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The Rest of Your Life: Finding Repose in the Beloved

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Leading a more fulfilling life is made possible with this innovative guide that shows that rest is not just an action, but an attitude. The rush of the outside world can lead to stress and exhaustion, but when approached correctly, life can actually be lived in a relaxing and tranquil manner. A series of breathing meditations provided on the included audio CD demonstrate how to find the inner peace that ultimately leads to a proper state of rest. Not just calming and healthy, adequate rest also provides the ...

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Overview

Leading a more fulfilling life is made possible with this innovative guide that shows that rest is not just an action, but an attitude. The rush of the outside world can lead to stress and exhaustion, but when approached correctly, life can actually be lived in a relaxing and tranquil manner. A series of breathing meditations provided on the included audio CD demonstrate how to find the inner peace that ultimately leads to a proper state of rest. Not just calming and healthy, adequate rest also provides the necessary energy to respond appropriately when the moment of action arrives.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781893020436
  • Publisher: Mandeville Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/2007
  • Pages: 295
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Meet the Author

John-Roger, DSS, is the author of more than 20 books and the coauthor of eight others, including the New York Times bestsellers Do It! Let’s Get Off Our Buts and Life 101. He is the founder of the Church of the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness and the founder and chancellor of the University of Santa Monica. Paul Kaye, DSS, is the coauthor of Momentum and What’s It Like Being You? and the president of the Church of the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness. They both live in Los Angeles.

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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     x
Foreword   David Allen     xi
Introduction     1
So Simple, So Ordinary     7
It's All a Blessing     9
Why Not Tell Ourselves the Good Stuff     11
Just Now. Only Now     15
Resting Point: The Breath     17
One of the Best Pieces of Advice I Can Give You     19
Why Don't I Know It?     21
The Natural Process of Life     23
Resting Point: The Nap     25
Patience     27
Beyond the Fields of Illusion     29
Relax. Be Light-Hearted     31
The Best Course     33
In the Quiet     35
God Is Here, Now     37
Resting Point: Slow Down     39
Seeing Perfectly by Seeing Directly     41
Be On Your Own Side     45
Watching the Breath     47
There Is Nothing to Fix     49
Resting Point: Be Still     51
Letting Go of Insecurity     53
Living In Grace     57
The Enlightened Life     59
There Really is No Other Way     63
Love What Is in Front of You     65
The SpiritualLaw of Empathy     67
Be Comfortable With Your Self     69
Resting Point: The Pause     73
Saving Grace     75
God Pours Forth the Spirit into These Days     79
The Sacred Tones of Empathy     81
Unconditional Loving     83
A Majority of One     87
The Unconditionality of Life     91
When You Don't Know What Is Going On     95
Are We Made in God's Image?     97
The Key to a Successful Marriage     99
Attuning to the Beloved     101
Slow down     103
Resting Point: Silence     107
There is No Separation     109
Precipitating Goodness in Your Life     111
How to Handle Anything     115
A Golden Moment of Eternity     117
Resting Point: Doing Nothing     121
Awakening to the Beloved     125
There is Nothing to Seek     129
Love Is Always the Answer     133
Experiencing God     135
Your Next Breath Is the Spirit     137
The Beloved in Everyone     139
Put Aside Your Conditions     141
A Healing Meditation     145
Without Forcing Anything     147
The Process of Becoming Aware     149
Resting Point: Resting in Yourself-Meditation     153
When Grace is Sufficient Unto You     155
Freedom from Turmoil     157
Always With You     159
Live and Die in Each Moment     161
Falling in Love With God     163
Resting Point: Resting in the Beloved-Spiritual Exercise     167
How to Move On     173
So Many Wonderful Things to Do, So Little Time     175
Always Start With Acceptance     177
We Can Take Pleasure in God Being Here, Now     179
Who Are You?     181
Walking With the Beloved     185
Growing into the Beloved     187
You Love Everything Present, No Exceptions     189
A New Role in Life     191
The Only Grace Is Loving God     195
It's Worth the Effort     197
Turning to the Beloved     199
Getting Your Energy Loose and Free     201
The Key to Life in this World     203
Resting Point: Don't Worry, Be Happy     205
Energy Follows Thought     209
Two Key Words for Our Consciousness     211
Building inner Trust      215
One of the Most Worthwhile Things You Can Do     217
Breathing in the Essence of Spirit     219
The Ultimate Point of View     221
The Key to Spiritual Unfoldment     223
It's All Right Here     227
This Constant Awakening     231
The Value of Being Here     233
The Silence That Roars     235
Awakened by a Spiritual Kiss     237
Sealing Our Energy Leaks     239
No Need to Defend     243
Transcending Fear     245
Beliefs     249
Spiritual Exercises     251
The Correct Altitude     253
Love More Each Day     257
The Presence of the Christ     261
Walk in Grace     263
Sometimes Non-Doing Is the Answer     265
The Ease of Grace     267
A Walking Prayer Answered     271
Ordinariness: A Prior Condition to God     275
God Supplies the Melody, You Produce the Words     279
About the Meditation CD     284
Quotation Attributions     285
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