Michael J. Roads
Michael J. Roads
|Born||14 April 1937|
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
|Occupation||Spiritual teacher, author|
|Genre||Spirituality metaphysics nature|
|Notable works||Talking with Nature|
Journey Into Nature
Through the Eyes of Love (Books One, Two and Three)
Michael Joseph Roads, (born 14 April 1937) is a UK-born resident of Australia and an author of essays, articles and books including Talking with Nature - Journey Into Nature, Journey Into Oneness and Into a Timeless Realm. His more recent books include the award-winning novel Getting There, Talking with Nature, Journey Into Nature, The Magic Formula, Conscious Gardening, and Through the Eyes of Love books one, two and three.
Roads was born in Cambridgeshire, England, and grew up as a farmer’s son. He left school as early as he could and worked for his father. At the age of 21, he married his first wife, Treenie, with whom he emigrated to Australia in 1964. Together, they had a beef and dairy farm and raised four children. During this time, he joined the Australian organic movement and he wrote his first book, on organic gardening, which became a bestseller. After selling the farm he and his wife co-founded a spiritual community, which they left after four years, eventually moving to a small town on the east coast of Australia.
In his books, Roads declares that during his youth as a farmer he developed an ability to communicate with nature and began to explore the world from a metaphysical plane. Claiming that this insight helped him to recover from a serious illness, he began writing his books and giving public talks. For over twenty years,[when?] Roads has been a writer and spiritual teacher in many countries around the world.
Roads writes and gives inspirational talks about the power of unconditional love, and encourages his readers and listeners to explore spirituality and to overcome their perceived limitations in order to lead happier and more successful lives.
As well as in his own publications, Roads and his work have appeared in the publications and videos of a number of other writers, including Healthy-Living magazine, Polly Darling, GaiamTV's, Lilou Mace
- A guide to organic living in Australia, ISBN 978-0959920765, M. Fisher Bookshop, 1977
- Talking with Nature: Sharing the Energies and Spirit of Trees, Plants, Birds, and Earth, ISBN 978-0915811069, H.J. Kramer; 1987
- The natural magic of mulch: organic gardening Australian style, ISBN 978-0864362438, Greenhouse Publications, 1989
- Journey Into Nature: A Spiritual Adventure, ISBN 978-0915811199, H.J. Kramer; 1990
- Simple Is Powerful: Anecdotes for a Complex World, ISBN 978-0915811359, H J Kramer, 1991
- Journey Into Oneness: A Spiritual Odyssey, ISBN 978-0915811540, H.J. Kramer,1994
- Into a Timeless Realm: A Metaphysical Adventure, ISBN 978-0915811663, H.J. Kramer, 1996
- Getting There, ISBN 978-1571741042, Hampton Roads Publishing Company, 1998
- The Magic Formula, ISBN 978-0972914512, Silverroads Pub, June 2003
- Talking with Nature, Journey into Nature, ISBN 978-1932073058, H.J. Kramer, 16 July 2003
- More Than Money, True Prosperity: A Wholistic Guide to Having It All, ISBN 978-0972914529, Silverroads Pub, 2004
- The Oracle, ISBN 9780975847602, Roadslight, 2005
- The Boy with No Shadow, ISBN 978-0956585103, Pineal Press, 2010
- Conscious Gardening: Practical and Metaphysical Expert Advice to Grow Your Garden Organically, ISBN 978-1844095490, Quintessence, 2011
- Sago, the Caterpillar Who Wanted to Fly: The Teachings of Buzz-Buzz, the Enlightened Bumble Bee, ISBN 978-1479167340, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013
- Through the Eyes of Love, Book One, ISBN 978-0985604844 Six Degrees Publishing Group, 2013
- Through the Eyes of Love, Book Two, ISBN 978-0985604851, Six Degrees Publishing Group, 2013
- Through the Eyes of Love, Book Three, ISBN 978-0985604820, Six Degrees Publishing Group, 2013
- Taking Back Your Power, ASIN: B000RPVGQK
- Oneness of All Life, ASIN: B000RPVL2Y
- Choose Love, Wähle Liebe, Choisir L'Amour, EAN: 4260155681257
- Judith Marian Campbell; Jane Karchmar (January 2004). Energywellness.ca. GeneralStore PublishingHouse. pp. 140–. ISBN 978-1-894263-90-0.
- Judith M. Campbell (2006). I Brake for Butterflies: Finding Divinity in All That Is. GeneralStore PublishingHouse. pp. 12–. ISBN 978-1-897113-45-5.
- "Talking with Nature: Sharing the Energies and Spirit of Trees, Plants, Birds, and Earth", Publishers Weekly.
- "Michael Roads: awakening true abundance & communicating with nature". Lilou's Juicy Living Tour. 8 May 2012. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
- "Road's way: A common man's tale of enlightenment". Healthy-Living. Nexus.
- "Pollyanna's interview with Michael Roads"
- "Awakening true abundance & communicating with nature"
- "Reviewer's Bookwatch Volume 5, Number 1,". Midwest Book Review Judine Slaughter, January 2005.