Recommended Reading/Listening/Viewing

Walk into a bookstore you like and watch what aisle you are drawn to. See if a book practically falls off the shelf at your feet – this can happen as you open to Universal energy and create space for the non-ordinary to occur. If a book seems to glow or pop out at you, you probably need to read it – there's information there for you. It may be just a word or an idea, but it's something you can use at this time.

Following is a partial listing of books, films, and audio recordings that I have either personally read, watched, or listened to, or that have been recommended by others. The list is "partial" simply because new material is constantly being published and produced. You might also want to explore other material by the same author(s).


A Course In Miracles. Tiburon, CA: Foundation for Inner Peace, 1975
Abelar, Taisha. The Sorcerers' Crossing: A Woman's Journey, Penguin Books, 1992.
Abram, David. The Spell of the Sensuous, Vintage Books, 1996.
Argüelles, José. The Mayan Factor: Path Beyond Technology, Bear & Company, 1987.
________. Surfers of the Zuvuya, Bear & Company, 1989.
Alexander, Thea, 2150 A.D., Warner Books, Inc., 1976.
Anderson, Sherry Ruth and Hopkins, Patricia. The Feminine Face of God, Bantam, 1991.
Arrien, Angeles, PhD. The Four-Fold Way, HarperSanFrancisco, 1993.
Bach, Richard. Illusions, Dell, 1977.
Baker, Jeannine Parvati & Fred, and Slayton, Tamara. Conscious Conception: Elemental Journey Through the Labyrinth of Sexuality, Freestone Publishing, 1976.
Baring, Anne and Cashford, Jules. The Myth of the Goddess: Evolution of An Image, Penguin Books, 1991.
Barasch, Marc Ian. The Healing Journey, Tarcher/Putnam, 1993.
Berkson, D. Lindsey. Hormone Deception, Contemporary Books, 2000.
Blum, Jeanne Elizabeth. Woman Heal Thyself, Charles E. Tuttle Co., Inc., 1995.
Borysenko, Joan. Minding The Body, Mending The Mind, Bantam, 1988.
Bridges, William, PhD. Transitions: Making Sense of Life's Changes, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1980.
Brown, Dan. The DaVinci Code, Doubleday, 2003.
Butterworth, Eric. Spiritual Economics, Unity Books, 1983.
Cahill, Sedonia & Halpern, Joshua. The Ceremonial Circle, HarperSan Francisco, 1992.
Callan, Dawn. Awakening The Warrior Within, Nataraj Publishing, 1995.
Campbell, Joseph. The Hero With A Thousand Faces, Princeton University Press, 1968.
Canfield, Jack & Hansen, Mark Victor. Chicken Soup for the Soul, Health Communications, Inc. 1993.
Carroll, Lewis. Alice's Adventures In Wonderland, Schocken Books, 1978.
Casey, Caroline. Making The Gods Work for You, Harmony Books, 1998.
Castaneda, Carlos. A Separate Reality, Pocket Books, 1991.
Chernin, Kim. Reinventing Eve, HarperPerennial, 1987.
Cherry, Joanna. Living Mastery: The Expression of Your Divinity, Oughten House Publications, 1998.
Chittister, Chishti and Waskow. The Tent of Abraham: Stories of Hope and Peace for Jews, Christians, and Muslims, Beacon Press, 2006.
Clow, Barbara Hand. Liquid Light Of Sex: Understanding Your Key Life Passages, Bear & Company, 1991.
________. Chiron: Rainbow Bridge Between The Inner & Outer Planets, Llewellyn Publications, 1994.
________. The Mayan Code: Time Acceleration and Awakening the World Mind, Bear & Company, 2007.
________. The Mind Chronicles: A Visionary Guide into Past Lives, Bear & Company, 2007.
Cohen, Alan. The Dragon Doesn't Live Here Anymore, Alan Cohen Publications, 1990.
Colborn, Theo; Dumanoski, Dianne, and Myers, John Peterson. Our Stolen Future, Plume, 1997.
Daly, Mary. Gyn/Ecology, Beacon Press, 1979.
Davis, Bruce, PhD, & Davis, Genny Wright. The Heart of Healing, Celestial Arts, 1989.
Davis, Elizabeth and Leonard, Carol. The Circle of Life: Thirteen Archetypes for Every Woman, Celestial Arts, 2002.
