by Kayla Hancock –
The Ride, the Rose, and the Resurrection: A True Story about Crisis, Faith, and Survival
by David Charles Stieler (iUniverse, $22.95, Paperback)
This memoir tells the story of a hit-and-run accident that forever changed the lives of David Stieler and his wife, Carole. They enjoyed adventuring together on their Harley-Davidson motorcycle, until one day they were caught in a hit-and-run motorcycle crash. Their near-death experience challenged the couple on many levels, including psychological, spiritual, and financial. David shares with readers his and Carole’s story of healing, forgiveness, and in the end, resurrection.
Fully Engaged: Using the Practicing Mind in Daily Life
by Thomas M. Sterner (New World Library, $15.95, Paperback)
After releasing his first book, The Practicing Mind, Tom Sterner traveled the world to speak about his teachings. During this time, he recorded the questions his readers asked him. This book is a response to those inquiries. Sterner explores specific techniques, and how to use them to stay engaged in life and accomplish goals. Overall, these practices help us to create more satisfaction in our lives, and minimize stresses when setting and achieving life goals.
Discovering Your Own Doctor Within
by Amy E. Coleman, MD (Lulu Publishing, $12.49, Paperback)
Dr. Amy E. Coleman believes that the relationship between doctor and patient is sacred. She maintains that if individuals picked their doctors based more on their intuition than their insurance plans, they would be able to find their truest form of wellness. Coleman also explains that in our society, doctors are forced to see more patients in a given time frame than is healthy for the patient/doctor relationship. When symptoms are given time to reveal themselves in an environment of trust, Coleman says that thousands of dollars could be saved.
Fire of the Phoenix Initiation: Transform Your Life with the Ancient Spiritual Wisdom of India, Australia, and Peru
by Tanya S. Lenz (Findhorn Press, $15.99, Paperback)
This guidebook retells a series of initiatory adventures from around the world. Tanya S. Lenz explores the lower world of death in India, dreams and dreaming in Australia, and spirits in Peru. She entertains readers with stories of her traveling experiences, and also shares helpful exercises for those undergoing personal transformation.
The Dance of the Dissident Daughter: A Woman's Journey from Christian Tradition to the Sacred Feminine
by Sue Monk Kidd (HarperOne, $17.99, Paperback)
Sue Monk Kidd considered herself to be an average Christian woman—at least, that is, until she experienced a spiritual awakening in the late 1980s. In this book, she shares her challenges, fears, and successes that she experienced while delving into the divine feminine spirituality. Kidd’s story inspires readers to evolve to a new level of consciousness that can help women find their way back to wholeness.
The Rootlets: Trouble at Plantasy Land (Adventures of The Rootlets) (Volume 2)
by Vicki Marquez (The Rootlets, $12.99, Paperback)
This children’s book takes place in Plantasy Land, where the amusement rides and surprises are abundant. The Rootlets arrive at the park only to find that something is not right…someone is destroying the park! The Rootlets are then challenged to trust their super rootabilities to help save their favorite place in the world.
Kayla is 23 years old, and is humbled to be able to work for Conscious Community Magazine. She is a certified Deeksha blessing giver and Reiki Practitioner who loves to dance, practice yoga, and make vegan goodies. Kayla also enjoys working with her angels.