Holiday season is upon us, and for many this is a time of joy and celebration. For others, it signifies the complete opposite.
The stress and anxiety of the holiday season may cause many to experience depression, loneliness and a lack of fulfillment. Books are a fantastic way to offset these feelings, expand your consciousness, and reconnect spiritually. Depression itself can often times lead one to a spiritual transformation, and it can begin by reading the right books.
Here are a selection of spiritual reads chosen to give you a better appreciation of the spiritual side of each of us which often times is the missing piece to complete health.
1. The Dance of Life: Transform Your World Now!
Author: Victor Vernon Woolf
This book presents an expanded view of reality and brings the reader into a new state of consciousness. It applies the findings from recent sciences to solving complex problems. Three forms of consciousness are explored along with twenty mechanisms of consciousness and 12 schools of thought regarding consciousness. The integration of what is now known is applied to specific problems and the results are reported in such areas as: solving personal problems; resolving corporate challenges; how this information was used in ending the Cold War; and how it is being used to bring the war on terroism to a successful conclusion.
2. The Eye of the I: From Which Nothing is Hidden
Author: David R. Hawkins, MD
An excellent read from Dr. David Hawkins, founder of The Institute for Spiritual Research, that describes and explains advanced states of consciousness and the way to spiritual Enlightenment. It includes dialogues with spiritual students worldwide. For the first time, a cogent and verifiable means of confirmation of spiritual reality is provided via an objective, reduplicative method of measurement, based on physiologically derived clinical evidence.
3. The Might of Love
Author: Peter Deunov / Beinsa Douno
A collection of beautiful spiritual quotes on the power (might) of love. A great spiritually enlightening book on the philosophy of love as a universal force.
4. The Law And The Word
Author: Thomas Troward
This book deals with the existential subjects of: Facts In Nature – Psychic Experiences – Man’s Place In The Creative Order – The Law Of Wholeness – The Soul Of The Subject – The Promises – Death And Immortality – Transferring The Burden.
5. Intuitive Thinking As a Spiritual Path: A Philosophy of Freedom
Author: Rudolf Steiner
Rudolf Steiner became a respected and well-published scientific, literary, and philosophical scholar, particularly known for his work on anthroposophy, which postulates the existence of an objective, intellectually comprehensible spiritual world accessible to direct experience through inner development.
Intuitive Thinking as a Spiritual Path is the one that Steiner himself believed would have the longest life and the greatest spiritual and cultural consequences. It was written as a phenomenological account of the “results of observing the human soul according to the methods of natural science. Readers will not find abstract philosophy here, but a step-by-step account of how a person may come to experience living, intuitive thinking – “the conscious experience of a purely spiritual content.”
6. Feeling is the Secret
Author: Neville Goddard
Your thoughts shape your life, create your reality, and ultimately limit or expand your true potential. Everything from relationships and love, to health and well-being, to wealth and prosperity are directly connected to how you think and what you think about most of the time. For better or for worse. A quick and easy read, Feeling is the Secret describes how our thoughts and feelings affect who we become and what we achieve. When we have the power to change them, we gain the power to change our circumstances, our health, and our life’s purpose.
7. The Dynamic Laws of Healing
Author: Catherine Ponder
Catherine Ponder shares the spiritual laws of healing and deals with the causes of emotional and physical problems. She shows one how to turn on the corrective thoughts in order to change the whole pattern of your life for the better. It is explained that everybody can use these ancient healing laws and there’s nothing mysterious about them. In fact, healing constantly takes place in our lives in simple ways that seem miraculous. We all have the healing power, if we only realize it. This is a book that substantially expands one’s consciousness.
A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose
Author: Eckhart Tolle
Eckhart Tolle is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Power of Now which is widely regarded as one of the most influential spiritual books of our time. In A New Earth, Tolle expands on these powerful ideas to show how transcending our ego-based state of consciousness is not only essential to personal happiness, but also the key to ending conflict and suffering throughout the world. Tolle describes how our attachment to the ego creates the dysfunction that leads to anger, jealousy, and unhappiness, and shows readers how to awaken to a new state of consciousness and follow the path to a truly fulfilling existence.
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