Dominguez, Joe, and Robin, Vicki. Your Money Or Your Life, Penguin Books, 1992.
Dossey, Larry, M.D. Healing Words, HarperSanFrancisco, 1993.
Dreaver, Jim, D.C. The Ultimate Cure, Llewellyn Publications, 1996.
Duran, Laurel. The Blue Cord, DuirSoul Books, 1995.
Easwaran, Eknath. Gandhi: The Man, Nilgiri Press, 1996.
Ehrlich, Gretel. The Solace of Open Spaces, Penguin Books, 1985.
Eisler, Riane. The Chalice And The Blade, Harper & Row, 1987.
Elliott, William. Tying Rocks To Clouds, Image Books/Doubleday, 1996.
Epstein, Donald, D.C., with Altman, Nathaniel. The 12 Stages of Healing, Amber-Allen Publishing and New World Library, 1994.
Finney, Jack. Time & Again, Simon & Schuster, 1995.
Finney, Martha & Dasch, Deborah. Find Your Calling, Love Your Life, Simon & Schuster, 1998.
Fox, Matthew. Original Blessing, Bear & Company, 1983.
Francia, Luisa. Dragontime: Magic and Mystery of Menstruation, Ash Tree Publishing, 1991.
Francis, Raymond, MSc. Never Be Sick Again, Health Communications, Inc., 2002.
Frankl, Viktor E. Man's Search For Meaning, Pocket Books, 1984.
Gadon, Elinor W. The Once and Future Goddess, HarperCollins Publishers, 1989.
Gerber, Richard, M.D. Vibrational Medicine: New Choices for Healing Ourselves, Bear & Company, 1988.
Gimbutas, Marija. The Language of the Goddess, Harper & Row, 1989.
Goldberg, Natalie. Writing Down The Bones, Shambhala, 1986.
Hahn, Thich Nhat. Being Peace, Parallax Press, 1987.
Haich, Elisabeth. Initiation, Seed Center, 1974.
Halifax, Joan. The Fruitful Darkness, HarperSanFrancisco, 1994.
Hall, Kevin. Aspire: Discovering Your Purpose Through the Power of Words, HarperCollins, 2010.
Hall, Michael. Flight Lessons: A True Story, Golden Heart Publications, 1992.
________. Pioneer Journal: A Modern Day Journey To An Unknown World, Golden Heart Publications, 1994.
Harmon, Willis. Global Mind Change, Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 1998.
Hawkins, Kathleen. Spirit Incorporated, DeVorss Publications, 1998.
Hay, Louise. You Can Heal Your Life, Hay House, Inc., 1984.
Jaffee, Dennis. Healing From Within, Alfred A. Knopf, 1980.
Janov, Arthur. Primal Scream, Berkeley Publications, 1996.
Joy, W. Brugh, M.D. Joy's Way: A Map for the Transformational Journey, J.P. Tarcher, Inc., 1979.
________. Avalanche: Heretical Reflections on the Dark and the Light, Ballantine Books, 1990.
Juster, Norton. The Phantom Tollbooth, Alfred A. Knopf, 1989.
Kaufman, Barry Neil. To Love Is To Be Happy With, Ballantine Books, 1977.
________. A Sense of Warning, Delacorte Press/Eleanor Friede, 1983.
Keeney, Bradford, Ph.D. Everyday Soul, Riverhead Books, 1996.
Kinstler, Clysta. The Moon Under Her Feet., Harper & Row, Publishers, 1989.
Koller, Alice. An Unknown Woman, Bantam Books, Inc., 1981.
Kübler-Ross, Elisabeth, M.D. On Death and Dying, Macmillan, 1969.
Lamb, Cynthia. Brigid's Charge, Bay Island Books, 1997.
LaVoie, Nicole. Return To Harmony, Sound Wave Energy Press, 1996.
Le Guin, Ursula K. The Compass Rose, HarperCollins, 1982.
L'Engle, Madeleine. A Wrinkle In Time, Bantam Doubleday Dell, 1962.
Leonard, Linda Schierse. The Wounded Woman, Shambhala Publications, 1982.
________. On The Way To The Wedding, Shambhala Publications, 1987.
Levine, Stephen. Who Dies?, Doubleday & Company, 1982.
