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Impatience takes a heavy toll, on my body, too, manifesting in the form of headaches or belly aches, fatigue, and general physical discomfort. In this revelatory book, Lokos draws on his many years as a Buddhist practitioner and spiritual teacher, as well as interviews with a wide range of individuals who have had their patience tested-often dramatically so-and lays out a compelling path to the heart of patience.
Mar 18, MJ rated it really liked it. We may lose patience and act in a way that is not in accord with the person we want to be, not that is all allna happened–we acted unskillfully. As Lewis and Clark mapped our way into the timeless beauty of the Northwest, Lokos is a very wise and human guide who breaks trail into the country of patience, marking all the sacred sites along the way and honoring all the sacred guides who have come before.
Skills such as deep breathing and counting are invaluable and can help prevent a disaster. Next was when they were tired pattience hungry. In this revelatory book, Lokos draws on his many years as a Buddhist practitioner and spiritual teacher, as well as interviews with a wide range of individuals who have had their patience tested-often dramatically so-and lays out a compelling path to the heart of patience.
See all 47 reviews. I found several tips helpful. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Lokos’ writing has such a calm quality to it.
Return to Book Page. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Refresh and try again. This one should be read and re-read, periodically, to remind us that living with deliberate patience will promote the foundation of mindfulness that cultivates our awareness of connectivity that perpetuates a harmonious existence within the cosmic concert of creation. The content on Tiny Buddha is designed to support, not replace, medical or psychiatric treatment.
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Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living
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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Lokos has written a clear guide to initiating a practice for patience and meditation through the Buddhist philosophy. The Sacred Art of Lovingkindness: You may also enjoy: It offers us the means to find release from self-inflicted and other-inflicted pain.
Previously, I would have added it to my bookshelf and felt good about simply acknowledging that I was impatient.
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The Future Is Open. The most frequently reported cause of impatience was when people felt they were not being heard.
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Early on, you explained that using techniques to get through a challenging situation without completely losing it is not true patience. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. It invites us to do the hard work of continuous mindfulness, and offers us the means to find release from self-inflicted and other-inflicted pain. This is another book I came across “accidently on purpose,” meaning I stumbled across it at the library when I wasn’t really looking for anything.
I know reading the book brought me greater awareness about aspects of my own approach to my life and ways in which a shift in thinking could benefit me.
Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living by Allan Lokos
That frustration and unhappiness are debilitating. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. There is much more, but that would be a darn good start. It was also highly readable. He gives some tips on meditation. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is looking for a more peaceful, compassionate life. As a side note, much of the book references teachings from Buddhism, and as a practicing Catholic, I wasn’t in the least bothered by it.
Every morning monks in the monastery on the opposite hill ramed an ancient bronze bell with a single strike at 6: No one is simply an inpatient person.