Books have inspired Dad since he learned to read when he was three years old. Here are some of our favorites that have fueled Dad's passion for photography, writing, and learning - and kept him doing the right thing.
We're confident some of the books on this list will inspire you.
TURNING PRO, BY STEVEN PRESSFIELD.
The guide to overcoming Resistance and creating your art.
THE EYE OF EISENSTAEDT: HOW A GREAT PHOTOGRAPHER SEES.
The book that inspired Dad to become a photographer. The emphasis is on vision, not gear.
HOW TO THINK LIKE LEONARDO DA VINCI, BY MICHAEL J. GELB.
A world-renowned innovator teaches you to tap into more of your brain power by honing your observation skills, and with a series of self-assessments and exercises. Dad continues to delight in the companion Notebook and Workbook.
GOD IS AT EYE LEVEL: PHOTOGRAPHY AS HEALING ART, BY JAN PHILLIPS.
The title says it all.
WALKING WITH JUSTICE, BY DR. MOLLIE MARTI.
A psychologist, lawyer and popular servant leader describes what she learned from one of the most respected appellate judges in the country - a true gentleman we wish we'd had the chance to meet. You can, through Dr. Mollie's heartwarming book.
THE GO-GIVER, BY BOB BURG.
The bible of servant leadership.
THE BIG PICTURE, BY DOUGLAS KENNEDY.
We all dream of fleeing the dreaded day job and living a simpler small town life like lawyer Ben Bradford.
UNBROKEN, BY LAURA HILLENBRAND
Great flying stories and lessons in perseverance abound in this biography of Olympian Louis Zamperini.
JON LEWIS: PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE CALIFORNIA GRAPE STRIKE, BY RICHARD STEVEN STREET.
A documentary photographer gave his all for photography and the cause he was covering.
HIGH PLAINS TANGO, BY ROBERT JAMES WALLER.
An epic tale about craftsmanship, dealing with bureaucrats, and standing up for what's right.
BORN TO RUN, BY BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
Whatever your artistic talents are, his description of growing up and making music will inspire you; along with the Big Man's Jungleland solo, it inspired Dad to start the saxophone lessons he's always wanted to take.
SPARK YOUR DREAM, BY CANDELARIA AND HERMAN ZAPP.
Get inspired to follow your dream by a husband and wife who followed theirs driving a 1928 Graham-Paige car from Argentina to Alaska.
Power vs. Force, by David Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D.
A world-renowned physician shows how the energy in our thoughts affects our health and the well-being of those around us.
Happy reading, and thank you for your support.