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The focus of this book is on good health, creativity, happiness, and how to be the person you were meant to be. The invitation is: Come on and celebrate life.
This collection of meditations, essays, prose poems, lyrics and commentaries, gathered by the author of his writings extending over a half century, forms a manifesto that summarizes his lifework. In the role of a troubadour with a philosopher's heart, he shares how; infusing the activities of life with reverence, compassion and trust makes them come alive with meaning and purpose.
Fields illustrates how the emerging values and efficacy of the spirit empower individuals, strengthen relationships, and change people from being ill-natured into peacemakers and vain philosophy into spiritual philosophy that transforms everyday lives. This book tells the story of the author's own personal evolution and transformation that took a leap of faith when he was a leader of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. He declares that during the last three decades while traveling the path of the Troubadour, his journey and life have been sweet despite obstacles and challenges faced alone the eway.
"The Saint Troubadour" espouses a way of being that promotes optimum health, indivudial and social actualization, and the practice of community.
To be myself,
to live in the now,
To love unconditionally,
To say no and not feel guilty.
To be the center of my own world,
To ask for pleasure but not demand it.
To value play as much as work,
To learn something new each day,
To be my own best friend.
To be happy now.