This is a sponsored post for Kay Jewelers. I received an autographed copy of The Wave for this post. All opinions are my own.
The fourth-book in her popular Open Hearts series, The Wave: Inspiration for Navigating Life’s Changes & Challenges features Jane Seymour’s colorful and original artwork and uplifting, insightful quotes and stories to illustrates how both the exhilarating crests and unexpected crashes we all experience can be weathered with grace, humor, and an open heart. With philosophical and inspiring messages from the Bible, great minds, famous works of literature, and stories from her own personal experience, Seymour shows how to let go of what you don’t need, regroup with what you have left, and soar to new heights. The Wave is a book that will resonate with anyone who is currently enduring financial, health, spiritual, or family challenges, has already come has come through the other side of a painful experience, or seeks to support and inspire a loved-one or friend as they find themselves riding one of life’s many waves.
The Wave is divided up into eight topics that the waves of life will show it’s cycle: Sea Change, Family Waves, Relationship Waves, Friendship Waves, Faith Waves, Health Waves, Wealth Waves, and Water=Life. Each topic is filled with inspirational stories and quotes. I liked how each section started off with a story from Jane Seymour herself. I particularly took Family Waves and the Wealth Waves to heart.
The Wave is also filled with beautiful paintings, most of which are Jane’s work. I knew she did some painting but had never seen any of her work. I was delighted to find copies of her work within the book. She is truly a talented artist.
This book would make an excellent gift for anyone. I believe a person can find something in this book that will touch their heart and lift their spirits. You can get a copy of The Wave at Kay Jewelers for $9.99. If you are purchasing this book as a gift, you are actually giving two gifts. Kay’s will donate all profits (no less than $2.00) to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital.
Actress, Artist and Philanthropist Jane Seymour is a multiple Emmy and Golden Globe winner as well as a recipient of the Officer of the British Empire (OBE) in 2000. Jane has proven her talents in virtually all media, including the Broadway stage, motion pictures and television. Her love of art and color has led her to great success as a painter in watercolors and oils. A mother of six, Jane’s Open Hearts design was inspired by one of her original paintings of two hearts connected and open at either end and symbolizes that love has no boundaries and flows unconditionally. From there the seed was planted for the Open Hearts Foundation, which stands for selfless giving even in the face of adversity, into communities worldwide. The Foundation provides funds to charitable organizations in the areas of health, education, arts and sports, and honors individuals who exemplify the Open Hearts Philosophy in their service to others.
Jane teamed with Kay® Jewelers in early 2008 to design a special jewelry collection called Open Hearts by Jane Seymour®. The collection was inspired by her Open Hearts philosophy which says that if we keep our hearts open, love will always find its way in. It has become a universal symbol for giving and receiving love. Jane recently launched Open Hearts Family by Jane Seymour™ which not only celebrates the traditional family unit, but also the extended families that are created as people journey through life.
Jane’s newest collection, Open Hearts Waves by Jane Seymour™, represents a design evolution of the Open Hearts by Jane Seymour® artwork and an extension of Jane’s philosophy. The collection expands upon the Open Hearts design with an artistic perspective which celebrates the philosophy that life is like a wave-continuously building, cresting and releasing…always allowing for learning, connection and revival. The journey of a true Open Heart is to welcome the waves with infinite possibilities for renewal, change and growth.