starburst1982 is back after way too much time away
is my new reading material. I had already read his second book ‘The New Earth’ which i really enjoyed and had been meaning to get his first book for a while. I was in town a couple of weeks ago when i spotted it in a cldiscount book shop so i.snapped it up.
I feel a bit pike i’ve been ‘Buddhismed’ out with all the books i’ve been reading about that so I feel like i need a bit of a change. Buddhism makes me feel constantly guilty in the respect that i’d like to live in that ideal perfect way but find it difficult to.live up.to my own expectations.
Eckhart Tolle talks about living in the moment, which relates to the mindfulness of Buddhism. He explains the drastic and wonderful change that took place in him when he was 29 years old and describes that change as the best thing that ever happened to him. Before this he suffered from deep depression and anxiety and often found life very difficult. A