Writing to Heal: Three Inspiring Authors Who Write About Spirituality

Literature is a great avenue where people can inspire others particularly through words. Numerous authors are using their literary prowess to inspire and help other people, particularly those who are currently disadvantaged and lost. Books on spirituality are particularly aimed towards this certain goal. They are set to help readers to bring about positive changes in their lives.

Spiritual books, sometimes called self-help books, are basically books that serve as a retreat for the mind and soul. They speak to the brain, the intellect, and the emotions of their readers, which is why they are often considered as life-changing literature. Spiritual books commonly center on a wide range of topics. Some spiritual books talk about spiritual healing and transformation, while others talk about soul-searching or finding happiness. Regardless of whatever topic they have, every spiritual book is aimed towards inspiring.

There are plenty of authors in the literary world who write about the topics of spirituality. These authors are people filled with wisdom, knowledge, and experiences that are worth sharing to the world. To give you more ideas about these authors, this article briefly introduces three of the many inspiring authors who write particularly about spirituality.

Eric Alsterberg

Dr. Eric Alsterberg is an author and a licensed psychologist with a certification in hypnotherapy. For thirty-two years, he has been practicing as a clinical psychologist in the state of Michigan. At present, he is providing custody and parenting evaluations and interventions for a local court, and counseling and evaluations for elders in nursing homes. Over the course of his career, Dr. Eric Alsterberg has worked with people across all age groups, from children to the old ones. He has helped treat both emotional problems as well as substance abuse problems.

 In 2000, Dr. Eric Alsterberg published his first ever book entitled Life is an Adventure: A Guide to the Path of Joy. This book is part psychological, part self-help, and part metaphysical that explores the understanding and application of the basic truths of life to achieve joy. In 2011, Dr. Eric Alsterberg published yet another astonishing spiritual and self-help book entitled Healing and Transformation: Moving from the Ordinary to the Extraordinary. This second book is considered a revolutionary and far-reaching book that teaches people how to heal old emotional wounds and traumas, and inspires them to recognize and understand the voice of the Higher Being that speaks within each and every one. Ultimately, Dr. Eric Alsterberg is a profound author who combines metaphysical and spiritual elements with his psychological expertise.

Tara Brach

Dr. Tara Bach is an author, psychologist, and proponent of Buddhist meditation. She has a doctorate in clinical psychology, and has completed a five-year Buddhist teacher training program at the Spirit Rock Meditation Center. She is working as both a psychotherapist and a guiding teacher whose teachings combine Western psychology and Eastern spiritual practices. In 1998, Dr. Tara Brach established the Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC (IMCW), one of the largest and most dynamic non-residential meditation centers in the United States. Here, Dr. Tara Brach herself teaches classes, offer workshops, provides presentations, and leads silent meditation retreats.

As an author, Dr. Tara Brach has already published quite several books. Her first ever book entitled Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha was published in 2003. It contains the teachings of Dr. Tara Brach told particularly through personal stories and case histories, fresh interpretations of Buddhist tales, and guided meditations. Her most recent book, on the other hand, was published in 2019. It was entitled Learning to Love Yourself and Your World with the Practice of R.A.I.N. Ultimately, Dr. Tara Brach is an insightful author who uses her expertise in meditation to help others.

Priscilla Shirer

Priscilla Shirer is an author, actress, motivational speaker, and a Christian evangelist. She had worked as an independent contractor for CBS and hosted a local television show there. Recently, however, she has been focusing her attention on Christian ministry opportunities. For a long time, she has served as a Bible teacher. Her family then established Going Beyond Ministries, which is a speakers’ bureau of Bible teachers like Priscilla Shirer.

As an author, Priscilla Shirer has been quite productive. She has already published around six books, two of which became New York Times Bestsellers: The Resolution for Women and Fervent: A Woman’s Battle Plan for Serious, Specific, and Strategic Prayer. Her latest book entitled Awaken: 90 Days with the God Who Speaks is a 365-day devotional book that provides fresh insights gleaned from the spirit of God daily. Ultimately, Priscilla Shirer is an inspiring author who wishes to share her dedication and faith to others.

There are many other inspiring authors who write about spirituality out there. The authors introduced in this article are one some of the greatest in this literary field. If you are currently going through some tough times and are in need of some books to read to ease your mind and soul, then be sure to check the works of the authors mentioned here. They surely have all the words you need to help you relax, reflect, and move forward!

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