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I haven't written for awhile, but I wanted to let you know that my book The Journey should be ready for the marketplace in the next few weeks. Please check out the website for the book - thejourneyclub.net - I hope you enjoy it.
The war part of the book is really only a couple of pages.
Well I guess you can say it is philosophical in the true sense that philo meaning love. I would say it is more like the agape love the universal love that comes with universal consciousness. My book is about the journey within that frees us so that we are available to the love.
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If you would, tell me what you think of this excerpt from THE JOURNEY:
One night at the end of the first month there, Josh had gone to bed early. He awoke to a terrible nightmare of bullets, rockets, mortars, helicopters, and jet fighters all around him at the kibbutz. He sat on the side of his bed thinking he had a nightmare of war. It was incredible; the sounds of battle were still all around him, it was no dream. It was real. The kibbutz was under attack by the Syrians and Palestinians from the Golan Heights. Israeli troop helicopters were streaming toward the Heights; Mirage jet fighters were strafing and shooting rockets into the mountainside. These guerilla battles were common all over Israel.
The following morning a telephone worker from the kibbutz went up the hill to check the lines to see why the phones weren’t working. He didn’t return and a search party found his head stuck on a stake up the hill near the telephone wires. No one was allowed to go into the fields until the army swept them for mines. A friend of Josh’s from England broke the rules and went walking in the fields before the army swept them for mines. He stepped on one. They all heard the explosion and a medical team with an army patrol found him unconscious with his right leg blown off at the knee. They saved his life and he was flown by helicopter to the main hospital in Jerusalem. He sent Josh a post card from London a month later. He would be able to have a relatively normal life with a prosthetic leg.
In the town of Shamir Josh met a girl who was very sweet but extremely unbalanced in her thinking and conversations. She had been in the children’s house with some kibbutz mothers at Kibbutz Tel Dan, 10 kilometers north from Shamir when there was a Palestinian or Syrian attack. A mortar shell came down through the roof blowing up all the children and two of the mothers. The girl was not in her right mind since witnessing that. She suffered from post traumatic shock syndrome. It was easy to see why Israel is so adamant about defending itself. The surrounding countries would like nothing better to destroy this small homeland for so many Israelis.
THERE ARE ACCOUNTS FROM MANY AREAS AND CULTURES THROUGHOUT THE BOOK