To be human is to be in crisis. From our first breath, we trade the warm, loving embrace of the womb for the harsh realities of a situation we can't possibly control. We seek solace from our suffering and look for wisdom outside the confines of dogma, but soon we're drowning in vague spiritual lingo - intention, higher self, attraction, vibration - that's poetry at best and manipulation at worst. We become so stuffed up with ideas of what is spiritual - doing vinyasas, attending seminars, being vegan - that we leave no room for Grace, that uncontrollable, benevolent power that wants to enter the world through and as you.
For Grace to unfurl in your life, you need to shake your foundations so the soil loosens, allowing devastating catastrophes to become wondrous opportunities. Spirituality isn't about averting crises; it's about making the cycle from crisis to Grace a little less bumpy. By identifying the patterns in your life, you'll be able to figure out how to relax, find your power, learn from your difficulties, and allow Grace to enter.
Mastin Kipp knows a thing or two about the crisis-to-Grace cycle. In a matter of weeks, he went from being a hard-partying, 21-year-old vice president at a Hollywood record company to an unemployed, drug-addicted college dropout living in the tiny pool house of his ex-girlfriend's parents. From rock bottom, he began his spiritual journey, learning from teachers like Tony Robbins, Joseph Campbell, and Caroline Myss, and his message of self-acceptance and service grew into his popular website The Daily Love. He offers no fancy degrees, just his life and his scars, which form a roadmap to help guide you through the uncertainty that lies ahead, marking where the cliffs are slippery, where the sun burns hot - and where Grace blossoms.
©2014 Hay House (P)2014 Hay House
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"A Lesson in Grace"
I would recommend the audiobook because it was good to hear the author tell his story in his voice. There were many moments I could relate to.
I liked that his story was something I could relate to. Seeing how he went through many years of challenge and struggle and he surrounded himself with people who never gave up on him. Also, it was good to hear about how he grew spiritually.
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Trusting myself and being vulnerable. Also, not giving up and going after what I want.
"Must listen!!!! Mastin has a gift "
Absolutely wonderful. Mastin has a true gift at sharing his story and gives a true sense of hope that you can absolutely turn things around.
So many 'ah-ha' moments! I can't wait to start implementing Mastin's advise to my life. Loved this book! Already looking forward to the his next gem!
"Raw and Honest"
I have been following Mastin for years and after listening to him at I CAN DO IT in Seattle I bought his book but also got the audio version. I loved his honesty about his journey and how he never gave up and kept seeking the answers that got him to where he is today. He is a great inspiration to everyone and can't wait to share his message and take his help in my own life's journey. Thank You Mastin ❤️
I would recommend this book to everyone, however... Specifically to anyone that is ready for change, awareness and a willingness to live from love. Now that I've finished the book, I am going back to re-listen in its entirety. It's that good.
This seems like an exercise in name dropping and woe is me... All these famouse, rich people then helped me out. I don't think it really offered much information really. Not worth the money or point.
Daily Love offers many good ideas from Kipp's personal life to implement in one's own life on the search towards love and forgiveness. For me it fell a bit short in the grace department. Maybe I'm not in a place to hear what he was saying about growing into grace or maybe he just missed the mark. Regardless, there are good messages in the book.
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