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Finding Happiness: Monastic Steps For A Fulfilling Life

Christopher Jamison

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Prose: non-fiction, Philosophy, Christian spirituality & religious experience, Self-help & personal development

How to find happiness - a monk's guidance and insight into our search for contentment

'A genuine solution to the abominable problems of modern living' Sunday Telegraph

Includes a brand new introduction to offer help during a pandemic

'His guidance is spot on. Heaven knows, most of us need all the peace we can get' Daily Express

Includes a brand new introduction to offer help during a pandemic

Why is 'being happy' such an imperative nowadays? What meaning do people give to happiness?

In this book Abbot Christopher turns to monastic wisdom to offer answers, and to explain that in essence, happiness is a gift, not an achievement, the fruit of giving and receiving blessings.

Abbot Christopher takes different aspects of happiness, examines them, tells us what monastic wisdom has to say about them, and offers us steps towards our own journey to finding happiness.

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Praise for Finding Happiness: Monastic Steps For A Fulfilling Life

  • A jewel of a book - GUARDIAN

  • By the end I was left with the definite impression that the author himself is a sincere and honourable man who sees, in the best aspects of the Rule of Benedict, a genuine solution to the abominable problems of modern living - SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

  • Generous with his insights, but never self-righteous, smug or preachy. I felt better for meeting him - Judy Finnigan, DAILY EXPRESS

  • Lucid and insightful ... Friendly, clever and original - TABLET

  • His guidance is spot on. Heaven knows, most of us need all the peace we can get - DAILY EXPRESS

  • What can a monk tell us about finding happiness in our complicated modern world? A surprising amount, is the answer - SUNDAY TIMES

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Christopher Jamison

Abbott Christopher Jamison is the Abbot of the Benedictine Monastery Worth Abbey, which featured in the BBC documentary series The Monastery

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