4 Must-Read Spiritual Books for Your Bookshelf

Published Date 6/1/2015
Under: Life, Destiny & Meaning



Relax with one of these must-read books on spirituality

We all want to live more meaningful and spiritual lives. The following is a brief list of must-read books on spirituality for your bookshelf. Read them to enrich your journey of self-discovery, and chat with an online psychic to enhance and grow spiritually. 


Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu

Translated, Tao Te Ching means "The Classic Book on the Way of Virtue." Tao means "way," te means "virtue," and ching means "classic" or "great book." This classic book has been inspiring readers for over two millennia. It is a short text of 81 brief chapters or verses, and is a wonderful and inspiring book for light or deeper reading or meditation purposes. Lao Tzu wrote, "I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are the greatest treasures." It's available in many translations; pick up a copy and use it as a reference to learning how to live with simplicity, patience, and compassion.


The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle is an essential read and serves as a helpful guidance tool when wanting to learn to live in the present. The author has been praised by many for his spiritual teachings and inspirational writing. His teachings encourage us to recognize happiness not as something in the future or in the past, but experienced through being mindful of living in the present. His follow-up books to The Power of Now, entitled Stillness Speaks and A New Earth, may also prove helpful in learning and applying his principles of mindfulness.


The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra

In The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, author Deepak Chopra explains the laws of pure potentiality, giving, least effort, detachment, intention and desire, and dharma. It also includes helpful exercises on how one can apply these principles in one's search for a satisfying and fulfilling life. Chopra writes about how to manifest yourself by letting go of your desires and striving and learning to be present and achieve spiritual success, not with desperate striving, but with ease. According to Chopra, creation comes forth with ease in the natural world. A seed, for instance, does not struggle to become a tree, but simply unfolds and grows into its natural state of being, Chopra notes.


The Power of Intention by Wayne Dyer

The Power of Intention: Learning to Co-Create Your World Your Way by Wayne Dyer serves as a guide to learning how to succeed at all costs and never giving up on your inner truth. This book looks at intention, not as something you do, but as something you are a part of, and as an energy field you can access to co-create your life with the power of intention. In his book, Dyer encourages learning to find a balance between will and surrender. 


There are many helpful books on spirituality available, and this short list is meant to serve as an introduction to references to aid you along your journey of spiritual growth. Consider a psychic reading to dive deeper into your spiritual self.


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