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A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose

A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose - Eckhart Tolle Oprah told me to read this. I probably wouldn't have picked it if she hadn't, and in fact I never read Tolle's bestseller, The Power of Now. That said, this book resonates with some of my core beliefs, and I really like the way Tolle expounds on these principles, clarifying them and reinforcing them in my mind. They are

a) The amount of consciousness, freedom, and fulfillment available in life is inversely proportional to ego.

b) Living in the Now is key (It's been put to me like this: "If you keep one foot in tomorrow and one foot in yesterday, you'll just piss all over today." All we have is this moment.

I would highly recommend this book to anyone trying to live by spiritual principles. [ read full review ]