ISBN13:978-0140196306 ISBN10: 0140196307 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0670892686 ISBN10: 0670892688
Summary: In this elegant, practical book, Angel Kyodo Williams combines the universal wisdom of Buddhism with an inspirational call for self-acceptance and community empowerment. Written by awoman who grew up facing the challenges that confront African Americans every day, Being Black teaches us how a "warrior-spirit" of truth and responsibility can be developed into the foundation for real happiness and personal transformation. With her eloquent, hip, and honest pe
rspective, Williams -- a Zen priest, social activist, and entrepreneur -- shares personal stories, time-tested teachings, and simple guidelines that invite readers of all faiths to step into the freedom of a life lived with fearlessness and grace.
Summary: In this elegant, practical book, Angel Kyodo Williams combines the universal wisdom of Buddhism with an inspirational call for self-acceptance and community empowerment. Written by awoman who grew up facing the challenges that confront African Americans every day, Being Black teaches us how a "warrior-spirit" of truth and responsibility can be developed into the foundation for real happiness and personal transformation. With her eloquent, hip, and honest perspective, Williams -- a Zen priest, social activist, and entrepreneur -- shares personal stories, time-tested teachings, and simple guidelines that invite readers of all faiths to step into the freedom of a life lived with fearlessness and grace. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:00 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Compass Published: 01/03/2002 International: No
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Acknowledgments Introduction Part I. The Nature of Our Existence
1. Four Simple Truths 2. Three Wonderful Treasures 3. Three Serious Poisons
Part II. Steps for Creating a Spiritual Life
4. Awakening the Warrior-Spirit 5. Laying Pure Foundation 6. Walking the Path 7. The Profound Act of Being Still
Part III. Living Every Day with Fearlessness and Grace
8. Lovingkindness: Discovering Compassion 9. Mindfulness: Grace and Seeing Things As They Are 10. Fearlessness: Claiming Your Warrior-Spirit 11. Wake Up: A Call for Transformation 12. Suggestions for Further Study: Pointing the Way An Explanation of the Characters Index
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