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Deep and Simple: A Spiritual Path for Modern Times

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In a deep, simple, and clear voice, Bo reminds us all that no matter where we are as human beings, whether in suburbia or on death row, there is a goodness inherent in the human spirit. We all matter, we all count, and we are all able to make a difference.
Paperback, 179 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by Human Kindness
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Morgan Siem
Oct 24, 2013 Morgan Siem rated it it was amazing
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"During our meeting with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, I put all my attention into being present, open and receptive in the presence of such a great spiritual elder. I tried to look practically - 'He's got two legs, two arms, a head, a nose. We both wake up in the morning, both go to sleep at night. What is the real functional difference between his experience and mine?'

One of the things I noticed is simply that he's 'full-time.' You and I may go to a church service or spiritual ret
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Doni
Apr 15, 2015 Doni rated it really liked it
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This is a book that Mr. Rogers would often buy to give people. It was really fun to learn a bit about the ideology behind his practice.
Kate
Sadly, the world lost Bo Lozoff in November of 2012. He died in a motorcycle accident in Hawaii. So I write this in his memory. Namaste, dear Bo.

Bo, having once been in trouble with the law himself, dedicated his life to assisting prisoners--helping them see their humanity, and the humanity of all those around them. It doesn't take long to realize that the woes and dilemmas of prisoners are the woes and dilemmas of all of us, writ large. Bo's messages to prisoners apply to anyone. As the title
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Terrie
Feb 07, 2015 Terrie rated it it was amazing
Mister Rogers loved this book and gave it to many people, that's what caught my interest. This will be a book I will pick up again and again; maybe just to read a few pages here and there and at other times to reread the entire book.

“The cause of all our personal problems and nearly all the problems of the world can be summed up in a single sentence: Human life is very deep, and our modern dominant lifestyle is not.” – Bo Lozoff
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Mar 29, 2014 Alycia marked it as to-read
Apparently Mr. Rogers thought a lot of this book.
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Jun 01, 2013 Diana Pettis rated it really liked it
Thank you Marjorie for recommending. I read this all in one day. I really enjoyed it and see how I can put some of the practical tips to use. It also gave me some new thinking to consider.
Jen
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Apparently this is the book Mr. Rogers used to give to people to read...I can see that.
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