A combined and fully revised edition of Jeff Foster's first two books Life Without a Centre and Beyond Awakening.
What if life is infinitely simpler than you ever imagined?
We spend our lives seeking wealth, success, love, fulfilment, and even "spiritual enlightenment" in the future. Yet right at the heart of life there is an intimacy, a simplicity, a wholeness that is totally beyond words—and which cannot be reached through any kind of effort. In our attempts to change, to improve ourselves, or become "enlightened," we end up ignoring this wordless intimacy which is our birthright and our true home.
The Wonder of Being points to the eternal freedom which exists beyond the seeker and the sought, and shows us the hidden assumptions that underlie our seeking activities. With great humour, compassion and clarity, Jeff Foster reminds us of something we have always known—that life, as it is, is a miracle... and beyond our thoughts, we are already free.
Jeff Foster studied astrophysics at Cambridge University. A severe depression then propelled him into a spiritual search that ended with the discovery that he had only ever been seeking life itself. He presently holds meetings, retreats, and private... Read more