeking insights about mental health, this book provides interesting information in that regard. It continues its advocacy of "feeling good by doing good" with the author's assertion that "Conscientiousness is the single most important personality determinant of health, longevity, and even lifetime income." It then continues this discussion by pinpointing the potential source of many mental health issues, stating that these are "the result of unfilled love." At the book's conclusion, readers find a Love Attitude Inventory, an insightful activity that allows them to interact with the material in the book. Readers fully conclude their journey in "My Latest and Most Important Intuitive Discovery." In this chapter, readers learn about the International Institute of Holistic Medicine, where significant advances in scalar energy are propelling holistic medicine into entirely new realms.

The author's book ends with a philosophy that humans, in general, can rely on: "BE A MANIFESTATION OF LOVE! Do good to yourself and unto others." For those interested in holistic remedies and approaches to self-healing, this book becomes a unique guide, one fusing research with personal testimonies. The book's conversational tone makes it an easy read. Readers will also feel at ease, almost like they are making spiritual discoveries with an old friend. Powerful and inspiring, this work will likely appeal to anyone looking for a new, positive light in their spiritual lives.

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