What brings meaning and happiness into your life? Some combination of close relationships, fulfilling work, and spiritual connection often does the trick—but actually finding and cultivating these things is no easy task. So to help you along your journey toward meaning and happiness, we recommend checking out the three illuminating, inspiring books below.
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The Light We Give: How Sikh Wisdom Can Transform Your Life
By Simran Jeet Singh
Part memoir, part spiritual journey, The Light We Give is a transformative book of hope that shows how each of us can turn away from fear and uncertainty and move toward renewal and positive change. Listen to our Book Bite summary, read by author Simran Jeet Singh, in the Next Big Idea App
The Good Life Method: Reasoning Through the Big Questions of Happiness, Faith, and Meaning
By Meghan Sullivan and Paul Blaschko
Two Notre Dame philosophy professors invite us into the classroom to investigate what figures such as Aristotle, Plato, Marcus Aurelius, Iris Murdoch, and W. E. B. Du Bois have to say about how to live well. Listen to our Book Bite summary, read by co-authors Meghan Sullivan and Paul Blaschko, in the Next Big Idea App
A Life in Light: Meditations on Impermanence
By Mary Pipher
From the bestselling author of Women Rowing North and Reviving Ophelia comes a memoir in essays reflecting on radiance, resilience, and the constantly changing nature of reality. Listen to our Book Bite summary, read by author Mary Pipher, in the Next Big Idea App
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