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No time like the present finding freedom, love, and joy right where you are by Jack Kornfield

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Published .
Written in English

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  • Spiritual life

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Jack shows how we get stuck and how we can free ourselves, wherever we are and whatever our circumstances. Renowned for his mindfulness practices and meditations, Jack provides these keys for opening gateways to immediate shifts in perspective and clarity of vision, allowing us to see how to change course, take action, or—when we shouldn’t act—just relax and trust.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJack Kornfield
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL624 .K674 2017
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 301 pages
Number of Pages301
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27240341M
ISBN 101451693699, 1451693702
ISBN 109781451693690, 9781451693706
LC Control Number2016052941
OCLC/WorldCa975834498

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  There is no time like the present to soak in the life-affirming invitations and practices that can enrich how we engage with others, the world, and ourselves. Enjoy!" Daniel J. Siegel "With its incomparable blend of deep wisdom, evocative stories, and powerful meditations, No Time Like the Present is the fruit of a lifetime of spiritual Brand: Atria Books. In the landmark new work No Time Like the Present: Finding Freedom, Love, and Joy Right Where You Are, Jack presents a timely—and timeless—message: we can be happy and free at any moment, no matter what our circumstances, even in periods of great change, whether chaotic or fact, when times are difficult, full of upheaval, it is the perfect moment to open . The information about No Time Like the Present shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book . First, the narration sounded like a reading for textbook or business book. Second, the reading pace was too fast to match its more emotional content, which really required time to process, to lead to “revelations.” Third, the bold, intense voice itself So, in all, I felt the narrator was miscast or his tone was not right for a book like.

  Her first book, a collection of stories, was published when she was in her early twenties; she went on to publish more than forty works of fiction and nonfiction. Her novels include the Booker Prize-winning The Conservationist, Commonwealth Writers’ Prize-winning The Pickup, and No Time Like the Present/5(5). Definition of there's no time like the present in the Idioms Dictionary. there's no time like the present phrase. What does there's no time like the present expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary.   Going back in time sets off a series of dominoes that don’t get fully resolved until the end of book 3, though each book is a full story. Books 4 and 5 are standalone novels within the series and are the adventures of students trained in time jumping who have been assigned jumps into the past. In No Time Like the Present, Gordimer brings the reader into the lives of Steven Reed and Jabulile Gumede, a 'mixed' couple, both of whom have been combatants in the struggle for freedom against apartheid. Once clandestine lovers under racist law forbidding sexual relations between white and black, they are now in the new South Africa.2/5(1).