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What matters most : living a more considered life / James Hollis.

By: Hollis, James, 1940-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: ETHI BJ 2010 622669Publication: New York : Gotham Books, 2010, c2009Edition: 1st trade pbk. ed.Description: xv, 270 p.ISBN: 9781592404995 (pbk.); 1592404995 (pbk.).Subject(s): Conduct of life
Contents:
Preface: What matters most -- Shock and awe : that life not be governed by fear -- Saving the appearances : that we learn to tolerate ambiguity -- Starving amid abundance : that we consider feeding the soul -- That we respect the power of eros -- That we step into largeness -- That we risk growth over security -- That we live verbs not nouns -- That we find and follow the path of creativity and delight in foolish passions -- That we engage spiritual crises, and other bad days at the office -- That we write our story, lest someone else write it for us -- Amor fati : that we fight fate, and love it also -- That we live more fully in the shadow of mortality -- That we accept at last that our home is our journey, and our journey is our home.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-260) and index.

Preface: What matters most -- Shock and awe : that life not be governed by fear -- Saving the appearances : that we learn to tolerate ambiguity -- Starving amid abundance : that we consider feeding the soul -- That we respect the power of eros -- That we step into largeness -- That we risk growth over security -- That we live verbs not nouns -- That we find and follow the path of creativity and delight in foolish passions -- That we engage spiritual crises, and other bad days at the office -- That we write our story, lest someone else write it for us -- Amor fati : that we fight fate, and love it also -- That we live more fully in the shadow of mortality -- That we accept at last that our home is our journey, and our journey is our home.

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