Reviews

"Francis Pring-Mill’s In Harmony with the Tao is an insightful guide to the Tao Te Ching, which has meant so much to so many millions of people across the centuries and across the world. Mr. Pring-Mill’s kind reasonableness may help you navigate through the Tao Te Ching’s apparent obscurities, until you get to the point where you joyfully throw away all guides, and throw away the text itself. " – Stephen Mitchell, author of Tao Te Ching: A New English Version and co-author of Byron Katie's A Thousand Names for Joy, a commentary on the Tao Te Ching

 

"It is hard to capture the essence of the profound wisdom of this book. Francis Pring-Mill is a thoughtful and gentle guide to the ancient wisdom of the Tao Te Ching. His commentary combines beautiful prose and photography with a clarity that has come from a lifetime of living with this teaching. He invites us to meditate on the path of self-emptying and alignment with the Tao, the center around which all things turn as a path to the abundance and joy we all long for. I highly recommend this book for those who seek a peaceable way within themselves and harmony with others." – Harry O. Maier, Professor of New Testament and Early Christian Studies, Vancouver School of Theology and author of New Testament Christianity in the Roman World

"Francis Pring-Mill elucidates the ancient Asian wisdom of the Tao Te Ching so simply and clearly, you feel you are having a conversation with a friend. As we journey through tumultuous times, it is good to have a guide who sees the way of the Tao, acknowledges with compassion the difficulties we encounter, and points unswervingly to the deepest truth of existence. Step by delightful step, Dr. Pring-Mill leads us to willingly embrace the mystery of living In Harmony with the Tao." – Linda Holiday, author of Journey to the Heart of Aikido: The Teachings of Motomichi Anno Sensei

"In Harmony with the Tao is for lovers of the Tao Te Ching. It is obvious that Francis Pring-Mill has long studied the Tao. This book is thoughtful, rich in metaphor and illuminating. Savor this book and be guided into wholeness and oneness." – Rick and Mary NurrieStearns, authors of Yoga for Anxiety, Yoga for Emotional Trauma and Yoga Mind, Peaceful Mind