Eminent botanist Philibert Commerson had just been appointed to a grand new expedition: the first French circumnavigation of the world. As the ships' official naturalist, Commerson would seek out resources - medicines, spices, timber, food - that could give the French an edge in the ever-accelerating race for empire. Jeanne Baret, Commerson's young mistress and collaborator, was desperate not to be left behind. She disguised herself as a teenage boy and signed on as his assistant.
"The lost woman of Botany"
Heartfulness reveals the mysteries of heart awareness in short, contemplative passages, followed by what the author calls 'prayer/practices. These practices bring about the capacity to open heart awareness as our spiritual organ of deep presence - to ourselves, others, the world, and Earth. A prophetic book that reveals the missing 'middle' between mind and will that will open the essential ways of perceiving the way of knowing through communion.
"Soulful Imaginative Heart Gift"