By Kayla Hancock
Seasons of Moon and Flame:The Wild Dreamer’s Epic Journey of Becoming by Danielle Dulsky (New World Library, $17.95, Paperback)
How often do we honor the archetype of the crone? In a world that praises youth, the wis- dom of the sacred hag can easily be over- looked. Danielle Dulsky teaches readers how to find empowerment through living in harmony with the cycles of nature. Regardless of how high-tech our culture may become, there will always be a desire to connect with nature to simplify our lives and remember our “wild-side.” Each of the 13 chapters corresponds to one of the 13 Moon cycles of the year and contains rituals, spells and more to help readers connect at all times of the year.
The Missing Link: Your Journey With Peter From Self Power to Holy Spirit Power by Sam Hunter (High Bridge Books, $16.99, Paperback)
While on the divine path, many people feel like something is missing. Sam Hunter addresses this feeling that many Christians share. Hunter invites followers of Jesus, who feel they are missing something in their journey, to embark on the paths of those who have found the power of the Holy Spirit. Told from the perspective of Peter the Apostle, this thought-provoking book will help readers see the Holy Spirit how Jesus had intended.
Perception: Seeing Is Not Believing by James Purpura and Steph Purpura (Waterside Productions, Inc., $18.95, Paperback)
When James and Steph Purpura met, both of their lives had hit rock bottom. Together, they decided to transform their lives and become better people. Written in six parts, this book of guidance walks readers through their “Rock Bottom” in part 1, through “The Matrix” in part 3, all the way towards “The Only Way Out is Through” in part 6. The real-life experiences of the Purpuras give this book an edge and will inspire readers to imagine what their lives could be like if they let go of what is holding them back from positive transformation.
Living Is Dying: How to Prepare for Death, Dying and Beyond
by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse (Shambhala, $18.95, Paperback)
Death is the one thing that we all have in common, yet it is often a topic that many avoid. Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse believes that it is important to talk more openly about death to deal with it more compassionately and calmly. He shares with readers ancient Buddhist teachings about the dying process and explains each stage of the dying process in detail. Finally, Khyentse answers some of death’s most pressing questions and teaches readers how to interact with those approaching death.
Scripting the Life You Want:Manifest Your Dreams with Just Pen and Paper by Royce Christyn (Inner Traditions, $16.99, Paperback)
After four years of experimentation, Royce Christyn finalized his scripting method that now has an almost 100% success rate. In this book, Christyn explains the science behind the scripting method and gives step by step advice for utilizing it to attract what you want in your life. He also shares inspirational excerpts from his own journal and journal exercises that help dreams manifest into reality.
You Are Enough: Revealing the Soul to Discover Your Power, Potential, and Possibility by Panache Desai (HarperOne, $25.99, Hardcover)
Too many people in our society live life avoiding their fears. Excessive exercise rou- tines, busy schedules and endless new hob- bies are just some examples of how we tend to “run away.” Panache Desai says this is what makes it so difficult for many people to find peace. Desai explains how we must stop and look within to find our true selves. He guides readers towards radical self-acceptance and fulfillment.
Kayla Hancock is grateful to be a part of this community. She is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Reiki Practitioner and certified Deeksha giver who enjoys working alongside her angels and spirit guides to bring more love, joy and compassion into the world.