An exhilarating storyteller himself, in this gift volume he uses stories of monks and rabbis, soldiers, and fairy tales and legends, leading the reader through the basics of spiritual life to the place where “walking on water” is within our reach.
De Mello’s storytelling makes the mystery of enlightenment more approachable and friendly. Pick up this book and find yourself in the midst of an entertaining revelation, a chat with a jovial, wise man. Filled with anecdotes and tales from around the world, this little volume will help you relinquish your ego, accept others as they are, and experience freedom from fear and anxiety. Discover the precious pearl, the joy of God inside you now and always.
In an uncertain world, quickly changing by the day, we need a few simple beliefs we can trust, and they better be dependable. Sourcing the ages and traditions of the globe, de Mello offers just that, simple certainties that hold you up. Chapters on Silence, Peace, Happiness, Prayer, Liberation, Clarity and more lead the reader in an assuring reflection on the simple essentials of life, and the source of true joy. Images on every page add to the meditative experience this book by one of the great spiritual master’s offers.
Anthony De Mello
Anthony De Mello was a Jesuit priest known throughout the world for his writings and
spiritual conferences. A native and lifelong resident of India, he died suddenly in 1987. His
many books have been translated into more than thirty-five languages.