In the Spirit of Happiness by Monks of New Skete

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The bestselling authors of "How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend" show how their strong connections with dogs and the natural world stem from the principles of monastic life. 14 line drawings.
 

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The Monks of New Skete have been breeding, raising and training German Shepherds for more than 25 years and their extraordinary grasp of every facet of puppy behavior has gained them worldwide attention.
 
Published January 21, 2000 by Little, Brown and Company. 336 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality, Self Help. Non-fiction

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The beloved Cambridge, N.Y., monks, authors of How to Be Your Dog’s Best Friend (1978) and The Art of Raising a Puppy (not reviewed), invite their audience to experience the monastic life.

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Known for their popular dog-training books (How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend, etc.), the monks of New Skete are a contemporary religious community in the Eastern Orthodox tradition. The Cambridge, N.Y

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Known for their popular dog-training books (How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend, etc.), the monks of New Skete are a contemporary religious community in the Eastern Orthodox tradition. The Cambridge, N.Y

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Spirituality & Practice

We have to attain it, which is why the tools of the spiritual life — metanoia, self-discipline, solitude, prayerfulness, acts of love, and forgiveness — are necessary ingredients to that end," write the monks of New Skete from their community in Cambridge, New York.

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