Tag Archives: Buddhism

Book Review: The Art Of Mindful Reading

The Art Of Mindful Reading: Embracing The Wisdom Of Words, by Ella Berthoud This book is one that could have bothered me, given my general low opinion of works that support the spread of Buddhism. That said, the author, although … Continue reading

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Book Review: China’s Cosmopolitan Empire: The Tang Dynasty

China’s Cosmopolitan Empire: The Tang Dynasty, by Mark Edward Lewis It is not easy for Westerners to get a good sense of Chinese history, and this book does a good job at pointing out how it is that a dynasty … Continue reading

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Book Review: Inspired Mama

Inspired Mama:  The Empowered Mother’s Guide To An Intentional Life, by Sez Kristiansen [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by TCK Publishing in exchange for an honest review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] For reasons that … Continue reading

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Shen Yun: A Case Study In Marketing

If you are like me and you watch more YouTube videos than is probably good for you, then you are probably as familiar with I am about advertisements that for at least the last few years have sought to advertise … Continue reading

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Book Review: Drinking From The River Of Light

Drinking From The River Of Light:  The Life Of Expression, by Mark Nepo If you want to read a lot of terrible books with terrible advice written by people who are absolutely ignorant about what they are talking about but … Continue reading

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Book Review: Creativity, Spirituality, & Making A Buck

Creativity, Spirituality, & Making A Buck, by David Nichtern If this book is instructive, it is not so much instructive in the way that someone who is creative should live but rather instructive on a certain type of person and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Haiku: An Anthology Of Japanese Poems

Haiku:  An Anthology Of Japanese Poems, by Stephen Addiss, Fumiko Yamamoto, and Akira Yamamoto When reading a book from this publisher, as I have done on several occasions, I have often pondered what the purpose of this particular book is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Shambhala Guide To Aikido

The Shambhala Guide To Aikido, by John Stevens Martial arts are quite interesting in the way that they focus on different elements of conduct and behavior, and this particular book does a good job at pointing out how Japanese martial … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Power Of Off

The Power Of Off:  The Mindful Way To Stay Sane In A Virtual World, by Nancy Colier It is to be regretted that so many book which urge for mental health come with a New Age spin.  Indeed, it is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Purposely Positive

Purposely Positive: How to Live an Intentional and Inspired Life, by Joel Lindeman [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Reedsy Discovery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.  The original copy of this review can be found … Continue reading

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