I know this is short notice, but I'll be on "Spirit Talk" with Mirabai Starr this morning from 8:15 PST til 8:45 PST. We'll be discussing "everyday magic" on KTAO's morning talk show. If you'd like to listen online, go to www.ktao.com.
Anne Lamott: Bird by Bird : Some Instructions on Writing and Life
A delight for anyone wanting to dip their feet into the writing pool. Or for those who are already wet and wondering where the towels are...
Benjamin Hoff: The Tao of Pooh
Pooh and friends teach wise lessons.
Christina Baldwin: Life's Companion : Journal Writing As A Spiritual Quest
Not just for writers! An incredible book to aid in the process of finding your voice, your purpose, your center. My copy is tattered and well loved, like the skin horse in the Velveteen Rabbit. It has become Real. An absolute gem of a book full of insights, quotes and stories to help you dig deeper.
Christina Baldwin: Calling the Circle
Grand things come in little packages. An uplifting read with practical insight to help find the center of Life in the midst of chaos.Our busienss and personal lives changed when we began meeting in circle. Once again, Christina taps the heart of the matter with eloquence and power. Her words are like balm on the soul.
Christina Baldwin: Storycatcher: Making Sense of Our Lives through the Power and Practice of Story
Story has transformational power. Always has. Christina Baldwin maintains it always will. This is a book I strongly recommend for anyone, not just writers or artists. You, your brother, your mother, your ancestors, your neighbor all have a story. We learn through the telling and it transforms us and our world. An incredible read.
Chrstina Baldwin: The Seven Whispers
Grand things come in little packages. An uplifting read with practical insight to help find the center of Life in the midst of chaos.
Clarissa Pinkola Phd Estes: Women Who Run with the Wolves
The words on the page alone are enough to make your heart sing! No one writes like Clarissa. No one. A poetic look into the heart of the Wildish nature along with messages from the land of Myth and Fairytale.
Esther Hicks: Ask and It Is Given
This book is quite literally changing my life.
George Saunders: The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip
Can't say enough about the charm of this book. Incredibly wise while entertaining. All adults who need a laugh and a reminder of what's important shoudl read this book.
James Hillman: The Soul's Code : In Search of Character and Calling
Ever wonder why you do the things you do? Especially those things you do not understand nor can explain? I read this book while on vacation in Prague and it provided as much inspiration as the surroundings. Ok, almost as much.
Jennifer Estess: Tales from the Bed
Give yourself a gift! I could not stop crying, but the tears opened me for more love to pour in.
Joan Gould: Spinning Straw into Gold : What Fairy Tales Reveal About the Transformations in a Woman's Life
Read it. Now. That's all I can say. It was everything my mother didn't tell me. And everything I'd like to pass along to the next generation about the nature of Womanhood.
Kate Dicamillo: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
This is how I want to write when I grow up. A charming fairy tale about the Power of Love. Beautifully illustrated and infectiously written. Ms. Dicamillo, I am smitten.
Lewis Mehl-Madrona: Coyote Wisdom: Healing Power in Native American Stories
Stories have healing power. Follow the author as he gives you stunning samples of this medicine.
Louise Hay: You can Heal Your Life
Thanks Louise, for alerting me to some of the tools I have in my toolshed that can heal my life. This was the beginning of insight, for me, into how Thought is connected with Manifestation.
Natalie Goldberg: Thunder and Lightning : Cracking Open the Writer's Craft
An amazing read about the pain of the creative journey. All that heartache can crack open the sky, the canvas, the page.
Nick Bantock: The Griffin & Sabine Trilogy Boxed Set: Griffin & Sabine/Sabine's Notebook/The Golden Mean
Nick's artwork and unusual story intrigues the mind, engages the heart.
Sarah Ban Breathnach: Something More
Authenticiy is gorgeous. Alluring. Insatiable. Excavate yours!
Sark: Make Your Creative Dreams Real
You can't go wrong with Sark. This is one of her latest. Treat yourself to something tasty.