Guardians of Being

By Eckhart Tolle (Text by); Patrick McDonnell (Illustrator)
(New World Library, Hardcover, 9781577316718, 128pp.)

Publication Date: October 2009

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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Description

This wonderfully unique collaboration brings together two masters of their fields, joining original words by spiritual teacher Eckhart Tolle with delightful illustrations by Patrick McDonnell, the creator of the acclaimed comic strip MUTTS. Every heartwarming page provokes thought, insight, and smiling reverence for all beings and each moment.

More than a collection of witty and charming drawings, the marriage of Patrick McDonnell's art and Eckhart Tolle's words conveys a profound love of nature, of animals, of humans, of all life-forms. Guardians of Being celebrates and reminds us of not only the oneness of all life but also the wonder and joy to be found in the present moment, amid the beauty we sometimes forget to notice all around us.




About the Author

Spiritual teacher Eckhart Tolle is the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers The Power of Now and A New Earth. He lives in Vancouver, Canada.

Patrick McDonnell, the creator of MUTTS, has more than twenty books in print, including the New York Times bestsellers The Gift of Nothing and Hug Time. He lives in New Jersey with his wife Karen and formerly feral feline MeeMow.




Praise For Guardians of Being

“...an inspired collaboration between spiritual teacher Eckhart Tolle
and comic strip artist Patrick McDonnell...A book to make you wriggle
with joy.“

O, The Oprah Magazine


“A lovely meditation on the power and grace animals bring to our lives.“
The Bark

“Beautiful, thought-provoking, and enlightening...This thoroughly charming book deserves a place on your coffee table. While you're at it, why not pick up a copy for your best friend, too?”
Modern Dog

“The gentle humor and profound insight found in this book — thoughts such as 'Allow your dog to take you for a walk every day. It's good for the body and it's good for the soul' — make it the perfect gift for animal lovers of all ages.”
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Praise for Eckhart Tolle:
“He is a prophet for our time.”
O, The Oprah Magazine

Praise for MUTTS:
“One of the best comic strips of all time.”
— Charles Schulz, Peanuts creator

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