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Allan Lokos’ quiet guide to his practice of patience is like that ancient bell – clear, penetrating and deeply awakening. One of the word the book mentions continuously throughout the whole section is impermanence.

The other person was too impatient to even try to read it. Don’t have a Kindle? This book takes the reader through various parts of our lives, e. Skills such as deep breathing and counting are invaluable and can help prevent a disaster. Mar 05, Diana Bogan rated it liked it. On the second page of his introduction, he tells us that the idea for this book arose from a casual remark made by his wife, to the effect that she believed every mistake she had ever made or unkind word she had ever spoken was due in some way to a lack of patience.

Sep 17, Gloria rated it liked it Shelves: It is filled with insight, warmth, and compassion. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. This book doesn’t only give you plentiful advice to move on with life, it also mentions the origin of meditation and such rules for peaceful mind.


Harford, Tim, Published: Hence the book’s subtitle, “The Art of Peaceful Living” – a way of living characterized by fewer mistakes and fewer unkind utterances. Try the Kindle edition and experience these oatience reading features: Feb 29, Rorie rated it it was amazing.

Easy to read in short bits.

Wonderful book on patience! As Lewis and Clark mapped our way into the timeless beauty of the Northwest, Lokos is a very wise and human guide who breaks trail into the country of patience, marking all the sacred sites along the way and honoring all the sacred guides who have come before.

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He basically has the same sentences worded differently throughout the entire book. Can you tell us about that?

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Share your thoughts with other customers. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on pqtience go. Mainly from the Buddhist school of thought and writings. Patience as a way of life has a feeling of equanimity that is vibrant and alive.

I recommend this book to anyone that has problem with their impatience. He wrote out some rules to achieve the most fulfilled life one can try to do concerning to family, friends, schools, relationship, etc. To survive the roller coaster ride of life-the seemingly endless shifts from pleasure to pain, gain to loss, and praise to blame- requires a substantial depth of patience.


That frustration and unhappiness are debilitating. Jan 05, Pages.

Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living

The Power of Patience from a Buddhist Perspective. Besides that, nearly the end of the book, the author brings up a Buddhist practitioner that quit the chance of being loos prince,relinquishing everything behind, to have a peaceful and lively life as an adult.

This book is exactly what I needed at exactly the right time. What we are arises with our thoughts. The Anatomy of Loneliness.

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Easy to read but it takes a lot of efforts to follow it in our life. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. The Power of Patience: Return to Book Page.

Which just show how much I need it! I suppose it depends on what your goals are. Books by Allan Lokos. Patient effort strengthens our resources. Patience delves into its vital subject with wisdom and compassion and offers us a path to our own higher self.

Patience is an important read for everyone. See all 47 reviews. I cannot recommend this book highly enough.