a note on spirituality
There are defining moments when something someone says just “clicks” and you find yourself forever changed. There is the person you were before, and the person you are now. These books have been those books in our lives.
We find ourselves going back to them, over and over, discovering new and wonderful insights that we missed before. These are the kinds of books that grow with you. They hold hidden treasures waiting to be found. They make life more magical and wondrous. If you have any suggestions, please let us know!
The Power of Now
This book guides the readers on a spiritual journey to find their true self. Tolle illustrates how our identification with the mind gets us stuck in the past or in the future and that is the main cause of our worry and anxiety. It is only by living in the moment that we can end suffering. This book will show you how to awaken to the present moment through meditation and mindfulness practices so you can live a more fulfilling life.
Inner Engineering - A Yogi’s Guide to Joy
Leader, visionary, philanthropist, mystic, and yogi Sadhguru writes about the path of well-being though his own story of awakening. He describes the process of inner engineering as way to consciously choose how you experience life, turning you into the architect of your life to create “health, peace, joy, and ecstasy.”
Living the Wisdom of the Tao
Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
The Tao Te Ching is a collection of verses by the Chinese prophet Lao-Tzu and it translates to “living and applying the Great Way.” After studying many translations of the Tao and really understanding its meaning, Dr. Dyer pieced together affirmations next to each verse that will teach you the truth and significance of each.
The Wisdom of Insecurity
Alan W. Watts
This book is an exploration to “man’s quest to psychological security, and his efforts to find spiritual and intellectual certainty in religion and philosophy.” Alan Watts explores how to lead a fulfilling life by living fully in the now. Drawing from Eastern philosophies he concludes that our root of frustration and anxiety lies in our constant tendency to live in the future. If you’ve ever heard any of his lectures, you’d agree that he is an eloquent and deep speaker, and his words burrow deep into your being.