Sunday, November 15, 2015

Book Review: Live Long, Live Passionately

Replete with personal stories and quotes and imbued with Casey’s own understanding of peaceful living as guided by her 12-step practice, A Course in Miracles, and a daily practice of meditation and prayer, these 75 essays help us make room for everything in our peaceful, vibrant, well-lived life. Each brief nugget invites contemplation and action as she helps us explore fear and love, resistance and acceptance, willpower and discernment. Each essay ends with additional questions and prompts for you to explore your own life. Savor each of the essays and practices and choose the ones that speak to you.

Living Long, Living Passionately brings peace into daily life and is a book to return to often. It will appeal to Casey’s legion of readers who are approaching the time to live “everythingness,” the doorway to the unfolding of a life already well lived. The rest, as they say, is gravy.
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My Review:

I got this book from a Goodreads Giveaway.

I'm not nearing retirement. I mean, I'm 22. I just started working. I move way too quickly for retirement, even way too quickly for some of my coworkers, who have slowed down after 4 or more years with the company. I felt like this book went too slowly for my world.

But I liked the inspirations for journaling. And I think this is going to be a good book to return to when I am ready to slow down and enjoy life more than I enjoy work. 

This book definitely strikes me as a great gift. And while it's not a book for me right now, it promises to be useful to me in the future.

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