Free Book Library

Please post any free books that were meaningful to you…

I have found in attempting to strength train the imagination and visualization ‘muscles’ of the brain, reading books with powerful scenes or imagery is very helpful.

(Dont discount quality fiction, sometimes it has greater power to speak truth than non-fiction)

The Aeneid by Virgil, translated by Robert Fitzgerald

The Aeneid by Virgil, translated by Robert Fagles

The Aeneid, prose translation

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Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Was Ray Bradbury a prophet?

I see a lot of buzzing thimbles/sea shells in peoples ears these days…

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Have not read this one yet, but it is on my bucket list, heard good things:

Brave New World

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Elie Wiesel - Night

One of the best works of nonfiction I have read.

A great read when you are going through tough times, and a painful reminder to count your blessings. Someone, somewhere, is probably suffering as much or far more, and if you look throughout history, exponentially so.

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I used to read this book every year around this time, if you read the first few chapters you will understand why:

Inferno by Dante Alighieri |

I wonder why Dante designed hell in the shape of (Samsaric like) circles that spiraled downward???

Illustration to the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (Abyss of Hell), 1480-1490

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Mitch Albom - The Five People You Meet In Heaven (Audio Reading)

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Walden

Henry David Thoreau

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@BlessingsDeers

Cicero on Friendship

“This is all that I had to say about friendship; but I exhort you both so to esteem virtue (without which friendship cannot exist), that, excepting virtue, you will think nothing more excellent than friendship.”

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what a delight… Ah! just spotted another synchronicity… Doreen VIRTUE wrote that article about numbers… hihihi… AMAZING!

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Posted this in Sacred Teachings, but this is a better place for it

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Love this and the article. I agree 100%, synchs and meassages come in all shapes and sizes. Remind me to tell you about all the birds I saw Friday evening.
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Cool synch, I was wondering the other day if you were recommending the entire 6h video, or just the last part.

Now that it has your stamp of approval I am going to try to listen to 10-15min of this every day. Thank you my friend :slightly_smiling_face:

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Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

‘Meditations’ by Marcus Aurelius - The Complete 12 Books on Stoicism

My Summary of The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

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what a gem… :gem: thank you for sharing! :pray:t3: :pray:t3: :pray:t3:

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Yes dearest Beloved, this one is one of my favorite treasures. :star_struck:

@Bucket Never heard of the Enchiridion, excited to crack it open. I am about an hour in to The Way of The Pilgrim, I like it a lot, they just stole his bible, do you know how to spell the name of the other book they stole that he paid 2 coins for?

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Epictetus is the other great stoic saint from late antiquity. Fascinating story, He was a slave that became a teacher of philosophy. He was also disabled. Some, like Origen the Church father, said we obtained his disability when his master beat him. Anyways, he obtained his freedom and became a philosopher. A lot of wisdom in his words.

I was introduced to Epictetus after watching a video where Eckhart Tolle read parts of the Enchiridion and commented on it. Just tried to find that video again, but no luck.

The book the pilgrim mentions is the Philokalia. It’s basically a mystical text book, including writings from early Christianity to the 15th century on how to open your heart to the mystery of the Divine. It’s in the public domain, so you can read it here: Philokalia - The Complete Text : St. Nikodemos of the Holy Mountain and St. Makarios of Corinth : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive

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Peace Pilgrim: Her Life and Works in Her Own Words

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Thank you for letting me know this, now I am very excited to read his work.

This is so AWESOME! Thank you for this! I could not believe how big it is, have you read any of it? Any sections that you can recommend?

This Peace Pilgrim text looks amazing, chapters 6 and 7 look especially potent:

" Solving Life’s Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
On the Worry Habit, 63
On the Anger Habit, 64
On the Fear Habit, 66
On Divine Protection, 68
A Helpful Meditation, 71
7 Living the Spiritual Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Ways of Prayer, 74
On Fasting, 78
On Healing, 79
The Power of Thought, 80
The Change Called Death, 82
On Religion, 85
The Way of Love, 86"

Thank you for these gems my friend

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The Prophet (1923) by Kahlil Gibran

THE PROPHET by Kahlil Gibran (FULL Audiobook)

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