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The Persistence Of Angels Jess Lyons

The Persistence Of Angels

Jess Lyons

Published June 10th 2015
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ebook
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 About the Book 

“We have traveled many miles together, in this and many other lives. What we have seen, few remember. Many now waking are wanting to remember. We will help. We will dream dreams with you and with all your friends…”So it begins this way with theMore“We have traveled many miles together, in this and many other lives. What we have seen, few remember. Many now waking are wanting to remember. We will help. We will dream dreams with you and with all your friends…”So it begins this way with the angels and their musings.First, Percy’s psychologist asks him to write down his thoughts and then this “committee of angels” shows up on his writing page, calling themselves Project Excalibur. Not too normal, really.The madness in his life has made Percy crazy, he gets that, but these new voices claim they want to help him get well. They make a certain sense, they seem comforting and friendly enough, so why not?The psychologist Lily States is skeptical from the start, believing this is just another symptom of his madness. So she keeps looking for ways to make the case for Percy’s mental illness. Then the narrative creates space for the angels (Project Excalibur) to bring in their own perspective on madness and sanity and how so many misunderstandings only get in the way.As we continue, Project Excalibur introduces King Arthur, then the Goddess Venus, even Jesus Christ through their pesky perseverance, all throughout helping Percy sort through the possible meanings of things, like how men and women might better enjoy each other’s company if they could be open more to the depths of themselves and to their shared dreams, and how we’d all be better off if we’d just relax into our own intuitive knowing and trust the wisdom of our own birth. They comfort Percy about all manner of things in the most lofty and persistent ways. But he has trouble speaking of it.As the story unfolds, Excalibur orchestrates some chance meetings with the rambunctious Sophie Summer, where Percy becomes so smitten he gets pretty much lost in their playful rendezvous, where they keep discovering the delight of their own eccentricities.The angels of Excalibur, who also call themselves Muse, seem to lift the spirits of everyone in the fiction and even invite the reader to consider themselves part of the story’s telling. And there are some tender surprises along the way.Relax. Trust. Know.These simple touchstones for Excalibur are key to reconnecting to the most infinite resource and eternal kindness we all share at essence. This is your invitation, they would say. Please listen with your heart.All your sweetest dreams are calling you…