What People Are Saying About "Johanee Darko"
An Epic Tale of Spirit and Faith
John J. Kelly
Detroit Free Press
Johanee Darko is a Revelation
Lead Guitar and Founding Member
Guns N Roses
It Has The Spirit In It!
Don Coyhis, Mohican Nation
Elder and Author of The Red Road to Wellbriety and Meditations with Native American Elders
I Am Changed For The Better
Beautifully Captures The Spiritual Light
Emmy Award-Winning Producer/Filmmaker
This Story of Hope Shines Bright!
Educator and Writer
Brings Spirituality And Social Justice Together
Columbia Book Review
An Important, Meaningful Book
Top 50 Amazon Hall of Fame Reviewer
What People Are Saying About "Awakened Giant, Sleeping Spirit"
Love and Caring
Author of “Turning Change into a Payday” and other fine books.
Lecturer, Management Consultant, Trainer
Practical Daily Tools
Guns N' Roses
Founding Member and Bassist
Profound Recovery and Transformation
Author of “American Junkie" and "This Is What We Do"
A Cool Spiritual Journey
Two of my favorite quotes are “Spirituality should be inclusive never exclusive”, and "When we all think of one positive thought, any problem can be solved.” Both important and useful concepts that are needed now more than ever. Thanks Kenny for the great story and positivity you give.
Founding Member, lead guitar
An Inside Look
For the past 40+ years I have I worked on the "front lines" serving young people experiencing homelessness. Kenny does a great job through "Stanley" giving the reader a true sense of the traumatic impact of homelessness, addiction and mental illness on young people surviving on our streets. But more importantly Awakened Giant, Sleeping Spirit shines light and hope by reminding us of the power of positive relationships. Programs don't change lives, systems don't change lives, relationships change lives and Kenny Downs and his book exemplify that as early as Chapter three: "Walk towards the light ..."
Jim "Jimmy T" Theofelis
A Way Home Washington
Creator and Owner, Third Place Books
Not Just a Story of Redemption
A Must Read
Reflective and Poignant
Author of "A Life Concussed"
Get a Sense of the Love!
Hard to Put Down