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Everything in my life NOW makes SENSE!!!!,
This review is from: The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment (Paperback)
Even though I know Eckhart Tolle may never read what I am about to say; I just have to say it for my sake and thank him...
I was recommended this book by my mother and she has a knack for finding books I like to read. I gave this book a go and I have been hooked ever since. I always come back to it to just help me reflect and get back to a more calm state of mind and thankfully get back to no-mind and just be me again (free from thinking).
I feel Eckhart Tolle has helped me really reaffirm everything that I notice about other people and most importantly myself. I without a doubt have experienced that if you don't truly know who you are first and foremost then you will not understand how to get along with other people. Learn how to get along with yourself then you will better understand everyone else.
I noticed from when I had started reading 'The power of NOW' I could put things into perspective and practice them at work with my colleagues. I had all sorts of characters there. A lot of which I could see for the most part had made up a LOT of "Sad stories" for themselves. Hehe! I loved the part where Eckhart mentions the pain body and how it starts by inventing our own "SAD STORY". I absolutely agree! It's funny when you notice these things. I have always been a pretty optimistic person in life from a very young age. I realized really early in my life not to take peoples actions and words so seriously because like I said they tend to make up a sad...sad story for themselves and each other.
What I am trying to say is even though this book I feel has been written in a simplistic form, not everyone gets it! There are a lot of deeper meanings and understandings to this book. That's why he felt there should be a moment to pause and reflect because not everyone knows how to do so. It's good practice. Anyway, I could go on about this wonderful book but I'll leave it for you to decide. I personally love this book it has helped me get closure on a lot of questions I've had. I hope it helps more and more people just become happy with themselves and each other.