Falling is Flying

Falling is Flying

Ajahn Brahm

Religion & Spirituality

What do we do when life throws rocks at us?"Instead of trying to discipline your mind with ill will, fault-finding, guilt, punishment, and fear, use something far more powerful: the beautiful kindness, gentleness, and forgiveness of making peace with life."—Ajahn Brahm "In free fall, nothing is solid and there is nothing to hold on to. There is no way to control the experience. You have to surrender, and with that surrender comes the taste of liberation."—Master Guojun Most of us tend to live each day as if it will be just another day—like nothing will change. It always comes as a shock when we lose a job, a loved one, a relationship, our health—even though we've seen it happen again and again to those around us. Once we finally realize we're not immune, then we wonder: what now? How do we continue when the terrain suddenly gets rough? Meet your companions for this rocky part of the path: Ajahn Brahm and Chan Master...
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Don't Worry, Be Grumpy

Don't Worry, Be Grumpy

Ajahn Brahm

Religion & Spirituality

Laugh aloud even as you look at life anew with these stories from the bestselling author of Who Ordered This Truckload of Dung?In 108 brief stories with titles like "The Bad Elephant," "Girlfriend Power," and "The Happiness License," Ajahn Brahm offers up more timeless wisdom that will speak to people from all walks of life. Drawing from his own experiences, stories shared by his students, and old chestnuts that he delivers with a fresh twist, Ajahn Brahm shows he knows his way around the humorous parable, delighting even as he surprises us with unexpected depth and inspiration.
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Don't Worry, Be Grumpy

Don't Worry, Be Grumpy

Ajahn Brahm

Religion & Spirituality

Laugh aloud even as you look at life anew with these stories from the bestselling author of Who Ordered This Truckload of Dung?In 108 brief stories with titles like "The Bad Elephant," "Girlfriend Power," and "The Happiness License," Ajahn Brahm offers up more timeless wisdom that will speak to people from all walks of life. Drawing from his own experiences, stories shared by his students, and old chestnuts that he delivers with a fresh twist, Ajahn Brahm shows he knows his way around the humorous parable, delighting even as he surprises us with unexpected depth and inspiration.
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