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User Topic: EckhartTolle
Member # 9493
Default  Posted: 12:26 PM, October 7th (Friday)

truly saved me. Anyone else read his books and feel he helped them 'get through it'?

Posts: 64 | Registered: Jan 2006 | From: south africa
Member # 33181
Default  Posted: 4:58 PM, October 7th (Friday)

Me too, the idea of "not resisting what is" is wonderful, even though hard to put into practice.

"I don't want to spoil the rest of your movie... but at the end everything will be all right."

Posts: 461 | Registered: Aug 2011
Member # 9493
Default  Posted: 12:46 AM, October 8th (Saturday)

yes, the non-resistance and the concept of 'now' helped me disengage long enough to breathe!

Posts: 64 | Registered: Jan 2006 | From: south africa
Member # 26859
Default  Posted: 2:33 PM, October 8th (Saturday)

I listened to him on the books on tape version. Unfortunately, I've forgotten a lot of it. Very relaxing voice.

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Posts: 6103 | Registered: Dec 2009 | From: Boise
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Default  Posted: 6:05 PM, October 8th (Saturday)

Oh heck yes. He saved my life in the early days.

Him and Pema Chodron.

DDay: June 15, 2008
Mistakenly married Mr. Superfreak
20 years of OWs, WTF?
Divorced Dec 26, 2011
"Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget
to sing in the lifeboats". -- Voltaire

Posts: 17709 | Registered: Jul 2008 | From: Canada
Member # 15224
Default  Posted: 11:26 PM, October 19th (Wednesday)

Guess I should read some of his work. Someone told me I look like him; I googled his pic, and promptly grew a beard

A full beard. Which is dark.

[This message edited by Crossbow at 11:30 PM, October 19th (Wednesday)]

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