My Stroke of Insight: a review

Sow the seeds of My divine wisdom in the pure soil of thy heart, and water them with the water of certitude, that the hyacinths of My knowledge and wisdom may spring up fresh and green in the sacred city of thy heart.

(Bahá’u’lláh: Persian Hidden Words: No. 33)

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On the 18th October I posted a piece inspired by Jill Bolte Taylor‘s TED talk on her experience of a stroke. Her video was so enthralling that I knew I had to buy her book, My Stroke of Insight, and I did.

What’s more I had a chance to read it on one of those tedious weekend journeys on the train, where they take you all round the U.K. to your destination to avoid the one spot where somebody’s working on the line you should have used. Normally I’d be the first to whinge and moan about the waste of life involved but this time I took it as a heaven-sent opportunity to relish her little jewel of a book – small it may be but priceless none the less.

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