Loggins, Kenny and Julia. The Unimaginable Life, Avon Books, 1997.
Marciniak, Barbara. Bringers of the Dawn: Teachings from the Pleiadians, Bear & Company, 1992.
________. Path of Empowerment: Pleiadian Wisdom For A World In Chaos, Inner Ocean Publishing, 2004.
Matt, Daniel C. The Essential Kabbalah: The Heart of Jewish Mysticism, HarperSanFrancisco, 1995.
May, Rollo. Man's Search For Himself, W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1953.
Men, Hunbatz. Secrets of Mayan Science/Religion, Bear & Company, 1990.
Montgomery, Roger. Twenty Count: Secret Mathematical System of the Aztec/Maya, Bear & Company, 1995.
Morris, Mary. Nothing To Declare, Penguin Books, 1988.
Myss, Caroline, Ph.D. Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing, Harmony Books, 1996.
________. Why People Don't Heal And How They Can, Harmony Books, 1997.
________. Sacred Contracts: Awakening Your Divine Potential, Harmony Books, 2002.
________. Defy Gravity: Healing Beyond the Bounds of Reason, Hay House, Inc., 2009.
Noble, Vicki. Motherpeace: A Way to the Goddess Through Myth, Art, and Tarot, HarperCollins Publishers, 1983.
________. Shakti Woman: Feeling Our Fire, Healing Our World, HarperSanFrancisco, 1991.
Orr, Leonard. Breaking the Death Habit: The Science of Everlasting Life, Frog, Ltd., 1998.
Paz, Octavio. Eagle Or Sun? Translated by Eliot Weinberger, New Directions, 1976.
Peace Pilgrim. Her Life And Work In Her Own Words, Ocean Tree Books, 1994.
Peck, M. Scott, M.D. The Road Less Traveled, Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1978.
Perera, Sylvia. Descent to the Goddess: A Way of Initiation for Women, Inner City Books, 1981.
Piercy, Marge. Woman On The Edge of Time, Alfred A. Knopf, 1976.
________. Living In The Open, Alfred A. Knopf, 1981.
________. Stone, Paper, Knife, Alfred A. Knopf, 1983.
Plotkin, Bill. Soulcraft: Crossing into the Mysteries of Nature and Psyche, New World Library, 2003.
Pullman, Philip. The Golden Compass, Alfred A. Knopf, 1995.
________. The Subtle Knife, Alfred A. Knopf, 1997.
________. The Amber Spyglass, The Ballantine Publishing Group, 2000.
Redfield, James. The Celestine Prophecy, Satori Publishing, 1993.
Redmond, Layne. When The Drummers Were Women, Three Rivers Press, 1997.
Reinhart, Melanie. Chiron and the Healing Journey, Penguin Books, 1989.
Remen, Rachel Naomi, M.D. Kitchen Table Wisdom, Riverhead Books, 1996.
Rice, Robin. Venus For A Day,, 2005.
Richardson, Cheryl. Take Time for Your Life, Broadway Books, 1998.
Rilke, Rainer Maria. Letters To A Young Poet, Translation by M.D. Herter Norton, W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1962.
Ritchie, George G., M.D. Return From Tomorrow, Fleming H. Revell, a division of Baker Book House Company, 1978.
Roger, John & McWilliams, Peter. You Can't Afford The Luxury of a Negative Thought, Prelude Press, Inc., 1991.
Roth, Gabrielle. Maps to Ecstasy: Teaching Of An Urban Shaman., Nataraj Publishing, 1993.
________. Sweat Your Prayers, Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, 1997.
Rumi, Jelaluddin (Versions by Coleman Barks). Delicious Laughter, Maypop Books, 1990.
Sark, Succulent Wild Woman, Simon & Schuster, 1997.
Sarton, May. Journal Of A Solitude, W.W. Norton & Company, 1973.
Schneider, Meir. Self-Healing: My Life And Vision, Penguin Books, 1988.
Shinn, Florence Scovel. The Game of Life and How to Play It, Prosperity Classic, 1978.
Siegel, Bernie S., M.D. Love, Medicine & Miracles, Harper & Row, 1986.
Simpson, Mona. The Lost Father, Alfred A. Knopf, 1992.
Sinetar, Marsha. Do What You Love, The Money Will Follow, Dell, 1989.
