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New Bruce Lee Book - Wisdom for the Way

BruceLee-WisdomBook Okay, I'm a sucker for Bruce Lee books. I bought The Tao of Jeet Kune Do when it first came out in hardback back in the mid-70's and since then, most of the books that have hit the market have made it into my library.

I don't always buy books about Bruce that are written by others, depending on whether the author was an original student or not.

The newest book in my Bruce Lee library is a very small book titled "Wisdom for the Way." It contains a lot of photos - none of them really new -- and snippets of philosophy compiled by his daughter Shannon from Bruce's writings, interviews, and books. You won't run into anything that will make you go, "Wow, I've never read that before." Most of it is familiar

This would make a great stocking stuffer or holiday gift for the Bruce Lee fan on your list. A sample bit of philosophy from the book -- "Defeat is a state of mind. No one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality."

People who know me understand that I've had my share of ups and downs in my life -- losing a daughter, sometimes losing jobs, and in the past 11 months, fighting to push through a challenging illness. The philosophy reflected in this book has guided me through my life.

As Shannon says in her introduction, this book is meant to be simple. Pick it up, look through it for a moment, and walk away inspired.

After all, that's what Bruce did for most of us, right? He has inspired me for nearly four decades, and with the release of this book, he continues to do so.


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Harmony Gullette

I would love to have that book. Sometimes during yoga classes, the teachers read inspiring excerpts from tiny books. I would use this one in the same way. :) I love that picture on the front - I actually HAVEN'T seen that one before. :)


How doese the story go that he wrote about the two birds in the cage and letting the one you love fly away

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