The beloved creator of "Notes from the Universe" distills a career's worth of inspiration into elegant, brief lessons for making our way through the world-conceived as a guidebook for his young daughter yet relevant to everyone who's living a life on earth. (In other words, everyone.) Mike Dooley returns with what he expects to be his most impactful book yet: a volume of elegant, brief lessons conceived as a message from a father to his daughter, and equally relevant to everyone who's living a life on earth. (In other words, everyone.) Mike is a beloved teacher and thought leader for seekers around the world, known for his trademark humor, wisdom, and sheer joy in living-all of which he's shared in his 17 books and his free daily e-mails of "Notes from the Universe." His Beginner's Guide to the Universe, inspired by such classics of gem-like wisdom as Life's Little Instruction Book, The Four Agreements, and The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down, gives voice to his most essential, heartfelt advice about living deliberately and creating consciously. Guiding the reader thoughtfully and joyfully through a range of topics-including family and relationships, power and responsibility, adversity and bouncing back from it, even the nature of heaven, angels, and God-Mike succeeds in making a happy life in this universe seem easily within our reach. With short passages of text placed artfully on each page, and a format that's a pleasure to hold in the hand, this is an ideal gift for a parent, a parent-to-be, a child, a new grad, a dear friend, or anyone who needs a dose of Dooley, whether they know it or not.