The Tao of Joy Every Day
365 Days of Tao Living
"We need to open our eyes to see life itself as a gift, and perceive the goodness embedded everywhere. Every day is a blessing, and every moment is an opportunity to express the Tao." -Derek Lin In Eastern wisdom traditions, it is taught that practicing one small bit of wisdom each day will add up to a life of insight and joy. This volume of 365 life-transforming readings brings the sacred teachings of the Tao to our everyday lives. The Tao of Joy Every Day contains Taoist sayings, insights, and stories-all designed to clearly provide understanding of what makes our lives meaningful, especially in a world that can seem hurried and crazed.
For the spiritual reader interested in books that can expand awareness and sensitivity to everyday life, The Tao of Joy Every Day is a great gift that will provide enlightenment for 365 days and beyond, laying the groundwork for a lifetime of happiness.
Praise for The Tao of Joy Every Day
Praise for Derek Lin’s books: The Tao of Joy Every Day: “The book offers up easily digestible wisdom for when you need a quick bit of inspiration. It is a great way to start the day, and it's small size makes it ideal for a nightstand book. It's short but powerful entries are great for settling the mind before bedtime, or on nights when you can't sleep. It's a great addition to any Eastern wisdom book collection.” —The Buddhist Blog The Tao of Daily Life: Winner: Best Spirituality/ Alternative Science Book (The Coalition of Visionary Resources) “This book has given me a large amount of understanding and inspiration in my own life. It is well written so that those of any religion (or lack of) can greatly benefit from its wisdom. I would put this book at the top of the list for anyone wanting to help move past the daily trivialities and frustrations that an inhibit our lives. This is also a perfect companion to applying the Tao Te Ching to the daily life.” —Saint Monica’s Episcopal Church’s Book Corner “The perfect book for readers who are interested in Taoism and want a little daily inspiration. The Tao of Daily Life combines ancient Eastern wisdom with practical application—perfect for busy Western readers!” —Taoism “There are some wonderful stories here! A top-drawer collection of Taoist teaching stories and commentaries on this ancient path.” —Spirituality and Practice, “Best Spiritual Books of 2007” The Tao of Success: Winner: Best Spirituality Book (The Coalition of Visionary Resources) “This book represents a melding of the best of eastern and western thinking.” —Bill Tammeus, Faith Matters “A practical, systematic approach to the ancient and time-honored spiritual learning process. Using the same format that made The Tao of Daily Life a breakout Eastern wisdom bestseller, Lin draws on the power of Taoist stories to illustrate important keys, or lessons.’ —Taoism