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Embracing Life as It Is

“A lovely and moving guide to an enlightened way of being.’’ 

— Joan Hogetsu Hoeberichts, Roshi
Spiritual Director of Heart Circle Sangha

“A voyage into the beauty and freedom of the present moment.’’

— Joseph J. Luciani, PhD 
International Bestselling Author of the Self-Coaching Series of Books


‘‘Deep teachings that remind us of the wisdom and beauty to be found in the most ordinary aspects of our life.’’

— Sensei Ray Ruzan Cicetti, 
Spiritual Director of Empty Bowl Zen Community

Embracing Life as It Is: Lessons from Wabi-Sabi, Haiku, and Zen provides you with a compassionate look at the human condition—our imperfection, insecurity, and the challenge of remaining engaged and hopeful. You will be given important keys to living fully and appreciating the present moment. This book is an antidote to distraction and dissatisfaction, and will guide you toward acceptance, self-acceptance, joy, peace-of-mind, and a more positive life.