Using examples from literature, poetry and spiritual texts, Michael Lipson, Ph.D, articulately describes how to turn a life of stress and anxiety into an art form. By following Emerson's description of harmonious living Lipson shows us through simple and thoughtful exercises how to achieve peace and realization of one's life's purpose.
"A beautiful and original text." --George Kuhlewind, author of From Normal to Healthy
"A profound and loving book, filled with practical wisdom, beautiful writing, and true inspiration ...timely in the gifts of insight it offers. I highly recommend it for all seekers of a deeper, more creative life."
--David Spangler, author of Blessing: The Art and the Practice and Apprenticed to Spirit
"Wise words from a warm soul. Michael Lipson understands that paradise is in the here-and-now."
--Mark Epstein, M.D., author of Thoughts without a Thinker
Michael Lipson, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist practicing in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. He is the translator of Rudolf Steiner's Intuitive Thinking as a Spiritual Path: A Philosophy of Freedom and of Georg Kühlewind's From Normal to Healthy: Paths to the Liberation of Consciousness. Dr. Lipson's work combines the insights of Rudolf Steiner with those of Zen Buddhism. He teaches meditation widely and writes on issues of consciousness, human development, and meditative practice.
Michael's radio show can be heard on WAMC NPR.