Love Unfiltered: How to Triumph Over Tragedy, Find Your Purpose & Live Your Dreams

Love Unfiltered: How to Triumph Over Tragedy, Find Your Purpose & Live Your Dreams

by Michael Murphy


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629039060
Publisher: Next Century Publishing
Publication date: 09/28/2014
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Michael Murphy is the founder of the Love from Margot foundation in Oakland, California, which he created in 2012 in memory of his wife, Margot, to help those suffering from cancer and other life-threatening diseases. He funds the foundation through his work as president of the Volkswagen of Oakland, his job for the past seventeen years. He is a professional author, blogger, and speaker whose true passion in life is to serve and inspire others to serve. Mike has four beautiful children, and three amazing grandchildren. He loves to spend time with the clients of the foundation, practice bikram yoga, and travel.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgement 13

Prolouge: Margot's Gift 17

Love is a Promise that Must Be Kept 23

You Can Get There from Here 26

The Mystery Man 29

Everything's Perfect…But Something Is Missing 41

Redefining Success 45

Dream Magnifier #1: One Week to Live 48

Dream Magnifier #2: Financial Freedom 50

How to Manifest Your Dreams 53

Love is Stronger Than Fear 61

Left-field Love 64

Embracing the Shadow 69

Love Trumps Fear 74

Living with No Regret 77

Live like there is No Tomorrow 81

Live Like There Is No Yesterday 85

A Good Life 89

Love Is Not Broken by Death 93

Death Is Only a Doorway 100

The Butterfly Effect 103

From Grief to Giving 107

The Purpose of Life Is to Serve 119

Becoming a Giver 121

The Healing Power of Love 123

Giving of Yourself 126

You Can't Out-Give God 131

Living in Balance 135

What Is Balance? 137

Taking Care of the Heart 138

Taking Care of the Body 140

Taking Care of the Mind 143

Taking Care of the Soul 147

Persevering Through Difficult Times 149

The Importance of Being Truthful 150

Practices for Balance 151

You Are Small…But You Are Infinite 157

An Interconnected Whole 160

Making a Difference 163

Margot's Starfish 164

Fulfilling the Promise 171

Saving Adam 173

A Mom's Prayer Answered 177

Why I'm Hopeful 179

Adam's Angel 181

Margot's Legacy 183

The Love From Margot Foundation 187

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Love Unfiltered: How to Triumph Over Tragedy, Find Your Purpose & Live Your Dreams 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its rare to come across a book that is exceedingly well written, full of depth of heart and soul, and that is eminently practical as well in its application. The author brooks no quarter in this story, opening up as it were his life from childhood, foibles and failures all, and the amazing transformation of his story from one troubled rebellious youth destitute as it were and incapable of receiving love to someone who not only has filled his life with love but who also lives the American dream in terms of expansive business success. The key was his experience of being loved by his late wife Margot who battled cancer for 9 years before she passed away at still the very young age of 38. It is their incredible love story that transformed him and that has spurred him on to a new life of service to those most marginalized and in need. The author has included very practical guidelines and exercises so the reader can also go through a process of making their dreams come true. All in all this book is priceless if you think about what can be unlocked not just by the story, but also by the process that is revealed.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very motivating and inspiring book. Love is the answer.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this book, emotionally it grabbed me from the very beginning, literally read it in one day, a page turner. The honest and transparency of the author made me realize I could achieve so much more inmy life. I loved the story of the mystery man and his unique approach to manifestation, great book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A great book about self-improvement, it changes my life in a better way. This book totally shifted my perception on self-respect. It's really more than what is taught as self-respect by many teachers and coaches. This is a life-changing book and I don't know how one can go wrong after reading this book. I highly recommend it to everyone out there. This is it!