Faith, The Yes of the Heart by Grace Adolphsen Brame is an examination of faith as the very core of one's being. The author spells out the role of the heart in private and public matters. She concludes: "Faith is the yes of the heart … a confidence on which one stakes one's life."

How to Say Yes When Your Body Says No: Discover the Silver Lining in Life's Toughest Health Challenges by Lee Jampolsky explores how we can decide to be a learner during a health crisis rather than a victim. This is one strategy for saying yes to life during crises of all types.

Life Visioning: A Transformative Process for Activating Your Unique Gifts and Highest Potential by Michael Bernard Beckwith defines this term as "an adventure into your own deepest self to discover there all the gifts, talents, skills, and requisite qualities of consciousness to live a most excellent life, a life of YES."

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle offers insights into living in the moment, such as: "Enlightenment means choosing well in the state of presence rather than in time. It means saying yes to what is."

The Sacred Yes: Letters from the Infinite, Vol. I by Deborah L. Johnson challenges us to commune with our sense of the Divine and to live with the Yes Factor which whispers in our souls and is activated in our daily activities.

Saying Yes to Life (Even the Hard Parts) by Ezra Bayda and Josh Bartok counsels us to make good use of the difficulties, discomfort, insecurity, fear, and selfishness that wash over us day by day. This approach spurs us to do much more inner work with our emotions.

Ulysses and Us: The Art of Everyday Life in Joyce's Masterpiece by Declan Kiberd focuses on a single day in the lives of three characters. This controversial novel ends with a wife yearning for sexual pleasure and shouting "Yes!

Yes/And: Daily Meditations by Richard Rohr is a sterling collection of essays
with out-of-the-box treatments of faith, sacred dance, and the art of letting go. In the end, Rohr celebrates wonderment that begins with yes and the freedom of not knowing.