Category Archives: Growing In Spirit

The Celestine Prophecy – by James Redfield

The Celestine ProphecyThe Celestine Prophecy is an old book, I know, and I read it many years ago. Someone talked about it lately and so I decided to read it again, just for fun, to see how it fitted with all the things I have learned and all the teachings that have come as of late.

I was a bit surprised to see how up to date it still is and how much of it Continue reading The Celestine Prophecy – by James Redfield

The Art of Happiness – According to the Dalai Lama

The art of happiness
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The Art of Happiness astonished me in so many ways. It is a book that compares the Buddhist beliefs and life rules to Western research and psychology in a very interesting and open minded way. His Holiness the Dalai lama has always struck me as a remarkable man with an aura of complete kindness and the way he sometimes giggles and shows his easygoing sence of humour is just another sign of his wonderful and positive nature. This Continue reading The Art of Happiness – According to the Dalai Lama

The Tao of Pooh – by Benjamin Hoff

The Tao by PoohI love Winnie the Pooh and there is no better way to explain taoism than by using him as an example. He is the “living” embodiment of the simple life we should all live according to The Tao

The Path

It is difficult to translate the meaning of Tao into English, but The Path or The Way comes closest. The tao is a code of behaviour Continue reading The Tao of Pooh – by Benjamin Hoff