Here is our list of the books we are currently reading. Our method is that we give over one to two hours daily to read into these books, one page or one paragraph at a time. We read aloud to each other and sometimes spend time discussing the ideas. Altogether, it feeds the “learner” talent in me and seems to appeal to the “maximizer” in both of us. Enjoy and send me your feedback.
Paul and I have the luxury of time to study together. We spend our morning breakfast time with more than granola, berries, and yogurt, which is what we eat. Our second cup of tea or coffee is accompanied by reading aloud to each other from various books that we like. Currently, these are our books of interest, in case you want to explore them. With Internet help, you can find out about any book instantly, so enjoy looking at the reviews and descriptions of these, maybe finding one you want to dig into for yourself.
We cherish our mornings here at 686 Clear Springs Hollow, Elm Grove Subdivision, Buda, Texas. Today, we had broiled grapefruit, an apple, coffee and tea and the weekly bowlfull of vitamins and supplements. Then we have the luxury of reading to each other as our choice of starting the morning. Today, we are reading from these books,
I am a fan of Don Miguel Ruiz. We have followed the philosophy in his “Four Agreements” for many years. Today as a new year begins, it seems fitting to recommend his next book, The Fifth Agreement. The concept, according to Ruiz and his son Jose, is that everything we do is based on agreements we have made — agreements with ourselves, with other people, with God, and with life. But the most important agreements are the ones we make with ourselves. With these agreements we tell ourselves who we are, how to behave, what is possible, what is impossible. His idea of agreements corresponds to my notion of beliefs. Now he is adding an agreement that is dear to my heart. As an advocate of deep listening, this fifth agreement is right down my alley of beliefs. I am copying words written in the advertising promotion, which is a quick and easy way to review all five: