Consolations – David Whyte Dedicated to everyday words and their beautiful, hidden and beckoning meaning in one’s life.
Hidden Wholeness – Parker J. Palmer Focused on the journey toward an undivided life-welcoming the soul and weaving community in a wounded world.
When the Heart Waits – Sue Monk Kidd Inspiring autobiographical account of personal gain, spiritual awakening and divine grace.
Velveteen Rabbit –Margery Williams Treasured for generations, this is a timeless tale about the magic of boundless love.
Miss Rumphius – Barbara Cooney A wonderful children’s book (for adults, too) about making the world a more beautiful place.
When Sunflowers Speak: An Invitation to Contemplation – Patrick W. Flanigan, MD and David McQueen An exploration of presence, beauty and mystery by a physician/oncologist complimented by exquisite photography.
The Wounded Healer – Henri Nouwen Thoughtful book that speaks directly to men and women who want to be of service but have found the traditional ways often threatening and ineffective.
The Seven Storey Mountain – Thomas Merton Autobiographical account of one man’s decision to find his true self and live fully out of that discovery.
The Spirituality of Imperfection – Ernest Kurtz & Katherine Ketcham Storytelling and the journey to wholeness.
Leading from Within – Sam M. Intrator & Megan Scribner Poetry that sustains the courage to lead.
Living the Questions – Sam M. Intrator Essays inspired by the work and life of Parker J. Palmer.
Field of Compassion – Judy Cannato How the new cosmology is transforming spiritual life.
Upstream – Mary Oliver Beloved poet Mary Oliver reflects on her astonishment and admiration for the natural world and the craft of writing.
Into the Magic Shop – James R. Doty A neurosurgeon’s quest to discover the mysteries of the brain and the secrets of the heart.
The Book of Awakening: Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have – Mark Nepo A beautiful book about life, informed by the shadow of death.
Perseverance – Margaret Wheatley An offering to those who seek to persevere in their life and work and contribute to making things better for the people, issues and places you love.
This House of Belonging – David Whyte A beautiful selection of poems by this internationally known poet.
As Far as the Heat Can See – Mark Nepo A thoughtful collection of stories and parables about staying awake and staying close to the heart of life.
The Exquisite Risk – Mark Nepo Explores the opportunities as well as the challenges of daring to live an authentic life.
Facing the Lion, Being the Lion: Finding Inner Courage Where It Lives – Mark Nepo This book is a work from the heart that helps us find our own courage and experience how connection to our own core connects us to all of humankind, as well as to nature and spirit itself.
My Grandfather’s Blessings – Rachel Naomi Remen, MD Stories of strength, refuge and belonging.
The Way of Transition – William Bridges a richly textured map of the personal, professional and emotional transformations that grow out of tragedy and crisis.
The Anatomy of Hope – Jerome Groopman a journey of inspiring discovery, spanning some thirty years of Dr. Groopman’s practice during which he encountered many extraordinary people.
Gratitude – Oliver Sacks Reflections on loving and being loved.
Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness and Humanity – Ronald Epstein A groundbreaking, intimate exploration from an expert in the field of how doctors think and what matters most – safe, effective, patient centered, compassionate care.