Change Your Thoughts-Change Your Life (Easyread Large Edition)

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Sep 1, 2009 - 586 pages
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Change Your Thoughts - Change Your Life Five hundred years before the birth of Jesus, a God-realized being named Lao-tzu in ancient China dictated 81 verses, which are regarded by many as the ultimate commentary on the nature of our existence. The classic text of these verses, called the Tao Te Ching or the Great Way, offers advice and guidance that is balanced, moral, spiritual, and always concerned with working for the good. Dr. Wayne W. Dyer has reviewed hundreds of translations of the Tao Te Ching. In this book, he has written 81 distinct essays on how to apply the ancient wisdom of Lao-tzu to today's modern world. This work contains all 81 verses of the Tao, compiled from Wayne's research on ten of the most well-respected translations of the text, which has survived for more than 25 centuries. Each of the 81 chapters is designed for actually living the Tao or the Great Way today and concludes with a section called "Do the Tao Now." Wayne spent one entire year reading, researching, and meditating on Lao-tzu's messages, practicing them each day and ultimately writing down these insights as he felt Lao-tzu wanted you to know them. This is a work to be read slowly, one verse a day. As Wayne says, "This is a book that will forever change the way you look at your life, and the result will be that you'll live in a new world aligned with nature. Writing this book changed me forever, too. I now live in accord with the natural world and feel the greatest sense of peace I've ever experienced. I'm so proud to present this interpretation of the Tao Te Ching, and offer you the same opportunity for change that it has brought me..."..Wayne W. Dyer, Ph.D., is an internationally renowned author and speaker in the field of self-development. He's the author of more than 30 books, has created numerous audio programs and videos, and has appeared on thousands of television and radio shows.
 

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I really would like to say that I liked this book; but i didn't. The author carried himself with the same prideful self-assurance that many Christians do. His patronizing tone that he had superior ... Read full review

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If you already believe that it is possible to live a peaceful, loving life this book will be a very easy read. If you are spiritual on any level this book will only increase your beliefs. I would ... Read full review

Contents

1st Verse
1
Living the Paradoxical Unity 9 Living the Paradoxical Unity
14
Living Infinitely 22 Living Infinitely
27
Living Beyond Ego 40 Living Beyond
46
Living Oneness 57 Living Oneness
62
Living with an Independent Mind 74 Living with an Independent Mind
78
Living Beyond Form
79
17th Verse
95
31st Verse
185
33rd Verse
198
36th Verse
216
Living Within Your Own Nature
229
Living by Returning and Yielding
242
Living by Melting into Harmony
255
Living by Thrift and Moderation
354
62nd Verse
371

Living Without Rules 104 Living Without Rules
109
Living Without Striving 117 Living Without Striving
123
Living Naturally 136 Living Naturally
141
Living Calmly 153 Living Calmly
157
Living Virtuously 165 Living Virtuously
170
Living by Natural Law
171
Living by Being Here Now
385
67th Verse
400
69th Verse
413
Living Without Sickness
426
Living in Heavens Net
439
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