From the Path: Verses on the Mystic Journey
by William W. Simpson
Category: Fiction / Literary
118 pages; ISBN: 1-58961-345-7
Rating: 9/10 (Ratings explained)
Reviewer: Tami Brady
From the Path: Verses on the Mystic Journey is a compilation of sixty-six poems written by the author. The themes in these pieces range from light hearted examinations of everyday objects and situations through instructional pieces recounting the practice and personal experiences of the author during meditation to deep incite into the self, God, and into the world around us. On their own merit, these pieces are beautiful, insightful, and inspirational.
However, that these pieces were created during meditation and during trance makes these poems that much more unique and that much more powerful. This aspect allows the reader extra an interesting look into the mind during meditation and while in a feeling of well being, deep euphoria, and thankfulness. Moreover, the author not only shares his triumphs during this process but also expresses situations when he is easily distracted, moments when he despairs, and the times when he feels disconnected. Any individual who practices meditation, at any level or using any method, will find their own experiences and feelings written on the pages of this book in beautiful and insightful ways that few of us could ever hope to replicate.