Don Miguel Ruiz is a renowned author and spiritual teacher who is best known for his book “The Four Agreements.” This book has been a source of inspiration and guidance for millions of people around the world. In fact, it has become a classic in the self-help genre. Now, Don Miguel Ruiz has co-authored a new book titled “The Fifth Agreement.” This book is a continuation of the teachings in “The Four Agreements” and offers further insights and guidance for living a fulfilling and meaningful life.
The first agreement in Don Miguel Ruiz’s book is to be impeccable with your word. This means speaking with integrity and saying only what you mean. It also means avoiding gossip and speaking negatively about others. The second agreement is to not take anything personally. This means not letting the opinions or actions of others affect your sense of self-worth. The third agreement is to not make assumptions. This means not jumping to conclusions or assuming that you know what others are thinking or feeling. And the fourth agreement is to always do your best. This means giving your best effort in every task and being proud of your work.
Now, in “The Fifth Agreement,” Don Miguel Ruiz and his son, Don Jose Ruiz, introduce a new agreement – be skeptical, but learn to listen. This agreement is about developing a healthy sense of skepticism and questioning the information that we receive. At the same time, it is about being open and receptive to new ideas and perspectives. By learning to listen without judging or dismissing, we can gain a deeper understanding of ourselves and the world around us.
“The Fifth Agreement” is a powerful book that offers practical advice for living a more fulfilling life. It is filled with wisdom and insight that can help anyone transform their life and become the best version of themselves. By following the five agreements, we can learn to live with more love, joy, and peace. Whether you are new to Don Miguel Ruiz`s teachings or have been following them for years, “The Fifth Agreement” is a must-read for anyone who wants to live a life of purpose and meaning.