Lilya is about to realize her dream and become a prima ballerina at the prestigious New Yorker Ballet, but fate has a different plan. She regains consciousness lying on the cold asphalt in the streets of Manhattan, and the accident leaves her uncertain of ever dancing again.
While fighting to recover, Lilya questions her identity. All her life, there has only been this one thing she has lived for. Who would she be without it?
Lilya embarks on a journey of self-discovery, joining her friend Emmanuel at a spiritual event where she meets the charismatic channeler Mat, who not only taps into higher dimensions of consciousness but also finds his way into Lilya’s heart – despite him being married.
Faced with the possible end of her career and in a quest for new meaning in her life, Lilya travels to the Bahamas, to France, and into the Himalayan mountains, where she explores past lifetimes and reawakened love.
Back in Manhattan Lilya has to figure out what place dance will take in her life and what she can do so her heart can find true and fulfilling love…
The Things We Cannot See is a poignant and heartfelt novel by author Summer J. Lyons. She beautifully describes a woman's journey through self-discovery, spiritual awakening, and finding true love. If you like a story about finding beauty and new meaning in change, you’ll love this touching story of hope, healing, and getting back up when life knocks you down.
“Her gift of description is truly unparalleled. Not only is it vivid and allows for clear visualization for the reader, but it sounds poetic and lyrical and adds a sort of peaceful overtone to the whole book.”