"In this extraordinary true story, parapsychology expert Nancy Lee Canfield reveals how her early years shaped and prepared her for a lifetime of studying the paranormal. A Rose for My Mother chronicles Nancy's turbulent childhood in and out of five foster homes and an orphanage before the age of thirteen. She gives raw, intimate details of her troubled teen years of trying to understand the emotions that come with the first kiss. Following an early marriage at seventeen and increased paranormal expoeriences, Nancy begins a lifelong study of parapsychology.
What would happen in the days fllowing includes world renowned psychic investigator, Allen Spraggett inviting Nancy to participate in the 50th anniversary seance at the Harry Houdini Museum in Niagara Falls, Canada, and Mike Randall of WKBW-TV dubbing Nancy a ""Ghost Buster"" after she successfully resolved the problems in a house that was claimed to be haunted. Following her perplexing marriage and divorce, Nancy had a whirlwind romance with a millionaire playboy and had to make a choice - should she accept the marriage proposal or continue with her research into the world of the unknown?
Nancy shares insight on how to harness the powers of our own minds and imaginations in order to overcome the fears, troubles and complexities in our lives. We are reminded of the physical, emotional and spiritual benefits of meditation. Her message is that ""All the power is within you!""
“Learning only occurs in response to challenges, and Nancy has written an absorbing account of how, in her case, overcoming incredible challenges has led to the emergence of a higher intelligence. It is not only a tale of triumph over adversity, but of the certainty of rescue from hopelessness.”
Edward Green,PhD, Emeritus, Guerry Professor of Psychology
“Against the backdrop of her family’s heartbreaking difficulties during the Great Depression, this story begins with a little girl who tries valiantly to understand the meaning of grown-ups’ rather confusing words and silences. Her intuitive successes told the adults that she managed well and was self-confident, but they left her feeling isolated and unloved. Does everyone have higher sensory perception? Nancy shows us that with focused work and discipline, we can nurture that infant part of us so that it can help us enjoy life to the fullest.”
Dr. Joan Ashkin,EdD, LCSW, RN"
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Published June 16, 2010
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