The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780140067477
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Published: Penguin Books - July 28th, 1983

Written in the style of a Winnie the Pooh Book. The author helps Pooh bear wrap his mind around the core principles of Taoism. Written like a children's book but made for everybody. A great way to introduce this ancient Chinese philosophy that values simplicity, humility, and compassion. ~ Reviewed by Chris Van Natten

Don't Be a Jerk by Brad Warner - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781608683888
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Published: New World Library - March 15th, 2016

From the author of "Hardcore Zen", punk rock bassist/zen priest, Brad Warner lays down the teachings of zen master Dogen (founder of the Soto school). Warner's sarcastic sense of humor and frequent use of curse words makes him a rather unique writer in the subject of Buddhism and a funny one at that. ~ Reviewed by Chris Van Natten


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ISBN: 9780061686160
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Published: HarperOne - March 10th, 2015

Author Nouwen valued the discipline of listening to the 'still small voice within' and this is part of what allowed him to be so helpful to so many folks. Discernment allows us to break through the veil of existence and be led by a vision that becomes real to ourself. This process also allows us to know when to act, when to wait, and when to be led by others. ~ Reviewed by Vicki Ward

Listening to Your Life

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Listening to Your Life: Daily Meditations with Frederick Buechner Cover Image
ISBN: 9780060698645
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Published: HarperOne - May 8th, 1992

If you are seeking refreshment from a daily Christian perspective, this author is one to consider. Mr. Buechner, of nearby Rupert Vermont, offers thoughtful access. ~ Reviewed by Vicki Ward

Surprised by Joy

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ISBN: 9780156870115
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Published: Mariner Books -

This author who became known as a Christian later in his life describes his journey from early years of an unsatisfying intellectual through many identifiable changes. ~ Reviewed by Vicki Ward


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ISBN: 9780143108580
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Published: Penguin Books - January 26th, 2016

The author successfully bridges the theologic, devotional and practical aspects of prayer in current language. Prayer is the transfer of theology into direct experience. It often begins as duty and discipline before it becomes peace, delight, clarity. ~ Reviewed by Vicki Ward


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