Like a busker juggling, we go through life balancing values as balls in the air...If one falls, the good busker picks it quickly up, resumes the performance and the audience applauds the skill in maintaining balance and harmony. Busker and the Trees is affirmation and encouragement for those on a path seeking true wellness in life.
Adel Bishai’s story begins in middle-class Egypt steeped in cosmopolitan culture and ancient history then tracks the author on a journey spanning eight decades, to nearly fifty countries and five continents, through heated politics and fascinating occupational opportunities, to love and family and the success of being happy and a millionaire to boot.
Knowledge and understanding are achieved through learning, observation, experience, reasoning, and demonstration. The author offers his understanding and perception through the life and worldview of an immigrant, providing an interesting and insightful prospective. Readers will be informed and entertained on topics of history, diverse cultures, anecdotes and works of fine art.
Adel’s story is a case study in the boundless maze of wellbeing following a model of values-based wellness thus considering and explaining his motivations. Adel is one immigrant to Canada who made good through embracing the values that contribute to happiness and provide a prototype of an immigrant from the Middle East to North America. Busker and the Trees outlines the values that guided Adel throughout his life and what has influenced his eight decades residing in Egypt, England and Canada illuminating how to make wise choices with the balls in the air the reader may be dealt.