The sign above the temple door read: “Abandon hope, all ye who enter here.” This would appear to be the opposite of everything we believe in, the death blow to our expectation of living a full and fulfilled life. But it’s quite the contrary.
It is the way to wake up and come to life, to live the beauty of the present, and to know, with gratitude, the joy of being.
Only by abandoning hope for the future can we know life in the present.
Abandon Hope dives into Justin Stone’s time in Japan, with one-third personal reminiscing and two-thirds spiritual commentary. Both reflect on Justin’s time with spiritual figures and those who saw with a religious heart.
In Abandon Hope, Stone introduces the approach of “The Growth of Certainty” and shares experiences of seeking the true.
Look inside this book => Read Chapter One in Abandon Hope.