Miracle of Mindfulness: A Manual on Meditation
Thich Nhat Hanh
The author is a poet, Zen Master, activist, and was Chair
of the Vietnamese Buddhist Peace Delegation during the Vietnam
War. He was nominated by Dr. MartinLuther King, Jr., for
the Nobel Peace Prize. This is a book for people who think
they can't meditate.
365 Tao: Daily Meditations
A friend of mine gave me this book just before my first
national book tour. I remember reading it while I waited
for my train in Philadelphia's 30th Street Station and
thinking I never would have survived those hectic three
weeks without it.
We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For,
by Alice Walker
This book of meditations, speeches and letters always renews
my commitment to being an active and informed citizen of
the world and child of the cosmos.
Gift from the Sea, by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Thoughts on love, work, youth, age and the absolute necessity
of solitude. A little book with a lot to say.
The Big Sea, by Langston Hughes.
The first volume of his autobiography and probably the
book I would take to that desert island if I could only
pick one. My mother used to read chapters of this to
my sister and me like fairy tales.