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Introducing MESSAGES TO THE HEART - New Hardcover Book

Reflections of Beauty and Truth
by Elise and Phil Okrend

Messages to the Heart, is a gorgeous hardcover book, born from an organic pairing of one couple’s passion: Elise's thoughtful, healing pastel paintings paired with Phil's mindful philosophy derived from years of coaching clients to success. Together, they bring a visceral expression of everyday inspiration brought together through art and words. Readers will feel touched, inspired and reminded of their "ah-ha" moments of truth and beauty in their own lives.

ORDER NOW! With your order, for a Limited Time you will also receive a FREE music and guided visualization CD, Emergence, to use as an accompaniment to your book. Composed by Phil Okrend.

See our website at messagestotheheart.com

Price: $35.00
Hardcover, 82 pages

Features 37 reproductions of Elise's paintings
Full color throughout
Size: 8"x8"

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"Phil and Elise Okrend are a partnership of grace, beauty and inspiration. Elise is a talented artist

who captures the wonder of creation through her pastels. Phil is a gifted writer and speaker who

knows how to communicate words of encouragement, hope and vision. Together, this delightful couple

will help to focus the God given talents that lie within you. Read and be blessed."

- Rick Via, President/Founder Rick Via World Reach Partnerships


Messages to the Heart is filled with short love letters that speak directly to my soul. Each passage

reminds me that every experience I have had (even the painful) has shaped me into the person that

I am today - a genuine, loving human being with a purpose that can shine light and love into the

world around me. The beautiful artwork allows your memories to take flight by providing

a captivating and serene framework for the passage. This is a book that I will return to

frequently and will be a go to gift for those who need to be uplifted.

- Diane Moore, Founder Striving for More, Inc., Childhood Cancer Support


There comes a time in our lives when we need to reconnect with our inner self in order to gather all

our strength to face our difficulties. The Okrends' amazing work was able to provide that bridge to

my soul. On many occasions it seems that Phil's words of inspiration are painted in Elise's

magnificent pictures.

 - Senka Huskic, Boston, MA

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