Hand in Paw: A Journey of Trust and Discovery

Hand in Paw: A Journey of Trust and Discovery

by Nancy Schluntz


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Hand in Paw: A Journey of Trust and Discovery by Nancy Schluntz

Award-winning Finalist in both the 2015 National Indie Excellence Awards (NIEA) competition, "Animals" category, and in the "Animals/Pets: Narrative Non-Fiction" category of the 2015 USA Best Book Awards! In Hand in Paw, explore the winding path to reinvention of self, and discover the intriguing world of communicating with animals. Hand in Paw tells a story of death and rebirth as the author uncovers her buried sense of self, steps onto a new life path, and finds purpose in the world delivering wisdom from the animals.

Throughout the wrenching transformation, as Nancy explored her well of deep grief, questioning and doubting every step of the journey, Tyson grew from feisty kitten to wise master teacher. He became her guide and critic throughout her profound spiritual growth, offering insightful one-liners, poetry, and philosophy on life and living.

Join Nancy on this incredible adventure of inter-species communication as animals of the wild come forth with deep messages for all of humankind. Hand in Paw is a journey of discovery and trust in the wisdom of all beings. [A portion of the proceeds from sales of this book will be donated to animal-welfare organizations.]

// Praise for Hand in Paw:
"Hand in Paw invites us into the rich and amazing world of animal communication. An ordained Interfaith Chaplain, Nancy shares her powerful and touching journey from an intuitive longing to communicate with the non-human world to full realization of its rich chorus of voices. From her family of animals, to the world of birds, coyotes, dolphins, llamas, and animal spirit guides, to the oceans and the earth herself, Nancy shares the profound guidance and wisdom of our countless non-human companions, and what it means to love an animal, not as a pet, but as friend, family member and spirit guide.
It came as no surprise to me that I have grown closer to my own aging friend Bugsy, our eight-year-old rescue dog, who teaches me how to live cheerfully with arthritis, blindness, and too many stairs."
John C. Robinson, Ph.D., D.Min. Author of Three Secrets of Aging, Bedtime Stories for Elders, What Aging Men Want

"I am touched by Nancy's ability to paint beautiful pictures with words, of the world around her, and of her spiritual experience. Nancy depicts the connection that humans can have with animals on the physical plane and in the spirit realm. You will be blessed in the reading of the special relationship and deep connection between a cat his human."
Rev. Jim Larkin, Co-Director of Tree of Life Teachings and Faculty of the Chaplaincy Institute

"Nancy's courageous and heartfelt journey unveils masterful gifts of wisdom that animals and the universe hold and lovingly encourage us to discover. Their teachings bring new dimensions to our life purpose and demonstrate how we are all inter-connected."
Cheryl M. Ramos, D.V.M., Jikiden Reiki Practitioner and Owner, Pets Eternal Rest

"Join Chaplain Nancy Schluntz in her compelling journey, facilitated by an exceptional cat named Tyson, into the intriguing world of animal communication."
Marta Williams, biologist and author of My Animal My Self, Learning Their Language, Beyond Words, and Ask Your Animal

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781499246483
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/31/2014
Pages: 398
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.82(d)

About the Author

Nancy Schluntz is an intuitive animal communicator, animal Reiki practitioner, and interfaith minister with certificates in spiritual psychology and pet-loss bereavement counseling. Nancy dedicates her practice to helping human and animal family members enrich their relationships, and provides spiritual guidance through life transitions. A teacher, counselor, and public speaker, Nancy is author of numerous articles and essays. She lives in Northern California with her husband and dog, near their children and grandchildren.
You can contact Nancy or read her blog, with wisdom from animals, nature, and world religions, at www.NancySchluntz.com.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fascinating to read! Children leaving home, a cat enters and perhaps the change she asked for is being answered. Now the great excitement Harmonic Convergence. Okay now here we go, "the resonant frequency of the earth grid would shift." Winter Solstice, twenty years later, "everything comes together in its own time." The author is an intuitive animal communicator, animal Reiki practitioner so her story in this book is pretty amazing actually. Asking a dolphin her individual gifts and how they were helping her to grow? Or the word shaman on a book pulled slightly out of the headboard bookshelf, a sign? Something said, "Get me out of here!" What could it be? Lexi, a female Australian shepherd in a kennel. Now this story gets really interesting because that voice came from a dog speaking to her mind. Chakra and energy centers and envisioning spinning colors and third-eye chakra and be in tune with life in all its forms. Meditations and intuitive communication ability. Parrots, sea turtles, guinea pig, parrots and so much more, what she sense is their voices and their expectations. This book will take a hold of you and set your mood in a tranquil state. The stories are fascinating to read. A writing style that project a voice that makes you focus on the subject. I won this book on Goodreads First Read Giveaway. Thank you, Darlene Cruz