Slater, Philip. The Pursuit of Loneliness, Beacon Press, 1976.
Starhawk. The Spiral Dance, Harper & Row, 1979.
Starhawk and Valentine, Hilary. The Twelve Wild Swans, HarperCollins, 2000.
Stepanich, Kisma K. Sister Moon Lodge: The Power & Mystery of Menstruation, Llewellyn Publications, 1992.
Stevens, Barry. Don't Push The River, Celestial Arts, 1985.
Stone, Merlin. Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood, New Sibylline Books, 1979.
________. When God Was A Woman, Harvest/HBJ, 1976.
Strehlow, Dr. Wighard & Hertzka, Gottfried, M.D. Hildegard of Bingen's Medicine, Bear & Company, 1988.
Tachi-ren, Tashira. What Is Lightbody?, Oughten House Publications, 1995.
Twyman, James F. Emissary Of Light: A Vision of Peace, Warner Books, 1996.
Von Oech, Roger. A Whack on the Side of the Head, Warner Books, 1993.
Vogler, Christopher. The Writer's Journey: Mythic Structure for Storytellers & Screenwriters, Michael Wiese Productions, 1992.
Walsh, Neale. Conversations With God, Book 1, GP Putnam's Sons, 1996.
________. CWG, Books 2 and 3, Hampton Roads Publishing, 1997, 1998.
Walsh, Roger N., M.D., PhD, The Spirit of Shamanism, Jeremy P. Tarcher/Perigee Books, 1990.
Ward, Milton. The Brilliant Function of Pain, Optimus Books, 1986.
Weed, Susun S. Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year, Ash Tree Publishing, 1986.
________. Wise Woman Herbal: Healing Wise, Ash Tree Publishing, 1989.
________. Menopausal Years The Wise Woman Way, Ash Tree Publishing, 1992.
Whitmont, Edward, M.D. The Alchemy of Healing, North Atlantic Books, 1993.
Whyte, David. The Heart Aroused, Currency Doubleday, 1996.
Wilber, Ken. Grace and Grit: Spirituality and Healing in the Life and Death of Treya Killam Wilber, Shambhala, 1991.
Williams, Margery. The Velveteen Rabbit, Alfred A. Knopf, 1985.
Williamson, Marianne. A Return To Love, HarperCollins, 1992.
Wolfe, Amber. In The Shadow of the Shaman: Connecting With Self, Nature & Spirit, Llewellyn Publications, 1993.
Wolkstein, Diane and Kramer, Samuel Noah. Inanna: Queen of Heaven and Earth, Harper & Row, 1983.
Yogananda, Paramahansa. Autobiography of a Yogi, Self-Realization Fellowship, 1946.


Bernhardt, Patrick. Atlantis Angelis. Vocal/instrumental CD
Gass, Robert & On Wings Of Song. Ancient Mother. Vocal/instrumental CD, 1993.
Halpern, Steve and Fuentes, Starr. Divine Intervention. Instrumental CD, 1998.
Redmond, Layne. Roots of Awakening: Chanting the Chakras. Vocal/instrumental CD, 1999.
Twyman, James. Emissary of Light: Songs from the Peace Concerts. Vocal/instrumental CD, 1997.


An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore's film on global warming, 2006.
Cocoon, a Ron Howard film, 1985.
Defending Your Life, an Albert Brooks film, 1991.
Fried Green Tomatoes, with Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Cicely Tyson, 1991.
Ghost, with Patrick Swayze, Whoopi Goldberg, Demi Moore,1990.
Illusion, starring Kirk Douglas and Michael Goorjian (who also directs). The power of love to change a life, 2007.
Mindwalk, a Bernt Capra film, 1991.
Peaceful Warrior, based on Dan Millman's book, Way of the Peaceful Warrior, 2006.
Powder, with Jeff Goldblum and Mary Steenburgen, 1995.
Resurrection, a Daniel Petrie film, 1980.
Sorceress, The, a French film by Andre Michel, 1955.
Star Trek: The Next Generation, television series
What Dreams May Come, starring Robin Williams, 1998.
What the Bleep Do We Know!?, a cinematic phenomenon wedding science and spirituality through documentary, drama and visionary animation, 2004.
You Can Heal Your Life: The Movie, Louise Hay's life-changing work in action, framed by her penetrating personal story, 2007.

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