"Daisy's messages offer a different perspective on humans and their pets..."
In her early fifties, French translator Helen Weaver
uncomplicated life in Woodstock, New York, to live with
who is in failing
health. What she believes will be a few years of her life
In her first year with her mother, she adopts a shelter
will enrich her life and change her perception of
This isn't really a book of funny and poignant tales about
dog, but a look back at Daisy herself, especially in her
had the heartbreaking decision of whether to euthanize her
What makes this book unique is that Weaver contacted
who communicated with Daisy about her feelings on the
well as on
her feelings about life and her past.
After Daisy dies, the animal psychics continued the
for the author. Those conversations and Weaver's
primary part of the book so it's a canine version of SETH
I agree with much of what Weaver and Daisy said. I
and are far more intelligence than we credit them for.
end of the
book, though, the dog's messages lost their authenticity.
human, too thought out, rather than the more live-the-
quality of the
The human psychics and Helen Weaver were thinking too
some larger sense of things, and they mucked up the
At times, this book will be emotionally difficult to read
anyone who has
lost a beloved pet, but Daisy's messages offer a different
humans and their pets as well as life and death. THE
SUTRA is well worth the read.
Reviewed for PNR Reviews by
Marilynn Byerly, Author
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted April 1, 2004