In the presence of a great mystery

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New World Library :
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[2006]
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English
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In this talk, a brilliant summation of his teachings, Eckhart Tolle begins by describing a problem all humans face: a strict sense of self based in personal history, mental interpretations, and memories of the past; a sense that s forever being reinforced through habitual thought patterns. When listeners identify with these thought patterns, they create what Tolle calls the little me, a person imprisoned within rigidly defined boundaries. Yet, as he explains, the little me is not the truth of who one is, but of who one was, and reflects a past that no longer exists. He gently guides listeners on a journey into the present moment, into that spacious stillness where they are more than they think where they are, in fact, part of a great, mysterious whole. Achieving this transcendent state allows listeners to move beyond self-defeating limitations and live lives of grace, ease, and lightness."
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9781577313847
157731557
9781577315575
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display_description In simple language and with quiet humor, Eckhart Tolle explores the profound mystery of who we are. Eckhart begins this talk by presenting the problem we face as human beings: Almost all of us have created a rigid sense of identity based on our history, our mental interpretations, and our memories of the past. It is who we think we are, "our story," and we constantly support it with endless thoughts in habitual patterns. Yet our story - what Eckhart calls "the little me" - is not the truth of who we are. All we truly have is the present moment, and in this moment we are far more than we think; we are in fact part of a great, mysterious whole.
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subject_facet Awareness -- Religious aspects, Ontology, Self-realization, Sound recordings, Spiritual life
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