Locally & Independently Published Spirituality Books

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Michele grew up in the small rural community of Oakdale, California. She moved to Santa Cruz in junior high school and later attended Cabrillo College and San Jose State University, earning bachelor's and master’s degrees in art. Michele now paints, mostly mandalas, teaches watercolor mandala classes and loves to tell anyone who will listen about the passion she has for mandalas.

Learn more at michelefaia.com

Art in My Heart: The Power of Watercolor Mandala Making Cover Image
ISBN: 9780979935404
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Michele Faia - December 15th, 2015

Author Bio: 
Nicola Amadora, Ph.D. holds University degrees in Transpersonal Psychology and Clinical Social Work. She is a certified Hakomi Therapist, certified Dharma Leader (Vipassana Center, Spirit Rock), Certified Meditation Teacher (Yogananda Center), Universal Peacedance Leader (Sufi Order), Diplom Horseriding Therapist, Mediator, Parent Leader (Parentleadership Institute), Relationship Trainer and Rev. Interfaith Minister.
Her website is www.nicolaamadora.com 

Nothing but Love Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616236748
Availability: Hard to Find - Contact Store for Availability
Published: Independent Publisher - December 6th, 2009

Author Bio: 
Dale Lindseth is a loving husband, father, physicist, author and inventor with numerous patents to his name. After years of living the typical American dream, he experienced a heart-felt and soul-altering epiphany that turned his rather ordinary life inside out. This started his journey down the spiritual byway. Despite his Lutheran upbringing, he developed a passion to more deeply understand root cause of the conflicts we face in life. As a result, he has devoted the past fifteen years to integrating science with religion and spirituality.
Catching the Kingdom Within Cover Image
ISBN: 9780982967836
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Published: Aperion Books - April 1st, 2011

Author Bio: 
As a successful stockbroker Don hit the wall, so at midlife he began a search for meaning that ultimately culminated in becoming a psychotherapist. Undergoing his spiritual search he studied with Shamans, practiced Buddhism, trekked the Himalayas, studied ancient sutras, and met his teacher Shri Anandi Ma of Gujarat, India with whom he practiced an ancient form of kundalini yoga. In his practice and writings he integrates Eastern Wisdom with sound psychology to aide others navigate the vicissitudes of life and delve into the inner sacred. 
Princes and Ogres: Integration of Psyche and Soul Cover Image
ISBN: 9781589828254
Availability: Hard to Find - Contact Store for Availability
Published: Millennial Mind Publishing - February 1st, 2012



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