Grab a cup of tea (or a drink of your choice), a copy of the book, and find a convenient place to read! Meet us on Tuesday evening at 5:30 pm Pacific / 8:30 am East for a panel discussion. There are four agreements, so we will try to cover one every week. Read Part 1 as much as possible before our October 6 meeting! Join us on Tuesdays at 5:30 pm.m PDT / 6:30 pm.m MDT / 7:30 pm .m CDT / 8:30 pm .m EDT to discuss the book and make new friends! Self-help books can superfluously skim positive thinking and affirmative words or proceed in formula with questionnaires and worksheets. There is absolutely nothing wrong with that, but it is important to understand that this book makes a much deeper spiritual dive. At its core, the book focuses on our being, realigning and centering it through the ancient wisdom of the Toltecs. INDIEBOUND On Indiebound, you can order from the local independent bookstore. (We highly recommend that you support your local independent booksellers!) 8. The four agreements seem to be common sense. Do you find it easy or difficult to put these agreements into practice? Has the practice of one or more of the Four Agreements changed your life? #2] Why do you think the four chords – even if they`re so simple – are hard to follow? We are creatures of attachments – we are so closely attached to our ideas, opinions and perspectives.
These guidelines are about letting go! Welcome to the only online book club where you can talk about books to Canberra creatives in a live, fully produced studio stream. Here`s everything you need to know. DM us on Instagram. We have set up a chat on Instagram where you will get all the information on how to join the book club feed. During the Book Club Night, you will receive the exclusive zoom link to participate live in the panel. You need to read the book and make sure you`re ready for Zoom meetings. ps // for those who don`t want to buy the book [although I highly recommend it] – here is a PDF of the highlights! So what exactly are the four agreements mentioned in the title? He divides them into four categories: Be impeccable with your words; Do not take anything personally; Don`t make assumptions; Always give your best. If you are used to esoteric teachings, this book will captivate you. If you fall into a more skeptical or atheistic tradition, you may find it interesting, but „woo-woo“. If you grew up in the Church as I did, you can identify with some areas while you find other areas a little blinkered.
Even though there are certain areas of the book that you may find difficult to accept because it is spiritually larger, respect it. You will find that you are thinking about yourself, that you are wondering about yourself and who you are. You may have epiphanies or think, „Oh, that`s good!“ Ready to join us for the book club?! 📚 Sign up below! The Four Accords will absolutely be a book that I read every year. ; This book club was born out of the Mustard Flats podcast and our love of books that inspire us and Canberra`s creative community. It will be a place to discuss what we read, and each issue will focus on a book. We will try to bring in special guests to talk about how these books affect their lives and what they do. #1] Which of the four chords resonates most with you? […] Being – in fact, change is the only constant. Our „chords“ [beliefs] [please read the four chords if you haven`t already – it`s life-changing] are changing as we learn a new perspective that […] „Everything you believe about yourself and the world, all the concepts and programming you have in your head, is just a mitote [fog or dream]. We cannot see who we really are; we cannot see that we are not free. #9] „Nothing people do is because of you.
» How can you help/support people without too much attachment? 2. Don Miguel claims that the human spirit dreams all the time. He dreams when the brain is asleep and he also dreams when the brain is awake. Do you agree with his claim? Why or why not? „Your body is a manifestation of God, + if you honor your body, everything will change for you. When you practice giving love to every part of your body, you plant seeds of love in your mind, + as you grow, you will love, honor + respect your body immensely. Each action then becomes a ritual in which you honor God. » Use headphones in the feed to not receive feedback and switch to landscape mode on your camera. „A word is like a spell, and people use the word like black magicians and put spells on top of each other without thinking. Every human being is a magician, and we can either enchant someone with our word or free someone from a spell. We talk about our opinions all the time.
For someone like me who identifies as a Christian mystic, I see Ruiz`s words intertwined with Christ`s teachings and his ancient wisdom. . „True freedom has to do with the human mind – it`s the freedom to be who we really are.“ 3. Describe what Don Miguel means by „image of perfection.“ Why does it cause so much suffering? What is your image of perfection? How does this image affect your happiness? At first glance, the subject seems deceptively simple and banal, but this is part of the brilliance of Ruiz`s writing. What appear to be mere truths acts as a mirror that partially reflects where we are right now as we cry out to what you were at your age of innocence. 1. In The Four Agreements, Don Miguel Ruiz introduces the concept of „domestication“. What are some examples of how you were domesticated as a child? If you are a parent, are you aware of how you domesticate your children? #13] „You have to stand up and be human. Honor the man or woman you are. Respect your body, enjoy your body, love your body. Nourish, cleanse + heal your body.
Train + do what makes your body feel good. ALL THAT, YES. How can this quote manifest itself in everyday life? We will probably organize a few per year, so we will not give too many homework and no obligation to read each issue. #6] „Our biggest fear is simply being human.“ What does this mean for you?. #10] We assume that partners/friends know what we want. We must defend our desires. How can we know if we desire something „selfishly“? Discuss the importance of communication + all the lessons you learned during the conversation. For example, he compares our fears that stand in the way of our true identity as a „parasite.“ This parasite must be destroyed, otherwise it will overtake your being – „A third solution is called the initiation of the dead. It is a symbolic death that kills the parasite without harming our physical body. My love of reading + self-discovery led me to create a BOOK CLUB in Chicago :). .