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A. C. Ping


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Ten years ago A. C. Ping's life was sailing smoothly. He was married and looking to buy a home, his career was on the fast track, and he had plenty of friends and family to support him. Then, within three short years, his marriage fell apart, he quit his job, two people very close to him passed away, and everyone began to question where his life was headed. Instead of wallowing in self-doubt, he took a deep breath and a step back and learned to live all over again. Then he wrote Be — an illuminating book aimed at provoking the exploration of life's important questions: What is my purpose? What do I believe in? How can I transcend the self? and How can I be happy? Meditative and philosophical but adamantly non-preachy, Be is a little book with a big agenda (and a cut-to-the-chase voice) that prompts readers to search their souls and transform their lives from the inside out.

Da Capo Press, 9781569244227, 160pp.

Publication Date: August 24, 2004

About the Author

A. C. Ping has traveled extensively and lived and worked in the U.S., United Kingdom, Africa, and Australia. He has been many things, including a futures trader, a milkman, a teacher, a scuba dive-master, a tour guide, and a corporate consultant. Now he writes about new ways of living and working and assists individuals and organizations to make their bold visions become reality. His books include Be, Do and The Second Coming of Capitalism.