I think it's very difficult to have a system that does not make one party vulnerable to being taken advantage of another, especially when their is such discrepancy between haves and have nots. Like you can't just jump from that topic from that topic it's weird. I listened to its audio version on YouTube. She just doesn't talk about prosperity and how to get it. For me, this book was ultimately about sufficiency and sustainability. While 4 stars, this book has 5 star gems in it. It's not written to read like a call to kumbaya, and I think the ideas are actually important, actionable, and potentially transformative.
Learn more about this event and the current featured speakers here: For most of us, anxiety and confused feelings about money are an obstacle to true success and fulfillment. This book was recommended to me. But that just isn't true. To my great surprise, it isn't. I hope I always think about money differently.
I'm sorry I didn't appreciate it enough. It ties nicely to a lot of other thinking about over-consumption and waste, the most productive ways to spend money charitably, even the potential inherent in a sharing economy where access-when-needed becomes more important than possession-as-status-symbol. Some of those resources are financial. I often recommend this book to clients who have difficultly aligning their understanding of money to their values, or when couples argue about money matters. After the first 30 pages, which was the best part of the book, I started skimming quickly.
It clears your mind of the simple thoughts of have and have-nots, of wealth verses poor, and how we might hold ourselves back from seeing that the flow of money is natural; it's just how you look at it. For the first time, the aha moments of inspiration and soul-expanding insight that have enlightened millions on the three-time Emmy Award-winning Super Soul Sunday are collected in The Wisdom of Sundays, a beautiful, cherishable, deeply-affecting book. How many villages tried this and found only sand? Then think about what you buy. There are not concrete steps to follow. In this Nautilus Award-winning book, Twist shares from her own life, a journey illuminated by remarkable encounters with the richest and poorest, from the famous Mother Teresa and the Dalai Lama to the anonymous but unforgettable heroes of everyday life. У вас же нет фантазии - maždaug tokia mintis liko viską perskaičius.
Includes bibliographical references Money and me, money and us -- Into India : heart of hunger, soul of money -- Scarcity : the great lie -- Sufficiency : the surprising truth -- Money is like water -- What you appreciate appreciates -- Collaboration creates prosperity -- Change the dream -- Taking a stand -- The power of conversation -- Creating a legacy of enough -- The turning tide Examines the link between our attitudes toward money--earning it, spending it, and giving it away--and our feelings of fulfillment, sufficiency, and purpose in our lives. One basic one is how your bank account best represents your values -no judgement involved- it just is. How many villages tried this and found only sand? Still, overall I didn't like the book. And it was written very well. Now you know what the whole book is about. I'd need to go back to this book again and again until I fully incorporate the soul of money in my own life! Lynne includes the contact information for many organizations which are dedicated to world peace, eradicating hunger, and welcoming all to join and become part of a global movement toward a prosperous, fulfilling life for all.
While I understand how some might find this book somewhat esoteric and veering off into the land of magic thinking, I thought it had quite a few insights that you don't find in most finance books. Listening regularly to this paraliminal will support you in aligning your relationship with money with your deepest cares and values and transforming every aspect of your life—financial, physical, emotional, and spiritual. There are 3 myths that keep people from feeling like they can make a difference: 1. A good, quick read, especially worthwhile for anyone who gives charitably or who works in the nonprofit sector. The story about meeting Mother Teresa in India was great. One story was of a village in the desert that needed to find water.
One story was of a village in the desert that needed to find water. She presents several simple frameworks in which to think a I'm on the board of the nonprofit and this book was chosen for our bookclub. But I feel like the author at times is super unaware of her privilege. It will change the way you think about money. Theirs is a world where the experience of wealth is in sharing what they have, giving, allocating, and expressing themselves authentically with the money they put in flow! We spend most of the hours and the days of our lives hearing, explaining, complaining, or worrying about what we don't have enough of. A tourist to poverty maybe? It opened my mind to think critically about the things and beliefs that I accept blindly, especially about something so close to me. While I understand how some might find this book somewhat esoteric and veering off into the land of magic thinking, I thought it had quite a few insights that you don't find in most finance books.
By the middle of the book, however, I started to wonder if delivering this particular message was all the author intended to do with the pages in front of me. Begin to worry if you can meet the challenges laid out in the book. But the part that I managed to listen to was very enlightening. Her experiences are not the experiences of others. Find yourself wanting to read more when you come to the end of the book. I had a great time with this book.