Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom is truly a work of art. Over the past three years, I have been working on discovering myself through self-help books, 12-step programs, religious study, and personal introspection. This book summed up everything I have learned (the hard way) during this time, and presented it in a beautiful package that was invigorating and thought-provoking to read. It was a pure joy. I began reading it in January, and have only just finished it last night, because each sentance was a ponderable morsel. Sometimes I would read a phrase five times over in order to fully grasp and apply it's meaning to my life. This is not a 70 mph trip through the McDonald's drive-thru, this is a seven course meal in Vienna, and every bite demands that you hold it in your mouth to savor it.
Anam Cara is one of the best non-fiction books I have ever read. I plan to read it again in a year or so, because I know I will get new things out of it. I am already loaning it to a friend, and have a couple of others in mind I'd like to loan it to. I can't keep this from the ones I love.
Reading this book has imbedded into my soul all the valuable insights and gifts that these powerful words envelope. i will treasure this book as i do my bible. there are many many lessons to be learned and one needs to read over and over again these valuable lessons to digest the dept of this celtic wisdom.
i shall use this book as i glide into much celebrated old age and intergrate it's beautiful spiritual power into my present moments.
anam cara states..... 'once the soul awakens, the search begins and you can never go back..... the eternal makes you urgent.'