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A Lamp in the Darkness: Illuminating the Path Through Difficult Times by [Kornfield, Jack]
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A Lamp in the Darkness: Illuminating the Path Through Difficult Times Kindle Edition

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"I will make sure to keep several copies on hand to give to friends in times of need." --ELIZABETH LESSER, author of Broken Open

". . . rich with practical lessons in truth and love, compassion and mindful awareness- and will help guide us home for decades to come." --LAMA SURYA DAS, author of Buddha is As Buddha Does

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When the path ahead is dark, how can we keep from stumbling? How do we make our way with courage and dignity? “Inside each of us is an eternal light that I call ‘the One Who Knows,’ writes Jack Kornfeld. “Awakening to this wisdom can help us fin dour way through pain and suffering with grace and tenderness.”  For anyone seeking answer during a trying time, he offers A Lamp in the Darkness, a program filled with spiritual and psychological insights, hope-giving stories, and advice for skillfully navigating life’s inevitable storms.
 
NOTE: The ebook does not contain the audio component included in the original printed edition.

Table of Contents
Foreward by Jon Kabat-Zinn
Introduction:  An Invitation to Awaken
  1. The Wisdom of Our Difficulties
  2. The Earth is My Witness
  3. Shared Compassion
  4. Awakening the Buddha of Wisdom in Difficulties
  5. The Practice of Forgiveness
  6. The Temple of Healing
  7. The Zen of an Aching Heart
  8. Equanimity and Peace
  9. Your Highest Intention
  10. The Four Foundations of Mindfulness and the Healing Journey
Afterword:  The Return of Joy
 
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Every life is filled with change and insecurity, and every life includes loss and suffering and difficulties that arise regularly.  We are all nomads in this ever-changing world, and we need ways to ground ourselves and remain centered no matter what happens. 
When we encounter difficult times in our lives, it is not just the outer changes, but often our own state of mind that causes us the most difficulty.  Grief and anxiety, fear and loss, and other turbulent emotions that we carry with us—and the stories

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 595 KB
  • Print Length: 124 pages
  • Publisher: Sounds True; Reprint edition (1 March 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00IYY3R9A
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #125,537 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

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