New book ‘Songs of Gaia’ celebrates heart of nature

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Julie Tara’s poetry reaches for awareness of infinite in daily life

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Through her poems, Julie Tara seeks to inspire communion with nature, touching the place within that reveals the great mystery of existence and the sacred interconnectedness of all life.

In her new collection, “Songs of Gaia: Devotional Poems to Nourish the Heart” (published by Balboa Press), Tara explores themes of nature, humanity and spirit, and gives voice to what she calls “the transcendent soul of Mother Earth.” She hopes that her poetry will offer a sense of redemption, awakening an appreciation of the present moment and illuminating both the soul’s grief and its longing for the ecstatic.

“In the face of the difficulties modern life presents, there is a yearning to encounter true beauty,” Tara says, “and thus mystical poetry is experiencing a cultural resurgence.”

From “Songs of Gaia,” the poem “Belonging”:

“The art of belonging
is found not in entertaining the question.
For the question itself is steeped in arrogance,
and arrogance cannot bear the fruit of truth.
Therefore, set aside the question
once and for all
and know
everything belongs to everything.”

Readers can find more information at http://www.julietara.com.

Songs of Gaia
By Julie Tara
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 134 pages | ISBN 9781504330800
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 134 pages | ISBN 9781504330787
E-Book | 134 pages | ISBN 9781504330794
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Julie Tara is an inspirational speaker, empowerment coach, author, poet and mother of three. She lives in Boulder, Colorado, basking in the creative power of the Rocky Mountains.

Balboa Press is a division of Hay House, Inc., a leading provider in publishing products that specialize in self-help and the mind, body and spirit genres. Through an alliance with supported self-publishing leader Author Solutions, LLC, authors benefit from the leadership of Hay House Publishing and the speed-to-market advantages of the self-publishing model. For more information, visit balboapress.com. To start publishing your book with Balboa Press, call 877-407-4847 today. For the latest, follow @balboapress on Twitter and “Like” us at facebook.com/BalboaPress.

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