A list of inspiring books for you.  I love to read and am happy to share with you a few that I’ve loved, read, and would recommend!

Faith

Faith: Trusting your Own Deepest Experience by Sharon Salzberg

Sharon Salzberg, a buddhist teacher, speaks beautifully about the journey of faith, healing, and cultivating peace.

 

 

Beauty by John O'DonohueBeauty by John O’donohue

John O’donahue, the late Irish poet and philosopher, weaves beauty and spirituality in a way that is absolutely magnificent. I would also highly recommend his interview with On Being, you can listen to it HERE.

 

The Art of Stillness by Pico IyerThe Art of Stillness

A meaningful book, reminding us to slow down and unpack our lives and our stories.  To give ourselves permission to sit in silence and open the gifts it provides.  You can check out his TED talk from my list HERE.

 

Succulent Wild WomanSucculent Wild Woman by Sark

This is a book that helped me immensely through my own journey of healing, SARK explores and gently encourages us to live with courage and succulence.

 

 

Turning the Mind into an AllyTurning the Mind into an Ally by Sakyong Mipham

A really lovely book on meditation from a Shambhala perspective.  You can read a passage from the book in my article HERE.

 

 

Rumi’s Little Book of LifeRumi

A book of poems about life by Rumi, a 12th century Sufi poet.  A lovely book to read over coffee.

 

 

 

The Invitation by Oriah Mountain DreamerThe Invitation

Oriah offers us a poem that invites us to expeirence life in a more genuine, intimate way.  She shares with us the poem and then shares with us her thoughts about the poem and life itself.

 

 

The Power of Vulnerability by Brene BrownThe Power of Vulnerability

An audio-book that I have listened to over and over again.  She inspires you to embrace vulnerability and gives you a plethora of life advice to implement to live a more fulfilling and present life.  You can check out her TED talk from my list HERE.

 

The Alchemist by Paulo CoehloThe Alchemist

Paulo Coehlo beautifully illustrates a young shepherds journey to follow his dreams.  A well known classic that I’ve read throughout different stages of my life, a very inspiring read.

 

 

41drZBnWSzL._SX302_BO1,204,203,200_Siddartha by Herman Hess

The story of Buddha, a journey of spiritual searching and enlightenment.

 

 

Pema ChodronThe Wisdom of No Escape by Pema Chodron

Pema Chodron, a buddhist nun, pushes us to be present for all of life’s challenges.  I would also recommend her book, When Things Fall Apart.

 

 

41TX3RZNKDL._SX270_BO1,204,203,200_2150 by Thea Alexander

A story about an evolved world where we treat one another with love and respect, very similar to the world that has been described by people after Life Between Lives sessions.  It’s an incredible read!

 

 

Eat Pray LoveEat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

The movie doesn’t hold a flame to Elizabeth Gilbert’s book.  It’s full of inspiration, lessons, and life’s wisdom.

 

 

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