This timely book is a perceptive, inspiring, and unique guide through the much-anticipated transformation of Planet Earth by 2012. Spiritual healer and teacher Dr. Laura Dunham shows people of diverse beliefs and understanding how to approach 2012 with confidence. Her vast knowledge, experience and engaging style make the book appealing to a wide readership. Dunham helps readers to: -recognize the signs of changing times -understand the major prophecies and probabilities about 2012 -practice the art of discernment -participate in the Great Shift to the consciousness of unity and love The book offers practical guidance on: -strengthening your vital spiritual connection -choosing an Earth-friendly lifestyle -thriving in a new economy -creating intentional, sustainable community -developing a community action plan
About the Author
Dr. Laura Dunham has had three interesting careers: higher education, financial planning, and ministry. In the first, she taught English, published books, and served as an academic dean and vice president. She also served on the boards of a college and a national nonprofit. In the second, she counseled hundreds of clients, wrote a weekly newspaper column, appeared frequently in media like Money Magazine, The Wall St. Journal, and U.S. News & World Report and consulted for organizations. In the third, she served as a pastor of churches and a governing body administrator. Her specialties in ministry were financial and environmental stewardship, mission, and spiritual development. She was a trustee of a national church-related foundation for seven years and was commissioned by the Ecumenical Stewardship Center to write Graceful Living: Your Faith, Values, and Money in Changing Times, published in 2002. In addition to B.A., M.A., M.Div., and Ph.D. degrees, Laura holds a Certificate in Spiritual Formation. She was a Certified Financial Planner for twenty-one years and for a time co-chaired the board of the New Mexico Community Foundation. Following an early retirement, Laura moved to Chapel Hill, North Carolina with husband Alden, son Tom, and their companion animals. She opened a center where she taught spiritual development, metaphysics, and spiritual energy healing for people, places, and the planet. Her work and interests have taken her to more than forty countries around the world. She now focuses on sharing through her writing her spiritual journey and the knowledge, experience, and wisdom it has brought her over her lifetime.