“Stunning. Wisdom-drenched. Elegant. Beauty beyond words, yet her words will lead you toward discerning a more meaningful life. Allow Amba’s guidance to seep into your soul, your heart, your mind, and maybe most of all, your eyes. Amba has been preparing for this work all of her life. Let it be her gift to you.”
Master Certified Coach and Director of Learning and Coaching, Bainbridge Leadership Center
“I have had the privilege of seeing this book grow from a handful of seeds that Amba let me glimpse by the River Shannon in Ireland in 2018. Those little seeds of pure intention and potential have blossomed into this exquisite flower that you now hold delicately in your hands. This flower is a bridge—a vanished bridge that is brought back into sight of our mind’s eye…”
Owen O Suilleabhain
Singer, composer, speaker, and founder of Turas D’Anam: Journey of the Soul
“This book can transform your life! Amba’s invitation to pause through poetry, inquiry, metaphorical photography, and journaling gives each of us the opportunity to move again, to let go and journey to new places where your next threshold will advance you to greater destiny. Breathe this book into your heart. A whole new exciting world awaits you.”
President and CEO, Town and Country Markets, Poulsbo, Washington
“The book is wonderful, some really snappy lines of poetry and a real flow through them, and the photos are stunning. I’ve always loved applied art projects, and this intersperses and encourages the use of the poems in context of group and solo reflection. The poems achieve the stillness and awe of the beautiful island…”
“One small line in any poem in Crossing Thresholds looms large with wise guidance for our own thresholds we are unsure of crossing, and then learn to cross with trust and courage. Over thirty-five years of knowing Amba, I have witnessed her courageous, unwavering intention to go toward her next threshold crossing in the midst of uncertainty and without formula…”
President and founder of Center for Authentic Leadership, Inc.
Given the current threshold crossing we are all making in our lives, and the upheaval, changes, turmoil, and teaching we have all been moving through, The Joy of Being now, perhaps now, more than ever, is an essential, critical conversation.