With autumn in full-swing, it’s time to fully-embrace this transitional season. As the trees lose their leaves and the nights close in, maybe it’s time for us too, to let go of those things which no longer serve us and take time to explore our spiritual needs. And what better way to do that, than with a book that speaks to our souls right now? Here’s to lighting a candle, slipping into our fluffiest pjs and cosying up with one of these top classic reads…
WORDS: Deborah Caine
For pure escapism
Okay, so if you’re really missing summer, Paul Coelho’s exotic fable, The Alchemist will bring back some sunshine! This novel follows the journey of Andalusian shepherd boy, Santiago on his quest to discover the meaning of his dream, learning spiritual gems along the way.
When we need an energy boost!
James Redfield’s, action-packed novel, The Celestine Prophecy provides plenty of ‘a-ha’ moments as we’re whisked along with the narrator to uncover nine spiritual insights and a secret manuscript. Auras, energy fields and tons of adventure – yep, this one is high-energy!
To reconnect with nature
Whether you’re a beginner to the Craft or just want to feel better-connected to Mother Nature, Kate West’s The Real Witches’ Handbook explores Wicca, seasonal rituals, moon worship and more. Great to inspire us to get outdoors, blow away the cobwebs and appreciate nature’s magick.
For when we feel alone
Sometimes we might feel in need of some spiritual validation. The Hot Chocolate for the Mystical Soul books by Arielle Ford offers short, personal accounts of miracles, angelic encounters and spiritual intervention during times of danger, reminding us we are all loved and never truly alone.
When we need confidence!
The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom is a self-help book by Don Miguel Ruiz with Janet Mills. It offers a code to live by, according to ancient Toltec wisdom and helps us overcome those troublesome, negative self-beliefs holding us back!
If we’ve suffered loss
Lee Lawson’s Love Letters From the Infinite recounts heartfelt stories from those who’ve been visited with messages of hope and love from passed loved ones, offering comfort and healing to those they left behind.
When we want answers!
You don’t have to be traditionally religious to enjoy Conversations with God. Neale Donald Walsch’s transcript-style book, records the answers he received to the big questions he put on out there…
For help in manifesting our goals!
The Secret by Rhonda Byrne, is no longer a secret. Based on the film, and championed by Oprah, this easy-to-read classic covers all the law of attraction basics, to help us manifest our best lives!
When you know you just need to let it go
F**k It: The Ultimate Spiritual Way by John C Parkin, is one of those liberating books useful for those times when we just can’t control a curve-ball life’s lobbed our way! Offering a fresh perspective…on, er perspective, it helps show us that some stuff at least perhaps doesn’t matter that much anyway?
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