Category: Spirituality and Religion

The (not so) Little Book of Surprises

By Deirdre Hade and Will Arntz, photographs by Endre Balogh This beautiful coffee table book spans the distance from head to heart, reverberating back and forth with the occasional detour to the funny bone. Deirdre Hade’s poetry – alternately ethereal, humorous, and downright cheeky – subtly leads the reader into a contemplation of the eternal […]


Science, Skepticism and Spirituality

REVIEW: Arguing Science: A Dialogue on the Future of Science and Spirit by Rupert Sheldrake and Michael Shermer Debating the nature of the ineffable is always a chancy proposition. In “Arguing Science” we have two scientists, respected in their fields, face off in a debate over whether there can be a spiritual dimension to science. […]


The Miracle Power of Your Mind

The Joseph Murphy Treasury Kudos to Tarcher Penguin for having the imagination to bring together into one volume, 24 books and pamphlets from the redoubtable Joseph Murphy, one of the most articulate exponents and popularizers of New Thought and the Law of Attraction. I was rather intimidated when I opened the package to find this […]


Life and Death by Tim Braun

The job of a medium is to connect with dead people. It’s perfectly understandable that a child exhibiting this ability would either freak people out or be accused of an overactive imagination. Neither option is a lot of fun for a kid, so it’s understandable that Tim Braun suppressed this ability for many years. It […]


The Mystical Side of France

A Guide to Mystical France: Secrets, Mysteries, Sacred Sites by Nick Inman has gone straight to my holiday shopping list. If you’ve ever dreamt of visiting France, this would be the guidebook I would choose. Even if you are only an armchair tourist, this richly illustrated book offers enough history and local color to make […]