Software and technological entrepreneur Huie, who came to a search for deeper meaning later in life, has teamed up with artist and writer, Radmacher, who came to it earlier through her art. Point and counterpoint, they take the reader through a process of taking charge of their own lives. The key to living an inspired life is simple: accept your past; release your expectations; embrace your choices. The truth of the matter is that the more we like ourselves, the fewer expectations we have, and the way we make conscious choices -- in everyday matters large and small -- are the key to living an inspired life. Simply an Inspired Life teaches readers to distinguish between events and our feelings about them, to choose thoughtfully, and to never blame ourselves or anyone else. Filled with inspiring quotes -- wisdom from the ages and all traditions, personal stories, and exercises -- Simply an Inspired Life is based on eight guiding principles: honor, forgiveness, gratitude, choice, vision, action, celebration, and unity with all creation. They are all equally important -- and practiced daily they change lives.
* Radmacher, an artist and visionary, teams up with Jonathan Lockwood Huie, a retired computer technologist-executive with a mission to teach self-awareness through his writing, website, and seminars, combine their skills and wisdom to create a plan for a simple and inspired life. * The key is recognizing the power of conscious choice -- even bad circumstances come with a choic
Mary Anne Radmacher is a writer and an artist. She conducts workshops on living a full, creative, balanced life, teaches Internet writing seminars, and works with individual clients. She has been writing since she was a child, and she uses her writing to explore symbols and find meaning. Among her special honors she counts the respect of her peers and the friendship of children. She is the author of Lean Forward into Your Life (Conari Press, 2007), and Live Boldly (Conari Press, 2008). She lives with her husband near Seattle, Washington. Visit her online at www.maryanneradmacher.com or www.maryanneradmacher.net.
Following a successful career in the go-go world of high-tech start ups, Jonathan Lockwood Huie began a search for revelations of universal wisdom and inner peace and is now drawn to share what he has absorbed from many sources and from direct connection with the Infinite to assist others in transforming their worries and stresses into joyful acceptance of life's uncertainties and a bold confident outlook on the future.