This four-color illustrated edition of The Four Agreements celebrates the 15th anniversary of a personal growth classic. With over seven years on The New York Times bestseller list, and more than five million copies in print, The Four Agreements continues to top the bestseller lists.
In The Four Agreements don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.
“This book by don Miguel Ruiz, simple yet so powerful, has made a tremendous difference in how I think and act in every encounter.” — Oprah Winfrey
With more than 2.7 million copies of his The Four Agreements sold, Ruiz returns to readers with a new volume that presents his latest thoughts on the ways and means of inner knowledge and healing. Written in the first person with frequent apostrophic addresses ("You need to challenge every belief that you use to judge yourself, to reject yourself, to make yourself little"), the book moves gracefully and anecdotally from"Adam and Eve: The Story from a Different Point of View" to"The Tree of Life: The Story Comes Full Circle," with 10 chapters in between, including"The Lie of Our Imperfection," a chapter that covers"emotional pain as a symptom of abuse" and one on"Writing Our Story with Love," with frequent stops for"Points to Ponder." For Ruiz, life can be a matter of storytelling, to ourselves and to others. His reflections on the process of how people tell these stories, and how they can change their narratives, draw on the lore of his native Mexico and feel both centered and earned.
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An Excellent Way to Change Your Life
I was so excited when I found out that an illustrated version of 'The Four Agreements' was out for the iPad! I have the paperback set and read through them frequently. Since I take my iPad with me everywhere I go, now I will always have 'The Four Agreements' with me too.
This book has changed my life, all in ways that are beneficial for me, and the people around me (I believe). It clearly gives me the tools necessary to understand how our lives evolve in ways that are NOT beneficial to our happiness and freedom. Those same tools, as understood and as incorporated into our thinking and belief system, work together to make miraculous changes in our lives (that's my experience). The tools are not only profound and powerful individually, but when used together they create miracles, almost automatically. They do require conscious practice every day. Are they worth it? That's for you to decide, but for me they are making life a magnificent, happy, exciting experience.
* I hope that in future updates, Tools will be made available that allow us to highlight the parts of the book that we want to STAND OUT. It would certainly make my copy much more personal! My paperback copies have underlining, circling, and highlighting throughout, which allows me to easily scan the parts I think are the most important when rereading.
Beautiful and profound
I read The Four Agreements years ago. I am rereading this beautifully illustrated gem of wisdom. Powerful, simple, and this reading, I am going to LIVE IT!
Useless on iBooks
I purchased the illustrated version on iBooks and I am unable to change the font or view it in anything other than landscape/two pages at a time. The text is too small for that format, so I'm going to have to buy this again. I'll stick with good old paper next time.