To effectively transform and elevate your life and career you need to read Power of Now By Eckart Tolle.
A beggar had been sitting by the side of a road for over thirty years. One day a stranger walked by. “Spare some change?” mumbled the beggar, mechanically holding out his old baseball cap. “I have nothing to give you,” said the stranger. Then he asked: “What’s that you are sitting on? ” ” Nothing,” replied the beggar. “Just an old box. I have been sitting on it for as long as I can remember. ” ” Ever looked inside?” asked the stranger. “No,” said the beggar. “What’s the point? There’s nothing in there.” “Have a look inside,” insisted the stranger.
The beggar managed to pry open the lid. With astonishment, disbelief, and elation, he saw that the box was filled with gold. The Author of this book-Power of Now is the stranger who has nothing to give you and who is telling you to look inside. Not inside any box, as in the parable, but somewhere even closer, inside yourself. “But I am not a beggar,” that’s your thought. Those who have not found their true wealth, which is the radiant joy of Being and the deep, unshakable peace that comes with it, are beggars, even if they have great material wealth. They are looking outside for scraps of pleasure or fulfillment, for validation, security, or love, while they have a treasure within that not only includes all those things but is infinitely greater than anything the world can offer.
If you seek pure and long lasting transformation, this book is recommended. It touches all areas of your life; your health, career, relationships will progressively improve if you read and apply the words in this book. It draws your attention to what is false in you. It speaks of the nature of human unconsciousness and dysfunction as well as its most common behavioral manifestations, from conflict in relationships to warfare between tribes or nations. Such knowledge is vital, for unless you learn to recognize the false as false — as not you — there can be no lasting transformation, and you would always end up being drawn back into illusion and into some form of pain.
On this level, the author also shows you how not to make that which is false in you into a self and into a personal problem, for that is how the false perpetuates itself. On another level, the book speaks of a profound transformation of human consciousness — not as a distant future possibility, but available now no matter who or where you are. You are shown how to free yourself from enslavement to the mind, enter into this enlightened state of consciousness and sustain it in everyday life.
On this level of the book, the words are not always concerned with information, but often designed to draw you into this new consciousness as you read. Again and again, the Author endeavors to take you with him into that timeless state of intense conscious presence in the Now, so as to give you a taste of enlightenment. Until you are able to experience consciousness, you may find those passages somewhat repetitive.
As soon as you do, however, you will realize that they contain a great deal of spiritual power, and they may become for you the most rewarding parts of the book. Moreover, since every person carries the seed of enlightenment within, the knower within you who dwells behind the thinker is being addresses in the book, the deeper self that immediately recognizes spiritual truth, resonates with it, and gains strength from it.
This book is recommended for your personal development and motivation to actively navigate your life which consequently develop every area of your life.
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