By Kayla Hancock
The Meaning of Life: When the Black Dog is Barking Up the Right Tree, by M.H. Forest (ITZA Global Books, $19.99, Paperback)
Challenging conventional wisdom with a new perspective on the mind-body-spirit connection, M.H. Forest discusses a variety of topics as he decodes the mysteries of life on earth. He compares our 3D mind’s understanding of the universe with the truth that linear time is an illusion. With over 15 years of philosophical theory and scientific research, Forest interprets the meaning of life — creating a deep conversation which is sure to initiate debate, inspiration, and transformation.
Heart Open, Body Awake: Four Steps to Embodied Spirituality, by Susan Aposhyan (Shambhala, $18.95, Paperback)
Ancient traditions have always placed emphasis on the human heart as an important link between the body and spirit. Master Somatics teacher Susan Aposhyan shares an uncomplicated four-part practice and invites readers to experience this connection in all of its depth and fullness. Aposhyan presents a practical path to spirituality using wisdom from a variety of scientific, psychological, and spiritual beliefs and traditions. Also included in this book are detailed illustrations of the human body to help readers visualize the processes described throughout the book.
Diving in the Inner Ocean: An Introduction to Personal Transformation through Diamond Inquiry, by Dominic Liber (Shambhala, $16.95, Paperback)
In this book, Dominic Liber empowers readers to directly explore their consciousness using the Diamond Approach. The Diamond Approach, which was created by A. H. Almaas, incorporates the powers of deep meditation, understanding, and psychological awareness to allow individuals to explore their current experience as it evolves. Liber gives step-by-step instructions on how to develop one’s understanding of their inner-world.
Hollywood to the Himalayas: A Journey of Healing and Transformation, by Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati (Mandala Publishing, $26.99, Hardcover)
Sadvi Bhagawati Saraswati agreed to travel to India with her husband. Little did she know, she was about to embark on an epic spiritual journey. After years of struggling with eating disorders and other childhood trauma, Saraswati thought she finally had control over her life. In this book, she shares her journey in finding Divine enlightenment through a powerful connection with her guru. Various teachings are also included for anyone who is walking a similar path.
Steps to Happiness, by Mona Hassan-Alaali (Lulu.com, $11.95, Paperback)
In this book, Mona Hassan-Alaali shares with readers simple tips to create their most joyful lives. Hasaan-Alaali lists these steps for ultimate happiness along with positive quotes, making it an easy read or even a good reference book when one needs a positive energy boost.
The Heart of “I AM” The Point of Divine Origin, by Robyn Mary Edwards (Balboa Press, $48.92, Paperback)
Split into three parts, this book reveals the divine mysteries of the Self, including: spiritual evolution through Resurrection and Ascension; our soul’s journey from Alpha through Omega; and the Body and Blood of the self. Robyn Mary Edwards shares these divine truths with readers and explains how the unfolding of these divine secrets fulfill God’s revelation that all should know the truth of God.
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.