When we are born, we are free. Somewhere, however, the joy is lost; somewhere along the way we allow our souls to slip into bondage. At times our bondage can be so full of hurt and pain that it seems we never knew the feelings of love, joy and inner peace. The key to returning to happiness and both physical and emotional balance and health lies in greater self-awareness and a better understanding of the energy of the soul and the divine. In Freedom from Within: A Gift of Love, author, counsellor and teacher Teresa Alexander invites us to witness and join her inspirational journey to inner freedom, escape from the bonds of the ego and embrace faith and total love. Teresa seeks to help us discover and open our hearts to the divine presence within ourselves. Her comforting, energetic poems and prose, which she began writing in 1990 after witnessing and aiding miracles of healing in herself and three other people, challenge us to embrace newness in our lives, embrace freedom and follow our hearts' paths of joy, confidence, courage and faith. Once we are free from ego and the fears it brings, the love, beauty and glory of each day can be ours. Put aside all these things, For God has promised more. The joy, the laughter and the learning Must be behind ather door. Money cant buy it, Not any amount of wealth. The joy we seek is in our heart, Deep within our self.