Zen Soup: Tasty Morsels Of Wisdom From Great Minds East & West

Paperback | November 1, 1997

byLaurence G. Boldt

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If, as the I Ching says, thoughts are spirits, then this collection of highly distilled thoughts from history?s greatest philosophers and religious figures will certainly put you in good spirits. Laurence Boldt has long made a practice of applying Zen principles to everyday life. Here he applies wisdom from all corners of the world to twenty-five aspects, or qualities, associated with the Zen tradition. The result is a soup of the most hearty and wholesome kind, well-seasoned with age, and filled with delicious surprises:?Where your talents and the needs of the world cross, thence lies your vocation.?--Aristotle?A man with outward courage dares to die: A man with inward courage dares to live.?--Lao TzuYou?ll also find Flip Wilson on living in the moment; Will Rogers on the beginner?s mind; Helen Keller on courage; Chekhov on self-confidence; and Colette on joy. Each chapter includes an entertaining and informative essay that explains the principle and its application to Zen wisdom. The rest is up to you. Read it in one gulp or savor each morsel. Either way, Zen Soup is sure to whet your spiritual appetite as it nourishes your soul.

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In the bestselling tradition of "Zen and the Art of Making a Living" and "How to Find the Work You Love" comes a hearty serving of wise words for all occasions from figures as diverse as Aristotle and Lao Tzu, Flip Wilson and Will Rogers

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If, as the I Ching says, thoughts are spirits, then this collection of highly distilled thoughts from history?s greatest philosophers and religious figures will certainly put you in good spirits. Laurence Boldt has long made a practice of applying Zen principles to everyday life. Here he applies wisdom from all corners of the world to ...

Laurence G. Boldt is a writer, career consultant, and lifetime student of Eastern philosophies, with more than a decade of experience helping people shape their dreams into practical realities. He is the bestselling author of Zen and the Art of Making a Living, How to Find the Work You Love, and Zen Soup. He lives in Santa Barbara, Cal...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7.1 × 5.12 × 0.36 inPublished:November 1, 1997Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0140195602

ISBN - 13:9780140195606

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sip It Up! SELL YOUR SOUL! This collection of quotes will leave you with those "answers" that tend to invade our minds with those everyday problems. It is the perfect companion to the mother, best friend, or those gracious enough to bestow their wisdom upon us. If you don't have the years, but have a few moments - pick up this guide. It's well worth your time.
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In the bestselling tradition of "Zen and the Art of Making a Living" and "How to Find the Work You Love" comes a hearty serving of wise words for all occasions from figures as diverse as Aristotle and Lao Tzu, Flip Wilson and Will Rogers