Our Book Club encourages the reading of inspirational Unity themed books with monthly discussion meetings. During the COVID-19 emergency, the Book Club will meet via ZOOM. If you wish to participate please contact Jeanette Knights by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
LIST OF UPCOMING BOOKS FOR 2023
MARCH 25: “How To Love Yourself; Spiritual Advice For Modern Relationships“
Authors: Lodro Rinzler and Meggan Watterson
“How to Love Yourself (and Sometimes Other People)” is a smart, hip guide for spiritual seekers who want to experience more love and stability in all forms of relationships. Told from the unique vantage points of authors Meggan Watterson and Lodro Rinzler.
APRIL 22: “The Gifts of Imperfection”
Author: Brene Brown
The “Gifts of Imperfection” teaches us not to change ourselves to adapt to expectations, instead, we should embrace and engage with our expectations. The core insights center on empathy, understanding, and adopting “wholehearted living,” so that we start living for ourselves, and not for other people.
MAY 27: “A Severe Mercy”
Author: Sheldon Vanauken
“A Severe Mercy” is a heart-rending love story described by its author as “the spiritual autobiography of a love rather than of the lovers” Vanauken chronicles the birth of a powerful pagan love borne out of the relationship he shares with his wife, Davy, and describes the growth of their relationship and the dreams that they share. As a symbol of their love, they name their dream schooner the Grey Goose, “for the grey goose, if its mate is killed flies on alone and never takes another.”
JUNE 24: “The Four Agreements”
Author: Don Miguel Ruiz
In “The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom”, Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, the The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.
JULY 22: “Chatter”
Author: Ethan Kross
“Chatter” by Ethan Kross is about how to tame and properly harness your inner voice. It covers practical tips for enjoying the many benefits of self-reflection and introspection while greatly reducing unproductive and negative self-talk. So, if you have a harsh inner critic that is stifling your growth or holding you back in life, this book can help.
NOTE: THERE WILL NOT BE A MEETING IN AUGUST 2023
SEPTEMBER 23: “Grit – The Power Of Passion and Perseverance”
Author: Angela Duckworth
“Grit” describes what creates outstanding achievements, based on science, interviews with high achievers from various fields and the personal history of success of the author, Angela Duckworth, uncovering that achievement isn’t reserved for the talented only, but for those with passion and determination.