The Highwaymen . Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Waylon Jennings, and Johnny Cash. I've met Kris and he was so nice and thoughtful. I've seen Nelson live and it was magic. Sadly, I never got to see Waylon or Johnny live.
"Our Deepest Fear" by Marianne Williamson (often mistakenly cited as a Nelson Mandela quote) and a poem titled "The Invitation" by Oriah Mountain Dreamer are two of the most inspiring writings available.