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Book Excerpts:

SpiritSite.com is pleased to offer excerpts from the following books.  You may click on a book's cover to begin, or on the links below:

Selections from Alan Cohen's I Had It All the Time:

Part One
Part Two
Part Three
Part Four
Part Five
Part Six

Selections from A Deep Breath of Life:

Part One
Part Two
Part Three
Part Four
Part Five
Part Six

Selections from Handle with Prayer:

Part One
Part Two
Part Three
Part Four

Selections from Why Your Life Sucks:

Part One
Part Two
Part Three

Selections from Happily Even After:

Part One
Part Two
Part Three
Part Four

You may also enjoy the following Alan Cohen Question and Answer pieces:

Q&A on Inner Guidance
Q&A on Finding Joy

Alan Cohen

Alan Cohen, M.A., is the author of 20 popular inspirational books and tapes, including the best-selling The Dragon Doesn't Live Here Anymore and the award-winning A Deep Breath of Life. Alan brings a warm blend of wisdom, intimacy, humor, and vision to the spiritual path. He loves to extract spiritual lessons from the practical experiences of daily living, and find beauty in the seeming mundane.

I Had It All the Time

The subtitle of Alan Cohen's I Had It All the Time (review or buy) is "When Self Improvement Gives Way to Ecstasy," and the book aims to help us move beyond the quest for improvement to true inner peace and fulfillment.  Alan Cohen's book focuses on finding our true spiritual self. Illuminating insights are offered on quitting the "fixing" game, taking back your power, and getting on with the life you were born to live.

A Deep Breath of Life

Alan Cohen's A Deep Breath of Life (review or buy) is a book of daily meditations for those on a spiritual path.  A quote from Man of La Mancha, "Take a deep breath of life, and consider how it should be lived," sets the tone for this book, which offers daily inspiration for heart-centered living. In this book, Alan Cohen continues his practice of touching the hearts and lives of people seeking more authenticity and creative self-expression.

Handle with Prayer

In Handle with Prayer (review or buy), Alan Cohen continues his work of providing fresh, meaningful insights into the power of the mind and spirit.  In his book, Alan offers a wealth of thoughts on deepening prayer and bringing one's dreams to life.  In his friendly, yet moving, way, Alan guides the reader toward creating lasting and real change -- beginning, as always, with a fundamental change of mind.

Why Your Life Sucks

Alan Cohen's wise, tongue-in-cheek book Why Your Life Sucks (review or buy) explores ten areas of personal growth. In the book, Alan writes, "When your life sucks, thatís serious. Itís a big wake-up call. Itís an invitation to do something different. Not more of the same." In his book, Alan outlines methods of living a fuller, richer, more empowered life.

Happily Even After

Alan Cohen's Happily Even After (review or buy) illuminates a key to enjoying a positive relationship with present relationship partners: by forgiving and blessing our past partners.  His book explores how to find healing and win-win solutions to issues that challenged past relationships, end self-defeating patterns, and learn to honor ourselves so that our present and future relationships remain positive.