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Valentine’s Week: Spotlight on John Welwood

posted by Taz Tagore

I wanted to kick off my John Wellwood week (in celebration of Valentine’s Day) with a very special introduction to John’s work. His first monumental book was called Journey of the Heart, and to this day, it remains one of […]

[Holiday Gift Series] MOMA Modern Play House

posted by Taz Tagore

Purchase MOMA Modern Play House from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. MOMA Modern Play House By Chronicle Books Review: The MOMA store in New York is my shopping nemesis.  Whenever I walk into the store, I find at least 19 things […]

[Holiday Gift Series] School Years

posted by Taz Tagore

Purchase School Years from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. School Years: A Keepsake Box for School Memories By Chronicle Books Gifting Review: As you can probably tell from past reviews, I’m a sucker for gifts that include or involve the whole […]

[New Release] Love Times Three

posted by Taz Tagore

Purchase Love Times Three from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Love Times Three By Joe, Alina, Vicki and Valeria DargerReview: For me, polygamy brings to mind a series of negative images and stereotypes.  The controlling man who needs many wives.  The […]

[Islamic Children’s Book] Ayat Jamilah: Beautiful Signs

posted by Taz Tagore

Purchase Ayat Jamilah from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Ayat Jamilah: Beautiful Signs By Sarah Conover and Freda Crane and Illustrated by Valerie WahlFinding nicely translated Islamic children’s stories can be extremely difficult.  At our local library, Islamic books tend to […]

[Children’s Book Review] A Child’s Book of Animal Poems and Blessings

posted by Taz Tagore

Purchase A Child’s Book of Animal Poems & Blessings from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. A Child’s Book of Animal Poems and BlessingsCollected by Eliza Blanchard and Illustrated by Joyce Hesselberth Review: Having created a book of blessings myself, I was […]

[Classic Book Review] Finding Your Inner Mama

posted by Taz Tagore

Purchase Finding Your Inner Mama from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Finding Your Inner Mama: Women Reflect on the Challenges and Rewards of Motherhood Edited by Eden Steinberg Review: Even though my daughter is now 3-years old, I still read parenting […]

[Children’s Book] Adam and Eve’s First Sunset

posted by Taz Tagore

Purchase Adam & Eve’s First Sunset from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Adam & Eve’s First Sunset Written By Sandy Eisenberg Sasso                       Illustrated by Joani Keller Rothenberg Review:  Often spiritual children’s books can be a bit heavy-handed—with spiritual or moral lessons […]

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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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