A Soft Place to Land
Life-changing moments of wisdom and grace
inspiring book will transform your life! I love this book. It
is a book of the heart.' - Denise Linn
We all want to find a safe, nurturing place
where we can thrive. With her hallmark gentleness and wisdom,
Maggie Hamilton shares insights that will help you arrive at
your own special place in life.
Discover how to reawaken the parts of you
that have been sleeping, reclaim your passion for living, and
nourish yourself in body and spirit. Find new ways to dissolve
moments of sadness or despair, and simple touches that will warm
your days. Rediscover your faith in yourself and your ability
to make good decisions. Savour the gifts of the seasons, and
the endless opportunities to celebrate the joy of being alive.
Drawing in a rich mix of everyday experiences,
wisdom stories and travels to faraway places, A Soft Place to
Land offers page after page of beautiful ways to open your heart
and make your soul dance.
Adyar Bookshop October 2007 eNews
BEST BOOK OF THE MONTH
Maggie Hamilton's extraordinary body of work has had a major impact on the literature
of spirituality and self-development in Australia. Over the years
Maggie has grown as both an author and a spiritual teacher, and
this, her latest book, is an absolute delight, proving once and
for all that Maggie has taken her place amongst the premier thinkers
and writers in this country
A Soft Place to Land is wonderfully readable, filled with short
and inspiring stories and essays that can be picked up and
read at any time, making this the perfect bed-side companion.
with spiritual wisdom drawn from many traditions and from Maggie's
own fascinating experiences and travels, this is a book that
is at turns gentle and powerful, and a thrilling reminder that
the world is full of the most incredible miracles, if only
we care to look ... Maggie's writing is clear and accessible,
this is a book thoroughly deserving of your attention. It will
ignite your passions and revive your faith in human nature.
Advance Praise for A Soft Place to Land
‘Reading Maggie’s book was like a meditation itself: profound wisdom and lessons
on life written in a beautiful, simple and thoughtful manner.
A book to pick up and intuitively choose a lesson for the day.
While I was reading, I had my own sacred moment.’ -
Yvonne Wierzbicki, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
‘Maggie’s words speak with such gentleness
that they seem simply to enter your being. There’s often a sense
that to access the divine you have to deprive yourself, but I
really love the way she encourages you to embrace your life in
its totality, to look for the divine in every sphere. You never
know what might happen. Miracles are all around us.’ -
Venicia Bush, Sydney, Australia.
‘I am so honoured and privileged to review
this wonderful, inspirational and very readable book. I defy
anyone to read it without shedding a tear, as it reaches deep
into your soul, opens your heart and expands your consciousness.
Maggie Hamilton is a “wise old soul”, and these true
stories have been brought together to lift you when times are
dark, and gently put you into that sacred space which is truly
“a soft place to land.” I know that you will enjoy reading it
just as much as I have, and will dip into it time and time again.’ -
Heather Hoyland, Yorkshire, England.
‘Another beautiful, inspiring work from Maggie
Hamilton. From the depth and breadth of her wisdom, understanding
and knowledge, she guides us on a journey through places that
remind us of our soul-being and rekindle the passion for living
life to its very fullest and most satisfying expression. Thank
you so much, Maggie.’ -
JoyeMichelle Mitchell, Orewa, New Zealand.
‘This book is a real gem, full of love, warmth,
wisdom and compassion. Whatever your spiritual path might be,
you will find some real treasures in here to help light your
Craig Wedge, Auckland, New Zealand.
‘A wonderful collection of delightful tales
that touch your heart and make you think, and which offer help
and advice, especially when you are in need of some guidance.’ -
Caroline Ashby, Dorset, England.
‘A great selection of everyday experiences
and stories that brings you back to the meaning and simplicity
of life. This book takes you into your heart space, creating
an oasis of peace when life gets too hectic. At times I felt
like crying, at other times I experienced a gentle feeling of
love at the beautiful experiences being related. This is a book
that can be picked up at any time, and the passages within it
will relate to whatever is occurring in your life. I thoroughly
recommend this book for all who are traveling on life’s journey.’ -
Marie Schollum, Sydney, Australia.
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