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The Four Agreements by Miguel Ruiz
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Jun 12, 2007

really liked it
bookshelves: motivational, self-help
Recommended for: those fighting against themselves.
Read in September, 2007

Ruiz used to be a surgeon, until he fell asleep at the wheel one night and crashed into a wall. He recalls being outside of his physical body pulling two people from the wreckage. The near-death experience woke Ruiz to the teachings of his people, The Totecs, and thus renewed his original commitment to learn the Four Agreements.

This book spoke to me on a universal level because its principles are in harmony with the methodology of many other transformational techniques, and most importantly, with God himself. Ruiz breaks down the four agreements into simple language with spiritual undertones. He stresses that just doing your best in everything you do will help you keep the other three agreements: 1) Being impeccable with your word, 2) Don't take anything personally, and 3) Don't make assumptions.

Reading this book will touch, move, or inspire you with its possibilities for living a powerful and happy life.
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message 1: by Laura (last edited Aug 25, 2016 12:54PM) (new)

Laura Great review. Thanks! I will have to put this on my TBR list now. :)


message 2: by Melissa (new)

Melissa Do you think these ways to look at life are suitable for modern generation?


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