The Surrender Experiment
by Michael Singer
I spoke about this book on day 14 of my #30DayChallenge and have included it in our Book Week reviews because it’s just such a great book!
What it’s about: (the official run down)
The Surrender Experiment is a New York Times bestseller
From the author of the New York Times #1 bestseller The Untethered Soul comes the astonishing true-life story about what happens when you just let go.
A thriving spiritual community on over six hundred acres of pristine forest and meadows in Florida, a cutting-edge software package that transformed the medical practice management industry, a billion-dollar public company whose achievements are archived in the Smithsonian Institution, a book that became a New York Times bestseller and an Oprah favorite, and a massive raid by the FBI that would lead to unfounded accusations by the U.S. government—how could all of this spring from a man who had decided to live alone in the middle of the woods, let go of himself, and embrace a life of solitude? But this man had made a radical decision—one that would unwittingly lead him to both the pinnacle of success and the brink of disaster.
Michael A. Singer, author of The Untethered Soul, tells the extraordinary story of what happened when, after a deep spiritual awakening, he decided to let go of his personal preferences and simply let life call the shots. As Singer takes you on this great experiment and journey into life’s perfection, the events that transpire will both challenge your deepest assumptions about life and inspire you to look at your own life in a radically different way.
What I learnt:
- Surrendering can be the most exciting and challenging AND basic and hard things you will ever choose to do!
- When we stop pushing, forcing, competing, striving, attaching ourselves to an outcome, controlling, resisting… and simply just… surrender… the Universe delivers some and amazing things.
This is a very easy book to read and has something for everyone (I think so anyway) if you choose to listen.