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Tristy

Musings of a Book Addict

I'm married to a scavenger of sorts and he often totes home rescued boxes of books that I paw through with shiny, hungry eyes. I pull out the odd and interesting and add them to my teetering stack.

Currently reading

The Hound of the Baskervilles
Arthur Conan Doyle
E.B. White: A Biography
Scott Elledge
Murder on the Orient Express
Agatha Christie
There Is Nothing Wrong with You: Going Beyond Self-Hate
Cheri Huber, June Shiver
Living Buddha, Living Christ
Thích Nhất Hạnh
No. 44, The Mysterious Stranger
Mark Twain
The Snare of the Hunter
Helen MacInnes
Paintings of Henry Miller
Henry Miller, Lawrence Durrell
Dreamways of the Iroquois: Honoring the Secret Wishes of the Soul
Robert Moss
Pentimento (Back Bay Books)
Lillian Hellman

The Five Stages of the Soul: Charting the Spiritual Passages That Shape Our Lives

The Five Stages of the Soul: Charting the Spiritual Passages That Shape Our Lives - Harry R. Moody, David Carroll There are only a handful of spiritual books that I keep to read again and again and this is one of those books. My copy was published in 1997 but it is truly timeless. Moody & Carroll take us through the "five stages of the soul" which are The Call, The Search, The Struggle, The Breakthrough, and The Return. It's full of wonderful quotes and stories, both personal and mythological and I can open to any page and be excited and inspired. I also appreciate the honesty of both the authors, who are far from humble at times and yet are totally honest and accountable for their ego-filled moments, as we all should be and only can be, if we are honest. A great read for anyone who is on their own unique, spiritual journey and need a little nourishment along the way.