John Gunther

Books on My Shelf 2013 Welcome back to SunnyRoomStudio.  This week, from my shelf, I selected Death Be Not Proud by journalist and father, John Gunther.  This famous memoir, considered to be a classic, covers the illness and death of his teenage son.  First published in 1949, Gunther writes: “My grief, I find, is not […]

Inner Yoga

Books on My Shelf 2013 Welcome back to SunnyRoomStudio.  This week, from my shelf, I selected a book by Steve Ross: Happy Yoga — 7 Reasons Why There’s Nothing to Worry About (2003, Regan Books of HarperCollins). I discovered Steve’s hour-long yoga program in 2006 when it was on the Oxygen channel about 6 a.m.  […]

Inner Space

Books on My Shelf 2013 Welcome back to SunnyRoomStudio.  This week, from my shelf, I’m picking a book by Michael A. Singer — The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself (2007, New Harbinger). Singer begins like this: “In case you haven’t noticed, you have a mental dialogue going on inside your head that never stops.  […]

Small Book, Big Ideas

Books on My Shelf 2013 Welcome back to SunnyRoomStudio.  This week I’m picking a book by David Lynch from my shelf: Catching the Big Fish — Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity (2006, Penguin). Lynch is creativity personified.  Oscar-nominated filmmaker, visual artist, musician, author, and so on, Lynch is someone nearly everyone has heard of in one […]

Journey of Inquiry

Books on My Shelf 2013 Words are only words.  Stories, just stories.  Books, mere books.  But if a book, an author, has touched your soul even once, you understand the depth of connection possible between writer and reader.  You have had a glimpse of time contained, of spiritual energy used to create and share art.  […]