Taro Gold is the author of the best-selling books The Tao of Mom, What Is Love?, and Open Your Mind, Open Your Life. Having spent much of his life abroad, he developed a truly expansive worldview, traveling to more than thirty countries and living in Australia, Spain, and Japan. He has written extensively for international Buddhist publications, and his work has been published in seven languages.
Taro has also enjoyed success as a children's counselor, teacher, interpreter, and songwriter.The simple wisdom of Living Wabi Sabi shows us that our hearts already hold everything we need to be happy. It celebrates the perfectly imperfect uniqueness of you and me and everything, revealing the joy, creativity, and empowerment of imperfection through an ancient way of looking at life: the way of Wabi Sabi."Appreciate this and every moment, no matter how imperfect, for this moment is your life. When you reject this moment, you reject your life. You don't have to settle for this moment, you are free to steer a different course, but for now, this moment is yours, so be mindful to make the most of it." -from Living Wabi Sabi A blend of Eastern wisdom, feng shui, and the movement toward simplicity, Wabi Sabi is a Japanese expression meaning "wisdom in natural simplicity." In his latest book, author Taro Gold shares easy, practical advice to create the joyful life of our dreams. Living Wabi Sabi: The True Beauty of your Life helps us to see the beauty in imperfection and to discover that our so-called flaws can also lead us to our greatest strengths and treasures. When we know this fundamental joy here and now, we can reveal the most powerful and positive sides of imperfection. Living Wabi Sabi is an exquisite keepsake and guide to the joy of living.No one is perfect-in fact, we all are perfectly imperfect. That is the paradoxical first lesson shared by Taro Gold in Living Wabi Sabi: The True Beauty of Your Life. What is Wabi Sabi? A universal ideal of beauty, Wabi Sabi celebrates the basic, the unique, and the imperfect parts of our lives. Wabi Sabi is the comfortable joy you felt as a child, happily singing off key, creatively coloring outside the lines, and mispronouncing words with gusto. On a deeper level, Wabi Sabi is the profound awareness of our oneness with all life and the environment. It includes a deep awareness of the choices we make each day, the power we have to accept or reject each moment of our lives, and to find value in every experience."Appreciate this and every moment, no matter how imperfect, for this moment is your life. When you reject this moment, you reject your life. You don't have to settle for this moment, you are free to steer a different course, but for now, this moment is yours, so be mindful to make the most of it."Living Wabi Sabi leads us to discover the true beauty of our lives, to know true joy here and now, to reveal the most powerfully positive sides of imperfection. Illustrated with stunning yet simple watercolor art, Living Wabi Sabi is a beautiful keepsake that is sure to become a beloved resource for wisdom in the joy of living.In this celebration of the basic, the unique, and the imperfections in life, Taro Gold leads readers to discover the true beauty of their lives, and to reveal the most powerfully positive sides of imperfection. Illustrated with stunning watercolor art.
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