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Review: Tepid Blue by Dev Bhattacharyya

Tepid Blue: Philosophy and Yoga by Dev Bhattacharyya

★★★★ To many, the practice of yoga is purely a physical exercise; something to enhance the body, not the mind. However, make no mistake – yoga is a deep, spiritual exercise intended to work the mind, body, and soul in tandem, as Tepid Blue by Dev Bhattacharyya makes clear. Dev Bhattacharyya is an author dedicated to helping bring out the ... Read More »

Review: God in My Head by Josh Grisetti

God in My Head by Josh Grisetti

★★★★½ God in My Head by Josh Grisetti is an honest and occasionally irreverent look at religion and the existence of God. There has been a growing market for “spiritual tourism” books in recent years, particularly as religion once again comes to the forefront of our political and cultural attention. God in My Head, an unexpectedly poignant memoir from Josh ... Read More »

Stumbling Toward the Buddha by Dawn Downey

Stumbling Toward the Buddha by Dawn Downey

Stumbling Toward the Buddha by Dawn Downey is a collection of interconnected essays about finding “enlightenment” in the modern world. Refreshingly honest, and filled with self-deprecating humor, Downey is not afraid to admit her faults, as well as delve into her painful past, to fully understand herself and the world around her. Though the book is touted as more of ... Read More »

Teachings on Being by Codrin Stefan Tapu

Teachings on Being by Codrin Stefan Tapu

Teachings on Being: The Holy Book of Religious Leaders, Followers, and Non-Believers by Codrin Stefan Tapu is a collection of aphorisms about what Tapu calls “The New Faith.” The New Faith accepts all faiths under one umbrella as a sort of syncretism, while promoting union between different religions and heritages. As an outcropping of this ethos, Teachings on Being collects ... Read More »

A Spiritual Journey by Susan Kapatoes

A Spiritual Journey by Susan Kapatoes

A Spiritual Journey is Susan Kapatoes’ memoir about communing with the divine, and finding evidence of the divine in her life, such as in friendships and love. The book is not so much a spiritual treatise investigating different spiritual traditions, so much as a personal memoir about personal spiritual growth. Though she has her first spiritual awakening after picking up ... Read More »

Review: Walking In Grace With Grief by Della Temple ★★★★

Walking In Grace With Grief by Della Temple

It is often said that humans turn to religion because they cannot cope with the fact that one day they will cease to exist. Knowledge of our own eventual deaths is enough to drive otherwise rational people into magical beliefs about an afterlife, or so the argument goes. I do not believe this is true. I think that what causes ... Read More »

Review: The Priest Whisperer by Stefan Emunds ★★★★

The Priest Whisperer by Stefan Emunds

The Priest Whisperer by Stefan Emunds, is spiritual fiction that delves into deep subject matters, such as how does one explain the unexplainable, and whether reality is actually “real.” George Mykal Ferluci is a priest who lives in Philadelphia. One afternoon, he experiences a vision that shakes his reality. The vision has such a profound impact on George that he ... Read More »

Lucid Dreams and the Holy Spirit by Maria Isabel Pita

Lucid Dreams and the Holy Spirit by Maria Isabel Pita

Lucid Dreams and the Holy Spirit by Maria Isabel Pita is a fascinating account of one woman’s experiences with lucid dreaming over many years. Describing over 50 dreams, Pita explores the imagery of each dream and the ramifications for her life both personally and spiritually. The book is not necessarily a handbook on lucid dreaming – telling you how to ... Read More »