Angels in My Hair, A Memoir

Angels in My Hair, A Memoir

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For anyone who has ever wondered about the mysteries that lie beyond everyday experience, or doubted the reality of the afterlife, Angels in My Hair is a moving and deeply inspirational journey into the unseen world.

For as long as she can remember, Lorna Byrne has seen angels. As a young child, she assumed everyone could see the otherworldly beings who always accompanied her. Yet in the eyes of adults, her abnormal behavior was a symptom of mental deficiency. Today, sick and troubled people from around the world are drawn to her for comfort and healing, and even theologians of different faiths seek her guidance. Lorna is trusted for her ability to communicate with spirits and angels—and by sharing her intimate knowledge of the spiritual world she offers a message of hope and love to us all.

Angels in My Hair is an engrossing chronicle of Lorna’s incredible life story. Invoking a wonderful sense of place, she describes growing up poor in Ireland, finding work in Dublin, and marrying the man of her dreams—only to have the marriage cut short by tragedy. Already a bestseller in Ireland, her story gives readers a unique insight into the angelic help that is around us and available to us all the time. As Lorna says, "All you have to do is ask."

In this uplifting autobiography, a modern-day Irish mystic shares her vivid encounters and conversations with the angels and spirits she has known her entire life.

Baker & Taylor
An Irish mystic talks about her encounters with angels and other spiritual beings, discussing how these entities exist as guardians and companions to every person and provide comfort and guidance in every stage of life.

Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2008]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9780385528962
Branch Call Number: 202.1509 BYRNE BYRNE
Characteristics: x, 303 pages ; 25 cm


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Jul 12, 2018

I will begin by saying I believe in angels that is why I got the book.
I got the book on a Monday and returned on Tuesday. Even though I returned it the second day I read a lot just to give it a chance... but the more I read the more I didn’t connect with the book. It is just not believable.
Usually if I don’t like a book I still read it but this one I just couldn’t.

Dec 08, 2017

I love this book. Lorna Byrne gives us a remarkable window into angels, and into guidance, comfort, and support that is available to every one of us, 24/7. I agree that the book is not well written, but with good reason. As a child, Lorna was seen to be “retarded” and/or mentally ill, in part because she found interactions with angels much more engaging than what was going on around her in the 3D world, and in part because she had learning challenges in a time when this was not understood, much less addressed. She was taken out of school at age 14, much to her sorrow, "because it wouldn't do her any good". The lower quality of Lorna Byne's writing is far less surprising under the circumstances than is the fact that she has written not just one book, but several. Despite the quality of her writing, Lorna's books are bringing hope to many people, and changing lives. Long before I knew how she was viewed and treated as a child, what she has to say was so compelling to me that her writing skills felt inconsequential. I recommend this book without reservation.

Oct 25, 2011

Lorna Byrne has a message to tell everyone. This memoir held me mesmorized by every detail this wonderful person had written. Can hardly wait to read the ending..

busy91 Aug 05, 2011

It is a nice story and extremely captivating. If you believe in angels you will love it. However, it is not well written and reads like a term paper.


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