“Every now and then, a man’s mind is
stretched by a new idea or sensation and
never shrinks back to its former dimensions.”
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
“Invitation to Joy is a true gem! Michael’s photographs are mesmerizing, taking you deep into the heart of each winged friend. The quotes he pairs with the images bestow humor, humanity, and wisdom. The book does more than delight—it soars!”
DeWitt Jones, National Geographic Photographer and Nationally Known Motivational Speaker
“It’s stunning and beautiful… and every birder should own it!”
K.C. Hayes, DVM, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Biology (Nutrition), Brandieis University, Inventor of Smart Balance, Avid Birder and Bird Photographer
“You are a fragment of God himself.
Do not be ignorant of your high birth.”
“Experience shows us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.”
ANTOINE DE ST-EXUPERY
“A child’s mind is fresh and new and beautiful,
full of wonder and excitement.”
About Michael S. Lewis, M.D.
Michael Lewis is an orthopedic surgeon at the Illinois Bone and Joint Institute. He has been Chief of Staff at NorthShore University HealthSystem, Skokie Hospital. He also was named best teacher of the year at Rush University Medical Center. Lewis started taking photographs more than forty years ago when he was stationed in the United Kingdom as an orthopedic surgeon in the United States Air Force. Michael is honored that his images have been published in a number of books and magazines.