Summoned by a remote tribe of nomadic Aborigines to accompany them on walkabout, the woman makes a four-month-long journey and learns how they thrive in natural harmony with the plants and animals that exist in the rugged lands of Australia's bush. From the first day of her adventure, Morgan is challenged by the physical requirements of the journey -- she faces daily tests of her endurance, challenges that ultimately contribute to her personal transformation.
By traveling with this extraordinary community, Morgan becomes a witness to their essential way of being in a world based on the ancient wisdom and philosophy of a culture that is more than 50,000 years old....Continua
"The slithering snake is a learning tool where we observe its frequent removal of the outer skin. Little is gained in a lifetimeif what you believe at age seven is still how you feel at age thirty-seven. It is necessary to shed old ideas, habits, opinions, and even companions sometimes. Letting go is sometimes a very difficult human lesson. The snake is no lesser nor greater for shedding the old. It is just necessary. new things cannot come where there is no room....Continua
Never thought about getting to know about the Aboriginals until I read this book. The way they live, eat and communicate by mental telepathy is more than just interesting. It is commented that this is a fiction and not a true self-experience. Whether or not this is true, there are messages which are worth a second thought. The followings appear near the end of her journey:
"You believe Divine Oneness sees and judges people. We think of Divine Oneness as feeling the intent and the emotion of beings--not as interested in what we do as why we do it."
"A gift is only a gift when you give someone what the person wants."
"You cannot hear the voice of Oneness when you are busy talking."
"There should be no suffering by any creature except what they accept for themselves." (no living being deserve suffering)
"All diseases and disorders have some spiritual connection and serve as stepping-stones if Mutants would only open up and listen to their bodies to learn what is taking place." (Agree that listening to our own bodies is especially important)
"Everything required to exist had to be purchased." (in this civilized, material world. This is rather a fact than a message)
"Only trees and plants can make oxygen."...Continua
What a good book that I want to buy a English version. The book taught us many things from Australian's aboriginal. It had great wisdom. Though the truth is behind normal, only few of us can see through it. Thoroughly, it helped me a lot