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Wisdom of the Heart
For many years, Alan Cohen has been guiding people to go out of their minds and return to their senses; to escape the circular tyranny of overthinking and find joy and wisdom in the depths of the heart. This reader-friendly companion to the soul culls pearls of insight on this path and forms a roadmap home. Wisdom of the Heart contains inspiring aphorisms and condensed les ...more
Hardcover, 130 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by Hay House
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I read this book over the course of almost one year. Cohen provides great practical advice for improving the quality of your life in a non-preachy manner. It's one of those books you can just pick up from time to time and get something out of it. I will continue to keep this book handy as its messages are well worth re-visiting. Living from my heart instead of my head is what I strive for and I am grateful for teachers like Alan Cohen.
“If you fear looking at your true self, you'll find many ways to distract yourself from it. Busyness, drama, and addictions are ways of avoiding facing yourself. To find the peace you seek, stop running and just he. Get to know who you really are. Remember the wholeness you felt before you joined the rush to nowhere. Then you'll recognize yourself through the eyes of love, and everything will be different.”More quotes…