In this remarkably beautiful collection of poems and musings, Victoria Erickson calls us to the core of our own aliveness with an ongoing invitation to inhabit a life fiercely lived. Artfully weaving words like a vivid tapestry, she gently reaches into the soul and invites us to swim in an ocean of hope, continuously choosing love and everyday magic over fear and resistance.
Equal parts old soul and starry eyed child, Erickson encourages us to find the depth and meaning within our lives, reminding us to stay true to our own paths, while embracing both the pain and the beauty at the heart of reality.
Hold this book close as a timeless reminder that wonder is everywhere. Your daily cup of universe.
Praise for 'Edge of Wonder':
"Elemental. Soul-soothing. Necessary. Victoria's words are a breath of fresh air to the sensitive and weary life traveler. An invitation to step over the edge and face our truest selves, get reacquainted with the disowned pieces of us, and let ourselves fall in love with the wonder within."
~ANDREA BALT, Founder, Rebelle Society, Creative Rehab, Write Yourself Alive
"Victoria's prose makes the mundane, the to-dos, the realisms of everyday life feel like Sunshine. Her work is like honey-dipping you and allowing you to fall as she catches you on the next line. I've spent hours lost in her work. There isn't such thing as "enough." She encourages the artist to write, the lover to love and for every human on this world to quench their thirst by living."
~JANNE ROBINSON, writer and poet at JanneRobinson.com
"This collection of Victoria Erickson's poetry calls out to readers' souls, past lovers' hearts, the forces of Nature and everything else that has shaped her... to say, 'Come and look at what a kick-ass, amazing world we've got here!' And it's clear, through her eyes and her poems, she is telling the truth... in spades."
~VALERIE GANGAS, Author of Enlightenment Is Sexy: Every Woman's Guide to a Magical Life
"Victoria writes whispers that are soft yet strong, wanted and needed, confronting but comforting. Her work is like a diary your heart wrote and if strong hugs were words, they would be hers."
~JEREMY GOLDBERG, Founder, Long Distance Love Bombs
"Victoria's words are like soft bookends to the moments of our lives. They hold the moment together with fresh truth, raw honesty and the kind of beauty that comes with opening your eyes, like the first time, every time. With the exasperation of "time flying" by a culture built around speed, her prose reminds and allows us to breathe and be, to notice and to reflect, to source love from the infinite well of our soul and rest in the freedom that lives there---even for just one moment."
~JESSICA DURIVAGE-KERRIDGE, Founder, Where is My Guru Virtual Center for Higher Learning
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Victoria Erickson is a grounded idealist who's been writing the world awake since she was a child. A previous ghost writer and then wildly popular columnist with Rebelle Society, she has led writing workshops with best selling author Tyler Knott Gregson, Rebelle Society co-founder Andrea Balt, and former managing editor of Elephant Journal, Bryonie Wise. Forever embodied and heart driven, she believes deeply in innate wildness, intuitive body intelligence, and in harnessing the power of sensitivity. Edge of Wonder is her first collection of inspired writings.Review:
"Victoria has captivated and enchanted our audience at Rebelle Society. An eloquent word-devi, her expression is ecstatically beautiful and describes the natural magic and poetic language of Earth and the human experience."
~TANYA MARKUL, co-founder of Rebelle Society, creator of Thug Unicorn By Tanya Markul & YogaWriteNow.org;
"Our writing our souls out is saving thousands of women on the path. Victoria is one of those wonders whom I can't even recall when we met, or if there was even a time at all when I didn't know her. We share a mutual love of nature's wisdom, poetic thought, and claiming our wildness, refusing to be tamed. She's a bright light for thousands of women walking the awakening path, and where her pen goes, we all follow, finding our own voice."
~SARAH DURHAM WILSON, Founder, Do it Girl, Author of DOITGIRL diaries
"Victoria Erickson has a gift for evocatively transforming the ordinary into the sheer magic of poetic musing, while bringing to life all the many nuances and shades of feeling. Edge of Wonder is full of invigorating reminders to courageously embrace our heartfelt longings, and to never again abandon our deepest passions. This book is alive with daily inspiration!"
~SUSAN FRYBORT, Author of Hope is a Traveler
"Just below the surface of our everyday thoughts flows a vast ocean of feeling, intuition, and awe. Victoria Erickson plumbs these depths like a brave and curious diver; an explorer of the heart. She resurfaces with writing that is an inspiration and a balm. Edge of Wonder is a gift. I loved every page."
~LAURA LOWERY, Founder and Editor, Lucia Journal
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