The Flying Drum: The Mojo Doctor's Guide to Creating Magic in Your Life
  • The Flying Drum: The Mojo Doctor's Guide to Creating Magic in Your Life
  • The Flying Drum: The Mojo Doctor's Guide to Creating Magic in Your Life

The Flying Drum: The Mojo Doctor's Guide to Creating Magic in Your Life

by Bradford Keeney
     
 

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In The Flying Drum, author and therapist, Bradford Keeney, presents evidence of real mojo—magical objects and practices from around the globe that have an authenticated history of healing, transformation, and inspiration.

Whether it is a flying drum, dancing doll, vanishing pot, magical drawing, Samurai pillow, divining sticks, mystery book, or

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In The Flying Drum, author and therapist, Bradford Keeney, presents evidence of real mojo—magical objects and practices from around the globe that have an authenticated history of healing, transformation, and inspiration.

Whether it is a flying drum, dancing doll, vanishing pot, magical drawing, Samurai pillow, divining sticks, mystery book, or Amazonian feather, the mojo of ancient heart-medicine can appear at social service agencies, university clinics, and psychotherapy centers to help transform people’s lives and heal their souls.

As a modern mojo doctor and therapist, Keeney helps everyday people with real problems by working with the ancient, living mojo in sacred objects. In this book he offers specific prescriptions for taking a journey that introduces a treasure chest of magical experience capable of bringing authentic magic and wonder into everyday life.

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“I cannot begin to express how delighted I am about this book! I’ve been in the mental health field close to 30 years and the more I learn, the more I believe that counseling and therapy need to be reinvented. The Flying Drum brings us a unique alternative perspective filled with new insights for handling the everyday challenges of the human condition. I highly recommend this very fascinating read!”
—Brian S. Canfield, EdD, former President of the American Counseling Association

"We all realize, somewhere in our souls, that the universe abounds in more magic than we dare dream. Bradford Keeney is our amiable, down-to-earth guide on a journey of discovery that takes us as far as we want to go toward incorporating this spiritual energy into our everyday lives. This book is a practical mystery tour for everyone including people weary of New Age nostrums."
—Jay Walljasper, author of All That We Share and former editor, Utne Reader

"The Flying Drum redefines therapeutic culture: its wonderful stories open your heart and bring you to the healing power of the mysterious. Bradford Keeney is aunique mojo doctor, an unusual combination of archetypal magician, clown, warrior, therapist, professor, author, initiated healer from numerous cultural traditions, jazz pianist, bluesman, showman, storyteller ... and my holy brother. His passionate, fearless confrontation with human suffering and established rigidity inspires us to create new endings to old stories."
—Carl Hammerschlag, MD, author of The Dancing Healers and a member of the Speakers Hall of Fame

“Brad Keeney’s work is a living example of what we need in our field at this stage of evolution: a synthesis of traditional and modern, east and west, body and soul.”
—Gay Hendricks, PhD, author of Conscious Loving

“Hearing Bradford Keeney tell his remarkable stories, you can't help but think of Indiana Jones.”
—Editors of UTNE MAGAZINE

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582702872
Publisher:
Atria Books/Beyond Words
Publication date:
04/19/2011
Edition description:
Simon & Schuster
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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