151 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC, 28801
Meet the artists behind this inspiring book!
, Elise Okrend and her husband Phil have a passion to help others find their own personal truths. Elise, a pastel painter and Phil, a writer and professional coach have come together to produce their latest creative offering, an inspiring new coffee table book, Messages to the Heart, Reflections of Beauty and Truth.
The hard cover book features 37 of Elise’s healing pastel paintings each paired with Phil’s mindful passages derived from years of coaching clients to achieve successful change in their lives. The book captures the spirit of Asheville and its surrounding natural beauty with paintings of light, clouds, mountains and lakes of areas such as the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lake Fontana and the Great Smokies.
“Not just a beautiful art book, Messages to the Heart is also a tool that readers can use again and again to pull themselves through life’s challenges,” said Phil Okrend.