What others are saying... Life is so much of the time a journey, as Sarah La Rosa puts it, "among the wreckage /of grand plans gone awry." And still, there is beauty, truth, faith and all the other angels that carry us. In Her Strange Angels, La Rosa points clearly to her encounters with the divine with honesty and heart-opening questions. It is good to travel with her for awhile. -Oriah Mountain Dreamer, author of The Invitation Her Strange Angels offers a resting place for the wandering soul in search of truth. Sarah creates a magical world of nature and spirit where our humanity can be witnessed and held. Filled with profound wisdom, her poems are a personal look into dark, abandoned corners, and carry the medicine to heal our wounds. Each poem brings us into closer contact with the sacred, blessing our vulnerabilities and giving us courage and strength as we find our way home. - Kristen Roderick, Life Cycle Celebrant and Educator If somehow you find yourself with this book in your hands and your first judgemental thought is that it has no connection to you, bears no resemblance to your life, and that it's meant for "other people" just take a deep breath lady, close your eyes and turn to any page. You'll find yourself there. - Sarah Kapoor, Filmmaker, The Bad Mother From an enchanting voice filled with ancient wisdom and refreshing truth comes a book of poemprayers sure to ravish the heart. This collection of mystical sermons both fires up the soul and drenches it in holy waters. Sarah La Rosa gathers, sings, weaves, nurtures, and proclaims the wild and holy ways of woman, of Spirit, of the heart. A riveting companion to one's spiritual practice and everyday rhythms, Her Strange Angels offers solace and fire to every soul found: wandering. - Hillary Rain, Creative Alchemist + Writer Uncomplicated and direct, Sarah's invocations implore us to give voice to our own poetic urges.Woven through this volume is a clear invitation to readers to claim our own power as we welcome the stranger angels of our nature to inform and animate our lives. A very welcome addition to my library which I look forward to returning to time and again. -Giuliana Serena, Ceremonialist & Rites-of-Passage Facilitator Her Strange Angels is a book I would give as an offering of grace, love and empowerment to everyone I know. Each poem takes you a step further, weaving an incredible story about a woman's spiritual and emotional journey. You will feel heard and seen by Sarah in a new way. She will reveal ancient wisdom you have known deep inside your bones to be true, but could never articulate. The dreamy imagery is otherworldly, and yet the writing is grounded and powerful. Don't be afraid. Read on. It's a feast for the soul. -Diana Glasser, Holistic Nutritionist and Author About... In Her Strange Angels, we are brought into a world of magic. Sarah La Rosa weaves startling imagery with comfort food for the heart, resulting in prose that captures the reader in a state of wonder even as it fulfills and empowers. In this collection of invocations, benedictions and blessings, the dark night of the soul is enlightened to reveal beauty from the most unexpected sources. La Rosa offers up the miracle of mysteries contained within our ordinary days, spiritual messages heard in the creep and call of animals, and the rush of holy waters inside our most private anguish. Her Strange Angels is a prayer lifted up for every lonely pilgrim, every wounded heart, every soul on the verge. Saturate the senses. Delight the heart. Soothe the wound. Invoke the angels.