" Enlightenment does exist, " internationally renowned author and meditation
master Jack Kornfield assures us. " Unbounded freedom and joy, oneness with the
divine ... these experiences are more common than you know, and not far away."
But even after achieving such realization -- after the ecstasy -- we are faced
with the day-to-day task of translating that freedom into our imperfect lives.
We are faced with the laundry.
Drawing on the experiences and insights of leaders and practitioners within the
Buddhist, Christian, Jewish, Hindu, and Sufi traditions, this book offers a
uniquely intimate and honest understanding of how the modern spiritual journey
unfolds -- and