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As Eckhart Tolle has written, poetry "has been recognized since ancient times as a highly appropriate medium for the expression and transmission of spiritual truth." The Clear Light is Steve Taylor's latest contribution to this poetic tradition, offering short and powerful reflections as a guide to spiritual awakening and as experiential glimpses of the state of enlightenment itself. Taylor ranges widely, through subjects including "Making the Human Race Whole," "Freedom from the Past," and "The Reality of Connection," always in clear and simple language. Best of all, he reminds us of the choices we always have when life feels chaotic and overwhelming: empathy, acceptance, and love. Soothing but also challenging, Taylor's words continually affirm the profound bedrock of peace and even joy in the present that is always available. The book's eponymous reflection says it best:
There is nothing that can't be undone --
no past injury that can't be healed
no past mistake that can't be corrected --
in the clear light of the present.
Reading this book is a transformational spiritual experience in itself.
About the Author
Steve Taylor, PhD, is the author of eleven previous books on psychology and spirituality, including The Calm Center and The Leap, his first two books in New World Library's Eckhart Tolle Editions imprint. He is also the author of the Return to Harmony audio course. A senior lecturer in psychology at Leeds Beckett University, Taylor lives in Manchester, England. www.stevenmtaylor.com