Michael Meade tells the story of The Old Thief, a teaching tale from Japan about truth, power and looking into the core of our soul. The story suggests that turning within, especially into those places we don’t want to go, becomes the solution to escaping from the prison that we carry in our lives individually and collectively. Because the greatest resources of life are found in the depths of the human soul, no matter what threats and disasters occur at the surface of life, the underlying soul remains an endless wellspring and vital source of change and renewal. When we see with the eyes of the soul, every event, inner or outer, can be seen to have meaning.
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NEW BOOK by Michael Meade
Awakening the Soul addresses the issue of the loss of soul throughout the world and the loss of meaning and truth in modern life. Michael Meade shows how meaning is essential to the human soul and uses ancient stories and compelling insights to describe how soul can be recovered and people can learn to “live in truth.”
Drawing from dramatic episodes in his own life, Meade shows how the soul tries to awaken at critical times, and how an awakened soul is crucial for finding medicine to treat the ailments and alienation of modern life. What we need now is not a minor repair, but a major transformation of the world that can only start with the awakening of the individual soul.
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