The Heart and the Bottle by Oliver Jeffers

I remember when I first came across The Heart and the Bottle. I was in a bookstore looking for a few new picture books. I've been a fan of Oliver Jeffers for years; his writing style and the way he illustrates has always spoken to me. However, this book spoke to me on a whole new level. The story revolves around a little girl, who after an overwhelming loss decides to [...]

By | 2017-06-22T22:10:24+00:00 September 20th, 2016|Reviews|0 Comments

True Refuge by Tara Brach

One could view True Refuge as a wonderful introduction to meditation but it’s so much more. In it, Tara Brach offers us a pathway to peace and a way to develop an inner sanctuary using mindfulness and self-compassion. During the hardest of struggles, her book serves as a welcome reminder to be gentler with ourselves and to focus on the people and things that are genuinely most important to us. [...]

By | 2017-06-22T23:38:22+00:00 August 30th, 2015|Reviews|0 Comments