"Both what you run from -- and what you yearn for -- are inside you." --Anthony de Mello, S.J.
In the culture of his bestselling Song of the Bird, de Mello has written those tale meditations as stepping stones towards a non secular existence according to self-knowledge and understanding.
This publication includes over 250 tales, grouped lower than the subjects of Prayer, expertise, faith, Grace, "Saints," Self, Love, and fact. even though derived from numerous international locations and cultures, those stories percentage the non secular background and well known humor of the complete human race. As he does so skillfully in his different books, de Mello makes use of the medium of the tale to allow his readers to paintings via their difficulties and arrive at crucial fact. With every one likely uncomplicated anecdote comes a lesson strong sufficient to collapse limitations that restrict self-understanding -- which in flip fosters a greater figuring out of others, in all events in existence. "Even when you learn the tales during this publication just for the entertainment," he warns, "there isn't any be sure that an occasional tale won't slip via your defenses and explode if you least count on it to."
Taking Flight bargains a cheerful, transcendental adventure. De Mello pilots a non secular trip with the ability of a real master.