Reviewed by Kathryn Lanier, Dec06/Jan07
This is a new feature in Innerchange magazine. Many, many books are published each week and are sent to us for potential review. Unfortunately, we cannot review every book we receive! On occasion, we will share with you a brief list of new books coming out. Contact your local metaphysical bookstore if you are interested!
Walking Meditation, Nguyen Anh-Huong and Thich Nhat Hanh, 2006. Sounds True, Inc., Boulder, CO. $24.95. This is a simply beautiful and comprehensive set for learning how to practice walking meditation with every step that “kisses the earth.”
In the Presence of a Great Mystery, 3 CD Set, Eckhart Tolle, 2006. New World Library, Novato, CA. $21.95. Straightforward and gently humorous, Tolle brings you from the limitations you place on who you allow yourself to be to full knowledge of how you are part of the larger whole.
The Book of Courage, Hans Wilhelm, 2006. Barron's Educational Series, Inc., Hauppauge, NY. $14.99. Hans Wilhelm lays out the four major mental construct illusions: “The world we are living in is real, I am all alone, the world is full of victims and villains, and there are short cuts back to Heaven,” in the introduction to this marvelous book of quotes and illustrations on courage!
Why Buffalo Dance: Animal and Wilderness Meditations Through the Seasons, Susan Chernak McElroy, 2006. New World Library, Novato, CA. $16.00. With a focus on the happenings of the natural world during each of the seasons, McElroy comes face to face with what we can learn and how we can be transformed if we only pay attention.
The Hidden Beauty of Everyday Life, Kent Nerburn, 2006. New World Library, Novato, CA. $16.00. Nerburn writes about those things that he has taken the time to slow down and notice so that we, too, are encouraged to stop and smell those proverbial roses.