Great Reads

  1. The Secret by Rhoda Byrne.  The book introduces the Universal Law of Attraction through conversations with leading current scholars in philosophy, psychology, spirituality and medicine as well as integrates words from ancient philosophers. The Law states that we create our own reality—that what we think about, we bring about. Rhonda Byrne, The Secret, Beyond Words Publishing, 2006.
  2. The Power of Now by Eckart Tolle. The book discusses the interconnectedness of all life and the importance of being in the present moment and to be in alignment/non-resistance to what is happening. Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now, Namaste Publishing, 1999.
  3. Excuses Begone! by Dr. Wayne Dyer.  Based upon the premise that who we are is based upon what we believe, Dr. Dyer offers ways to recognize and change self-defeating beliefs and create the lives we truly want. Dr. Wayne Dyer, Excuses Begone!, Hay House 2009.
  4. The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz. The author offers four principles to practice in order to create love and happiness in our lives. While adopting and committing to these agreements is simple, abiding by them may be one of the hardest things we do. With practice, these agreements will become integrated into our beings and become easy habits to keep. Don Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements, Amber-Allen Publishing, 1997.
  5. The Way of the Wizard: Twenty Spiritual Lessons for Creating the Life You Want by Deepak Chopra. Using the metaphor of Merlin raising the future King Arthur, the author offers teachings that we can apply to our daily lives. Deepak Chopra, The Way of the Wizard, Harmony Books, 1995.
  6. The Most Important Thing—Discovering Truth at the Heart of Life by Adyashanti. Through a collection of writings, the author invites us to awaken to who we are by understanding the reality that lies beneath the narratives of our lives. Adyashanti, The Most Important Thing, Sounds True, 2019.
  7. Discover the GiftIt’s Why We’re Here by Shajen Joy Aziz and Damian Lichtenstein. Using their own personal stories of abandonment, grief, atonement and rebirth, the two authors embed the wisdom of international leaders into their teachings for personal growth. Shajen Joy Aziz and Damian Lictenstein, Discover the Gift, Harmony Books, 2011.
  8. Rumi’s Little Book of Life translated by Maryam Mafi and Azima Melita Kolin. Rumi was a 13th century Persian scholar, teacher and poet. Since the 1950s, there has been a worldwide passion for Rumi’s teachings gained as a student of a spiritual master, Shamsoddin of Tabriz . The teachings are about peace, love, unity and respect. Maryam Mafi and Azima Melita Kolin, Rumi’s Little Book of Life, Hampton Roads Publishing Company, Inc. , 2012.
  9. Happy for No Reason by Marci Shimoff. The author integrates popular spiritual teachings and stories with simple techniques designed to provide options that lead to creating lasting happiness. Atria, a Division of Simon & Schuster, 2008.