Category Archives: Excerpts from Inspirational Books

Asking for Permission Before Praying for a Person

The following passage is from a book called “Awaken to the Healer Within” by the late Rich Work, a very spiritual man who touched a lot of lives in a very positive way. Since there is a lot of information … Continue reading

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Saying No to Worries

A while back I read a book by John Selby called “Expand This Moment,” which I found to be a wonderful spiritual growth resource. Here’s a passage from it that I felt was really insightful: “My experience is that, with … Continue reading

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Healing Related Quotes and Musings on the Self-help Industry

Healing Related Quotes These two passages are from a book called Potentiate Your DNA by Sol Luckman. I have found this to be a fascinating work, one that presents a solid case for the position that it’s time for the … Continue reading

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Self-healing Resource: “The Secret Language of Your Body”

If you’ve ever read or heard of or read You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay, the book “The Secret Language of Your Body” by Inna Segal, which I mentioned in an earlier post, is similar in concept (i.e., … Continue reading

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Our Wishes and Intentions Do Indeed Create Our Reality

“The model suggested by Braud’s work is of a universe, to some degree, under our control. Our wishes and intentions create our reality. We might be able to use them to have a happier life, to block unfavorable influences, to … Continue reading

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The God Who Dwells in All

The following passage from Swami Muktananda is one of my all time favorites, and as such I wanted to post it on this blog. Bye for now. “There is only one God for everyone in this world. It is not … Continue reading

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Drawbacks of Pharmaceutical and OTC Drugs

“Whereas placebos have no side effects, the same cannot be said for prescription drugs. According to the JAMA, some 250,000 people die each year from the negative effects of drugs, unnecessary surgeries, infections they pick up in hospitals, and other … Continue reading

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Terry Cole-Whittaker on “Healing”

“Prevention is the best medicine, and it’s also the best form of health insurance: by investing in fresh, organically grown foods, we can prevent illness. Food is medicine as well. Chemical treatments for illnesses can harm us, which may make … Continue reading

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The Nature of Praying

“Prayers are personal and yet there are aspects of praying which need to be noted. There are elements within the prayer framework which help the individual send out the most appropriate requests for guidance and action. An opening or salutation … Continue reading

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A Warrior’s Prayer

Over 20 years ago I came across the following prayer written by the author Stuart Wilde that I feel really captures what the spiritual path is all about. I hope you find as much value in it as I did. … Continue reading

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