In this channeled text, a wise lion, distraught by the condition of the world and its people, tutors a human student about the part we all play in creating and preserving balance and harmony on Mother Earth. An exploration of the true nature of the soul and spirituality. The Lion's Wisdom will move you to see the world around you differently.
Uma Shankari was born and raised in India. She left India in 1997 to pursue her higher education in the US. She has an MS in Electrical Engineering. She chose a career in IT and had worked in the corporate world until 2014. After 16 solid years in the industry, when she thought her life was set in IT, she had a spiritual awakening that would change her future forever in ways that she could not fathom. While contemplating career alternatives, she was led consciously to leave the corporate world without regret and without a plan of action. In her heart she knew she needed time off to be with her spiritual journey. The Lion’s Wisdom is the first book resulting from her new path in life.
In my life, I had to learn gratitude. Gratitude can be tangible or intangible. Is one better than the other? In some sense it does not matter. Tangible gratitude is measured. Someone did something and you do something in return to thank them. Lately, I have found that sometimes it is not possible to put a value on someone's kindness or a show of compassion. It comes from a space of infinite love, this compassion. How do you tag a price on unconditional love? You can't. Sometimes, one feels like they are indebted to another through the deed someone did. But to me, it is something else. Paul Selig's I am the word series impacted my life beyond recognition. Therefore, I had to bring forth my own gratitude by sharing 'The Lion's Wisdom' to the world. And that is how I was guided to share my gratitude in return for what his book did to me.
The Lion's Wisdom
must admit. I must. I must. I must. The life I live is a mystery to me. The life I planned is different than the one I live. My plans were aligned with my longings, my pleasures, my dreams and my mandates. The life I envisioned and the life I live are in contrast—a contrast I did not expect, for I could not have planned this. A life lived through planning, what a joke. Had I known that my life would not turn out to be the way I had envisioned, I wouldn’t have sweated the planning. In spite of my new wisdom, I still plan. Why? It is in my blood. It is all I have known. I have to control every step of the way, so that I or those around me are not disappointed. Is this a joke? Living a life, planning a life, just for the sake of not being disappointed? Guess what, when I tried to live a life free of disappointment, I found it in every corner. I invited disappointment into my life by planning to evade its presence. It was like an uninvited guest. I didn’t want it, and there it was.