Care of the Soul

By Thomas Moore,

Book cover of Care of the Soul: A Guide for Cultivating Depth and Sacredness in Everyday Life

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#1 New York Times Bestseller With a new introduction by the author and additional material, this 25th anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller by Thomas Moore provides a powerful spiritual message for our troubled times. In this special 25th anniversary edition of Thomas Moore's bestselling book Care…

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I was immediately captivated by the refreshing, down-to-earth advice offered here. Put down the barbells (real and metaphorical), says the author, and stop beating yourself up for carrying more than the minimum body fat, and emotionally dependent, angry at your father after all these years, and less than perfect on the job or in a marriage. Stop trying to rid your existence of all its problems, which will never happen anyway, and relish life instead.

He laments that we try so hard to be healthy, to improve ourselves, to be something that we are not already, that we miss much…

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Put down the barbells (real and metaphorical), says the author, and stop beating yourself up for carrying more than the minimum body fat, being emotionally dependent, still angry at your father after all these years, and less than perfect on the job or in a marriage! Stop trying to rid your existence of all its problems -- which will never happen anyway -- and relish life instead.

"I'm saying that it's not necessary to get so burdened about everything turning outright," he cautions. "We are trying so hard to be healthy, to improve ourselves, to be something that we are…

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