The Power of Now

The Power of Now

A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

Book - 1999
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To make the journey into The Power of Now we will need to leave our analytical mind and its false created self, the ego, behind. From the beginning of the first chapter we move rapidly into a significantly higher altitude where one breathes a lighter air, the air of the spiritual. Although the journey is challenging, Eckhart Tolle offers simple language and a question and answer format to guide us. The words themselves are the signposts.
Publisher: Novato, Calif. : New World Library, 1999
ISBN: 9781577311522
1577311523
Branch Call Number: 291.44 TOLLE 1999
Characteristics: xxiii, 196 pages ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Now

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BruceLeeReads
Jan 08, 2020

Overall I enjoyed it. It treads the line between reasonable self-empowerment and woo-woo territory, but smart readers can tell the difference. I'd recommend this book since it presents quite a few concepts that are interesting, applicable, and are better than the "just think positively because you should" platitudes one commonly hears.

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DianaSatchell
Sep 21, 2019

Maybe it wasn't my time to read it. I love books like this but found it very much a chore to read. the concept is good, the message wonderful just I don't really respond well to the whole Q&A style of writing for this book.

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ruchiskhandelwal
Sep 09, 2019

quigley

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sylviebryant
Mar 15, 2019

Sofiane and Prakash both mentioned it

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windsofchange_81
Jun 08, 2018

I have read The Power of Now and A New Earth several times. For some reason I never get sick of it. There are some things I don't really understand, but for the most part it resonates within. The Power of Now goes into depth about being present while A New Earth goes into detail about the ego. Books like these help me understand myself, others and life a lot more.

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jezicuhh
Feb 13, 2018

Definitely repetitive, but powerful. I know I will be wanting to read these words again so I will certainly be buying myself my own copy. Remember friends; nothing ever happened in the past or future. Everything happened in its unique NOW moment, so never waste too much time looking forward or back!

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YU CHUN TSENG
Dec 18, 2017

You can't read the book with your mind. To experience "NOW", you need to put down all your thinking, interpretation and judgment. Just FEEL it. When you judge whether the book is good or bad, you already left the presence and fell deep into the delusion you created. In other words, without your thinking, everything stays neutral with no self. People like to judge to strengthen their ego but they didn't notice that it separated themselves from the reality at the same time.

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tidaro1
Oct 06, 2017

"Now" is only thing we have... if we notice it... I loved this book.

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Nikewingz
Sep 20, 2017

I like the idea of staying in the present, and not the past or the future but I got lost after that. It was a lofty read. Zzzzzzzzz

esgouliaras Aug 22, 2017

Very inspiring! Makes you at peace with your life as it is. Helps you to accept your life and see the good in it. Also very spiritual.

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Jul 10, 2017

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Sep 18, 2010

Skywatch thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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