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An all-true accidental spiritual adventure that led one non-believer to lunch with Deepak Chopra, dance with Stephen Hawking, heal with Yogananda, banish evil spirits with Buddhist lamas, find true love in a Presbyterian church choir, share Celtic revelations on the isle of Iona, talk all night with the Daughters of Islam, and learn an abiding respect for all paths to God.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;When Jessica Maxwelland#8212;nationally acclaimed adventure-travel writer and self-professed spiritual klutzand#8212;saw a vision of her fatherand#8217;s face filling the sky three days after his death, she had no idea that it foreshadowed a dizzying spiritual journey. Drawn kicking and screaming into the bright light of spiritual reality, she soon traded in her hip waders for halos as her world travels brought her face-to-face with enlightened teachers from all the great religions.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Chronicling nearly two decades of Jessica Maxwelland#8217;s spiritual adventures and filled with astonishing stories, witty asides, and breathtaking revelations, andlt;Iandgt;Roll Around Heaven andlt;/Iandgt;offers readers a perfect recipe for spiritual success in a chronically baffling world.

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Filled with witty insights and breathtaking revelations, Roll Around Heaven retells nearly two decades of an all-true accidental spiritual adventure.

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The daughter of a Scottish New Zealander and an Arabic-Cajun, Jessica Maxwell has the whole wide world in her blood. True to her pedigree, she is a widely published international adventure writer, author and photographer with a special emphasis on food, conservation, womenand#8217;s journeys and spiritual transformation. The youngest writer to pen Esquireand#8217;s Travel column (1985 and#8211; 1997), she created and wrote Audubonand#8217;s True Nature in-the-field conservation column (1992 and#8211;andnbsp;1997) before authoring travel books on flyfishing, golf and womenand#8217;s adventure. She is a longtime contributor to the LIFE section of Forbes, and regular presence in andlt;iandgt;AARP The Magazine, Gourmet,andlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Moreandlt;/iandgt;. andlt;BRandgt;A former California beach girl, she earned a degree in Magazine Journalism at the University of Oregonand#8211;including spending her junior year in Aix-en-Provenceand#8211;and now lives in Western Oregon, with her trial attorney husband Tom and#8220;Mr. Quotableand#8221; Andersen at Gaiety Hill House, a historic Georgian manor where she happily serves their guests afternoon tea and grand feasts, especially when her beloved stepsons, Ben and Eli, are in town...unless sheand#8217;s out stalking giant Norwegian grouse or chasing away evil spirits with a Himalayan Rinpoche.

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Annie Oaklee, January 25, 2011 (view all comments by Annie Oaklee)
I was just a casual browser in Powell's until I came upon this book, read the notes on the back cover and froze -- gaping. What Author Jessica Maxwell described as a spiritual experience involving her recently deceased father had also happened to me under similar circumstances. And I hadn't thought about my father in years!

I had to have this book! What makes it even more fun, in a spiritual way, is that Ms. Maxwell is a 'local', describing locations, friends and experiences that occurred right here along Eugene, the McKenzie and landmarks in between.

Highly recommended despite some glaring typos (find Stephen King's name spelled twice, once incorrectly, on the same page). Maybe the second printing will get them all cleaned up.
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ISBN:
9781582702377
Author:
Maxwell, Jessica
Publisher:
Beyond Words Publishing
Subject:
Inspiration & Personal Growth
Subject:
Spirituality - General
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Personal Transformation
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
self help; Deepak Chopra; self-discovery; inspirational; travel; memoir; female empowerment; journey; spiritual journey; soul searching
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20100731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
28 bandamp;w photos
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 9.135 oz

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