Religions have long taught through parables. In the spiritual literature are many stories of strong moral values, positive reframing, constructive management of relationships, and healthy worldviews. Here is just a small sample.
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de Mello, A. (1988). The song of the bird. Anand, India: Gujarat Sahitya Prakash.
Feldman, C., & Kornfield, J. (1991). Stories of the spirit, stories of the heart: Parables of the spiritual path from around the world. San Francisco: Harper. Friedlander, S. (1987). When you hear hoofbeats think of a zebra: Talks on Sufism. New York: Perennial Library.
Hoff, B. (1989). The tao of Pooh. London: Mandarin. Hoff, B. (1993). The te of Piglet. London: Mandarin.
Jensen, L. (1999). Uncovering the wisdom of the heartmind. Wheaton, IL: Quest Books.
Martin, R., & Soares, M. (1995). One hand clapping: Zen stories for all ages. New York: Rizzoli.
Redhouse, R. W. (Trans.). (1977). Legends of the Sufis. London: Theosophical Publishing House.
Shah, I. (1970). Tales of the dervishes. New York: Dutton. Shah, J. (1979). The Sufis. London: Allen.
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