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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780061233326
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - September 10th, 2013

The most brilliant, moving paragraph I have ever read starts at the bottom of page 35 of this book. "the tree with lights" and "I had been my whole life a bell." I read this first in 1974 and it still rings in my mind. I never "saw" until I read this book. ~ Reviewed by Efton Jiles


The Tao of Physics: An Exploration of the Parallels between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism by Fritjof Capra - Book

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ISBN: 9781590308356
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Published: Shambhala - September 14th, 2010

The more we come to understand particle physics - the realm of first cause and the infinitely small - the closer we seem to come to metaphysics and mysticism. Capra describes the hard and rigorous science which arguably leads in the direction of the ineffable. ~ Reviewed by Efton Jiles


Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity by Carlo Rovelli - Book Review

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By Carlo Rovelli, Simon Carnell (Translated by), Erica Segre (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9780735213937
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Published: Riverhead Books - January 23rd, 2018

Theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli makes sense for the general reader of the seeming nonsense of ultimate reality. Suspend disbelief, fasten your seatbelt, and read about the stranger-than-scifi universe in which we live. ~ Reviewed by Efton Jiles


Buddhism without Beliefs: A Contemporary Guide to Awakening by Stephen Batchelor - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781573226561
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 1st, 1998

Curious about meditation and Buddhism? START HERE. Simple, straightforward, no rigmarole. 127 pages which give you the entire basics of Buddhist teaching - and a compelling invitation to step onto your path to self knowledge. ~ Reviewed by Efton Jiles


After the Ecstasy, the Laundry: How the Heart Grows Wise on the Spiritual Path by Jack Kornfield - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780553378290
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Published: Bantam - October 2nd, 2001

Okay, … so, now I’m enlightened. So what? What next? This wondrous tale of the spiritual life quest brings home the “yeah-I-can-do-that-ness” of living a life of mindfulness and the seeking and finding of inner joy and existential peace. Kornfield is wise, kind, genuine – a teacher from the heart who shares his experience of what it means to be a seeker of peace. Like a visit with a wise friend, this read is time well spent. ~ Reviewed by Efton Jiles


Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life by Thich Nhat Hanh - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780553351392
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Published: Bantam - March 1st, 1992

Spiritual practice is something one lives in every moment. This is Thich Nhat Hanh’s invitation to be present to your life. The book reads like poetry - requires no prior knowledge of meditation or Buddhism. The path of mindfulness offers nothing less than understanding the true nature of everyday life – in every moment. The spiritual practice Thich Nhat Hanh offers is as simple and profound as your next breath. ~ Reviewed by Efton Jiles


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