Pearls of Light

Passion, Poetry and Positive Affirmations

Poetry - Inspirational
91 Pages
Reviewed on 09/11/2023
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Author Biography

Andrew Pacholyk is a licensed acupuncturist, board certified herbalist, and master healer with over 20 years of experience in the field of alternative medicine. He is the founder of the website, which offers resources and information on holistic healing and wellness.

Pacholyk has written several books on natural healing, including, "Pearls of Light" passion, poetry & positive affirmations", "Lead Us To A Place ~ your spiritual journey through life’s seasons." as well as, "Barefoot: A Surfer’s View of the Universe" (winner of the Literary Titan Gold Book Award and a 2022 Ommie Award nominee for best Spiritual Memoir)

He has also been featured in various media outlets, including The New York Times, The Huffington Post, OM Times, and CBS News. In addition to his work as a healer and author, Pacholyk is a sought-after speaker and educator.

He has taught workshops and seminars on alternative medicine and holistic healing practices throughout the United States and Internationally.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Zahid Sheikh for Readers' Favorite

Pearls of Light: Passion, Poetry and Positive Affirmations by Andrew Pacholyk is a shining collection that effortlessly weaves together the realms of verse, feeling, and uplifting affirmations. This is a heartfelt journey that embraces readers with its poetic verses while guiding them toward self-discovery, empowerment, and a renewed sense of positivity. At the heart of this book lies Pacholyk's skillful blending of three distinct elements. This fusion creates a unique reading experience that speaks to the soul's longing for inspiration and personal growth. Pacholyk's passion for self-discovery is palpable throughout. His deep understanding of human emotions and the transformative power of words is evident in his thoughtful selection of both poems and affirmations. This blend creates a harmonious synergy that inspires readers to reflect on their own lives, acknowledge their inner strength, and nurture their dreams.

The poetry in Pearls of Light is both eloquent and accessible, making it a perfect companion for readers at any stage of their poetic journey. Pacholyk's verses often capture moments of wonder, love, struggle, and triumph, painting a vivid picture of the human experience. His choice of words and metaphors creates an immersive atmosphere that allows readers to connect with the emotions expressed. The inclusion of positive affirmations elevates this collection beyond traditional poetry books. Each serves as a guiding light, offering readers a chance to validate their strengths, dreams, and worthiness. They act as a powerful counterpoint to the poetic verses, encouraging readers to embrace a more optimistic and empowered perspective on life's challenges. The format, which alternates between poetry and affirmations, invites readers to engage with it dynamically. This book is a valuable addition to the shelves of those seeking poetic solace and affirmations that guide them toward a more positive and meaningful life journey.

Jessica Barbosa

Pearls of Light by Andrew Pacholyk is a compilation of poems inspired by the author's personal experiences and feelings. Each page contains a different poem, yet each has vital lessons that can aid in overcoming life's challenges. This book contains teachings on self-love, confidence, character development, and lessons on love, aging, happiness, and capturing life's most essential moments. Read Pearls of Light to learn everything you might need to know about life.

Andrew Pacholyk’s Pearls of Light is, without a doubt, one of my favorite books. Reading each piece, I feel the author is full of wisdom. Each poem has excellent rhyme and is beautifully written. However, they are simple to read, making it easy for a reader to remember the deep messages and valuable lessons. This book has enlightened me on my life perspectives and made me feel grateful for the wonderful and unpleasant things life has given me. "The Winds of Worry" is my favorite poem because I could relate to the meaning behind it, which explains the negative effects of worry and anxiety. It also brilliantly emphasized the value of replacing worry with happy thoughts, making me recognize the significance of one's mindset in one's growth. This poetry, without a doubt, offers profound truths that should be taken to heart. I can't imagine how difficult it was to compose an entire book full of life lessons that are really helpful, but Andrew did it as beautifully as only a talented poet like himself could. This was well worth the read. Excellent work!

Diana Lopez

True wisdom can only come with time and evolve through experience. However, it is essential to meditate on past events and learn from them. By doing this, we can follow our intuition to find inner strength. Andrew Pacholyk shares valuable life lessons in Pearls of Light: Passion, Poetry and Positive Affirmations. The main element of this work is poetry, but there are also short anecdotes, reflections, affirmations, and open-ended questions to help us understand ourselves better. The author's purpose is to empower readers and encourage them to change their lives positively. He also seeks to inspire us to be better people and learn to express our feelings. The book offers an optimistic perspective that encourages individuals to strive toward being their best.

I liked the healthy values taught by Andrew Pacholyk. He writes about the need for unconditional love, based on understanding and humility. He also emphasizes the importance of good deeds. He does not ignore topics such as anger and finding a balance between our lives, thoughts, and emotions. His poems have a personal touch and are supported by insights and advice, which add significant value. For example, when he talks about creativity, he explains how to keep a creativity journal. I loved Pearls of Light because of the level of attention to detail. This poetry is simple. In some cases, it is inspired by experience and at other times by nature, but it always teaches us something unusual. This work is ideal for building self-confidence and focusing on a path to happiness and balance.