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John Welwood Week: Ordinary Magic Book Review

posted by Taz Tagore

There are few essay collections which I find eternally useful…so useful that they never seem to leave my bedside table for a more (lonely) and permanent space on my living room bookshelf.  But John Welwood edited one such collection called […]

Buddha Walks into a Bar [Book Review]

posted by Taz Tagore

Lodro Rinzler begins his first full-length book with these sentences: “This isn’t your grandmother’s book on meditation. It’s for you. That is, assuming you like to have a beer once in a while, enjoy sex, have figured out that your […]

Solid Ground: Buddhist Wisdom for Difficult Times

posted by Taz Tagore

Solid Ground is a little book.  But it’s size belies it’s excellence.  The book is comprised of three parts–three prominent Buddhist authors talk about overcoming challenge using Buddhist wisdom.  All three authors are unique and potent–in both their understanding of […]

The Way of Council [Learning to Dialogue/Resolve Conflict in Circles]

posted by Taz Tagore

The Way of Council is an excellent book penned by Jack Zimmerman and Virginia Coyle.  Both have extensive experience working through simple and difficult issues using the unique format of a circle. This isn’t just about sitting in a circle […]

New Release: Ethical Intelligence

posted by Taz Tagore

Purchase Ethical Intelligence from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Ethical Intelligence By Bruce Weinstein Review: At the outset of this book, readers are invited to take a quiz.  It is a challenging quiz..because it unearths our ethical shortfalls.  I consider myself […]

[Book Review] Through the Year with Jimmy Carter

posted by Taz Tagore

Purchase Through the Year With Jimmy Carter from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Through the Year with Jimmy Carter: 366 Daily Meditations from the 39th President   Review: In Through the Year with Jimmy Carter, the thirty-ninth President of the United […]

Spiritual Partnerships by Gary Zukav

posted by Taz Tagore

Purchase Spiritual Partnerships from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Spiritual Partnerships (New in Paperback) By Gary Zukav Review: The premise of Zukav’s new book is that we have (and continue to) evolve beyond the limits of our five senses.  Zukav asserts […]

Simply Jesus by N.T. Wright

posted by Taz Tagore

Purchase Simply Jesus from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Simply Jesus By N.T Wright Review: I read one of N.T. Wright’s earlier works called Simply Christian and found the volume spell-binding.  I had never before read an account of Christianity—in study […]

[New Release Book] The Soul of Leadership by Deepak Chopra

posted by Taz Tagore

Purchase The Soul of Leadership from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. The Soul of Leadership By Deepak Chopra Review: I’m a fan of Deepak Chopra’s books.  I remember reading The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success back in high school and feeling […]

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Children's Book Week: Samsara Dog
Samsara Dog Author: Manos, Helen Illustrator: Vivas, Julie Samsara Dog lived many lives. Some of his lives were long. Some lasted only a few days. Dog never remembered them. He lived each life as it came, until he learned the most important lesson of all. I couldn't more highly

posted 6:34:04am Feb. 24, 2012 | read full post »

Children's Book Week: Wilfred Gorden McDonald Patridge
Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge Author: Fox, Mem Illustrator: Vivas, Julie Mem Fox is one of the most prolific children's authors in contemporary times.  Her classic Time for Bed and Where is the Green Sheep? have delighted millions of children and parents.  With this book, Mem Fox tackle

posted 6:27:47am Feb. 22, 2012 | read full post »

John Welwood Week: Spotlight on Conscious Relationship
What follow is a transcript of an interview between Vince Horn (of Buddhist Geeks) and John Wellwood.  I thought this interview would provide plenty of fodder for reflection on the role of conscious relationship in our spiritual practice.  And of course, in light of Valentine's Day, isn't it a goo

posted 6:37:59am Feb. 16, 2012 | read full post »

John Welwood Week: Ordinary Magic Book Review
There are few essay collections which I find eternally useful...so useful that they never seem to leave my bedside table for a more (lonely) and permanent space on my living room bookshelf.  But John Welwood edited one such collection called Ordinary Magic.  And indeed, it is full of magic. The

posted 6:40:55am Feb. 15, 2012 | read full post »


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