By Don Mordasini
Millennial Mind Publishing, $22.00, 241 pages
Princes & Ogres: Integration of Psyche and Soul is a self-help book written to “…accelerate our personal growth by blending the best part of modern psychology with ancient spiritual wisdom”.
In Princes & Ogres, Mordasini describes how perception is the key to understanding the world around us. He differentiates our perceived reality from reality itself, and how our reality is shaped by our perceptions and the values and beliefs placed upon what we perceive. According to Mordasini, “We need to become aware of our mind’s tendency to interpret reality according to its beliefs; we need to take full responsibility for projecting our thoughts onto what is actually taking place out there.” By understanding these concepts set forth by Mordasini, he seeks to lead people to their fullest potential. Mordasini provides a great deal of discussion about integrating our mind and soul in order to raise our consciousness and ultimately live more fulfilling lives. “With discerning wisdom, we can make better choices in our lives.” Conceptually and theoretically, Mordasini provides a narrative across the spectrum of psychology and spiritually for the general reader to understand with ease.
This book not only encourages you to plumb the depths of your human and spiritual nature but through story, poem, and vignettes show the way to the Shining Self.
For those interested in the mind and body, Princes & Ogres makes for an interesting read.
Reviewed by Jennifer Ochs