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Living in the Now: How to Live as the Spiritual Being That You Are
by Gina Lake
The 99 essays in Living in the Now provide practical wisdom that will help you live in this world as the spiritual being that you are. They can be read in any order and used in daily contemplation. They address many questions raised by the spiritual search, offering insight on fear, anger, happiness, aging, boredom, desire, patience, faith, forgiveness, acceptance, commitm ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published December 14th 2010 by Endless Satsang Foundation
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If you're like me and your opportunities to read come in stolen moments here and there, then Gina Lake's new format in Living in the Now is perfect for you! It doles out its perennial wisdom in bite-sized, easy-to-digest and assimilate pieces. Contrary to a popular misunderstanding, if waking up is your heart's desire, there is a lot to choose and commit to. This book can take you there, right to Truth's door, if you follow its simple and practical advice. In addition, Living in the Now unlocks ...more
Gina Lake is the author of numerous books about awakening to one’s true nature, including From Stress to Stillness, Trusting Life, Embracing the Now, Radical Happiness, Living in the Now, Return to Essence, Choosing Love, Anatomy of Desire, Getting Free, Ten Teachings for One World, and The Jesus Trilogy (Choice and Will /Love and Surrender / Beliefs, Emotions, and the Creation of Reality). She is ...moreMore about Gina Lake...
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