Welcome to Elder Muse
A website for all people who hold that human relationships are sacred gifts. To be treasured. It is intended as a place of peace, love, and reason. It is offered as a guide, an aid, to help people on the threshold of self-discovery and self-knowledge find internal peace and joy, as well as physical vitality.
Taking Aviyah’s journey from sorrow to joy will move your heart, mind, and soul.
Aviyah’s book, Overcoming Deepest Grief, A Woman’s Journey just won a Silver Nautilus Book Award. This Award is very exciting news, and I want you to know how meaningful it is to me. Meaningful because this award is meant: “To recognize, promote, and celebrate books that support Nautilus’ Four Pillars: Conscious Living & Sustainability; High-Level Health & Wellness; Spiritual Growth; and Positive Social Change & Social Justice.”
These four aspects of the Nautilus Mission are an integral part of the assessment that each Reviewer Team uses in recommending the Finalists in their category, and that the Judges Panel then references to select extraordinary books as Award Winners in each category.”
I won the Silver Award in the category: “Death & Dying / Grief & Loss: Insights that recognize the challenges and transitions of loss (beloved persons or animals) with a sense of acceptance, recovery, healing, and wisdom; may include personal stories to help other persons in a related situation.”
“This is a very intimate telling of significant, emotional highs and lows in the life of the author. The prose and poetry is beautiful, recounting loving relationships formed and broken, reformed, and broken again, moments of despair, and a life of deep spirituality. It is reassuring to know that in spite of tragedy and grief, there can be a satisfying return to love and belonging, by recognizing and sharing in the grieving of others, and persevering in reaching out in pursuit of loving relationships.“Maggie Anton, author of Rashi’s Daughters series