Weather's Store – Encounters with the Sacred
Weather's Store is a highly compressed, sensual and suspenseful story. Its unique and meditative qualities explore the traditions and ancient methods of spiritual healing through herbs, rituals and ceremonies. Mesmerizing and deeply empowering , it weaves the elegance and spirituality of Indian and northern New Mexican cultures into a journey of self-discovery and deep understanding of the demands of individual destiny. The writing is fluid, rich and rhythmic, staying with the reader long after the last line is read.
In Weather's Store, Jessie Eaton leaves her home and sets out on a drive with no destination in mind. Seeing a wrought-iron sign, Weather's Store, she is intrigued and feels compelled to stop. At that moment time splits and she begins an adventure with spiritual and life-transforming consequences. From her first meeting with Weather, the stores enigmatic owner, Jessie's illusions and beliefs are challenged. Whether Jessie's encounters are t\with the magic and mysticism of the enchanting norther New Mexico landscape or with a healing curandera, terrifying Indian witches or a traditional northern New Mexican woman, Jessie find empowerment in new perspectives of dignity, acceptance and purpose.
5 out of 5 stars on Amazon What a wonderful journey!Thelma Giomi transported me to the wild and magic landscapes of Northern New Mexico. (Juliann Cribari) Striking novel about a woman who is drawn to an enigmatic store through which she begins a spiritual journey involving beings from ancient and traditional cultures inhabiting the raw landscape. One woman's search for self in New Mexico achieves and abstract, meditative beauty. Kirkus Review
Weather'st Store is an original and much recommended pick for fiction collections with a spiritual twist. Midwest Book review
About Thelma A. Gomi (Albuquerque, New Mexico Author)
THELMA GIOMI, a psychologist, author and award winning poet, is a native of New Mexico. She is also someone who lives with a chronic (incurable) illness, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE). From the essence of her being she draws from the challenges of coping with the necessity to cope and finds the invincible vitality within, a creative energy and passion for life. In her writing and public speaking, she shares her experiences with chronic illness and refusal to allow it to define her life while finding instead unconquerable resilience. Her writing, in novels and poems, is joyful, encouraging and, without apology, passionate.
Other books by Thelma Giomi include: Weather’s Store: Encounters with the Sacred, Weaving the Wind, Winter’s Invitation and Jaleo. Find these and more on Amazon, Kindle, other digital media and in bookstores. To read more from the author herself go to www.drtgiomi.com