Over a decade ago, I was driven to understand the love I felt but could not see. So, I started reading as many spiritual books as I could to validate the experience.
This new blog post lists some of the books that continue to guide me during this awe-inspiring and transformational time in my life.
Automatic Writing Experience
by Michael Sandler
“This book will show you exactly how to discover your inner power and wisdom through a powerful process of taking pen in hand.”
– Christiane Northrup, MD New York Times bestselling author
by Sanaya Roman & Duane Packer
Abundance is our natural state. In this book you will learn how to let money flow readily into your life while doing what you love.
A Simple Act of Gratitude
How Learning to Say Thank You Changed My Life
by John Kralik
A Simple Act of Gratitude is a rare memoir: uplifting and inspirational, but with a profoundly basic message and example that everyone can believe and achieve. To read it is to be changed.
Secrets of the Light
Lessons from Heaven
by Dannion Brinkley with Kathryn Brinkley
“This is a must read for anyone on their spiritual path. Brinkley does a wonderful job at illuminating the mysteries of life and the illusion of death.”
– James Van Praagh, New York Times bestselling author of Ghosts Among Us
Choosing Easy World
A Guide to Opting Out of Struggle and Strife and Living in the Amazing Realm Where Everything is Easy
by Julia Rogers Hamrick
“Don’t be fooled by this book’s simplicity: Therein lies its power and magic! Choosing Easy World is transformational. It is an invitation to a new paradigm for living.” – Marci Shimoff, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Happy for No Reason and featured teacher in The Secret
The Untethered Soul
The Journey Beyond Yourself
by Michael A. Singer
What would it be like to be free from limitations and soar beyond your boundaries? What can you do each day to find this kind of inner peace and freedom? The Untethered Soul offers a simple, profoundly intuitive answer to these questions. Whether this is your first exploration of inner space, or you’ve devoted your life to the inward journey, this book will transform your relationship with yourself and the world around you.
“Read this book carefully and you will get more than a glimpse of eternity.”
– Deepak Chopra
A Fable of Love, Forgiveness, and Following Your Heart
by Kamal Ravikant
“A profoundly valuable book that will help you rewire your deepest self, so you lead your greatest life.” – Robin Sharma, author of the #1 international bestsellers The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari and The Leader Who Had No Title
Walking Home: A Pilgrimage from Humbled to Healed
by Sonia Choquette
New York Times bestselling author of The Answer Is Simple. . .
“Sonia Choquette’s book Walking Home: A Pilgrimage from Humbled to Healed is real, raw, and honest. As she walks an ancient pilgrimage to work through her devastating loss, grief, and abandonment, she finds the way back to a place of genuine forgiveness and healing. As we, the reader, walk with her, we find the same for ourselves.” – Jack Canfield, co-author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series
Power vs. Force
by David R. Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D.
The Hidden Determinants of Human Behavior
“Perhaps the most important and significant book I’ve read in the past ten years.”
~ Dr. Wayne W. Dyer (1940 – 2015) author of 10 Secrets for Success and Inner Peace
Only Love is Real
by Brian Weiss, M.D.
A Story of Soulmates Reunited
“Psychiatrist, Brian Weiss parts the veil between the worlds and gives us a glimpse of the true beauty of the human soul.”
~ Joan Borysenko, Ph.D., author of The Power of the Mind to Heal
The Art of Living
by Thich Nhat Hanh
Peace and Freedom in the Here and Now
“He shows us the connection between personal, inner peace and peace on earth.”
~ His Holiness the Dalai Lama
The Empath’s Survival Guide
by Judith Orloff, M.D.
Life Strategies for Sensitive People
“This book will help you to understand yourself and your gifts of empathy, and to forge a healthy path through this ever-coarsening but deeply beautiful world.”
– Susan Cain, New York Times bestselling author of Quiet
To Heaven and Back
by Mary C. Neal, MD
#1 New York Times Bestseller
A true story of a doctor’s extraordinary account of her death, heaven, angels, and life again.
A kayak accident during a South American adventure takes one woman to heaven – where she experienced God’s peace, joy, and angels – and back to life again.
The Boy Who Knew Too Much
An Astounding True Story of a Young Boy’s Past-Life Memories
by Cathy Byrd
“A mother and son’s extraordinary story demonstrates how our connections with loved ones do not end with the death of the physical body. Love’s eternal bond brings our souls together again and again, leading to a richer sense of purpose in our lives.” -Eben Alexander, M.D., neurosurgeon, New York Times #1 bestselling author of Proof of Heaven
Talking to Heaven
A Medium’s Message of Life After Death
by James Van Praagh
“This is a wonderful and uplifting book, and I highly recommend it. If you have ever feared death or grieved the loss of a loved one, James Van Praagh’s spiritual stories and lessons will heal your heart. He is without a doubt one of the most gifted mediums on the planet at this time. This inspiring book is a must read.” – Brian L. Weiss, M.D., author of Many Lives, Many Masters
Pets and the Afterlife
How they Communicate from the Other Side and More
by Rob Gutro
Take comfort in knowing our pets are around us from time to time and recognize the signs they give. Read how spirits of the author’s two dogs and dogs from three other mediums communicated with them from the other side. Read about spirit cats and how a ghostly dog rescued a girl.
An Inspiring Story of Life After Life
by Joel Rothschild
“This truly amazing story is able to touch every human soul . . . a wonderful book.” – Paulo Coelho, author of The Alchemist
“This is a beautiful story of courage and strength. Thank you, Joel, for healing our hearts and reminding us of a very basic lesson: that the road to enlightenment can only be found through love.” – James Van Praagh, author of Talking to Heaven
The Celestine Prophecy
#1 New York Times Bestseller
by James Redfield
“In his inimitable style of great storytelling, Redfield opens us up to a world of insight, inspiration, synchronicity, and power.” – Deepak Chopra