About the Book
Through encounters with people of all walks and traditions, through looking deeply, and through personal study and inner mystical experience, he has been led away from the dogmatism of popular Christianity in which he was raised, into a broader, more accepting, kinder, and all-encompassing perspective.
This opening, along with appreciation for the kaleidoscope of life, is expounded through poetry, short stories, and artwork collected in this volume divided into major themes: Authenticity, Adventure, Companionship, Faith, Existence, Wayfarer.
A native of the Rocky Mountains, T.W. Richards (a.k.a. Tobin Owl) has ever had a love for adventure, for the natural world, and for cultural and linguistic diversity. He spends much of his time in a kind of nomadic existence. He enjoys watercolor painting, poetry, language, design, photography, gardening, and interpretive dance. He is a writer, poet, translator, artist, and self-publisher with an firm devotion to whatever he puts his mind to.